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New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices

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

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."...
15:16, 05/15/2019

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...
12:32, 06/19/2019

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"....
07:00, 06/05/2019

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....
15:16, 05/30/2019

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....
11:48, 06/18/2019

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....
05:00, 06/13/2019

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....
15:00, 05/29/2019

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 ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

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....
11:16, 05/17/2019

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....
19:32, 05/21/2019

The Latest: ACLU petition aims to stop Missouri abortion law ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the possible closure of Missouri’s only abortion clinic (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The ACLU of Missouri is seeking a statewide vote on a new law that will ban most abortions starting at eight weeks of pregnancy...
10:32, 05/28/2019

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...
09:16, 05/02/2019

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 ...
13:00, 06/19/2019

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...
00:16, 05/16/2019

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....
17:32, 05/16/2019

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....
13:32, 05/08/2019

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.       ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

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....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Sex Workers in New York Want the Cops to Stop Preying on Them; Proposed Legislation Could Make That a Reality ALBANY, N.Y.—TS Barbii 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, ...
15:48, 05/08/2019

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....
07:00, 06/12/2019

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day duties of running America’s largest city. He is so disinterested in the city, in fact, that he has de...
21:32, 06/03/2019

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....
19:00, 05/16/2019

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...
22:32, 05/28/2019

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.        ...
16:48, 05/30/2019

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...
11:16, 05/17/2019

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...
13:00, 05/02/2019

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...
06:00, 05/16/2019

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...
22:16, 06/10/2019

The Latest: New York Senate approves double jeopardy bill ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York state Senate voting to allow congressional investigators to access President Donald Trump’s state tax returns (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Members of the New York state Senate have approved legisla...
11:16, 05/08/2019

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....
04:32, 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....
21:16, 05/23/2019

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......
21:00, 06/17/2019

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.        ...
20:16, 05/27/2019

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....
01:00, 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....
19:16, 05/22/2019

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...
15:48, 05/22/2019

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....
06:48, 06/18/2019

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....
11:48, 05/16/2019

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....
18:16, 05/03/2019

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....
16:48, 05/22/2019

Eric Trump clashes with Bill De Blasio on Twitter over New York City, Green New Deal Eric Trump and Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio had a nasty spat on Twitter following the mayor's Green New Deal rally he held in the lobby of Trump Tower. ...
16:48, 05/14/2019

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......
12:16, 05/22/2019

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....
14:00, 06/04/2019

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....
09:16, 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....
02:32, 06/04/2019

'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...
08:48, 05/22/2019

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....
00:48, 05/30/2019

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....
18:16, 05/29/2019

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....
17:32, 04/28/2019

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)       ...
05:32, 06/04/2019

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...
21:32, 06/11/2019

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...
14:48, 06/03/2019

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)        ...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Labour investigated over alleged discrimination against Jews An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission....
04:00, 05/28/2019

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....
11:16, 05/24/2019

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...
16:16, 05/26/2019

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....
10:32, 06/19/2019

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....
11:00, 05/30/2019

Job seekers in one 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...
15:00, 06/19/2019

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...
03:48, 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...
08:48, 05/18/2019

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...
20:48, 06/05/2019

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....
14:16, 04/28/2019

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....
09:48, 04/28/2019

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...
18:16, 05/03/2019

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....
15:32, 05/30/2019

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...
12:48, 05/03/2019

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....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Discrimination complaints target Michigan police department GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Civil Rights office is investigating 23 complaints accusing the Grand Rapids Police Department of discrimination. The office said Tuesday that more than 80 people spoke about their interactions with police ...
14:32, 05/07/2019

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...
19:48, 06/03/2019

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...
14:32, 06/13/2019

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.        ...
04:00, 05/11/2019

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......
05:32, 06/14/2019

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 --...
09:32, 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...
04:32, 06/04/2019

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...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Pakistan's Ahmadi community faces growing discrimination, report says Pakistan's Ahmadi community faces growing institutionalized discrimination fanned by last year's election campaign by Prime Minister Imran Khan, the minority movement said in a report issued on Monday....
04:48, 05/06/2019

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...
18:16, 05/17/2019

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 ...
09:00, 05/05/2019

'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....
15:48, 05/30/2019

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....
19:48, 05/18/2019

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....
01:00, 06/10/2019

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...
14:16, 04/28/2019

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....
11:32, 06/11/2019

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....
11:48, 05/24/2019

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....
01:16, 05/01/2019

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 ...
09:00, 06/04/2019

FORD'S 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....
07:16, 06/02/2019

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...
10:16, 05/26/2019

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....
10:00, 04/28/2019

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....
02:00, 05/13/2019

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.        ...
18:48, 05/31/2019

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....
13:48, 06/11/2019

#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....
00:48, 06/04/2019

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.        ...
13:48, 05/28/2019

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......
13:00, 06/02/2019

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.       ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

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...
00:48, 05/11/2019

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....
14:00, 05/29/2019

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...
07:16, 05/14/2019

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.        ...
07:16, 05/11/2019

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...
20:00, 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...
12:32, 06/18/2019

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...
19:32, 06/18/2019

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...
06:32, 05/01/2019

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....
23:48, 06/01/2019

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...
06:32, 05/01/2019

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....
09:00, 06/17/2019

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...
21:48, 05/12/2019

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.        ...
07:16, 05/30/2019

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....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Supreme Court Will Hear Byron Allen's Racial Discrimination Suit Against Comcast If you’re suing a person or company for racial discrimination, do you need to prove that race was the sole factor for the discrimination, or merely a contributing factor? That’s the legal decision the Supreme Court will soon decide....
07:00, 06/11/2019

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.        ...
16:48, 05/08/2019

Shashi Tharoor Explains How BJP Capitalised "Product Modi" To Win Polls Asserting that people did not vote for their economic self-interest in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor says the BJP decided early that its "product" was Prime Minister Narendra......
04:32, 05/29/2019

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. ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

