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

The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particula...

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

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Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into fo...
20:32 2019-06-14

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a ...
08:48 2019-06-16

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce...
14:01 2019-06-14

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."  ...
14:32 2019-06-14

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its ...
13:16 2019-06-14

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 s...
16:32 2019-05-23

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."  ...
22:48 2019-06-16

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri...
18:00 2019-05-22

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from it...
21:32 2019-06-05

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressi...
12:32 2019-05-21

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the Unit...
10:48 2019-06-08

Rob Gronkowski’s latest pictures show dramatically different physique When ex-New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski is in fighting shape, he stands at 6’6 and weighs about 265 pounds of muscle. But a recent appearanc...
01:00 2019-07-01

Thor was supposed to revert back to his toned physique in 'Endgame,' but Chris Hemsworth insisted on keeping the new figure Marvel Studios In an interview with Variety, Chris Hemsworth opened up about Thor's drastic change in appearance following the five-year time jump i...
21:48 2019-05-28

Record-tying heat yesterday! TUCSON – On Wednesday afternoon, temperatures soared into the triple digits nearly all across Southern Arizona. At the Tucson International Air...
16:32 2019-07-11

Self-obsessed millennials are going on ‘solomoons’ before tying the knot When Julia Lushing traveled from Chelsea to Los Angeles in March — right before her April wedding — she wasn’t flanked by girls in “Bride tribe” tank...
22:16 2019-06-12

Street Fighter's Queer Stereotypes Kept Me In The Closet Last year during Pride month, I wrote about my own queer reading of the Street Fighter V tutorial, which features Ken and Ryu fighting and, in my opi...
15:48 2019-06-28

Does Booksmart spell the end of high school stereotypes? Olivia Wilde’s new film provides a hierarchy without the misfits, jocks and nerds that once occupied teen storiesTeen movies love to classify people ...
07:48 2019-05-27

Dixon has chance for record-tying 4th IndyCar win at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scott Dixon is starting on the front row at Texas, where he has the chance to match the track record for IndyCar Series vict...
22:00 2019-06-08

Snedeker 1 stoke back after tying tourney record 10-under 60 Brandt Snedeker tied the RBC Canadian Open record with a 10-under 60 as an early starter, and was one stroke behind co-leaders Matt Kuchar and Scott ...
21:48 2019-06-07

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event o...
00:32 2019-06-22

Trout hits tying HR, and Angels rally to beat Dodgers 5-3 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout hit a tying two-run homer in the seventh, and Shohei Ohtani slid home from third with the tiebreaking run in the ei...
03:16 2019-06-11

Republicans have been tying Democrats to socialism for 90 years. Trump is going all in on the tradition. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Republicans and President Trump are again trying to contrast themselves with Democrats by linking Democratic policy prop...
16:16 2019-06-20

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his...
06:48 2019-05-22

Referee administrator says Fire’s tying goal against D.C. United shouldn’t have counted The professional Referee Organization, which oversees officiating in the United States and Canada, said Thursday that a video replay review of Chicag...
23:48 2019-05-30

Boris Johnson's foreigner-bashing tying UK to no-deal Brexit, says Brussels EU parliament’s representative Guy Verhofstadt attacks Tory frontrunner’s ‘false promises’Tory leadership latest – politics liveBrussels has sounded ...
16:32 2019-06-27

Grilling-themed Father's Day cards are at steak: Some folks are done with dad stereotypes Often, Father's Day cards tend to depict dads doing typical "dad" things: shoppers want something more.        ...
07:48 2019-06-14

Forgetful Baseball Man Turns Game-Tying Double Into Mortifying Walk-Off Homer A minor league baseball game between Norfolk and Scranton Wilkes-Barre went into the bottom of the 10th inning with Norfolk leading 6-5. With the tyi...
11:48 2019-06-20

Texas boy who went viral for tying Honor Guard member's shoe wants to be police officer A young boy who stepped in to tie the shoe of an Honor Guard member during a Fourth of July parade said the viral gesture was made out of respect, ex...
13:00 2019-07-09

YouTube inadvertently promoting obsessions and extreme views Google is directing people towards misinformation and conspiracy theories by placing YouTube videos prominently in its search results, an investigati...
23:48 2019-06-29

Former BitConnect India chief on the run after promoting another crypto-scam India‘s authorities have uncovered more cryptocurrency scams connected to the alleged head of BitConnect Asia, Divyesh Darji, Times of India reports....
05:16 2019-06-04

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks....
21:48 2019-07-08

De Blasio says DOE official wrong for promoting pro-Carranza rally Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded Thursday that a top Department of Education official erred by urging underlings attend a political rally to support emb...
06:48 2019-06-21

Toll House promoting ‘safe to eat’ raw cookie dough Raw cookie dough has always been a popular snack food, but it hasn’t always been safe. Health officials warn that it can cause sickness and infection...
00:32 2019-07-01

Ethan Hawke: ‘The most romantic thing I’ve done is have sex’ The actor, 47, on being an optimist, avoiding marriage advice and why other people make him anxiousI have so many bad habits it’s impossible to measu...
10:32 2019-05-21

The romantic comedy Plus One is worth the RSVP The recent Netflix romantic comedy boom has emboldened both filmmakers and fans to embrace oft-disparaged elements of this oft-disrespected genre: th...
21:16 2019-06-10

The most romantic movie moments of all time 'The Notebook,' 'When Harry Met Sally ...' and 'Say Anything' are all marking anniversaries. Here are some of the most ...
04:16 2019-06-21

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country...
00:16 2019-06-11

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, ...
17:32 2019-05-28

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful ...
00:48 2019-06-19

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus inste...
22:16 2019-06-07

The profound cynicism of Jack Dorsey and other abortion-promoting CEOs Earlier this month, a coalition of CEOs launched an ad campaign voicing their opposition to new state-level laws that seek to protect unborn children...
03:48 2019-06-24

Always Be My Maybe review – another middling Netflix romantic comedy Ali Wong and Randall Park can’t spin quite enough charm from a flat-looking regurgitation of a formula we know all too well Our collective thirst for...
02:01 2019-05-31

Couple ripped for ‘romantic’ pic next to lion they killed A Canadian couple is receiving backlash from animal lovers after an image posted on social media showed them having a romantic kiss over the carcass ...
19:48 2019-07-16

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, to Urge Summit Promoting Democracy The address in New York City will take aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic ...
12:48 2019-07-11

'It's Okay to Be White' T-Shirts Yanked After Being Accused of Promoting 'Intolerance, Racism and Division' Just when I was about to treat myself to a sumptuous “It’s Okay to Be White” t-shirt as an early birthday gift, comes the heartbreaking news that the...
12:48 2019-05-29

White Sox send Yonder Alonso packing after promoting his charity event The White Sox and Yonder Alonso have found themselves in a bit of an awkward situation. Chicago designated the first-baseman for assignment on Thursd...
18:48 2019-06-27

Cindy Sherman's many masks and Romantic Scotland – the week in art The hugely influential artist arrives at the National Portrait Gallery, sculpture invades Yorkshire, and the National Museum of Scotland takes a hike...
12:32 2019-06-21

