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  • Female Yahoo executive sued for sexual harassment July 12, 2014

    A highlevel female Yahoo Inc executive has been sued in California by a woman who worked under her and is accusing her former boss of sexual harassment and wrongful termination. Maria Zhang, a senior director of engineering at Yahoo Mobile, has been sued by Nan Shi, who worked as a principal...
  • Won't ask YouTube to ban anti-Muslim film: US judge September 21, 2012

    Los Angeles: A Los Angeles judge Thursday refused to order YouTube to take down a controversial film clip, "The Innocence of Muslims". Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Luis Lanvin ruled that Cindy Lee Garcia failed to show that she would likely prevail on the merits of her request, despite the...
  • Lara superior to Sachin, Ponting: Chappell January 31, 2012

    Melbourne: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara's knowledge of how to amass big scores at a rapid rate without putting his wicket at risk makes him a "superior" batsman of his era than Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting, writes former Australian captain Ian Chappell. Chappell said Lara's remarkable feat of scoring...
  • Cliche police strikes, banishes 15 words from 2008 | Watch January 2, 2009

    Detroit: A movie about a "maverick," his journey "from Wall Street to Main Street," his "desperate search" for a "monkey" and a "game-changing" revelation about his "carbon footprint" probably would make the nation's word-watchers physically ill. Especially if it were the "winner of five nominations." All those words and phrases are...
  • 'Post-9/11' in list of 2008's banned words January 1, 2008

    Detroit: Resist the urge to say you will "wordsmith" your list of New Year's resolutions rather than write one. And don't utter, "It is what it is" when you fail to meet your first goal. Those are two of the 19 words or phrases that appear in Lake Superior State University's...
  • 'Awesome' stuff 'go missing' in '06 June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: "Healthy food" is now banned. And if your next-door neighbour still "boasts" of the "awesome" stuff that he keeps at home, don't forget to tell him he is passé now. Similarly, expect things like "Gitmo", "now playing in theaters", "we're pregnant", "search", "truthiness" and even...