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....
10:16, 06/17/2019

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...
07:32, 05/16/2019

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....
11:00, 05/27/2019

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...
12:48, 06/18/2019

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....
09:16, 05/11/2019

'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...
17:32, 06/05/2019

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....
14:48, 05/11/2019

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....
19:16, 05/24/2019

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...
14:00, 05/27/2019

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......
15:48, 05/08/2019

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....
19:48, 05/10/2019

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 ...
03:32, 05/21/2019

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....
15:16, 05/10/2019

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....
06:32, 06/19/2019

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....
21:00, 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....
07:48, 05/24/2019

$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...
18:32, 06/11/2019

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.        ...
07:48, 05/27/2019

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...
05:10, 05/01/2019

‘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....
12:48, 06/11/2019

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...
11:32, 06/12/2019

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....
07:00, 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....
10:00, 05/28/2019

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....
13:16, 06/14/2019

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...
09:16, 06/10/2019

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....
21:48, 05/10/2019

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.       ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

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...
18:48, 05/24/2019

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....
20:16, 05/10/2019

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

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 ...
11:16, 04/28/2019

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

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...
23:32, 05/01/2019

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 ...
22:48, 05/01/2019

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 ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

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...
08:00, 05/26/2019

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.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

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...
14:32, 04/28/2019

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....
11:16, 04/28/2019

JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products t...
00:32, 05/02/2019

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."...
13:48, 05/15/2019

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...
09:16, 06/14/2019

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...
02:16, 05/10/2019

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
13:48, 06/18/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its Web site 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, CE...
19:32, 05/16/2019

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?...
07:16, 05/23/2019

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 ...
21:16, 06/11/2019

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."...
09:16, 06/11/2019

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....
00:48, 05/07/2019

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products t...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON (AP) — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

‘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 ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

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."        ...
19:00, 06/16/2019

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...
16:00, 06/15/2019

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....
11:48, 05/01/2019

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"....
09:32, 06/10/2019

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...
14:00, 05/26/2019

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...
15:16, 05/17/2019

| 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....
12:32, 05/16/2019

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."        ...
11:48, 06/14/2019

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...
20:00, 05/06/2019

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...
02:32, 05/12/2019

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...
14:00, 05/22/2019

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 ...
09:00, 05/03/2019

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....
11:48, 05/15/2019

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....
04:32, 06/13/2019

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...
23:16, 05/19/2019

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....
04:00, 05/20/2019

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...
19:00, 05/07/2019

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)        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
09:16, 06/04/2019

Trump Fed pick has a 25-year record of criticizing gender advancement Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, once dismissed the Violence Against Women Act as the "most objectionable pork" in the 1994 crime bill, saying the money would better spent if Americans were forced to...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own ...
10:32, 05/27/2019

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research rel...
20:32, 05/21/2019

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....
20:48, 05/12/2019

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patrol for child predators....
12:48, 06/12/2019

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and has become increasingly relevant....
15:00, 06/19/2019

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
17:16, 05/21/2019

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and one of those women is from the opposition....
09:00, 05/30/2019

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

Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right Spain's new parliament, sworn in on Tuesday, has the largest share of women in any European legislature, no small achievement for a country still reinventing itself four decades after the end of a right-wing, traditionalist dictatorship....
08:32, 05/21/2019

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! ...
02:16, 05/18/2019

FIFA adds new awards categories to provide gender parity ZURICH (AP) — FIFA is introducing gender parity for its awards by adding a women’s goalkeeper category and a female team of the year. The announcement on Monday ensures men and women will be in line for accolades in the same categories at the F...
06:16, 05/06/2019

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
13:48, 05/29/2019

'Hair hasn't got gender': finally hairdressers are charging men the same as women Men’s hair is just as complicated and time-consuming to cut, says one London salon‘We did contemplate doing it slowly, raising it little by little,” says Susannah Richardson. “But then we thought no, we’re doing it completely, for moral reasons. It’s...
10:48, 05/07/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
09:16, 04/30/2019

Viral Ad On #BarbershopGirls Of Uttar Pradesh Smashes Gender Stereotypes Neha and Jyoti took over their father's barber shop in 2014, stepping into a profession dominated by men. Today, their inspirational story has been turned into a viral ad....
04:00, 05/01/2019

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....
04:32, 05/01/2019

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my c...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Adam Silver Calls for More Gender Diversity in N.B.A. Officiating and Coaching In a talk in Washington, the N.B.A. commissioner also said that the Golden State Warriors were “not ideal” for the competitive balance of the league....
16:16, 05/09/2019

Are ‘women in tech’ events helpful or hurtful to gender equality? A tech conference is perhaps one of the very few places where women don’t have to wait in a hellishly long line for the toilets. Countless tech events, like Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, seriously lack female attendance — yet anothe...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the sex of their unborn baby, which will be the couple’s 10th child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, co...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Cannes festival adapts to #MeToo era – but gender issues remain Film event adds family-friendly initiative yet for female directors it looks to be business as usualThis year, the Cannes film festival is rolling out an initiative called Le Ballon Rouge – named after a children’s film by Albert Lamorisse – which of...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
04:32, 05/20/2019

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with f...
18:16, 05/22/2019

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...
06:16, 05/08/2019

MediaTek aims to take on Qualcomm with new 5G chip Taiwan-based chip supplier MediaTek Inc on Wednesday released a new 5G chip for fast, high-end smartphones that aims to take on much larger rival Qualcomm Inc ....
22:48, 05/28/2019

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main European market....
07:32, 06/14/2019

Hypersonic jet aims for London-NY in 90 mins US aviation start-up Hermeus reveals plans for a hypersonic jet that would travel at five times the speed of sound. That could whisk passengers from New York to London in 90 minutes or less....
07:16, 05/21/2019

Beyond Meat Aims for Break-Even 2019 Beyond Meat said quarterly sales more than tripled in the meat-replacement supplier’s first financial report since going public in May, though the company continued to lose money as it ramped up production....
23:48, 06/06/2019

Bank of China aims big in little Sri Lanka BoC has only just opened its first Sri Lankan branch, but already it wants to be the biggest foreign player in the market. In an exclusive interview, Asiamoney sits down with the lender’s senior local bankers to discuss its goals and ambitions....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Abortion ban aims for U.S. Supreme Court, but won’t get there soon Alabama’s virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision....
23:32, 05/15/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Ne...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Julianne Moore believes in 'quotas' for gender parity in movie industry Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quotas....
05:48, 05/16/2019

