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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photo provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows Patrick Stein, one of three members of a Kansas militia group who were charged with plotting to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali immigrants in Garden City, Kan. A federal judge on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, rejected a request by the three men to include prospective jurors from rural western Kansas because they are more likely to have voted for President Donald Trump. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
January 17, 2018 - 7:24 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three men accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas have no legal basis to request that prospective jurors come from rural counties where more residents voted for President Donald Trump, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The men are...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:20 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three men accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas have no legal basis to request that prospective jurors come from rural counties where more residents voted for President Donald Trump, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The men are...
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Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., center, poses for a photo with Delali Dzirasa after speaking with members of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore in Baltimore, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Cardin, who has served two terms in the U.S. Senate, is facing a Democratic challenger after Chelsea Manning, the transgender former Army intelligence analyst who was convicted of leaking classified documents, confirmed via Twitter on Sunday her intention to run in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
January 16, 2018 - 4:59 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chelsea Manning's high-profile bid for the U.S. Senate threatens to upend the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary. The former U.S. Army private convicted of leaking over 700,000 classified documents has an uphill battle to defeat Sen. Ben Cardin. But Manning's international fame will...
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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 - 9:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 8:45 a.m. About 200 people gathered Wednesday in Madrid's central Puerta del Sol to mark International Women's Day and support a group of women who, a day earlier, ended a hunger strike to demand politicians'...
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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 - 4:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 4:50 a.m. The president of the European Parliament has used the occasion of International Women's Day to promise that a Polish lawmaker will be punished for the crude, sexist comments he made last week. EU...
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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 - 4:41 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 4:40 a.m. Denmark's minister for gender equality, Karen Ellemann, is focusing on paternity leave on International Women's Day, saying equality between the sexes "also means equal opportunities to be a parent."...
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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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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2016 file photo, transgender high school student Gavin Grimm poses in Gloucester, Va. The Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen’s case to a lower court without reaching a decision. The justices said Monday, March 6, 2017, they have opted not to decide whether federal anti-discrimination law gives high school senior Gavin Grimm the right to use the boys’ bathroom in his Virginia school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
March 06, 2017 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen's case to a lower court without reaching a decision. The justices said Monday they have opted not to decide whether federal anti-discrimination law gives high school senior Gavin Grimm the right to use the boys' bathroom in his...
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March 03, 2017 - 1:00 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Attorneys general from 18 states have signed onto a brief in support of a transgender teenager who wants to use the boys' bathroom at his Virginia high school. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Friday the friend-of-the-court brief was filed with the U.S. Supreme...
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March 03, 2017 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Yelp, the crowd-sourced company specializing in online reviews, is wading into the national debate over transgender people's bathroom access with a new feature that will enable consumers to search for businesses offering gender-neutral restrooms. In a blog post on Friday , Yelp said...
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