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Auto Workers Could Strike If Union And GM Can't…

United Auto Workers could call for union members to strike if it can't reach a labor agreement with General Motors by midnight Saturday.

With Trump trade war a threat, Fed is set to cut…

Fed is set to cut rates for a second time with Trump trade war among threats to economy

US indicates Iran to blame for Saudi oil strike…

Global energy prices spike after attack on key Saudi oil infrastructure that Trump has blamed on Iran

French professionals join forces to protest…

French lawyers, doctors, nurses, pilots and others are taking to the Paris streets Monday to protests against a planned pension reform by French President Emmanuel Macron's government

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UAW official: GM's offer came too late to avoid…

A strike by over 49,000 United Auto workers against General Motors could have been averted had the company made its latest offer sooner, the union's top negotiator said in a letter to the company

Stocks slip as surge in oil brings fresh economic…

Global stock markets lower after crude prices surge following attack on Saudi facility

After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be…

Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing is the first step in a complex plan for the OxyContin maker to settle thousands of lawsuits blaming it for a role in causing a national opioid crisis

Johnson, Juncker hold Brexit talks; no visible…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have agreed to ramp up talks on securing an elusive Brexit deal, but the two sides gave starkly different assessments of how far apart they are

Big global climate protests on Friday get union…

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to join worldwide demonstrations this week ahead of a U.N. climate summit in New York, as unions and some businesses lend their support for faster action to fight climate change

Manufacturers, retailers less optimistic, survey…

Small manufacturers and retailers are losing confidence in the national economy yet remain upbeat about their own prospects

German industrial designer Luigi Colani dies at 91

Luigi Colani, a renowned German industrial designer, has died

Liz Weston: The 6 biggest retirement mistakes, and 1 defense

Getting professional advice can help you avoid the worst of these retirement blunders, and help ensure your money lasts as long as you do

Volkswagen to pay up to $87 million in Australia…

Volkswagen and a law firm say the German automaker has agreed to settle an Australian class action stemming from its diesel emissions scandal

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India's economy slows, stalling once thriving…

India's economy slows, stalling once thriving manufacturing sector

Asian markets mixed as oil prices surge

Asian stock markets mixed after crude prices surge following attack on Saudi facility

The Latest: GM, UAW to resume talks; strike still…

United Auto Workers says contract talks with General Motors will resume Monday morning, but the threat of a strike remains.

"It" is tops again; "Hustlers" full of flash at box office

It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even its high expectations at the weekend box office

Rise in health uninsured may be linked to…

Rise in number of people without health insurance in the United States may be linked to immigrants' fears of Trump administration's immigration crackdown

Idle mines portend dark days for top US coal…

The decline in coal has led two major mines to shut down for the first time since operations exploded 40 years ago in what's become the top coal-producing region in the U.S.

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its…

Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field, sparking huge fires and halting about half of the supplies from the world's largest exporter of oil

Germany's Merkel faces decisive week on climate…

Germany faces a decisive week in its efforts to combat climate change, with Chancellor Angela Merkel pledging Saturday that Europe's biggest economy will find good solutions

Discounted movie subscription service MoviePass shuts down

The movie ticket subscription service known as MoviePass that allowed subscribers to purchase up to three movie tickets per month for a small fee has temporarily shut down

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