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Japan Ranks Low in Female Lawmakers. An Election Won’t Change That.

Fewer than one in five of the 1,180 candidates running in Sunday’s election for the lower house of parliament are women.

sportsNews reuters.com

Sacramento Kings hire full-time female coach

(The Sports Xchange) - Jenny Boucek became the second current full-time female coach in the NBA on Friday, when the Sacramento Kings hired the former WNBA coach as assistant coach for player development.

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Vox Media executive out over sexual misconduct allegations

politicsNews reuters.com

White and male: broader bureaucracy mirrors Trump cabinet's profile

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Donald Trump faced criticism from advocacy groups for not including more women and minorities in his cabinet last January, the incoming administration promised that the lower rungs of the bureaucracy would ultimately look more diverse.

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The women who helped defeat ISIS in Raqqa

Kurdish female fighters have celebrated in Raqqa this week after the defeat of ISIS militants, whose brutal rule over the city has come to an end after almost four years.

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Golf: Korean women's scores scrubbed after controversial ruling

SEOUL (Reuters) - A top Korean golf official resigned on Friday after a rules controversy at a domestic tournament saw penalties issued then rescinded, players threaten to withdraw, and all first-round scores at the KB Financial Star Championship scrubbed.

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Go-go going as Chinese women fuel Thai tourism boom

BANGKOK (Reuters) - For decades since the Vietnam war, the scantily clad dancers in the go-go bars of Bangkok's Patpong red-light district have been the face of Thailand's tourism industry.

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Lawmaker criticized for remarks about women

In response to Harvey Weinstein being accused of multiple allegations of sexual assault, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas suggested how women dress or behave is their responsibility.

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Trump administration weighs tighter vetting for women, children refugees: sources

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering tightening the vetting process for women and children seeking to enter the United States as refugees, a proposal that if adopted would bring security checks closer to those for adult men, three sources with knowledge of the plan told Reuters.

healthNews reuters.com

Do fewer patients die with female surgeons?

(Reuters Health) - Patients may have better survival odds with female surgeons than with male surgeons, a recent Canadian study suggests.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

State to Review Women’s Complaints About Branding in Secretive Group

In other fallout, a doctor who is accused of showing violent images to women as part of a study for the group has resigned from an Albany hospital.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS RENA REISS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL

* MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS RENA REISS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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New Zealand names youngest ever female leader

Jacinda Ardern will be the next New Zealand Prime Minister, after Winston Peters, the leader of the minority NZ First agreed Thursday to support Ardern's Labour party in a coalition government.

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Sexual harassment claims by women rattle California capital

Lobbyist Pamela Lopez walked into a bathroom and felt the rush of a large man behind her.

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Jurors to weigh fraud charges against ex-HSBC executive

NEW YORK, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Closing arguments in the U.S. trial of former HSBC Holdings Plc executive Mark Johnson came to an end Wednesday, with a lawyer for the government urging jurors to convict Johnson of defrauding a client.

Appointments and Executive Changes nytimes.com

American Express Chief Executive Ken Chenault to Step Down

Mr. Chenault will retire next year and will be succeeded by another American Express executive, Stephen Squeri.

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More than 40 women accuse Weinstein

sportsNews reuters.com

Soccer: FA under fire from MPs after apologies to women players

LONDON (Reuters) - The Football Association made a public apology to England women's soccer internationals Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence on Wednesday for comments that were "discriminatory on grounds of race" made to them by former manager Mark Sampson.

Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Military Women, Too, Should Serve Unmolested

Misogyny and abuse is rampant in society. But the military is well equipped stop it in its own ranks.

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UPDATE 4-U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

* SEC seeks to bar Albanese, Elliott from roles at public companies. (Adds Elliot standing down from Shell board in paragraph 9, details of Mozambique coal assets, coal market.)

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BRIEF-Shell ‍says Guy Elliott stood down as non-executive director of company

* ‍GUY ELLIOTT HAS STOOD DOWN AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF COMPANY WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT​

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UPDATE 3-U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

* Company raised money while misinformation in the market - SEC

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Women Denounce Harassment in California’s Capital

Women complained of groping, lewd comments and suggestions of trading sexual favors for legislation in Sacramento.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.

Organizations, Societies and Clubs nytimes.com

Inside a Secretive Group Where Women Are Branded

A self-help organization in Albany called Nxivm has begun to unravel as members reveal disturbing practices and fears of blackmail.

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SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.

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UPDATE 1-Trump favors ex-pharma executive Azar for health secretary -Politico

WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is leaning toward naming former pharmaceutical industry executive Alex Azar as his pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Politico reported on Tuesday, citing two White House officials.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.

