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Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry

Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry

DETROIT — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.

Boxer Errol Spence charged with drunken driving after crash

DALLAS — Boxer Errol Spence Jr. has been discharged from a hospital and charged with drunken driving after crashing his speeding Ferrari. Dallas police charged Spence on Wednesday with driving while intoxicated.
Chicago teachers to strike in nation's 3rd largest district

Chicago teachers to strike in nation's 3rd largest district

Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers' strike set to begin Thursday, prompting the city to preemptively cancel classes in the nation's third-largest school district.
Man accused in probe of Giuliani associates is freed on bail

Man accused in probe of Giuliani associates is freed on bail

NEW YORK — A Florida man accused of conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions made an initial court appearance Wednesday after flying to Kennedy Airport in New York City to turn himself in.
California earthquake alerts to become available statewide

California earthquake alerts to become available statewide

LOS ANGELES — Earthquake early warning alerts will become publicly available throughout California for the first time this week, potentially giving people time to protect themselves from harm, the Governor's Office of Emergency Services said Wednesda
Strong quake leaves 1 dead, dozens injured in Philippines

Strong quake leaves 1 dead, dozens injured in Philippines

DAVAO, Philippines — An earthquake hit the southern Philippines late Wednesday, killing a girl, and injuring more than two dozen people in collapsed houses, and sending thousands of panicked people scrambling out of homes, shopping malls and a hospit
British family deported after illicit U.S. border crossing: agency

British family deported after illicit U.S. border crossing: agency

A British family that made an unauthorized crossing from British Columbia into the United States was deported Wednesday after nearly two weeks in federal custody, ending an ordeal that family members called the worst of their lives.
Brexit talks inch closer to a deal ahead of summit

Brexit talks inch closer to a deal ahead of summit

BRUSSELS — The European Union and Britain inched ever closer to a Brexit deal, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed at Thursday's EU summit.
Wright-designed home sold for nearly $1.7M

Wright-designed home sold for nearly $1.7M

PHOENIX — An Arizona house that was the last home architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed before his death sold Wednesday for nearly $1.7 million.
Sutter Health, California settle massive antitrust case

Sutter Health, California settle massive antitrust case

SAN FRANCISCO — One of California's largest hospital systems has reached an agreement to settle a massive class-action lawsuit over allegations that it abused its market power and has been overcharging patients for medical bills.