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US Naval War College will have first female president

Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfiel...

US Naval War College will have first female president

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US Naval War College gets its 1st woman president A rear admiral who began her career as a helicopter pilot has been named the next president of the US Naval War College, the first woman to fill that role, the secretary of the Navy announced Friday....
02:16, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Naval War College president steps down PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation at the U.S. Naval War College (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The president of the U.S. Naval War College says he is stepping down. The announcement by Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday came afte...
10:16, 06/10/2019

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she’s humbled by her selection as college president and looks forward to serving in that role. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who heads a military...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Virginia man who murdered 2 female college students has stage 4 colon cancer A confessed murderer serving multiple life sentences for the slayings of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and was transferred to a new prison this week to undergo treatment....
08:32, 05/23/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under scrutiny....
17:32, 05/08/2019

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
12:48, 06/15/2019

MEPs to vote on first female EU Commission president The European Parliament will decide later whether or not to block the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the new president of the European Commission....
10:00, 07/16/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
12:48, 05/23/2019

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new head of the European Parliament....
06:32, 07/03/2019

Biden: It would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be “great” to have a female vice president, but he won’t say whether he’d pick Sen. Kamala Harris for the No. 2 spot if he receives his party’s nomination. In an interview...
10:00, 07/05/2019

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said if elected president he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — despite glaring discrepancies in pay in his administration. De Blasio, speaking on CNN before the t...
08:48, 07/10/2019

Anti-graft crusader sworn in as Slovakia's first female president Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken by a journalist's murder last year....
08:32, 06/15/2019

Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European commission president German minister wins narrow backing of MEPs to succeed Jean-Claude JunckerUrsula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European commission’s first female president and the first German in the job for more than 50 years.In a secret ballot, MEPs vote...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission (BRUSSELS) — Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the ...
22:16, 07/16/2019

Estonian interior minister calls first female president 'emotional' Estonia's first female president Kersti Kaljulaid has been criticized by the country's new interior minister for being an "emotionally upset" woman, after she walked out of the swearing-in ceremony of a Cabinet minister facing allegations of domestic...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Estonia minister calls first female president 'emotionally heated woman' Kersti Kaljulaid criticised by far-right minister for leaving swearing-in ceremony of minister accused of domestic violenceEstonia’s new interior minister has called the country’s first female president, Kersti Kaljulaid, an “emotionally heated woman...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Slovakia’s First Female President, Zuzana Caputova, Takes Office in a Divided Country An anticorruption lawyer, she rode a wave of public disgust to victory. But the ex-prime minister’s party remains dominant, and the far right is emboldened....
01:32, 06/15/2019

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the college’s Bicentennial. Roush has been with...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Vermont College of Fine Arts has interim president MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The board of the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier has appointed an interim school president. The Times Argus reports that Leslie Ward will succeed Tom Greene, the school’s founder and president, who announced ea...
09:16, 06/29/2019

El-Erian named new president of Queens' College, University of Cambridge Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz and one of the world's most widely followed economists, was named on Tuesday as the new president of Queens' College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Centre College President Announces Plans To Retire In 2020 DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Centre College’s president has announced his plans to retire next year after more than two decades of leading the Kentucky college. The liberal arts college in Danville says John A. Roush has set a date of June 30, 2020, to...
06:16, 05/28/2019

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its surface, the move seems like a win for women’s sexual health—but it has reignited a debate...
17:32, 06/25/2019

NCAA President Threatens California Schools Over State Bill Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Earlier this year, two California state senators introduced SB 206, much to the chagrin of NCAA bureaucrats. The bill, which is also known as the Fair Pay To Play Act, would allow college athletes to make money off of their own names, images, and lik...
14:00, 06/24/2019

College president condemns upcoming Straight Pride Parade in Boston as a 'perversion' Emerson College President Lee Pelton harshly criticized the event set for Saturday in Boston Parade organizers fired back.        ...
00:32, 08/29/2019

Jermaine Dupri feels female rappers rap "about the same thing," so female rappers set him straight So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri has been instrumental in the progression of hip-hop into the mainstream consciousness, developing and producing for iconic artists like Kriss Cross, Da Brat, Usher, R&B group Xscape, and countless others. Nobody c...
10:32, 07/12/2019

US, Russia blame each other in naval near-collision Washington and Moscow have accused each other of dangerous maneuvers after two warships came within meters of a collision in East Asia. The near miss took place just days after a similar close call between planes....
16:00, 06/07/2019

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old...
23:16, 06/29/2019

Venezuela accused of killing naval officer Security forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro arrested naval officer Rafael Acosta Arevalo last month. Twelve countries from across the Americas have called his reported death an "assassination."...
01:48, 07/01/2019

UK joins US in Strait of Hormuz naval mission Britain says it will join a US-led mission to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz. Germany has rejected joining the mission, which comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
11:48, 08/05/2019

Iranian naval mines likely used in UAE tankers attacks: Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month were the work of "naval mines almost certainly from Iran"....
01:16, 05/29/2019

Bolton says Iranian naval mines likely used in UAE tankers attacks U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month and warned Tehran against new operations....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Venezuelan Naval Officer's Death Provokes Outrage The death of a Venezuelan naval officer who was in custody after being accused of plotting against President Nicolás Maduro has sparked global condemnation, with the Trump administration saying he died as a result of the leftist regime’s efforts to k...
19:32, 07/01/2019

US-ASEAN naval drills kick off in Southeast Asia For the first time, the US will conduct naval exercises with a coalition of Southeast Asian countries amid tensions over territory in the South China Sea. The US said the drills will help "maintain maritime security."...
12:16, 09/02/2019

Iran's naval chief threatens to down more US drones President Trump last week called off military strikes against Iran after the Iranians shot down U.S. surveillance drone, valued at over $100 million, on Thursday.        ...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Navy's Boxer ARG deployed from Naval Base San Diego Three U.S. Navy ships with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Boxer Amphibious Ready Group, with 4,500 service members, departed San Diego Wednesday on regular deployment....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Germany will not join US naval mission in Strait of Hormuz Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Germany will not be taking part in a US-led naval mission to secure oil tanker ships sailing near Iran. The move comes after Washington formally urged Berlin to join the mission....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Cambodian leader denies allowing China naval base Cambodia’s prime minister has denied allowing China to set up a military outpost in the Southeast Asian nation, after a news report alleged that the two nations signed a secret pact allowing Beijing exclusive use of a naval base on the Gulf of Thaila...
05:16, 07/22/2019

Four Countries Challenge Beijing To Naval Drills In The South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a US guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in......
03:48, 05/09/2019

Advanced Helicopter Ops On Day 3 Of Indo-French Naval Exercise "Varuna" The Indian and French navies intensified the level of operations on the final day of Varuna Sea Phase exercise with multi-helicopter operations with cross deck landings....
02:32, 05/10/2019

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation at sea," the US Seventh Fleet said in a statement....
03:32, 05/23/2019

Minister: Cyprus working with France to expand naval base NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ defense minister says French military experts are assisting Cypriot authorities in upgrading a naval port on the east Mediterranean island nation’s southern coast to allow it to receive large warships. Savva...
01:32, 05/16/2019

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Shanahan to Naval Academy grads: ‘Frighten the hell out of our foes' Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan challenged the U.S. Naval Academy's 2019 graduating class to embrace failure, think creatively, and become the vanguard of a new class of officers dedicated to eliminating sexual misconduct in the ranks....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Russia, Ukraine naval dispute lands before sea tribunal in Hamburg Last November, Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships and captured dozens of sailors, sparking outrage in Ukraine. The case is now being heard at a UN sea tribunal in Hamburg, but Russia has vowed not to show....
05:16, 05/10/2019

US urges Japan to join Persian Gulf naval mission The US defense secretary said it's time for Tokyo to "strongly consider" joining the US-led mission. Some US allies have rejected the call, saying a European approach is the only way to tackle the unfolding crisis....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Germany needs clarity before joining Hormuz naval mission: Minister Germany will take a decision on whether to participate in a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz once it has more clarity about the design of such a mission, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said....
08:16, 07/26/2019

India, Singapore Take Part In Naval Drill In South China Sea The Indian Navy conducted military exercised in the South China Sea with its Singapore counterpart today. Navy's two ships-Kolkata and Shakti took part in the bilateral naval exercise with Singapore,......
20:32, 05/19/2019

Naval gazing: the submarine's fathomless rise to screen stardom With Kursk the latest deepwater disaster to be dramatised on screen, we plunge into a history of claustrophobia, creaking hulls and deadly phallic warheadsHot on the heels of HBO’s five-parter about the Chernobyl catastrophe comes another story of a ...
04:48, 06/24/2019

Japan says South Korean naval drills around disputed island must end Japan's foreign ministry said on Sunday that South Korean navy drills around Takeshima island, which is called Dokdo in Korean, were unacceptable and issued a protest demanding an end to the activities....
01:32, 08/25/2019

Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission Denmark said on Friday it welcomed a British government proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution....
04:00, 07/26/2019

US Will Lodge Formal Protest With Russia Over Naval Encounter Near China The United States said on Friday it would lodge a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest to Russia over what it called an unsafe and unprofessional naval maneuver by one its warships in the East China......
14:48, 06/07/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said......
20:32, 05/05/2019

Here's the heavy US and UK naval firepower ready near Iran if the tanker tensions boil over US Navy Lt. j.g. David Babka Iran on Friday says it seized a British-owned oil tanker and its crew, amid reports it diverted a second British tanker towards Iran, in a clear message to the UK and the US that they're willing to get aggressive in a fe...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Iran slams proposed European naval mission in Persian Gulf The UK government has suggested setting up a European naval mission to defend ships in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran. Tehran says the proposal is "hostile" and "provocative."...
06:16, 07/28/2019

Deal for Naval Outpost Furthers China's Quest for Military Network China has signed a secret agreement allowing its armed forces to use a Cambodian navy base, as Beijing works to boost its ability to project military power around the globe, according to U.S. and allied officials familiar with the matter....
14:48, 07/21/2019

