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The Latest: Arlington says it's sticking to its Amazon plans
February 14th, 2019  8:06 PM

Arlington, Virginia, doesn't expect its plans to build a new Amazon headquarters to change, even though Amazon has scuttled a plan to build a headquarters in New York

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Correction: AccuWeather-Sexual Bias Settlement story
February 14th, 2019  6:06 PM

Correction: AccuWeather-Sexual Discrimination Settlement story

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The Latest: Germany says Airbus hasn't repaid full A380 loan
February 14th, 2019  11:29 AM

Germany's economy ministry says airplane manufacturer Airbus hasn't yet repaid all of the loan it received to develop the A380

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The Latest: German union seeking safeguard for workers
February 14th, 2019  9:44 AM

Airbus is saying goodbye to the A380 superjumbo jet

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UN labor agency: joblessness dips, but quality of work also
February 13th, 2019  7:50 AM

The International Labor Organization says unemployment worldwide fell slightly last year, but is warning about a lack of opportunities, falling job security and declining quality of work in the global marketplace

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Fed Chairman Powell says prosperity not felt in all areas
February 12th, 2019  4:42 PM

Fed Chairman Powell says prosperity not being felt in all parts of country, especially rural areas

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Trump nominee's family company fined for sex harassment
February 12th, 2019  3:49 PM

A family-run weather company, whose former CEO is President Donald Trump's nominee to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has agreed to pay $290,000 after an agency found the company subjected female employees to sexual harassment

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Fed Chairman Powell doesn't see elevated recession risks
February 12th, 2019  2:50 PM

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says economy still growing at solid pace, with recession risks not elevated

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French journalists suspended over alleged cyberbullying
February 12th, 2019  12:25 PM

At least five French journalists have been suspended for allegedly coordinating online harassment through a private Facebook group

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US job openings jump to record high of 7.3 million
February 12th, 2019  12:08 PM

US job openings soar to record high of 7.3 million, outnumbering the ranks of unemployed

US job openings jump to record high of 7.3 million
AccuWeather to pay $290K fine over sexual discrimination
February 12th, 2019  11:54 AM

AccuWeather has agreed to pay $290,000 in a settlement after a federal oversight agency found the company subjected female workers to sexual harassment and a hostile work environment

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The Latest: UK watchdog slams government over ferry contract
February 12th, 2019  4:20 AM

Britain's spending watchdog has issued a damning assessment of the Department of Transport's efforts to secure a ferry contract to ease disruption in the event the country leaves the European Union without an agreement on future relations.

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Denver teachers go on strike in latest US educator walkout
February 11th, 2019  5:55 PM

Denver teachers picket schools, march downtown as they begin first strike in 25 years

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Mexican union declares victory in strike at 48 border plants
February 11th, 2019  5:47 PM

A Mexican union has declared total victory in a mass strike at 48 border assembly plants, but now the movement has spawned a storm of wildcat walkouts at other businesses

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Fears rise in Nicaragua over new social security overhaul
February 11th, 2019  3:05 PM

Economists and businesspeople in Nicaragua say a new social security overhaul that will raise payroll taxes and cut pensions threatens to have even more severe effects than a similar one last year that sparked months of protests and a deadly crackdown

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The Latest: UK, 3 non-EU nations ink ex-pat residency deal
February 11th, 2019  12:32 PM

The British government has agreed to allow citizens of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein already living in Britain to remain after Brexit even if the country leaves the European Union without a deal

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Denver teachers go on strike after failing to reach pay deal
February 11th, 2019  12:25 PM

Denver teachers are on strike after failing to reach a deal on pay with administrators

Denver teachers go on strike after failing to reach pay deal
The Latest: UK described as a 'disunited kingdom' on Brexit
February 11th, 2019  10:25 AM

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel says the U.K. is a "disunited kingdom" where pro-Brexit politicians lack ideas and courage

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UK's May seeks compromise with Labour in EU divorce deal
February 11th, 2019  10:09 AM

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking a compromise with opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in hopes of securing a divorce deal from the European Union

UK's May seeks compromise with Labour in EU divorce deal
The Latest: EU Brexit negotiator urges May to specify plans
February 11th, 2019  9:45 AM

The European Union's Brexit negotiator is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to spell out how she plans to win over Parliament less than two months before Britain leaves

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