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New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices

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

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices

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New bill aims to stop China from getting its hands on sensitive US technology A bill introduced by Republican senator Josh Hawley aims to stop the Chinese government from obtaining sensitive American technology by placing limits on the sale of "core technologies."...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Bill aims to ban sale of foie gras in New York restaurants over 'cruel' process If bill passes, anyone violating the law could be liable to a $1,000 fine, up to a year in jail or bothLuxury food foie gras could be struck off the menu in New York if proposed legislation to ban the sale of the controversial French delicacy goes ah...
09:51, 08/30/2019

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination Five anchorwomen and reporters at NY1 say the local news channel systematically shoved them aside to make room for younger faces while celebrating the long tenure of male anchors like venerable morning man Pat Kiernan. Roma Torre, Kristen Shaughnessy...
18:17, 06/19/2019

Former WeWork Executives Allege Gender, Age Discrimination WeWork is being sued by two former executives who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initial public offering....
07:17, 06/21/2019

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
22:34, 07/10/2019

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"....
11:17, 06/05/2019

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
23:17, 06/21/2019

Berlin choir accused of gender discrimination by nine-year-old girl German capital’s oldest musical institution violated constitution by refusing girl’s application, court to hearA nine-year-old girl is taking Berlin’s oldest boys’ choir to court, claiming the state-run institution’s admissions criteria are gender-bi...
00:34, 08/10/2019

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....
21:00, 05/30/2019

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
22:34, 06/21/2019

Liz Cheney calls out AOC on 'phony gender discrimination' claims: 'She hurts all women' House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., defended Israel on Thursday and blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., over "phony" claims that the nation discriminated against her collagues....
20:17, 08/16/2019

U.S. could roll back transgender rights by dropping ‘gender identity’ from discrimination laws A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimination in health care ...
16:34, 05/24/2019

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
21:51, 06/18/2019

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc. And the women were picked for what are arguably the two most important jobs of the four po...
01:00, 07/04/2019

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination [Update: Riot Responds] The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends publisher Riot Games, as part of an investigation into gender discrimination at the company....
03:17, 06/13/2019

New York is second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles New York became the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Friday amending the state’s Human Rights Law. The measure, which also amends the Dignity for All Students Act, updates the defini...
05:51, 07/16/2019

Trump Can't Stop Won't Stop Speculating About Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump half-heartedly walked back his tacit endorsement of the baseless conspiracy theory that Bill and Hillary Clinton were involved in accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse death before fanning the flames on the conspirac...
23:18, 08/13/2019

Amazon launches new program that lets it control third-party product prices Amazon started inviting third-party sellers to a new program called Sold by Amazon (SBA) last week, describing it as a "new, hands off the wheel selling experience."...
21:51, 08/08/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
23:17, 05/29/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- although the proposal faces an uphill battle in the Senate....
02:00, 05/18/2019

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
11:17, 07/02/2019

Two New York dealerships ordered to pay $305K for deceptively selling F&I add-on product Two New York dealerships have been ordered to pay more than $305,000 in penalties and restitution to consumers for engaging in what the state attorney general's office calls fraudulent and deceptive business practices....
23:51, 08/05/2019

Domestic Workers Aren’t Protected by Anti-Discrimination Law. This New Bill Would Change That For 16 years, June Barrett was a certified nurse assistant in Miami. For up to five years at a time, she lived in the homes of the elderly patients she cared for — waking up at 4 a.m., staying on her feet until 11 p.m., and sleeping next to a b...
15:00, 07/15/2019

Triple Talaq Bill Will Remove Men-Women Discrimination: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday praised the passage of the triple talaq bill by Parliament, saying the step was necessary for women irrespective of religion to be treated with......
22:51, 07/30/2019

With a New Amendment, New York State Quietly Joins California in Fighting Hair Discrimination New York City passed amendments to ban hair discrimination in February, but now the state has followed suit, lending its legislative weight to the ongoing conversation around hair bias. Prompted by the CROWN Act (SB 188), proposed by Sen. Holly J. Mi...
20:34, 07/17/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
01:51, 05/22/2019

UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cancers of the cervix, mouth, anus and genitals, UK health officials said on Tuesday....
02:51, 07/09/2019

U.S. bill aims to thwart China's EV dominance A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithium, graphite and other electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, as part of a plan to offset China's do...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma Researchers target effects of ‘complex trauma’ and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parentsPregnancy and early parenthood are the best times to work with Indigenous families to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, according to a g...
04:17, 06/22/2019

New bill aims to protect those who work in Arizona heat TUCSON – Hot temperatures can be deadly especially for those working in the heat all day long. Just this month, Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced a new bill that would protect workers from heat stress. In a letter to House colleagues, Grijal...
05:51, 07/16/2019

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad R...
23:34, 06/20/2019

$10M plan aims to fortify crumbling cliffs beneath New York homes A New York City community is prepared to spend nearly $10 million to begin reinforcing eroding bluffs that are slowly increasing the risk to homes and business....
06:17, 08/16/2019

'Without fear': U.S. bill aims to protect athletes after Nassar sex-abuse scandal Two U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday to prevent sexual assaults against athletes by increasing oversight and legal liability for U.S. Olympic and sports officials following the Larry Nassar scandal....
10:17, 07/30/2019

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York planAs global warming has worsened in recent years, environmentalists and union members have often protested against each oth...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Citing Elon Musk, New York state Legislature aims to pass flamethrower ban In response to billionaire Elon Musk's The Boring Company selling over 20,000 personal flamethrowers, the New York state Senate passed a bill that bans such devices. The bill says if caught with a flamethrower, violators will be charged with a class ...
02:51, 06/20/2019

French online hate speech bill aims to wipe out racist trolling Abuse on social networks pushes MP to draw up law that could be copied across EuropeFrance’s tough new law against online hatred aims to wipe out racist and homophobic trolling on social networks and could be replicated across Europe, according to th...
16:51, 06/29/2019

Warren unveils new bill that aims to wipe out student loan debt for millions WASHINGON, D.C. (CNN) – Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a student loan debt forgiveness bill Tuesday. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate’s measure would wipe out $50,000 worth of debt for households earning less than $100,000 a y...
03:17, 07/24/2019

Bipartisan bill aims to give families of Beirut bombing victims $1.68B in Iranian funds Republicans and Democrats in both houses of Congress have drafted bills to give the families of the 241 Americans killed in the 1983 Beirut bombing access to $1.68 billion of Iranian funds being held by a Luxembourg-based firm....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Jay Inslee signs clean-power bill, aims to cement himself as the climate change candidate Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that aims for 100% carbon-free electricity in the state by 2045 and 100% coal-free electricity by 2025....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Stop Impulse Shopping By Converting Prices to Time Whenever I consider getting takeout for lunch or running out for a latte during the workweek, I often pause to think about how much time it will cost me—not the time away from my desk, but rather the time spent working to add up to the amount I am ab...
04:51, 08/09/2019

LaCroix slashed prices to stop its sales slump. Now it faces a new problem LaCroix, once the "it" brand in flavored seltzer, is in trouble. To stop losing ground to lower-priced competitors, it started offering heavy discounts. Now those price cuts are putting immense pressure on its profit margins....
02:17, 06/28/2019

Eli Lilly confirms probe by New York's Attorney General over insulin prices Eli Lily, the maker of blockbuster diabetes treatment Humalog, has been under scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers and the White House over the high cost of its life-saving medication....
06:51, 08/03/2019

New York AG: Sprint, T-Mobile merger would raise prices and hurt consumers America was the world leader in developing 4G coverage as a result of vigorous competition, writes Letitia James, attorney general of New York.       ...
01:51, 06/19/2019

Stop using all vape products during health investigation, New York warns New York's top health regulator issued an alert against vaping as the state and federal officials continue investigating an outbreak of lung illness.        ...
07:34, 09/08/2019

Ticket prices plunge for Bill and Hillary Clinton’s speaking tour Tickets to the latest stop on Bill and Hillary Clinton’s speaking tour were going for as little as $20 on the secondary market as their 13-city adventure continued to struggle to find an audience....
06:34, 05/05/2019

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act....
08:51, 07/25/2019

U.S. Senate's McConnell expects stop-gap funding bill this month U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he expects the Senate will pass a stop-gap government funding bill before the end of September, to prevent any lapse in funding when the fiscal year ends at the end of the month....
02:51, 09/10/2019

High-stakes bid to stop climate bill hits 2nd day in Oregon SALEM, Ore. (AP) — GOP senators are preparing to remain absent from the Capitol for a second day to block a landmark climate plan that would be the second of its kind nationwide. Gov. Kate Brown has deployed the state police to round up 12 Republican...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Bill won’t stop meddling in 2020 elections, say technology experts Lawmakers are considering a bill to address the problem posed by video editing tools that can make anyone, including politicians, appear to say things they didn’t really say or do things they didn’t really do....
08:00, 06/21/2019

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
19:34, 06/12/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Bill Gates is funding chemical clouds to help stop global warming As fires in the Amazon prompt renewed global outcry over climate change, Bill Gates is backing the first experiment of one controversial solution. It's called solar geoengineering, and it would create a huge chemical cloud that would cool the ea...
16:34, 09/07/2019

Fin24.com | MPs approve initial stage of bill to stop no-deal Brexit UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy is in tatters, his ruling Conservative party is disintegrating and he's clinging on to power by a thread....
21:00, 09/04/2019

