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Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according...

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting

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Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on display in window-fronted rooms entirely....
2019-07-03 18:00

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an earl...
2019-07-03 21:16

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
2019-07-05 02:48

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
2019-07-11 07:48

Ohio teacher allegedly touched dozens of female first-graders inappropriately, prosecutor says A former Ohio gym teacher was indicted on dozens of charges after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video touching dozens of first-grade girls inappropriately during class....
2019-06-19 20:48

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion ...
2019-06-07 12:16

Trump begins UK visit meeting Queen, sparring with London mayor President Trump mixed high-level diplomacy with schoolyard taunts as he arrived early Monday morning at Buckingham Palace as part of a packed overseas agenda that includes an audience with Queen Elizabeth II and D-Day commemoration ceremonies....
2019-06-03 14:32

Inside Islamic State: meeting Umm Sayyaf, the most senior female Isis captive Martin Chulov, the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, tells Anushka Asthana about meeting Umm Sayyaf, who described her role in helping the CIA hunt for the Isis leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. And: Johny Pitts on how an ice bath with pop duo Jedwar...
2019-06-03 05:48

Florida governor: Meeting in Israel didn’t violate law TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says a lawsuit filed by an open government watchdog group that challenges a meeting he held with the state’s Cabinet in Israel is frivolous. DeSantis and Florida’s three independently ele...
2019-06-04 20:48

Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling financial support for the project after the company decided not to sell a shoe featuring an early versi...
2019-07-04 19:32

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 15:00

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting. The post Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi me...
2019-06-08 08:16

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
2019-07-14 08:32

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its surface, the move seems like a win for women’s sexual health—but it has reignited a debate...
2019-06-27 22:16

Jermaine Dupri feels female rappers rap "about the same thing," so female rappers set him straight So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri has been instrumental in the progression of hip-hop into the mainstream consciousness, developing and producing for iconic artists like Kriss Cross, Da Brat, Usher, R&B group Xscape, and countless others. Nobody c...
2019-07-12 19:32

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
2019-06-04 12:00

‘I Thought I Was Meeting a Nerd:’ Michelle Obama Shares Her First Time Meeting Barack Obama Like I’ve said before, the America in which I reside is currently single and is using this time to rediscover itself after the Obamas’ departure from the blackest administration in history....
2019-07-07 22:32

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of cha...
2019-06-20 19:16

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque a...
2019-06-16 11:16

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more likely to die...
2019-06-07 17:48

Female Friendships Are the Best, Until They Aren’t Friendships between women–especially among groups of women, where tendrils of energy and intuition entwine and collide like the offshoots of willful plants–seem to come with so many attendant complications. Ideally, everyone is growing to...
2019-06-20 21:16

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
2019-06-17 00:00

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (...
2019-06-11 13:01

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
2019-06-17 00:00

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
2019-06-11 02:16

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
2019-07-04 19:48

Italy elects its first transgender mayor MILAN (AP) — Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini’s right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy’s first transgender mayor. Gianmarco...
2019-05-28 16:16

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic Party officials and labor leaders about making an...
2019-06-02 20:32

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school ...
2019-06-05 14:48

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement tha...
2019-06-14 23:32

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their eroticyearnings and obsessions....
2019-07-09 11:32

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
2019-06-16 00:32

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
2019-05-30 20:48

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to part-time work or stop working a few years after completing their medical training, according to a rec...
2019-08-07 00:48

The Man Behind The Mask Wants to Make a Female-Led Reboot Jon Favreau’s Lion King remake is a lot longer than you’d expect. Netflix has already committed to a second season of its Pacific Rim anime. Arrow teases one last costume update for Oliver Queen ahead of its final season. Plus, more mysterious castin...
2019-07-05 18:32

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who pl...
2019-06-14 04:48

Cop’s son who allegedly assaulted another boy was let off ‘without consequences’ An NYPD lieutenant’s 13-year-old son threatened to kill another boy, then gashed his head with a metal object but was let go and not charged, the victim’s parents allege....
2019-07-07 05:16

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
2019-06-05 08:48

Why mayor blocked plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked plans for a controversial tower known as the Tulip, saying the structure would be of "limited" public benefit and "detrimental" to the capital's skyline....
2019-07-20 14:16

The Latest: Mayor says 2 dead after likely Oklahoma tornado EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a likely tornado that touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Officials say two people have died after a likely tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a nearby mobile home park in the Ok...
2019-05-26 16:32

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
2019-07-05 14:16

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
2019-06-17 09:48

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
2019-05-22 16:16

Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing Abdirahman Omar Osman, the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, succumbed to wounds sustained in a suicide bombing in the city, the government said on Thursday....
2019-08-05 18:00

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
2019-05-21 17:32

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
2019-07-15 17:32

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)   &#...
2019-06-02 02:16

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
2019-08-01 13:16

Mogadishu mayor dies after al-Shabab attack Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has died in a Qatari clinic, a week after al-Shahab extremists targeted his office. The former London councilor becomes the seventh victim of the bombing in the Somali capital....
2019-08-02 06:32

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by former French premier Manuel Valls - in a deal aimed at preventing a Catalan pro-independence ...
2019-06-15 01:48

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—everyone should just have more sex. Read more......
2019-05-25 03:16

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
2019-05-30 02:48

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a set...
2019-05-22 00:16

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irregularities, he's running again. Opinion polls show that he's ahead....
2019-06-22 19:16

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is ech...
2019-07-08 17:48

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
2019-07-02 01:32

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
2019-06-03 16:32

'My father said I should be looking after the cows': the first female Tuareg guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali once had to practise on her brother’s guitar in secret. She and her band, Les Filles de Illighadad, are now taking the world by stormLes Filles de Illighadad are in their dressing room, listening to music on their phones and scrolli...
2019-08-01 15:48

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up,...
2019-07-15 21:32

First female referee to officiate European Super Cup Stéphanie Frappart will be the first woman to officiate a major UEFA men's showpiece event when she referees the European Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea       ...
2019-08-02 18:32

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
2019-05-23 21:16

Biden: It would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be “great” to have a female vice president, but he won’t say whether he’d pick Sen. Kamala Harris for the No. 2 spot if he receives his party’s nomination. In an interview...
2019-07-05 20:32

| Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials have said....
2019-07-21 12:00

First female ref to officiate Super Cup is ready for spotlight "Stephanie Frappart said she will prove female officials are as competent as their male counterparts when she becomes the first woman to referee a major UEFA competition final in the Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea on Wednesday."...
2019-08-13 23:16

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to effect change’. At a time when few women pursued a career in the industry, she worked on photo essays ...
2019-07-19 15:16

Frappart will be first female ref to take charge of a UEFA men's final Stéphanie Frappart will become the first women to referee a major UEFA men's showpiece event when she takes charge of the UEFA Super Cup final between Liverpool and Chelsea later this monht....
2019-08-02 17:48

MEPs to vote on first female EU Commission president The European Parliament will decide later whether or not to block the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the new president of the European Commission....
2019-07-16 16:01

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
2019-06-05 21:32

Women at war: why do we still struggle with the idea of female soldiers? Female warriors serve at the margins of history – or are press-ganged to the frontlines of controversy, writes novelist Sarah HallIn the current febrile climate – meteorological and political – many questions are being raised about how to fight for a...
2019-08-04 09:32

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track a...
2019-05-23 18:48

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so m...
2019-06-05 14:32

Finland's new female-powered government sworn in Finland's new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country's first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority....
2019-06-06 16:48

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female moderator, Fox News has confirmed....
2019-06-01 00:00

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight title in the co-main. Will ESPN's pound-for-pound No. 1s pass their tests?...
2019-07-05 19:32

