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Catholic women take on new role in Cologne Cathedral

The timing couldn't be better: Just as women across Germany are demanding more rights and offices in the Catholic Church, the Cologne Cathedral has presented it...

Catholic women take on new role in Cologne Cathedral

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German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scandals....
15:26, 05/11/2019

Rahul Gandhi Praises Women For Playing Key Role In Lok Sabha Polls Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hailed women for playing a key role in the general elections and said the voices of "mothers and sisters" must be heard....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Cologne appoints Beierlorzer as coach for Bundesliga return COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Cologne has appointed Achim Beierlorzer as coach for its return to the Bundesliga. Cologne, which won Germany’s second-division title despite a 5-3 loss to Beierlorzer-led Jahn Regensburg on Sunday, says the 51-year-old ...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like in practice....
00:26, 05/20/2019

UK Chorale Performs Outside Notre Dame Cathedral (LEX 18)– The University of Kentucky Chorale was scheduled to perform at the Notre Dame Cathedral, but a devastating fire changed all of that. After the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, UK Chorale Director Jefferson Johnson said they were disappointe...
05:00, 05/07/2019

A look inside the charred Notre Dame Cathedral French officials give a first hand look insIde Notre Dame Cathedral nearly one month after it was heavily damaged by flames. (May 14)        ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Man indicted for plot to set fire to St. Patrick’s Cathedral The fire-loving college philosophy teacher who allegedly planned to set St. Patrick’s Cathedral ablaze was indicted Tuesday in connection to the plot, according to Manhattan prosecutors. Marc Lamparello, 37, has been held at Bellevue Hospital since h...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Russian riot police deployed before cathedral protest Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city ahead of what’s expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against building a new cathedral...
18:52, 05/15/2019

Russians opposing Yekaterinburg cathedral clash with police MOSCOW (AP) — Several hundred demonstrators protesting plans to construct a cathedral in a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city have clashed with police. Some of the demonstrators in Yekaterinburg have torn down fences set up to protect the con...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Dozens detained at cathedral protest in Russian city MOSCOW (AP) — Several dozen people have been detained at a rally to protest the construction of a cathedral in a popular park in Russia’s fourth-largest city. Russian news agencies on Thursday quoted local court officials as saying that 33 peop...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Inside the restoration efforts at Notre Dame cathedral New photos from inside the Notre Dame cathedral show the daunting task ahead to restore the 800-year-old Gothic Cathedral. Huge mountains of rubble and beams from the charred spire remain where they fell one month after fire destroyed the roof of the...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Putin Intervenes to Halt Cathedral Project After Popular Protests Workers in Yekaterinburg had fenced off a park, setting off clashes. Amid declining poll numbers, President Vladimir V. Putin is taking a softer stance on civil activity, experts said....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Bones of Powerful Medieval Queen Identified at Winchester Cathedral Archaeologists have potentially made a very important discovery after tests on human remains from early medieval mortuary caskets in England. They examined a large number of human bones and believe that they have identified some as belonging to a pow...
17:26, 05/18/2019

Watchdog group counts 12 arrests at Russia cathedral protest MOSCOW (AP) — A group that monitors police actions and political repression in Russia says at least 12 people have been detained in Russia’s fourth-largest city while protesting plans to start construction of a cathedral in a city park. Hundred...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Notre-Dame Musicians Rejoice That Cathedral’s Organ Was Spared The building’s three organists feared that the instrument had been lost in the fire that destroyed the roof and spire. They can’t wait to play it again....
21:13, 04/28/2019

| YouTube flags Notre Dame cathedral fire as 9/11 conspiracy YouTube’s software mistakenly labeled the plumes of smoke in Paris as footage from 2001, triggering the panel below the video about the September 11 terrorist attacks....
18:26, 04/28/2019

‘Why did this happen?’ A boy killed in Sri Lanka on Easter is mourned at Washington National Cathedral Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa, 11, who planned to return to school at Sidwell Friends for sixth grade, loved math, science and his pet ball pythons Fromage and Escargot....
04:26, 05/02/2019

Trudeau offers Canadian softwood lumber to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral Canada is offering homegrown softwood lumber and steel to help with the reconstruction of Paris's famed Notre Dame Cathedral, which was partially destroyed by fire in mid-April....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Massive Lego National Cathedral built with Vader, drones, Harry Potter wands The inside of the Bethlehem Chapel replica, which is a small chapel in the basement of the cathedral. It is nearly complete except for the vaulted ceilings. WASHINGTON, DC—As millions of dollars in donations s...
16:26, 05/11/2019

When Notre Dame burned, it left high levels of lead around the cathedral. Police say it's not a threat Paris police have warned that the melted roof of Notre Dame Cathedral has left extremely high levels of lead on the square in front of the fire-damaged building and the roads around it, but said there was no danger of toxic inhalation....
00:26, 05/10/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Successful women meet at the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs conference Prejudices against female managers are just one of many topics discussed at the annual meeting of the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs. Even the German Chancellor came to learn more about women in business....
14:52, 05/17/2019

US women's soccer star Alex Morgan talks fight for pay parity ahead of Women's World Cup Soccer star Alex Morgan is an Olympic gold medalist, Women's World Cup winner, and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 but her most challenging battle is for pay parity in the sport she loves to play....
20:39, 05/03/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Catholic Church donating to aid migrants TUCSON- Pope Francis is donating $500,000 to Catholic church organizations in Mexico that help with the migrant population. Part of that donation will go towards the Kino Border Initiative. The non-profit runs a shelter and center that sits in Nogale...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Italy’s Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary ROME (AP) — Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy’s Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of European Parliament elections this week...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to declare pope a heretic A group of Roman Catholic priests, academics and intellectuals have issued an open letter to bishops asking them to declare Pope Francis a heretic, in the latest broadside by ultra-conservatives against the pontiff....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Catholic Schools In Sri Lanka To Reopen After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church on Thursday announced it will reopen its schools next week for the first time since Easter Sunday bombings killed 258 people....
13:52, 05/09/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Catholic services in Sri Lanka capital canceled for 2nd week Catholic services are being canceled for a second weekend in Sri Lanka’s capital after the government warned of more possible attacks by the same Islamic State-linked group that carried out Easter suicide bombings...
07:13, 05/02/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the church to open its archives and hand over the names and details of abusive clergy....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Pope tends to Orthodox ties, Catholic minorities in Balkans Pope Francis, who opened 2019 with trips to the Muslim world, is shifting gears to tend to Orthodox relations, with a delicate visit starting Sunday to the Balkan nations of Bulgaria and North Macedonia....
10:26, 05/04/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
10:39, 05/14/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to denounce pope as heretic A group of 19 Catholic priests and academics have urged bishops to denounce Pope Francis as a heretic, in the latest ultra-conservative broadside against the pontiff over a range of topics from communion for the divorced to religious diversity....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Police search Dallas Catholic Diocese offices Authorities conducted a search of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas offices and a storage unit following an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse. (May 15)        ...
08:13, 05/16/2019

Italy's Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy's Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of European Parliament elections this weekend....
18:52, 05/20/2019

Gunmen attack Catholic church in Burkina Faso; 6 killed OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities say gunmen have attacked a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, killing a priest and five worshippers. The attack on Sunday took place in Dablo, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) from the capital, Ouagadougou. ...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Catholic bishop challenges Dallas police affidavit accuracy The Roman Catholic bishop of the Dallas diocese has challenged the accuracy of a Dallas police affidavit's allegations that the diocese had "thwarted" its investigation of past sexual misconduct by priests....
04:13, 05/18/2019

‘Tell No One,’ documentary on pedophile priests, rocks deeply Catholic Poland “Tell No One,” a new documentary revealing cases of sexual abuse by priests, has deeply shaken Poland, one of Europe’s most Roman Catholic societies....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Dallas police execute search warrant at Catholic diocese Dallas police on Wednesday were searching the headquarters and other properties of the Texas Catholic diocese, Catholic Diocese of Dallas spokeswoman Annette Gonzales Taylor confirmed....
00:39, 05/16/2019

Does the Catholic Church back right-wing populists? Depends on the country. The Catholic Church's decision on whether to reject associations with nationalists has varied by country, often depending on how under siege it is over the global rise in church-related scandals....
17:13, 05/14/2019

Conservative Catholic group wants Pope Francis denounced as a heretic "We take this measure as a last resort to respond to the accumulating harm caused by Pope Francis's words and actions over several years, which have given rise to one of the worst crises in the history of the Catholic Church," the group said in a 20-...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Fire destroys main sanctuary of Catholic church in Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) – A fire of unknown origin destroyed the main sanctuary of a Catholic church in north Phoenix. The Phoenix Fire Department says crews arriving early Wednesday morning found the fire well involved inside St. Joseph Catholic Church a...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Germany's Protestant and Catholic churches predicted to lose millions of members Germany's Catholic and Protestant churches may lose half their members by 2060, according to a study. A drop in membership is expected to lead to a major budget shortfall....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Police raid Catholic offices in Dallas as part of sex abuse inquiry Dallas police on Wednesday raided the local headquarters for the Catholic diocese and two other buildings associated with the church, looking for records and evidence related to a child sex abuse case, officials said....
19:39, 05/15/2019

Covington Catholic High student Nick Sandmann sues NBC for $275M Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann is suing NBCUniversal for a whopping $275 million over the media coverage he received earlier this year, his lawyer said Wednesday. ...
01:26, 05/02/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass The checkpoints started just outside of the east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suicide attacks that killed over 250 people....
12:13, 04/30/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the fore. Now, the Catholic Church and politicians are under pressure to act....
02:52, 05/16/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic church in Sri Lanka said Tuesday that the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath of the Easter bombings. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the ar...
10:39, 04/29/2019

U.S. suit seeks names of accused Catholic priests, 'secret' evidence at Vatican Five Minnesota men will file a lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican in an effort to order the Catholic Church to release names and files involving thousands of clergy who've been accused of sex abuse....
15:26, 05/14/2019

Poland's Walesa urges Catholic church action on abuse after his priest accused Polish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa has urged the Catholic Church to prevent further sexual abuse of children by members of its clergy after a new documentary film showed his priest to be one of the accused....
14:26, 05/13/2019

Catholic Church in Sri Lanka holds first regular Sunday Mass since Easter bombings  The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 people....
20:26, 05/12/2019

Catholic school music director sought sex with undercover cop posing as teen: affidavit A Catholic school teacher was busted after he sought sex with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl, saying he wanted to get intimate with her on a “desk in his classroom,” court documents reveal. Lazaro Benito Rocha — a 26-year-old dire...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Catholic church attack in Burkina Faso leaves at least 6 dead, including priest, reports say At least six people were killed -- including a priest -- after a Catholic church was attacked and then set ablaze by a group of armed men in Burkina Faso, according to local reports....
19:00, 05/12/2019

Bill Maher attacks Barr's, Kavanaugh's Catholic faith: 'Strange cult he's never been able to leave' HBO host Bill Maher went on a long diatribe in which he appeared to air his grievances with his childhood faith of Catholicism, suggesting that public officials like Attorney General William Barr and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sought power...
18:52, 05/18/2019

| Catholic abuse hits Vatican | US presidential race: WATCH the top World news videos for today Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse | Montana governor in Democratic presidential race; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00, 05/15/2019