Styles get romantic in Paris menswear with verdant blooms The renewed interest in brand Off-White continued this season at Paris Fashion Week, after its founder and designer Virgil Abloh last year became the...
12:32 2019-06-19

Dr. Paul Nassif Is Engaged! See All the Photos From His Romantic Proposal There's nothing Botched about this marriage proposal. Over the weekend, Dr. Paul Nassif proposed to his girlfriend Brittany Pattakos and, of course,...
23:16 2019-06-03

Canada will ban 'harmful' single-use plastics as early as 2021 Justin Trudeau said his government is drawing inspiration from EU in planning ban on water bottles, plastic bags and strawsCanada will ban single-use...
12:32 2019-06-10

Canada plans to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics by 2021 Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country...
23:16 2019-06-10

Is an influencer promoting your business? Sign an agreement – or risk getting burned | Gene Marks Social media celebrities can help create buzz – but as an Australian cafe owner learned, you may end up paying more without a written dealThese days ...
10:32 2019-05-21

Inside Britney Spears and Sam Asghari's Romantic Miami Getaway Britney Spears and Sam Asghari jetted off to Miami for some fun in the sun. Cameras spotted the 37-year-old Grammy winner and her 25-year-old person...
20:16 2019-06-10

Zoë Kravitz and Karl Glusman Marry In Romantic Wedding in France Here comes the bride... Zoë Kravitz. The 30-year-old Big Little Lies and Divergent actress, daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz, exchanged vows...
19:32 2019-06-29

Gentleman Jack is a true TV marvel – romantic, raw and totally radical The wonder of Sally Wainwright’s lesbian period drama is the way it mixed the traditional with the groundbreaking – all while pulling in millions of ...
17:01 2019-07-08

The ins and outs of Dark Mode: A harmful fad or a beneficial software feature For the past couple of years, it doesn't take long to realize that one of the most often requested software features users have clamored for is the v...
04:01 2019-07-01

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for child...
18:48 2019-06-02

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Pro...
18:16 2019-06-02

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sen...
20:32 2019-06-12

If you’re anti-abortion, Pinterest might accuse you of spreading ‘harmful misinformation’ Pinterest used to be a harmless time-suck that filled your feeds with unattainable kitchens, delicious cocktail recipes, and seasonal style. Now, it’...
13:16 2019-06-12

Viral photo of lovebirds at McDonald's inspires others to share romantic messages A photo of an old man staring adoringly at the woman sitting across from him in a McDonald’s has gone viral on Facebook, prompting users to post roma...
16:32 2019-05-28

Taylor Swift Enjoys Romantic Outing With Boyfriend Joe Alwyn In Paris You can't spell "romance" without "me!" Taylor Swift and her British actor boyfriend, Joe Alwyn, were spotted holding hands and enjoying their time ...
19:48 2019-05-24

People Born Prematurely May Have More Romantic Trouble as Adults, Study Finds Babies born prematurely might have an unexpected disadvantage by the time they reach adulthood, according to new research out Friday. It suggests tha...
19:48 2019-07-12

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger Marry in Romantic California Wedding They said "I do!" Chris Pratt wed Katherine Schwarzenegger, 29, in front of friends and family, including her parents Maria Shriver and ex Arnold Sc...
02:48 2019-06-09

Officials warn people of harmful algae in New Jersey’s largest lake Get out of the water! A harmful green algae is growing in New Jersey’s largest lake — causing flu-like symptoms and rashes, according to an ala...
14:16 2019-06-28

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin s...
09:00 2019-06-05

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by p...
20:16 2019-05-21

Dancing With the Stars Champ Jordan Fisher Is Engaged: Inside His Romantic Proposal Congratulations are in order for Jordan Fisher. The Dancing With the Stars season 25 champ is engaged to his longtime love Ellie Woods. While the fu...
15:48 2019-05-29

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' Italy Getaway Is Straight Out of a Romantic Movie Under the Tuscan sun! Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas continue to prove they are the definition of relationship goals. After taking the streets of Pa...
17:16 2019-07-06

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial ...
17:48 2019-06-23

Miranda Lambert and Husband Brendan McLoughlin Spotted on Romantic Stroll: See Their Cutest Pics Miranda Lambert is ditching her cowgirl hat in favor of some tennis shoes. The country singer is officially a tried-and-true city girl after moving ...
07:32 2019-06-14

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has ...
06:32 2019-06-14

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critic...
02:48 2019-05-30

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk th...
08:48 2019-05-21

Inside Justin Bieber and Hailey Bieber's Romantic Vacation: ''These Are the Moments I Live for'' Destination: Arizona and Utah! Justin Bieber and Hailey Bieber are enjoying a romantic getaway on the border of the two states. For the 25-year-old ...
17:48 2019-06-30

'The Notebook' 15th anniversary: The most romantic movie moments ever 'The Notebook,' 'When Harry Met Sally ...' and 'Say Anything' are all marking anniversaries. Here are some of the most ...
23:16 2019-06-27

| 'I owe it all to Niki', says Hamilton of F1 success Lewis Hamilton said he owed his status as a five-time world champion to Niki Lauda after dedicating his 85th pole position to him at the Monaco Grand...
04:00 2019-05-26

Why some pitchers’ success is not what it appears to be Deep into a baseball season, there’s a temptation to place handicapping weight on the “betting” performance of starting pitchers. Those who have cash...
17:00 2019-07-15

If You Want to Be an Overnight Success, Fail a Lot First James Holzhauer’s rise to fame has captivated Jeopardy! fans during the past two months. But perhaps even more captivating is the way a 27-year-old ...
17:32 2019-06-06

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics 'as early as 2021,' Trudeau says “As early as 2021, Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics from coast to coast,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.  &#...
09:48 2019-06-11

Ian Hutchinson promises he has more Isle of Man TT success in him Two years on from seriously breaking his left leg, 16-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson says "there's still more left in me" ahead of the 201...
09:48 2019-05-25

LG should learn a thing or two from OnePlus' success In the past 5 years, we've witnessed a pretty impressive success story. A company named OnePlus rose amidst the frenzy of a saturated smartphone mark...
14:16 2019-06-14

The Matildas' long road to success Sometimes, the only way to get noticed is to be controversial, to be out of the ordinary. Stir it up, cause a fuss, rip up the rule book and watch th...
01:32 2019-06-04

What bettors should know about Rays’ surprising success An ounce of run prevention is worth a ton of wins. Though their players don’t make a lot of “Benjamins” by MLB standards, that has been the key to an...
17:01 2019-06-17

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gen...
00:32 2019-07-06

Guardian's gender pay gap falls to 4.9% Difference in median hourly pay between women and men in editorial is 5.9%Guardian News & Media’s gender pay gap has fallen to 4.9% – calculated by m...
12:01 2019-07-02

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination Five veteran NY1 anchorwomen have lost their airtime to younger female reporters by the local news network who resemble them — even as older male tal...
21:16 2019-06-19

