Trump urges U.S. automakers to make big push for new plants
U.S. President Donald Trump pushed the chief executives of General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Tuesday to increase production in the United States and boost American employment. Trump opened a meeting with GM CEO Mary Barra, Ford CEO Mark Fields and Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne at the White House, saying he wants to see new auto plants built in the United States.
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All 6 dead in helicopter crash in central Italy
CAMPO FELICE, Italy (AP) ? A helicopter ferrying an injured skier off the slopes crashed Tuesday into a mountainside in central Italy, killing all six people aboard in the latest tragedy to hit a region slammed by recent earthquakes, heavy snowfall and an avalanche, officials said.
Three-way bid to boost Syria truce after Astana talks
Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to bolster a fragile truce in Syria Tuesday but a lasting political solution to the conflict appeared distant after two days of talks between Damascus and rebels. The three main sponsors of the negotiations in Astana announced the creation of "a trilateral mechanism to observe and ensure full compliance with the ceasefire" in place since late December. The three powers also agreed armed rebel groups should take part in a new round of peace talks set to be hosted by the United Nations in Geneva next month.
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Existing US home fell in December as supplies at 17-year lowAmericans retreated from purchasing homes in December, as the number of properties listed for sale sank to its lowest level since 1999. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of existing ...
List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy AwardsList of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
'La La Land' ties record with 14 Oscar nominations
In second place were sci-fi movie "Arrival" and coming-of-age drama "Moonlight," tied at eight nominations each. This year's crop of nominees clearly reflected a push by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to show more diversity after the #OscarsSoWhite controversy of the past two years, with multiple black actors and filmmakers earning nods.
Six dead in Italy helicopter crash