Gender stereotypes are not a political opinion: US regulators affirm Google’s firing of James Damore

He wrote a memo and lost his job. Now, the National Labor Relations Board has found that Google was within its right to fire engineer James Damore, author of an infamous diatribe titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” Damore, among other claims, argued that women aren’t cut out to be engineers due to biological differences. Upon its July 2017 release, Google’s HR department received multiple complaints, and the memo was eventually leaked to the media. Damore…

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The movie executive known as the “third Weinstein brother” has been fired “for cause”

Harvey Weinstein’s former production company has fired David Glasser, president and chief operating officer of the Weinstein Company, after he was named by the New York state attorney general in a damning indictment. Glasser was a longtime executive for the film company run by Harvey Weinstein and his brother Bob, which is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy after recent horrific accusations sexual assault and harassment against Harvey. When Glasser signed a three-year contract extension…

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Russian alleged election interference not working: McMaster

By Andrea Shalal MUNICH (Reuters) – Moscow’s efforts to meddle in Western elections are backfiring, serving instead to strengthen and unify a broad range of people against Russia, top U.S. security official H.R. McMaster said on Saturday, a day after Washington indicted 13 Russian individuals and three Russian companies. Russian officials denied the allegations, and one senior diplomat dismissed the charges as “fantasies” being used by some in Washington for political gain in a deeply…

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Miracles on Ice: Nathan Chen & Adam Rippon Miss the Podium, But Make Olympic History

Getty The American male figure skaters—Nathan Chen, Adam Rippon, and Vincent Zhou—have each made history. So breathless and astonished are we over the skills and star power they exhibited, in fact, that we almost forget that they completely miffed it at the Olympics. Yes, for the second Olympics in a row, not a single American man medaled in figure skating. But boy does that not seem to matter, with the Holy Trinity of ice gods…

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Trump's National Security Advisor: Indictment Shows Evidence Of Russian Meddling Is "Incontrovertible"

Ralph Orlowski / Reuters The indictment of 13 Russian citizens and three companies on Friday is “incontrovertible” evidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 US election, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said Saturday. The indictment, prepared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, claimed that “operations to interfere with the US political system” began in 2014, with Russians using fake social media accounts to target US audiences and “traveling to the United States under false pretenses” to…

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