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New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices

ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, spons...

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices

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New bill aims to stop China from getting its hands on sensitive US technology A bill introduced by Republican senator Josh Hawley aims to stop the Chinese government from obtaining sensitive American technology by placing limits on the sale of "core technologies."...
17:26 2019-05-21

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination Five anchorwomen and reporters at NY1 say the local news channel systematically shoved them aside to make room for younger faces while celebrating the long tenure of male anchors like venerable morning man Pat Kiernan. Roma Torre, Kristen Shaughnessy, Jeanine Ramirez, Vivian Lee and Amanda Farinacci...
19:00 2019-06-19

Former WeWork Executives Allege Gender, Age Discrimination WeWork is being sued by two former executives who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initial public offering....
15:26 2019-06-21

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
22:00 2019-07-10

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with U.S. women’s team over gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with 28 players in the U.S. women's soccer team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit in which the women are seeking equal pay with the men's soccer team and improvements in working conditions, the Wall Street Journal reported o...
19:52 2019-06-21

Berlin choir accused of gender discrimination by nine-year-old girl German capital’s oldest musical institution violated constitution by refusing girl’s application, court to hearA nine-year-old girl is taking Berlin’s oldest boys’ choir to court, claiming the state-run institution’s admissions criteria are gender-biased and violate Germany’s constitution.Next week,...
22:26 2019-08-09

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
23:26 2019-06-21

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
11:39 2019-06-05

Germany: Girl sues boys' choir for gender discrimination A nine-year-old girl in Berlin who was refused entrance to a centuries-old boys' choir is filing a lawsuit for gender bias. The case has sparked debate across German media about gender equality versus artistic freedom....
16:13 2019-08-16

Liz Cheney calls out AOC on 'phony gender discrimination' claims: 'She hurts all women' House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., defended Israel on Thursday and blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., over "phony" claims that the nation discriminated against her collagues....
20:39 2019-08-16

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
22:52 2019-06-21

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
19:52 2019-06-18

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc. And the women were picked for what are arguably the two most important jobs of the four posts: heading the EU’s executive Commission and lea...
23:39 2019-07-03

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination [Update: Riot Responds] The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends publisher Riot Games, as part of an investigation into gender discrimination at the company....
10:39 2019-06-13

Trump Can't Stop Won't Stop Speculating About Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump half-heartedly walked back his tacit endorsement of the baseless conspiracy theory that Bill and Hillary Clinton were involved in accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse death before fanning the flames on the conspiracy theory once more....
21:13 2019-08-13

5 New York City anchorwomen allege age discrimination NEW YORK (AP) — Five anchorwomen at a New York City news channel have sued their company, saying they were marginalized and cast aside to make room for younger women and men. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court against Charter Communications on behalf of the women who work at ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Amazon launches new program that lets it control third-party product prices Amazon started inviting third-party sellers to a new program called Sold by Amazon (SBA) last week, describing it as a "new, hands off the wheel selling experience."...
21:52 2019-08-08

New York is second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles New York became the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Friday amending the state’s Human Rights Law. The measure, which also amends the Dignity for All Students Act, updates the definition of race used in existing law, adding “t...
08:52 2019-07-16

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
00:26 2019-05-30

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
10:39 2019-07-02

Domestic Workers Aren’t Protected by Anti-Discrimination Law. This New Bill Would Change That For 16 years, June Barrett was a certified nurse assistant in Miami. For up to five years at a time, she lived in the homes of the elderly patients she cared for — waking up at 4 a.m., staying on her feet until 11 p.m., and sleeping next to a buzzer so she could be on call around the clock. As...
17:26 2019-07-15

With a New Amendment, New York State Quietly Joins California in Fighting Hair Discrimination New York City passed amendments to ban hair discrimination in February, but now the state has followed suit, lending its legislative weight to the ongoing conversation around hair bias. Prompted by the CROWN Act (SB 188), proposed by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell (D-Calif.), California became the first sta...
21:13 2019-07-17

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
03:26 2019-05-22

UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cancers of the cervix, mouth, anus and genitals, UK health officials said on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-07-09

Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma Researchers target effects of ‘complex trauma’ and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parentsPregnancy and early parenthood are the best times to work with Indigenous families to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, according to a groundbreaking new research project.Researchers hav...
02:00 2019-06-22

New bill aims to protect those who work in Arizona heat TUCSON – Hot temperatures can be deadly especially for those working in the heat all day long. Just this month, Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced a new bill that would protect workers from heat stress. In a letter to House colleagues, Grijalva said there is no federal heat standard that ens...
02:52 2019-07-16

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls A......
00:26 2019-06-21

Citing Elon Musk, New York state Legislature aims to pass flamethrower ban In response to billionaire Elon Musk's The Boring Company selling over 20,000 personal flamethrowers, the New York state Senate passed a bill that bans such devices. The bill says if caught with a flamethrower, violators will be charged with a class E felony....
21:26 2019-06-19

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York planAs global warming has worsened in recent years, environmentalists and union members have often protested against each other, whether over fracking, oil pipelines, coal pro...
05:39 2019-05-22

Warren unveils new bill that aims to wipe out student loan debt for millions WASHINGON, D.C. (CNN) – Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a student loan debt forgiveness bill Tuesday. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate’s measure would wipe out $50,000 worth of debt for households earning less than $100,000 a year. That covers 95 percent of the 45 million Amer...
12:39 2019-07-24

French online hate speech bill aims to wipe out racist trolling Abuse on social networks pushes MP to draw up law that could be copied across EuropeFrance’s tough new law against online hatred aims to wipe out racist and homophobic trolling on social networks and could be replicated across Europe, according to the politician spearheading it as she faces daily ra...
16:13 2019-06-29

Stop Impulse Shopping By Converting Prices to Time Whenever I consider getting takeout for lunch or running out for a latte during the workweek, I often pause to think about how much time it will cost me—not the time away from my desk, but rather the time spent working to add up to the amount I am about to spend. It doesn’t always stop me from makin...
04:00 2019-08-09

LaCroix slashed prices to stop its sales slump. Now it faces a new problem LaCroix, once the "it" brand in flavored seltzer, is in trouble. To stop losing ground to lower-priced competitors, it started offering heavy discounts. Now those price cuts are putting immense pressure on its profit margins....
18:39 2019-06-27

Eli Lilly confirms probe by New York's Attorney General over insulin prices Eli Lily, the maker of blockbuster diabetes treatment Humalog, has been under scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers and the White House over the high cost of its life-saving medication....
00:26 2019-08-03

New York AG: Sprint, T-Mobile merger would raise prices and hurt consumers America was the world leader in developing 4G coverage as a result of vigorous competition, writes Letitia James, attorney general of New York.       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act......
10:00 2019-07-25

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day duties of running America’s largest city. He is so disinterested in the city, in fact, that he has decided to run for president even though nobody else...
07:26 2019-06-04

Bill won’t stop meddling in 2020 elections, say technology experts Lawmakers are considering a bill to address the problem posed by video editing tools that can make anyone, including politicians, appear to say things they didn’t really say or do things they didn’t really do....
16:13 2019-06-21

High-stakes bid to stop climate bill hits 2nd day in Oregon SALEM, Ore. (AP) — GOP senators are preparing to remain absent from the Capitol for a second day to block a landmark climate plan that would be the second of its kind nationwide. Gov. Kate Brown has deployed the state police to round up 12 Republican senators who fled the Legislature — and in some c...
06:52 2019-06-21

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
17:52 2019-06-12

Trump sues New York state, House panel to stop release of tax returns President Trump on Tuesday sued the New York state attorney general, the state tax commissioner and a Democrat-led House committee to block them from releasing his state tax returns. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill, dubbed the TRUST Act, earlier this month that allows the state Department of Taxat...
01:52 2019-07-24

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
19:26 2019-07-01

Bill de Blasio is the least popular politician in New York: poll Presidential wannabe Mayor Bill de Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the single most unpopular political figure in the entirety of New York State, a stunning new survey reveals. The statewide Siena College poll shows a paltry 26 percent of voters have a favorable view of de Blasio, compare...
18:39 2019-08-06

The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building two homeless shelters in her neighborhood is the founder of a women’s rights group who “sees no conflict in advocating against the shelters, despite its intended purpose of serving mostly women and ch...
02:52 2019-05-29

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
19:52 2019-05-30

Maze Will Stop Featuring Frankie Beverly Before Harriet Tubman Makes It Onto the $20 Bill Let’s be clear about this: President Donald Trump, the white nationalist president who appeals to racist Midwesterners and Southerners by leaning into his racist charm, never wanted a black woman on American currency....
21:26 2019-05-23

GOP Sen. Josh Hawley introduces bill forcing YouTube 'to stop catering to pedophiles' Sen. Josh Hawley has announced legislation that would force video-sharing websites such as YouTube to turn off their recommendation systems for videos featuring children....
16:26 2019-06-06

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their medicines and cap how much drug companies are allowed to increase the price of drugs paid for by Medicare....
22:13 2019-07-23

