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How a female field inspector can stand up to harassment

Young but experienced inspector helps work sites comply with government regulations, but the culprits who lob age- and gender-based comments are often trying to cut corners on the job....

How a female field inspector can stand up to harassment

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Female lineworkers rare in male-dominated field Out of the 2,500 electrical lineworkers Duke Energy employs, just five are women and nationwide, they're not alone. But some females are proving they have what it takes to scale power poles like a pro. (Aug. 29)        ...
09:00, 2019-08-29

Kamala Harris Is Making Her Case. But Can She Stand Out in a Crowded Field? Sometimes Kamala Harris wakes up in the middle of the night because there’s something on her mind. Did anybody get back to so-and-so? How is my stepdaughter adjusting to her apartment in New York City? Sometimes those early-morning moments are her only chance, as the junior Senator from Califo...
15:34, 2019-10-03

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Female performers reporting harassment and unwanted sexual behaviour, union says Female performers at the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival have reported being sexually harassed and assaulted while out promoting their shows, the actor's union says....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Stand-Ins, Push-Ups and Long Drives: How the 2020 Field Is Preparing for the Debates The debates on Wednesday and Thursday nights may represent the best — and for some, the only — opportunity to stand out in an enormous primary field....
10:17, 2019-06-24

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its surface, the move seems like a win for women’s sexual health—but it has reignited a debate over the role drugs should play in complicated is...
20:17, 2019-06-27

U.S. inspector general to probe FAA helicopter oversight The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Tuesday it will probe the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of doors-off helicopter operations after a New York crash in March 2018 that killed five people....
02:51, 2019-07-17

NASA’s inspector general has apparently had enough of meddling by Congress Enlarge / Paul Martin, then the nominee for Inspector General for NASA, answers questions during his confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation in 2009. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday, NASA Inspector General Paul Martin wrote a rather extraordinary let...
17:00, 2019-08-28

Find the Closest and Safest Emergency Room With ER Inspector Emergency rooms aren’t always for life-or-death emergencies: sometimes you have enough time that you can make a choice about where to go. (If your child is the one who needs care, for example, you should know where to find the nearest pediatric-ready ER.)...
10:17, 2019-09-24

When to expect DOJ inspector general report on 2016 election Thursday, Aug. 15. Mark this date on your calendar. A very good source of mine says a report from Inspector General Michael Horowitz of the Justice Department on spying and other nastiness during the 2016 presidential election will be out by then. And, I believe, it will be a blockbuster. So investo...
05:17, 2019-07-18

D.E.A. Let Opioid Production Surge as Crisis Grew, Inspector General Says The watchdog office, which is under the umbrella of the Justice Department, said the agency authorized large increases in the production of painkillers even as drug-related deaths soared....
19:17, 2019-10-01

Treasury inspector general investigating handling of Trump's tax returns An inspector general within the Treasury Department is investigating the Trump administration's handling of a congressional request for President Trump's tax returns....
18:34, 2019-10-05

U.S. House panel to hear from inspector general on whistleblower complaint A U.S. House of Representatives committee will hear closed-door testimony from the intelligence community's inspector general on Oct. 4, a congressional official said on Friday....
01:51, 2019-09-28

Andrea Camilleri, author of Inspector Montalbano novels, dies at 93 Italian author Andrea Camilleri, who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, state-owned broadcaster Rai said....
11:51, 2019-07-17

Author of Inspector Montalbano novels Andrea Camilleri dies at 93 Andrea Camilleri, one of Italy's most famous writers who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, Italian state-owned broadcaster Rai said....
09:51, 2019-07-17

Andrea Camilleri, beloved creator of Inspector Montalbano, dies aged 93 One of Italy’s most popular authors, Camilleri wrote 23 novels starring his Sicilian detective, selling more than 30m copies around the worldOne of Italy’s most popular authors and creator of the Inspector Montalbano series, Andrea Camilleri has died at the age of 93.Camilleri, who was born in Sicil...
14:00, 2019-07-17

NYPD inspector on motorcycle fatally struck by dump truck in the Bronx An off-duty NYPD inspector was killed when he was struck by a dump truck while riding his motorcycle in the Bronx early Monday morning, according to police sources. The brass was cruising south on East Tremont Avenue around 8 a.m. when he was hit by the truck, which was turning left on Waterbury Ave...
21:17, 2019-09-16

Buildings inspector gets emotional at scene where young girl was killed by fence A city buildings inspector took a moment to reflect Friday morning at the scene where a 5-year-old Brooklyn girl was killed when ornamental stone fencing came loose. The man, wearing a Department of Buildings cap and badge, appeared emotional as he briefly knelt down and put his hand to his face in ...
23:00, 2019-08-30

Whistleblower did not disclose contact with Schiff’s committee to inspector general, sources say The intelligence community whistleblower who alleged misconduct at the White House over President Trump’s call to the Ukrainian president did not disclose contact with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s staff to the intelligence committee inspector general (ICIG), sources told Fox N...
23:17, 2019-10-04

Pentagon inspector general to probe $10 billion cloud computing project Critics of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program have been fighting the Defense Department’s plan to award the entire contract to either Amazon or Microsoft....
23:34, 2019-08-13

Treasury Inspector General Reviewing Handling of Requests for Trump Tax Records The Treasury Department’s inspector general is reviewing how the Trump administration responded to congressional requests for federal tax information, in response to a request from the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee....
16:00, 2019-10-05

Defense inspector general to investigate Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract A spokeswoman for the Defense Department inspector general said the office has assembled a team to look into a host of allegations surrounding the contract....
23:34, 2019-08-13

According to a new report by the Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general, migrant According to a new report by the Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general, migrant children separated from their parents “showed more fear, feelings of abandonment and post-traumatic stress symptoms” than those who weren’t separated. The nation’s psychologists, in unison: “Duh.”...
07:00, 2019-09-05

Reluctant witnesses in FISA abuse probe agree to talk to DOJ inspector general Key witnesses sought for questioning by Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz early in his investigation into alleged government surveillance abuse have come forward at the 11th hour, Fox News has learned.  ...
13:00, 2019-07-06

Schiff says inspector general correct in deciding whistleblower complaint was urgent, credible The U.S. intelligence community's inspector general was correct in deciding a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump was urgent and credible, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said in a statement on Friday....
03:51, 2019-10-05

Jim Jordan rips Nadler for calling Lewandowski to testify instead of DOJ inspector general Horowitz While testy exchanges between Chairman Jerrod Nadler and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski got most of the attention at Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, one Republican on the panel thought the proceedings should have taken entirely different direction....
10:51, 2019-09-18

Carson cleared as HUD inspector general finds no evidence of misconduct in furniture controversy EXCLUSIVE: The inspector general for the Department of Housing and Urban Development said in a new report that investigators found no evidence of misconduct by Secretary Ben Carson concerning a controversial order for expensive furniture in late 2017....
20:51, 2019-09-12

'Sharpiegate' controversy deepens as inspector general reportedly launches inquiry – live Wilbur Ross said to have issued threats at Noaa after the agency contradicted the president’s false claim on Hurricane Dorian 12.37am BST Just as a Republican congressional candidate had started to speak, Trump paused the rally for several minutes and repeatedly said “thank you” to a doctor presuma...
02:34, 2019-09-10

Treasury inspector general to probe handling of demands for Donald Trump tax returns The Department of Treasury's inspector general announced he will investigate the federal agency's rejection of producing President Donald Trump's tax returns for House Democrats....
00:00, 2019-10-07

Justice Dept. inspector general's report slams DEA for failing to control opioid crisis The Justice Department's inspector general said Tuesday the Drug Enforcement Administration aided the U.S. opioid crisis for more than a decade by substantially increasing production quotas for narcotic painkillers....
18:51, 2019-10-01

Ben Carson cleared by HUD inspector general of misconduct in ordering $31,000 dining room set for office suite The year-long investigation found no evidence that Carson or his wife exerted improper influence over a controversial $31,561 order to replace office dining room furniture....
00:51, 2019-09-13

DOJ official resigns after inspector general probe reveals porn viewed on government computer A senior Justice Department official resigned after an investigation found that the official viewed pornography on a government computer, according to a new report from the department's inspector general....
01:51, 2019-08-30

Disney to make ineffective, bumbling cops fun again with new live-action Inspector Gadget film Forcing us all to ask that most dreaded of questions—“Who is the French Stewart of 2019?”—Disney announced today that it’s taking a crack at yet another live-action Inspector Gadget movie, the third so far to date. For those unfamiliar with the franchise, its basically RoboCop but with more precocio...
10:34, 2019-10-05

NYPD inspector killed in Bronx crash identified as Cadet Corps head Michael McGrath The NYPD inspector killed when his motorcycle collided with a dump truck Monday morning in the Bronx was the commanding officer of the department’s Cadet Corps, police sources said. Inspector Michael McGrath, who was off duty, was cruising south along East Tremont Avenue when he was struck by ...
21:17, 2019-09-16

EPA inspector general recommends recouping $124K from former administrator Scott Pruitt for 'excessive' travel costs The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog recommended Thursday that the agency should consider recovering nearly $124,000 in “excessive” costs from former administrator Scott Pruitt for his first-class travel....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Ben Carson cleared of misconduct in ordering $31,000 dining room set for office suite, HUD Inspector General finds The year-long investigation found no evidence that Carson or his wife exerted improper influence over a controversial $31,561 order to replace office dining room furniture....
22:51, 2019-09-12

Navy: US Naval War College president administratively reassigned pending outcome of inspector general investigation NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Navy: US Naval War College president administratively reassigned pending outcome of inspector general investigation. The post Navy: US Naval War College president administratively reassigned pending outcome of inspector general investigation appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:34, 2019-06-10

16 Chicago police officers were involved in covering up details of the 2014 Laquan McDonald shooting, the city's inspector general found REUTERS/Jim Young The city of Chicago finally released a long-awaited report from the inspector general on Wednesday, detailing the actions of 16 police officers involved in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald. McDonald was fatally shot by officer Jason Van Dyke in 2014. Van Dyke was convicted of ...
09:51, 2019-10-10

Too many jails continue to be 'plagued by drugs, violence and appalling conditions', chief inspector of prisons warns Too many prisons are still plagued by drugs, violence and appalling living conditions, with rising suicides and daily attacks blighting life behind bars, a watchdog warned Parliament today....
13:51, 2019-07-09

YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard As we continue to watch social media giants fumble their half-baked policies around hate speech and harassment, one of the most visible blunders recently has been YouTube’s mishandling of videos with homophobic and racist comments about one of its creators by another. During an interview at Code thi...
20:51, 2019-06-11

Dating app ‘reviews’ won’t tackle harassment This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sextech devices, privacy, security issues, and much mor...
10:51, 2019-07-25

YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Maza with anti-gay and racist speech that frequently incited harassment. Tonight the streaming platform rele......
17:34, 2019-06-06

Domingo withdraws from MET after harassment report Plácido Domingo has agreed to withdraw from all future performances at the Metropolitan Opera following accusations of sexual harassment made by women in a pair of reports by The Associated Press. (Sept. 24)        ...
14:34, 2019-09-25

Charlie Rose sued for harassment, again As one of the O.G. members of the outed-by-#MeToo crew, Charlie Rose has fallen a considerable distance over the last two years. Faced with accusations from more than two dozen women of persistent patterns of sexual harassment stretching across decades of work, Rose has since lost all of his TV gigs...
04:34, 2019-09-21

Plácido Domingo accused by 11 more women of harassment One woman claims Spanish opera singer groped her so hard she cried out in painEleven more women have come forward to accuse the opera star Plácido Domingo of sexual harassment, including one who alleges he groped her so hard she cried out in pain.The new allegations come three weeks after the Associ...
19:34, 2019-09-05

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
10:17, 2019-05-24

Chinmayanand, Accused Of Harassment, Says "Have Faith In Judiciary" Former union minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand said today that he has full faith in the judiciary, a day after the UP government constituted a Special Investigation Team or SIT to investigate......
13:17, 2019-09-04

Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous accusers told The Associated Press....
16:17, 2019-08-13