Nick Sandmann: Covington Catholic student's legal team sues NBC, MSNBC for $275M The lawsuit against NBCUniversal comes after Nick Sandmann's legal team sued the Washington Post and CNN. The suit seeks $275 million in damages.        ...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
20:00, 05/09/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morning, Pope Francis announced that he is leaving the Catholic church to worship a monster truck he saw ...
21:52, 05/07/2019

The role of IT in the cloud era New innovations such as the cloud and increased security risks have changed the role of the IT department drastically over the last few years. Businesses have moved from primarily using traditional applications to web-based and cloud apps which in tu...
16:26, 04/29/2019

China says to play constructive role in Arctic China will work with all parties to play a constructive role in the Arctic, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as the United States warned about Beijing's involvement in the region....
12:52, 05/07/2019

Antonio Banderas: I had to kill my old self for Almodóvar role Actor says making Pain and Glory about director’s life helped him reassess his careerAntonio Banderas has described how he had “to kill” his former self to play the role of an ageing film director modelled on Pedro Almodóvar for the latter’s new film...
17:52, 05/18/2019

"Vilasrao Deshmukh Was Busy Getting Role For Son During 26/11": Minister Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday fired a fresh salvo at theCongress and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was only concerned about getting his child a film role even when......
04:26, 05/13/2019

Here's Why Katherine Langford's Avengers: Endgame Role Was Cut 13 Reasons Why star Katherine Langford was cast in Avengers: Endgame, but she's nowhere to be seen in the final cut. The directors Anthony and Joe Russo explain why....
11:13, 05/07/2019

Bucks should have Brogdon back in limited role The Bucks are expected to have Malcolm Brogdon back for Game 5 against the Celtics on Wednesday night, but on a minutes restriction. Brogdon has been out since March 15 with a plantar fascia tear....
19:26, 05/08/2019

Censured BHS auditor takes luxury property role The auditor censured after signing off BHS's accounts prior to its controversial sale by Sir Philip Green has emerged as the finance chief of a luxury real estate start-up involving some of the City's leading figures....
19:13, 05/17/2019

The GTA V Role-Playing Scene Has Lost Some Of Its Biggest Streamers Stream long enough, and you become mercurial. Either that, or you watch the passion you once felt for your favorite game slowly fade into a hazy silhouette of duty. Over the past few weeks, big streamers who helped turn Grand Theft Auto V role-playin...
08:13, 05/09/2019

Allergan CEO Saunders wins vote to keep chairman role Allergan Plc shareholders have voted down a proposal to order the immediate split of the roles of chairman and chief executive, with 61.3 percent of shareholders backing Chairman and CEO Brent Saunders....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Ex-Ferrari/Mercedes man gets Renault F1 engine role in re-structure Renault has announced several changes to its senior Formula 1 structure on both the engine and chassis side, which includes the addition of an ex-Ferrari and Mercedes specialist...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Senior Tories alarmed over Huawei's new role within UK's network May has given Chinese telecoms firm limited role in supplying future 5G mobile network Senior Tory MPs have expressed alarm about Theresa May’s readiness to give the Chinese telecoms firm Huawei a limited role in supplying the future 5G mobile phone ...
14:26, 05/01/2019

How Jeff Daniels Mastered the Role of Atticus Finch Aaron Sorkin’s Broadway retelling of “To Kill a Mockingbird” wouldn’t work without its leading man. Jeff Daniels explains how watching Robert Mueller helped unlock the play’s complicated protagonist....
05:26, 05/14/2019

Fracking tsar quits 'impossible' role after six months The government's fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy around the controversial process has made her role "impossible"....
00:39, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Venezuela envoy denies US role in revolt The ambassador to Washington representing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says the U.S. played no role in coordinating the uprising in Caracas against President Nicolás Maduro...
19:52, 04/30/2019

George Clooney instructed Ben Affleck on Batman role: ‘Don’t do it’ George Clooney revealed the advice he gave Ben Affleck on playing Batman was based off his own experience portraying comics’ greatest detective on film....
23:26, 05/14/2019

Why Auschwitz Plays Such a Central Role in Holocaust Remembrance When the Anti-Defamation League announced on Tuesday that anti-Semitic assaults had doubled in the U.S. from 2017 to 2018, the news was shocking but, sadly, not entirely surprising: a shooting left one dead at a California synagogue last Sunday, just...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Saudi officials condemn Iran over its role in Yemen The ongoing civil war in Yemen has resulted in the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today, and Saudi officials have told Fox News that Iran’s continued backing of the Houthi rebels in the country has only exacerbated the crisis....
15:26, 05/03/2019

PBS film tackles Mexican Americans’ role in winemaking ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new PBS documentary is examining at the contributions of Mexican Americans in the wine industry of California’s Napa Valley. “Harvest Season,” scheduled to begin airing Monday on most PBS stations as part ...
18:39, 05/11/2019

Case Keenum on his role with Redskins: ‘My job is to help this team win no matter what’ Keenum, who was acquired from the Denver Broncos this offseason, will compete for the starting job with Colt McCoy and first-round rookie Dwayne Haskins....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Georgia Democrat Abrams rules out U.S. Senate run, says not 'best' role Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising Democratic Party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female black U.S. governor, said on Tuesday she would not run for the U.S. Senate in 2020 because it was not "the best role" for her....
15:52, 04/30/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states. Wisconsin also sued Purdue’s former president Richard SacklerFive more US states sued painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, alleging misconduct in the marketin...
17:52, 05/16/2019

Can Grand Theft Auto V help your mental health? Yes, say role-players In a virtual world best known for its crime and violence, gamers are using San Andreas as a safe space to cope with grief, gambling and addictionIt isn’t the tumbling, 360-degree views of San Andreas that command our undivided attention from the top ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Census: Poverty, race play role in whether parents are alive ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As Mother’s Day approaches this Sunday, a new study by the U.S. Census Bureau suggests that the likelihood of having your parents alive as you grow older is linked to poverty, educational attainment, sex and race. The worki...
18:00, 05/09/2019

‘Zombie cells’ buildup in your body may play role in aging NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists are finding evidence that so-called zombie cells play a big role in aging and the health woes that come along with it. Animal studies suggest that killing these cells can treat a wide variety of conditions like cataracts, o...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Simpler Variable Annuities Could Play A Big Role In Retirement Planning Annuities can be complex products, but also offer retirement income security. As many Americans express a strong desire for secure retirement income, a more simpler product might find broader appeal, as consumers want what annuities offer but have di...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Key role of Venezuelan military in crisis takes center stage The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country's crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo it to his side....
16:39, 05/04/2019

CORRECTED-Allergan CEO Saunders wins vote to keep chairman role Allergan Plc shareholders have voted down a non-binding proposal that sought an immediate split of the roles of chairman and chief executive, with 61.3 percent of shareholders backing Chairman and CEO Brent Saunders....
14:52, 05/01/2019

Djokovic sounds open to Gimelstob regaining role in tennis Top-ranked Novak Djokovic sounds open to Justin Gimelstob's eventual return to influential role in tennis following his recent resignation from ATP board of directors        ...
23:52, 05/06/2019

Trump appears at odds with aides over Russia’s role in Venezuela WASHINGTON – President Trump spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and said Putin was “not looking” to get involved in Venezuela, days after America’s top diplomat blamed Russia for helping keep dictator Nicolas Maduro ...
00:52, 05/04/2019

Holy mackerel! Robert Pattinson set to land Batman role Harry Potter and Twilight star Pattinson said to be frontrunner for part in The Batman, replacing Ben AffleckRobert Pattinson is set to take over from Ben Affleck as the next actor to play Batman, according to reports.Variety states that Pattinson is...
13:39, 05/17/2019

US lawmakers review control board’s role in Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. lawmakers are reviewing the work of a federal control board created by Congress to oversee Puerto Rico’s finances amid complaints from some officials that it is ineffective and has cost the bankrupt U.S. territ...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Doris Day’s public image was the one role she could never shake off | Hadley Freeman ‘Girl next door’ was a label that didn’t suit a woman whose life was anything but ordinaryHollywood has always prided itself on being the place where illusion is sold as reality. But no film director was ever as skilled at mining the gap between fant...
17:39, 05/14/2019

News Analysis: With Maduro Still in Power, Questions About the U.S. Role in Venezuela While the Trump administration got off to a sure-footed start, rallying dozens of countries against the Venezuelan leader, critics say its response had become haphazard and chaotic as the crisis has dragged on....
05:52, 05/02/2019

How Hilary Duff Started Over After Heartbreak: Motherhood, New Love and Her Best Role Yet Hilary Duff has been famous since she was 13 and Lizzie McGuire launched her into the stratosphere of the Disney Channel universe. The show spawned dolls, books and a 2003 feature film,......
21:13, 05/09/2019

Allergan to prevail in vote over CEO Saunders' chairman role-sources Allergan Plc is on course to defeat a shareholder resolution tabled by David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa LP that would have forced the drugmaker's CEO Brent Saunders to immediately give up his role as chairman, people familiar with the matter said ...
02:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. suspects Shi'ite militias of rocket attack, unclear on Iran's role The United States strongly suspects Shi'ite militias with ties to, and possibly encouragement from Iran fired a rocket into Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, two U.S. government sources said on Monday....
01:26, 05/21/2019

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Study reveals how glial cells may play key epilepsy role A new study provides potential new targets for treating epilepsy and new fundamental insights into the relationship between neurons and their glial “helper” cells. In eLife, scientists at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory report finding...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Singapore deputy PM nods to future leadership role in speech to workers Singapore's newly-appointed deputy prime minister hinted at a future leadership role in a speech on Wednesday in which he echoed a pledge made by previous prime ministers to support the city-state's labor movement....
06:39, 05/01/2019

This time, Erick Fedde is embracing his role in Nationals’ bullpen experiment The Nats first tried the starter in a relief role two years ago. “I was a lot younger when I tried that last time,” Fedde said, “and I feel like I’ve developed more and have a better attitude going into it this time.”...
17:52, 05/10/2019

"Central Role" For Rahul Gandhi In Forming New Government: Tejashwi Yadav A coalition of progressive parties will come together to form the next government and Congress president Rahul Gandhi will play a "central role" in the formation of the new dispensation, RJD leader......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Margaret Williams Promoted to New Role of Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer CHICAGO, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Margaret Williams has been promoted to the new role of Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Williams will perform...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Diplomat who helped launch Russia probe speaks out, defends role Former Australian diplomat Alexander Downer, in an extensive interview, spoke out on his mysterious role in triggering the launch of the Trump-Russia probe -- while seeming to push back on suggestions that his fateful 2016 meeting with then-Trump adv...
18:26, 05/10/2019

On White House Policy Issues, Pence Plays the Role of Decoder With President Trump often speaking in the broadest of strokes, many times it is left to Vice President Mike Pence to try to make the sales pitch and bring clarity....
13:13, 05/06/2019