Denmark discusses Hormuz international naval mission with European allies Denmark's prime minister said on Friday that the Nordic NATO member is in talks with a number of European allies about an international naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz....
05:16, 09/06/2019

German government divided over joining Strait of Hormuz naval mission Germany's coalition government is split over whether to contribute to the UK's proposed mission to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz. The Social Democrats say military options would only escalate the conflict....
15:16, 07/29/2019

Germany mulls joining European Persian Gulf naval mission Pressure is growing on the German government to lend its military weight to a potential European naval mission in the Persian Gulf. The UK government floated the idea of a joint European operation last Monday....
06:16, 07/28/2019

Naval warships, faced with steep maintenance costs, fight to survive The Battleship Texas, the last remaining World War I dreadnought, will be moving from its location on the Houston Ship Channel to another spot along the upper Texas coastline in order to generate more visitors and revenue. Meanwhile, the ship is faci...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Cambodia denies deal to allow armed Chinese forces at its naval base China will be able to place armed forces at a Cambodian naval base under a secret agreement the two nations have reached, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, although Cambodian officials denied such a deal had been struck....
22:32, 07/21/2019

Western Naval Command Deploys 8 Flood Rescue Teams For Assistance In the wake of floods caused by incessant rains in Mumbai and adjoining areas and the request received by the Central Railways on Saturday, the Western Naval Command of Indian Navy deployed eight......
19:48, 07/27/2019

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke....
10:32, 05/17/2019

U.S., Russian naval ships narrowly avoid a collision in the East China Sea The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk.        ...
07:32, 06/07/2019

Iran dismisses U.S. remarks that its naval mines likely used in UAE tanker attacks: Fars Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely used in attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Too early to discuss German involvement in Hormuz naval mission: ministry Germany is talking to Britain and France about the idea of a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz but it is too early to discuss how Berlin might take part, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday....
03:00, 07/24/2019

Naval weapons base near quakes' epicenter closed for safety inspections As Southern California dealt with the impact of Friday evening’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake, an important U.S. Navy facility near the quake’s epicenter was still dealing with the impact of Thursday’s 6.4 temblor in the area....
01:49, 07/06/2019

Germany ready to take part in Hormuz naval mission: RND media group Germany is ready to take part in a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, media group RND reported, citing participants in a meeting of parliament's foreign relations committee....
08:16, 07/26/2019

Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of "state piracy"....
11:48, 07/22/2019

Indian Naval Ship Tarkash Reaches Egypt For Overseas Deployment Programme Indian Naval ship Tarkash arrived at Alexandria in Egypt on Friday for a three-day visit as a part of Western Fleet Overseas Deployment programme, the Navy said....
22:48, 06/28/2019

Rajnath Singh Visits Naval Ships, Infra Projects In Andhra Pradesh Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the Indian Navy's indigenously designed stealth frigate, INS ''Shivalik'' and Submarine ''Sindhukirti'' in Vishakhapatnam....
14:00, 06/30/2019

Tehran Denies Trump's Claim That US Naval Vessel Destroyed Iranian Drone Tehran on Friday denied that the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jesting Washington may have accidentally hit their own machine....
04:16, 07/19/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in the waterway claimed by China, the U.S. Navy sa...
01:00, 05/09/2019

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
00:48, 05/23/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Orders Increase of Naval Weapons While Inspecting a New Submarine (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country’s military capability, state media reported Tuesday, as the North is increasing its pressure ...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Exclusive: Britain wins early European support for Hormuz naval mission France, Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, proposed after Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, three senior EU diplomats said on Tues...
13:48, 07/23/2019

First naval officer to be UK defense secretary promises to hang Horatio Nelson portrait in her office A plucky new defense minister, the first serving naval officer and first female to hold the post, could be a boost for long-declining British sea power....
06:48, 05/08/2019

Ex-NATO commander warns we're 'very close' to naval collision or 'inadvertent shootdown' of Russian aircraft A retired NATO commander dubbed Friday's near-collision of a Russian and American ship "shocking" and argued that it demonstrates the potential for a far more serious incident in the future. ...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby....
00:48, 06/14/2019

Iran’s naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones....
00:00, 06/24/2019

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors....
09:00, 05/25/2019

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
10:16, 07/10/2019

US reportedly warns China over hostile non-naval vessels in South China Sea The head of the U.S. Navy has warned China that hostile behavior from its coast guard and fishing boats will not be treated any differently from the Chinese navy, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Navy removes 'space' from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command The U.S. Navy has removed "space" from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and added "information" in a rebranding effort that emphasizes information warfare....
18:16, 06/04/2019

'They don't respect our security measures': Large alligator scales fence at Florida naval air station A video shared by a Florida television station shows an alligator climbing over a fence at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.        ...
19:48, 08/19/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President Donald Trump is an "illegitimate president in my mind." This is Biden's first trip to New Hampshire ...
23:32, 05/15/2019

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Rust Belt towns that sent him to the White House in ...
21:00, 08/13/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European ses...
16:48, 06/12/2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments he found insulting....
16:00, 08/27/2019

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for America created the blueprint for “self-reliance.”...
03:16, 08/01/2019

Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’...
02:48, 06/25/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, ...
18:48, 06/10/2019

‘An Honor Mr. President.’ Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at President Trump’s ‘Filthy-Mouthed Wife’ Jab on Twitter It was an eventful Sunday night on Twitter, as President Donald Trump took to the platform to share his thoughts about singer John Legend‘s prison reform activism — and called out Chrissy Teigen, the model, cookbook author, show host and ...
13:48, 09/09/2019

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
15:00, 09/13/2019

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
18:00, 07/24/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshenko’s 24.4%....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Female Friendships Are the Best, Until They Aren’t Friendships between women–especially among groups of women, where tendrils of energy and intuition entwine and collide like the offshoots of willful plants–seem to come with so many attendant complications. Ideally, everyone is growing to...
06:16, 06/20/2019

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more likely to die...
08:16, 06/07/2019

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque a...
00:16, 06/16/2019

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
03:16, 05/31/2019

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who pl...
21:16, 06/13/2019

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their eroticyearnings and obsessions....
03:00, 07/09/2019

A visual history of female rage In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings last September, I developed a new self-care routine: I put on a sheet mask, cue up some soothing music, and look at paintings of murderous women....
19:16, 04/28/2019

The Man Behind The Mask Wants to Make a Female-Led Reboot Jon Favreau’s Lion King remake is a lot longer than you’d expect. Netflix has already committed to a second season of its Pacific Rim anime. Arrow teases one last costume update for Oliver Queen ahead of its final season. Plus, more mysterious castin...
09:00, 07/05/2019

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
10:32, 05/30/2019

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to part-time work or stop working a few years after completing their medical training, according to a rec...
16:48, 08/06/2019

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn....
12:16, 05/30/2019

Female feticide in India — a paradox of development? Over the past three months, all of the children born in a region in northern India were boys, a survey found, raising suspicions of rampant female feticide. Patriarchal mindset and technology are to blame, say experts....
10:48, 08/01/2019

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to effect change’. At a time when few women pursued a career in the industry, she worked on photo essays ...
10:32, 07/19/2019

'It's an act of defiance': the rise of all-female festival lineups Major music festivals such as Reading and Leeds continue to feature mostly male artists, but a number of events are fighting back by removing men from the billing altogetherIn 2015, music blog Crack in the Road tweeted a doctored image of the poster ...
04:16, 08/20/2019

Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country’s first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority. The 19-member Cabin...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Chadwick on pole for first all-female W Series race British racer Jamie Chadwick took the first pole position of the new all-female W Series by a comfortable margin on Saturday after also dominating Friday practice....
09:16, 05/04/2019

Finland's new female-powered government sworn in Finland's new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country's first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority....
07:32, 06/06/2019

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
07:16, 05/30/2019

Promoted: Inspiring the next generation of female engineers Increasingly, automotive and motorsport organisations are enjoying greater gender diversity within their workforces, and initiatives such as International Women in Engineering Day 2019 are encouraging more females to consider engineering as a career...
22:32, 06/26/2019

Twitter and Facebook told they must do more to protect female MPs Parliamentary committee grills company representatives over violent and misogynistic abuseTwitter and Facebook have been accused by a parliamentary committee of failing to do enough to protect female MPs and other public figures from violent or misog...
15:48, 05/01/2019

'My father said I should be looking after the cows': the first female Tuareg guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali once had to practise on her brother’s guitar in secret. She and her band, Les Filles de Illighadad, are now taking the world by stormLes Filles de Illighadad are in their dressing room, listening to music on their phones and scrolli...
10:16, 08/01/2019

| Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials have said....
04:32, 07/21/2019

1st all-female crew appointed to handle AFC Cup game Referee Yoshimi Yamashita and assistants Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi are set to create history in Asia by becoming the first all-female crew to officiate in one of the Asian Football Confederation's continental club competitions  ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Politician scolds female professor for not having child ‘Failing to fulfil her duty to the nation’ criticism sparks outrage on social mediaA South Korean politician has sparked anger after he criticised the female nominee for head of the country’s fairtrade commission for “failing to fulfil her duty to th...
06:48, 09/05/2019

Interplanetary matriarchy: why the future of space is female Research has found that frozen sperm can survive in microgravity, paving the way for man-free missionsName: Interplanetary matriarchy.Appearance: Highly efficient. Continue reading......
09:16, 06/24/2019

India's GS Lakshmi Becomes First Female ICC Match Referee GS Lakshmi, 51, officiated her first match in women's domestic cricket in 2008-2009, and has supervised 3 women's One Day Internationals, and 3 T20 Internationals....
04:32, 05/14/2019

Christine Lagarde nominated to be the ECB's first female chief IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on course to become the European Central Bank's next president in October. If she replaces Italy's Mario Draghi, a huge change in the eurozone lender's policy seems unlikely....
20:00, 07/02/2019