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several months on a bill to lower drug prices....
19:52 2019-07-23

New York lawmakers expected to pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers are expected to pass a law Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Violators would face a $1000 fine for claw trimming. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and state Senator Mike Gianaris (D-Queens) said the declawing poses serious ...
00:00 2019-06-05

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us? Like, by showing your face when we’re scared or in need of solace? There’s a low-cost way to make people ignore your dereliction and laziness: Just......
15:26 2019-07-20

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan to adjourn for ...
11:13 2019-06-11

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
05:13 2019-05-22

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
04:26 2019-05-23

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release tax returns of thousands of N...
23:26 2019-05-22

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
05:13 2019-06-18

Photos: Hillary and Bill Clinton march in Memorial Day parade in New York "Every American needs to observe it," Bill Clinton said at the Westchester, New York, Memorial Day parade. Gov. Andrew Cuomo also attended.        ...
04:39 2019-05-28

New York state passes bill to allow Congress to access Trump's tax returns – live Bill would allow lawmakers to get access to any New York state tax returns filed by elected and appointed officialsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.43pm BST Donald Trump Jr is set to follow in his father’s footsteps by becoming an author.The first son, who earlier today was de...
21:13 2019-05-22

New York City bill could make selling phone location data illegal New York City could become the first city in the country to ban the sale of geolocation data to third parties. A bill introduced today would make it illegal for cellphone and mobile app companies to sell location data collected in the city. It would......
19:26 2019-07-23

New York Gov. Andrew signs bill granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — shortly after the controversial measure passed the state Senate....
14:00 2019-06-18

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun reform bill that the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives passed in February....
05:13 2019-08-05

Oregon truckers, blue collar workers rally against cap and trade bill GOP senators fled state to stop Loggers, truckers and other opponents of a cap-and-trade bill in the Oregon legislature rallied on the steps of the state capitol in Salem Thursday as the deadline for its potential passage nears....
22:00 2019-06-27

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow U.S. House members to review portions of the presid......
20:52 2019-05-22

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
23:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-New York awards offshore wind contracts as governor signs climate bill New York on Thursday awarded two major offshore wind contracts to Norway's Equinor and a joint venture between Denmark's Orsted and U.S. utility Eversource, procuring more of the renewable power than it had planned as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's ambitious plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions....
22:00 2019-07-18

Ticket resellers settle New York charges over inflated concert ticket prices Two companies in the ticket resale industry agreed to pay $1.55 million to settle a lawsuit by New York Attorney General Letitia James accusing them of tricking tens of thousands of people into buying tickets for concerts, shows and other live events that they never owned....
23:39 2019-07-10

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
20:13 2019-06-21

Oil prices up after steep fall, extended OPEC+ supply cuts underpin prices Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, steadying after a more than 4% fall in the previous session, as extended output cuts by OPEC and its allies helped underpin prices despite growing concerns about weak demand....
06:00 2019-07-03

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
21:13 2019-06-03

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour trains.The Digi Police app enables victims of groping...
21:13 2019-05-22

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
09:13 2019-07-14

New York coroner 'confident' Epstein's death was suicide: New York Times New York City's chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, but is awaiting more information before releasing her determination, the New York Times reported on Sunday, citing a city offi...
06:00 2019-08-12

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
20:39 2019-07-10

This is the one product my dog and I can't live without The K9 Sport Sack Air dog backpack is the best product for taking a dog on the subway, on a hike, and even on a bike.       ...
17:39 2019-07-24

The Smartphone: A Global Product Smartphones are a product with which China has demonstrated not only its manufacturing prowess, but its ambitions to become a cutting-edge technology developer....
17:00 2019-06-19

Apple is in the top 3 in smartglasses … with no product HoloLens and Magic Leap should be happy about their support today, but Apple could get a whole lot of love from the industry if it chooses to take them on.Read More...
05:00 2019-05-27

What does it take for Shaq to pitch a product? Former NBA big man Shaquille O'Neal dishes on how he chooses which companies and brands to collaborate with.       ...
11:26 2019-07-10

HUD raises the bar for bringing discrimination claims HUD's proposed "disparate impact" rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minority groups....
09:00 2019-08-17

HUD raises bar for bringing discrimination claims The proposed rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minorities....
09:00 2019-08-17

Pat Kiernan addresses discrimination lawsuit against NY1 on air NY1 morning host Pat Kiernan on Thursday addressed his colleagues’ bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the network — though he kept mum on the allegations, some of which targeted him directly. Kiernan held up the front cover of the New York Post as part of his daily “In The Papers&#...
21:13 2019-06-20

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and locks. (July 3)        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

Gwen Stefani Always Has This 1 Beauty Product in Her Bag We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:13 2019-06-14

The next OnePlus product to hit stores might not be a smartphone OnePlus has been launching two flagship phones a year for quite a while now, but 2019 marks a turning point in the company’s brief history. For starters, we’ve witnessed OnePlus unveiling not one but three OnePlus 7 phones in the first half of the year, including the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, an...
17:26 2019-08-14

Are the 'Stranger Things' Product Tie-Ins Out of Control? To promote the third season of ‘Stranger Things,’ Netflix lined up roughly 70 collaborative tie-ins. While critics wonder if the marketing machine has gone too far, true fans just want their ‘Hawkins High’ Nikes....
00:52 2019-07-06

In TV streaming race, a new product thinks out of the box Dabby mashes up elements of a tablet, Chromecast, and the Echo Cube. But its creators hope that a finely tuned knowledge of content will help it compete against streaming box giants....
20:26 2019-08-02

New DJI product launch teased for August 13 DJI definitely seems to be keeping busy – less than a month ago the Chinese manufacturer debuted the lightweight Ronin-SC gimbal for mirrorless cameras, which was followed closely by the release of its new FPV Goggles.According to a 15-second video posted on its official YouTube channel, DJI ...
07:39 2019-08-09

Understand Whether You Should Focus on the Process or the Product When I was in college, I had an adviser who kept telling me to focus on the process, not the product. I wasn’t very good at following that advice, in part because I didn’t really understand what it meant....
17:52 2019-07-31

Kick It Out: reports of discrimination in football rise by a third • Kick It Out say there were 422 reports during 2018-19 campaign• Racism the basis of 65% of reports – a 43% rise from year beforeReports of discrimination across all levels of football rose by a third last season, according to figures released by Kick It Out, with the anti-discrimination organisati...
15:13 2019-07-24

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a message of forgiveness. Francis reached out to th...
21:52 2019-06-03

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles” to the...
00:52 2019-07-13

California becomes first state in US to ban discrimination over natural hairstyles The law prohibits employers and schools from enforcing rules against styles that would unfairly target black peopleCalifornia became the first state in the US to ban discrimination over natural hair on Wednesday.Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace (Crown) Act in...
02:00 2019-07-04

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination Tech firm settles class-action lawsuit but denies it is unfair to older applicantsGoogle has settled a lawsuit alleging age discrimination in its hiring practices, paying $11m to more than 200 jobseekers who were over 40 when they applied to join the company.Although it has settled the case, Google ...
17:26 2019-07-22

Opting out of procedures during childbirth tied to discrimination (Reuters Health) - Women who decline certain procedures - such as cesarean delivery or immediate cord clamping - during childbirth are more likely to report being treated poorly during their hospital stay, a U.S. study finds....
20:26 2019-07-09

16 Women Sue FBI Over "Good Old Boy Network, Sex Discrimination": Report Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
09:26 2019-05-30

California became the first state to ban discrimination against natural hair naturalhairbride.com/Pinterest The California State Assembly unanimously passed a bill banning discrimination against natural hair in the workplace. The CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act updates the state's existing anti-discrimination laws to include the protectio...
04:39 2019-07-05

Women Sue F.B.I., Claiming Discrimination at Training Academy The women say they were exposed to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and inappropriate jokes while training to become agents or intelligence analysts....
01:26 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...
22:00 2019-07-31

Ex-police chief says demotion was religious discrimination LUMBERTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city is being sued by a former police chief who says he was demoted because of religious discrimination. WDAM-TV reports that in a lawsuit filed Wednesday, Carlus Page says Lumberton city leaders had agreed to give him Sundays off so he could continue to serve a...
12:00 2019-06-28

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an Obama-era policy enacted to guard that segment of the population....
21:26 2019-05-24

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued for discrimination again The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop — which won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court recently — was sued for a third time this week. Jack Phillips, the Lakewood, Colo. bakery owner who has refused to bake cakes that violate his Christian faith, is being sued again by Autumn Scardina, a tra...
23:13 2019-06-11

California to become first state to ban discrimination against natural hair California is poised to become the first state to ban discrimination against people with natural hair, according to reports. The Assembly voted 69-0 Thursday to update the state’s anti-discrimination law so the definition of “race” includes “traits historically associated wit...
21:26 2019-06-28

OnePlus TV will be a 'unique' Android TV, according to product listings Watch out, television audiences: it looks like the OnePlus TV is finally on its way, with a number of model sizes having been listed by the official Bluetooth SIG website.We now know that the OnePlus TV will ship in 43-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch sizes, offering a wide range of choices for p...
16:13 2019-08-08