Ex-banker lands £3m-a-year role at helm of firm that owns Wagamama Andy Hornby, the former boss of bailed-out lender HBOS, will be paid up to £2.96m a year when he ends a decade-long absence from the stock market to become chief executive of The Restaurant Group....
18:39, 05/02/2019

Former UK Defence Minister Denies Role In Leak On Planned Huawei Contract Sacked British defence minister Gavin Williamson denied that he had any role in the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, after Prime Minister Theresa May dismissed him on......
20:52, 05/01/2019

Halle Berry says she turned down 'Speed' role that went to Sandra Bullock: 'I stupidly said no' Actress Halle Berry stars alongside Keanu Reeves in “John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum,” but she revealed she turned down a starring role alongside him several years ago....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Capitalizing on Comfort: With Dubgee, Whoopi Goldberg’s Next Role Is Fashion Entrepreneur She’s been a front-row regular at New York Fashion Week, but most would describe Whoopi Goldberg’s personal style as “quirky”—oh, and always comfortable....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump planning lead role in DC’s Fourth of July festivities President Trump is planning to take a starring role in the capital’s Fourth of July celebrations. Plans are in the works to move the giant fireworks display that the National Parks Service has hosted on the National Mall for more than half a century ...
19:26, 05/11/2019

Tearful Felicity Huffman admits role in U.S. college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used fraud to secure their children spots at prominent U.S. universities....
23:26, 05/13/2019

South India Will Play Key Role In Voting Out PM Modi: Shashi Tharoor Alleging that south India received "step motherly" treatment under the Narendra Modi government, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said the south will play a key role in voting out the ruling......
14:13, 05/07/2019

CORRECTED-Allergan to prevail in vote over CEO Saunders' chairman role-sources Allergan Plc is on course to defeat a non-binding shareholder resolution tabled by David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa LP that would have instructed the drugmaker's CEO Brent Saunders to immediately give up his role as chairman, people familiar with ...
08:39, 05/01/2019

Macron's EU election flagbearer targets 100-strong alliance with kingmaker role The flagbearer of President Emmanuel Macron's European election challenge on Sunday foresaw building a centrist alliance of more than 100 lawmakers, enough she said to thrust the French leader and his grouping into the position of kingmaker in the ch...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Britain's Foreign Secretary Urges Caution Over Huawei Role In 5G Network British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China's Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to......
10:13, 04/29/2019

Elizabeth Olsen Once Had a ‘Terrible’ Audition for the Role of Daenerys in Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke’s Daenerys Targaryen, a name that you have trouble spelling, definitely definitely not me, is one of the central players of Game of Thrones, but she, of course, wasn’t the only person auditioned for the part. According to a recent Vultu...
18:52, 05/19/2019

Kim Fields’ ‘Living the Dream’ role shakes off child-actor past Kim Fields had a UK fan base even before her role in the British sitcom “Living the Dream,” premiering Tuesday on streaming service BritBox. “Both of my [former] series, ‘The Facts of Life’ and ‘Living Single,’ are in worldwide syndication, so I’ve g...
02:39, 05/11/2019

"Desperate Housewives" Actor Admits Role In US College Admission Scandal Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used fraud to secure......
03:52, 05/14/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Allergan CEO Saunders wins vote to keep chairman role Allergan Plc shareholders have voted down a non-binding proposal that sought an immediate split of the roles of chairman and chief executive, with 61.3 percent of shareholders backing Chairman and CEO Brent Saunders....
14:52, 05/01/2019

Valverde expects fans to play big role against Liverpool despite Klopp jibe "Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde trusts the Nou Camp faithful to give his side the support they need in their Champions League semi-final first leg against Liverpool, playing down Juergen Klopp\u0027s claim that the stadium will not intimidate his t...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Vote for Robert Pattinson's Best Role: From Harry Potter and Twilight to High Life and More Everyone's favorite movie vampire, Robert Pattinson, is another year older! The English actor turns 33 years old today and it seems like just yesterday he was competing for the......
17:13, 05/13/2019

China's top negotiator may have diminished role in trade talks ahead of dinner with US officials China's top trade negotiator Liu He will meet with President Donald Trump's trade team on Thursday without the title "special envoy" for President Xi Jinping, suggesting he may have less authority to make concessions that could be key to a ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Judith Clark released from prison after serving 36 years for role in deadly heist Convicted left-wing terrorist Judith Clark was released from prison on Friday after serving 36 years for her role as the getaway driver in the 1981 Brink's heist that left three dead. ...
04:13, 05/11/2019

BlackRock pullout makes state role in Carige rescue more plausible: Moody's The decision of U.S. asset manager BlackRock to pull out of the rescue of Italian troubled bank Carige makes state intervention more plausible, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday....
16:00, 05/13/2019

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing it as a “regional peacemaker” in an unstable part of Africa, that deserves more international support...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Harvard professor loses house dean role after joining Weinstein defense A Harvard law professor who joined the legal team defending Hollywood mogul Harvard Weinstein against sexual assault charges will not be allowed to continue as dean of a residential house on campus, a university official said on Saturday....
00:52, 05/12/2019

Steve Buckhantz remains in limbo as NBCSW considers 12 candidates for Wizards TV role Dan Hellie and Dave Feldman are among the potential replacements for Buckhantz, who has held the position for the last 22 seasons and would like to return....
19:13, 05/13/2019

Motor racing: W Series leader Chadwick joins Williams F1 in development role Jamie Chadwick, leader of the women's W Series, celebrated her 21st birthday on Monday with a new role as development driver for the Williams Formula One team....
12:39, 05/20/2019

"Desperate Congress Found BJP Role" In Rajiv Gandhi Case: Arun Jaitley The assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi continues to be a flashpoint between the BJP and the Congress as the 2019 Lok Sabha election enters its final two phases....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Giuliani previews potential 2020 attack dog role with Biden-Ukraine story It was two weeks after the release of the Mueller report, and Rudy Giuliani was eager to chat. As President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Giuliani has spent much of the past year going on TV to defend his client on a number of fronts—casting doubt ...
08:52, 05/10/2019

Point of Honor fulfills favorite role, wins Black-Eyed Susan BALTIMORE (AP) — Point of Honor took charge with a burst from the outside and held off Ulele to win the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes on Friday. Fulfilling her role as the favorite, Point of Honor rallied marvelously for jockey Javier Castellano and prevai...
01:26, 05/18/2019

U.S., Taliban resume talks as Afghan government seeks role in peace process American and Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar to end a 17-year war in Afghanistan on Wednesday while the Afghan government hosted a rare assembly in Kabul to ensure its interests are upheld in any peace deal....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Cowboys see key role for rookie RB Tony Pollard in keeping Ezekiel Elliott fresh Ezekiel Elliott will remain the centerpiece of the Cowboys' offense, but rookie RB Tony Pollard could play a big part in his first year.        ...
05:39, 05/11/2019

Navy SEAL gets prison time for role in Green Beret’s hazing death A Navy SEAL pleaded guilty to his role in the 2017 strangulation death of an Army Green Beret in Mali during a hazing attempt gone horribly wrong — and will spend a year in military prison, according to a new report. Chief Petty Officer Adam Ma...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Paper Round: Ferdinand in frame for Man Utd role, Ramos aids Real’s Hazard hunt "Rio Ferdinand and Jan Oblak to Manchester United, Eden Hazard to Real Madrid (again), a new deal for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Arsenal’s transfer plans all feature in Tuesday’s Paper Round."...
16:26, 05/01/2019

NCAA gave high schools a bigger role in basketball recruiting. Most states are abstaining. Only 18 of the 51 state high school associations are planning to put on recruiting showcase events this year, which were added in place of certain AAU tournaments....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Senate fails to override President Trump's veto of Yemen war measure to end U.S. role The measure would have ended U.S. intelligence and targeting assistance to the Saudi-led war in Yemen.        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Tech workers protest data mining firm Palantir for role in immigrant arrests Activists post news reports on company’s work with Ice to developers’ program GithubPalantir, the CIA-backed data-mining firm co-founded by Donald Trump’s ally Peter Thiel, became the target of an online protest organized by tech activists against th...
05:39, 05/14/2019

2020 Dems look to Jimmy Carter as campaign role model: 'A guiding light and inspiration' The ever-expanding field of Democratic presidential candidates includes a number of fresh faces, but it is the oldest living former president who is providing influence....
15:39, 05/19/2019

Royal baby completes Prince Harry's journey from rebel to role model Marriage and the birth of a son gives Prince Harry a stability that appeared a world away in the aftermath of his mother's death Follow all the latest on the royal baby LIVE here...
13:39, 05/07/2019

She’s got talent: Amanda Holden enlists the Style Sisters to declutter her home ahead of new Heart FM role The Britain's Got Talent judge posted pictures on Instagram of the revamp of her Surrey house by Style Sisters, who also introduced Holden to decluttering....
09:39, 05/03/2019

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian protests at the border, Hamas rocket attacks, and...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Trump threatens Cuba with 'full and complete' embargo, 'highest-level sanctions,' citing Venezuela role As Venezuela plunged into a dramatic televised scene of chaos and violence on Tuesday, President Trump warned he would impose a "full and complete embargo" and sanctions on Cuba if its troops do not cease operations in the ravaged country....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Survivors of Mother Emanuel Church Massacre Ask Court to Let Them Sue the US Government for Its Role in Putting a Gun in Dylann Roof’s Hands Survivors and families of the nine people murdered at their South Carolina church when white supremacist Dylann Roof riddled them with bullets four years ago want the federal government to pay for the role they say it played in their loved ones’ deat...
13:52, 05/11/2019

Fantasy Football Offseason Questons: Will Sterling Shepard or Golden Tate fill Odell Beckham's role for Giants? The Giants have giant shoes to fill after trading Odell Beckham this offseason. Dave Richard tries to figure out if Sterling Shepard or Golden Tate will step up...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Moussa Sissoko explains Tottenham 'impact' role as he predicts beating Ajax to reach Champions League Final Moussa Sissoko is disappointed his tide-turning substitution did not reap rewards for Tottenham but predicts beating Ajax to reach the Champions League final....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Efron's Bundy role: 'I want to exceed expectations' Zac Efron takes on the role of Ted Bundy in the new film, “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.” Does this movie marks a change in direction?        ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

'Detective Pikachu': Ryan Reynolds 'threw everything at the wall' for his bizarre/brilliant role Ryan Reynolds did a motion capture performance to embody the tiny titular character in "Pokemon: Detective Pikachu." Can the bizarre pairing work?        ...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Anne Hathaway: My 3-year-old will be 'thrilled' by my role in 'The Sesame Street Movie' "The Hustle" star Anne Hathaway will return to "Sesame Street" for a musical movie set to shoot this summer. "This is not a stretch for me," she says.        ...
04:13, 05/08/2019

The CEO Who Wants More Women in Mining BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, talks about gender balance, automation, activists and explaining changes to employees....
19:00, 05/08/2019

'I want to be the Federer of women's golf' With imprecision punished by a ball landing in the lava fields, Icelandic golfers have an extra incentive to make the fairways. Some courses lie inside old volcanoes and require players to battle howling winds as they hit shots over expanses of ocean...
11:39, 05/20/2019