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health...
07:48 2019-07-12

| Crusaders motivated to end Jaguares success story Helping to heal a devastated city has become a motivating factor for the Crusaders as they prepare for a showdown with the Jaguares, the season's suc...
06:16 2019-07-04

| New Sharks coach confident of Currie Cup success New Sharks Currie Cup coach Sean Everitt is confident that the franchise can defend their title despite the fact they have lost a number of senior pl...
06:16 2019-07-04

Ford drivers hopeful for more success at Michigan Ford's drivers should be motivated this weekend at Michigan, and history suggests they'll be tough to beat      &...
21:16 2019-06-08

Remember the ‘10,000 Hours’ Rule for Success? Forget About It “Range,” by David Epstein, argues that the unpredictable demands of contemporary life increasingly give the advantage to generalists, not specialists...
05:16 2019-05-28

Justin Edinburgh will be missed for his spirit as much as his success The 49-year-old led Leyton Orient to title-winning glory in part by restoring a sense of pride at the club. His death is a personal and collective tr...
14:48 2019-06-09

'The heart is here': why the Warriors' success is more bitter than sweet Although the team’s move to San Francisco is only across the Bay, longtime Warriors fans based in Oakland are feeling left behindAs fans streamed int...
08:00 2019-06-07

Mercedes can take sequence of success into double figures Formula One champions Mercedes can stretch their unbeaten run into double figures in France on Sunday while rivals Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel still...
07:32 2019-06-19

Madagascar provide Afcon with its most unlikely success story The team from the world’s fourth largest island has reached the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of NationsShortly before the African Cup of Nations...
19:00 2019-07-06

Aston Martin: from Goodwood success to the DBS Superleggera Few cars, if any, match the DBS Superleggera’s ‘go-anywhere’ potential Aston Martin has long since earned its place in the West Sussex circuit’s ra...
02:32 2019-06-22

'Keep your cool': Danielle Goldstein on the secrets of her success As one of the leading riders in the season's Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT) and Global Champions League (GCL), Danielle Goldstein knows what it...
11:00 2019-06-05

New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say Police on Saturday labeled New Zealand's first firearms buy-back event a success, after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city...
07:32 2019-07-13

USWNT’s success could hinge on health of two veterans The United States women’s soccer team will open up the round of 16 at noon Monday in Reims, France, against Spain. Here are three keys to victo...
01:00 2019-06-24

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult wor...
16:16 2019-07-09

Trump praises U.S. on World Cup success after row with captain U.S. President Donald Trump praised the women's national soccer team in the wake of their World Cup triumph on Sunday and said he would look into inv...
23:16 2019-07-07

Improving the feedback loop is critical for IT success One of IT’s biggest challenges across the enterprise today is getting feedback from employees that is useful and demonstrates how technology d...
10:32 2019-06-13

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which w...
13:32 2019-05-21

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how...
12:48 2019-05-26

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed compu...
20:00 2019-06-21

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their prefere...
23:32 2019-06-28

Revealed: the $730,000 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled...
10:16 2019-06-28

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for...
20:00 2019-06-06

NBA commissioner bullish on WNBA after women’s soccer success SUN VALLEY, Idaho — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver isn’t giving up on the WNBA. Critics have called the money-losing women’s basketball league a ...
21:32 2019-07-11

Donald Trump's ideas for success on energy are so last century President Donald Trump's effort to expand offshore oil and gas exploration has stalled, and may be dead in the water. There are better ways to achiev...
09:48 2019-05-21

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to...
12:48 2019-06-04

UK's 'Mr. Brexit' Nigel Farage eyes EU election success With Brexit postponed, the UK is holding European Parliament elections. Supporters of Nigel Farage's new party are hoping for a strong showing. DW's ...
15:32 2019-05-21

| Gauff counts on talent, not fate or destiny, for success Teen sensation Coco Gauff does not believe either fate or destiny will play a role if she is to go on and win Wimbledon and it will be solely down to...
02:48 2019-07-06

With Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors Find Success That Endures The Raptors have been abandoned by their biggest stars, and they traded the one who wanted to stay. But Leonard has kept a successful run going longe...
14:16 2019-05-26

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than oth...
11:32 2019-06-20

Investment the key for future Dutch success, says World Cup coach The future of the Netherlands women's football team looks bright after the fast-improving 'Oranje' added a World Cup runners-up spot to their Europea...
23:16 2019-07-07

Success: NASA tests orion abort system (WESH) NASA successfully tested a critical safety element of its Orion spacecraft Tuesday. The launch was a test of the abort system that will ensure...
23:48 2019-07-02

Trump misses the real NATO success story By almost every measure, the 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization has grown significantly stronger in the two years President Trump has bee...
00:16 2019-06-14

Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success Darren McCollester, Getty In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is ...
17:00 2019-05-23

Dragon Quest Builders 2 review: Building on success Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a bigger and mostly better version of the original. [credit: Andrew Cunningha...
14:48 2019-07-11

‘It’s brutal’ – Wiggins on Team Sky’s constant pursuit of success "Team Sky’s pursuit of brilliance was brutal, says Bradley Wiggins, but it was crucial to their success. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podca...
05:48 2019-05-27

Senegal's Salt Queen tastes success in a man's world Marie Diouf has built a business gathering salt from marshland she bought in Senegal, succeeding in a trade where most marsh owners are men and earni...
14:16 2019-05-23

Success Spoiled Golden State Warriors Fans A year ago, Steph Curry told SLAM how grateful he was that Oakland had embraced him “as one of their own.” He’s done his part, there: tons of local c...
18:48 2019-06-10

Coney Island is a shining symbol of NYC’s incredible success Coney Island’s fun zone, which jumps into high gear Memorial Day weekend, marks a victory of civic order over urban chaos — a milestone as precious t...
22:48 2019-05-25

Great British Women: Judy Murray on her success Peugeot ambassador and tennis coach addresses rising stars at Autocar event Judy Murray has spoken on the challenges women face to reach the top of...
17:32 2019-06-19

Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test was a success Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test has gone off without a hitch. The company's Boeing 747 launch aircraft (Cosmic Girl) successfully dro...
20:32 2019-07-10

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a p...
21:32 2019-05-21

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binar...
21:32 2019-06-11

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or...
07:48 2019-07-02

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred...
16:32 2019-06-11

3 Women Join BBC's List Of Its Top 10 Earners After Gender Pay Gap Row The BBC said three women - Claudia Winkleman, Vanessa Feltz and Zoe Ball - had joined the list of its top 10 paid stars, a change the publicly funded...
10:48 2019-07-02

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the musi...
02:32 2019-05-23

Former WeWork Executives Allege Gender, Age Discrimination WeWork is being sued by two former executives who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initi...
02:16 2019-06-21

Yet another gender reveal has ended in flames and misery Gender reveals are one of the stupidest inventions of the modern world. Before a kid is even born, parents decide to announce their sex by creating e...
13:32 2019-07-10

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing...
22:32 2019-07-07

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to pre...
15:48 2019-06-18

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a ...
09:48 2019-07-08

| WATCH: Senegal 'Salt Queen' tastes success in a man's world Diouf, 35, began her venture a decade ago, investing her savings to buy her own salt flats in Fatick, one of the West African nation's biggest salt m...
20:32 2019-05-24

