BBC denies gender bias as women staff denounce unequal pay

BBC denies gender bias as women staff denounce unequal pay

Movies & Music January 31, 2018 0

LONDON (Reuters) – Women working for the BBC have complained they are paid less than men in equivalent jobs and accused managers of misleading them about their pay to hide widespread gender discrimination at Britain’s public broadcaster. But the BBC published a review of the pay of some 800... Read more
FBI expresses ‘grave concerns’ over Republican memo’s accuracy

FBI expresses ‘grave concerns’ over Republican memo’s accuracy

Top Stories January 31, 2018 0

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI said on Wednesday it had “grave concerns” about the accuracy of a top-secret House Intelligence Committee memo alleging anti-Trump bias within the Justice Department, challenging President Donald Trump’s pledge to release it. The rare public rebuke by the nation’s top law enforcement agency came... Read more
Justice Department Solicits Information Pertaining to FIFA, I.O.C. and U.S.O.C.

Justice Department Solicits Information Pertaining to FIFA, I.O.C. and U.S.O.C.

Sports January 31, 2018 0

A spokesman for the Eastern District declined to comment on Wednesday. The individuals summoned to provide information, including personal and corporate bank records, were asked to appear in federal court in Brooklyn as soon as this week. The government’s request came just as global sports officials prepared to travel... Read more
Going to Mexico? Guillermo del Toro Has Some Recommendations

Going to Mexico? Guillermo del Toro Has Some Recommendations

Travel January 31, 2018 0

Guillermo del Toro, 52, who has best director and best screenplay Academy Award nominations for “The Shape of Water” (he won a Golden Globe Award for best director for the film), is well-known for his science-fiction and horror movies. (His other films include “Pacific Rim” and “Pan’s Labyrinth.”) But... Read more
#Earlygram? Hootsuite adds Instagram scheduling for business accounts

#Earlygram? Hootsuite adds Instagram scheduling for business accounts

Social Media January 31, 2018 0

Love the #latergram? Now you can have an #earlygram, thanks to the updated Instagram API which enabled scheduling. Hootsuite is one of the first to allow the feature, but don’t get too excited — it’s just for business accounts. The post #Earlygram? Hootsuite adds Instagram scheduling for business accounts... Read more
Barack Obama cried seeing Malia off to college

Barack Obama cried seeing Malia off to college

Video Gallery January 31, 2018 0

Former President Barack Obama describes leaving his daughter at college “like open-heart surgery.” CNN’s Jeanne Moos says leaving Malia left him in tears. source Read more
Train carrying U.S. Republican lawmakers hits truck in Virginia, one dead

Train carrying U.S. Republican lawmakers hits truck in Virginia, one dead

Top Stories January 31, 2018 0

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Amtrak passenger train carrying Republican members of the U.S. Congress from Washington to a retreat in West Virginia slammed into a garbage truck on Wednesday in Crozet, Virginia, killing one person aboard the truck, authorities said. There was one confirmed fatality and one serious injury... Read more

Could G.E. Be Dropped From the Dow?: DealBook Briefing:

Business January 31, 2018 0

— Stephen Grocer Photo Stephen Cutler, right. Credit Gary Cameron/Reuters JPMorgan’s former top lawyer is heading to Simpson Thacher Stephen Cutler, who until the end of 2015 was the bank’s general counsel, will become a litigation partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, according to the WSJ. Since then, he... Read more
Train carrying U.S. Republican lawmakers hits truck, one death reported

Train carrying U.S. Republican lawmakers hits truck, one death reported

Top Stories January 31, 2018 0

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Amtrak passenger train carrying Republican members of the U.S. Congress from Washington to a party retreat in West Virginia slammed into a garbage truck on Wednesday in Crozet, Virginia, killing at least one person who was not aboard the train, according to authorities and media... Read more
This Couple Got Nasty Hookworm Infections From Walking Barefoot On The Beach

This Couple Got Nasty Hookworm Infections From Walking Barefoot On The Beach

Health January 31, 2018 0

“Cutaneous larva migrans basically means there is a larva, or the immature form of a hookworm, migrating around under the skin,” Bobbi S. Pritt, parasitologist at the Mayo Clinic, tells BuzzFeed News. The microscopic larvae live in sand or soil that has been contaminated with dog or cat feces,... Read more