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    Workplace romance under spotlight after sex scandals

    NEW YORK (AP) — The minefield that co-workers and companies navigate when it comes to love at work has gotten even more complex following the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood, politics and the media. Office relationships that might have flown under the radar — particularly those between boss and subordinate — are […]
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    Today in History

    Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 15, the 349th day of 2017. There are 16 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 15, 1939, the Civil War motion picture epic “Gone with the Wind,” starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable, had its world premiere in Atlanta. On this date: In […]
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    Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

    The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. The Rolling Stones ; $9,996,473; $158.81. 2. […]
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    Politician: Cleavage in Congress ‘invitation’ for harassment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. representative from Ohio is complaining about the cleavage in Congress. Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur has told members of her caucus that revealing clothes worn by staffers and some members of Congress are an “invitation” for sexual harassment. She says she’s seen a member this week with cleavage so deep “it […]
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    The Latest: Gay couple disagrees over consent to have child

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a child support battle between a divorced lesbian couple in Hawaii (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Attorneys for a divorced lesbian couple agree that consent to having a baby together is a crucial issue in their child support dispute but disagree over whether both spouses gave it. The Hawaii […]
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    At crunch time for health sign-ups, hold times are growing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration says it is trying to accommodate consumers as hold times grow for those seeking to enroll in insurance under the federal health care law. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Thursday that some callers to HealthCare.gov are being asked to leave their contact information. A spokeswoman […]
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    Oldest polar bear in US celebrates 37th birthday

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Zoo has thrown a birthday party for 37-year-old Coldilocks, the oldest polar bear in captivity in the United States. The zoo says they celebrated her birthday Thursday with a peanut butter, honey, raisin and fish cake. Guests at the party braved a cold, icy day to sing “Happy Birthday” to […]
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    Republican tax bill drops controversial loan provisions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers have dropped from the tax bill provisions that were criticized by students and educators as making college less affordable. House and Senate Republican leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on what would be the most sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws in more than 30 years. The package would give […]
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    Holocaust survivors worldwide celebrate Hanukkah

    BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of Holocaust survivors participated in the third candle lighting of Hanukkah in Berlin, Jerusalem and New York on Thursday — part of a tribute to survivors worldwide that was organized by the Jewish Claims Conference. In Berlin, three survivors lit candles after sundown at the city’s Jewish community center, while in […]
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    Couples win lawsuit over donated eggs with genetic defect

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two couples that gave birth to children with a genetic defect later traced to donated eggs won a lawsuit against a New York fertility doctor and his clinic in the state’s highest court Thursday. The two children, both born in 2009, have Fragile X syndrome, a genetic condition that can lead […]