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker Stefano Moreo, was bombarded with abuse from supporters during a youth match in Mestre, Italy. Accord...
2019-05-27 20:16

Woman becomes first female Marine to pilot F-35B fighter jet (NBC News) — A woman who attributes her success to “showing up prepared and working diligently” has become the first female Marine to pilot a F-35B fighter jet. U.S. Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz, 29, of Boise, Idaho, completed the F-...
2019-08-19 08:00

Christine Lagarde nominated to be the ECB's first female chief IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on course to become the European Central Bank's next president in October. If she replaces Italy's Mario Draghi, a huge change in the eurozone lender's policy seems unlikely....
2019-07-02 21:48

'It's an act of defiance': the rise of all-female festival lineups Major music festivals such as Reading and Leeds continue to feature mostly male artists, but a number of events are fighting back by removing men from the billing altogetherIn 2015, music blog Crack in the Road tweeted a doctored image of the poster ...
2019-08-20 12:48

Arizona Highway Patrol getting first female commander PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Highway Patrol is getting its first female commander. The state Department of Public Safety says Maj. Jenna Mitchell on Saturday will be promoted to lieutenant colonel and become the department’s assistant director fo...
2019-07-05 08:48

PMQs: May and Swinson on female party leaders The new Lib Dem leader asks Theresa May what advice she would give to women dealing with men "who think they can do a better job, but are not prepared to do the actual work"....
2019-07-24 15:48

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn....
2019-05-30 20:48

Two more female NY1 anchors sue alleging age, maternity discrimination Two additional on-air personalities for NY1 have come forward with claims they faced age discrimination — with one saying she was fired from the station during her third trimester of pregnancy after she complained. Reporters Thalia Perez and Mi...
2019-08-01 00:32

Biden says it would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said in a new TV interview that it would be “great” to have a woman for the No. 2 spot — but demurred when asked if he’d tap Sen. Kamala Harris for the post. “I think it helps having a woman on the...
2019-07-05 16:48

Discovery has more female viewers than NBCUniversal for first time There’s a television war brewing for female eyeballs that pits Discovery, home of “90 Day Fiancé,” against NBCUniversal, home to “Real Housewives.” “90 Day Fiancé” and its spinoff series have helped catapult Discovery to the top when it comes to fema...
2019-08-10 06:00

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job...
2019-05-28 05:48

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
2019-05-30 17:00

Female feticide in India — a paradox of development? Over the past three months, all of the children born in a region in northern India were boys, a survey found, raising suspicions of rampant female feticide. Patriarchal mindset and technology are to blame, say experts....
2019-08-01 17:48

Anita Hill says female presidential candidates 'are not being taken seriously' Anita Hill has expressed her concern that female presidential candidates for the 2020 election are not being taken as seriously as their male counterparts....
2019-05-22 23:16

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new head of the European Parliament....
2019-07-03 15:00

Tina Fey Returns to NBC With A Show About Ted Danson as Mayor of Los Angeles The Good Place may be ending, but NBC is doing its best to make up for it. The network just gave a series order to a currently untitled series created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock,......
2019-07-19 01:16

London mayor blocks plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying it would be of limited public benefit and damage the skyline....
2019-07-16 15:16

Mayor of Mogadishu dies as result of al-Shabaab attack Abdirahman Omar Osman was naturalised Briton who had been London Labour councillorThe mayor of Mogadishu has died after being badly wounded in an al-Shabaab extremist attack in his office last week, the government of Somalia announced.Abdirahman Omar...
2019-08-01 17:32

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed b...
2019-06-22 01:48

Amazon wasn't scared off by AOC, says New York City mayor Amazon was not scared off by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in its quest to open a second headquarters in the Big Apple, according to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio....
2019-07-24 21:32

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
2019-06-07 22:16

Jimmy Kimmel says he’s running for mayor of Dildo, Newfoundland After making the existence of the small Canadian fishing village, Dildo, N.L. a viral trend last week, Jimmy Kimmel conducted an interview with some of its townspeople....
2019-08-09 04:00

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
2019-06-07 22:16

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
2019-06-02 17:16

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romer...
2019-05-31 02:16

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gia...
2019-06-03 09:32

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
2019-06-20 02:48

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a na...
2019-06-19 04:48

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
2019-06-17 17:16

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali: mayor Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 22:16

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged by complaints about homeless encampments that have...
2019-06-20 10:32

Report: Former Tehran mayor confesses to shooting wife Iran’s state news agency is reporting that police have arrested a former vice president and mayor Tehran after he confessed to shooting one of his two wives dead in their home...
2019-05-28 20:16

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
2019-06-17 13:32

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
2019-06-17 13:32

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Officials announced late Sunday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 57.1% in a runoff vote against Le...
2019-06-17 11:32

Mogadishu's mayor dies in Qatar while getting treatment for wounds The mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu has died of wounds sustained in a suicide bomb attack on his office, government officials said on Thursday. He died in Qatar where he had gone for treatment after the attack....
2019-08-01 18:32

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to the audience TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to the audience on Tuesday. Rothschild opened the call to the audience with a disclaimer that is also printed on speaker cards and the coun...
2019-06-21 08:16

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
2019-06-05 23:48

The Latest: Denver polls close in mayor’s race DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Polls have closed in a Denver mayoral runoff election that’s featured feisty debate over the city’s rapid development. Mayor Michael Hancock i...
2019-06-05 04:16

Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China By refusing to expel a Taiwanese diplomat, the Prague mayor has joined the ranks of local politicians confronting contentious national policiesZdeněk Hřib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than a month when he came face-to-face with the Czech c...
2019-07-03 11:01

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
2019-07-17 12:16

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’...
2019-07-05 19:48

Trump Can't Help but Try to Reignite an Ancient Feud With the Mayor of El Paso When president Donald Trump visited El Paso last week, he did more than simply force himself into ghoulish photo ops with a community still reeling from the August 3 mass shooting that left 22 people dead, he also made time to be an asshole to the ci...
2019-08-16 12:48

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people and prioritizes their political fu...
2019-06-28 00:00

Amsterdam mayor considers closing red-light district City’s first female mayor aims to tackle human trafficking, fraud and money launderingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is considering closing down the city’s famous red-light district due to the conditions endured by the sex workers behind its windows....
2019-07-04 12:32

Ex-Kolkata Mayor, Who Joined BJP, Seeks Police Protection Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who recently joined the BJP, wrote to Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday requesting him to deploy security personnel to "avert any untoward......
2019-08-18 18:00

The Latest: Big Island mayor says telescope benefits Hawaii The mayor of Hawaii’s Big Island says it would be a loss for his community if a giant telescope planned for the summit of state’s highest peak moved to Spain...
2019-08-06 00:16

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic president hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College about ...
2019-05-22 23:48

Billionaires Love Mayor Pete and Hate Bernie In case you were wondering how many uber-wealthy friends your presidential candidate of choice has, Forbes has a report out detailing donations to Democratic candidates from billionaires and people related to them. Turns out Pete Buttigieg has a lot ...
2019-08-06 19:32

Protesters vent anger at NY mayor, U.S. DOJ after chokehold decision Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against a New York City policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
2019-07-18 09:32

Mayor Bill de Blasio says ‘justice was done’ with Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio said “justice was done” with the firing of Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner — and insisted that rank and file cops won’t revolt over his ouster. “There was a fair and impar...
2019-08-19 23:16

Trump to visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday: mayor U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to pay a visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, four days after a mass shooting that is being investigated by authorities as a hate crime left 22 people dead, Mayor Dee Margo said on Monday....
2019-08-06 04:16

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican preside...
2019-07-03 04:32

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
2019-05-22 03:16

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s Departing Mayor, in His Own Words In an interview, Mr. Emanuel reflected on the travails of running the nation’s third-largest city, what he got right and wrong, and why he is passing the baton....
2019-05-21 14:38