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she...
17:32, 06/08/2019

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

Nerd parents are throwing ‘Game of Thrones’ gender reveal parties You can’t escape “Game of Thrones” in the subways, at parties, in your cab — and now, it seems, even at gender reveal parties. Online retailer Risen Son Creations, purveyor of hand-crafted gender reveal dragon eggs, reports that its sales have ...
15:32, 05/06/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exploring his sexuality has led to a backlash from re...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead of her because of gender bias. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the jury ruled against Lt. Col...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risksThere are gender-reveal parties, and then there is what just happened in Florida. A video has gone ...
07:16, 06/13/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Canadiens and Canadiennes in uproar as student paper takes stand on gender A publication at the Université du Québec is ceasing to favour masculine over feminine in its language – not everyone is happyThe changes were slight, though Molière probably wouldn’t have approved.Montreal Campus – the student newspaper serving Univ...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders. “Yo this is SPOT ON my mom.” ”Pretty.” ”Are you in ...
14:00, 05/17/2019

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
18:00, 05/22/2019

For trans people, gender-swap photo filters are no mere game NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat’s new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger isn’t necessarily fun and games for transgender people. Some say it reduces their very real and often painful experiences...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for....
00:48, 05/20/2019

Liberals achieve gender parity in new appointments, but minorities left out: docs Documents from the Privy Council Office obtained through the access-to-information law, show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees to federal agencies, boards and organizations were women, slightly above their proportion in the Canadian p...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
09:48, 04/28/2019

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstrate the bone-deep villainy of its protagonist by having her practise archery in her office is the be...
04:16, 05/24/2019

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
05:00, 06/16/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A repor...
07:00, 05/29/2019

CBOE, WisdomTree Win 2017 Sharpe Product Award for Index/ETF Based on CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Strategy CHICAGO – June 29, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced CBOE and WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF), received the Index/ETF Product of the Year Award for the CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUT) and the WisdomT...
07:00, 05/01/2019

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy invasion....
09:48, 06/05/2019

Huawei aims to accelerate AI usage to at least 50% by 2024 At the AI Everything Summit in Dubai this week, Huawei presented a global AI development strategy that aims to help businesses to implement and integrate various AI solutions.A key highlight was Huawei’s Atlas AI computing platform, which cove...
01:32, 05/05/2019

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the "arbitrary ban" on it....
10:32, 05/28/2019

Campaign aims to get people to better prepare for death Initiative comes as survey suggests talking about dying is still an uncomfortable subjectIt comes to us all in the end. But despite the inevitability of death, few of us feel comfortable talking about it and most have made no plans for how we would l...
02:16, 05/11/2019

Wintershall DEA aims to list in second half of 2020 German chemicals group BASF said on Wednesday that its had completed the merger of oil and gas groups Wintershall and DEA and is aiming for a stock market listing of the new company in the second half of 2020....
01:48, 05/01/2019

The web is under attack: This ambitious project aims to save it Misinformation, deliberate blackouts and the worst consequences of big tech are undermining the online world. The Web Foundation thinks it may have a way to fight back....
08:02, 05/15/2019

Daniel Cormier aims for third shot at Jon Jones: 'It's all I want' UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier wants one more shot at Jon Jones before he retires from MMA. Here are comments, plus the best moments from the latest episode of Ariel Helwani's MMA Show....
18:16, 05/06/2019

How Uber Aims To Move Things Around The World Uber's biggest competitor isn't rival ride-hailing service Lyft, analysts say, but Amazon, which moves goods all over the world. It has budding businesses such as freight forwarding, food delivery and......
20:48, 05/09/2019

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with....
17:16, 05/15/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s c...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals See when pregnant celebrities are due including Meghan Markle, Amy Schumer, Jessica Simpson, Snooki, Kate Mara and Danielle Fishel.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particular activiti...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
17:00, 05/17/2019

‘You Have to Open Doors.’ Julianne Moore Says She Backs Quotas for Gender Parity in Film (CANNES, France) — Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quotas. “We will not have gender parity unless everybody is cooperating. W...
13:32, 05/15/2019

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to inform you that the Americans are at it again. After rebooting and ruining a slew of beloved British T...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Body hair: Trim it or treasure it? Unladylike examines the gender politics of shaving For the first eight episodes of CARAVAN, a steamy Weird West adventure, listeners have lived alongside Samir, a queer South Asian man in love with his best friend who tumbled straight into a supernatural canyon. Now, his best friend, Carlyle, takes c...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such a...
22:16, 05/17/2019

Is Snapchat’s viral gender-swap filter problematic or just silly fun? | Arwa Mahdawi I, too, wanted to see male-me, but it’s ironic that an app that encourages you to play with gender has such a binary view of itYou may remember Snapchat. The app used to be hugely popular and then suddenly became irrelevant. Thanks to its viral new g...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M'' or "F."        ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
13:00, 06/01/2019

CBOE Holdings Takes Equity Stake in Eris Exchange Holdings and Companies Announce Strategic Product Partnership CHICAGO, May 23, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Eris Exchange, LLC announced today that CBOE Holdings has made a minority equity investment in its parent, Eris Exchange Holdings, LLC. Eris is a U.S.- based futures exchange group offering...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
23:48, 05/21/2019

Andy Murray Aims For Singles Return This Year Andy Murray will step up his comeback bid from the hip surgery he underwent in January when he competes in the doubles with Feliciano Lopez at Queen's Club next week....
13:32, 06/12/2019

As WeWork's Losses Mount, It Aims to Distance Itself From Uber As WeWork heads toward an initial public offering, its ebullient chief executive believes it shouldn’t be lumped in the same category as massively money-losing companies like Uber and Lyft....
17:32, 05/15/2019

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's new forests minister....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that the U.S. would lose market share in the country if talks failed....
13:48, 06/18/2019

