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Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial

Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses a...

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial

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Nxivm trial hears of debauchery and cruelty within alleged 'sex cult' Keith Rainiere, 58, accused of sex trafficking and other charges‘Slave master’ Lauren Salzman says: ‘He was my mentor’A top “slave master” in the alleged sex cult Nxivm said in testimony on Friday she herself was sexually and psychologically enslaved...
17:52, 05/18/2019

NXIVM: Alleged cult leader's sex-trafficking trial gets underway Keith Raniere is the only defendant in the case to stand trial. Others, including Allison Mack and Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty.        ...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Nxivm trial: alleged sex cult leader tried to 'break' female followers, says witness Mark Vicente, a key witness at Keith Raniere’s trial, said women would also push their diets as penance if they made mistakesSeveral female members of an alleged New York sex cult, including the actor Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after follo...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Jury shown Nxivm members’ nudes in alleged sex cult leader’s trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere got their first look Wednesday at the X-rated “collateral” photos that members were forced to give him — and the searing brands he left them with — as a former member testified that Raniere...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Mark Vicente has meltdown in Nxivm trial, calls cult ‘horrible evil’ A former member of Nxivm burst into tears while testifying on Thursday as he slammed the alleged sex cult as “horrible evil.” Mark Vicente’s meltdown came as he read the so-called self-help group’s 12-point mission statement t...
20:26, 05/09/2019

'Everything was just lies': how alleged sex cult Nxivm deceived its victims As the trial of the group’s founder, Keith Raniere, begins, experts say people attracted to change are vulnerable to manipulative ‘cultish group behavior’The federal courthouse in Brooklyn provided a bland judicial setting for some startling testimon...
13:13, 05/11/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ gives jurors look inside alleged sex cult A Nxivm sex cult “slave’’ took the stand in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday to reveal the twisted inner workings of the upstate group. The woman, referred to on the stand as Sylvie to protect her identity, described how she was recruited to the group ...
02:26, 05/08/2019

Alleged Nxivm sex cult leaders were conned by crooked PI firm The accused cons got conned. High-ranking members of the alleged sex cult Nxivm tried to get dirt on their enemies by hiring private investigators to dig through foes’ financial records — only to be given phony documents themselves, lawyers said Tues...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Photos show the secret island getaway for alleged sex cult Nxivm Newly released photos offer a never-before-seen peek into the Fijian island that Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman helped buy for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere. The photos, shown to jurors Wednesday during the Nxivm head’s sex traf...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Daughter of Catherine Oxenberg, India, called a 'monster' over alleged NXIVM sex cult involvement A Nxivm whistleblower once lashed out at India Oxenberg, calling her a “monster” for “spreading hate” as part of the alleged sex cult, an attorney claimed on Thursday....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Nxivm trial: cult leader a 'predator' who preyed on women, prosecutor says Attorney tells jury at start of trial in Brooklyn federal court that Keith Raniere ‘took advantage of them emotionally and sexually’Former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a “predator” who preyed on young women, including a 15-year-old girl, and turn...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Alleged New York sex cult 'slave' to testify at founder's sex trafficking case A former member of the cultlike Nxivm organization will resume testifying at founder Keith Raniere's criminal trial on Wednesday, as prosecutors detail allegations that he recruited women as sex slaves under the guise of self-improvement....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Nxivm trial jurors meet Keith Raniere’s alleged top-tier sex slaves Accused sex cultist Keith Raniere relied on eight women to carry out his darkest desires and grow his harem of slaves, a former member testified Friday. Jurors seated on Raniere’s trial were shown a photo of the 58-year-old surrounded by his al...
06:52, 05/18/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ says joining sex cult derailed her life: ‘It was a lie’ Brooklyn jurors heard from yet another alleged Nxivm sex slave on Thursday who said her academic dreams and enrollment in an elite Swiss boarding school were derailed when she joined the group in 2002. The now-33-year-old Mexican woman, identified on...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Nxivm former members to break vow of silence by testifying against cult leader Opening arguments are set for Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court as prosecutors have been tight-lipped about who will testifyIt was called “collateral” – nude photos and other embarrassing material that female members of an upstate New York self-impro...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Video shows Nxivm cult leader preaching about sex with children Accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s teachings to his female followers included discussions of sex with children as young as 12, according to a disturbing video shown Wednesday in his sex trafficking trial. “In some parts of the ...
01:26, 05/09/2019

Nxivm ‘sex cult’ master Keith Raniere couldn’t get it up: witness He preached empowerment — but was impotent. Keith Raniere, the accused founder of alleged upstate sex cult Nxivm, had problems in the bedroom but tried to cover it up by lying, one of his “sex slaves” testified Thursday. The woman, only i...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Nxivm president kept shrine to accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere Nxivm president and co-founder Nancy Salzman kept a bizarre shrine to Keith Raniere — in her home gym. Photos show three portraits of the accused sex cult leader tacked to the wall of Salzman’s basement, near her treadmill and other exerc...
17:26, 05/17/2019

Nxivm ‘sex slave’ recounts wearing ‘dog collar,’ having oral sex with cult leader A Nxivm “sex slave” recounted on Wednesday her lone sexual encounter with cult leader Keith Raniere — and having to wear a “dog collar” in a ceremony with her “slave master.” Picking up where she left off on ...
19:52, 05/08/2019

Nxivm slave master to take stand against accused cult leader Keith Raniere Well, this should be awkward. Nxivm slave master Lauren Salzman will take the stand against her onetime “Grandmaster,” Keith Raniere. Salzman’s imminent testimony was revealed Thursday in Brooklyn federal court by Judge Nicholas Garaufis. Garaufis to...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Nxivm benefactor funneled illegal donations to win Clinton’s favor: ex-cult member Seagram’s heiress and accused Nxivm benefactor Clare Bronfman tried to buy influence for the alleged sex cult by illegally raising money for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, a former group member testified in court Monday. Bronfman...
23:39, 05/13/2019

Allison Mack said sex with cult leader would ‘heal’ molestation trauma: ex-Nxivm ‘slave’ Actress Allison Mack told a Nxivm slave who was molested as a child that the best way to “heal” was to have sex with their creepy leader, the woman testified Tuesday. “This is going to help you get rid of all your sexual-abuse trauma,” th...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Allison Mack allegedly wanted Nxivm sex cult ‘slave masters’ to be ‘sister wives’ TV actress and alleged sex cult leader Allison Mack creepily likened herself and other Nxivm slave masters to “sister wives’’ who would eventually all raise their kids together, a witness testified Monday....
17:39, 05/21/2019

NXIVM recruit claims she wrote fake letter about dad’s sexual abuse so cult could blackmail her into loyalty: report A NXIVM recruit testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Thursday that “Smallville" actress Allison Mack ordered her to lie about her father sexually abusing her so that the alleged sex cult would have blackmail against her, according to a report. ...
15:13, 06/07/2019

Former 'slave' in New York sex cult says founder ordered naked meetings The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women testified at his criminal trial on Friday....
20:52, 05/17/2019

New York Sex Cult Founder Ordered Naked Meetings, Says Former "Slave" The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women......
08:26, 05/18/2019

Motion for mistrial denied in Nxivm founder’s sex-trafficking case A Brooklyn judge on Wednesday denied a motion for a mistrial in Nxivm founder Keith Raniere’s sex-trafficking case. The request from Marc Agnifilo, the lawyer representing the 58-year-old alleged sex cult leader, centered around witnesses in th...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Prosecutors reveal Nxivm founder Keith Raniere’s first ‘sex slave’ The accused leader of upstate sex cult Nxivm allegedly recruited a 15-year-old girl from Mexico as his first “sex slave” — who is expected to testify against her former “master,” prosecutors divulged for the first time o...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Leader Of Alleged US Sex Cult Was Seen "As Some Kind Of God": Witness An alleged New York sex cult shielded its founder from new recruits, building the man up as a genius of unparalleled insight whose followers came to view him as "some kind of god," according to a......
15:00, 05/13/2019

Victims of alleged N.Y. sex cult seemed 'broken,' former member testifies Several women members of an alleged New York sex cult, including "Smallville" actress Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after following near-starvation diets at the direction of the group's leader, a 12-year veteran of the group testified on Mond...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Victims Of Alleged US Sex Cult Followed Near-Starvation Diets: Witness Several women members of an alleged New York sex cult, including "Smallville" actress Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after following near-starvation diets at the direction of the group's......
09:13, 05/14/2019

Alleged New York sex cult portrayed leader as 'some kind of god' -witness An alleged New York sex cult shielded its founder from new recruits, building the man up as a genius of unparalleled insight whose followers came to view him as "some kind of god," according to a 12-year veteran of the group....
12:39, 05/13/2019

Alleged Nxivm leader Keith Raniere was really focused on penis size Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere was so insecure about the size of his manhood that he kept tabs on the length of other ­Nxivm members’ members — and was ready to whip out the data to torment his sex slaves whenever necessary. “I know his penis ...
07:39, 06/06/2019

Ex-member of alleged New York sex cult tells jury of forced encounter A former member of an alleged New York sex cult testified on Wednesday that the secretive group's leader forced her into an unwanted sexual encounter and took nude photos of her after he announced that he was her "grand master."...
04:52, 05/09/2019

New videos show Nxivm guru Keith Raniere’s alleged sex lair Here’s the first look inside Nxivm guru Keith Raniere’s alleged sex lair. Videos released by Brooklyn federal prosecutors Tuesday show the accused sex-cult leader’s “Executive Library” in upstate Halfmoon outfitted with ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Some members of alleged N.Y. sex cult thought leader could influence weather: witness Some members of an alleged New York sex cult believed their leader had the power to heal the sick and affect the weather, in addition to teaching them self-improvement, a 12-year veteran of the organization said at the founder's criminal trial....
01:13, 05/10/2019

Ex-member of alleged New York sex cult felt 'shame' after forced encounter A former member of an alleged New York sex cult testified on Wednesday that the secretive group's leader forced her into an unwanted sexual encounter and took nude photos of her after he announced that he was her "grand master."...
19:39, 05/08/2019

Inside Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s twisted sex games with alleged top slaves Nxivm’s accused cult leader played twisted sex games with his top female lieutenants — and even planned to build a basement dungeon to cage some of them, a former disciple testified Monday. Supposed self-help guru Keith Raniere’s sick methods of cont...
23:39, 05/20/2019

Sex slaves’ identities to be kept secret at Nxivm leader’s trial The identities of women who claim to be former sex slaves of accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere will be not be made public, a judge ruled — as a jury was impaneled Monday for the upcoming trial. The decision was revealed during a court heari...
22:13, 05/06/2019

New York sex cult trial continues with daughter of a former leader The daughter of a former leader of an alleged New York sex cult is set to testify on Friday at the trial of its founder, who is accused of forcing women into sex, urging them to starve themselves and having some branded with his initials....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Nxivm trial: Raniere expected women to be as obedient as ‘hungry dogs’ Lauren Salzman testified that collateral for a secret society within the alleged sex cult included nude photos of the womenSelf-help guru Keith Raniere was a taskmaster who expected his female followers to be as obedient as “hungry dogs”, whether he ...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Woman testifies about 'sex slave' initiation as NXIVM sex-trafficking trial gets underway The New York City trial of the former leader of an upstate sex-trafficking cult began on Tuesday with federal prosecutors alleging he ordered the branding of several women and blackmailed them into having sex with him, including a minor....
07:39, 05/08/2019

