Judge orders Cody Wilson’s arrest, but he skipped his return flight from Taiwan

Enlarge / Cody Wilson, owner of Defense Distributed company, holds a 3D printed gun, called the “Liberator”, in his factory in Austin, Texas, on August 1, 2018. (credit: KELLY WEST/AFP/Getty Images) AUSTIN, Texas—On Wednesday morning, a county judge signed the arrest warrant for 3D-printed gun rights activist Cody Wilson, who is accused of sexually assaulting […]

Dubai tourists warned NOT to drink alcohol on flights following arrest of British mother

Dubai flights often serve alcoholic drinks onboard as it is not illegal to drink in the air. It is, however, illegal to be drunk in public in Dubai. The British Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued the warning to Britons travelling to the country. They posted on the official Facebook page: “If caught […]

US police arrest China shopping giant’s CEO over misconduct claims

Richard Liu, the CEO of Chinese internet shopping behemoth JD.com, is facing scrutiny after Minneapolis police arrested and temporarily detained him this weekend over sexual misconduct allegations. Officers took him in late on August 31st and released him without bail on September 1st after determining it could conduct a “fair and thorough investigation” without the […]

Turkish police arrest another German citizen – reports

Turkish police have arrested another German citizen, Reuters reported Thursday, citing a German Foreign Ministry source. “We’re aware of the case. The embassy in Ankara will initiate consular assistance,” the source said. Public broadcaster ARD also said the man had been accused of “terrorist propaganda” after criticizing the Turkish government on social media. The arrest […]

Audi E-Tron launch postponed, moved to U.S. after arrest of CEO

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Police release footage of controversial arrest of black couple at Waffle House (VIDEO

The Waffle House chain has come under fire after a black couple were arrested for alleged theft and trespassing. The pair had disputed an overcharge on their bill, prompting the restaurant to call the police. The dispute arose when the couple, who had ordered a meal to-go, asked why they had been charged $ 2.50 […]

Russia censors coverage of opposition guy’s arrest, media cries foul… replace with ‘UK’ & ‘Robinson’

Imagine the flood of sanctimonious media headlines if Russia were to prevent the hacks from reporting on the trial of a high-profile activist such as Aleksey Navalny. Now imagine such a ban existed in the UK. Oh, wait, it does… Imagine this: Navalny, a highly-polarizing and outspoken opponent of the Russian government, beloved by the […]