The Trump Admin Ended Obamas Equal Pay Policy & Now They’re Being Sued

The Trump Admin Ended Obamas Equal Pay Policy   & Now They’re Being Sued
Donald Trump's Equal Pay Rollback Is Getting His Administration Sued Equal pay for equal work — it's been a rallying cry for feminists for nigh on a century. And despite the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, 2009's Lily Ledbetter Equal Pay Act, and many more attempts in between, there is still a wage gap for women, and for people of color. Which is why two labor advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit

How the WhatsApp supermarket scam works

How the WhatsApp supermarket scam works
So far, 33 people have come forward to report falling victim to the scam, although it is unclear how many people have received the message. Fake WhatsApp fools Android users 'We lost £300,000 through payment scam' How does it work? Report End of Twitter post by @_robp People who clicked the links contained in the WhatsApp messages are sent to a survey. According to Action Fraud, the survey urges victims to hand over their financial information.If, however, a person

Let’s break down 15 terrible excuses from accused sexual harassers and predators.

Let’s break down 15 terrible excuses from accused sexual harassers and predators.
The world is currently being treated to a slow-rolling reveal of the alleged bad behavior of some of its most powerful men. And inevitably, with bad behavior comes excuses. It's no surprise that prominent accused harassers and predators, once cornered, would try to wriggle out of accusations of sexual conduct and abuse. What is surprising is the variety in their attempts to justify their alleged behavior. Excuses by way of apology. Excuses by way of confession. Excuses by way

Sean Hannity fans are destroying their Keurig coffee makers after company pulls ads

Sean Hannity fans are destroying their Keurig coffee makers after company pulls ads
As advertisers flee from far-right Fox News host Sean Hannity over his defense of Roy Moore, Alabama’s Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate who stands accused of child sex assault, Hannity fans have found a bizarre way of showing their support: Smashing their own stuff. five brandsHannityMoore, 70, has been publicly accused in a deeply sourced report from the of having sexually pursued multiple teenage girls while in his early 30s, including a particularly detailed allegation that he molested a

Celebrity chef Carluccio dies at 80

Celebrity chef Carluccio dies at 80
'A charming don'Jamie Oliver paid tribute to his "first London boss", working with the Italian at Carluccio's Neal Street Restaurant in Covent Garden 25 years ago."He was such a charismatic charming don of all things Italian," Oliver wrote on Instagram."Always hanging out the front door of the restaurant with a big fat cigar, a glass of something splendid and his amazing fuzzy white hair."Viva Antonio Carluccio... Cook a feast up there mate," he added. Report End of Twitter post

Patel held undisclosed meetings in Israel

Patel held undisclosed meetings in Israel
The meetings took place over two days in August while Ms Patel was on holiday in Israel. 'Freelance foreign policy'No civil servants were present but Ms Patel was accompanied by Lord Polak, honorary president of Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI), an influential lobbying organisation that has access to wealthy party donors. Some ministers and MPs accused Ms Patel of trying to win favour with wealthy pro-Israeli Conservative donors who could fund a potential future leadership campaign.Others accused her of

Trump bodyguard reportedly testifies Russian official offered Trump women in Moscow

Trump bodyguard reportedly testifies Russian official offered Trump women in Moscow
A participant of a business meeting regarding the Miss Universe Pageant in 2013 offered to send “five women” to ’s Moscow hotel room, his longtime bodyguard told Congress this week, according to a new report. NBC NewsNBC News reports that Schiller was disputing allegations made in the compiled as opposition research ahead of the 2016 election. The dossier, which contains a host of allegations, also includes references to the so-called “,” a tape the dossier says Russia had involving

Americans Are Officially Freaking Out

Americans Are Officially Freaking Out
For those lying awake at night worried about health care, the economy, and an overall feeling of divide between you and your neighbors, there’s at least one source of comfort: Your neighbors might very well be lying awake, too.Almost two-thirds of Americans, or 63 percent, report being stressed about the future of the nation, according to the American Psychological Association’s Eleventh Stress in America survey, conducted in August and released on Wednesday. “Policymakers need to understand that this is an issue that is

