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Israeli court stands up for woman in airline gender seat swap case

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A court has told the Israeli airline El Al that it can no longer ask women passengers to switch seats if ultra-Orthodox Jewish men object to sitting next to them, an Israeli advocacy group said on Thursday. A case for damages from the carrier was brought by 83-year-old Renee Rabinowitz, who was asked by a flight attendant, after boarding a flight from Newark to Tel Aviv in 2015, if she would agree to move. The airline has said it tries to accommodate ultra-Orthodox men, who cite religious beliefs in seeking to avoid close proximity to women other than their wives, but never pressures female passengers to accede to a seat swap request.

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Can Hair Dye and Chemical Relaxers Cause Breast Cancer?

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A new study conducted by Rutgers School of Public Health found a connection between hair dye and relaxer usage and an increased chance of developing breast cancer. The results show that way these products affect you has a lot to do with your race. The study found that African-American women who used dark brown or black hair dyes saw a 51 percent increased risk of developing breast cancer. These products also led to a 72 percent increase specifically in estrogen-positive ...

Written by 13 men, Republican healthcare bill limits women's access to contraception and pregnancy coverage

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The Senate Republicans’ healthcare bill will make it harder for women to access important health benefits such as birth control and maternity coverage, critics say. As currently written, the measure, which was drafted by 13 male senators, would defund Planned Parenthood for a year as well as dramatically cut Medicaid, a healthcare programme for low-income Americans that pays for nearly half of all births in the US. Currently, about 75% of the public dollars spent on family planning are Medicaid dollars.

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Bill Cosby plans motivational speaking tour to talk about dealing with sexual assault allegations

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Comedian Bill Cosby - currently facing charges of sexual assault - wants to embark on a motivational speaking tour to talk to people about dealing with such allegations. Last weekend, a judge ruled a mistrial after a jury was unable to agree a verdict on the charges that that he drugged and assaulted Andrea Constand. Lawyers had said Ms Constand, the former director of operations for Temple University’s women’s basketball team, was attacked by Mr Cosby at his home near Philadelphia in January 2004.

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Manson follower, longest-serving female inmate, seeks parole

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A parole hearing resumed Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel — a follower of cult leader Charles Manson — after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the murders nearly five decades ago.

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"48 Hours" investigates the unusual deaths of Colorado man's wives

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Saturday at 9: Two wives die in freak accidents 17 years apart. One man was married to both women. Is he just unlucky or does he know more than he's telling?

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The Latest: Woman killed by bear in Alaska was newly married

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a fatal black bear attack in Alaska (all times local):

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Silicon Valley Billionaire Reid Hoffman Condemns Sexual Harassment In The Venture Capital World

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Tech billionaire Reid Hoffman is calling for big changes when it comes to making Silicon Valley a better place for women to work. Hoffman's call to action came after Binary Capital's Justin Caldbeck resigned due to allegations he made unwanted sexual advances towards several female entrepreneurs.

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Silicon Valley Billionaire Reid Hoffman Condemns Sexual Harassment In The Venture Capital World

Added: 24.06.2017 1:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Tech billionaire Reid Hoffman is calling for big changes when it comes to making Silicon Valley a better place for women to work. Hoffman's call to action came after Binary Capital's Justin Caldbeck resigned after it was alleged he made unwanted sexual advances towards several female entrepreneurs.

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When Shots Ring Out From One Ball Field, a Times Reporter Practicing on Another Races to Cover Them

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I’m on a media team that plays softball against a team of Congresswomen ... I pull out my phone to snap a photo of my teammates when an email from an editor stops me.

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