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Tech opens new war with Trump over transgender rights rollback

Added: 23.02.2017 13:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Under the new policy, issued late Wednesday, the Justice and education departments jointly declared they had 'decided to withdraw and rescind' protections put in place by President Barack Obama.

Trump Administration Rolls Back Protections For Transgender Bathroom Use in School

Added: 23.02.2017 4:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

On Wednesday evening the Trump administration announced they were ending federal protection for transgender students from former President Barack Obama that allowed them to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms which matched their gender identities, according to NPR. The Justice and Education departments send out letters to school districts nationwide stating how the Obama-era guidance caused a spike in lawsuits over the application of the guidance. It is now up to the states and school districts to interpret federal anti-discrimination law and whether students should have access to restrooms that align with their expressed gender identity or biological sex."To cloak this in...

Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms

Added: 23.02.2017 0:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools in defense of transgender student rights, reversing course on a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama.

Uber hires ex-U.S. Attorney General Holder to probe sexual harassment

Added: 22.02.2017 5:55 | 0 views | 0 comments


Uber Technologies Inc has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of sexual harassment claims at the ride-hailing service made by a former employee. Holder and Tammy Albarran, who are partners at the law firm Covington & Burling, will look into the complaints about a manager at Uber, as well as general questions about diversity and inclusion, Chief Executive Travis Kalanick told his employees in a memo on Monday that was seen by Reuters. Last year, Airbnb hired Holder, who served under former President Barack Obama, to help craft a policy to combat discrimination occurring through the online lodging service's platform.

How Protecting The Donald Is Bankrupting The Treasury

Added: 21.02.2017 18:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

$97 million were spent to protect President Barack Obama during his eight years in office. At the current rate, protecting Donald Trump and his family will cost hundreds of millions more. Cartoon by Ed Hall.

Uber hires ex-U.S. Attorney General Holder to probe sexual harassment

Added: 21.02.2017 8:55 | 0 views | 0 comments


Uber Technologies Inc has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of sexual harassment claims at the ride-hailing service made by a former employee. Holder and Tammy Albarran, who are partners at the law firm Covington & Burling, will look into the complaints about a manager at Uber, as well as general questions about diversity and inclusion, Chief Executive Travis Kalanick told his employees in a memo on Monday that was seen by Reuters. Last year, Airbnb hired Holder, who served under former President Barack Obama, to help craft a policy to combat discrimination occurring through the online lodging service's platform.

Lincoln, Washington and Roosevelt ranked top three U.S. presidents

Added: 18.02.2017 7:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

(Reuters) - Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Franklin D. Roosevelt were ranked as the top three U.S. presidents in history respectively while Barack Obama entered the rankings in the 12th spot, based on a survey of historians released on Friday.

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