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DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a monthlong strike that brought the automaker's U.S. factories to a standstill.

The deal was hammered out Wednesday but it won't immediately end the strike by more than 49,...Read more

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - "The general rule to follow, for all politicians, at all levels of government, is don't use the word," said Republican political strategist Carl Calabrese.

"Don't use it. There's no good that can come from using the N-word."

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LONDON (AP) — The Democratic Unionist Party is a small Northern Irish political grouping with an outsized Brexit role.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson most likely needs the 10 votes the party has in Parliament if he is going to have any chance in

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

5:30 p.m.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told his Cabinet there has been no breakthrough yet in last-minute Brexit negotiations with the European Union.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has welcomed Italian President Sergio Mattarella to the White House for talks.

The leaders are expected to discuss trade, digital taxes and countering Chinese trade practices they consider unfair during meetings

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A city councilor in Rhode Island says she thinks the recent vandalism to a Christopher Columbus statue is a good thing.

Democrat Katherine Kerwin told WPRO radio on Wednesday that she thinks the statue should be removed and that

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's mayor announced on Wednesday that the city's public schools will be shut down on Thursday, ahead of an expected teachers' strike. 

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said during a news conference that the district's 25,000 teachers represented by

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TOULOUSE, France (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel sought Wednesday to demonstrate the solidity of the French-German relationship at a meeting in southern France, one day before a key EU summit that may approve a divorce deal with Britain.

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CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Russia offered Wednesday to mediate a resolution in northern Syria, further asserting Moscow's role as a regional force, ahead of a mission by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to press Turkey for a cease-fire in its attack on Syrian Kurdish fighters.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain sought to keep their chances of reaching a full Brexit divorce deal by Thursday's EU summit alive on Wednesday despite legal issues centering on the Irish border frustrating negotiators.

Hopes were increasingly

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