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Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict

 

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2015

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7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2015

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Pence: Effort to 'clarify' religious objections law underway

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2015

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Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Iran may accept new constraints to its uranium enrichment program at nuclear talks but is pushing back on how long it must accept limits on technology it could use to make nuclear arms, Western officials told The Associated Press on Sunday.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2015

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Indiana officials look to stem religious objections fallout

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The heat over Indiana's new religious objections law spread Friday across social media and to the White House as many local officials and business groups around the state tried to jump in and stem the fallout.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 March 2015

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University of Oklahoma unveils racist chant probe findings

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity's national administration, the university's president said Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 March 2015

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Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the mountainside.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 March 2015

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About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 March 2015

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