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April 04, 2017 - 11:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled for the first time Tuesday that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination, setting up a likely battle before the Supreme Court as gay rights advocates push to broaden the scope of the 53-year-old law. The 8-to-3...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Ryan said Republicans are talking about reviving the failed health care bill, but said it would be premature to say where the legislation stands or how much support it could garner. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 04, 2017 - 10:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House offensive to resurrect the moribund House Republican health care bill got an uneven reception Tuesday from GOP moderates and conservatives, leaving prospects shaky for the party to salvage one of its leading priorities. Vice President Mike Pence and other top...
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April 04, 2017 - 9:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled for the first time Tuesday that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination, setting up a likely battle before the Supreme Court as gay rights advocates push to broaden the scope of the 53-year-old law. The 8-to-3...
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April 04, 2017 - 7:07 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court in Chicago on Tuesday ruled that the 1964 Civil Rights Act also protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination, the first time a federal appellate court has come to that conclusion. The decision by the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago...
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Sompong Puchongsopaphan, expert member of the Thai public prosecutor's office overseeing the 2012 hit-and-run case of Red Bull heir Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, walks past reporters without answering their questions at South Bangkok prosecutor's office in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, March 30, 2017. An heir to the Red Bull fortune has won another delay in facing charges after an alleged hit and run that killed a police officer almost five years ago. Vorayuth was scheduled to meet with the prosecutor's office on Thursday, but it agreed to his lawyer's request to postpone the meeting until April 27 because his client had something to attend to in England. (AP Photo)
March 30, 2017 - 5:34 am
BANGKOK (AP) — An heir to the Red Bull fortune won another delay Thursday in facing charges over an alleged hit-and-run that killed a police officer almost five years ago. Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya has been a no-show for meetings with prosecutors on several occasions, complaining through his...
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President Donald Trump listens in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Sixty-two percent of Americans turned thumbs down on Trump’s handling of health care during the initial weeks of his presidency, according to a poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. It was his worst rating among seven issues the poll tested, which included the economy, foreign policy and immigration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 29, 2017 - 2:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different. Sixty-two percent of Americans turned thumbs down on Trump's handling...
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March 27, 2017 - 8:14 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a drip, drip, drip trail of brake fluid up a street, down an alley, and into the gated estate of one...
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March 27, 2017 - 8:11 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — An heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire is accused of killing a Thai police officer in a hit-and-run nearly five years ago, yet he still has not appeared to face charges. Statutes of limitations on key charges in the case against Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya run out this year. It's...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announces that he is abruptly pulling the troubled Republican health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 25, 2017 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Other than minor tweaks, they knew the measures would go nowhere because the Democrat still lived in the White House. With a bill that counted Friday, they...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announces that he is abruptly pulling the troubled Republican health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 25, 2017 - 9:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Other than minor tweaks, they knew the measures would go nowhere because the Democrat still lived in the White House. With a bill that counted Friday, they...
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