How Bill Gates-funded solar geoengineering could help stop global warming As fires in the Amazon rainforest prompt renewed global outcry over climate change, Bill Gates is backing the first high-altitude experiment of one radical approach to help. It's called solar geoengineering, and it would create a massive chemica...
05:51, 09/08/2019

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
21:34, 07/01/2019

Bill de Blasio is the least popular politician in New York: poll Presidential wannabe Mayor Bill de Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the single most unpopular political figure in the entirety of New York State, a stunning new survey reveals. The statewide Siena College poll shows a paltry 26 percent of ...
20:51, 08/06/2019

New York bill would allow kids to run lemonade stands without a permit ALBANY — When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or craft a state law. Last July, 7-year-old Brendan Mulvaney’s entrepreneurial dreams soured when Health Department officials shut down his lemonade stand for not having a $30 selling permit. He was...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Bill de Blasio: why won't people take New York mayor's 2020 bid seriously? He runs the nation’s biggest city and has a record of progressive achievements. But his presidential bid has been met with mockeryMayor Bill de Blasio of New York runs the biggest city in the US which, if you’re counting, is more than 80 times the si...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Trump sues New York state, House panel to stop release of tax returns President Trump on Tuesday sued the New York state attorney general, the state tax commissioner and a Democrat-led House committee to block them from releasing his state tax returns. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill, dubbed the TRUST Act, earlier th...
22:17, 07/23/2019

Sex Workers in New York Want the Cops to Stop Preying on Them; Proposed Legislation Could Make That a Reality ALBANY, N.Y.—TS Candii stepped outside of her apartment complex in the Bronx last summer and was immediately stopped by an officer from the NYPD. First, he accused her of being a sex worker, a profession she has participated in, but not on that day, ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

GOP Sen. Josh Hawley introduces bill forcing YouTube 'to stop catering to pedophiles' Sen. Josh Hawley has announced legislation that would force video-sharing websites such as YouTube to turn off their recommendation systems for videos featuring children....
18:34, 06/06/2019

Maze Will Stop Featuring Frankie Beverly Before Harriet Tubman Makes It Onto the $20 Bill Let’s be clear about this: President Donald Trump, the white nationalist president who appeals to racist Midwesterners and Southerners by leaning into his racist charm, never wanted a black woman on American currency....
20:51, 05/23/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Run for President (NEW YORK CITY) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching for a chance to take on Donald Trump. The mayor ann...
13:51, 05/16/2019

New York Hits Out-of-Stater With Hefty Tax Bill Over Vacation Home Hedge-fund manager Nelson Obus liked to stay at his cottage in the Adirondacks during cross-country ski trips. He had no idea how expensive those vacations were until he heard from New York tax collectors....
19:34, 09/07/2019

Longtime New York State Senator Bill Larkin dead at 91 Bill Larkin, who spent four decades in the New York state legislature following a distinguished military career that brought him to the battlefields of World War II and the Korea War, has died, his family announced Sunday. He was 91. “America and the...
00:17, 09/02/2019

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us? Like, by showing your face when we’re scared or in need of solace? There’s a low-cost way to make pe...
18:51, 07/20/2019

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Dem...
09:51, 06/11/2019

The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building two homeless shelters in her neighborhood is the founder of a women’s rights group who “sees no conflict in advocating against the shelters, despite i...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
21:17, 05/30/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their medicines and cap how much drug companies are allowed to increase the price of drugs paid for by Medi...
18:00, 07/23/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several months on a bill to lower drug prices....
22:34, 07/23/2019

Cuomo signs historic bill outlawing revenge porn in New York New York state has finally outlawed revenge porn — following a year-long campaign by The Post. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed a bill that outlaws the “dissemination or publication of an intimate image” seeking to cause “emotional, financia...
17:51, 07/23/2019

New York Dems take heat for bill prying loose Trump’s tax returns New York Democrats are facing furious condemnation from Republicans over legislation that would create a backdoor method for lawmakers on Capitol Hill to get their hands on President Trump's tax returns. ...
22:17, 05/09/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation an...
03:17, 05/23/2019

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
11:51, 05/22/2019

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Photos: Hillary and Bill Clinton march in Memorial Day parade in New York "Every American needs to observe it," Bill Clinton said at the Westchester, New York, Memorial Day parade. Gov. Andrew Cuomo also attended.        ...
03:00, 05/28/2019

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
11:00, 06/18/2019

Bill Maher tells Dems 'stop talking, do something' about Trump; CNN's Van Jones compares left to 'Chicken Little' Liberal late-night host Bill Maher voiced his frustration on his "Real Time" show Friday night, calling on Democrats to stop talking and really do something about President Trump. Along the way, he also voiced exhaustion with the Mueller report and i...
15:17, 05/11/2019

New York City bill could make selling phone location data illegal New York City could become the first city in the country to ban the sale of geolocation data to third parties. A bill introduced today would make it illegal for cellphone and mobile app companies to sell location data collected in the city. It would....
19:00, 07/23/2019

New York Gov. Andrew signs bill granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — shortly after the controversial measure passed the state Senate....
12:17, 06/18/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce decision on 2020 run this month New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to announce sometime this month whether he will add his name to the growing list of Democrats vying for president....
14:17, 05/04/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Oregon truckers, blue collar workers rally against cap and trade bill GOP senators fled state to stop Loggers, truckers and other opponents of a cap-and-trade bill in the Oregon legislature rallied on the steps of the state capitol in Salem Thursday as the deadline for its potential passage nears....
03:00, 06/28/2019

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun reform bill that the Democratically-controlled Hou...
00:51, 08/05/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
00:00, 05/23/2019

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow U.S. House members to review portions of the presid......
22:00, 05/22/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce 2020 White House bid on Thursday: source New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was widely known to be mulling a White House run, will announce on Thursday that he is officially entering the 2020 race, a source familiar with the situation told Fox News....
05:51, 05/16/2019

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker slams Bill de Blasio for proposing New York City library cuts Sarah Jessica Parker slammed New York City Mayor (and Democratic presidential hopeful) Bill de Blasio over his proposed cuts to New York City libraries....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Ticket resellers settle New York charges over inflated concert ticket prices Two companies in the ticket resale industry agreed to pay $1.55 million to settle a lawsuit by New York Attorney General Letitia James accusing them of tricking tens of thousands of people into buying tickets for concerts, shows and other live events...
23:17, 07/10/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company for their 'not a flamethrower' product....
18:51, 06/21/2019

Exxon expects weak gas prices to offset gains from higher crude prices Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday that in the second quarter it expects higher oil prices and refining margins compared to the prior quarter, but the gains will be offset by lower natural gas and weaker margins in its chemicals business....
15:34, 07/01/2019

Dow falls as oil prices jump after Saudi oil attack, raising specter of higher gas prices Stocks opened lower Monday as the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities pushed oil prices and raised the prospect of more expensive gasoline.       ...
21:34, 09/16/2019

Oil prices up after steep fall, extended OPEC+ supply cuts underpin prices Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, steadying after a more than 4% fall in the previous session, as extended output cuts by OPEC and its allies helped underpin prices despite growing concerns about weak demand....
04:34, 07/03/2019

Rising gasoline prices and rents boost US consumer prices in March U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic growth....
18:51, 04/28/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
18:17, 06/03/2019

Walmart to stop selling certain ammunition, asking customers to stop open carry in stores The move comes after "multiple cases'' where people entered various Walmarts with visible weapons, upsetting customers and employees.       ...
04:00, 09/04/2019

"Stop Supporting Terrorism, Else Will Stop River Water": Gadkari To Pak Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday warned Pakistan that India will not hesitate to stop water of rivers flowing to that country if Islamabad does not end its support to terrorism....
09:51, 05/09/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
18:34, 07/14/2019

New York coroner 'confident' Epstein's death was suicide: New York Times New York City's chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, but is awaiting more information before releasing her determination, the New...
11:19, 08/12/2019

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17:34, 09/12/2019

Pat Kiernan addresses discrimination lawsuit against NY1 on air NY1 morning host Pat Kiernan on Thursday addressed his colleagues’ bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the network — though he kept mum on the allegations, some of which targeted him directly. Kiernan held up the front cover of the New Yor...
03:51, 06/21/2019

HUD raises the bar for bringing discrimination claims HUD's proposed "disparate impact" rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minority groups....
03:17, 08/17/2019

HUD raises bar for bringing discrimination claims The proposed rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minorities....
03:17, 08/17/2019

New York Yankees' record home run streak ends in loss to New York Mets in Subway Series The New York Yankees did not hit a home run in its loss to the New York Mets, ending the MLB-record string of consecutive games with a homer at 31.       ...
06:34, 07/03/2019

16 Women Sue FBI Over "Good Old Boy Network, Sex Discrimination": Report Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
11:17, 05/30/2019

California became the first state to ban discrimination against natural hair naturalhairbride.com/Pinterest The California State Assembly unanimously passed a bill banning discrimination against natural hair in the workplace. The CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act updates the state's existing...
13:51, 07/04/2019

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued for discrimination again The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop — which won a case before the US Supreme Court recently — was sued for a third time this week. Jack Phillips, the Lakewood, Colo., bakery owner who has refused to bake cakes that violate his Christian fai...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination Tech firm settles class-action lawsuit but denies it is unfair to older applicantsGoogle has settled a lawsuit alleging age discrimination in its hiring practices, paying $11m to more than 200 jobseekers who were over 40 when they applied to join the...
18:34, 07/22/2019