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment Allegations ‘deeply troubling’ – I believed my relationships were consensual, says opera starThe opera singer Plácido Domingo has been accused by several women of sexual harassment.Eight singers and a dancer said they were sexually harassed by the Spanish tenor in incidents that spanned three decade...
12:51, 2019-08-13

BHU Professor, Accused Of Sex Harassment, Sent On Leave After Protests Students of the Banaras Hindu University, protesting against the reinstatement of a professor accused of sexually harassing women, called off their agitation on Sunday night after authorities assured......
02:51, 2019-09-16

BHU Professor Accused Of Sex Harassment Sent On Compulsory Retirement A professor at Banaras Hindu University, who was accused of sexual misconduct by some students and was suspended last year, has been sent on compulsory retirement, sources said on Sunday....
17:51, 2019-09-29

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
06:51, 2019-05-22

Edinburgh fringe 'must do more' to tackle sexual harassment Call comes as Equity union is inundated with complaints from acts appearing at festivalThe Edinburgh festival fringe has an “appalling” record of sexual harassment and assault, according to a leading union and a workers’ organisation, which say employers at the event do not take the issue seriously ...
18:34, 2019-08-21

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one" to abide by a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue....
20:01, 2019-07-17

China Warns Travelers About Harassment and Crime in the U.S. The Chinese government issued two travel alerts to its citizens Tuesday, warning of rising levels of violent crime in the U.S. and harassment of Chinese visitors by American authorities, in the latest escalation of political tensions between the two countries. “Recently, U.S. law enforcement a...
19:00, 2019-06-04

America’s "best first job"? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona. As the oldest of four children, I took the job to help my mother pay bills and support our ...
13:34, 2019-05-25

Dartmouth settles sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College has settled a lawsuit that claimed female students in the school's Department of Psychological and Brain Science were routinely subjected to rape and sexual harassment....
04:17, 2019-08-07

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff face an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, which is viewed as a "necessary evil" by some workers in parliament, an independent report has found....
00:34, 2019-07-12

Trump’s Opponents Want to Name His Big Donors. His Supporters Say It’s Harassment. Calling out campaign donors isn’t a new political tactic, but the question of how much should be publicly disclosed about them has been an issue repeatedly raised by Republicans in recent years....
03:17, 2019-08-09

'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over sexual harassment law Rodrigo Duterte has approved a bill that penalizes catcalling, wolf-whistling and other forms of sexual harassment. Activists, who've dubbed the president "misogynist-in-chief," say they hope he'll comply with the law....
12:51, 2019-07-16

AOC says she blocks people on Twitter to avoid harassment Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday pushed back on a free-speech group who criticized her for blocking people on Twitter, saying she did so to avoid harassment. AOC made the claim Thursday night while speaking to reporters after a town hall meeting about affordable housing in the Bron...
08:17, 2019-08-30

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts. The controversy could further harm women's rights in the country....
17:17, 2019-05-30

Moon reportedly settles sexual harassment suit Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon settled a sexual harassment lawsuit with a former employee of his sports marketing firm, the woman's lawyer told The Washington Post....
01:17, 2019-08-04

ILO adopts #MeToo treaty against violence and harassment at work The International Labour Organization (ILO) on Friday adopted a new global treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, sparked by the women's #MeToo movement....
13:51, 2019-06-21

Dartmouth settles $14 million sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College settled a multimillion-dollar lawsuit with nine women who claimed they were raped and sexually harassed by professors at the Ivy League school....
00:34, 2019-08-08

Donald Trump claims 'harassment' after Mueller statement US President Trump has lashed out at special counsel Robert Mueller one day after Mueller clarified why he did not charge Trump with a crime. Trump also refuted his own statement that Russia helped him get elected....
17:17, 2019-05-30

Tony Robbins’ book shelved after sex harassment claims It may be the end of the road for “The Path.” Self-help guru Tony Robbins’ forthcoming book has been shelved amid allegations he sexually harassed fans and staffers, according to a new report. Simon & Schuster will no longer publish the 59-year-old motivational speaker’s co-a...
23:51, 2019-05-30

Cuomo signs law cracking down on workplace sexual harassment ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation toughening New York’s existing workplace sexual harassment protections Monday, delivering a key victory to advocates who have championed change throughout the 2019 legislative session. Victims of sexual harassment no longer have to prove their mistreatm...
20:51, 2019-08-12

Opera legend Domingo accused of sexual harassment Eight singers and a dancer have said they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Placido Domingo over three decades beginning in the late 1980s.        ...
14:51, 2019-08-13

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over recent......
04:34, 2019-06-13

Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations Placido Domingo appears on stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend as he performs for the first time since multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press...
02:51, 2019-08-24

Google employees reportedly retaliated against for reporting harassment Dozens of Google employees claim that when they filed complaints about harassment with human resources, they were retaliated against, according to a new report. An internal document obtained by Recode shows 45 retaliation claims collected by employees over the course of two weeks in April, with most...
21:00, 2019-09-10

Carlos Maza reportedly leaving Vox after harassment on Twitter Carlos Maza, the controversial host of the show “Strikethrough,” appears to be on the way out at Vox Media. Maza was engaged in a running battle with right-wing provocateur Steven Crowder, whom the openly gay Latino Maza says has been attacking him with rants he considers racist and homophobic. Maza...
16:00, 2019-08-14

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake of #MeToo, and women's rights activists say they could have a chilling effect on the movement's future....
12:17, 2019-06-05

| China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US China issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between the global powers....
21:17, 2019-06-04

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to harassing immigration checks and home interviews....
16:51, 2019-06-04

Chinese travellers warned of crime and police harassment in US China issues travel alert to its citizens, citing frequent ‘shootings and robberies’ in USChina has issued two travel alerts to its citizens going to the US, warning them about police harassment and crime.The warnings come amid an escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies and ot...
15:51, 2019-06-04

| Japan man sues firm for 'paternity leave harassment' A Japanese man who says he was penalised for taking paternity leave has brought his case to a Tokyo court, a rare suit in a country struggling with one of the world's lowest birthrates....
18:17, 2019-09-12

Protest At BHU After Professor Accused Of Sexual Harassment Returns A large group of students of Banaras Hindu University have been sitting in protest on the campus since Saturday night against the reinstatement of a professor, who was suspended last year over alleged......
10:17, 2019-09-15

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “criticism” was debating rather than harassment.Car...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins typing. Somewhere in France or one of its oversea...
18:51, 2019-06-01

Lehigh University physician suspended over harassment suit Pennsylvania’s Lehigh University has suspended the interim director of the student health center in response to a lawsuit that says he sexually harassed co-workers and performed inappropriate breast exams on students. Lehigh said in a statement Friday that a “senior member” of the ...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Conservatives’ anti-harassment policy for candidates almost complete A party spokesman said the recommended code of conduct and harassment policy aimed specifically at candidates would be ready by the time the campaign gets officially underway....
05:00, 2019-09-07

Family of boy with autism outraged after he’s accused of sexual harassment A 5-year-old Tennessee boy with autism was accused of sexual harassment when he hugged a classmate and kissed another child on the cheek, according to reports. Summery Putnam, who is the legal guardian of Nathan, said that East Ride Elementary School filed a report against him — and she now fe...
18:34, 2019-09-25

Former UT-Arlington golf coach cited for sexual harassment A report from the University of Texas at Arlington says former golf coach Stuart Deane was found responsible for sexual harassment through inappropriate comments to some of his female athletes        ...
01:01, 2019-07-24

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
20:34, 2019-05-21

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São Paulo. Marcelo says he was struggling to keep up with demand while manning the chips and white meat stations when the shift boss called him a “damned ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
03:51, 2019-05-22

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assistants are programmed to respond to verbal sexual ...
18:17, 2019-05-23

Man who kissed reporter on live TV charged with harassment in Kentucky Reporter Sara Rivest was doing a live shot outside the Bourbon & Beyond music festival in Kentucky when a man kissed and pretended to spank her.        ...
20:51, 2019-09-26

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Florida in the fall of 2016, was one of the workers w...
03:17, 2019-05-22

Robert De Niro Hit With $12M Sex Discrimination and Harassment Lawsuit From Former Assistant Robert De Niro's former assistant has sued the actor for alleged gender discrimination and wage violations, two months after he sued her for alleged embezzlement. In a lawsuit filed......
20:34, 2019-10-03

Neo-Nazi Blogger Hit With $14 Million Fine for Vicious Harassment Andrew Anglin, who publishes the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer, has been ordered to pay $14 million to a woman whom he asked his followers to harass, according to BuzzFeed News....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is too stringent. Under the proposed standard, an alleg...
12:17, 2019-05-25

Man Kissed TV Reporter Live On Air. He's Now Facing Harassment Charges Sara Rivest had a job to do, so she tried to shift gears quickly after a man swooped into her live shot to plant a kiss on her cheek before darting away. But the more Rivest thought about the incident......
17:34, 2019-09-27

Judge says CBS could be liable in sex harassment suit against former radio unit CBS Corp. will have to defend itself against claims of a toxic, frat house culture at its former radio division that were filed in an explosive lawsuit last year, a Brooklyn judge ruled. Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Pamela L. Fischer ruled that Lauren Lockwood, a former saleswoman who claims she was...
09:00, 2019-10-03

Federal judge reprimanded over harassment, affair with offender TOPEKA, Kan. — A federal judge in Kansas was publicly reprimanded Monday after acknowledging that he sexually harassed female employees and had an extramarital affair with an offender. The Judicial Council for the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order sanctioning U.S. District Judge Car...
11:00, 2019-10-02

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
19:00, 2019-07-15

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
15:00, 2019-05-22

Which city is the worst for sexual harassment on public transport? As reports of sexual harassment on the London underground soar, studies say the issue is the number-one safety risk facing girls and women worldwideIt’s 8am at Oxford Circus tube station and the Central line platforms are teeming with people. Stony-faced business types, rucksack-touting tourists and...
21:51, 2019-10-08

CBS responds to Pauley Perrette's harassment allegations Pauley Perrette, a star of "NCIS," left that series in May 2018, and on Twitter, she has recently blamed star Mark Harmon, of whom she says she's "terrified."        ...
19:51, 2019-08-02

McDonald's announces new anti-harassment training for US employees McDonald's said Wednesday that it will introduce new workplace training centered on harassment and workplace safety as it faces legal scrutiny over its previous handling of incidents....
07:34, 2019-08-29

Feds commit $2.8M to project tackling workplace harassment The money will go to fund Roadmap to Future Workplaces, a project that will provide training on legal rights and help create plans to reform company policies that enable workplace sexual harassment....
02:17, 2019-07-06

Instagram launches ‘AI intervention’ to fight online harassment In response to the public’s growing concern over cyber bullying and hate speech, social media giant Instagram has finally announced plans for more stringent protections of its users. On Monday, the photo sharing platform, which allows users to freely comment on public profiles, said they’...
23:17, 2019-07-09

Patriots LB Roberts seeks inquiry for police harassment New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts, who says he was harassed by police in the driveway of his Fort Bend County home in Texas during a traffic stop in March, wants a further investigation into the incident....
22:00, 2019-07-12

Kansas judge reprimanded for sexual harassment, affair with felon A federal judge from Kansas was publicly reprimanded for judicial misconduct Monday, after admitting he sexually harassed female co-workers, and engaged in extramarital relations with a convicted felon. U.S. District Court Judge Carlos Murguia was also cited for “habitual tardiness for court engagem...
12:34, 2019-10-01

Placido Domingo quits LA Opera amid sex harassment claims Opera legend Placido Domingo has quit as general director of the LA Opera, as the fallout from the sexual harassment controversy continues to dog the Grammy-winning tenor, according to reports. Domingo, who has been with the Los Angeles company since 2003, said in a statement to the New York Times t...
23:34, 2019-10-02

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report surveying 198 countries....
23:51, 2019-07-16

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been accused by two former employees of Zuckerberg̵...
23:00, 2019-05-31

