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It may take women around the world more than two centuries to achieve workplace equality, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. The Global Gender Gap Index was first introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006 as a framework for capturing the magnitude of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress over time.
  • Shiv Sena attacks BJP, releases booklet listing alleged scams by party leaders

    Shiv Sena attacks BJP, releases booklet listing alleged scams by party leaders

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    The Sena publication lists BJP leaders who face corruption charges, including former minister and senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse, who is accused in a land grab case, Education Minister Vinod Tawde who faces the charge of irregularities in procurement of fire tenders for schools and Food and Civil Supplies Minister Girish Mahajan, accused of corruption in the procurement of tur dal .
  • Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez He Pursued Her ... And it Took Some Convincing

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    It has been reported that the Biebs, 23, and Selena, 25, are officially back together after Selena's split from The Weeknd . Bieber has been pushing for a relationship. People's source further asserted that time away from each other has enabled Gomez and Bieber to augment their support for one another. They dealt with things separately this year that made them different people .
  • Ohio State recharges for Iowa after beating Penn State

    Ohio State recharges for Iowa after beating Penn State

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    The Ohio State offensive line that Iowa will face this weekend is far from ordinary. Our focus isn't on making the playoffs. "It's a point of emphasis and a point of frustration", Dantonio said. "Maybe on kickoffs you could a little bit". "Something we say all the time is '11 execute.' You do your job and fill your gap, DBs cover and do everything we need to do, there isn't going to be anywhere for him to run".
  • Shooting in NYC; Man yells

    Shooting in NYC; Man yells "Allahu Akbar"

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    Saipov is not the first terrorist to use it. "In the public imagination, this has given the phrase meaning that's impossible to square with what it represents in my daily life". Police closed off streets across the western edge of lower Manhattan along the Hudson River, and officers rushed into the neighbourhood just as people were preparing for Halloween festivities, including the big annual parade through Greenwich Village.
  • 1 dead, 2 injured after shooting at Chicago Starbucks

    1 dead, 2 injured after shooting at Chicago Starbucks

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    His condition is not yet known. Another adult male was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. A second man sustained a gunshot wound to the body; police say he self-transported to Weiss Hospital. He said: "He [the gunman] walked right in the store and just shot three people". The shooting took place in a bustling area on the city's North Side that contains several music venues, including the famed Green Mill Cocktail Lounge and the Aragon Ballroom.
  • Crowe offers to take six Manus refugees

    Crowe offers to take six Manus refugees

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    The offer to take 150 refugees now detained on Manus Island and Nauru stands, the Prime Minister says. Meanwhile, the date ordered by the Supreme Court in Port Moresby has lapsed however, refugees living at the Detention Centre in Lombrum are refusing to move to the new site.
  • Texas Republican Rep. Lamar Smith says he won't seek re-election

    Texas Republican Rep. Lamar Smith says he won't seek re-election

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    Under current House rules, Smith is also reaching his six-year term limit as chairman of the committee. Smith is just the latest in a round of House Republicans who've chose to retire in 2017. Smith represents Texas' 21st district, which includes huge tracts of rural Texas, along with small slices of both Austin and San Antonio. "I have one new grandchild and a second arriving soon!" He says he hopes to find other ways to stay involved in politics.
  • Julian Smith appointed Chief Whip as Gavin Williamson becomes new defence secretary

    Julian Smith appointed Chief Whip as Gavin Williamson becomes new defence secretary

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    The 41-year-old man has no former experience of the armed forces, according to his online profile. His appointment as chief whip gave him a massive promotion, the Profile programme said. On the eve, Prime Minister Theresa May called a meeting with the leaders of other British parties to analyze recent accusations of sexual aggression in Parliament and possible measures to address this problem.
  • Time running out to resolve North Korea crisis: McMaster

    Time running out to resolve North Korea crisis: McMaster

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    In line with his presidential diplomacy, Trump's trip will focus on three goals: strengthening worldwide resolve to denuclearise North Korea; promote a free and open Indo- Pacific region; and advance American prosperity through fair and reciprocal trade and economic practices, McMaster said.
  • Indonesian captured in Marawi charged with rebellion

    Indonesian captured in Marawi charged with rebellion

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    Hapilon was supposed to have been anointed by the Islamic State as its leader for Southeast Asia. "The deaths of these two significantly reduced the ability of the remaining members of the IS-Maute Group to cause further harm and derail the ongoing return of the internally displaced persons to the controlled barangays in the city", Brawner said.
  • 'No impunity for crimes against journalists'

    'No impunity for crimes against journalists'

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    Andanar argued that "the bulk of journalist killings cited in the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) report are comprised of the victims of the 2009 Maguindanao massacre", referring to the November 23, 2009 killing of 58 people, including 34 journalists, in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao province.