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National

Chicago Teachers to Strike in Nation’s 3rd Largest DistrictHamodia

Chicago Teachers to Strike in Nation’s 3rd Largest DistrictCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers’ strike set to begin Thursday, prompting…

Cummings Provided Strength, Calm, for Urban BaltimoreHamodia

He stood up for the poor and the disadvantaged throughout urban America — but Elijah Cummings was principally the strong voice and political advocate for Baltimore, where he was revered…

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World

Turkey Agrees With U.S. to Pause Syria Assault While Kurds WithdrawHamodia

Turkey agreed on Thursday to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a “safe zone” Ankara had sought to capture, in a deal…

U.K. and EU Reach Brexit Deal; Still Needs RatificationHamodia

Britain and the European Union said Thursday that they have struck an outline Brexit deal after days of intense see-saw negotiations — though it must still be formally approved by…

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Regional

Plan to Close Notorious Rikers Jail Complex by 2026 ApprovedHamodia

New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex, which has become synonymous with violence and neglect, and replace it with four smaller jails intended…

NY Utility Pushing Pipeline Says It Will Connect CustomersHamodia

National Grid said Friday it will immediately begin connecting over 1,100 customers who were denied service after the state rejected an application for a new pipeline. National Grid’s statement followed…

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Politics

Veteran Democrat Maloney to Take Over Cummings Panel for NowHamodia

A veteran House Democrat from New York City will for now take over the House committee that the late Rep. Elijah Cummings chaired. Carolyn Maloney will serve as acting chair…

‘See You at the Polls’: Trump and Pelosi Have It OutHamodia

He said she’s a “third-grade” politician. She said he’s having a meltdown. And with that President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi chalked up the latest explosive meeting that…

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Business

GM Workers to Stay on Picket Line Until Vote on New ContractHamodia

Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for several more days until they vote on a tentative four-year contract agreement with the company. Factory-level officials from the…

Business Briefs – October 10, 2019Hamodia

Trump Sets White House Meeting With Chinese Trade Negotiator WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says he’ll meet at the White House on Friday with the leader of the Chinese…

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Health, Science & Technology

3 People Get Nobel Prize for Showing How Cells Sense Low OxygenHamodia

Two Americans and a British scientist won a Nobel Prize on Monday for discovering details of how the body’s cells sense and react to low oxygen levels, providing a foothold…

Astronauts Replace Old Batteries in 1st of 5 SpacewalksHamodia

Astronauts hustled through the first of five spacewalks to replace old batteries at the International Space Station on Sunday. Christina Koch and Andrew Morgan removed three old batteries and installed…

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