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Germany's Bayer says it can start integrating Monsanto

Aug. 16, 2018 9:42 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG says it can now start integrating U.S. seed and weed-killer maker Monsanto Co. after completing the required sale of some of its crop science business. Bayer became Monsanto's sole owner in June but had to hold off on integrating Monsanto while it...

White House says it values diversity, won't disclose numbers

Aug. 15, 2018 3:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House values diversity, but she would not say how many black staffers there are in the West Wing. Pressed by reporters Wednesday for a specific number, Sanders said: "I'm not going to go through and do a count." The lack of...

WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority

Aug. 14, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman Tuesday, calling her a "crazed, crying lowlife" and "that dog," as a clash rooted in the reality star's accusations of racism focused new attention on his frequent disparagement of prominent African-Americans. The...

Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

Aug. 13, 2018 10:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings, an ethnic slur and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain. Late Monday, Trump tackled...

Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

Aug. 13, 2018 7:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain. Trump accused Manigault Newman, the former...

Film inclusion report says rhetoric doesn't equal results

Jul. 31, 2018 7:18 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite enthusiastic discourse around diversity in film, a report from the University of Southern California's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative released Tuesday says when it comes to the numbers, little has changed. The most popular movies are still largely the domain of white, straight,...

Tennessee cheerleading coach on paid administrative leave

Jul. 3, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee spirit coordinator Joy Postell-Gee is on paid administrative leave as the school reviews complaints she engaged in "inappropriate conduct and unsatisfactory work-related behavior." Senior associate athletics director Donna Thomas sent a letter to Postell-Gee last week...

Report: NBA still leads men's pro sports in diversity hiring

Jun. 26, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

The NBA leads the way in men's professional sports when it comes to racial and gender hiring practices, according to a diversity report released Tuesday. The league earned an A+ for racial hiring practices and a B for gender hiring practices for an overall grade of an A. That keeps the NBA "significantly above"...

Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

Jun. 21, 2018 10:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company learned of what it called a past, consensual relationship with an employee. Intel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers. Spokesman William Moss said...