China will blame TikTok-like video apps for their users’ content

China’s growing crackdown on internet media now includes some tight limits on short-form video apps like TikTok. Recently imposed guidelines make app creators responsible for the content their users post, and ask platforms to review every bit of content — no mean feat when TikTok alone has roughly 150 million users in China. There’s a […]

Democrats & Republicans play blame game as Christmas shutdown looms

With Democrats determined to vote against any funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall proposal and Trump refusing to sign a bill without it, the US government is heading for a shutdown right before Christmas. Congress has until midnight on Friday to approve funding to keep the US government going. The Senate and the House […]

Mueller says the FBI is not to blame for Michael Flynn’s false statements

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster The special counsel’s office pushed back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Flynn lied several times to White House officials about his dialogue with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and repeated those falsehoods when approached by the FBI. The special counsel […]

Mueller says the FBI is not to blame for Michael Flynn’s false statements

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster The special counsel’s office pushed back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Flynn lied several times to White House officials about his dialogue with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and repeated those falsehoods when approached by the FBI. The special counsel […]

Mueller says the FBI is not to blame for Michael Flynn’s false statements

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster The special counsel’s office pushed back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Flynn lied several times to White House officials about his dialogue with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and repeated those falsehoods when approached by the FBI. The special counsel […]

Trump is failing to achieve one of the biggest goals of his trade war, and he only has himself to blame

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump wanted to use tariffs to help bring down the trade deficit with China. The US-China trade deficit hit a record high in the month of October. According to economists from Goldman Sachs, Trump’s tariffs on Chinese goods are actually making the trade deficit worse. One of the President Donald […]

Alabama cops who killed ‘wrong’ suspect in Thanksgiving mall shooting shift blame onto victim

The family of an Alabama man shot by police on Thanksgiving is demanding justice after cops appeared to blame the victim for his own murder, even going so far as to retract a statement admitting they were wrong to shoot him. Police have conspicuously avoided taking responsibility for the death of Emantic Bradford Jr. after […]

If in doubt, blame the Jets: New York fan puts drink-driving charge down to NFL team's poor form

A disgruntled New York Jets fan has tried to justify a charge of drink driving by blaming his not-so-beloved team. Jets fan Christopher Greyshock from West Milford was charged for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after being involved in a crash last weekend, when he drove into the back of another vehicle at 5:15pm on Sunday […]