Labor issues

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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FILE - In this April 19, 2017 file photo, a security guard looks out of the the News Corp. headquarters in Midtown Manhattan. Three new lawsuits Monday, May 22, allege racial discrimination or sexual harassment at Fox News, deepening the network's legal woes. The cases increase to 23 the number of past or present Fox employees represented by attorney Doug Wigdor, the majority centered on alleged racial hostility by a since-fired financial executive. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
May 22, 2017 - 4:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three new lawsuits filed Monday allege racial discrimination or sexual harassment at Fox News, deepening the network's legal woes. The cases increase to 23 the number of past or present Fox employees represented by attorney Doug Wigdor, the majority having cases alleging racial...
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EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speaks during a media conference after a meeting of EU general affairs ministers in Brussels on Monday, May 22, 2017. The 27 European Union nations negotiating Britain's exit from the bloc have set a tough mandate for their chief negotiator during the opening part of the two-year proceedings. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
May 22, 2017 - 8:53 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The 27 European Union nations handling Britain's exit from the bloc set a tough negotiating mandate for the talks, the EU's chief negotiator said Monday, stressing that the discussions would be tension-filled. The talks will quickly center on the tens of billions in costs London...
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May 21, 2017 - 10:27 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California museum is exhibiting the photographs of Dorothea Lange, whose work highlighted the lives of impoverished migrants, unemployed laborers and Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. The exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California is called "Dorothea...
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FILE - This July 1, 2013 file photo shows, Kimberly Guilfoyle, from left, Bob Beckel, Eric Bolling, Dana Perino, Greg Gutfeld and Andrea Tantaros co-hosts of Fox News Channel's "The Five," following a taping of the show in New York. Fox News Channel says it has fired Beckel for making an insensitive remark to a black employee. Beckel, who has been a liberal panelist on the show "The Five," was on his second tour of duty at Fox after being bounced in 2015 for substance abuse. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says it has fired prime-time commentator Bob Beckel for making an insensitive remark to a black employee. Beckel, who has been a liberal panelist on the show "The Five," was on his second tour of duty at Fox after being bounced in 2015 for substance abuse. Fox gave...
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In this May 9, 2017 photograph, Kathryn Winfield stands next to the medical skeleton she worked on as she trained to become a certified nursing assistant at the Meridian Community College in Meridian, Miss. The certification and subsequent jobs have doubled the earnings she previously received as a cashier. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 18, 2017 - 2:45 pm
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Call them the unrecovered — a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession. That's true in Mississippi, where job numbers and the overall size of the economy remain below 2008 levels. Unlike states...
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In this May 9, 2017 photograph, Kathryn Winfield stands next to the medical skeleton she worked on as she trained to become a certified nursing assistant at the Meridian Community College in Meridian, Miss. The certification and subsequent jobs have doubled the earnings she previously received as a cashier. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 18, 2017 - 2:45 pm
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Call them the unrecovered — a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession. That's true in Mississippi, where job numbers and the overall size of the economy remain below 2008 levels. Unlike states...
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Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman reacts after being hit by a pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Atlanta. Freeman left the game. The Braves won 8-4. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 18, 2017 - 12:17 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are awaiting word on tests that will determine the severity of Freddie Freeman's injury after he was struck in the left wrist by a pitch. The slugging first baseman was plunked by Toronto's Aaron Loup during the fifth inning of an 8-4 victory over the Blue Jays on...
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May 18, 2017 - 11:00 am
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Call them the unrecovered — a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession. That's true in Mississippi, where job numbers and the overall size of the economy remain below 2008 levels. Unlike states...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied byTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 17, 2017 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Turkish government and Washington's mayor traded blame Wednesday for violence outside Turkey's embassy, where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security staff broke up an anti-government protest. The protesters were chanting anti-Erdogan slogans as he entered the embassy on...
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