A woman wanted for attacking the elderly Asian owners of a beauty store in Cleveland has been arrested and charged with a felony.
The allegation: Ebony Afzal, 25, is accused of beating the couple running Chic Beauty Supply on Lorain Road on July 23. The incident was caught on surveillance camera and is said to have sprung from a purchasing dispute.
A rebellious 16-year-old student in Fukuoka, Japan physically assaulted his teacher after being scolded for using his tablet during class.
The student initially intimidated the teacher by getting dangerously close to him before launching a barrage of kicks, pushing the hapless victim to the other side of the classroom.
A 54-year-old man from Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, is seeking assault charges after he was allegedly roughed up by security guards when he tried to get a refund for a double charge at Zara.
Xiaobo Wu’s wife received a credit card statement reportedly showing she was charged $80 two times days after she went clothes shopping at West Edmonton Mall in February.
Kleiner, Perkins, Caulfield & Byers (KPCB) is one of the most renowned venture capitalist firms in Silicon Valley. It’s known for helping launch Google, Amazon and AOL, and for providing the backup funds for numerous tech startups. It’s also known for being insular and male-dominated, as are other firms in the industry. That assertion is being tested this week because Ellen Pao, 45, is suing KPCB for being “discriminated against in the male-dominated culture.”
This is one of the most high-profile discrimination lawsuits to ever hit the world of Silicon Valley. Pao, the current CEO of Reddit, is suing for $16 million in wage losses after she was fired from her position in October 2012. KPCB’s attorneys maintain that Pao was fired because she was incapable of doing her job.