New program aims to house 150 homeless in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Administration has committed $1.5 million annually for the next two years to approach homelessness in the community, the county announced Thursday. According to Pima County, the 2-year pilot program, “Housing First,” will house 1...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era planning....
13:16, 06/05/2019

Google aims for greater transparency on how it ranks news As it has done with several of its products, Google is aiming for greater transparency about a core aspect of its services: news. It opened a website to detail its objectives, principles and approaches to managing news experiences across its various....
09:32, 05/06/2019

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic dialogue to every corner of D.C....
12:16, 06/12/2019

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tu...
19:32, 06/18/2019

The first annual FantasyWood Festival aims to enchant and engage Over Memorial Day weekend, Merriweather Park will be filled with fairies, unicorns, mermaids and monsters. Accept The Quest, and you can become part of the story, too....
15:48, 05/21/2019

Google’s AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker SAN FRANCISCO — When Google launched its now distinctive digital assistant in 2016, it was already in danger of being an also-ran. At the time, Amazon had been selling its Echo smart speaker, powered by its Alexa voice assistant, for more than a year...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Man who bought tuk tuk after 'boozy night' aims for speed record A "fanatical petrol-head" and his "adrenaline junkie" cousin are setting out to break the land speed record for a tuk tuk after buying one during a boozy night on eBay....
09:16, 04/28/2019

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data centres in the UAE, a top company official said.The US software giant, which has been present in the U...
07:00, 06/19/2019

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing Pride, an organization dedicated to promote LGBTQ+ visibility, is determined to change that....
12:32, 06/06/2019

Germany: Hamburg aims to legalize dumpster diving Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants to decriminalize the act and prohibit supermarkets from throwing out food....
09:48, 05/31/2019

Plan Aims to Ease Mortgage-Reporting Rules Small banks and credit unions could get a break on providing mortgage data to the government, reducing the amount of borrower information collected under a law aimed at preventing lending bias....
04:00, 05/03/2019

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
10:32, 05/21/2019

Redfin Aims to Bring E-Commerce to Home Buying Web-focused companies are increasingly competing with traditional brokerages, moving to displace agents from the process of selling a house, and now the other side....
15:48, 05/08/2019

Berchelt eyes Lomachenko, but aims to take care of Vargas first Miguel Berchelt bloodied Francisco Vargas on his way to the WBC junior lightweight title in 2017. He hopes for another great performance in the rematch Saturday night, with a potential Vasiliy Lomachenko fight in the future....
10:00, 05/08/2019

UnitedHealthcare aims to cut maternity care costs with new program UnitedHealthcare Group said on Thursday it had launched a new program to cut maternity costs under which partner hospitals would be paid a fixed rate for care during and after pregnancy, rather than for every service rendered....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Buttigieg aims to find a way to attack Fox without alienating its viewers The South Bend, Ind., mayor is hoping that calling out Trump’s favorite network and how its personalities have misled its viewers may ultimately be more winsome than ignoring Fox viewers altogether....
09:32, 05/20/2019

Indonesia president aims for slimmer government in second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he aims to have a slimmer government in his second term to reduce inefficiencies and accelerate growth....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest ...
19:48, 06/10/2019

Mining magnate aims to be kingmaker after Australian election A billionaire who built his own Jurassic Park and promises a replica Titanic may hold the balance of power in Australia's parliament if his populist campaign wins enough votes in Saturday's general election....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Japanese space startup aims to compete with US rivals A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX...
04:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. House panel aims for May 15 hearing on Boeing 737 MAX -sources The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is tentatively planning a May 15 hearing on the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said o...
13:48, 05/01/2019

The $1599 Naim Mu-so 2 aims to be the ultimate all-in-one wireless speaker High-end audio is catching up to the times. Where once audiophiles might scoff at wireless speakers, now industry stalwarts like Bowers and Wilkins, KEF, and others are exploring the convenience of streaming music and all-in-one systems. But one of t...
17:32, 05/08/2019

Intel's Project Athena aims for more efficient laptops Intel is making a move toward a more power-efficient future with its Project Athena initiative. The company is following up on the project it had announced at CES 2019, which will see Intel offer guidance to equipment and PC component manufacturers t...
16:16, 05/08/2019

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a "very worrisome" threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said Wednesday....
19:00, 06/12/2019

California governor aims to hike security grants California's Democratic governor is vowing to spend $15 million for increased security at "soft targets" like the synagogue where a gunman opened fire over the weekend, killing one worshipper....
21:32, 04/29/2019

Realme 3 Pro aims to shake up the budget smartphone market There's a new Chinese smartphone manufacturer in the UK, as Oppo-owned Realme has launched its first handset here in the form of the Realme 3 Pro.It promises great speed at a low price, with a Snapdragon 710 chipset, 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 10...
05:00, 06/05/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Mexico aims for $7.3 bln tax relief for troubled Pemex by 2021 Mexico's government aims to give tax relief for state oil firm Pemex of 138.7 billion pesos ($7.28 billion) in 2020-2021, according to a Pemex document seen by Reuters on Thursday....
15:48, 05/23/2019

HQ Trivia aims for comeback with new cash prizes and a new host HQ Trivia has hired a new main host, Matt Richards, and this evening (at 6 p.m. Pacific) it is launching its Season 4 theme, "The money is in your hands."Read More...
06:48, 05/21/2019

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
07:48, 06/10/2019

New Red Bull junior O'Ward aims to go "straight" to F1 from IndyCar IndyCar driver Patricio O'Ward admits he is now targeting a move "straight into Formula 1" following his induction into the Red Bull junior programme...
06:16, 05/16/2019

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
06:48, 06/08/2019

HUD Secretary Carson wants to roll back Obama mandate on gender identity at homeless shelters Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson wants to roll back an Obama-era mandate that single-sex homeless shelters funded by his department admit residents based on their stated gender identity instead of their sex at birth, arguing t...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long regarded as a bastion of Roman Catholic family values....
14:48, 06/04/2019

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
22:16, 06/06/2019

Policeman arrested after student uses Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to pose as underage girl Officer Robert Davies is on paid leave after being charged with communicating with a minor to commit a felonyA California student used a “gender swap” filter on Snapchat to pose as an underage girl in a vigilante effort that led to a police officer’s...
14:48, 06/12/2019

