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Republican Senate hopeful Marsha Blackburn answers questions during a campaign stop Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Franklin, Tenn. Wednesday is the first day of Tennessee's early voting. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 18, 2018 - 8:02 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If Republican Marsha Blackburn were to win in November, the congresswoman would become the first female U.S. senator in Tennessee history. And yet women have been slow to embrace her campaign. A Vanderbilt University poll conducted Oct. 8-13 showed Blackburn trailing former...
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FILE - This June 15, 2008 file photo shows retired Bollywood actor Tanushree Dutta in Ahmadabad, India. A complaint by Dutta, who now lives in the United States, alleging sexual harassment on a 2008 movie set has galvanized women in India, but for the country's burgeoning #MeToo movement to reach broader swaths of society, a little-known labor law must be more aggressively implemented, lawyers and activists said Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
October 11, 2018 - 8:39 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian actresses and writers are flooding social media with allegations of sexual harassment and assault, releasing pent-up frustration with a law that was lauded internationally but that critics say has done little to change the status quo in the world's largest democracy. "People...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2016, file photo, San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon, left, talks to Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, right, on the court during a timeout in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in San Antonio. Popovich sees one simple way for both the NBA and women to mark real progress in the league: hire more women in positions of power. (AP Photo/Darren Abate, File)
October 09, 2018 - 4:12 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich sees one simple way for both the NBA and women to mark real progress in the league. Hire more women in positions of power. "I think there just has to be more, more of the same," said Popovich, who during the offseason promoted assistant...
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October 08, 2018 - 12:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former communications chief Hope Hicks has been hired as communications director at the newly revamped Fox company. Hicks was head of the communications team at the White House before leaving in March. She worked for Trump at his company before he was...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017, file photo, Fan Bingbing poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of the film The Beguiled at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Chinese media said on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, tax authorities ordered X-Men star Fan to pay taxes and fines worth hundreds of millions of yuan but would spare her from criminal prosecution. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
October 03, 2018 - 4:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tax authorities have ordered "X-Men" star Fan Bingbing and companies she represents to pay taxes and penalties totaling $130 million, ending speculation over the fate of one of the country's highest-profile entertainers three months after she disappeared from public view. Of...
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Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Miss., left, watches as President Donald Trump shakes hands with Gov. Phil Bryant, R- Miss., after arriving for a campaign rally in Southaven, Miss., at Memphis International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 02, 2018 - 8:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is urging a crowd in Mississippi to vote Republican in the midterms because he says the Democrats will "plunge our country into chaos." At a rally in Southaven on Tuesday evening, Trump...
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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The company said Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, that the wage hike will benefit more than 350,000 workers, which includes full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal positions. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
October 02, 2018 - 4:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, the business that upended the retailing industry and transformed the way we shop for just about everything, is jumping out ahead of the pack again, announcing a minimum wage of $15 an hour for its U.S. employees that could force other big companies to raise their pay. The...
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October 01, 2018 - 1:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is naming Adam Mosseri, a 10-year veteran at the company, as the CEO of Instagram. The appointment comes after the photo-sharing app's co-founders resigned last week without giving a clear reason. Kevin Systrom, Instagram's CEO, and Mike Krieger, its other co-founder,...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, people walk by the New York Stock Exchange. On Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street, led by big gains in industrials after General Electric named a new CEO. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 01, 2018 - 1:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. manufacturers and car companies are rising Monday, helping send stocks solidly higher after the U.S. and Canada agreed to a new trade deal that also includes Mexico. U.S. crude oil reached its highest price in almost four years. General Electric is surging after it replaced...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2018, file photo, General Electric Chairman & CEO John Flannery is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Flannery out as chairman and CEO at General Electric after less than two years, Lawrence Culp Jr. takes over. After less than two years and a precipitous decline in the share price at General Electric, Flannery is being ousted as chairman and CEO. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 01, 2018 - 8:17 am
BOSTON (AP) — After less than two years and a precipitous decline in the share price at General Electric, John Flannery has ousted as chairman and CEO of the century-old company. Flannery took over for longtime CEO Jeff Immelt in June 2017 with the company trying to re-establish its industrial...
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