Child porn seized from leader’s house will be allowed as evidence in Nxivm trial Jurors at the upcoming trial of accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere will be permitted to view images of child pornography seized from his upstate New York study, a Brooklyn federal judge has ruled....
00:39, 05/04/2019

Schiff says impeachment 'is destined for failure,' calls GOP 'cult of the president's personality' House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff blasted congressional Republicans as “the cult of the president’s personality,” claiming they will not “act consistent” with their constitutional duties should House Democrats begin impeachment procee...
18:39, 06/02/2019

Kellen Winslow trial Day 6: Woman testifies about alleged incident in 2003 The rape trial for Kellen Winslow II continued with raw and angry testimony from alleged encounter in 2003, a year before Winslow entered the NFL.        ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Facebook’s Co-Founder Calls it a ‘Powerful Monopoly’ That Should Be Broken Up He saw Facebook grow from a dorm room project to a $500-billion-plus company used by billions of people worldwide. Now, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is calling for regulators to break up the social media giant, which he calls a “powerful mo...
17:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Calls for Breakup of Tech Giant In an opinion essay in the New York Times, Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually became Facebook, calls for the social-media giant to be broken up....
18:52, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder says Zuckerberg is 'not accountable,' and calls for a government break up Chris Hughes, who started Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, joins a growing chorus of privacy advocates and politicians who have called for antitrust action....
13:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder calls for company to break up over 'unprecedented' power Chris Hughes wrote in the New York Times Facebook’s acquisition of rival platforms has given Zuckerberg ‘un-American’ controlA co-founder of Facebook has called for the government to break-up the company, warning that Mark Zuckerberg’s power is “unpr...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Alleged ‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial begins; Ashton Kutcher could be called to testify: report The trial of a man who has been charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes -- including one woman who dated actor Ashton Kutcher -- began on Thursday in Los Angeles, according to reports....
02:13, 05/03/2019

Ashton Kutcher testifies in trial of alleged serial killer accused of murdering his friend Ashton Kutcher testified on Wednesday in the trial of a man charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes including one woman, Ashley Ellerin, who was friends with the actor. ...
00:39, 05/30/2019

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in her home nearly a decade ago, reports said....
10:39, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook co-founder calls for company breakup, U.S. lawmakers chime in Facebook Inc co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday called for the world's largest social media company to be split in three and said Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg should be held responsible for privacy lapses....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK....
11:26, 05/20/2019

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls for President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy theories and once published an injectable DIY homeopathic “vaccine” for Ebola, h...
16:39, 06/10/2019

Georgia mayor facing calls to resign over alleged comment on black job candidate The mayor of a predominantly white city in Georgia is facing calls to resign after she allegedly said residents weren’t “ready” to have a black city administrator, a report said. Mayor Theresa Kenerly allegedly made the comment to a member of Hoschto...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Trump calls bombshell report on alleged campaign spying ‘bigger than ­Watergate’ President Trump on Friday called the FBI’s use of a blond bombshell to get dirt on his campaign “bigger than ­WATERGATE” — as Vice President Mike Pence suggested he was also spied on. In a rare move, Trump praised The New York Times for reporting tha...
08:13, 05/04/2019

CFK calls corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth around US$1.2 billion during her 2007-2015 presid...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Judge calls off trial over slain millionaire’s residency CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire judge has called off the upcoming probate court trial of a man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money, saying the grandfather was not a resident of the state. Judge David...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Athletics: French prosecutor calls for Diack to stand trial - source France's financial prosecutor has recommended that Lamine Diack, the former president of world athletics ruling body the IAAF, and his son Papa Massata Diack stand trial for alleged corruption and money-laundering, sources with direct knowledge of th...
14:13, 05/20/2019

One by one, D-Day memories fade as war's witnesses die A Jewish French-American World War II veteran, Bernard Dargols, lived almost long enough to join the celebrations next month marking 75 years since the D-Day invasion of Normandy....
17:13, 05/09/2019

One by one, D-Day memories fade as war’s witnesses die PARIS (AP) — A Jewish French-American World War II veteran, Bernard Dargols, lived almost long enough to join the celebrations next month marking 75 years since the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Dargols waded onto Omaha Beach in June 1944 as an America...
16:39, 05/09/2019

D-Day memories fade as war’s witnesses die A Jewish French-American World War II veteran has been laid to rest just before the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (May 9)        ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Last WWII D-Day witnesses relive painful memories World leaders will honor WWII veterans on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The ceremony is expected to be the last for many of the survivors, now in their 90s. Jake Cigainero reports from Bayeux....
01:39, 06/06/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, according to witnesses. ...
05:52, 05/07/2019

Witnesses: Self-help guru’s sexual exploits destroyed family NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico. One of the unidentified sisters testified how her family enrolled th...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Witnesses: Self-help guru's sexual exploits destroyed family Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico....
00:13, 05/25/2019

Prosecutors: Mexico church might harass victims, witnesses An arraignment for the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and two followers on child rape and human trafficking charges has been pushed back to June 21....
04:39, 06/11/2019

Two killed as Sudan forces try to disperse protesters: witnesses, TV Sudanese forces entered the site of a sit-in in central Khartoum early on Monday amid gunfire, witnesses and Arab television stations said, in what activists described as an attempt to disperse protesters demanding civilian rule....
08:39, 06/03/2019

'I wanted to look him in the eye': serial killer's survivor witnesses execution Lisa Noland, who helped police capture Bobby Joe Long, was 17 when he abducted herA woman who survived an attack by a notorious Florida serial killer, and helped police to capture him, watched on Thursday evening as he was put to death for his crimes...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
01:00, 05/03/2019

White House Tells 2 More Witnesses, Including Hope Hicks, Not to Cooperate With Congress Hope Hicks, a former White House communications director, and Annie F. Donaldson, the chief of staff to a former White House counsel, were told not to cooperate with a House inquiry....
19:26, 06/04/2019

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interfer...
19:13, 06/13/2019

Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine called teammate's family about shooting, witnesses urged to come forward Just hours after celebrating being selected as the New York Giants’ sixth-round draft pick, cornerback Corey Ballentine had to make a heartbreaking call to his college teammate’s family Sunday to tell them their 23-year-old son was shot and killed in...
22:13, 04/29/2019

Eric Holder, Suspect in the Shooting Death of Nipsey Hussle, Pistol-Whipped a Man an Hour Before Hussle Was Killed, Witnesses Tell Prosecutors Authorities prosecuting the murder case against Eric Holder, the man charged with shooting to death Nipsey Hussle in front of Hussle’s store in South Los Angeles in March, are preparing to paint a portrait of a man prone to violence....
06:13, 05/22/2019

What it feels like to get branded by a sex cult Getting branded by a sex cult is as excruciating as you might think. “It’s the most painful thing I’ve ever experienced,’’ Nxivm slave master Lauren Salzman testified Monday in Brooklyn federal court. Salzman, 42, detailed how she had the initials of...
02:13, 05/21/2019

Ex-Nxivm disciple: Torture was a way of life Torture was a way of life in the Nxivm sex cult, a former disciple testified Monday. Sick Svengali Keith Raniere wanted his collection of female sex “slaves” viciously spanked with studded sex toys, had them branded in excruciatingly painful procedur...
06:52, 05/21/2019

R.I.P. cult songwriter Leon Redbone Leon Redbone, the ageless, unmistakable singer of American standards, has died. Rolling Stone reports that he was 69 years old, though a good-humored post confirming his death on Redbone’s website joked that he was actually 127....
00:52, 05/31/2019

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confront him, she testified Wednesday. “I remember Keith...
07:26, 05/30/2019

Apartment rented by Nxivm exec was actually used for sex slave While the upstate New York hideaway was rented by bookkeeper Kathy Russell, it was secretly inhabited by "Grandmaster" Keith Raniere's first sex slave Camila, according to multiple sources and court records....
06:13, 06/04/2019

Nxivm ‘sex slave’ says she had to sign non-compete contract Nxivm’s sex slaves had to demonstrate the ultimate loyalty toward their masters — by inking non-compete contracts, a former member testified Monday. The ex-slave, referred to as Nicole in Brooklyn federal court, said her “master,’’ “Smallville’’ TV a...
21:26, 06/10/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ got $900 shipment of sex toys, witness says Testimony in the Nxivm trial turned steamy Friday as a witness described in graphic detail more than $900 in sex toys purchased by one of Keith Raniere’s alleged slaves. The bevy of X-rated items included a hanging rubber strap cage for $299.95, stud...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Dennis Andries, the career of a cult hero On the anniversary of winning his first world title, Dennis Andries looks back on a career that made him a British legend The post Dennis Andries, the career of a cult hero appeared first on Boxing News....
16:39, 05/01/2019

Nxivm leader was paranoid he was being spied on: witness Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere was a paranoid nutcase convinced that he was being spied on by authorities, a former high-ranking Nxivm member testified Thursday. Raniere, also known to his followers as “Vanguard” or “Grandmas...
22:39, 05/09/2019

New York prosecutors allege sex cult leader was 'predator' Former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a "predator" who preyed on young women, including a 15-year-old girl, and turned them into sex slaves as part of a cultlike organization, a federal prosecutor told a jury at the start of his trial on Tuesday....
07:00, 05/08/2019

Filmmaker says New York sex cult was front for a 'horrible evil' A secretive New York group that federal prosecutors say evolved into a sex cult tried to conceal a "horrible evil" behind a facade of self-improvement, a man who spent 12 years in the organization said Thursday at the group leader's criminal trial....
19:00, 05/09/2019

A 'miracle' healing gel, a cult-like following, and a fiercely protected empire Self described ‘gellers’ tout Somaderm as a double-barreled miracle elixir: a gold mine and a fountain of youth. But past users have reported alarming symptoms – and their attempt at speaking out is met with legal threatsCharli Johnson says she first...
14:39, 05/01/2019

From ‘Smallville’ to a Sex Cult: The Fall of the Actress Allison Mack Beyond the lurid details of the Nxivm case is a story of a bright, beloved young woman in Hollywood who became enthralled by the teachings of a twisted leader....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Watch Never-Before-Released Video From Cult of the Dead Cow's Def Con 7 Reveal When I was a little kid, there’s nothing I wanted more than to be a hacker. Of course, my 12-year-old brain’s perception of what it meant to be a hacker was horribly skewed by movies like The Lawnmower Man, Tron, and tabletop RPGs like Shadowrun. (If...
02:52, 06/05/2019

Cult-Favorite Klorane Dry Shampoo Is Half Off at Ulta Dry shampoo is an extremely useful hair innovation, but I’ll be honest, the smells of some dry shampoos are just way too overpowering for me. If you’d prefer a less perfume-y dry shampoo option, load up on these discounted ones from Klorane. In formu...
18:13, 05/21/2019