Germany's women: 'We don't have balls, but we know how to use them' Ahead of the World Cup in France, Germany's women's national team have hit back against stereotypes with a powerful campaign. The hard-hitting video has received widespread praise for its message of female empowerment....
20:52, 05/17/2019

in her words: A ‘Women’s New Deal’ A trio of high-profile leaders — Cecile Richards, Alicia Garza, Ai-jen Poo — introduce Supermajority, a group that wants to guide millions of American women toward political activism....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Women snore too - and just as loudly (Reuters Health) - It's long been assumed that snoring is a man's problem. But a new study finds that women snore too and often don't own up to it. And even when they do admit to snoring, they insist, incorrectly, that theirs isn't as loud as men's....
20:13, 04/28/2019

25 amazing gifts that women actually want From UGG slippers to Kindles to cozy (and chic) cardigans, these are 2019's best gift ideas for the women in your life. She will thank you later.        ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Stephen Moore's Writings on Women Multiple Senate Republicans have expressed doubts about the prospects for confirming the conservative commentator if President Trump nominates him to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. They cited among other issues his comments about women. Here...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Avengers: Endgame's Women Deserved More Avengers: Endgame was a riot of flashy fights and fan service, with enough humor thrown in to sometimes feel like a great comedy. It was silly and nonsensical, but above all it was entertaining, and when it needed to hit the emotional, dramatic beats...
04:13, 05/01/2019

Women May Soon Start Using AI to Tell Good Eggs From Bad Future Fertility, the first company to use artificial intelligence to grade the viability of women’s harvested eggs for use in IVF or for freezing, unveils its system....
17:52, 04/30/2019

How women and minorities are claiming their right to rage Why do many think it acceptable for the white judge Brett Kavanaugh to lose his cool in public, but not the black tennis champion Serena Williams?Anger is typically defined as a strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or aggression. Mainly, we think...
11:26, 05/11/2019

US man who married four women spared jail A man accused of marrying four women in the US has avoided jail after pleading guilty to bigamy and promising to behave himself for the next five years....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it doesn’t, it will be letting down more than just i...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Get Your Sweat On With 20% Off Men's and Women's Activewear at Target Summer is right around the corner, which means people are trying to get beach body ready. If you’re crushing it at the gym or just love some good athleisure gear, you’re in luck. You can get 20% off men’s and women’s activewear at Target....
21:39, 05/04/2019

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.”...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Women's Homicidal Rage Is All Over TV—and It's Funny 'Killing Eve' and 'Santa Clarita Diet' aren't the first to center female criminals, but their tone and confidence are a post-#MeToo internet-y revelation....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Silver wants half of new NBA refs to be women NBA commissioner Adam Silver, noting that two of the past five referees added to the NBA ranks from the G League were women, says he wants half of all new game officials joining the league to be women and would like to see teams hire female coaches....
01:52, 05/10/2019

Here's How the Women-Only W Series Races Will Work The W Series, the women only single-seater championship that we have some thoughts about, begins its inaugural season this weekend. Just a few days before the beginning of that inaugural season, the series announced just how its rules, events and six...
13:52, 05/02/2019

How Women Are Leading the Class Struggle On Wednesday, 25,000 teachers in Oregon walked off their jobs, shutting down at least 600 schools across the state as part of a campaign for smaller class sizes, more nurses and guidance counselors, and better funding for public education (paid for b...
18:39, 05/13/2019

The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord. “We’re not going to do our 50s the way everyone’s telling us we’re supposed to,” author Candace Bushnell says....
14:26, 05/10/2019

Lyon: a women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
23:39, 05/17/2019

Women without children: ‘I don’t want to be pitied – I’m really happy' Some have chosen not to have a baby, others can’t, or have lost them: five women talk frankly about being childfreeI grew up in a single-parent family: my mother raised four girls on her own. I watched her struggle and from an early age I knew I didn...
07:39, 05/18/2019

Women’s World Cup: tickets bought together may not be next to each other • Fifa: ‘Unfortunately we will not be able to modify your order’• Buyers call for rethink in response to Twitter announcementFifa has told fans that ticketing arrangements for the forthcoming Women’s World Cup cannot be changed. The governing body sa...
01:13, 05/21/2019

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
01:26, 05/17/2019

I was one of the smartest women in the country — then a stroke hit Debra Meyerson was on her way to a vacation in Lake Tahoe eight-and-a-half years ago when she felt a tingling in her right leg. The Stanford University professor chalked it up to sitting in a car for four hours, but then she developed a bad headache....
03:26, 05/16/2019

US favourites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field "The United States may be favourites to retain their Women\u0027s World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets underway in France on June 7."...
17:00, 05/15/2019

Hair health: 6 mistakes women make (KPRC) The way you shampoo, brush and heat your hair can all do damage to your gorgeous locks. Hairdresser Lindsey Kern has been working in the business for 14 years, and sees people making a lot of mistakes. First off, she says not using shampoo spe...
23:26, 05/14/2019

Man charged after 2 women beaten to death in Michigan A man has been charged with murder in the deaths of two women who were found fatally beaten after he allegedly showed cellphone photos of the bodies to police during a traffic stop in mid-Michigan....
15:00, 05/14/2019

On eve of festival, Cannes defends its record on women CANNES, France (AP) — A year after signing a pledge for gender equality during a festival that saw women protest en masse on the red carpet, Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux is defending the festival’s record on female fil...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Women's W Series could link up with F1 in future seasons The new W Series, which aims to help women such as inaugural race winner Jamie Chadwick make it to Formula One, could itself be on the fast track to joining the grand prix circus....
20:26, 05/05/2019

Police arrested 65 women in a raid. Some say they were raped In a sparsely decorated room in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, seven women are seated in a row, their backs turned to the assembled media to remain anonymous....
17:52, 05/14/2019

U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets underway in France on June 7....
15:26, 05/15/2019

CES re-awards revoked robotics prize to women's sex toy There was outrage and disbelief earlier this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) -- the organization behind the major CES annual tech show -- revoked its Robotics Innovation Award from women's sex toy Osé....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Nike Says 'Just Do It'—But for the Women They Sponsor, Does 'It' Include Pregnancy? Alysia Montaño is more than a track star; she’s an Olympian and three-time U.S. national champion. And when she chose to compete while eight months pregnant with her first child in 2014, she also earned the moniker “the pregnant runner.”...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Adam Silver wants half of the new NBA referees to be women WASHINGTON — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too. In an appearance Thursday for The Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Silver said two of...
04:52, 05/10/2019

‘You don’t have to date him’: the women standing by Trump in 2020 Women for Trump aims to counter Democratic energy by getting the president’s female supporters to ‘run for something’ – and host ‘Trumperware’ partiesMaga-red may be the unofficial color of Donald Trump’s fans, but these Michigan supporters arrived a...
10:00, 05/10/2019

A Word With: Do Women Have Superpowers? Gugu Mbatha-Raw Says Yes She talks about her unlikely abilities in “Fast Color” and her coming projects, including Apple’s “The Morning Show” and Netflix’s “Dark Crystal” prequel....
16:52, 05/10/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier for women to pursue success in the workplace," she wrote, "we have made it harder for them to do any...
08:52, 05/16/2019

These women went to the Caribbean, not to sip margaritas, but to freeze their eggs together Women 'Freeze with a Friend' or take group 'egg-cations' to get discounts, split costs of expensive egg-freezing treatments at clinics.        ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

Authorities: Man killed 2 women, planned to kill 2 others A 26-year-old mid-Michigan man killed two women, intended to kill two more and texted a former girlfriend that he "had been ridding the demons of some dear friends of his," authorities said Friday....
21:00, 05/10/2019

A serial killer at the border – and the women who stood up to him A border patrol agent went on a rampage. In acts of unimaginable bravery, a group of friends confronted him When Erika Peña dropped something on the floor of his truck, reached down to pick it up and touched a gun instead, she did not startle. This w...
09:26, 05/09/2019

Too much vitamin B6 and B12 tied to hip fractures in older women Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who don't to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Smart speakers understand men better than women, according to study Female owners of smart speakers are more likely than men to report that their device fails to understand their commands, according to a recent study of 1000 British smart speaker owners by YouGov.YouGov found that "two thirds of female owners (67%) s...
12:13, 05/13/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Ex-follower in case of branded women: Leader was a con man NEW YORK (AP) — Self-help guru Keith Raniere was brilliant – so brilliant that the government considered him a threat and that his energy could impact weather. Those myths and other oddities about the spiritual leader of the secretive upstate N...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Argentine women's football turns professional – but only just Professional female footballers continue to face the challenges of low salaries, lack of facilities and 'machista' culture, as the slow march towards equality within the sport continues....
17:52, 05/06/2019

Women with a twin brother are more likely to drop out of school Decades of data from Norway show that girls with a twin brother are less likely to finish school or university, which may be due to testosterone exposure in the womb...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Lloyd headlines U.S. women's World Cup roster Carli Lloyd will be back for her fourth FIFA Women's World Cup after United States coach Jill Ellis announced her 23-person roster for the 2019 edition this summer in France....
19:52, 05/02/2019

Georgia executes man for killing 2 women in 1994 Georgia has executed a man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago. The Georgia attorney general’s office said in a statement that 52-year-old Scotty Garnell Morrow was pronounced dead at 9:38 p.m. Thursday follow...
04:52, 05/03/2019

Trump’s likely Fed nominee apologizes for comments about women Stephen Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the “biggest sell-off in stock market history” if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
05:39, 04/29/2019

in her words: Pretty Can Hurt Women’s Careers A new study finds that attractive businesswomen are considered less trustworthy and less truthful — what researchers called the “femme fatale effect.”...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Women's hockey stars to boycott pro leagues Women's hockey players said they will boycott playing in professional leagues next season, with sources telling ESPN that the hope is the statement applies pressure on the NHL to support a women's league with financial and infrastructural resources....
19:52, 05/02/2019

The U.S. Women’s World Cup roster in three words: Ride or die Coach Jill Ellis, in naming the 23 players who will defend the team's world title next month in France, made clear she believes experience and trust are the pathway to the trophy....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Fiction: Two Novels for and About Lost Millennial Women The directionless heroines of Jen Beagin’s “Vacuum in the Dark” and Halle Butler’s “The New Me” follow in the footsteps of Ottessa Moshfegh and Catherine Lacey....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Trump campaign raising big bucks from women President Trump’s early fundraising numbers show he not only has a stockpile of cash -- raising over $30 million in the first quarter -- but is doing particularly well among one donor demographic: women....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Centuries ago, women ruled Japan. What changed? The long-term survival of the world's oldest monarchy will depend on a schoolboy when Japan's current emperor abdicates next week, reviving calls for an end to laws that bar women from the throne....
22:26, 04/28/2019

