Apr 26, 2016

Female recruits in Japanese government hit record high

More than 1 in 3 recruits to government service this fiscal year are female, figures showed Tuesday. Women represent 34.5 percent of the newcomers in fiscal 2016, marking a new high since officials began compiling comparable data in 1963. Among the 7,036 new government ...

Agreement signed for Harriet Tubman National Park in NY

Apr 24, 2016

Agreement signed for Harriet Tubman National Park in NY

A proposal to turn Harriet Tubman’s upstate New York home into a National Historical Park is moving ahead days after it was announced that the abolitionist would be featured on the $20 bill. The Citizen newspaper in Auburn, New York, reports that U.S. Attorney ...

Apr 15, 2016

Dethroned Puerto Rico beauty queen files $3 million lawsuit

A beauty queen who was dethroned as Puerto Rico’s representative at this year’s Miss Universe contest after organizers accused her of having an attitude problem is taking her fight to court. Kristhielee Caride filed a $3 million lawsuit Thursday in which she demands the ...