A man looks at his phone as he walks out of the courthouse past a man arranging his bags in Los Angeles, California. Reuters
Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity on screen is simple, and it could happen overnight.
Amid confetti streams and chants of “equal pay,” tens of thousands of adoring fans feted the US women’s soccer team — newly-crowned world champions — on Wednesday, with a ticker-tape parade in New York.
“We attach great importance to equal respect and opportunities for women and men,” explains Rector Frank Baaijens of Eindhoven University of Technology.
The soaring prevalence of diabetes in the world, with nearly three times more diabetics today than 35 years ago, is a matter of huge concern and it is disappointing that the marking of the World Diabetes Day on Thursday did not help create significant alertness about the challenge posed by the sweet killer.
“That was a turning point in this hearing so far. She was already a sympathetic witness and the President’s tweet ripping her allowed Schiff to point it out real-time characterising it as witness tampering or intimidation — adding an article of impeachment real-time.”
Mass expulsion or the physical extermination of an entire ethnic or religious community — ethnic cleansing — is usually treated by the media in one of two different ways: either it receives maximum publicity as a horror story about which the world should care and do something about, or it is ignored and never reaches the news agenda.
I cannot recall an election where politicians have not said it was the most important in a generation. We all remember the slogans — “Last chance to save the pound” from William Hague in 2001, or “Last chance to save the NHS” from every single Labour campaign since 1950.