Biden appoints Palestinian-American woman to senior White House role
US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday appointed a Palestinian-American woman to serve as a senior member of his White House staff.Reema Dodin, who is currently a volunteer on the President-elect’s transition team, will take the post of deputy director of the White House Office of Legislative Affairs, alongside Shuwanza Goff.She will be the first ever Palestinian-American to serve as a member of the White House staff, Palestinian media reported.Dodin was born in the US to Jordanian-Palestinian parents who came originally from the village of Dura near Hebron in the West Bank.As part of her volu...
Judge Hits Diplo With A Restraining Order In Revenge Porn Case
A woman accusing hit producer and DJ Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known as Diplo, has been granted a restraining order against the music artist. This comes after she took Pentz to court over alleged sexually explicit images of her that he allegedly sent to other parties.A Los Angeles judge granted a temporary restraining order barring Pentz from releasing of photos of the woman, who remains anonymous, in the “revenge porn case.” The woman’s lawyer, Lisa Bloom, argued that Pentz must not be allowed to continue sending her client’s photos to third parties. Pentz’s lawyer maintains that Pentz “in ...
Olympic hockey star Kendall Coyne Schofield becomes the 1st woman hired by Chicago Blackhawks as a player development coach
Kendall Coyne Schofield has added another first to her hockey resume.The Olympic women’s hockey gold medalist will join the Rockford IceHogs staff as player development coach and youth hockey growth specialist, the Chicago Blackhawks announced Monday. She’s believed to be the first female full-time coaching hire in the Hawks organization.On Jan. 25, 2019, the Palos Heights native made headlines as the first woman to compete in the NHL All-Stars skills competition, timing at 14.326 seconds in the fastest-skater challenge.Coyne Schofield has been part of the Hawks organization in various roles f...
Abuse survivor on life in prison: You can't imagine how bad it is
"How strong can a woman be? How much can she run?"Those were the words that Dalal Daoud told The Jerusalem Post as she told of the story that had been so viral throughout Israel only some years prior: The story of the savage abuse she endured by her husband up until the point in which she murdered him.Dalal Daoud, a woman from northern Israel who had become famous for murdering her husband after enduring years of abuse and sexual assault from him. (Photo credit: Sapir Sluzker Amran)Daoud's story was famous throughout Israel after a study had been done throughout the prison she had been locked ...
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Horrible attempt to distort China's image
By ZHANG ZHOUXIANG | China Daily | Updated: 2020-11-24 07:02On Saturday, Australia-based ABC TV telecast a program on China, or, more precisely, their understanding of China.In the program, a white woman dressed as Wu Zetian, the only woman emperor in China's history, challenged everyone to eat things that one wouldn't normally find on a dining table. For example, she ate cockroaches, rats, wasps, even human hair－all made of flour and sugar for the program. Asked why she was eating those "disgusting" things, she said all these were "commonly eaten during the Tang Dynasty (618-907)".It later em...
Ajman Police repatriate elderly woman who arrived in UAE by mistake
Ajman: Ajman Police have repatriated a 68-year-old Arab woman to her homeland. She entered the UAE by mistake after someone from her country had defrauded her, directing her to travel to the UAE instead of a neighbouring Arab country while on her way to visit her expatriate son.Lieutenant Colonel Yahya Khalaf Al Matroushi, Head of Al Hamidiyah Comprehensive Police Station, stated that the woman came to the station complaining about her inability in locating her expatriate son.Lieutenant Colonel Yahya Khalaf Al Matroushi, head of Al Hamidiyah Comprehensive Police Station, stated that the woman ...
Trans woman of substance
The much-buzzed about film “Lingua Franca,” about an undocumented Filipina immigrant working as a caregiver in Brooklyn, New York, may not be autobiographical. But it pretty much captures the essence of its eloquent Fil-Am director, Isabel Sandoval, who also multitasks as its screenwriter, editor and lead actress.No, Isabel is not an undocumented alien in America—she actually got her green card literally a month before Donald Trump was elected 45th president of the United States in 2016—but, like the beleaguered 29-year-old post-op protagonist she portrays in the thematically delectable drama,...
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Why am I not getting pregnant?
Although I get my period every month, I have not been able to conceive after four years of marriage. We have gone for tests together with my husband and all is well. Does a barren woman menstruate? DinaDear Dina,A woman may fail to get pregnant despite regular unprotected sex because she has a fertility problem herself. Other times, the failure may be because the man himself is not fertile or the couple despite both being tested and being found to have no usual problems that lead to infertility. The proof of fertility is in bearing children not just in normal laboratory results.Having regular ...
Ex-cybersex victim arrested after also exposing 6 minor kin to foreigners
A 23-year-old woman is facing charges after she was arrested for allegedly exposing her six relatives to cybersex in one of the towns in Leyte last November 18.Marie (not her real name) will be charged for violation of Republic Act No. 9208 or the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 as amended by Republic Act 10364 or the Expanded Anti-Trafficking Act 2003.At least six children, aged seven to 17, were rescued by policemen and members of the Women and Children Protection Center-Visayas Field Unit.Authorities requested the media not to mention the name of the suspect and from which town she ...
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Clean production line
A woman examines vehicle parts at an electrophoretic coating factory in Haian, East China's Jiangsu Province on Thursday. The company has set up an assembly line that sprays electrophoretic coating, raising the usage rate of raw materials to 93 percent from the previous 60 percent and reducing environmental pollution. Photo: cnsphotoA woman examines vehicle parts at an electrophoretic coating factory in Haian, East China's Jiangsu Province on Thursday. The company has set up an assembly line that sprays electrophoretic coating, raising the usage rate of raw materials to 93 percent from the pre...