Dutch World Cup success comes at a cost as media scrutiny intensifies Success has come at a cost for the Netherlands at the women's World Cup as increased media scrutiny has turned up the pressure on Sarina Wiegman's si...
08:32 2019-06-21

Why Dan Levy Is Thanking Ellen DeGeneres for the Success of Schitt's Creek Without Ellen DeGeneres, there wouldn't be Schitt's Creek, according to series co-creator and star Dan Levy. The Pop series stars Levy, his father E...
11:16 2019-06-06

No more clerk with a rubber stamp: Service NSW touts its people as key to its success Picks up AU$50 million in additional 2019-20 Budget funding to keep progressing work on the business model the federal government has itself adopted....
01:01 2019-06-18

A meteoric rise? Dutch World Cup success was decades in the making As a child growing up in Amsterdam, Vera Pauw would run up and down the sidelines of a football pitch following the ball, pretending to be playing on...
12:32 2019-07-06

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champ...
10:32 2019-06-09

Freezing embryos doesn't boost IVF success rate despite common use People are often advised to freeze embryos and delay implantation so the uterus can recover from drugs taken during egg removal, but there may be few...
12:48 2019-06-27

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and h...
16:16 2019-06-20

How Aaron Judge has remained ‘huge part’ of Yankees’ success At the end of this homestand, Aaron Judge will once again head on the road with the Yankees — just as he has done for every trip the team has made si...
20:32 2019-05-31

Morocco boasts success in reducing migrant flows to Europe Morocco's foreign affairs minister says that the downward trend of migrant departures to Europe continued in May, when the number of crossings droppe...
16:32 2019-06-03

Russian Doll star thanks Netflix algorithm for the show's success Even if you spend a lot of time on Netflix, you may not have got around to watching the Netflix-produced Russian Doll yet: a time-bending drama set i...
12:48 2019-06-12

How James Holzhauer's gambler instincts factor into his Jeopardy! success Current Jeopardy! champion James Holzhauer is breaking the game and it is so much fun to watch. Over the last month-and-a-half he’s shattered the rec...
00:48 2019-05-22

Nate Lashley is golf’s tragic and stunning success story Nate Lashley was the last player to get into the Rocket Mortgage Classic last week. He’s ranked 353rd in the world, had never won a PGA Tour ev...
18:16 2019-07-01

Morocco claims success in slowing migrant voyages to Europe Morocco is claiming a new success in lowering the number of migrants making it to Europe by sea as the country works with Spain to secure a new round...
16:16 2019-06-03

Inner Circle: How a hi-tech truck drives PGA Tour golfer to success Harris English gives USA TODAY Sports and Golfweek a behind-the-scenes look at the hi-tech tractor trailer that helps give him an edge while on tour....
14:48 2019-07-10

How Solskjær is shaking up Manchester United’s staff in push for success The summer has been dominated by the Pogba saga but quietly the manager has reordered the first-team and under-23 set-upsAs Ole Gunnar Solskjær grapp...
11:32 2019-07-14

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works ...
08:16 2019-06-04

Spurred by wrestling, Aljamain Sterling overcame trying upbringing to become a success Aljamain Sterling, who once lived in a home with 13 other family members during his youth, didn't look back after being introduced to wrestling in hi...
15:16 2019-06-02

Mexico women's cricket team takes shot at success You'd be hard-pressed to trace cricket's history south of the border, but a group of Mexican women in the country's capital have patched together a r...
14:48 2019-05-23

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pal...
15:16 2019-05-21

FX to give Peep Show a try with gender-swapped remake In 2003, British TV network Channel 4 aired the first episode of Peep Show, a sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb that would go on to beco...
21:48 2019-05-26

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The ide...
06:16 2019-07-08

USA star Rapinoe talks about gender equity and World Cup LYON, FRANCE – Team USA has taken home another Women’s World Cup title and star Megan Rapinoe is sound off about gender equity in the pro...
02:32 2019-07-08

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being dete...
13:16 2019-06-10

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy...
13:00 2019-07-09

Candidate for top EU job touts gender equality ahead of vote Ursula von der Leyen asks MEPs to back her as first female European commission presidentUrsula von der Leyen has championed gender equality in her ap...
10:48 2019-07-16

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 t...
17:48 2019-07-03

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen ...
14:32 2019-06-21

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting p...
05:16 2019-06-13

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. ...
22:00 2019-07-10

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing th...
18:32 2019-07-05

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The ne...
16:00 2019-05-22

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for ...
20:16 2019-06-15

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the shooting f...
21:16 2019-06-20

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity in media could happen overnight if screenwriters simply opted...
03:48 2019-06-23

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people ...
03:00 2019-07-04

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting ...
08:00 2019-05-22

How Salesforce builds loyalty by investing in the success of its developers, admins, and customers At Salesforce TrailheaDX 2019, Sarah Franklin spoke with TechRepublic about what makes the company's relationship with developers, admins, and custom...
11:00 2019-06-18

Teleportation: Will Quantum Physics Make Star Trek Tech a Success? Most of us have seen the science fiction series Star Trek and are familiar with their concept of teleportation, in which characters are ‘beamed’ off ...
10:48 2019-06-15

Sovereign wins Irish Derby in another shock success for Padraig Beggy • Six-length victory at the Curragh for 33-1 shot Sovereign• Beggy won 2017 Epsom derby at 40-1 on Wings of EaglesPadraig Beggy does not win many Der...
03:16 2019-06-30

Opinion: The games were ridiculous, but MLB's London Series was a huge success The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 50 runs in the two-game set at London Stadium, the first MLB games ever played in Europe.    ...
01:16 2019-07-01

Yankees report card: First-half success easing injury sting They have the best record in the American League at 57-31 despite not having Luis Severino and Dellin Betances at all and missing Giancarlo Stanton f...
06:48 2019-07-11

Success for Callum Smith and Katie Taylor on Joshua vs Ruiz undercard Those in attendance at ‘The Mecca of Boxing’ get their money’s worth with the Joshua vs Ruiz undercard The post Success for Callum Smith and Katie Ta...
15:16 2019-06-05

In "Death Moves Pretty Fast,” the past is the secret of iZombie's success While it doesn’t quite reach the dance-centric highs of “Five, Six, Seven, Ate,” “Death Moves Pretty Fast” is easily the best (and most cogent) episo...
14:32 2019-05-31

'Dauntless' success leads to hours-long wait times across platforms The launch of Phoenix Labs' co-op hunting RPG Dauntless was such a huge success, the developer has announced that the game attracted 4 million p...
20:16 2019-05-25

Andy Cohen Reveals the Secret to Watch What Happens Live's 10-Year Success Somehow, someway, Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen is 10 years old. And E! News was there to celebrate with Andy Cohen. "It feels great to be...
23:00 2019-06-27

Tour of Norway: Boasson Hagen hopes stage win a catalyst for success "A promising start the season has given way to disappointment for Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen and Team Dimension Data, but the three-time Tour of ...
01:00 2019-05-31

Liverpool transfer strategy a success because Reds continue to find value at the top end of the market In the early stages of Fenway Sports Group's tenure at Liverpool, much was made of the 'moneyball' principles said to have underpinned their success ...
02:48 2019-07-09

