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UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success

The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender...

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success

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Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON (AP) — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to ...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
12:00, 06/16/2019

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband b...
15:52, 06/14/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
20:39, 06/14/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
19:00, 06/14/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
06:26, 06/17/2019

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with f...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Viral Ad On #BarbershopGirls Of Uttar Pradesh Smashes Gender Stereotypes Neha and Jyoti took over their father's barber shop in 2014, stepping into a profession dominated by men. Today, their inspirational story has been turned into a viral ad....
14:52, 05/01/2019

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its service.The company confirmed it would no longer host videos that glorified fascist views or materi...
21:39, 06/05/2019

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
18:26, 06/08/2019

Facebook Bans 'Dangerous' Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and Others for Promoting 'Hatred and Violence' It’s not exactly a secret that Facebook has allowed conspiracy theorists, white supremacists and hate speech to run rampant on its multi-billion dollar platform. But in an effort to curtail all of the above, on Thursday, the social media juggernaut m...
05:13, 05/03/2019

Kim Kardashian's Personal Trainer Defends Her Physique at 2019 Met Gala Kim Kardashian is not about to let a few haters steal her shine. The E! reality star and KKW Beauty mogul turned heads tonight at the 2019 Met Gala, where she arrived alongside Kanye......
11:52, 05/07/2019

Jennifer Lopez flaunts toned abs, athletic physique in Instagram photo Jennifer Lopez is proof that age is just a number.The 49-year-old actress took to Instagram this week to share a photo of herself wearing leggings and a bra, showing off her toned abs and arms....
18:52, 05/18/2019

Thor was supposed to revert back to his toned physique in 'Endgame,' but Chris Hemsworth insisted on keeping the new figure Marvel Studios In an interview with Variety, Chris Hemsworth opened up about Thor's drastic change in appearance following the five-year time jump in "Avengers: Endgame." The events of "Infinity War" impacted the superhero's mental and physical heal...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Self-obsessed millennials are going on ‘solomoons’ before tying the knot When Julia Lushing traveled from Chelsea to Los Angeles in March — right before her April wedding — she wasn’t flanked by girls in “Bride tribe” tank tops. Instead, the 34-year-old got off the plane alone and headed straight for the Ashram, a health-...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Snedeker 1 stoke back after tying tourney record 10-under 60 ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) — Brandt Snedeker tied the RBC Canadian Open record with a 10-under 60 as an early starter, and was one stroke behind co-leaders Matt Kuchar and Scott Brown after two rounds at Hamilton Golf and Country Club. Brown and Kuchar s...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Dixon has chance for record-tying 4th IndyCar win at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scott Dixon is starting on the front row at Texas, where he has the chance to match the track record for IndyCar Series victories. Dixon is the defending race winner at the 1½-mile oval, where he has won three times. Helio Ca...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Baffert takes aim at record-tying 6th Kentucky Derby win Bob Baffert has 3 chances to make history in the Kentucky Derby. A victory by any of his 3 horses would give him a record-tying 6th Derby win        ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Trout hits tying HR, and Angels rally to beat Dodgers 5-3 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout hit a tying two-run homer in the seventh, and Shohei Ohtani slid home from third with the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning of the Los Angeles Angels’ 5-3 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Mon...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Does Booksmart spell the end of high school stereotypes? Olivia Wilde’s new film provides a hierarchy without the misfits, jocks and nerds that once occupied teen storiesTeen movies love to classify people into cliques and categories but Olivia Wilde’s new comedy Booksmart blows that all apart. It is a tee...
12:13, 05/27/2019

Monsanto Ordered to Pay $2 Billion in Case Tying Weed Killer to Cancer (SAN FRANCISCO) — A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The jury’s verdict is the th...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Referee administrator says Fire’s tying goal against D.C. United shouldn’t have counted The professional Referee Organization, which oversees officiating in the United States and Canada, said Thursday that a video replay review of Chicago's game-tying goal was necessary....
06:26, 05/31/2019

Blues score 35 seconds in and Jordan Binnington excels in series-tying win against Sharks Blues' Jordan Binnington made 29 saves to set a franchise record with his 10th playoff win this postseason, and Ivan Barbashev scores 35 seconds in.        ...
06:39, 05/18/2019

Trail Blazers outlast Nuggets in record-tying 4-overtime thriller to take 2-1 lead The Trail Blazers took a 2-1 lead on the Nuggets by claiming a 140-137 win in the longest NBA playoff game since 1953.        ...
09:13, 05/04/2019

Ethan Hawke: ‘The most romantic thing I’ve done is have sex’ The actor, 47, on being an optimist, avoiding marriage advice and why other people make him anxiousI have so many bad habits it’s impossible to measure the worst. My son would say I don’t take enough care with how I dress, my daughter might say I wor...
23:52, 05/01/2019

The romantic comedy Plus One is worth the RSVP The recent Netflix romantic comedy boom has emboldened both filmmakers and fans to embrace oft-disparaged elements of this oft-disrespected genre: the formulas, the heightened reality, the supposed frivolousness. While it’s neat to see a genre reclai...
01:52, 06/11/2019

Leia's Rescue of Han is Just as Romantic in Animation In the galaxy of adventures, nothing’s more romantic than killing a bounty hunter, taking his place, and then using his cred to save your beloved. Read more......
19:13, 04/28/2019

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
13:26, 05/22/2019

Up Next: Patti Harrison Bucks Transgender Stereotypes, One Joke at a Time Her appearance on “The Tonight Snow,” skewering President Trump’s transgender military ban, led to a role on “Shrill” and writing duties on “Big Mouth.”...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Always Be My Maybe review – another middling Netflix romantic comedy Ali Wong and Randall Park can’t spin quite enough charm from a flat-looking regurgitation of a formula we know all too well Our collective thirst for the release of a genuinely great romantic comedy has led to us looking back as well as forward, rewa...
08:52, 05/31/2019

Grilling-themed Father's Day cards are at steak: Some folks are done with dad stereotypes Often, Father's Day cards tend to depict dads doing typical "dad" things: shoppers want something more.        ...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Dr. Paul Nassif Is Engaged! See All the Photos From His Romantic Proposal There's nothing Botched about this marriage proposal. Over the weekend, Dr. Paul Nassif proposed to his girlfriend Brittany Pattakos and, of course, she said yes. The proposal--which......
04:13, 06/04/2019

Jared Lorenzen Promoting Health And Wellness LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Former UK and NFL quarterback, Jared Lorenzen, returned to Lexington this weekend. He has teamed up with the “Now Let’s Get Fit” Foundation to help combat obesity through a health and wellness tour. T...
03:13, 05/20/2019

Twitter suspensions for promoting terrorism drop yet again Twitter has released its latest transparency report, covering July-December 2018. During that time, it suspended 166,513 accounts for promoting terrorism. It said 91 percent of them were identified by internal systems, and the figure is 19 percent lo...
18:13, 05/09/2019

From rainbow rocks to romantic rubies — the 2019 jewelry trends you need to try Rare form Clockwise from top: Bulgari 18-k pink-gold necklace with mother-of-pearl and diamonds, $62,000; Paolo Costagli 18-k yellow-gold ring with diamonds, $16,000; Vhernier “Calla” 18-k rose-gold earrings, $5,900; David Webb “Neon Lights” 18-k gol...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Inside Britney Spears and Sam Asghari's Romantic Miami Getaway Britney Spears and Sam Asghari jetted off to Miami for some fun in the sun. Cameras spotted the 37-year-old Grammy winner and her 25-year-old personal trainer beau hitting the beach......
00:00, 06/11/2019

Former BitConnect India chief on the run after promoting another crypto-scam India‘s authorities have uncovered more cryptocurrency scams connected to the alleged head of BitConnect Asia, Divyesh Darji, Times of India reports. Police claim Darji had also been marketing another dubious cryptocurrency-related investment, “Regal...
14:00, 06/04/2019

'Long Shot' unevenly blends political satire and romantic comedy "Long Shot" is a movie somewhat at war with itself, seeking to combine political satire with crude (in the mode of many Seth Rogen movies) romantic comedy. Both elements work in fits and starts, but they tend to offset each other, yielding a film mor...
22:26, 05/02/2019