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free...
2019-05-22 06:48

New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial sword after ascending to the throne....
2019-06-27 21:48

Daycare Allegedly Denies Same-Sex Parents A Waco, Texas couple said their daughter was denied admission to a local day care because they are in a same-sex relationship. Brittney Ready and her wife, Stacey, have been married for two years and have four kids. Their youngest daughter, Callie, w...
2019-07-23 02:48

New Mexico man allegedly choked his cat and fed it meth A man from New Mexico was arrested for choking his cat and feeding it methamphetamine, officials revealed on Monday. Aaron Spaulding, 39, was initially arrested on June 4 after cops were called to the home to investigate claims that he assaulted his ...
2019-08-14 04:00

Man wanted after allegedly robbery CVS at knifepoint TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for an armed robber who reportedly stole pharmaceuticals from an east side pharmacy. According to TPD, the suspect reportedly held the employees at an east side CVS at knifepoint. Anyone with ...
2019-06-13 03:32

Ex-Pak PM To Be Probed For Allegedly Using Vehicles Illegally A Pakistani court has allowed the country's anti-corruption watchdog to interrogate jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly using 20 bullet proof vehicles imported for the......
2019-05-22 21:00

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unless there is a male chaperone present....
2019-07-12 09:00

Ningal: The Mesopotamian Goddess Awakening Female Mysticism In the city of Ur, where the first settlements in the marshes of southern Mesopotamia were built with reeds without any type of nails or woods, Ningal was born to Ninhursag and Enki. Her name means the Great Lady, and she’s also known as Nikkal. As a...
2019-08-12 01:32

‘The Lion King’ is a lie that erases the female pride: scientist Some catty critics have said that the characters in the new remake of “The Lion King,” featuring the animal kingdom animated with CGI technology, lack the “charisma” and expressiveness of the original cartoon version. Zoologis...
2019-07-13 00:16

Her mom broke barriers with an all-female crew. She’s about to set sail on the same yacht. The story of Tracy Edwards and the Maiden crew that competed in the round-the-world Whitbread race is the subject of a new documentary, which has inspired her daughter to take part in a similar journey....
2019-07-04 22:48

Dad says he’ll kill Britain’s worst female pedophile after her release A raging dad who fears his daughter was abused by Britain's worst female pedophile revealed he will kill her if he sees her after her shocking jail release....
2019-07-13 01:48

After years of sexism in space we urgently need more female astronauts Getting more women into space is essential if we're ever to run longer missions or even set up colonies off-planet. To do so we need a better understanding of how human bodies will cope in outer space...
2019-07-31 17:48

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
2019-06-07 15:00

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-06-15 15:00

Amag's female libido injectable therapy to sell at $899 Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment to boost sexual desire in premenopausal women will be offered at $899 and is the only injectable drug on the market for the condition....
2019-08-06 20:16

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission...
2019-06-16 21:48

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
2019-05-29 12:16

19 Things You Didn't Know About These All-Star Female ESPY Nominees Serena Williams, U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, WNBA star Breanna Stewart and Alex Morgan, who helped lead the U.S. women's national soccer team to victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's......
2019-07-09 17:16

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
2019-06-07 16:32

Mesa cop investigated for stalking, abusing female officers PHOENIX (KPNX) — A 24-year veteran of the Mesa Police Department is under internal investigation after three current and former police officers accused him of stalking and assault. The allegations against Mesa K9 Officer Scott Callender date back to ...
2019-08-03 05:16

How period tracking can give all female athletes an edge The adviser to the US’ women’s World Cup winners shows them how to train with their menstrual cycle, not against it – and there are lessons for the rest of usUntil relatively recently, sports scientists simply applied the research they had done with ...
2019-07-10 22:48

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc. And the women were picked for what are arguably the two most important jobs of the four po...
2019-07-04 05:16

US World Cup champs: Soccer is now a ‘female-dominated’ sport The US women’s national soccer team started their victory tour in New York Tuesday morning — proudly declaring that the world’s most popular sport was now “female-dominated.” The World Cup champs are celebrating in the Big App...
2019-07-09 17:16

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said....
2019-06-14 12:16

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said that, if elected president, he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — despite glaring discrepancies in pay in his administration. De Blasio, speaking on CNN before the ...
2019-07-10 20:32

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — later claiming that he was following “the Billy Graham Rule.” ̶...
2019-07-11 09:16

Recommended Reading: The legacy of female players in 'FIFA' How female characters in FIFA led to a diversity movement at EA Dean Takahashi, VentureBeat Discussions on diversity and equal pay have taken over in the week following the 2019 Women's World Cup, especially in the US. EA game designer Katie S...
2019-07-14 00:48

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes tha...
2019-05-31 19:16

'Just the tip of the iceberg': revealing Life's early female photographers In a new exhibition, six women who shot impactful imagery for Life magazine are finally getting the credit they deserveWhen Henry Luce, the owner of Time, bought Life magazine in 1936, he wanted to achieve many things. Among them, “to see man’s work ...
2019-06-28 03:48

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who has despaired over the past week, as you’ve observed the questionable conduct of jowly white men in p...
2019-06-27 19:48

Adventuring while female: why the relationship women have with nature matters Going camping alone, I was reminded that the great works of environmentalist female writers are often overlooked – and it’s our lossIt’s Monday in the Adirondack state park. I’m driving through little towns, passing junk stores, lumber businesses, sm...
2019-07-17 11:01

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
2019-06-22 04:00

Glory days gone for Jamaican men, but female sprinters still excel As Jamaica prepares to select their world championship team, the exhilarating days of the nation's male sprinters, led by Usain Bolt, dominating the world are gone, two of the Caribbean island's top coaches say....
2019-06-18 23:48

Female CEOs are competitively paid, but greatly outnumbered The few women who are CEOs of the largest U.S. companies typically make more money than their male counterparts but aren’t close to the top of the leaderboard for pay packages. The median pay package for female CEOs in the 2018 fiscal year was ...
2019-05-24 19:48

‘Football is the same’ – Female referee Frappart on Super Cup role "Referee Stephanie Frappart said on Tuesday that she believes there is no difference whether she is officiating a men\u0027s or women\u0027s football match."...
2019-08-14 12:32

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coaches have to offer, former United States and Sweden coach Pia Sundhage told Reuters....
2019-05-23 15:16

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
2019-06-22 00:16

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m),...
2019-06-05 14:32

Why It's Always Bittersweet To See Black Female Contestants On Love Island "Her inclusion was, as so often with black women in reality television, bittersweet – one that makes you question whether it’s representation we want at all"...
2019-06-27 18:32

Ellyse Perry hailed as 'greatest female cricketer we’re ever going to see' Charlotte Edwards heaps praise on AustralianPerry named player of the 2019 Women’s Ashes series England’s most-decorated captain Charlotte Edwards already rates Ellyse Perry as the best women’s cricketer of all time, but expects her to set the bar ev...
2019-08-01 12:32

Ava DuVernay confirms that Darkseid and The Female Furies will both be in DC's New Gods You’d be forgiven for forgetting, for however briefly, that Warner Bros. is still making DC Comics superhero movies; the entertainment giant straight-up whiffed on Comic-Con this year, allowing Marvel to suck up all the oxygen in the room, and depriv...
2019-08-01 18:16

Teacher gets 5 years in prison for affair with female student A twisted former New Jersey second-grade teacher will spend at least four years behind bars after she admitted to having an “emotionally and morally damaging” affair with a teen girl at her charter school. Lauren Coyle-Mitchell, 36, was s...
2019-08-07 01:32