Witness accuses doctor of branding Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ This is the doctor accused of branding Nxivm’s alleged sex slaves — and she’s a member of the cult’s twisted master-slave group, a witness said Thursday. Mark Vicente identified a picture of a bikini-clad Dr. Danielle Roberts for ju...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Nxivm leader shunned ‘slave’ after she kissed another man: testimony Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere once refused to talk to one of his "slaves" for more than three years — because she kissed another man, the woman claimed Tuesday....
05:26, 05/29/2019

Filmmaker to testify against accused head of New York sex cult A filmmaker who spent 12 years in a secretive New York group that prosecutors say evolved into a sex cult is set to testify for a second day on Thursday against its former leader who faces charges that include sex trafficking....
17:52, 05/09/2019

‘Gosh!’ Cult comedy ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ turns 15 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today’s era of pop-culture geek celebration. The movie that created the “Vote for Pedro&#...
20:39, 06/15/2019

New York man accused of running sex cult was 'predator': prosecutors Former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a "predator" who preyed on young women, including a 15-year-old girl, and turned them into sex slaves as part of a cultlike organization, a federal prosecutor told a jury at the start of his trial on Tuesday....
19:26, 05/07/2019

Nxivm leader Raniere gets creepy on camera in ‘sex lair’ Brooklyn jurors got a peak Monday into the sex-obsessed mind of Nxivm guru Keith Raniere — and the lair where he allegedly bedded female slaves. “It’s a man-den office,” witness Mark Vicente testified in federal court as prose...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Nxivm defense quotes ‘Mockingbird,’ Churchill in bombastic opening A defense attorney for Nxivm cult leader Keith Raniere quoted “To Kill a Mockingbird” and compared himself to Winston Churchill on Tuesday during his opening statement....
06:13, 05/08/2019

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday. The Nxivm founder’s disturbing fantasies were captured on an audio recording by “Smallvi...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Nxivm captive created her own newspaper while stuck in room for two years A member of the Nxivm cult who was allegedly held captive in a room with only a pad of paper and a pen for two years became so desperate that she created a “newspaper” covering her own captivity and failing health, she testified in Brooklyn federal c...
04:26, 05/31/2019

Cult goalie Gabor Kiraly hangs up his tracksuit bottoms Aged 43, Gabor Kiraly has called time on his career. The Hungarian won't go down as one of the greats, but his longevity and character deserve the same recognition as his trademark pair of tracksuit trousers....
00:00, 05/27/2019

Jealous Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave seduce rival Nxivm’s Keith Raniere was so jealous about a romantic rival that he instructed one of his sex slaves to seduce the younger man so the accused sex cult leader could keep tabs on him, a witness said Friday. The reputed slave, known only as Nicole...
01:13, 06/08/2019

Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave troll Tinder for more virgins Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere sought virgins as sex slaves and even had his first slave take to hook-up app Tinder to find him new recruits, according to messages revealed in court Wednesday. Jurors on Raniere’s sex-trafficking trial wi...
02:26, 06/06/2019

Nxivm leader was writing twisted handbook on sex slavery: testimony Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planned to market his alleged sex cult — and was even in the process of writing a handbook about his twisted obsession, a former member said. DOS slave Lauren Salzman testified Monday she was helping Raniere edit his ...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Government witness Richard Guerci, formerly of the I...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Nxivm witness compares Keith Raniere to Scientology’s L. Ron Hubbard A witness likened Nxivm guru Keith Raniere to Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard Wednesday during the accused sex cult leader’s Brooklyn federal court trial. Cult Education Institute executive director Rick Ross testified that Nxivm was “a personalit...
09:39, 06/13/2019

Woman who blamed alien cult for boyfriend’s murder sentenced The Pennsylvania woman who fatally shot her boyfriend and blamed an apocalyptic alien cult for his death was sentenced to prison this week. Barbara Rogers, 44, was ordered to serve 15 to 20 years in prison Monday at Monroe County Court for Steven Min...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Courtroom fills with laughter over Nxivm leader’s ‘bulls–t’ reputation An entire Brooklyn courtroom — judge and jurors included — burst into laughter Thursday as a witness in the Nxivm trial shared her unfiltered opinion on Keith Raniere’s god-like reputation in the alleged sex cult. “It sounded ...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Ex-members of NXIVM group set to testify against leader Keith Raniere Some former members of the group, NXIVM, are poised to break their vow of silence for the first time by testifying against Raniere, who has been compared to a cult leader....
03:26, 05/06/2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 expands just about everything in a fight against an evil cult Square Enix showed off more about Dragon Quest Builders 2 today during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press briefing today in Los Angeles. It's comnig out July 12 for the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch.Read More...
04:00, 06/11/2019

She killed her boyfriend because of an alien cult – and was just sentenced to up to 40 years Barbara Rogers, 42, was found guilty of third-degree murder for the 2017 killing of Steven Mineo, and on Monday she was sentenced to 15 to 40 years.        ...
03:52, 06/12/2019

This is how Nxivm leader Keith Raniere allegedly branded his ‘slaves’ Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere got their first look Wednesday at the X-rated “collateral” photos that members were forced to give him — and the searing brands he left them with — as a former member testified that Raniere...
04:13, 05/16/2019

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of their playoff. The Köpenick-based club, which finished third in the second division, defended for al...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Allison Mack allegedly told NXIVM sex slave she could be 'Wonder Woman' A wannabe actress says she was duped into joining Nxivm by “Smallville” actress Allison Mack — who told her she could go on to be “Wonder Woman,” pitching the sex cult as a secret women’s empowerment group....
18:26, 06/07/2019

Get a Bunch of Cult-Favorite Mario Badescu Products For 25% Off at Ulta Has the change in weather been messing with your skin? Don’t freak out, because right now you can get 25% off of all Mario Badescu products at Ulta. It is time to stock up on cult favorites, like the effective acne spot treatment Drying Lotion, which...
00:00, 05/10/2019

US Sex Cult Leader Had Meetings With Naked Women "Slaves": Witness The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women......
22:26, 05/17/2019

The Cult’s Ian Astbury talks Indigenous influence and the evolution of the band "I remember going to the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, and I had my first epiphanic experience," said Ian Astbury of his introduction to Indigenous culture....
18:39, 06/13/2019

New York sex cult was front for 'horrible evil,' surveilled members: witness A secretive New York group that federal prosecutors say evolved into a sex cult tried to conceal a "horrible evil" behind a facade of self-improvement, a 12-year veteran of the organization said Thursday at the group leader's criminal trial....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Nxivm leader claimed abortions help women ‘lose weight and get fit’: witness The leader of the alleged upstate cult Nxivm encouraged his sex “slaves” to get abortions after he impregnated them — and tried to make the procedures seem more appealing by claiming they were an opportunity to “lose weight and get ...
05:26, 05/29/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere hid in closet to avoid arrest: testimony Nxivm leader Keith Raniere fancied himself an all-powerful “grandmaster” to his harem of sex slaves — yet ran and hid in a closet when the feds stormed his Mexico hideout, a witness testified Tuesday. The self-styled guru left his slave m...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Nxivm ‘slave master’ describes naked group meetings with leader A Nxivm “slave master” took the stand Friday against her one-time “grandmaster” Keith Raniere, divulging the alleged upstate sex cult’s naked meetings with the Svengali-like leader. Raniere kept his eyes glued to Lauren ...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Nxivm members Kathy Russell and Nancy Salzman ‘wish to interact socially’ Think of it as a guilty pleasure. Nxivm’s former bookkeeper is asking a judge to be able to spend time with the alleged sex cult’s president and co-founder — saying there’s no problem since they’ve both pleaded guilty in...
04:13, 05/16/2019

‘Slave master’ recounts horrifying details of relationship with Nxivm leader A top Nxivm “slave master” recounted on Friday her 17-year relationship with leader Keith Raniere — and how he manipulated her with sex and empty promises of having children together. Lauren Salzman said she was fully devoted to Raniere a...
23:00, 05/17/2019

David's a groovy cult leader in this trailer for Legion's third and final season “How do you surprise someone who can go back in time and warn himself?” Hey, good question! And one that will be explored in the third season of Noah Hawley’s mind-bending Legion, which will end following its upcoming third season....
23:26, 05/07/2019

After Raising $120,000 On Kickstarter, Cult Classic Charles Barkley RPG Sequel Has Fallen Apart Over the weekend, the Kickstarter for Barkley 2, the sequel to the 2008 cult classic RPG spoof Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, got its first backer update in nearly two years. It’s not good news. According to the update, Barkley 2 has lost nearly it...
02:13, 06/04/2019

Nxivm bookkeeper Kathy Russell moves out of state to find work The former bookkeeper for accused upstate sex cult Nxivm is moving to Georgia — because she can’t find work in New York, according to new court documents. Brooklyn federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis signed off on Kathy Russell’s relocation t...
21:52, 05/03/2019

Jurors start huddling without hearing from Nxivm leader Keith Raniere The trial against accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere has wrapped up — without the Svengali-like Nxivm guru taking the stand. Brooklyn federal prosecutors rested their case against Raniere, 58, around lunch Friday after a six-week trial. Questioned...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Nxivm head Keith Raniere aspired to infiltrate political office Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s hunger for power knew no bounds — he was plotting to try to install a female lieutenant in a top political office, one of his “slave masters’’ said in Brooklyn court Monday. Lauren Salzman, a member of Raniere’s supposed ...
23:39, 05/20/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere accused of ‘trying to break’ Allison Mack Upstate cult leader Keith Raniere reveled in “trying to break” “Smallville” actress Allison Mack with his misogynistic sex club Nxivm, a former member testified Monday. When former follower Mark Vicente told Raniere that cult acolyte Mack...
23:39, 05/13/2019

Nxivm accountant spelled out dirty messages with colorful fridge magnets It’s always the quiet ones. Jurors in the Nxivm trial on Friday watched an eyebrow-raising video of the upstate home of the alleged sex cult’s bookkeeper — which showed the phrases “I suck big hard d-ck!” and “Slap my heinie” spelled out in colorful ...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Nxivm leader taught disciples that women enjoyed rape: witness The accused sex cult leader of Nxivm taught his disciples that women enjoyed being raped and child abuse wasn’t a crime, a witness testified Friday. Keith Raniere’s disturbing lessons were part of a higher-level course within the purporte...
20:39, 06/14/2019

Nxivm guru Keith Raniere had sex slave ‘food cam,’ oinked as they ate: witness Accused cult leader Keith Raniere was so worried that his sex slaves would put on weight that he set up a spy camera in the kitchen of a home he shared with many of them, a witness said Thursday. “He was surveilling everybody’s food intak...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Beto O'Rourke was a teenage member of hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow Democratic presidential candidate’s membership of group that invented the term ‘hacktivism’ may explain much about his approach to politics Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate, belonged as a teenager to the oldest group of computer h...
15:00, 05/01/2019

John Waters tells Seth Meyers about being a cult director, getting rats to have sex Nobody in Hollywood has let John Waters make a feature film since 2004's A Dirty Shame, which is, well, a dirty shame. Still, the self-proclaimed “filth elder” (according to the title of his new book Mr. Know-It-All: Confessions Of A Filth Elder)...
12:52, 05/17/2019

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied Thursday by a judge who had brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous breakdown....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Charles Manson follower Lynette ‘Squeaky’ Fromme says she’s still 'in love' with cult leader A former member of Charles Manson’s infamous “family” said in an interview Tuesday that she is still in love with the notorious cult leader, nearly five decades after the group’s gruesome murder spree....
16:52, 05/02/2019

