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WeWork cuts nearly 20% of workforce in restructuring effort

WeWork cuts nearly 20% of workforce in restructuring effort

NEW YORK — WeWork is slashing nearly 20% of its workforce, embarking on a painful restructuring of its money-losing operation that doomed its stock market debut and left the office-sharing company on the brink of bankruptcy.
How GM ended up suing its crosstown rival

How GM ended up suing its crosstown rival

DETROIT — Automakers sue each other on occasion, but no one in Detroit can remember one accusing another of bribing union officials to get an unfair labour cost advantage.
Iraqi officials: 8 protesters dead in day of violent clashes

Iraqi officials: 8 protesters dead in day of violent clashes

BAGHDAD — Eight people died and at least 90 were wounded on Thursday in renewed clashes in central Baghdad, in the most violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in recent days, Iraqi officials said.
Israel’s Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges

Israel’s Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday in a series of corruption cases, throwing Israel’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening his 10-year grip on power.
Pennsylvanians to get more time on sex abuse charges, suits

Pennsylvanians to get more time on sex abuse charges, suits

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The state where a grand jury’s groundbreaking report set off a new wave of reckoning over sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church passed legislation Thursday giving victims more time to sue and police more time to file charges.
‘Uncut Gems,’ ‘The Lighthouse’ top Spirit Awards nominations

‘Uncut Gems,’ ‘The Lighthouse’ top Spirit Awards nominations

NEW YORK — Josh and Benny Safdie’s Diamond District crime film “Uncut Gems” and Robert Eggers’ fever-dream period tale “The Lighthouse” led the 35th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards with five nods each, in nominations announced Thursday in Los A
Marvel ‘Voices’ podcast inspires comic book anthology

Marvel ‘Voices’ podcast inspires comic book anthology

NEW YORK — A Marvel podcast series is inspiring an anthology of new adventures for some of its most popular superheroes.
Daddy Yankee to open reggaeton museum in Puerto Rico

Daddy Yankee to open reggaeton museum in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico reggaeton star Daddy Yankee is opening a museum in the U.S. Caribbean territory that will be dedicated to his life and the music that made him famous.
Feds: Royalty exemption for new shallow-water Gulf wells

Feds: Royalty exemption for new shallow-water Gulf wells

NEW ORLEANS — The federal agencies that make and enforce offshore oil and gas leases say they’ll encourage new wells in shallow Gulf of Mexico waters by allowing some reduced-royalty or even royalty-free production if owners can prove they need it.

Fiat Chrysler chairman not worried by General Motors lawsuit

MILAN — The chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles indicated Thursday that the merger with French carmaker PSA Peugeot will not be affected by a General Motors lawsuit.