Our early headlines:
-- Hundreds Dead, Hundreds Missing After Typhoon Slams Philippines.
-- Deal Struck To End L.A. Port Strike; Walkout Was Delaying Billions In Goods.
Originally published on Wed December 5, 2012 5:00 pm
"The hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge ... 'deeply regrets' giving out information about her condition to hoax callers from an Australian radio station," the BBC writes.
"The death toll from a typhoon that ravaged the Philippines jumped to 238 Wednesday with hundreds missing, as rescuers battled to reach areas cut off by floods and mudslides," The Manila Times writes.
Originally published on Wed December 5, 2012 7:58 am
A week-old strike that "crippled the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach" and kept about $1 billion worth of goods a day from arriving on shore is set to end today.
"We've got a deal and people are going back to work," Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced late last night, as our colleagues at Southern California Public Radio report.
Originally published on Wed December 5, 2012 8:09 am
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