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote, right after EU poll success The government of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to face a vote of no confidence amid a scandal surrounding his far-right coalition partners. ...
03:48 2019-05-27

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside ...
12:48 2019-05-21

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the s...
21:48 2019-06-11

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patr...
11:16 2019-06-12

How Shay Mitchell and More Stars Pulled Off Epic Gender Reveals When it comes to Hollywood gender reveals, your favorite stars always go big! In case you missed the big news, Shay Mitchell celebrated the Fourth ...
15:32 2019-07-05

Gender Reveal Party Goes Terribly Wrong As Car Bursts Into Flames Queensland Police released drone footage of the gender reveal gone wrong to warn others against attempting such stunts. The video shows a man's car b...
13:32 2019-07-10

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has insp...
09:16 2019-06-13

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "t...
07:48 2019-06-05

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equ...
20:16 2019-06-21

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, t...
15:48 2019-07-03

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign ...
08:16 2019-06-04

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the city...
10:32 2019-06-14

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea—a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, int...
14:48 2019-05-21

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone le...
15:00 2019-05-29

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and ha...
18:32 2019-06-19

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence d...
18:16 2019-05-27

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Sir...
21:32 2019-05-21

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community h...
18:32 2019-06-10

The new American family: trans, gender queer, nonbinary, two-spirit As part of our series, Stonewall at 50, we hear from six people who found love and happiness – after being told they didn’t belong Continue reading.....
08:16 2019-06-20

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 r...
19:16 2019-05-21

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, accor...
10:48 2019-05-21

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and...
12:48 2019-05-30

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to it...
22:16 2019-05-29

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gen...
18:32 2019-06-01

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology ...
16:32 2019-07-17

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refo...
13:16 2019-07-16

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide b...
13:48 2019-07-05

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banne...
05:16 2019-07-11

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions ef...
14:48 2019-06-21

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits ...
16:32 2019-06-27

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans...
17:48 2019-05-21

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Paci...
05:16 2019-06-11

The Latest: NBA bans Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 The Latest: Warriors investor Mark Stevens has been banned 1 year by NBA, fined $500,000 for shoving Lowry        ...
18:16 2019-06-06

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, t...
23:48 2019-06-05

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another pers...
06:00 2019-07-17

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other pre...
22:48 2019-06-22

Khloé Kardashian Celebrates Success of Lamar Odom's Book: "Congratulations Lammy" Khloe Kardashian could not be prouder of her ex-husband Lamar Odom over the success of his new book. The former NBA star's memoir, Darkness to Light...
16:16 2019-06-15

Patrice Rushen Found Success in Jazz and Dance Music. She Hasn’t Been Forgotten. She was already an accomplished jazz bandleader when she began releasing pop albums for Elektra in 1978. A new best-of compilation looks back at her ...
15:16 2019-07-17

The 10,000-hour rule for sporting success is a myth, so let kids dabble | Sean Ingle A new book blows out of the water the theory that the key to sport success is relentless practice and focus from an early ageThis column comes from t...
05:16 2019-05-27

Face It: Things Can’t Be Going Well For You If You’re Turning To This List Of People Who Found Success Later In Life For Comfort Don’t lie to yourself: The fact that you sought out this list of people who didn’t find success until their 40s or 50s is a pretty clear sign that th...
17:16 2019-06-19

Our current technology success metrics are broken: a call for healthier design habits Leading UX thinkers publish a manifesto of sorts, urging less clutter and a more minimalist approach to technology. 'Discussions around our unhealthy...
13:32 2019-06-08

Entire Bronx Success Academy class aces statewide math exam The Bronx is learning. An entire Success Academy charter school class in the nation’s poorest congressional district not only passed the algebr...
16:00 2019-07-01

Golden State’s Kevin Durant Announces Achilles’ Rupture and Surgery ‘Success’ The superstar Warriors forward injured his right Achilles’ tendon during Game 5 of the N.B.A. finals against the Raptors after missing nine games wit...
07:16 2019-06-13

Toronto Raptors' success gives Canadian sports fans a rare feeling: hope The team are one victory away from their first-ever NBA title. And many in Toronto see basketball as representative of a diverse, global cityWhen Fit...
14:48 2019-06-09

The Breakthrough: Harlem’s Fashion Row Mentors Designers to Success—and a Lion King Collaboration Ahead of the July Fourth weekend and the multimedia marathon that was Essence Fest 2019, where we connected with groundbreaking fashion luminaries li...
14:00 2019-07-16

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily ar...
10:32 2019-05-21

Dustin Johnson’s awkward gender-reveal video with bewildered fans An apparent chance run-in with Dustin Johnson turned into a baby reveal this week in Detroit during the latest stop on the PGA Tour. Johnson took tim...
13:16 2019-06-27

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they ...
12:00 2019-05-29

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban o...
15:48 2019-05-22

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promo...
10:32 2019-05-21

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their ris...
10:48 2019-06-13

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male....
19:48 2019-07-13

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 ...
01:16 2019-05-22

Liberals achieve gender parity in new appointments, but minorities left out: docs Documents from the Privy Council Office obtained through the access-to-information law, show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees to fed...
09:16 2019-05-21

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly...
01:16 2019-06-09

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonst...
07:48 2019-05-24

Sixteen women sue FBI, allege gender discrimination at Quantico training academy A group of women who were once FBI recruits have sued the bureau for alleged gender discrimination and accusing them of allowing a “good old boy netw...
14:48 2019-05-30

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each ...
16:00 2019-06-21

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a...
12:48 2019-05-21

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products m...
06:32 2019-06-12

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — on...
09:48 2019-06-06

Alleged Colorado school shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts One of the Colorado charter school shooting suspects told police he targeted classmates who mocked his gender identity. Alec McKinney, 16, who was bo...
23:16 2019-06-20

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democra...
19:48 2019-06-27

Grave Goods Demand Gender Roles In Viking History To Be Rewritten. Or Do They? A Norwegian archaeologist, Marianne Moen, is making the big claim 'the past’ is incorrectly interpreted and that Viking Norway men’s and women’s cult...
15:48 2019-06-28

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack w...
08:32 2019-06-05

Tunisian PM bans wearing of niqab in public institutions Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons" an official source...
09:16 2019-07-05

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the Wo...
07:16 2019-07-02

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like rac...
03:32 2019-07-10

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic rest...
20:32 2019-06-27

Outdoor watering and fire bans in effects in Tay Township, Ont. With temperatures expected to remain in the mid- to high 20s over the next week or more, the township expects that the bans will remain in place thro...
16:48 2019-07-08

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refo...
12:16 2019-07-16

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to Malta's territorial waters to prevent it from docking at Maltese ports. The shi...
12:48 2019-07-07

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the u...
20:32 2019-07-17

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawy...
11:32 2019-06-28

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and ch...
08:48 2019-05-21

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at th...
12:48 2019-06-14

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Env...
21:32 2019-06-01

Sudan bans al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has shut down the Khartoum...
07:16 2019-05-31

