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January 9, 2019 4:36 AM California highway officer helps deliver baby along roadside

California Highway Patrol Officer Jeffrey Lloyd holds a baby he helped deliver along Highway 99 on Monday. (CHP South Sacramento) A mother and her newborn daughter were in "excellent health" and resting at a local hospital Tuesday, one day after a California Highway Patrol officer helped deliver the baby along the side of a busy highway. CHP Officer 113

January 8, 2019 10:59 AM Ryanair's Spanish cabin crew unions call off Tuesday strike

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Unions representing Ryanair (RYA.I) cabin crew in Spain called off plans to strike on Tuesday to allow time for further talks, the SITCPLA and USO unions said in a statement. The unions, which are due to meet representatives of Ryanair on Tuesday morning, have not canceled plans for one-day strikes on Thursday and Sunday, the SITCPLA 85

January 2, 2019 8:23 AM South Koreans seek Nippon Steel asset seizure in 'forced labor' case

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean plaintiffs in a World War Two forced labor court case against Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp have applied to seize some of Nippon Steel’s Korean assets, their lawyers said on Wednesday. The application for the asset seizure, if approved by the court, could further strain South Korea’s already frosty bilateral 82

December 28, 2018 12:36 AM Woman in active labor crosses stage to graduate college

ALEXANDRIA, La. – A woman in active labor crossed the stage to graduate from college in Louisiana. The Daily Advertiser reports 31-year-old Anshonarial Greenhouse was in active labor during Louisiana State University of Alexandria's fall commencement ceremony Dec. 13. The Marksville native crossed the stage with a little help and received her bachelor's 74

December 21, 2018 11:05 AM Trump, Congress careen toward partial government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government was headed to a partial shutdown unless President Donald Trump and Congress can cut a deal on Friday on their long-running battle over Trump’s demand for a wall on the border with Mexico. Funding for a range of federal agencies is set to expire at midnight on Friday. Trump pushed Republican allies in the House 157

December 20, 2018 12:55 AM Los Angeles teachers union sets January strike date

In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, photo, thousands of teachers rally outside The Broad, a contemporary art museum downtown Los Angeles. Teachers in the nation's second-largest school district will go on strike next month if there's no settlement of its long-running contract dispute, union leaders said Wednesday, Dec. 19. The announcement by United Teachers 118

December 19, 2018 9:44 PM MLB Agreement Will Let Cuban Players Sign Contracts Without Defecting

(HAVANA) — Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting, an effort to eliminate the dangerous trafficking that had gone on for decades. The agreement, which runs through Oct. 31, 2021, allows Cubans to sign under 86

December 4, 2018 8:37 AM Sharp contractors axe 3,000 staff as iPhone sensor output shifts: union

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nearly 3,000 foreign workers subcontracted to Sharp Corp have been laid off in central Japan, a labor union said, as the firm moves production of some sensors for Apple iPhones to a Chinese plant owned by its parent Foxconn. The labor union said some of the laid off workers were its members. The union is in Mie Prefecture in central 115

December 4, 2018 1:11 AM Republican state lawmakers scramble to curb incoming Democrats' power

(Reuters) - Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan are scrambling to pass last-minute legislation to limit the powers of incoming Democratic officials before their iron grip on state governments is loosened following last month’s elections. The Republican-dominated Wisconsin legislature began an unusual lame-duck session on Monday to consider 128

November 28, 2018 11:46 PM Global warming will increase heat-related death and disease

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Climate change is making more people around the world vulnerable to heat exposure, putting them at greater risk of heart and kidney disease, heat stress, and other heat-related killers, scientists warned on Wednesday. Global warming’s effects look most serious for ageing and urban populations and people with chronic health 120