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BRIEF-Office Depot announces executive VP Michael Allison will leave company effective Oct 13‍​

* Office Depot - on Oct 12, co announced Michael Allison, executive vice president, chief administrative officer, will leave company effective Oct 13‍​

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Trump favors ex-pharma executive Azar for health secretary: Politico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is leaning toward naming former pharmaceutical industry executive Alex Azar as his pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Politico reported on Tuesday, citing two White House officials.

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Trump favors ex-pharma executive Azar for health secretary -Politico

WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is leaning toward naming former pharmaceutical industry executive Alex Azar as his pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Politico reported on Tuesday, citing two White House officials.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

France Considers Fines for Catcalls as Women Speak Out on Harassment

A French social media campaign inspired by the scandal around the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has put the spotlight on proposed new laws.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Do We Believe Women Yet? The Battle to End Sexual Harassment

Lin Farley, a sociologist, coined the phrase “sexual harassment” in the 1970s. Anita Hill spoke out against it in 1991. Today, public figures are once again facing scrutiny.

healthNews reuters.com

Intensive resistance training safe, effective for women with osteoporosis

(Reuters Health) - High-intensity resistance and impact training (HiRIT) may improve bone and muscle strength in select postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, according to a small study in Australia.

healthNews reuters.com

More men than women infected with oral human papillomavirus

(Reuters Health) - Roughly one in nine U.S. men have oral infections of the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), more than triple the infection rate for women, a new study suggests.

Mentors nytimes.com

Executive Mentors Wanted. Only Millennials Need Apply.

As businesses chase evanescent market trends, young workers are being pulled into programs to give advice to the top ranks of their companies.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

As Hollywood struggles with sexism, female-led story ends London film fest

LONDON (Reuters) - The London Film Festival closed on Sunday with a violent and profanity-laden dark comedy featuring Frances McDormand, as a small-town mother seeking justice for her murdered daughter, tipped for an Oscar nod.

cnn.com

How Trump's executive order affects those with pre-existing conditions

United States National Anthem Protests (2016- ) nytimes.com

‘Women Didn’t Want It Then and Women Don’t Want It Now’

Our top 10 comments of the week: Readers respond to more women speaking out against Harvey Weinstein, the California fires and Eminem’s latest.

Soccer nytimes.com

A Blueprint for Women’s Sports Success. But Can It Be Copied?

The N.W.S.L.’s Portland Thorns have cracked the code for women’s pro sports success on and off the field. The question is: Can their model be replicated?

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Heidi Klum praises 'brave women' who spoke out

The "Project Runway" host released a statement to People this week about the scandal that has besieged Weinstein, whose former company co-produced her show.

technologyNews reuters.com

Female ride-hailing apps grow in Brazil on safety concerns

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Ride-hailing startups that cater solely to women are catching on in Brazil, reflecting safety concerns in one of the biggest markets for Uber Technologies Inc and other incumbents, which have invested heavily in security features.

Movies nytimes.com

Review: ‘Professor Marston,’ With Kinks! Pleasures! Female Power!

In “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” the writer-director Angela Robinson tells a knotty story with wit, sympathy and economy.

cnn.com

62% say Puerto Ricans aren't getting help they need

More than six in 10 Americans say that Puerto Rico isn't getting the help they need and a majority says the federal government hasn't been doing enough and the response is too slow, according to a new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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In the past 24 hours, the President signed two executive orders aimed at mortally wounding Affordable Care Act

Over the past 24 hours, President Donald Trump has signed two executive orders aimed at mortally wounding the Affordable Care Act.

Social Media nytimes.com

#WomenBoycottTwitter, Supporting Rose McGowan

Many users of the social media platform said they would remain silent on Friday to protest the treatment of the actress, a vocal critic of Harvey Weinstein’s conduct.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Crew Energy announces executive change

* ‍Robert Morgan, chief operating officer of crew, has resigned​

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Put Women in Charge

It’s not a surefire way to guard against the Weinsteins of the world, but it would help.

cnn.com

Women go public with Weinstein allegations

Several women have come forward alleging Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted and harassed them. Five women shared their experiences with CNN.

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Trump issues executive order, forgets to sign it

President Trump forgets to sign an executive order at a signing ceremony. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Public Health: What Did Trump’s Health Care Executive Order Do?

Nothing yet. But it could matter for people who buy their own insurance or get it from work in the long-term.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Bruno Mars leads music's AMA nominations as female artists edged out

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The men of pop and hip hop led the nominations for the American Music Awards (AMA) on Thursday, while female artists were left out of most categories.

cnn.com

Sanders speaking gig at Women's Convention draws mixed reactions

Organizers behind the Women's Convention still feel the Bern -- and for that, they are feeling the backlash.

cnn.com

Trump nearly forgets to sign his executive order

President Donald Trump signed an executive order that he says will bring affordable health insurance to millions more people.

