Saudi Arabia is to allow its women athletes to compete in the Olympics for the first time.
A statement issued by the Saudi Embassy in London says the country’s Olympic Committee will “oversee participation of women athletes who can qualify”.
The decision will end recent speculation as to whether the entire Saudi team could have been disqualified on grounds of gender discrimination.
Women’s sport is still fiercely opposed by many Saudi religious [...]
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork.com) – You are now free to move about the country.
Unless you show too much cleavage?
So says a woman named Avital.
Avital was boarding a 6 a.m. Southwest Airlines flight on June 5 from Las Vegas to New York, wearing a cotton black dress, flannel shirt and scarf.
Avital claims she was politely chatting with an airline worker – who then told her cleavage was inappropriate and that she wouldn’t be [...]
Rielle Hunter’s tell-all book will be released on June 26
Rielle Hunter, the former mistress of disgraced senator John Edwards, has written a revealing memoir detailing events surrounding the affair which Edwards was yesterday acquitted of using campaign funds to hide.
What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter, and Me will be hitting the shelves later this month and is being billed as the tell-all behind the love affair that shattered Edwards’ presidency [...]
A New Jersey woman was told to get out of a popular shopping mall on Saturday because she was wearing a traditional Muslim face covering.
Wakeelah Salaam lodged a complaint with Bridgewater Commons Mall after a security guard approached her twice demanding she remove the veil, known as a niqab, worn by some Muslim women.
‘He said, ‘ma’am, I’m telling you, you cannot wear that mask in here. He came as close [...]
A 15-year-old girl who committed suicide after being tormented by her classmates has spurred an online campaign to stop bullying.
Lana Swoape, of Bloomington, Indiana, found her daughter Tori Nakol Swoape hanging from a scarf in her bedroom on Monday night.
The sophomore was resuscitated and taken to Riley Hospital for Children where she was placed on life support – but she tragically died on Tuesday.
Suicide: Tori Nakol Swoape was resuscitated [...]
Update: “I’m revoking her probation,” said Judge Stephanie Sautner
A hearing was tentatively set for Nov. 2. Bail was set $100,000.
The actress was taken into custody.
Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan arrived in court Wednesday morning for a probation hearing stemming from a jewelry theft case.
The hearing could land the starlet back in jail.
She arrived shortly before 10 a.m. wearing a white top and white scarf. [...]
FONTANA, Calif. — A woman who might be 80 years old stole a purse at gunpoint Wednesday in what could be her fourth stickup in as many days, police said.
The bandit held up a woman with a child outside a Target store in the San Bernardino County city of Fontana, grabbing the purse and driving off in a dark sedan with a missing hubcap.
The robber was described as wearing “a neutral-colored [...]