Social affairs

October 25, 2018 - 4:43 am
LONDON (AP) — A group of British lawmakers says the BBC has failed to live up to its duty to pay men and women the same for equal work — a damning indictment after year of pay scandals. Parliament's media committee said Thursday that BBC salaries are set by "an opaque system of discretionary...
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Attendees listen to a speaker at a vigil for slain Pullman High School graduate and University of Utah communications major and track athlete, Lauren McCluskey, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Pullman, Wash. Police said Melvin Rowland, 37, fatally shot 21-year-old McCluskey of Pullman, on Monday night on the university campus and then killed himself in a church as officers closed in. (Kai Eiselein/The Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 1:23 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A sex offender who killed a University of Utah student he briefly dated once said at a parole hearing that he was a womanizer who manipulated women to get what he wanted. Melvin Rowland said he was attracted to teenage girls and vulnerable women, and sought to manipulate those...
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Honduran migrant Alba Rosa Chinchilla Ortiz poses for photos at a temporary shelter in the central park of Huixtla, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Chinchilla's husband, an ex-soldier in the Honduran army has survived three attempts to kill him, Chinchilla said. Her partner of six years, he has applied for asylum in the United States and she's trying to join him and their son. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
October 24, 2018 - 10:10 pm
HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — A deportee from the United States trying to get back to the life he spent more than a decade building. A woman whose soldier husband already is in the U.S. with their 4-year-old son. A teenager desperate to earn money to support his diabetic mother back home. The caravan of...
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October 24, 2018 - 10:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's top artist colonies is naming its library after James Baldwin. The MacDowell Colony announced Wednesday that the James Baldwin Library will be dedicated Nov. 4, in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Poet Kevin Young and educator-writer Florence Ladd are scheduled to...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, people fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. The leader of a Southern California white supremacist group and three other members have been arrested weeks after indictments of other group members for allegedly inciting the riot last year in Charlottesville, Virginia. U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman Thom Mrozek says Rise Above Movement leader Robert Rundo was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport and is expected in Los Angeles federal court Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP, File)/The Daily Progress via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 5:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of a Southern California white supremacist group and two other members were arrested on charges of inciting a deadly riot in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, prosecutors said Wednesday. The arrests come weeks after other group members were indicted in Virginia on...
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President Donald Trump speaks about crude pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, CNN and others, during an event on the opioid crisis, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 24, 2018 - 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and others (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Florida Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz says two of her district offices, in Sunrise, Florida, and Aventura, Florida, were evacuated...
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Khabib Nurmagomedov is held back outside of the cage after beating Conor McGregor in a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Nurmagomedov won the fight by submission during the fourth round to retain the title. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 24, 2018 - 3:05 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor will remain suspended at least until December because of a brawl inside and outside the octagon after their UFC match in Las Vegas, but the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday allowed some prize money to be released to Nurmagomedov...
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FILE - In this combination photo, New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro, left, speaks at a news conference in New York on Sept. 14, 2018, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, speaks a news conference in in Tarrytown; N.Y., on May 8, 2018. Cuomo and Molinaro are poised to debate Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 in New York City in their only showdown scheduled before the Nov. 6 election election. (AP Photos/Bebeto Matthews, left, and Julio Cortez, Files)
October 24, 2018 - 11:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Marc Molinaro did not want to run for governor. At least not at first. "It's just not the right time," he wrote in an email to supporters in January announcing he would stay out of the race. The 42-year-old moderate Republican cited his family and his current position as county...
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October 24, 2018 - 10:28 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's national airline LOT is cancelling some flights as some crew members are striking to protest layoffs and demand better working conditions. A spokesman for LOT, Konrad Majszyk, said Wednesday that over a dozen international flights from Warsaw, including to Germany and...
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October 24, 2018 - 10:14 am
A U.S. advisory committee is recommending routine hepatitis A vaccinations for homeless people, following an increase in outbreaks of the contagious liver disease. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices made the recommendation at a meeting Wednesday in Atlanta. Homeless encampments can...
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