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'Dawson's Creek' star says he was groped by male executive

Women aren't the only ones compelled to share their stories in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

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Rep. Perry: Puerto Rico victims aren't dying

Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) defends the Trump administration's recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, claiming hurricane victims aren't dying from lack of water and food.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Renaissance announces strategic investment by, and partnership with, Eskandar Maleki

* Renaissance announces strategic investment by, and partnership with, Eskandar Maleki

businessNews reuters.com

HSBC picks insider John Flint as new chief executive

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC has chosen John Flint as its next chief executive, it said on Thursday, with its recently-hired chairman opting for an insider to pursue a turnaround at Europe's biggest bank.

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HSBC names retail head John Flint as its next chief executive

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC has appointed John Flint as its next chief executive the bank said on Thursday, sticking with a tradition of promoting company insiders to run the firm.

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UPDATE 1-HSBC names retail head John Flint as its next chief executive

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - HSBC has appointed John Flint as its next chief executive the bank said on Thursday, sticking with a tradition of promoting company insiders to run the firm.

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Facebook pushes ad overhaul before 2018 U.S. election: executive

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has begun overhauling how it handles political ads on its platform and may put some changes in place before U.S. elections next year, Facebook's chief technology officer said on Wednesday.

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Facebook pushes ad overhaul before 2018 U.S. election - executive

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct 11 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has begun overhauling how it handles political ads on its platform and may put some changes in place before U.S. elections next year, Facebook's chief technology officer said on Wednesday.

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Trump picks Lockheed executive Rood for top Pentagon policy post

WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump plans to name John Rood, a senior executive at defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp and a 20-year veteran of various government roles, as undersecretary of defense for policy, the Pentagon's No. 3 job, the White House said on Wednesday.

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Female code breakers: The hidden figures of the greatest generation

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: Three Wealthy Women and Their Venetian Mansion

Judith Mackrell’s “The Unfinished Palazzo” traces the lives of its 20th-century owners: Marchesa Luisa Casati, Lady Castlerosse and Peggy Guggenheim.

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NuVasive sues former executive who moved to rival Alphatec

Oct 10 (Reuters) - NuVasive Inc on Tuesday filed a lawsuit accusing a former executive and director of discouraging the company from buying rival medical device maker Alphatec Holdings Inc so he could invest in Alphatec himself, and ultimately become its executive chairman.

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UPDATE 1-Molina Healthcare appoints Joseph Zubretsky chief executive

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Insurer Molina Healthcare Inc on Tuesday named Joseph Zubretsky as president and chief executive, effective Nov. 6, amidst a restructuring drive at the company.

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CEO says women should repeat outfits

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Women claim Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Yorker reported on Tuesday that 13 women have claimed that movie producer Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them, including three who told the magazine they had been raped.

domesticNews reuters.com

Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf executive avoids prison time after fraud conviction

(Reuters) - The former chief financial officer of defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, whose collapse five years ago was the largest failure of a law firm in U.S. history, has avoided prison time after being convicted of defrauding the firm's investors.

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U.S. top court rejects convicted coal executive's appeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Massey Energy Co Chief Executive Officer Donald Blankenship's bid to overturn his conviction stemming from a 2010 West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 coal miners ended on Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his appeal.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Women Today: Women Are Playing Today, and Leading Tomorrow

Sports programs for girls provide more than just a physical benefit — they can also help educate girls about gender issues, and empower them.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Women Today: Successful Career Women Finish the Phrase ‘If Only …’

Women attending the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society in Paris reflected on how they might have altered their own paths and how to empower more women.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Women Today: Working to Disarm Women’s Anti-Aging Demon

Rather than hiding from age, supposing women embraced it by not trying to look younger than their years. That might help remove the stigma of aging.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: How to Encourage More Women to Report Sexual Harassment

Arbitration clauses, blacklisting and retaliation must end if we want victims to come forward now, not decades from now.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Liberia’s Women Warn Male Presidential Candidates: Keep the Peace

A man will almost certainly become the country’s next leader, and women are worried that their newfound gains will be lost.

Baquet, Dean nytimes.com

Bulletin Board: The Times’s Executive Editor Responds to Questions About Earlier Weinstein Reporting

Some readers have asked us about an allegation that editors with The Times “gutted” a 2004 article on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

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RPT-UPDATE 2-GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co, which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday.

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UPDATE 2-GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co, which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday.

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Putin to meet Siemens, other German executives on October 12: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet a representative of Siemens along with businessmen from other German firms on Thursday, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said on Monday, Russian news agencies reported.

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GM aims to lead electric vehicles market in Mercosur: executive

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - General Motors Co aims to lead the market for electric vehicles in Mercosur, the South American trade bloc, the company's top executive for the region said on Monday.

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GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

(Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co , which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday.

