Workplace discrimination

President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks during an event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 12, 2018 - 4:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump's incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United States and around the world: Is the American president...
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Colorado Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, left, wears black as she holds her 6-month-old daughter, Isabelle Beth Kabza, as the Colorado House of Representatives convenes for the start of the 2018 session Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in the State Capitol in Denver. Lawmakers are starting the session amid tension over unresolved sexual misconduct allegations against some of their colleagues, which led some female lawmakers to wear black clothing to Wednesday's opening. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 10, 2018 - 7:43 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers started their new legislative session Wednesday amid tension over unresolved sexual misconduct allegations against some of their colleagues, including one case in which a female lawmaker maintains she felt threatened after rejecting the sexual advances of a fellow...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Kentucky GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover attends annual ethics and anti-sexual harassment training for the state legislature in Frankfort, Ky. Hoover resigned from his leadership position Monday, Jan. 8, more than two months after acknowledging he secretly settled a sexual harassment claim and paid to keep it quiet. (AP Photo/Adam Beam, File)
January 09, 2018 - 11:40 am
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican House speaker resigned his leadership post, declaring he did not want the secret sexual harassment settlement he signed to be a distraction from the chamber's legislative work. But moments into his announcement Monday, he said the state's Republican...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Kentucky GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover attends annual ethics and anti-sexual harassment training for the state legislature in Frankfort, Ky. Hoover resigned from his leadership position Monday, Jan. 8, more than two months after acknowledging he secretly settled a sexual harassment claim and paid to keep it quiet. (AP Photo/Adam Beam, File)
January 09, 2018 - 10:25 am
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican House speaker resigned his leadership post, declaring he did not want the secret sexual harassment settlement he signed to be a distraction from the chamber's legislative work. But moments into his announcement Monday, he said the state's Republican...
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January 09, 2018 - 4:39 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish film executive who co-founded a company with director Lars von Trier has been cleared of sexual harassment and will return to work "within weeks." Peter Aalbaek Jensen, who stepped down as Zentropa's CEO in 2016 but has remained an employee, was accused in...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Kentucky GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover attends annual ethics and anti-sexual harassment training for the state legislature in Frankfort, Ky. Hoover resigned from his leadership position Monday, Jan. 8, more than two months after acknowledging he secretly settled a sexual harassment claim and paid to keep it quiet. (AP Photo/Adam Beam, File)
January 08, 2018 - 10:40 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican House speaker resigned his leadership post, declaring he did not want the secret sexual harassment settlement he signed to be a distraction from the chamber's legislative work. But moments into his announcement Monday, he said the state's Republican...
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James Damore, right, a former Google engineer fired in 2017 after writing a memo about the biological differences between men and women, speaks at a news conference while his attorney, Harmeet Dhillon, listens, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in San Francisco. Damore discussed his lawsuit alleging that Google discriminates against workers with conservative opinions. (AP Photo/Michael Liedtke)
January 08, 2018 - 6:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Google engineer fired for writing a memo questioning Google's commitment to diversity has filed a lawsuit alleging his ouster was driven by a corporate culture that discriminates against white men and people with conservative views, including supporters...
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Kentucky GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover attends annual ethics and anti-sexual harassment training for the state legislature on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky. Hoover has temporarily stepped aside from his duties while the Legislative Ethics Commission investigates a sexual harassment settlement he signed with a woman who once worked in his office. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)
January 04, 2018 - 10:06 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Four women and two men will decide whether to recommend expelling Kentucky's Republican House speaker after he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement with a woman in his office. Eight Republican lawmakers filed formal disciplinary charges against Jeff Hoover on Wednesday...
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Kentucky GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover attends annual ethics and anti-sexual harassment training for the state legislature on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky. Hoover has temporarily stepped aside from his duties while the Legislative Ethics Commission investigates a sexual harassment settlement he signed with a woman who once worked in his office. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)
January 03, 2018 - 6:46 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Eight Republican lawmakers have asked for Kentucky's GOP House speaker to be removed from office after he secretly settled a sexual harassment complaint with a female legislative aide. The formal disciplinary charges filed Wednesday against Jeff Hoover include sexual...
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January 03, 2018 - 4:43 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's state of the state address (all times local): 2:55 p.m. New Yorkers would be allowed to cast a vote up to 12 days before an election under an early voting proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Democrat detailed his plan Wednesday in his...
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