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Trump denies knowing NY woman accusing him of sexual assault

Jun. 22, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman. "I have no idea who this woman is," Trump said...

Ronan Farrow looks at media crowd and says he sees liars

Jun. 13, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow sure knows how to get a media crowd buzzing. The Pulitzer Prize winner accepted a Mirror Award for media reporting from Syracuse University on Thursday for his stories on sexual misconduct at CBS, including allegations that toppled the corporation's former...

Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster

May. 26, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn't stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women. Pelley was forced out of the position in 2017 after six years on the job. The "60 Minutes" correspondent told CNN's...

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind

May. 24, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Did you get a 7% raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7% was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $12 million last year, including salary, stock and other...

New network TV shows compete with controversy for attention

May. 17, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When broadcasters staged their annual, extravagant showcases for next season's shows, they were after media-buyers' hearts and wallets and headlines about, say, wooing award-winner Edie Falco for a police series or Jimmy Smits of "L.A. Law" fame back to a new legal drama. Then unwelcome...

CBS defends 'Bull' renewal after star faced misconduct claim

May. 15, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series "Bull" after settling a sexual harassment claim against its star Michael Weatherly, saying the actor "owned" and apologized for his on-set behavior toward actress Eliza Dushku. Dushku said she was written off the show after complaining...