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GM aims to lead electric vehicles market in Mercosur -executive

SAO PAULO, Oct 9 (Reuters) - General Motors Co aims to lead the market for electric vehicles in Mercosur, the South American trade bloc, the company's top executive for the region said on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co, which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday.

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Female golf great fights course design gender wars

Annika Sorenstam talks to CNN's Living Golf about brand building and fighting assumptions in the world of course design.

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Women march through desert for Israeli-Palestinian peace

JORDAN RIVER, West Bank (Reuters) - Thousands of Israeli and Palestinian women trekked through a biblical desert landscape on Sunday, converging on the shores of the Jordan River in a march for peace.

vis-photo nytimes.com

Once Shunned as ‘Drivers,’ Saudi Women Who Fought Ban Now Celebrate

In 1990, 47 women took to the road to demand the right to drive. They paid dearly for it, but they have lived to see the end of the ban.

New York Times nytimes.com

‘I Applaud the Women With Courage to Step Forward’

Our top 10 comments of the week: Readers discussed the deadly shooting in Las Vegas, the death of Tom Petty, and Harvey Weinstein.

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Dropping birth control coverage puts women's health at stake

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Birth control rule change leaves women fearful

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First female vice chair at GE out in shakeup

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Apple names former Honeywell executive as new general counsel

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Friday that Bruce Sewell will retire as general counsel and will be succeeded by former Honeywell International Inc executive Katherine Adams.

Television nytimes.com

A Word With: Rami Malek of ‘Mr. Robot’ Doesn’t Want to Be Alone Anymore

The actor reveals why he and his character are done with isolation, some of his own paranoia, and the secret to playing Freddie Mercury.

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She's hiring women in a region where many won't

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Firm Behind ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Underpaid Women, U.S. Says

State Street Corporation, which denies the Labor Department’s claims, has agreed to pay $5 million to settle allegations of compensation discrimination.

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Social media executives to testify Nov. 1 about Russia and U.S. election

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Executives from Facebook Inc , Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have been asked to testify about Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election before a House of Representatives panel on Nov. 1, a congressional aide said on Thursday.

healthNews reuters.com

Many women with disabilities don’t get cancer screening

(Reuters Health) - Women with physical and mental disabilities may be less likely to receive recommended screenings for breast or bowel cancers than other patients, a UK study suggests.

cnn.com

What women's lives are like when abortion is a crime

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump famously said that there should be "some form of punishment" for abortion. Although he later tried to walk these remarks back, he and his mostly male fellow Republicans have quietly been making headway since he took office on an agenda to make sure women have as few options as possible for reproductive choice and education, including limited access to birth control and the preventative care offered by Planned Parenthood.

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Wells Fargo executives, board must face lawsuit over fake accounts, federal judge says

(Reuters) - A federal judge said current and former Wells Fargo & Co officers and directors, including Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan, must face nearly all of a lawsuit by shareholders seeking to hold them personally liable for sales abuses and the creations of millions of unauthorized accounts.

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Wells Fargo executives, board must face lawsuit over fake accounts

(Reuters) - A federal judge said current and former Wells Fargo & Co officers and directors, including Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan, must face nearly all of a lawsuit by shareholders seeking to hold them personally liable for sales abuses and the creations of millions of unauthorized accounts.

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EU executive to propose gradual introduction of EU deposit scheme to win over Germany - draft

BRUSSELS, Oct 5 (Reuters) - A European deposit insurance scheme should be introduced more gradually than initially planned, the European Commission is set to propose next week, in a bid to secure German support for a plan meant to increase financial stability in the euro zone.

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Nerve agent VX found on shirts of women accused of North Korean murder, expert says

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Traces of a deadly nerve agent that killed the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were found on the clothes worn by the two women accused of the sensational murder, a Malaysian court was told on Thursday.

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MOVES-Stifel hires ex-Wells Fargo executive to its Frontenac unit

Oct 5 (Reuters) - Stifel Financial Corp said on Thursday it appointed ex-Wells Fargo adviser David Safarian as senior vice president of investments at the financial services company's subsidiary Frontenac, Missouri.

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Nerve agent VX found on shirts of women accused of N.Korean murder, expert says

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Traces of a deadly nerve agent that killed the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were found on the clothes worn by the two women accused of the sensational murder, a Malaysian court was told on Thursday.

Music nytimes.com

The Culture Issue: Should Women Make Their Own Pop Music Canon?