Women Sue F.B.I., Claiming Discrimination at Training Academy The women say they were exposed to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and inappropriate jokes while training to become agents or intelligence analysts....
03:51, 05/30/2019

California becomes first state in US to ban discrimination over natural hairstyles The law prohibits employers and schools from enforcing rules against styles that would unfairly target black peopleCalifornia became the first state in the US to ban discrimination over natural hair on Wednesday.Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Creat...
03:17, 07/04/2019

Thousands protest in Germany against racism, discrimination Thousands of people are attending a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden, a week ahead of two state elections in the country’s east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains...
16:51, 08/24/2019

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)       ...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Kick It Out: reports of discrimination in football rise by a third • Kick It Out say there were 422 reports during 2018-19 campaign• Racism the basis of 65% of reports – a 43% rise from year beforeReports of discrimination across all levels of football rose by a third last season, according to figures released by Ki...
13:34, 07/24/2019

California to become first state to ban discrimination against natural hair California is poised to become the first state to ban discrimination against people with natural hair, according to reports. The Assembly voted 69-0 Thursday to update the state’s anti-discrimination law so the definition of “race” ...
17:51, 06/28/2019

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an Obama-era policy enacted to guard that segment of the population....
19:17, 05/24/2019

Two more female NY1 anchors sue alleging age, maternity discrimination Two additional on-air personalities for NY1 have come forward with claims they faced age discrimination — with one saying she was fired from the station during her third trimester of pregnancy after she complained. Reporters Thalia Perez and Mi...
23:17, 07/31/2019

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historically associated with race, including but not limited...
02:17, 07/13/2019

Opting out of procedures during childbirth tied to discrimination (Reuters Health) - Women who decline certain procedures - such as cesarean delivery or immediate cord clamping - during childbirth are more likely to report being treated poorly during their hospital stay, a U.S. study finds....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in a $675,000 settlement. (May 3)        ...
09:17, 05/03/2019

Top restaurateur cleared in pregnancy discrimination trial SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury has found the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group not guilty of pregnancy discrimination. Wednesday’s verdict exonerates the famous chef and his acclaimed restaurants — Per Se in New York and the French Laundry in Califor...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Italian PM assures Huawei it won't face discrimination Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday he had assured China's Huawei Technologies that it would not face discrimination in the rollout of Italy's 5G telecoms network....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
07:17, 08/13/2019

UK petrol and diesel prices: ASDA, Tesco and Sainsbury’s cut petrol prices by 3p News 13 Sep, 2019 ASDA cut the price of petrol at its pumps by 3p per litre, causing Tesco and Sainsbury’s to follow suit; RAC welcomes “overdue” cuts...
05:17, 09/14/2019

Apple’s in Top 3 in smartglasses … with no product HoloLens and Magic Leap should be happy about their support today, but Apple could get a whole lot of love from the industry if it chooses to take them on.Read More...
00:51, 05/27/2019

How to Use Up a Product You're Totally Sick Of We all know the advice to “eat what’s already in your pantry,” but we also know the reality: we eat our favorite stuff first and leave the rest of the food in there until we’re faced with the option of either A) eating twelve cans of beans in a row o...
18:51, 06/24/2019

This is the one product my dog and I can't live without The K9 Sport Sack Air dog backpack is the best product for taking a dog on the subway, on a hike, and even on a bike.       ...
17:34, 07/24/2019

The Smartphone: A Global Product Smartphones are a product with which China has demonstrated not only its manufacturing prowess, but its ambitions to become a cutting-edge technology developer....
14:00, 06/19/2019

What does it take for Shaq to pitch a product? Former NBA big man Shaquille O'Neal dishes on how he chooses which companies and brands to collaborate with.       ...
15:51, 07/10/2019

Discrimination Towards Girl Child Also Among Well-Educated: Smriti Irani The girl child being unprotected only among the uneducated is a myth and it is true there is also discrimination towards her in areas where well-educated families live, Women and Child Development......
14:51, 06/27/2019

Job seekers in this country face the worst racial discrimination While racial discrimination in hiring plagues many developed countries, one nation may have particular trouble bidding it adieu. France has the highest level of hiring discrimination against non-white groups, according to a meta-analysis of data from...
23:17, 06/19/2019

Trump Proposal Would Raise Bar for Proving Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing forward with a new rule to make it much more difficult for people claiming housing discrimination to prove it....
16:51, 08/03/2019

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued a third time for discrimination Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop -- which partially won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court recently -- was sued for a third time this week. ...
21:51, 06/11/2019

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that deliberately suppress their ability to make money. Part of the problem is that YouTube has kept its algorithm...
20:17, 08/14/2019

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discriminatio...
02:17, 07/06/2019

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...
06:17, 06/06/2019

Why Airbnb can’t fight legal racial discrimination in China If you’re looking to book an Airbnb in China, like one nice-looking one-bedroom condo in Chengdu with a flat-screen television — you can’t be one of the nation’s ethnic minorities. “Due to local regulation,” reads its listing — which details th...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Landlord settles discrimination case with Muslim father, son A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an "American person ... good like you and me" to sublease her property instead of a Muslim father and son seeking to open their second restaurant must pay the men $675,000 under a settleme...
00:34, 05/04/2019

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07:51, 09/11/2019

Data collection leads to discrimination and self-censorship, MPs told Human rights committee launches inquiry into right to privacy and digital revolutionWidespread data collection practices lead to self-censorship and discrimination even though most users are not fully aware of how much their privacy is being infringe...
18:51, 06/19/2019

Sixteen women sue FBI claiming 'good old boy' training discrimination: NYT Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
09:51, 05/30/2019

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Break taboo around menstruation, act to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination, say UN experts A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take concrete action to end “disempowering” discrimination....
19:17, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Thomas Keller lawyer denies discrimination SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on chef Thomas Keller’s pregnancy discrimination trial (all times local): 5:35 p.m. An attorney for the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group says that a former employee who has accused the chef’s acclaimed New Yo...
04:34, 06/04/2019

Paducah Council Amends Anti-Discrimination Ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve an amendment for a January 2018 ordinance that adde...
11:17, 05/30/2019

Jury awards $3M to black strippers in discrimination case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jury has awarded a total of more than $3 million to five African American strippers after a federal judge found the women worked under worse conditions than their white colleagues. The judge ruled in the discrimina...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Seniors with vision loss experience discrimination, depression (Reuters Health) - Seniors with declining vision are more likely than peers with good eyesight to experience discrimination as well as depression that may result from this bias, a new study from the UK suggests....
10:51, 05/31/2019

Court to issue ruling on Phoenix’s discrimination ordinance PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled Monday to decide the constitutionality of Phoenix’s anti-discrimination ordinance that bars businesses from refusing service to same-sex couples for religious reasons. Two Christian artists ...
23:19, 09/16/2019

Ex-Texans security coordinator alleges firing discrimination HOUSTON (AP) — The former security coordinator for the Houston Texans has filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging his firing by the team was racially motivated. Jeff Pope, who worked for the team fo...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Les Ferdinand calls for more diversity as FA reviews discrimination bans • Governing body looking at length of match-based suspensions• Ferdinand says more diversity in leadership roles is neededThe Football Association has confirmed it is reviewing its minimum ban for cases involving discrimination but the former England...
19:51, 07/25/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
20:51, 04/28/2019

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues — and the harassment caused her to suffer from PTSD and go on medical leave for a year, according to ...
03:34, 06/29/2019

These are the 43 most outrageous product claims of all time Cigarette makers and food companies are among firms responsible for some of the most misleading product claims, based on a 24/7 Wall St. assessment.        ...
13:17, 05/11/2019

Jeep's new spin on product placement Jeep's "Songland" venture was an opportunity to rewrite the rules of product placement, according to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' global marketing chief Olivier Francois....
16:18, 09/14/2019

7 red flags that could mean a product on Amazon is actually junk Noah Berger/Reuters Millions of Amazon items are listed online, ranging from products with stellar reviews to those with extremely low ratings. Some items available for sale do not meet certain regulations or otherwise come from sketchy third-party ...
19:34, 09/13/2019

P&G moves away from ads and toward TV shows that go way beyond product placement P&G, intent on moving away from "annoying" ads, is funding a new show on National Geographic called "Activate." The series focuses on extreme poverty....
22:00, 09/05/2019

New DJI product launch teased for August 13 DJI definitely seems to be keeping busy – less than a month ago the Chinese manufacturer debuted the lightweight Ronin-SC gimbal for mirrorless cameras, which was followed closely by the release of its new FPV Goggles.According to a 15-second ...
08:17, 08/09/2019

Audi cuts product portfolio by nearly a third High-end models like the S5 need to be balanced out with youth-focused smaller cars 'Simplified premium' ethos will result in a 40-45% cull of models and options Audi has simplified its range by more than a quarter over the last year, in response ...
23:51, 09/10/2019

In TV streaming race, a new product thinks out of the box Dabby mashes up elements of a tablet, Chromecast, and the Echo Cube. But its creators hope that a finely tuned knowledge of content will help it compete against streaming box giants....
21:17, 08/02/2019

You need this one product to keep your furry friend safe The worst part about having a dog is leaving them home alone when you go to work. With Furbo, you can keep an eye on them all day long!       ...
14:34, 08/22/2019

