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Goldman Sachs UK unit reports gender pay gap of 51 percent

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The ticker symbol and logo for Goldman Sachs is displayed on a screen on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid LONDON (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs’s British business on average paid women 51 percent less than men per hour in 2018, the U.S. investment Read More

‘Wrecking ball’ to international law: HRW slams Trump’s support for Israel’s claim to Golan Heights

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Human Rights Watch has slammed the Trump administration for promising to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, describing it as sending a “wrecking ball” through the rights of Syrians living there. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to visit the White House on Monday, where Trump is expected to ratify a directive recognizing Read More

'No stone left unturned' as New Zealand plans inquiry into terror attack

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter New Zealand has announced plans for a royal commission – a powerful form of public inquiry – into the events leading up to a deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch. The investigation will look into the roles of semi-automatic guns, social media and the intelligence agencies prior to 15 Read More

Trump push for China trade reform draws wide support at home, abroad

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WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s blunt-force use of tariffs in pursuing his “America First” trade agenda has angered many, from company executives to allied governments and members of both parties of Congress. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens to a question as he meets with former hostage Danny Burch, an oil engineer Read More

Stocks tumble, bonds rally as U.S. recession risk flashes 'amber'

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Investors dumped shares on Monday and fled to the safety of bonds while the Japanese yen hovered near a six-week high as risk assets fell out of favour on growing worries about an impending U.S. recession, sending global yields plunging. Women, dressed in ceremonial kimonos, look at an electronic board showing the Read More

Yen strengthens, shares skid on U.S. recession fears

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Japanese yen hovered near a six-week high on Monday while Asian shares are expected to start lower as risk assets fell out of favor on growing worries about an impending U.S. recession, sending global bond yields plunging. A Japan Yen note is seen in this illustration photo taken June 1, 2017. Read More

Free speech debate in New Zealand after mosque slayer’s manifesto banned

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New Zealand’s chief censor has banned mosque shooter Brenton Tarrant’s white supremacist manifesto, as well as videos of his violent rampage. The bans have ignited a debate over free speech in the grieving country. Chief censor David Shanks declared the killer’s 80-page manifesto – entitled ‘The Great Replacement’ – “objectionable” on Saturday, and ordered anyone Read More

Discovered files reveal IS plans to launch revenge attacks in Europe, Syria – reports

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As the last remnants of Islamic State’s ‘caliphate’ is dealt a severe blow on the ground, sleeper cells from the group are already planning devastating revenge attacks in Europe and Syria, recently discovered files reveal. The documents, obtained by the Sunday Times, show that Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) operatives are supporting jihadists to plan Read More

Thought crime science: Case studies in becoming an enemy of liberal orthodoxy

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The Western world considers itself a bastion of free thought – a marketplace of ideas. But some scholars who questioned prevailing liberal groupthink have quickly discovered that academic inquiry has tightly-controlled limits. There are more Democrat than Republican supporters among scientists of almost every academic field in the US, voter registration studies have shown. In Read More

Apple gets ready for life after the iPhone with services push

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On Monday, Apple will do something it has never done when making a product announcement — focus largely on other companies, not itself. Apple is expected to launch two services on March 25, including its rumored video streaming service, at an event in Cupertino, Calif. that will be attended by Hollywood celebrities such as JJ Abrams Read More