Save $50 On the Bluetooth Version of Audio Technica's Cult Favorite M50x Headphones Audio Technica’s legendary M50x headphones finally got built-in Bluetooth late last year, and today at Amazon, you can grab the new version for $150. That’s about $50less than usual, and one of the best prices we’ve seen....
22:00, 05/05/2019

Nxivm zealot offered Keith Raniere teen daughter as virginal sacrifice One of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s top-tier sex slaves offered up her teenage daughter as a virginal sacrifice to him, jurors heard Thursday during his sex trafficking trial. “I am 100 percent clear that you are what I want for my daughter (and obvi...
08:26, 06/14/2019

Allison Mack reportedly kept Catherine Oxenberg's daughter on strict 500 cal diet in sex cult The daughter of “Dynasty” actress Catherine Oxenberg spent a year on a 500-calorie-a-day diet while in Nxivm’s secret sex cult, a former slave testified Friday....
19:13, 06/08/2019

Jurors hear audio of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planning branding ritual Keith Raniere was caught on tape planning the grotesque branding ritual he ordered performed on his female slaves, prosecutors say. The audio was played during the accused sex-cult leader’s federal trial in Brooklyn on Tuesday and features Rani...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Behar says Ben Carson is under POTUS' 'influence,' cites Trump's 'cult of mentally crazy people' Housing and Urban Devlopment Secretary Ben Carson received some tough criticism from "The View" where co-hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg suggested he was making poor, misinformed decisions as head of the department....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Bill Maher attacks Barr's, Kavanaugh's Catholic faith: 'Strange cult he's never been able to leave' HBO host Bill Maher went on a long diatribe in which he appeared to air his grievances with his childhood faith of Catholicism, suggesting that public officials like Attorney General William Barr and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sought power...
18:52, 05/18/2019

Leslie Van Houten: Manson cult killer 'still a risk' after half a century in prison The youngest member of Charles Manson's murderous cult was today told she would stay behind bars despite being recommended for parole after nearly half a century in prison....
14:13, 06/04/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
00:00, 05/10/2019

More Than Me Founder and CEO Katie Meyler Resigns Published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Katie Meyler, the CEO and founder of More Than Me, has resigned six months after a ProPublica investigation revealed her charity missed opportunities to prevent the rap...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
03:39, 05/10/2019

Facebook co-founder says web giant should be broken up Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has declared Mark Zuckerberg's "power is unprecedented and un-American" and has called for the social media giant to be broken up....
18:00, 05/09/2019

The 1999 horror cult classic 'The Blair Witch Project' is getting a creepy new video game A video game inspired by the Maryland-based horror film “The Blair Witch Project” is expected to come to PCs and Xboxes in August.        ...
17:13, 06/10/2019

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week....
15:39, 06/14/2019

Slack Co-Founder on the Power of Emoji at the Office Colleagues that Slack each other smiley-face emojis stay together. That was the message from the chat platform’s chief technology officer, Cal Henderson, speaking about how greater connectivity among co-workers is changing the way people do their job...
09:52, 05/22/2019

Huawei founder: Without Apple, ‘we would not see the beauty of this world’ As calls have mounted in China for the central government to officially retaliate against Apple as a way to strike back over US trade tensions and over the increasing ostracization of Huawei, the billionaire founder of one of China’s leading co...
23:26, 05/27/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Charged With 17 New Counts WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was indicted on additional U.S. charges, accusing him of engaging in a wide-ranging effort to obtain classified information about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and other matters....
03:13, 05/24/2019

Judge Jails Hedge Fund Founder A federal judge in Brooklyn jailed Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners, after government lawyers said he accosted a prosecutor during a break in his trial....
01:26, 05/07/2019

Facebook co-founder says it is time to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times....
15:52, 05/09/2019

How TomTom’s co-founder is empowering future devs At TNW Conference last month, tech leaders came together to discuss the future. Corinne Vigreux, co-founder of navigation tech giant TomTom, explained how her latest venture will equip the next generation with digital skills. Vigreux founded CODAM Co...
14:39, 06/14/2019

How This Founder Handles Sexist Questions While Fundraising For many women entrepreneurs seeking funding, ‘There’s no recognition or acknowledgment that you’re taking this as seriously’ as a male founder, said Rachel Blumenthal, founder and CEO of a children’s apparel startup....
15:52, 05/22/2019

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said....
08:52, 05/27/2019

A Day Well Spent With... Dr Alexandrides Yannis, founder of 111SKIN With celebrity fans like Margot Robbie and Priyanka Chopra, founder of 111Skin, Dr Alexandrides Yannis, shares his wellness and skincare tips and tricks with us...
17:39, 06/02/2019

Melvin Edmonds, Founder of R&B’s Soulful After 7, Dies at 65 Melvin Edmonds, a founding member of the R&B group After 7, which rose to fame in the ’90s, and an older brother of legendary hitmaker Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, has died. He was 65....
07:52, 05/21/2019

Huawei Founder Ren Zhengfei Says US Underestimates Company Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei on Tuesday shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
10:52, 05/21/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a New York Times op-ed, he wrote that his college roommate and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had "unchecke...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook is too powerful and needs to break up, co-founder argues "Mark [Zuckerberg] is a good, kind person. But I'm angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks," Chris Hughes said in a New York Times opinion piece....
07:26, 05/10/2019

Melrose co-founder to signal retirement plan One of the founders of Melrose Industries will this week signal his intention to step down from the industrial turnaround group in the aftermath of the biggest takeover since it was set up 16 years ago....
23:26, 05/08/2019

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to ...
07:39, 05/21/2019

Mortgage demand is up quite a bit: Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans, and Jay Farner, CEO of Quicken Loans, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as home buyers prepare for spring....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Wikipedia Is 'Doing Very Well Financially', Says Co-Founder Jimmy Wales Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said Thursday that the free online encyclopedia is in good financial shape, although increasing mobile phone use may cut into future donations....
10:26, 05/17/2019

McIlhenny Co. names descendant of Tabasco founder as CEO LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana-based McIlhenny Co., which produces Tabasco sauce, has named the great-great-grandson of Tabasco creator Edmund McIlhenny as its new president and chief executive officer. News outlets report Monday that Harold Osb...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Huawei founder 'would shut it down' if China asked it to eavesdrop Telecoms firm insists it has never been asked to spy after political row over 5G networkThe founder of the Chinese telecoms equipment firm Huawei would “shut the company down” if he was asked by the country’s communist regime to eavesdrop on mobile p...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Flipkart founder: How I sold my business to Walmart for $16 billion Binny Bansal, co-founder of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart, says there are three traits that led to the business landing a record-breaking sale to retail giant Walmart....
11:00, 05/21/2019

IndiGo Co-Founder Has No Plans Of Taking Control Of Airline: CEO IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir have been rushing to fill the vacuum left by the collapse of Jet Airways, once India's largest carrier, and gain control of its valuable slots....
06:39, 05/20/2019

Co-Founder Chris Hughes: Time to break up Facebook Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break up the social media behemoth. He says in a New York Times opinion piece that CEO Mark Zuckerberg has allowed a relentless focus on growth to crush competitors and “sacrifice securit...
18:00, 05/09/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in U.K. Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail while awaiting extradition to Sweden on sexual assault accusations in 2012....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Sammy Shore, Comedy Store co-founder, dead at 92 Comedian, Friars Club member and animal advocate Sammy Shore has died of natural causes in Las Vegas, a post on The Comedy Store's Facebook page said Saturday. He was 92. ...
00:13, 05/20/2019

A Day Well Spent with... Pamela Marshall, co-founder of Mortar & Milk One of London's best clinical aestheticians in London, Pam Marshall swears by Exuviance skincare products and says taking a probiotic is a no-brainer...
12:26, 05/19/2019

Poop-Testing Startup Founder Allegedly Lied About Her Age, Just About Everything Else The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced statistical techniques” and probably a few other buzzwords to assess gut health, repeatedly misrepresented her actual age, Busines...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Says Trump a 'Master' of the Platform Just days after US President Donald Trump said he used Twitter as a "typewriter", the co-founder of the micro-blogging site, Ev Williams has called Trump "master" of the platform....
14:39, 05/23/2019

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
17:13, 06/14/2019

Sweden reopens rape case against WikiLeaks founder The case had been discontinued while Julian Assange hid for years in London’s Ecuadoran Embassy. He is also fighting possible extradition to the United States on charges related to the release of classified military and diplomatic cables....
23:39, 05/13/2019

US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with receiving and publishing classified information. The charges are contained in an 18-count indictment announced Thursday. The new charges go far beyond an initi...
22:13, 05/23/2019

U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired with and assisted ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Man...
23:39, 05/23/2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Espionage by U.S. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in London last month after seven years in an Ecuadorian embassy, is now reportedly facing new charges of espionage in the United States.Read more......
00:00, 05/24/2019

FBI charges NiceHash founder over dangerous dark web malware (again) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is chasing a team of hackers — including the founder of cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash— over an alleged plot to create and distribute malware through major dark web forum Darkode. Authorities say ...
17:13, 06/11/2019

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (ah-SAHNJ’), according to a U.S. official. Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange’s computers BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Julian Assange is locked away in a London jail, but a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder’s biggest secrets: his computers. On Monday, judicial authorities from Ecuador inventori...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computers With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers....
02:39, 05/21/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break it up Et tu, roommate? Chris Hughes, who helped launch Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg in a Harvard dorm room 15 years ago, claims that the 34-year-old billionaire CEO has power that is “unprecedented and un-American” and that the social network should be “s...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Kansas military school moves to keep property from founder An embattled Kansas military school amended its incorporation document to remove the Episcopalian church that founded it from getting the property once the school shuts down....
01:26, 05/03/2019

Shutterstock founder finds buyer for Tribeca penthouse Jon Oringer, the founder and CEO of stock media provider Shutterstock, along with wife Talia, are in contract to sell their Tribeca penthouse for just under its $20 million asking price. The three-bedroom condo — at 71 Laight St. — features a private...
03:39, 05/09/2019

Virginia airline founder charged with fraud, tax evasion NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The leader of an ill-fated effort to revive the People Express airline has been indicted on fraud and tax evasion charges. The Daily Press reports Michael D. Morisi was arrested Tuesday, accused of defrauding creditors of nea...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says company should be broken up Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually becameFacebook Inc., is calling for the social-media giant to be broken up....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph has book out in September NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming book by Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph turned out differently than he had expected. Randolph’s “That Will Never Work” is coming out Sept. 17, Little, Brown and Company announced Tuesday. Randolph had in...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Google Stadia launches in November with $130 Founder’s Edition On Thursday, Google hosted its first Stadia Connect stream to reveal all the pricing and launch details that it wasn’t ready to share during the announcement of the service back in March. Virtually everything that we didn’t know about the...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to develop a fee-free peer-to-peer network for inter...
23:39, 06/13/2019

SaaS startups are changing the founder/investor dynamic The balance of power between startup founder and venture capital investor has changed – and the rules of the courtship reversed. Falling software costs and better management mean Software as a Service (SaaS) startups are accessing less funding, keepi...
10:26, 05/09/2019

