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Dedham teachers reach tentative deal to end strike

Dedham teachers reach tentative deal to end strike

DEDHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - Dedham students returned to school Monday morning after striking teachers reached a tentative contract agreement. The Dedham Education Association and the... Read full article: Dedham teachers reach tentative deal to ...→

Dedham teachers reach tentative deal to end strike

Dedham teachers reach tentative deal to end strike

DEDHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - Dedham students returned to school Monday morning after striking teachers reached a tentative contract agreement. The Dedham Education Association and the... Read full article: Dedham teachers reach tentative deal to ...→

US stocks end at records on international trade deal progress - Breitbart

New York (AFP) – Wall Street stocks surged to fresh records on Thursday after the US Senate approved a new North American trade pact, adding to the Read full article: US stocks end at records on internationa...→

What's behind the latest European bid to save the Iran nuclear deal and how it could end up killing it

What's behind the latest European bid to save the Iran nuclear deal and how it could end up killing it

While the European powers hope they have found an avenue to fix the Iran nuclear deal, it may actually spell its end. Read full article: What's behind the latest European bid to...→

Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to End Strike

The longest-running Metrobus strike the D.C. area has ever seen could soon come to an end.... Private and public workers in Paris called a general strike Thursday, which shut down most of Paris. They are protesting proposed changes to the country’s retirement system. Read full article: Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to...→

WNBA, players reach tentative 8-year labor deal

The WNBA and its players have reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement. The eight-year deal begins this season and runs through 2027. The league says it will increase... Read full article: WNBA, players reach tentative 8-year lab...→

AP Source: Rangers, Frazier Reach Agreement on $5M Deal

AP Source: Rangers, Frazier Reach Agreement on $5M Deal

A person familiar with the deal says the Texas Rangers have agreed on a one-year, $5 million contract with third baseman Todd Frazier. The deal with Frazier is pending a successful physical. Frazier will make $3.5 million this season. The deal also includes a club option for 2021 with a $1.5 million buyout. Third base is one of the primary… Read full article: AP Source: Rangers, Frazier Reach Agreem...→

Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?

The landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons has been teetering on the edge of collapse since the United States pulled out... Read full article: Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear...→

Report: Giants Reach Deal With Patriots Assistant Judge To Be Next Head Coach

The Giants have chosen their next head coach, but it's a safe bet the vast majority of their fans have never heard of him. Read full article: Report: Giants Reach Deal With Patriots ...→

Tigers reach $2.8M deal with Fulmer, avoid arbitration

Tigers reach $2.8M deal with Fulmer, avoid arbitration

The Detroit Tigers have avoided arbitration with Michael Fulmer, agreeing to a $2.8 million, one-year deal with the right-hander after he missed all of last season following Tommy John surgery. Read full article: Tigers reach $2.8M deal with Fulmer, avo...→

Ben Rhodes, Creator of Iran Deal 'Echo Chamber', Complains About NYT Coverage of Soleimani Strike | Breitbart

Ben Rhodes, Creator of Iran Deal 'Echo Chamber', Complains About NYT Coverage of Soleimani Strike | Breitbart

Ben Rhodes, creater of the Iran deal "echo chamber," complained about positive coverage of Trump's strike on Iran's Qassem Soleimani. Read full article: Ben Rhodes, Creator of Iran Deal 'Echo C...→

Tulsi Gabbard rips Soleimani strike: Trump isn't acting like he wants to end 'forever wars'

Tulsi Gabbard rips Soleimani strike: Trump isn't acting like he wants to end 'forever wars'

The death of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani may mark the beginning of a war that Congress never agreed to and disproves President Trump's previous comments alleging he wants to put an end to "forever wars," 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-H.I., said Friday. Read full article: Tulsi Gabbard rips Soleimani strike: Tru...→

Houston Methodist and UnitedHealthcare fail to reach deal by new year

Houston Methodist and UnitedHealthcare fail to reach deal by new year

If you're treated at Methodist and have this insurance, the bills could be a lot more expensive than before. Read full article: Houston Methodist and UnitedHealthcare f...→

County reaches tentative deal with nurses’ union

County reaches tentative deal with nurses’ union

The nurses’ union, representing 3,000 county nurses, will vote on the deal until Jan. 12. Read full article: County reaches tentative deal with nurse...→

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

‘The fact that you had such an insignificant number of people . . . it’s remarkable the level of unity and support that they managed to develop and hold onto,’ a CPS-CTU labor expert says. Read full article: Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lin...→

Debate is on? Tentative deal reached in union dispute that threatened 2020 showdown

Debate is on? Tentative deal reached in union dispute that threatened 2020 showdown

A tentative agreement has been struck in a labor dispute between food service workers and their employer at Loyola Marymount University that threatened to derail Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate.  Read full article: Debate is on? Tentative deal reached in ...→

US and China have kind of reached a tentative trade deal

US and China have kind of reached a tentative trade deal

China and the US have some sort of tentative deal on trade. It happened last Friday, but was rumored earlier in the week. Wall Street was happy, so President Trump must also be happy. Most American… Read full article: US and China have kind of reached a tent...→

Congress to permanently repeal 3 major health taxes in year-end spending deal

Congress to permanently repeal 3 major health taxes in year-end spending deal

The Senate is expected to clear the measures for President Trump’s signature before government funding expires at midnight Friday. Read full article: Congress to permanently repeal 3 major h...→