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Women's World Cup: Are the US even stronger in 2019 than 2015? USA go to France as defending champions. But how do they stack up against the team that lifted the trophy in Canada four years ago?If the US women’s national team are going to win their second straight Women’s World Cup, we now know the squad that wi...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Lending gap narrows for women business owners, but it's still 31% less than for men The number of women-owned businesses that applied for funding in 2018 increased by 13 percent, according to a study by Biz2Credit. But the average size loan for women-owned businesses was 31 percent less than for male-owned businesses....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Kamala Harris wants to fine companies that pay men more than women NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require companies to...
13:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members of the team who lifted the trophy in 2015....
22:39, 05/02/2019

Turid Knaak: 'Very few women can live off football' Germany's Turid Knaak is preparing to play in her first World Cup at the age of 28. In an exclusive interview with DW, Knaak talks about the team's new coach and the challenge of balancing football with life....
02:26, 05/18/2019

Man City seals women’s double with 3-0 FA Cup over West Ham LONDON (AP) — Manchester City completed a domestic women’s double by asserting its supremacy over first-time finalist West Ham in the second half to seal a 3-0 FA Cup final victory at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. After City was frustrated in th...
22:52, 05/04/2019

US crowns men’s, women’s 3-on-3 basketball champs in Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Before 3-on-3 basketball debuts in the Olympics, USA Basketball took it to Las Vegas. The men’s and women’s national championships went full-blown show time in looking for the four best athletes who hope to represent the ...
10:13, 05/05/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for wome...
10:26, 05/19/2019

Joe Tsai Is Big in Business. Now He’s Taking on Women’s Basketball. Tsai, the new owner of the Liberty and part owner of the Nets, has made a fortune as a founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. He’s hoping his skills can produce needed revenue for the W.N.B.A....
09:52, 05/19/2019

Women photobomb Matteo Salvini with same-sex kiss Pair protest over Italian deputy PM’s backing for US Christian right group Two Sicilian women have photobombed Italy’s anti-LGBT and far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, with a same-sex kiss.During an election rally in Caltanissetta, Gaia Par...
21:13, 05/03/2019

Women’s football: how girls are moving the goalposts With young players joining grassroots clubs and England’s Lionesses preparing for their World Cup run, the sport is finally getting the recognition it deserves‘Izzy, to me, to me,” the cry comes from many voices. Izzy, two brown pigtails flying out b...
12:26, 05/19/2019

Lyon beats Barcelona 4-1 to win Women’s Champions League BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lyon beat Barcelona 4-1 to win its fourth consecutive Women’s Champions League title on Saturday. Ada Hegerberg scored three times in the first half to lead the French squad, which also won its sixth Champions League cr...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Top women's hockey players to boycott professional leagues More than 200 women's hockey players, including the game's biggest names, said on Thursday they will not play in North American professional leagues next season as part of a boycott they hope brings about a more economically viable league....
22:39, 05/02/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require comp...
23:00, 05/20/2019

CES organizers apologize, returns award to women’s startup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The group that organizes the annual CES gadget show has reinstated a prestigious award and apologized to makers of a robotic “personal massager” for women. An independent panel of judges had selected Lora DiCarlo̵...
23:00, 05/08/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Heeding the call for women’s rights around the planet Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender and what hopes they have for 2019....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Vatican relaunches women's magazine team after resignations The Vatican has announced a new editorial leadership team for its women's magazine, following the clamorous exit of its previous editor who alleged a campaign of delegitimization by the Vatican's new communications operation....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
19:13, 05/09/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitment of their children as child soldiers....
18:26, 05/09/2019

Voice assistants seem to be worse at understanding commands from women More women report being misunderstood by voice assistants than men, adding to growing evidence that speech recognition is better with some groups over others...
18:26, 05/09/2019

Sam Kerr to lead Australia squad at Women’s World Cup SYDNEY (AP) — Sam Kerr has been selected as captain of Australia’s 23-player squad for the Women’s World Cup which kicks off next month in France. Lisa de Vanna, Clare Polkinghome and Lydia Williams have been picked for a fourth World Cup...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Italy's men are starting to matter in tennis like its women After four decades of dormancy, male tennis players in Italy are finally showing signs of becoming as good as the women have been        ...
18:39, 05/15/2019

A sex strike is not enough: women need to down tools completely | Suzanne Moore The idea proposed last week by Alyssa Milano won’t cut it. To assert their worth, women should refuse to fulfil the unpaid labour expected by societySex is the very least of our concerns, the last thing that has to be crossed off the to-do list. Or s...
01:00, 05/14/2019

More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey shows that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Suspects in murder of Scandinavian women go on trial in Morocco Twenty-three Moroccan men and a Swiss-Spanish convert to Islam appeared in an anti-terrorist court on Thursday accused of offences in connection with the killing of two Scandinavian women, judiciary officials said....
16:52, 05/02/2019

US beat South Africa in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday."...
11:26, 05/13/2019

Lyon Women thrash Barca to win sixth UCL title Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg struck a first-half hat trick as Lyon thumped Barcelona 4-1 to win the Women's Champions League for the fourth successive season....
21:39, 05/18/2019

'Sister, where did you go?': the Native American women disappearing from US cities It is 10 years since Alyssa McLemore, 21, disappeared. Hers is just one of literally countless such cases across the US‘Essential first step’: Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native womenAlyssa McLemore’s grandmother called to tel...
14:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday."...
09:26, 05/13/2019

Vatican relaunches women’s magazine team after resignations The Vatican has announced a new editorial leadership team for its women’s magazine, following the clamorous exit of its previous editor who alleged a campaign of delegitimization by the Vatican’s new communications operation...
14:52, 04/30/2019

Carrie Underwood lifting up women on new Cry Pretty 360 tour Typically, female country artists only get one or two slots on a tour or festival, but on Carrie Underwood’s new Cry Pretty Tour 360, six women will be behind the mic throughout the tour...
19:53, 04/30/2019

SNL wishes a Happy Mother's Day to the women who put up with all your (literal) shit Emma Thompson hosted last night’s Saturday Night Live, which saw the universally respected thespian amiably willing to goof about in all manner of silly costumes and personas. (Yes, the Late Night star did don a giant teapot costume for a Beauty And ...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-aligned groups of targeting Venezuelan civilians fo...
18:13, 04/30/2019

Record attendance for Women’s FA Cup final expected at Wembley • West Ham and Manchester City meet on Saturday• Crowd is on course to break 45,423 in last year’s finalThe Football Association is quietly confident that the record attendance for a Women’s FA Cup final will be broken when West Ham meet Manchester C...
17:52, 05/01/2019

Alfredsson earns 2-stroke win at US Senior Women’s Open SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Helen Alfredsson has won the U.S. Senior Women’s Open by two strokes. Alfredsson shot an even-par 72 at Pine Needles on Sunday to finish at 1-over 285 and earn her first USGA title. The 54-year-old Swede earned $180,...
03:13, 05/20/2019

Melinda Gates Wants Tech to Wake Up to Women's Empowerment The co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation talks to WIRED about what international aid can teach Silicon Valley, and why you should put down your phone....
21:26, 05/09/2019

Commissioner Silver wants half of new NBA referees and coaches to be women NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday made a call for more gender diversity among referees and head coaches in a league he has overseen for five years....
05:13, 05/10/2019

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women’s World Cup TOKYO (AP) — Japan head coach Asako Takakura named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form. Forwards Jun Endo, 18, and 19-year-old Riko Ueki were among 23 players named on Friday. Veteran forward...
11:39, 05/10/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarcerated for close to six months at the Century Regio...
09:52, 05/02/2019

North Korea women in China trapped in sex trade Human traffickers are increasingly targeting young North Korean women, including girls as young as 9, in China's lucrative sex trade, according to human rights researchers with Korea Future Initiative in London....
15:00, 05/16/2019

In India's Election, Parties See Women's Vote as Critical Indian political parties are vying for support from women, who are voting in record numbers in national elections and increasingly making decisions about whom they will back independent of family patriarchs....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Is North Carolina really committed to returning women's basketball to the top? From the way it handled Sylvia Hatchell's exit to its announcement of Courtney Banghart's hiring, UNC doesn't seem truly invested in women's basketball....
09:00, 05/02/2019

Women seek voice in Afghan peace talks Afghan women are demanding a strong voice in peace talks between the government and the Taliban but are so far meeting resistance. (April 29)        ...
11:39, 04/29/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women A Penn State Beaver professor moonlighting as an Uber driver is accused of kidnapping and harassing two female passengers early Saturday, a report said. Richard Lomotey, a 36-year-old assistant professor of information sciences and technology at the ...
00:26, 05/12/2019

Men are afraid to mentor women after #MeToo and it hurts us all: study Men are scared of women now. LeanIn.org and SurveyMonkey’s new #MentorHer poll reveals Friday that 60% of male managers report feeling “too nervous” about being accused of harassment to interact with women in “common workplace...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Deputy: Women buy box of Legos, find $40K in meth inside STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Three Georgia women bought a box of Legos while visiting a South Carolina consignment shop, only to find that the box was actually filled with about $40,000 worth of methamphetamine. Bulloch County Sheriff’s Investigator ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final: Baylor Is Champion With Win Over Notre Dame The Lady Bears, despite losing a top player and then having the Irish’s best player at the line in the final seconds, beat Notre Dame with the title at stake for the second time in eight years....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Soccer: U.S. women thrash New Zealand 5-0 in World Cup warmup Carli Lloyd scored a brace of goals as the United States women thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a friendly in St Louis on Thursday to extend their winning run to five games ahead of their World Cup title defense in France....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of 1994 murder of two women The U.S. state of Georgia on Thursday executed a 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Michigan man charged with murder in fatal beating of 2 women A man has been charged with murder in the deaths of two women who were found fatally beaten after he allegedly showed cellphone photos of the bodies to police during a traffic stop in mid-Michigan....
01:52, 05/15/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the women were also recently arrested....
08:13, 05/03/2019

A growing share of women age 25-54 are working or looking for jobs. Here's why. A growing share of women aged 25 to 54 are working or looking for jobs, outpacing the increase for men. More firms let women balance work and family.        ...
08:26, 05/03/2019

‘You Should Be in the Kitchen’: At Afghan Assembly, Women Are Told They Don’t Belong Female delegates trying to speak on peace with the Taliban were told to sit down and shut up, raising fears that future governments will not protect their rights....
19:52, 05/03/2019

I have just discovered my brother secretly wears women’s underwear. What should I do? We grew up in a devout Mormon family. He doesn’t want any of us to know, but I love him and don’t want to make a mistakeI am trying to wrap my head around the fact that my younger brother wears bras and knickers. He doesn’t know that I know. This cam...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international criticism of the kingdom’s crackdown on dissent....
12:39, 05/03/2019

Afghan women still face perils at home and in the workplace KABUL — Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed the door of her parent’s home after reminding them to pay the neighborhood shopkeeper 15 Afghanis (2...
23:13, 05/20/2019

