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 […]

Kyrgios denies rift in wild interview

Nick Kyrgios has delivered another bewildering media conference in which he showed tepid support for under siege Aussie Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt while also announcing he is not upset that Bernard Tomic declared he has issues with Hewitt’s captaincy. Kyrgios suffered his worst ever performance at the Australian Open – eliminated in the first […]

Canadian NBA star Andrew Wiggins denies calling opponent 'gay'

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins is denying he used the word "gay" in describing Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder's behaviour during their game on Tuesday night. Thunder centre Nerlens Noel was taken off the court on a stretcher in the third quarter after Wiggins collided with Noel on a dunk attempt Tuesday night. Schroder, […]

Chrissy Metz Denies Calling Alison Brie a 'Bitch' in Golden Globes Pre-Show

Chrissy Metz is “distraught” over an apparent misunderstanding — made significantly worse by social media — that occurred between herself and Alison Brie prior to Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards. At the end of her interview during the Globes’ official pre-show on Facebook Live, Metz appeared to play along with host AJ Gibson’s sassy set-up to […]

Actor Geoffrey Rush denies new sexual harassment allegations from former protege, Yael Stone

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Australia will be rocked by the latest allegations against the award-winning actor Geoffrey Rush put forward in Sunday’s New York Times, this time from his one time protege, Yael Stone. Stone told The Times that she alleges Rush “danced naked in front of her in their dressing room, used a mirror […]

‘It's the real me!’ Nigerian president denies impostor charge… but isn’t that what a clone would do?

An attempt by Nigeria’s president to reassure his countrymen that he is alive, and wasn’t replaced by an impostor during a long medical leave, failed to convince everyone because that’s exactly what a clone would say, isn’t it? Rumors of a double or a clone ruling the country instead of President Muhammadu Buhari have plagued […]

ITC judge denies Qualcomm’s request, won’t stop iPhone imports

While the patent lawsuit battle between Qualcomm and Apple is far from over — remember how long it took for things to get settled with Samsung? — we do have an update. On Friday, U.S. International Trade Commission judge Thomas Pender found (PDF) that the iPhones violate one of Qualcomm’s patents, but still refused to […]

Wikileaks denies Assange sought Russian visa amid sex misconduct allegations

WikiLeaks has denied claims that its founder Julian Assange sought a Russian visa in 2010 amid sexual misconduct allegations. A report, published by Associated Press (AP) as an exclusive based on leaked WikiLeaks documents, alleges that Assange wrote to the Russian consulate in London to give an associate of his permission to facilitate the visa […]

International Biathlon Union denies Russia application for full membership, remains provisional

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has voted against awarding Russia full membership status at its 2018 congress on Friday, meaning the country will remain only a provisional member. READ MORE: 4 Russian biathletes facing fresh doping allegations named At the union’s annual congress, held in Porec, Croatia, it voted against handing Russia a doping reprieve in […]