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
2019-05-21 16:00

Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial role in developing the world’s first test-tube baby was excluded from a plaque honouring the pioneer...
2019-06-10 03:16

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivi...
2019-05-24 01:32

Female candidates challenge electability question in debates MIAMI (AP) — The two Democratic presidential debates featured a historic number of female candidates. Some, including Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, emerged as top performers. Their showing has emboldened some Democrats who want to do away with ...
2019-06-29 11:48

Female suicide bomber kills eight in northwest Pakistan A female suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan killed at least eight people and wounded 26 more in an attack outside a local civilian hospital on Sunday, local officials said....
2019-07-21 14:00

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a...
2019-06-10 23:16

Clarke, Paull become first female officials to work CFL game CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Emily Clarke and Georgina Paull became the first female officials to work a Canadian Football League game Friday night Clarke served as a side judge and Paull as a line judge in the Calgary Stampeders’ exhibition game ag...
2019-06-01 05:48

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....
2019-06-12 10:32

Dalai Lama still thinks a female successor must be ‘attractive’ The Dalai Lama has reiterated his desire that if a woman succeeds him, she better be good looking. “If [a] female Dalai Lama comes, then she should be more attractive,” the 83-year-old spiritual guru told BBC News in a wide-ranging interv...
2019-06-28 19:16

French mayor dies after trying to stop illegal dumping: report The mayor of a southeastern French village was run over and killed Monday shortly after he caught construction workers illegally dumping rubble onto a road, according to reports. ...
2019-08-08 05:16

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers was charged with murder. Mayor Robyn Tannehill released a statement Tuesday saying the state attorney ...
2019-05-29 15:48

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the firs...
2019-06-13 01:32

Mayor Pete Buttigieg: ‘Systemic racism is a white problem’ “Systemic racism” in the United States “is a white problem,” according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg — who propped up the El Paso shooting as proof while speaking at an event on Thursday night. “We are by no means even h...
2019-08-09 08:32

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in grand projects, nor does he “do utopias”. What he prefers to focus on is “real life” – and seeing it b...
2019-06-04 16:32

Khan's just here for the photocall: Ex-Met man attacks Mayor on knife crime Former senior Scotland Yard police officer who helped Sadiq Khan write the policing section of his manifesto has hit out at the Mayor, saying: "He's just here for the photocall."...
2019-07-31 20:32

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean Debouzy, mayor of Montereau, a village of just 650...
2019-05-21 17:32

Portland mayor distances self from Antifa violence in his city: 'I wasn't even here' Portland, Ore., Mayor Ted Wheeler seemed to shun responsibility for allowing Antifa to freely roam the streets and commit violence in the city, insisting he always orders the police to “enforce the law.”...
2019-07-25 10:48

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the end...
2019-06-02 02:16

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
2019-05-21 16:16

"Will Liberate West Bengal Again": Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Six days after he quit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and joined the BJP, Sovan Chatterjee called for a second liberation of the state....
2019-08-21 02:32

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
2019-06-04 15:16

Japan: Nagasaki mayor tells PM Abe to adopt nuke-ban treaty Nagasaki's mayor has urged Japan's government to adopt the UN's 2017 nuclear arms prohibition treaty. Speaking on the 74th anniversary of the atomic bombing, he also slammed the US and Russia for developing new warheads....
2019-08-09 22:00

Son of Albany mayor robbed and beaten while delivering pizzas: report The son of Albany mayor Kathy Sheehan was beaten and robbed while delivering pizzas late Wednesday evening, the Times Union reported. “Two black males in their 20s, both wearing dark-colored clothing, jumped out of bushes and began to punch and...
2019-08-03 17:48

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
2019-06-16 08:32

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
2019-06-07 00:16

Taiwan party bypasses Foxconn’s ex, picks mayor for 2020 run Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing...
2019-07-15 08:00

The Latest: Michael Hancock wins 3rd term as Denver mayor DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Michael Hancock has won a third term as Denver mayor in a runoff election focused on the impacts of rapid development and population growth. Unofficial r...
2019-06-05 07:01

Mayor Pete Buttigieg accuses NRA of creating ‘false God’ out of guns Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Sunday compared guns to a “false God” as he called out the gun lobby in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-04 22:16

Trump blasts London mayor in tweet, protests expected President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have been honored at a small welcoming ceremony upon their arrival in the United Kingdom. The president was met by the U.S. Ambassador to Britain, Woody Johnson, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and ot...
2019-06-03 11:16

El Paso Mayor Dee Margo 'gearing up for 20 funerals,' wants to 'bring our city together' El Paso Mayor Dee Margo praised first responders who rushed to the scene of the shooting at a local Walmart that killed 20 people and injured 26 more on Saturday morning and told Fox News he is focused on "making sure that we can bring our city toget...
2019-08-04 12:32

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives....
2019-07-16 01:48

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us? Like, by showing your face when we’re scared or in need of solace? There’s a low-cost way to make pe...
2019-07-20 16:16

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
2019-05-23 13:16

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist clashed with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. The Valdosta Daily Times reports police escorted 80-year-old Rev. Floyd Rose from a Valdosta city council ...
2019-05-24 19:48

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a welcome ceremony with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in the garden of Buckingham Palace, in London, for Monday June 3, 2019, on the first day of a three day state visit to Britain. (...
2019-06-03 19:48

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against the four Democratic congresswomen....
2019-07-18 13:48

Vancouver mayor suggests Bitcoin ATM ban to stop money laundering Vancouver has cryptocurrency growing pains. The city’s police labeled Bitcoin ATMs an “ideal money laundering vehicle,” and its mayor has even suggested a complete ban. Experts and local businesses have instead called for federal money services regul...
2019-06-05 14:32

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered a major election defeat....
2019-06-23 17:00

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World Cup title....
2019-07-12 20:00

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebration cost her government....
2019-07-11 06:48

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for mayor of the Long Island burg that has habitués, including Isabella Rossellini, Charlie Rose and for...
2019-05-30 05:00

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
2019-06-16 21:16

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of two wives, Mitra Najafi....
2019-05-29 21:32

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids ar...
2019-06-03 03:32

Denver mayor runoff centers on fast growth, gentrification DENVER (AP) — A Denver mayoral runoff election characterized by feisty debate over the city’s economic and population boom concludes Tuesday, with Michael Hancock seeking a third term against an upstart challenge from urban development consulta...
2019-06-04 07:32

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into his usual rambling campaign speech, Trump started in...
2019-08-02 06:48

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
2019-06-17 04:32

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
2019-06-17 13:32

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, whom he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. “I don’t think he should be criticizing a ...
2019-06-04 16:48

Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23: local mayor At least 23 people are dead and 300 missing after an attack on Sunday on a village of Fulani herders in central Mali where communal violence has surged in recent months, a local mayor said....
2019-07-01 16:48

Assange hit with new charges for allegedly violating Espionage Act WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday was slapped with new criminal charges of allegedly violating the Espionage Act by conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to illegally obtain and disclose classified information, t...
2019-05-24 07:16

Off-duty corrections officers allegedly fought over a man The two female corrections officers who brawled outside a Queens nightclub were fighting over a man, sources told The Post on Friday — as explicit video emerged showing two separate off-duty officers performing a sex act on the dance floor during the...
2019-07-06 00:16

TPD seeks man who allegedly cashed in stolen check TUCSON – A man is wanted by Tucson Police Department after he allegedly cashed a stolen check that belonged to an elderly person, TPD announced Monday afternoon. According to TPD, the suspect also reportedly attempted to cash a second stolen ch...
2019-08-20 04:48

Mom allegedly killed 12-year-old son she had tried to drown as a baby A California mom has been arrested for allegedly murdering her 12-year-old son — and critically injuring his brother — a decade after she was convicted of trying to drown him as a baby, according to authorities. Sherri Renee Telnas, 45, was busted af...
2019-07-01 16:32

