LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A union representing more than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers on Wednesday postponed until next week a threatened strike over lingering contract negotiations with the country’s largest school district, citing a last-minute legal snag. United Teachers Los Angeles had called a strike for its members in the city’s 900 public schools for
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said it would be against British people’s interests to leave the European Union without an exit deal, but declined to say how the government would respond if parliament refused to back its Brexit plans. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he has ordered a halt to federal disaster relief for California’s wildfires unless state officials involved in forest management “get their act together.” “Billions of dollars are sent to the State of California for Forest fires that, with proper Forest Management, would never happen,” Trump
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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro holds a copy of the National Constitution while he speaks during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday warned he could take “diplomatic measures” against Latin American nations that signed a statement last week describing
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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, and wife MacKenzie Bezos are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, the couple said in a joint statement on Twitter on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Amazon CEO Jeff and wife MacKenzie Bezos arrive at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California. REUTERS/Danny
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte hold a joint news conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw ROTTERDAM (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte agreed to do what they can to avoid a no-deal
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Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks on during a meeting with industry bosses and members of his cabinet to discuss the new administration’s policy on the minimum wage at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manual Lopez Obrador said Wednesday that he
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