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Sears Staves Off Liquidation, Stores to Remain Open

NEW YORK — Sears will live on — at least for now. "While there's no doubt that a shrunken Sears will be more viable than the larger entity, which struggled to turn a profit, we remain extremely pessimistic about the chain's future." — Neil Saunders, managin...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

US, Canada Reach Deal to Stay in Trade Pact With Mexico

WASHINGTON — Canada is back in a revamped North American free trade deal with the United States and Mexico after weeks of bitter, high-pressure negotiations that brushed up against a midnight deadline. In a joint statement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert ...

Sacramento Teachers Set Strike Date. Is Fresno Next?

  Opinion By Bill McEwen California's union teachers are tired and frustrated. They believe they are underpaid and underappreciated. They are also committed to getting significant raises and a bigger say about what goes on in their schools and classro...