North Korea calls John Bolton ‘war monger’ and 'defective human product' over missile comment Bolton told reporters in Tokyo on Saturday that there was “no doubt” that North Korea’s recent launches violated U.N. resolutions,        ...
09:00, 05/27/2019

Livent aims to boost lithium sales to EV sector by 2020 Livent Corp aims to derive more than half of its lithium sales from the electric vehicle industry by next year, a shift for a company that historically has supplied the white metal for use in greases and other industrial products, its chief executive...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Bipartisan Senate plan aims to help more Americans save for retirement Bipartisan lawmakers introduced a new plan Tuesday designed to help more Americans save for retirement -- offering new flexibility and help for low-income citizens who've saved nothing....
12:16, 05/14/2019

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open  After an entire day's play was washed out, organizers at the French Open are optimistic that the four remaining quarterfinal matches will finally be played....
04:32, 06/06/2019

Rihanna's Fenty label aims to rip up fashion industry rules Singer’s new clothing line, on sale this week, has ditched traditions such as catwalk showsA corseted Japanese denim minidress ($810), a cotton canvas blazer belted with a coordinating bumbag ($1,100), oversized sunglasses ($460) and a brass-and-crys...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Bridgestone India Aims to reduce 150,000 tons of CO2 Emission In The Next Two Decades While using solar energy is good for the environment, it also reflects positively in monetary terms. 1MW of solar power results in savings of nearly 59 million rupees worth of electricity expenses in......
06:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that r...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visite...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Quebec provincial leader aims to boost use of hydroelectric power François Legault, premier of Canada's hydroelectricity-reliant Quebec province, on Sunday said he would present a sweeping plan to electrify public transport, and heating and air conditioning by the end of 2019 or the start of 2020....
11:48, 05/26/2019

Campaign Aims to Keep Judge’s Copy of ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ in U.K. The auctioned copy of D.H. Lawrence’s novel was used in perhaps the most famous British obscenity trial of the past century and has been designated a cultural treasure....
07:32, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Restaurant Brands aims for 40,000 outlets globally in 8-10 years Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Wednesday it plans to expand the global presence of all three of its brands to more than 40,000 restaurants, from the current 26,000, over the next decade....
06:16, 05/15/2019

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, up from less than 10% currently....
04:32, 06/18/2019

NASA aims to probe mysterious atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune Nearly 30 years after a NASA spacecraft visited the farthest planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune, the space agency is looking to go back....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Ola Aims To Deploy 10,000 Electric Two And Three-Wheelers In India By March 2020 India's Ride-hailing service provider Ola is reportedly betting big on two and three-wheelers for its electric mobility drive. In fact, the company is expected on deploying 10,000 electric vehicles......
02:48, 05/13/2019

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years, much of it in Mexico....
13:48, 05/22/2019

US legislation aims to thwart China's electric vehicle dominance Senator Lisa Murkowski will introduce legislation to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, part of a plan to offset China's dominance in the space....
09:48, 05/02/2019

China's president aims to expand Belt and Road project China's President Xi Jinping urged more countries Saturday to support his country's Belt and Road project in his remarks at the second forum on the initiative....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Democratic presidential contender Hickenlooper aims to fight monopolies Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a two-time former governor of Colorado, called on Friday for beefing up U.S. anti-trust laws, part of a business-friendly yet progressive agenda he hopes will set him apart among 20 candidates seekin...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory commit...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Klopp pokes fun at finals record as he aims for 7th time lucky "Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is looking to put right a dismal personal record of six straight defeats in finals when his side take on Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday\u0027s Champions League final."...
14:32, 05/31/2019

Boost.ai aims to reshape customer service industry with conversational AI Online customer service is a profession with one of the highest employee turnover rates which poses a big challenge for businesses in that segment. Many organisations have switched to chatbots to automate such work though the results aren’t al...
07:32, 05/01/2019

At $40,000 a bottle, Tokaj winemaker aims to revive royal heritage A Hungarian winemaker in the Tokaj region known for its golden dessert wine is selling a vintage for $40,000 a bottle, hoping to revive the royal heritage of a wine revered by kings and connoisseurs....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Bucharest Open Books Night aims to get Romanians reading Romanians are among the least avid readers in the European Union, but an Open Books Night to promote reading now in its seventh year has proved a big hit....
09:48, 04/28/2019

FedEx aims to boost service, profit more from online shopping FedEx Corp said on Thursday it will begin offering Sunday residential delivery and handoff fewer e-commerce packages to the U.S. Postal Service, as it works to bolster service and wring more profits out of the online shopping boom....
15:16, 05/30/2019

Boeing aims for first flight of 777X in late June: sources Boeing Co is looking to make the first test flight of its 777X twin-aisle jet as soon as late June, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday, slightly later than the planemaker had planned, but still on track for putting the plane in...
19:16, 05/29/2019

Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse aims to be the perfect mouse for gaming and work Microsoft is again revamping the classic IntelliMouse, this time adding features to make it more suitable for gamers.The Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse boasts an upgraded tracking sensor which is more sensitive to let you move and aim with greater precis...
07:16, 05/29/2019

Real estate investor aims to sell $12.5M Manhattan townhouse Tech investor Arthur Becker’s stake in the Cary Tamarkin-designed 10 Sullivan St. — which was around $20 million — keeps paying off. In 2016, Becker had that stake transferred to three adjacent townhouses — Nos. 30, 40 and 50 Sullivan St. Now he’s li...
18:16, 05/08/2019

Airbus startup aims to make satellite imagery easier to use Airbus might just make it easier to use the growing treasure trove of high-res satellite imagery. The aerospace giant has launched a space tech startup, UP42, that promises to make satellite (and drone) image data accessible to individuals and small...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Odell Beckham Jr aims to make Cleveland Browns the 'new Patriots' Wide receiver was recently traded from Giants to BrownsCleveland showing signs of uptick after years in doldrumsOdell Beckham Jr, a player known for his confidence in his abilities, aims to turn the Cleveland Browns into a team to rival the all-conqu...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Google's AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker Even as Google Assistant remains commercially overshadowed by Alexa, it keeps pushing the boundaries of what artificial intelligence can do every day.        ...
04:16, 05/07/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
10:16, 05/10/2019