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger Marry in Romantic California Wedding They said "I do!" Chris Pratt wed Katherine Schwarzenegger, 29, in front of friends and family, including her parents Maria Shriver and ex Arnold Schwarzenegger. The wedding took......
04:39, 06/09/2019

Jo Konta binges romantic comedies ahead of French Open semis Jo Konta’s gameplan ahead of Friday’s French Open semifinals: Romantic comedies, of course. The British tennis star, who will face Markéta Vondroušová of the Czech Republic, has been making use of her downtime away from the court, Netflix...
20:52, 06/06/2019

Viral photo of lovebirds at McDonald's inspires others to share romantic messages A photo of an old man staring adoringly at the woman sitting across from him in a McDonald’s has gone viral on Facebook, prompting users to post romantic messages of their own....
23:39, 05/28/2019

Taylor Swift Enjoys Romantic Outing With Boyfriend Joe Alwyn In Paris You can't spell "romance" without "me!" Taylor Swift and her British actor boyfriend, Joe Alwyn, were spotted holding hands and enjoying their time together in Paris,......
04:39, 05/25/2019

Kaitlyn Bristowe and Jason Tartick Take Their Love to Mexico for Romantic Getaway Kaitlyn Bristowe and Jason Tartick's relationship is going international. The fan-favorite Bachelor Nation couple took their long-distance relationship to the faraway land of Cancun,......
04:39, 05/12/2019

Removed Over 1.6 Lakh Terror-Promoting Accounts In 6 Months, Says Twitter Twitter suspended 166,513 accounts for promoting terrorism in the July-December 2018 period, saying there's a steady decrease in terrorist groups trying to use the platform owing to its......
10:39, 05/10/2019

Self-Promoting Australia's Answer To Trump Splashes Cash In Election Bid A brash, self-promoting billionaire with political ambition and a string of controversies in his wake, Clive Palmer not only sounds like Australia's answer to Donald Trump, that is exactly who he is......
07:00, 05/16/2019

Dutch officials to stop promoting Netherlands as a tourist destination In a major shift, Dutch tourism officials have formally ended their “destination promotion” approach, as the millions of annual visitors a year are reportedly “ruining” some of the Netherlands' most popular sites....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
02:26, 06/08/2019

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
10:26, 06/11/2019

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, but research suggests that coffee is generally safe to drink and may actually protect against a numbe...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Dancing With the Stars Champ Jordan Fisher Is Engaged: Inside His Romantic Proposal Congratulations are in order for Jordan Fisher. The Dancing With the Stars season 25 champ is engaged to his longtime love Ellie Woods. While the future groom popped the question in the......
22:13, 05/29/2019

'It's Okay to Be White' T-Shirts Yanked After Being Accused of Promoting 'Intolerance, Racism and Division' Just when I was about to treat myself to a sumptuous “It’s Okay to Be White” T-shirt as an early birthday gift, comes the heartbreaking news that they’ve been pulled....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Elite Iranian force raids modeling agencies for 'promoting vulgarity' Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards force has raided three underground modeling agencies, accusing the companies and their aspiring models of flouting strict Islamic dress codes for women, Iranian news agencies reported on Saturday....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Katy Perry Compares Orlando Bloom's Proposal to Kanye West's Level of Romantic It was like something out of a fairytale. Or, better yet, off of Kim Kardashian's Instagram feed. On Valentine's Day, Orlando Bloom popped the question to love Katy Perry with an......
18:39, 05/31/2019

Miranda Lambert and Husband Brendan McLoughlin Spotted on Romantic Stroll: See Their Cutest Pics Miranda Lambert is ditching her cowgirl hat in favor of some tennis shoes. The country singer is officially a tried-and-true city girl after moving to the Big Apple to be with husband......
03:52, 06/14/2019

Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld on whether the media should apologize for promoting Michael Avenatti Do CNN and MSNBC hosts owe Americans an explanation for hosting now disgraced anti-Trump attorney Michael Avenatti? Greg Gutfeld made that argument Thursday on "The Five," calling out networks and shows who lauded Avenatti and saying that the lawyer ...
03:13, 05/24/2019

Is an influencer promoting your business? Sign an agreement – or risk getting burned | Gene Marks Social media celebrities can help create buzz – but as an Australian cafe owner learned, you may end up paying more without a written dealThese days many a small business may be thinking about hiring a social media influencer to help create buzz abou...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Canada will ban 'harmful' single-use plastics as early as 2021 Justin Trudeau said his government is drawing inspiration from EU in planning ban on water bottles, plastic bags and strawsCanada will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, Justin Trudeau said on Monday.The prime minister said the specific items ...
18:52, 06/10/2019

California to outlaw toxic pesticide harmful to kids LOS ANGELES — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos (klohr-PY’-rih-fohs) after sc...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook opens UK engineering hub to fight harmful content LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening an engineering center in London that will build tech tools aimed at keeping harmful content off its site. The U.S. social network’s announcement Wednesday comes as governments put more pressure on the big tech ...
11:26, 06/12/2019

Canada plans to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics by 2021 Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
04:52, 06/11/2019

Phil Mickelson hits bombs on the baseball field while promoting Women's PGA Championship Phil Mickelson is back to hitting bombs. Not on the golf course, however, but during batting practice.        ...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
06:13, 04/29/2019

Breast pumps may introduce harmful bacteria to babies’ gut microbiome Milk from breast pumps contains more pathogens than milk that is directly breastfed, which may explain why asthma is more common in bottle-fed infants...
20:00, 04/28/2019

If you’re anti-abortion, Pinterest might accuse you of spreading ‘harmful misinformation’ Pinterest used to be a harmless time-suck that filled your feeds with unattainable kitchens, delicious cocktail recipes, and seasonal style. Now, it’s no better than Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube when it comes to social media censorship....
19:52, 06/12/2019

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Heavy metals and harmful chemicals 'poison Europe's seas' Three-quarters of areas tested show contamination, European Environment Agency saysHeavy metals and a cocktail of dangerous chemicals continue to poison Europe’s seas, with more than three-quarters of areas assessed showing contamination, according t...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
05:00, 06/03/2019

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island has apologized for saying Pride month events in support of LGBTQ rights were “e...
09:13, 06/03/2019

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin supplements...
15:52, 06/05/2019

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
20:52, 05/20/2019

California to Outlaw Widely Used Toxic Pesticide Deemed Harmful to Kids (LOS ANGELES) — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos after scientist...
19:52, 05/08/2019

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vows to reject 'harmful' criminal justice bills Looking to mend fences with disgruntled black constituents after a scandal in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday he's rejecting two criminal justice bills he says will only add to racial disparities in his state...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Detroit Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to harmful PFAS chemicals Several Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to chemicals while staying at host family's home during time with West Michigan Whitecaps.        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Child Rights Body Says J&J Baby Shampoo "Harmful", Firm Insists It's Safe Top Indian child rights body has directed the American multinational company Johnson and Johnson to immediately withdraw a batch of its baby shampoo that it said allegedly contained "harmful"......
15:00, 05/28/2019

Prince William joined by Katy Perry and Alesha Dixon for radio message promoting Mental Health Awareness Week Prince William and stars including Katy Perry called on Britain to "stop and listen" today in a radio message about the importance of listening to a friend in need....
01:52, 05/14/2019

'Say Anything' turns 30: The most romantic movie moments ever In honor of the 30th anniversary of 'Say Anything' and that iconic boombox scene, we rounded up some of the most romantic moments in movie history.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
07:52, 06/14/2019

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
18:26, 05/19/2019

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
13:39, 05/11/2019

Guy Kawasaki’s key to success: get high and to the right Kicking off the TNW2019 Conference in Amsterdam today, tech evangelist Guy Kawasaki shared a number of forgettable pieces of wisdom from his life in the industry over the past few decades. But his final bit of advice made sense for figuring out how t...
12:39, 05/09/2019

Cup success harbinger of more to come for Ajax "Ajax Amsterdam celebrated a first trophy in five years with success in the KNVB Cup at the weekend and now have high hopes of capturing more silverarwe in the next weeks."...
12:26, 05/06/2019

| 'I owe it all to Niki', says Hamilton of F1 success Lewis Hamilton said he owed his status as a five-time world champion to Niki Lauda after dedicating his 85th pole position to him at the Monaco Grand Prix....
09:39, 05/26/2019