Amazon wants to be the tech product of our homes: Recode's Del Rey Jason Del Rey, senior correspondent for Recode, and CNBC's Diana Olick join "The Exchange" team to discuss Amazon, the new Realogy partnership and the company's growth....
01:26 2019-07-24

Non-existent Apple product is third most recognized in its class With the Apple iPhone struggling like it never has done before, does the tech giant have anything up its sleeve to be its next big thing? For years, there have been rumors that the company is working on AR smartglasses that at least one analyst expects to be bigger than the iPhone. We could see such...
19:13 2019-05-26

Non-existent Apple product is third most popular in its class With the Apple iPhone struggling like it never has done before, does the tech giant have anything up its sleeve to be its next big thing? For years, there have been rumors that the company is working on AR smartglasses that at least one analyst expects to be bigger than the iPhone. We could see such...
18:52 2019-05-26

11 things to remember when testing your product before launch day Rolling out new hardware and software can be a stressful time for any business. You are excited about the new experience for your customers but nervous about any issues that could arise. In order to prepare, you need to test, test and test again to ensure there won’t be any problems with the p...
12:13 2019-06-28

‘I’m sorry their child is using the product’: Juul CEO apologizes to parents Speaking to CNBC on a factory tour for a new documentary about vaping, Juul chief executive Kevin Burns was asked what he would say to a parent of a teenager who had been using his product....
20:39 2019-07-16

Huawei unveiled its first HarmonyOS product, and it’s not the Mate 30 Pro Huawei a few days ago unveiled its first mobile operating system, called HongmengOS in China and HarmonyOS everywhere else. At the time, the company revealed the first HarmonyOS product would be unveiled later this year, powering “screen products” before moving to other platforms. At the...
14:39 2019-08-12

Apple's Newest Luxury Product Is Privacy Apple wants to sell you all kinds of new services: music, magazines, a TV show about the Russians landing on the Moon first. But with the announcement of iOS 13, it looks like the company is turning one of its classic features into a service all its own. Next-level privacy is about to be the best th...
17:00 2019-06-04

Apple already the No. 3 smartglasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
18:00 2019-05-24

Manage the product inventory in your TomatoCart installation In this TomatoCart tutorial, learn how to add tax codes and zones, manage product categories, add products, and change banner images in the ecommerce solution....
20:52 2019-05-21

Paducah Council Amends Anti-Discrimination Ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve an amendment for a January 2018 ordinance that added protections for residents who encounter discrimi...
11:26 2019-05-30

Ex-Texans security coordinator alleges firing discrimination HOUSTON (AP) — The former security coordinator for the Houston Texans has filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging his firing by the team was racially motivated. Jeff Pope, who worked for the team for nearly three years, was dismissed last month. Th...
23:39 2019-06-13

Job seekers in this country face the worst racial discrimination While racial discrimination in hiring plagues many developed countries, one nation may have particular trouble bidding it adieu. France has the highest level of hiring discrimination against non-white groups, according to a meta-analysis of data from nine countries published this week in the peer-re...
23:13 2019-06-19

Google will pay $11 million to settle hundreds of age discrimination suits Following a long legal process that started in 2015, Google will pay out $11 million to settle 227 claims from people who believe they were wrongly denied a career at the company because of their age. The settlement agreement is still waiting for the......
05:26 2019-07-23

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discrimination at its Hollywood Records music label, its world-...
23:39 2019-07-05

Hair discrimination is intertwined with racism. Let's follow California, and ban it At school and at work, black people are routinely castigated for their hairstyles. The US state is showing the UK the way to goAs the beads, in every shape, size and colour, rattled on to the wooden school desk, my deputy headteacher finally understood. It had been an emotional struggle: much to her...
09:52 2019-07-08

After years of discrimination, women embrace right to natural hair Dymon Davis beamed with pride as she clocked into work at a Queens jewelry store. For the first time, the ebullient 20-year-old saleswoman was rocking a natural hairstyle on the job: a wavy, voluminous braid-out that was different from her typical silky-smooth style. “I was really excited, and felt ...
21:39 2019-07-08

Sixteen women sue FBI claiming 'good old boy' training discrimination: NYT Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
14:13 2019-05-30

Trump Proposal Would Raise Bar for Proving Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing forward with a new rule to make it much more difficult for people claiming housing discrimination to prove it....
02:13 2019-08-03

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that deliberately suppress their ability to make money. Part of the problem is that YouTube has kept its algorithms so mysterious, there’s no way to know if it’s de...
20:13 2019-08-14

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues — and the harassment caused her to suffer from PTSD and go on medical leave for a year, according to a new lawsuit. Cynthia Taylor, 57 — who star...
03:39 2019-06-29

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
22:39 2019-05-30

Religious discrimination suit involving flu shot is settled OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan health care system has agreed to pay almost $75,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a job candidate who was passed over because her beliefs preclude her from getting flu shots. The Lansing State Journal reports the U.S. Equal Employ...
18:39 2019-06-28

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued a third time for discrimination Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop -- which partially won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court recently -- was sued for a third time this week. ...
20:13 2019-06-11

Seniors with vision loss experience discrimination, depression (Reuters Health) - Seniors with declining vision are more likely than peers with good eyesight to experience discrimination as well as depression that may result from this bias, a new study from the UK suggests....
05:39 2019-05-31

The Latest: Thomas Keller lawyer denies discrimination SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on chef Thomas Keller’s pregnancy discrimination trial (all times local): 5:35 p.m. An attorney for the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group says that a former employee who has accused the chef’s acclaimed New York and California restaurants of discrimination wa...
03:26 2019-06-04

Data collection leads to discrimination and self-censorship, MPs told Human rights committee launches inquiry into right to privacy and digital revolutionWidespread data collection practices lead to self-censorship and discrimination even though most users are not fully aware of how much their privacy is being infringed, a parliamentary committee has been warned.On We...
17:39 2019-06-19

Break taboo around menstruation, act to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination, say UN experts A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take concrete action to end “disempowering” discrimination....
18:13 2019-05-21

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
15:39 2019-05-21

5 hospitalized after cleaning product spill at Tyson plant SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Several employees have been sent to a hospital after a cleaning agent was spilled at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in northwest Arkansas. A Tyson spokesman said five employees were sent to the hospital to be evaluated on Tuesday morning after the incident outside its plant in S...
18:26 2019-06-18

Apple’s Mac Pro Was its Last Big ‘Made in America’ Product. Now it’s Moving to China Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, moving production of what had been its only major device assembled in the U.S., the Wall Street Journal reported. The company will use Quanta Computer Inc. to make the $6,000 desktop computer and is ramping up production at a factory near Sha...
20:13 2019-06-28

Udacity launches nontechnical AI product manager nanodegree Udacity is launching a nontechnical AI course for product managers to learn how to add AI to their products and use AI to identify opportunities.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

Product blitz to test Ford quality gains A renewed focus on improving internal processes helped bring the Ford brand to a third-straight top-five finish in this year's J.D. Power IQS rankings. Can it maintain that level?...
10:52 2019-06-23

Maserati won't see profits until after product offensive starts in 2020 FCA CEO Mike Manley called Maserati's sales volume "disappointing" and said the third and fourth quarters also will be difficult for the brand before business improves next year....
00:13 2019-08-07

Apple already the No. 3 smart glasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
23:00 2019-05-29

FORD'S KUMAR GALHOTRA: 'We have a lot of great product this year' Ford President of North America Kumar Galhotra discusses Ford's 10 percent profit margin target, the soon-to-be-revived Bronco and the next-generation F-150....
07:26 2019-06-02

Close Fucking Call: This Product That Got A New Look Still Has The Same Great Taste There’s nothing more difficult than when a comforting constant in your life is suddenly taken away from you. The resulting vacuum can fill a person with fear, confusion, and pain. This terrifying story of unexpected change thankfully ends well, but it was a fucking close one: This soy milk that got ...
20:39 2019-05-30

Consumer Product Safety Commission chairwoman stepping down Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairwoman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is withdrawing her nomination to continue running the agency.       ...
03:00 2019-06-19

Christian Horner: ‘The F1 product is fundamentally wrong and needs addressing’ Red Bull’s team principal feels last week’s French Grand Prix was one of the most boring he has ever been involved inSimple, straight answers are often rare in Formula One, so the honest and the heartfelt stand out immediately. As the Red Bull team principal, Christian Horner, considers another home...
21:39 2019-06-28

Priyanka Chopra and Sandra Oh's Hairstylist Shares the 1 Product You Need We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. If......
18:39 2019-07-18

Cigarettes and supplements are among the 42 most outrageous product claims of all time Cigarette makers and food companies are among firms responsible for some of the most misleading product claims, based on a 24/7 Wall St. assessment.        ...
14:52 2019-05-30

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, based on head CT scans....
21:52 2019-06-17

Cboe Launches New Volatility Product Microsite for ETP Investors CHICAGO – January 2, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, has launched a new microsite designed to educate and inform investors about exchange-traded volatility products (ETPs). The site is available at cboe.com/vo...
21:52 2019-05-21