City aims to can murder-linked trash hauler this week Embattled private trash hauler Flag Container Services will face the music this week over its lucrative contract to provide Sanitation Department with waste carting services that’s potentially worth $37 million, The Post has learned. The company is o...
13:16, 06/09/2019

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday....
07:00, 05/29/2019

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
12:48, 05/30/2019

California OKs new sex education guidance for public school teachers that includes gender identity, LGBT issues. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California OKs new sex education guidance for public school teachers that includes gender identity, LGBT issues....
17:48, 05/08/2019

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: Williams-Sonoma to sell firefighter's 'Shark Tank' product, the CupBoardPro The CupBoardPro, invented by a New York City firefighter, found success after his death. Now it has a big new sales outlet: William Sonoma        ...
12:16, 05/03/2019

Pompeo aims to lift State Dept. morale with 'ethos' statement U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, hoping to boost workforce morale, unveiled an "ethos" statement on Friday that some former officials viewed with skepticism, partly because an early draft had language they saw as an admonition not to leak to the ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Kamala Harris' immigration plan aims to protect migrants, DACA Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has unveiled her plan for immigration, which would use executive authority to guard 6 million undocumented migrants from deportation and offer Dreamers a path to citizens....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Johanna Konta aims to go ‘two steps further’ as she targets French Open title • Konta is in her third semi-final of a grand slam• ‘I will use my experience to deal with the challenge’Johanna Konta, playing the best tennis of her career, is two wins away from being the first British champion at the French Open since Sue Barker ...
13:00, 06/04/2019

UEFA aims to double number of women soccer players by 2024 European soccer's governing body UEFA launched a five-year plan for women's soccer on Friday, aiming to double the number of women and girls playing the sport by 2024....
06:48, 05/23/2019

Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century “Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips’s brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged....
03:48, 05/25/2019

Cloudflare aims to make HTTPS certificates safe from BGP hijacking attacks Enlarge (credit: nternet1.jpg by Rock1997 modified.) Content delivery network Cloudflare is introducing a free service designed to make it harder for browser-trusted HTTPS certificates to fall into the hands of bad guys who exploit Internet weaknes...
12:16, 06/18/2019

Baldur's Gate 3 aims to pay deep respect to 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons During PC Gamer's PC Gaming Show 2019 event at E3 2019, game developer Larian Studios took the stage to share more details about Baldur's Gate 3, the long-awaited sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed PC game series of all time.Stu...
14:16, 06/10/2019

Elmed interconnector aims to bring solar power from the Sahara to Europe The situation in North Africa is increasingly difficult to read, like in Algeria, or even menacing when you look at Libya. But Europe is hoping to energize ties with the difficult region through a renewable energy link....
05:16, 05/24/2019

‘Undoing Whiteness’ yoga class aims to dismantle white supremacy A white Seattle yoga instructor is holding a class geared exclusively towards white people to teach how white supremacy is prevalent in their “body, mind and heart.”...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Curb Anticompetitive Hospital Pricing Contracts Proposed bipartisan draft legislation aims to promote transparency in health-care pricing by protecting consumers from surprise medical bills and boosting competition in the pharmaceutical industry....
10:48, 05/23/2019

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Swiss study aims to find out if carbon dioxide can be locked in rock Swiss scientists are injecting carbon dioxide into rock deep inside a mountain to discover if the gas leaks out or if it can be locked away to stop it contributing to climate change....
03:16, 05/08/2019

McConnell aims to pass disaster aid before Memorial Day amid fresh snags Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on the Senate on Tuesday to pass a disaster aid package before the Memorial Day recess. “We need to get this done,” McConnell (R-Ky.) said at a news conference. “We need to pass it out of the Senate bef...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Blue Origin: Bezos company aims to take people to moon by 2024 The Amazon CEO’s rocket company touts ‘vision of going to space to benefit Earth’The tech billionaires’ space race is heating up.Jeff Bezos’s aerospace company, Blue Origin, aims to take people to the moon by 2024, he announced on Thursday. Continue ...
15:16, 05/09/2019

Kamala Harris aims to regain spotlight in crowded 2020 field WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris is back in the spotlight. The California Democratic senator’s tough questioning of Attorney General William Barr quickly turned into a viral moment that reminded liberals why they envisioned the former prosecutor...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Italy coalition aims to heal its wounds after bitter EU vote race Italy's ruling parties intend to relaunch their coalition after next week's European elections, sources from both parties say, but it may not be easy after attacking each other for weeks during a bitter campaign....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Tech tool aims to predict global water conflicts before they happen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Artificial intelligence can predict where conflicts over scarce water will break out up to a year in advance and allow action to prevent them, researchers said on Friday....
04:48, 06/14/2019

India aims to provide clean water to all rural houses by 2024 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean water....
12:16, 06/15/2019

Exclusive: U.S. legislation aims to thwart China's electric-vehicle 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, part of a plan to offset China's domin...
08:48, 05/02/2019

John Stones aims to feed winning addiction with vibrant England Manchester City man wants new trophy in Nations League and is likely to partner Harry Maguire against NetherlandsJohn Stones says winning trophies is “addictive” but the England defender, who has helped Manchester City claim successive Premier League...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say....
00:32, 06/14/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s New $7 Billion Plan Aims to Support Entrepreneurs of Color People of color only own 18% of businesses with paid employees, despite making up about 40% of the U.S. population, according to the Census Bureau. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, to nobody’s surprise, has a plan to fix that. If elected President, the M...
07:16, 06/14/2019

Hawaii firm aims to mass produce edible seaweed off coast KAILUA, Hawaii — A Hawaii company hopes to build an underwater farm that can produce large quantities of edible seaweed. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Kampachi Farms LLC is working to establish a farm to grow limu more than a mile...
02:48, 06/17/2019

President Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for all of its adv...
14:16, 06/15/2019

