Jeff Bezos goes public with alleged AMI blackmail over nudes

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) On Thursday afternoon, Jeff Bezos took to Medium to excoriate David Pecker and his company American Media Inc.—which owns the National Enquirer—for attempting “extortion and blackmail.” Rather than comply with their demands, the Amazon founder and CEO (who also owns The Washington Post) has published emails from AMI […]

Eliza Dushku details Michael Weatherly’s alleged sexual harassment on ‘Bull’ set

Paul Archuleta/Getty Eliza Dushku has written an op-ed for The Boston Globe detailing the alleged sexual harassment she received from co-star Michael Weatherly on the set of “Bull.” The New York Times reported that Dushku received a $ 9.5 million settlement from CBS for the sexual harassment complaint. In the Boston Globe op-ed, Dushku details […]

Saudi human rights commission interviews detainees, including women’s rights activists, over alleged torture, report says

REUTERS/Susan Baaghil Saudi Arabia’s human rights commission is investigating the alleged torture of women’s rights activists including accusations of electrocution and waterboarding, the Wall Street Journal reported. Citing government officials and other people familiar with the activists’ situation, the US publication said Saud al-Qahtani, a close adviser to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), had overseen “some aspects of the torture”, […]

Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina reportedly pleads guilty to one charge of conspiring to act as a foreign agent

AP Photo Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina has reportedly pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiring to act as a foreign agent without registering with the Justice Department. Butina is suspected of trying to infiltrate the National Rifle Association and influence US policy toward Russia. The government’s complaint against Butina did not explicitly mention Trump’s […]

Matt Lauer has reportedly given up on a ‘comeback’ a year after being fired from ‘Today’ for alleged sexual harassment

Ben Gabbe/Getty Images) Matt Lauer has given up on a “comeback,” according to People. Lauer was fired from NBC’s “Today” show in November 2017 after alleged sexual misconduct, but was reportedly planning to return to TV after finalizing his divorce. He’s since reportedly given up on those plans and has resigned himself to a relatively […]

Raheem Sterling supported by Premier League stars after alleged racial abuse at Chelsea

The Manchester City winger was subjected to verbal abuse from Chelsea fans yesterday as his side lost 2-0 at Stamford Bridge. As Sterling retrieved a ball near the advertising boarding, a collection of Chelsea fans shouted vitriolic words at the 24-year-old. One fan appears to shout ”f**king black c**t, f**k off” towards Sterling, while another […]

‘Newspapers helping fuel racism in football’: Sterling speaks out after alleged abuse at Chelsea

Manchester City striker Raheem Sterling has accused the UK press of “helping to fuel racism and aggression” by reporting differently on black and white players. Sterling was allegedly racially abused in Manchester City’s 2-0 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Footage from the game widely circulated on social media on showed a group […]

How a phone app detected Sprint’s alleged throttling of Skype

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images ) The US government killed off its net neutrality rules in June of this year, but that doesn’t mean no one is monitoring whether carriers are blocking or throttling online services. Northeastern University researchers led by computer science professor David Choffnes recently determined that Sprint was throttling Skype. […]

How a phone app detected Sprint’s alleged throttling of Skype

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images ) The US government killed off its net neutrality rules in June of this year, but that doesn’t mean no one is monitoring whether carriers are blocking or throttling online services. Northeastern University researchers led by computer science professor David Choffnes recently determined that Sprint was throttling Skype. […]

Former NHLer Carcillo determined to hold alleged hazing perpetrators accountable

Former NHL player Daniel Carcillo vows to hold those accountable who hurt him physically and emotionally during alleged bullying and hazing incidents in the 2002-03 season when he played junior for the Ontario Hockey League's Sarnia Sting. In a Tuesday morning text exchange with his mom Luana that he posted on Twitter, Carcillo said the alleged […]