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so m...
04:16, 06/05/2019

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track a...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Two more female NY1 anchors sue alleging age, maternity discrimination Two additional on-air personalities for NY1 have come forward with claims they faced age discrimination — with one saying she was fired from the station during her third trimester of pregnancy after she complained. Reporters Thalia Perez and Mi...
00:48, 08/01/2019

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female moderator, Fox News has confirmed....
10:48, 05/31/2019

Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Workers, EEOC Says Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female store workers by paying less or denying promotions because of their gender, the EEOC said in memos viewed by the Journal....
16:16, 09/17/2019

How Was It For You? Female Flies Sense When Sex Partner A Good Fit A new study published Monday in the journal Neuron has shown that the sensation of copulating -- and not just insemination -- is responsible for female fruit flies temporarily losing interest in other......
22:16, 05/07/2019

Woman becomes first female Marine to pilot F-35B fighter jet (NBC News) — A woman who attributes her success to “showing up prepared and working diligently” has become the first female Marine to pilot a F-35B fighter jet. U.S. Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz, 29, of Boise, Idaho, completed the F-...
15:32, 08/18/2019

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight title in the co-main. Will ESPN's pound-for-pound No. 1s pass their tests?...
07:48, 07/05/2019

First female ref to officiate Super Cup is ready for spotlight "Stephanie Frappart said she will prove female officials are as competent as their male counterparts when she becomes the first woman to referee a major UEFA competition final in the Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea on Wednesday."...
09:32, 08/13/2019

Women in space: How having more female astronauts benefits us all Getting more women into space is essential if we're ever to run longer missions or even set up colonies off-planet. To do so we need a better understanding of how human bodies will cope in outer space...
05:48, 07/26/2019

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker Stefano Moreo, was bombarded with abuse from supporters during a youth match in Mestre, Italy. Accord...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Firefighter set up cameras to spy on female roommate: authorities A Florida firefighter has been arrested for allegedly setting up secret cameras inside air vents to watch his female roommate in her bedroom and bathroom, according to reports. Steven Brandenberger, 38, who worked for the Orange County Fire Rescue an...
11:16, 07/24/2019

Anita Hill says female presidential candidates 'are not being taken seriously' Anita Hill has expressed her concern that female presidential candidates for the 2020 election are not being taken as seriously as their male counterparts....
13:32, 05/22/2019

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job...
23:48, 05/27/2019

Women at war: why do we still struggle with the idea of female soldiers? Female warriors serve at the margins of history – or are press-ganged to the frontlines of controversy, writes novelist Sarah HallIn the current febrile climate – meteorological and political – many questions are being raised about how to fight for a...
17:48, 08/03/2019

U.S. agency says Walmart likely discriminated against female workers: WSJ Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions or both because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper said ...
09:48, 09/17/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches WASHINGTON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too. In an appearance Thursday for The Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Silver said t...
14:32, 05/09/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs -- and coaches NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Walmart likely discriminated against female workers, U.S. agency says Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying them less, denying them promotions or both, because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos seen by Reuters....
01:00, 09/18/2019

Frappart will be first female ref to take charge of a UEFA men's final Stéphanie Frappart will become the first women to referee a major UEFA men's showpiece event when she takes charge of the UEFA Super Cup final between Liverpool and Chelsea later this monht....
07:16, 08/02/2019

Discovery has more female viewers than NBCUniversal for first time There’s a television war brewing for female eyeballs that pits Discovery, home of “90 Day Fiancé,” against NBCUniversal, home to “Real Housewives.” “90 Day Fiancé” and its spinoff series have helped catapult Discovery to the top when it comes to fema...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up,...
07:48, 07/15/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security backgrounds....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Arizona Highway Patrol getting first female commander PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Highway Patrol is getting its first female commander. The state Department of Public Safety says Maj. Jenna Mitchell on Saturday will be promoted to lieutenant colonel and become the department’s assistant director fo...
21:00, 07/04/2019

New ‘Monopoly’ game will pay female players more than males Do not pass go, do not collect…$240? The iconic Monopoly board game is getting a feminist update for 2019. Hasbro’s newest version of the game, dubbed “Ms. Monopoly,” will pay female players more than males – a tongue-in-cheek...
12:32, 09/10/2019

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
08:00, 06/05/2019

Felix says female athletes are united for change Female athletes from across all sports are drawing inspiration from one another as they fight for equal treatment, Olympic sprint champion Allyson Felix told Reuters this week....
00:48, 08/04/2019

Female suicide bomber kills eight in northwest Pakistan A female suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan killed at least eight people and wounded 26 more in an attack outside a local civilian hospital on Sunday, local officials said....
02:00, 07/21/2019

‘Not Bad for a Woman’: The Indignities of Life for Yale’s First Female Students The college admitted its first class of women 50 years ago. “Yale Needs Women,” by the historian Anne Gardiner Perkins, uncovers the formidable challenges those students faced....
14:32, 09/13/2019

Ningal: The Mesopotamian Goddess Awakening Female Mysticism In the city of Ur, where the first settlements in the marshes of southern Mesopotamia were built with reeds without any type of nails or woods, Ningal was born to Ninhursag and Enki. Her name means the Great Lady, and she’s also known as Nikkal. As a...
14:32, 08/12/2019

After years of sexism in space we urgently need more female astronauts Getting more women into space is essential if we're ever to run longer missions or even set up colonies off-planet. To do so we need a better understanding of how human bodies will cope in outer space...
04:48, 07/29/2019

Glory days gone for Jamaican men, but female sprinters still excel As Jamaica prepares to select their world championship team, the exhilarating days of the nation's male sprinters, led by Usain Bolt, dominating the world are gone, two of the Caribbean island's top coaches say....
14:48, 06/18/2019

Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial role in developing the world’s first test-tube baby was excluded from a plaque honouring the pioneer...
22:16, 06/09/2019

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a...
15:16, 06/10/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church's 4th black female bishop A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Costco chief among best CEOs for female workers, according to women Compiled data from female staffers found the CEOs who ranked highest for women included the heads of software and IT companies.       ...
10:32, 06/24/2019

‘Football is the same’ – Female referee Frappart on Super Cup role "Referee Stephanie Frappart said on Tuesday that she believes there is no difference whether she is officiating a men\u0027s or women\u0027s football match."...
08:00, 08/14/2019

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m),...
04:48, 06/05/2019

What women want: how Orange Is the New Black changed female narratives The final season of Netflix’s prison-set comedy drama shows yet again how female experiences can be portrayed with more nuance and detailSince Orange Is the New Black first aired on Netflix in 2013, the show, based on Piper Kerman’s 2010 memoir about...
09:48, 07/25/2019

Lawsuit accuses Lyft of not protecting its female passengers A new lawsuit out of California claims Lyft isn't doing enough to protect female passengers. The complaint, filed in the company's home city of San Francisco, includes at least 14 unnamed women who say they were either sexually assaulted or...
11:16, 09/05/2019

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
12:48, 06/06/2019

Meet the female powerhouse duo changing the way women work Start-up supremo Debbie Wosskow and former CEO Anna Jones are changing the way we work — to suit women. As they get the keys to their Mayfair club, they tell Phoebe Luckhurst how they're building a billion-pound empire...
09:16, 05/07/2019

Will Carli Lloyd open the door for the NFL's first female player? Women have been kicking in college for years, but the NFL remains a glass ceiling. Could last week’s viral video of the World Cup hero be a tipping point?Carli Lloyd’s well-publicized visit with the Philadelphia Eagles wasn’t her first appearance at ...
12:00, 08/26/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's her story....
18:16, 05/06/2019

Female streaker steals the show after boxing match A female streaker did a lap of the boxing ring and arena to celebrate her friend’s fifth professional win in Newcastle. Joe Laws moved to 5-0 at the Eagles Community Arena in Newcastle after comfortably outpointing Geiboord Omier. After the win, a fr...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
14:48, 06/21/2019

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
19:48, 06/21/2019

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a female coworker in Sahuarita SAHUARITA — A man is behind bars after he allegedly assaulted a female coworker with a handgun in Sahuarita. According to Sahuraita police, the assault took place on Thursday at a restaurant located off of I-19 Frontage Road. Police say 18-year...
16:48, 05/12/2019

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
06:32, 06/15/2019

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission...
12:32, 06/16/2019

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....
02:48, 06/12/2019

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said....
05:00, 06/14/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis says an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether women were ordained as deacons in the early Christian church in the same way men were. Francis told repo...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist in Kabul Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
12:32, 05/11/2019

Female authors listed on just 30% of recent UK academic research Progress rate ‘disheartening’, says expert as 2014-17 figure is small improvement on 2006-09Women are listed as authors of just 30% of academic research from British universities, according to a major new ranking of higher education institutions.Alth...
08:02, 05/15/2019

US World Cup champs: Soccer is now a ‘female-dominated’ sport The US women’s national soccer team started their victory tour in New York on Tuesday morning — proudly declaring that the world’s most popular sport is now “female-dominated.” The World Cup champs are celebrating in the Big Apple, ...
09:48, 07/09/2019

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc. And the women were picked for what are arguably the two most important jobs of the four po...
16:32, 07/03/2019

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivi...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coaches have to offer, former United States and Sweden coach Pia Sundhage told Reuters....
06:48, 05/23/2019

'People think we’re from another planet': meet Karachi's female cyclists Teams of women and girls are among numerous cycle groups increasingly to be seen on the streets of the frenetic Pakistan megacityEarly on Sunday morning in Karachi, a group of girls are riding loops around an empty stretch of road outside the colonia...
03:32, 06/26/2019

Her mom broke barriers with an all-female crew. She’s about to set sail on the same yacht. The story of Tracy Edwards and the Maiden crew that competed in the round-the-world Whitbread race is the subject of a new documentary, which has inspired her daughter to take part in a similar journey....
12:48, 07/04/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with raw and emotional testimony about the consequences of such laws. Female lawmakers and other women have...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes tha...
10:00, 05/31/2019