As Alabama aims to execute second man in 2 weeks, New Hampshire repeals the death penalty Nearly two months after his first execution attempt was called off at the last minute, Christopher Lee Price is scheduled to die on Thursday.        ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

‘You wake at 4am’: Son Heung-min aims to reward South Korea’s early risers Tottenham forward got up in the night to watch Champions League finals and is set to follow Park Ji-sung by playing in oneSon Heung-min will live the dream on Saturday night when he features for Tottenham in the Champions League final against Liverpo...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credit, spur growth....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Disney aims to thrill 'Star Wars' fans of all kinds at U.S. parks At a new "Star Wars" land at Disneyland Resort in California, Walt Disney Co will let visitors fly the Millennium Falcon and drink blue milk as it aims to satisfy a wide range of the space saga's fans with its most ambitious expansion ever....
04:16, 05/30/2019

Billy Porter Does It Again: The Pose Star Wears Upcycled, Gender Fluid Glamour to the 2019 Peabody Awards If you’re anything like me, you are counting down the days until Pose returns for its second season on FX. But until that happy day arrives, the cast has been giving us no shortage of red carpet drama (see: the Met Gala), most recently at Saturday ni...
07:48, 05/20/2019

College male uses gender-bending Snapchat filter to pose as girl, allegedly lure accused pedophile cop A California police officer was arrested last week after authorities say a college student used a Snapchat gender-altering filter to trick him into thinking he was a 16-year-old girl who'd agreed to meet up for sex....
11:32, 06/12/2019

'Game of Thrones'-Starbucks cup mistake isn't new. Hello, inadvertent product placement. The Game of Thrones-Starbucks cup is buzzing on social media, but gaffs like this are nothing new — and they can drive sales.        ...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you need to know....
09:16, 05/31/2019

$90M lawsuit aims to nail Carranza for false denials of anti-white bias Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s denials of anti-white bias at the Department of Education will be “proven to be lies,” said the lawyer representing three executives in a $90 million suit. “I’m not surprised that he denied it,” Davida Perry said...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund aims to tap debt markets twice this year Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market twice this year, after an overwhelmingly positive response from international investors....
22:48, 04/30/2019

Brooks Koepka aims for US Open history on journey to golf’s upper echelon A third consecutive title is within reach for the man to beat at Pebble Beach after an unconventional route to the topRory McIlroy’s quartet of major triumphs between 2011 and 2014 hinted at separation from the rest of the world’s leading contenders....
06:48, 06/12/2019

Food delivery, freight and logistics: How Uber aims to move things around the world Uber has laid out a strategy to dominate the transportation and logistics market ahead of its hotly anticipated stock market listing. But can it solve the problem of food that is delivered cold?...
15:48, 05/09/2019

CVS aims to open 1,500 health hubs in stores by 2021 amid Aetna deal CVS outlined Tuesday a strategy to accelerate growth amid skepticism from investors over its Aetna merger, including opening 1,500 health hubs in stores by 2021....
23:16, 06/04/2019

CVS aims to open 1,500 health hubs in stories by 2021 amid Aetna deal CVS outlined Tuesday a strategy to accelerate growth amid skepticism from investors over its Aetna merger, including opening 1,500 health hubs in stores by 2021....
12:48, 06/04/2019

Pete Buttigieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for black Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Ellen White aims to fulfil European dreams after Manchester City move • Prolific WSL striker signs from Birmingham• White will link up with close friend Steph Houghton at CityEllen White is “delighted” to have completed a move from Birmingham to Manchester City before she heads to the World Cup with England and believe...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Microsoft aims to win back PC gamers with Xbox Game Pass on PC and Halo on Steam Phil Spencer, executive vice-president of Gaming at Microsoft has admitted that the company has let down PC gamers in the past – and has explained how it's working to right those wrongs.According to Spencer, “We’ve not alway...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
11:00, 06/12/2019

Philippines aims to sell 2.2M pounds of mangoes in June after fruitful harvest: official The Philippines announced a new agriculture program this week that is aimed at selling over 2.2 millions pounds of fresh mangos in the month of June after a fruitful harvest has left the country with a surplus that would otherwise rot....
14:00, 06/11/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegates attending the first-ever “Ending Sexual and Gend...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Mexico vows crackdown on human smugglers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and will crack down on human smugglers after nearly 800 people were found in transport containers headed for the U.S. border, officials said on Monday....
15:32, 06/17/2019

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized dietary guidance, health coaching and biomarker tracking....
04:48, 05/16/2019

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
17:48, 05/16/2019

GOP's Rep. Biggs: Dem lawmaker 'spilled the beans' on Dems' true aims in Barr contempt hearing House Judiciary Committee Member Andy Biggs said Thursday that a Democratic member of that panel "spilled the beans" about Democrats' true intentions when he asked how President Trump could possibly impeached if Congress cannot see the full Mueller r...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Mulvaney aims to install ally atop legislative affairs which could give him more control of agenda Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is looking to install an ally to become the head of legislative affairs as Shahira Knight departs. If a former Mulvaney associate takes over the office, it could give him more control of President Trump's agen...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Eclipse Foundation’s OpenMobility group aims to foster ‘collaboration’ around urban planning and driverless cars The Eclipse Foundation today launched OpenMobility Working Group, which aims to establish a common simulation platform for civil engineering.Read More...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Boxing News at Five: Galahad calls upon the ‘Prince’ to help beat Warrington, Shields aims to become three-weight champ Kid Galahad is seeking inspiration from 'Prince' Naseem Hamed ahead of first world title shot, and Claressa Shields moves to super-welterweight. The post Boxing News at Five: Galahad calls upon the ‘Prince’ to help beat Warrington, Shields aims to be...
10:48, 06/12/2019

Teenager Phil Hanson aims for Le Mans redemption after tiredness ended 24-hour race last year He has co-driven with the likes of Fernando Alonso while his boss, Zak Brown, also heads up McLaren's Formula 1 operation but Phil Hanson is a relative unknown outside of endurance racing circles....
09:48, 06/14/2019

Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bolster athlete safety....
08:48, 05/12/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT ban; UNICEF’s plea for Afghani children; Brazil’s bid to compensate tobacco smokers; Water shortage...
20:32, 05/24/2019