Gun allegedly used in Van Gogh's death sold at auction A gun dubbed "the most famous weapon in the history of art" went under the hammer at an auction in Paris. Some criticized the sale of the gun, saying it was a "commercialization" of the Vincent van Gogh's death....
2019-06-19 18:16

NJ man busted after allegedly leaving toddler in car for 3 hours A New Jersey man was reportedly arrested for leaving his 3-year-old son in a hot car while he spent three hours inside a sports bar early Saturday. Atlantic City resident Brandon Morgan, 32, was inside Chickie’s & Pete’s in Egg Harbor Township when g...
2019-07-23 03:16

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrivesThere are a lot of familiar echoes throughout Australian American sci-fi thriller I Am Mother, a film...
2019-06-07 19:32

ABC teases a Marvel show about a "mostly" new female character, so let's guess what that means Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. is set to wrap up its run on ABC next year with its seventh season, but it sounds like the network isn’t ready to get out of the Marvel game just yet (god bless corporate synergy!). According to a mysterious report from Deadlin...
2019-08-06 10:16

Sequins, eyeliner and loos: how female friendships on screen got real Animals is the latest film to explore women’s lives in a refreshingly realistic way. Why did it take Fleabag and Girls for cinema to realise there is more to a narrative than marriage?When did you last see a film with a friendship between two women t...
2019-08-02 09:48

Fiona Kolbinger, 24, becomes first female cyclist to win grueling Transcontinental Race Cancer researcher Fiona Kolbinger became the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race (TCR) on Tuesday, cycling a grueling 2,485 miles across Europe in her first-ever bike race....
2019-08-07 01:32

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
2019-06-09 17:48

Lisa Taddeo explores female sexuality and desire in Three Women In the backroom of a doctor’s office in rural Indiana, eight women, a weight loss group, sit around a large mahogany table drinking chardonnay. The conversation has turned to sex. Lina, a mother of two young children, is married to Ed, who hasn’t Fre...
2019-07-08 22:16

From Thelma and Louise to Animals: how female friendships on screen got real Animals is the latest film to explore women’s lives in a refreshingly realistic way. Why did it take Fleabag and Girls for cinema to realise there is more to a narrative than marriage?When did you last see a film with a friendship between two women t...
2019-08-04 11:16

'It's latent misogyny': Hare Krishnas divided over whether to allow female gurus The close-knit ascetic movement says only men can become gurus – and conservative devotees are resisting calls to changeThe chanting starts at five in the morning. The windows of the temple room are open and the cries of its congregants drift out int...
2019-06-04 16:32

UPDATE 1-Amag's female libido injectable therapy to sell at $899 Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment to boost sexual desire in premenopausal women will be offered at $899 and is the only injectable drug on the market for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
2019-08-06 20:16

Serena, Osaka top Forbes list of best-paid female athletes Naomi Osaka's Grand Slam title wins at the U.S. and Australian Opens have helped catapult the Japanese tennis player up to second, behind Serena Williams, in Forbes' list https://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2019/08/06/the-highest-paid-female...
2019-08-07 11:48

Graphic: America's economy and wages are cooling but not its female workforce Data released on Friday showed a return to strong job growth in the United States, allaying some fears the U.S. economy is on a short path to recession. But the data also reinforced the view that economic growth is slowing....
2019-07-05 21:32

Bring in male referees to help female officials, says former striker Smith Global soccer body FIFA should bring in experienced male officials to help female referees adjust to the Video Assistant Referee system following a number of incidents at the women's World Cup, former England striker Sue Smith told Reuters....
2019-06-27 19:00

Taylor Swift will lead Amazon Prime Day’s all-female concert Taylor Swift has been tapped to headline the upcoming Amazon Prime Day Concert. The pop powerhouse of current “Calm Down” controversy will lead an all-female lineup featuring fellow top 40 songstresses Dua Lipa, SZA and Becky G. Emmy-winn...
2019-06-27 18:48

W Series takes next step towards female F1 driver with points move • FIA to award drivers super licence points next season• Leila Lombardi in 1976 is last woman to compete in F1The all-female W Series has taken a major step towards its goal of a woman in a Formula One car with the announcement that from next season ...
2019-07-18 11:48

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state sena...
2019-05-21 14:31

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desir...
2019-06-22 08:32

Record number of black female West Point graduates The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 cadets in the Class of 2019. (May 24)   ...
2019-05-24 21:48

Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey to ride a winner at Royal Ascot after her mount edged out Queen Elizabeth II's horse to win the Sandringham Stakes Friday....
2019-06-21 22:32

Hayley Turner becomes first female jockey to win at Royal Ascot since 1987 • 33-1 shot Thanks Be takes Sandringham Stakes• ‘In 10 years’ time the girls will be having winners more often’“It was only a matter of time,” said Hayley Turner as she rode back in, triumphant at Royal Ascot for the first time in her long career and...
2019-06-21 21:16

Plea In Top Court On Safety Of Female Lawyers To Be Heard On Tuesday The Supreme Court agreed today to hear a plea on June 25 seeking safety and security of women lawyers in courts in wake of the recent murder of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav,......
2019-06-21 12:32

Like a natural woman: why taboos about discussing the female body are dying Periods, miscarriage and menopause were traditionally ‘private topics’. A raft of new books is changing thatWhen comedian Eleanor Thom first decided to write about her life with endometriosis, a long-term and often incredibly painful gynaecological c...
2019-07-20 18:16

Female Suicide Bomber Kills 6 Including 2 Cops In Pakistan A female suicide bomber killed six people -- including two policemen -- in Pakistan's restive northwest Sunday in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials said....
2019-07-21 12:16

The campaign to rename Oakland Airport after a trailblazing female pilot No major US airport is named after a woman. One activist wants to change that, with a campaign to rename Oakland Airport after aviation pioneer Maggie Gee....
2019-07-17 18:00

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission (BRUSSELS) — Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the ...
2019-07-17 11:32

Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European commission president German minister wins narrow backing of MEPs to succeed Jean-Claude JunckerUrsula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European commission’s first female president and the first German in the job for more than 50 years.In a secret ballot, MEPs vote...
2019-07-17 00:16

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women are also receiving a sustainable income for the first time....
2019-08-20 18:32

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
2019-05-21 17:48

Female-founded podcast network Earios releases its first shows Right now, there are more than 700,000 active podcasts and more than 29 million podcast episodes, as illustrated by Music Oomph. And although there seems to be a podcast for everyone, nearly all of the networks that host, develop, and promote shows a...
2019-07-04 16:32

Women's World Cup – the best shots by female photographers | Picture essay Our picture editor looks back at a captivating tournament in France through the work of six exceptional female photographersWhile the 2019 Women’s World Cup brought global attention to the talents of the world’s best female footballers, it also shone...
2019-07-08 17:48

Hayes and Carragher back campaign to end abuse of female footballers • Leading names from women’s and men’s game offer support• Campaign and petition follow Guardian reporting on abuseLeading names from women’s and men’s football have joined forces to back a campaign to end abuse, harassment and exploitation of female...
2019-07-03 13:48

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
2019-05-22 03:48

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
2019-07-10 20:32

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and ...
2019-05-22 14:48

Edinburgh gives female medical students their degrees – 150 years late Victorian women who were prevented from qualifying as doctors are finally recognisedSeven women who were among the first females to be admitted to a British university have been awarded posthumous degrees 150 years after they started their studies.Th...
2019-07-06 23:32

TikTok Videos Of Female Attendants Surface In Odisha, To Be Probed After a TikTok video of four nurses dancing in the hospital premises went viral on the social media, TikTok videos of three women attendants dancing inside the orthopaedics department of SCB Medical......
2019-06-28 17:32

