Oracle systematically underpaid thousands of women, lawsuit says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oracle Class action alleges female workers were paid average of $13,000 less per year than men doing similar jobs The class-action complaint says payroll data found disparities with an ‘extraordinarily high degree of statistical significance’. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Thousands of women were systematically Läs mer…

‘It’s just horrific’: feeling of deja vu as Melbourne mourns for Aiia Maasarwe

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Melbourne Father of murdered student tells vigil attendees that losing his daughter has turned into his ‘worst dream’ More than a thousand people gathered on the steps of Parliament House in Melbourne on Friday night in silent vigil for murdered student Aiia Maasarwe. Photograph: Läs mer…

Parents of drug-overdose victims at odds over benefits of pill testing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Illegal drugs Doctors and former federal police commissioner call for the practice to be allowed at music festivals Adriana Buccianti holds some pictures of her son Daniel, who died of a drug overdose at a music festival in 2012, when he was 34. Photograph: Läs mer…

Cautious consumers shoulder blame as Chinese economy slows

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China Deserted high streets show that after decades of breakneck growth, the world’s second largest economy is faltering Chinese shoppers are abandoning iPhones for cheaper, locally made smartphones and buying fewer Swiss watches. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images Few people are shopping at the Beijing Yintai Läs mer…

'Minority privilege': the right to be the target of a Fox News rant every five minutes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ’Minority privilege’: the right to be the target of a Fox News rant every five minutes Arwa Mahdawi Laura Ingraham’s whine about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has rumbled our secret: once you ignore the facts, minorities are having a grand old time in America Läs mer…

Pelosi says Trump endangered lives by leaking details of war zone trip – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:53 The Democratic House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has accused the White House of leaking information about a planned congressional trip to Afghanistan, saying it was ’very, very irresponsible on the part of the president’ US politics – live Trump intensifies feud with Läs mer…

‘An egregious offence’: Canada battles Norway for tallest moose statue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cities After Norway’s Storelgen stole Mac the Moose’s place as world’s tallest, a Canadian city hopes to ‘stick it to Oslo’ by increasing their statue’s size Battle of the moose: Canada’s Mac the Moose, left, and Norway’s Storelgen. Composite: Alamy For three decades, the Läs mer…

Libya: reconciliation conference delay could fuel military solution

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Libya Political process is being sabotaged by those who believe conflict is only option, says UN special envoy Renewed clashes between armed militias around Tripoli have seen 10 killed and more than 40 injured. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Failure to hold a national reconciliation conference Läs mer…

Murray-Darling basin authority and NSW largely culpable for fish kill, report finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Murray-Darling Basin Exclusive: Australia Institute calls for inquiry similar to royal commission and greater MDBA transparency The fish kill on the Lower Darling is largely due to the decisions by the Murray-Darling basin authority and the NSW government, an Australia Institute report says. Photograph: Läs mer…

British sailor found not guilty of sexual assault in Canada gang-rape case

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Darren Smalley acquitted after woman testified she had been raped by four men at military barracks in Nova Scotia in April 2015 Darren Smalley said the case has taken a toll ‘mentally and physically’. Photograph: AP A British Royal Navy sailor accused of Läs mer…

Syrian bomb attack victim refused visa under Trump travel ban

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US immigration Marwa al-Shekh Ameen, 16, was denied a visa in December after doctors in Germany encouraged her to get treatment in the US Of the more than 33,176 visa applications from countries covered by the ban, about 2% were granted waivers from December Läs mer…

Wiitnesses describe moment man set himself alight in Prague – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:41 A man set himself on fire in a central Prague square on Friday as Czechs marked the 50th anniversary of a student’s self-immolation in protest against the Soviet invasion that crushed the Prague spring Man sets himself on fire in Prague Läs mer…

France in shock at gang-rape trial of police from famous BRI unit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Court hears how woman was allegedly raped by terrorism officers at 36 Quai des Orfèves A court sketch of Antoine Q (L) and Nicolas R in the dock at the criminal court in Paris. Photograph: Benoît Peyrucq/AFP/Getty Images Emily Spanton grew up with Läs mer…

Top North Korean official holds talks in Washington over second summit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; North Korea Kim Yong-chol met with Mike Pompeo after arriving on Thursday night before moving on to meet Trump Kim Yong-chol and Mike Pompeo at the Dupont Circle hotel in Washington DC on 18 January. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP A senior emissary from Kim Jong-un Läs mer…

Diane Abbott accuses BBC Question Time of legitimising racism

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Diane Abbott Labour MP’s spokesperson claims she was mocked and interrupted more than other panellists The spokesperson said: ‘The BBC should be ashamed that their programming is complicit in abuse against Diane Abbott’. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images Diane Abbott has accused BBC Question Läs mer…