If You Want to Be an Overnight Success, Fail a Lot First James Holzhauer’s rise to fame has captivated Jeopardy! fans during the past two months. But perhaps even more captivating is the way a 27-year-old librarian seemingly came out of nowhere to defeat him. New champion Emma Boettcher can be a lesson to...
22:39, 06/06/2019

LG should learn a thing or two from OnePlus' success In the past 5 years, we've witnessed a pretty impressive success story. A company named OnePlus rose amidst the frenzy of a saturated smartphone market and said: "Hey... we are here to kill your flagships." Its mission was simple: offer a great phone...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Parents, our definition of success is all wrong A not radical (but radical) idea: What if we just nurtured our children to become the best version of themselves they could be, and called that successful?...
18:39, 05/08/2019

This PR star says glamorous selfies are the key to her success In the age of Instagram, dress for success isn’t just advice — it’s a social media strategy. Just ask public relations dynamo Susan Magrino, whose roster of clients includes Martha Stewart, the Miami’s Fontainebleau, The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, an...
04:52, 05/04/2019

What bettors should know about Rays’ surprising success An ounce of run prevention is worth a ton of wins. Though their players don’t make a lot of “Benjamins” by MLB standards, that has been the key to another amazing season for the underpaid and unappreciated Rays, in town for a huge three-game series a...
19:52, 06/17/2019

Ayesha Curry is confident in her success TV personality and author Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA megastar Steph Curry, talks about critics who say she's only successful due to her husband, as well as wanting to teach her daughters it's OK to be "proud to be a wife and a mom." (May 16)...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Oppo: Why going glocal will push us to UK success Oppo is planning a major push across Europe as it looks to establish itself as a major player in the global market, the company has said.Speaking to TechRadar Pro, Oppo vice president Brian Shen said that the company’s goal is “to make ...
13:52, 04/30/2019

Here's what you can do to get a bigger paycheck if you're hit by the gender wage gap More companies are evaluating whether men and women are really earning what they should. Here's what to do if you think you're underearning....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how to optimize the thermostat involves a balancing of individual comfort and energy efficiency. But a n...
16:00, 05/26/2019

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make, according to a recent analysis released by the US Census ...
23:52, 06/06/2019

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all wom...
19:52, 04/28/2019

Gender pay gap is narrowing, but there’s still work to do The gender wage gap is still very much alive and well. If you're tired of falling victim to it, here's how you can fight for a fair salary.        ...
17:52, 05/10/2019

‘Failosophy’ author on why failure leads to success Speaking today at The Next Web’s 2019 conference, author and futurist Gabe Zichermann gave an account of various industries that got stronger through failures, rather than successes. As he put it, sometimes you have to fail in order to find the succe...
23:52, 05/10/2019

For success, hire a multi-generational workforce Ask 24-year-old Ashraf Bedir to introduce you to his best buddy at work and he’ll point to Jim Preston, who sits just a few feet away. “We’re both loud, opinionated and we like to laugh a lot,” he says. What he doesn’t mention is that Preston is 73, ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Remember the ‘10,000 Hours’ Rule for Success? Forget About It “Range,” by David Epstein, argues that the unpredictable demands of contemporary life increasingly give the advantage to generalists, not specialists....
11:39, 05/28/2019

'Keep your cool': Danielle Goldstein on the secrets of her success As one of the leading riders in the season's Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT) and Global Champions League (GCL), Danielle Goldstein knows what it takes to win....
12:00, 06/05/2019

Improving the feedback loop is critical for IT success One of IT’s biggest challenges across the enterprise today is getting feedback from employees that is useful and demonstrates how technology deployments are actually going. Most IT departments send out generic “how are we doing?&#x...
15:26, 06/13/2019

Ford drivers hopeful for more success at Michigan Ford's drivers should be motivated this weekend at Michigan, and history suggests they'll be tough to beat       ...
04:26, 06/09/2019

Justin Edinburgh will be missed for his spirit as much as his success The 49-year-old led Leyton Orient to title-winning glory in part by restoring a sense of pride at the club. His death is a personal and collective tragedyFans and players at Leyton Orient and beyond are in mourning following the sudden death of their...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Recommended Reading: The cost of Fortnite's success How Fortnite's success led to months of intense crunch at Epic Games Colin Campbell, Polygon There have been a few stories recently about intense work conditions, or crunch, at studios making high-profile titles. Earlier this month we read abo...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Durant declares Achilles surgery a success Kevin Durant underwent surgery on Wednesday for a ruptured Achilles tendon, the Golden State Warriors player announced, as head coach Steve Kerr defended the decision to play the four-times NBA leading scorer in game five of the NBA Finals....
00:52, 06/13/2019

'The heart is here': why the Warriors' success is more bitter than sweet Although the team’s move to San Francisco is only across the Bay, longtime Warriors fans based in Oakland are feeling left behindAs fans streamed into the Oracle Arena in Oakland for the third game of the NBA Finals, the excitement for the Golden Sta...
12:39, 06/07/2019

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics 'as early as 2021,' Trudeau says “As early as 2021, Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics from coast to coast,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.        ...
16:26, 06/11/2019

World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity "The players set to light up the Women\u0027s World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although salaries are improving, they earn a fraction of the money paid to their male counterparts."...
20:26, 05/15/2019

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
11:26, 05/23/2019

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
13:13, 06/11/2019

Google Is Releasing More Than 50 New Gender-Inclusive Emoji Love ‘em or hate ‘em, emoji have become a key part of the way that many of us communicate, and that makes representation vitally important to the way they’re designed. With this in mind, Google is releasing 53 new emoji that work to be more gender in...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred gender pronouns, how they are building blocks in communication, and how they help people feel fully ...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Andaman And Nicobar Has 9 "Other" Gender Voters. But Nearly 2,000 Voted The Andaman and Nicobar Islands recorded a voter turnout of 65.18% in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 11, a difference of nearly 4.5% from the national average of 69.5%. However, a......
19:00, 04/28/2019

Technology could widen the gender employment gap, the IMF warns Technology is often espoused as a great leveler, but it could also play a major role in perpetuating the gender gap in employment, according to a new report from the IMF....
15:26, 05/07/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO...
05:39, 05/17/2019

‘It’s brutal’ – Wiggins on Team Sky’s constant pursuit of success "Team Sky’s pursuit of brilliance was brutal, says Bradley Wiggins, but it was crucial to their success. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
16:26, 05/27/2019

Mets star Pete Alonso credits mom for his success When Mets phenom Pete Alonso was a boy, he dreamed of becoming an astronaut or a baseball player. He never traveled to space, but the young slugger’s moonshot home runs are out of this world — leaving fans and teammates star-struck. And he has his mo...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Guardian breaks even helped by success of supporter strategy Record online traffic and financial contributions from readers play key part in putting GNM on sustainable pathThe Guardian and the Observer have broken even for the first time in recent history aided by record online traffic, reduced costs and incre...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Zetsche deserves "all the credit" for Mercedes F1 success - Wolff Outgoing Mercedes CEO Dieter Zetsche deserves "all the credit" for the manufacturer's enduring dominance in Formula 1, says team principal Toto Wolff...
14:52, 05/13/2019

Success Spoiled Golden State Warriors Fans A year ago, Steph Curry told SLAM how grateful he was that Oakland had embraced him “as one of their own.” He’s done his part, there: tons of local charity work, putting Oakland on a shoe and then giving 30 of them away. All of which is to say that h...
23:52, 06/10/2019

Donald Trump's ideas for success on energy are so last century President Donald Trump's effort to expand offshore oil and gas exploration has stalled, and may be dead in the water. There are better ways to achieve "energy dominance."...
15:52, 05/03/2019

Coney Island is a shining symbol of NYC’s incredible success Coney Island’s fun zone, which jumps into high gear Memorial Day weekend, marks a victory of civic order over urban chaos — a milestone as precious to the city as was the rebirth of “Slime Square.” The boardwalk and environs miraculously morphed from...
01:00, 05/26/2019

Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success Darren McCollester, Getty In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is today, including the slightly unconventional way he was raised by his parents, Mary and William Gates...
22:26, 05/23/2019

John Singleton on Early Success: I Didn’t Allow Myself to Enjoy It as Much The Oscar nomination for “Boyz N the Hood” came as a surprise, he told us in a 2017 interview. He also spoke about feeling “put on display” with Spike Lee, when they presented an award together....
17:13, 04/30/2019

How two WWE superstars created their own path to success using action figures A childhood obsession with wrestling figures helped bond Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder as a tag team. It also served as the driving force behind a podcast, a growing YouTube presence and a resurgence in their WWE careers....
17:00, 05/16/2019

How Monster Hunter World Became Capcom's Greatest Success For a long time, when we thought of Capcom, we thought of its big franchises like Resident Evil and Street Fighter, but Monster Hunter always lurked in the background, waiting for its due. In 2018, Monster Hunter’s ambitions were finally realized whe...
07:00, 05/15/2019

With Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors Find Success That Endures The Raptors have been abandoned by their biggest stars, and they traded the one who wanted to stay. But Leonard has kept a successful run going longer than anyone before....
19:52, 05/26/2019

Trump misses the real NATO success story By almost every measure, the 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization has grown significantly stronger in the two years President Trump has been in office....
08:13, 06/14/2019

Buffett: 'No guarantee of success' with Haven health venture Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway teamed up with Jeff Bezos' Amazon and Jamie Dimon's J.P. Morgan last year to create a not-for-profit health venture aimed at cutting costs and improving services for their employees....
22:00, 05/06/2019

UK's 'Mr. Brexit' Nigel Farage eyes EU election success With Brexit postponed, the UK is holding European Parliament elections. Supporters of Nigel Farage's new party are hoping for a strong showing. DW's Birgit Maas reports from Wales on an unusual campaign season....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Viacom profit beats on lower costs, success of 'What Men Want' Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its movie "What Men Want", sending its shares up 3.5%....
14:39, 05/10/2019

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that......
15:26, 06/04/2019

Michel Roux, Whose Vodka Success Was Absolut, Is Dead at 78 With the help of Andy Warhol, Kurt Vonnegut and others, Mr. Roux turned a little-known Swedish brand into the top imported vodka in the United States....
02:13, 05/11/2019

Blues 4, Sharks 2 | Series is tied, 1-1: Blues Defeat the Sharks, Tying Their Series Logan Couture scored two goals in a span of 1 minute 59 seconds for San Jose, giving him an N.H.L.-leading 13 this postseason, but that wasn’t enough....
07:26, 05/14/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand can't break through – is 'gender bias' to blame? Gillibrand has struggled to get off the ground as white male candidates have dominated media coverage, with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders as early frontrunnersKirsten Gillibrand launched her 2020 presidential campaign on Donald Trump’s doorstep. Relat...
08:39, 05/20/2019

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new report from UNESCO, entitled “I’d Blush If I Could,” looks at the impact of havin...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered Saturday night for a forum sponsored by LUNA bar a...
00:52, 06/16/2019

Bibiana Steinhaus: ‘Being a referee is about quality of performance - not gender’ Now in her second full season as a Bundesliga referee, Bibiana Steinhaus is being recognised for her performances and not her pioneering. In a candid interview, she discusses commanding respect, the VAR process and more....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Kamala Harris Announces Plan to Close the Gender Pay Gap Ms. Harris would force companies with 100 or more employees to show they were paying men and women equally for analogous work, penalizing those that didn’t....
12:13, 05/20/2019

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping operations and held up its contributions as an example......
10:52, 05/25/2019

Soccer: World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity The players set to light up the Women's World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although salaries are improving, they earn a fraction of the money paid to their male counterparts....
20:52, 05/15/2019

‘The Hustle’ review: Gender-swap remake is a rotten con job They’re a couple of dirty, rotten … ladies? The latest comedy to receive a needless gender-switch is the 1988 film “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” which itself was a remake of 1964’s “Bedtime Story” starring Marlon Brando. In “The Hustle,” actors Michael ...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being determined by personal feeling rather than biology was an attempt to "annihilate nature"....
20:13, 06/10/2019

Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people Snapchat's new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger is not necessarily fun and games for transgender people. (April 20)        ...
01:52, 05/21/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Science of anger: how gender, age and personality shape this emotion What purpose does anger serve? Are men angrier than women? Can it affect our mental wellbeing? Science is beginning to uncover some of the answersAnger is the flash of fire that sparks in your brain when you feel you have been shortchanged. Perhaps a...
11:26, 05/12/2019

Girls to the front: why gender is still a headline issue at festivals How hard can it be to have equal gender representation on festival bills? As Primavera proves, not hard at allThe festival lineup poster with all of the male artists’ names taken out, leaving behind a limp smattering of female acts, is now something ...
15:39, 05/03/2019

No, Met Gala, gender fluidity and camp aren’t the same thing The Met’s Costume Institute threw its big annual bash last night, and despite some confusion over the year’s campy theme, most of the celebrity guests did just fine, sticking to some of camp’s more obvious tropes, like ruffles, feat...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Jumping out of a plane ends in dramatic gender reveal This North Carolina man is diving headfirst into fatherhood. Timothy Goodwin of Oak Island, North Carolina, and his fiancée, Angela Hewett, set up a dramatic gender reveal on Saturday when Goodwin leaped out of a plane into a cloud of pink smoke. The...
22:00, 05/17/2019

FX to give Peep Show a try with gender-swapped remake In 2003, British TV network Channel 4 aired the first episode of Peep Show, a sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb that would go on to become a cult-hit—partially thanks to the stylistic hook of showing the events of the series directly fro...
02:00, 05/27/2019

New UN campaign to bring youth into gender equality fight The U.N. women’s agency is launching a campaign to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender equality ahead of next year’s 25th anniversary of the conference that adopted the only global platform to achieve women’s rights...
04:52, 05/07/2019

Dumoulin targets second Giro success after gruelling altitude camp "Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin believes his experience of past success will not set him apart from a competitive field when the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia gets underway in Bologna on Saturday."...
17:26, 05/08/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Analysis: Jeep's European success is a threat to Land Rover The Wrangler isn’t a volume seller for Jeep in Europe Sales figure analysis reveals a reversal of fortune in Europe’s off-roader market The balance of power in Europe’s ‘proper’ off-roader market is undergoing a seismic shift, with Jeep models out...
08:26, 05/08/2019

NBA coaches, players must embrace change to enjoy playoff success Adjustments are a crucial part of playoff basketball. Coaches downplay their importance. Media loves the topic. The key is knowing when to tweak.        ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Success with Scotland as important as club glory, says Andy Robertson • Defender seeks to round off ‘incredible week’ with victories• Captain praises positivity under new manager Steve ClarkeIt is to Andy Robertson’s credit that he firmly rejects any suggestion of Champions League glory with Liverpool diminishing his a...
23:52, 06/07/2019

Carter's diet for coping with Crohn's provides recipe for Crucible success "Ali Carter explains to Eurosport\u0027s Desmond Kane how a change in diet is helping keep his Crohn\u0027s Disease under control as he chases a first world snooker title."...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Morocco boasts success in reducing migrant flows to Europe Morocco's foreign affairs minister says that the downward trend of migrant departures to Europe continued in May, when the number of crossings dropped 40% compared to the same month last year....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Why Dan Levy Is Thanking Ellen DeGeneres for the Success of Schitt's Creek Without Ellen DeGeneres, there wouldn't be Schitt's Creek, according to series co-creator and star Dan Levy. The Pop series stars Levy, his father Eugene Levy, Catherine......
20:00, 06/06/2019

Russian Doll star thanks Netflix algorithm for the show's success Even if you spend a lot of time on Netflix, you may not have got around to watching the Netflix-produced Russian Doll yet: a time-bending drama set in modern Brooklyn which landed on the streaming service earlier this year.In fact, unless Netflix&apo...
18:39, 06/12/2019