Google Stadia launches this November with $130 Founder's Edition On the eve of E3 (well, the night before EA's press conference, anyway), Google has revealed pricing and availability for Stadia, its highly anticipated game streaming service. The big date for your diary? November. The technology giant will lau...
19:52, 06/06/2019

'There will be conflict': Huawei founder says US underestimates company's strength Founder Ren Zhengfei says 5G plans will be unaffected and suggests US leaders have miscalculatedThe founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, has said the US “underestimates” the telecom giant’s strength, and that conflict with America was inevitable in the q...
07:13, 05/21/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Pledges to Fight U.S. Extradition Julian Assange pledged to fight extradition to the U.S. in a brief hearing in a British court, kicking off what is set to be a lengthy battle to bring the WikiLeaks founder to trial in America over the 2010 leak of thousands of classified documents....
17:13, 05/02/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after US restrictions On Thursday, Washington put Huawei, one of China's biggest and most successful companies, on a trade blacklist that could make it extremely difficult for Huawei to do business with U.S. companies....
23:26, 05/18/2019

Wipro Founder Azim Premji To Retire By End-July Wipro said on Thursday that its founder Azim Premji would retire as executive chairman and managing director on July 30. Mr Premji - India's second richest man - will continue as non-executive......
18:13, 06/06/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions....
00:52, 05/19/2019

FTC sues 'iBackPack' founder for deceiving crowdfunding backers After a months-long investigation into the practices of the crowdfunding campaign for iBackPack, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that it will sue the company's founder for misusing funds provided by backers. According to the agency,...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Even a Facebook co-founder thinks Mark Zuckerberg has way too much power Chris Hughes hasn’t seen Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in-person since the summer of 2017, when Hughes, a fellow Facebook co-founder, hung out with Zuck at the latter’s Menlo Park home. For an hour or two, they talked about politics, Faceb...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Huawei's founder and CEO does not support retaliation against the iPhone in China The moment you stepped onto a kindergarten playground for the first time was when you probably first learned about retaliation or revenge. At the time, those words might not have even been in your vocabulary, but the thought that it is best to fight ...
02:26, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Drug company founder disappointed in conviction BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of a drug company and four executives in a scheme to bribe doctors across the U.S. to prescribe a powerful opioid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A lawyer for a drug company founder convicted of bribing doctors...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Insys Co-Founder, Former Employees Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy A federal jury in Boston convicted five former executives and managers of Insys Therapeutics of engaging in a racketeering conspiracy designed to boost profits from the company’s prescription opioid drug....
23:39, 05/02/2019

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
21:13, 05/21/2019

Huawei founder says growth "may slow, but only slightly" after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions....
06:26, 05/19/2019

A Sundance Founder Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Sterling Van Wagenen is expected to go to prison for at least six years in a case that came to light after an earlier victim confronted him and recorded his apology....
00:26, 05/01/2019

Huawei Founder Believes New U.S. Order Will Have No Impact on Sales (BEIJING) — The founder of Huawei expressed confidence Washington’s curbs on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and said Tuesday it is discussing “emergency relief” from Google for possible loss of service...
21:26, 05/21/2019

How Mother's Day Was Born: Story Of Anna Jarvis, Founder Of This Day Mother's Day Foundation Story: The woman behind Mother's Day was Anna Jarvis, a US school teacher. While she is celebrated as the founder of Mother's Day, she died protesting it....
10:26, 05/12/2019

CBS founder’s NYC mansion back on market after huge price chop A townhouse built by CBS founder William S. Paley for his first wife Dorothy in 1934 has hit the market for $16.9 million — down significantly (some 66 percent) from its 2015 asking price of $49.9 million. The red brick and limestone home, at 29 Beek...
01:52, 05/16/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused of violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of violating the Espionage Act as part of a new indictment charging him on 17 counts in addition to the single count unsealed in early April....
01:26, 05/24/2019

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses....
17:13, 05/21/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sex abuse A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a child...
19:53, 04/30/2019

U.S. eases restrictions on Huawei; founder says U.S. underestimates Chinese firm The U.S. government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for U.S. action....
05:39, 05/21/2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act in the publishing of military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he......
00:00, 05/24/2019

Huawei founder says U.S. government is underestimating company: state media The U.S. government's temporary easing of trade restrictions on Huawei Technologies bears little meaning on the company as the Chinese firm has made preparations, Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei told state broadcaster CCTV on Tuesday in an interview....
05:00, 05/21/2019

U.K. Judge Blocks Bail for Abraaj Founder in Extradition Case U.S. prosecutors have accused Arif Naqvi, the founder of private-equity firm Abraaj Group, of secretly diverting “at least hundreds of millions of investors’ funds” for personal gain and to help shore up the firm’s crumbling finances before it filed ...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Founder and CEO completely blindsided by sale of Steiner Sports to rival Last month’s sale of Steiner Sports Memorabilia came as a complete surprise — including to its controversial founder and CEO, Brandon Steiner. Steiner — who, in addition to making a fortune off his savvy trading of sports collectibles, has weathered ...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Extinction Rebellion founder cleared over King's College protest Jury finds Roger Hallam not guilty of causing damage after spray painting building’s wallThe founder of Extinction Rebellion has been cleared of causing damage worth £7,000 by daubing a slogan on a listed university building.Roger Hallam, 52, sprayed...
20:00, 05/09/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the out...
10:13, 06/14/2019

$117M raised for charity in honor of a Home Depot founder ATLANTA (AP) — A fundraising bash honoring the 90th birthday of philanthropist Bernie Marcus, one of Home Depot’s founders, has raised more than $117 million for Georgia charities. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Sunday...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was convic...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: Social network should be broken up Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, said the social networking giant should be broken up in an op-ed on The New York Times.        ...
17:13, 05/09/2019

N Carolina woman sues Project Veritas, founder for libel RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A trial over a lawsuit against right-wing group Project Veritas and its founder James O’Keefe is under way in North Carolina. At issue is how a woman who was struck in the face outside a 2016 Donald Trump campaign rally was...
18:00, 05/21/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
03:39, 05/17/2019

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Probe Widens U.S. prosecutors accused Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi of misappropriating more than $250 million in a widening investigation into the world’s biggest failed private-equity firm....
03:52, 06/14/2019

Curtis Blake, a Founder of Friendly’s Restaurant Chain, Dies at 102 Mr. Blake and his brother, S. Prestley Blake, opened the first Friendly ice cream shop in 1935. The store became an East Coast staple with an expanded menu and hundreds of locations....
00:13, 05/31/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States....
10:39, 06/14/2019

U.K. Judge Grants Bail to Abraaj Founder Arif Naqvi A U.K. judge granted Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi’s request for bail in his extradition case to the U.S., where he is accused of diverting millions of dollars in investors’ funds for his personal gain....
17:26, 05/03/2019

Abraaj founder released from custody after $19 million bail payment Arif Naqvi, the Pakistani founder of collapsed private equity firm Abraaj Group, has been released from custody after meeting bail conditions including the payment of a 15 million pound ($19 million) security, a court official said....
17:52, 05/29/2019

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple- Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move from China against the iPhone maker....
03:39, 05/27/2019

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move from China against the iPhone maker....
04:13, 05/27/2019

Former UEFA president and Champions League founder Johansson dies "Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden\u0027s Football Association said on Wednesday."...
11:26, 06/05/2019

Blackstone acquires S.Korean pharma wholesaler Geo-Young with co's founder U.S.-based Blackstone Group said on Tuesday it had agreed to acquire South Korean wholesale drug distributor Geo-Young in a deal with the company's founder....
07:00, 04/30/2019

L’Arche founder Jean Vanier devoted his life to the disabled A remarkable man named Jean Vanier died Monday at age 90 in France, after spending a lifetime improving the lives of hundreds of thousands of people with Down Syndrome and various other learning disabilities....
21:52, 05/07/2019

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei just made a surprise confession: He’s an Apple fan When two Huawei employees got caught using an iPhone earlier this year to send out a “Happy #2019” greeting on Twitter, they were demoted and had to take a pay cut. Not a good look to be seen relying on your American rival’s wares, ...
00:13, 05/23/2019

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
12:52, 05/29/2019

Defiant Uber co-founder Kalanick shows up for stock market premiere Travis Kalanick, the co-founder of Uber Technologies Inc who stepped down as CEO in 2017 amid a string of scandals, showed up for the ride-hailing giant's stock market debut on Friday even though Uber had not invited him to join executives on the bal...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Papa John's founder explores pizza chain stake sale Papa John International Inc's founder John Schnatter is in talks with financial advisers for a possible sale of his stake in the company, a regulatory filing showed on Monday....
01:00, 05/07/2019

That Time Jaguar Founder Sir William Lyons Pressured a Company Out of the Car Business You’ve heard of Jaguar, and maybe even the first company started by Jag’s founder, Sir William Lyons, the Swallow Sidecar Company. You may not however, have heard about the car company that Lyons killed, Swallow Doretti. I’m about to change that for ...
00:52, 05/28/2019

TopShop founder charged after accused of assaulting Tucson fitness instructor TUCSON – The founder of the British multinational fashion retailer, TopShop is facing assault charges after a Tucson fitness instructor claimed the founder touched her inappropriately. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, an ins...
04:52, 06/01/2019

Sweden Is Reopening the Rape Case Against WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange (STOCKHOLM) — Swedish prosecutors said Monday they are reopening a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Eva-Marie Persson, Sweden’s deputy director of publ...
12:52, 05/13/2019

Facebook Rejects Co-Founder Call For Breakup, Senator Urges Probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an......
00:00, 05/10/2019

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard: ‘Denying climate change is evil’ The octogenarian entrepreneur, who prefers gardening to meetings, says capitalism is destroying earthIn his bridge-club cords and grandpa shoes, 80-year-old Yvon Chouinard doesn’t look the rock-star entrepreneur.And, when he speaks, he doesn’t sound ...
15:13, 05/10/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants to break up the social network monster Though he hasn’t worked for the company in a decade, Chris Hughes helped develop Facebook at Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg. However, in a fiery new op-ed for The New York Times, he has an important announcement to make: He feels bad that the site suck...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients who did not need it....
11:13, 05/03/2019

Wendy’s new adoption fundraiser is rooted in the inspiring pro-life story of its founder Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s, was an orphan immediately after his birth in 1932 in Atlantic City, N.J. Thomas never knew his birth parents and was adopted by a couple from Kalamazoo, Mich. His adoptive mother from Michigan died when he was jus...
08:52, 06/08/2019

Exclusive - Blackwater founder’s latest sales pitch: mercenaries for Venezuela Erik Prince - the founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater and a prominent supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump - has been pushing a plan to deploy a private army to help topple Venezuela’s socialist president, Nicolas Maduro...
19:52, 04/30/2019

Rice Energy founder says EQT's turnaround dependent on his board takeover plan The founder of Rice Energy, the U.S. natural gas producer acquired by larger peer EQT Corp for $6.7 billion in 2017, told Reuters on Tuesday that only by giving him control of the EQT board would the business be able to make the changes he believes i...
03:26, 06/12/2019

