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Rewriting the Rules on #MeToo Globally - Human Rights Watch

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:51
Rewriting the Rules on #MeToo Globally  Human Rights WatchThis May Day, workers around the world are continuing the fight to be free from sexual violence and harassment. From multiple allegations against MJ Akbar, ...

Employment Standards Update Protects Servers' Tips and Young Workers, Increases Enforcement - TheTyee.ca

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:19
Employment Standards Update Protects Servers' Tips and Young Workers, Increases Enforcement  TheTyee.caChanges will level the playing field, says labour minister.

Crime and Courts: - Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:00
Crime and Courts:  Muskogee Daily PhoenixWant to reduce the number of mass shootings in the United States? Then let's ramp up efforts to stop domestic abuse.

#SHEISYOURNEIGHBOUR: Mike Pereira | KitchenerPost.ca - The Kitchener Post

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 10:54
#SHEISYOURNEIGHBOUR: Mike Pereira | KitchenerPost.ca  The Kitchener Post#SheIsYourNeighbour is an awareness project developed by Women's Crisis Services, designed to highlight the prevalence of domestic violence in Waterloo ...

Hate in the White House: April 2019 - Southern Poverty Law Center

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 03:00
Hate in the White House: April 2019  Southern Poverty Law CenterThe following is a timeline of instances of extremism in the Trump administration in April. President Trump has opened the White House doors to extremism, not ...

Young whale swims to deeper water after being stranded twice - CityNews Vancouver

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 00:34
Young whale swims to deeper water after being stranded twice  CityNews VancouverANCHORAGE, Alaska — Officials say a young humpback whale swam free to deeper water after being stranded for the second time in two days just south of the ...

Attorneys disapprove of new marijuana immigration policy - CityNews Vancouver

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 00:32
Attorneys disapprove of new marijuana immigration policy  CityNews VancouverANCHORAGE, Alaska — Immigration officials say buying or selling marijuana, even at a state-regulated cannabis shop, shows a lack of “good moral character” ...

Surveys: China factory activity grew in April - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 23:36
Surveys: China factory activity grew in April  CityNews VancouverBEIJING — Two surveys show Chinese factory activity grew in April but below the previous month's pace amid a tariff war with Washington. The separate ...

Prosecutors oppose drug lord El Chapo's new trial bid - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 22:19
Prosecutors oppose drug lord El Chapo's new trial bid  CityNews VancouverNEW YORK — U.S. prosecutors are opposing a longshot bid for a new trial by the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. The federal government said ...

Samsung's 1Q profit slides on falling chip prices - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 22:17
Samsung's 1Q profit slides on falling chip prices  CityNews VancouverSEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Samsung Electronics Co. says its operating profit for the last quarter declined more than 60% from a year earlier because of ...

UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 22:08
UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar  CityNews VancouverThe U.N. humanitarian chief says there has been “no progress” in dealing with the reasons why more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh from ...

Mexican Senate passes labour overhaul to ensure union freedom - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 21:40
Mexican Senate passes labour overhaul to ensure union freedom  CityNews VancouverMEXICO CITY — Mexico's Senate has approved a labour law overhaul aimed at ensuring workers can freely vote for their union representation and contracts.

Tennessee gov to weigh bill to punish voter signup missteps - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 21:06
Tennessee gov to weigh bill to punish voter signup missteps  CityNews VancouverNASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee will soon decide the fate of Republican-backed legislation critics argue is intended to suppress efforts to register ...

Freeze warning Wednesday for Reno, western Nevada - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 20:55
Freeze warning Wednesday for Reno, western Nevada  CityNews VancouverRENO, Nev. — The National Weather *Service* has issued a freeze warning early Wednesday for much of the Sierra's eastern front, including Reno-Sparks and ...

UN chief raised plight of Uighurs with China's president - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 20:34
UN chief raised plight of Uighurs with China's president  CityNews VancouverThe U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of an estimated 1 million Uighurs incarcerated in re-education camps in China during a ...

Singaporean women 'materialistic, pampered, self-entitled': Malaysian doctor in trouble over sexist, racist remarks - The Straits Times

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 20:33
Singaporean women 'materialistic, pampered, self-entitled': Malaysian doctor in trouble over sexist, racist remarks  The Straits TimesPETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Malaysian doctor in Australia is being investigated by the authorities after he repeatedly called for ...

Air Force Academy removes commandant of cadets amid inquiry - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 20:09
Air Force Academy removes commandant of cadets amid inquiry  CityNews VancouverAIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — The U.S. Air Force Academy has removed its commandant of cadets amid an investigation, but officials didn't release any ...

Lawmakers reach $50M deal on Visit Florida tourism agency - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 20:04
Lawmakers reach $50M deal on Visit Florida tourism agency  CityNews VancouverTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Legislative budget negotiators have reached a deal to extend the life of the Visit Florida tourism agency, which had been set to expire in ...

Modernization of B.C. labour laws includes stronger safeguards for teens - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 19:44
Modernization of B.C. labour laws includes stronger safeguards for teens  CityNews VancouverChanges coming to British Columbia's Employment Standards Act are meant to protect young people from doing dangerous jobs and all workers from having ...

UN: Palestinian Authority faces risk of financial collapse - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 19:35
UN: Palestinian Authority faces risk of financial collapse  CityNews VancouverThe U.N. political chief is warning that the worsening Palestinian financial crisis poses a growing risk “of a financial collapse of the Palestinian Authority.”.

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