People in Malaysia are being threatened with prison for tweeting mean things about their royal family

AP Photo/Yam G-Jun, File People in Malaysia are being warned that criticizing their monarchy could land them in jail. Three people were arrested this month under the colonial-era Sedition Act for allegedly tweeting that the country should get rid of the royal family. The government pledged to abolish the Sedition Act last year, before changing […]

The perfect delivery: Being a mother and full-time curler not always easy

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. —Saskatchewan curler Joan McCusker could have never prepared for the guilt she would feel trying to balance the roles of new mother and elite-level curler. It was 1993 and the Sandra Schmirler rink was about to win its first Scotties championship. McCusker played second for the team, all while trying to be […]

A TV news helicopter caught a game of ‘Mario Kart’ being played on the Kansas City Royals’ 106-foot tall jumbotron screen (NTDOY)

Twitter/KCTV 5 The helicopter for a local Kansas City TV station captured a game of “Mario Kart” being played on the jumbotron at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals. Aerial footage showing the game on the screen was posted to Twitter on Tuesday, where the post has recieved more than 10,000 retweets and […]

Idris Elba next James Bond odds: Bookies being ‘KNOCKED OVER’ with bets on Luther star

This evening the 46-year-old star returns for series 5 of the BBC’s Luther. And with Elba back in the spotlight, it’s not surprising that support for him to be the next James Bond is once again rampant. Just yesterday his odds of being the actor to replace Daniel Craig were slashed from 4-1 to 3-1 […]

Transgender woman challenges store assistant to fight after being called ‘sir’ (VIDEO)

The furious outburst took place at a GameStop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and it began with the woman demanding a refund because the shop assistant called her “sir”. Footage of the incident that was uploaded to Facebook shows the employee repeatedly apologizing as the woman continues to rage. The video begins with the woman, shouting: […]

Flights: Turbulence leaves passenger in hospital after being injured during storm

Flights travelling across the US have been affected by a dangerous winter storm. The blizzard that has ensued has forced hundreds of flights to be delayed or cancelled across the country. An American Airlines flight travelling from Mexico over Dallas-Fort was hit with a bad bout of turbulence. Two people were injured onboard with the […]

‘Deportation bus’ politician jailed after being indicted on insurance-fraud charges

YouTube Republican State Sen. Michael Williams was accused of lying to Georgia authorities about his whereabouts when he reported that his campaign office in Gainesville was burglarized in May. Williams reportedly said he was at home when around $ 300,000-worth of computer servers were allegedly stolen. His former campaign manager described the indictment as a […]

‘On the Basis of Sex’ Review: A Competent Case for Ruth Bader Ginsburg the Icon, But Not the Human Being

There’s a scene in almost every teen TV drama where the teacher describes the theme of the episode that will come to pass over the next 45 minutes. The majority of On the Basis of Sex is like that. The Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic stars Felicity Jones as the trailblazing lawyer who later becomes one […]

Are Candidates of Color Being Sidelined by Democratic Donors?

This is the Year of Color in America, with African-American, Latinx and Asian-American candidates running for office in unprecedented numbers. But financial support from Democratic donors hasn’t always matched the grassroots enthusiasm for a new hue of political representation. That is Ben Jealous’ struggle. The former NAACP director and Bernie Sanders surrogate has emerged as […]