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Meet the women changing tires and making history in NASCAR’s top series

Added: 18.11.2018 10:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

Brehanna Daniels and Breanna O’Leary, both talented college athletes, knew little about the sport before they were recruited through NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program. Not only are the pair the first female duo to pit for the same team in NASCAR’s top series, but Brehanna is the first African-American woman to ever change tires in a NASCAR cup race.

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Katie Ormerod: Olympic snowboarder on how a broken heel led to 'dark days'

Added: 18.11.2018 8:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

Katie Ormerod tells BBC Sport about "dark days" in her recovery from a broken heel and how she plans to take women's snowboarding to the next level.

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From: www.bbc.co.uk

'Master race' comment by Kansas county commissioner draws calls for his resignation

Added: 18.11.2018 7:57 | 12 views | 0 comments

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer called on Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp to resign after he told a black woman he belongs to a “master race” during a meeting.

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Money expert defends the spending habits of woman, 30, who struggles on £40k salary

Added: 18.11.2018 7:36 | 6 views | 0 comments

A money expert has defended a woman who claims she still has to rely on handouts from her parents despite taking home roughly £40k each year and living with them.

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The women keeping peace... in the deadliest place

Added: 18.11.2018 2:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

The UN wants to recruit more women as peacekeepers. In Mali at present they make up just 3% of a 15,000-strong force.

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The women smashing Ethiopia's glass ceiling

Added: 18.11.2018 2:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

Male dominance in Ethiopia is being challenged with the appointment of women to powerful government posts, writes Hana Zeratsyon.

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The women keeping peace... in the deadliest place

Added: 18.11.2018 0:31 | 1 views | 0 comments

The UN wants to recruit more women as peacekeepers. In Mali at present they make up just 3% of a 15,000-strong force.

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Merkel protege eyes female quota for lawmakers, takes aim at dual citizenship

Added: 18.11.2018 0:16 | 18 views | 0 comments

The woman campaigning to succeed Angela Merkel as head of Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU), said she may consider quotas to get more women in parliament, as she positioned herself for a party election in December.

Islamic State says U.S.-led strikes kill 40 in militant pocket in Syria

Added: 18.11.2018 0:16 | 17 views | 0 comments

At least forty people, mostly women and children were killed on Saturday in the latest wave of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against the last remaining Islamic State-held pocket in Syria near the border with Iraq, the militants and some local residents said.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Women's World Twenty20 highlights: India beat Australia & New Zealand thrash Ireland

Added: 17.11.2018 23:06 | 19 views | 0 comments

Watch the best moments from day nine of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 as India beat Australia to top group B and New Zealand thrash Ireland within eight overs.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

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