Cboe Submits Product Certification for Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – December 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) has filed a product certification with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to offer bitcoin futures ...
21:52 2019-05-21

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
02:13 2019-07-03

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
20:26 2019-06-11

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States to do more to “combat racial discrimination”....
15:39 2019-05-21

Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos amid discrimination concerns Air New Zealand said on Monday it was ending a longstanding ban on staff having visible tattoos after facing criticism that the policy discriminated against Māori employees....
06:39 2019-06-10

Muslim detective can pursue $7M discrimination suit against city: judge A Manhattan federal judge has ruled that a Muslim former member of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s protective detail can continue his lawsuit against the city for failing to promote him, according to documents obtained by The Post. Detective Abdelim “Abe” Azab filed a $7 million suit against the city l...
10:39 2019-08-17

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having facial hair. The bill amends the state’s Human Rights Law clarifying that employers cannot “refuse to hire, attain, promote, or take other d...
02:00 2019-08-10

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit charging YouTube with discrimination In a federal lawsuit filed yesterday, a group of LGBTQ+ video creators claims YouTube discriminates against their content. The group alleges that YouTube suppresses their videos, restricts their ability to monetize their channels and enforces its pol......
17:00 2019-08-14

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, discrimination lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
23:00 2019-05-30

Amnesty International calls on South Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers Amnesty International on Thursday called on South Korea to decriminalize same-sex relationships for men in the military, warning current laws fuel violence, discrimination and stigmatization against gay soldiers....
05:52 2019-07-11

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has had her punishment overturned....
01:39 2019-07-20

Goldman Sachs sued by gay ex-senior employee over discrimination claims William Littleton claims he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and subjected to homophobic retaliationBanking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientati...
22:13 2019-06-05

Deutsche Telekom loses lawsuit over all-you-can-watch video product Deutsche Telekom has lost a legal battle to continue offering an all-you-can-watch mobile video product after a court sided with the German regulator, saying it violated European rules on roaming and network neutrality....
18:52 2019-07-15

Shashi Tharoor Explains How BJP Capitalised "Product Modi" To Win Polls Asserting that people did not vote for their economic self-interest in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor says the BJP decided early that its "product" was Prime Minister Narendra......
12:39 2019-05-29

Apple’s AR glasses might be the first brand new product to launch after Jony Ive’s departure If you’ve been following Apple for a while now, the news that Jony Ive left the company shouldn’t have been a massive shock. Ive has been with Apple for nearly three decades and influenced every product that launched since then, both under Steve Jobs and Tim Cook. And his design decision...
20:26 2019-06-28

Avoid painful thigh chafing with this $20 cult-favorite product We tested the popular Bandelettes to see if they could prevent thigh-chafing. You'll be surprised to see that what we found is not what you'd expect.       ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health claims made on the packaging, new research suggests...
21:13 2019-05-22

UK's Roxi Music plans for new product launches as it steps closer to IPO ROXi Music, the makers of the home-based music streaming device ROXi, said it had chosen investment bank Arden Partners as it prepares for an initial public offering in the fourth quarter of 2019....
04:39 2019-07-15

Frozen breakfast burritos recalled after complaints of rocks in product Customers expecting crispy bacon in their breakfast burrito are being warned about the possibility of a different unexpected crunch after a company received complaints about small rocks in their product....
20:00 2019-06-17

Daimler's Q2 loss triggers more cost-cutting, product review Daimler is battling slower demand in China and the U.S., along with huge costs to develop electric cars and regulatory scrutiny over its diesel emissions....
17:13 2019-07-24

'The pepper makes the product': inside Sriracha's spicy lawsuit Underwood Ranches supplied the maker of Sriracha with chili peppers for years. When the partnership fell apart, Underwood came out with its own line of sauceFor 28 years, the chili peppers that made Huy Fong Foods’ world-famous Sriracha hot sauce came from one southern California grower.One year aft...
22:13 2019-06-05

Tim Cook fumes at report claiming that he seems disinterested in product design Yesterday we passed along a story that was published in The Wall Street Journal that gave an unflattering look at what is happening at Apple. The report basically said that design chief Jony Ive left Apple because CEO Tim Cook is not interested in product design. Cook replaced Steve Jobs twice as CE...
06:52 2019-07-03

Mega antivirus sale: Save 50% on any product from Kaspersky this weekend Whether you've just got a brand new laptop, suddenly become intensely security conscious or your antivirus package is coming to an end, we have just found the perfect deal for you. The only catch, you don't have long to get it.Starting today and finishing on Monday June 24, antivirus exper...
13:26 2019-06-21

Facebook hires former Vine head for its New Product Experimentation Team Former Vine boss Jason Toff announced he'll be joining Facebook next. In a Twitter post, Toff shared that he'll be leading Facebook's New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team. Revealed last week, the NPE Team will focus on "entirely new experiences for......
03:39 2019-07-16

Sprouts recalls frozen spinach product over Listeria concerns Sprouts Farmers Market is recalling Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach due to concerns of listeria. Courtesy: U.S. Food and Drug Administration PHOENIX – Sprouts Farmers Market of Phoenix, Arizona is recalling Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach that may be contaminated with Listeria, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
18:00 2019-06-18

Fisher-Price recalls another inclined infant sleeper product Fisher-Price has pulled another inclined infant sleeper accessory from the market following the recall of similar products that have been linked to over 30 infant deaths. While no reported deaths or injuries have been related to the Fisher-Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yards, the company said it...
02:26 2019-06-28

Nissan To Reduce Global Product Lineup By Atleast 10% By 2022 Nissan's global total industry volume remained weak during the quarter, and Nissan's unit sales decreased as the company continued its efforts to normalise sales....
08:39 2019-08-01

First American says product defect could have caused customer data exposure U.S. real estate title insurance company First American Financial Corp said on Friday it had learned of a design defect in one of its production applications that had made possible unauthorized access to customer data....
03:39 2019-05-25

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions with recent tests of short-range missiles....
18:26 2019-05-27

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual discrimination....
10:26 2019-06-04

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
16:13 2019-06-02

California poised to be first state to ban race-based discrimination against natural hair The bill prohibits the enforcement of grooming policies, which disproportionately affect black natural hair, such as locks, cornrows and afros.        ...
22:13 2019-06-28

'We can't reach the women who need us': the LGBT YouTubers suing the tech giant for discrimination The platform made stars of Bria Kam and Chrissy Chambers. But now the duo, along with other gay content creators, say they are losing their voice and their living because of the unfair way an algorithm works‘It happened again today,” Bria Kam tells me, throwing her arms up in frustration. I am speak...
21:00 2019-08-14

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black.        ...
21:26 2019-05-28

Former Arizona state Senate staffer wins $1 million discrimination lawsuit The lawsuit referenced then-Senate minority leader and current Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, one of Arizona's highest ranking Democrats.        ...
22:13 2019-07-21

Biden unveils plan to end racial discrimination in U.S. criminal justice system Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced....
13:00 2019-07-23

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
23:39 2019-06-11

Meek Mill gets apology from Las Vegas hotel, drops plans to sue over discrimination Rapper Meek Mill has dropped his plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas after the hotel admitted it was wrong to deny him entry last weekend.        ...
02:52 2019-06-01

China launches anti-dumping investigation into synthetic rubber product China's Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday it is launching an anti-dumping investigation imports of a synthetic rubber product from the United States, South Korea and the European Union following a request from major petrochemical producers....
16:13 2019-06-19

Panera at Home chicken soup recalled over plastic material in product The company behind Panera Bread’s at Home line has issued a recall for a chicken soup product sold in select states over concerns about plastic material contamination....
21:13 2019-05-24

To survive trade war, some U.S. importers embark on major revamps of product lines When U.S President Donald Trump tweeted in May his intention to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, management at California-based NewAir Appliances knew they needed to do something or their business would be in trouble....
03:39 2019-07-25

Dealmaster: Amazon discounts almost its entire product lineup for Prime Day 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Prime Day is nearly upon us, and Amazon has already pushed out a bunch of deals on its own devices. Like Prime Days past, Amazon has discounted most of its devices and services in the hopes that more people will take the plunge and try Echo speakers or other A...
02:52 2019-07-15

Cheetos lip balm, Google+ and New Coke among the 50 worst product flops of all time Even the best companies swing and miss. Apple, Coke, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Netflix all have entries on the all-time worst product flops.        ...
16:26 2019-05-27

Bronco, Mustang-inspired EV to lead Ford's new product line in 2020 For 2020, Ford is introducing out a new Mustang-inspired, all-electric crossover vehicle and bringing back the Ford Bronco SUV, which was discontinued in 1996....
01:00 2019-08-14

Johnsonville recalls nearly 100,000 pounds of sausage after 'green plastic' found in product Nearly 100,000 pounds of Johnsonville Jalapeno Cheddar smoked sausages were recalled after a customer complained about finding hard green plastic in the product....
20:26 2019-06-04