Ex-prison cook gets jail for kitchen sex with female inmate A former cook at a women’s prison in Westchester County is headed to jail himself for having sex with an inmate in the lockup’s kitchen. Garth Trail, former head chef at the Taconic Correctional Facility, was sentenced Tuesday to four months in...
20:48, 09/11/2019

Recommended Reading: The legacy of female players in 'FIFA' How female characters in FIFA led to a diversity movement at EA Dean Takahashi, VentureBeat Discussions on diversity and equal pay have taken over in the week following the 2019 Women's World Cup, especially in the US. EA game designer Katie S...
07:32, 07/13/2019

Amag's female libido injectable therapy to sell at $899 Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment to boost sexual desire in premenopausal women will be offered at $899 and is the only injectable drug on the market for the condition....
10:16, 08/06/2019

Ava DuVernay confirms that Darkseid and The Female Furies will both be in DC's New Gods You’d be forgiven for forgetting, for however briefly, that Warner Bros. is still making DC Comics superhero movies; the entertainment giant straight-up whiffed on Comic-Con this year, allowing Marvel to suck up all the oxygen in the room, and depriv...
12:48, 08/01/2019

Teacher gets 5 years in prison for affair with female student A twisted former New Jersey second-grade teacher will spend at least four years behind bars after she admitted to having an “emotionally and morally damaging” affair with a teen girl at her charter school. Lauren Coyle-Mitchell, 36, was s...
13:16, 08/06/2019

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Iranian female football fan who self-immolated outside court dies Death of Sahar Khodayari, facing prison for trying to enter stadium, provokes outcryAn Iranian female football fan has died a week after setting herself on fire outside a courtroom, after learning she may face six months in prison for trying to enter...
11:00, 09/10/2019

Dad says he will kill Britain’s worst female pedophile after her release A raging dad who fears his daughter was abused by Britain's worst female pedophile revealed he will kill her if he sees her after her shocking jail release....
14:48, 07/12/2019

Garmin now offers female health tracking in its app, and on your wrist too Along with the announcement of the Garmin Forerunner 945 and three other new running watches, the company has introduced menstrual cycle tracking into the Garmin Connect app for iPhone and Android.The new feature allows you to monitor your cycle as w...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Female jockeys took Cheltenham glory but still underestimated by punters • Research reveals backers’ bias against women riders• Parity in rides for men and women at least 50 years offThe betting public is behind the times in its assessment of female jump jockeys according to a statistical analysis of 1.6 million rides ove...
07:48, 06/27/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
00:00, 05/18/2019

‘The Lion King’ is a lie that erases the female pride: scientist Some catty critics have said that the characters in the new remake of “The Lion King,” featuring the animal kingdom animated with CGI technology, lack the “charisma” and expressiveness of the original cartoon version. Zoologis...
14:32, 07/12/2019

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
10:48, 05/29/2019

Why It's Always Bittersweet To See Black Female Contestants On Love Island "Her inclusion was, as so often with black women in reality television, bittersweet – one that makes you question whether it’s representation we want at all"...
15:16, 06/25/2019

19 Things You Didn't Know About These All-Star Female ESPY Nominees Serena Williams, U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, WNBA star Breanna Stewart and Alex Morgan, who helped lead the U.S. women's national soccer team to victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's......
04:32, 07/09/2019

Ex-top cops claim they were fired for being older, female — and white “We don’t have a spot for you,’’ First Deputy Chief Benjamin Tucker told Diana Pizzuti when she tried to object to being forced to retire, her suit says....
19:48, 07/29/2019

Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Workers, EEOC Finds Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female store workers by paying less or denying promotions because of their gender, the EEOC said in memos viewed by the Journal....
08:16, 09/17/2019

Iran: Female soccer fan dies after setting herself on fire An Iranian woman known as the "Blue Girl" set herself on fire after being handed a prison sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium. Her death sparked outrage on social media, with some calling for a stadium boycott....
11:00, 09/10/2019

Body of work: how the graphic novel became an outlet for female shame The artform has allowed many female illustrators to confront how they see their bodies and how their bodies are seen by the man around themIn Commute: An Illustrated Memoir of Female Shame, Erin Williams draws herself dozens of times. The rough, real...
04:00, 08/29/2019

Female candidates challenge electability question in debates MIAMI (AP) — The two Democratic presidential debates featured a historic number of female candidates. Some, including Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, emerged as top performers. Their showing has emboldened some Democrats who want to do away with ...
22:48, 06/28/2019

In Siberia, a First Female Mayor Builds a National Profile Women are a rarity in Russian politics, as was the free election that brought Sardana Avksentieva to power. But what really sets her apart is her thriftiness....
08:00, 08/30/2019

Mesa cop investigated for stalking, abusing female officers PHOENIX (KPNX) — A 24-year veteran of the Mesa Police Department is under internal investigation after three current and former police officers accused him of stalking and assault. The allegations against Mesa K9 Officer Scott Callender date back to ...
00:48, 08/03/2019

Female lineworkers rare in male-dominated field Out of the 2,500 electrical lineworkers Duke Energy employs, just five are women and nationwide, they're not alone. But some females are proving they have what it takes to scale power poles like a pro. (Aug. 29)       &...
00:32, 08/29/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Adventuring while female: why the relationship women have with nature matters Going camping alone, I was reminded that the great works of environmentalist female writers are often overlooked – and it’s our lossIt’s Monday in the Adirondack state park. I’m driving through little towns, passing junk stores, lumber businesses, sm...
00:16, 07/17/2019

'Just the tip of the iceberg': revealing Life's early female photographers In a new exhibition, six women who shot impactful imagery for Life magazine are finally getting the credit they deserveWhen Henry Luce, the owner of Time, bought Life magazine in 1936, he wanted to achieve many things. Among them, “to see man’s work ...
03:32, 06/26/2019

How period tracking can give all female athletes an edge The adviser to the US’ women’s World Cup winners shows them how to train with their menstrual cycle, not against it – and there are lessons for the rest of usUntil relatively recently, sports scientists simply applied the research they had done with ...
12:16, 07/10/2019

Ellyse Perry hailed as 'greatest female cricketer we’re ever going to see' Charlotte Edwards heaps praise on AustralianPerry named player of the 2019 Women’s Ashes series England’s most-decorated captain Charlotte Edwards already rates Ellyse Perry as the best women’s cricketer of all time, but expects her to set the bar ev...
23:48, 07/31/2019

Dalai Lama still thinks a female successor must be ‘attractive’ The Dalai Lama has reiterated his desire that if a woman succeeds him, she better be good looking. “If [a] female Dalai Lama comes, then she should be more attractive,” the 83-year-old spiritual guru told BBC News in a wide-ranging interv...
08:16, 06/28/2019

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — later claiming that he was following “the Billy Graham Rule.” ̶...
00:00, 07/11/2019

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unless there is a male chaperone present....
16:00, 07/11/2019

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who has despaired over the past week, as you’ve observed the questionable conduct of jowly white men in p...
09:16, 06/25/2019

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and ...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upse...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
08:16, 06/15/2019

Serena, Osaka top Forbes list of best-paid female athletes Naomi Osaka's Grand Slam title wins at the U.S. and Australian Opens have helped catapult the Japanese tennis player up to second, behind Serena Williams, in Forbes' list https://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2019/08/06/the-highest-paid-female...
06:16, 08/07/2019

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was comp...
03:32, 06/19/2019

Female Suicide Bomber Kills 6 Including 2 Cops In Pakistan A female suicide bomber killed six people -- including two policemen -- in Pakistan's restive northwest Sunday in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials said....
03:48, 07/21/2019

Nine people killed in attack involving female suicide bomber At least nine people have been killed and 30 others were injured in Pakistan after a complex attack involving a suicide bomber, believed to be a woman wearing a burqa....
03:00, 07/21/2019

Fiona Kolbinger, 24, becomes first female cyclist to win grueling Transcontinental Race Cancer researcher Fiona Kolbinger became the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race (TCR) on Tuesday, cycling a grueling 2,485 miles across Europe in her first-ever bike race....
18:16, 08/06/2019

Plea In Top Court On Safety Of Female Lawyers To Be Heard On Tuesday The Supreme Court agreed today to hear a plea on June 25 seeking safety and security of women lawyers in courts in wake of the recent murder of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav,......
02:00, 06/21/2019

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days....
05:48, 07/21/2019

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
09:32, 06/17/2019

Edinburgh gives female medical students their degrees – 150 years late Victorian women who were prevented from qualifying as doctors are finally recognisedSeven women who were among the first females to be admitted to a British university have been awarded posthumous degrees 150 years after they started their studies.Th...
11:16, 07/06/2019

Kellyanne Conway describes another ‘catfight’ — this one between two female presidential contenders The White House counselor drew criticism earlier this month after using the term about a dispute between House Speaker Pelosi and four other congresswomen....
10:32, 07/24/2019

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents while riding on subways through Manhattan....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Women's World Cup – the best shots by female photographers | Picture essay Our picture editor looks back at a captivating tournament in France through the work of six exceptional female photographersWhile the 2019 Women’s World Cup brought global attention to the talents of the world’s best female footballers, it also shone...
09:16, 07/08/2019

ABC teases a Marvel show about a "mostly" new female character, so let's guess what that means Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. is set to wrap up its run on ABC next year with its seventh season, but it sounds like the network isn’t ready to get out of the Marvel game just yet (god bless corporate synergy!). According to a mysterious report from Deadlin...
05:48, 08/06/2019

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and there might be something missing on the wall labels beside Native American artworks – an Apache dress fro...
23:16, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Amag's female libido injectable therapy to sell at $899 Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment to boost sexual desire in premenopausal women will be offered at $899 and is the only injectable drug on the market for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
10:16, 08/06/2019

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women are also receiving a sustainable income for the first time....
13:32, 08/20/2019

Clients Want to Work With Female Advisers, and Firms Are Taking Notice Financial advisory firms have seen an increase in requests from prospective clients who want to work with female financial advisers. However, women are still a minority in the wealth-management business....
12:00, 08/24/2019

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Championship 2019, Elisabet Sado Garriga, received her...
11:16, 05/22/2019