I listened to only female singers all summer. Here’s what I learned.

cnn.com

The changing reasons why women are unfaithful

Some women turn to infidelity not as a way to explode a marriage but as a way to stay in it, and some experts see it as a subversion of traditional gender roles.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The Myth of Women’s ‘Empowerment’

Development organizations and Western feminists think that empowering poor women means giving them chickens or sewing machines. It doesn’t.

cnn.com

Women's basketball players take powerful stand on social justice

The NFL may be stealing all the headlines, but the WNBA has been taking an even greater stand on social protest since 2016.

worldNews reuters.com

EU executive steps up action against Hungary over NGO law

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Wednesday stepped up legal action against Hungary over restrictions on foreign funding likely to affect civil society groups funded by the billionaire investor George Soros.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: Learning About Women’s Lives Through the Food They Consumed

In “What She Ate,” Laura Shapiro offers biographical portraits of six notable women and their diets, including Helen Gurley Brown and Eva Braun.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

EFG CFO Pradelli to replace chief executive Straehle in 2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - EFG International's Joachim Straehle is stepping down as chief executive after some 2-1/2 years, during which time the Swiss private bank acquired troubled BSI Bank from Brazil's...

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Siemens ready to help modernise Russian power plants - executive

MOSCOW, Oct 4 (Reuters) - German engineering firm Siemens is ready to participate in the modernisation of power plants in Russia, the head of its Russian branch said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Cominar's board appoints Sylvain Cossette as president and chief executive officer

* Board of trustees announces appointment of Sylvain Cossette as president and chief executive officer

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How far US women travel for an abortion

For most women, access to reproductive and sexual health services is crucial to well-being. A new study highlights the difficulties surrounding access to one aspect of health care -- abortion services -- faced by women in some areas of the United States.

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Poles dressed in black march in defense of women's rights

WARSAW (Reuters) - Several thousand Poles dressed in black marched through city streets in Poland on Tuesday in defense of women's rights, on the first anniversary of mass protests against a planned near-total ban on abortion.

technologyNews reuters.com

GM making 'rapid progress' toward self-driving car deployment: executive

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's Cruise Automation unit is making "rapid progress" toward deploying self-driving cars that don't require a human driver, the head of Cruise Automation said on Tuesday.

Women's Rights nytimes.com

Women Today: What Women Say They Need to Help Them Achieve Their Goals

A group of influential women under the age of 40 talked about the women’s movement, and how they think it can move forward.

Actors and Actresses nytimes.com

Feature: Frances McDormand’s Difficult Women

The actor has built a career, and a passionate fan base, playing supporting roles; now, at 60, she has become an unconventional star.

Hiring and Promotion nytimes.com

Women Today: Start-Ups Use Technology to Redesign the Hiring Process

Algorithms can help remove bias from the traditional résumé-sifting process and level the playing field for applicants.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Women Today: Inspired or Frustrated, Women Are Starting Businesses of Their Own

An increasing number of women, some frustrated by little progress in the corporate world, are starting businesses and taking command of their careers.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Don't play cute; Japan's brewers learn how to make women drink more

TOKYO (Reuters) - Faced with a shrinking beer market at home, Japanese brewers are shoring up sales by targeting women with a range of fizzy, fruity canned cocktails, but the strategy hasn't been...

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Tesco's ex-chairman to give evidence in trial of former executives

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Tesco chairman Richard Broadbent will be a witness in the trial of three former executives accused of fraud and false accounting at Britain's biggest retailer, a court heard on Monday.

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Saudi women can drive at last but some say price is silence

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian women were given the right to drive last week after nearly three decades of campaigning, but some activists say that breakthrough has come with a price: their silence.

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RPT-Investors push U.S. shale firms to separate executive pay from drilling

HOUSTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Activist investors are taking aim at U.S. shale producers, the companies most responsible for turning the nation into a global energy powerhouse, pushing them to stop rewarding executives for spending billions of dollars on new wells when crude prices are depressed.

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Two women deny murdering North Korean leader's half-brother

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Two women accused of murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with a banned nerve agent pleaded not guilty at the start of a high-profile murder trial in a Malaysian court on Monday.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

Women Accused of Killing North Korean Leader’s Brother Plead Not Guilty

The suspects are accused of smearing a banned nerve agent on the face of Kim Jong-nam while he was in a Malaysian airport. The women say they were duped.

cnn.com

Two women plead not guilty to poisoning Kim Jong Un's half brother

Two young women pleaded not guilty in a Malaysian court Monday morning charged with the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam.

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Two women plead not guilty to killing North Korean leader's half-brother

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Two women accused of killing the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pleaded not guilty to murder charges in a Malaysian court on Monday.

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Equifax reviews its top lawyer's role in executive stock sales: WSJ

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc is reviewing its Chief Legal Officer John Kelly's involvement in stock sales by company executives made weeks before the credit-reporting service disclosed a massive data breach, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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Equifax reviews its top lawyer's role in executive stock sales - WSJ

Oct 1 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc is reviewing its Chief Legal Officer John Kelly's involvement in stock sales by company executives made weeks before the credit-reporting service disclosed a massive data breach, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Next Arab Spring? Women’s Rights.

