Saudi Arabia reportedly asked Twitter employee to spy on dissidents

Saudi Arabia may have done more than use large-scale social media campaigns to stifle political opposition. New York Times sources claim the country was “grooming” a Twitter engineer, Ali Alzabarah, to snoop on the accounts of dissidents and other targets. Western officials reportedly warned Twitter in late 2015 that Alzabarah had not only grown close […]

Sir Michael Caine: ‘I asked for the C-word to be CUT from my new movie King of Thieves’

The 85-year-old star plays Brian Reader in King of Thieves, the latest adaptation of the real-life Hatton Garden jewellery heist. And it’s not surprisingly that in portraying a group of old robbers that there’s going to be a few curse words flying around. However when it came to the C-word, it was too much for […]

Rafael Nadal in TEARS when asked question about knee injury that forced him out of US Open

Nadal was forced to call it a day at two sets down against Juan Martin del Potro during the semi-final in the early hours of the morning. The Spaniard has now had to withdraw from two Grand Slams this year due to injury as his knee problems continue to torment his career. He twice needed […]

A 28-year-old woman says celebrity chef Mario Batali forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant when she asked for a selfie

Getty Images / Mark Von Holden Natali Tene, 28, claims Mario Batali forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017.  In a lawsuit against the celebrity chef she claims Batali groped her as she tried to take a selfie with him.  The suit filed Wednesday in Superior Court in Boston seeks unspecified […]

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort’s bank fraud case asked the judge a clarifying question that might concern the prosecutors

Dana Verkouteren via AP Jury deliberations began Thursday in the Virginia bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The jury sent a note to the judge asking for clarification about four topics, including a definition of the term, “reasonable doubt,” the standard to convict in a criminal trial. Legal experts […]

Should Everyone Be Required to Be Organ Donors? We Asked, You Answered

Last week, we asked: Should everyone be required to be organ donors? You answered, and here are your thoughts, edited for clarity. Jonathan Williams The answer to this question hinges upon the profound question of whether individual freedom trumps the common good. There is little room for debate about whether organs are needed by many […]

Should There Be Racial and Gender Quotas for the U.S. Congress? We Asked, You Answered

Last week, we asked: Should there be racial and gender quotas for the U.S. Congress?You answered, and here are your thoughts, edited for clarity. Niko Zagame, Manitowoc, Wisconsin How about term limits so we don’t have career politicians? The presidency has a two-term limit, which is eight years. Why not similar term limits for senators […]

Should There Be Racial and Gender Quotas for U.S. Congress? We Asked, You Answered

Last week, we asked: Should there be racial and gender quotas for the U.S. Congress?You answered, and here are your thoughts, edited for clarity. Niko Zagame, Manitowoc, Wisconsin How about term limits so we don’t have career politicians? The presidency has a two-term limit, which is eight years. Why not similar term limits for senators […]