Union activists storm Air France office over job cuts. Posted: 05 Oct 2015 01:47 PM PDT - Hundreds of protesters storm meeting with bosses on job cuts and attack two managers who flee under police protection.
Children reported among dead after airstrike on hospital; U.S. forces blamed - By Tim Craig - At least 19 people were killed at the Doctors Without Borders trauma hospital in the provincial Afghan capital of Kunduz, the medical humanitarian group said. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said a full investigation of the attack is underway.
Conservative Leader Stephen Harper isn't interested in a federal inquiry for missing and murdered aborginal women. ONTARIO (NEWS 1130) – Conservative Leader Stephen Harper isn’t budging on his refusal to hold a federal inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women
Updated - TPP deal 'in best interests' of Canadian economy, Stephen Harper says. Historic 12-nation tariff-cutting pact is in Canada's best interest 'without any doubt'
Crude surges on output forecast; U.S. stocks fall. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Crude oil jumped about 5 percent on Tuesday after the United States cut output forecasts, while global equity markets mostly rose on expectations the Fed will not raise interest rates this year, although Wall Street fell on slumping biotech stocks.Bernie blasts 'disastrous' deal...
Wal-Mart to cut hundreds of jobs at headquarters . Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is planning to lay off hundreds of people at its headquarters in Arkansas as part of the retail giant's efforts to pare costs, people familiar with the matter said.
Nationals dismiss Manager Matt Williams. The dismissal of Williams ends his two-year tenure as manager of the Washington baseball team.
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Hillary Clinton Comes Out Against Obama Trade Deal.
Hillary Clinton came out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Wednesday, breaking with President Barack Obama on the 12-nation trade deal that is set to be a key part of his legacy.
It's the Law: California Women Get Equal Pay
It's being called the nation's most aggressive attempt yet to close the salary gap between men and women. The California Fair Pay Act, effective Jan. 1, aims to ensure that employees who perform "substantially similar" work receive equal pay. Here's how it works. One side note: The bill was introduced just days after Patricia Arquette spoke at the Oscars on the subject.
Gov. Jerry Brown approves new limits on paparazzi drones.
Chinese Money Flows Into US Housing. From sunny suburban developments in Irvine, California, to shiny new condominium towers overlooking Manhattan's skyline, Chinese buyers are sinking cash into U.S. residential real estate. Chinese are now the top foreign buyers of domestic properties, according to the National Association of Realtors, and nearly half of them are paying cash, according to RealtyTrac, a real estate sales and analytics company.
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Meet the Republicans who ousted John Boehner . They're just getting started.
Dozens dead and hundreds missing in Guatemala mudslide. Rescue crews search for survivors after a hillside collapsed onto a town on the edge of the capital Guatemala City.
First Nations student deaths inquest in Thunder Bay off to rocky start. 'Tremendous, unnecessary damage' caused by courtroom too small for family members, lawyer says.
Syrian forces begin ground offensive backed by Russia air and sea power. Russia’s Caspian Sea fleet on Wednesday launched a complex cruise missile strike against Syrian rebels from nearly 1,000 miles away, a potent exhibition of Moscow’s firepower as it backs a government offensive in Syria’s multi-faction civil war.
US Stumbles to Explain Wartime Double Standard Applied to Israel - Although the US swiftly condemned Israel for shelling a UN school from which rockets were fired, no such words after US forces bombed a hospital in Afghanistan killing innocents.
Obama apologizes to Doctors Without Borders for strike on hospital. "The U.S. military took responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, calling it a mistake and vowing to hold people accountable. Saturday's strike on an Afghan hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, or Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), killed 22 people and deeply angered the medical charity." MSF is calling for an "independent fact-finding mission" about the tragedy. And watch Gen. John Campbell discuss the fatal mistake. [Reuters]
The refusal to free South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius from prison on parole "flies in the face" of justice, his family says.Source