Microsoft capitulates and agrees to undo planned partner product-licensing changes Microsoft is not going to eliminate internal use rights for partners who've been using software obtained as part of Microsoft's partner-program benefits to run their businesses, following partner complaints....
20:26 2019-07-12

A Giant Factory Rises to Make a Product Filling Up the World: Plastic Royal Dutch Shell’s plant will produce more than a million tons of plastic, in the form of tiny pellets. Many in the Pittsburgh area see it as an economic engine, but others worry about long-term harm....
15:13 2019-08-12

HP: Product design must reflect rapid Asian urbanisation, changing demographics Asia's growing population needs to have a bigger voice in the global development of new products, which also will need to cater to the region's increasingly young workforce and change in consumption from transactions to subscriptions....
06:13 2019-07-12

WWDC announcements lend credence to previous rumor about Apple's next big product Even though Apple appears to be focusing on its Services unit, hoping that it can bring in $50 billion in revenue next year, it doesn't mean that the company isn't working on new hardware. In fact, earlier this year Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the tech giant is is "planting seeds" and is "rolling t...
22:26 2019-06-12

‘Product of the 9/11 generation:’ Generational themes shape Pete Buttigieg’s worldview Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., delivered a foreign policy speech that provided a fuller picture of the Democratic presidential candidate’s political philosophy....
22:13 2019-06-11

Ontario government to make product producers responsible for Blue Box program Environment Minister Jeff Yurek says the move will encourage the industry to change how it packages products to cut down on waste that is sent to landfills....
12:39 2019-08-16

Twitter Will Eventually Address Edit Button Demand, Product Lead Says Twitter Product Lead Kayvon Beykpour at a press event suggested that users might get a dedicated feature to address user needs like correcting a typo or clarifying their message, but not exactly the......
21:00 2019-08-14

GoPro lifts revenue forecast on new product slate, shares rebound GoPro Inc raised its 2019 revenue forecast on Thursday, as the action camera maker bets on new releases slated for later this year and helping shares reverse course to trade up 5%....
01:39 2019-08-02

Body foundation to cover your veins? Why Kim Kardashian's new product has caused a ruckus The debate over whether makeup empowers or oppresses can’t hide the fact that female imperfection is increasingly unacceptableAs with most things Kim Kardashian does, the reality star’s latest beauty product – an already sold-out Skin Perfecting Body Foundation – has sparked an online back-and-forth...
21:13 2019-06-27

$9 billion Dropbox explains why it's blowing up its product for its biggest redesign in 12 years (DBX) REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach On Tuesday, Dropbox announced that it has made its biggest redesign in its history. Dropbox partnered with Zoom, Slack, and Atlassian for new integrations. On the new Dropbox, users will not only be able to store and share files, but also send Slack messages and set up Zoom ...
21:52 2019-06-11

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 ...
00:13 2019-08-06

Supreme Court Will Hear Byron Allen's Racial Discrimination Suit Against Comcast If you’re suing a person or company for racial discrimination, do you need to prove that race was the sole factor for the discrimination, or merely a contributing factor? That’s the legal decision the Supreme Court will soon decide....
15:39 2019-06-11

Suit filed by iTunes users claims that Apple did make its customers the product Ever since the Cambridge Analytica story broke, revealing that 87 million Facebook members had their personal data used without permission, Apple and its CEO Tim Cook have been saying one thing over and over: Apple's customers are not its product. In other words, Apple won't sell personal data belon...
03:39 2019-05-25

Amazon Considers Adding ‘Surveillance as a Service’ to Delivery Drones Because Maybe Every Product Should Monitor Us It’s become abundantly clear that Amazon is interested in incorporating surveillance into many of its products and services—through the internet, in our homes, and from the sky. Read more......
18:26 2019-06-21

Apple continues expanding into health care by selling its first diabetes product in stores The introduction of the $69.95 monitor is a prime example of how Apple is increasingly breaking into the health space by making the iPhone and Apple Watch a key hub for people's personal health....
18:39 2019-06-27

Tyson recalls ready-to-eat chicken fritters after complaints of 'hard plastic' in product Tyson Foods, Inc. has issued a recall for 190,757 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritters that were distributed to foodservice locations nationwide after the company received complaints from schools about hard plastic found in the product...
20:00 2019-06-10

China confirms it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to Trump's new tariffs A spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce says Chinese companies have stopped purchasing U.S. agricultural products in response to President Trump's new 10% tariffs....
10:39 2019-08-06

New online service in Lethbridge brings fresh, local product to residents’ doors Bringing fresh food to the people of Lethbridge is the aim of the new online service, Mocha Local, along with supporting southern Alberta's agriculture sector....
18:26 2019-07-31

Salesforce's Einstein analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
18:39 2019-06-14

USA's formidable women's team is no accident. It's a product of public policy | Moira Donegan Thank title IX for the dominance of our female sports stars. The law has nurtured several generations of women and girlsOn Sunday, USA will play the final of the Women’s World Cup against the Netherlands, and there’s a good chance the Americans will win. Victory would bring a fourth world title for ...
15:13 2019-07-06

Sprouts recalls frozen cut spinach leaves after listeria bacteria found in product Sprouts Farmers market has voluntarily recalled Frozen Cut Spinach Leaves after Listeria bacteria was found. The product was sent to 19 states.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Dashlane cofounder launches Stonly, a platform for creating embeddable product explanations Alexis Fogel, cofounder of Dashlane, launched Stonly to help product teams, customer support staff, and bloggers explain how tools and services work.Read More...
16:26 2019-07-17

'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....
09:13 2019-08-05

Premier League, FA and EFL outline anti-discrimination action plan in letter to sports minister English football's governing bodies have today written to the Government outlining their approach to tackle discrimination in the game, hours after Kick it Out announced a rise in incidents over last season....
20:13 2019-07-24

Kamala Harris and AOC Introduce Legislation That Protects Formerly Incarcerated People Against Federal Housing Discrimination U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is introducing a bill Wednesday with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) that aims to protect people with criminal records from discriminatory policies in federal housing....
18:26 2019-07-10

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline” the world faces. Francis said the presence of...
18:00 2019-05-27

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian discrimination....
19:26 2019-07-12

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
03:39 2019-07-06

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
22:13 2019-06-14

Guardian's gender pay gap falls to 4.9% Difference in median hourly pay between women and men in editorial is 5.9%Guardian News & Media’s gender pay gap has fallen to 4.9% – calculated by median hourly pay – from 8.4% a year ago, according to figures released by the company on Tuesday.Women working in editorial at GNM earned 5.9% less an ...
15:52 2019-07-02

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
23:00 2019-06-14

Two weeks after debut, Betterment's high-yield savings product takes a haircut Betterment lowers high-interest savings account to 2.41% APY two weeks after debut, highlighting that online banks will reduce rates as the Fed does.       ...
22:26 2019-08-09

‘I’m Gonna Be Arrested for Being a Rapper?’—Meek Mill Will Reportedly File a Discrimination Suit Against Las Vegas Hotel Las Vegas is poppin’ with hot ticket residencies lately, such as Cardi B, Drake and Janet Jackson, but, according to Meek Mill, Sin City is also the residency of discrimination against black rappers....
21:39 2019-05-28

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was fired from her job after announcing her transition...
20:39 2019-08-14

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all women and girls are treated and respected as equals. ...
18:13 2019-05-21

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their genders, change their names and join sports teams...
03:39 2019-06-29

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how to optimize the thermostat involves a balancing of individual comfort and energy efficiency. But a new study suggests that there's an additional facto...
19:26 2019-05-26

Here’s how I’d keep the moon landing ‘gender neutral’ The other day I wrote about my support for purging the word “man” out of the English language when it had to do with anything good. In case I was too subtle, that column was what I call “sartire” — my special blend of sarcasm and satire that comes out of my computer whenever I......
09:26 2019-07-25

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make, according to a recent analysis released by the US Census Bureau. For workers without a bachelor’s degree, t...
02:39 2019-06-07

Which US State has narrowed the STEM gender gap the most? While the STEM gender gap is slowly narrowing in parts of the country, women still face an uphill battle to achieve equality in some states. So where should you go to get the best deal?...
18:26 2019-08-09

Revealed: the $731,003 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled to the same bonus structure as their men’s counterparts Continue reading......
11:26 2019-06-28

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also going in the wrong direction.Read more......
05:26 2019-06-22

Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising....
17:52 2019-08-14

UN sees progress in fight against tobacco, warns more action needed to help people quit deadly product Progress is being made in the battle against the global tobacco epidemic, but more action is needed to help people quit the deadly products, according to a new report from the UN World Health Organization (WHO).  ...
20:39 2019-07-31

SquareBook aims to fix the IPO process A new bookbuilding platform is at the heart of an attempt to unbundle a process that some feel is no longer able to serve growth companies in need of capital....
18:39 2019-07-31

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred gender pronouns, how they are building blocks in communication, and how they help people feel fully seen and heard....
01:52 2019-06-12

