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Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

Dec 16, 2017

Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry

South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off

Dec 16, 2017

South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off in the face of possible split

More than $600,000 spent on police gear for pipeline protest

Dec 16, 2017

Authorities in North Dakota spent more than $600,000 to equip officers policing protests of the Dakota Access pipeline

AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies knowing women he met

Dec 16, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump has denied ever meeting women who have accused him of unwanted sexual advances, but an Associated Press Fact Check finds that claim is implausible at best

'This is happening': GOP revels in all-but-certain tax deal

Dec 16, 2017

Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American people for Christmas

For GOP, tax bill's most visible win may be averting failure

Dec 16, 2017

The most potent political victory that Republicans would savor by pushing their tax bill through Congress next week may well be what it averts _ another big GOP legislative failure in the age of Trump

On Trump turf, GOP still seeks North Dakota Senate candidate

Dec 16, 2017

Republicans in North Dakota, where Donald Trump won last year by one of his largest margins, are struggling to line up a big-name challenger in a prime opportunity to unseat Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.

China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU

Dec 16, 2017

Britain and China have pledged to promote London as a center for use of Beijing's currency and cooperate in clean energy research as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union

Rules protecting coal miners' dust exposure up for review

Dec 16, 2017

Three years after the Obama administration lowered the allowable limits for miners' exposure to coal dust, the Trump administration has brought the standards up for review

Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct

Dec 16, 2017

Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct

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