Category: Associated Press

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Jan
2021

Germany Approves Law Requiring Companies To Hire Female ExecutivesGermany Approves Law Requiring Companies To Hire Female Executives

Germany’s federal cabinet approved an affirmative action policy Wednesday that requires large companies to hire at least one female executive. The European nation’s Justice Ministry said that the legislation would apply to companies that employ more than 2,000 people, are publicly traded and have executive boards with more than three executives, according to The Associated […]

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Dec
2020

FBI Senior Officials Accused Of Sexual Misconduct In At Least 6 Instances, AP Investigation RevealsFBI Senior Officials Accused Of Sexual Misconduct In At Least 6 Instances, AP Investigation Reveals

Several high-ranking male FBI officials were accused of sexual misconduct against employees, an Associated Press reported Wednesday. At least six allegations of sexual misconduct, including assault, over the last five years have been levied against senior FBI officials, the AP investigation found. The officials at least appear to have dodged discipline, the AP reported. “They’re […]

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Jun
2020

China Committing ‘Demographic Genocide’ Against Uighurs Through Forced Abortion, Sterilization, Mass Detention, AP Investigation FindsChina Committing ‘Demographic Genocide’ Against Uighurs Through Forced Abortion, Sterilization, Mass Detention, AP Investigation Finds

The Chinese government is committing “demographic genocide” against Uighur Muslims through forced abortions, birth control, mass detentions, and imprisonment, an investigation by the Associated Press found. The Associated Press investigation was based on interviews with 30 former detainees, family members and a former detention camp instructor, as well as government statistics and state documents. The […]

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Apr
2020

Child Sex Abuse Rampant At Pakistan’s Islamic Religious Schools: ReportChild Sex Abuse Rampant At Pakistan’s Islamic Religious Schools: Report

April 13, 2020 11:33 AM ET Dozens of police reports show allegations that Islamic clerics have been sexually harassing, raping and physically abusing children in religious schools throughout Pakistan. There are allegations of rampant and pervasive child sex abuse against Islamic clerics who teach in Pakistani religious schools, an investigation by The Associated Press showed. […]

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Apr
2020

Associated Press Deputy Tech Editor Nick Jesdanun Dies From CoronavirusAssociated Press Deputy Tech Editor Nick Jesdanun Dies From Coronavirus

April 03, 2020 3:43 PM ET Associated Press Deputy Tech Editor Nick Jesdanun has died from the coronavirus, numerous sources reported Friday. A colleague announced on Twitter that Jesdanun had died Friday from the coronavirus. “My sweet and gentle AP colleague Nick Jesdanun ran a marathon on all 7 continents. Now his race is over,” […]

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Nov
2019

Hong Kong Student Dies From Head Injury After Police Fired Tear Gas During ClashesHong Kong Student Dies From Head Injury After Police Fired Tear Gas During Clashes

November 08, 2019 1:40 PM ET A Hong Kong university student died Friday after falling in a parking garage during violent clashes between protesters and police, the region’s Hospital Authority said. Chow Tsz-Lok, 22, fell from the third floor to the second floor of a garage Monday in the Tseung Kwan O district after law […]

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Oct
2019

93-Year-Old Ex-Nazi SS Guard Tells Court He’s Been ‘Haunted’ By ‘Horror’ Of Holocaust For His ‘Entire Life’93-Year-Old Ex-Nazi SS Guard Tells Court He’s Been ‘Haunted’ By ‘Horror’ Of Holocaust For His ‘Entire Life’

October 22, 2019 10:32 AM ET A 93-year-old former member of the Nazi SS and guard at the Stutthof concentration camp testified Monday that he regretted his role in the Holocaust, which has earned him thousands of charges of accessory to murder. Bruno Dey joined the SS and began serving at the camp when he […]

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Oct
2019

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam’s Speech Stopped By Chaos From Assailants, LawmakersHong Kong Leader Carrie Lam’s Speech Stopped By Chaos From Assailants, Lawmakers

October 16, 2019 12:55 PM ET Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to abandon a speech Wednesday that was interrupted by chaos from an attack against a protest organizer and shouting from lawmakers, the Associated Press reported. About five assailants attacked Hong Kong protest leader Jimmy Sham with hammers while he was on his […]

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