Impossible Foods' next product is sausage After three years of selling convincing plant-based burgers, Impossible Foods is on the verge of releasing its next product: sausage. We first learned about and tried the product during a trip to Impossible's headquarters in Redwood City, CA --...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Privacy is Apple’s most premium product Apple announced a bunch of cool stuff at its developer conference yesterday: a new Mac pro, iOS 13 with dark mode, a new photos app, and iPadOS with USB stick support. However, Apple was selling another feature to all of us – privacy. No, it wasn’t j...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Gwen Stefani Always Has This 1 Beauty Product in Her Bag We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:17, 06/14/2019

The Only Product You Need To Save Your ‘Pit Stained Shirts There are all kinds of ways to prevent pit stains — those yellow, cardboard-feeling stains that befoul many of our most beloved shirts — from happening (“switch deodorant!”), or to mitigate them before they reach the cardboard stage (“use a stain pre...
04:34, 09/12/2019

Understand Whether You Should Focus on the Process or the Product When I was in college, I had an adviser who kept telling me to focus on the process, not the product. I wasn’t very good at following that advice, in part because I didn’t really understand what it meant....
05:17, 07/31/2019

Are the 'Stranger Things' Product Tie-Ins Out of Control? To promote the third season of ‘Stranger Things,’ Netflix lined up roughly 70 collaborative tie-ins. While critics wonder if the marketing machine has gone too far, true fans just want their ‘Hawkins High’ Nikes....
09:52, 07/06/2019

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has had her punishment overturned....
22:17, 07/19/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
20:51, 04/28/2019

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having facial hair. The bill amends the state’s Human Rights Law clarifying that employers cannot ̶...
00:00, 08/10/2019

Amnesty International calls on South Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers Amnesty International on Thursday called on South Korea to decriminalize same-sex relationships for men in the military, warning current laws fuel violence, discrimination and stigmatization against gay soldiers....
05:17, 07/11/2019

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, discrimination lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Muslim detective can pursue $7M discrimination suit against city: judge A Manhattan federal court judge has ruled that a Muslim former member of Mayor de Blasio’s protective detail can continue his lawsuit against the city for failing to promote him, according to documents obtained by The Post. Detective Abdelim “A...
00:17, 08/17/2019

Goldman Sachs sued by gay ex-senior employee over discrimination claims William Littleton claims he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and subjected to homophobic retaliationBanking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discrimi...
01:17, 06/06/2019

Longest-running housing discrimination case outlives judge HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit worked until his recent death at age 96. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housing discrimination lawsuit in the United States. Hamtramck, a tiny Detroit-area city, must provide ...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 25-year-old Rogers State Prison corrections officer...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Many minorities avoid seeking credit due to generations of discrimination. Why that keeps them back Decades of discrimination by the federal government and America's financial institutions has induced an almost trauma-like response in many people of color, particularly African Americans, making them less likely to seek credit....
16:17, 09/01/2019

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
04:17, 07/03/2019

House Democrats Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination ‘Equality Act’ (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protectio...
01:00, 05/18/2019

London broker wins sexual discrimination lawsuit against BNP Paribas A female BNP Paribas broker, whose boss repeatedly brushed aside her questions by saying "not now, Stacey," has won a sexual discrimination and victimisation lawsuit in a London employment tribunal....
22:34, 09/11/2019

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club....
03:34, 05/19/2019

For trans people, birth certificate battle is a fight against discrimination After years of resistance, Kansas will finally change its anti-transgender birth certificate policy – and it will be life-altering for many trans peopleLuc Bensimon’s mother knew early in her child’s life that he would struggle. For a start, he was b...
10:51, 07/26/2019

Google Employees Say Their Careers Were Stymied After Reporting Harassment and Discrimination Last fall, news emerged that Google had issued massive payouts to executives accused of workplace sexual harassment, which prompted 20,000 employees to walkout in protest—an effort to push the company to do better. Now, nearly a year later, the degr...
05:34, 09/10/2019

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
20:51, 06/11/2019

Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos amid discrimination concerns Air New Zealand said on Monday it was ending a longstanding ban on staff having visible tattoos after facing criticism that the policy discriminated against Māori employees....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Jury weighs discrimination case of renowned California chef SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A three-week pregnancy discrimination trial against celebrity chef Thomas Keller and his acclaimed New York and Napa Valley restaurants is coming to a close. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that lawyers finish...
03:51, 06/26/2019

Amazon wants to be the tech product of our homes: Recode's Del Rey Jason Del Rey, senior correspondent for Recode, and CNBC's Diana Olick join "The Exchange" team to discuss Amazon, the new Realogy partnership and the company's growth....
23:34, 07/23/2019

‘I’m sorry their child is using the product’: Juul CEO apologizes to parents Speaking to CNBC on a factory tour for a new documentary about vaping, Juul chief executive Kevin Burns was asked what he would say to a parent of a teenager who had been using his product....
19:51, 07/16/2019

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for AI chest X-ray product Israel's Zebra Medical Vision said on Monday it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its artificial intelligence-based chest X-ray triage product....
11:51, 05/13/2019

Non-existent Apple product is third most recognized in its class With the Apple iPhone struggling like it never has done before, does the tech giant have anything up its sleeve to be its next big thing? For years, there have been rumors that the company is working on AR smartglasses that at least one analyst expec...
20:51, 05/26/2019

11 things to remember when testing your product before launch day Rolling out new hardware and software can be a stressful time for any business. You are excited about the new experience for your customers but nervous about any issues that could arise. In order to prepare, you need to test, test and test again to e...
11:34, 06/28/2019

An exclusive bitcoin ETF-like product just hit the market—here's how it works A bitcoin-based fund from VanEck and SolidX is now available to "qualified" investors, and it could be a first step toward the long-awaited prospect of fully tradeable cryptocurrency ETFs, experts say....
00:34, 09/13/2019

Manage the product inventory in your TomatoCart installation In this TomatoCart tutorial, learn how to add tax codes and zones, manage product categories, add products, and change banner images in the ecommerce solution....
01:00, 04/29/2019

OnePlus just revealed some specs of its next major product Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has been making phones for quite a few years now, but it’s 2019 the year that marks several meaningful milestones for the company. This was the first time when OnePlus released a series of phones in the first ha...
19:51, 08/23/2019

7 things I learned during my first acquisition as a product manager It was 10 minutes to midnight when my phone buzzed with an unusual notification — a meeting request with our CEO and one of our biggest corporate clients.Read More...
02:51, 08/26/2019

Huawei unveiled its first HarmonyOS product, and it’s not the Mate 30 Pro Huawei a few days ago unveiled its first mobile operating system, called HongmengOS in China and HarmonyOS everywhere else. At the time, the company revealed the first HarmonyOS product would be unveiled later this year, powering “screen produc...
16:03, 08/12/2019

OnePlus TV will be a 'unique' Android TV, according to product listings Watch out, television audiences: it looks like the OnePlus TV is finally on its way, with a number of model sizes having been listed by the official Bluetooth SIG website.We now know that the OnePlus TV will ship in 43-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-...
12:51, 08/08/2019

Amazon slammed over product safety issues Amazon could be committing "widespread deception" by selling thousands of products without any warnings despite goods having been deemed unsafe, according to a top consumer protection regulator....
17:17, 08/27/2019

FDA approves sale of new electronic tobacco product A new electronic tobacco device has been given the green light to enter the U.S. market, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, adding that this does not mean it is either safe or FDA approved....
05:34, 05/01/2019

Amazon ripped over product safety concerns Despite internal policies to protect customers, the ecommerce giant listed thousands of items deemed unsafe by federal agencies, deceptively labeled or banned by regulators, according to a Wall Street Journal report....
00:17, 08/24/2019

Apple's Newest Luxury Product Is Privacy Apple wants to sell you all kinds of new services: music, magazines, a TV show about the Russians landing on the Moon first. But with the announcement of iOS 13, it looks like the company is turning one of its classic features into a service all its ...
18:34, 06/04/2019

Apple already the No. 3 smartglasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
18:34, 05/24/2019

Pinterest rolls out improved product recommendations Pinterest has begun rolling out improved recommendations underneath Product Pins, alongside home hub packages that highlight brands and styles.Read More...
16:51, 07/30/2019

Is insufficient data Germany's biggest hurdle to tackling workplace discrimination? Germany has become more diverse in recent years. But diversity and inequality data is hard to come by. And when it's available it often lacks complexity, experts say. A look at the current situation and what it means....
21:51, 08/23/2019

College basketball coach cleared of discrimination claims in dreadlocks dispute An internal review did not substantiate allegations of racial discrimination against an Arkansas college basketball coach by a former player who said he was booted from the team because of his dreadlocks, university officials said. Tyler Williams, a ...
18:34, 09/12/2019

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
17:00, 06/02/2019

Former Arizona state Senate staffer wins $1 million discrimination lawsuit The lawsuit referenced then-Senate minority leader and current Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, one of Arizona's highest ranking Democrats.        ...
22:00, 07/21/2019

Biden unveils plan to end racial discrimination in U.S. criminal justice system Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced....
12:34, 07/23/2019

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black.        ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Meek Mill gets apology from Las Vegas hotel, drops plans to sue over discrimination Rapper Meek Mill has dropped his plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas after the hotel admitted it was wrong to deny him entry last weekend.        ...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Black man sues American Airlines for discrimination after he was removed from plane over dog allergy A black man is suing American Airlines for discrimination after he says he was removed from first class over his allergy to a fellow passenger’s support dog.       ...
20:00, 09/04/2019