Hayes and Carragher back campaign to end abuse of female footballers • Leading names from women’s and men’s game offer support• Campaign and petition follow Guardian reporting on abuseLeading names from women’s and men’s football have joined forces to back a campaign to end abuse, harassment and exploitation of female...
06:48, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong’s first female leader Carrie Lam is fighting for her political life, vulnerable to a public that never truly backed her and a leadership in Beijing eager for an end to destabilizing protests...
08:16, 06/15/2019

France Moves to Lift Ban on Assisted Reproduction for Female Couples French President Emmanuel Macron’s government aims to lift a ban that prevents lesbian couples and single women from using assisted reproduction to have children, a move that risks a backlash from conservatives in his ruling coalition....
16:48, 07/24/2019

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
18:48, 06/11/2019

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on display in window-fronted rooms entirely....
16:32, 07/03/2019

Female-founded podcast network Earios releases its first shows Right now, there are more than 700,000 active podcasts and more than 29 million podcast episodes, as illustrated by Music Oomph. And although there seems to be a podcast for everyone, nearly all of the networks that host, develop, and promote shows a...
05:32, 07/04/2019

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
21:00, 06/17/2019

Some female Dem voters question whether woman should face Trump in 2020 Is a woman a shoo-in to win the Democratic nomination and take on President Trump in 2020? Some women in three states that could make or break White House hopes aren't so sure....
20:32, 04/28/2019

Graphic: America's economy and wages are cooling but not its female workforce Data released on Friday showed a return to strong job growth in the United States, allaying some fears the U.S. economy is on a short path to recession. But the data also reinforced the view that economic growth is slowing....
08:48, 07/05/2019

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Yumi Ishikawa’s petition against being forced to wear high heels at the office went viral around the ...
01:16, 06/13/2019

Motor racing: New all-female series ready to hit the track in Germany Eighteen women racers will line up on the starting grid at Germany's Hockenheim circuit on Saturday for the debut of W Series, the first all-female championship that could ultimately help break Formula One's male monopoly....
20:16, 05/02/2019

10 female fantasy writers to read after Game Of Thrones ends With HBO’s eighth and final season of Game Of Thrones coming to a close this weekend, millions of dedicated, dare we say obsessed, viewers of the fantasy juggernaut will soon be left with nothing to do on their Sunday nights. But superfans and comple...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Transgender inmate sues; seeks transfer to female prison EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A transgender prisoner is suing Illinois’ Department of Corrections, accusing it of doing too little to protect her from abuse for over 15 years and requesting an order transferring her to a women’s prison. Law...
12:16, 05/14/2019

W Series takes next step towards female F1 driver with points move • FIA to award drivers super licence points next season• Leila Lombardi in 1976 is last woman to compete in F1The all-female W Series has taken a major step towards its goal of a woman in a Formula One car with the announcement that from next season ...
05:48, 07/18/2019

From Thelma and Louise to Animals: how female friendships on screen got real Animals is the latest film to explore women’s lives in a refreshingly realistic way. Why did it take Fleabag and Girls for cinema to realise there is more to a narrative than marriage?When did you last see a film with a friendship between two women t...
04:48, 08/02/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desir...
21:16, 06/21/2019

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
21:00, 06/03/2019

Female directors hope to write a new script for Oscar season As Hollywood’s awards season is kicking off at the Toronto International Film Festival, some hope out this year’s Oscar race plays out differently for female filmmakers...
15:16, 09/06/2019

Female nominees rule top category at Americana Music Awards NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In contrast to other country music award shows, the artist of the year nominees at this year’s Americana Music Association’s Honors and Awards are all female, including Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples, Kacey Musgrave...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey to ride a winner at Royal Ascot after her mount edged out Queen Elizabeth II's horse to win the Sandringham Stakes Friday....
13:32, 06/21/2019

Caster Semenya ruling uses an unscientific definition of who is female, critics say The Wednesday decision has prompted an outcry from human rights groups and medical researchers who call the idea “unscientific” and say it sets a dangerous precedent for using biological measures to justify discrimination....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature. A bill was being ...
16:32, 05/20/2019

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
11:48, 07/10/2019

The campaign to rename Oakland Airport after a trailblazing female pilot No major US airport is named after a woman. One activist wants to change that, with a campaign to rename Oakland Airport after aviation pioneer Maggie Gee....
08:32, 07/17/2019

The Guardian view on female voice assistants: not OK, Google | Editorial When computer assistants reply in female voices, are they saying that women lack power in their world?Within two years there will be more voice assistants on the internet than there are people on the planet. Another, possibly more helpful, way of loo...
01:48, 06/25/2019

Longtime NYPD member to become fourth female assistant chief This NYPD chief was practically born to be part of the NYPD, and on Monday she’ll be joining an exclusive club of female assistant chiefs. Deputy Chief Terri Tobin will be promoted to two-star chief on Monday at One Police Plaza, becoming the f...
06:48, 07/29/2019

Pharrell, Adidas Champion Female Empowerment With 'Now Is Her Time' Collection Ageless wonder Pharrell Williams and Adidas are joining forces to spread the gospel of female empowerment with “Now Is Her Time,” a new campaign celebrating the fearless women who are revolutionizing our world....
08:00, 09/01/2019

'It's latent misogyny': Hare Krishnas divided over whether to allow female gurus The close-knit ascetic movement says only men can become gurus – and conservative devotees are resisting calls to changeThe chanting starts at five in the morning. The windows of the temple room are open and the cries of its congregants drift out int...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Female captain ‘twerked’ to get razor from masturbating inmate: lawsuit A female Rikers jail captain once suggestively twerked for a male prisoner as part of a creepy deal to get him to cough up a contraband razor, says a lawsuit charging a culture of cover-ups at the infamous lockup. Former guard Manuel Carvalho Calvelo...
06:48, 07/29/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first woman to ascend to the post....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Woman charged with raping female roommate at Susquehanna University A Bronx co-ed has been charged with raping her female roommate at Susquehanna University, police said. Pratigya Thakur, a 19-year-old sophomore, was arrested Monday on charges of rape, indecent assault and harassment in connection with the alleged Ma...
11:00, 06/14/2019

More Than an Awards Show: BET Just Gave Us Another Unforgettable, Female-Fueled 'Experience' Fun fact: When Rihanna gives you a standing ovation in the middle of your flute solo, your DNA test is probably right: you’re 100 percent “that bitch.” Frankly, we didn’t expect Lizzo to top the stellar Sister Act 2 tribute she gave only a week ago a...
10:16, 06/24/2019

City with a female face: how modern Vienna was shaped by women The Austrian capital has been pioneering ‘gender mainstreaming’ for nearly 30 years. How did the city come to be so far ahead – and could its gains be lost?At 240 hectares, the neighbourhood of Aspern, Vienna, is one of the largest urban developments...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Hayley Turner becomes first female jockey to win at Royal Ascot since 1987 • 33-1 shot Thanks Be takes Sandringham Stakes• ‘In 10 years’ time the girls will be having winners more often’“It was only a matter of time,” said Hayley Turner as she rode back in, triumphant at Royal Ascot for the first time in her long career and...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
06:16, 05/21/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now facing jail....
11:48, 05/15/2019

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

The female game designers fighting back on abortion rights Through video games, live-action role-playing games and interactive documentaries, developers are challenging the conversation around reproductive rightsThe year is 1972. You’re part of an underground network of feminists in Chicago that provide ille...
02:32, 06/28/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a former female journalist and an adviser to the country’s parliament in the capital Kabul...
06:48, 05/11/2019

TikTok Videos Of Female Attendants Surface In Odisha, To Be Probed After a TikTok video of four nurses dancing in the hospital premises went viral on the social media, TikTok videos of three women attendants dancing inside the orthopaedics department of SCB Medical......
09:16, 06/28/2019

Like a natural woman: why taboos about discussing the female body are dying Periods, miscarriage and menopause were traditionally ‘private topics’. A raft of new books is changing thatWhen comedian Eleanor Thom first decided to write about her life with endometriosis, a long-term and often incredibly painful gynaecological c...
07:48, 07/20/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state sena...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Meghan Markle Champions Female Education in Inspiring Message Meghan Markle surprised attendees at the CAMFED Education Changes Everything Gala in New York on Thursday by appearing in a pre-recorded message and talking about the importance of female......
12:48, 05/10/2019

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
08:00, 06/09/2019

A Cognitive Researcher Explains How Male and Female Brains Aren’t So Different The British cognitive researcher Gina Rippon tells TIME why male and female brains aren’t so different, explored in her book Gender and Our Brains A popular notion has it that a human being’s most important sex organ is the brain. You say...
05:48, 09/05/2019

HBO picks up female-led skateboarding comedy based on Skate Kitchen According to Variety, HBO has given a straight-to-series order to a new comedy show based on Crystal Moselle’s film Skate Kitchen. The show, which will run fo six, half-hour episodes, is called Betty, and in a weird twist, it sounds more like a seque...
11:00, 08/15/2019

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrivesThere are a lot of familiar echoes throughout Australian American sci-fi thriller I Am Mother, a film...
09:32, 06/07/2019

Taylor Swift will lead Amazon Prime Day’s all-female concert Taylor Swift has been tapped to headline the upcoming Amazon Prime Day Concert. The pop powerhouse of current “Calm Down” controversy will lead an all-female lineup featuring fellow top 40 songstresses Dua Lipa, SZA and Becky G. Emmy-winn...
12:48, 06/27/2019

Britain’s Jamie Chadwick wins 1st all-female W Series race HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — British driver Jamie Chadwick won the inaugural race of the new all-female W Series at Hockenheim, Germany, on Saturday. The 20-year-old Chadwick, who was fastest in both practice sessions, beat out compatriot Alice Powell,...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Female desire is all the rage. But are the stories still too driven by men? | Stephanie Merritt Uncovering the mystery of women’s sexuality has become the hot topic in books, but old attitudes lingerWhat women want is a supposedly elusive mystery that has preoccupied writers for centuries. It’s the question posed to the rapist knight in Chaucer...
15:48, 07/27/2019

