Lupita Nyong’o named People’s Most Beautiful Person
TODAY: Lupita Nyong’o is People’s Most Beautiful person for 2014, the magazine revealed Wednesday morning on TODAY. The Oscar winner with the perfect smile and the style to match beams from a cover that promises “her inspiring story.”
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Yes! She is gorgeous
At a conference last month at the Hilton hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s second-largest city, women mingled with men, took questions at corporate booths and forsook the head-to-toe black abayas that Saudi women traditionally wear in public. In March, the country’s largest bank in Jeddah appointed a woman as the chief executive of its investment banking unit and a month earlier, Somayya Jabarti became the first woman to run a major newspaper in the kingdom. Female unemployment has declined and women can now practice law. Despite these changes, “Saudi women are largely denied the right to be treated as full legal adults like their male counterparts. Sex segregation and the ban on women driving relegate them to second-class status,” says Human Rights Watch.
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Yay! Slowly but surely
Killing a man at a wedding? What kind of monster would do such a thing?