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Steven Tyler opens home for abused girls

When Steven Tyler co-wrote Aerosmith's hit "Janie's Got a Gun" almost 30 years ago, he knew he wanted to help young women who had been abused. [Source]

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Olympian abused by team doctor sees USA Gymnastics as 'rotten'

LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman blasted U.S. gymnastics officials on Friday for failing to protect her and other women from years of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar, calling the sport's governing body "rotten from the inside."

Jordyn Wieber says Larry Nassar also abused her

American gymnast Jordyn Wieber said she, too, was sexually abused by Larry Nassar during her time at USA Gymnastics, the gold medalist said in court Friday.

Will #MeToo be a turning point for younger girls, too?

Curious to know if the #MeToo conversation on sexual harassment was resonating with younger girls, I contacted my niece, a junior in high school in Westchester, just outside New York.

Pullman (Wash)

Tyler Hilinski of Washington State Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

The police found Hilinksi, who was expected to start at quarterback for the Cougars next season, after he did not show up for a practice.


Police still baffled by discovery of 13 starved, abused siblings

PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - Police said on Tuesday they were still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents' squalid Southern California home, some of them chained to beds under "horrific" conditions in an otherwise ordinary suburb.


U.S. Olympic gold medalist Biles says doctor sexually abused her

(The Jan. 15 story was refiled to correct the attribution of quote in the last paragraph to Biles, not Douglas)

'Little girls don't stay little forever. They turn into strong women who return to destroy your world'

Kyle Stephens said she had her first sexual experience when she was 6 years old.


Simone Biles Says She, Too, Was Abused by Larry Nassar

Biles, a four-time gold medalist, is the latest and most prominent gymnast to formally accuse Dr. Nassar, the former U.S.A. Gymnastics doctor, of sexual abuse.

Simone Biles says team doctor abused her

On the eve of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar's sentencing for sexually abusing girls in his care, American gymnast Simone Biles has come forward to say me, too.


Olympic gold medalist Biles says doctor sexually abused her

(Reuters) - Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said on Monday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, the latest in a list of female athletes to accuse the doctor of misconduct.


Boko Haram Video Is Said to Show Captured Girls From Chibok

In the video, a girl who claims she is among the kidnapped students from Chibok says she is happy being with the fighters of the extremist group. Her identity was not confirmed.

Female Genital Mutilation

She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too

Nice Leng’ete started a program in Kenya to create new rites of passage to replace female genital cutting, and has saved 50,000 girls from the agonizing and controversial procedure.


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Man charged with kidnapping two girls after their mother was killed

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A man suspected of abducting two girls from an Austin, Texas-area home, where their mother was found dead, has been arrested in Colorado and charged with kidnapping, U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday.


The Carpetbagger: Tiffany Haddish on Nasty Men, Her ‘S.N.L.’ Feat and ‘Girls Trip’

For the comic, who’s being honored by the New York Film Critics Circle, 2017 was a breakthrough year. Her reaction? “Finally it is happening to me.”


BRIEF-Tyler Rameson Reports A 9.7 Pct Passive Stake In Mannatech As Of Dec 31, 2017

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Girls’ early puberty tied to depression, behavior problems into adulthood

(Reuters Health) - Girls who go through puberty early could be more likely to experience depression and behavior problems that last into their 20s compared to peers who start menstruation later, a U.S. study suggests.

Alberto Fujimori, Steven Mnuchin, Philadelphia Eagles: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Steven Spielberg: The press is under 'attack'

Steven Spielberg, director of "The Post," speaks to CNN about how current attacks on the press can be traced back to the Nixon administration.


BRIEF-Westrock Says CEO Steven Voorhees' FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $11.4 Mln Versus $10.7 Mln In 2016


Radium girls: The glamorous job that killed

A century ago, glow-in-the-dark watches were an irresistible novelty. The dials, covered in a special luminous paint, shone all the time and didn't require charging in sunlight. It looked like magic.


UPDATE 3-Facebook abused dominant position, says German watchdog

* No fine expected, but certain practices could be banned (Adds comment from German data protection official)


UPDATE 1-German cartel office says Facebook abused dominant position

FRANKFURT, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Germany's cartel office has found that Facebook abused its dominant market position, in a ruling that questioned the U.S. social network's model of monetising the personal data of its 2 billion users through targeted advertising.


German cartel office says Facebook abused dominant position

FRANKFURT, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Germany's cartel office has found that Facebook abused its dominant market position, in a ruling that questioned the U.S. social network's model of monetising the personal data of its 2 billion users through targeted advertising.


BRIEF-Arrow Electronics Names Steven H. Gunby As A New Director To Its Board


Colleges and Universities

‘Where Out-of-Town Girls Could Come Feel Safe in New York’

Alumnae of the women’s school Finch College, which closed in 1975, still gather regularly to reminisce about high jinks and distribute scholarships.

Steven Tyler opens home for abused girls

When Steven Tyler co-wrote Aerosmith's hit "Janie's Got a Gun" almost 30 years ago, he knew he wanted to help young women who had been abused.

Lindsay Lohan wants a 'Mean Girls' sequel

We have "Mean Girls" the musical, and now Lindsay Lohan wants a big-screen sequel.

Doug Jones blasts 'men who hurt girls'

Democratic Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones references sexual abuse allegations against GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore by saying that men who hurt little girls belong in jail.

Robots and Robotics

Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Overcomes Setbacks to Win Contest in Europe

Members of the team were thrust into the spotlight this summer when they were briefly denied visas to attend a competition in Washington.


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Venezuela systematically abused foes in 2017 protests: rights groups

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela "systematically" abused anti-government protesters this year, two rights groups said on Wednesday, including through beatings, firing tear gas canisters in closed areas and forcing detainees to eat food tainted with excrement.


BRIEF-Bank Of Marin Bancorp Appoints Steven Barlow To Board


Signs of ADHD can be different in girls

When asked to describe a typical child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), most people would describe a young boy who climbs on things, is impatient and does not do what he is told.

Women and Girls

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Bad News on ‘Good’ Girls

What parents want for their sons versus their daughters can set up dangerous dynamics in the future.


As Concussion Worries Rise, Girls’ Lacrosse Turns to Headgear

Unlike the boys’ game, girls generally have eschewed headgear partly to keep play more temperate. But concussion fears have teams adopting the equipment.

Ex-staffer: Conyers 'harassed' and 'verbally abused' me repeatedly

Former Capitol Hill staffer Melanie Sloan on Wednesday detailed her experiences working in the 1990s for Rep. John Conyers, whom she said had harassed and "verbally abused" her repeatedly.


Brantley in Britain: Showgirls, a Monster and a Drag Queen: Singing Songs of Self

New musicals on London’s stages include a merciless and compassionate “Follies,” a revitalized “Young Frankenstein” and a timely saga of an aspiring drag queen.


U.S. Olympic gold medalist Douglas says doctor sexually abused her

(Reuters) - Three-times Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas said on Tuesday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, the latest in a list of female athletes to accuse the doctor of misconduct.

Self-inflicted injuries surge among tween and early teen girls

Emergency room visits for non-fatal, self-inflicted injuries surged in recent years among US girls and young women, especially those between the ages of 10 and 14, according to a new study.

'Rebel Girls' sequel celebrates more real-life female superheroes


Pass-through businesses to see cuts under tax plan: Steven Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The majority of small businesses and non-corporate enterprises known as "pass-throughs" would see a significant tax cut under the Republican tax plan, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday.

Drake tells off fan for 'touching girls'

Famous rapper Drake stopped halted his performance in Sydney to tell a man in the crowd to "stop touching girls."

Opinion: Roy Moore case spotlights a risk to young girls

People are looking in shocked disgust at the defenders of Roy Moore. How can so many Alabamans throw their support behind Moore, the Republican nominee for a United States Senate seat there, who is accused of pursuing or sexually abusing teens -- including a 14 year-old -- back when he was in his 30s? Moore denies the allegations, and is threatening to sue the Washington Post, where the report appeared last week.

Steven Mnuchin's wife strikes a pose with a sheet of money

Refugees and Displaced Persons

Op-Ed Contributor: Two Dozen African Girls Dead at Sea

The horrors of a refugee crisis that the world feels free to ignore.

Ex-colleague: He dated high school girls

A former co-worker of US Senate candidate Roy Moore says it was 'common knowledge' that Moore dated high school girls. CNN's Boris Sanchez and Alex Marquardt discuss the story.

Soldier dad surprises girls after 10 months

A soldier who was deployed almost 10 months returned home to Baltimore and surprises his two daughters at their school.

Olympic gymnasts say they were abused

Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney have come forward alleging that former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused them.


Aly Raisman says she was abused by team doctor: CBS '60 Minutes'

(Reuters) - Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman said she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics' team physician Larry Nassar, according to an interview with CBS News program "60 Minutes" that will air on Sunday.

Aly Raisman: I was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor

Three-time gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar and is "angry" about the culture that allowed the abuse to go on, she said in an interview with "60 Minutes."


Brooklyn Diocese Names 8 Priests Who Sexually Abused Children

One priest, after being defrocked in 1992, went on to an illustrious career in academia while his victims’ lives “have been destroyed,” a lawyer said.

Why the Boy Scouts are for girls now, too

Consider for a moment the benefits of camaraderie, confidence, resilience, trustworthiness, courage and kindness. If we hope to see these attributes in our children and in the future generation of leaders, it is important that we strengthen efforts to instill those values. I will celebrate every institution that seeks to do so -- and that includes the Girl Scouts.

26 teenage girls found dead at sea

Italian authorities have launched an investigation into the cause of death of 26 teenage girls whose bodies were recovered in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.


Sharp rise seen in self-harm among young teen girls

(Reuters Health) - Reports of self-harm jumped nearly 70 percent among younger teen girls in the UK between 2011 and 2014, suggesting an urgent need for interventions targeted to this group, researchers say.


New school offers education 'salvation' for Syrian girls in Lebanon

BAR ELIAS, Lebanon (Reuters) - A new girls' school for Syrian refugees in Lebanon's poor Bekaa region is aiming to give girls from conservative backgrounds the chance at a formal education.


Box Office: Tyler Perry's 'Boo 2!' Tops Downbeat Weekend With $21.7 Million

LOS ANGELES ( - Tyler Perry has prevented a disaster at the box office with the opening of Lionsgate's comedy sequel "Boo 2! A Madea Halloween" scaring up a solid $21.7 million at 2,388 North American locations.

Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (Movie)

Review: A Case of Déjà Vu in ‘Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween’

In this sequel that feels like a remake, all prospects for amusement are never even vaguely realized.

McKayla Maroney alleges USA Gymnastics doctor abused her

Former Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney alleged Wednesday that former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar repeatedly molested her, starting when she was 13 years old.


At least 1,300 Dutch girls per year trafficked, exploited

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - At least 1,320 underage Dutch girls between the ages of 12 and 17 fall victim to sexual exploitation in the Netherlands each year, a report on human trafficking published on Wednesday showed.


Afghan schools closing due to violence, undermining gains in educating girls, says rights group

KABUL (Reuters) - Spreading violence in Afghanistan is forcing many schools to close, undermining fragile gains in education for young girls in a war-ravaged country where millions of girls have never been to school, said a Human Rights Watch report released on Tuesday.

What now for the girls of war-torn Syria?

Now that Boy Scouts will admit girls, the competition is on

Leia Pameticky has been waiting for this moment for much of her young life.


Steven Seagal meets 'The Punisher' Duterte, talks drug war

MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. actor Steven Seagal, famous for playing action roles like a vice squad detective in "Above the Law", met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte while on a location scouting trip in Manila.


After concussion, teen girls may take longer to heal than boys

(Reuters Health) - Female adolescent athletes may take more than twice as long to recover from concussions as their male counterparts, a small study suggests.


Boy Scouts of America to allow girls to join, earn Eagle Scout rank

(Reuters) - In a historic shift, the Boy Scouts of America will let girls enroll in Cub Scouts starting next year and allow them to eventually earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout through a separate program, the organization said on Wednesday.


Boy Scouts of America to allow girls to join Cub, Eagle scout programs

(Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America will allow girls to enroll into its Cub Scouts through a new separate program and allow them to eventually earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout starting in 2018, the organization said in a statement on Wednesday.

Cub Scouts will allow girls

The Boy Scouts of America's board of directors has unanimously agreed to welcome girls into the Cub Scout Program and to forge a path for older girls to pursue and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts Announce They Will Accept Girls

Girls will be allowed into the Cub Scout program starting next year, after a unanimous vote by the Boy Scouts’ board.

Beyonce lends her voice to freedom for girls campaign

Superstar Beyonce's hit song 'Freedom' has been given a new lease of life, after being featured in a Global Goals campaign documentary demanding freedom for girls,

Fierce girls fight inequality with Beyoncé song

A short film celebrating the International Day of the Girl shows young girls around the world dancing to Beyoncé's song "Freedom."


BRIEF-Apple signs content deal with Steven Spielberg - WSJ‍​

* Apple struck deal with Spielberg's Amblin Television, Comcast's NBCUniversal television unit to make new episodes of "amazing stories"- WSJ, citing sources‍​ ‍​ Source text: Further company coverage:

United States Politics and Government

Op-Ed Columnist: Gary Cohn and Steven Mnuchin Risk Their Reputations

Pleasing their boss at all costs isn’t worth it.

Women and Girls

Brought Together by Pain, 3 Girls Forced Into Marriage Have New Dreams

One survived an ax attack; another, acid; a third, torture. But in an Afghan women’s shelter they helped one another, and now their lives are changing.

Steven Tyler denies he had a heart attack

Steven Tyler says it broke his heart that his health issues caused Aerosmith to abandon its tour but he insists his heart is not actually broken.


Aerosmith's Steven Tyler shuts down heart attack rumors

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler dismissed speculation that he had suffered a heart attack or a seizure but did little to clarify the ailment that led the band to cancel the remainder of its South American tour.

How to celebrate 'Mean Girls Day'

No, you don't get the day off. But that doesn't mean that October 3 isn't a holiday.

Girls Who Code founder: Why I shunned Ivanka

The one film of his that Steven Spielberg will watch

Steven Spielberg is credited with a pretty impressive list of films, which were made during his nearly 50-year career in Hollywood.


Kellogg names Nature's Bounty exec Steven Cahillane as CEO

(Reuters) - Cereal maker Kellogg Co said Steven Cahillane, the chief executive of nutritional supplements maker Nature's Bounty, will replace John Bryant as its CEO, effective Oct. 2.

There are no boys or girls at this preschool

From the moment a child is born, its gender pretty much determines how they will dress, which toys they'll be given and ultimately how they are meant to behave within society.


What intimidates Steven Spielberg? Being subject of a documentary

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg has directed dozens of award-winning movies in a 40-year career, but when it came to turning the cameras on himself he found the attention pretty uncomfortable.


Aerosmith's Steven Tyler experiencing medical problem, band cancels shows

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler is dealing with an "unexpected medical issue" that has forced the band to cancel four shows in South America, the group said in a statement on Tuesday.

Steven Tyler suffers 'unexpected medical issues'

Aerosmith will be missing a thing or two on its Aero-Vederci tour.

Steven Mnuchin, Trump's secretary of controversy


The Breakdown: Girls in Western Australia Gain Right to Wear Pants and Shorts to School

Public schools in Australia have often mandated that girls wear skirts, which can inhibit physical activity. Complaints about the policy have renewed momentum.


The ‘Mean Girls’ Musical Is Coming to Broadway in March

Tina Fey has written the musical’s book based on her screenplay for the 2004 film, keeping the same basic storyline but updating it to the present day.

Muslims and Islam

In Indonesia, 3 Muslim Girls Fight for Their Right to Play Heavy Metal

Voice of Baceprot, a rising metal band made up of three teenage girls, is challenging entrenched stereotypes about gender and religious norms in the country.


Seven Kenyan schoolgirls die in dormitory blaze: government

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Seven Kenyan teenage schoolgirls died and 10 more were hospitalized after a fire engulfed their boarding school dormitory in Nairobi early on Saturday morning, a government official said.

Women and Girls

In ‘Lord of the Flies’ Remake, Girls Survive Instead

The planned film, based on a 1954 novel, will be written and directed by two men, inflaming skepticism of the concept.


BRIEF-Carrizo Oil & Gas director Steven Webster reports open market purchase of 75,000 shares of co's common stock between Aug 28 and Aug 29 - SEC filing‍​

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Animal Abuse, Rights and Welfare

Abused Dogs and Cats Now Have a (Human) Voice in Connecticut Courts

A new law makes Connecticut the first state to allow judges to appoint legal advocates to represent animals’ interests in abuse cases. Others are watching its rollout closely.

Backlash results after Uber teams up with Girls Who Code

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Accuse Boy Scouts of Recruiting Girls, Souring Century-Old Friendship

The president of the Girl Scouts has accused the Boy Scouts of planning to expand programs for girls, undercutting the group’s core mission.

Girls Trip (Movie)

‘Girls Trip’ Writers Make Movie History — and Influence It, Too

They say the first $100 million film from an all-black cast and creative team comes at a time when the country needs to celebrate women of color.

'Eclipse of the Heart': Bonnie Tyler belts her hit

Singer Bonnie Tyler belted out her favorite line from "Total Eclipse of the Heart' live on CNN Monday, just hours before a total solar eclipse is expected to darken parts of North America.

Girls Who Code founder: Men build tech to replace their moms

Yale University

Steven Mnuchin Defends Trump’s Reaction to Charlottesville Violence

The statement from the Treasury secretary, who is Jewish, was perhaps the most vociferous defense of the president from within his administration.


Three girls under 10 found slain in Maryland home

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three girls under 10 years of age were found slain on Friday in a Maryland home and police have launched an investigation into the killings, officials said.


Nigeria's freed Chibok girls to return home 'fully recovered'

ABUJA (Reuters) - More than 100 girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 are ready to return to normal life after being released and receiving psychological and medical treatment, the government said on Friday.


Steven Soderbergh Quit Movies. Now He’s Back. What Gives?

The director admits to “shooting my mouth off,” but he was genuinely fed up with prestige filmmaking. The caper “Logan Lucky” is his bid for a new way forward.

Report: Boko Haram favors girls in attacks

Boko Haram is employing new and more harrowing tactics to sow seeds of terror in Nigeria. CNN's Robyn Kriel reports.


Gang convicted of sex offences against vulnerable girls in England

LONDON (Reuters) - A gang of 18 people has been found guilty of trafficking and sexually abusing vulnerable teenage girls and young women for several years in northern England, prosecutors said on Wednesday, in the latest shocking case of its kind in Britain.

Karachi (Pakistan)

Punch With Pakistani Girls at a Karachi Boxing Club

Boxing as a competitive sport for women has become increasingly popular in Pakistan in recent years. Put on your gloves and go a round in 360.


North Korea ready to teach U.S. 'severe lesson', says U.N. abused its authority

MANILA (Reuters) - North Korea is ready to give the United States a "severe lesson" with its strategic nuclear force if it takes military action against it, and will not put its nuclear program or its missiles on the negotiating table, it said in a statement to a regional meeting on Monday.

Suicide rate hit 40-year peak among older teen girls

The suicide rate among girls between the ages of 15 and 19 reached an all-time high in 2015 for the 40-year period beginning in 1975, according to new data from the National Center for Health Statistics.


BRIEF-Parkland Fuel appoints Steven Richardson to its board

* Parkland Fuel Corporation appoints Steven P. Richardson to its board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

'Dunkirk' soars while 'Girls Trip' surprises at box office

"Dunkirk" won at the box office and "Girls Trip" surprised.

'Girls Trip' cast on girls trip dos and don'ts

Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Regina Hall, and Tiffany Haddish share their tips on what to do - and what to avoid - for the perfect girls trip.

Report: 547 choir boys allegedly abused

As many as 547 former students of the Catholic Regensburger Domspatzen choir school in Germany were abused physically, and in some cases sexually, over a period of 70 years, an independent report has alleged.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides

Sketch of Suspect in Indiana Girls’ Murder Renews Hope for Case

Authorities said they received at least 500 new tips in less than 24 hours after they released a composite sketch of a man suspected of killing two girls in February.


More girls at risk of genital mutilation in Germany - report

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of girls living in Germany who have had their genitals mutilated increased sharply in 2016 due to migrants arriving from countries where this is practiced, a spokeswoman for a women's rights organization said Tuesday.


Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Won Visas. Now for the Real Contest.

Six girls from Herat, initially denied entry to the U.S. for the First Global robotics competition in Washington, are now the stars of the show.


Social workers reported Seattle mayor abused foster son: newspaper

(Reuters) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused his teenage foster son in the 1980s, according to a child welfare report filed with the state of Oregon at the time and reported by the Seattle Times on Sunday.


Viacom Signs Tyler Perry, a Blow to Oprah Winfrey’s Network

Mr. Perry has agreed to produce TV series for BET and other Viacom networks; Paramount Pictures will have “first-look” rights on feature film ideas.

Tyler Perry signs deal with Viacom


BRIEF-Viacom announces multi-year content partnership with Tyler Perry

* Viacom announces multi-year content partnership with Tyler Perry

Immigration and Emigration

After Visa Denials, Afghan Girls Can Attend Robotics Contest in U.S.

President Trump reportedly intervened so that the students could attend an international robotics competition in Washington.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia to Offer Physical Education Classes for Girls

The education ministry is debating what activities will be allowed when girls in public schools are allowed to take fitness classes in the coming academic year.


Saudi Arabia to introduce physical education for schoolgirls

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi public schools will begin offering physical education for girls in the coming academic year, the kingdom's education ministry announced on Tuesday, a long-awaited step toward social reform in the Islamic kingdom.

Dunham, Lena

Lena Dunham Says Her Dog Was Abused. The Shelter He Came From Disagrees.

The writer, producer and actress said she had to give up Lamby because of behavioral issues, but an employee at the shelter where she got him disputes that claim.


BRIEF-Hope Bancorp's Steven Koh passes on chairmanship responsibilities to Scott Yoon-Suk Whang

* Hope Bancorp chairman Steven Koh passes on chairmanship responsibilities to Scott Yoon-Suk Whang


On Baseball: Tyler’s at the Plate, and on the Mound, and in the Field …

The Yankees have four Tylers on their roster, and there are now enough Tylers to create a full team, though it probably wouldn’t be very good.

Australia: 4,444 children abused by priests

The Catholic Church in Australia revealed clergy sex abuse on a massive scale. CNN's Amara Walker reports.

Black girls seen as 'less innocent,' study finds

When compared with their white peers, young black girls are viewed less as children and more like adults, according to a new research report.


Tour organizers demand Bakelants apologize for podium girls remark

DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - Tour de France organizers will contact Jan Bakelants's AG2R-La Mondiale team to ask him to apologize after the Belgian rider was reported to have made derogatory comments about the race's podium girls.


Steven Cohen, Billionaire Collector, Gives $50 Million to MoMA

The foundation of Mr. Cohen and his wife, Alexandra, donated the money to the museum’s capital campaign, and a gallery will be named for them.


Abused children find Japan’s shelters provide little comfort

TOKYO (Reuters) - Every year, more than 20,000 abused, delinquent, developmentally challenged or otherwise troubled Japanese children needing emergency housing pass through a system of shelters.


UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie in Kenya, visits refugee girls

NAIROBI (Reuters) - U.N. Refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie marked World Refugee Day on Tuesday at a Kenyan home housing refugee girls who fled unaccompanied or split from their parents while fleeing conflict.

Men and Boys

Talking to Boys the Way We Talk to Girls

Stereotypically macho messages limit children’s understanding of what it means to be a father, a man and a boy, as well.


Knee surgery rates soaring among teen girls

(Reuters Health) - A growing number of U.S. athletes are getting operations to repair torn knee ligaments, and a new study suggests injury rates are highest and rising fastest among teen girls.

Building up girls through running

With Girls on the Run DC, CNN's Fredricka Whitfield runs with a small but determined group of girls on their way to completing their first 5k race.

Opinion: Why can't girls have short hair?

Around the world, people have expressed outrage that 8-year-old Nebraskan soccer whiz Milagros "Mili" Hernandez and her team were disqualified from her tournament finals last weekend. Someone, presumably a parent of an opposing teammate, complained that a boy was on the roster of Hernandez's all-girls' team, Omaha's Azzuri Cachorros, and thus the entire team shouldn't be allowed to participate.

Boys and girls spar over school's warm-weather dress code

As summer approaches, the weather in Breton, Alberta, is heating up. And so is a controversy about the summer dress code at the Canadian town's high school.


Lululemon shares rally on restructuring of girls' stores

TORONTO (Reuters) - Lululemon Athletica Inc shares rallied as much as 16 percent on Friday as investors responded to better-then-expected quarterly results and news that it would close most of the stores in its girls apparel unit.

Tyler Henry warned Alan Thicke about his heart

"Hollywood Medium" Tyler Henry warned actor Alan Thicke about his heart months before the "Growing Pains" star died from a ruptured aorta.

Geri Halliwell apologizes for Spice Girls exit

It was one of the saddest days ever for Spice Girls fans and now Ginger Spice has apologized for her part in it.

Attack survivor: Girls on train need our support

Micah Fletcher, the man who survived the Portland commuter train knife attack, went on social media Wednesday to say people are worrying about the wrong victim.

Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming

Man Stabbed in Portland While Coming to Aid of 2 Girls Shifts Focus to Them

Micah David-Cole Fletcher has been praised for aiding two girls who were the target of a man’s xenophobic rant. He says concern should be deflected to the girls.





Steven Peikin expected to be named co-chief of SEC enforcement -source

NEW YORK, May 26 (Reuters) - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chief Jay Clayton is expected to name Steven Peikin, a partner from his former law firm, to help lead enforcement at the agency, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Girls Who Code founder: Brown girls can do 'white guy things'


Sofia Coppola takes Colin Farrell to girls' school in 'The Beguiled'

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Sofia Coppola brought her remake of "The Beguiled" to Cannes on Wednesday, putting Colin Farrell through the pleasures and pain that Clint Eastwood experienced in the 1971 original.


Abused infants may slip through the cracks in hospital systems

Infants who are victims of physical abuse take longer to get to a hospital and are less likely to receive emergency trauma care compared to children who sustain an accidental injury, researchers in the UK say.

CHAOS: Girls scramble over barrier to flee arena

New footage shows concertgoers scrambling over barriers amid chaos as they try to escape the Manchester Arena.

Freed Chibok girls reunited with families

The 82 Chibok schoolgirls recently released by Boko Haram were reunited with their families Saturday, the Nigerian government says.

Boko Haram

Nigerian Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Rejoin Families

Anxious parents of the 82 Chibok girls looked for signs of how deeply their daughters might have changed in the hands of the extremists.

These girls joined an all-boys soccer league -- and won it all

Andrea Gómez beat the boys on the soccer field game after game, and by the end of the season, the goalkeeper and her teammates clinched the top spot in an otherwise all-male league.

Clothing for girls that defies gender stereotypes

Frustrated with the clothing choices for girls at major retailers? These 10 independent businesses, started by moms, are offering expanded options for what it means to be a girl.

Girls' clothing could be impacting self-esteem


BRIEF-James Hardie Industries appoints Steven E. Simms as an independent non-executive director

* Appointed Steven E. Simms as an independent non-executive director of James Hardie effective 14 May 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Kony, Joseph

Ordered to Catch a Warlord, Ugandan Troops Are Accused of Hunting Girls

As Uganda prepares to withdraw forces from a mission in Central African Republic, they leave behind troubling reports of sexual abuses.

Child Abuse and Neglect

Brearley, Manhattan Girls’ School, Pursuing Allegations of Past Abuse

Officials at the Upper East Side school told families of current students that a law firm had been hired to investigate sexual misconduct accusations from the “distant past.”

Boko Haram

A Long, Slow Homecoming for Chibok Schoolgirls Freed by Boko Haram

Only a handful of people have seen the 82 Nigerian girls who were released on Sunday, extending a painful wait for their families.


Prisoners care for abused animals as part of rehab program

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Kristina Hazelett had cats, birds and hamsters growing up, but she never knew much about dogs until she started serving a several-month jail sentence for drug possession.

girls soccer

The Girls Soccer Team That Joined a Boys League, and Won It

AEM Lleida recently conquered 13 boys teams in a junior regional league in Spain, where women’s soccer remains mostly a sideshow.

Boko Haram

After Boko Haram Releases Nigerian Girls, an Anguished Wait for Parents

Following years of rumors, Nigeria confirmed that 82 girls who had been taken were released. But many parents still had no idea if their daughters were among them.


'Welcome our sisters', Nigeria tells freed Chibok girls

ABUJA (Reuters) - A group of 82 girls held captive for three years by Islamist militants arrived in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, on Sunday after they were released in exchange for several militant commanders, officials said.

Boko Haram frees 82 schoolgirls

Officals say 82 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram have been released after negotiations with the Nigerian government. CNN's Isha Sesay has more.

82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive in capital

The 82 Chibok schoolgirls who were released after negotiations between terrorist group Boko Haram and the Nigerian government have arrived in the capital city of Abuja, the government said Sunday.

Olympic bobsledder Steven Holcomb found dead

US Olympic bobsledder Steven Holcomb was found dead at the US training center in Lake Placid, New York, the US Olympic Committee said.


Chibok girls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja: Reuters witness

ABUJA (Reuters) - A group of girls released by Boko Haram jihadists after kidnapping them in 2014 in the north Nigerian town of Chibok arrived on Sunday in the capital Abuja, a Reuters witness said.


Steven Holcomb, U.S. Bobsledding Star, Is Found Dead

Holcomb, a gold medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Games, died at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, N.Y. The cause of death was unclear. He was 37.


Years After Boko Haram Kidnapping, Dozens of Nigerian Girls Are Freed

The release of about 80 girls, if confirmed, is by far the biggest breakthrough in the mass abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls.

Boko Haram releases many of the schoolgirls it kidnapped 3 years ago

Eighty-two Chibok girls have been freed after successful negotiations between Boko Haram and the Nigerian government, a government official close to the negotiations tells CNN. The source said the the freed Chibok girls are currently in military custody in Banki, in northeastern Nigeria. They will be transferred to the capital, Abuja, where they will undergo medical checks and be reunited with their families. A total of 276 girls were kidnapped from the village of Chibok in April 2014.


Boko Haram releases 82 Chibok girls three years after kidnapping: Nigerian officials

ABUJA (Reuters) - Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 who they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014, officials said on Saturday.


Boko Haram releases 82 Chibok girls three years after kidnapping - Nigerian officials

ABUJA (Reuters) - Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 who they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014, officials said on Saturday.


BRIEF-LP names Brad Southern new CEO upon retirement of Curt Stevens

* LP names Brad Southern new ceo upon retirement of Curt Stevens


Kids treated for ADHD can still struggle in school, especially girls

Even when children take drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) they may still have a hard time succeeding in school, and girls may struggle more than boys, a recent study suggests.

Don't make me your example, Ivanka, founder of Girls Who Code says

Brio (Magazine)

Focus on the Family Revives Brio, a Christian Magazine for Teenage Girls

Pitched as a conservative alternative to Teen Vogue and Seventeen, it mixes tips on fashion and abstinence with profiles of Christian stars.


Orioles outfielder Jones says racially abused at Fenway Park

(Reuters) - Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said he was subjected to racial taunts by fans during his team’s game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday.

White House ending 'Let Girls Learn' program

The Trump administration is discontinuing a signature girls education initiative championed by former first lady Michelle Obama, according to officials.

Trump ending Michelle Obama's girls program

The Trump administration is ending Michelle Obama's "Let Girls Learn" program, a signature initiative for the former first lady. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.


Brantley in Britain: Review: A Souped-Up ‘Dreamgirls’ Roars in London

Amber Riley owns center stage without even seeming to try in Casey Nicholaw’s high-octane revival of this Supremes-inspired musical.


Steven Cohen, SAC must again face Fairfax short-selling lawsuit

(Reuters) - The billionaire Steven A. Cohen must again face a lawsuit accusing him and his former firm SAC Capital Advisors LP of conspiring with other hedge funds to spread false rumors about...


