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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Teachers in Oakland, California, planned to raise picket signs Thursday in the country's latest strike by educators over classroom conditions and pay.

The city's 3,000 teachers are demanding a 12 percent retroactive raise covering 2017

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TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese spacecraft is approaching the surface of an asteroid about 280 million kilometers (170 million miles) from Earth.

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said Thursday that Hayabusa2 began its approach at 1:15 p.m.

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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A devastating fire raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 70 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday.

The fire in Dhaka's Chawkbazar area was mostly

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BEIJING (AP) — Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. says it will no longer sell or service genetic sequencers in China's mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang following criticism that they were used for surveillance that enabled human rights abuses, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican narrowly leading the country's last undecided congressional election wants North Carolina elections officials to overlook ballot manipulation in a rural county and declare him the winner. But Mark Harris will have to overcome testimony from a

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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Thursday following a listless day on Wall Street ahead of U.S.-Chinese negotiations aimed at ending a tariffs battle.

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.4 percent to 21,528.25 after a gauge of manufacturing activity

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unions for West Virginia teachers have ended their two-day strike after lawmakers did not act on a doomed, broad-based education bill.

Leaders of three unions representing teachers and school service personnel said classrooms would

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HOUSTON (AP) — Months after the Trump administration announced an end to its widescale separation of migrant parents and children, the policy remains a heated issue in the courts and at the border as critics contend the government is still needlessly breaking up immigrant

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Faced with a housing shortage and skyrocketing rents, Oregon is on track to become the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections moving swiftly through the Legislature.

Many residents

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a "domestic terrorist" who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers.

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