U.S. eases curbs on Huawei; founder says clampdown underestimates Chinese firm The United States has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimize disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the world's largest telecoms equipment maker said meant little because it was already prepared for U.S. actio...
14:13, 05/21/2019

Insys founder John Kapoor convicted in fentanyl bribery case Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor was convicted of racketeering conspiracy involving bribes and kickbacks to physicians who prescribed large amounts of highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients....
03:52, 05/03/2019

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and a former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could ultimately send him to face charges in the United States....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Actor, comedian, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore dies LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokeswoman that Shore died Saturday at his home in Las Vegas surrounded by loved ones. He was the father o...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive painkiller...
23:13, 05/02/2019

How an Abuse Victim’s Nerve and a Hidden iPhone Led to the Arrest of a Sundance Founder Sean Escobar wanted answers from the man who he said groped him in 1993. He got them, and recorded the conversation. It spurred a new child to come forward....
21:26, 04/28/2019

U.S. submits formal extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private Chelsea Manning to crack a Defense Department computer password....
06:26, 06/12/2019

Sweden Requests Detention Order for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish cou...
15:52, 05/20/2019

U.N. blacklists founder of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed A U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) on Wednesday after China dropped its objection to the move, ending a long diplomatic impasse....
19:13, 05/01/2019

India hails U.N. blacklisting of founder of Pakistan-based militant group India on Wednesday hailed the U.N security council's move to blacklist the head of Pakistan-based militant group and said New Delhi would continue trying through global forums to crack down on militant groups and their leaders....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Fyre Festival founder Billy MacFarland working on prison memoir Billy McFarland, the concert promoter whose botched music festival spawned documentaries by Netflix and Hulu, is now working on a memoir that will talk about what happened....
22:00, 05/04/2019

Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks to boost sales of the highly addictive opioid spray Subsys....
22:52, 05/02/2019

'Not for doing journalism’: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he does not want to surrender to US Thursday's hearing in London was the first in a U.S. extradition case likely to drag on for months, if not years, legal experts say.        ...
15:39, 05/02/2019

Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be reopened, Swedish prosecutors say Swedish prosecutors said on Monday they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, at the request of the alleged victim's lawyer. ...
12:52, 05/13/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange's Swedish rape case could hamper extradition to U.S., Napolitano says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may prefer to face years-old rape charges in Sweden because a provision in that nation's extradition treaty with the U.S. protects him from being swiftly sent to Washington to answer for conspiracy charges....
23:39, 05/20/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of......
10:13, 05/03/2019

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.        ...
17:26, 05/21/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in Prison For Skipping Bail (LONDON) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian embassy. Judge Deborah Taylor said it was hard to imagine a more serious ...
13:39, 05/01/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug manufacturer has been found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe a dangerous painkiller to patients...
23:39, 05/02/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange begins long court battle against extradition Assange, 47, is fighting extradition to the United States following allegations that he was part of a conspiracy to hack into a Defense Department computer....
22:26, 05/02/2019

Arsenal unveil restored grave of founder David Danskin with special ceremony David Danskin, recognised as the founder of Arsenal has been honoured with a special graveside ceremony to unveil a restored gravestone paid for by the club....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier....
03:00, 05/08/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to child sexual abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.        ...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said to have experienced an outage of Telegram‘s encrypted messaging service yesterday – and Beijing may ...
11:52, 06/13/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Real IRA founder who plotted bombing while Prince Charles was in Ireland dies in prison Seamus McGrane died from a suspected heart attack while serving an 11½-year sentence for directing terrorismOne of the founders of the Real IRA, who planned a bomb attack during Prince Charles’s visit to Ireland in 2015, has died in prison.Seamus McG...
05:39, 05/26/2019

Retired Dogecoin CEO Elon Musk trolls Ethereum and its co-founder Vitalik Buterin Elon Musk has been trolling the Ethereum cryptocurrency and its co-founder Vitalik Buterin on Twitter. The Tesla founder simply tweeted the word “Ethereum” early this morning, but shortly later took it back (hehe). jk — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 30...
09:39, 04/30/2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
22:26, 05/20/2019

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Hong Kong. However, this week the app has been the target of a massive cyber attack which founder Pave...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Rascal Flatts founder writes about pain of giving daughter up for adoption when younger In a new memoir out Tuesday, Rascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus discusses the pain of putting his baby daughter up for adoption with his then-girlfriend of one month when he was in his early twenties, according to reports. ...
09:52, 05/01/2019

LSU suspends fraternity for alleged hazing, misconduct BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An LSU fraternity has been suspended amid hazing and misconduct allegations. The Advocate reports university officials confirmed that LSU’s Pi Kappa Phi chapter will be closed until May 2023 after university police issue...
23:00, 05/21/2019

NordVPN gets sued by Torguard over alleged malpractices Torguard has filed a complaint against rival VPN provider NordVPN in the Middle District of Florida on Friday 24th. The papers filed allege that NordVPN has been guilty of a number of extremely serious malpractices.These allegations include a success...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Police Search For Alleged Bank Robber HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – Police in Christian County are asking for your help in identifying a bank robber. The robbery happened at a US Bank in Hopkinsville on Saturday morning. Police say the suspect is described as a man about 5’7&#...
05:13, 05/19/2019

No action taken against Cagliari over alleged racist abuse "Serie A will take no action against Cagliari over allegations of racist chanting by the Sardinian club\u0027s fans aimed at Juventus players Moise Keane and Blaise Matuidi during their match in April."...
23:26, 05/14/2019

Woman testifies about alleged confinement by self-help guru A former follower of self-help guru Keith Raniere is testifying about how he banished her to a bedroom for two years for breaking his rules to stay away from other men....
08:13, 05/30/2019

Alleged subway brake-yanker has ‘gone too far’: aunt The accused subway-brake yanker who lives to “create mayhem” has “gone too far,” his aunt told The Post on Friday. “It’s been serious,” said Victoria Coaxum of her nephew, purported subway saboteur Isaiah Tho...
01:13, 05/25/2019

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of child sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of sexual abuse of a child in a deal with prosecutors....
22:39, 05/03/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in new US indictment with receiving and publishing classified information WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in new US indictment with receiving and publishing classified information....
22:13, 05/23/2019

U.N. panel blacklists founder of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed: diplomats A U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) on Wednesday, after China dropped its long-held obstruction of the move, diplomats said....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Insys Therapeutics founder, former executives found guilty in criminal fentanyl bribery case A Boston jury convicted Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor and several other executives of racketeering and other crimes in a fentanyl bribery case that federal prosecutors say helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
14:13, 05/03/2019

Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK....
13:39, 05/13/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail in England LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced by a British judge on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail and hiding out for seven years in England’s Ecuadorean Embassy. Assange failed to report to a police station in June...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
21:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 6-Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation....
03:26, 05/10/2019

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal and wife stopped from leaving India - airport official Indian carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal were stopped from leaving India on Saturday at Mumbai airport, according to an airport official who asked not to be named....
21:52, 05/25/2019

FCA sued over alleged Jeep Wrangler steering issues The lawsuit alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when "encountering road variations." An FCA spokesman said "there are no known fatalities...
21:13, 06/13/2019

K9 officer helps catch alleged car thief in midtown TUCSON – An alleged car thief was arrested Sunday evening thanks to the efforts of Tucson Police Department and one of their furry officers, K9 Kiro. According to officials, TPD attempted to pull over a suspected car thief Sunday evening. Polic...
21:39, 06/10/2019

Google workers stage sit-in to protest alleged retaliation Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw 20,000 workers leave their offices to demonstrate against sexual harassment and pay inequity....
17:00, 05/01/2019

How the NYPD’s alleged murder-for-hire cop met her ‘target’ hubby The NYPD cop charged with trying to arrange a hit on her estranged husband met him through a fellow officer — the target’s stepfather, The Post has learned....
06:39, 05/20/2019

Police probe singer Seungri over alleged embezzlement Police said Thursday they are investigating former Big Bang member Seungri on allegations that he embezzled funds from a night club embroiled in drug and sex scandals....
08:52, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Police: Alleged attack mastermind’s kin wounded Sri Lankan police say a woman and a 4-year-old child found wounded after a deadly gunbattle between police and militants have been identified as the wife and daughter of the alleged mastermind of the Easter bombings...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Dad of NYPD cop in alleged murder-for-hire plot speaks out: ‘It’s not her!’ “It’s not her!” insists the father of the NYPD cop accused of hiring a hitman in a failed plot to kill her estranged husband and her lover’s own teen daughter. “It’s the boyfriend,” the father, who identified...
06:52, 05/18/2019

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Prosecutors: Alleged mob boss killer knew he was ‘marked’ NEW YORK (AP) — The 24-year-old man accused of killing the reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family knew he was a marked man. At a bail hearing on Thursday, Staten Island prosecutors said that shortly after the shooting Anthony Comello s...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Pranab Mukherjee "Concerned" Over Reports Of Alleged EVM Tampering Former President Pranab Mukherjee today expressed concern at allegations of EVM or vote machine tampering and said the "onus of ensuring institutional integrity" lies with the Election Commission.......
13:52, 05/21/2019

Alleged murder-for-hire cop was in custody battle: boyfriend An NYPD cop wanted to hire a hitman to murder her husband because the hubby was fighting her for custody of their two young kids, her lover told authorities. “According to DiRubba, the husband was trying to get custody,’’ a police source told The Pos...
02:13, 05/21/2019

New Estonian minister probed over alleged domestic violence Estonian authorities say a criminal investigation into suspected domestic violence has been launched against a new government member just hours after he assumed office....
17:26, 04/30/2019

New evidence of deceit alleged in U.S. census citizenship fight The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
22:26, 05/30/2019

J&J Directed To Pay Rs 25 Lakh To Patients For Alleged Faulty Hip Implant The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Johnson and Johnson to make interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision surgeries for alleged faulty hip implants made by......
16:39, 05/30/2019

An exclusive look at the RCMP’s alleged campaign to get rid of Mounties with disabilities "The hallmarks are the same in every case," says lawyer Sebastien Anderson, "the end result is the same: people being forced into this medical discharge."...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Ky. imam, 2 others indicted in alleged murder-for-hire plot LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Lexington Islamic leader is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison according to an indictment returned by a federal grand jury. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the grand jury indicted Mahmoud Shaker Shalash, John Sadi...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Cincinnati police captain arrested in alleged bribery try CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati police captain already under investigation for possible financial wrongdoing has been arrested for allegedly offering to retire early in return for $5,000 from a sergeant in line for a promotion. Federal authorities sai...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Here’s how cops used a penis pic to bust NYC’s alleged subway menace He got done in by his dipstick. Cops were able to bust the alleged subway brake-yanker this week thanks to a cellphone-wielding straphanger — who caught the young man on camera “with his penis exposed” in a picture that was later us...
05:13, 05/25/2019

Why a judge called this alleged fraudster ‘worse than El Chapo’ Even El Chapo had manners, a judge seethed Monday as he remanded an accused Ponzi schemer for lunging at a prosecutor in a courthouse hallway. “I’ve tried cases with Mafia hitmen, with Mexican sicarios [hired killers] and with terrorists who tried to...
04:52, 05/07/2019