NBC executives were extremely concerned about the sexual purity of the female Friends In 2019—15 years after the show went out in a blaze of “No, god, don’t get back together with Ross”-ian glory—Friends is held up as one of the great TV success stories of the last generation, a ratings draw so potent that NBC went deep into its own p...
16:00, 09/14/2019

The Annals of Quedlinburg: Rare Example of Female Scholarship in Medieval Europe Mention medieval scholarship, and the first image that most people will have would probably be that of a monk with a quill in his hand and an open book before him. The most well-known scholars of Medieval Europe were males likely to have been in one ...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Bring in male referees to help female officials, says former striker Smith Global soccer body FIFA should bring in experienced male officials to help female referees adjust to the Video Assistant Referee system following a number of incidents at the women's World Cup, former England striker Sue Smith told Reuters....
07:16, 06/27/2019

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
11:00, 06/14/2019

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

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
11:32, 05/22/2019

Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot becomes first black female, openly gay Chicago mayor Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power.        ...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Iranian female soccer fan 'blue girl' dies after setting herself on fire An Iranian female soccer fan who faced a potentially lengthy sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium dressed as a man has died after setting herself on fire a week ago outside a court, a semi-official news agency reported Tuesday....
14:00, 09/10/2019

US Navy Sailors Created "Rape Lists" Of Female Colleagues, Says Report Sailors aboard a US Navy submarine circulated sexually explicit lists that ranked female crew members, an investigation found. The lists, first reported Friday by Military.com, were uncovered through......
21:32, 05/19/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter for sexual misconduct with female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that she alleged were sexually explicit and harassing. Jane, 29, did not reveal Rosenberg&#...
14:16, 05/08/2019

Lori Lightfoot sworn in as Chicago’s first black, female, openly gay mayor Lightfoot, made history in April when she defeated a longtime political insider to become the first black woman and openly gay person elected to lead Chicago....
15:48, 05/20/2019

Chief judge caught berating female cop at City Hall retires A chief administrative judge who was caught on video berating and cursing at a female police officer at City Hall last year has retired, officials said. Fidel Del Valle, commissioner of the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, retired this m...
06:16, 08/06/2019

Two female monkeys went to space 60 years ago. One became the poster child for astronaut masculinity Sixty years ago today, a pair of female monkeys made history when they went to space and landed safely — but their story was only just beginning to get weird....
06:16, 05/30/2019

Women's World Cup: Nigerian female footballers kicking against lack of support The national team are ready for the Women's World Cup but footballers in Nigeria still face a battle for recognition, both financially and at home. New sponsorships and changes to the domestic league offer hope....
05:32, 06/07/2019

Married Columbia grad accused of secretly filming female roommate A married Ivy Leaguer secretly filmed a female roommate while she showered and changed in the Upper East Side pad she shares with the couple, prosecutors said Saturday in Manhattan criminal court. David Haines, 30 — whose since deleted social m...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
11:32, 06/06/2019

Pierce Brosnan thinks a female Bond would be "exhilarating," so make it so, you cowards Is it more than a little infuriating that we’re still asking whether or not women should be allowed to do things in 2019? Of course it is. However, we’re still dealing with large swaths of fandom that believe a female, Black, or, heaven forbid, a Bla...
10:00, 09/09/2019

Hijab-wearing jockey becomes first female British Muslim to win a competitive race in UK An 18-year-old teenager made history Thursday when she became the first female British Muslim jockey to ride – and win - a competitive horse race in the United Kingdom....
11:48, 08/01/2019

Professor resigns after probe found he harassed female students, called them fat A Montana State University professor resigned after a probe found he repeatedly touched female students and called them fat — harassment so rampant that one student considered suicide, according to a report. Hikmet Budak, an advanced genetics p...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Top female ISIS member insists she’s helping CIA find Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi The top female ISIS member who has been captured claims she has been cooperating with the CIA to help them track down terror kingpin Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi — though he remains at large despite her purported assistance. Nisrine Assad Ibrahim, better kno...
17:16, 05/31/2019

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipples....
16:32, 06/02/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Somalia says blind female suicide bomber killed Mogadishu mayor The suicide bomber who killed the mayor of Mogadishu and six other people last month was a blind, female employee of the municipal government who was assisted by a fellow worker, Somalia's internal security ministry said on Friday....
06:16, 08/09/2019

Thy name is woman: female Hamlets from Sarah Bernhardt to Cush Jumbo - in pictures Ophelia and Gertrude are the chief female characters in Hamlet but many female actors have taken on the lead role itself including Asta Nielsen, Frances de la Tour and Maxine Peake Continue reading......
08:16, 05/29/2019

Country diary: a dowdy female with the vapours gets male moths a-flutter Langstone, Hampshire: Potential mates can detect the emergence of an adult vapourer moth from miles away It was impossible to miss the rusty tussock moth (Orgyia antiqua) caterpillar foraging on my raspberry bush. Its body was dotted with orangey-red...
13:48, 08/02/2019

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington eager to grow the ranks of GOP women in Congress. Then Brown jumped into a crowded Republican primary —...
06:00, 05/26/2019

Four people wounded in Los Angeles Skid Row shooting, female suspect at large An armed woman opened fire in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, wounding four people and triggering a hunt for the suspect, police said....
19:00, 08/22/2019

First hijabi officer at New Jersey police department welcomed in first all-female class New officers in Paterson, New Jersey, are breaking historic ground at the first all-female class, including the first city cop to wear a hijab.        ...
09:48, 06/12/2019

Bondy’s search for a female Kylian Mbappé hots up in suburbs of Paris With the Women’s World Cup in full swing the unofficial search for candidates for future France teams is well under wayIt was on a modest pitch in a northern Paris suburb where the six-year-old Kylian Mbappé began to shine. Long before he became a st...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing group director and Lead Scout and Advisory Board Member. Krouwels’ talk at TNW2019 discusses how both fou...
09:48, 05/09/2019

West Point to graduate record number of black female cadets WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The class of cadets preparing to toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy’s graduation ceremony Saturday includes a record number of black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 ca...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
14:16, 05/23/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Burrow action: female crickets more attracted to older males – study Mature crickets better at luring females – but struggle to live up to expectationThe sweet singing charms of an old male appear to be irresistible to a younger female – if you are a field cricket in a Spanish meadow.Researchers studying wild crickets...
20:00, 05/23/2019

TV anchor fired for suggesting Baltimore needs a change from black female mayors A Baltimore TV anchor has been fired after suggesting the city needed a “different kind” of mayor after three black women had held the post. Mary Bubala, 49, was fired from WJZ after 15 years at the station following a huge backlash from ...
19:16, 05/09/2019

'Lady on Fire' by female promise Sciamma sets Cannes ablaze "Portrait of a Lady on Fire", a tender story of an 18th century painter who falls in love with her muse, has set Cannes ablaze, training the film festival's gaze on the work of women artists as the movie industry grapples with issues of gender equali...
14:32, 05/20/2019

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shoot...
08:16, 05/25/2019

Cannes Film Festival launches by defending record on female filmmakers Issues of gender equality have resonated in Cannes, where only one female filmmaker has ever won the festival's top award, the Palme d'Or.        ...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Shocking video shows Russian policeman punching female protester “What kind of a scumbag do you need to be to hit a member of the fairer sex,” wrote singer Egor Krid on Instagram Sunday. “I don’t care what she did. This kind of thing just shouldn’t happen.”...
17:32, 08/12/2019

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the same page....
09:48, 07/13/2019

African female footballers face uphill battle to play 'man's game' Football in Africa is a game some people believe should only be played by men. To avoid parental disapproval, some women have to sneak out of their homes just to play. Players are trolled for their gender, and let's not even mention the gender pay ga...
15:48, 06/20/2019

NRL's first female referee Belinda Sharpe hopes to inspire future generations Sharpe will take control of Broncos-Bulldogs game‘An historic moment for the game,’ says Todd GreenbergBelinda Sharpe is hoping her historic appointment will inspire a generation of female referees to follow her example and officiate NRL games in the...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Hilda, A 2000-Year-Old Scottish Female Druid, Rises From The Grave A Scottish student using a rare Celtic female druid’s skull has recreated her head and face in a 3D wax model.  ...
17:32, 08/15/2019

Female athlete with high testosterone level loses fight against medication Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners....
04:16, 05/01/2019

Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person At first glance the Wikipedia author gender gap could suggest women are less interested in publishing on the page, as anyone can do it. But a recent study shows female editors regularly face online harassment and abuse....
13:16, 06/19/2019

Bosses force female workers making jeans for Levis and Wrangler into sex Women at factories in Lesotho owned by Taiwanese firm say jobs and promotions in jeopardy if they refuse advances, claims reportWomen producing jeans for American brands including Levi Strauss, Wrangler and Lee have been forced to sleep with their ma...
12:32, 08/15/2019

Women Are Dying in Car Accidents Because The Only Female Crash Test Dummy Weighs 110 Lbs. For years, it has been reported that women are significantly more likely to be injured in car crashes than men—Jezebel wrote about the phenomenon back in 2011, when it appeared that seat belts were to blame. Most of the women harmed were, to quote US...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differences -- like height and facial hair -- are rooted in gene expression....
16:48, 07/19/2019

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?At the Luna food factory on the south-east outskirts of Jeddah, Mashael Elghamdi sits at her computer ...
07:32, 07/20/2019

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
12:00, 07/04/2019

Russian police caught on camera punching female protester in stomach Protests for free elections in Russia hit a climax this week after a video, which has since gone viral, appeared to show a police officer violently punching a female demonstrator in the stomach following what officials called the largest such gatheri...
11:32, 08/14/2019