Opinion: Netanyahu's success story nears final chapter Israel is preparing for another election. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is blaming his political rival Avigdor Liebermann, but Peter Philipp says that what he’s really doing is protecting his own interests....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Is it possible to work 22-hour days? Danielle Steel says it is the secret of her success The prolific romance novelist has described her ‘brutal, exhausting’ process. Can she really work such long hours – and does it make her a role model?It says something about the author Danielle Steel’s work ethic that her desk, built to resemble a st...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Morocco claims success in slowing migrant voyages to Europe Morocco is claiming a new success in lowering the number of migrants making it to Europe by sea as the country works with Spain to secure a new round of European Union funding for curbing migration...
22:13, 06/03/2019

Morocco claims success in reducing illegal migration to Spain Moroccan authorities have succeeded in slowing the rate of illegal migration into Spain in recent months after a crackdown on smuggling networks, Morocco's migration and border control chief said on Friday, unveiling new figures to Reuters....
18:26, 05/10/2019

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America, exploring how California’s Bay Area has defied e...
07:26, 06/04/2019

Trump takes credit for Red Sox success after White House visit President Trump on Monday gave a shoutout to the Boston Red Sox in the midst of their five-game winning streak, for which he is apparently taking some credit after inviting the team to the White House. “Has anyone noticed that all the Boston @RedSox ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Flushed with success: solid-gold toilet to be installed at Blenheim Visitors will be able to spend 18-carat gold penny when artwork arrives at country house in autumnA solid-gold toilet is set to be installed in one of the UK’s grandest country houses this autumn. And, yes, people will be able to use it.The 18-carat ...
08:13, 05/03/2019

Spurred by wrestling, Aljamain Sterling overcame trying upbringing to become a success Aljamain Sterling, who once lived in a home with 13 other family members during his youth, didn't look back after being introduced to wrestling in high school, gaining the discipline needed to become a college graduate and a UFC star....
21:52, 06/02/2019

How Aaron Judge has remained ‘huge part’ of Yankees’ success At the end of this homestand, Aaron Judge will once again head on the road with the Yankees — just as he has done for every trip the team has made since he suffered a strained oblique on April 20. That started just a day after Judge received the diag...
02:52, 06/01/2019

Viacom profit beats on cost cuts, success of 'Bumblebee' Media company Viacom Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its movies "Bumblebee" and "What Men Want"....
22:26, 05/10/2019

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champion has sent a message of support to the Matildas ahead of their women's World Cup opener....
12:00, 06/09/2019

| WATCH: Senegal 'Salt Queen' tastes success in a man's world Diouf, 35, began her venture a decade ago, investing her savings to buy her own salt flats in Fatick, one of the West African nation's biggest salt mining regions....
15:26, 05/24/2019

Mexico women's cricket team takes shot at success You'd be hard-pressed to trace cricket's history south of the border, but a group of Mexican women in the country's capital have patched together a revival in the hopes of writing the next chapter....
17:52, 05/23/2019

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pals and countrymen Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka produced at the Australian Open ...
10:39, 05/13/2019

How James Holzhauer's gambler instincts factor into his Jeopardy! success Current Jeopardy! champion James Holzhauer is breaking the game and it is so much fun to watch. Over the last month-and-a-half he’s shattered the record for most money won in a single game and is on track to beat Ken Jennings’ long-held records for m...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Pima County Sheriff’s Department sees success with Narcan TUCSON — Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies are trying to combat the opioid crisis. “We’ve seen a lot of Fentanyl coming through our cities, our highways, through the counties and there’s a concern our deputies may become ex...
10:13, 05/06/2019

Why Snapchat’s new gender swap feature is problematic for trans people You’ve probably seen it all over your social media timelines and stories this week — friends using Snapchat’s new gender-bending filter to create uncanny and slightly creepy versions of themselves as men, women, and babies. SNAPCHAT FILTER IS CRAZY! ...
11:26, 05/18/2019

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
12:39, 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

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
00:52, 05/22/2019

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my c...
17:26, 06/14/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
16:00, 06/13/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research rel...
04:00, 05/22/2019

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

FIFA adds new awards categories to provide gender parity ZURICH (AP) — FIFA is introducing gender parity for its awards by adding a women’s goalkeeper category and a female team of the year. The announcement on Monday ensures men and women will be in line for accolades in the same categories at the F...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the sex of their unborn baby, which will be the couple’s 10th child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, co...
05:26, 06/12/2019

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos prolife...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Adam Silver Calls for More Gender Diversity in N.B.A. Officiating and Coaching In a talk in Washington, the N.B.A. commissioner also said that the Golden State Warriors were “not ideal” for the competitive balance of the league....
03:13, 05/10/2019

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
14:13, 06/04/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
04:26, 06/11/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand on being underestimated for 2020 Democratic nod: 'I think it's just gender bias' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Saturday she feels like she’s being underestimated in the race for the Democratic nomination for president, who will likely go up against President Trump in 2020....
09:52, 05/13/2019

My queer lioness: the artist unleashing a gender-bending cat on Venice Turner prize-winner Charlotte Prodger is representing Scotland at the Biennale – with gargling bagpipes and a butch lioness with a beard. She reveals all about her wild attractionIt is entirely characteristic of Charlotte Prodger’s gentle, subtle wit...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Cannes festival adapts to #MeToo era – but gender issues remain Film event adds family-friendly initiative yet for female directors it looks to be business as usualThis year, the Cannes film festival is rolling out an initiative called Le Ballon Rouge – named after a children’s film by Albert Lamorisse – which of...
17:13, 05/10/2019

Trump Fed pick has a 25-year record of criticizing gender advancement Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, once dismissed the Violence Against Women Act as the "most objectionable pork" in the 1994 crime bill, saying the money would better spent if Americans were forced to...
16:26, 05/01/2019

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and one of those women is from the opposition....
17:39, 05/30/2019

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patrol for child predators....
19:26, 06/12/2019

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
07:52, 05/30/2019

College student uses gender-swap filter to catch cop looking for underage sex A male college student reportedly used a gender-altering photo-filter on Snapchat to pose as a 16 year-old girl.        ...
22:13, 06/12/2019

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends publisher Riot Games, as part of an investigation into gender discrimination at the company....
02:26, 06/13/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
14:26, 06/05/2019

Employers Who Talk Up Gender Equity, but Silence Harassment Victims The woman leading Australia’s inquiry into workplace sexual harassment is trying to overcome nondisclosure agreements that prevent victims from talking....
15:13, 05/01/2019

'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

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

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own ...
22:39, 05/27/2019

‘The joy is tainted’: Liverpool and Tottenham fans face high price for success Supporters’ groups cry foul at soaring price of tickets, flights and accommodation for Madrid Champions League final Now that they have caught their breath, many Liverpool and Tottenham fans say their delight at qualifying for the Champions League fi...
21:13, 05/09/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote, right after EU poll success The government of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to face a vote of no confidence amid a scandal surrounding his far-right coalition partners. The main opposition party has urged its members to support the motion....
08:00, 05/27/2019

E-cigs can double success rates of quitting smoking, UK study finds People using e-cigarettes to quit smoking are about 95% more likely to report success than those trying to quit without help from any stop-smoking aids, according to the results of a large study in England....
02:52, 05/23/2019

Teleportation: Will Quantum Physics Make Star Trek Tech a Success? Most of us have seen the science fiction series Star Trek and are familiar with their concept of teleportation, in which characters are ‘beamed’ off the ship to another spacecraft or to the surface of a planet. While Star Trek is just a TV show, some...
13:39, 06/15/2019

From nude calendars to title contenders: The Matildas' long road to success Sometimes, the only way to get noticed is to be controversial, to be out of the ordinary. Stir it up, cause a fuss, rip up the rule book and watch the masses react....
12:00, 06/03/2019

In "Death Moves Pretty Fast,” the past is the secret of iZombie's success While it doesn’t quite reach the dance-centric highs of “Five, Six, Seven, Ate,” “Death Moves Pretty Fast” is easily the best (and most cogent) episode of iZombie’s final season so far. There are still imperfections and bits of confusion, but the low...
22:26, 05/31/2019

Tour of Norway: Boasson Hagen hopes stage win a catalyst for success "A promising start the season has given way to disappointment for Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen and Team Dimension Data, but the three-time Tour of Norway winner is happy, healthy and back in yellow following Stage 3 win in Kristiansand …"...
00:52, 05/31/2019

