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Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'
IKEA Manager Charged for Firing Pole Over Anti-Gay Remarks
Levi's Launches Pride Collection and OutRight Action International Partnership

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IKEA Manager Charged for Firing Pole Over Anti-Gay Remarks

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

By Vanessa Gera |
A Polish prosecutor has charged an IKEA manager with violating the religious rights of an employee sacked for voicing strong objections, within the company, to a corporate event su...

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Many More Likely Sought U.S. Jobless Aid Even As Layoffs Slow

Many More Likely Sought U.S. Jobless Aid Even As Layoffs Slow

By Christopher Rugaber | May 28
Even with companies calling some laid-off employees back to work, millions more likely filed for unemployment benefits last week.

Parties Target Control of State Legislatures, Redistricting

Parties Target Control of State Legislatures, Redistricting

By David A. Lieb | May 28
Republican and Democratic operatives are preparing for a battle of state legislative supremacy that could have a profound effect on political power for the next decade.

IKEA Manager Charged for Firing Pole Over Anti-Gay Remarks

IKEA Manager Charged for Firing Pole Over Anti-Gay Remarks

By Vanessa Gera | May 28
A Polish prosecutor has charged an IKEA manager with violating the religious rights of an employee sacked for voicing strong objections, within the company, to a corporate event supporting tolerance for LGBT people last year.

Hong Kong's Business Hub Status Imperiled by Security Law

Hong Kong's Business Hub Status Imperiled by Security Law

By Zen Soo and Joe McDonald | May 28
A national security law proposed by China could imperil Hong Kong's status as one of the world's best places to do business.

Transportation Sector is Bleeding Jobs, More Cuts on the Way

Transportation Sector is Bleeding Jobs, More Cuts on the Way

May 28
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus.

Levi's Launches Pride Collection and OutRight Action International Partnership

Levi's Launches Pride Collection and OutRight Action International Partnership

By Matthew Wexler | May 28
Levi's has released its latest Pride collection, adopting "Use Your Voice!" as a rallying cry, stating that this year's collection is all about maximizing self-expression.

Trump Preparing Order Targeting Social Media Protections

Trump Preparing Order Targeting Social Media Protections

By Zeke Miller | May 28
President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets.

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Blames Obama for Pricey Drugs

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Blames Obama for Pricey Drugs

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 28
President Donald Trump asserted Tuesday at a White House Rose Garden event that "Obamacare" raised prescription drug costs for older people — the opposite is true.

Minnesota Man Regrets Questioning Black Tenants in Building

Minnesota Man Regrets Questioning Black Tenants in Building

May 28
A Minnesota venture capitalist said it was a mistake to question a group of black businessmen about being tenants in a building after the incident went viral on social media.

NBC, Producers Say 'America's Got Talent' Cleared by Probe

NBC, Producers Say 'America's Got Talent' Cleared by Probe

May 28
An investigation of Gabrielle Union's complaints of racism on the set of "America's Got Talent" concluded that her allegations were unfounded, according to NBC and the show's producers.

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