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Union votes for 49,000 workers to strike at General Motors’ U.S. plants

Union said it would strike for wages, health care, job security and a path to permanent employment for temp workers

OxyContin maker reaches tentative U.S. opioid-crisis settlement

Sources say Purdue Pharma to pay up to $12 billion over time

Trump marks another 9-11 anniversary with war still raging

It’s been 18 years since commandeered planes crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City

Canadian flyers scramble after strike forces British Airways cancellations

About 3,500 passengers on more than a dozen Canada-to-London flights are expected to be affected

Dorian still slamming eastern Canada at hurricane force

Dorian hit near Halifax, ripping roofs off apartment buildings, toppling a construction crane, uprooting trees

It’s complicated: Zimbabweans see Robert Mugabe’s legacy as mixed

95-year-old was forced to quit in 2017 after decades of disputed elections, human rights violations

Scientists monitor new marine heat wave off West Coast

Researchers say stretch of unusually warm water resembles the ocean ‘blob’ of five years ago

Walmart introduces new gun restrictions but will they help?

Walmart will also discontinue handgun sales in Alaska

U.S. Catholic school pulls Harry Potter books in case students ‘conjure evil spirits’

The curses and spells used in the books are actual curses and spells, said Rev. Dan Reehil

Hong Kong pulls extradition bill that triggered massive protests

But Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s announcement was not enough for activists

‘Catastrophic’: Hurricane Dorian parks over the Bahamas

Red Cross said about 45% of the homes in Grand Bahama and Abaco were believed to have been severely damaged or destroyed

25 bodies found after California boat fire: Coast Guard

Authorities will search for the nine people still unaccounted for

Denmark buys 4 circus elephants to retire them

A ban on wild animals in circuses is expected later this year, the government says

No-deal? Intense Brexit debate expected in UK Parliament

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has taken steps to suspend Parliament

Man in his yard, mail carrier at work among Texas shooting rampage victims

The shooting began with a routine traffic stop outside Odessa where the gunman opened fire on police

33 missing after boat catches fire off coast of California

The dive boat where a fire broke out before dawn Monday morning was on a Labor Day weekend cruise

Death toll in West Texas shooting rampage rises to 7

Authorities say the gunman was a white male in his 30s,

Dorian closes in on Bahamas as dangerous Category 5 storm

Millions from Florida to the Carolinas kept a wary eye on Dorian

UPDATE: At least five dead in Texas after suspects shoot at random people, police say

One or possibly two suspects hijacked a postal vehicle before shooting multiple people

Amazon fires: French activists urge more Brazil action

Some 200 demonstrators walked Saturday toward Paris City Hall

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