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21) ...
18:48 2019-05-21

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to ki...
03:48 2019-05-30

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillan...
05:01 2019-05-22

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its...
17:32 2019-05-29

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese ...
14:32 2019-06-07

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end ...
01:00 2019-06-17

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping th...
15:00 2019-06-07

Brazil bans labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testin...
14:16 2019-05-22

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protest...
15:48 2019-05-22

For a Fast-Rising Chilean Player, French Open Success Has Been a Long Time Coming Just over a year ago, Cristian Garín, 22, was ranked outside the top 200. He is now 37th and has won 20 matches on clay courts, the second most on to...
20:32 2019-05-28

Trump’s reelection launch contrasts White House drama with campaign’s message of success While President Trump also created a whirlwind of headlines during his 2016 campaign, he now has a record of actions affecting people’s lives and sen...
22:16 2019-06-18

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More Amid the news-packed chaos that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo — or E3 for short — TIME caught up with Doug Bowser, the president a...
15:48 2019-06-12

The Kyler Effect: Heisman winner’s success inspires athletes to play two sports in college Instead of specializing, several high school stars plan to remain two-sport athletes into college, following the path of baseball prospect turned No....
11:48 2019-07-10

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that prom...
12:32 2019-06-27

Dustin Johnson helps couple with their gender reveal while signing autographs in Detroit While signing autographs before Rocket Mortgage Classic, Dustin Johnson tells couple he heard they were pregnant, then he pulled out a pink ball. &#...
13:16 2019-06-27

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with ...
16:32 2019-06-01

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals See when pregnant celebrities are due including Blake Lively, Jenna Bush Hager, Chelsea Clinton, Alanis Morissette, Christina El Moussa, Kate Mara ...
12:16 2019-05-21

‘Use a bit of common sense’: A gender-reveal party stunt ends with a car erupting in flames Gender-reveal burnouts are starting to become popular with car enthusiasts in Australia. But officials say the stunts are dangerous and shouldn’t be ...
10:32 2019-07-10

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UN...
12:48 2019-05-21

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to i...
03:01 2019-05-29

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from ...
10:48 2019-06-13

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for fin...
07:16 2019-05-30

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleg...
03:32 2019-05-30

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The S...
13:48 2019-06-01

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official sourc...
16:16 2019-07-05

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucc...
15:48 2019-05-29

YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other "well-documented violent events," a major revers...
17:32 2019-06-05

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing s...
04:48 2019-06-28

Dutch court bans Hells Angels motorcycle gang BRUSSELS (AP) — A Dutch court has outlawed the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, calling it a violent organization that is a danger to public order. Wedn...
08:48 2019-05-29

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far i...
13:32 2019-07-08

Wimbledon bans plastic racket coverings in eco-friendly push Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coveri...
01:16 2019-06-29

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to compa...
12:32 2019-05-30

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s e...
11:32 2019-05-25

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure t...
16:48 2019-06-04

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an...
21:16 2019-07-05

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were su...
07:16 2019-05-25

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country,...
12:48 2019-05-31

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigne...
15:48 2019-05-24

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for ...
15:32 2019-06-05

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted crea...
20:48 2019-06-05

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march ...
17:16 2019-06-06

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by...
05:32 2019-06-11

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the eff...
02:32 2019-06-16

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned...
14:32 2019-06-14

Vladimir Putin Bans Russian Flights To Crisis-Hit Georgia President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, starting in July, after violent clashes in the neigh...
20:48 2019-06-21

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the a...
15:32 2019-05-21

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is h...
05:32 2019-06-11

Samoa bans Elton John movie ‘Rocketman’ due to homosexuality WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homo...
03:16 2019-06-11

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned a...
23:32 2019-05-21

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African Swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine feve...
05:16 2019-06-21

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its in...
17:32 2019-06-10

Google bans major Chinese app maker from Play Store Google has banned one of China's largest app developers from its Play Store app marketplace following allegations of "malicious and deceptive be...
10:01 2019-07-17

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite co...
01:00 2019-06-17

Debate fact check: Sen. Klobuchar overstates Trump's lack of success lowering drug prices Sen. Amy Klobuchar claimed in Wednesday's debate that the prices of 2,500 drugs have gone up in double-digits since Trump took office. That numb...
16:32 2019-06-27

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifts lid on team meeting that inspired Champions League success Jordan Henderson has explained how a midweek team meeting helped lay the foundations for Liverpool's victory over Tottenham in the Champions League f...
18:48 2019-06-02

Secret to his success? Pelicans' David Griffin struck quickly with Anthony Davis trade Two months into job as executive VP for the Pelicans, David Griffin's Anthony Davis trade has set up the team for the present and the future. &...
15:48 2019-06-16

Jurgen Klopp vows more Liverpool success as faith in James Milner and Jordan Henderson vindicated Manager Jurgen Klopp believes winning his first trophy with Liverpool is only the beginning and the squad he has assembled has its best years still t...
05:32 2019-06-02

| Japan mass stabbing | Brexit party success: WATCH the top World news videos for today Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan | EU Elections final result: Brexit Party win 29 seats in record haul; here are the top World news video...
04:16 2019-05-28

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country lon...
16:48 2019-06-04

Policeman arrested after student uses Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to pose as underage girl Officer Robert Davies is on paid leave after being charged with communicating with a minor to commit a felonyA California student used a “gender swap...
19:48 2019-06-12

Elizabeth Warren's plan to eliminate the gender wage gap discredits the accomplishments of minority women Government has a new moral and economic imperative, according to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, who vowed to wield the power of the Oval Offi...
23:48 2019-07-05

The wild race to lead the Democrats could break the gender mould of US politics | Emma Brockes Six female candidates have more chance of avoiding sexist stereotyping than poor, isolated Hillary ClintonIt was a strange experience, watching the U...
16:32 2019-06-27

HUD Secretary Carson wants to roll back Obama mandate on gender identity at homeless shelters Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson wants to roll back an Obama-era mandate that single-sex homeless shelters funded by his depa...
18:32 2019-05-22

It's a girl! Anna Duggar reveals sex of baby No. 6 with Josh during beehive gender reveal Anna Duggar and husband Josh Duggar, the eldest of Jim Bob and Michelle's 19 kids, announced what their sixth child is "gonna bee" with a beehiv...
19:48 2019-06-20

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social ...
19:48 2019-07-16

Hong Kong regulator bans former Goldman banker Leissner for life Hong Kong's financial regulator has banned former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner from re-entering the industry for life for his crimes linked to t...
05:16 2019-07-03

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing an...
00:48 2019-06-18

U.S bans entry to senior aide to Malawi leader over graft allegations Uladi Mussa, a senior aide to Malawi President Peter Mutharika, and his wife Cecilia have been banned from entry into the United States due to allega...
14:32 2019-07-03

Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is banning single-use plastic bags in grocery check-out lines by April 22, 2020. House Democrats said Democratic Gov. Jan...
19:48 2019-06-17

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to swee...
01:00 2019-06-13

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long viole...
20:48 2019-06-20

Dutch court bans 'violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the ki...
07:48 2019-05-29

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions tha...
05:16 2019-06-15

