Jeff Bezos goes public with alleged AMI blackmail over nudes

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) On Thursday afternoon, Jeff Bezos took to Medium to excoriate David Pecker and his company American Media Inc.—which owns the National Enquirer—for attempting “extortion and blackmail.” Rather than comply with their demands, the Amazon founder and CEO (who also owns The Washington Post) has published emails from AMI […]

Maurizio Sarri issues public APOLOGY to Chelsea fans days after heated dressing room row

Chelsea dropped out of the top four as a result of their biggest Premier League loss since 1996. And Sarri says he feels he owes it to the fans to let them know they are still smarting after a ‘disastrous’ night. “First of all, we have to say sorry for that because the result was a […]

‘British public welcome in Portugal’: Country plans for UK tourists after no deal Brexit

Portugal has revealed measures to help UK tourists visit the country in the case of a no deal Brexit. The plans include making Britons exempt from visas. There will also be dedicated passport control areas and queues for British tourists. Brits will be able to use the Portuguese National Health Service. Ana Paula Almeida for […]

Influenza has killed 3 unvaccinated Sask. preschoolers so far this season: public health officials

Health officials are pleading with families to get flu shots, with hospitalization rates for the flu this season highest for children under age nine. Only one in three Saskatchewan toddlers has had the vaccine, the provincial health authority says.

Mickey Mouse will be public domain soon—here’s what that means

Enlarge / The copyright to The Great Gatsby—the 1925 novel, not the 2013 movie starring Leonardo di Caprio—will expire two years from today. (credit: Warner Bros. Picture) As the ball dropped over Times Square last night, all copyrighted works published in 1923 fell into the public domain (with a few exceptions). Everyone now has the […]

‘An insult to the office of PM’: Blair and May in public spat over Brexit

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has found himself in a public spat with Theresa May, saying her Brexit plan isn’t in the national interest. It comes after May hit out at him for backing the idea of a second referendum. “…I profoundly believe that the course [PM May] is pursuing will not work and […]