The female game designers fighting back on abortion rights Through video games, live-action role-playing games and interactive documentaries, developers are challenging the conversation around reproductive rightsThe year is 1972. You’re part of an underground network of feminists in Chicago that provide ille...
2019-06-28 12:16

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days....
2019-07-21 13:32

Georgia man denies telling black female lawmaker to 'go back where you came from' A man confronted a black Georgia state lawmaker in front of reporters Saturday and denied her accusation that he told her to "go back where you came from" during an argument in a supermarket checkout lane a day earlier -- and the lawmaker this weeken...
2019-07-21 17:32

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents while riding on subways through Manhattan....
2019-06-13 01:01

France Moves to Lift Ban on Assisted Reproduction for Female Couples French President Emmanuel Macron’s government aims to lift a ban that prevents lesbian couples and single women from using assisted reproduction to have children, a move that risks a backlash from conservatives in his ruling coalition....
2019-07-25 00:00

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upse...
2019-06-15 14:16

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong’s first female leader Carrie Lam is fighting for her political life, vulnerable to a public that never truly backed her and a leadership in Beijing eager for an end to destabilizing protests...
2019-06-15 17:16

Anti-graft crusader sworn in as Slovakia's first female president Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken by a journalist's murder last year....
2019-06-15 21:16

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
2019-06-16 00:16

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and there might be something missing on the wall labels beside Native American artworks – an Apache dress fro...
2019-06-13 08:32

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
2019-06-12 11:16

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
2019-06-17 18:32

Kellyanne Conway describes another ‘catfight’ — this one between two female presidential contenders The White House counselor drew criticism earlier this month after using the term about a dispute between House Speaker Pelosi and four other congresswomen....
2019-07-24 19:32

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
2019-05-28 19:32

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was comp...
2019-06-19 15:32

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
2019-06-18 05:32

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal with “homosexuals” and “baby killers” by “killing them out.”...
2019-06-05 03:48

Uruguay ex-Mayor, senator likely winners in presidential primaries: exit polls Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls on Sunday evening in the South American country....
2019-07-01 05:16

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ first-ever World Series win in 1969, addressing the crowd at CitiField with the wrong-era slogan. “Th...
2019-06-30 11:32

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
2019-07-02 11:16

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into song to shoo him out. “And this guy,” Maher condesce...
2019-06-29 23:16

Donald Trump To Visit El Paso Tomorrow Following Mass Shooting: Mayor US President Donald Trump will visit El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday following a mass shooting in the southern border town that killed 22 people, the local mayor said....
2019-08-06 08:32

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday....
2019-06-10 14:32

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
2019-06-10 03:48

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost town after most of its residents left for good. The l...
2019-07-07 13:32

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
2019-06-10 07:00

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2019-07-31 23:00

Taipei mayor to form political party in challenge to Taiwan president The mayor of Taipei said on Thursday he will form a political party to run in Taiwan's 2020 elections, a move that could complicate President Tsai Ing-wen's re-election and shake up the political landscape amid heightened tension with China....
2019-08-01 07:48

Samuel de Champlain monument should reflect ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Canada, mayor says Parks Canada, which owns the structure and the land it once sat on, has delayed its return for more than a year as a working group studied what to do in response to complaints about how it portrays Indigenous people....
2019-07-08 02:16

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal si...
2019-07-04 01:16

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Endorses Joe Biden for President Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor of what is arguably the blackest city in America, threw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, citing his experience and perceived ability to beat Donald Trump....
2019-06-30 01:48

With de Blasio campaigning, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rushed to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
2019-07-14 18:48

Dive-bombing seagulls a threat to kids on Jersey Shore: mayor Beware the dive-bombing birds! Aggressive, snack-obsessed seagulls are wreaking havoc on the Jersey Shore — and posing a legit public safety threat to kids, the mayor of Ocean City warned. “Some people think it’s funny to feed the gulls and see them ...
2019-07-23 01:00

Mayor de Blasio won’t say whether Daniel Pantaleo should be fired in Eric Garner case Mayor Bill de Blasio still won’t say whether embattled cop Daniel Pantaleo should be fired. Speaking in the wake of an administrative judge’s recommendation that Pantaleo be fired for the 2014 chokehold incident that caused Eric Garner’s death ...
2019-08-02 21:48

Charlotte mayor reacts to ‘send her back’ chants from Trump rally CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles has just responded to the ‘send her back’ chants from a Trump rally in North Carolina earlier this week.  President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “s...
2019-07-20 03:16

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
2019-06-06 10:48

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and their two young children — which went viral over the weekend and sparked cries of racism. R...
2019-06-17 05:32

Mayor Pete pays for his security, but de Blasio sticks NYC taxpayers with bill Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to stick city taxpayers with his security bill while traveling out of state on his quixotic presidential bid, while small-city mayor and rising Democratic star Pete Buttigieg’s campaign pays for his protection. De...
2019-07-19 06:32

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was still "great."...
2019-06-17 00:00

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but there is no ongoing threat. Investigators looking into the crash, which killed at least one person, ...
2019-06-11 19:32

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris are generating the most buzz, but for different reasons. Hometown candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand and Bill de Blasio are stirring less excitement....
2019-06-16 12:48

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
2019-06-24 09:16

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
2019-07-18 03:16

Suicide Bomber Kills Officials in Mayor’s Office in Somalia’s Capital The mayor of Mogadishu was holding a high-level security meeting when a suicide bomber entered, killing several top officials and leaving the mayor seriously injured....
2019-07-25 01:32

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
2019-06-08 13:00

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to reverse police cuts since 2010....
2019-07-15 19:16

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syphilis....
2019-07-15 07:48

‘De-facto mayor’ Corey Johnson slams de Blasio for missing blackout City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is not letting his new nickname “de-facto mayor” go to his head, but he took another shot at Hizzoner for being missing in action during last weekend’s blackout. “They say that 90 percent of life is showing up. Well...
2019-07-20 22:32

Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of bombing, mayor calls for weapons ban The U.S. attack on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, killed 140,000 people. The bomb dropped three days later on Nagasaki killed another 70,000 before Japan’s surrender ended World War II....
2019-08-06 11:48

El Paso mayor says Trump called him a RINO while visiting grieving city Mayor Dee Margo says the president used the term challenging his Republicanism after he corrected Trump about a crime statistic in his city. It was not the first time Trump and he have clashed....
2019-08-16 14:16

London mayor writes to King’s Cross owner over facial recognition Sadiq Khan raises concerns after development admits using technology in its CCTVThe mayor of London has written to the owner of the King’s Cross development demanding to know whether the company believes its use of facial recognition software in its ...
2019-08-14 07:00

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to London, where he said has no intention to meet with ...
2019-06-03 06:16

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
2019-06-03 13:48

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an explosive intervention ahead of the US Presidents......
2019-06-02 11:32

14 Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Set Up Terror Group In Tamil Nadu The National Investigation Agency has arrested 14 people after they were handed over to India by Saudi Arabia recently for allegedly attempting to set-up terror outfit ''Asnarulla'' in Tamil Nadu,......
2019-07-16 03:16

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Persian Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The ship and its 12 crew members were seized Sunday in the Strait of Hormuz. &...
2019-07-18 17:16

FDNY firefighter turns himself in for allegedly assaulting girlfriend An off-duty FDNY firefighter was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend inside her Inwood apartment, police said. Brian Chevalier, 30, turned himself in to police shortly before 9 a.m. for allegedly knocking his 26-year-ol...
2019-05-22 23:48

US Writer Says Trump Allegedly Raped Her At A Store In Mid-1990s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades......
2019-06-22 07:00

