January 26, 2022

Review Category : People

Former CIA Deputy Director quits Harvard role in protest at Chelsea Manning's appointment

Former CIA Deputy Director quits Harvard role in protest at Chelsea Manning's appointmentFormer CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell has resigned from Harvard over the school’s appointment of Chelsea Manning as a visting fellow. Mr Morell is a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs at the university. In a resignation letter obtained by CBS News, Mr Morell wrote that he “fully support[s] Ms Manning’s rights as a transgender American, including the right to serve our country in the US military”.


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Google accused of segregating women into lower-paid jobs

Google accused of segregating women into lower-paid jobsThree female former employees of Google filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing the tech company of discriminating against women in pay and promotions. Brought on behalf of all women working at Google, the class action suit alleges that the company “systematically” pays women less than men for “substantially similar” work - a violation of California law, which mandates equal pay in that situation. Women at Google face diminished career prospects compared to their male counterparts, the suit alleges, saying the company has a record of “keeping women in job ladders and levels with lower compensation ceilings and advancement opportunities” while “promoting fewer women and promoting women more slowly” than comparable men.


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Trump says 'dreamer' immigrants deal is near, as Republicans seethe

Trump says 'dreamer' immigrants deal is near, as Republicans seethePresident Donald Trump said Thursday he was "fairly close" to finalizing a deal with Democrats allowing young immigrants to remain in the United States, antagonizing anti-immigration Republicans who worry he is violating his own campaign pledges. Trump's embrace of a key Democratic argument for allowing young people to stay after they arrived illegally in the United States as children was the latest stiff-arm by Trump against his own party, some of whose rank-and-file members have bridled at the president's apparent eagerness to strike deals with the opposition. "Amnesty Don," blared a headline on Breitbart News, a far-right website run by former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon, which slammed Trump for apparently selling out his base by protecting Dreamers from deportation.


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Bella Hadid shouts at security guard for pushing female paparazzo: 'Do not touch her!'

Bella Hadid shouts at security guard for pushing female paparazzo: 'Do not touch her!'Just days after saving sister Gigi on the runway during a New York Fashion Week show, Bella just gave us another reason to love her even more. Paparazzi swarmed the 20-year-old model while leaving the Michael Kors Spring 2018 show during New York Fashion Week on Wednesday. During Milan Fashion Week last year, Bella's sister Gigi found herself in a similar situation involving notorious internet prankster Vitalii Sediuk.


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