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October 31, 2019 - 1:10 am
Louie DiBiase reporting The MLB has a new champion. The Washington Nationals took home their first ever World Series title Wednesday night with a 6-2 game seven win over the Houston Astros. Trailing 2-0 heading into the top of the 7th inning, Washington drove three players home to take a 3-2 lead...
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October 27, 2019 - 9:44 am
Washington (WBEN/AP) - Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi , the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world's most wanted man, was killed in a U.S. military raid in Syria, President Donald Trump said Sunday. He provided graphic details of al-Baghdadi...
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UAW Workers strike at the Tonawanda Engine Plant. September 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
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October 25, 2019 - 2:42 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - According to results of a vote released early Friday morning, a tentative agreement between the United Auto Workers Local 774 at the Tonawanda plant and General Motors has been rejected. The results show 51.02% (603 votes) were in favor of rejecting the agreement while 48.98...
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October 17, 2019 - 6:11 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WBEN/AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. A sharecropper's son, Cummings became the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that...
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Washington, DC (AP) - President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine's new leader to work with Rudy Giuliani and the U.S. attorney general to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. That's according to a five-page memo summarizing the July 25 call. The White House released the memo...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN)- As first reported by WKBW, Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting at West Ferry and Hampshire Street. One individual is being treated at Erie County Medical Center for serious injuries after being struck by gunfire. According to police, the shooting near La Nova Pizzeria...
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United Auto Workers members picket outside the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich., early Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. planned to strike just before midnight Sunday, but talks between the UAW and the automaker will resume. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
DETROIT (AP) — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as well as 22...
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DETROIT (WBEN/AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down. About 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favor...
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New York City firefighters stand at attention in front of a memorial on the side of a firehouse adjacent to One World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial site during ceremonies commemorating the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans commemorated 9/11 with solemn remembrances and vows to "never forget" 18 years after the deadliest terror attacks on American soil. A crowd of victims' relatives assembled at ground zero, where the observance began Wednesday with a moment of silence and tolling bells at 8:...
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FILE- In this May 15, 2015 file photo, visitors gather near the pools at the 9/11 Memorial in New York. As they have done 17 times before, a crowd of victims' relatives is expected at the site on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 to observe the anniversary the deadliest terror attack on American soil. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders. A crowd of victims' relatives is expected at ground zero Wednesday, while President Donald Trump is scheduled...
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