3 juveniles arrested for alleged school threat in Wisconsin POYNETTE, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wisconsin have arrested three juveniles for an alleged social media threat against the local school district. District officials contacted police on Saturday to report a possible school shooting threat in Poynette, abo...
14:13, 05/13/2019

6 firefighters accused in alleged gang rape in Paris PARIS (AP) — Six Paris firefighters are facing charges in an investigation into an alleged gang rape in a city firehouse. The Paris prosecutor’s office said the six were taken into custody and will be presented Monday to a judge who is expected...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Alleged Subway Brake-Puller Supervillain Has Been Caught A suspect has been arrested in the subway brake-puller case, according to NBC New York and confirmed by Jalopnik. The brake-puller, whose actions were first reported by Jalopnik on Wednesday, has delayed at least 750 trains over recent months with r...
17:26, 05/24/2019

Hayne in court again in relation to alleged sexual assault NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — Rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has faced court after police laid a second charge in relation to the alleged aggravated sexual assault of a woman in September last year. The Australian Associated Press reported 31-year-old ...
06:26, 05/15/2019

Alleged MS-13 members indicted in Vegas mutilation killing LAS VEGAS — Three men identified as MS-13 gang members from El Salvador have been indicted in the killing of a 21-year-old Salvadoran whose slashed and bullet-riddled body was found last year in the desert outside Las Vegas. A U.S. District Court gra...
08:13, 05/03/2019

Jenelle Evans’ son removed from home following alleged dog incident “I’ve been fighting to get my son back as they went behind my back and removed him without my consent,” Jenelle Evans said of her four-year-old son, Kaiser....
00:13, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 4-Drug company founder, execs convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
22:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Drug company founder, execs convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid epidemic The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
20:52, 05/02/2019

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
21:52, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to surrender to police after alleged groping incident NBC News reports today that Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. plans to surrender himself to New York police this week, after being accused of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar. Per USA Today, Gooding Jr. denies that the incident occurred, but int...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Austria's far-right Vice-Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday after a video emerged of him offering state contracts to a fake Russian investor....
14:39, 05/18/2019

The Latest: India nabs alleged follower of Sri Lanka suspect The Latest on the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka (all times local): 1:35 p.m. India's investigative agency says it has arrested a 29-year-old Indian man who has identified himself as a follower of the alleged leader of the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka ...
11:30, 04/30/2019

Disabled woman who gave birth after alleged rape may have been pregnant before A severely disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona health care facility — weeks before a former nurse was charged with raping her — had likely been pregnant before, according to a report citing new documents. The 29-year-old woman, who had lived ...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Alleged UNC Charlotte shooter reportedly inspired by Sandy Hook The ex-student accused of shooting up the University of North Carolina-Charlotte was inspired by the Sandy Hook massacre, according to a report. Trystan Terrell, 22, fully confessed to cops, telling them he carefully planned Tuesday’s attack an...
14:00, 05/02/2019

First Redmi Laptop to Be Called RedmiBook 14, Alleged Specifications Leaked The rumoured upcoming Redmi laptop will reportedly be called RedmiBook 14. The RedmiBook 14 is said to be the first laptop to be released under Xiaomi's Redmi brand in China....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Apple’s Alleged iPhone App Monopoly (WASHINGTON) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court’s four libe...
18:52, 05/13/2019

PSG President Charged For Alleged Bribery Over World Championships In Athletics Bid If there’s one realm of sports more openly corrupt than soccer, it is international athletics competition. Further proof of this well-known fact comes from France, where reports today say Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been char...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Polish priest blames 'devil' when confronted by alleged victim "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old....
03:52, 05/27/2019

Praful Patel Skips Questioning Again In Alleged Aviation Scam Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Wednesday again skipped questioning by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with an investigation into how Air India ceded profitable routes to......
13:39, 06/12/2019

Judge lets alleged Ponzi schemer out of jail after one night An accused Ponzi schemer who allegedly lunged at a federal prosecutor was released after spending just one night behind bars, according to new court papers. Brooklyn federal Judge Brian Cogan revoked Mark Nordlicht’s $5 million bail and tossed ...
01:26, 05/09/2019

Suspects offered $8K for hit on David Ortiz, alleged shooter in custody A group of crooks were offered $8,000 USD to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic — and the alleged gunman is now in custody, local authorities announced Wednesday. Police said they’ve now detained six people allegedly...
04:39, 06/13/2019

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4 million over alleged pollution Tanzania's mining minister said on Monday Acacia Mining had been fined 5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.4 million) for alleged pollution at its North Mara mine....
13:26, 05/20/2019

Jussie Smollett lawyers sued by alleged hoax accomplices Two brothers involved in Jussie Smollett's Chicago alleged hate-crime hoax sued the "Empire" actor's lawyers on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation for insisting they had "criminally attacked" the actor even after police concluded otherwise....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Texas Officer In Critical Condition After Alleged Assault By Ky. Transient SOUR LAKE, Texas (CNN)– A man who seriously injured a Texas police officer Monday night is facing several charges. Officials say this man is a transient from Kentucky. It all started in Sour Lake, which is about one hour outside Houston, when a...
12:26, 05/30/2019

NATO member Estonian reports alleged Russian air violation The Baltic region's main news agency says a Russian military aircraft briefly violated the airspace of NATO member Estonia, near the Baltic Sea island of Vaindloo, and Moscow's ambassador to the Baltic country has been summoned over the incident....
17:13, 05/20/2019

Prosecutor Carlos Stornelli's son suffers alleged bomb scare City Police explosive experts detonate device, made of plastic and cables, that was later identified as a replica of a bomb. Authorities are treating the incident as a "threat" to Prosecutor Stornelli....
20:26, 05/20/2019

Brenton Tarrant, alleged Christchurch shooter, pleads not guilty The self-proclaimed white supremacist accused of massacring 51 worshipers at two New Zealand mosques while video streaming the March attack pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges against him. Wearing a gray sweatshirt, Brenton Tarrant smirked as ...
04:39, 06/14/2019

Malawi election results delayed after injunction over alleged irregularities Final results of Malawi's presidential elections will be delayed, the electoral commission (MEC) said on Saturday after the high court ordered a review of the polls following opposition allegations of tampering....
23:26, 05/25/2019

Jenelle Evans' Son Kaiser Removed From Home Over Alleged Dog Incident Jenelle Evans is working to regain custody of her son, Kaiser. The mother-of-three tells E! News, "During this difficult time, I am focused on getting Kaiser back and cooperating with......
06:00, 05/14/2019

Guatemala busts alleged $10 million people-smuggling ring Guatemalan officials say they have broken up a people-smuggling ring that purportedly moved 800 migrants a year through the country and took in some $10 million doing so...
18:39, 05/29/2019

New York man arrested in alleged Times Square grenade plot A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing a plot to acquire grenades and detonate them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday....
16:13, 06/07/2019

New York Man Arrested In Alleged Plot To Attack Times Square A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing acquiring grenades and detonating them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter......
21:00, 06/07/2019

5-year-old girl seriously injured in alleged drunk driving crash A 57-year-old woman was charged in an alleged drunk driving crash that seriously injured a little girl in Suffolk County, police said Sunday. Sandra Stewart slammed her 2001 Toyota Camry head-on into a 2006 Honda SUV while she turned onto Joshua’s Pa...
18:13, 05/26/2019

Prosecutors detail Ghosn's alleged cash transfer, report says Tokyo prosecutors have filed a request to revise the content of their indictment of Carlos Ghosn for aggravated breach of trust, providing further details on alleged cash transfers involving the former Nissan boss....
13:26, 05/14/2019

Austria Vice-Chancellor Resigns Over Alleged Corruption Video Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections....
22:26, 05/18/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Facebook slammed for not taking action against ICE for alleged phony videos The Electronic Frontier Foundation is calling on Facebook to escalate action against fake accounts set up by law enforcement to nap immigration violators....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism The Muslim-hating white-supremacist behind February’s deadly shooting rampage in two New Zealand mosques was formally charged with terrorism early Tuesday. Brenton Tarrant, who massacred 51 people in a partially live-streamed rampage, was hit w...
13:13, 05/21/2019

Prosecutors probe alleged fraud in Istanbul local elections Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have launched investigations into alleged irregularities during local elections in Istanbul that resulted in a narrow victory for the opposition....
13:52, 05/02/2019

Indonesian suspects detail alleged plot to kill top officials Indonesian police on Tuesday aired video testimony from three suspects who alleged a retired soldier backing the political opposition had offered them money and, in one case, a family vacation to join a plot to kill government officials.Last month, p...
15:39, 06/11/2019

Huawei says alleged router 'backdoor' is standard network tool Vodafone found security failings in firm’s internet routers a decade agoVodafone discovered security failings in Huawei internet routers used by millions of people almost a decade ago.Europe’s biggest mobile phone operator said on Tuesday that it fou...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Belgian former king ordered to take DNA test over alleged love child A Belgian artist who grew up in one of the country's richest families claims to be King Albert II's illegitimate daughter. He faces a steep fine if he fails to provide results from a DNA test to resolve the case....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Railway Official Charged For Alleged Fraud Worth Over Rs 2 Crore The CBI has filed a case against a railway official and three companies in Telangana's Secunderabad for allegedly siphoning off Rs 2.20 crore from railways accounts to fake firms using fraudulent......
13:13, 06/04/2019

Congress Moves Poll Body Against Alleged Misuse Of PMO For Campaigning The Congress has moved the Election Commission against alleged misuse of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to collect information in advance about places where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to......
18:52, 05/01/2019

Lexington Imam, 2 Others Charged In Alleged Murder-For-Hire Plot LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The imam and president of the Lexington Islamic Center has been arrested, along with two other men, on federal charges related to an alleged murder-for-hire plot. Authorities said 70-year-old Mahmoud Shalash was charge...
16:00, 05/11/2019

A top Emirati diplomat says UAE ‘very committed to de-escalation’ after alleged sabotage of oil tankers DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati diplomat says UAE ‘very committed to de-escalation’ after alleged sabotage of oil tankers....
20:39, 05/15/2019

Leaked letters reveal details of NRA chief's alleged spending National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre billed the group’s ad agency $39,000 for one day of shopping at a Beverly Hills clothing boutique, $18,300 for a car and driver in Europe and had the agency cover $13,800 in rent for a summer ...
10:13, 05/12/2019

Giada De Laurentiis Files for Restraining Order Against Alleged Stalker Giada De Laurentiis is taking steps to protect herself from an alleged stalker. According to court documents obtained by E! News, the Food Network star filed for a temporary restraining......
21:52, 05/07/2019

La Liga players expected to be arrested for alleged match-fixing Eleven people are expected to be arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected gambling-motivated match-fixing, Spanish police said. Several of the arrested will be current and former La Liga players....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Alleged GoFundMe scam ringleader rejects plea deal MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A man charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran has pleaded not guilty. Mark D’Amico entered the plea Tuesday in Mount Holly, New Jersey, to a half-dozen f...
09:52, 05/29/2019

Kendall Jenner's Alleged Stalker Deported by ICE Back to Canada The man who was previously arrested for trespassing at Kendall Jenner's home on multiple occasions has now been deported. ICE El Paso confirmed via a press release that 38-year-old......
19:52, 06/11/2019