Boxing News at Five: Thurman aims to destroy “bunny rabbit” Pacquiao, Hunter wants to earn Joshua fight, not have it given to him Keith Thurman says the legendary Manny Pacquiao isn't half the man he used to be, and Michael Hunter is happy for Andy Ruiz Jnr to get his Anthony Joshua shot The post Boxing News at Five: Thurman aims to destroy “bunny rabbit” Pacquiao, Hunter wants...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Western Conference Finals Preview: Hungry for Its Own Title, Portland Aims to Dent Golden State’s Dynasty The Trail Blazers have run into the Warriors’ buzz saw in two of the previous three seasons, but led by Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum they believe they can compete....
01:48, 05/14/2019

Vatican rejects gender reassignment as an attempt to 'annihilate nature' The Vatican has condemned gender theory, which allows people to choose or change their gender, as being a "confused concept of freedom" in a new official document....
12:48, 06/10/2019

5 new music releases we love: Whispery lo-fi, gender transition love songs, and Afrobeat vibes There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
01:32, 06/15/2019

Longoria: Cannes going 'in the right direction' over gender parity Walking the red carpet for the Women in Motion event at the Cannes Film Festival, Eva Longoria comments on gender parity at the event and addresses the concerns around French actor Alain Delon receiving an award. (May 20)     ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers Accord is not finalized, and President Trump might not accept it, but deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican troops to border with Guatemala....
15:32, 06/06/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
12:16, 05/02/2019

New educational game aims to hook 'Fortnite' players 'Adventure Academy' is a massively multiplayer online game for elementary and middle school age children.        ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Gas prices rising again CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that it’s the first price ...
16:48, 05/19/2019

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
08:16, 05/08/2019

Gaming school: Age of Learning aims to hook 'Fortnite' generation with new educational app Will parents go on the hook for $9.99 monthly for another game in junior's life? That's the question facing Age of Learning.        ...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender. Whoops! Not what the 'Big Bang' star said he preferred Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Instagram.        ...
15:16, 05/27/2019

'After Parkland' aims to show the human side of David Hogg, gun violence issue The ripple effects of gun violence are explored in the documentary "After Parkland," which follows survivors of last year's mass shooting in Florida.        ...
13:00, 04/28/2019

A student used Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to arrest a cop looking for underage sex The officer faces a charge of contacting a minor to commit a felony, and is currently on paid administrative leave.        ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

US consumer prices edged up 0.1% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May, as inflation was tempered by lower costs for gasoline, electricity and used cars. The Labor Department says that the consumer price index rose 1.8% during the past year. Excluding...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Gas prices continue to rise CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 5 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.97. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that gas prices have spiked 66...
23:16, 05/05/2019

Uber Prices IPO at $45 a Share Uber priced its initial public offering at $45 a share, near the low end of its expected range as the ride-hailing giant grapples with choppy markets and the disappointing debut of its chief rival....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Trump, Oil Prices, and Trendlines To explain the big price move in crude oil, "Tricked" sounds more interesting than "trendline break." Even so -- the real question is, did the market tip its hand before the big move? See the answer for yourself in Chart of the Day....
05:48, 05/01/2019

What to Stock Up On Before Tariffs Cause Prices to Go Up If there’s one message that we’ve heard over and over about the trade war, it’s that life is going to get more expensive. And that could be a reason to do some shopping right now....
11:00, 05/15/2019

LPG Prices Hiked, Here's How Much You Pay For Cooking Gas Now LPG price today: With effect from May 1, non-subsidised LPG prices stood at Rs712.5 per cylinder in Delhi, Rs 738.5 per cylinder in Kolkata, Rs 684.5 per cylinder in Mumbai and Rs728 per cylinder in......
00:32, 05/01/2019

Sainsbury's CEO: We will cut prices on staples Sainsbury's Chief Executive Mike Coupe said the supermarket needed to become more competitive in its prices for staple foods in a fight back after the failure of its merger with rival Asda....
01:16, 05/01/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Legislation aims to lock up parents who don’t lock up their guns ORO VALLEY — “We take it one moment, one hour one day, one week at a time,” Michael Campisi said. “Anything else wouldn’t honor Maverick.” Michael and his wife, Tracey, are coming up on the three-year anniversary o...
23:16, 05/26/2019

Oil Prices Vs. Production: See the “Elephant” Almost Everyone Ignores Many oil traders are often on the wrong side of the trend at major market turns. Why? They base their trading decisions on a faulty premise regarding oil prices and production. Get the insight you need to know....
05:16, 05/01/2019

Prices announced for the new Lexus RC F range News 1 May, 2019 UK prices for the new Lexus RC F coupe have been released , following its debut at the Detroit Motor Show earlier this year...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Apple's prices are now just stupid, and we only have ourselves to blame A Mac Pro that will probably cost $50,000 when fully configured. A display stand that costs $1,000. Smartphones that need multi-year payment plans and trade-ins. Has Apple completely forgotten about buyers on a moderate budget?...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See how we kept subscribers on the right side of this trend, plus the more recent 50 percent rally in crud...
14:32, 05/10/2019

Time to buy!: Luxury car prices have fallen Luxury car brands like Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin and others have experienced price drops since peaking in 2017.        ...
09:32, 06/06/2019

Uber valued at $82.4bn as it prices IPO at $45 per share Loss-making ride-hailing app asking investors to pay $45 per share – at the low end of the range it had set for Wall Street debutUber is seeking a valuation of $82.4bn, less than the $100bn it was hoping for, but still making it one of the largest IP...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Uber prices IPO at $45 a share, at low end of range Uber, in one of the most high-profile U.S. listings since Facebook's IPO seven years ago, raised $8.1 billion in adopting a risk-averse stance with its equity market debut. The IPO comes against a backdrop of turbulent financial markets and the plung...
16:00, 05/09/2019

What's the Real Reason Behind Falling Oil Prices? Is there really a connection between the drop in the stock market and falling oil prices? Our Energy Pro Service editor, Steve Craig, gives ElliottWaveTV some illuminating answers....
05:48, 05/01/2019