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
23:17, 06/11/2019

'We can't reach the women who need us': the LGBT YouTubers suing the tech giant for discrimination The platform made stars of Bria Kam and Chrissy Chambers. But now the duo, along with other gay content creators, say they are losing their voice and their living because of the unfair way an algorithm works‘It happened again today,” Bria Kam tells m...
02:17, 08/15/2019

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual discrimination....
09:00, 06/04/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s New Plan Would Make It Harder to Prove Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development, which is run by Ben Carson—aka the Clarence Thomas of the Trump administration—is finishing off Carson’s mission of completely destroying the department before he leaves his post in 2020....
18:34, 08/20/2019

California poised to be first state to ban race-based discrimination against natural hair The bill prohibits the enforcement of grooming policies, which disproportionately affect black natural hair, such as locks, cornrows and afros.        ...
22:17, 06/28/2019

Cigarettes and supplements are among the 42 most outrageous product claims of all time Cigarette makers and food companies are among firms responsible for some of the most misleading product claims, based on a 24/7 Wall St. assessment.        ...
14:17, 05/30/2019

TiVo plans to split its product and licensing divisions TiVo, one of the early makers of DVRs, has been on the hunt for potential buyers. The company announced it is splitting its product and intellectual property licensing divisions on Friday, perhaps in hopes of becoming more attractive to buyers. It ho...
03:00, 05/11/2019

The best product-free makeup removers | Sali Hughes Erasers, mitts, reusable pads – it is perfectly possible to cleanse your face of cosmetics without using lotions and potionsCan you sufficiently remove makeup without product? Many cleansing-cloth devotees believe you can. The idea is that a specific...
16:34, 09/07/2019

Cowboy recruits Sunrise co-founder Jeremy Le Van as VP of Product Electric-bike maker Cowboy has recruited a well-known name when it comes to mobile app design. Jeremy Le Van co-founded Sunrise, a well-designed calendar app that was acquired by Microsoft back in 2015. Le Van will become VP of Product and lead the d...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Ferrari advances product offensive with two new folding hardtops The F8 Spider is the roadster version of the F8 Tributo eight-cylinder turbocharged mid-engine coupe unveiled in Geneva this year. The 812 GTS is the convertible version of the 12-cylinder front-engine 812 Superfast....
05:34, 09/10/2019

Consumer Product Safety Commission chairwoman stepping down Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairwoman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is withdrawing her nomination to continue running the agency.       ...
01:51, 06/19/2019

5 hospitalized after cleaning product spill at Tyson plant SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Several employees have been sent to a hospital after a cleaning agent was spilled at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in northwest Arkansas. A Tyson spokesman said five employees were sent to the hospital on Tuesday morning after t...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Apple already the No. 3 smart glasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
03:34, 05/30/2019

Udacity launches nontechnical AI product manager nanodegree Udacity is launching a nontechnical AI course for product managers to learn how to add AI to their products and use AI to identify opportunities.Read More...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Walmart, Target quietly exploring CBD product lines Big-box retailers aren’t selling CBD yet, but they’re busy getting ready for the day when they can. The Post has learned that top executives at major chains such as Walmart and Target have been quietly meeting with makers of drinks, gummy bears, topi...
08:17, 05/13/2019

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, based on head CT scans....
18:00, 06/17/2019

Temenos acquires Kony for its digital banking product The Switzerland-based banking software company is aiming to step up its presence in the US, where addressable market for digital front office banking software is $9 billion....
04:17, 08/29/2019

Christian Horner: ‘The F1 product is fundamentally wrong and needs addressing’ Red Bull’s team principal feels that last week’s French Grand Prix was one of the most boring he has ever been involved inSimple, straight answers are often rare in Formula One, so the honest and the heartfelt stand out immediately. As the Red Bull t...
20:34, 06/28/2019

More details about Samsung’s most exciting new product of the summer just leaked The Galaxy Note 10 is only a few days away, but the new flagship smartphone might not be the most exciting new product that Samsung unveils this summer. An avalanche of leaks have painted a clear picture so far: Samsung has been working on a device r...
12:51, 07/30/2019

Uber cuts 435 jobs in its product and engineering teams Uber is still bleeding cash, and that's unfortunately contributing to job cuts. The ridesharing firm has laid off 435 employees in its product and engineering groups, or about 8 percent of the two divisions. The company isn't shy about th...
01:00, 09/11/2019

Buyer beware, these are the 43 most outrageous product claims of all time Cigarette makers and food companies are among firms responsible for some of the most misleading product claims, based on a 24/7 Wall St. assessment.        ...
02:34, 05/12/2019

Apple’s Mac Pro Was its Last Big ‘Made in America’ Product. Now it’s Moving to China Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, moving production of what had been its only major device assembled in the U.S., the Wall Street Journal reported. The company will use Quanta Computer Inc. to make the $6,000 desktop computer ...
19:17, 06/28/2019

Priyanka Chopra and Sandra Oh's Hairstylist Shares the 1 Product You Need We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. If......
18:17, 07/18/2019

FORD'S KUMAR GALHOTRA: 'We have a lot of great product this year' Ford President of North America Kumar Galhotra discusses Ford's 10 percent profit margin target, the soon-to-be-revived Bronco and the next-generation F-150....
07:00, 06/02/2019

Cboe Launches New Volatility Product Microsite for ETP Investors CHICAGO – January 2, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, has launched a new microsite designed to educate and inform investors about exchange-traded volatility pro...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Cboe Submits Product Certification for Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – December 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) has filed a product certification with the Commodity Futures T...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Bought a faulty product on Amazon? This could be good news for you There's a lot of stuff on Amazon these days. From its humble beginnings as on online bookstore, the massive retailer has since incorporated all sorts of gadgets, clothing, DVDs, and home and outdoor goods – not to mention a vast media emp...
16:34, 07/04/2019

Official OnePlus 7 Pro product videos pop up hours before announcement With less than six hours to go until the OnePlus 7 Pro makes its international debut, an official marketing video for the flagship smartphone has surfaced online (via Slashleaks) corroborating its entire design.Breaking the 1-minute video down into s...
18:17, 05/14/2019

Close Fucking Call: This Product That Got A New Look Still Has The Same Great Taste There’s nothing more difficult than when a comforting constant in your life is suddenly taken away from you. The resulting vacuum can fill a person with fear, confusion, and pain. This terrifying story of unexpected change thankfully ends well, but i...
21:34, 05/30/2019

Product blitz to test Ford quality gains A renewed focus on improving internal processes helped bring the Ford brand to a third-straight top-five finish in this year's J.D. Power IQS rankings. Can it maintain that level?...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Maserati won't see profits until after product offensive starts in 2020 FCA CEO Mike Manley called Maserati's sales volume "disappointing" and said the third and fourth quarters also will be difficult for the brand before business improves next year....
22:51, 08/06/2019

Southwest Airlines updates family boarding policy after same-sex couple claims discrimination Two men said they were stopped with their three young children and the children's grandmother during family boarding on a flight to Fort Lauderdale.        ...
20:51, 05/08/2019

Former Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant sues team alleging racial discrimination Derrell Coleman, a former Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant, is suing the team and former pitching coach Chris Bosio over alleged racial discrimination....
10:17, 07/28/2019

Hair discrimination is intertwined with racism. Let's follow California, and ban it | Micha Frazer-Carroll At school and at work, black people are routinely castigated for their hairstyles. The US state is showing the UK the way to goAs the beads, in every shape, size and colour, rattled on to the wooden school desk, my deputy headteacher finally understo...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Mississippi Jury Awards $3 Million to Black Strippers in Workplace Discrimination Case A jury in Mississippi has awarded more than $3 million to five black strippers after a federal judge found their working conditions worse than those of their white counterparts....
23:17, 05/18/2019

'We are patriots': More than 140 African American who worked in the Obama administration write an op-ed calling for end to discrimination in the US AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais The Washington Post published an op-ed on Friday, which was authored and co-signed by more than 140 African Americans who served in the Obama administration, exploring the ways in which racism, sexism, homophobia, a...
11:34, 07/27/2019

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Allegations With the integrity of the Philadelphia police department crippled by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, commissioner Richard Ross made the abrupt decision to resign on Tuesday....
16:00, 08/22/2019

Actress Afton Williamson Quits ABC’s The Rookie Over Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment On Set (NEW YORK) — Afton Williamson, co-star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” said she’s quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the show’s first season. In an Insta...
00:17, 08/06/2019

Philadelphia police head resigns amid sexual harassment, discrimination allegations The resignation comes days after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called Richard Ross Jr. the best police commissioner in the U.S.        ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook hires former Vine head for its New Product Experimentation Team Former Vine boss Jason Toff announced he'll be joining Facebook next. In a Twitter post, Toff shared that he'll be leading Facebook's New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team. Revealed last week, the NPE Team will focus on "entirely new ...
23:17, 07/15/2019

UK's Roxi Music plans for new product launches as it steps closer to IPO ROXi Music, the makers of the home-based music streaming device ROXi, said it had chosen investment bank Arden Partners as it prepares for an initial public offering in the fourth quarter of 2019....
02:17, 07/15/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health c...
01:34, 05/23/2019

'The pepper makes the product': inside Sriracha's spicy lawsuit Underwood Ranches supplied the maker of Sriracha with chili peppers for years. When the partnership fell apart, Underwood came out with its own line of sauceFor 28 years, the chili peppers that made Huy Fong Foods’ world-famous Sriracha hot sauce cam...
01:17, 06/06/2019