Google Walkout leader leaves the company over alleged retaliation One of the leading organizers of last year's mass walkout of Google employees protesting the company's handling of sexual harassment cases has left the company, according to The Guardian. Claire Stapleton, a marketing manager who spent 12 y...
20:13, 06/07/2019

Turkey slams alleged Cypriot arrest warrants against crew Turkey says it would not hesitate to give the “necessary response” to Cyprus following reports that Greek Cypriot authorities had issued international arrest warrants against crew members of a Turkish drilling ship as well as Turkey’s foreign partner...
17:52, 06/10/2019

Google Walkout Organizer Quits Following Alleged Workplace Retaliation A Google employee who helped organize last year’s 20,000 worker walkout left the company this week and said she’s faced professional retaliation as a result of her speaking out.Read more......
22:52, 06/07/2019

Journalist Charged For Alleged Objectionable Post Against Yogi Adityanath A journalist has been charged for allegedly sharing an objectionable post against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, police said....
19:00, 06/08/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer data, newspaper De Volkskrant said on Thursday, citing unidentified intelligence sources....
14:52, 05/16/2019

Puppy reunited with owners after alleged Bronx dog-napper caught A Bronx woman is in the doghouse with authorities after driving off with a pit bull puppy in a white BMW, cops said Tuesday. Julia Jonhope, 20, allegedly grabbed the pooch on May 6 after the dog escaped from the lower basket of a baby stroller, polic...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Russian reporter’s lawyer protests alleged police violence Russian human rights group says formal complaint accuses police of physical violence against investigative journalist arrested on drug-dealing charges...
18:39, 06/09/2019

Alleged Gerald Ford grave vandal pleads not guilty GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 19-year-old man suspected of defacing the gravesite of former President Gerald Ford and first lady Betty Ford has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges. The Grand Rapids Press reports Christian Johnson entered the plea Mon...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: 'Nothing to hide' after alleged drug video surfaces Washington Capitals star forward Evgeny Kuznetsov said he has "nothing to hide" after a video surfaced of him sitting next to a table that had a powdery white substance on it....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Passenger's ‘CALL 911’ sign leads to arrest of alleged kidnapper, police say The woman in the passenger seat of a vehicle at a gas station near New York City was holding a sign that said, “Please call 911, CALL 911.” A witness at the gas station saw the sign and contacted police....
11:52, 05/30/2019

Florida prosecutors drop charges against Conor McGregor over alleged robbery Former UFC fighter was arrested in March in Miami BeachAhmed Abdirzak dropped civil lawsuit after settlementProsecutors have dropped charges against former UFC champion Conor McGregor after he allegedly smashed a fan’s phone outside a Miami hotel. Pr...
01:00, 05/14/2019

The twisted motive behind the alleged murder-for-hire plot that’s rocked the NYPD The feds allege that Valerie Cincinelli, who is accused of plotting with her boyfriend John DiRubba to kill her estranged husband, also wanted DiRubba's 15-year-old daughter killed....
07:00, 05/19/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI indi...
22:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patriot missile systems instead....
12:26, 05/22/2019

Delta passenger suing over alleged attack by emotional-support dog: report A Delta Air Lines passenger who was allegedly attacked by a fellow passenger’s emotional support dog in 2017 is now suing the airline after dealing with injuries to his face and upper body, according to a report....
09:39, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson ordered to court over alleged lies during Brexit campaign Johnson, who is the front-runner to be Britain’s next prime minister, was accused of misconduct in a public office. He called the prosecution a “stunt.”...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Tolu Latu kicked out of Wallabies camp after alleged drink driving Waratahs hooker reportedly over the limit last weekDoubt cast over inclusion in World Cup squad Tolu Latu has some explaining to do, his NSW Waratahs coach says, after the hooker’s failure to inform the Super Rugby club of an alleged drink driving of...
07:26, 05/19/2019

American Airlines asks court to stop alleged maintenance slowdown American Airlines Group Inc said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, accusing the workers of an illegal slowdown aimed at disrupting operations to improve their position in prolonged labor talks....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Man let massive head tumor grow for 20 years over alleged fear of surgery Surgeons successfully removed an 11-pound tumor from a man’s head after he finally sought help for the mass that had been reportedly growing for 20 years....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. accuser graphically details alleged Mother’s Day rape Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. faced another one of his rape accusers on Wednesday — with the 58-year-old woman describing in graphic detail how he picked her up for a coffee date in his Hummer before allegedly assaulting her on Mother’s Da...
06:39, 05/23/2019

Woman’s ‘Call 911’ sign leads to arrest of alleged kidnapper boyfriend A fast-thinking Long Island woman held up a sign reading, “Please call 911, CALL 911,” while she and her three kids were allegedly being held captive by her boyfriend in a car — ultimately leading to his arrest, police said Wednesday. A w...
02:13, 05/30/2019

Inside NYPD cop Valerie Cincinelli’s alleged murder-for-hire plot An NYPD cop gave her boyfriend $7,000 to hire a hitman to kill her estranged husband — and the lover’s own teenage daughter — in a heinous plot that ended in her arrest Friday, authorities said. Officer Valerie Cincinelli was even fooled into thinkin...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Alleged Russian agents convicted for masterminding coup plot in Europe Two alleged Russian intelligence agents have been convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted 2016 coup in the small European nation of Montenegro. Both were tried in absentia, and their whereabouts are unknown....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Algerian prosecutor refers former PMs to supreme court over alleged corruption: state TV An Algerian prosecutor has asked the supreme court to investigate two former prime ministers and eight former ministers for alleged corruption, state television reported on Sunday, citing a statement from the prosecution....
18:26, 05/26/2019

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaur...
19:39, 05/23/2019

NRL player Jack de Belin faces two new charges over alleged sexual assault Dragons player has pleaded not guilty to one charge relating to alleged rape of 19-year-old woman in December St George Illawarra Dragons NRL player Jack de Belin and a friend are facing new rape charges over the alleged assault of a teenager in Woll...
08:26, 05/29/2019

Tucson Police search for suspect in alleged armed robbery at Safeway TUCSON — Tucson police are searching for a suspect who was involved in a robbery at the Safeway on Grant. Officers tweeted a photo of the man they believe was involved in the incident. Police believe the suspect implied he had a gun at the time...
00:52, 05/13/2019

Dhaka High Court orders probe into lawyer's alleged murder Lawyer Palash Kumar Roy died after prison officials allegedly torched him in a jail in northwestern Bangladesh. As officials and the victim's family trade accusations, a Dhaka court has ordered a probe into the incident....
16:26, 05/10/2019

Britney Spears seeks renewed restraining order against alleged former manager Sam Lufti was ordered on May 8 to stay at least 200 yards from Britney Spears, her parents and her two sons.        ...
19:26, 05/28/2019

Ryan Phillippe explains his side of alleged domestic violence incident Ryan Phillippe insisted that he did not assault his ex-girlfriend Elsie Hewitt in a recent deposition, telling lawyers that he only “attempted to pick her up like a baby.”...
15:26, 05/28/2019

Malawi court orders partial election recount after alleged irregularities Malawi's High Court has ordered a partial election recount following complaints from the main opposition party of vote-rigging. The Electoral Council has been ordered not to announce results....
05:13, 05/26/2019

Star leaving Florida after being forced to live with alleged sexual assaulter Chris Steele, a five-star recruit who was supposed to be part of the future at Florida, is leaving the program. And, according to GatorSports.com, the situation could have been easily avoided. Steele was denied a request to be immediately moved from ...
01:26, 05/10/2019

Alleged shooter arrested in $8,000 plot to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
00:52, 06/13/2019

4 face charges in alleged riot at North Dakota youth prison Authorities have charged four teenagers with multiple felonies in adult court in what they described as a riot earlier this year at North Dakota's youth prison....
16:13, 05/08/2019

Alleged Gerald Ford grave vandal enters not guilty plea A 19-year-old man suspected of defacing the gravesite of former President Gerald Ford and first lady Betty Ford has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges....
00:52, 05/07/2019

Barr spars with Feinstein over Trump's alleged push to remove Mueller The top ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee sparred with Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday over President Trump’s alleged efforts to remove Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the investigation into Russian interference in the...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Jussie Smollett posts on Instagram for first time since alleged 'hoax' attack Jussie Smollett has returned to social media, sharing his first Instagram post since January when he alleged he'd been the victim of a hate crime -- a claim Chicago cops later accused him of faking following an extensive investigation. ...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Footage Of Alleged Taiko No Tatsujin Robbery At Japanese Arcade [Update] Taiko no Tatsujin is one of Japan’s most iconic arcade games. Recently in Nagoya, two kids appear to have stuffed one of the drums into a plastic bag and walked out of the arcade....
14:39, 05/07/2019

Footage Of Alleged Taiko No Tatsujin Drum Robbery At Japanese Arcade Taiko no Tatsujin is one of Japan’s most iconic arcade games. Recently in Nagoya, two kids appear to have stuffed one of the drums into a plastic bag and walked out of the arcade....
13:26, 05/02/2019

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money laundering allegations in the controversial Air India and......
22:52, 06/10/2019

Former Union Minister Praful Patel Summoned In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged aviation scam involving cash strapped Air India that took place during the......
13:39, 06/01/2019

Chicago sues Jussie Smollett over costs of investigating alleged attack The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett seeking three times the damages it said it incurred in the investigation of a hate crime that authorities allege the "Empire" actor staged....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Ex-UFC fighter Anthony Johnson arrested for alleged misdemeanor battery of ex-girlfriend Former UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson was arrested in Florida on a single charge of misdemeanor battery, according to online records.        ...
14:39, 05/08/2019

ISIS Mastermind, With Alleged Sri Lanka Link, Arrested In Tamil Nadu The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday arrested Mohammed Azarudeen, the alleged mastermind of ISIS Tamil Nadu module, who was a Facebook friend of Sri Lankan suicide bomber Zahran Hashim,......
02:26, 06/13/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. expected to talk to NYPD in alleged groping incident Cuba Gooding Jr. is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD for questioning in an alleged groping incident in the next few hours, a law enforcement source tells CNN....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Court Sends Alleged Member Of Pak-Based Terror Group To 5-Day Custody A Delhi court Thursday sent an alleged member of banned Pakistan-based terror outfit Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF), to five-day NIA custody in connection with a terror funding case, which also......
17:13, 06/13/2019

Magic: The Gathering Star Disqualified From Tournament For Alleged Cheating [Update] Japan’s Yuuya Watanabe, twice player of the year and a member of Magic’s Hall of Fame, was kicked out of Mythic Championship II in London over the weekend after judges found markings on the back of some of his cards. UPDATE, May 6: Watanabe and his s...
14:39, 05/07/2019

Athletics: Russia assisting in doping probe into alleged forged documents Russia's athletics federation is cooperating with global athletics officials in a probe into allegations that some of its representatives forged documents in a doping case, it said on Sunday....
23:52, 06/02/2019

Cop charged in murder-for-hire plot under investigation for alleged child abuse The NYPD cop accused of trying to have her estranged husband killed in a murder-for-hire plot is under investigation for alleged child abuse, lawyers said in court — where she appeared sporting a fresh-looking tattoo reading “‘Til Death&#...
22:52, 06/12/2019