'Dauntless' success leads to hours-long wait times across platforms The launch of Phoenix Labs' co-op hunting RPG Dauntless was such a huge success, the developer has announced that the game attracted 4 million players in just a couple of days. In fact, the game drummed up so much interest that Phoenix Labs had ...
22:52, 05/25/2019

Success for Callum Smith and Katie Taylor on Joshua vs Ruiz undercard Those in attendance at ‘The Mecca of Boxing’ get their money’s worth with the Joshua vs Ruiz undercard The post Success for Callum Smith and Katie Taylor on Joshua vs Ruiz undercard appeared first on Boxing News....
23:26, 06/05/2019

In a Trump district, a freshman House Democrat works on repeating his success Rep. Antonio Delgado is intent on ‘being everywhere’ in his sprawling New York district, one of 14 that flipped from Obama to Trump and is crucial to Democrats keeping the majority in 2020....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to success PM May: poll Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister, according to a poll published on Friday....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Full-time Women’s Super League a success but top clubs have work to do Standards and sponsorship are up. Now the challenge is to build squads to fight on multiple fronts and boost crowdsWhile the outcome – Arsenal winning the league, City a cup double and Chelsea struggling after a squad shift – was fairly predictable, ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

FA Cup final defeat has left West Ham hungrier for success, says Gilly Flaherty • Captain ‘immensely proud’ after 3-0 loss to Manchester City• ‘These girls never want to feel that again. It will spur them on’West Ham’s captain, Gilly Flaherty, said losing at Wembley to Manchester City is something her younger teammates will use ...
21:13, 05/05/2019

Larry Elder: Dems cry racism and sexism to combat Trump's success Radio talk show host Larry Elder said Monday on "Hannity" that Democrats will use racismn and  sexism accusations to justify attacks against President Trump even as the economy flourishes....
09:39, 05/07/2019

Tottenham and Liverpool success hits England’s Nations League plans • Champions League final players to miss bulk of England training• Gareth Southgate’s team play five days after match in MadridGareth Southgate faces conducting the bulk of England’s preparations for June’s Nations League finals without up to nine pl...
14:52, 05/09/2019

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead of her because of gender bias. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the jury ruled against Lt. Col...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risksThere are gender-reveal parties, and then there is what just happened in Florida. A video has gone ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders. “Yo this is SPOT ON my mom.” ”Pretty.” ”Are you in ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

For trans people, gender-swap photo filters are no mere game NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat’s new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger isn’t necessarily fun and games for transgender people. Some say it reduces their very real and often painful experiences...
13:13, 05/17/2019

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Que...
12:26, 06/12/2019

Canadiens and Canadiennes in uproar as student paper takes stand on gender A publication at the Université du Québec is ceasing to favour masculine over feminine in its language – not everyone is happyThe changes were slight, though Molière probably wouldn’t have approved.Montreal Campus – the student newspaper serving Univ...
11:52, 05/08/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Overall benefits to public safety should outweigh potential distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it won’t introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A rep...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Nerd parents are throwing ‘Game of Thrones’ gender reveal parties You can’t escape “Game of Thrones” in the subways, at parties, in your cab — and now, it seems, even at gender reveal parties. Online retailer Risen Son Creations, purveyor of hand-crafted gender reveal dragon eggs, reports that its sales have ...
00:26, 05/07/2019

Julianne Moore believes in 'quotas' for gender parity in movie industry Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quotas....
14:39, 05/16/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exploring his sexuality has led to a backlash from re...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Sixteen women sue FBI, allege gender discrimination at Quantico training academy A group of women who were once FBI recruits have sued the bureau for alleged gender discrimination and accusing them of allowing a “good old boy network” to flourish at the training academy....
20:39, 05/30/2019

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday — during LGBT pride month — is the Vatican’s first on gender theory. In it, the Vati...
16:26, 06/10/2019

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she...
13:26, 06/09/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate...
12:13, 06/05/2019

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstrate the bone-deep villainy of its protagonist by having her practise archery in her office is the be...
09:52, 05/24/2019

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

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious stateme...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Liberals achieve gender parity in new appointments, but minorities left out: docs Documents from the Privy Council Office obtained through the access-to-information law, show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees to federal agencies, boards and organizations were women, slightly above their proportion in the Canadian p...
01:39, 05/21/2019

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
19:13, 05/22/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Toronto Raptors' success gives Canadian sports fans a rare feeling: hope The team are one victory away from their first-ever NBA title. And many in Toronto see basketball as representative of a diverse, global cityWhen Fitriya Hussein was given free tickets to a Toronto Raptors basketball game years ago in middle school, ...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Our current technology success metrics are broken: a call for healthier design habits Leading UX thinkers publish a manifesto of sorts, urging less clutter and a more minimalist approach to technology. 'Discussions around our unhealthy relationship with technology are becoming mainstream.'...
18:39, 06/08/2019

"Computer Baba" Runs Maha Yagna Algorithm For Digvijaya Singh's Success In a giant yellow marquee in the heart of Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, thousands of sadhus practicing "Hath Yoga" are served food. Led by "Computer Baba", the self-styled godman and a minister in the......
14:13, 05/07/2019

Golden State’s Kevin Durant Announces Achilles’ Rupture and Surgery ‘Success’ The superstar Warriors forward injured his right Achilles’ tendon during Game 5 of the N.B.A. finals against the Raptors after missing nine games with a strained calf....
06:13, 06/13/2019

Roger Federer still finds joy in tennis life amid record-breaking success Into the 21st year of his storied career, Roger Federer remains dedicated to playing tennis and continuing to rewrite tennis history books.        ...
14:52, 05/16/2019

Khloé Kardashian Celebrates Success of Lamar Odom's Book: "Congratulations Lammy" Khloe Kardashian could not be prouder of her ex-husband Lamar Odom over the success of his new book. The former NBA star's memoir, Darkness to Light, recently reached No. 6 on the New......
21:39, 06/15/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
14:26, 05/22/2019

‘Apex Legends’ bans 770,000 cheats Just over a week ago Respawn announced that it's taking a stronger stance against cheating in Apex Legends. Today, it revealed that it's blocked 770,000 players, 300,000 account creations and 4,000 cheat seller accounts. The company says th...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Body hair: Trim it or treasure it? Unladylike examines the gender politics of shaving For the first eight episodes of CARAVAN, a steamy Weird West adventure, listeners have lived alongside Samir, a queer South Asian man in love with his best friend who tumbled straight into a supernatural canyon. Now, his best friend, Carlyle, takes c...
01:52, 06/11/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M'' or "F."        ...
23:26, 05/16/2019

‘You Have to Open Doors.’ Julianne Moore Says She Backs Quotas for Gender Parity in Film (CANNES, France) — Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quotas. “We will not have gender parity unless everybody is cooperating. W...
02:13, 05/16/2019

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to inform you that the Americans are at it again. After rebooting and ruining a slew of beloved British T...
10:39, 05/29/2019

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals See when pregnant celebrities are due including Meghan Markle, Amy Schumer, Jessica Simpson, Snooki, Kate Mara and Danielle Fishel.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such a...
22:13, 05/17/2019

Is Snapchat’s viral gender-swap filter problematic or just silly fun? | Arwa Mahdawi I, too, wanted to see male-me, but it’s ironic that an app that encourages you to play with gender has such a binary view of itYou may remember Snapchat. The app used to be hugely popular and then suddenly became irrelevant. Thanks to its viral new g...
15:13, 05/15/2019

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
19:13, 06/01/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
01:26, 05/18/2019

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

For a Fast-Rising Chilean Player, French Open Success Has Been a Long Time Coming Just over a year ago, Cristian Garín, 22, was ranked outside the top 200. He is now 37th and has won 20 matches on clay courts, the second most on tour....
00:26, 05/29/2019

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More Amid the news-packed chaos that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo — or E3 for short — TIME caught up with Doug Bowser, the president and COO of Nintendo of America. (Yes, that’s his real name.) Our conversation followed a busy da...
20:52, 06/12/2019

