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GM, Union Officials Prepare For Contract Talks Amid Plant Closings And FBI Probes

6 days ago   |   By NPR

General Motors and the United Auto Workers sit down soon to negotiate a new contract. Recession fears and slowing sales are concerns, along with allegations of corruption among UAW leaders.
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GM And UAW Face Perfect Storm Ahead Of Contract Talks

GM And UAW Face Perfect Storm Ahead Of Contract Talks

6 days ago   |   By NPR

General Motors will be the first United Automobile Workers target in contract talks. A perfect storm of tariffs, recession fears, slowing sales and automation costs has led to unhappy union workers.
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Trump reportedly praised the clean-cut look of his new National Security...

Trump reportedly praised the clean-cut look of his new National Security Adviser, after complaining about predecessor John Bolton's bushy mustache

President Trump has enthused about the well-tailored appearance of his new national security adviser, Robert C. O'Brien, The New York Times reported. The president had... Read more ...

'He has to answer for it': Canadian politicians pile on Justin Trudeau over...

'He has to answer for it': Canadian politicians pile on Justin Trudeau over his 'brownface' Aladdin outfit from 2001

Politicians in Canada condemned Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday after the publication of a photograph showing him wearing brownface make-up in 2001. The photograph... Read more ...

Japanese Court Acquits Former Utility Executives Over 2011 Fukushima Disaster

Japanese Court Acquits Former Utility Executives Over 2011 Fukushima Disaster

The three ex-Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives were found not guilty of professional negligence linked to the meltdown of three of the nuclear power plant's reactors after an... Read more ...

A major whistleblower complaint at the US's top spy agency involves a Trump...

A major whistleblower complaint at the US's top spy agency involves a Trump phone call with a 'promise' to a foreign leader

President Donald Trump is the subject of a whistleblower complaint of "urgent concern" that was filed in the intelligence community in August, the Washington Post reported... Read more ...

A divided Fed cuts key rate for 2nd time this year

A divided Fed cuts key rate for 2nd time this year

The Fed's key rate influences many consumer and business loans. Read more ...

Sandy Hook parents made a chilling back-to-school video that shows the...

Sandy Hook parents made a chilling back-to-school video that shows the horrifying reality of school shootings

The Sandy Hook Promise , a nonprofit founded by families of those whose loved ones were killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, released a back-to-school... Read more ...

A Pennsylvania man used a drone to drop explosives on his ex-girlfriend's...

A Pennsylvania man used a drone to drop explosives on his ex-girlfriend's house, prosecutors say

Prosecutors have accused a Pennsylvania business owner, of strapping improvised explosives to a drone and flying it over his ex-girlfriend's house. Jason Muzzicato, a Bangor... Read more ...

'Bond King' Jeff Gundlach says the Fed may start expanding its balance sheet...

'Bond King' Jeff Gundlach says the Fed may start expanding its balance sheet after injecting $128 billion into markets

Jeffrey Gundlach said that the Federal Reserve may look to expand its balance sheet after a spike in overnight purchase agreements that prompted the Fed to put $128 billion... Read more ...

No, the UFOs or 'unidentified aerial phenomena' in those grainy Navy videos...

No, the UFOs or 'unidentified aerial phenomena' in those grainy Navy videos probably aren't aliens

A group of videos, including one published by The New York Times in 2017 , shows US Navy pilots baffled by mysterious objects in the sky. The Navy has confirmed that the... Read more ...

5 Ways The Fed's New Interest Rate Cut May Affect You

5 Ways The Fed's New Interest Rate Cut May Affect You

The Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates could have wide-ranging implications. Read more ...