Google Changes Sexual Harassment Policies After Mass Worker Protest

Watch Video Google is changing its sexual harassment and misconduct policies after more than 20,000 of its employees protested last week. The demonstration followed a New York Times report that said Google fired two top executives over allegations of sexual misconduct against them, but kept quiet about the accusations. Google CEO Sundar Pichai then revealed that Google had fired 48 employees in just two years over similar allegations. That prompted the walkout by employees and contractors across the world, and a demand for multiple changes. Pichai addressed those demands in a memo Thursday. Some new policies at Google now include, but are not limited to, optional arbitration in sexual misconduct… Read More

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Secretary Ryan Zinke reportedly plans on resigning by the end of 2018, and has eyes on a job at Fox News

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is exploring a job opportunity with Fox News as a contributor, sources familiar with the situation told Politico. One source told Politico that Fox News was unlikely to hire Zinke unless President Donald Trump asks Rupert Murdoch, the CEO of Fox’s holding company. Zinke, who came under fire for a series of scandals, reportedly plans on resigning from the Interior Department by the end of the year. In addition to potential opportunities with the conservative-leaning news organization, Zinke is reportedly interested in energy companies and private-equity firms. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is exploring a job opportunity with Fox News as a contributor, sources familiar with the… Read More

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The White House used a doctored video to tell a lie

Yesterday, in Donald Trump’s first press conference following the midterm elections that swept a number of Democrats into Congress Tuesday night, CNN correspondent Jim Acosta had a contentious interaction with the president. Those few seconds have, in the intervening 24 hours, launched a nationwide conversation about doctored video. “They’re hundreds and hundreds of miles away. That’s not an invasion,” Acosta said, referring to the “caravan” of migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. that Trump had demonized in the run-up to the elections. “I think you should let me run the country, you run CNN. If you did it well, your ratings would be much better,” Trump replied. As Acosta tried… Read More

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