Rikers inmates stop fellow prisoner who attacked female guard A Rikers correctional officer was locked in a pantry and attacked by an inmate Wednesday morning — but other prisoners rushed to the woman’s aid, law enforcement sources told The Post on Wednesday. Raphael Davlos allegedly lured the woman...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Female corrections officers busted for invasive visitor strip searches Six city Corrections officers, including a retired captain, were busted Monday for unlawfully strip-searching female visitors at the Manhattan Detention Complex and then trying to cover it up. Leslie-Ann Absalom, a former captain, Daphne Farmer, Jenn...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Natalie Portman to Play Female Thor in Marvel's 4th Film in Franchise Natalie Portman is returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as...Thor?! The 38-year-old actress had played the Asgardian god of thunder's love interest and leading astrophysicist......
08:48, 07/21/2019

Iran's female fans find soccer buzz in cafes and malls On match days Iran's young female soccer fans cram Tehran's shopping centers and cafes, their faces painted with the Iranian flag and beaming with excitement, as they follow their national team on giant television screens alongside male fans....
11:17, 09/17/2019

Saudi director al-Mansour eyes female empowerment in 'The Perfect Candidate' A young Saudi Arabian female doctor seeks to change conservative mindsets in "A Perfect Candidate", a tale of a woman tackling gender-based obstacles while running for local office....
17:32, 08/29/2019

Colson Whitehead, an exploration of female desire, and more books to read in July Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the books we’re most excited about....
06:16, 07/02/2019

LA County to pay $53M to settle suit over 'nightmare' strip searches of female inmates Los Angeles County has agreed to pay out $53 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in which tens of thousands of female inmates accused jail guards of giving them invasive group strip searches – an occurrence one says left her feeling treated “wor...
14:48, 07/17/2019

Facebook and Amazon back search engine for female movie and ad directors Facebook and Amazon Studios are among the backers of a new website that will help businesses and producers find female photographers, ad and movie directors and editors in an effort to balance up male-dominated creative industries....
11:32, 06/20/2019

Sudan's female revolutionaries must beware fate that befell women in Libya Alaa Salah’s role in Sudan’s protests was not unique, African women have long led change – and Libya’s precedent is especially relevantAt the same time that images of female Sudanese revolutionaries were going viral, the citizens of Tripoli were prep...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Hundreds of female ice hockey stars boycott North America over conditions Players want to build viable pro league in US and CanadaAthletes have faced low wages and lack of health insuranceMore than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared on Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dram...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political repor...
11:32, 07/10/2019

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see the group as the start of a new citizens' rights movement....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Ex-Uber driver found guilty of raping intoxicated female passenger A former Uber driver was found guilty Thursday of raping an intoxicated female passenger after picking her up from a Pennsylvania casino earlier this year....
17:32, 08/16/2019

Head of Mount Sinai research accused of ‘gaslighting’ female employees The head of a globally recognized research institute at a top Manhattan medical school “gaslit” female underlings to push them out in favor of younger male employees, a new lawsuit charges. Prabhjot Singh, director of the Arnhold Institute for Global...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Murder suspect’s dad forced female witness to shower in bleach: cops A New Jersey man forced a woman who witnessed his son commit an alleged murder to strip out of her clothes and bathe in bleach in an effort to destroy evidence, authorities said. Frank Baker, 25, of Bridegton, NJ, was charged with murder in the shoot...
14:48, 07/23/2019

Warner Bros. names Ann Sarnoff CEO, first female chief in 96-year history For the first time in its 96-year history, Warner Bros. has a female chief executive -- and she replaces a studio head accused of misconduct involving an actress....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Female jihadists are just as 'motivated' to build an Islamic State as men, report concludes Female jihadists are just as dedicated as their male comrades when it comes to bringing to life an “Islamic State,” the European Union’s police agency stated at Europol’s headquarters on Friday when presenting the findings of extensive analysis....
14:16, 06/14/2019

Motor racing: Chadwick leads as all-female W Series readies for first race British racer Jamie Chadwick looked the early favorite as the new all-female W Series held its first official practice sessions at a rainy Hockenheim on Friday....
11:48, 05/03/2019

Chilling photo shows suspect pulling gun on female driver on highway Police have released a chilling photo of the moment a shooter pulled a gun on a 27-year-old woman while she was driving on the highway. The victim told police she was heading west Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 70 in St. Louis when a man she didn...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Moscow protests pressuring Vladimir Putin find female standard-bearer Moscow's wave of protests has no leader, but 31-year-old Lyubov Sobol has emerged as one of its most visible protagonists. Instead of participating in a weekend protest, she was detained by police in the Russian capital....
18:48, 08/10/2019

Inside Islamic State: meeting Umm Sayyaf, the most senior female Isis captive Martin Chulov, the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, tells Anushka Asthana about meeting Umm Sayyaf, who described her role in helping the CIA hunt for the Isis leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. And: Johny Pitts on how an ice bath with pop duo Jedwar...
20:32, 06/02/2019

Female banker wins gender bias case after witch's hat left on desk Stacey Macken claimed she was paid significantly less than male colleague at BNP ParibasA City banker has won a gender discrimination case after alleging she was paid hundreds of thousands of pounds less than a male colleague and was the victim of a ...
15:48, 09/11/2019

Nxivm trial: alleged sex cult leader tried to 'break' female followers, says witness Mark Vicente, a key witness at Keith Raniere’s trial, said women would also push their diets as penance if they made mistakesSeveral female members of an alleged New York sex cult, including the actor Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after follo...
18:32, 05/13/2019

Ohio teacher allegedly touched dozens of female first-graders inappropriately, prosecutor says A former Ohio gym teacher was indicted on dozens of charges after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video touching dozens of first-grade girls inappropriately during class....
14:32, 06/19/2019

Female Iranian soccer fan, facing jail for entering stadium, sets herself on fire An Iranian woman who tried to enter a soccer stadium — an act that is forbidden for females in the Islamic Republic — burned herself to death after she learned that she could be thrown in jail for six months, according to a new report. Sa...
10:00, 09/10/2019

Trump tells Ocasio-Cortez and other female progressives to 'go back' to 'original' countries Tlaib responds: ‘He needs to be impeached’Sanders among critics calling president racistOpinion: Pelosi attacks on AOC are dangerousDonald Trump aimed a controversial attack at “the Squad” on Sunday, saying the four progressive Democratic congresswom...
09:48, 07/14/2019

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad family-leave benefits to employees....
08:48, 05/15/2019

'IAAF rules necessary to preserve integrity of female athletics,' says Cas on Caster Semenya – video Caster Semenya has lost her landmark legal case against athletics’ governing body, which means she will have to take medication to reduce her testosterone if she wants to keep running on the international stage.The Court of Arbitration for Sport's se...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Arizona Cardinals release Desmond Harrison after strangulation, assault charges on a female Desmond Harrison was released by the Arizona Cardinals after police in Greensboro, North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant for the offensive lineman.       ...
11:16, 07/17/2019

South African police officer arrested following female boxing champ's murder A police officer was arrested after a South African female boxing champion was fatally shot during a car chase in a coastal city, according to local reports....
20:32, 08/31/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone levels to compete at Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she cut down her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics next year....
08:32, 05/01/2019

Norwegian Air drops high heel, makeup requirement for female flight attendants Norwegian Air has dropped a policy requiring female flight attendants to wear high heels and makeup. Men can also now wear makeup.        ...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Restaurant owner sexually assaulted female worker — who then told his wife: cops A Florida restaurant owner groped a female employee, who then told the man’s wife about the alleged attack, police said. Anthony Sirica, who owns Old Jailhouse Restaurant in Sanford, was arrested after a female general laborer told police she was hel...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while jailed One of Jeffrey Epstein’s most vocal accusers urged other women Tuesday to come forward with allegations against the registered sex offender and well-connected financier as federal authorities prosecute him on sex charges....
15:00, 07/16/2019

'Sex-Sorted Semen' Doses For Cows To Ensure Female Calve Birth: Minister Union Minister for Animal Husbandry Giriraj Singh on Saturday said the government plans to introduce "sex-sorted semen" technology to ensure more female calves are born, so as to increase farmers'......
13:32, 08/31/2019

Can shifting to a female-focused future overcome Terminator: Dark Fate's bad buzz? After a string of sequels that have failed to hit the mark, James Cameron may be turning to strong women to rescue the franchise. Will it work?The pages of Hollywood history are littered with failed attempts to propel movies towards box office and cr...
12:00, 09/12/2019

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change in South America They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
02:00, 05/28/2019

Victoria’s Secret was never female-friendly – its shtick was about pleasing men | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett The lingerie brand’s runway show has been cancelled this year – it’s clear women are abandoning its pornified aestheticLingerie brand Victoria’s Secret seems to be having an identity crisis. For the first time since its launch in 1995, its runway sho...
08:48, 08/02/2019

Meet the first all-female team of racing drivers who are taking on the men in the European Le Mans Series The first all-female team to take part in the Le Mans 24 hour race today issued a rallying cry to young women who dream of driving fast cars for a living....
02:48, 06/08/2019

I’m a Retired Female Astronaut and I Can’t Understand the Obsession With ‘Gender Diverse’ Space Crews On Tuesday August 21, Vice President Pence chaired the sixth meeting of the recently revived National Space Council, a group originally chartered in 1958, disbanded in 1993 and then revived under the current administration to help chart the direction...
18:00, 08/28/2019

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

Female fan caught sneaking into Iranian soccer match, dies after setting herself on fire Upon learning she could spend six months in prison for dressing as a man to sneak into a soccer match, Sahar Khodayari set herself on fire.       ...
09:00, 09/10/2019

Female drivers feel abandoned by Uber and Lyft after reporting a sexual assault Guardian investigation finds drivers who have experienced range of safety issues say companies offer little to no supportOne month into driving for Lyft around Atlanta, Alicia Dukes was sexually assaulted by a passenger on 21 April after she drove hi...
23:16, 06/18/2019