3 Women Join BBC's List Of Its Top 10 Earners After Gender Pay Gap Row The BBC said three women - Claudia Winkleman, Vanessa Feltz and Zoe Ball - had joined the list of its top 10 paid stars, a change the publicly funded British broadcaster said demonstrated the progress......
16:26 2019-07-02

Yet another gender reveal has ended in flames and misery Gender reveals are one of the stupidest inventions of the modern world. Before a kid is even born, parents decide to announce their sex by creating elaborate ways to have pink or blue stuff fly out of things so it can be shared on social media. Retrograde and annoying as the whole phenomenon is, the...
01:00 2019-07-11

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
22:26 2019-08-03

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
05:00 2019-08-15

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
11:52 2019-05-23

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banned under new rules designed to reduce gender stereo...
05:52 2019-08-14

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband being lazy while his wife cleans, will likely fall ...
15:39 2019-06-14

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO of hotel owner and operator MCR, shaking hands wi...
14:33 2019-05-21

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
22:13 2019-06-18

Sperm separation method may allow gender selection in IVF Technique is based on differences in movement of sperm with X chromosome and Y chromosomeA new sperm separation technique may one day allow prospective parents undergoing IVF to choose whether they have a boy or a girl before fertilisation takes place, researchers say.Scientists in Japan have report...
07:00 2019-08-14

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before fertilisation....
12:39 2019-08-14

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
15:00 2019-06-11

How likely are you live to 90? Depends on your gender and body size Living to the ripe old age of 90 may depend on your body size -- both height and weight -- as well as your level of physical activity, and seems to influence a woman's lifespan more than it does a man's, according to a new study published Monday in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, a B...
15:39 2019-08-09

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reveal. Although women make up half of City Hall’s 10 ...
02:26 2019-07-08

Arizona regents settle $2M lawsuit over gender pay gap TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discrimination. Both parties announced in a joint statement Wednesday that the matter was “mutually resolved” for an undisclosed amount. Former Unive...
22:26 2019-07-24

| Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban Caster Semenya will race in the 800m at the Stanford Diamond League in her first outing over the distance since she launched a legal battle against the IAAF....
17:01 2019-06-20

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th       ...
11:26 2019-07-08

Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack States must take urgent action, to “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Friday by a self-declared white supremacist, several top UN officials and human rights experts have str...
16:00 2019-05-21

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted "proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove" the proposed rule change filed by CBOE Holdings to launch SPXpm, its...
08:26 2019-05-22

CBOE S&P 500 Implied Correlation Index Wins "Best Innovation by an Exchange in Product Design" from Futures and Options World CHICAGO, December 8, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that it has been awarded "Best Innovation by an Exchange in the Field of Product Design - North America" for its CBOE S&P 500 Implied Correlation Index from Futures and Options World magazine. The award was present...
10:26 2019-05-22

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main European market....
17:13 2019-06-14

Hypersonic jet aims for London-NY in 90 mins US aviation start-up Hermeus reveals plans for a hypersonic jet that would travel at five times the speed of sound. That could whisk passengers from New York to London in 90 minutes or less....
16:00 2019-05-21

Beyond Meat Aims for Break-Even 2019 Beyond Meat said quarterly sales more than tripled in the meat-replacement supplier’s first financial report since going public in May, though the company continued to lose money as it ramped up production....
03:52 2019-06-07

MediaTek aims to take on Qualcomm with new 5G chip Taiwan-based chip supplier MediaTek Inc on Wednesday released a new 5G chip for fast, high-end smartphones that aims to take on much larger rival Qualcomm Inc....
12:00 2019-05-29

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
18:26 2019-06-14

California's Newsom says gender must be a part of national gun debate California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said Monday that gender must be a part of the national discussion on how to reduce gun violence since most culprits in mass shootings are male....
10:13 2019-08-06

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new report from UNESCO, entitled “I’d Blush If I Could,” looks at the impact of having female voice assistants, from Amazon’s Ale...
23:13 2019-05-22

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping operations and held up its contributions as an example......
09:13 2019-05-25

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the shooting for a few weeks and intended to target classmates who made fun of his gender identity. The comments by 16-year-old Alec McKinney are included in police ...
02:52 2019-06-21

FX to give Peep Show a try with gender-swapped remake In 2003, British TV network Channel 4 aired the first episode of Peep Show, a sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb that would go on to become a cult-hit—partially thanks to the stylistic hook of showing the events of the series directly from the point-of-view of one of its main characters....
02:39 2019-05-27

USA star Rapinoe talks about gender equity and World Cup LYON, FRANCE – Team USA has taken home another Women’s World Cup title and star Megan Rapinoe is sound off about gender equity in the professional soccer world. Here’s more: ...
11:00 2019-07-08

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting police officers....
15:13 2019-06-13

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an English gender-neutral singular pronoun. From thon, ip and hiser to hem, ons and lers, the discarded terms have piled up since the mid-19th century.But ...
01:13 2019-08-06

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
14:00 2019-07-08

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
05:52 2019-06-17

Analysis: How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
18:52 2019-07-02

No More Manholes in Berkeley as City Writes Gender Out of Codes Berkeley’s City Council this week voted to purge gender pronouns from its municipal code. He or she will be banished in favor of they, even if referring to one person....
19:52 2019-07-19

‘Perfect gender balance’ as EU leaders decide on top jobs For the first time, European Union leaders have nominated women for half of the top positions they filled to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc the next few years...
01:39 2019-07-03

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
08:39 2019-08-11

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
21:52 2019-06-21

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense.” Examples includ...
23:13 2019-06-14

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity in media could happen overnight if screenwriters simply opted for female characters instead of male ones. Davis joined fellow actor Mayim Bialik at AT&T’s SHAPE Conference on Saturday to discuss the need fo...
08:00 2019-06-23

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy on the way — suddenly burst into flames after the daring stunt went awry last year in rural Norwell, Queensland. Police released the video Tuesd...
21:39 2019-07-09

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexuality and raceLola Flash’s [sur]passing is at Autograph, London until 17 August Continue reading......
08:52 2019-07-22

Bangladeshi women in Italy fight for gender rights The Bangladeshi community in Italy is the second largest in Europe. However, many women are still struggling to acclimatize, not least because of their husbands. Michele Bertelli reports from Rome....
07:13 2019-08-03

JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products that have defined the market for listed options.The...
13:26 2019-05-22

First peek inside Apple after Steve Jobs: Tim Cook has little interest in product dev, design team left 'rudderless', says WSJ report Apple has been delivering hit product after hit product with a great precision and at a pretty steady cadence: a new product category was unveiled about every 5 years or so: the first iPod was released in late 2001the first iPhone came in 2007the iPad series launched in 2010the Apple Watch arrived i...
20:13 2019-07-01

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions....
20:13 2019-06-27

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is aiming to change that. Molon Labe Seating’s new S1 “Space Seat” design, which was approved by the FAA in June, arranges its rows of economy airline seati...
22:39 2019-07-19

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy invasion....
19:13 2019-06-05

Boeing Now Aims to Finish Software Fix for 737 Max in September Boeing says it expects to finish work on updated flight-control software for the 737 Max in September, a sign that the troubled jet likely won't be flying until late this year....
09:13 2019-06-28

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with.The world-renowned Institute of Cancer Research is...
22:26 2019-05-21

Munster aims for “positive” ERC Junior finale "Grégoire Munster wants to end his maiden FIA ERC3 Junior Championship campaign on a “positive note” following a season of mixed results in the Pirelli-supported category."...
12:39 2019-08-16

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the "arbitrary ban" on it....
18:52 2019-05-28

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s called “compassionate use” access to an...
16:52 2019-06-03

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products that have defined the market for listed options.The...
13:26 2019-05-22

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences....
20:00 2019-08-09

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
16:13 2019-06-04

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with female voices, though most offer the choice of swit...
21:26 2019-05-22

College student uses gender-swap filter to catch cop looking for underage sex A male college student reportedly used a gender-altering photo-filter on Snapchat to pose as a 16 year-old girl.        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, prosperity, people, planet, and partnerships.” As...
22:39 2019-08-14

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
15:39 2019-05-21

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my childhood I lived in Fukagawa, a downtown area of T...
15:00 2019-06-14

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, the game’s developers issued a statement this morning to clarify their stances. They now say they had no plans to add an ethnicity toggle to Mordhau, ad...
09:00 2019-07-04

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
18:13 2019-05-21

Gender Reveal Party Goes Terribly Wrong As Car Bursts Into Flames Queensland Police released drone footage of the gender reveal gone wrong to warn others against attempting such stunts. The video shows a man's car bursting into flames on the Gold Coast while he was......
13:13 2019-07-10

Snap revenue boosted by gender-bending photo filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. soared more than 10 percent in extended trading Tuesday — thanks in part to a viral face filter that can turn a woman into a man and vice versa. The Los Angeles-based Snap handily beat Wall Street’s expectations for the second quarter, including a revenue ...
04:26 2019-07-24

The new American family: trans, gender queer, nonbinary, two-spirit As part of our series, Stonewall at 50, we hear from six people who found love and happiness – after being told they didn’t belong Continue reading......
14:26 2019-06-20

