Discrimination

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to unveil artifacts from the World Trade Center and Berlin Wall for the new NATO headquarters, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Brussels. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 25, 2017 - 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's revised travel ban "speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination," a federal appeals court said Thursday in ruling against the executive order targeting six Muslim-majority...
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May 25, 2017 - 10:11 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A coroner removed from office after pulling a gun on a neighbor says he and other elected officials are justified in using racial slurs. Video obtained by local media outlets shows former Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet saying he saw nothing wrong with white...
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May 25, 2017 - 8:44 am
EWING, N.J. (AP) — The College of New Jersey has changed the name of a building amid concern its namesake had racial segregationist leanings. The board of trustees on Wednesday changed Paul Loser Hall to Trenton Hall. President R. Barbara Gitenstein says the new name reflects the school's...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2015, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during a news conference to announce Charlotte, N.C., as the site of the 2017 NBA All-Star basketball game. The NBA All-Star game will be coming to Charlotte in 2019, two years after the city was to host the event, the NBA announced Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The All-Star game had been set for Charlotte last February, but the NBA moved the game to New Orleans because of the state law restricting the rights of LGBT people. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 24, 2017 - 2:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Charlotte in 2019, a couple of years later than anticipated. The NBA announced that the All-Star weekend will be held Feb. 15-17 in Charlotte and the game will be played at the Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets. The league...
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This photo combination of images shows the 10 highest paid women CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Top row, from left: IBM CEO Virginia Rometty; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer; PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi; General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic. Bottom row, from left: Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson; Mondelez International CEO Irene Rosenfeld; Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good; Mylan CEO Heather Bresch; and Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron. (AP Photo)
May 24, 2017 - 1:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies. The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By...
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May 24, 2017 - 12:29 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man told police he fatally shot his neo-Nazi roommates because he wanted to prevent a planned act of domestic terrorism. Court documents filed Tuesday show that 18-year-old Devon Arthurs made the comment to police on Friday after leading officers to the bodies. Arthurs...
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FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 file photo, Iftakhar Ahmad, top, a visiting religious leader from Pakistan, leads a prayer service at the Bernards Township Community Center in Basking Ridge, N.J. The Bernards Township committee voted Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to settle two lawsuits over its denial of a proposed mosque, filed by the U.S. Justice Department and the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge. Some residents say their opposition is because of the selected location, not religious intolerance. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
May 24, 2017 - 11:44 am
BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A town in New Jersey has agreed to settle two lawsuits over its denial of a proposed mosque. The Bernards Township committee voted on Tuesday night to settle the lawsuits filed by the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and the Department of Justice. The lawsuits came in...
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This photo combination of images shows the 10 highest paid women CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Top row, from left: IBM CEO Virginia Rometty; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer; PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi; General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic. Bottom row, from left: Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson; Mondelez International CEO Irene Rosenfeld; Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good; Mylan CEO Heather Bresch; and Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron. (AP Photo)
May 24, 2017 - 6:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies. The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives with one of his attorneys Angela Agrusa, right, for the second day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 23, 2017 - 12:42 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A man in his 30s who says he doesn't watch much news has now become the eighth juror chosen in Pittsburgh for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial. Lawyers have now selected five men and three...
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This photo made available Saturday, May 20, 2017, by the Tampa Police Department, Fla., shows Devon Arthurs, 18. A man arrested after leading police to the bodies of his two roommates told officers that he killed them because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam. (Tampa Police Department via AP)
May 22, 2017 - 8:54 pm
A man told police he killed his two roommates because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam, and investigators found bomb-making materials and Nazi propaganda after he led them to the bodies. Devon Arthurs, 18, told police he had until recently shared his roommates'...
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