The 2020 US elections will again expose the barriers facing female politicians | Martina Fitzgerald No one knocks men such as Beto O’Rourke when they declare their ambition – but it’s a different story for female candidatesA recent issue of Vanity Fair featured a cover photo of White House hopeful Beto O’Rourke and his words about the 2020 US presi...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Photos from Iraqi jail shows dire conditions of young and female prisoners Photographs from an Iraqi jail that were leaked to Human Rights Watch have revealed extreme overcrowding in cells holding juveniles, female terrorism suspects and their children....
07:00, 07/04/2019

Branson's Virgin Group unveils plan to fund more female-founded start-ups Virgin StartUp — the Virgin Group's non-profit that offers funding and business support to British entrepreneurs — has pledged to fund companies started by men and women equally by 2020....
00:54, 08/12/2019

Caroline Lucas calls for emergency female cabinet to block no-deal Brexit Green MP urges 10 top female politicians to form cabinet of national unity to deliver fresh referendum The Green MP, Caroline Lucas, has thrown down the gauntlet to 10 high-profile female politicians over blocking a no-deal Brexit, proposing a cabine...
14:19, 08/11/2019

Hurricane Dorian recon mission makes history with all-female, three-pilot crew An all-female, three-pilot flight crew conducting a Hurricane Dorian recon mission on Thursday was the first-ever all-female crew to do so for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the agency said....
07:32, 08/30/2019

Missy Elliott tears up as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame Missy Elliott felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.        ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexually harassing female singers Opera singer Placido Domingo today denied "deeply troubling" accusations of sexually harassing nine women in alleged encounters dating back three decades....
02:32, 08/13/2019

Female Democrats rally around Planned Parenthood amid abortion rule dispute 2020 candidates decried restrictions as organization’s acting president and CEO predicted many will ‘delay or go without care’The Democratic party’s top female leaders, including several contenders for the presidential nomination, have rallied around...
08:00, 08/20/2019

Lisa Leslie to Become the 1st Female Athlete to Recieve Statue Outside of the Staples Center in Los Angeles The Star Plaza outside of the Staples Center in Los Angeles is about to get a little more crowded, as two-time WNBA champion Lisa Leslie is set to become the first female athlete to be honored with a statue outside of the arena....
14:16, 09/05/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates according to a new report obtained by Fox News....
10:48, 08/07/2019

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
11:48, 06/14/2019

Hidden Figures Way: Nasa renames street to honor black female mathematicians Headquarters street renamed for pioneering African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary JacksonNasa, the US space agency, has renamed the street in front of its headquarters Hidden Figures Way, honouring the black femal...
11:32, 06/12/2019

YouTube 'vanlifer' Jennelle Eliana blazes trail for solo female travellers Lo-fi videos about life on the road also fill blindspot travel industry has in catering for women of colourThe YouTube channel of a 21-year-old woman who lives in a van with her pet snake Alfredo is at the centre of a debate about race, travel and ge...
14:01, 09/13/2019

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study suggests....
14:48, 06/11/2019

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign trip unless she brought along a male colleague, a move that she says amounts to "sexism."...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Marvel reveals MCU ‘Phase 4’ plans: female Thor, Blade, Shang-Chi, Doctor Strange and more Following 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' — the Phase 3 ending of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — Marvel has just announced 11 more projects, starting with a 'Black Widow' film....
21:32, 07/22/2019

Jets' first female coach Collette V. Smith on surviving rape and seeking to inspire It was only after Colette Smith debuted as a Jets coaching inter in 2017, that she realized her true calling as a motivational speaker.       ...
11:48, 06/17/2019

Dark Phoenix's Sophie Turner and Jessica Chastain Want to Normalize Strong Female Characters With Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark and X-Men's Jean Grey, Sophie Turner is known for playing roles that empower women. In X-Men sequel Dark Phoenix, she turns that up to 11, as her......
15:00, 05/22/2019

British lawmaker suspended after video shows him violently grabbing female protester by the neck A British lawmaker was suspended Friday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s office after video appeared to show him violently removing a protester from an event the previous night....
16:32, 06/21/2019

Rihanna tops Forbes' list of wealthiest female musicians with eye-popping $600 million Rihanna has accumulated a $600 million fortune with her multi-hyphenate career, according to the latest Forbes list.        ...
12:32, 06/05/2019

Female detention officer fired after discovery of love note to male inmate: report A female detention officer in Oklahoma was fired and may face charges after professing her love in writing to one of the male inmates it was her job to monitor, officials said Friday. ...
23:16, 07/27/2019

Inside Marvel's Long Road to Finally Putting a Female Superhero Front and Center Welcome to the MCU, Carol Danvers. It's been waiting for you. With the arrival of Captain Marvel this past March, the 21st film in the wildly successful Marvel Cinematic Universe made......
08:48, 07/20/2019

Opinion: Messages matter, and teams in World Cup final send good one with female coaches For only second time since the World Cup began in 1991, both teams in the final will have a female coach: Jill Ellis and Sarina Wiegman.       ...
08:16, 07/07/2019

Marines could be ending longtime policy of separating male, female recruits during boot camp The only service branch of the U.S. armed forces that separates its male and female recruits during boot camp could be ditching that practice as soon as next year....
13:32, 04/30/2019

South Korean politician ripped for telling female nominee she's failing country by not having kids A male South Korean politician has drawn a sharp rebuke from his female colleagues after he told a nominee for a top economic post that she is “failing to fulfill her duty to the nation” by being single and not having kids....
00:48, 09/06/2019

Florida quarterback Jalon Jones accused of sexual assault by female student at school Florida freshman quarterback Jalon Jones has been accused of sexual battery by a female student at the school. Jones has entered the transfer portal.        ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Grotesque tragedy unlikely to shame Fifa into action over Iran’s ban on female fans | Marina Hyde Toothless urgings followed the death of Sahar Khodayari, who – faced with prison for trying to watch football – set herself on fireThe grim tragedy of Sahar Khodayari once again forces Fifa to pick the most expedient version of itself. Is it an organ...
08:16, 09/18/2019

Swiss court bars intersex female runner Caster Semenya from 800 at world championships Caster Semenya won't defend her 800-meter title and compete in the world track and field championships after a Switzerland court reversed its ruling.       ...
08:16, 07/31/2019

Young female smokers have significantly greater risk of heart attack, study finds For women smokers ages 18 to 49, the risk of a deadly type of heart attack was more than 13 times higher than it was for non-smoking counterparts, a new study has found....
13:00, 06/25/2019

‘The Arc of History Is Bending Back.’ New Study Shows How Girls Around the World View Female Leaders A new report published Tuesday reveals that 9 out of 10 girls around the world believe that female leaders suffer widespread discrimination and sexual harassment. Produced by child rights organization Plan International in partnership with the Geena ...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Ohio parole officer Keith Cooper charged with sexually assaulting female parolees A parole officer in Ohio has been charged with sexually assaulting three women whose cases he oversaw, police said. Keith Cooper, a 50-year-old employee with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, was arrested Monday on charges of rap...
11:32, 07/25/2019

Female tennis fan caught taking cheeky snap of topless Feliciano Lopez at US Open Feliciano Lopez impressed many on Monday evening by knocking no.26 seed Taylor Fritz out of the US Open, though perhaps few more than one female fan....
02:48, 09/03/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers praise to Brett Kavanaugh for hiring all-female staff Liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had kind words to her new conservative colleague, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, for his inclusivity of women in the highest court of the land. ...
19:48, 07/03/2019

In Iraqi holy city, row over female violinist at soccer match shows social rift The match should have been cause for young Iraqis to celebrate. Their national team beat Lebanon 1-0 in the first competitive international hosted by Iraq for years in the holy city of Kerbala, complete with an opening ceremony of music and dance....
10:16, 08/08/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while on work release from jail An attorney for several accusers of Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that the wealthy financier had “improper sexual contact” with “female visitors” while he was on work release during his earlier jail time....
18:16, 07/16/2019

Doin’ It for the Vine: The Iconoclast Dinner Experience Brings an All-Female Chef Roster to Martha’s Vineyard It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of the Iconoclast Dinner Experience here at The Glow Up; after all, in addition to being a crew of foodies, The Root is one of its media partners. But one of the truly special things about this traveling culinary e...
03:16, 08/01/2019

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Female performers reporting harassment and unwanted sexual behaviour, union says Female performers at the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival have reported being sexually harassed and assaulted while out promoting their shows, the actor's union says....
19:00, 08/23/2019

Intersex female runner Caster Semenya signs with professional South African soccer team Caster Semenya, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and an intersex athlete, signed with South African team JVW Football Club, she announced on Friday.       ...
10:16, 09/06/2019

First She Inspired A Generation Of Young Female Football Fans. Now Steph Houghton Is Taking On Period Poverty As the captain of the Lionesses, Steph Houghton led England all the way to the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup. She talks to Vogue about her next goal, tackling period poverty in the UK...
01:48, 08/08/2019

Cardi B Claps Back After Jermaine Dupri Calls Today's Female Rappers "Strippers Rapping" Cardi B has a few words for Jermaine Dupri. After the 46-year-old artist likened today's female rappers to "strippers rapping," the "Bodak Yellow" star took to social......
15:32, 07/12/2019

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

Amy Poehler and ‘Wine Country’ stars on female friendships and what pop culture doesn’t reflect about grown women Poehler's directorial debut taps into the inner lives of grown women and long-lasting, adult friendships, themes that Hollywood hasn't focused much on lately....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Maryam Shojaei helps Iran’s female football fans carry fight for admission | Suzanne Wrack Gianni Infantino’s efforts have not had much impact and, with World Cup qualifiers soon, the wait to attend games continues“They think that, if they give up on this, it’s a noose for them,” says Maryam Shojaei. “People will ask for more. If they give...
02:00, 08/13/2019

Female jail workers and lawyers in Chicago allege inmates made a game of 'masturbation attacks', and they're suing A federal judge allowed two class-action lawsuits to move forward on Monday from female lawyers and jail workers alleging that Cook County failed to protect them from inmates' "masturbation attacks." The women allege that a prison gang called "Savage...
23:32, 08/16/2019

Sacramento Police Department confirms that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Police Department confirms that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died....
03:32, 06/20/2019