The US Has Allegedly Placed Malware Deep in Russia's Power Grid The U.S. has deployed “American computer code” into Russian systems operating the nation’s power grid, the New York Times reported on Saturday, as part of the Donald Trump administration’s efforts to “deploy cybertools more aggressively.”Read more......
2019-06-16 05:16

Police kill man allegedly attacking immigration prison TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state. The Tacoma Police Department in a news release says officers responded at about...
2019-07-14 01:48

Man Allegedly Tortured By Cops In UP When He Tried To Report Wife's Rape A man was allegedly given third-degree torture by the cops in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri after he approached them to file a complaint against the kidnapping and rape of his wife....
2019-07-08 14:48

What We Know About Rohit Shekhar's Wife Apoorva, Who Allegedly Killed Him Apoorva Shukla Tiwari, who was the main suspect in the murder of her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of former union minister and Congress stalwart ND Tiwari, has been arrested. Rohit Shekhar......
2019-05-21 18:48

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip...
2019-07-20 03:16

Oil prices surge after Iran allegedly shoots down US drone Oil prices rose Thursday by more than 3 percent to above $63 a barrel after Iran said it destroyed a US drone near the Strait of Hormuz. Expectations that the US Federal Reserve could soon cut interest rates, stimulating growth in the world’s l...
2019-06-20 17:48

Raptors prez Ujiri allegedly pushed deputy Toronto Raptors team president Masai Ujiri is being investigated amid allegations he pushed a sheriff's deputy and hit him in the face following the Raptors' championship-clinching Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday night....
2019-06-14 23:16

Florida man allegedly cut off the penis of his wife’s lover with scissors A Florida man allegedly used a pair of scissors to cut off his wife’s lover’s penis, according to a report. Alex Bonilla, 49, is accused of committing the heinous act on the man — who is his neighbor — while the victim’s two k...
2019-07-17 06:32

Huawei has allegedly cut phone production orders after Google ban Smartphone-maker Huawei has undoubtedly been one of the biggest losers in the US Government's recent trade war with China, and in the wake of new restrictions the Chinese company has now reportedly reduced new-handset orders from its manufacturi...
2019-06-03 10:32

SC mom arrested after allegedly confronting bullies at son's school: report A South Carolina mother was arrested in Greenville County last month after she allegedly entered her child’s school without authorization, shouted “threateningly” at several eight and nine-year-olds in the hallway and went on a curse-filled tirade ag...
2019-06-13 14:48

Creep allegedly followed woman into Brooklyn park and raped her A creep followed a woman into a Brooklyn park last weekend and raped her, police said early Wednesday. The suspect approached the 26-year-old woman at about 3 a.m. on Saturday while she was walking home near Pennsylvania Avenue and Linden Boulevard i...
2019-08-07 11:48

Teen’s brain tumors allegedly misdiagnosed as ‘anorexia’ A U.K. teen who allegedly was diagnosed with anorexia after she went to her doctor numerous times for complaints of unexplained weight loss, vision issues and stopped menstrual cycles was eventually diagnosed with several brain tumors after a trip to...
2019-06-27 21:00

Big mis-steak: Man arrested after allegedly shoving steaks down his pants Plenty of people complain about a meal going straight to their waistline, but one Florida man allegedly took things a bit too literally. Michael Owens, 61, was arrested after police say he tried to steal two packs of steaks from a Publix store in St....
2019-08-20 00:16

Waitress Sent On Leave After She Allegedly Spits On Eric Trump A Chicago bar has placed one of its waitresses on leave after Eric Trump, the younger son of President Donald Trump, said the woman spit on him, the business said on Wednesday....
2019-06-27 19:00

Man sought after allegedly robbing multiple Tucson banks TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to multiple bank robberies across the Old Pueblo, Tucson Police Department reported Wednesday morning. TPD said the most recent bank robbery occurred on June 28 at the Bank of The West at 3175 N. Swan Rd. ...
2019-07-04 00:00

Equestrian allegedly shot by ex-Olympian feared for her life A former US dressage Olympian shot an award-winning equestrian on the grounds of his ritzy, 53-acre New Jersey sprawl — days after she wrote online that her life had been threatened, authorities said Thursday. Michael Barisone, a member of the 2008 B...
2019-08-09 05:16

NJ man was allegedly swindled into buying $100,000 in bogus sports memorabilia Charles Kerr viewed his collection as an investment. But his family now believes he was swindled by a man who bought Joe DiMaggio's personal collection....
2019-08-10 05:32

Florida man allegedly killed wife after she said she wanted to leave him A Florida man was charged with murder for allegedly killing his wife — after she told him that, following 50 years of marriage, she wanted to take their money and leave him....
2019-06-13 14:48

Flight attendant fired for allegedly being drunk on the clock A flight attendant was arrested after passengers aboard a flight from Chicago to South Bend, Indiana, expressed concern about her condition during the flight, court documents show....
2019-08-11 10:32

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police report. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod, a married father of three, was arrested late Saturday on...
2019-05-22 16:00

Wichita police fatally shoot man who allegedly pointed gun WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 49-year-old Wichita, Kansas, man has been fatally shot by police after allegedly pointing his gun at officers on Memorial Day. Police were called to a south Wichita home around 1:20 a.m. Monday after a caller said her neighbor ...
2019-05-28 14:32

‘Why don’t you die,’ Texas mother allegedly says while sitting on 4-month-old: report A 20-year-old Houston mother allegedly said, “Why don’t you die? Why are you still alive,” while sitting on her 4-month-old baby covered in blankets and pillows last week, according to court documents.  ...
2019-06-18 12:32

‘Millionaire’ lover boy allegedly scammed smitten woman out of $80,000 It was a match made in hell — and cost a woman $80,000. The Georgia woman, who was looking for love on Match.com, met a 35-year-old man who claimed to be a millionaire and decided to go on a date the very same day they connected on March 27. A ...
2019-05-22 16:00

Sex offender traps 2 girls in car, allegedly molests one while other escapes A level three sex offender lured two girls onto his Brooklyn property by offering to sell them a used bicycle — only to lock them in a car and sexually abuse one of them after the other escaped, police and sources said. The scary events unfolded on J...
2019-07-22 23:32

Drunk Florida man allegedly peed into nightclub ice machine This guy’s a real pisser. A boozy Florida man took a whiz into a commercial ice machine at a local nightclub over the weekend, a report said. Michael Williams, 28, of St. Petersburg was inside the 260 First club at around 2:20 a.m. Saturday whe...
2019-08-06 20:48

Michigan cop put on leave after KKK application allegedly found in home A Michigan police officer has been placed on administrative leave after a would-be homebuyer allegedly found a framed application to the Ku Klux Klan along with Confederate flags while touring the cop's home....
2019-08-11 13:00

Mayflower steps allegedly found under bathroom in English pub Perhaps the most famous steps in history, the Mayflower Steps have supposedly been located in a surprising, yet somewhat cheeky spot — under a women’s restroom in an English pub. A set of steps built in Plymouth in 1934 commemorates the locatio...
2019-07-22 23:16

Man Wanted For Allegedly Assaulting Scott County Paramedic SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a man they say assaulted a paramedic then took off. Authorities say it happened Monday after Chad Michael Howell became combative in the back of a...
2019-06-04 14:32

Bail set at $100K for NJ mom who allegedly beat toddlers to death Bail was set Friday for a New Jersey nurse arrested in connection with the deaths of her two toddlers — whose bodies were so badly beaten two years ago that they’d suffered internal bleeding, police said. Jade Spencer, 33, of Bloomfield, was stoic as...
2019-08-10 09:16

Police: Woman who allegedly abandoned toddler arrested PHOENIX (AP) – Authorities say a woman who allegedly abandoned her toddler in a stroller in a Phoenix parking lot three months ago has been located and arrested. Phoenix police announced Thursday that 25-year-old Miranda Bukus is jailed on susp...
2019-08-10 12:16