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End with Slim Deal

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End with Slim Deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponed debate about rules for international carbon markets... Read full article: Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks...→

3 African nations reach preliminary deal in Nile dam dispute

3 African nations reach preliminary deal in Nile dam dispute

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have reached a preliminary agreement that should help clear the way for the filling and operation of a $5 billion dam project on the Nile River Read full article: 3 African nations reach preliminary deal...→

DuPage, towns trying to reach deal for new field court in Woodridge

DuPage, towns trying to reach deal for new field court in Woodridge

Municipalities in southeast DuPage are offering to pay some of the annual cost for the county to operate a new traffic court in Woodridge. But it remains to seen whether that will be enough to prevent the county board from simply closing the existing field court in Downers Grove and moving its cases to the main courthouse in Wheaton. Read full article: DuPage, towns trying to reach deal for n...→

Deal reached to end Northern Virginia Metrobus strike | WTOP

After more than 80 days, workers at Metro’s privatized Cinder Bed Road bus garage in Lorton, Virginia, are set to return to work, union officials said Tuesday. Read full article: Deal reached to end Northern Virginia Me...→

Huntington Beach and state reach tentative settlement of housing lawsuit

Huntington Beach and state reach tentative settlement of housing lawsuit

Gov. Gavin Newsom had singled out Surf City for its 2015 decision to cut affordable housing from its state-approved development plan. Read full article: Huntington Beach and state reach tentati...→

No end in sight for strike as French govt offers pension compromise - Breitbart

No end in sight for strike as French govt offers pension compromise - Breitbart

Paris (AFP) – A crippling French transport strike dragged into its 39th day on Sunday despite the government’s offer to withdraw the most Read full article: No end in sight for strike as French gov...→

Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?

Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?

The landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons has been teetering on the edge of collapse since the United States pulled out unilaterally in 2018 Read full article: Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear...→

Fulmer And Tigers Reach $2.8M Deal For 2020 Season

Fulmer And Tigers Reach $2.8M Deal For 2020 Season

The Tigers avoided arbitration with Michael Fulmer, agreeing Monday to a $2.8 million, one-year deal with the right-hander after he missed last season while recovering from Tommy John surgery. Read full article: Fulmer And Tigers Reach $2.8M Deal For 2...→

American Airlines, Boeing Reach Deal For Compensation Over Grounded Max Jets

American Airlines, Boeing Reach Deal For Compensation Over Grounded Max Jets

American did not say how much it will receive but said it will give $30 million to employees as profit-sharing. Read full article: American Airlines, Boeing Reach Deal For...→

Maryland Governor, Comptroller Reach Transportation Deal

Maryland Governor, Comptroller Reach Transportation Deal

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and the state’s comptroller have reached a deal needed to move forward with a public-private partnership on to ease traffic congestion around the nation’s capital. Hogan announced the deal Friday with Comptroller Peter Franchot. They represent two out of three votes on Maryland Board of Public Works, which would need to approve of the plan moving… Read full article: Maryland Governor, Comptroller Reach Tra...→

White Sox reach six-year, $50 million deal with prized OF prospect Luis Robert

White Sox reach six-year, $50 million deal with prized OF prospect Luis Robert

The same would go for Robert, who has reached a six-year, $50 million agreement, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. Sources confirmed a deal is in place, which also includes two option years and incentives. Read full article: White Sox reach six-year, $50 million de...→

Austrian Conservatives and Greens Strike New Year's Coalition Deal

Austrian Conservatives and Greens Strike New Year's Coalition Deal

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz struck a coalition deal on Wednesday with the Greens to ensure his return to power and bring the left-wing party into government for the first time, three months after Kurz won a parliamentary election.The deal marks a swing left... Read full article: Austrian Conservatives and Greens Strike...→

MLB, umpires agree on deal that would allow for computerized ball-strike system

MLB, umpires agree on deal that would allow for computerized ball-strike system

Computer plate umpires could be called up to the major leagues at some point during the next five seasons. Read full article: MLB, umpires agree on deal that would al...→

Olive Garden can’t end ‘Never Ending Pasta Bowl’ deal

Olive Garden can’t end ‘Never Ending Pasta Bowl’ deal

Olive Garden tried — and failed — to cure its customers’ craving for all-you-can eat deals. Shares of the red-sauce mecca’s owner Darden Restaurants tumbled 5 percent on Thursday after it revealed … Read full article: Olive Garden can’t end ‘Never Ending Pas...→

Democratic debate to proceed after parties strike tentative deal on contract: union

Democratic debate to proceed after parties strike tentative deal on contract: union

A local union that had threatened to picket this week’s Democratic presidential debate in Los Angeles announced Tuesday they struck a tentative deal on a new contract, paving the way for the debate to proceed as planned on Thursday. Read full article: Democratic debate to proceed after parti...→

Spending deal would end two-decade freeze on gun research

If approved by the House and Senate and signed by President Donald Trump, the proposed funding would be a major legislative victory for Democrats, gun control supporters and researchers who have pushed in recent years to study gun violence Read full article: Spending deal would end two-decade freez...→

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End With Slim Deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponed debate about rules f Read full article: Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks...→

Disappointment as marathon climate talks end with slim deal

Disappointment as marathon climate talks end with slim deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks have ended with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment Read full article: Disappointment as marathon climate talks...→

