Labor issues

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for photos in New York. O’Reilly says in a statement posted to his website that he is “vulnerable to lawsuits” because of his high-profile job in response to a New York Times report, Saturday, April 1, 2017, detailing payouts made to settle accusations of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior. Fox News’ parent company 21st Century Fox backed him in a statement. AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 01, 2017 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News host Bill O'Reilly said Saturday that he is "vulnerable to lawsuits" because of his high-profile job, in response to a New York Times report detailing payouts made to settle accusations of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior. O'Reilly posted the statement to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for photos in New York. O’Reilly says in a statement posted to his website that he is “vulnerable to lawsuits” because of his high-profile job in response to a New York Times report, Saturday, April 1, 2017, detailing payouts made to settle accusations of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior. Fox News’ parent company 21st Century Fox backed him in a statement. AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 01, 2017 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News host Bill O'Reilly said Saturday that he is "vulnerable to lawsuits" because of his high-profile job, in response to a New York Times report detailing payouts made to settle accusations of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior. O'Reilly posted the statement to...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in Colstrip, Mont. President Trump's latest move to support coal mining is unlikely to turn around the industry's prospects immediately. Experts say the biggest problem faced by the mining industry today isn't a coal shortage of coal or even the prospect of climate change regulations, but an abundance of cheap natural gas. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
April 01, 2017 - 8:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took steps on coal regulation and broader energy policy during a week also marked by shadow-boxing over health care and Russian intrigue. False advertising and rhetorical feints went into the mix. Here are some statements by the president and his spokesman...
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Newly appointed finance minister Malusi Gigaba, speaks to journalists at the presidential guest house in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, March 31, 2017. The firing of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan on Friday sent the currency tumbling by close to 5 percent and brought fresh anger at Zuma as a split in the ruling party deepened. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
April 01, 2017 - 6:39 am
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — South Africa's new finance minister said Saturday he is aware of the "climate of sharp disagreement and mutual suspicion" as his predecessor's firing deepens a split in the country's ruling party. Malusi Gigaba briefed the media a day after President Jacob Zuma fired...
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Newly appointed finance minister Malusi Gigaba, speaks to journalists at the presidential guest house in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, March 31, 2017. The firing of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan on Friday sent the currency tumbling by close to 5 percent and brought fresh anger at Zuma as a split in the ruling party deepened. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
April 01, 2017 - 6:31 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's new finance minister said Saturday he is aware of the "climate of sharp disagreement and mutual suspicion" as his predecessor's firing deepens a split in the country's ruling party. Malusi Gigaba briefed the media a day after President Jacob Zuma fired the widely...
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Sens.s Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left, and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, embrace during a rally Friday, March 31, 2017, in Boston. Sanders and Warren are making a joint appearance at the evening rally in Boston as liberals continue to mobilize against the agenda of Republican President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 31, 2017 - 10:06 pm
BOSTON (AP) — At a rally that had the feel of a campaign event, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren appealed to their supporters Friday as liberals continue to mobilize against the agenda of Republican President Donald Trump. The joint appearance by the senators from Vermont and Massachusetts,...
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Joanna Kowalska, an English teacher, who takes part in a teachers' strike, sits in a classroom in a school Warsaw , Poland, Friday, March 31, 2017. Teachers across Poland staged a one-day strike on Friday to protest a sweeping overhaul of the education system by the populist government that will see middle schools eliminated this coming fall. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 31, 2017 - 2:54 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Teachers across Poland went on strike Friday to protest a sweeping educational overhaul by the populist government that will eliminate middle schools this fall. Many fear the change is a pretext for introducing a more nationalistic curriculum that will leave children less...
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Joanna Kowalska, an English teacher, who takes part in a teachers' strike, sits in a classroom in a school Warsaw , Poland, Friday, March 31, 2017. Teachers across Poland staged a one-day strike on Friday to protest a sweeping overhaul of the education system by the populist government that will see middle schools eliminated this coming fall. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 31, 2017 - 10:00 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Teachers across Poland staged a strike Friday to protest a sweeping overhaul of the education system by the populist government that will see middle schools eliminated this fall. Many fear the change is a pretext for introducing a more nationalistic and old-fashioned...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger, hold a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill." Details about the replacement weren't immediately available, Moore and Berger declined to take questions during a brief news conference. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 5:50 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The Atlantic Coast Conference says it will consider bringing championship events back to North Carolina after a deal was approved to roll back the state's "bathroom bill...
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March 30, 2017 - 1:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday advanced President Donald Trump's nominees to lead the labor and agriculture departments and moved the new administration closer to filling the final pair of empty seats in his Cabinet. In back-to-back tallies just off the Senate floor, two committees sent...
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