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___ Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight WASHINGTON (AP) — The European Union is set Friday to slap tariffs on $3.4 billion in American produc...

Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

NEW YORK (AP) — Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning after the company learned of what it's calling a consensual relationship with an employee. Intel said Thursday that the relation...

Film starring Kevin Spacey to be released in August

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Spacey was erased from "All the Money in the World" and booted from "House of Cards," but a movie starring the disgraced actor is going forward with a summer release. ...

California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers passed legislation Monday that puts more conditions on state film tax credits to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring amid rev...

3 Democrats look to make history in Wisconsin governor race

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Mahlon Mitchell likes to remind voters while campaigning that they can make history by electing him Wisconsin's first black governor. Meanwhile, Kathleen Vinehout and Kelda Roys —...

The Latest: Unionized Caesars workers in Vegas OK contract

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the ratification of a contract covering unionized workers of Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas (all times local): 8:23 p.m. Twelve-t...

Unionized Caesars workers in Vegas voting to ratify contract

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of unionized workers at the casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas are deciding whether to approve a new contract. Housekeepers, foo...

The Latest: Massacre school's guard had harassed a victim

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a report that a Florida school security monitor who didn't stop a shooter was disciplined for sexually harassing students (all times local): 5:10 ...

NY Times, New Yorker share media award for Weinstein stories

NEW YORK (AP) — A journalism prize panel has once again paired the work of The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine on sexual harassment and abuse. Syracuse University's annual...

Pence gives campaign-style speech to Southern Baptists

Vice President Mike Pence gave an often boastful campaign-style speech Wednesday to the closing session of the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting, winning several standing ovations even as s...

Guess co-founder resigns after sex misconduct investigation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Guess Inc. says its co-founder Paul Marciano is stepping down after the completion of a company-commissioned investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and assault. ...

Sexual harassment seen as threat to new female scientists

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report is urging a culture change in U.S. colleges and universities that train scientists so women won't be bullied out of the field. The National Academies o...

Nurse uncovers sexual assaults at special needs center in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A nurse at a special needs institution has uncovered evidence of sexual assaults allegedly perpetrated on at least four female residents at the facility by the head admini...

Austria: female lawmakers walk out over swearing-in

BERLIN (AP) — Most female lawmakers have walked out of the Austrian parliament in protest at the swearing-in of an opposition leader who initially gave up his seat amid allegations of sexual harassmen...

Only 11% of Japanese believe Japan has achieved gender equality: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite increased awareness about women’s rights, only 11 percent of Japanese respondents believe men and women are treated equally in Japan, according to a survey b...