They Don’t Want to Preserve Life. They Just Want to Punish Women and Enact Pain Last weekend, I was invited to a brunch hosted by Ebele Okobi, who is Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, Africa, and was my de facto tour guide and event planner during my week abroad. There were nine of us there—an African diasporic reunion of black ...
16:52, 05/17/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border The reporting for this project was supported by the Pulitzer Center It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femi...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Afghan women cry for help after journalist Mina Mangal's killing The recent murder of a prominent female journalist has once again shown how precarious life is for women in Afghanistan. There's little hope of the situation improving anytime soon....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Meet the female powerhouse duo changing the way women work Start-up supremo Debbie Wosskow and former CEO Anna Jones are changing the way we work — to suit women. As they get the keys to their Mayfair club, they tell Phoebe Luckhurst how they're building a billion-pound empire...
13:26, 05/07/2019

Chasing Growth, a Women’s Health Start-Up Cut Corners Nurx, an online prescribing app, drew attention with its pitch about female empowerment. Former employees said it took a laissez-faire approach to women’s health....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Corsie to skipper Scotland in Women's World Cup debut "Scotland\u0027s Rachel Corsie will captain the World Cup debutants in next month\u0027s women\u0027s tournament but versatile Arsenal player Emma Mitchell was left out of the 23-member squad named by manager Shelley Kerr on Wednesday."...
16:52, 05/15/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of murder of two women in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend during an argument in 1994 was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, state corrections officials said....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Happy Birthday to Dorothy Garrod, One of the First Women Archaeologists Equipped with only dining hall spoons, the clothes on their backs, and pure archaeological curiosity, undergraduates at Cambridge’s Newnham College in 1939 were given a crash course in field work when their professor, Dorothy Garrod, led them through...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Goal driven: five players who have shaped women’s football The Women’s World Cup kicks off next month – and England might even win it. Mark Bailey interviews five key players from different generations to chart the unstoppable rise of women’s footballThe future of football is feminine,” pledged Sepp Blatter ...
11:52, 05/05/2019

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman in Texas is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow before robbing them, court records show. Accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir, 46, was indicted Tue...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Game of Thrones has betrayed the women who made it great Once you could have argued it was a feminist show, but now GoT is letting down its female characters in a shockingly tone deaf way – from ‘unstable’ Daenerys to weeping BrienneUntil recently, you could make the argument that Game of Thrones was a ste...
18:26, 05/08/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
06:26, 05/17/2019

Witness: Self-help guru wanted women to be ‘hungry dogs’ NEW YORK (AP) — A former follower of self-help guru Keith Raniere says he was a taskmaster who expected her to be as obedient as a “hungry dog.” Lauren Salzman testified Monday that she and other women, including TV actress Allison Mack, ...
22:13, 05/20/2019

Inspiring thousands: a photo essay on the women's FA Cup final Manchester City faced underdogs West Ham in front of a huge crowd at Wembley on Saturday. Photojournalist Jonny Weeks met with supporters and went behind the scenes for the showpiece eventAs the coach pulls into the car park just outside Wembley stad...
12:26, 05/06/2019

Christiansen misses out on England Women’s World Cup squad LONDON (AP) — Izzy Christiansen has been left off England’s Women’s World Cup squad because of injuries while Fran Kirby made the cut after being ruled out of last month’s games. Christiansen, a midfielder with Lyon, underwent surge...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Meredith teams with Katie Couric on projects for women Meredith is teaming up with former TV news anchor Katie Couric and fashion designer Brandon Maxwell on two new video and digital offerings aimed at women. Couric, who appeared via video at the Meredith NewFront Thursday, said she is going to spotligh...
04:26, 05/03/2019

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Germany: 5 charged with trafficking, prostituting Thai women BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have charged five people with trafficking Thai women to Germany and forcing them to work in a nationwide network of brothels. Frankfurt prosecutor Alexander Badle said Wednesday that four Thai women aged 49, 51, 53 and 60 we...
14:26, 05/15/2019

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final: How Baylor Intends to Stop Notre Dame DiDi Richards, Baylor’s 6-foot-1 defensive specialist, has been called a gnat and a fly in the postseason. But she really wants to be called a champion....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Navjot Sidhu Has ''Anti-Women'' Mindset, Should Apologise: Himachal BJP Himachal Pradesh BJP Women's Wing president Indu Goswami today sought apology from Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for his "anti-women" remarks likening Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a new......
14:13, 05/12/2019

Women Wanted: Blue-Collar Fields Find New Workforce A growing number of women are taking jobs in blue-collar roles that have long been—and still are—mostly men. The share of truck drivers, electricians, plumbers and mechanics who are women recently touched the highest level in at least 25 years....
15:52, 04/29/2019

City with a female face: how modern Vienna was shaped by women The Austrian capital has been pioneering ‘gender mainstreaming’ for nearly 30 years. How did the city come to be so far ahead – and could its gains be lost?At 240 hectares, the neighbourhood of Aspern, Vienna, is one of the largest urban developments...
01:26, 05/15/2019

Alyssa Milano says she is 'pro-life,' then defends abortions for women in certain 'circumstances' Actress/activist Alyssa Milano defended her "sex strike" on Tuesday night and insisted that she and every "human on the planet" are "pro-life" despite advocating for abortions. ...
04:52, 05/15/2019

India’s Women Still Struggle for Representation in World’s Largest Democracy With just over 11 percent of Parliament held by women, and little chance for that to improve in these elections, many are asking what needs to change....
15:13, 05/15/2019

Soccer: U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women's World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday....
08:26, 05/13/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 episode of SNL....
22:52, 05/19/2019

Washington Spirit, NWSL adjust to more departures to Women’s World Cup Beginning this week, and for one to two months, the Spirit will attempt to fill roster gaps and adjust to the National Women’s Soccer League campaign without several key players....
22:00, 05/19/2019

NCAA announces 5-year strategy for women's basketball The NCAA has announced a five-year strategy providing guidelines for decision making across all three divisions, the first time the NCAA has come up with a cross-divisional plan for a single sport        ...
15:52, 04/30/2019

AP source: UNC hiring Banghart as women's basketball coach A person with knowledge of the situation says North Carolina has reached a deal with Princeton's Courtney Banghart to become the Tar Heels' new women's basketball coach        ...
15:52, 04/30/2019

Female vets to form House caucus for women who serve WASHINGTON (AP) — Female military veterans serving in the House say they’re setting up a caucus that advocates for women service members and veterans. That’s because the population of women who serve or have served is climbing, and they h...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed the door of her parent's home after reminding them to pay the neighborhood shopkeeper 15 Afghanis (20 cents)....
05:39, 05/20/2019

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.”...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Change attitudes for future generations of women in tech, UN urges   When women and girls are empowered with technology, the whole world benefits. That’s one key message from the International Day for girls in the field of information and communications technology, or ICT, marked on Thursday. ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Vidyasagar, The 19th Century Polymath Who Fought For Women Emancipation As revered as Swami Vivekananda by Bengalis, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar is the 19th century polymath reformer who modernised and simplified the Bengali alphabet and propagated widow remarriage....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's Christina Bergmann....
18:52, 05/15/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted for raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven women b...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Armed gang posed as single women on Tinder to lure men Swipe right with caution. Police in San Jose, California, arrested five people for allegedly staging a series of armed robberies, assaults and carjackings by asking unsuspecting men to meet “Victoria” or “Becky,” two fictional profiles they set up on...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league More than 200 of the world’s top female players have taken the next step toward a viable professional league by forming a union. The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association said Monday the paperwork was filed Friday. The women had...
22:13, 05/20/2019

Vatican launches women's football team with pope's blessing Team to make its debut against AS Roma’s women’s team on 26 MayThe Vatican has launched its first women’s football team, with a debut challenge against AS Roma’s Serie A women’s squad on 26 May.More than half of the team is made up of staff working w...
14:26, 05/14/2019

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
18:52, 05/20/2019

Vivek Oberoi Gets Women's Commission Notice For Aishwarya Rai Meme Actor Vivek Oberoi shared a meme targeting actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Twitter which prompted the National Commission for Women to issue a notice against him. The Maharashtra Women Commission......
16:39, 05/20/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the first time in the state capital. They argue fully decriminalizing sex work would let pimps and trafficke...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Women realize mid-trip that drunk man is not their Uber driver, police say Two would-be Uber passengers traveling in Nashville learned mid-trip their driver was not only reportedly drunk, he wasn't even a real ride-share driver.        ...
22:26, 05/14/2019

Informal eldercare has larger labor-market effect for women (Reuters Health) - Informal care for older relatives continues to affect the labor market, and the effects remain gendered, according to a new study in Canada....
20:13, 05/14/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Three Influential Activists Have Launched an Organization to Mobilize Women in U.S. Politics (WASHINGTON) — Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local and national policy priorities. Dubbed Supermajority, t...
05:00, 04/29/2019

Women dominate 2019 Americana Music Awards nominations Lori McKenna, Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples and Kacey Musgraves are among the 2019 Americana Music Honors and Awards nominees.        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

NASA cancels first all-women spacewalk due to spacesuit size issue NASA scheduled the first ever spacewalk with only female astronauts this week, but it has been cancelled because there isn't enough time to configure a spacesuit that fits...
21:26, 04/28/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go far enough in punishing their fellow member for giving a staffer so many hugs and kisses that she skipp...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Bill Cosby settles defamation lawsuit brought by seven women Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby on Friday settled a federal defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who said the former actor and comedian sexually assaulted them and wrongly called them liars when they went public with their charges years later....
20:00, 04/28/2019

NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health Department....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Sam Kerr to lead Australia squad at Women's World Cup Sam Kerr has been selected as captain of Australia's 23-player squad for the Women's World Cup which kicks off next month in France        ...
08:39, 05/14/2019

Women behind almost half of individual Trump contributions in first three months of year Rose Bove is willing to put her money where her mouth is. So in addition to telling friends about her support for President Trump, she’s been donating to his campaign. “It’s dribs and drabs,” said the Staten Island resident. “I give $3 here, $5 there...
05:52, 05/12/2019

'We're not going to play': Will a player boycott save women's hockey ... or harm it? More than 200 of the world’s best players say they won’t play in North America. They hope that their actions will usher in a better era for the gameLast week an estimated 200 women’s hockey players took part in a social media blitz, issuing a stark s...
12:13, 05/06/2019

Family GP who groped women and girls over 20 year period is jailed A family GP who abused his trusted position in the community to grope women and girls over the course of two decades has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years today....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Cressida Dick: Terror attacks made Met look too macho for women The macho image of male police officers dealing with terrorist attacks and the Grenfell Tower disaster could be putting off women from joining the Met, Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick said today....
12:13, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
09:39, 05/17/2019

Christiansen misses out on England Women's World Cup squad Izzy Christiansen has been left off England's Women's World Cup squad because of injuries while Fran Kirby made the cut after being ruled out of last month's games        ...
14:39, 05/08/2019

One Of The Top Voices For Women In Sports Doesn't Think Caster Semenya Is A Woman It’s difficult to talk about women in sports without talking about the work of Nancy Hogshead-Makar. She won three gold medals as a swimmer in the 1984 Olympics, and that’s possibly the lesser part of her résumé given what she’s done since. She’s spe...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Women's hockey players announce boycott of pro leagues Unhappy with the status quo, more than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared they will not compete in North America next season.        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Ladakh Seat Ready For Polling, 49 Booths In Leh To Have All Women Staff Lok Sabha Election Phase 5 Voting: As many as 49 polling booths in Leh district will have all women staff as all arrangements have been put in place to ensure free and fair polling in the Ladakh......
21:39, 05/05/2019

