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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, Rep. Jeanne Ives (42nd) meet with the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board at Tribune Tower in Chicago. Ives, who is trying to unseat Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner. is standing by a campaign ad that's being blasted as racist, homophobic and "repulsive." Ives, a social and fiscal conservative, says the ad that began airing this weekend illustrates the GOP governor's "chosen constituents based on the policy choices he made." The ad features actors portraying people including a transgender woman and a Chicago Teachers Union member, all thanking Rauner.(Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 11:27 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A Republican lawmaker trying to unseat Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is standing by a campaign ad that's being blasted as racist, homophobic and "repulsive." State Rep. Jeanne Ives, a social and fiscal conservative, says the ad that began airing this weekend illustrates the GOP governor...
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February 03, 2018 - 10:57 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A Republican lawmaker trying to unseat Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is standing by a campaign ad that's being blasted as racist, homophobic and "repulsive." State Rep. Jeanne Ives, a social and fiscal conservative, says the ad that began airing this weekend illustrates the GOP governor...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Grace Ochoa, of Performance Food Service, right, talks with a job applicant at a JobNewsUSA job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Friday, Feb. 2, the U.S. government issues the January jobs report. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 02, 2018 - 6:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pay raises, the U.S. economy's Achilles' heel in its long recovery from the Great Recession, finally showed signs of accelerating last month — a trend that fanned inflation fears and sent bond yields rising and stocks sinking. Wages grew in January from a year ago at the fastest...
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February 02, 2018 - 5:05 pm
An Arizona lawmaker who repeatedly harassed women has become the first since the swell of the #MeToo movement to get kicked out of office by colleagues but likely will not be the last to face repercussions. The heightened focus on sexual harassment and misconduct in state legislatures across the...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Grace Ochoa, of Performance Food Service, right, talks with a job applicant at a JobNewsUSA job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Friday, Feb. 2, the U.S. government issues the January jobs report. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 02, 2018 - 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pay raises, the U.S. economy's Achilles' heel in its long recovery from the Great Recession, finally showed signs of accelerating last month — a trend that fanned inflation fears and sent bond yields rising and stocks sinking. Wages grew in January from a year ago at the fastest...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Grace Ochoa, of Performance Food Service, right, talks with a job applicant at a JobNewsUSA job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Friday, Feb. 2, the U.S. government issues the January jobs report. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 02, 2018 - 8:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 200,000 jobs in January, and wages rose at the fastest pace in more than eight years, evidence of a consistently healthy job market. The pay gains suggest that employers are increasingly competing for a limited pool of workers. Raises stemming from...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Grace Ochoa, of Performance Food Service, right, talks with a job applicant at a JobNewsUSA job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Friday, Feb. 2, the U.S. government issues the January jobs report. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 02, 2018 - 8:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 200,000 jobs in January, and wages rose at the fastest pace in more than eight years, evidence of a consistently healthy job market. The pay gains suggest that employers are increasingly competing for a limited pool of workers. Raises stemming from...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2018 file photo, Charlie Walk participates in "The Four" panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Republic Records has put its president on leave after a former employee accused him of sexual harassment in an open letter posted on her website. Republic Records says it has hired an independent law firm to investigate the matter and encouraged any affected employees to meet with them. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 01, 2018 - 11:53 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Record executive Charlie Walk says he won't appear on next week's finale of the Fox competition show "The Four." Walk says in a statement released late Wednesday through his attorney that he does not want his "presence to be a distraction" at the live show. Walk was placed on...
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Credit card logos are posted to the door of a business in Atlanta, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Record-level credit card debt and fluctuating incomes create financial challenges for many American households, especially those with lower incomes. The effects may be felt especially keenly in black households, where historic and systemic racial discrimination has led to greater disparities in wealth and debt. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
February 01, 2018 - 10:20 am
Record-level credit card debt and fluctuating incomes create financial challenges for many American households, especially those with lower incomes. The effects may be felt especially keenly in black households, where historic and systemic racial discrimination has led to greater disparities in...
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February 01, 2018 - 7:13 am
PARIS (AP) — France's national rail operator has been convicted of discrimination against more than 800 Moroccan employees throughout their career. The SNCF had been sentenced to pay more than 170 million euros ($210 million at current exchange rates) in compensation back in 2015 after a court...
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