Judge issues landmark decision after Google Translate tricked a man into giving consent to police

  1. Judge issues landmark decision after Google Translate tricked a man into giving consent to police  BGR
  2. Judge Says That Google Translate Can’t Be Used To Authorize Police Search  Tech Times
  3. A Google translation isn’t enough evidence to send someone to jail, finds the judge in a narcotics case  Business Insider UK
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Sexual harassment is rife in the sciences, finds landmark US study

Sexual harassment is rife in the sciences, finds landmark US study

Sexual harassment is rife in the sciences, finds landmark US study, Published online: 12 June 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05404-6

Existing policies to address the issue are ineffective, concludes a long-awaited report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
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Uber and Lyft subpoenaed for employment records after landmark gig economy ruling

Uber and Lyft subpoenaed for employment records after landmark gig economy rulingSan Francisco’s city attorney has demanded that Uber and Lyft turn over employment records after a California high court ruling that could reshape the gig economy. Technology firms that allow people to perform discrete tasks for money – like driving passengers to their destination – typically classify those workers as independent contractors, rather than full-time employees, a designation that means they are not entitled to wage and benefit guarantees. The California Supreme Court recently threw that business model into doubt by ruling that companies must meet a series of conditions to prove workers should be independent contractors.


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Ireland's yes voters celebrate a 'leap forward' in landmark vote on abortion

  1. Ireland’s yes voters celebrate a ‘leap forward’ in landmark vote on abortion  CNN
  2. Ireland ends abortion ban as ‘quiet revolution’ transforms country  Reuters
  3. Ireland Has Made History And Voted To Repeal The Eighth Amendment  BuzzFeed News
  4. OFFICIAL: Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment  JOE
  5. Can Ireland Be Catholic Without the Church?  New York Times
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Polls open in landmark Irish referendum to repeal abortion ban

  1. Polls open in landmark Irish referendum to repeal abortion ban  CNN
  2. Ireland Votes Whether to Repeal Abortion Ban as Catholic Influence Wanes  Wall Street Journal
  3. Irish abortion referendum voting opens  BBC News
  4. Here’s what you need to know about voting in Friday’s abortion referendum  JOE
  5. Rosemary Goring: Abortion vote gives Ireland chance to unshackle itself  HeraldScotland
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