Labor issues

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Co., effective immediately, following new information revealed regarding his conduct, the company's board of directors announced Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2017 - 8:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The labor union SAG-AFTRA has issued a statement condemning disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual harassment and acknowledged it is an issue that is prevalent in the...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Co., effective immediately, following new information revealed regarding his conduct, the company's board of directors announced Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2017 - 1:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein, the sharp-elbowed movie producer whose combative reign in Hollywood made him an Academy Awards regular, was fired from The Weinstein Company on Sunday following an expose that detailed decades of sexual harassment allegations made against Weinstein by actresses and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. Just 24 percent of Americans say the country is heading in the right direction after a tumultuous stretch for Trump. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 07, 2017 - 10:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 24 percent of Americans believe the country is heading in the right direction after a tumultuous stretch for President Donald Trump that included the threat of war with North Korea, stormy complaints about hurricane relief and Trump's equivocating about white supremacists...
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In this July 24, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections, issuing new rules Friday that take another step in rolling back the Obama health care law. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 07, 2017 - 2:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of social conservatives are expressing elation over President Donald Trump's decisions on two issues they see as tied to religious freedom. Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers. His administration is also issuing sweeping...
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In this July 24, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections, issuing new rules Friday that take another step in rolling back the Obama health care law. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 06, 2017 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump's administration is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers and issuing sweeping religious-freedom directions that could override many anti-discrimination protections for...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. Just 24 percent of Americans say the country is heading in the right direction after a tumultuous stretch for Trump. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 06, 2017 - 8:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 24 percent of Americans believe the country is heading in the right direction after a tumultuous stretch for President Donald Trump that included the threat of war with North Korea, stormy complaints about hurricane relief and Trump's equivocating about white supremacists...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Weinstein is taking a leave of absence from his own company after The New York Times released a report alleging decades of sexual harassment against women, including employees and actress Ashley Judd. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 06, 2017 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fallout from sexual harassment allegations against Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 7:15 p.m. The board of directors of The Weinstein Co. say it takes sexual harassment allegations against co-founder Harvey Weinstein extremely seriously and...
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October 06, 2017 - 2:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News said Friday that the network's legal counsel, who is named in lawsuits relating to the late former CEO Roger Ailes' regime, is taking a "voluntary leave." Fox offered no additional details Friday on the departure of Dianne Brandi, including whether she is being paid or if...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2016 file photo Beatrice Fihn, left, Executive Director of the International campaign to abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), and Actor and UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas, right, attend a meeting about the Nuclear Disarmament, at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
October 06, 2017 - 9:12 am
OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel Peace Prize (all times local): 14:50 p.m. Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev has hailed the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to a group campaigning against nuclear weapons, saying it reinforces the position that he and Ronald Reagan took at the...
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October 05, 2017 - 2:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says federal civil rights law does not protect transgender people from discrimination at work. That's a reversal of an Obama-era directive that interpreted the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as prohibiting workplace discrimination against transgender...
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