The state of New York has filed a lawsuit against The Weinstein Company for “egregious” civil rights violations that include “vicious and exploitative mistreatment of company employees,” the attorney general’s office said. “The suit, filed today in New York County Supreme Court, includes new and extensive allegations about longtime company CEO Harvey Weinstein’s vicious and exploitative
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With the flu epidemic in full swing across the country, The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) — a group backed by the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch — has been lobbying to end paid sick time, The Guardian reports. The newspaper says that when Maryland lawmakers moved last month to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto
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Vince Bucci/Invision/AP by Breitbart News12 Feb 20180 12 Feb, 201812 Feb, 2018 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The entertainment industry union SAG-AFTRA has issued a code of conduct in an effort to protect its members from sexual harassment in the workplace. The code published Saturday says that employers are obligated to provide a harassment-free workplace and must have
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Women’s rights movements have historically done a lot of good in the United States. The recent #MeToo movement, for example, raised awareness about the abuse many women experience and touched off a useful national debate. It’s all too easy, though, to forget that the conditions for women elsewhere vary greatly. Consider the Middle East and
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It is “absolutely not true” that President Donald Trump blocked a Democratic memo on the Russian probe because the White House has a lot to hide, and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., knows that, White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley said Monday. “[That is] absolutely not true; Adam Schiff knows this and knows it well,”
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Hillary Clinton is trying to find a delicate balance between using the star power she still has in some Democratic circles to help select candidates while also attempting to avoid becoming a useful target for Republicans seeking to rile up their base, The Washington Post reported on Monday. Questions about Clinton’s intentions have become more
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The Man Booker Prize is Great Britain’s most prestigious literary award. It is conferred annually on a novel, written and published in English, and guarantees a considerable boost in sales plus global fame (and about $70,000 in cash) for the novelist. In the United Kingdom, and in various parts of the English-speaking world, each season’s
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Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival by Breitbart News12 Feb 20180 12 Feb, 201812 Feb, 2018 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hollywood star Robert De Niro took aim at the Trump administration’s stance on climate change, telling a packed audience in the Middle East that he was visiting from a “backward” country suffering
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by Breitbart Jerusalem12 Feb 20180 12 Feb, 201812 Feb, 2018 The Times of Israel reports: The American defense secretary gave his full-throated backing on Sunday to Israel’s actions in the aerial exchange of fire over the weekend with Syrian and Iranian forces in Syria. “Israel has an absolute right to defend itself, and I think that’s
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  by Thomas Phippen President Donald Trump will unveil a plan to spend $200 billion on infrastructure over a decade Monday, days after signing one of the largest budget increases in recent memory. The long-awaited infrastructure plan is supposed to generate $1.5 trillion of total investment in roads, bridges, waterways, electrical grids and other projects, but
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In a bizarre display of willful blindness, U.S. liberal media have lavished praise on North Korea’s dictatorship during the first days of the Winter Olympics, gushing over its “charm offensive” and comparing it favorably to the Trump administration. In an article Sunday titled “Kim Jong-un’s Sister Turns On the Charm, Taking Pence’s Spotlight,” the New
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The Journal.ie and the Irish Times – two of Ireland’s largest media organizations – have been forced to pull what appears to be a fabricated story about a poll that claimed 75 percent of Irish doctors support repealing Ireland’s pro-life Eighth Amendment and allowing abortions unrestricted up to 12 weeks gestation. The Irish Examiner also led
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Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee are prepared to black out parts of their memo about the FBI’s Russia investigation to ensure there’s no harmful spilling of secrets, then try again to get President Donald Trump to let it come out. A White House aide said Sunday he’s confident it will be released once Democrats
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President Donald Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan to be released on Monday should shorten permitting processes, invest in rural infrastructure, and train workers for the jobs produced in the process of improving America’s infrastructure. The $1.5 trillion cost of the new plan would come from a proposed incentives package and enhance federal loan programs, according
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