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Today β€” January 17th 2019Your RSS feeds

Top Aide to de Blasio Was Quietly Ousted Over Sexual Harassment Claims

By WILLIAM NEUMAN

Mayor Bill de Blasio praised the aide for an “outstanding job.” Weeks later, he was forced out after two women accused him of improper behavior.

Gillibrand Road Tests 2020 Campaign Themes, at a Diner Close to Home

By VIVIAN WANG

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand began Day 1 as an exploratory presidential candidate by taking questions on Al Franken, guns and Wall Street.

The Ethicist: Can I Cut Off a Relative With Hateful Views?

By KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on how to handle a relative whose views you find repugnant, apologizing to an ex and more.

Gillette Ad With a #MeToo Edge Attracts Support and Outrage

By TIFFANY HSU

Rewriting its slogan as “Is this the best a man can get?”, the razor brand presented examples of toxic masculinity, earning itself both celebrity praise and calls for a boycott.

Yesterday β€” January 16th 2019Your RSS feeds

Kirsten Gillibrand, New York Senator, Joins Democratic Race for President

By SHANE GOLDMACHER

Appearing on Stephen Colbert’s show, Ms. Gillibrand said she was forming an exploratory committee, becoming the latest candidate in what is expected to be a large Democratic primary.

Republicans Rebuke Steve King but Face Vexing Question: Why Not Sooner?

By JONATHAN MARTIN

In the wake of House Republicans stripping Mr. King of his committee assignments, many are asking how he survived unpunished for so long.

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Scrap Strasbourg seat, urges Italy’s Di Maio

By Gerardo Fortuna

Italy's Five Star Movement has decried the "waste of money” of the European Parliament's seat in Strasbourg, putting its abolition at the centre of the party's campaign for the European elections in May.

Steve King Removed From Committee Assignments Over White Supremacy Remark

By TRIP GABRIEL, JONATHAN MARTIN and NICHOLAS FANDOS

Republicans voted Monday night to remove Mr. King from the House Judiciary and Agriculture committees after he made remarks questioning why white supremacy is considered offensive.

South Korea’s Speedskating Community Faces Reckoning After Rape Allegations

By CHOE SANG-HUN

The speedskater Shim Suk-hee, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, said that in addition to physical beatings, she had been repeatedly raped by her former coach.

Infowars Must Turn Over Internal Documents to Sandy Hook Families, Judge Rules

By JACEY FORTIN

Relatives of Sandy Hook victims sued the show’s host, Alex Jones, for suggesting the shooting was a hoax. Now they will gain access to his business plans.

She Wanted to See Her Boyfriend. She May Have Been Beheaded for It.

By SUHASINI RAJ and JEFFREY GETTLEMAN

Days after a 16-year-old’s mutilated body was found in a small Indian town, the police arrested her father, who they believe arranged her killing.

Five Star Movement unveils plan to form EU Parliament group

By Gerardo Fortuna

Promoting direct democracy and reducing overspending in politics are among the priorities that the new political group will promote in a manifesto to be published in the run-up to the 2019 European elections.

Female Economists Push Their Field Toward a #MeToo Reckoning

By BEN CASSELMAN and JIM TANKERSLEY

At the economics profession’s largest annual gathering, women said sexual harassment, discrimination and bullying were pushing them to the sidelines or out of the field altogether.

Before Trump, Steve King Set the Agenda for the Wall and Anti-Immigrant Politics

By TRIP GABRIEL

The Iowa congressman, who has used racist language and been denounced as a white supremacist, wrote the playbook on white identity politics and many of the issues that are ascendant in the G.O.P.

Judge Dismisses Part of Ashley Judd’s Lawsuit Against Harvey Weinstein

By BROOKS BARNES

While a federal judge ruled that the actress’s claims of sexual harassment do not fall within the scope of a state statute, he allowed claims of defamation and unfair business practices to proceed.

I Am (an Older) Woman. Hear Me Roar.

By JESSICA BENNETT

Nancy Pelosi, Glenn Close, Susan Zirinsky of CBS: The news has been filled with powerful women over 60.

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