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
03:52 2019-05-30

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and has become increasingly relevant....
23:52 2019-06-19

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own real-life experiences. “Kusisita,” a work that see...
19:13 2019-05-27

More than 7,000 Americans have gender X IDs, a victory for transgender rights. Is it a safety risk, too? Ten states offer gender-neutral IDs with an X marker: Arkansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Maine, Utah, Colorado, California, Indiana, Nevada and Vermont.        ...
18:13 2019-08-08

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
15:52 2019-06-13

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the sex of their unborn baby, which will be the couple’s tenth child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, courtesy of Childs-Wright, shows a barefoot Wright ...
01:39 2019-06-12

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
02:00 2019-06-11

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos proliferating across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, too...
16:26 2019-05-21

How Shay Mitchell and More Stars Pulled Off Epic Gender Reveals When it comes to Hollywood gender reveals, your favorite stars always go big! In case you missed the big news, Shay Mitchell celebrated the Fourth of July by posting a brand-new YouTube......
20:00 2019-07-05

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
03:13 2019-05-22

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patrol for child predators....
17:00 2019-06-12

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
17:13 2019-05-21

Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right Spain's new parliament, sworn in on Tuesday, has the largest share of women in any European legislature, no small achievement for a country still reinventing itself four decades after the end of a right-wing, traditionalist dictatorship....
17:39 2019-05-21

Moscow rally aims to get opposition candidates on the ballot About 1,000 people are rallying in Moscow to support opposition candidates looking to run for the local legislature in a second day of protests in the Russian capital...
20:39 2019-07-15

DJI aims for the best first-person drone experience with new goggles, controller and more New gear from DJI will equip you with everything you need to become the best first-person drone racer that’s ever graced the Earth – you’ll be the Anakin Skywalker of FPV drone races. The company is launching a new suite of products specifically to make the most of Digital First Person ...
18:26 2019-07-31

U.S. aims to cut dialysis in centers, increase transplants by 2025 The Trump administration on Wednesday said during a press briefing that it planned to change the way it pays for kidney disease treatments to favor lower cost care at home and transplants over the current standard, dialysis clinics....
15:52 2019-07-10

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing Pride, an organization dedicated to promote LGBTQ+ visibility, is determined to change that....
03:26 2019-06-07

Andy Murray Aims For Singles Return This Year Andy Murray will step up his comeback bid from the hip surgery he underwent in January when he competes in the doubles with Feliciano Lopez at Queen's Club next week....
01:26 2019-06-13

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest Folklife Alliance and the University of Arizona...
02:52 2019-06-11

Japan aims for ‘harmony’ at G-20. Is it sidestepping climate change? Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to show leadership on climate change, but critics say he’s just try to smooth over differences between the United States and other countries....
15:26 2019-06-28

WeWork Aims to Go Public in September, Sooner Than Expected Office-space company WeWork is aiming to go public in September, earlier than many investors had expected, after boosting a loan facility the office-space manager hopes will pave the way for the listing....
13:13 2019-07-24

Snapchat Aims to Introduce New Experiences for Users in India Snapchat has opened its office in Mumbai and is set to hire a team as well as bring on board a large number of local content creators and partners to grow its presence in India....
10:13 2019-08-12

Germany: Hamburg aims to legalize dumpster diving Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants to decriminalize the act and prohibit supermarkets from throwing out food....
19:52 2019-05-31

CDU's AKK aims to boost Bundeswehr budget to NATO target Germany's defense minister plans to increase military spending to the NATO target of 2% of gross domestic product. The SPD, Merkel's coalition partners, said they would not allow Trump to dictate military spending....
07:26 2019-07-22

Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era planning....
03:26 2019-06-06

US STOCKS-Futures hit as DOJ aims antitrust probe at tech U.S. stock index futures dropped on Wednesday, pressured by a fall in big tech companies after the announcement of a broad antitrust investigation by the U.S. Justice Department into the sector....
14:00 2019-07-24

Far-right party aims to govern 1st German state this fall BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party says it intends to take power in one of the country’s 16 states for the first time this fall. Joerg Urban, the party’s leader in the eastern state of Saxony, told supporters Saturday that there’s no way other parties will be...
16:13 2019-06-01

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
17:39 2019-06-10

Government Aims To Build 1.95 Crore Houses Under PM's Scheme Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will build 1.95 crore houses under the Pradhan Mantari Awas Yojna (PMAY) - Gramin over the next two years....
11:52 2019-07-05

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
05:26 2019-05-24

Malaysia aims to recover about $5 bln in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, which is the subject of money laundering investigations, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
05:52 2019-06-21

The first annual FantasyWood Festival aims to enchant and engage Over Memorial Day weekend, Merriweather Park will be filled with fairies, unicorns, mermaids and monsters. Accept The Quest, and you can become part of the story, too....
04:39 2019-05-22

HQ Trivia aims for comeback with new cash prizes and a new host HQ Trivia has hired a new main host, Matt Richards, and this evening (at 6 p.m. Pacific) it is launching its Season 4 theme, "The money is in your hands."Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Woods aims to get back on track for FedEx Cup Playoffs Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio discusses Tiger Woods' recent struggles and how he can get back on track for the FedEx Cup Playoffs.        ...
03:39 2019-08-06

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
21:00 2019-05-21

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic dialogue to every corner of D.C....
22:52 2019-06-12

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a "very worrisome" threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-13

EU aims to complete top jobs jigsaw puzzle on June 30 European Union leaders will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - after failing to get a deal in talks dragging into the small hours on Friday....
08:13 2019-06-21

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's new forests minister....
06:26 2019-06-12

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
00:00 2019-05-22

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tuesday aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas emissions...
04:26 2019-06-19

Starry aims to bring its $50, 200Mbps broadband to 25 more US states Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) Starry, a wireless home Internet provider, says it has acquired enough spectrum to offer service to 40 million households in more than 25 US states. Starry's network already passes more than 1.5 million households in Boston, Washington, DC, Los Angeles...
23:13 2019-06-19

Toyota Aims To Counter Mistakes Of Gas Pedal For Brake Toyota Motor Corp. plans to introduce a safety function as early as this year to help prevent accidents caused by drivers slamming the accelerator instead of the brake by mistake, the Yomiuri......
03:52 2019-08-12

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that the U.S. would lose market share in the country if talks failed....
23:00 2019-06-18

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
19:39 2019-05-21

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data centres in the UAE, a top company official said.The US software giant, which has been present in the UAE for more than 25 years, has announced one data ...
16:26 2019-06-19

Digital voice assistants entrench gender biases, report finds Unesco says female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries – even abusive onesAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research released by Unesco claims that the often s...
01:39 2019-05-22

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she was hired for the $16-an-hour gig at Hudson Hall’...
05:26 2019-06-09

Grave Goods Demand Gender Roles In Viking History To Be Rewritten. Or Do They? A Norwegian archaeologist, Marianne Moen, is making the big claim 'the past’ is incorrectly interpreted and that Viking Norway men’s and women’s cultural roles were similar. But not everyone agrees. ...
22:13 2019-06-28

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
18:13 2019-05-21

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
18:13 2019-05-21

Dustin Johnson’s awkward gender-reveal video with bewildered fans An apparent chance run-in with Dustin Johnson turned into a baby reveal this week in Detroit during the latest stop on the PGA Tour. Johnson took time to interact with some fans on the sidelines when he seemingly met a pregnant couple and within seconds, on the video edited by the PGA Tour, is pulle...
23:00 2019-06-27

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as non-binary...
19:52 2019-07-18

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still......
15:13 2019-05-21

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
15:26 2019-08-16

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Overall benefits to public safety should outweigh potential distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it won’t introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A report by the London policing ethics panel, which was...
15:00 2019-05-29

America's favorite booze varies by gender, education level According to a new Gallup poll, the number of people who prefer liquor as their first adult beverage choice has caught up to wine.       ...
17:13 2019-08-13

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risksThere are gender-reveal parties, and then there is what just happened in Florida. A video has gone viral of a US couple using an alligator to announc...
14:13 2019-06-13

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017, when Nicola Davis looked at why so many women with autism are misdiagnosed and how this issue resonates with broader ideas of neurodiversity. We also...
21:13 2019-07-31

Alleged Colorado school shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts One of the Colorado charter school shooting suspects told police he targeted classmates who mocked his gender identity. Alec McKinney, 16, who was born female and identifies as male, said students at the STEM School Highlands Ranch called him “disgusting,” made fun of him and repeatedly ...
05:26 2019-06-21

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstrate the bone-deep villainy of its protagonist by having her practise archery in her office is the best programme. All others can go home. I’m not here...
08:00 2019-05-24

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of new augmented reality photo lenses....
01:13 2019-07-24

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to allow their children to pick their gender identities at young ages....
02:39 2019-08-01

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday — during LGBT pride month — is the Vatican’s first on gender theory. In it, the Vatican also insists on the sexual complementarity of ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.       ...
01:26 2019-07-14