Saudi women can now drive. But Tunisian women could soon inherit fully — that’s a revolution.

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We finally have a female infantry officer, but now comes the hard part

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Marches for Racial Justice and Black Women Converge in Washington

Thousands of demonstrators proved that the summer of protests in the capital had not yet come to a close.

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Bailey: Trump can't handle criticism from brown people or women

Nothing in the tweets President Donald Trump sent out Saturday morning criticizing the people of Puerto Rico and the commonwealth's female mayor revealed anything new about his character. But his supporters' continued defense of him in the face of such behavior revealed theirs. That's a bigger threat to our democracy than anything Trump could do, except start WWIII.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

How Saudi Women Fought for the Right to Drive

Women in Saudi Arabia have been fighting for the right to drive for 30 years. Four key milestone moments paved the way for the surprise overturning of the ban by the country's king. Meet the women behind the movement.

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Saudi authorities pursue Twitter user over women's driving threat

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor issued an arrest warrant on Saturday for a Twitter user who called for anyone who supports women driving to be killed, days after a royal decree ended a long-time ban on women taking the wheel.

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'A Monumental Moment for Women’

Our top 10 comments of the week: Readers discussed N.F.L. players protesting police brutality, women driving in Saudi Arabia and private moments with Playboy.

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Investors push U.S. shale firms to separate executive pay from drilling

HOUSTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Activist investors are taking aim at U.S. shale producers, the companies most responsible for turning the nation into a global energy powerhouse, pushing them to stop rewarding executives for spending billions of dollars on new wells when crude prices are depressed.

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Ex-N.Y. brokerage executive avoids prison for pension bribe scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former managing director at broker-dealer Sterne Agee was sentenced on Friday to six months' home confinement after she pleaded guilty to bribing a former portfolio manager at New York state’s retirement fund in exchange for tens of millions of dollars’ worth of business.

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BRIEF-Equifax board weighing executive pay clawbacks in next few days- CNBC, citing DJ

* Equifax board weighing executive pay clawbacks in next few days- CNBC, citing DJ Further company coverage:

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Equifax board forms panel to look into executives' stock sales-Bbg

Sept 29 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc's board has formed a special committee to review the stock sales made by some of its executives days after a massive data breach at the credit-monitoring firm, Bloomberg News reported on Friday. https://bloom.bg/2yyc3dt

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In Pakistan's coal rush, some women drivers break cultural barriers

ISLAMKOT, Pakistan (Reuters) - As Pakistan bets on cheap coal in the Thar desert to resolve its energy crisis, a select group of women is eyeing a road out of poverty by snapping up truck-driving...

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Meet the female biker gangs of Marrakech

This October, London's Somerset House opens a sprawling retrospective dedicated to Hassan Hajjaj, the British-Moroccan artist known for his colorful, eclectic portraits that explore tradition, culture and identity.

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China's C919 jet could do third test flight within days: COMAC executive

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's domestically developed C919 passenger jet is likely to make its third test flight within days or in up to two weeks, a senior Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) [CMAFC.UL] executive told reporters on Friday.

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China's C919 jet could do third test flight 'within days': executive

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's domestically-developed C919 passenger jet is likely to take its third test flight within days or up to two weeks, a senior Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) [CMAFC.UL] executive told reporters on Friday.

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Women to plead not guilty in high-profile Kim Jong Nam murder trial

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Two women accused of killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader at the Kuala Lumpur international airport are expected to plead not guilty when their trial begins at a Malaysian court on Monday.

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Monsanto set on keeping Intacta after Bayer tie-up -executive

SAO PAULO, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Monsanto Co is set on keeping rights to its Intacta RR2 IPRO genetically modified soybean technology as the U.S. seeds company negotiates its takeover by Bayer AG with global antitrust authorities, a senior executive said on Thursday.

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Kellogg's CEO Bryant steps down, Nature's Bounty executive to take over

(Reuters) - Cereal maker Kellogg Co said Chief Executive John Bryant will step down effective Oct. 2, and would be succeeded by Steven Cahillane, the chief of nutritional supplements maker Nature's Bounty.

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Saudi minister says adding women drivers will reduce car crashes

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's lifting of a much criticized ban on women drivers will reduce the number of car crashes in a country with one of the world's worst traffic-related death rates, its interior minister said on Thursday.

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Tennis: Give women more credit for top matches, says Konta

WUHAN, China (Reuters) - Female tennis players still do not receive the credit they deserve for putting on top-quality matches, according to British number one Johanna Konta.

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Tech executives to testify at U.S. Congress' Russia hearings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Executives from Facebook, Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter will appear in the U.S. Congress in the coming weeks as lawmakers probe Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election, committee sources said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Tech executives to testify at U.S. Congress' Russia hearings

WASHINGTON, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Executives from Facebook , Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter will appear in the U.S. Congress in the coming weeks as lawmakers probe Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election, committee sources said on Wednesday.

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Exclusive: Royal Bank of Canada using blockchain for U.S./Canada payments - executive

TORONTO (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Canada is experimenting with blockchain to help move payments between its U.S. and Canadian banks, one of the bank's senior executives told Reuters on Thursday.

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Trump vows another healthcare vote next year, eyes executive order

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, faced with the latest Republican failure to undo Obamacare, pledged on Wednesday to tackle it again next year, suggesting without evidence that he had the votes to pass reform and promising to work with Democrats in the meantime.

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Bergen: Saudi women driving a sign bigger change is coming

Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that women will finally be allowed to drive, starting in June of next year.

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Trump intends to sign executive order next week on purchasing health care

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Michelle Obama's message for women

Former first lady Michelle Obama said women who voted for Republican nominee Donald Trump over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton went against their "own voice" in the 2016 presidential election.

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Trump eyes executive order on healthcare, vows another vote next year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, faced with the latest congressional failure to undo Obamacare, said on Wednesday he was working on an executive order to expand access to health insurance and would negotiate with Democrats for a legislative solution by next year.

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Trump: I will sign health executive order

President Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn at the White House.

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Kushner is registered vote as a female

Jared Kushner, senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump, apparently registered to vote as a female, according to his publicly accessible 2009 New York state voter information.

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'Rain begins with a single drop:' Saudi women rejoice at end of driving ban

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian women rejoiced at their new freedom to drive on Wednesday, with some taking to the roads even though licenses will not be issued for nine months.

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Saudis Wonder What’s Next After the King Allows Women to Drive

While the change does not take effect until next June, the announcement was so abrupt it stunned the country, and the world.

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Satya Nadella on Women in Tech, A.I. and E-Sports

During an interview with The New York Times at a TimesTalks event, Microsoft C.E.O. Satya Nadella said that woman in the technology industry have “a lot of distance” to make up.

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Calling women 'eye candy'? It's no joke

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End to women's driving ban to save Saudis billions, support reforms

RIYADH/DUBAI, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's decision to end a driving ban for women is likely to save families billions of dollars, boost industries from car sales to insurance, and reassure investors that the kingdom's push to diversify its economy beyond oil is on track.

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Saudi women celebrate news they will finally be allowed to drive

Women in Saudi Arabia have been celebrating the news that they will finally be able to drive, a landmark step that brings the conservative kingdom in line with the rest of the world and will allow many more women to work.

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Saudi women rejoice at end of driving ban long backed by clerics

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian women awoke to news of a royal decree permitting them to drive starting next year - and some were already behind the wheel on Wednesday, even though licenses will not be issued for nine months.

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Saudi women will be able to drive, but they still can't do these things

In a first for the conservative religious kingdom, Saudi Arabia has declared that women will finally be able to drive, the culmination of years of activism and appeals both from within and outside the Gulf nation.

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Bombardier in talks for C-Series deals with Chinese carriers: executive

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Planemaker Bombardier Inc aims to close deals with Chinese airlines in upcoming months and is in talks with the country's three biggest airlines, a senior Bombardier executive said on Tuesday.

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Congressman just called his female colleagues 'eye candy'

Rep. Mark Walker, the chair of the conservative Republican Study Committee, described female members of the group as the committee's "eye candy" during a press conference Tuesday morning.

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Saudi king decrees women be allowed to drive

RIYADH/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman on Tuesday ordered that women be allowed to drive cars, ending a conservative tradition seen by rights activists as an emblem of the Islamic kingdom's repression of women.

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Saudi Arabia Agrees to Let Women Drive

The monarchy abandoned its driving ban for women, long criticized as an infringement on women’s rights and a drag on the economy and society.

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Saudi Arabia to let women drive

Saudi Arabia is easing restrictions on women driving, finally allowing almost half its population to get behind the wheel.

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Saudi king issues decree allowing women to drive: state media

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman on Tuesday ordered that women be allowed to drive cars, state media said, ending the conservative Islamic kingdom's status as the only country where that is forbidden.

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Pregnant women still unaware of epilepsy drug risks: EMA hearing

PARIS (Reuters) - More than three decades after links emerged between Sanofi's epilepsy drug valproate and birth defects, many pregnant women remain unaware of the risks, patients, doctors and researchers said on Tuesday.

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Olympics: Bobsleigh: British women raise the cash to compete

LONDON (Reuters) - Two British women bobsledders have kept alive their dream of competing at next year's Pyeongchang Olympics by raising the money they need after being told there was only enough funding for the men.

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Facebook, Google bound to change handling of politics ads - marketing executives

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have little choice but to rein in internet political ads in the face of growing U.S. government pressure, a panel of advertising consultants and executives said on Monday.

