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Grace Poe Says She’s Running For Women

  Supreme Court of the Philippines rules Senator Grace Poe can run for President. The court ruled Tuesday that she’s eligible to run for president in the elections, which are set for May 9. The country’s electoral commission disqualified her from the race in December.   Grace Poe For President...

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Reshma Saujani Chooses Bravery For Girls

  Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani gave a TED talk about education for young women. “I want women to be comfortable with being imperfect,” Saujani said in the talk. She said empowering girls to take on new or unfamiliar challenges will help them grow.   Reshma Saujani What Reshma...

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The Life And Times of Robert Griffin III

  The Washington Redskins announced the release of Quarterback Robert Griffin III. He was informed of his release two days before his $16.15 million 2016 salary would have taken effect. The former No. 2 overall NFL draft pick did not play a single down in 2015. What the hell happened?...

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Retirement Savings Is Not A Cure All

  The Economic Policy Institute has released a report detailing shortcomings of 401(K) plans. “We’re moving toward a retirement system that magnifies inequality, and doesn’t reduce it,” Monique Morrissey, the author of the EPI report, titled “The State of American Retirement,” said.   Retirement for Working Families The key findings...

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Transgender Bathroom Access Now In NYC

  New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs law to base bathroom and locker room use on gender identity. The executive order guarantees all people access to the city’s single-sex facilities that align with their gender identity, without having to show identification or proof of gender.   Transgender Bathrooms...

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Apple Gets Tech Support Against DOJ

  Multiple Companies have come out in support of Apple’s battle with the US Justice Department. Amazon, Cisco, Dropbox, eBay, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Twitter and Yahoo are among the companies supporting Apple in its battle over iPhone encryption.   Apple Many don’t understand why Apple can’t just break the...

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Everyone Pays Because Everyone Benefits

  Everyone pays because everyone benefits is the theme of the Bernie Sanders’ tax plan which would raise $15.3 trillion over the next decade, according to an analysis released by the non-partisan Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center (TPC). The plan would raise another $25.1 trillion in the subsequent 10 years. The...

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner Is Right On Cosby

  Malcolm-Jamal Warner inquires why Bill Cosby’s work has been pulled from TV while Woody Allen’s has not been. “There is no one that’s calling for Woody [Allen’s] movies to be pulled off the air,” Warner said on “The Real” TV show, which discussed “The Cosby Show” being pulled off...

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NFL Combine Questioning Can Get Personal

  The Atlanta Falcons apologized to Ohio State corner Eli Apple after a coach asked him about his sexuality at the NFL Combine. According to Apple, one of the Falcons coaches asked if he liked men. Falcons head coach Dan Quinn issued a statement that said the team was sorry....

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Pornhub Puts A Mirror In Front Of Us

  Pornhub, the adult film website, released the map of the most searched terms by state. “Lesbian” was the most popular search term in 30 U.S. states, according to the report published in partnership with media outlet Vocativ.   Pornhub Welcome to the United States of Hypocrites, where the former...