Man nabbed for Bronx rape allegedly said she ‘deserved it’ for ‘slavery’ A black parolee arrested for raping and bashing a white woman on the roof of his Bronx apartment building allegedly told a witness that she “deserved” the brutal attack because of slavery, according to court papers. “She was a white...
2019-06-18 23:00

Plea deal possible for Queens man who allegedly stuffed ex in suitcase to die A plea deal may be in the works for the Queens man charged with murder for allegedly leaving his ex to suffocate inside a suitcase he left on the side of the road in Greenwich, Conn., according to reports. The negotiations were revealed in court fili...
2019-08-18 06:48

Odisha Lawmaker, Who Allegedly Forced Engineer To Do Sit-Ups, Gets Bail Ruling Biju Janata Dal's Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher was on Saturday granted conditional bail in an alleged case of harassment of a tribal junior....
2019-07-06 14:00

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, that is. Dr. Isaac Herschkopf used his influence to gain control of one patient’s bank account and hij...
2019-06-09 04:00

GOP campaign tells female journalist she can't shadow candidate without male colleague A female reporter in Mississippi is accusing a Republican gubernatorial candidate of sexism after he refused her request to shadow him on the campaign trail....
2019-07-10 23:00

'Lady on Fire' by female promise Sciamma sets Cannes ablaze "Portrait of a Lady on Fire", a tender story of an 18th century painter who falls in love with her muse, has set Cannes ablaze, training the film festival's gaze on the work of women artists as the movie industry grapples with issues of gender equali...
2019-05-21 20:48

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

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see the group as the start of a new citizens' rights movement....
2019-08-17 00:16

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the same page....
2019-07-13 18:00

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
2019-05-22 20:48

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callous remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callous remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
2019-05-22 19:32

Colson Whitehead, an exploration of female desire, and more books to read in July Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the books we’re most excited about....
2019-07-02 16:32

Hijab-wearing jockey becomes first female British Muslim to win a competitive race in UK An 18-year-old teenager made history Thursday when she became the first female British Muslim jockey to ride – and win - a competitive horse race in the United Kingdom....
2019-08-02 01:01

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political repor...
2019-07-11 00:48

Ex-Uber driver found guilty of raping intoxicated female passenger A former Uber driver was found guilty Thursday of raping an intoxicated female passenger after picking her up from a Pennsylvania casino earlier this year....
2019-08-17 05:16

Professor resigns after probe found he harassed female students, called them fat A Montana State University professor resigned after a probe found he repeatedly touched female students and called them fat — harassment so rampant that one student considered suicide, according to a report. Hikmet Budak, an advanced genetics profess...
2019-05-31 16:32

Bosses force female workers making jeans for Levis and Wrangler into sex Women at factories in Lesotho owned by Taiwanese firm say jobs and promotions in jeopardy if they refuse advances, claims reportWomen producing jeans for American brands including Levi Strauss, Wrangler and Lee have been forced to have sex with their...
2019-08-16 15:48

First hijabi officer at New Jersey police department welcomed in first all-female class New officers in Paterson, New Jersey, are breaking historic ground at the first all-female class, including the first city officer to wear a hijab.        ...
2019-06-12 22:32

NRL's first female referee Belinda Sharpe hopes to inspire future generations Sharpe will take control of Broncos-Bulldogs game‘An historic moment for the game,’ says Todd GreenbergBelinda Sharpe is hoping her historic appointment will inspire a generation of female referees to follow her example and officiate NRL games in the...
2019-07-16 17:16

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shoot...
2019-05-25 18:01

Women Are Dying in Car Accidents Because The Only Female Crash Test Dummy Weighs 110 Lbs. For years, it has been reported that women are significantly more likely to be injured in car crashes than men—Jezebel wrote about the phenomenon back in 2011, when it appeared that seat belts were to blame. Most of the women harmed were, to quote US...
2019-07-20 04:16

Thy name is woman: female Hamlets from Sarah Bernhardt to Cush Jumbo - in pictures Ophelia and Gertrude are the chief female characters in Hamlet but many female actors have taken on the lead role itself including Asta Nielsen, Frances de la Tour and Maxine Peake Continue reading......
2019-05-29 12:32

African female footballers face uphill battle to play 'man's game' Football in Africa is a game some people believe should only be played by men. To avoid parental disapproval, some women have to sneak out of their homes just to play. Players are trolled for their gender, and let's not even mention the gender pay ga...
2019-06-20 23:32

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
2019-05-23 21:32

Facebook and Amazon back search engine for female movie and ad directors Facebook and Amazon Studios are among the backers of a new website that will help businesses and producers find female photographers, ad and movie directors and editors in an effort to balance up male-dominated creative industries....
2019-06-20 19:48

Murder suspect’s dad forced female witness to shower in bleach: cops A New Jersey man forced a woman who witnessed his son commit an alleged murder to strip out of her clothes and bathe in bleach in an effort to destroy evidence, authorities said. Frank Baker, 25, of Bridegton, NJ, was charged with murder in the shoot...
2019-07-23 23:16

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?At the Luna food factory on the south-east outskirts of Jeddah, Mashael Elghamdi sits at her computer ...
2019-07-20 19:32

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington eager to grow the ranks of GOP women in Congress. Then Brown jumped into a crowded Republican primary —...
2019-05-26 22:32

Video Of Russian Policeman Punching Female Protester Stirs Anger Russia's interior ministry opened an investigation Monday after a video showing a riot policeman punching a woman in the stomach during a protest for free elections went viral....
2019-08-12 20:32

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differences -- like height and facial hair -- are rooted in gene expression....
2019-07-19 22:00

Shocking video shows Russian policeman punching female protester “What kind of a scumbag do you need to be to hit a member of the fairer sex,” wrote singer Egor Krid on Instagram Sunday. “I don’t care what she did. This kind of thing just shouldn’t happen.”...
2019-08-13 08:32

Hilda, A 2000-Year-Old Scottish Female Druid, Rises From The Grave A Scottish student using a rare Celtic female druid’s skull has recreated her head and face in a 3D wax model.  ...
2019-08-16 14:48

Russian police caught on camera punching female protester in stomach Protests for free elections in Russia hit a climax this week after a video, which has since gone viral, appeared to show a police officer violently punching a female demonstrator in the stomach following what officials called the largest such gatheri...
2019-08-14 16:16

Female jihadists are just as 'motivated' to build an Islamic State as men, report concludes Female jihadists are just as dedicated as their male comrades when it comes to bringing to life an “Islamic State,” the European Union’s police agency stated at Europol’s headquarters on Friday when presenting the findings of extensive analysis....
2019-06-14 20:32

LA County to pay $53M to settle suit over 'nightmare' strip searches of female inmates Los Angeles County has agreed to pay out $53 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in which tens of thousands of female inmates accused jail guards of giving them invasive group strip searches – an occurrence one says left her feeling treated “wor...
2019-07-17 19:48

Virginia man who murdered 2 female college students has stage 4 colon cancer A confessed murderer serving multiple life sentences for the slayings of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and was transferred to a new prison this week to undergo treatment....
2019-05-23 19:32

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
2019-05-23 22:00

Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person At first glance the Wikipedia author gender gap could suggest women are less interested in publishing on the page, as anyone can do it. But a recent study shows female editors regularly face online harassment and abuse....
2019-06-19 18:16

Two female monkeys went to space 60 years ago. One became the poster child for astronaut masculinity Sixty years ago today, a pair of female monkeys made history when they went to space and landed safely — but their story was only just beginning to get weird....
2019-05-30 16:32

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
2019-06-15 00:00