Gun violence causes Black Friday shoppers to rush to North Carolina, Washington

Gun violence causes Black Friday shoppers to rush to North Carolina, Washington

November 26 (Reuters) – Gun violence erupted in retail stores crowded with shoppers after the Thanksgiving holiday in the state of North Carolina and Washington on Friday, sending spectators to both places rushing for cover and injuring a total of seven people, police said. In a mall in Durham, North Carolina, an exchange of gunfire … Read more

Gun violence causes Black Friday shoppers to rush to North Carolina, Washington

Gun violence causes Black Friday shoppers to rush to North Carolina, Washington

November 26 (Reuters) – Gun violence erupted in retail stores crowded with shoppers after the Thanksgiving holiday in the state of North Carolina and Washington on Friday, sending spectators to both places rushing for cover and injuring a total of seven people, police said. In a mall in Durham, North Carolina, an exchange of gunfire … Read more

A former Apple employee inspires the state of Washington to take action to curb NDAs

The Apple Inc logo will be displayed outside the company’s 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, USA on June 13, 2016. REUTERS / Stephen Lam Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 24 (Reuters) – A former Apple Inc (AAPL.O) employee who had filed a whistleblower … Read more

Young artist makes short films to highlight Malaysia’s first women’s court and its case

25-year-old digital artist Merissa Victor is thrilled that Malaysia is hosting its first women’s court on 27-28. November. “I think it’s a step in the right direction to redefine what justice means in our country and to really platform affected women, to really listen to them and make room for their stories and experiences,” she … Read more

Toronto company cuts space for women in construction: ‘I want to see more women’

In an apartment in Toronto that is under construction near Richmond Street and Spadina Avenue, Natasha Ferguson can be found hard at work, covered in dust – her focus on grinding. She is not afraid to get her hands or hair dirty. It’s a bit like a metaphor, she says, for what she has had … Read more

Biden issues statement to Transgender Day of Remembrance

President Biden issued a solemn declaration Saturday to mark “Transgender Day of Remembrance.” “This year, at least 46 transgender people in this country – and hundreds more around the world – were killed in horrific acts of violence. Each of these lives was precious. Each of them deserved freedom, justice and joy,” Biden said. “Today, … Read more

Toronto company cuts space for women in construction: ‘I want to see more women’

In an apartment in Toronto that is under construction near Richmond Street and Spadina Avenue, Natasha Ferguson can be found hard at work, covered in dust – her focus on grinding. She is not afraid to get her hands or hair dirty. It’s a bit like a metaphor, she says, for what she has had … Read more

Toronto company cuts space for women in construction: ‘I want to see more women’

In an apartment in Toronto that is under construction near Richmond Street and Spadina Avenue, Natasha Ferguson can be found hard at work, covered in dust – her focus on grinding. She is not afraid to get her hands or hair dirty. It’s a bit like a metaphor, she says, for what she has had … Read more

Activision’s CEO, Bobby Kotick, knew for years about allegations of sexual misconduct at Videogame Giant

Bobby Kotick, the longtime CEO of video game giant Activision Blizzard Inc., received a worrying email in July 2018. A lawyer for a former employee of Sledgehammer Games, an Activision-owned studio, claimed in the email that her client had been raped in 2016 and 2017 by her male supervisor after she was pressured to consume … Read more

‘If you have no money, you have sisters’: Afghan men use Taliban rule to determine results

KABUL — A week after the Taliban came to power in August, a businessman who had become an official in Afghanistan’s new government appeared in Ayesha’s home. He demanded that the family extradite Ayesha and her four sisters to repay what he said was a $ 250,000 debt owed by her brother. The women would … Read more