Thursday, August 16, 2018
eSports live event. Photo by: BagoGames
Between January 23 to 28, Facebook exclusively broadcasted the competition of two important massive online video game tournaments, but the reaction of players and spectators was not entirely positive. The popular social network co-founded by Mark Zuckerberg began 2018 with a slight slip. In the first days of the first month of the year, Facebook closed an agreement with...
Homeless girl in New York. Image by: Bustle.
NEW YORK (ViaNews) – Millions of women and girls living in poverty are placed in a crisis situation every month when they get their periods. For this select population, gaining access to sanitary products becomes a balancing act, forcing them to choose between food or hygiene. According to Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, author of Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for...
Oprah Winfrey at a rally in 2007. Photo by: vargas2040 (CC BY-SA 2.0)
WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - Her speech at the Golden Globe Awards has turned into a social media storm and has launched a firestorm on social media. Talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and gave an acceptance speech that has stirred discussion over the possibility of Winfrey...
The White House in Washington DC. Photo by: Cezary p.
WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - Instead of starting the new year focused on a government spending bill or infrastructure, the White House has been consumed by accusations made by former Chief Strategist Steve Bannon in a new book. Michael Wolff’s book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” includes comments from Bannon suggesting a pre-election meeting between the president’s son, Donald...
New year's eve in New York city. Photo by: Anthony Quintano.
WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - The turning of the new year means a traditional rushing in of new laws across American states and 2018 is no different. From paid leave to voter ID requirements all the way to recreational marijuana legalization, new laws impact a majority of states. Here’s a look at some of the new laws that took effect Jan. 1: Minimum...
Hundreds of people in line at the Fairfax Govt Center. Photo by: Neal Augenstein.
WASHINGTON (Via News) - As a way to circumvent a new cap on federal tax deductions, homeowners across the United States are rushing to prepay their property taxes. According to Fortune.com, homeowners are attempting to pay their 2017 and 2018 property taxes in advance since the new tax cap takes effect Jan. 1, 2018. Hundreds of people in line at the...
Women's March in Detroit, Michigan. November 1. 2017. Photo by Viviana Pernot.
WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - Women’s rights has been a topic of debate in America for centuries and this has not changed in the current year 2017. Donald Trump ran his election on the support of the conservative right who generally take a strict view on women’s rights issues such as birth control and abortion. During his time in office, both...
President Donald J. Trump announcing that Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate have agreed on a deal on Tax Reform legislation. Grand Foyer at the White House on December 13, 2017, in Washington, D.C.. Photo by: Official White House Photo by Stephanie Chasez. (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License)
WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are preparing to vote on a tax bill that could prove to be the lone victory in President Donald Trump’s first year in office. Trump beamed after the deal was announced Friday and the likelihood of both chambers voting on the measure sometime this week. “As a candidate, I promised we...
Election day in Alabama. Republicans VS Democtrats
Washington, United States (ViaNews) - Despite no concession, reverberations of the 20,000-vote win of Democrat Doug Jones over Roy Moore are likely to carry over to the upcoming midterm elections. Jones, a former prosecutor, narrowly defeated Moore, a former Alabama Supreme Court Justice, to become the first Democrat to win a U.S. Senate seat in that state in 25...
U.S. Cornell University. Arts Quad at Cornell University, with McGraw Tower in background. Photo by: Eustress.
NEW YORK (ViaNews) - For most high school students, making plans to embark on a journey to post-secondary education is a no-brainer. Among the many issues that students have to consider, determining how to pay for higher education is at the top of the list. Over the last few years, student loan statistics show that borrower rates have risen drastically...
US Senate building, Washington DC. Photo by: Ron Cogswell.
Washington, USA (ViaNews) - At a time when most people have been soundly asleep at home for at least a few hours, 2 a.m. is usually the time the people who are still awake make decisions they will later regret. From loneliness-driven phone calls to an ex-boyfriend to getting a spur-of-the-moment tattoo, some decisions really should be held...
Statue of Liberty, New York city. Photo by: William Warby.
WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - With a part of a country that’s angry and looking for change, this past year was one of protest. As the year went on, dissatisfaction with the current administration and the status quo escalated like a volcano ready to erupt. Formerly ignored Americans of every sex, age, and race continue to come forward and demand to...

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Marcha Verde in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Photo by: Marcha Verde.

Big Changes Ahead for the Law Regulating Political Parties in the...

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (ViaNews) – After years of a monumental struggle, the law that regulates the Dominican political parties has finally left the...

Interview

Rafael Valera, leader of the Venezuelan political movement Rumbo Libertad. Photo by: ViaNews.

Interview with Rafael Valera, leader of the Venezuelan political movement Rumbo...

CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - Venezuela’s crisis continues to grow rapidly and no one seems able to stop it. After last years failed protests and...

Europe

Russia World Cup fan kissing Russian girl.

World Cup 2018: Russian Women are Being Bullied for Getting too Friendly With Foreigners

Moskow, Russia (ViaNews) - Russian women are being accused of disregarding Russian men and “sell themselves” to foreigners. Online haters have been launching bullying campaigns in the social media. They search for photos of...
European Parliament in Strasbourg, Belgium. Photo by: David Iliff.

EU anti-corruption: Conflicts of interest among MEPs earning $41 million in outside income

BRUSSELS, Belgium (ViaNews) - Released in Brussels a report showing how in the current EU mandate, Members of Parliament (MEPs) have earned up to 41 million € in outside income. With some MEPs running...
Muslim community- in koblenz, Germany. Women wearing hijab. Photo by: Tanveer

What the Muslim Community and Islamic Leaders Think About Women Wearing the Hijab in...

KOBLENZ, Germany (ViaNews) - I went to look for answers at the very heart of Europe, in Germany. Koblenz is a city in central Germany which I know well, so I talked to the...

Business

Serbian entrepreneur Pavle Krivokuca. Photo by: Pavle Krivokuca Official Youtube account.

“Events Bring Coworking Customers,” Says Impact Hub Belgrade Representative

BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Young entrepreneurs in Serbia, although full of ideas and enthusiasm face many of the challenges shared by other Europeans. Among those challenges are initial funding, risk aversion, high initial costs,...
Serbian coworking space. Photo by: Impact Hub - Belgrade

What Everybody Ought to Know About CoWorking in Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Over the last ten years, the technology development and the Serbian high unemployment rate helped create new professions and new working habits. Young people kept adopting alternative ways to work, and...
Women in the workforce.

Femininity & the Workforce: What It Means to Be a Woman in the Business...

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - In the wake of campaigns such as the #NoMakeup movement and the social media shattering #MeToo, women’s voices on beauty, harassment, discrimination and double standards are becoming more powerful in the...