Fallon resigns saying conduct ‘fell short’

Fallon resigns saying conduct ‘fell short’
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSir Michael Fallon: 'I've fallen below high standards' Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has resigned, saying his behaviour may have "fallen short" of the standards expected by the UK military.He told the BBC that what had been "acceptable 15, 10 years ago is clearly not acceptable now". He is the first politician to quit following recently revealed claims of serious sexual abuse in Parliament.The BBC understands fresh claims about his behaviour

These Are The Most Stress-Inducing Jobs, According To A New Report

These Are The Most Stress-Inducing Jobs, According To A New Report
Stress is a symptom of modern-living that’s tough to avoid. It’s no surprise to say that work, a place where most people spend the majority of their waking hours, is a major contributor to this. A new report by the Health and Safety Executive has revealed the most stress-inducing jobs in the UK. The study also broke down the data and provided insights into the effects of different genders, ages, and workplace sizes on stress levels. The most stressed

First UK interest rate rise in 10 years

First UK interest rate rise in 10 years
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Bank of England may lift rates twice more over three years For the first time in more than 10 years, the Bank of England has raised interest rates. The official bank rate has been lifted from 0.25% to 0.5%, the first increase since July 2007.It is likely to rise twice more over the next three years, according to Bank of England governor Mark Carney. The move reverses the cut in

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms
Toa Heftiba 1. Stop consuming caffeine Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, why — not from external stimulants.The scientific backing is substantial and unsurprising: Tony has a morning routine that includes several breathing exercises and visualization techniques that get him to a state of clarity and focus. For me, I use prayer and pondering (my version of meditation) as the same vehicle. Whatever your approach, the goal should be clarity and focus. What do you want to be about

Here’s How Eating Sugar Affects Your Body And Brain

Here’s How Eating Sugar Affects Your Body And Brain
In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers $6,500 (about $50,000 today) to discount research that increasingly showed links between sugar and heart disease and to point the blame at fat instead, according to an analysis of historical food industry documents that was published the fall of 2016. The report those Harvard scientists published transformed the American diet, causing people to steer clear of fatty foods, which led many to sugar-packed snacks instead. But

Brexit reversal would boost UK, says OECD

Brexit reversal would boost UK, says OECD
At a press conference following the release of the report, Mr Hammond reiterated that companies in the UK and the European Union would benefit from the certainty of a limited transition period after Brexit.He said: " delivering a time-limited transition period, avoiding a disruptive cliff-edge exit from the EU, we can provide greater certainty for businesses up and down the UK, and across the European Union." View comments

Terry Richardson is finally banned from Vogue. Many wonder what took so long.

Terry Richardson is finally banned from Vogue. Many wonder what took so long.
Since as early as 2005, photographer Terry Richardson has faced dozens of accusations of sexual harassment and assault, continuing to get work despite settling multiple lawsuits. Now, over a decade later, and in the wake of the explosive allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein, one media behemoth has finally decided enough is enough. Terry Richardson. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images. In an e-mail obtained by The Telegraph, James Woolhouse, Condé Nast International's executive vice president and chief operating officer,

Legal Weed May Be a Windfall for McDonalds and Taco Bell

Legal Weed May Be a Windfall for McDonalds and Taco Bell
The munchies are driving up fast-food sales in states where marijuana is legal.Cannabis has been shown to increase users’ appetite, sending many customers of legalized dispensaries to fast-food chains, according to a new study by Green Market Report and Consumer Research Around Cannabis.Forty-three percent of legal-marijuana users ate at a McDonald’s restaurant in the past four weeks, the survey found. Eighteen percent ate at Taco Bell, while 17.8 percent went to Wendy’s. Those results were significantly higher than among