3 African nations reach preliminary deal in Nile dam dispute

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have reached a preliminary agreement aimed at clearing the way for the filling and operation of a $5 billion dam project on the Nile River. Read full article: 3 African nations reach preliminary deal...→

Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to End Strike

Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to End Strike

The longest-running Metrobus strike the D.C. area has ever seen could soon come to an end. Read full article: Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to...→

Santa Clara County, nurses reach contract deal

Santa Clara County, nurses reach contract deal

Santa Clara County has approved a contract that gives government nurses 17 percent in salary increases over four years. Read full article: Santa Clara County, nurses reach contrac...→

More Denver teachers returned this fall, thanks to 15.7% average post-strike pay raise

More Denver teachers returned this fall, thanks to 15.7% average post-strike pay raise

Far more Denver teachers returned to the classroom this fall than in previous years, a retention boost that district officials attribute to pay increases won after a teacher strike last year. Read full article: More Denver teachers returned this fall,...→

Chicago Cubs, Javier Baez Reach Deal On One Year, $10 Million Contract

The Chicago Cubs and infielder Javier Baez have reached an agreement on a one-year contract worth $10 million, according to reports.  Read full article: Chicago Cubs, Javier Baez Reach Deal On ...→

Kansas governor, top Republican reach deal to expand Medicaid

Kansas governor, top Republican reach deal to expand Medicaid

“Today, I am proud to stand with Sen. Denning to announce we have taken a crucial bipartisan step toward making Kansas the 37th state to expand Medicaid,” Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, said. Read full article: Kansas governor, top Republican reach de...→

New CPS-CTU fight over veteran teacher pay could hold up entire contract that ended historic teachers strike

New CPS-CTU fight over veteran teacher pay could hold up entire contract that ended historic teachers strike

Schools officials promised to hand out $25 million over five years to the district’s most experienced teachers. But exactly how to dole out that money is now up for debate. Read full article: New CPS-CTU fight over veteran teacher p...→

Iran pulling out of nuclear deal following U.S. strike that killed Soleimani

Iran pulling out of nuclear deal following U.S. strike that killed Soleimani

State television reported Iran will no longer abide by the limits of the deal, which restricted nuclear development in exchange for easing economic sanctions Read full article: Iran pulling out of nuclear deal followi...→

Rebecca Grant: Soleimani strike is the beginning of the end for Iran's terror network monster

Rebecca Grant: Soleimani strike is the beginning of the end for Iran's terror network monster

The Soleimani strike represents a serious, strategic decision. Still, the left will tell you it’s a political smokescreen. Read full article: Rebecca Grant: Soleimani strike is the b...→

Chicago teachers' strike ends after 11 days

Chicago teachers' strike ends after 11 days

Chicago teachers will return to class on Friday after reaching a labor contract deal Thursday with the nation's third-largest school district. Read full article: Chicago teachers' strike ends after 11 d...→

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

Ald. Matt O’Shea (19th) is upset about the city’s decision to settle a lawsuit filed by a "transgender woman performance artist" by relaxing an ordinance that prohibits bars and restaurants licensed to sell booze from allowing women to "eng Read full article: Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lin...→

Bernie Sanders Backs Maine Teachers on Strike

Bernie Sanders Backs Maine Teachers on Strike

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Tuesday stated his support for a Maine bill, LD 900, which would ensure that public employees have the right to go on strike, the Bangor Daily News reports.Sanders on Monday tweeted his support for the right to strike and for the teachers who... Read full article: Bernie Sanders Backs Maine Teachers on S...→

Brexit Secretary Pledges EU Trade Deal by End of 2020

Brexit Secretary Pledges EU Trade Deal by End of 2020

Michael Gove has said the Conservative government will agree on a trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020, as scheduled. Read full article: Brexit Secretary Pledges EU Trade Deal b...→

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End With Slim Deal

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End With Slim Deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponed debate about rules for international carbon markets for another year. Organizers kept delegates from almost 200 nations in Madrid far beyond Friday’s scheduled close of the two-week talks…. Read full article: Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks...→

US stocks end at records on international trade deal progress - Breitbart

New York (AFP) – Wall Street stocks surged to fresh records on Thursday after the US Senate approved a new North American trade pact, adding to the Read full article: US stocks end at records on internationa...→

3 African nations reach preliminary deal in Nile dam dispute

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have reached a preliminary agreement aimed at clearing the way for the filling and operation of a $5 billion dam project on the Nile River. Read full article: 3 African nations reach preliminary deal...→

DuPage, towns trying to reach deal for new field court in Woodridge

DuPage, towns trying to reach deal for new field court in Woodridge

Municipalities in southeast DuPage are offering to pay some of the annual cost for the county to operate a new traffic court in Woodridge. But it remains to seen whether that will be enough to prevent the county board from simply closing the existing field court in Downers Grove and moving its cases to the main courthouse in Wheaton. Read full article: DuPage, towns trying to reach deal for n...→

Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to End Strike

The longest-running Metrobus strike the D.C. area has ever seen could soon come to an end.... Private and public workers in Paris called a general strike Thursday, which shut down most of Paris. They are protesting proposed changes to the country’s retirement system. Read full article: Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to...→

Santa Clara County, nurses reach contract deal

Santa Clara County, nurses reach contract deal

Santa Clara County has approved a contract that gives government nurses 17 percent in salary increases over four years. Read full article: Santa Clara County, nurses reach contrac...→