Ex-chauffeur claims racism and sexual harassment by mom, daughter: suit A wealthy mother and daughter living in “Grey Gardens”-like squalor subjected their personal assistant to racist slurs and sexual harassment, according to a new Westchester County lawsuit. Shamel Thompson says he was paid $1,750 a week to chauffeur around the 28-year-old daughter, Becky Stein, and d...
05:17, 2019-06-17

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intim...
18:51, 2019-06-17

Harassment, Racism Complaints Against Mark Zuckerberg's Security Chief The head of personal security for Mark Zuckerberg was on leave Friday pending a probe into complaints of sexual harassment and racism, some of it involving the Facebook chief's wife....
23:34, 2019-05-31

Army Major General Dismissed Without Pension For Sexual Harassment A Major General serving in Assam Rifles in the north east has been dismissed without pension over a case of sexual harassment involving another serving officer....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Sarah Jessica Parker reports 'countless' cases of on-set harassment Sex and the City star comments on NPR about impact of #MeToo and reveals harassment by a ‘big movie star’Sarah Jessica Parker has spoken about “countless” incidents of men behaving inappropriately on film and TV productions, including one with a “big movie star” that was only resolved after her agen...
12:51, 2019-07-09

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
01:51, 2019-08-14

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women and clean up the state’s environment. “You advocate ...
22:17, 2019-06-17

YouTube: No, We Won't Remove These Videos of Racist, Anti-Gay Harassment Because It's Just 'Debating' YouTube has chosen not to take action against right-wing video personality Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza posted clips of Crowder repeatedly harassing him with derogatory, anti-gay, and racist statements, which Maza says resulted in hordes of Crowder’s fans doxxing him and subjecting him ...
14:51, 2019-06-05

Discord Explains How It Handles Harassment, Doxxing, And Threatening Behavior Discord, the only way young people communicate via voice after we collectively agreed to stop answering phone calls several years ago, is trying to be more open about how it handles harassment, threats, doxxing, and other forms of abuse on its platform. In order to do this, it plans to release regul...
07:51, 2019-08-14

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment....
23:34, 2019-07-16

China issues citizens US travel alert, warns of harassment China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforcement agencies....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Former vice president sues Unity, accuses CEO of sexual harassment Anne Evans, a former vice president in human resources at Unity Technologies, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against game engine maker Unity Technologies.Read More...
05:51, 2019-06-09

Indonesia's Top Court Jails Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on Friday risked turning victims of sexual abuse into......
17:51, 2019-07-05

Hannity: Dems abusing their power, guilty of 'presidential harassment' Fox News' host Sean Hannity said Wednesday he has had enough of House Democrats abusing their power calling their investigations into President Trump and Russia "presidential harassment."...
18:00, 2019-07-11

A Koch Executive’s Harassment in China Adds to Fears Among Visitors Amid worsening trade tensions, an American businessman was barred for days from leaving, in an apparent message to President Trump. Others worry they may be next....
02:17, 2019-07-12

12 Top Tax Officers Told To Retire Amid Corruption, Sex Harassment Probes Twelve officials of the Union Ministry of Finance have been forced into compulsory retirement -- the allegations against them range from extortion to bribery and sexual harassment, a circular from the......
00:34, 2019-06-11

Google Employees Say Their Careers Were Stymied After Reporting Harassment and Discrimination Last fall, news emerged that Google had issued massive payouts to executives accused of workplace sexual harassment, which prompted 20,000 employees to walkout in protest—an effort to push the company to do better. Now, nearly a year later, the degree of that “better” seems questionable. A dozen cu...
21:34, 2019-09-09

Dozens of Google employees were reportedly retaliated against for reporting harassment Dozens of Google employees claim that when they filed complaints about harassment with human resources, they were retaliated against, according to a new report....
01:34, 2019-09-10

YouTube Clarifies Harassment Policy by Flailing Around Like a Big, Dumb Noodle Less than 24 hours after determining that far-right buffoon Steven Crowder’s anti-gay harassment of Vox journalist Carlos Maza was basically fine, YouTube has reversed course—or, more accurately, has continued to fishtail around the road. This afternoon, the platform announced that it has now decide...
23:17, 2019-06-05

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level and an external PR professional who was working with us on some projects. Continue reading......
19:51, 2019-05-21

McDonald's faces 25 new charges of sexual harassment in the workplace McDonald's is facing a new wave of charges of sexual harassment in its restaurants and corporate offices.        ...
20:00, 2019-05-21

| Football Leaks hacker victim of 'judicial harassment', say lawyers Lawyers for Rui Pinto, the hacker behind the "Football Leaks" revelations, said that the continued pre-trial detention of their client amounted to organised "judicial harassment"....
02:51, 2019-07-04

School: Videos of unwanted sexual contact aren't harassment Lawyers for metro-Nashville's public schools say it's not sexual harassment when students share secretly recorded videos of unwanted sexual encounters and then bully the victims....
16:51, 2019-06-13

Former Fidelity Manager, Accused of Harassment in 2017, Plots a Comeback One of Fidelity Investments’ star stock pickers left the firm in 2017 following allegations of sexual harassment. Nearly two years later, he’s attempting a comeback....
02:17, 2019-06-14

Ford Workers Who Sued Over Sexual Harassment Face Setback A judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by 33 women cannot proceed as a class-action suit. The women said that harassment was endemic at two Chicago plants....
22:17, 2019-08-23

Placido Domingo resigns from L.A. Opera amid harassment allegations Placido Domingo resigned from his position as general director of the L.A. Opera and canceled future performances on Wednesday. In August several women accused Domingo of sexual harassment....
08:00, 2019-10-03

Air India Pilot Accused Of Sex Harassment Barred From Airline Premises An Air India pilot accused of sexual harassment by a junior colleague has been barred from entering the premises of the airline without permission, news agency PTI quoted an official as saying today....
15:00, 2019-05-21

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
11:51, 2019-05-30

Plácido Domingo, Opera Star, Accused of Sexual Harassment Multiple women told The Associated Press they were pressured into sexual relationships. Mr. Domingo said he believes the interactions were “welcomed and consensual.”...
16:51, 2019-08-13

One in 12 witnessed sexual harassment in Lloyd's insurance market: survey Nearly one in 12 employees working in the Lloyd's of London insurance market has witnessed sexual harassment there in the past year and a quarter has seen excessive drinking, according to a culture survey published by Lloyd's on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-09-24

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape and violence” and made “inappropriate sexual advances” toward female staffers and fans. The Post’s un...
00:51, 2019-05-31

Bengal School Vandalised Over Alleged Sexual Harassment Of Students Parents of students of a private residential school in West Bengal's Malda district have vandalised its premises over allegations of sexual harassment against a teacher of the institution, police said......
22:51, 2019-09-28

Applause as Indonesia pardons woman jailed after reporting harassment Indonesia's parliament approved on Thursday an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage victims of sexual abuse from speaking out....
09:51, 2019-07-25

Local officials in 31 U.S. states write to McDonald's on sexual harassment Scores of local government officials from 31 U.S. states pressured McDonald's Corp's on Thursday to do a better job of protecting workers from groping, obscene comments and other forms of sexual harassment, adding their voices to an employee-led campaign that has seen walkouts at several stores....
19:17, 2019-09-26

"India Protested Against Iftar Guests's Harassment In Pakistan": Minister Pakistanis invited to an Iftar hosted by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were actively dissuaded and physically stopped from attending the event by Pakistani agencies, prompting India to lodge......
23:00, 2019-06-27

r/GirlGamers memes help women and non-binary gamers deal with harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Although societal stereotypes have you believing the gaming industry is an arena of masculinity for men-only, women a...
14:00, 2019-08-12

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
16:51, 2019-06-21

Study: Majority of online gamers have experienced both harassment and friendship A study has shone a light on how many gamers have experienced harassment and hate while playing online games — and it’s a staggeringly high number. Still, it’s encouraging to see the nastiness has been balanced (at least to a degree) by positive interactions, such as burgeoning friendships and findi...
04:00, 2019-08-01

Trump slams Pelosi impeachment probe: 'PRESIDENTIAL HARASSMENT!' Trump, in a string of at least five tweets, called the move "PRESIDENTIAL HARASSMENT!" and shared a video slamming impeachment as Democrats' "sole focus."...
09:34, 2019-09-25

Centre reconstitutes Ministers Group On Sexual Harassment At Workplace The government has reconstituted the Group of Ministers (GoM) looking after the issues of how to prevent sexual harassment at workplace and strengthen legal frameworks with Home Minister Amit Shah......
15:00, 2019-07-24

Lyft acknowledges its response to sexual harassment has fallen short Lyft acknowledges that its response to sexual harassment has fallen short in some instances. Despite the ridesharing company's attempts to position itself as a mission-driven brand with a "friendly, hospitality-oriented personality," a growing number......
14:34, 2019-08-03

AP: Women accuse opera legend Domingo of sexual harassment FILE – In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, file photo, Placido Domingo directs the Washington Opera Orchestra and Chorus during a rehearsal of Verdi’s Requiem at Washington’s Constitution Hall. Nine women in the opera world have told The Associated Press that they were sexually harass...
23:34, 2019-08-13

German pensioner quits big tour of Scotland after police 'harassment' An 83-year-old retired German has abandoned a tractor-and-trailer adventure to Scotland after police in England detained him for hours, and accused him of begging and being "too old" to drive....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty JAKARTA – An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty. The Supreme Court last week jailed Baiq Nuril Maknun, a former teacher from the island of Lombok, for six months for breaking a c...
23:00, 2019-07-08

Placido Domingo calls allegations of sexual harassment against him 'inaccurate' Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
18:17, 2019-08-13

Kolkata Policeman Suspended After Ex-Miss India Alleges Harassment The sub-inspector of a Kolkata police station was suspended and two other policemen show caused after former Miss India Ushoshi Sengupta alleged inefficiency of the police after she was harassed and......
22:51, 2019-06-19

Welcome to Eli Manning’s last stand As training camp approaches next week, Post NFL columnist Steve Serby looks at the biggest characters in the world of the Jets and Giants. This isn’t 2004, and it isn’t 2017, and it won’t be Ben McAdoo deciding to take a look at Geno Smith at the end of a Giants nightmare of a season.......
13:17, 2019-07-18

Come on now! Why TV needs way more female orgasms Women masturbating on screen was once the stuff of taboo, but a new wave of refreshingly radical shows are closing TV’s pleasure gap at lastBeing introduced to Netflix’s Big Mouth has been such a thrill. My girlfriend’s 16-year-old daughter sold it to me, promising a talking vulva voiced by Kristen ...
20:17, 2019-10-10

Plácido Domingo quits Met Opera amid sexual harassment allegations Legendary tenor Plácido Domingo has walked away from the Metropolitan Opera just one night before the opening curtain of “Macbeth” — amid allegations he sexually harassed multiple women, according to a new report. The opera superstar pulled the plug on his highly anticipated perfor...
14:00, 2019-09-25

Epic Pledges To Support Developers After Intense Harassment Of Ooblets Team By now, you probably know the drill: A developer announces that it will sell the PC version of its game exclusively through the Epic Games Store. Cue wailing, gnashing of teeth, and increasingly, harassment from folks used to smashing that “buy” button on Steam. The latest target of Epic exclusivity...
03:00, 2019-08-06

Riot Games closes a chapter with sexual harassment lawsuit settlement League of Legends maker Riot Games closed a sorry chapter of its history with the settlement of a class-action lawsuit for alleged sexual harassment.Read More...
08:17, 2019-08-24

Working Families Party Staffers Face Harassment After Warren Endorsement In the days since the Working Families Party endorsed Senator Elizabeth Warren for President on Monday, staffers at the progressive group have received hundreds of furious messages, including several using racial slurs against black staffers and at least one celebrating a junior employee’s rap...
17:51, 2019-09-20

Trump Backs Supreme Court Judge Amid New Sex Harassment Allegations US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation, or even impeachment, over fresh......
05:17, 2019-09-16

Models Call for Victoria's Secret to Fight Against Sexual Harassment in New Petition Victoria's Secret made headlines on Tuesday after more than 100 models signed a petition urging the company to protect its talent from sexual harassment and abuse. In an open letter......
01:17, 2019-08-07

