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McDonald's takes on accusations of ‘sexual harassment problem' with lawsuit against former CEO

22 hours ago   |   Fortune

On this story there would be no Friday afternoon news dump-the preferred modus operandi of companies trying to hide the likes of bad earnings or legal proceedings. Instead...
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Woody Johnson Asked State Dept. Auditors to Delete Claims of Offensive Remarks from Report

22 hours ago   |   NY Times

The American ambassador to Britain rejected accusations that he made racially or sexually inappropriate comments toward employees at the U.S. Embassy in London.
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Bill Cosby Wants to Go Back to Court

23 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

His lawyers filed an appeal of his 2018 sexual assault conviction on Tuesday.
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US Navy amphibious assault ship sails into Hawaii with flight deck loaded up with World War II warbirds

US Navy amphibious assault ship sails into Hawaii with flight deck loaded up with World War II warbirds

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The US Navy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex sailed into Pearl Harbor this week carrying 14 vintage World War II aircraft. The collection of privately owned...
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Suspect arrested in violent attack of man at Irwindale gas station

1 day ago   |   ABC

Irwindale police arrested a South El Monte resident suspected of violently attacking a 61-year-old man at a gas station parking lot last month.
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Susie Zhao murder: Poker pro allegedly sexually assaulted, ‘lit on fire'

Susie Zhao murder: Poker pro allegedly sexually assaulted, ‘lit on fire'

1 day ago   |   New York Post

The gruesome new details in the ongoing FBI and White Lake Township investigation into the 33-year-old rising poker star's death, show that cellphone records indicate Zhao met...
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Outcry in Somalia as new bill would allow child marriage

1 day ago   |   ABC

An outcry is rising in Somalia as parliament considers a bill that would allow forced marriage as long as the family gives their consent.
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Belarusian police use LIVE FIRE against protestors overnight, 1 person injured

Belarusian police use LIVE FIRE against protestors overnight, 1 person injured

1 day ago   |   RT

One person was shot as Belarusian police fired live rounds at a crowd in the city of Brest near the Polish border as protests continue to engulf the country after Sunday's...
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The 19th Amendment is a milestone, not endpoint, for women's rights in America

The 19th Amendment is a milestone, not endpoint, for women's rights in America

1 day ago   |   Stanford

As the centennial of the 19th Amendment approaches, the milestone in women's suffrage must also acknowledge the intersection of gender and racial justice in America, says...
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How World War I strengthened women's suffrage

How World War I strengthened women's suffrage

1 day ago   |   Stanford

Times of crisis can be catalysts for political change, says Stanford legal scholar Pamela S. Karlan. For women activists in the early 20th century, the catalyst was World War I.
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For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is finally reopening its theaters, and guests will need to spend just 15 cents to get in. Read more ...

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a... Read more ...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe Biden ousts Trump in November, her longtime allies could land White House jobs or other key roles

Political stock in Kamala Harris' orbit soared when Joe Biden picked the California senator as his running mate. A former 2020 presidential candidate herself and a relative... Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

Let it flow: Trump Administration eases showerhead rules

Let it flow: Trump Administration eases showerhead rules

Consumer and conservation groups say the proposed changes are silly, unnecessary and wasteful. Read more ...

New unemployment claims fall below 1 million for the first time in five months

New unemployment claims fall below 1 million for the first time in five months

New unemployment claims fell last week to 963,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday, the first time in months the figure has been less than 1 million. An additional... Read more ...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy to death

A 5-year-old boy, Cannon Hinnant, was shot in the head while playing outside his father's home, according to his family. Read more ...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost insurance wouldn't cover

This critical surgery to open Brian's airway and save his voice has been made possible by the generosity of people touched by his story. Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...