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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…

Energy Secretary Perry Resigning at End of Year, Trump SaysHamodia

Energy Secretary Rick Perry will leave his job by the end of the year, President Donald Trump said Thursday. Perry was traveling with Trump to Texas when he told Trump…

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World

Germany: Officials Pledge Crackdown After Synagogue AttackHamodia

Germany’s top security officials are backing calls for tougher measures to fight far-right extremism following a deadly anti-Semitic rampage last week. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer and his counterparts from Germany’s…

Mexican President Defends Retreat in Face of Cartel GunmenHamodia

Mexican security forces backed off an attempt to capture a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after finding themselves outgunned in a ferocious shootout with cartel enforcers…

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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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