Apple’s AR glasses might be the first brand new product to launch after Jony Ive’s departure If you’ve been following Apple for a while now, the news that Jony Ive left the company shouldn’t have been a massive shock. Ive has been with Apple for nearly three decades and influenced every product that launched since then, both unde...
16:17, 06/28/2019

Formula sold at Walmart recalled after complaint about 'metal' in product A formula company has issued a voluntary recall for a product sold in Walmart locations nationwide after it received a consumer complaint about metal in the powder....
21:17, 06/24/2019

First American says product defect could have caused customer data exposure U.S. real estate title insurance company First American Financial Corp said on Friday it had learned of a design defect in one of its production applications that had made possible unauthorized access to customer data....
05:17, 05/25/2019

Google shuts down Hire, the product it acquired with Diane Greene Some of the early work on the Google Hire recruiting software happened at Bebop, which Google bought in 2015. Now Hire is going away two years after it was formally announced....
07:51, 08/28/2019

2020 Audi RS6 Avant kickstarts new performance product offensive Most of the bodywork is bespoke. Audi says 0-62mph takes 3.6sec Five hot new Audis will follow in the 591bhp wake of the super estate later this year Audi Sport has revealed the fourth-generation RS6 Avant, which features a 591bhp mild-hybrid twin...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Gas product spills in Houston after collision involving oil tanker and barges A tug pushing two barges collided with a 755-foot oil tanker in the Houston Ship Channel, capsizing one barge and damaging the other one, the US Coast Guard said in a statement....
22:00, 05/11/2019

Giants’ UTEP product Will Hernandez wants to help El Paso after mass shooting Will Hernandez arrived at the University of Texas-El Paso as a 17-year-old and left five years later as an NFL draft pick. “I basically grew up there,” the Giants left guard said. So when Hernandez heard the news about the mass shooting at a Walmart ...
22:17, 08/05/2019

John Hickenlooper forgets what 'GDP' stands for: 'Gross demographic product' Former Colorado Governor and 2020 hopeful John Hickenlooper forgot what "GDP," gross domestic product, stood for while he answered a question at a labor conference on Saturday. ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Tim Cook fumes at report claiming that he seems disinterested in product design Yesterday we passed along a story that was published in The Wall Street Journal that gave an unflattering look at what is happening at Apple. The report basically said that design chief Jony Ive left Apple because CEO Tim Cook is not interested in pr...
15:51, 07/03/2019

Barge and tanker collide, leaking gas product into the Houston Channel A tugboat carrying two barges collided with a 755-foot oil tanker in the Houston Ship Channel on Friday, causing one of the barges to sink and spilling chemicals used to make gasoline....
20:51, 05/11/2019

Mega antivirus sale: Save 50% on any product from Kaspersky this weekend Whether you've just got a brand new laptop, suddenly become intensely security conscious or your antivirus package is coming to an end, we have just found the perfect deal for you. The only catch, you don't have long to get it.Starting toda...
14:17, 06/21/2019

Nissan To Reduce Global Product Lineup By Atleast 10% By 2022 Nissan's global total industry volume remained weak during the quarter, and Nissan's unit sales decreased as the company continued its efforts to normalise sales....
01:51, 08/02/2019

Dollar-Store Chains to Pay $1.2 Million Over Expired-Product Claims Three dollar-store chains reached a collective $1.2 million settlement with the New York attorney general’s office after undercover investigators found expired over-the-counter drugs and obsolete motor oil on store shelves in the state....
21:51, 08/26/2019

Avoid painful thigh chafing with this $20 cult-favorite product We tested the popular Bandelettes to see if they could prevent thigh-chafing. You'll be surprised to see that what we found is not what you'd expect.       ...
17:00, 06/20/2019

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions with recent tests of short-range missiles....
18:00, 05/27/2019

Revenue Analytics raises $11 million to predict product pricing with AI Revenue Analytics, a company developing a commercial price prediction platform for a raft of industries, has raised $11 million in venture capital.Read More...
16:17, 05/16/2019

Sprouts recalls frozen spinach product over Listeria concerns Sprouts Farmers Market is recalling Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach due to concerns of listeria. Courtesy: U.S. Food and Drug Administration PHOENIX – Sprouts Farmers Market of Phoenix, Arizona is recalling Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach that may be contaminated wi...
05:51, 06/19/2019

Deutsche Telekom loses lawsuit over all-you-can-watch video product Deutsche Telekom has lost a legal battle to continue offering an all-you-can-watch mobile video product after a court sided with the German regulator, saying it violated European rules on roaming and network neutrality....
16:51, 07/15/2019

Daimler's Q2 loss triggers more cost-cutting, product review Daimler is battling slower demand in China and the U.S., along with huge costs to develop electric cars and regulatory scrutiny over its diesel emissions....
14:51, 07/24/2019

Fisher-Price recalls another inclined infant sleeper product Fisher-Price has pulled another inclined infant sleeper accessory from the market following the recall of similar products that have been linked to over 30 infant deaths. While no reported deaths or injuries have been related to the Fisher-Price Ultr...
23:17, 06/27/2019

Google listed the wrong number for its product hotline, nobody noticed Not so long ago, Google set up a consultation hotline in case you needed to be convinced why your home needs a smart speaker – or any other smart device. But if you were wondering why nobody was picking up the phone, don’t worry, it wasn’t personal: ...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Frozen breakfast burritos recalled after complaints of rocks in product Customers expecting crispy bacon in their breakfast burrito are being warned about the possibility of a different unexpected crunch after a company received complaints about small rocks in their product....
19:17, 06/17/2019

'The Rookie' star quits ABC show, citing claims of sexual harassment and racial discrimination Actress Afton Williamson, who stars in the ABC drama “The Rookie,” announced Sunday she will not be returning to the show, citing sexual harassment and racial discrimination she allegedly experienced during the making of the first season....
07:51, 08/05/2019

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian discrimination....
19:51, 07/12/2019

White professor sues historically black university for age, race discrimination after 40-year tenure A white professor at a historically black university in Alabama has filed a federal lawsuit against the school Friday for age and racial discrimination after he claims they have denied him the salary he deserves, despite his tenure....
19:34, 07/25/2019

Three Muslim Amazon Workers Allege They Were Unfairly Punished for Raising Workplace Discrimination Concerns Workers for one of Amazon’s Minnesota warehouses filed a federal complaint on Wednesday that alleged workplace religious discrimination as well as retaliation for rallying around a protest effort at the facility late last year.Read more......
02:17, 05/09/2019

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Frida...
01:34, 08/18/2019

Premier League, FA and EFL outline anti-discrimination action plan in letter to sports minister English football's governing bodies have today written to the Government outlining their approach to tackle discrimination in the game, hours after Kick it Out announced a rise in incidents over last season....
19:51, 07/24/2019

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline...
18:34, 05/27/2019

Former clubhouse attendant sues Detroit Tigers, ex-pitching coach alleging racial discrimination A former Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant filed a lawsuit against the club and former pitching coach Chris Bosio Thursday, claiming that “a culture of racism was tolerated by the upper echelons of management."...
08:17, 07/28/2019

White Professor Accuses Historically Black Tuskegee University of Age, Racial Discrimination: 'It's Just Wrong' Here’s something I never thought I’d live to see: a historically black college has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging age and racial discrimination—by a white guy....
00:17, 07/26/2019

Kamala Harris and AOC Introduce Legislation That Protects Formerly Incarcerated People Against Federal Housing Discrimination U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is introducing a bill Wednesday with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) that aims to protect people with criminal records from discriminatory policies in federal housing....
23:17, 07/10/2019

Yankees troll Red Sox with 'New York, New York' after eliminating Boston from AL East contention The Yankees eliminated the Red Sox from AL East contention and celebrated in the clubhouse with Frank Sinatra’s ‘New York, New York.’       ...
17:17, 09/10/2019

Body foundation to cover your veins? Why Kim Kardashian's new product has caused a ruckus The debate over whether makeup empowers or oppresses can’t hide the fact that female imperfection is increasingly unacceptableAs with most things Kim Kardashian does, the reality star’s latest beauty product – an already sold-out Skin Perfecting Body...
19:34, 06/26/2019

Barge leaks gasoline product in Houston Ship Channel after collision A tanker ship collided with two barges in the Houston Ship Channel on Friday afternoon, causing at least one of the vessels to leak a chemical used in the creation of gasoline, officials said....
11:00, 05/11/2019

Bodum sues Starbucks for product disparagement over French press recall Bodum Holding AG sued Starbucks Corp on Friday for alleged product disparagement in connection with the coffee company's recent recall of 230,000 co-branded French presses made from recycled materials....
02:17, 05/11/2019

Dell Is Experimenting With Foldable Display Devices, But Don't Expect a Product Anytime Soon Folding is hot, my friends. Small phones that fold out into big tablets and small laptops that fold out into bigger tablets. First, a whole slew of phone manufacturers showed off folding phones at CES and Mobile World Congress, and last week, Lenovo ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Cheetos lip balm, Google+ and New Coke among the 50 worst product flops of all time Even the best companies swing and miss. Apple, Coke, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Netflix all have entries on the all-time worst product flops.        ...
16:34, 05/27/2019

China launches anti-dumping investigation into synthetic rubber product China's Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday it is launching an anti-dumping investigation imports of a synthetic rubber product from the United States, South Korea and the European Union following a request from major petrochemical producers....
13:00, 06/19/2019