Huntington Beach and state reach tentative settlement of housing lawsuit

Huntington Beach and state reach tentative settlement of housing lawsuit

Gov. Gavin Newsom had singled out Surf City for its 2015 decision to cut affordable housing from its state-approved development plan. Read full article: Huntington Beach and state reach tentati...→

AP Source: Rangers, Frazier Reach Agreement on $5M Deal

AP Source: Rangers, Frazier Reach Agreement on $5M Deal

A person familiar with the deal says the Texas Rangers have agreed on a one-year, $5 million contract with third baseman Todd Frazier. The deal with Frazier is pending a successful physical. Frazier will make $3.5 million this season. The deal also includes a club option for 2021 with a $1.5 million buyout. Third base is one of the primary… Read full article: AP Source: Rangers, Frazier Reach Agreem...→

Chicago Cubs, Javier Baez Reach Deal On One Year, $10 Million Contract

The Chicago Cubs and infielder Javier Baez have reached an agreement on a one-year contract worth $10 million, according to reports.  Read full article: Chicago Cubs, Javier Baez Reach Deal On ...→

Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?

Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?

The landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons has been teetering on the edge of collapse since the United States pulled out unilaterally in 2018 Read full article: Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear...→

Report: Giants Reach Deal With Patriots Assistant Judge To Be Next Head Coach

The Giants have chosen their next head coach, but it's a safe bet the vast majority of their fans have never heard of him. Read full article: Report: Giants Reach Deal With Patriots ...→

New CPS-CTU fight over veteran teacher pay could hold up entire contract that ended historic teachers strike

New CPS-CTU fight over veteran teacher pay could hold up entire contract that ended historic teachers strike

Schools officials promised to hand out $25 million over five years to the district’s most experienced teachers. But exactly how to dole out that money is now up for debate. Read full article: New CPS-CTU fight over veteran teacher p...→

American Airlines, Boeing Reach Deal For Compensation Over Grounded Max Jets

American Airlines, Boeing Reach Deal For Compensation Over Grounded Max Jets

American did not say how much it will receive but said it will give $30 million to employees as profit-sharing. Read full article: American Airlines, Boeing Reach Deal For...→

Ben Rhodes, Creator of Iran Deal 'Echo Chamber', Complains About NYT Coverage of Soleimani Strike | Breitbart

Ben Rhodes, Creator of Iran Deal 'Echo Chamber', Complains About NYT Coverage of Soleimani Strike | Breitbart

Ben Rhodes, creater of the Iran deal "echo chamber," complained about positive coverage of Trump's strike on Iran's Qassem Soleimani. Read full article: Ben Rhodes, Creator of Iran Deal 'Echo C...→

Rebecca Grant: Soleimani strike is the beginning of the end for Iran's terror network monster

Rebecca Grant: Soleimani strike is the beginning of the end for Iran's terror network monster

The Soleimani strike represents a serious, strategic decision. Still, the left will tell you it’s a political smokescreen. Read full article: Rebecca Grant: Soleimani strike is the b...→

White Sox reach six-year, $50 million deal with prized OF prospect Luis Robert

White Sox reach six-year, $50 million deal with prized OF prospect Luis Robert

The same would go for Robert, who has reached a six-year, $50 million agreement, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. Sources confirmed a deal is in place, which also includes two option years and incentives. Read full article: White Sox reach six-year, $50 million de...→

Houston Methodist and UnitedHealthcare fail to reach deal by new year

Houston Methodist and UnitedHealthcare fail to reach deal by new year

If you're treated at Methodist and have this insurance, the bills could be a lot more expensive than before. Read full article: Houston Methodist and UnitedHealthcare f...→

Chicago teachers' strike ends after 11 days

Chicago teachers' strike ends after 11 days

Chicago teachers will return to class on Friday after reaching a labor contract deal Thursday with the nation's third-largest school district. Read full article: Chicago teachers' strike ends after 11 d...→

MLB, umpires agree on deal that would allow for computerized ball-strike system

MLB, umpires agree on deal that would allow for computerized ball-strike system

Computer plate umpires could be called up to the major leagues at some point during the next five seasons. Read full article: MLB, umpires agree on deal that would al...→

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

‘The fact that you had such an insignificant number of people . . . it’s remarkable the level of unity and support that they managed to develop and hold onto,’ a CPS-CTU labor expert says. Read full article: Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lin...→

Bernie Sanders Backs Maine Teachers on Strike

Bernie Sanders Backs Maine Teachers on Strike

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Tuesday stated his support for a Maine bill, LD 900, which would ensure that public employees have the right to go on strike, the Bangor Daily News reports.Sanders on Monday tweeted his support for the right to strike and for the teachers who... Read full article: Bernie Sanders Backs Maine Teachers on S...→

Democratic debate to proceed after parties strike tentative deal on contract: union

Democratic debate to proceed after parties strike tentative deal on contract: union

A local union that had threatened to picket this week’s Democratic presidential debate in Los Angeles announced Tuesday they struck a tentative deal on a new contract, paving the way for the debate to proceed as planned on Thursday. Read full article: Democratic debate to proceed after parti...→

US and China have kind of reached a tentative trade deal

US and China have kind of reached a tentative trade deal

China and the US have some sort of tentative deal on trade. It happened last Friday, but was rumored earlier in the week. Wall Street was happy, so President Trump must also be happy. Most American… Read full article: US and China have kind of reached a tent...→