Texas Rangers Investigating Family's Claims Of Racist Harassment At Ballpark Over the weekend, Texas Rangers fan Jessica Romero wrote a Facebook post where she said a shithead at the ballpark repeatedly harassed her and her family while they were at Saturday’s game. She says the man—seen below ruining their family photo—loudly complained about the Romeros sitting in front of...
02:34, 2019-08-07

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexually harassing a Council female staffer. Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (D-Manhattan) and Councilman Ad...
23:34, 2019-06-13

Harvard Sanctions Star Economist Fryer for Sexual-Harassment Violations Harvard University placed famed economist Roland Fryer Jr. on a two-year administrative leave after determining he had violated the school’s sexual-harassment policy by engaging in inappropriate behavior involving multiple individuals....
21:17, 2019-07-10

Placido Domingo gets standing ovation in first performance since sexual harassment claims Concert in Salzburg marks opera singer’s first outing since nine women accused him of harassmentOpera singer Placido Domingo on Sunday received a standing ovation at the Salzburg festival, his first performance after being accused of sexually harassing women.“Triumph in Salzburg, standing ovation fo...
08:17, 2019-08-26

Placido Domingo Withdraws From the Metropolitan Opera After Sexual Harassment Allegations (NEW YORK) — The Metropolitan Opera announced Tuesday that Placido Domingo had agreed to withdraw from his slate of scheduled performances at the opera house following allegations of sexual harassment made by multiple women in two Associated Press stories. The opera legend indicated that he wo...
06:17, 2019-09-25

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven Crowder had repeatedly taunted him with racist, homophobic language including “lispy queer,” “token ...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Lloyd’s of London: nearly 500 workers suffered or saw sexual harassment in past year Chief executive of insurance market says results of survey are ‘stark and totally unacceptable’The Lloyd’s of London boss has described as “truly terrible” the findings of a survey which showed that nearly 500 people working in the insurance market have either suffered or observed sexual harassment ...
17:51, 2019-09-24

Opera union launching new Placido Domingo sexual harassment probe The union that represents opera performers said Sunday it is launching its own investigation into sexual harassment allegations against opera legend Placido Domingo. The announcement comes just days after 11 more women leveled claims against the 78-year-old tenor. The American Guild of Musical Artis...
06:00, 2019-09-09

More women accuse opera star Placido Domingo of sexual harassment One woman has stated that Placido Domingo aggressively groped her, while another said young women could not be in the same rehearsal room as him. The women also say that superiors turned a blind eye to the abuse....
22:34, 2019-09-05

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
17:17, 2019-06-06

Kevin Sorbo accused of sexual harassment by former co-star Haley Webb Earlier this week, former Hercules actor-turned-conservative and religious movie strawman Kevin Sorbo drew attention to himself online, criticizing the forces of feminism for refusing to speak out in support of soon-to-be-departing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. A great many people criti...
04:34, 2019-06-22

Mike Pompeo Denounces "Harassment" After Democrats Subpoena White House The Trump administration complained Saturday of harassment by Democratic lawmakers who issued subpoenas for White House documents regarding President Donald Trump's alleged pressuring of Ukraine for......
02:34, 2019-10-06

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Labour Organization’s Centenary Conference in Geneva....
20:34, 2019-06-21

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
18:00, 2019-05-21

45 Google employees claim retaliation after reporting abuse, harassment, discrimination An explosive document written by 45 Google employees alleges that they've been subjected to sexism, broken promises of promotion and other harassment....
00:51, 2019-09-24

Casey Affleck opens up about sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo movement "I felt like the best thing to do was to just be quiet so that I didn't seem to be in opposition to something that I really wanted to champion," Casey Affleck said....
11:51, 2019-08-07

Reddit widens its anti-harassment policies to enable swifter crackdowns Reddit is toughening its anti-harassment policies, and that's having consequences for parts of its community. The social site's new approach no longer limits harassment to those instances of "continued" or "systematic" activity, and includes any ins......
03:17, 2019-10-01

The Los Angeles Opera Will Investigate Placido Domingo Over Sexual Harassment Accusations (SAN FRANCISCO) — Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior spanni...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Bangladesh arrests policeman for sharing harassment complaint in burning case Bangladeshi authorities arrested a senior policeman on Sunday accused of sharing on social media the recording of an official complaint of sexual harassment made by a teenage girl who was later allegedly burned to death....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside eventAlphabet, the parent company of Google, failed to pass several proposals to address sexual harassment, antitrust issues and diversity policies at its annual shareholder meeting, despite hundr...
23:34, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong supporters ‘stunned' by pro-Beijing harassment in Australia and New Zealand College students who support Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists have been “stunned” to find themselves harassed in other countries by counterprotesters aligned with the government in Beijing....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Multiple women claim harassment by prominent NY open-government expert Eight women describe sexual harassment by Bob Freeman, the former head of New York state's Committee on Open Government.        ...
07:00, 2019-06-28

Trump Backs Supreme Court Judge Amid New Sex Harassment Allegation US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation, or even impeachment, over fresh......
01:51, 2019-09-16

Casey Affleck reveals 'ton of partying' on film set where harassment allegations were made Actor and director calls the making of 2010 film I’m Still Here ‘confusing’ and ‘a big mess’Casey Affleck has talked about “a ton of partying” on the set of his 2010 mockumentary I’m Still Here where sexual harassment and verbal abuse allegations were made against him by two female members of the cr...
18:34, 2019-08-07

Robert De Niro's attorney calls harassment suit from former assistant 'beyond absurd' Graham Chase Robinson, who became Robert De Niro's executive assistant in 2008, filed a complaint suing the actor and Canal Productions for millions.        ...
05:34, 2019-10-04

'Alarm bell' as top global firms score poorly on sexism and harassment LONDON, Oct 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost six out of 10 global companies do not have an anti-sexual harassment policy two years after #MeToo went viral, a survey found on Tuesday, noting controversies in U.S. tech firms....
20:51, 2019-10-01

Met Opera still has Placido Domingo booked amid sexual harassment case The Met — where Domingo is scheduled to perform next month — said it would wait for a probe from the Los Angeles Opera, where Domingo, 78, has been the general director since 2003....
05:51, 2019-08-14

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of serial sexual harassment Opera legend Placido Domingo is being accused of serial sexual harassment spanning three decades, alleged abuse that one victim called a “well-known secret” in the music world. Eight singers and a dancer told the Associated Press that they were sexually harassed by the married 78-year-ol...
16:51, 2019-08-13

Labour MP Stella Creasy bombarded with teddies and notes in 10 years of harassment Labour MP Stella Creasy was pursued for 10 years and showered with bizarre gifts including soft toys and a tobacco pipe by a man who wanted her to be his wife, a court heard....
11:51, 2019-06-19

Councilman Andy King faces disorderly conduct, harassment, other charges The City Council’s ethics committee voted Wednesday to charge Bronx Councilman Andy King with retaliation, disorderly conduct, conflict of interest and sexual harassment. Committee Chair Steve Matteo said that between “2015 and 2019 Council member King either engaged in, encouraged, comm...
04:17, 2019-08-22

Arizona state trooper arrested on 61 counts of sex abuse, kidnapping and harassment Tremaine Jackson, a 13-year DPS veteran, is facing 61 criminal counts of sex abuse, kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment and more, officials said.        ...
23:17, 2019-09-11

Seattle Woman Says She Jumped Out of Moving Uber After Continual Harassment From Driver A woman in Seattle said she jumped out of a moving Uber ride after the driver continually harassed her, running away and later filing reports with the local police department and Uber. She said the driver, whom she’d hailed to take her home, locked the doors shortly before she pried one open and jum...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Several Women Have Accused Opera Legend Placido Domingo of Sexual Harassment For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous accusers told The Associated Press. Regarded as on...
10:34, 2019-08-13

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more likely to die...
17:34, 2019-06-07

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque at the Oldham hospitals involved. Attempts by one o...
09:00, 2019-06-16

Female Friendships Are the Best, Until They Aren’t Friendships between women–especially among groups of women, where tendrils of energy and intuition entwine and collide like the offshoots of willful plants–seem to come with so many attendant complications. Ideally, everyone is growing toward and reaching for the same sun. But what if yo...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Damning report reveals rampant sexual harassment at US Coast Guard Academy Almost half of female cadets at the US Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed, and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact, according to a Pentagon survey released Wednesday....
22:34, 2019-07-03

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Allegations With the integrity of the Philadelphia police department crippled by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, commissioner Richard Ross made the abrupt decision to resign on Tuesday....
00:17, 2019-08-22

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment by multiple women Placido Domingo, one of the most successful and prolific opera singers of all time, has been accused by numerous women of sexual harassment, according to a new investigation by the Associated Press. The testimonies given by eight singers and a dancer, corroborated by dozens of colleagues, friends, a...
17:51, 2019-08-13

Lyft fails to protect passengers against sexual assault, harassment, lawsuit claims Ride-hailing company Lyft has failed to conduct adequate background checks for its drivers, allowing for a pattern that “induces” young, unaccompanied or intoxicated female passengers to use its service and subjects them to harassment and sexual assault, according to a complaint filed We...
02:17, 2019-09-05

‘They're Putting People at Risk’: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Inaction at Zeel, the Top Massage App When Ilene Antelman arrived at a client’s Manhattan duplex in December of 2016, she was in a good mood. She was a veteran massage therapist, and he was a repeat client, a former actor who booked her through Zeel, the largest and most popular on-demand massage app service. In their previous sessions,...
21:00, 2019-08-21

Philadelphia police head resigns amid sexual harassment, discrimination allegations The resignation comes days after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called Richard Ross Jr. the best police commissioner in the U.S.        ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

Actress Afton Williamson Quits ABC’s The Rookie Over Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment On Set (NEW YORK) — Afton Williamson, co-star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” said she’s quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the show’s first season. In an Instagram post Sunday, Williamson said that throughout ...
09:17, 2019-08-06

Placido Domingo, opera singer, accused of sexual harassment by 8 singers and a dancer Placido Domingo issued a statement saying: “The allegations from these unnamed individuals dating back as many as 30 years are deeply troubling, and as presented, inaccurate."...
10:00, 2019-08-13

Afton Williamson leaves 'The Rookie,' citing allegations of harassment, assault and racism Afton Williamson has announced she will not be returning for Season 2 of "The Rookie," citing allegations of on-set bullying, racial discrimination, and sexual harassment, as well as a sexual assault at a wrap party....
02:34, 2019-08-06

Mexican Federal Police accused of harassment at migrant shelter, latest in a series The Mexican Federal Police harassed migrants and threatened to raid a migrant shelter in Coahuila over the weekend, according to the head of a state agency and the head of the shelter, the latest in a series of similar reported incidents....
04:51, 2019-07-23

Bhojpuri Singer-Actor Pawan Singh Charged For Alleged Sexual Harassment Bhojpuri actor-singer Pawan Singh has been charged for allegedly sexually harassing a 25-year-old woman actor on social media, police said on Saturday....
21:17, 2019-08-03

Home Minister Amit Shah To Head Panel On Workplace Sexual Harassment Home Minister Amit Shah will chair a panel of four cabinet ministers to examine ways to prevent workplace sexual harassment, a ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as activists criticised the......
22:34, 2019-07-24

Mark Halperin 2020 election book to publish despite protests about harassment allegations Mark Halperin's planned book about the 2020 election has been announced amid protests that the "Game Change" co-author hasn't earned a second chance.        ...
19:51, 2019-08-20

The Rookie star Afton Williamson quits over ignored racism and sexual harassment allegations As reported by Deadline, The Rookie star Afton Williamson—she played the training officer who worked with Nathan Fillion’s character on the ABC series—has announced that she won’t be returning to the show for its second season, claiming that she experienced systemic racism and sexual harassment from...
01:17, 2019-08-05

No criminal charges for NY open-government expert after multiple women claim harassment Eight women describe sexual harassment by Bob Freeman, the former head of New York state's Committee on Open Government. Prosecutors closed the case.        ...
19:00, 2019-06-28

