Taraji P. Henson Talks Jussie Smollett's Dropped Charges: 'The Truth Prevailed'

Jussie Smollett‘s on-screen mother said she never believed he orchestrated a hate crime against himself and expressed joy Tuesday that all charges against her Empire co-star had been dropped. “I’m happy that the truth has finally been set free, because I knew it all along,” Taraji P. Henson told USA Today. “We’re all happy for […]

Uber escapes criminal charges for 2018 self-driving death in Arizona

Enlarge / The Uber vehicle after it struck Elaine Herzberg. (credit: Tempe Police Department) A prosecutor in Arizona has decided not to press charges against Uber in the March 2018 death of Elaine Herzberg. One of Uber’s self-driving cars crashed into Herzberg as she crossed a multi-lane road in Tempe, Arizona. “After a very thorough review […]

Huawei denies US sanctions and trade secret charges

Huawei isn’t taking kindly to the US’ charges of sanction violations and trade secret theft. A spokesperson told Engadget the company was “disappointed” to hear of the charges and flatly “denies” it or an associated company (namely Skycom) committed any of the crimes in the indictments. It’s also “not aware of any wrongdoing” by CFO […]

Citizen of the world: Ex-Marine detained in Russia on espionage charges holds multiple passports

The plot thickens in the case of a former US Marine who was detained on spying charges in Russia before the New Year. It has emerged that Paul Whelan also holds UK and Irish passports, and maybe a Canadian one. The American was arrested in a posh hotel overlooking the Kremlin in Moscow by Federal […]

Marine vet detained in Russia on espionage charges has UK passport – Moscow

Paul Whelan, a former Marine who was detained on December 31 in Moscow on suspicion of collecting intelligence, holds a UK passport in addition to his US travel document, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova confirmed on Friday. British diplomats have already applied for consular access to Whelan, she added. Earlier, the man was also […]

London Bridge Ticket Machine Almost Charges Passenger £10,000 to Get to Gatwick Airport

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YouTube star Cameron Dallas has been arrested on assault charges

Aspen Police Department Internet personality Cameron Dallas was arrested on assault charges on Saturday, according to a statement from the Aspen Police Department. Dallas was arrested at a hotel in Aspen, Colorado after an ambulance “found a man bleeding from injuries to his face,” the statement says. The 24-year-old, known best for his YouTube videos […]

Judge orders Kevin Spacey to attend January arraignment on sexual misconduct charges

Evan Agostini/AP Former “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey must appear in a Massachusetts court on accusations that he groped a young man in 2016. Spacey argued he should be excused from attending his Jan. 7 hearing because it would “amplify the negative publicity” around him. The judge said no. The actor has said he […]

‘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 […]

Invoking his ‘House of Cards’ character, Kevin Spacey posted an alarming video that appeared to address new charges of sexual assault

YouTube Kevin Spacey is facing a felony charge of sexual assault for allegedly assaulting a former Boston TV news anchor’s teenage son in 2016. Spacey will be arraigned on a charge of indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over at Nantucket District Court on Jan. 7, the Barnstable County Superior Court clerk’s […]