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Thousands of Volvo workers face layoffs as Mack Truck sees first strike in 35 years

Thousands of Volvo workers face layoffs as Mack Truck sees first strike in 35 years

The United Auto Workers and AB Volvo-owned Mack Truck are set to resume contract negotiations on Monday as at least 3,500 hourly employees across three states continue to strike. Workers ...

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Erdogan: Trump’s letter was not in line with diplomatic and political courtesy

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Donald Trump’s recent letter to him broke with “diplomatic and political courtesy.” The letter “was not in line with diplomatic and political ...

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Biden expands edge in U.S. Democratic nomination race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden expanded his lead over more than a dozen other candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination this month as U.S. House Democrats looked into allegations that ...

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Mitch McConnell attacks Trump over Syria decision

Donald Trump’s policy in Syria has been criticised by one of his party’s most senior politicians. In a Washington Post opinion piece, Mitch McConnell said fellow Republican Mr Trump’s troop ...

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Elijah Cummings dies at the age of 68

Veteran US Democratic congressman Elijah Cummings, who was heavily involved with the Trump impeachment inquiry, has died at the age of 68. His office said he had died as a ...

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Nancy Pelosi blames Trump says sanctions on Turkey is not enough

Nancy Pelosi blames Trump says sanctions on Turkey is not enough

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi says US sanctions against Turkish officials and entities will do little to improve the situation in northern Syria, where Turkey has launched an ...

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New poll shows Warren leads Democrats

New poll shows Warren leads Democrats

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) leads the pack of Democratic presidential hopefuls but remains only narrowly ahead of former Vice President Joe Biden, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released ...

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U.S. diplomatic team left Syria

U.S. diplomatic team left Syria

A U.S. diplomatic team that was working on stabilization projects in northeast Syria has left the country, a U.S. official said on Monday, a day after Washington said it was ...

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Justin Trudeau: I need voter support to stand up to Trump

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who looks set to lose his parliamentary majority after an Oct. 21 election, said on Monday he needed a strong government to keep standing up ...

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Former national security council expert testifies in Trump impeachment inquiry

Fiona Hill, a former top National Security Council expert on Russia, was testifying to Congress behind closed doors Monday, the latest former Trump administration official to be subpoenaed as part ...

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