Income disparity

This Feb. 8, 2018 file photo shows Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent in London. One of Britain's top central bankers has apologized for using sexist language when saying the British economy is entering a "menopausal" moment. In a statement Wednesday, May 16 in response to The Daily Telegraph's front-page headline, Ben Broadbent said he was "sorry" for his "poor choice of language" in an interview with the newspaper. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP, file)
May 16, 2018 - 7:40 am
LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's top central bankers apologized Wednesday for saying the British economy is entering a "menopausal" moment, a sexist remark that prompted widespread criticism. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Ben Broadbent, the Bank of England's deputy governor for monetary...
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In this Monday, May 7, 2018, photo, pedestrians and cyclists gather near the Amazon Spheres, in Seattle. Seattle's latest tax proposal to combat homelessness takes aim at large businesses such as Amazon that have helped drive the city's economic boom. But businesses and others say the so-called head tax is misguided and potentially harmful and they question whether the city is effectively using the tens of millions of dollars it already spends on homelessness each year. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 08, 2018 - 5:49 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's latest tax proposal to combat homelessness takes aim at large businesses such as Amazon that have helped drive the city's economic boom. But the measure has sparked intense debate — even shouting matches in otherwise reserved Seattle — over who should pay to solve the...
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks at the Milken Institute Global Conference Monday, April 30, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Top Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate offered starkly different assessments of state of the union Monday in talks at the global conference ahead of the midterm election. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 30, 2018 - 4:22 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Top Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate offered starkly different assessments Monday of the nation's political and economic outlook at a global conference ahead of the midterm election. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., highlighted...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Claire Foy arrives at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Foy says the controversy over her pay for the Netflix series "The Crown" has changed her approach to Hollywood. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
April 24, 2018 - 4:36 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Claire Foy says the controversy over her pay for the Netflix series "The Crown" has changed her approach to Hollywood. "It definitely opened my eyes to a lot. And I certainly won't be naïve about those things," Foy said in an interview on Monday in Las Vegas. "It's really opened my...
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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2017, file photo, actors Claire Foy, left, and Matt Smith pose at the premiere of season two of the Netflix series 'The Crown," in London. Smith said he supports fellow actor Claire Foy over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star in the Netflix drama. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP, File)
April 23, 2018 - 7:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Crown" star Matt Smith says he supports fellow actor Claire Foy over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star in the Netflix drama. A producer disclosed last month that Foy, who starred as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than Smith, who played...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Catt Sadler arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Sadler, who walked out on her job late last year after discovering she was paid far less than a colleague, is speaking out about the way women are shortchanged when it comes to salaries and pointing to online tools they can arm themselves with during future negotiations. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 10, 2018 - 9:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Catt Sadler may have walked out on her job late last year after discovering she was paid far less than a colleague, but the former E! News host says she's found a better one — advocate. The former journalist is speaking out about the way women are shortchanged when it comes to...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2009, file photo, Billie Jean King is flanked by Venus, left, and Serena Williams after Serena defeated Venus in the championship match of the Billie Jean King Cup tennis exhibition, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Venus and Serena Williams are adding their names and voices to the push for equal pay championed by the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative. The two current tennis stars are joining the advisory board of the group founded by the former player. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)
April 10, 2018 - 2:38 am
A day before playing in the 2005 final at the All England Club, Venus Williams addressed a meeting of the Grand Slam Board, urging Wimbledon and the French Open to offer equal pay to male and female players. "I said: 'All of our hearts beat the same. When your eyes are closed, you really can't tell...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, center, leaves a meeting with Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesday before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 09, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. FBI RAIDS OFFICE OF TRUMP'S PERSONAL ATTORNEY Michael Cohen has been under intense public scrutiny over a $130,000 payment to porn actress Stormy Daniels, who says she had sex with Trump...
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April 09, 2018 - 5:36 pm
___ Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — A new analysis says President Donald Trump's tax cuts and last month's big spending bill will send the federal deficit toward $1 trillion. The Congressional Budget Office says the deficit will reach $804 billion this...
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April 09, 2018 - 4:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a ruling by a U.S. appeals court that women can't be paid less than men based on their salary at a previous job (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The superintendent of a California school district says he will appeal a ruling in an equal pay lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme...
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