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EU Agrees to Catch More Fish Sustainably in 2018

EU Agrees to Catch More Fish Sustainably in 2018

Dec 15
European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020.

As Disney Swallows Fox, a New Era Dawns for Hollywood

As Disney Swallows Fox, a New Era Dawns for Hollywood

By Jake Coyle | Dec 15
After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been predicted finally shook Hollywood.

5 Big-Name LGBT-Friendly Businesses to Support During the Holidays

5 Big-Name LGBT-Friendly Businesses to Support During the Holidays

By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 14
Last year, SFGN covered five LGBT-friendly stores to support while doing your holiday shopping. This year, we're bringing five more into the spotlight so you can feel twice as good about your purchase.

Female Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick's Over Lewd Behavior

Female Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick's Over Lewd Behavior

Dec 14
Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, five women said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.

Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Deal

Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Deal

By Tali Arbel | Dec 14
Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the ente

Apple Plows $390M into Finisar Facial Recognition, 500+ Jobs

Apple Plows $390M into Finisar Facial Recognition, 500+ Jobs

Dec 13
Apple is investing $390 million in Finisar, a company that makes lasers used in facial recognition technology.

Can Better Policies Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment?

Can Better Policies Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment?

By Barbara Ortutay | Dec 12
Can better policies prevent workplace sexual harassment? Experts say it's not just about what's on the books but how the rules are enforced.

Ford Shifts Production of Electric SUV to Mexico

Ford Shifts Production of Electric SUV to Mexico

Dec 10
Ford says that shifting production of an electric SUV from the U.S. to Mexico will allow the company to make more self-driving vehicles in Michigan.

Accusers Take on Toxic Culture in TV Newsrooms

Accusers Take on Toxic Culture in TV Newsrooms

By Michael R. Sisal and Yvonne Lee | Dec 8
Women who say they were sexually harassed or mistreated by powerful men in television news have banded together to form a support network aimed at changing a newsroom culture they say has given men a free pass to misbehave.

Trump-Supporting Gay Billionaire Peter Thiel Funding Members-Only LGBTQ 'Social Club' Called 'Yass'

Trump-Supporting Gay Billionaire Peter Thiel Funding Members-Only LGBTQ 'Social Club' Called 'Yass'

Dec 8
The openly gay technology billionaire Peter Thiel, who donated $1.25 million to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, co-founded what is being called a "queer co-working space and social club" for LGBTQ people in San Francisco called Yass.

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