Brexit Secretary Pledges EU Trade Deal by End of 2020

Brexit Secretary Pledges EU Trade Deal by End of 2020

Michael Gove has said the Conservative government will agree on a trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020, as scheduled. Read full article: Brexit Secretary Pledges EU Trade Deal b...→

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End With Slim Deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponed debate about rules f Read full article: Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks...→

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End with Slim Deal

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End with Slim Deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponed debate about rules for international carbon markets... Read full article: Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks...→

3 African nations reach preliminary deal in Nile dam dispute

3 African nations reach preliminary deal in Nile dam dispute

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have reached a preliminary agreement that should help clear the way for the filling and operation of a $5 billion dam project on the Nile River Read full article: 3 African nations reach preliminary deal...→

What's behind the latest European bid to save the Iran nuclear deal and how it could end up killing it

What's behind the latest European bid to save the Iran nuclear deal and how it could end up killing it

While the European powers hope they have found an avenue to fix the Iran nuclear deal, it may actually spell its end. Read full article: What's behind the latest European bid to...→

Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to End Strike

Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to End Strike

The longest-running Metrobus strike the D.C. area has ever seen could soon come to an end. Read full article: Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to...→

Deal reached to end Northern Virginia Metrobus strike | WTOP

After more than 80 days, workers at Metro’s privatized Cinder Bed Road bus garage in Lorton, Virginia, are set to return to work, union officials said Tuesday. Read full article: Deal reached to end Northern Virginia Me...→

WNBA, players reach tentative 8-year labor deal

The WNBA and its players have reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement. The eight-year deal begins this season and runs through 2027. The league says it will increase... Read full article: WNBA, players reach tentative 8-year lab...→

More Denver teachers returned this fall, thanks to 15.7% average post-strike pay raise

More Denver teachers returned this fall, thanks to 15.7% average post-strike pay raise

Far more Denver teachers returned to the classroom this fall than in previous years, a retention boost that district officials attribute to pay increases won after a teacher strike last year. Read full article: More Denver teachers returned this fall,...→

No end in sight for strike as French govt offers pension compromise - Breitbart

No end in sight for strike as French govt offers pension compromise - Breitbart

Paris (AFP) – A crippling French transport strike dragged into its 39th day on Sunday despite the government’s offer to withdraw the most Read full article: No end in sight for strike as French gov...→

Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?

The landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons has been teetering on the edge of collapse since the United States pulled out... Read full article: Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear...→

Kansas governor, top Republican reach deal to expand Medicaid

Kansas governor, top Republican reach deal to expand Medicaid

“Today, I am proud to stand with Sen. Denning to announce we have taken a crucial bipartisan step toward making Kansas the 37th state to expand Medicaid,” Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, said. Read full article: Kansas governor, top Republican reach de...→

Fulmer And Tigers Reach $2.8M Deal For 2020 Season

Fulmer And Tigers Reach $2.8M Deal For 2020 Season

The Tigers avoided arbitration with Michael Fulmer, agreeing Monday to a $2.8 million, one-year deal with the right-hander after he missed last season while recovering from Tommy John surgery. Read full article: Fulmer And Tigers Reach $2.8M Deal For 2...→

Tigers reach $2.8M deal with Fulmer, avoid arbitration

Tigers reach $2.8M deal with Fulmer, avoid arbitration

The Detroit Tigers have avoided arbitration with Michael Fulmer, agreeing to a $2.8 million, one-year deal with the right-hander after he missed all of last season following Tommy John surgery. Read full article: Tigers reach $2.8M deal with Fulmer, avo...→

Iran pulling out of nuclear deal following U.S. strike that killed Soleimani

Iran pulling out of nuclear deal following U.S. strike that killed Soleimani

State television reported Iran will no longer abide by the limits of the deal, which restricted nuclear development in exchange for easing economic sanctions Read full article: Iran pulling out of nuclear deal followi...→

Maryland Governor, Comptroller Reach Transportation Deal

Maryland Governor, Comptroller Reach Transportation Deal

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and the state’s comptroller have reached a deal needed to move forward with a public-private partnership on to ease traffic congestion around the nation’s capital. Hogan announced the deal Friday with Comptroller Peter Franchot. They represent two out of three votes on Maryland Board of Public Works, which would need to approve of the plan moving… Read full article: Maryland Governor, Comptroller Reach Tra...→

Tulsi Gabbard rips Soleimani strike: Trump isn't acting like he wants to end 'forever wars'

Tulsi Gabbard rips Soleimani strike: Trump isn't acting like he wants to end 'forever wars'

The death of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani may mark the beginning of a war that Congress never agreed to and disproves President Trump's previous comments alleging he wants to put an end to "forever wars," 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-H.I., said Friday. Read full article: Tulsi Gabbard rips Soleimani strike: Tru...→

Austrian Conservatives and Greens Strike New Year's Coalition Deal

Austrian Conservatives and Greens Strike New Year's Coalition Deal

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz struck a coalition deal on Wednesday with the Greens to ensure his return to power and bring the left-wing party into government for the first time, three months after Kurz won a parliamentary election.The deal marks a swing left... Read full article: Austrian Conservatives and Greens Strike...→

County reaches tentative deal with nurses’ union

County reaches tentative deal with nurses’ union

The nurses’ union, representing 3,000 county nurses, will vote on the deal until Jan. 12. Read full article: County reaches tentative deal with nurse...→

