Lawsuit brings $289 million verdict against maker of Roundup weed killer

Enlarge / A weedkiller has gotten its manufacturer in very large legal troubles. (credit: Erich Ferdinand / Flickr) On Friday, a California jury hit Monsanto with $ 289 million in damages in a lawsuit brought by a patient suffering from terminal cancer, accepting the plaintiff’s claims that his disease was caused by the company’s popular […]

Paramount Greenlights ‘Meet Jimmy’, a Horror Film About a Killer Podcast

True crime podcasts have become some of the hottest of the entire medium over the past few years, but now a new movie is on the way about a podcast that may actually kill its listeners. Paramount has acquired the rights to Meet Jimmy, a short film from Dutch director David-Jan Bronsgeest and writer Tim Koomen that’s […]

Health Ministry inspections couldn’t have stopped serial killer, Wettlaufer inquiry hears

An Ontario Health Ministry inspector who makes sure nursing homes are safe for residents doesn’t think the provincial inspection process could have prevented the “evil” that serial killer Elizabeth Wettlaufer brought into long-term care homes, an inquiry has heard.

This American Soldier–Serial Killer Terrorized Wartime Australia

It wasn’t a good time, but there were some great times. The women of Melbourne, Australia, had their own duties to fulfill on the homefront during World War II: factory work, raising children, welcoming American GIs flooding into the city. Late-night dances in Melbourne’s “brownout” — not quite a blackout but certainly dark enough to […]

Ivanka Trump struts out in red power suit and killer heels alongside father Donald Trump

Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump‘s daughter, stepped out in a bold red power suit today. The look was complete with cropped red trousers and a matching red double breasted blazer. The First Daugher paired it with a pair of stiletto heels, also in red, which added to her model esque height of 5 foot 11 inches. […]

James Wan and Jason Blum Reunite for Killer Doll Movie ‘M3GAN’

James Wan is no stranger to movies about creepy dolls. He’s been involved with plenty of movies about them, from the tricycle-riding one in Saw (“do you want to play a game?”) to Dead Silence to the one from Annabelle and Annabelle: Creation. But Wan can’t get enough, because he’s reuniting with Jason Blum for yet another movie about an eerie […]

Monsanto accused of ‘fraud & bullying’ during court hearing on ‘probably carcinogenic’ weed killer

Agrochemical giant Monsanto has engaged in “scientific fraud” and bullying, in attempts to conceal that its popular weed killer Roundup has potential links to cancer, a lawyer has argued, in a landmark lawsuit against the company. The global chemical corporation has “specifically gone out of its way to bully … and to fight independent researchers,” said […]

Game of Thrones season 8 spoilers: Cersei Lannister’s killer exposed in prophecy clue?

The one to potentially slay Cersei (played by Lena Headey) in season eight of Game of Thrones could have prematurely been revealed. In the original A Song of Ice and Fire books by George R. R. Martin on which the HBO drama is based, it is told that when Cersei she a child, she went […]