Ocasio-Cortez: Dems ‘probably’ gave Bill Clinton a pass on harassment charges Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Democrats “probably” gave former President Bill Clinton a pass on his treatment of women, offering another example of how the country’s reckoning with sex harassment and abuse is redefining the public’s view of once larger-than-life characters. “Proba...
01:00, 2019-06-17

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube is declining to take action against a popular conservative host despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media companies’ willingness to police behavior on their platforms. Carlos Maza writes and produces Strikethrough,...
19:51, 2019-06-05

Is Trudeau’s government keeping its promise to make the RCMP harassment-free? These Mounties say no A retired member of the RCMP wrote an email about issues within the force, addressing his concerns “to any of you that care” and signing off with: “Time to get rid of the RCMP.”...
16:00, 2019-10-12

Dallas Opera Cancels 2020 Placido Domingo Performance Over Harassment Allegations The Dallas Opera has canceled a 2020 Placido Domingo event due to harassment and groping allegations against the opera superstar. The opera said Thursday the gala had been set for March 11 but was taken off the calendar due to “ongoing developments regarding allegations made against” Dom...
15:00, 2019-09-06

16 charged in connection to Bangladeshi student burned alive for reporting sexual harassment Sixteen people in Bangladesh were charged on Wednesday in connection to the murder of a teenage girl who was burned to death last month after reporting sexual harassment....
00:17, 2019-05-30

Canadian Father Alleges Bullying, Sues Firm For Paternity Harassment Case A Canadian father who alleges he was bullied and fired by his Japanese employer after he tried to claim paternity leave appeared in a Tokyo court Wednesday to pursue his lawsuit against the firm....
14:00, 2019-10-09

Report: Antonio Brown Sent Threatening Texts To Artist Accusing Him Of Sexual Harassment In a group chat that included his lawyer, and at least one close confidant, Antonio Brown sent threatening text messages to the artist who accused him of exposing his barely covered penis to her while she worked on a mural in his home, according to Sports Illustrated’s Robert Klemko. Brown’s message...
07:51, 2019-09-20

Trump said Brett Kavanaugh 'should start suing people' over new sexual harassment allegation Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump tweeted in support for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after a new allegation of sexual harassment surfaced against him. Trump railed against Democrats and the media hours after The New York Times reported Saturday that a former college cl...
21:51, 2019-09-15

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “Omid” at-mentioned her on Twitter: “your IG account was deleted due to your porn activities,” it read, with the hashtags “#say_no_to_porn” and “#no_porn...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Opera union launches investigation into Placido Domingo sexual harassment allegations The union that represents opera performers and staff launched an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo.        ...
03:34, 2019-09-09

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West scolded by Wyoming wildlife officials for animal harassment Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were scolded by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department over a video they posted from their new ranch in the Western state....
16:34, 2019-09-20

| WATCH: Trump administration denounces 'harassment' after Democrats subpoena White House The Trump administration has complained of harassment by Democratic lawmakers who issued subpoenas for White House documents regarding President Donald Trump's alleged pressuring of Ukraine for political favors....
05:34, 2019-10-06

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Accused of Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct by Two Former Staff Two employees who previously worked as personal staff for Mark Zuckerberg have leveled alarming allegations of misconduct against the head of Zuckerberg’s security detail, including sexual harassment and racist, transphobic, and homophobic comments.Read more......
11:00, 2019-05-31

Customer service agents at airports report staggering amount of harassment and threats It doesn't take much for passengers to get frustrated at the airport, and according to a new survey, they're taking it out on customer service agents.       ...
23:17, 2019-09-17

Family: 5-year-old with autism accused of sexual harassment by school for hugging other students CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (CNN/WTVC) – A 5-year-old Tennessee boy with autism is punished for hugging. School officials at East Ridge Elementary say he was overstepping boundaries. His family said he did not know any better. “I was sick to my stomach because first of all don’t you underst...
20:17, 2019-09-26

Placido Domingo with draws from Metropolitan Opera amid sexual harassment allegations Opera singer Placido Domingo announced Tuesday he will withdraw from his performances at New York's Metropolitan Opera after being accused of sexual harassment by 20 women....
11:34, 2019-09-25

SmartDesk 2 review: A sit/stand desk with a lot to like for $349 I’ve been using a sit/stand desk since 2017. I was never really keen on the idea for standing during an entire working day, but sit/stand desks — the autonomous creatures that raise and lower depending on your needs — were bulky, expensive, and just outside of my ability to justify spending the extr...
14:34, 2019-10-05

Our apologies to anyone who had to stand behind Shaq at this EDM festival Shaquille O’Neal is 7"1, which is a great advantage when it comes to, say, playing basketball, but must be a real hindrance to a lot of other day-to-day stuff like flying in a plane, lying in a bed, or really any activity designed for people who aren’t seven entire feet tall. Still, Shaq prevai...
18:17, 2019-07-22

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Where Yankees stand in this crucial playoff war TORONTO — Presented with an opportunity to end a long road trip on a very high note the Yankees exited Canada with two losses in three games to the rebuilding Blue Jays, and lost ground to the Astros in the race for home-field advantage in the ALCS. “Losing sucks every time,’’ Aaron Boone said follo...
07:51, 2019-09-16

From the EU to Trump: Where does Ursula von der Leyen stand? Germany's defense minister has been at Angela Merkel's side since 2005. No stranger to global affairs, she's set to become the next European Commission president. So how does she view Europe's most pressing challenges?...
02:51, 2019-07-05

Would the REAL Endeavour Shipwreck Please Stand Up? Has Captain Cook’s shipwrecked 'Endeavour', one of the most famous research ships in history, finally been identified off Rhode Island? ...
06:17, 2019-09-16

Microsoft President to Companies: Know What You Stand For Technology companies increasingly enmeshed in social issues need to decide on principles to guide them as they face challenges related to regulatory compliance and customer trust, said Brad Smith, president of Microsoft....
03:51, 2019-09-15

Where the 2020 Democrats Stand on Gun Control While several presidential candidates have already rolled out plans to address gun violence, others endorsed new policies after two mass shootings over the weekend....
22:00, 2019-08-06

How Ridiculous Is Apple's $1,000 Monitor Stand, Really? At $5,000, Apple’s new Pro Display XDR definitely ain’t cheap, but with a 32-inch screen, 6K resolution, full HDR support (with a ridiculous peak brightness of 1600 nits), and color reproduction that some are claiming is better than OLED, you can sort of see where all that money is going.Read more.....
04:34, 2019-06-05

So, who is Marilyn Manson playing in The Stand? Last month gave us the first reports of who might be starring in CBS All Access’ 10-part adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand, a post-apocalyptic epic with a hefty cast of characters. Westworld’s James Marsden is looking like a lock as everyman Stu Redman, while Whoopi Goldberg, Amber Heard, and G...
05:34, 2019-07-09

Canvas is a big-ass speaker stand for LG OLED TVs If you've picked up an OLED TV, you're left with two choices for high quality sound: A soundbar, or large speakers for a home theater setup. Canvas, a new project from a group of audio veterans, is something in between. It's a huge speaker that serve......
00:51, 2019-08-21

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country’s futureAs the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China – the fight against Huawei, the trade war, talk of a ...
17:00, 2019-06-15

Where these injured Yankees stars stand now OAKLAND, Calif. — The Yankees received good news Tuesday concerning injured right-handers Luis Severino and Dellin Betances, who are rehabbing in Tampa. Severino threw a short side session and is scheduled to face hitters on Thursday. Betances will throw a side session on Wednesday in which he will ...
08:51, 2019-08-21

How to Make an Impromptu Cake Stand Cake is a food worthy of exaltation, which is why cake stands are so very important. Not only do they lift the dessert to its proper place on high, but they make it easier to get to by providing an easily leveraged point of entry to the base of the cake. If you don’t make a lot of cakes, however, yo...
18:51, 2019-05-28

FROM THE FIELD: What do you want to be when you grow up? One day I will... One person in every 70 is caught up in a humanitarian crisis right now, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), with women and girls among the most impacted....
21:34, 2019-08-04

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
03:51, 2019-06-16

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their eroticyearnings and obsessions....
11:51, 2019-07-09

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
19:00, 2019-05-30

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
10:17, 2019-05-31

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement that followed the college's graduation ceremony in Rh...
00:17, 2019-06-15

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school on an ROTC scholarship, the daughter and granddaug...
17:17, 2019-06-05

Latin Pop Primer: The 15 Female Artists You Need to Know Now The world of Latin music is having a truly global moment right now. 20 years later after the likes of Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez first brought Latin pop to the U.S.......
12:34, 2019-09-25

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to part-time work or stop working a few years after completing their medical training, according to a recent study published in the journal JAMA Network Op...
07:51, 2019-08-07

The Man Behind The Mask Wants to Make a Female-Led Reboot Jon Favreau’s Lion King remake is a lot longer than you’d expect. Netflix has already committed to a second season of its Pacific Rim anime. Arrow teases one last costume update for Oliver Queen ahead of its final season. Plus, more mysterious casting for the BBC’s new Dracula, and what’s to come on...
15:17, 2019-07-05

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who plays a “WuPS” delivery driver-turned-zombie in the ...
04:17, 2019-06-14

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left her scared for her life once more. She and other LG...
14:51, 2019-06-19

Kansas federal judge rebuked for sexual harassment and illicit affair with convicted felon U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia of the District of Kansas was sanctioned Monday with committing judicial misconduct.        ...
02:34, 2019-10-02

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
16:01, 2019-06-14

'Mini AOC' ends parody videos after receiving 'death threats,' 'harassment' from the left, family says The 8-year-old child actor who went viral for impersonating Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, is no longer going to make videos due to death threats and harassment she and her family have received....
05:17, 2019-07-04

Low Wages, Sexual Harassment and Unreliable Tips. This Is Life in America’s Booming Service Industry Published in partnership with The Fuller Project, a non-profit newsroom that reports on issues impacting women. After an eight-hour shift on her feet, shuffling between a stuffy kitchen and the red vinyl booths of Broad Street Diner, Christina Munce is at a standstill in traffic. Still wearing the r...
18:51, 2019-08-22

Report: Britt McHenry's Co-Host Moved Off Fox Nation Show Following Sexual Harassment Complaint The original co-host of Britt McHenry’s Fox Nation streaming television show was removed and shifted to his own solo program following a sexual harassment complaint made by McHenry, according to a new report from The Daily Beast....
08:34, 2019-06-12

'The Rookie' star quits ABC show, citing claims of sexual harassment and racial discrimination Actress Afton Williamson, who stars in the ABC drama “The Rookie,” announced Sunday she will not be returning to the show, citing sexual harassment and racial discrimination she allegedly experienced during the making of the first season....
03:51, 2019-08-05

Opera singer Placido Domingo gets standing ovation in first show since sexual harassment accusation Performing at the Salzburg Festival, Placido Domingo was met with a standing ovation in his first show since being accused of sexual harassment.        ...
23:17, 2019-08-25

Charlie Rose hit with lawsuit from longtime makeup artist Gina Riggi alleging harassment Makeup artist Gina Riggi alleges Charlie Rose "bullied, demeaned and harassed" her throughout the 22 years she worked for him.        ...
13:34, 2019-09-21

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Leaves Following Claims of Sexual Harassment and Racist Comments More than a month after news broke that Mark Zuckerberg’s chief security officer, Liam Booth, had been accused of sexual misconduct and making racist and transphobic comments, he is now leaving his role with the Zuckerberg family’s private office. Despite the departure, a spokesperson for the office...
00:17, 2019-07-10

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tackle and prevent this form of violence....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Women accuse opera legend Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, retaliation in AP report For decades, opera legend Placido Domingo has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships, numerous accusers told The Associated Press.        ...
09:34, 2019-08-13

Opera legend Placido Domingo to return to the stage amid sexual harassment allegations Placido Domingo will return to the stage in Europe this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused him of sexual harassment.        ...
04:17, 2019-08-24

11 more women accuse opera singer Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, inappropriate behavior After an AP story last month in which Placido Domingo was accused of sexual harassment, 11 more women have come forward with stories of encounters.        ...
18:00, 2019-09-05

