Workplace discrimination

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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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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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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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks at a press conference outside the federal courthouse, Wednesday, March 15, 2107, in Honolulu. Hearings were scheduled Wednesday in Maryland, Washington state and Hawaii on President Donald Trump's travel ban. Hawaii's lawsuit claims the ban harms Hawaii by highlighting the state's dependence on international travelers, its ethnic diversity and its welcoming reputation as the Aloha State. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
March 15, 2017 - 9:48 pm
The Latest on legal challenges to the Trump administration's revised travel ban (all times Pacific unless noted): 6:30 p.m. A federal appeals court judge says President Donald Trump has the authority to block foreign travelers and courts must defer to the president's judgment in decisions about who...
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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin flashes a Hawaii shaka before entering federal court, Wednesday, March 15, 2107, in Honolulu. Legal efforts to overturn President Donald Trump's travel ban will be held Wednesday in Hawaii. The lawsuit claims the ban harms Hawaii by highlighting the state's dependence on international travelers, its ethnic diversity and its welcoming reputation as the Aloha State. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
March 15, 2017 - 5:58 pm
The Latest on legal challenges to the Trump administration's revised travel ban (all times Pacific unless noted): 2:55 p.m. Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin says he's cautiously optimistic that a federal judge will rule in the state's favor and issue an injunction against President Donald Trump's...
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March 14, 2017 - 7:37 am
PARIS (AP) — The EU's Court of Justice says that banning Muslim headscarves in the workplace does not constitute "direct discrimination." The decision on Tuesday applies to private businesses, but clarifies a long-standing question about whether partial bans by some countries on religious symbols...
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Police block women during a rally at the U.S. Embassy to mark International Women's Day Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Women all over the world mark the women's day with rallies and protests to highlight the role of women in society. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 08, 2017 - 1:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Hundreds of Italian women, with some men, too, have set off in a march from Rome's Colosseum to demand more respect. Wearing pink wigs, scarves or headbands, they gathered Wednesday evening by the...
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High heels are on display in a store in London, Monday March 6, 2017. British lawmakers are due to debate banning mandatory high heels in the workplace on Monday, in response to a petition started by a receptionist who was sent home for wearing flat shoes. The debate is non-binding, but a committee of lawmakers has found that "discriminatory dress codes" are commonplace and called for urgent action. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
March 06, 2017 - 12:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — In a debate that has gone from office corridors to Britain's Parliament, lawmakers put their foot down Monday and urged employers to stop making women wear high heels as part of corporate dress codes. Members of Parliament debated a ban on mandatory workplace high heels, in response...
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Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, center, member of Congress's bipartisan task force combating anti-Semitism, speaks with a reporter after holding a press conference to address bomb treats against Jewish organizations and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries, Friday March 3, 2017, at the Park East Synagogue in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
March 04, 2017 - 12:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former journalist fired for fabricating details in stories made at least eight of the scores of threats against Jewish institutions nationwide, including a bomb threat to the Anti-Defamation League, as part of a bizarre campaign to harass and frame his ex-girlfriend, federal...
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