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Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne is interviewed as he leaves a SDP parliamentary group meeting, at the Finnish parliament in Helsinki, Finland, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Renne has been forced to resign from his role as prime minister. (Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva via AP)
December 03, 2019 - 5:58 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's prime minister resigned Tuesday after a key coalition partner withdrew its support from his five-party Cabinet. Antti Rinne, who took office in June, has faced heavy criticism in the past several days over how he and a fellow party member in charge of government companies...
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Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne is interviewed as he leaves a SDP parliamentary group meeting, at the Finnish parliament in Helsinki, Finland, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Renne has been forced to resign from his role as prime minister. (Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva via AP)
December 03, 2019 - 5:45 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's prime minister says he is resigning after a key coalition partner withdrew its support from his five-party Cabinet. Antti Rinne, who took office in June, has faced heavy criticism in the past several days over how he and a fellow party member in charge of government...
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November 27, 2019 - 6:55 am
HELSINKI (AP) — A strike by Finland’s postal workers that has dragged on for over two weeks has ended after a deal was reached on pay. The union representing employees of the state-owned Posti postal service said it was satisfied with the agreement reached Wednesday over the work contracts of about...
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A man dressed as Santa Claus is welcomed by children during the opening of the most famous German Christmas mail office in the small village of Himmelpfort (Heaven's Door) north of Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Santa Claus is at it again, answering thousands of Christmas letters from children around the world at a special post office in Himmelpfort. As part of the annual event organized by Germany’s Deutsche Post, Santa and 20 helpers last year responded to 277,200 letters from 64 countries. (Soeren Stache/dpa via AP)
November 14, 2019 - 8:12 am
HIMMELPFORT, Germany (AP) — Santa Claus is at it again, answering thousands of Christmas letters from children around the world at a special post office in the northern German town of Himmelpfort. As part of the annual event organized by Germany’s Deutsche Post, Santa and 20 helpers last year...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2009 file photo a caravan of trucks from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., drive around Los Angeles City Hall during a protest against container fees being assessed against independent truckers. The California Trucking Association has filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy, including rideshare drivers at companies such as Uber and Lyft. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, contends that the legislation violates federal law and would deprive more than 70,000 independent truckers' of their ability to work. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
November 12, 2019 - 9:24 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Trucking Association on Tuesday filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy, including rideshare drivers at companies such as Uber and...
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November 12, 2019 - 8:47 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Trucking Association on Tuesday filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy, including rideshare drivers at companies such as Uber and...
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November 12, 2019 - 8:22 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Trucking Association has filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy, including rideshare drivers at companies such as Uber and Lyft...
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November 04, 2019 - 11:38 am
COTONOU, Benin (AP) — Pirates seized four crew members from a Greek-flagged ship off the coast of Togo on Monday while authorities in neighboring Benin searched for nine people who were kidnapped from a Norwegian-flagged ship. The incidents mark an escalation of pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea...
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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, police forensic officers attend the scene after a truck was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, in Thurrock, South England. The discovery in England of the bodies of 39 people believed to be from China lays bare some crucial but sometimes overlooked facts about China's development as a rising global power that has elevated hundreds of millions of its citizens to the middle classes. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
October 25, 2019 - 10:57 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the case of 39 people found dead in a truck in England (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The Vietnamese Embassy in London has confirmed that it has contacted police about a missing woman feared to be one of the 39 people found dead in a truck in southeastern England. A...
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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, police forensic officers attend the scene after a truck was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, in Thurrock, South England. The discovery in England of the bodies of 39 people believed to be from China lays bare some crucial but sometimes overlooked facts about China's development as a rising global power that has elevated hundreds of millions of its citizens to the middle classes. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
October 25, 2019 - 10:38 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the case of 39 people found dead in a truck in England (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The Associated Press has visited the address of a company in Bulgaria that the Bulgarian government says owns the truck in which 39 people were found dead in England. But residents of the...
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