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May 17, 2019 - 11:51 am
Women are still navigating the effects of male-dominated workplaces a year and a half after the rise of the #MeToo movement. A new study by LeanIn.org found 60 percent of male managers said they are uncomfortable interacting with women at work – up 32 percent from 2018. Workplace interactions that...
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AP
May 15, 2019 - 3:05 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act Wednesday, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act. To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a...
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AP
April 05, 2019 - 10:24 am
In his first public appearance since several women said he had behaved physically inappropriately, former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday made light of his tendency to be affectionate while delivering a nostalgia-drenched speech aimed at winning back the white, blue collar workers who backed...
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AP
March 31, 2019 - 8:29 am
Former Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday he doesn't believe he ever acted inappropriately toward women but will "listen respectfully" to suggestions he did. Biden, who is deciding whether to join the 2020 presidential race, released a new statement in response to allegations from a Nevada...
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AP
February 11, 2019 - 7:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rap artists and women have felt shunned by the Grammy Awards in recent years. But this year, they both took center stage. Childish Gambino's disturbing look at race relations, "This is America," won record and song of the year on Sunday's telecast. It was the first time a rap-...
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AP
February 10, 2019 - 9:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Janelle Monae remembers being frustrated at last year's Grammy Awards, where male acts dominated in nominations and the only woman competing for the night's top award, Lorde, didn't get a chance to perform onstage. But this year, Monae is looking forward to the show, where women...
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LAPD
February 01, 2019 - 2:57 pm
(KNX 1070) --The man arrested for punching two women in downtown Los Angeles last weekend says authorities have it all wrong. He was just defending himself. Arka Sangbarani Oroojian is now out on bail, facing a possible charge of assault with a deadly weapon. The Sylmar man says the women spit on...
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AP
November 06, 2018 - 9:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Election Day (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Women will break the current record of 84 serving at the same time in the U.S. House. With ballots still being counted across the country, women have won 75 seats and are assured of victory in nine districts where women are...
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AP
November 01, 2018 - 7:45 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google engineers and other company workers around the world walked off the job Thursday to protest the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. Employees staged walkouts at offices from Tokyo to Singapore to London. In Dublin, organizers...
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AP
October 01, 2018 - 10:58 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors, one of several laws boosting or protecting women that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Sunday. The measure requires at least one female director on the board of...
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