By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Employers can require their workers to sign arbitration agreements waiving all rights to class-action lawsuits over workplace grievances, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
The ruling from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturns a
By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country's immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall, while a new group of fasters including U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III took
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Senior Palestinians say the diplomatic pressure that produced the nuclear deal with Iran - world powers negotiating jointly in Geneva and wielding the stick of sanctions - should now be applied to the long-festering Israeli-Palestinian
By GEORGE JAHNAssociated Press
VIENNA (AP) - Iran hopes to use a meeting of OPEC oil ministers on Wednesday as a launch pad for its return as a dominant force in global crude markets after months of sanctions. It faces resistance, however, from regional rival Saudi Arabia.
With the 12-nation cartel
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A judge ruled Tuesday that Detroit is eligible to shed billions of dollars of its long-running debt, including the pensions of thousands of workers and retirees, in a much-anticipated decision that shifts the city's epic bankruptcy case into a new and
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Los Angeles Sheriff's
By Andrew Housser
This may be the most wonderful time of the year. But the holiday season also can be one of the costliest. Last year, consumers spent an average of $786 on holiday gifts. This year, about 60 percent of consumers say they plan to spend about the same amount, while slightly more than
By TIM SULLIVAN and ESTHER HTUSANAssociated Press
CHAUNG THA, Myanmar (AP) - He disappeared when he was 12 years old, a skinny boy named Min Thu from the wrong side of town who thought he'd stumbled onto the golden ticket.
It began one afternoon when a swaggering, potbellied businessman bumped
By ALI AKBAR DAREINIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The nuclear deal struck by Iran and six world powers will put more rubber on the road in the Islamic Republic.
The country's major carmakers stand ready to start receiving parts again from French firms PSA Peugeot Citroen and Renault when
By DEB RIECHMANNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration said on Friday that it was maintaining tough oil-related sanctions against Iran even though the U.S. and five other world powers have signed an initial deal with Tehran to curb its nuclear program and prevent it from