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CHICAGO — A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would test a strategy employed by a growing number of urban teachers unions convinced that transforming contentious contract talks into discussions about…

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MACUNGIE, Pa. — Mack Truck workers are walking picket lines their union launched a strike at plants in three states.
The United Automobile Workers Union Local 677 workers began picketing…

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TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week:
Aphria call
Aphria Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its first-quarter financial…

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ALGIERS, Algeria — Thousands of Algerians are protesting in front of their parliament against a bill aimed at attracting foreign investment to the oil and gas sector, which underpins the…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under…

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Marine salvage experts seeking to remove an overturned cargo ship close to Georgia’s seacoast say they will haul it away in pieces because it cannot be safely…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday signed a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and gas production on protected public land.
The measure…

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HELENA, Mont. — Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton put tens of thousands of miles on a state-owned pickup truck and used it extensively during weekends and holidays in addition…

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HONOLULU — A bill being considered in Honolulu would create a new property tax category for homeowners operating bed-and-breakfast establishments.
The Honolulu City Council approved the first reading of the…

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NEW YORK — United Auto Workers is increasing strike pay for union workers picketing at General Motors as it continues to negotiate with the company nearly four weeks after more…

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — The CEO of a Utah-based tech company has been reported missing during a business trip to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Family members say Erin Valenti,…

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The U.S. Army is defending a decision to close its historic 57-year-old space and technical library at Redstone Arsenal.
Army officials said it was a joint decision…

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TUCSON, Ariz. — Joy Golliver recently visited the Washington state community where she and her late husband lived for more than 20 years. And her sons, who live in Seattle,…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law banning most animals from circuses.
The law exempts rodeos and does not apply to domesticated dogs, cats and horses.…

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NEW YORK — Taco Bell restaurants in some states are asking customers to try chicken or steak in their burritos after quality concerns pushed it to stop serving seasoned beef…

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Power shutdowns intended to prevent more devastating California wildfires are raising new concerns about another longstanding environmental threat: air pollution.
As utilities halted service to more than 2 million people…

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About 2,000 workers at copper producer Asarco are preparing to picket in Arizona and Texas after voting to strike.
The United Steelworkers said late Friday that workers rejected the latest…

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump spread shoddy information about Syria, the economy and matters at the heart of the impeachment inquiry against him in a week of caustic rhetoric.
Some…

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WASHINGTON — A federal agency is moving with little fanfare to revamp one of the most successful whistleblower programs in the government.
The effort has alarmed advocates who warn that…

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For 41 years, federal law has banned pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. But the stories tumbling out this week show it’s far from eradicated.
Prompted by presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s…

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Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency.
On Friday, Visa and MasterCard announced…

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KATHMANDU, Nepal — Xi Jinping has become the first Chinese president in more than two decades to visit Nepal, where he’s expected to sign agreements on major infrastructure projects.
Xi…

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FUJISAWA, Japan — A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan’s worst in six decades made landfall…

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MAMALLAPURAM, India — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday that relations between their countries have attained stability and momentum in the past year,…

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BEIJING — Companies have welcomed a U.S.-Chinese trade truce as a possible step toward breaking a deadlock in a 15-month-old tariff war, while economists caution there was little progress toward…

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DETROIT — The United Auto Workers says the union has made a counterproposal to General Motors as the two sides begin a weekend of negotiations to end a strike that…

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WASHINGTON — The Latest on U.S.-China trade talks (all times local):
3:59 p.m.
The United States is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set…

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LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s governor expressed outrage Friday and vowed to tighten control of the state’s lucrative legal marijuana marketplace in response to reports that a foreign national contributed to…

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CHICAGO — Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has lost his title as chairman of the troubled aircraft manufacturer, nearly a year after the first of two crashes of its 737 Max…

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NEW ORLEANS — The federal government wants a challenge to Trump administration rules for offshore drilling to be moved out of California.
The challenge was filed in federal court in…

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A panel of international aviation regulators found that Boeing withheld key information about the 737 Max from pilots and regulators, and the Federal Aviation Administration lacked the expertise to understand…

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MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. says it has reached a settlement with Chile’s state-owned copper mining company about its decision last March to terminate a US$260-million mining and metallurgy contract.…

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US suspends plans to hike tariffs Tuesday on Chinese imports
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was…

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NEW YORK — Visa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook’s Libra project, a potentially fatal blow to the social network’s plan for a worldwide digital currency.
Along…

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MADISON, Wis. — A jury has awarded a former Wisconsin Walmart employee $5.2 million in a disability discrimination case.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the jury determined that…

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NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday.
Fastenal Co., up $5.32 to $36.34
The maker of industrial and construction fasteners reported surprisingly strong third-quarter profit…

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Stocks closed sharply higher Friday as the U.S. and China reached a partial deal on trade and said they would continue negotiating.
President Donald Trump agreed to suspend an increase…

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FRISCO, Colo. — A Colorado ski resort has become the first in the state to kick off ski season ahead of a scheduled opening for a nearby resort.
The Summit…

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NEW YORK — WeWork will close the school it opened last year in New York with the lofty goal of promoting “conscious entrepreneurship” as the office-sharing company retrenches following its…

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TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,415.16, down 7.52 points).
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 10 cents,…

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