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Investing with equal pay in mind may be more difficult than you think

Investing with equal pay in mind may be more difficult than you think

Finance
Women earn just about 80 cents for every dollar that men make, and that difference can add up big over time. A women who starts her career today will miss out on $ 406,760 in earnings over 40 years, according to new estimates from the National Women's Law Center. With more public attention to this issue — and with April 2 marking Equal Pay Day — gender and diversity funds have emerged to help investors identify companies that are paying attention to these concerns. The universe of funds operating in this area is relatively small. New research from Mor
Trump's wall: Mind the gaps

Trump's wall: Mind the gaps

Technology
Media playback is unsupported on your device "We gotta get outta here!" cries Agent Daniel Hernandez of US Border Patrol.Moments earlier a hurled rock from over the fence whacked the tin roof next to us with an almighty thud. Its target: Agent Hernandez, my camerawoman and yours truly."You gotta limit your exposure when you're there by the International Fence, you know," says Agent Hernandez, once we're safely back in his truck.I do now.We are in southern Arizona at the Nogales Border Crossing checkpoint.While President Trump demands a wall costing several billions of dollars, and the Democrats suggest technology would be better suited to the job, we are being given a whistle-stop tour of some of the tech already in use within Arizona's Tucson...
Marie Kondo – does tidiness really equal a clean mind?

Marie Kondo – does tidiness really equal a clean mind?

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device If you haven't heard of Marie Kondo yet, it won't be long before you do.Thanks to her new Netflix programme, the Japanese tidying guru has become January's "It girl". Chance is, you already know someone who is using her "KonMari" method, which promises not only a de-cluttered house, but also a clean mind."When you put your house in order, you put your affairs, and your past in order, too," Kondo explains in her 2014 book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying. "As a result, you can see quite clearly what you need and what you don't, and what you should and shouldn't do."But is it really as simple as asking whether everything you own truly "sparks joy" and then throwing away anything that doesn't?'Relationsh...
Top EU court rules UK can change mind over Brexit

Top EU court rules UK can change mind over Brexit

World
The European Union's top court ruled Monday that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed. The European Court of Justice ruled that when an EU member country has notified its intent to leave, "that member state is free to revoke unilaterally that notification." Britain voted in 2016 to leave the 28-nation bloc, and invoked Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty in March 2017, triggering a two-year exit process. Article 50 contains few details, in part because the idea of any country leaving was considered unlikely. A group of Scottish legislators had asked the ECJ to rule on whether the U.K. can pull out of the withdrawal procedure on its own. The Luxembourg-based ECJ said that given the absence of any...