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

Ald. Matt O’Shea (19th) is upset about the city’s decision to settle a lawsuit filed by a "transgender woman performance artist" by relaxing an ordinance that prohibits bars and restaurants licensed to sell booze from allowing women to "eng Read full article: Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lin...→

Olive Garden can’t end ‘Never Ending Pasta Bowl’ deal

Olive Garden can’t end ‘Never Ending Pasta Bowl’ deal

Olive Garden tried — and failed — to cure its customers’ craving for all-you-can eat deals. Shares of the red-sauce mecca’s owner Darden Restaurants tumbled 5 percent on Thursday after it revealed … Read full article: Olive Garden can’t end ‘Never Ending Pas...→

Debate is on? Tentative deal reached in union dispute that threatened 2020 showdown

Debate is on? Tentative deal reached in union dispute that threatened 2020 showdown

A tentative agreement has been struck in a labor dispute between food service workers and their employer at Loyola Marymount University that threatened to derail Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate.  Read full article: Debate is on? Tentative deal reached in ...→

Spending deal would end two-decade freeze on gun research

If approved by the House and Senate and signed by President Donald Trump, the proposed funding would be a major legislative victory for Democrats, gun control supporters and researchers who have pushed in recent years to study gun violence Read full article: Spending deal would end two-decade freez...→

Congress to permanently repeal 3 major health taxes in year-end spending deal

Congress to permanently repeal 3 major health taxes in year-end spending deal

The Senate is expected to clear the measures for President Trump’s signature before government funding expires at midnight Friday. Read full article: Congress to permanently repeal 3 major h...→

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End With Slim Deal

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End With Slim Deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponed debate about rules for international carbon markets for another year. Organizers kept delegates from almost 200 nations in Madrid far beyond Friday’s scheduled close of the two-week talks…. Read full article: Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks...→

Disappointment as marathon climate talks end with slim deal

Disappointment as marathon climate talks end with slim deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks have ended with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment Read full article: Disappointment as marathon climate talks...→

US stocks end at records on international trade deal progress - Breitbart

New York (AFP) – Wall Street stocks surged to fresh records on Thursday after the US Senate approved a new North American trade pact, adding to the Read full article: US stocks end at records on internationa...→

3 African nations reach preliminary deal in Nile dam dispute

3 African nations reach preliminary deal in Nile dam dispute

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have reached a preliminary agreement that should help clear the way for the filling and operation of a $5 billion dam project on the Nile River Read full article: 3 African nations reach preliminary deal...→

3 African nations reach preliminary deal in Nile dam dispute

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have reached a preliminary agreement aimed at clearing the way for the filling and operation of a $5 billion dam project on the Nile River. Read full article: 3 African nations reach preliminary deal...→

What's behind the latest European bid to save the Iran nuclear deal and how it could end up killing it

What's behind the latest European bid to save the Iran nuclear deal and how it could end up killing it

While the European powers hope they have found an avenue to fix the Iran nuclear deal, it may actually spell its end. Read full article: What's behind the latest European bid to...→

DuPage, towns trying to reach deal for new field court in Woodridge

DuPage, towns trying to reach deal for new field court in Woodridge

Municipalities in southeast DuPage are offering to pay some of the annual cost for the county to operate a new traffic court in Woodridge. But it remains to seen whether that will be enough to prevent the county board from simply closing the existing field court in Downers Grove and moving its cases to the main courthouse in Wheaton. Read full article: DuPage, towns trying to reach deal for n...→

Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to End Strike

Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to End Strike

The longest-running Metrobus strike the D.C. area has ever seen could soon come to an end. Read full article: Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to...→

Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to End Strike

The longest-running Metrobus strike the D.C. area has ever seen could soon come to an end.... Private and public workers in Paris called a general strike Thursday, which shut down most of Paris. They are protesting proposed changes to the country’s retirement system. Read full article: Metrobus Workers Reach Tentative Deal to...→

Deal reached to end Northern Virginia Metrobus strike | WTOP

After more than 80 days, workers at Metro’s privatized Cinder Bed Road bus garage in Lorton, Virginia, are set to return to work, union officials said Tuesday. Read full article: Deal reached to end Northern Virginia Me...→

Santa Clara County, nurses reach contract deal

Santa Clara County, nurses reach contract deal

Santa Clara County has approved a contract that gives government nurses 17 percent in salary increases over four years. Read full article: Santa Clara County, nurses reach contrac...→

WNBA, players reach tentative 8-year labor deal

The WNBA and its players have reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement. The eight-year deal begins this season and runs through 2027. The league says it will increase... Read full article: WNBA, players reach tentative 8-year lab...→

Huntington Beach and state reach tentative settlement of housing lawsuit

Huntington Beach and state reach tentative settlement of housing lawsuit

Gov. Gavin Newsom had singled out Surf City for its 2015 decision to cut affordable housing from its state-approved development plan. Read full article: Huntington Beach and state reach tentati...→

More Denver teachers returned this fall, thanks to 15.7% average post-strike pay raise

More Denver teachers returned this fall, thanks to 15.7% average post-strike pay raise

Far more Denver teachers returned to the classroom this fall than in previous years, a retention boost that district officials attribute to pay increases won after a teacher strike last year. Read full article: More Denver teachers returned this fall,...→

