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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Negotiators for 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers and America’s second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Saturday for a third day of contract talks mediated by the mayor, as educators took a weekend break from picket lines. FILE PHOTO – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti sits at a deli
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Women will march in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump’s inauguration in January 2017. FILE PHOTO: People participate in a Women’s March to protest against U.S. President Donald
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FILE PHOTO: Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, arrives for his sentencing at United States Court house in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office issued a statement late on Friday taking issue with a
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(Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge in Wisconsin on Thursday blocked a Republican-backed law that would limit early voting across the state to two weeks, finding the new legislation was essentially the same as a previous statute he stopped 2-1/2 years ago. FILE PHOTO: A sign directs voters towards a polling place near the state
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – As Los Angeles teacher Diana Castillo picketed in the rain alongside her husband, brother and daughter, who all work for or attend district schools, she didn’t bring up the paychecks her family would be missing. Striking Los Angeles teachers carry homemade signs at a rally at a school district office in
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(Reuters) – Atlanta airport will be ready to field the tens of thousands of additional visitors expected for next month’s Super Bowl despite the ongoing U.S. government shutdown, which has left critical airport personnel unpaid, a spokesperson said Tuesday. Passengers look for their luggage, after a paralyzing power outage, at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy is taking a larger-than-expected hit from the partial government shutdown, White House estimates showed on Tuesday, as congressional Democrats rejected President Donald Trump’s invitation to discuss the issue. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a “roundtable discussion on border security and safe communities” with state, local, and
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(Reuters) – The pedestal for a Confederate monument called Silent Sam that has been a flashpoint for demonstrations at a North Carolina university will be removed, the school’s president said on Monday, nearly five months after protesters toppled the statue. FILE PHOTO: Students and protesters surround plinth where the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier
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