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
23:32 2019-06-06

Los Angeles coffee chain bans Kawhi Leonard over signing with Clippers Los Angeles is divided. Kawhi Leonard spurned a chance to create a Big Three with the Lakers to join the Clippers. And one coffee shop has taken its ...
15:32 2019-07-09

Ubisoft Bans Player-Created Assassin's Creed Quests That Let You Level Up By Doing Nothing Last month, Ubisoft released a tool that allows players to create their own quests in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Players could choose to have other pl...
02:16 2019-07-12

Abortion-rights activists rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigner...
13:48 2019-05-21

Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent epis...
21:32 2019-05-21

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian ...
13:16 2019-05-24

YouTube bans videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened YouTube is to remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust, and curb ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules...
07:16 2019-06-06

Online knitting community Ravelry just straight-up bans Trump support In a move that every other website should be paying close attention to, knitting and crochet-based social media platform Ravelry has announced an acr...
19:16 2019-06-23

China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of d...
16:49 2019-06-27

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino's successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned f...
11:16 2019-05-24

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a st...
03:16 2019-06-08

42 elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discre...
23:32 2019-06-08

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players....
00:48 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testin...
14:16 2019-05-22

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricti...
03:16 2019-05-22

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with ...
18:48 2019-06-05

Halo Reach's PC Test "Illegally Distributed", Players Facing Bans Around 1000 Halo fans have been given the chance to test a single level from the upcoming PC version of Halo: Reach. A lot more than 1000 people want...
20:16 2019-06-30

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam h...
16:48 2019-07-02

State bans floating billboards to prevent ‘Times Square on the Hudson’ The proposed legislation, passed Thursday, is intended to address a recent spate of complaints about boats ferrying gaudy ads, which critics said mar...
08:32 2019-06-23

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways Am...
17:16 2019-06-04

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice...
13:48 2019-06-22

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged techno...
21:48 2019-06-22

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” ...
15:32 2019-06-05

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould ...
16:32 2019-06-27

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 balan...
12:48 2019-05-21

Grenfell fire chief Dany Cotton: I was sent death threats after gender equality bid to rename Fireman Sam London's first female fire chief Dany Cotton says some men still feel threatened by women in power and that when she joined up several officers refus...
11:16 2019-07-02

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its...
14:16 2019-05-30

Judge scolds Trump ex-adviser Stone and bans social media posts A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media, describing him ...
15:48 2019-07-16

Massive shark fin haul into Hong Kong dodges global shipping bans Two global shipping firms that have vowed not to transport shark fin products inadvertently moved a 40-foot container of the controversial delicacy f...
09:48 2019-07-10

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a trac...
16:48 2019-05-29

Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional ATLANTA (AP) — Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional. The post Federal lawsuit se...
11:32 2019-06-28

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those...
00:16 2019-06-06

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credi...
18:32 2019-06-14

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory ...
15:32 2019-06-05

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles...
14:48 2019-06-05

Doctors' organization: calling abortion bans 'fetal heartbeat bills' is misleading American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says term does not ‘reflect medical accuracy or clinical understanding’America’s largest professi...
03:32 2019-06-05

Tech Goons and CEOs Argue Abortion Bans Are 'Bad for Business' in Full-Page NYT Ad The overwhelmingly white male leadership of Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you that they, too, are socially liberal. As such, many of them ...
21:32 2019-06-10

Duchess of Cambridge's Back to Nature Garden transfers to Hampton Court after Chelsea Flower Show success The Duchess of Cambridge's Back to Nature Garden, which proved a huge success at this year's Chelsea Flower Show, has transferred to the Hampton Cour...
16:00 2019-07-01

College male uses gender-bending Snapchat filter to pose as girl, allegedly lure accused pedophile cop A California police officer was arrested last week after authorities say a college student used a Snapchat gender-altering filter to trick him into t...
11:32 2019-06-12

Galaxy Fold's production can't catch a break, as Japan bans its display cover export One small transparent cover material, one big hurdle for Samsung's foldable phone strategy going forward - this could be the result from Japan's unex...
05:16 2019-07-03

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's...
19:32 2019-05-25

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.   ...
19:32 2019-06-09

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever...
05:32 2019-06-17

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The or...
00:32 2019-05-30

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The post...
17:32 2019-05-24

In passage of ‘Free Willy’ bill, Canada bans captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by...
19:48 2019-06-11

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire cons...
19:00 2019-06-08

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island As of Wednesday, Americans can no longer take cruises to Cuba or visit the Communist country as part of educational and cultural group tours.  ...
14:00 2019-06-04

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the plat...
22:32 2019-05-23

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to ...
15:16 2019-05-21

Snap shares climb as Bank of America sees improved revenue after viral 'gender-face-swap' filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap rose in premarket trading on Thursday after Bank of America said a recent spike in app downloads will drive be...
08:16 2019-07-11

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disas...
18:16 2019-05-24

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means pro...
12:48 2019-05-21

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran...
08:32 2019-06-21

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive...
22:48 2019-05-25

‘What Good Is Success If I Can’t Cause Good?’ Singer-Songwriter Jason Mraz Talks to TIME He’s right in the middle of a set, but Jason Mraz isn’t too busy to pause for meditation. “Let’s all take a breath together,&...
10:16 2019-05-24

CITIC Bank Private Bank: Success = Technology + Human Touch CITIC Private Bank is leading Chinese private wealth managers in the adaptation of technology, but it is not forgetting the most important element of...
14:16 2019-05-21

U.S. men's soccer team inspired, motivated by U.S. women's success The U.S. men's soccer team has been following the USWNT in their chase for a fourth World Cup title. The men's team will play for a Gold Cu...
03:48 2019-07-06

China hopes to ensure U.S.-China meeting a success: foreign ministry China's foreign ministry said on Friday it hopes the United States will meet China halfway and ensure their meeting is a success, when asked about ta...
04:32 2019-06-28

McDonald's loses millions in free french fries due to Raptors' success McDonald's restaurants in Ontario, Canada have forked over more than two million free french fries as part of a giveaway tied to the Toronto Rap...
19:16 2019-06-07

How 'gutting' England experience can put Declan Rice on path to international success Declan Rice was brought crashing back down to earth at intentional level, despite putting on his most encouraging display in three England caps as in...
15:32 2019-06-07

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGB...
19:32 2019-05-24

'Leaves on the line' rail delays could be a thing of the past if Hi-tech trials are a success Commuters facing delays sparked by leaves on the line could be a thing of the past if new modernising trials aimed at improving Britain's railway inf...
01:32 2019-06-13

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Fa...
21:32 2019-05-28

Vatican rejects gender reassignment as an attempt to 'annihilate nature' The Vatican has condemned gender theory, which allows people to choose or change their gender, as being a "confused concept of freedom" in a new offi...
16:32 2019-06-10

5 new music releases we love: Whispery lo-fi, gender transition love songs, and Afrobeat vibes There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we thi...
17:16 2019-06-14

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination [Update: Riot Responds] The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends pub...
01:00 2019-06-13