Mario Lopez walks back remarks on kids and gender identity Mario Lopez has apologized for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “dangerous” and “alarming” for parents to honor the wishes of young children who identify with a gender other than the one assigned at birth...
20:39 2019-07-31

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
20:39 2019-05-22

Liberals achieve gender parity in new appointments, but minorities left out: docs Documents from the Privy Council Office obtained through the access-to-information law, show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees to federal agencies, boards and organizations were women, slightly above their proportion in the Canadian population....
14:39 2019-05-21

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrats are tanking in opinion polls and casting around for fresh ideas....
04:39 2019-06-28

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 11% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of a new augmented reality photo lenses....
00:13 2019-07-24

Germany: Girl loses gender bias case against boys choir The choir's right to artistic freedom is decisive, a Berlin court has ruled after the parents of a 9-year-old girl sued when she was rejected by the prestigious State and Cathedral Choir....
23:00 2019-08-16

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious statements — says the female helpers are often depicted a...
04:26 2019-05-22

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender-based violence against women,...
10:26 2019-06-05

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
11:52 2019-06-16

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders. “Yo this is SPOT ON my mom.” ”Pretty.” ”Are you in a sorority?” A swipe and another click. Sudd...
14:33 2019-05-21

'The Simpsons' longtime composer sues over dismissal, claims age discrimination The longtime composer of "The Simpsons" has sued over his dismissal, saying he was discriminated against because of his age and perceived disability.        ...
08:13 2019-08-06

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to improve the aircraft....
20:39 2019-06-19

A new controller aims to fix the Nintendo Switch’s lack of voice chat It’s 2019, the Nintendo Switch is the vanguard of the next generation of video game consoles, and — in case you needed reminding — it still doesn’t have voice chat support. Well, at least the company hasn’t personally enabled it yet. Third-party sources are working to patch the gap. Kotaku today hig...
22:39 2019-07-23

Pittsburgh Paint Maker Aims to Shake the Sales Blues Shareholders will be watching to see whether PPG Industries is making progress on improving its paint business and raising prices when the company reports second-quarter results this month....
19:39 2019-07-02

Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse aims to be the perfect mouse for gaming and work Microsoft is again revamping the classic IntelliMouse, this time adding features to make it more suitable for gamers.The Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse boasts an upgraded tracking sensor which is more sensitive to let you move and aim with greater precision (or that’s the idea), and benefits from...
15:39 2019-05-29

Austria's AMS aims to wrap up Osram takeover in first half of 2020 Austrian sensor specialist AMS aims to wrap up its planned takeover of German lighting group Osram in the first half next year, its chief executive said on Monday....
16:13 2019-08-12

Russia's Putin says U.S. move against Huawei aims to weaken China Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that U.S moves against technology giant Huawei aimed to weaken China, while U.S. tariffs sought to hold the Chinese economy back....
13:26 2019-06-20

HUD proposal aims to remove undocumented immigrants from public housing TUCSON- A proposal by the Trump administration could see thousands of families removed from federal housing programs, including hundreds in Arizona. The plan would bar families from public housing if any member of the household is undocumented. Undocumented immigrants are ineligible for benefits but...
12:26 2019-06-20

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aimed at reshaping the narrative around migrants.Refug...
17:13 2019-06-23

Rihanna's Fenty label aims to rip up fashion industry rules Singer’s new clothing line, on sale this week, has ditched traditions such as catwalk showsA corseted Japanese denim minidress ($810), a cotton canvas blazer belted with a coordinating bumbag ($1,100), oversized sunglasses ($460) and a brass-and-crystal earcuff ($420) will go on sale at a pop-up bou...
20:39 2019-05-21

Boeing aims for first flight of 777X in late June: sources Boeing Co is looking to make the first test flight of its 777X twin-aisle jet as soon as late June, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday, slightly later than the planemaker had planned, but still on track for putting the plane into airline service in 2020....
23:52 2019-05-29

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory committees created under the Federal Advisory Committee ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open PARIS (AP) — After an entire day’s play was washed out, organizers at the French Open are optimistic that the four remaining quarterfinal matches will finally be played. Top-ranked Novak Djokovic carries a 25-match Grand Slam winning streak into his meeting with No. 5 Alexander Zverev on Thurs...
09:39 2019-06-06

Oracle aims to move all of its on-premise customers in MEA on to cloud in two years Oracle wants to get all of its 4,000 on-premise customers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region on to the cloud in the next two years.It is a challenging task but Arun Khekar, senior vice-president for business applications at Oracle for Middle East, Africa and India,said in an exclusive interv...
13:00 2019-07-22

UN experts: Islamic State aims for resurgence in Iraq, Syria U.N. experts say leaders of the Islamic State extremist group are aiming to consolidate and create conditions for an “eventual resurgence in its Iraqi and Syrian heartlands.”...
03:52 2019-08-01

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-05-29

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push....
10:13 2019-06-24

Quebec provincial leader aims to boost use of hydroelectric power François Legault, premier of Canada's hydroelectricity-reliant Quebec province, on Sunday said he would present a sweeping plan to electrify public transport, and heating and air conditioning by the end of 2019 or the start of 2020....
22:13 2019-05-26

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
12:52 2019-08-09

Klopp pokes fun at finals record as he aims for 7th time lucky "Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is looking to put right a dismal personal record of six straight defeats in finals when his side take on Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday\u0027s Champions League final."...
19:52 2019-05-31

Airbus aims to sell more than 1,000 planes over 15 yrs in Latin America, Caribbean European planemaker Airbus SE plans to sell more than 1,000 new passenger planes in the next 15 years in Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting about half the demand expected in the region, an executive of the company told Reuters....
17:00 2019-07-12

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, up from less than 10% currently....
12:26 2019-06-18

New federal rule aims to help cover meds for chronic conditions People with heart disease, osteoporosis and depression may be able to save money treating those conditions if their insurance companies decide to opt-in on a new federal rule....
23:26 2019-07-17

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution....
02:52 2019-06-13

Johanna Konta aims to go ‘two steps further’ as she targets French Open win • Konta is in her third semi-final of a grand slam• ‘I will use my experience to deal with the challenge’Johanna Konta, playing the best tennis of her career, is two wins away from being the first British champion at the French Open since Sue Barker 43 years ago but she is determined to stick to the...
21:00 2019-06-04

NYSE Aims to Speed Up Trading With Core Tech Upgrade A troubled technology overhaul at the New York Stock Exchange is about to face its biggest challenge yet: the upgrade of the core technology on its flagship exchange....
17:13 2019-08-05

Malaysia aims to recover about $5 billion in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, set up in 2009 by then prime minister Najib Razak and the subject of money laundering probes, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
10:00 2019-06-21

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, register...
12:39 2019-06-04

Exclusive: NATO aims to make space new frontier in defense NATO aims to recognize space as a domain of warfare this year, four senior diplomats said, partly to show U.S. President Donald Trump that the alliance is relevant and adapting to new threats after he signed off on the creation of a U.S. Space Force....
13:00 2019-06-21

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that raised red flags for environmental groups....
00:39 2019-06-13

Racing Lines: The Brit who aims to conquer Pikes Peak Robin Shute is aiming for the pinnacle at Pikes Peak this week Robin Shute will take on Colorado’s fearsome mountain climb this Sunday A track measuring 12.42 miles, featuring 156 turns, rising 4720ft to a heady altitude of 14,110ft… Like the Nürburgring Nordschleife and the Isle of Man TT cou...
11:26 2019-06-28

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
15:39 2019-07-08

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years, much of it in Mexico....
22:13 2019-05-22

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
12:39 2019-07-18

Cisco acquires Voicea, aims to add transcription, analytics to WebEx Voicea can transcribe, take notes and create action items from meetings and voice and video calls. Cisco is betting that Voicea can give WebEx an edge....
19:26 2019-08-06

Mexico tree plan in El Salvador aims to stem migration Mexico is bringing to El Salvador a tree-planting program that aims to support rural residents and ease economic pressures driving thousands of people to leave for the United States...
02:52 2019-07-20

Campaign Aims to Keep Judge’s Copy of ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ in U.K. The auctioned copy of D.H. Lawrence’s novel was used in perhaps the most famous British obscenity trial of the past century and has been designated a cultural treasure....
19:00 2019-05-25

City aims to can murder-linked trash hauler this week Embattled private trash hauler Flag Container Services will face the music this week over its lucrative contract to provide Sanitation Department with waste carting services that’s potentially worth $37 million, The Post has learned. The company is owned by Staten Island trash kingpin William Formic...
06:00 2019-06-10

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
19:39 2019-07-21

Zarco aims to "control emotions" and accept KTM MotoGP situation Johann Zarco says he is now more accepting of his situation at KTM and aims to "better control" his emotions in the second half of the 2019 MotoGP campaign...
22:39 2019-08-01

New Red, White and Blue Program aims to help vets recover from trauma TUCSON- A behavioral healthcare facility in Tucson launched a new program aimed at helping those who put their life on the line recover from trauma. Sierra Tucson began its new Red, White and Blue Program designed for active duty military, veterans and first responders. “We find that veterans ...
01:00 2019-07-05