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Source: CBS News

Are female-led companies the answer to sexual misconduct?

Today 14:32 GMT

The set of moves raised the question: Is putting women in charge of a company enough to guarantee an environment safe from sexual misconduct?

In the wider business world, promoting more women to boards and the C-Suite is considered a critical step, but critics caution it is not enough, particularly when it comes to turning around a company so engulfed in scandal that it has become the poster child for sexual misconduct.

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Source: The Guradian

The forgotten story of ... Mexico's answer to Cool Runnings

Today 10:51 GMT

When Roberto Tames closes his eyes, he can still see that grainy television footage of Italian daredevil Eugenio Monti as he hurtles to a thrilling 1968 Olympic bobsleigh victory in Grenoble.

One of the most famous Winter Olympics moments revolves around bobsleigh and how a group of Jamaicans wound up at the start-line in Calgary 30 years ago. Other curious oddities competed in Canada that year too: a luger from Puerto Rico, a Fijian cross-country skier, Britain’s Eddie the Eagle.

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Source: NBC News

Idaho family seeks answers in 11-year search for Jeramy Burt

Today 15:27 GMT

Prior to those messages, 33-year-old Jeramy had taken his daughter McKenzie to see his mother Sheryl in American Falls, Idaho for the weekend, family members said.

Private investigator Marki Davis, a family friend who is helping search for answers, said the messages made Kim upset because they were out of character. “But the messages didn't seem like they were coming from him, based on context and wording.”

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Source: Fox News

After the Florida shooting, here's what the surviving students want us to know

Sunday 18:11 GMT

I live in South Florida, just up the coast from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 students and teachers were gunned down and murdered Wednesday.

The students made one thing clear: They don’t want this shooting and their dead friends and faculty to be another flash-in-the-pan news story that changes nothing and is forgotten until the next shooting. They want to be the catalyst to change so that this tragedy didn’t happen in vain, and they want the lives of their dead friends and faculty to mean something real and tangible.

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Source: CBS News

Steve Bannon says White House instructed him to invoke privilege before Congress

Friday 21:52 GMT

After multiple postponements spanning over a month, former White House Chief strategist Steve Bannon responded to an outstanding subpoena and returned to the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday.

Instead, he told the committee he had been instructed by the White House to invoke executive privilege on behalf of the president. "The breadth of that claim of executive privilege is breathtaking and insupportable and, indeed, at times, it was laughable," Schiff said.

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Source: New York Times

While ‘Last Week Tonight’ Was Away, John Oliver Was Busy

Saturday 11:47 GMT

Though its last new episode aired in November, Mr. Oliver said in a telephone interview this week that he and his staff had not been idle the past three months.

At the same time, Mr. Oliver said he appreciates that his show can do what his competitors on ad-supported broadcast and cable channels cannot. “To get people into a narrative for nine minutes, have a Doritos Locos Tacos ad, and then come back and say, ‘Oh, what were we talking about?’ — it’s hard,” he said.


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