Income disparity

Thousands of demonstrators protest male violence against women and demanding an equality labour opportunities at the Paseo Sarasate Promenade, during the female general strike to commemorate International Women's Day, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
March 08, 2018 - 11:00 am
MADRID (AP) — Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi. Spanish women were...
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March 07, 2018 - 2:58 pm
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ March 1 The Index-Journal on prayer policies: We live in a world in which students think little to nothing about writing bomb threat messages on school bathroom walls, sharing inappropriate photos via Snapchat. What could be the harm, then, in...
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In this Feb. 1, 2018 photo, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda take part in an interview with The Associated Press in Kirkland, Wash. Gates and his wife, head the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider an unsatisfactory track record, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with more than any other. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
February 13, 2018 - 2:02 pm
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world's top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider their unsatisfactory track record on schools, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with more than any other. In an...
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Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku, right celebrates after scoring his sides 3rd of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Stoke City at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
January 16, 2018 - 5:59 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Elite European soccer clubs will get even richer than rivals by cashing in on their global brands, UEFA has warned as it studies ways to help make the Champions League more competitive. A group of 12 clubs is best placed to attract sponsors and commercial deals that are driving up...
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Martin Luther King III, right, with his wife Arndrea Waters, left, and their daughter Yolanda, 9, center, during their visit to the Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. The son of the late U.S. civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., and his family had earlier participated in an event commemorating the life and legacy of his father. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 15, 2018 - 6:04 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. --------------------------- NEW & DEVELOPING --------------------------- Adds: BELGIUM-COLLAPSED BUILDING, KING HOLIDAY-PHOTO GALLERY, CITIGROUP-PAY EQUITY --------------- ONLY ON AP ---------------...
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A supporters of opposition presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla shatters a window during clashes with military police near presidential house in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Following a disputed election marred by irregularities, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the victor and will be inaugurated on Jan. 27. The opposition does not recognize Hernandez's victory and is protesting against the result. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
January 13, 2018 - 3:02 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- TRUMP — President Donald Trump offers a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries a...
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FILE - This April 26, 2017 file photo shows the Google mobile phone icon, in Philadelphia. A revised gender pay lawsuit seeking class action status against Google faults the search giant’s practice of asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California because it perpetuates existing biases against women. The suit also adds a fourth complainant to the original, a preschool teacher with a master’s degree, to the group of three women who say they were underpaid by Google compared to their male counterparts. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
January 03, 2018 - 3:31 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A revised gender-pay lawsuit seeking class-action status against Google faults the search giant for asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California. The suit, filed Wednesday, also adds a fourth complainant, a preschool teacher with a master's...
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December 15, 2017 - 3:25 am
FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian stocks mostly lower as US tax bill uncertainty weighs HONG KONG (AP) — Asian share benchmarks were mostly lower today as uncertainty over U.S. tax reform legislation outweighed upbeat data from Japan. Corporate sentiment in Asia's second biggest economy is at an 11-year high...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Phoenix. Leaders from the NFL and NHL players associations have contributed to unveiling a universal declaration of player rights. Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are rights to unionize and collectively bargain, express opinions freely and receive equal pay for equal work. The declaration was made by the World Players Association on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 14, 2017 - 1:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes. Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2017, file photo, United States forward Gigi Marvin is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the third period of a IIHF Women's World Championship hockey tournament game against Canada, in Plymouth, Mich. Threatening to boycott the world championships last spring won the United States women's national hockey team the same pay and treatment USA Hockey gives the men. Their fight also brought them closer together, a bond they used to win their fourth straight world title. “It’s amazing that they’ve brought women’s hockey a step closer to where it should be, and I think in time it’s only a matter of when as female athletes we’ll be able to play the game we love and get paid,’’ Canadian forward Meghan Agosta said. “I think hockey’s come a long way and they kind of set the bar high.’’ (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
November 30, 2017 - 12:38 pm
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — Hilary Knight was listening to the radio when she heard the U.S. women's hockey team come up. It wasn't about a big win on the ice. It was about a fight off the ice that ended with better pay and benefits. "It's a big deal," the two-time Olympic silver medalist said. "...
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