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Gender pay gap won't be closed for another 217 years

Gender pay gap won't be closed for another 217 years After ten years of progress, the gender gap is widening for the first time in nearly a decade and the gap between men and women in the areas of health, education, politics and employment is further accentuated, according to the latest report on gender equality prepared by World Economic Forum . [Full Article...]

Son's death: Tinubu jets out as Nigerians pour in more condolences

Son's death: Tinubu jets out as Nigerians pour in more condolences Bola Tinubu, to pay their condolences over the loss of his first son, Mr Jide Tinubu . In a personal message, Atiku commiserated with the Tinubu family, counselling them not to lose faith in the will of Allah despite the oddity of the present pain and challenges they may have found themselves in. [Full Article...]

Japan rolls out sleek, all-female police squad to protect Ivanka

Sometimes glancing at Abe sitting behind her on the stage, Trump praised the prime minister's efforts to promote women's participation in the workforce. "When women live up to their potential, many world issues can be solved", said Abe. In a report from the World Economic Forum on Thursday , Japan ranked 114th out of 140 nations in gender equality-ranking the lowest of the G7 nations by a long sh... [Full Article...]

Hapilon's right-hand man killed in Marawi encounter

Hapilon's right-hand man killed in Marawi encounter On Friday, Padilla allayed public's concerns over the reported presence of some Islamist fighters in the besieged city despite the end of fighting, saying the Marawi stragglers were "leaderless" who were merely "fighting for their survival". [Full Article...]

US House committee wants documents from former Trump aide Page

US House committee wants documents from former Trump aide Page Democrats on the Senate intelligence and judiciary committees are interested in formally asking Sessions to clarify his testimony, according to a Senate aide. According to court documents released Monday, Papadopoulos said he was in a meeting with Trump and other advisers, including then-Sen. He added, "He denied contact with Russian Federation in his confirmation hearing, and he met with Kislya... [Full Article...]

Sierra Nevada Weekend Winter Storm Warning

Sierra Nevada Weekend Winter Storm Warning Drivers headed up the mountains should be ready for winter weather conditions. A Winter Storm Watch also goes into effect from Friday morning through late Saturday night for Wheatland, Park, Sweet Grass, Judith Gap, Stillwater and Carbon Counties as well as the Paradise Valley, the Livingston area and the Beartooth foothills. [Full Article...]

5-year veteran of NYPD shot truck attack suspect

5-year veteran of NYPD shot truck attack suspect The officer, assigned to the 1st Precinct, was treated for tinnitus after taking the suspect down, a police source said. That is, the NYPD said , "The suspect exited the vehicle displaying imitation firearms & was shot by NYPD" after driving down the bike path. [Full Article...]

Manhattan attacker used a truck - urban terrorist's weapon of choice

Manhattan attacker used a truck - urban terrorist's weapon of choice He's expected to survive. According to police, the suspect drove a rented Home Depot truck onto a bike path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking several people. NY and other cities around the globe have been on high alert against attacks by extremists in vehicles. The White House said President Donald Trump was briefed on the attack. [Full Article...]

Aadhaar mobile linking: Deadline remains February 6, says Centre

Aadhaar mobile linking: Deadline remains February 6, says Centre The SC says banks will indicate in messages sent to customers that December 31 is the last date to link Aadhaar with accounts. "It will actually save me a lot of trouble as I won't have to go through a number of text messages", she had said, calling it a "direct attack on privacy". [Full Article...]

Syria army captures Deir Ezzor city from IS: monitor

Syria army captures Deir Ezzor city from IS: monitor There was no immediate confirmation from official sources, though state media earlier reported army advances in the city in the country's east. Having intervened decisively in the Syrian war in 2015 in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia now hopes to build on the collapse of Islamic State to launch a political process to end the six-year-old conflict. [Full Article...]

Shooting in Starbucks leaves one dead and boy, 12, in hospital

Shooting in Starbucks leaves one dead and boy, 12, in hospital Authorities say the shooting occurred at a Starbucks, where a man's body could be seen late Thursday through the shop's window. "So by the time we got in there they had already told everybody to get cover and then they locked the door", said Marie Swaiko. [Full Article...]

Institutional Investors Positive on Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO)

The company's ATR (Average True Range) is 0.2. Its down 86.47% from 20,700 shares previously. The company was maintained on Friday, November 13 by RBC Capital Markets. Since May 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $12.50 million activity. 92,840 shares were sold by Jacoby Rebecca , worth $2.94M. [Full Article...]

Miami Firefighters Fired After Noose Incident

Miami Firefighters Fired After Noose Incident However, the Miami Herald - citing sources - said the noose was created out of twine and placed over a black lieutenant's family photo. City manager Daniel Alfonso announced the firings in a statement Wednesday. The firefighters terminated were identified as: Kevin Meizoso, David Rivera, Justin Rumbaugh, Harold Santana, Alejandro Sese and William W. Bryson, the son of former Miami Fire Chief... [Full Article...]

Open Enrollment: Nov. 1 - December 15

Open Enrollment: Nov. 1 - December 15 Eleven health insurers are approved to sell 74 plans in Washington's 2018 individual health insurance market . This is the fifth year the federal marketplace is open, but it's turning out to look very different from previous years. "In Texas, the tax credits have increased", Lodes said. "For those who qualify, subsidies will go up as well to help pay for it", Long said. "If you don't shop a... [Full Article...]

Crowe offers to take six Manus refugees

Crowe offers to take six Manus refugees Refugees barricaded inside a shuttered Australian detention camp in Papua New Guinea were becoming "distraught and depressed", detainees said Friday, as New Zealand renewed an offer to resettle some of them. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is due to meet the New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern in Sydney on Sunday. "I really hope Australia does take up our offer". [Full Article...]

Trump will not visit DMZ during Asia trip

Trump will not visit DMZ during Asia trip McMaster, national security adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump , said. "The reality clearly shows that the gangster-like US imperialists are the very one who is aggravating the situation of the Korean peninsula and seeking to ignite a nuclear war", KCNA said. [Full Article...]

Tulsi Gabbard Questions North Korean Defector

Tulsi Gabbard Questions North Korean Defector Mr. Thae also suggested China could help by allowing an "exit route" for North Korean defectors and said a "massive exodus" would cause Kim's regime to collapse. The source said that North Korea's Reconnaissance General Bureau sent the group to Beijing where two were caught by Chinese authorities and are being questioned. [Full Article...]

Belgian, 5 Argentinians dead in NY attack

Belgian, 5 Argentinians dead in NY attack Ariel Cohen Sabban, president of the Argentinean Jewish umbrella organization, DAIA, confirmed to JTA that Erlij is Jewish. "Argentina reaffirms its strongest condemnation of terrorist acts and violence in all its manifestations and reiterates the need to deepen the fight against this scourge", the Argentine foreign ministry said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Says Fossil Fuels Can Prevent Sexual Assault

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Says Fossil Fuels Can Prevent Sexual Assault A spokeswoman for the Department of Energy told The Hill , a political news website, that the comments were meant to highlight the ways electricity will improve the lives of people in Africa. The Sierra Club is America's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization, with more than 3 million members and supporters. "Rick Perry's statement on the social virtues of fossil fuel... [Full Article...]

Manafort And Gates To Remain Restricted To Their Homes, Judge Says

Manafort And Gates To Remain Restricted To Their Homes, Judge Says A source familiar with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation identified Clovis as the unnamed campaign supervisor in a court filing who had discussions with Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos about efforts to improve U.S. [Full Article...]


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