AP Source: Rangers, Frazier Reach Agreement on $5M Deal

AP Source: Rangers, Frazier Reach Agreement on $5M Deal

A person familiar with the deal says the Texas Rangers have agreed on a one-year, $5 million contract with third baseman Todd Frazier. The deal with Frazier is pending a successful physical. Frazier will make $3.5 million this season. The deal also includes a club option for 2021 with a $1.5 million buyout. Third base is one of the primary… Read full article: AP Source: Rangers, Frazier Reach Agreem...→

No end in sight for strike as French govt offers pension compromise - Breitbart

No end in sight for strike as French govt offers pension compromise - Breitbart

Paris (AFP) – A crippling French transport strike dragged into its 39th day on Sunday despite the government’s offer to withdraw the most Read full article: No end in sight for strike as French gov...→

Chicago Cubs, Javier Baez Reach Deal On One Year, $10 Million Contract

The Chicago Cubs and infielder Javier Baez have reached an agreement on a one-year contract worth $10 million, according to reports.  Read full article: Chicago Cubs, Javier Baez Reach Deal On ...→

Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?

The landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons has been teetering on the edge of collapse since the United States pulled out... Read full article: Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear...→

Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?

Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?

The landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons has been teetering on the edge of collapse since the United States pulled out unilaterally in 2018 Read full article: Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear...→

Kansas governor, top Republican reach deal to expand Medicaid

Kansas governor, top Republican reach deal to expand Medicaid

“Today, I am proud to stand with Sen. Denning to announce we have taken a crucial bipartisan step toward making Kansas the 37th state to expand Medicaid,” Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, said. Read full article: Kansas governor, top Republican reach de...→

Report: Giants Reach Deal With Patriots Assistant Judge To Be Next Head Coach

The Giants have chosen their next head coach, but it's a safe bet the vast majority of their fans have never heard of him. Read full article: Report: Giants Reach Deal With Patriots ...→

Fulmer And Tigers Reach $2.8M Deal For 2020 Season

Fulmer And Tigers Reach $2.8M Deal For 2020 Season

The Tigers avoided arbitration with Michael Fulmer, agreeing Monday to a $2.8 million, one-year deal with the right-hander after he missed last season while recovering from Tommy John surgery. Read full article: Fulmer And Tigers Reach $2.8M Deal For 2...→

New CPS-CTU fight over veteran teacher pay could hold up entire contract that ended historic teachers strike

New CPS-CTU fight over veteran teacher pay could hold up entire contract that ended historic teachers strike

Schools officials promised to hand out $25 million over five years to the district’s most experienced teachers. But exactly how to dole out that money is now up for debate. Read full article: New CPS-CTU fight over veteran teacher p...→

Tigers reach $2.8M deal with Fulmer, avoid arbitration

Tigers reach $2.8M deal with Fulmer, avoid arbitration

The Detroit Tigers have avoided arbitration with Michael Fulmer, agreeing to a $2.8 million, one-year deal with the right-hander after he missed all of last season following Tommy John surgery. Read full article: Tigers reach $2.8M deal with Fulmer, avo...→

American Airlines, Boeing Reach Deal For Compensation Over Grounded Max Jets

American Airlines, Boeing Reach Deal For Compensation Over Grounded Max Jets

American did not say how much it will receive but said it will give $30 million to employees as profit-sharing. Read full article: American Airlines, Boeing Reach Deal For...→

Iran pulling out of nuclear deal following U.S. strike that killed Soleimani

Iran pulling out of nuclear deal following U.S. strike that killed Soleimani

State television reported Iran will no longer abide by the limits of the deal, which restricted nuclear development in exchange for easing economic sanctions Read full article: Iran pulling out of nuclear deal followi...→

Ben Rhodes, Creator of Iran Deal 'Echo Chamber', Complains About NYT Coverage of Soleimani Strike | Breitbart

Ben Rhodes, Creator of Iran Deal 'Echo Chamber', Complains About NYT Coverage of Soleimani Strike | Breitbart

Ben Rhodes, creater of the Iran deal "echo chamber," complained about positive coverage of Trump's strike on Iran's Qassem Soleimani. Read full article: Ben Rhodes, Creator of Iran Deal 'Echo C...→

Maryland Governor, Comptroller Reach Transportation Deal

Maryland Governor, Comptroller Reach Transportation Deal

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and the state’s comptroller have reached a deal needed to move forward with a public-private partnership on to ease traffic congestion around the nation’s capital. Hogan announced the deal Friday with Comptroller Peter Franchot. They represent two out of three votes on Maryland Board of Public Works, which would need to approve of the plan moving… Read full article: Maryland Governor, Comptroller Reach Tra...→

Rebecca Grant: Soleimani strike is the beginning of the end for Iran's terror network monster

Rebecca Grant: Soleimani strike is the beginning of the end for Iran's terror network monster

The Soleimani strike represents a serious, strategic decision. Still, the left will tell you it’s a political smokescreen. Read full article: Rebecca Grant: Soleimani strike is the b...→

Tulsi Gabbard rips Soleimani strike: Trump isn't acting like he wants to end 'forever wars'

Tulsi Gabbard rips Soleimani strike: Trump isn't acting like he wants to end 'forever wars'

The death of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani may mark the beginning of a war that Congress never agreed to and disproves President Trump's previous comments alleging he wants to put an end to "forever wars," 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-H.I., said Friday. Read full article: Tulsi Gabbard rips Soleimani strike: Tru...→

White Sox reach six-year, $50 million deal with prized OF prospect Luis Robert

White Sox reach six-year, $50 million deal with prized OF prospect Luis Robert

The same would go for Robert, who has reached a six-year, $50 million agreement, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. Sources confirmed a deal is in place, which also includes two option years and incentives. Read full article: White Sox reach six-year, $50 million de...→