$9 billion Dropbox explains why it's blowing up its product for its biggest redesign in 12 years (DBX) REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach On Tuesday, Dropbox announced that it has made its biggest redesign in its history. Dropbox partnered with Zoom, Slack, and Atlassian for new integrations. On the new Dropbox, users will not only be able to store and share fi...
15:34, 06/12/2019

Ontario government to make product producers responsible for Blue Box program Environment Minister Jeff Yurek says the move will encourage the industry to change how it packages products to cut down on waste that is sent to landfills....
20:51, 08/15/2019

WWDC announcements lend credence to previous rumor about Apple's next big product Even though Apple appears to be focusing on its Services unit, hoping that it can bring in $50 billion in revenue next year, it doesn't mean that the company isn't working on new hardware. In fact, earlier this year Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the t...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Apple's iPhone sales fall 17% in first quarter as flagship product struggles Quarter marked another quarterly decline in profit and revenue as the company struggled to move beyond the iPhoneApple’s iPhone sales fell 17% in the first three months of the year as the company’s flagship product continued to struggle.The tech comp...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Johnsonville recalls nearly 100,000 pounds of sausage after 'green plastic' found in product Nearly 100,000 pounds of Johnsonville Jalapeno Cheddar smoked sausages were recalled after a customer complained about finding hard green plastic in the product....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Panera at Home chicken soup recalled over plastic material in product The company behind Panera Bread’s at Home line has issued a recall for a chicken soup product sold in select states over concerns about plastic material contamination....
22:34, 05/24/2019

Microsoft capitulates and agrees to undo planned partner product-licensing changes Microsoft is not going to eliminate internal use rights for partners who've been using software obtained as part of Microsoft's partner-program benefits to run their businesses, following partner complaints....
17:51, 07/12/2019

Bronco, Mustang-inspired EV to lead Ford's new product line in 2020 For 2020, Ford is introducing out a new Mustang-inspired, all-electric crossover vehicle and bringing back the Ford Bronco SUV, which was discontinued in 1996....
01:17, 08/14/2019

GoPro lifts revenue forecast on new product slate, shares rebound GoPro Inc raised its 2019 revenue forecast on Thursday, as the action camera maker bets on new releases slated for later this year and helping shares reverse course to trade up 5%....
14:17, 08/02/2019

‘Product of the 9/11 generation:’ Generational themes shape Pete Buttigieg’s worldview Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., delivered a foreign policy speech that provided a fuller picture of the Democratic presidential candidate’s political philosophy....
02:00, 06/12/2019

Dealmaster: Amazon discounts almost its entire product lineup for Prime Day 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Prime Day is nearly upon us, and Amazon has already pushed out a bunch of deals on its own devices. Like Prime Days past, Amazon has discounted most of its devices and services in the hopes that more people wil...
03:17, 07/15/2019

HP: Product design must reflect rapid Asian urbanisation, changing demographics Asia's growing population needs to have a bigger voice in the global development of new products, which also will need to cater to the region's increasingly young workforce and change in consumption from transactions to subscriptions....
06:00, 07/12/2019

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?        ...
19:51, 05/14/2019

To survive trade war, some U.S. importers embark on major revamps of product lines When U.S President Donald Trump tweeted in May his intention to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, management at California-based NewAir Appliances knew they needed to do something or their business would be in trouble....
03:17, 07/25/2019

A Giant Factory Rises to Make a Product Filling Up the World: Plastic Royal Dutch Shell’s plant will produce more than a million tons of plastic, in the form of tiny pellets. Many in the Pittsburgh area see it as an economic engine, but others worry about long-term harm....
23:17, 08/12/2019

Twitter Will Eventually Address Edit Button Demand, Product Lead Says Twitter Product Lead Kayvon Beykpour at a press event suggested that users might get a dedicated feature to address user needs like correcting a typo or clarifying their message, but not exactly the......
07:51, 08/15/2019

Somebody Worked Way Too Hard For A 2 Fast 2 Furious Product Placement You Probably Didn't Notice The Fast & Furious movies are ostensibly about a culture of bolting accessories to cars—at least until stuff like this started being the norm—so it’s a natural vehicle for product placements. Some backstory on fitting sponsored parts into one car...
08:19, 09/12/2019

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was ...
04:17, 08/15/2019

White FDNY lieutenant sues department over racial discrimination after being barred from Vulcan Society memorial A white firefighter has sued the FDNY after claiming he was barred from participating in a color guard ceremony honoring deceased members of the Vulcan Society - a fraternal organization of black firefighters....
18:00, 05/19/2019

‘I’m Gonna Be Arrested for Being a Rapper?’—Meek Mill Will Reportedly File a Discrimination Suit Against Las Vegas Hotel Las Vegas is poppin’ with hot ticket residencies lately, such as Cardi B, Drake and Janet Jackson, but, according to Meek Mill, Sin City is also the residency of discrimination against black rappers....
23:00, 05/28/2019

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....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
19:34, 07/06/2019

Guardian's gender pay gap falls to 4.9% Difference in median hourly pay between women and men in editorial is 5.9%Guardian News & Media’s gender pay gap has fallen to 4.9% – calculated by median hourly pay – from 8.4% a year ago, according to figures released by the company on Tuesday.Wome...
21:51, 07/02/2019

Amazon Considers Adding ‘Surveillance as a Service’ to Delivery Drones Because Maybe Every Product Should Monitor Us It’s become abundantly clear that Amazon is interested in incorporating surveillance into many of its products and services—through the internet, in our homes, and from the sky. Read more......
20:17, 06/21/2019

Sprouts recalls frozen cut spinach leaves after listeria bacteria found in product Sprouts Farmers market has voluntarily recalled Frozen Cut Spinach Leaves after Listeria bacteria was found. The product was sent to 19 states.       ...
01:51, 06/19/2019

Fyusion unveils 3D imaging tech for marketers to show off photorealistic product views Fyusion has unveiled a new 3D imaging technology for digital marketers to show off photorealistic views of complex real-world scenes and products.Read More...
09:17, 07/25/2019

USA's formidable women's team is no accident. It's a product of public policy | Moira Donegan Thank title IX for the dominance of our female sports stars. The law has nurtured several generations of women and girlsOn Sunday, USA will play the final of the Women’s World Cup against the Netherlands, and there’s a good chance the Americans will ...
01:00, 07/07/2019

Apple continues expanding into health care by selling its first diabetes product in stores The introduction of the $69.95 monitor is a prime example of how Apple is increasingly breaking into the health space by making the iPhone and Apple Watch a key hub for people's personal health....
14:51, 06/27/2019

Salesforce's Einstein analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
18:17, 06/14/2019

China confirms it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to Trump's new tariffs A spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce says Chinese companies have stopped purchasing U.S. agricultural products in response to President Trump's new 10% tariffs....
02:51, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Bodum sues Starbucks for product disparagement over French press recall Bodum Holding AG sued Starbucks Corp on Friday for alleged product disparagement in connection with the coffee company's recent U.S. and Canadian recall of 263,200 co-branded French presses made from recycled materials....
06:51, 05/11/2019

New online service in Lethbridge brings fresh, local product to residents’ doors Bringing fresh food to the people of Lethbridge is the aim of the new online service, Mocha Local, along with supporting southern Alberta's agriculture sector....
17:17, 07/31/2019

Tyson recalls ready-to-eat chicken fritters after complaints of 'hard plastic' in product Tyson Foods, Inc. has issued a recall for 190,757 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritters that were distributed to foodservice locations nationwide after the company received complaints from schools about hard plastic found in the product...
23:17, 06/10/2019

Suit filed by iTunes users claims that Apple did make its customers the product Ever since the Cambridge Analytica story broke, revealing that 87 million Facebook members had their personal data used without permission, Apple and its CEO Tim Cook have been saying one thing over and over: Apple's customers are not its product. In...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Dashlane cofounder launches Stonly, a platform for creating embeddable product explanations Alexis Fogel, cofounder of Dashlane, launched Stonly to help product teams, customer support staff, and bloggers explain how tools and services work.Read More...
16:51, 07/17/2019

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns amid accusations of sexual harassment, discrimination among 'rank and file,' mayor says Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination within his department, the mayor's office announced. ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist. Simultaneously the second-richest man in the world, and one of its largest charitable contributors,...
07:51, 08/30/2019

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
11:51, 09/05/2019

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 ...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also going in the wrong direction.Read more......
23:34, 06/21/2019

Revealed: the $731,003 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled to the same bonus structure as their men’s counterparts Continue reading......
14:00, 06/28/2019

Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising....
00:51, 08/15/2019

Which US State has narrowed the STEM gender gap the most? While the STEM gender gap is slowly narrowing in parts of the country, women still face an uphill battle to achieve equality in some states. So where should you go to get the best deal?...
14:00, 08/10/2019

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their...
03:34, 06/29/2019

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...
22:34, 05/26/2019

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...
18:17, 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.        ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

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....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Here’s how I’d keep the moon landing ‘gender neutral’ The other day I wrote about my support for purging the word “man” out of the English language when it had to do with anything good. In case I was too subtle, that column was what I call “sartire” — my special blend of sarcasm and satire that comes ou...
07:51, 07/25/2019

Two weeks after debut, Betterment's high-yield savings product takes a haircut Betterment lowers high-interest savings account to 2.41% APY two weeks after debut, highlighting that online banks will reduce rates as the Fed does.       ...
07:00, 08/10/2019

