Woman says celebrity chef Mario Batali groped her at Boston bar

The woman at trial testifies that Batali groped and squeezed her ‘sensitive feminine areas’ while posing for a selfie with him 5 years ago BOSTON, Massachusetts – A teary Boston-area software worker on Monday, May 9 (US time) testedified that celebrity chef Mario Batali groped and squeezed her “sensitive feminine areas” five years ago at … Read more

[OPINION] Thoughts on the saying ‘The best man for the job is a woman’

Presidential candidate Leni Robredo, in her closing remarks in the first Comelec-sponsored Presidential Forum, said that “the best man for the job is a woman.” The remark echoed what Ben Gurion, leader of the newly-formed Jewish state in 1948, said of his colleague Golda Meir: “The best man in my cabinet is a woman.” There … Read more

Senate confirms Jackson as first Black woman on US Supreme Court

The vote to confirm the 51-year-old federal appellate judge to a lifetime job on the nation’s top judicial body was 53-47, with three Republicans – Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney – joining Biden’s fellow Democrats WASHINGTON DC, USA – Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, April 7, as the … Read more

[Two Pronged] I’m an older woman dating a much younger man. Can this really work?

Rappler’s Life and Style section runs an advice column by couple Jeremy Baer and clinical psychologist Dr Margarita Holmes. Jeremy has a master’s degree in law from Oxford University. A banker of 37 years who worked in 3 continents, he has been training with Dr Holmes for the last 10 years as co-lecturer and, occasionally, … Read more

At Comelec debate, Robredo flexes why ‘best man for the job is a woman’

‘Huwag na nating hanapin ang ayaw namang humarap sa atin. Kahit anong oras, nandito po ako, hinaharap kayo, pinapaglaban kayo,’ says Leni Robredo at the first Comelec presidential debate MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo once again demonstrated her strength in crafting detailed policies rooted in science and data as she faced off with … Read more

Elderly Filipino woman suffers 125 punches in attack in New York – police

The 67-year-old Filipina, who ignored a racial slur, survives after being beaten by a local while walking home, police say MANILA, Philippines – After ignoring a verbal attack against her race, a 67-year-old Filipino woman was found bleeding in front of her apartment on Friday, March 11, after sustaining at least 125 blows by a … Read more

Celebrate diversity, ‘Wonder Woman’ Robredo tells supporters in Negros Occidental

In Sagay City, Vice President Leni Robredo tells her supporters to embrace the differences among the many groups backing her candidacy: ‘Kahit nagkakaiba-iba, tayo ay nagkakaisa’ SAGAY CITY, Philippines – Vice President and opposition presidential candidate Leni Robredo hailed Negrenses’ intense grassroots campaign for her presidential run and told a cheering crowd of thousands here … Read more