Houston Methodist and UnitedHealthcare fail to reach deal by new year

Houston Methodist and UnitedHealthcare fail to reach deal by new year

If you're treated at Methodist and have this insurance, the bills could be a lot more expensive than before. Read full article: Houston Methodist and UnitedHealthcare f...→

Austrian Conservatives and Greens Strike New Year's Coalition Deal

Austrian Conservatives and Greens Strike New Year's Coalition Deal

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz struck a coalition deal on Wednesday with the Greens to ensure his return to power and bring the left-wing party into government for the first time, three months after Kurz won a parliamentary election.The deal marks a swing left... Read full article: Austrian Conservatives and Greens Strike...→

Chicago teachers' strike ends after 11 days

Chicago teachers' strike ends after 11 days

Chicago teachers will return to class on Friday after reaching a labor contract deal Thursday with the nation's third-largest school district. Read full article: Chicago teachers' strike ends after 11 d...→

County reaches tentative deal with nurses’ union

County reaches tentative deal with nurses’ union

The nurses’ union, representing 3,000 county nurses, will vote on the deal until Jan. 12. Read full article: County reaches tentative deal with nurse...→

MLB, umpires agree on deal that would allow for computerized ball-strike system

MLB, umpires agree on deal that would allow for computerized ball-strike system

Computer plate umpires could be called up to the major leagues at some point during the next five seasons. Read full article: MLB, umpires agree on deal that would al...→

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

Ald. Matt O’Shea (19th) is upset about the city’s decision to settle a lawsuit filed by a "transgender woman performance artist" by relaxing an ordinance that prohibits bars and restaurants licensed to sell booze from allowing women to "eng Read full article: Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lin...→

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lines to work during October school strike

‘The fact that you had such an insignificant number of people . . . it’s remarkable the level of unity and support that they managed to develop and hold onto,’ a CPS-CTU labor expert says. Read full article: Few crossed Chicago teachers’ picket lin...→

Olive Garden can’t end ‘Never Ending Pasta Bowl’ deal

Olive Garden can’t end ‘Never Ending Pasta Bowl’ deal

Olive Garden tried — and failed — to cure its customers’ craving for all-you-can eat deals. Shares of the red-sauce mecca’s owner Darden Restaurants tumbled 5 percent on Thursday after it revealed … Read full article: Olive Garden can’t end ‘Never Ending Pas...→

Bernie Sanders Backs Maine Teachers on Strike

Bernie Sanders Backs Maine Teachers on Strike

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Tuesday stated his support for a Maine bill, LD 900, which would ensure that public employees have the right to go on strike, the Bangor Daily News reports.Sanders on Monday tweeted his support for the right to strike and for the teachers who... Read full article: Bernie Sanders Backs Maine Teachers on S...→

Debate is on? Tentative deal reached in union dispute that threatened 2020 showdown

Debate is on? Tentative deal reached in union dispute that threatened 2020 showdown

A tentative agreement has been struck in a labor dispute between food service workers and their employer at Loyola Marymount University that threatened to derail Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate.  Read full article: Debate is on? Tentative deal reached in ...→

Democratic debate to proceed after parties strike tentative deal on contract: union

Democratic debate to proceed after parties strike tentative deal on contract: union

A local union that had threatened to picket this week’s Democratic presidential debate in Los Angeles announced Tuesday they struck a tentative deal on a new contract, paving the way for the debate to proceed as planned on Thursday. Read full article: Democratic debate to proceed after parti...→

US and China have kind of reached a tentative trade deal

US and China have kind of reached a tentative trade deal

China and the US have some sort of tentative deal on trade. It happened last Friday, but was rumored earlier in the week. Wall Street was happy, so President Trump must also be happy. Most American… Read full article: US and China have kind of reached a tent...→

Spending deal would end two-decade freeze on gun research

If approved by the House and Senate and signed by President Donald Trump, the proposed funding would be a major legislative victory for Democrats, gun control supporters and researchers who have pushed in recent years to study gun violence Read full article: Spending deal would end two-decade freez...→

Brexit Secretary Pledges EU Trade Deal by End of 2020

Brexit Secretary Pledges EU Trade Deal by End of 2020

Michael Gove has said the Conservative government will agree on a trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020, as scheduled. Read full article: Brexit Secretary Pledges EU Trade Deal b...→

Congress to permanently repeal 3 major health taxes in year-end spending deal

Congress to permanently repeal 3 major health taxes in year-end spending deal

The Senate is expected to clear the measures for President Trump’s signature before government funding expires at midnight Friday. Read full article: Congress to permanently repeal 3 major h...→

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End With Slim Deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponed debate about rules f Read full article: Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks...→

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End With Slim Deal

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End With Slim Deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponed debate about rules for international carbon markets for another year. Organizers kept delegates from almost 200 nations in Madrid far beyond Friday’s scheduled close of the two-week talks…. Read full article: Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks...→

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End with Slim Deal

Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks End with Slim Deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponed debate about rules for international carbon markets... Read full article: Disappointment as Marathon Climate Talks...→

Disappointment as marathon climate talks end with slim deal

Disappointment as marathon climate talks end with slim deal

Marathon U.N. climate talks have ended with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment Read full article: Disappointment as marathon climate talks...→