Month: April 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif (Reuters) – Women speakers at the Milken Institute Global Conference on Monday called for a new push for change in the corporate world and investing now that the #MeToo movement has spread to industries outside of Hollywood. (L-R) Actress Ashley Judd, Kerry Kennedy, President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Alex Witt, MSNBC
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will undergo shoulder replacement surgery on Tuesday, two weeks after she broke her left shoulder in a fall at her home in Washington, a court spokeswoman said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor participates in taking a new family photo with her
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – American actress Ashley Judd on Monday filed a defamation and sexual harassment lawsuit against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, alleging that he damaged her career after she refused his sexual advances. Actress Ashley Judd speaks at the Milken Institute’s 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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(Reuters) – A decade after winning Olympic gold, American Dawn Harper Nelson is preparing to clear the final hurdles of her career. FILE PHOTO: Athletics – World Athletics Championships – Women’s 100 Metre Hurdles Final – London Stadium, London, Britain August 12, 2017. Dawn Harper-Nelson of the U.S. celebrates winning silver. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo “This
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Screaming fans greeted former boy band ‘NSync on Monday just like it was the turn of the last century as the group that helped catapult Justin Timberlake to stardom was honored with their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Timberlake reunited with Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and
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LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One is to launch a live post-race show on Twitter starting from next week’s Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona and with retired 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg involved, the motor racing series said. Formula One – F1 – Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Baku City Circuit, Baku, Azerbaijan – April 29, 2018
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(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) will create live sports, news and entertainment programming specifically for Twitter Inc’s (TWTR.N) social network, a move to attract online viewers and advertising revenue through digital video. FILE PHOTO: The Twitter application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/File Photo Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) networks including
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PHOENIX (Reuters) – Arizona teachers carried their walkout over school funding and pay into a third day on Monday as a national union leader backed the latest in a string of national educator protests and allies proposed a $690 million tax hike to pay for their demands. FILE PHOTO: Participants take part in a march
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic lawmakers asked Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Monday for documents related to proposed changes to vehicle fuel emission standards and California’s authority to set its own measures, and accused him of misleading Congress of the agency’s plans. FILE PHOTO: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an
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