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

Edmonton social enterprise Earth Group unveils new aluminum bottled water product "It's 100 per cent aluminum, 100 per cent recyclable, it takes 95 per cent less energy to recycle than a plastic bottle," Earth Water co-founder Matt Moreau said....
12:34, 09/14/2019

Salesforce launches manufacturing, consumer product goods clouds as it expands industry efforts Salesforce has a blueprint for tailoring its platform to industry specific use cases and is using it with the launch of clouds targeting manufacturing and CPG companies....
18:51, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Restaurant Brands dishes up profit beat on product launches at Burger King Restaurant Brands International Inc's quarterly profit beat analysts' expectations on Friday, as product launches including the plant-based Impossible Whopper drew diners to Burger King, and foreign investments paid off....
14:51, 08/02/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019 will last 48 hours and include a million+ deals and thousands of product launches While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are still many months away, the busiest shopping day of the year for Amazon Prime members is right around the corner. Make that the busiest two days of shopping, as the e-commerce giant is looking to extend the alr...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Purported internal document may confirm Apple’s iPhone 11 product names and iOS 13 release plans We’re now less than a week away from Apple’s most important keynote of the year, the one where all the new iPhones and Apple Watches are unveiled. The iPhone 11 series will have three models that will look a lot like their predecessors, a...
15:34, 09/04/2019

Tobacco giant halts marketing blitz after product was pitched by 21-year-old model – younger than it allows Philip Morris has admitted to having used a 21-year-old model from Russia in its global marketing campaign for a heated tobacco device. Company rules say models should be at least 25 years old....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack States must take urgent action, to “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Friday by a self-declared white supremacist, several ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

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...
06:17, 05/17/2019

Seek More Gender Diversity on Stage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
20:17, 06/18/2019

Semenya loses landmark gender case South African runner Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against proposals to regulate her testosterone levels in what could be a milestone moment for athletics and gender in sport....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Gender Gap Closes When Everyone’s on the Ballot, Study Shows Though white men still dominate the political arena disproportionately, new research shows that when women and people of color are on the ballot, they win just as often....
11:34, 06/24/2019

| Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban Caster Semenya will race in the 800m at the Stanford Diamond League in her first outing over the distance since she launched a legal battle against the IAAF....
15:51, 06/20/2019

Samoa's 'third gender' delicately balances sex and religion Keyonce Lee Hang is busy finishing preparations for the to'ona'i, a traditional lunch served after Sunday church in Samoa, and attending to her elderly, bed-ridden grandmother....
03:17, 07/31/2019

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...
05:17, 05/10/2019

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....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before fertilisation....
19:51, 08/14/2019

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......
19:34, 04/28/2019

Airport Body Scanners Have a Gender Problem Airport security is famously dehumanizing, and reports reveal that for transgender travelers, this can be an especially intrusive and traumatizing experience given the current status of screening. From January 2016 through April 2019, nearly 300 civi...
02:17, 08/27/2019

In an All-Gender Cabin, Summer Campers ‘Don’t Have to Hide’ For gender-nonconforming campers, a new all-gender cabin at Camp Tawonga was a rare respite from the outside world, where bullying and the feeling of not fitting in can make growing up difficult....
01:34, 08/23/2019

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reve...
01:51, 07/08/2019

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banne...
06:17, 08/14/2019

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."...
21:34, 05/15/2019

Sperm separation method may allow gender selection in IVF Technique is based on differences in movement of sperm with X chromosome and Y chromosomeA new sperm separation technique may one day allow prospective parents undergoing IVF to choose whether they have a boy or a girl before fertilisation takes plac...
06:51, 08/14/2019

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."...
13:00, 06/11/2019

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 ...
01:17, 06/12/2019

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
13:17, 07/27/2019

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?...
10:34, 05/23/2019

How likely are you live to 90? Depends on your gender and body size Living to the ripe old age of 90 may depend on your body size -- both height and weight -- as well as your level of physical activity, and seems to influence a woman's lifespan more than it does a man's, according to a new study published Monday in t...
15:17, 08/09/2019

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th     &#...
13:51, 07/08/2019

Arizona regents settle $2M lawsuit over gender pay gap TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discrimination. Both parties announced in a joint statement Wednesday that the matter was “mutually resol...
02:51, 07/25/2019

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
13:51, 08/14/2019

Yet another gender reveal has ended in flames and misery Gender reveals are one of the stupidest inventions of the modern world. Before a kid is even born, parents decide to announce their sex by creating elaborate ways to have pink or blue stuff fly out of things so it can be shared on social media. Retro...
19:34, 07/10/2019

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...
16:34, 06/14/2019

UN sees progress in fight against tobacco, warns more action needed to help people quit deadly product Progress is being made in the battle against the global tobacco epidemic, but more action is needed to help people quit the deadly products, according to a new report from the UN World Health Organization (WHO).  ...
01:34, 07/27/2019

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."        ...
22:17, 06/14/2019

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting police officers....
07:51, 06/13/2019

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity in media could happen overnight if screenwriters simply opted for female characters instead of male ones. Davis joined fellow actor Mayim Bialik at AT&T’s S...
07:17, 06/23/2019

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...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
17:34, 06/21/2019

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....
13:17, 05/20/2019

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy on the way — suddenly burst into flames after the daring stunt went awry last year in rural No...
03:51, 07/10/2019

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses help bring their status out of the shadows....
06:17, 08/16/2019

| Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021 The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the shooting for a few weeks and intended to target classmates who made fun of his gender identity. The comments by...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm ...
00:00, 06/15/2019

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"....
19:17, 06/10/2019

Officials question use of city firetruck at gender reveal COLUMBUS, Miss. — Officials of Columbus, Mississippi, are questioning the use of city equipment at private events after a firetruck was used at a gender reveal party to spray pink water into the air. The Commercial Dispatch reports city councilmen St...
14:51, 05/17/2019

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexuality and raceLola Flash’s [sur]passing is at Autograph, London until 17 August Continue reading......
12:00, 07/22/2019

Memorable Baseball “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park TUCSON – A Tucson couple had a creative and memorable “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park by combining the family’s love for baseball.  Freddy Valdez III swung a bat into a pinata full of confetti.  (If pink confetti came out, his so...
13:51, 08/19/2019

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 international platform to achieve women's...
04:17, 05/07/2019

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....
20:51, 05/15/2019

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...
20:51, 05/07/2019

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...
12:51, 05/20/2019

‘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 ...
21:51, 05/09/2019

| 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....
04:34, 05/17/2019

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...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Hollywood Diversifies After Rebuke Over Racial and Gender Inequality Major Hollywood studios, stung by recent criticism about racial and gender inequality across the film industry, have been implementing measures aimed at elevating talent from underrepresented backgrounds....
02:17, 08/28/2019

Geena Davis says Hollywood gender imbalance an 'embarrassment' The under-representation of women in Hollywood behind the camera is an "embarrassment", American actor and activist Geena Davis said at France's Deauville Film Festival....
23:34, 09/11/2019

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."        ...
16:34, 06/17/2019

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 ...
14:51, 05/03/2019

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
13:34, 08/11/2019

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...
11:17, 05/12/2019

California's Newsom says gender must be a part of national gun debate California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said Monday that gender must be a part of the national discussion on how to reduce gun violence since most culprits in mass shootings are male....
16:17, 08/06/2019

USA star Rapinoe talks about gender equity and World Cup LYON, FRANCE – Team USA has taken home another Women’s World Cup title and star Megan Rapinoe is sound off about gender equity in the professional soccer world. Here’s more: ...
05:17, 07/08/2019

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...
21:51, 05/26/2019

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)        ...
04:51, 05/21/2019

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...
02:17, 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....
22:17, 05/01/2019

No More Manholes in Berkeley as City Writes Gender Out of Codes Berkeley’s City Council this week voted to purge gender pronouns from its municipal code. He or she will be banished in favor of they, even if referring to one person....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
11:51, 07/08/2019

Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them British singer Sam Smith on Friday asked to be referred to by the gender neutral pronouns they/them, citing "a lifetime of being at war with my gender."...
04:51, 09/14/2019

Ads from Mondelez and Volkswagen are the first to be banned under new UK gender stereotyping rules The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) introduced the sexism rules in June after research and a consultation with the ad industry. The UN's Unstereotype Alliance welcomed the news....
01:17, 08/16/2019

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an English gender-neutral singular pronoun. From thon, ip and hiser to hem, ons and lers, the discarded t...
23:51, 08/05/2019

Analysis: How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
14:51, 07/02/2019

CBOE S&P 500 Implied Correlation Index Wins "Best Innovation by an Exchange in Product Design" from Futures and Options World CHICAGO, December 8, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that it has been awarded "Best Innovation by an Exchange in the Field of Product Design - North America" for its CBOE S&P 500 Implied Correlation Index from Futures...
20:51, 05/02/2019

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted "proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove" the proposed rule ...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Gender and racial diversity on the up in blockbuster films, study finds Survey finds more inclusivity in casting – but not behind the camera – while LGBTQ and disabled people remain marginalisedThere were more leading roles for women and people of colour in blockbusters in 2018 than any previous year, according to a new ...
23:00, 09/04/2019

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....
08:00, 05/13/2019

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! ...
16:51, 05/18/2019

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
21:51, 08/24/2019

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, ...
05:51, 08/15/2019

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...
13:51, 05/08/2019

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....
12:00, 05/01/2019