From Homecoming to the ‘School of B’ Howard University Traditions Helped Mold Ezinne Kwubiri for Success Back in high school, applying to an HBCU wasn’t even on the radar of Ezinne Kwubiri as she made college plans. In fact, the Nigerian-born, future H&M executive’s only knowledge about historically black institutions came from what she saw on TV si...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Brit Hume: Trump 'badly needs' China strategy to be a success ahead of 2020 election President Trump "badly needs" to score a win with his "bold" China strategy so he can head into the 2020 election at his strongest, according to Fox News Senior Political Analyst Brit Hume....
22:39, 05/13/2019

The 10,000-hour rule for sporting success is largely a myth, so let kids dabble | Sean Ingle A new book blows out of the water the theory that the key to sport success is relentless practice and focus from an early ageThis column comes from the sleepy Austrian town of Götzis, where Katarina Johnson-Thompson has obliterated a world-class hept...
15:52, 05/27/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environmentalism....
15:39, 05/07/2019

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said....
13:52, 06/11/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups....
05:39, 05/03/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
01:00, 05/30/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using fac...
02:26, 05/15/2019

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. The social media giant has tried to cut down on extremist content....
08:13, 05/03/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression....
01:13, 06/02/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
10:26, 05/31/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right or anti-Semitic figures booted from Facebook and Instagram included Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Mi...
02:13, 05/03/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Mi...
01:26, 05/24/2019

'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

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion funds, it’s hard to know what you can do to help....
17:26, 05/20/2019

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
11:13, 06/07/2019

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long regarded as a bastion of Roman Catholic family values....
23:39, 06/04/2019

Policeman arrested after student uses Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to pose as underage girl Officer Robert Davies is on paid leave after being charged with communicating with a minor to commit a felonyA California student used a “gender swap” filter on Snapchat to pose as an underage girl in a vigilante effort that led to a police officer’s...
23:39, 06/12/2019

Jurgen Klopp vows more Liverpool success as faith in James Milner and Jordan Henderson vindicated Manager Jurgen Klopp believes winning his first trophy with Liverpool is only the beginning and the squad he has assembled has its best years still to come....
12:39, 06/02/2019

| Japan mass stabbing | Brexit party success: WATCH the top World news videos for today Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan | EU Elections final result: Brexit Party win 29 seats in record haul; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:26, 05/28/2019

Secret to his success? Pelicans' David Griffin struck quickly with Anthony Davis trade Two months into job as executive VP for the Pelicans, David Griffin's Anthony Davis trade has set up the team for the present and the future.       ...
21:13, 06/16/2019

Fantasy Football Offseason Questions: Can Phillip Lindsay prove unlikely rookie success wasn't a fluke? Phillip Lindsay went from an UDFA to being named to the Pro Bowl in 2018 -- and was a standout Fantasy running back. Jamey Eisenberg caught up with Lindsay this offseason and looks at his outlook for this season....
00:39, 05/18/2019

Geraldo Rivera calls ‘innovative’ drug rehabilitation program at Florida jail a 'real success’ Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera got an inside look at the opioid crisis with a visit to the Sarasota County Jail in Florida. Speaking on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday, in the second part of his series on addiciton, Rivera explained the “inno...
19:00, 04/30/2019

How a teenage growth spurt helped put England debutant Jofra Archer on fast track to success On Friday at Malahide, England began the most exciting summer in a generation by giving a debut that is almost as hotly-anticipated. Jofra Archer's first steps in international cricket were of particular interest at the southern end of both Barbados ...
12:39, 05/03/2019

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifts lid on team meeting that inspired Champions League success Jordan Henderson has explained how a midweek team meeting helped lay the foundations for Liverpool's victory over Tottenham in the Champions League final on Saturday....
00:39, 06/03/2019

Watters on Beto's climate plan: He's a 'scam artist' who feels guilty about America's economic success "The Five" host Jesse Watters had some tough words for 2020 hopeful Beto O'Rourke after the former Texas representative proposed a $5 trillion climate change plan alongside the claim that the United States only had 10 years left to address the issue....
01:26, 05/01/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
04:52, 05/15/2019

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass violence. The new law was signed Thursday and ...
04:26, 05/24/2019

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what content is allowed on its service on a semi-regular basis.The latest amendment to what’s known as Yo...
05:13, 06/06/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
04:13, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sanctions on a former Venezuelan intelligence official who broke with the government of President Nicolas ...
23:26, 05/07/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
11:52, 05/22/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
07:13, 06/17/2019

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center....
18:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restric...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Google is halting some services for smartphones made by Huawei, a sign that the U.S. decision to deny the Chinese tech giant access to U.S. technology will bite into its booming consumer-device business....
11:52, 05/20/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the president's office said....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)        ...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – on Huawei phones. Thi...
14:26, 06/07/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardian’s independent journalism and coverage of women’s...
16:13, 06/07/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer — and permanently bann...
01:26, 05/03/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in...
06:39, 05/30/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
12:52, 05/21/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
22:39, 05/29/2019

Texas city bans abortion, says it’s a ‘sanctuary’ for unborn WASKOM, Texas (AP) — A small Texas city has passed a local abortion ban and declared itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.” Right to Life of East Texas says the vote Tuesday by the all-male Waskom City Council means the city along the ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included in the new measure....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook after deeming them “dangerous.”...
05:39, 05/03/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two colleagues had wanted to advance the case for Catalan independence....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
11:52, 05/21/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station has said, adding that its staff members’ work perm...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
02:13, 06/02/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The President's executive order gives the federal gover...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Where to buy in east London: Stratford's Olympic success spreading to neighbouring areas with 33,000 new homes and the next Chiltern Firehouse Seven years on from the 2012 Games and five from the opening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford is fizzing with development, spilling over and into the Lea Valley....
20:13, 05/14/2019

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang insists Premier League is the place to be after Golden Boot success Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang today claimed English football's dominance in Europe this season vindicates his decision to join Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund....
19:00, 05/13/2019

California OKs new sex education guidance for public school teachers that includes gender identity, LGBT issues. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California OKs new sex education guidance for public school teachers that includes gender identity, LGBT issues....
04:39, 05/09/2019

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
01:39, 05/31/2019

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social-networking giant permanently banned far-right figures and organizations including Alex Jones, the ho...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes Pacific nation’s censor says homosexual activity depicted on screen violates its lawsThe Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of its depictions of homosexuality.About 97% of people in Samoa identify as Christian,...
15:52, 06/11/2019

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
00:39, 06/15/2019

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march of the saffron party would be allowed in the state......
21:52, 06/06/2019

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
09:39, 06/06/2019

Google bans one of the biggest Android app developers from the Play Store On the heels of the revelation last week, via a BuzzFeed analysis, that several of the most-downloaded apps from the Google Play Store may have been caught sharing data they collect with the Chinese government, we’ve just learned that Google is...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and other far-right figures The company has struggled to control far-right hate speech on the platform in recent yearsFacebook banned several prominent accounts promoting white nationalism on the platform on Thursday.Accounts barred from Facebook, as well as its subsidiary Inst...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Georgia Effectively Bans Abortion Under Bullshit 'Fetal Heartbeat' Law On Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s so-called “fetal heartbeat” law, banning abortion for women well before many know that they’re pregnant and ushering in one of the harshest abortion bans in the country....
21:39, 05/07/2019

Samoa bans Elton John movie ‘Rocketman’ due to homosexuality WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homosexuality. About 97% of people in Samoa identify as Christian, and the society is generally considere...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties....
08:00, 06/17/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela's airspace until further notice, citing "increasing political instability and tensions"....
06:39, 05/01/2019

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its incendiary founder from posting content. Though Facebook did not immediately respond to Ars’ request fo...
02:00, 06/11/2019

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effectiveness of the products, including those made by MiMedx, isn’t proven....
18:52, 06/14/2019

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is hypocrisy in cultural attidues towards the LGBT community....
13:39, 06/11/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Paris bans e-scooters from sidewalks, citing rise in accidents France will ban electric scooters from its sidewalks from September, after locals grew frustrated with the vehicles congesting public areas and causing an increase in accidents....
17:00, 05/04/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, declared that he would “monitor the ce...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka bans face veils after attacks by Islamist militants Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Islamist militants....
10:39, 04/29/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan for being 'dangerous' Facebook banned several high-profile people Thursday for violating its policy against "dangerous individuals and organizations," including right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones....
00:52, 05/03/2019

