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May 02, 2018 - 3:06 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Safiyyah Muhammad once felt that her job as a cashier was threatened when she informed her boss she had a sick child and wanted to miss work. Now Muhammad and an estimated 1.2 million others can exhale after New Jersey enacted a law requiring employers to offer workers paid...
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May 01, 2018 - 6:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will now prohibit anyone convicted of domestic violence from possessing a firearm. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) signed the new law on Tuesday. Previously, the state required anyone convicted of a felony and certain misdemeanors to give up their...
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Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen, of Finland, leaves the pits during the Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix, at the city circuit, in Baku, Azerbaijan, Sunday, April 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 01, 2018 - 7:06 am
PARIS (AP) — Motorsport's governing body has approved rule changes designed to increase overtaking and promote closer racing in Formula One as part of an ongoing initiative to win back fans. From next year, F1 aerodynamics will be simplified. Cars will have a front wing with a larger span,...
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This combination photo shows Ashley Judd during the 2017 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif., on July 25, 2017, left, and Harvey Weinstein at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 8, 2017. Judd has sued Harvey Weinstein, saying he hurt her acting career in retaliation for her rejecting his sexual advances. In the lawsuit filed Monday, April 30, 2018, in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judd accuses Weinstein of defamation, sexual harassment and violation of California’s unfair competition law. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 30, 2018 - 8:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ashley Judd sued Harvey Weinstein on Monday, saying the former movie mogul hurt her acting career in retaliation for her rejecting his sexual advances. In the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judd accuses Weinstein of defamation, sexual harassment and violating...
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This combination photo shows Ashley Judd during the 2017 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif., on July 25, 2017, left, and Harvey Weinstein at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 8, 2017. Judd has sued Harvey Weinstein, saying he hurt her acting career in retaliation for her rejecting his sexual advances. In the lawsuit filed Monday, April 30, 2018, in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judd accuses Weinstein of defamation, sexual harassment and violation of California’s unfair competition law. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 30, 2018 - 8:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ashley Judd sued Harvey Weinstein on Monday, saying the former movie mogul hurt her acting career in retaliation for her rejecting his sexual advances. In the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judd accuses Weinstein of defamation, sexual harassment and violating...
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This combination photo shows Ashley Judd during the 2017 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif., on July 25, 2017, left, and Harvey Weinstein at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 8, 2017. Judd has sued Harvey Weinstein, saying he hurt her acting career in retaliation for her rejecting his sexual advances. In the lawsuit filed Monday, April 30, 2018, in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judd accuses Weinstein of defamation, sexual harassment and violation of California’s unfair competition law. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 30, 2018 - 7:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ashley Judd has sued Harvey Weinstein, saying he hurt her acting career in retaliation for her rejecting his sexual advances. In the lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judd accuses Weinstein of defamation, sexual harassment and violation of California's...
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks at the Milken Institute Global Conference Monday, April 30, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Top Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate offered starkly different assessments of state of the union Monday in talks at the global conference ahead of the midterm election. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 30, 2018 - 4:22 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Top Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate offered starkly different assessments Monday of the nation's political and economic outlook at a global conference ahead of the midterm election. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., highlighted...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday Nov.4, 2016, the Eiffel Tower lit up in green to mark the success of the Paris Agreement to slash man-made emissions of carbon dioxide and other global warming gases to counter climate change, in Paris. Inscription reads, "it's done". Diplomats and environmentalists are gathering in Bonn, Germany, for two-weeks of talks to keep working on the rules governing the Paris climate accord.(AP Photo/Michel Euler, FILE)
April 30, 2018 - 7:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats and environmentalists are gathering in Bonn, Germany, to keep working on the rules governing the Paris climate accord. The talks starting Monday are part of preparations for December's global climate summit in Katowice, Poland, when the so-called Paris rulebook must be...
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April 30, 2018 - 4:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats and environmentalists are gathering in Bonn, Germany, to keep working on the rules governing the Paris climate accord. The talks starting Monday are part of preparations for December's global climate summit in Katowice, Poland, when the so-called Paris rulebook must be...
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Kansas state Sens. Richard Hilderbrand, left, R-Galena, and Mike Petersen, right, R-Wichita, follow a discussion among fellow GOP senators during a meeting, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Legislators are thinking about cutting income taxes again after raising them in 2017 to address persistent budget woes. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
April 26, 2018 - 8:19 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has some financial breathing room less than a year after legislators reversed past income tax cuts to deal with persistent budget woes that followed what many voters saw as a failed fiscal experiment. Now some Republicans want to go back to slashing taxes. The state...
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