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Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct
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Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry. A statement Friday announced the founding of the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace. The group grew out […]
Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump's early gains
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Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump's early gains

AP Photo/Eric Gay SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump’s push to tighten the border. Denials of entry for people at official crossings and border arrests […]
Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won't be put to death
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Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won't be put to death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A deal has been reached that will spare the life of a dog ordered put to death after he bit a 12-year-old girl in a case that generated criticism from the Humane Society of Utah. Lindsy Bray, the owner of the Australian Shepherd named Dexter, agreed Thursday to pay a […]
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies
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Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies

AP Photo/Morgan Lee DENVER (AP) — Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect victims. In Colorado, lawmakers voted unanimously to hire a consultant to review the Legislature’s sexual harassment policy. […]
Military hero McRaven leaving post as Texas chancellor
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Military hero McRaven leaving post as Texas chancellor

AP Photo/Eric Gay AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven, the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command who directed the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, announced Friday that he’ll leave the school in May. McRaven, 62, divulged in 2015 that he was diagnosed with leukemia five years earlier. He […]
Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won't be put to death
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Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won't be put to death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A deal has been reached that will spare the life of a dog ordered put to death after he bit a 12-year-old girl in a case that generated criticism from the Humane Society of Utah. Lindsy Bray, the owner of the Australian Shepherd named Dexter, agreed Thursday to pay a […]
Female candidate quits Kansas race over 2005 harassment suit
7 hours ago
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Female candidate quits Kansas race over 2005 harassment suit

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A female congressional candidate dropped out of the Kansas race Friday over a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing her of sexually harassing a male subordinate, an unusual case of a woman facing the sort of misconduct allegations that have forced numerous men out of their jobs in recent weeks. Andrea Ramsey announced in […]
Effort to allow partisan politics in church reaches dead end
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Effort to allow partisan politics in church reaches dead end

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite NEW YORK (AP) — A provision that would have freed churches to make political endorsements has been dropped from the Republican tax overhaul, dashing the hopes of a segment of religious conservatives on what has been a key issue to the Trump administration. Advocacy groups on opposing sides said Friday they […]