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March 22, 2013

Pants No Longer Technically Illegal For Women in Paris

Pants No Longer Technically Illegal For Women in Paris

  Women with a love of trousers can breathe a sigh of relief this week after the French National Assembly revoked a decree making it illegal for women to wear pants within the city limits of Paris.  The law, passed by the Paris chief of police in 1799, remained on the books for 214 years before being taken away. Of course ...

March 22, 2013

United Kingdom Debates Stricter Abortion Time Limits

United Kingdom Debates Stricter Abortion Time Limits

  Women's Minister Maria Miller created a controversy by talking about changing the UK's laws on abortion.  However, Health Minister Anna Soubry says that Miller's comments will not have any effect on the current laws as they stand. According to Miller, society's views on abortion have been steadily shifting ...

March 22, 2013

Russia Places $50 Billion Bet on 2014 Olympics

Russia Places $50 Billion Bet on 2014 Olympics

  Perched above the Black Sea city of Sochi sits one of Russia’s richest men. Vladimir Potanin, one of the world’s largest metals players, is spending billions of roubles to transform a patch of mountainside into a global showpiece. Mr. Potanin has paid for the construction of new buildings, new lifts and several of ...

March 22, 2013

Bold New Law: Students in the United Kingdom Required to Study Personal Finance

Bold New Law: Students in the United Kingdom Required to Study Personal Finance

  The United Kingdom made it all but official: personal finance education will be ruled as mandatory throughout the nation’s school system starting in 2014. This is a fundamental development that fell on deaf ears in the United States, where the federal government has been hesitant to pass such a law for years. Although ...

February 28, 2013

Woman Wins $18,000 In Aussie Sex Harassment Case

 Woman Wins $18,000 In Aussie Sex Harassment Case

While her original complaint asked for as much as $450,000 in damages, an Australian federal court ruled last week that Rebecca Richardson, a former employee of computer giant Oracle, would be awarded only $18,000 after proving she had been sexually harassed and discriminated against in the workplace. According to Richardson, the harassment ...

December 3, 2012

Two Men Guilty of Exporting Aircraft Parts to Iran

Two Men Guilty of Exporting Aircraft Parts to Iran

On December 3, 2012, the US Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Kentucky announced that Hamid Asefi, a citizen of Iran, and Behzad Karimian, a US citizen in Louisville, pleaded guilty to the unlawful export of aircraft and aircraft parts to Iran.   The men were charged with conspiring to violate and violating ...

November 14, 2012

Omar Hammami Added to Most Wanted Terrorists List

Omar Hammami Added to Most Wanted Terrorists List

On November 14, 2012, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced that Omar Shafik Hammami was added to the Most Wanted Terrorists List.  He is wanted for providing material support to terrorists.   Hammami is a U.S. citizen, and he has previously gone by the name Abu Mansour al-Amriki.  He resided in Daphne ...

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