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Books of The Times: Stephen King and Son Team Up for a Novel About Women Whose Sleep Should Not Be Disturbed

In “Sleeping Beauties,” by Stephen King and his son Owen, women who fall asleep don’t wake up, and grow tendrils that are best left alone.

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Fidelity executive gets favorable ruling in high-stakes alimony fight

BOSTON (Reuters) - The highest court in Massachusetts on Monday said a senior executive at Fidelity Investments will not have to pay a percentage of his future income to his former wife in a closely watched decision that dealt a setback to variable alimony awards in the state.

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BRIEF-Masimo Corp appoints Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

* Masimo Corp - On Sept. 22, 2017, co appointed Micah Young as company's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective October 16, 2017

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Triathlon: Zaferes takes first women's Super League title

JERSEY, Channel Islands (Reuters) - Katie Zaferes led an American one-two at the first women's triathlon Super League on Sunday after a weekend of high-octane racing across various formats in the sport's newest competition.

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Swiss voters reject raising women's retirement age

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss voters rejected raising women's retirement age to 65 in a referendum on Sunday on shoring up the wealthy nation's pension system as a wave of Baby Boomers stops working.

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Swiss voters reject raising women's retirement age: TV

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss voters were set to reject raising women's retirement age to 65 in a referendum on shoring up the wealthy nation's pension system as a wave of Baby Boomers stops working, projections by broadcaster SRF showed on Sunday.

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National celebrations open Saudi sports stadium to women for first time

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is celebrating the 87th anniversary of its foundation this weekend with a big program of concerts and performances, including a pageant operetta on Saturday evening which will allow women to enter the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh for the first time.

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Women allowed into stadium as Saudi Arabia promotes national pride, part of reform push

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is celebrating the 87th anniversary of its founding this weekend with an unprecedented array of concerts and performances, including allowing women into King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh for a Saturday evening operetta - a first in the conservative Islamic kingdom.

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It’s the U.N.’s Week, but Executives Make It a High-Minded Mingle

On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, business leaders schmooze with diplomats — and one another — at private dinners and opulent events.

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Philanthropists pledge millions for better U.N. data on women

NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - P hilanthropists pledged millions of dollars to fund U.N. data gathering on Thursday, saying it was vital to learn more about the world's women to tackle the poverty that disproportionately affects them.

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Australian women go pro on back of investment boom

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Lisa De Vanna once had to wash her sports bras in the sinks of cheap hotels to save money but the footballer is now relishing the good times as a surge of investment transforms women's professional sport in Australia.

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UPDATE 1-Miner Hochschild boosts hunt for acquisitions -executive

AREQUIPA, Peru, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Precious metals miner Hochschild Mining Plc is doubling down on efforts to find early-stage mining projects to acquire and is open to deposits that depart from its focus on silver and gold, the chief executive said on Wednesday.

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Parliament Square in London Is Closer to Having First Female Statue

The British artist Gillian Wearing presented her design of a bronze statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, the women’s rights campaigner.

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BRIEF-OUTFRONT Media entered into new employment agreement with Jeremy Male ​

* Entered into new employment agreement with Jeremy Male which provides for an annual base salary of $1.35 million​

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BRIEF-Ikkuma announces executive changes

* Ikkuma Resources Corp - ‍carrie Yuill has stepped down as chief financial officer of corporation​

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Olympics: Money runs out for British women's bobsleigh team

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top female bobsleigh driver has turned to crowd-funding to keep her Olympic dreams alive after being told the national federation only had money to take men's teams to Pyeongchang next year.

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Drug dealer gets 11 years in death of Hollywood movie executive

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A convicted drug dealer was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 years in prison in the death of a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert more than two years after he disappeared in 2012.

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Democrats Mount Effort to Recruit Women as State Attorneys General

Few Democratic state officeholders are women, a shortfall the party is seeking to fix.

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Women work just as hard, sacrifice as much as men: Murray

(Reuters) - Britain's world number three Andy Murray has stressed the importance of gender equality in tennis, saying the work ethic required to succeed is the same for both men and women.

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BRIEF-Allstate says Gregg Sherrill, executive chairman of Tenneco has been elected to co's board of directors

* Allstate Corp - Gregg M. Sherrill, executive chairman of Tenneco Inc, has been elected to Allstate’s board of directors, effective October 1

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Sale of ex-Trump aide Scaramucci's SkyBridge on track: executive

BOSTON (Reuters) - The sale of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci's SkyBridge Capital LLC hedge fund investment firm to a consortium that includes a Chinese buyer is still on track, with the closing date expected in late September, the firm's chief investment officer said on Monday.

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BRIEF-AMREP announces appointments of chief executive officer and chief financial officer

* AMREP announces appointments of chief executive officer and chief financial officer