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Trudeau On Pipelines: Maybe

Last week Justin Trudeau walked into the lion’s den—a boardroom filled with the country’s top oilpatch executives—and got it half right.

Luckily he had the good sense to take Premier Notley with him. 825 more words

Politics And Government

Firearms makers are tailoring pistols for women who pack heat

Gun makers are introducing new types of firearms specifically designed with women in mind, a new report from CNN Money reveals. And the flurry of new women-centric firearms is not some flight of whimsy. 214 more words

Human And Civil Rights

U.N. panel rules that Julian Assange is being "arbitrarily detained"

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke with reporters Friday, celebrating a determination by the United Nations’ Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) that Swedish and U.K. governments have “arbitrarily detained” Assange since 2010. 196 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Carly Fiorina embraces womanhood, but New Hampshire voters appear unmoved

As Republicans court female voters in New Hampshire, a state where women generally vote over 10 percentage points more than male voters, Carly Fiorina, in need of a surge, is struggling. 193 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Clinton receives endorsements from 170 African-American women leaders

On Wednesday, the Clinton campaign announced it had endorsement from 170 African-American women leaders, who are expected to rally support for the Democratic frontrunner with black voters for the February 27 South Carolina primary and March primaries. 231 more words

Arts And Culture

Lawmakers introduce bill requiring women to register for draft

Two Republican Representatives have introduced legislation on Thursday to require women to register for the draft. The action comes on the heels of the Congressional testimony of two Generals who had argued women should be required to do so, now the military has opened up all combat positions to women. 182 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Young women using Tinder to rally support for Bernie Sanders

Some young women are really feeling the Bern … which is why (with no formal relationship to the Sanders campaign) they have taken to dating app Tinder to campaign for the popular presidential candidate. 224 more words

Human And Civil Rights