VOTE: Who's going to win 2019 French Open women's singles title? "Can Serena Williams win her first Grand Slam since her comeback at the 2019 French Open, or will Simona Halep defend her first major title from Roland Garros last year?"...
18:39, 05/16/2019

Progesterone only prevents miscarriage in women with history of pregnancy loss (Reuters Health) - Giving progesterone to women with bleeding early in pregnancy doesn't prevent pregnancy loss, except among women who have had a previous miscarriage, according to a study of 4,153 women treated at 48 hospitals in the UK....
02:26, 05/09/2019

England announce squad for Women's World Cup in France - video The Lionesses have announced their 23-strong squad for the World Cup in France, which begins next month. Manchester City's Steph Houghton will captain the team, which features 11 World Cup first-timers and veterans Karen Carney, Jill Scott and Lucy B...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Man says women he invited to spend the night swiped watches, $25K in cash A Madison Avenue resident awoke to find two of his pricey watches — including a $42,000 Rolex — and $25,000 in cash were stolen after he invited a pair of women back to his pad, cops said. The 27-year-old victim met the two suspected croo...
07:39, 05/09/2019

Women taking pill may be less likely to suffer ACL injury, study finds Hormonal contraceptives potentially reduce risk of tear to anterior cruciate ligamentWomen on the combined pill appear to be less likely to tear a key ligament in their knee, research suggests.Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee ar...
02:39, 05/03/2019

Jill Ellis names experienced USA roster for Women's World Cup Veterans Morgan Brian and Ali Krieger among surprise choicesMore than half of 23 players were on 2015 World Cup championsThe United States women’s national team will not be wanting for experience when they kick off their World Cup title defense in 40...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Has a Plan to Get More Republican Women Elected Representative Elise Stefanik can pinpoint the moment that crystallized the issue for her: It was the week after the midterm elections, and the newly elected members of the House of Representatives lined up for a photo. Representing the Democratic si...
13:14, 05/09/2019

'Hair hasn't got gender': finally hairdressers are charging men the same as women Men’s hair is just as complicated and time-consuming to cut, says one London salon‘We did contemplate doing it slowly, raising it little by little,” says Susannah Richardson. “But then we thought no, we’re doing it completely, for moral reasons. It’s...
22:13, 05/07/2019

'It helps people feel more confident': the rise of women-only clubs Co-working spaces such as Blooming Founders seek to break the mould for self-employed womenWhen 32-year-old Kylie Griffiths wants to unwind, she heads to the sea. The Londoner loves the city she grew up in, but says it can quickly become claustrophob...
14:13, 05/17/2019

Manchester City v West Ham United: Women's FA Cup final – live! Updates from the 5.30pm GMT game at WembleyEni Aluko: Hammers must handle big occasionGet in touch! Email Alex or tweet @A_Hess 5.55pm BST 23 mins: Parris wriggles into space on the edge of the box and, head down, hits a shot that’s blocked before it...
19:00, 05/04/2019

West Point set to see record number of black women graduate Class of 2019 will include 34 female African America graduates, the largest in the military academy’s history, and 19 Hispanic womenThe US Military Academy at West Point is set to see a record number of black women graduate this spring. The group of ...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Pakistan busts prostitution ring that sent young women to China Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of prostitution ring taking young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake marriages, officials said on Monday....
18:00, 05/06/2019

NYC correction officers brawl in women’s locker room: report Two female correction officers got into a wild brawl Thursday in the Manhattan women’s locker room — with one officer deploying mace. The fight erupted at about 12:45 p.m. inside the Department of Correction locker room on the third floor of Manhatta...
17:26, 05/17/2019

Pakistan Busts Prostitution Ring That Sent Women To China, 12 Arrested Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of prostitution ring taking young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake marriages,......
21:00, 05/06/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A Dallas County grand jury Tuesday returned six capital murder indictments against Billy Chemirmir, 4...
20:00, 05/17/2019

2019 Women's World Cup: Ajara optimistic 'Cameroon can do better in France' Cameroon forward Nchout Njoya Ajara insists the Indomitable Lionesses will show significant progress when they compete at the Women's World Cup in June....
18:39, 05/03/2019

US Soccer files response to lawsuit filed by women’s team The U.S. Soccer Federation has formally denied allegations of gender discrimination made by players of the U.S. women’s national team. Twenty-eight members of the current women’s player pool filed the lawsuit March 8 in U.S. District Cour...
09:00, 05/07/2019

US Sex Cult Leader Had Meetings With Naked Women "Slaves": Witness The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women......
22:26, 05/17/2019

Bride market trafficks Pakistani Christian women to China Hundreds young women from Pakistan's small Christian minority have been trafficked to China as brides in recent months as their impoverished community is targeted in an aggressive new marriage market, activists and officials say....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Cyclone Fani: 600 Pregnant Women Moved To Safety In Odisha Tropical Cyclone Fani barrelled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, with a million people evacuated before it made......
14:00, 05/03/2019

Meet the badass women competing in this year’s Miss USA pageant The beauty queen representing New York in Thursday night’s Miss USA pageant is a 27-year-old Bronx-born portrait artist, who also has a second-degree black belt in taekwondo. Lehman College graduate student Florinda Kajtazi will be among the 51...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Creepy men slide into women's DMs all the time, but they can be shut down | Talia Jane When I received an inappropriate message I didn’t hesitate to point out that it was not acceptable. Many women don’t – and then regret their silence“You can confidently put ‘knows how to handle online sexual harassment’ on your CV,” a friend tweeted ...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Why 'shaking things up' is more important than playing at Women's World Cup for Hegerberg She's one of the globe's best players but the world won't be able to watch Ada Hegerberg this summer for what is being described as the mother of all women's tournaments....
23:39, 05/17/2019

UConn women add grad transfer Adebayo from Murray State STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The UConn women’s basketball team has added Evelyn Adebayo, a graduate transfer from Murray State, to its roster for next season. The 6-foot-1 forward becomes the third member of the 2019 recruiting class, joining wing Aubr...
22:39, 05/02/2019

I thought the main issue in women's sports was equal pay. I was wrong We are told female athletes are paid less than men because they generate less money. But that will always be the case if women’s sports aren’t marketed properlyIn women’s sports we talk a lot about equal pay. The focus of the conversation is usually ...
14:52, 05/09/2019

Guard Evina Westbrook leaves Tennessee for UConn women STORRS, Conn (AP) — Former Tennessee guard Evina Westbrook has joined the UConn women’s basketball team. UConn said Saturday the 6-footer will have two years of eligibility left. Westbrook led the Lady Vols with 14.9 points and 5.3 assists a ga...
22:39, 05/11/2019

2 Canadian organizations invited to G7 Women Summit in Paris, France The London Abused Women's Centre and Truro, Nova Scotia's Persons Against Non-State Torture have been invited to the Women 7 (W7) Summit in Paris, France. ...
11:13, 05/02/2019

Lawsuit targets strip searches of women at Michigan jail A federal lawsuit says female inmates at a southeastern Michigan jail were forced to remove their clothes in front of male inmates and guards as well as other jail employees....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women's World Cup Japan head coach Asako Takakura has named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form        ...
11:52, 05/10/2019

Germany's FDP rejects women's quota, elects new general secretary Germany's male-heavy opposition Free Democrats (FDP) have rejected women quotas. Gearing up for polls in three eastern German regions, they did, however, pick a new general secretary, Linda Teuteberg from Brandenburg....
03:39, 05/02/2019

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major en...
10:13, 05/16/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:52, 05/18/2019

Modi Government First To Have Six Women Cabinet Ministers: Sushma Swaraj External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday that Modi government is the first government after Independence to have six women Cabinet Ministers with two of them as members of the Cabinet......
06:13, 05/16/2019

Are ‘women in tech’ events helpful or hurtful to gender equality? A tech conference is perhaps one of the very few places where women don’t have to wait in a hellishly long line for the toilets. Countless tech events, like Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, seriously lack female attendance — yet anothe...
15:13, 05/01/2019

Lyon v Barcelona: Women's Champions League final – live! Women’s Champions League final from Budapest, 5pm BST kick-offLyon focused on fourth Champions League title in a rowAnd feel free to email Alex or tweet him @A_Hess 6.22pm BST 65 mins: The game’s tempo has unsurprisingly dropped down a notch. Hegerbe...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Norway Women’s World Cup squad minus star Hegerberg OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norway has named its Women’s World Cup squad without Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg who is in dispute with the national soccer federation. Hegerberg has not played for the national team since 2017 while starring in a...
15:39, 05/02/2019

France hands down 447 fines in 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
03:13, 05/01/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
17:13, 04/30/2019

Police release names of 2 women beaten to death in Michigan DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two women who were found beaten to death after a man showed cellphone photos of the bodies to police during a traffic stop in Michigan. The Ingham County sheriff’s office says ...
17:13, 05/11/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Don’t miss these inspiring talks from women in tech There are only nine days left until TNW2019! In today’s newsletter, I’d like to talk about something close to my heart: diversity in the tech industry. As a woman in tech, I’m really excited to join TheNextWomen Summit at TNW Conference. We’ve partne...
19:26, 04/30/2019

In Home Videos, Jerrod Carmichael doesn't know what to do with black women Home Videos should be a natural progression for Jerrod Carmichael’s work—a personal, comedic look at his own life and family isn’t too much of a departure from his work on The Carmichael Show or his production of Ramy Youssef’s family comedy, Ramy. B...
20:26, 05/11/2019

Women are dying in Indian Country. We must act | Debra Anne Haaland The epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women has long been overlooked. That’s why I’m fighting for them in CongressWhat would you do if your sister, your daughter or your mother went missing without explanation? There would be search parties...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Charges for women accused of forcing naked kids into closet BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Two southern Illinois pre-school employees accused of punishing children by making them stand naked in a closet are charged with unlawful restraint and battery. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Police Chief Kevin Schm...
15:39, 05/02/2019

Will the W Series herald a new age for women in motor sport? | Giles Richards Only two women have ever competed in Formula One. The radical W Series, which begins this weekend at Hockenheim, is hoping to change that and inspire a new generationNinety years ago Eliska Junkova – the queen of the steering wheel as she was known –...
16:13, 05/02/2019

| Klaas, Wolvaardt star as Proteas women level series A hat-trick by Masabata Klaas coupled with a half-century from Laura Wolvaardt’s helped the Proteas beat Pakistan to level the ODI series between the two nations....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Steph Houghton hails Women’s FA Cup final crowd: ‘We dreamed about this’ • Manchester City captain excited at expected record attendance• Beating West Ham would bring City second cup this seasonManchester City are aiming for a cup double in the Women’s FA Cup final on Saturday to make up for losing out to Arsenal in the l...
16:13, 05/02/2019

An anti-LGBT politician got photobombed by two young women kissing Social activists Gaia Parisi and Matilde Rizzo are just friends -- but when Italy's ultra-conservative Interior Minister Matteo Salvini visited their hometown, the 19-year-olds couldn't resist the chance to photobomb him with a same-sex kiss....
19:00, 05/02/2019