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 ...
17:13, 06/08/2019

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
06:39, 06/11/2019

Compagno: Facebook bans are a 'farce,' attempts to virtue signal Emily Compagno, co-host of "The Five," suggested on Friday that Facebook banned a host of controversial figures — author Milo Yiannopoulos, Infowars founder Alex Jones, and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan — because the platform wanted to distr...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the supreme court a...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Both parties say abortion bans give Dems a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressio...
16:13, 05/25/2019

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week. Principal A...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end its support for Venezuela's embattled President Ni...
21:13, 06/04/2019

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)        ...
07:52, 05/30/2019

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigners were killed, has been declared as a banned......
23:00, 05/24/2019

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for financial misconduct, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Thursday....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D printed guns, among other firearms....
18:52, 05/30/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Search result not found: China bans Wikipedia in all languages The community-edited online encyclopedia was barred in April, according to a new report from the censorship research group, the Open Observatory of Network Interference....
20:39, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
13:26, 05/31/2019

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit        ...
14:00, 05/21/2019

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
00:26, 05/21/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to safeguard the health of the mother, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional ...
04:13, 05/15/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.        ...
15:52, 05/15/2019

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele, didn’t waste an opportunity to make his position clear at ...
18:52, 05/29/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Others as 'Dangerous' Facebook banned an array of personalities whose views it deemed too inflammatory to be shared on its social network, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, far-right talk-show host Alex Jones and conservative Jewish activist Laura Loomer....
01:39, 05/03/2019

Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July....
18:13, 05/08/2019

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth some $320 million, it said on Tuesday....
10:52, 05/28/2019

YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provides a platform for hate speech and harassment....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to find cures for diseases such as HIV and childhood can...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Dutch court bans Hells Angels motorcycle gang BRUSSELS (AP) — A Dutch court has outlawed the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, calling it a violent organization that is a danger to public order. Wednesday’s ruling by the Central Netherlands Court in Utrecht banned the Dutch arm of the gang and...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the U.S. The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
19:26, 06/01/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
21:39, 05/16/2019

A Taste of Success: The Iconoclast Dinner Experience and James Beard Foundation Are Giving Chefs of Color a Seat at the Table What does success taste like? If you’re one of the countless chefs working in upscale kitchens across America, it may be recognition from the James Beard Foundation. Fondly known as the “Oscars of Food,” the preeminent culinary organization in the Un...
07:26, 05/07/2019

Billy Porter Does It Again: The Pose Star Wears Upcycled, Gender Fluid Glamour to the 2019 Peabody Awards If you’re anything like me, you are counting down the days until Pose returns for its second season on FX. But until that happy day arrives, the cast has been giving us no shortage of red carpet drama (see: the Met Gala), most recently at Saturday ni...
17:26, 05/20/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings as it Scrambles to Respond to Easter Attacks Eight days after the April 21 bombings in Sri Lanka left at least 253 dead, the government announced that all face coverings would be banned in public, saying the move would help the search for those involved. The bombings, carried out by alleged Isl...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones For Hate Speech SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its main service and from Instagram, saying they violated the company’s ban against hate and violence. The company said Thursday that it has also banned right-...
22:39, 05/02/2019

NBA bans Pacers’ Evans for violating league anti-drug policy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and disqualified on Friday. He can apply for reinstateme...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to sweeping U.S. sanctions against the company, Ars Technica reported on Wednesday.Read more......
07:26, 06/13/2019

India seeks bans for Deloitte, KPMG arm for alleged auditing lapses India is seeking to ban Deloitte Haskins Sells and KPMG affiliate BSR & Associates for five years, alleging lapses in their audits of a unit of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), which the government took control of last year....
16:00, 06/11/2019

RNC Chairwoman 'personally' supports rape, incest exceptions to abortion bans Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that while she personally favors exceptions for rape and incest, she was willing to accept Alabama's controversial abortion ban as another aspect of the party's broad tent....
22:00, 05/17/2019

‘Free Willy’ bill bans dolphin and whale captivity in Canada Canada’s parliament just passed a whale of a bill. On Monday, the Canadian House of Commons made it illegal to keep a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive. The “Free Willy” bill S203 — named after the 1993 movie about a young bo...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Covering In Public After Easter Sunday Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after terrorists carried out coordinated suicide bombings that killed 253 people....
07:39, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings for 'public protection' after bomb attacks Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to a statement from the country's President....
17:00, 04/29/2019

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following for their uncanny ability to instantly respond to th...
18:26, 05/24/2019

Dutch court bans 'violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shoot-outs, and drug and weapon offences....
12:52, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded during a military raid in safe house, his family and p...
05:52, 04/29/2019

Safe or addictive? Bans on herbal product kratom spreading in Mississippi State lawmakers rejected a ban on the herbal product, so counties are criminalizing sale and possession themselves. What's behind the movement?        ...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between groups of civilians in Negombo, north of the capital and site of one of the Easter Sunday bombings....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury...
23:52, 06/04/2019

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it pr...
04:26, 06/06/2019

42 elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive abortion bans....
05:52, 06/09/2019

Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent episode of a children’s program that featured a same-sex wedding.An episode of the popular animated serie...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passed in several states. Dozens of groups, including P...
01:52, 05/22/2019

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” such as the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook massacre. “Today, we’re taking another step in ou...
19:52, 06/05/2019

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
04:13, 06/07/2019

YouTube bans videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened YouTube is to remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust, and curb ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules.Read More...
10:52, 06/06/2019

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2018 midterms, a Democrat governor has promised to ...
09:00, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump administration bans cruises in crackdown on U.S. travel to Cuba The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
23:26, 06/04/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
10:00, 06/15/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”...
23:00, 05/04/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"...
00:13, 05/05/2019

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
20:39, 05/22/2019

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
20:39, 06/08/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegates attending the first-ever “Ending Sexual and Gend...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos for being 'dangerous' Facebook has permanently banned several far-right or hate figures and organizations including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, Laura Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos, for being "dangerous" -- a signal that the social net...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr in effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit: Instragram) Anti-vaccine advocates received a blow in New York Thursday as state lawmakers banned no...
00:13, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
10:52, 05/28/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
16:52, 05/21/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
19:13, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 3-YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it pr...
02:26, 06/06/2019

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes....
17:52, 05/31/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holocaust ...
23:39, 06/05/2019

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track record of violent crime and is a danger to public order....
23:13, 05/29/2019

Harvard Bans Ex-Professor Found Guilty Of 40-Year-Long Sexual Misconduct Harvard University revoked the emeritus faculty privileges of a retired professor and barred him from campus Thursday after an internal investigation found that he engaged in "unwelcome sexual......
05:00, 05/10/2019

Trump bans use of foreign telecom technology that poses national security risks President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday banning the use of information and communications technologies from nations deemed a threat to national security....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Tech Goons and CEOs Argue Abortion Bans Are 'Bad for Business' in Full-Page NYT Ad The overwhelmingly white male leadership of Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you that they, too, are socially liberal. As such, many of them ostensibly support women’s reproductive rights. On Monday, nearly 200 entrepreneurs, CEOs, founders, ...
23:52, 06/10/2019

Doctors' organization: calling abortion bans 'fetal heartbeat bills' is misleading American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says term does not ‘reflect medical accuracy or clinical understanding’America’s largest professional organization for doctors specializing in women’s health has come out against the term “fetal hea...
12:26, 06/05/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake music for Bucks-Raptors series Grammy-winning rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake is one of the most popular musicians on the planet, but right now, that means nothing.        ...
14:39, 05/16/2019

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles towards videos of kids has decided maybe, just maybe, it doesn’t want to be known for those things a...
20:13, 06/05/2019

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake’s music during Bucks-Raptors series A Wisconsin radio station announced Tuesday that it will push the mute button on Canadian rapper Drake during the NBA playoffs series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.       ...
08:52, 06/10/2019