Lights Out: Fed Agency Settles Sex Harassment Suit Linked to Ex Mortgage Regulator Chief Mel Watt The Federal Housing Finance Agency has settled a sexual harassment claim brought by an employee against the man who once headed the agency, former North Carolina congressman Mel Watt....
10:17, 2019-09-28

Sunnyside’s lead could stand to take a few lessons from Community One classic TV sitcom setup is when a disparate, diverse group of people come together over the very flimsiest of reasons. Community is the ur-example of this, and Sunnyside seems eager to follow in its footsteps, albeit in a much more realistic way. The show is about Garrett Modi (Kal Penn), a disg...
22:51, 2019-09-25

Joe Biden won last night. He just has to stand his ground tonight You'll probably never see John Delaney on a presidential debate stage ever again. He doesn't have a single qualifying poll for the September debates or even half of the unique donor count requirement. But in effect, he sacrificed himself for the future of the Democratic Party last night with his lin...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Every small business is a brand: Make yours stand out Branding is something most small business people know is important. But creating one that resonates with consumers is easier said than done.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

Where the Couples Stand on Bachelor in Paradise Season 6 Bachelor in Paradise is at its best when it's just a complete disaster. We've said this before, but truly, we're having the best time when we're struggling to keep track......
06:34, 2019-08-21

Where The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand On Medicare For All The second Democratic primary debate on Thursday night saw an extended period of serious policy discussion on the future of the nation’s health care. While Medicare-for-all has been the rallying cry of those on the party’s left flank, the candidates on the stage were split, with most arg...
21:34, 2019-06-28

Prop Up Your Phone or Tablet In Style With This $6 Stand No desk is complete in this day and age without a decent phone and tablet stand. This one’s made of aluminum, can adjust to multiple angles, and is only $6 at checkout. What more could you want?...
23:00, 2019-09-20

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
12:51, 2019-05-25

Stand-up comedian Atsuko Okatsuka keeps set going right through an earthquake In times of crisis, we all hope that we would be able to remain calm instead of the more common response of widespread panic. But comedian Atsuko Okatsuka took things to the next level during the recent California earthquake at The Ice House in Pasadena, as a stressful situation (performing stand-up...
20:34, 2019-07-17

| Scotland record third highest T20 stand in win over Dutch Scotland recorded the third-highest stand in international T20 history as George Munsey and Kyle Coetzer put on 200 in their side's big win over Netherlands....
07:34, 2019-09-17

Girl's lemonade stand made over $700 for K9 unit A 3-year-old girl lit up her Wisconsin community after she donated hundreds of dollars to her local police department's K9 division, all through the power of lemonade....
07:51, 2019-09-16

Diamond-encrusted AirPods with a marble stand can be yours for $20,000 Surprisingly classy given their diamond-and-gold concept, these AirPods promise to light up your ears in multiple ways -- if you can afford them.Read More...
05:51, 2019-07-19

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil society, while resisting intervention from Beijing. William Yang reports....
13:51, 2019-07-02

Stephen King has written another new ending to The Stand – but do we need it? King has already written two endings for his masterpiece and now he’s found a third coda for the TV adaptation. As a fan, I’m warySpoiler warning for two of The Stand’s three endingsStephen King fans, gather ye here: our lord and master has written a new ending to The Stand, his story of a post-apoc...
16:17, 2019-08-08

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
22:17, 2019-06-18

Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction onlineWe’re having problems with the internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouTube), Amazon, Apple and Facebook. The government has taken note. Related: 'Facebook is dangerous': t...
11:17, 2019-07-20

World Cup: Five teams that could stand in the way of US title hopes France has been the second-strongest team at the World Cup, and it could meet the Americans in the quarterfinals.       ...
09:00, 2019-06-21

Barricaded individual surrenders after 5-hour stand off TUCSON – An individual has been taken into custody after a five-hour police standoff on the northwest side Friday afternoon. According to officials, an individual wanted by Tucson Police Department was located by the U.S. Marshals Service Friday morning. The individual barricaded themselves ne...
04:00, 2019-07-20

Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
17:51, 2019-05-22

Preserve Your Posture With This $20 Swiveling Laptop Stand Staring at a laptop screen sitting on a desk is terrible for your neck and your posture, but a laptop stand can bring your screen up to a more ergonomic height. This one from Lamicall looks great, rotates 360 degrees on its base, and is only $20 right now with promo code LAPTOP55....
21:17, 2019-06-07

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to cut off Huawei phones from Android updates. Which ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

A $999 monitor stand is everything wrong with Apple today You can pinpoint the exact moment when Apple lost the WWDC audience on Monday. John Ternus, the company's VP of hardware engineering, had just revealed that the Pro Display XDR, its new high-end 6K monitor, will cost $4,999. That's pricey, but reason......
01:34, 2019-06-05

The challenges and advantages of virtual teams: Where do you stand? With collaboration tools, connectivity apps, and more, workplace experts are debating the nature of and need for traditional physical offices.Read More...
00:34, 2019-09-12

What Happened After the Joke: A Stand-Up’s Harrowing Tale Gary Gulman has always avoided hack comedy. In a new special, he finds himself in territory other comics have staked out involving depression. The results are fascinating....
20:00, 2019-10-04

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces three felony charges for harboring and conspiring to transport two undocumented immigrants at a home called the “Barn” in the desert near Ajo...
05:34, 2019-06-07

DNC Chief: ‘Our nominee won't stand a chance against Trump’ Apparently stunned by the Republican National Committee’s surprise July fundraising haul of $21 million, the chief of the Democratic National Committee is on a panic drive to catch up and said in an email to supporters that the eventual nominee could be in trouble without more money....
01:51, 2019-08-22

New Apple monitor stand costs as much as an iPhone Apple made waves Monday with a computer monitor stand that costs as much as its latest iPhone. The $999 Pro Stand is designed to hold up Apple’s new $4,999 Pro Display XDR monitor, which works with the $5,999 Mac Pro. That is to say, Apple’s newest computer will cost at least $12,000 before boosting...
05:51, 2019-06-05

Here's where the presidential candidates stand on Social Security Medicare has become a buzzword so far in the 2020 race. Yet another important benefits program,Social Security, has largely been absent from the discussion. This roundup shows where the leading candidates stand....
16:17, 2019-07-06

Bachelor in Paradise Check-In: Where Do All the Couples Stand? Two weeks away from the finale of Bachelor in Paradise, it's time to do a little check-in. The couples are switching things up left and right this season, and everything has already......
08:17, 2019-09-04

Where do the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on the key issues? Almost two dozen Democratic candidates are vying for the party’s nomination to take on Trump in the 2020 race. Here’s where they stand on the key issues Continue reading......
19:51, 2019-06-13

Scandalized by Ali Wong’s Stand-Up? Brace Yourself for Her Book The star of two uproarious Netflix comedy specials is nervous about how people will react to her essay collection. “I hope my siblings don’t get pissed at me,” she says....
12:00, 2019-10-09

How college students today go against everything universities stand for A mob loops a noose around a century-old statue, drags it down with triumphant whoops, then stomps and spits on the twisted metal. A screaming crowd surrounds a lone man and targets him for their abuse. Packs of grim enforcers stalk the night, armed with bats and clubs, intent on silencing all disse...
05:51, 2019-09-01

| Kyrgios: I stand by my opinions of Nadal, Djokovic Nick Kyrgios says he has not changed his negative opinions on ATP heavyweights Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, while also vowing to keep the ‘honesty’ coming....
17:17, 2019-06-16

Jury finds Fla. man guilty who used 'stand your ground' A jury has found a Florida man guilty of manslaughter after he initially used the state's "stand your ground' law as his defense for fatal shooting last summer....
21:17, 2019-08-24

What Is the Greatest Farmers' Market Stand in Your City? It’s prime season for farmers’ markets: local tomatoes, avocados, blueberries, corn, all the best produce in the Northern Hemisphere. But my favorite greenmarket stand is the one that sells lamb meat and wool. (It took me a little while to make the connection!) Yes, I’m in love with Catskill Merino,...
17:00, 2019-07-08

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
06:34, 2019-06-06

Gizmodo How Ridiculous Is Apple’s $1,000 Monitor Stand, Really? Gizmodo How Ridiculous Is Apple’s $1,000 Monitor Stand, Really? | Jalopnik Volvo Offers ‘Free’ Towing for Every Single Volvo In the U.S. Except There’s a Huge Catch | Kotaku One Year Later, Did Sony (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? | Lifehacker Amtrak Is Offering BOGO Sleeper Car Tickets T...
00:51, 2019-06-05

I tried the KitchenAid's top-of-the-line $500 stand mixer, and now I get what all the hype is about Williams Sonoma A high-quality stand mixer is an indispensable tool when making pies, cookies, cakes, breads, and other baked goods. You can also add accessories to make pasta, ice cream, sausage, and more. I like the KitchenAid 7-Quart Pro Line Stand Mixer because it has a roomy stainless-steel bo...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Where the top Democratic U.S. presidential candidates stand on 'Medicare for All' All of the Democratic presidential candidates debating on Thursday say universal healthcare is a top priority. They disagree, however, on the best path to achieve it....
13:34, 2019-09-10

Two Big Moves in Oil: Will the Real Driver of Price Please Stand Up? Why have crude oil prices been so volatile? NOT because of the U.S.-China trade truce, and NOT from OPEC's production cut. The answer is investor psychology, which unfolds in Elliott wave patterns. See it for yourself....
23:34, 2019-07-05

Larry Krasner Needs the Democrats to Stand Up for Justice Larry Krasner, one of America’s most fiery advocates for criminal justice reform, was elected district attorney of Philadelphia in 2017 on a platform of ending mass incarceration. He says that will be a 30-year project—but he is not taking any time off....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Flame out: NFL field pyrotechnics get brief ban The NFL has placed a temporary ban on all flame effects and pyrotechnics used on its playing fields as it investigates a fire at the Tennessee Titans' Nissan Stadium in Week 2....
19:34, 2019-09-20

FROM THE FIELD: Conversations about Conservation Indigenous peoples in the Philippines are increasingly involved in the national conversation about protecting and conserving the South East Asian country’s key biodiversity areas, thanks to support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). ...
21:51, 2019-08-09

Navarrete and De Vaca take to the field in LA Emanuel Navarrete wants to prove himself a 'true champion,' writes Paul Wheeler The post Navarrete and De Vaca take to the field in LA appeared first on Boxing News....
00:34, 2019-08-14

Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country’s first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority. The 19-member Cabinet of Prime Minister Antti Rinne was approved Thur...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Biden says it would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said in a new TV interview that it would be “great” to have a woman for the No. 2 spot — but demurred when asked if he’d tap Sen. Kamala Harris for the post. “I think it helps having a woman on the ticket,” he said in a CNN interview......
19:34, 2019-07-05

Female feticide in India — a paradox of development? Over the past three months, all of the children born in a region in northern India were boys, a survey found, raising suspicions of rampant female feticide. Patriarchal mindset and technology are to blame, say experts....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Felix says female athletes are united for change Female athletes from across all sports are drawing inspiration from one another as they fight for equal treatment, Olympic sprint champion Allyson Felix told Reuters this week....
04:17, 2019-08-04

| Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials have said....
12:00, 2019-07-21

'My father said I should be looking after the cows': the first female Tuareg guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali once had to practise on her brother’s guitar in secret. She and her band, Les Filles de Illighadad, are now taking the world by stormLes Filles de Illighadad are in their dressing room, listening to music on their phones and scrolling through social media apps. Fatou Seidi Ghali, t...
17:51, 2019-08-01

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track and monitor supply chains. Jessi Baker, founder and...
18:17, 2019-05-23

How Hustlers shows the importance of female solidarity In the acclaimed fact-based drama, the bond between women is shown with rare sensitivity and depth even as they engage in criminal acts This article contains spoilersThe marketing campaign for Hustlers, a film that opened to an unexpectedly impressive $33m at the US box office last weekend, presents...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Frappart will be first female ref to take charge of a UEFA men's final Stéphanie Frappart will become the first women to referee a major UEFA men's showpiece event when she takes charge of the UEFA Super Cup final between Liverpool and Chelsea later this monht....
17:34, 2019-08-02

Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Workers, EEOC Says Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female store workers by paying less or denying promotions because of their gender, the EEOC said in memos viewed by the Journal....
04:51, 2019-09-18

PMQs: May and Swinson on female party leaders The new Lib Dem leader asks Theresa May what advice she would give to women dealing with men "who think they can do a better job, but are not prepared to do the actual work"....
14:34, 2019-07-24

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job.Go to the 20th century rooms in the Art Gallery o...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Women at war: why do we still struggle with the idea of female soldiers? Female warriors serve at the margins of history – or are press-ganged to the frontlines of controversy, writes novelist Sarah HallIn the current febrile climate – meteorological and political – many questions are being raised about how to fight for and against causes. The alarming temperatures, the ...
14:51, 2019-08-03

First look: Female 007 Lashana Lynch on James Bond set The new 007 has finally been spotted in action. Brit actress Lashana Lynch made headlines in July when rumors broke that she was taking over James Bond’s iconic designation in what was hyped as a “popcorn-dropping moment” from the franchise’s 25th movie. Fast-forward two mont...
23:00, 2019-09-27

Biden: It would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be “great” to have a female vice president, but he won’t say whether he’d pick Sen. Kamala Harris for the No. 2 spot if he receives his party’s nomination. In an interview aired Friday on CNN, Biden said, “I think it help...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker Stefano Moreo, was bombarded with abuse from supporters during a youth match in Mestre, Italy. According to Sport Mediaset, a youngster lowered his sho...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Toyota's first female plant manager to retire Millie Marshall, who's been with Toyota Motor North America for 28 years, became president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia in January 2014 when she was the first woman appointed to lead a Toyota plant anywhere in the world....
17:51, 2019-09-26

One transgender woman, a new female body and tears of joy Seven years ago Lilith came from Pakistan to Germany. Now, she has found peace within herself and a calling helping trans refugees in her new home. DW has followed her journey over the course of her transition....
20:34, 2019-09-27

Firefighter set up cameras to spy on female roommate: authorities A Florida firefighter has been arrested for allegedly setting up secret cameras inside air vents to watch his female roommate in her bedroom and bathroom, according to reports. Steven Brandenberger, 38, who worked for the Orange County Fire Rescue and installs home theaters on the side, was busted M...
20:34, 2019-07-24

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight title in the co-main. Will ESPN's pound-for-pound No. 1s pass their tests?...
22:34, 2019-07-05

After spacesuit mix-up, NASA once again will attempt the first all-female spacewalk With two medium-size spacesuits now available, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to embark on their spacewalk Oct. 21, NASA said.        ...
21:00, 2019-10-05

Discovery has more female viewers than NBCUniversal for first time There’s a television war brewing for female eyeballs that pits Discovery, home of “90 Day Fiancé,” against NBCUniversal, home to “Real Housewives.” “90 Day Fiancé” and its spinoff series have helped catapult Discovery to the top when it comes to female viewers — toppling NBCUniversal for the first t...
16:17, 2019-08-10

U.S. agency says Walmart likely discriminated against female workers: WSJ Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions or both because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper said on Tuesday....
17:51, 2019-09-17

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new head of the European Parliament....
16:00, 2019-07-03

Woman becomes first female Marine to pilot F-35B fighter jet (NBC News) — A woman who attributes her success to “showing up prepared and working diligently” has become the first female Marine to pilot a F-35B fighter jet. U.S. Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz, 29, of Boise, Idaho, completed the F-35B Basic Course on June 27, the Marine Corp annou...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
15:51, 2019-06-05

Christine Lagarde nominated to be the ECB's first female chief IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on course to become the European Central Bank's next president in October. If she replaces Italy's Mario Draghi, a huge change in the eurozone lender's policy seems unlikely....
23:17, 2019-07-02

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up, with reports claiming that black British actor La...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Anita Hill says female presidential candidates 'are not being taken seriously' Anita Hill has expressed her concern that female presidential candidates for the 2020 election are not being taken as seriously as their male counterparts....
23:51, 2019-05-22

New ‘Monopoly’ game will pay female players more than males Do not pass go, do not collect…$240? The iconic Monopoly board game is getting a feminist update for 2019. Hasbro’s newest version of the game, dubbed “Ms. Monopoly,” will pay female players more than males – in a stunt that draws attention to the gender pay gap in America. In Ms. Monopoly, wo...
08:00, 2019-09-11

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so male-dominated for so long,” said Silver last month...
11:17, 2019-06-05

'It's an act of defiance': the rise of all-female festival lineups Major music festivals such as Reading and Leeds continue to feature mostly male artists, but a number of events are fighting back by removing men from the billing altogetherIn 2015, music blog Crack in the Road tweeted a doctored image of the poster for the Reading and Leeds festival, erasing all ac...
12:17, 2019-08-20

First female ref to officiate Super Cup is ready for spotlight "Stephanie Frappart said she will prove female officials are as competent as their male counterparts when she becomes the first woman to referee a major UEFA competition final in the Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea on Wednesday."...
01:51, 2019-08-14

Girls should be taught at school how to ask for pay rise, says female CEO Females ‘lack confidence’ to demand wage parity, says one of UK’s best-paid charity bossesGirls should be equipped at school with the skills to ask for a pay rise in the workplace and accept nothing less than salary equality, according to one of the UK’s highest paid charity bosses.Cheryl Giovannoni...
19:34, 2019-09-19

U.S. agency says Walmart likely discriminated against female workers -WSJ Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions or both because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper said on Tuesday....
18:17, 2019-09-17

‘Burn It Down’: The importance of female, and maternal, rage "Burn it Down: Women Writing About Anger" is one of the most recent books about women and anger, and what makes it stand out from its predecessors is its very dedication to this rich variety of female rage....
19:00, 2019-10-03

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to effect change’. At a time when few women pursued a career in the industry, she worked on photo essays and film sets and was a regular contributor to Lif...
13:51, 2019-07-19

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positions that have only ever been held by men.The call i...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Female orgasm may have evolved from a trigger for ovulation A study that gave antidepressants to rabbits suggests that female orgasm may be evolutionarily linked to a mechanism for triggering the release of eggs...
22:51, 2019-09-30

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Two more female NY1 anchors sue alleging age, maternity discrimination Two additional on-air personalities for NY1 have come forward with claims they faced age discrimination — with one saying she was fired from the station during her third trimester of pregnancy after she complained. Reporters Thalia Perez and Michelle Greenstein have filed a Manhattan federal c...
22:51, 2019-07-31

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn....
20:34, 2019-05-30

Female engineer sues Google for sex-discrimination A female engineer at Google has accused the search giant of stiffing her out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by passing her over for promotions in favor of less-qualified men. Ulku Rowe had 22 years of experience in financial services, including as a managing director at JPMorgan Chase and Bank ...
03:34, 2019-09-19

New England Patriots' Elandon Roberts accuses Texas authorities of harassment after traffic stop: report New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts accused Texas authorities of harassment Thursday over a traffic stop that took place in March in the front of his house....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
17:34, 2019-05-31

Chinese diplomats encourage harassment of pro-democracy students abroad as Hong Kong protests spread Chinese diplomats are encouraging the harassment of Hong Kong students and their supporters at universities overseas as protests in the semi-autonomous city enter their third month....
01:17, 2019-08-06

Nancy Pelosi to meet Democrats amid impeachment talk; Donald Trump slams 'harassment' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure builds on whether to introduce impeachment action against President Donald Trump....
15:00, 2019-05-22

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23:51, 2019-07-31

'I'm so sorry,' Ex-Dallas cop weeps on witness stand at her murder trial A former Dallas police officer testifying in her own defense on a murder charge wept in the courtroom on Friday, and said she asks God daily for forgiveness since she killed her unarmed neighbor in his own apartment after she entered by accident....
19:34, 2019-09-27

'I'll stand with Joe': Democrats rally around Biden after Trump attacks Democrats are admonishing Republicans and President Donald Trump for attacking Joe Biden and his family amid the ongoing Ukraine scandal, calling their criticisms a distraction from Trump’s current predicament. More than a dozen Democratic senators fought back against the president’s insinuations ...
10:34, 2019-09-27

Meghan Patrick calls out fan who harassed her at concert: ‘I’ll always stand up for myself’ Despite some insisting she should've just shrugged off the man's comments as being "drunken," the country singer insisted she's glad she stood up for herself....
21:17, 2019-07-31

'We stand ready': US air force warns against 'raid' on Area 51 More than one million people who have signed up to raid Area 51 in the hope of seeing evidence of aliens have been warned that the US air force "stands ready to protect America and its assets"....
02:01, 2019-07-17

Nat Wolff cast as The Man In Black's sidekick in CBS All Access' The Stand When Josh Boone’s long-gestating adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand was announced by CBS All Access, Constant Readers wasted no time in dishing up their dream casts for the post-apocalyptic epic. But now that we’re learning who, exactly, will play the Superflu survivors, excitement’s cooled off ...
22:51, 2019-10-01

German Opponents of ECB's Crisis Strategy Make a Last Stand In a prosperous corner of southern Germany, opponents of Europe’s economic crisis-fighting strategy are making a last stand, attacking the giant bond-buying program launched 4½ years ago by the European Central Bank....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Scotch Whisky Association urges U.S. and EU to end trade stand-off The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) urged the United States and the European Union on Tuesday to end a trade dispute after Washington threatened tariffs on $4 billion of goods including Scotland's most famous export....
15:00, 2019-07-02

On Comedy: Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Russians rally for independent candidates to stand in elections Thousands of people have turned out in Moscow to protest the non-registration of independent candidates for local elections. This issue is one of the rare cases that has united Russia's usually divided opposition....
23:00, 2019-07-20

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
11:34, 2019-07-05

Volvo, Geely to form stand-alone engine business The new business will develop next-generation hybrid powertrains and internal combustion engines for Volvo, Lotus, Lynk & CO and Geely Auto as well as third parties....
14:34, 2019-10-07

Stand By Me by Wendell Berry review – the soul of Kentucky The farmer-environmentalist’s precisely drawn tales about family loyalties span a century of rural lifeWhen you say the word “Kentucky”, most Americans think of long-time Republican senator Mitch McConnell, arguably the man behind the curtain in the present US governmental collapse, as well as of ho...
13:51, 2019-07-17

Human bones reportedly found in bag at NJ snack stand A bag of what appears to be human bones was found at a New Jersey snack stand that overlooks the Hudson River, a report said Monday. Employees at the State Line Lookout cafe in Alpine found the bag of bones hanging on a door when they arrived for work at about 8 a.m., the Bergen......
01:17, 2019-07-02

Germany says it will stand in 'full solidarity' with Ireland over Brexit German president echoes Angela Merkel in saying the backstop will not be revisitedGermany will stand fully in “solidarity” with Ireland over Brexit, the country’s president has said, and look to “underpin rather than undermine” the peace process that has kept the border with Northern Ireland invisib...
21:34, 2019-07-04

‘We need to stand up now’ for the elderly: urges UN rights expert on World Day In the coming decade, the number of persons aged 60 or over is projected to grow by 46 per cent, making the increase in those officially classified as elderly, one of the “most significant transformations of this century,'' the United Nations declared on Tuesday, marking the International Day of Old...
11:17, 2019-10-01

Court lets stand Kentucky abortion law on ultrasounds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court said Friday it won’t reconsider a ruling that upheld a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients prior to abortions. Kentucky’s anti-abortion governor, Republican Matt Bevin, hailed the decision. ...
03:51, 2019-06-29

This Ice-Cream Truck Is Taking A Stand By Asking 'Influencers' To Pay Double Joe Nicchi, the founder of CVT Soft Serve ice-cream truck in LA said that he is 'sick' of people asking for freebies. He made it official that he didn't want 'influencers' asking for free ice-creams......
14:00, 2019-07-04

Minister Reiterates Stand On Citizenship Bill In Lok Sabha The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan even if......
14:00, 2019-07-16