From Agatha Christie to Gillian Flynn: 50 great thrillers by women In response to a list of the 100 best crime novels that had only 28 female authors, Ann Cleeves, Val McDermid and Dreda Say Mitchell and other leading writers nominate some alternativesWhen the Sunday Times picked its 100 favourite crime and spy nove...
17:52, 05/16/2019

High-tech sex toy for women wins back a rescinded award ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A trade group has reinstated an award to the makers of a robotic sex toy for women that it had taken away four months ago for not keeping with its image. The Consumer Technology Association on Wednesday restored the Consumer Ele...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Survey: One in six women say they were sexually harassed at Coachella and Stagecoach 2019 The Palm Springs Desert Sun surveyed over 300 women at the 2019 Coachella and Stagecoach festivals.        ...
04:39, 05/18/2019

All men, women, and dragons must die: The final Game Of Thrones dead-pool odds It all comes down to this: On Sunday, May 20, Game Of Thrones will all be over, but for the cries of fans who feel betrayed by the abrupt turns of season eight and the posts on websites seeking to squeeze just a little blood from the Dragonstone (hel...
21:39, 05/17/2019

Trans women are victims of misogyny, too – and all feminists must recognize this | Robin Dembroff Some feminists claim misogyny targets only those who have female sex features (ovaries, vaginas and uteruses). We should be alarmed by this viewThere are some chilling details in Valerie Jackson’s lawsuit against Dallas county officials. Following he...
17:00, 05/19/2019

West Point to graduate record number of African American women Thirty-four cadets at West Point, the U.S. Army’s military academy, will make history as they graduate next week. This year’s graduating class boasts more African American women than ever....
02:26, 05/19/2019

NYPD investigating claim officer mocked women over abortions while on subway The NYPD is looking into a viral tweet from a straphanger who claimed a uniformed officer on her subway ride was mocking women’s reasons for getting abortions, the department said Friday. “This NYPD cop is looking at his phone and reading...
02:52, 05/18/2019

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game "FIFA is hoping that over a billion viewers tune in to the Women\u0027s World Cup in France as it continues strategic efforts to grow the game around the globe, but the governing body is still subject to criticism over gender equality."...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Violence against women and 'femicide' in El Salvador propelling them to US border, data shows A female has been bludgeoned to death in El Salvador, on average, at least every single day this year in what is a growing level of gender-based violence hard to comprehend....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
21:52, 05/15/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansiv...
01:26, 05/21/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
15:26, 05/17/2019

Hegerberg stars as Lyon crush Barcelona to win Women’s Champions League • Final: Lyon 4-1 Barcelona• Norwegian Ada Hegerberg hits a hat-trick in the first half-hourPeople will bemoan the gulf in class. This was supposed to be competitive football at the top level. But Lyon’s one-sided mauling of Barcelona is not somethin...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Kenyan man in US illegally charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally has been charged by Texas prosecutors with killing at least six elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole, authorities said Thursday....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Kamala Harris releases plan to fine companies that pay men more than women – live Presidential candidate’s proposal would fine 1% of profits for every 1% of pay gap between men and women performing work of equal valueSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.19pm BST A pro-Donald Trump state representative will make ...
15:39, 05/20/2019

Nordstrom's massive department store for women set to open this October in New York Nordstrom has chosen Oct. 24 for the grand opening of its women's store in New York, the largest single-project investment in the company's history....
19:52, 05/20/2019

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
19:39, 05/16/2019

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 falling short of what many campaigners hoped for....
06:13, 05/20/2019

Women’s World Cup: Arsenal’s Emma Mitchell left out of Scotland squad • Durham’s Zoe Ness also misses out on place for tournament• Captain Rachel Corsie will lead squad at their first World CupArsenal’s Women’s Super League winner Emma Mitchell has missed out on a place in Shelley Kerr’s 23-woman Scotland squad for the...
18:00, 05/15/2019

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby Hinsliff Pro-choice men should have the guts to campaign against the rolling back of laws that benefit both sexesNo woman can be free who does not control her own body. That’s been the pro-choice mantra down the ages, no less true now than it ever was, and fr...
08:26, 05/18/2019

'Like Escaping Into the Desert.' More Women Forced Into Sex Trade When Fleeing North Korea. Escaping North Korea’s authoritarian regime comes at a high price. The perilous journey through China is especially punishing for many women and girls, forced to sell their bodies in their attempt to reach freedom....
14:26, 05/20/2019

Kamala Harris to Corporate America: Give Women Their Fair Share of the Bag or Else Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has a warning for corporations that continue to pay women less than men: Give women the bag they deserve or I’ll snatch coins out of yours....
17:26, 05/20/2019

China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report A UK-based organization has documented widespread violence against women in North Korea, claiming that thousands of the communist country's women are being subjected to forced marriage and prostitution in China....
00:26, 05/21/2019

Nxivm trial: Raniere expected women to be as obedient as ‘hungry dogs’ Lauren Salzman testified that collateral for a secret society within the alleged sex cult included nude photos of the womenSelf-help guru Keith Raniere was a taskmaster who expected his female followers to be as obedient as “hungry dogs”, whether he ...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Baltimore Anchorwoman Gets The Boot After Questioning Black Women's Ability to Lead What’s irrefutable is that Catherine Pugh, the embattled former Baltimore mayor who recently resigned after a children’s book scandal destroyed her political career, fucked up....
22:39, 05/07/2019

Q&A: Melinda Gates on new book, lifting up impoverished women and marriage with Bill Lifting up impoverished communities means first lifting up women, Melinda Gates says in her new book. She also shares stories from her marriage.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining state security, had provoked an international outcry and added to criticism of the kingdom’s human ...
15:39, 05/03/2019

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North American professional women’s hockey leagues until those leagues start paying players livable wages....
01:26, 05/03/2019

Women’s hockey stars announce boycott of North American pro league The National Women’s Hockey League is the lone surviving top-level outfit in North America, and most players lack health insurance benefits and can earn as little as $2,000 in a season....
18:13, 05/02/2019

Soccer-Man United and Spurs granted Women's Super League licences Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur have been both formally awarded club licences by the English Football Association to play in the Women's Super League next season....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Arsenal v Manchester City: Women's Super League final day – live! Latest updates from the 12.30pm BST kick-offLive scores – follow all the final-day action!And why not email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 12.10pm BST Midfielder Sari van Veenendaal and defender Dominique Bloodworth are joining German Champions Wolfsburg...
13:26, 05/11/2019

Doctor warns women to stop putting GARLIC inside their vaginas A GYNAECOLOGIST said garlic shouldn't be inserted into the vagina. While some mistakenly think cloves can help with yeast infections, this isn't the case....
17:39, 05/01/2019

Seasons of the witch: as women we nurture the riches of earth, food and health The correlation of the feminine to nature, repressive for so long, can be a source of power In the past few months I have started putting down roots. It’s a cliche but it’s literally what I’m doing. I spend my weekends transforming the tired old lawn...
14:52, 05/01/2019

'Essential first step': Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native women Senator Lisa Murkowski tells the Guardian ‘justice was not there’ for indigenous families, but says change is coming‘Sister where did you go?’: the Native American women disappearing from US citiesFor generations, the deaths and disappearances of Nat...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders needs black women's support. So what's his plan to win us over? | Aimee Allison His economic proposals are fine – but Sanders needs a concrete plan to deal with racist violence and the crisis in racial justiceHere’s an uncomfortable truth: despite years of careful planning, investments, and hiring key high-level diverse advisers...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Sudan's female revolutionaries must beware fate that befell women in Libya Alaa Salah’s role in Sudan’s protests was not unique, African women have long led change – and Libya’s precedent is especially relevantAt the same time that images of female Sudanese revolutionaries were going viral, the citizens of Tripoli were prep...
15:39, 05/03/2019

England Women’s World Cup squad are balanced but in transition | Louise Taylor England’s 23-strong squad offer stylistic diversity and young blood as Phil Neville moves to slick-passing, attacking approachThere were surprises galore as Phil Neville presided over surely the most controversial, not to mention radically innovative...
22:39, 05/08/2019

CES group reinstates innovation award for women’s sex toy maker Lora DiCarlo The Consumer Technology Association has reinstated an innovation award for Lora DiCarlo, the maker of the Ose sex toy that debuted at CES 2019.Read More...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Nxivm trial: cult leader a 'predator' who preyed on women, prosecutor says Attorney tells jury at start of trial in Brooklyn federal court that Keith Raniere ‘took advantage of them emotionally and sexually’Former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a “predator” who preyed on young women, including a 15-year-old girl, and turn...
00:00, 05/08/2019

6 female corrections officers illegally strip searched women at NYC jail, DA says Six female New York City corrections officers have been charged for illegally strip searching women who visited the Manhattan Detention Center, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced Monday....
19:13, 05/07/2019

Indian Yoga Guru Arrested In Australia For Allegedly Molesting 2 Women A self-proclaimed spiritual leader from India has been arrested and remanded in custody in Australia for allegedly assaulting two women who invited him to their homes for prayers in Sydney....
13:26, 05/08/2019

Christiansen misses out in unconventional England Women's World Cup squad announcement "Izzy Christiansen has not been named by Phil Neville in England Women\u0027s World Cup squad after failing to prove her fitness since breaking her ankle in March."...
14:13, 05/08/2019

Whose side is Twitter on: misogynists or women in public life? | Suzanne Moore With death and rape threats escalating, the social media network needs to do more. Just ask Jess PhillipsWhat happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. It’s the 21st-century proverb that also reflects our nonchalant attitude to social media. To those peculiar...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Women fight against prejudice on an extraordinary weekend for sport | Richard Williams From Semenya’s 30th win in a row, to powerful displays at Wembley, on bikes and in cars, women cast a blow against outdated attitudesThey may have failed to knock the Premier League title race completely out of the headlines, but whether they were pe...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Suspected Rohingya Refugees, Including Women, Boys, Sent To Shelter Homes Twelve suspected Rohingya refugees, who were rescued in Mizoram's Aizawl three days ago allegedly from a human trafficking gang, have been shifted to state-run shelter homes, a senior police officer......
17:00, 05/08/2019

England uses star names to reveal Women's World Cup squad Izzy Christiansen has been left off England's Women's World Cup squad because of injuries while Fran Kirby made the cut after being ruled out of last month's games        ...
21:26, 05/08/2019

Women’s FA Cup final: Manchester City’s second-half blitz sinks West Ham The Manchester City manager, Nick Cushing, pressed the importance of blooding youth after three of his charges – 22-year-old Keira Walsh, 20-year-old Georgia Stanway and 18-year-old Lauren Hemp – scored the goals in a ruthless second half that undid ...
04:26, 05/05/2019

Triple Crowns: For the First Time, America's Top Pageant Winners Are All Black Women With the crowning of Cheslie Kryst as Miss USA last night, a trio of black women have now claimed the crowns in three major beauty pageants, including Miss America and Miss Teen USA....
19:26, 05/03/2019