Unbeaten Warren Gatland '100% confident' of British and Irish Lions success in 2021 South Africa tour Warren Gatland says he is "100 per cent confident" he can lead the Lions to glory after being appointed head coach for the 2021 tour to South Africa....
10:16 2019-06-12

Gun advocacy groups sue California over new law that bans firearms sales to 'law-abiding adults' under 21 Several gun advocacy groups filed a lawsuit to challenge a new California law banning the sale of firearms to people under 21 years of age.  &#...
03:00 2019-07-04

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.  ...
20:16 2019-06-04

European elections 2019: Nigel Farage warns Brexit Party's success will send 'massive' message Nigel Farage has warned that the Brexit Party's success in the European elections will send a "massive" message to the government over the UK's statu...
20:48 2019-05-26

Japanese Restaurant Bans Japanese Customers, Says They're Rude This is a change. For years, there were stories of Japanese establishments with “Japanese-only” policies, refusing foreigners. But now, one noodle re...
11:32 2019-07-16

Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender. Whoops! Not what the 'Big Bang' star said he preferred Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Ins...
17:16 2019-05-27

A student used Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to arrest a cop looking for underage sex The officer faces a charge of contacting a minor to commit a felony, and is currently on paid administrative leave.       &...
23:16 2019-06-11

10 new LGBTQ books to celebrate Pride month: Tan France, 'Gentleman Jack,' 'Gender Queer' Celebrate Pride Month with a good LGBTQ book, including a memoir from Tan France, a history of the Stonewall riots and a gender queer graphic novel. ...
11:32 2019-06-09

'Girls Who Code' founder Reshma Saujani is a boy mom fighting gender norms. 'Let them fail' Reshma Saujani talked to Motherly about her book "Brave, Not Perfect" and offered tips on raising girls to be confident and boys to be vulnerable. &...
19:16 2019-06-14

'Big Bang' star Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender and it's not the one he hoped for Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Ins...
16:16 2019-05-28

Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming Aerogel sheet mimics Earth’s greenhouse effect and could help to create fertile oasesFor future astronauts bound for Mars it will surely rank as a po...
13:16 2019-07-15

And Then There Was One: Three People Lived in This Village Until Two Were Murdered. Thirty years ago, 200 people lived in the Moldovan village of Dobrusa. But most have since left or died. After a twin killing in February, there’s on...
13:16 2019-07-15

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the ...
13:48 2019-07-15

Lashana Lynch as new Bond 007? Here's what we know so far ahead of Bond 25 Captain Marvel star Lashana Lynch is set to appear in the next James Bond film, in a moment that promises to have cinema-goers dropping their popcorn...
13:48 2019-07-15

Trump tells complainers 'to leave the US' amid race row Donald Trump has invited anyone unhappy with life in the US to leave the country amid a race row over "disgraceful" and "disgusting" tweets about a n...
14:16 2019-07-15

Ciabatti: Honda boss misinterpreting comments to create controversy Ducati MotoGP sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has accused his Honda counterpart Alberto Puig of misinterpreting his statements in order to manufactu...
14:48 2019-07-15

Everything We Know About the 2020 Mid-Engine C8 Corvette So Far The mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray debuts in three days, and while there’s still a lot to learn about it, we’ve heard quite a bit over t...
15:48 2019-07-15

Waze shows how much you have to pay at the tollgate Waze is adding another useful piece of information you may want to know before going a particular way. It's adding estimated toll prices to a ro...
16:16 2019-07-15

You're less empathetic when you've been drinking heavily A drinking experiment found that people seem to become less empathetic when they have a higher blood-alcohol level, but that this doesn't affect mora...
16:48 2019-07-15

England captain Eoin Morgan was in line to bat in World Cup final super over, says Chris Woakes England captain Eoin Morgan would have brought himself in as the third super over batsman in Sunday's dramatic Cricket World Cup final, bowler Chris ...
16:48 2019-07-15

1.5-metre jellyfish spotted off coast of Cornwall Divers stayed close to giant animal for an hour before it swam awayA giant barrel jellyfish has been spotted off the coast of Cornwall by divers.“I’v...
16:48 2019-07-15

Ducati Panigale V4 25 Anniversario 916 Launched In India At Rs. 54.9 Lakh The Ducati Panigale V4 25 Anniversario 916 will be available on sale in India from October 2019, at a price of Rs. 54.9 lakh (ex-showroom). Only 500 ...
17:00 2019-07-15

Judge cites Post revealing NYPD failure to enforce Epstein check-ins The Manhattan federal judge overseeing Jeffrey Epstein’s case Monday cited an exclusive Post report revealing how the pedophile hadn’t ever checked i...
18:16 2019-07-15

Radiation Levels at the Marshall Islands Remain Disturbingly High An analysis of soil samples, ocean sediment, and fruits from the Marshall Islands—the site of nearly 70 nuclear weapons tests during the 1940s and 19...
19:32 2019-07-15

Democratic congresswomen: Don't take Trump's Bait The message from the four Democratic congresswomen of color targeted by President Donald Trump's tweets: "Do not take the bait." (July 15) ...
20:48 2019-07-15

The best back-to-school deals to shop on Prime Day 2019 — for all ages Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Prime Day 2019 is 48-hours this year, and we're keeping track of the best back-to-school deals below. We'll be updatin...
21:16 2019-07-15

Mets brought Zack Wheeler nightmare upon themselves Once again the Mets have put themselves behind the eight ball. It’s the Mets Way. When baseball life is difficult, make it more difficult. Whatever t...
22:32 2019-07-15

I was a human pet after my family was killed in Rwandan genocide Running as fast as she could in the dark, terrified nine-year-old Marceline had no idea she was fleeing a genocide which would wipe out her entire fa...
23:16 2019-07-15

Sources: Cuban fined $50,000 for meeting leak Mavs owner Mark Cuban has been fined after leaking information about the vote to allow coaches' challenges during last week's Board of Governors meet...
01:00 2019-07-16

1 Dead, 15 Injured In US Gas Line Blast That Shot Flames 30 Feet Into Air A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that levelled a house and shat...
03:48 2019-07-16

Update Your Logitech Wireless Dongle Right Now A few years ago, hackers discovered that they could remotely take control of a PC by exploiting a vulnerability in Logitech wireless dongles. Accordi...
04:48 2019-07-16

Indonesian president warns of long dry season, potential forest fires Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered ministers and regional heads to take anticipative steps to mitigate risks of crop failure and forest fire du...
08:00 2019-07-16

Teen volleyball player who announced Indianapolis Colts' draft picks dies Madi Moore, 17, who in April was chosen to announce the Indianapolis Colts' NFL draft picks, wanted her fight with cancer to inspire others. &#...
10:32 2019-07-16

U.S. manufacturing output climbs for second month in June U.S. manufacturing output accelerated in June, climbing for the second straight month, thanks in large part to increased production of motor vehicles...
12:16 2019-07-16

Von der Leyen wins liberal support for EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday took a step closer to becoming the first female European Commission head after her vision of a greener, fai...
12:32 2019-07-16

Berger: No discussions had over giving Aston Martin DTM concessions DTM boss Gerhard Berger says there have not been discussions over handing the R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad concession breaks to allow it to catch ...
13:48 2019-07-16