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UK rolls out red carpet for China's Xi on contentious visit

...James McGregor, a China expert at consulting firm APCO, told the BBC.Some British politicians, businesspeople and union members are alarmed by growing Chinese investment in key sectors of the British economy, including nuclear power, and by...
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Bickering in the Balkans: Officials clash over migrants

...and is a disgrace for Europe," Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta said. "To build fences between two European Union members, Hungary and Romania, is an unheard-of thing and has nothing to do with the European spirit."Greek Foreign Ministry...
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Fierce response call to end federal unions

...contender Hillary Rodham Clinton accused him of bullying union members.One of Walker's Republican rivals challenged the...send to unionized workers. "Instead of treating all union members like they are the enemy," said former Arkansas Gov...
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Pittsburgh says: 'Give it a go, Joe'

...presidential campaign.The vice president donned a black-and-gold United Steelworkers union hat and told hundreds of union members that the gap between the wealthy and poor was hurting the nation."The tax code's not fair. It's simply not...
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Labor Day picnic for union members, retirees and families

...and economy.The picnic will be held at Sandy Beach from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Monday.The event is free to all union members, retirees and their families.It is a child-friendly event and door prizes will be given out.There will be BBQ...
Teachers' contract one step from finalized

...between the Juneau Education Association and the Juneau School District, almost one year after negotiations began.Union members reviewed the proposal for one week before giving the final OK at their ratification meeting. This contract could offer...
District, union carve out new contract

...salary increase, with an additional 1 percent for the one-year contract term, has been agreed upon by both parties. Union members will vote Thursday on the whether to accept the contract. "We would have liked more, but we recognized the challenging...
Thousands of migrants surge into Slovenia

...and small children soaked in cold rain - further west toward Croatia's border with Slovenia.The small European Union-member state has limited capacity to process large numbers wishing to head toward richer European Union countries such as...
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Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found

...or any hurricane," said Barry Young, uncle of crew member Shaun Riviera.Terrence Meadows, a junior engineer and union member, said the captain and company made a poor decision to go to sea. He added there is often pressure for captains to...
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Greek banks to reopen after cash pledge from lenders

...Monday and to pay arrears of 2 billion euros to the IMF.In return for contributing to the bridging loan, European Union members not using the shared euro currency will be given guarantees against risk, Dijsselbloem said. The move follows strong...
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