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UAW contract with GM expires, increasing risk of strike

UAW contract with GM expires, increasing risk of strike

DETROIT — The four-year contract between General Motors and the United Auto Workers has expired as negotiations on a new deal continue.
Despite panic, no evidence of shooting at movie theatre

Despite panic, no evidence of shooting at movie theatre

ARLINGTON, Va. — Authorities in northern Virginia say they have found no evidence that a shooting occurred at a movie theatre that's part of a popular mall. Reports of a shooting had prompted panic and a large police presence Saturday night.
Decks collapse during firefighter event; at least 22 injured

Decks collapse during firefighter event; at least 22 injured

WILDWOOD, N.J. — A home's multilevel deck collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore during an event weekend, trapping people and injuring at least 22, including some children, officials said. No deaths were reported.
Model Naomi Campbell takes spotlight at London Fashion Week

Model Naomi Campbell takes spotlight at London Fashion Week

LONDON — Model Naomi Campbell took centre stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum.
Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires and halting about half of the supplies from the world's larg
White House says bin Laden son killed in US operation

White House says bin Laden son killed in US operation

WASHINGTON — The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S.
Works of art or monuments to ego? Rock-stacking stirs debate

Works of art or monuments to ego? Rock-stacking stirs debate

DULUTH, Minn. — To some along the north shoreline of Lake Superior in Minnesota, building stacks of rocks, or cairns, is akin to making sand castles and can even be meditative.
California Highway Patrol captures flightless fugitive emu

California Highway Patrol captures flightless fugitive emu

FRESNO, Calif. — California authorities have captured an emu after the flightless fugitive led officers down a highway. The Fresno Bee reported Friday that the bird was apprehended following a brief pursuit by California Highway Patrol officers.

Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them

GREENWOOD, Miss. — You stink, stay out! That's the message from one Mississippi Delta convenience store to workers at a neighbouring soybean oil mill.
Women's Hall of Fame to induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

Women's Hall of Fame to induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are among the latest inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame.