Codes of Conduct

Even Vogue thinks it’s time fashion stopped casting adolescent models

Fashion companies have been casting girls in very adult campaigns for decades—see 15-year-old Brooke Shields for Calvin Klein way back in 1980. But they’re finally starting to publicly consider whether it’s ethical to do so.<p>Models are often under pressure to maintain unhealthy weights to do their …

Sexual Harassment

Introduction

README.md<p>Managing large application state easily and with high performance is one of the hardest problems in the cloud today. We present FASTER, a …

Software Development

Student suspended for filming fight at Arsenal Tech High School

INDIANAPOLIS -- A student was suspended for filming a fight at Arsenal Tech on Thursday.<p>Tamia Murray thought it was important to capture the fight, …

High School

Sandhurst cadets investigated by military police after 'waterboarding' fellow recruit

Military police are investigating bullying at Sandhurst after two recruits allegedly subjected another trainee officer to waterboarding.<p>The Sandhurst cadets are said to have held down an individual, covered his face with a cloth and poured water over it, creating the sensation of drowning, …

Military

Cancer And The Community: Minneapolis

Science<p>Cancer and the Community: Minneapolis<p>Belcalis Almanzar<p>American singer-songwriter<p>January 1, 2018 | Chicago, IL<p>Summit on Infrastructure and Transportation<p>1:30 PM<p>Title of event session can go here<p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore …

Cancer

U.S. intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces for rights abuses

WASHINGTON — The United States intensified its sanctions against Myanmar on Friday, blacklisting four commanders and two units of security forces for …

Human Rights

Penn State police charge Westmoreland sheriff's captain with harrassment

Penn State University police on Friday charged a top official in the Westmoreland County sheriff's department with summary harassment. According to …

Penn State

Bengaluru shows the way, time for other cities to follow suit

By Express News Service<p>BENGALURU: While Bengaluru might be on its way to achieving freedom from flexes and banners following the High Court’s …

India News

Contravene vs contradict

<b>Contravene</b> and <b>contradict</b> are two words that are often confused. We will examine the definitions of <i>contravene</i> and <i>contradict,</i> where these words came …

Grammar

Former pilot ‘followed by Modi’ & SC lawyer want to be India’s media vigilantes

<b>Duo is in the process of registering NGO, India Against Biased Media, already filed cases against actor Swara Bhaskar, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee.</b><p><b>New</b> …

Social Media

Head of disability safety commission threatens penalties for providers who don't protect clients

The man charged with heading the Federal Government's new disability safety commission says he is willing to issue banning orders and civil penalties …

Administrative Law

The investigation is digging into what has become of the N2billion Asa Dam Mixed Use Development Project and the Ilorin Water Distribution Project which has gulped N3.736billion but without water to drink by residents.

EFCC operatives<p>The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing Senate President Bukola Saraki, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara …

Citizen Journalism

Experts urge rejection of populist leaders, nations that think ‘might makes right’

Populist leaders and powerful countries are undermining the international rule of law with their “might makes right” stance but nations around the …

China

Antisemitism definition at heart of Labour row 'will silence public discussion', say minority groups

Eighty-four groups representing migrants and ethnic minorities have waded into the Labour antisemitism row by opposing adoption of the …

Black Lives Matter

Good luck to Colorado’s new state historians — you’ll need it

If you are a historian who has invested hours beyond measure in speaking to and writing for public audiences, you have learned one law of the …

History

European museums may “loan” stolen artifacts back to countries in Africa

Some museums are discussing how to deal with objects obtained in an illegal or illegitimate way.<p>The legacy of colonialism and empire looms large in Europe.<p>In recent months, museums in France, the United Kingdom, and Germany have begun to address the fact that large portions of their collections …

Archaeology

Other PDP members who are seeking the party’s presidential ticket include former Vice President Atiku Abubakar; Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State; Governor Ibrahim Dankwabo of Gombe State; a former Minister of Special Duties, Tanimu Turaki and a former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Maikarfi.

Recent hint by Senate President Bukola Saraki about the possibility of he joining the 2019 presidential race is now causing ripples in the Peoples …

Africa

The extraordinary bias of the judge in the Manafort trial

<i>Nancy Gertner, a retired U.S. District Court judge in Massachusetts, is a lecturer at Harvard Law School.</i><p>It is not unusual for judges to intervene in court proceedings from time to time — to direct the lawyers to move the case along or to admonish them that evidence is repetitive. The judge’s role …

Opinion

Labour complains to press regulator over coverage of Jeremy Corbyn wreath-laying

Labour has complained to the press regulator Ipso over coverage of Jeremy Corbyn’s laying of a wreath at a Tunisian cemetery.<p>The party said stories …

Benjamin Netanyahu

Google Employees Outraged Over Its Chinese Search Engine Are Just Doing As They're Told

Google’s ambitions for building censor-friendly Chinese search and news aggregation apps face an enemy within. There had already been rumblings about …

Employment

Labour anti-Semitism row: Corbyn ally brands Hodge's complaints 'absurd' and 'hyperbolic'

Chris Williamson says the public are "bemused" and "pretty angry" at Dame Margaret Hodge's intervention.<p>A Labour MP has accused Dame Margaret Hodge …

Anti-Semitism

Arrested teen says his teacher called the police on him for wearing a bandana to school

A group of high school students launched a peaceful protest to support a classmate whose teacher reportedly called the police on him because he wore …

High School

Google: To be clear, this is how we track you even with Location History turned off

Google has now clarified what turning off the Location History setting really means.<p><i>Video: To comply with EU, Google simplifies privacy …

Privacy

'What I did to Babes was unprofessional' - Masechaba Ndlovu

DURBAN - Metro FM presenter Masechaba Ndlovu has admitted her conduct on the controversial interview with Babes Wodumo was unprofessional and was a …

Durban

Fitch Ratings: Glenmark's Financial Flexibility to Improve from Disposals

© Reuters. Fitch Ratings: Glenmark's Financial Flexibility to Improve from Disposals<p>(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Fitch …

Financial Services

Now What | 2018 Core77 Conference - Core77

2018 Core77 Conference - Now What?<p>L<p>d<p>Freelance life is going well! Except no one is paying your invoices... NOW wHat? Your thinking is sky-high, but …

Codes of Conduct

Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle rely on this one trick to prevent their skirts from flying up

Wish we had known sooner<p>When you're a royal, you just cannot afford to have wardrobe malfunctions. In fact, we imagine that's one of the numerous …

Royal Family

Jews and Palestinians are the losers in this pointless political spat | Rachel Shabi

Calls this week for the Conservative peer Lord Sheikh to be expelled from his party, for attending the same Palestinian rights conference as the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in 2014, are the signs of a row that has spiralled out of control.<p>Like Corbyn, Mohamed Sheikh was at the conference at the …

Israel

Vogue announces it will no longer hire models under 18

Fashion bible Vogue and its publisher Conde Nast will no longer feature underage models on its pages, the company announced on Thursday, calling on the wider industry to do the same.<p>The move was announced in the September edition of Vogue US, in an article titled "Why the fashion world needs to …

World News

Nasir Jamshed banned for ten years on corruption charges

The anti-corruption tribunal appointed by PCB found the player guilty of five breaches of the anti-corruption code

Cricket