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Denver teachers back at work after winning deal with raises

Denver teachers back at work after winning deal with raisesDENVER (AP) — Denver teachers ended a three-day walkout and returned to their classrooms Thursday, greeted by hugs and high-fives, after their union reached a tentative deal raising their pay, the latest win in a national movement by educators to raise their wages and advocate for changes in schools.



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Zimbabwe Teachers Call Off Strike, to Return to Work Monday

Zimbabwe Teachers Call Off Strike, to Return to Work MondayThe strike, which follows a stay away by state doctors and fuel price protests last month that left 12 dead, was marred by intimidation from military officials and politicians, the unions have previously said. “The employer is thus advised to take advantage of this detente to introspect and come up with a well thought out meaningful and long lasting solution on the salary grievances,” the Zimbabwe Teachers Association and Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe said in a jont statement.



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Work urgently with me on Brexit: Britain's May appeals to EU

Work urgently with me on Brexit: Britain's May appeals to EUJust weeks after parliament resoundingly rejected her Brexit deal, May needs to persuade a reluctant EU to change the Withdrawal Agreement to help her get lawmakers’ approval before Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29. If she cannot, Britain, and May, face an uncertain future, opening the door to several scenarios – leaving without a deal which some businesses say might cripple the economy, another referendum, an early election or never leaving the EU at all.



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Rep. Gaetz: Border walls work, and Democrats know it

Rep. Gaetz: Border walls work, and Democrats know itAs our porous border continues creating and exacerbating humanitarian crises, it would be immoral not to build a wall, writes Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.



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Chris Christie: Steve Bannon wouldn't know the Lord's work if it hit him across the forehead

Chris Christie: Steve Bannon wouldn't know the Lord's work if it hit him across the foreheadFormer New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie says that Steve Bannon was not a team player while in the White House.



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'I don’t gotta go to work no more': Truck driver claims $298.3 million Powerball jackpot

'I don’t gotta go to work no more': Truck driver claims $  298.3 million Powerball jackpotDavid Johnson of Brooklyn has claimed a $ 298.3 million Powerball jackpot, the New York State Gaming Commission announced Friday.



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Trump Says Stone Didn’t Work for Him ‘Anywhere Near Election’

Trump Says Stone Didn’t Work for Him ‘Anywhere Near Election’Special Counsel Robert Mueller has charged longtime Trump adviser Stone with attempting to undermine government investigations by lying about his links between Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks. Stone’s arrest could carry serious implications for Trump, with the prosecutor describing how his campaign pursued information about hacked emails concerning Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.



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Back to school: Los Angeles teachers return to work after six-day strike

Back to school: Los Angeles teachers return to work after six-day strikeThousands of teachers in Los Angeles returned to the job on Wednesday, fresh off a six-day strike against the nation’s second largest school district that disrupted the education of half a million students. Rank and file members of United Teachers Los Angeles voted overwhelmingly late on Tuesday to approve a 3-1/2 year contract agreement that the union and school district had reached before dawn that day, union officials said. The Los Angeles Unified School District kept schools open during the strike, staffing them with substitute teachers and support staff to supervise students.



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Air traffic controllers' union sues over unpaid work during government shutdown

Air traffic controllers' union sues over unpaid work during government shutdownThe National Air Traffic Controllers Association said that requiring 16,000 controllers to work without pay violates their constitutional rights and a federal wage law in a lawsuit in federal court in Washington D.C. “America wants its air traffic controllers to be laser-focused on landing planes safely and monitoring America’s runways, not distracted by financial issues and anxiety of financial instability,” the union said in the lawsuit. NATCA also moved for a court order requiring the government to restore air traffic controllers’ pay while the lawsuit is pending. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has funds to pay the workers despite the ongoing shutdown, the union said.



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Justice Ginsburg recovery 'on track,' but she will work from home next week

Justice Ginsburg recovery 'on track,' but she will work from home next weekSupreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has no remaining signs of cancer but will continue to work from home next week, the court says.



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