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  • Associated Press

    GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

    DETROIT (October 17, 2019) — Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for at least another week until they vote on a tentative contract with the company.

  • Associated Press

    GM and union reach tentative deal that could end strike

    DETROIT (October 16, 2019) — Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill.

  • Associated Press

    Despite defections, Facebook officially launches Libra digital currency

    NEW YORK (October 14, 2019) — Facebook officially moved forward with its plans Monday to create a new digital currency called Libra, despite several high-profile defections from the project and intense criticism from U.S. regulators and politicians.

  • Associated Press

    Shepard Smith leaves Fox News Channel

    NEW YORK (October 11, 2019) — Shepard Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on a network dominated by supporters of President Donald Trump, abruptly quit after signing off his final newscast on Friday.

  • Associated Press

    Trump says US-China trade talks are 'going very well'

    WASHINGTON (October 10, 2019) — President Donald Trump offered an upbeat assessment of U.S.-China trade talks and said he would meet at the White House on Friday with the leader of the Chinese negotiating team.

  • Associated Press

    NBA postpones media sessions in Shanghai amid China rift

    LOS ANGELES (October 9, 2019) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift between the league and Chinese officials continued in ways that clearly suggested the two planned games in Shanghai and Shenzhen were anything but guaranteed.

  • Associated Press

    Twitter says it mistakenly used phone numbers for ads

    SAN FRANCISCO (October 8, 2019) — Twitter says it mistakenly used the phone numbers and email addresses people provided for security purposes to show advertisements to its users.

  • Associated Press

    With China rift ongoing, NBA says free speech remains vital

    TOKYO (October 8, 2019) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China's state broadcaster canceled plans to show a pair of preseason games in that country later this week.