Bag of bones found at NJ snack stand confirmed to be human The bag of bones found at a New Jersey snack stand overlooking the Hudson River were confirmed as human remains on Wednesday, according to a report. Employees at the State Line Lookout cafe in Alpine found the body parts hanging on a door when they arrived for work at about 8 a.m. Monday. The Bergen...
07:17, 2019-07-04

Apple Music, Spotify Tap Live Events to Stand Out Streaming services are using listening data to invite hard-core fans to free, private concerts by Taylor Swift, Tyler the Creator and other pop stars to stand out and connect with fans more directly....
14:00, 2019-07-10

Netflix might pay Eddie Murphy $70 million for stand-up specials Eddie Murphy might be better known these days for his work on the screen, but it was on the stage that he got his start. His stand-up specials Delirious and Raw are often ranked among the best ever, and Murphy has been open in recent years about want......
03:51, 2019-07-20

Jada Pinkett Smith Takes a Stand for Sex Toys Jada Pinkett Smith has no shame in her sex toy game. As a Red Table Talk co-host, the actress is known to share some pretty intimate details about her personal life, from her marriage......
20:17, 2019-08-22

Terry Bradshaw says he 'can't stand' players like Antonio Brown Former Pittsburgh Steelers great and Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw announced his disdain for players like Antonio Brown during an interview with the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review last week following the wide receivers tumultuous offseason....
19:00, 2019-09-14

| Ngidi, Piedt stand tall as SA 'A' batsmen struggle Lungi Ngidi and Dane Piedt ended with three wickets apiece as South Africa A again endured a tough time on day two of the first Test against India A....
16:34, 2019-09-10

Scheer says he will stand by candidates who have made mistakes if they apologize Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said he would stand by candidates who have made mistakes in the past as long as they apologize and take responsibility....
06:51, 2019-09-16

Almost half the NCAA’s athletes are women. It needs to make a stand for them. As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
01:51, 2019-06-11

Frackers to Stand Pat, Reap Profits After Attacks on Saudi Oil U.S. shale companies aren’t planning to fill the void in global crude supplies left by an attack on Saudi Arabia’s top oil facilities. Instead, producers hope to profit from price increases caused by the disruption....
10:51, 2019-09-17

| Death sentences stand for Myanmar men in Britons' murders Thailand's top court upheld death sentences for two Myanmar migrant workers in a final appeal against their convictions for murdering two British backpackers on a holiday island in a case tainted by allegations of mismanagement....
11:00, 2019-08-29

Chip Roy inflames GOP colleagues with stand against disaster aid package Conservative freshmen Rep. Chip Roy was at the airport heading back to Texas late last week when he heard that House GOP leaders had agreed to a voice vote on a $19 billion funding bill. So he called his wife, canceled his flight and headed back to the Capitol. The next day, the former chief of staf...
23:34, 2019-05-30

Jim Cramer: 'Stand pat,' even if the Fed doesn't satisfy the bullish investors "It's just not worth trying to game this market when you know that, eventually, we're likely to get lower interest rates" and potentially a NAFTA replacement, Jim Cramer says....
04:17, 2019-09-18

#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
08:51, 2019-06-04

The video game industry must stand up against the right’s bad-faith attacks The video game industry will continue to fail in the political arena as long as it is terrified to say it is deliberately being targeted by Republicans.Read More...
04:00, 2019-08-10

Edward Snowden in exile: ‘you have to be ready to stand for something’ – video Edward Snowden has spent the last six years living in exile in Russia and has now decided to publish his memoirs, Permanent Record. In the book he reflects on his life leading up to the biggest leak of top secret documents in history, and the impact this had on his relationship with his partner, Lin...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Tiananmen Square Massacre: Where does China stand, 30 years on? What were the goals of the Chinese student movement from 1989 and what is left of it in the country? Author Zhou Qing, imprisoned after the brutal crackdown of June 4, tells DW why he still has hope for China....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Alexander Skarsgard to play Randall Flagg in 'The Stand' CBS All Access has shed some light on the role of The Dark Man, confirming to CNN on Friday that "Big Little Lies" alum Alexander Skarsgard will play the villainous Randall Flagg in its limited series adaptation of Stephen King's "The Stand."...
20:17, 2019-09-13

Joe Root must give up T20 cricket if he is to stand tall again for England The easy response to England's Ashes surrender would be to sack the captain. After all, this was Joe Root's second defeat to Australia in two attempts since taking over 32 Tests ago....
17:00, 2019-09-10

Gillibrand says she wouldn't stand in way if her DOJ wanted to investigate Trump Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says if elected to the White House, she wouldn’t stand in the way if her Department of Justice wanted to investigate Donald Trump for obstruction of justice....
21:17, 2019-06-14

Recognize, celebrate and ‘stand in solidarity’ with persons with albinism International Albinism Awareness Day is a time to “recognize, celebrate and stand in solidarity with persons with albinism around the world”, the United Nations urged on Thursday, taking place this year under the banner, “Still Standing Strong”....
20:51, 2019-06-13

KTM's Espargaro "angry" with "dangerous" MotoGP stand-in riders An "angry" Pol Espargaro wants MotoGP to address "dangerous" situations created by the presence of replacement riders, after he was balked by Sylvain Guintoli in Friday practice at Silverstone...
10:17, 2019-08-24

Florida man using ‘stand your ground’ defense convicted of manslaughter A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store. Six jurors deliberated for six hours before convicting Michael Drejka for the ...
12:17, 2019-08-24

US Man Guilty Of Manslaughter In Test Of 'Stand Your Ground' Law: Reports A Florida man has been convicted of manslaughter for a fatal shooting during an argument about a parking spot, local media reported on Saturday, in a case that made headlines when police initially......
21:17, 2019-08-24

Whoopi Goldberg will star in CBS All Access series 'The Stand' One of the shows that's coming to CBS All Access is a 10-episode adaptation of Stephen King's apocalyptic novel The Stand, and it has recently found its Mother Abagail in Whoopi Goldberg. CBS has confirmed the talk show host's casting as the self-pro......
14:34, 2019-09-12

Trump Is Obsessed With the 'I-Word'—and No, the 'I' Doesn't Stand for Idiot President Trump knows that the Democrats are split on whether or not to start impeachment proceedings, and while he’s reportedly convinced he won’t be impeached because, in his words, he’s done nothing wrong, that hasn’t stopped him from becoming fixated with the idea, both good and bad, of impeachm...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infrastructure....
20:17, 2019-06-03

LG’s new dual-screen phone has a design decision we really can’t stand Even though we’re well aware that LG is developing a few exciting concepts for foldable phones, the company is yet to embrace the foldable movement. And who can really blame them given that foldable phones aren’t easy to make or sell. Instead, unlike any other smartphone makers out there...
19:34, 2019-09-06

My Fellow Republicans Must Stand Against the Alt-Right Virus Infecting America In the immediate aftermath of the El Paso shooting, a raging argument broke out online and across the airwaves. Given that the suspected shooter used one of Donald Trump’s favorite words to describe illegal immigration–invasion–did that mean Trump actually inspired one of the worst...
13:17, 2019-08-08

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Megan Rapinoe and her attempts to take a stand — and make a point U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe is no stranger to speaking up. The soccer star continues to publicly fight for her beliefs....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Cocaine haul from ship grows, arrests now stand at 6 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they say they’ve seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds, or 15,876 kilograms. They said Friday it’s the largest cocaine haul in the history of U.S. Customs. They put the street value ...
19:34, 2019-06-21

6-year-old boy starts lemonade stand to fund dad’s dying wish for mom He was fulfilling his dad’s dying wish. Brady Campbell, 6, of Colorado, used the money he earned from a lemonade stand to take his widowed mother on a “date” after his father died of colon cancer this past July 7. “My dad and I came up with the idea of a lemonade stand to tak...
20:34, 2019-08-05

Dark Phoenix Tries to Correct the Errors of X-Men: The Last Stand. Does It Succeed? Warning: This post contains spoilers for X-Men: The Last Stand and Dark Phoenix. Fairly or not, X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is one of the most maligned superhero movies in recent history. Following on the heels of the excellent X2: X-Men United, The Last Stand failed in both fans and critics’...
00:34, 2019-06-08

Here's where the top Democratic 2020 candidates stand on climate change Climate change has escalated into one of the most important issues for Democratic voters, so here's where each of the 10 leading Democratic candidates stand on climate change....
02:51, 2019-09-05

10 perfectly good monitors that cost less than the Apple Pro Stand Apple's Pro Display XDR unveiling was dragged down by the announcement of a proprietary $999 stand, sold separately. Here's 10 alternatives for those who won't stand for this pricing model....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Eddie Murphy confirms return to stand-up comedy The grand Eddie Murphy comeback is underway. The famously reclusive comedian, 58, rarely does interviews and has avoided the spotlight for years, but he’s been returning in leaps and bounds: First he made a surprise summer appearance on Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” — and...
22:00, 2019-09-05

Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis Apple has sold expensive gear for a long time -- and in the last two decades, more affordable products as well. What type of retailer does it want to be?Read More...
01:17, 2019-06-08

The Londoner: Adonis's fight to stand in Vauxhall In today's diary: Adonis's fight to stand in Vauxhall | Leave hero Jacob wins lying down | Baroness Hale's life has been imortalised in print | Neneh Cherry's hand-picked talents blossom in the woods...
19:00, 2019-09-19

Zomato Criticised For Halal Tag For Restaurants: Defends Stand A day after Zomato clapped back to a customer for refusing to take food from a 'non-Hindu' rider, it faced flak for putting halal tag on restaurants. Zomato has clarified that the halal tag was......
15:34, 2019-08-01

Where do major parties stand on the Safe Third Country Agreement? The Safe Third Country Agreement and how to handle irregular border crossers has become a divisive political issue. See where the major parties stand on the topic....
16:00, 2019-09-25

Canada election: Where the four main parties stand on immigration Here's what the Liberals, Conservatives, New Democrats and Greens have proposed so far on immigration and what two experts had to say about some of the commitments....
17:00, 2019-09-20

Wales players 'know where we stand' on rugby integrity issues Squad given integrity briefing after Howley exit‘It’s been difficult ... a bit of a shell shock to the boys’Wales players were given an integrity briefing the morning after news broke Rob Howley had been sent home from the Rugby World Cup for a suspected breach of betting rules.Howley, the Wales att...
08:51, 2019-09-20

State of the nomination: where do Democrats stand as 2020 narrows? With Labor Day comes a time-honored transition to a more volatile stage of the race – and Biden has held onto his lead, but Warren and Sanders are right behindFor the historically large and diverse field of Democrats seeking the presidential nomination, it has been a long hot summer. But with the ar...
18:51, 2019-09-02

Did prehistoric supernovas force humans to stand on their own two feet? Lightning isn’t just an awesome weather phenomenon. New research suggests a spectacular show of strikes may have played a pivotal role in human evolution. A paper published in the Journal of Geology claims that a “supernovae,” which sent a “cascade” of electrons to Eart...
02:51, 2019-05-30

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow to stand down John Bercow has announced that he will stand down as Speaker of the UK's House of Commons by October 31 -- the day Britain is set to leave the European Union -- after a decade in the position....
19:34, 2019-09-09

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns amid accusations of sexual harassment, discrimination among 'rank and file,' mayor says Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination within his department, the mayor's office announced. ...
11:34, 2019-08-21

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unless there is a male chaperone present....
00:51, 2019-07-12

Lawsuit accuses Lyft of not protecting its female passengers A new lawsuit out of California claims Lyft isn't doing enough to protect female passengers. The complaint, filed in the company's home city of San Francisco, includes at least 14 unnamed women who say they were either sexually assaulted or raped by......
07:34, 2019-09-06

Iranian female football fan who self-immolated outside court dies Death of Sahar Khodayari, facing prison for trying to enter stadium, provokes outcryAn Iranian female football fan has died a week after setting herself on fire outside a courtroom, after learning she may face six months in prison for trying to enter a stadium, a news agency reported on Tuesday.Saha...
16:34, 2019-09-10

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
16:01, 2019-06-07

Dad says he’ll kill Britain’s worst female pedophile after her release A raging dad who fears his daughter was abused by Britain's worst female pedophile revealed he will kill her if he sees her after her shocking jail release....
04:00, 2019-07-13