BRIEF-Tyler Technologies signs $36 mln agreement with Cook County, Illinois, for Odyssey solution

* Tyler Technologies signs $36 million agreement with Cook County, Illinois, for Odyssey Solution Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:


BRIEF-Nathan Cummings Foundation-urge Southern Co's shareholders to vote against directors Steven Specker and Dale Klein

* Nathan cummings foundation-urge southern co's shareholders to vote against directors steven specker and dale klein at co's may 24, 2017 annual meeting

Homeless girls bond in Girl Scout Troop 6000

The members of Girl Scout Troop 6000 are just like any other girls. They go on trips, draw, sing and dance and sell those famous cookies. But their connection goes beyond Tagalongs and Thin Mints.


Sport-related concussions more common in high school girls

(Reuters Health) - In high school sports played by both girls and boys, girls are about 50 percent more likely to get a concussion, according to a recent U.S. study.


Pregnant teens more likely to smoke pot than other girls

(Reuters Health) - Adolescent girls are more than twice as likely to smoke marijuana if they’re pregnant, a U.S. study suggests.


'We want to learn': Iraqi girls back at school after years under Islamic State

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi schoolgirl Manar Mahmoud is eager to resume classes after years of life under Islamic State in Mosul, ignoring the nearby rattle of artillery fire.

North Korea, Turkey, ‘Girls’: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.


Review: ‘Girls’ Finale Walks Into the Future, Pantless and Unbowed

This series wraps up with Lena Dunham’s Hannah feeding her infant, but the episode is about so much more than that.

'Girls' finale labors to find an ending

The following contains spoilers about the "Girls" series finale.

Agonized Chibok parents still pray for missing girls

Her face etched in pain and her grief palpable, the mother of one of the missing Chibok girls sunk to her knees and begged for the safe return of her daughter.

Chibok girls still missing three years later

It has been three years since Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of girls from their school in Nigeria. CNN's Isha Sesay has a look at the latest developments.

Female Genital Mutilation

Michigan Doctor Is Accused of Genital Cutting of 2 Girls

Federal officials believe this case will be the first prosecution under a law banning what is widely seen as a brutal practice.


Malala receives highest U.N. honor to promote girls education

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai a U.N. Messenger of Peace on Monday to promote girls education, more than four years after a Taliban gunman shot her in the head on her school bus in 2012.


BRIEF-Genesis Healthcare says Steven Fishman to resign from board effective immediately

* Genesis Healthcare Inc - on April 7, Steven Fishman notified company's board of directors of his decision to resign from board effective immediately

Missing Persons

Girls Go Missing, and Washington’s Racial Divide Yawns Wider

While there is no surge in disappearances of children in the nation’s capital, the problems facing at-risk youth have often been ignored.


BRIEF-CIT Group Steven Mnuchin received total compensation of $11.24 mln in 2016

* CIT Group Inc - Steven Mnuchin received total compensation of $11.24 million in 2016 - sec filing Source text ( Further company coverage:


BRIEF-Avon Products says Cleveland Apple Investor voted in favor of electing Chan Galbato, Steven Mayer, Michael Sanford to board

* Avon products -cleveland apple investor voted its series c preferred stock in favor of electing chan galbato, steven mayer, michael sanford to board Source text ( Further company coverage:

With Hair Bows and Chores, YouTube Youth Take On Mean Girls

Newly signed to Nickelodeon, JoJo Siwa is leading an international online movement of kind behavior and demure dress. But not everyone approves.


BRIEF-Meritage Homes CEO Steven Hilton's FY 2016 total compensation was $7.36 mln

* CEO Steven Hilton's FY 2016 total compensation was $7.36 million versus $5.53 million in FY 2015 - sec filing Source text : Further company coverage:


Lesbian and bisexual girls more likely than other teens to smoke

(Reuters Health) - Lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents report higher rates of tobacco use than heterosexual teens, according to a U.S. study that also highlights gender differences in smoking habits.


UPDATE 1-United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from flight

March 26 (Reuters) - At least two girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they did not meet a dress code for special pass travelers, the company said in a statement on Twitter amid a social media furor.


United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from flight

March 26 (Reuters) - At least two girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they were not in compliance with a dress code for passengers, the company said in a statement on Twitter.

Airlines and Airplanes

After Barring Girls for Leggings, United Airlines Defends Decision

Passengers were turned away by a gate agent at Denver International Airport on Sunday morning for their attire, setting off a social media tempest.

Black girls in D.C. disappear, and no one seems to care

Two months ago, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department's new commander, Chanel Dickerson, made a pledge: Let's find our missing girls.