‘Trigger-happy’ US cop tells suspects he’ll get a ‘ton of money’ if he shoots someone (VIDEO)

A Connecticut police officer has been suspended after a video emerged of him warning suspected trespassers not to do anything stupid, because he is “trigger-happy” and will be paid for overtime if someone gets shot. “If anybody wants to fight or run, I’m a little trigger-happy guys, I’m not gonna lie. And I get paid […]

‘Travelers and Magicians’ Tells the Struggle For Spiritual Identity in the Modern World

(Welcome to A Passage to India, a new series where we explore great works from all over South Asia for unacquainted viewers, all of them available to stream.) To cinema, he’s Khyenste Norbu, New York Film Academy alumnus, consultant to Bertolucci on Little Buddha and Bhutan’s premier director. His second feature, Travelers and Magicians, was […]

Laverne Cox Tells OZY Fest: ‘Eff the Backlash. We Have to Move Forward’

The reality on the silver screen hasn’t always reflected the realities of society. Let’s be honest: It rarely has. But even Hollywood has to move forward, little by little. Recent megahits like Black Panther, Moonlight and Get Out are paving the way for a big change in the movie business, even as national politics have […]

13 things no one tells you about losing weight, according to someone who has done it

Losing weight is hard — that’s why it’s a $ 66 billion industry in the US alone. Losing weight can be tough and it’s something that is often shrouded in guilt and secrecy. If you want to lose weight or even simply adopt a healthier lifestyle, here are 13 things you need to know beforehand, […]

Reddit CEO tells user, “we are not the thought police,” then suspends that user

Enlarge / Steve Huffman, cofounder and chief executive officer of Reddit Inc., listens during a Bloomberg Technology television interview in San Francisco in 2017. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A Reddit user has found himself at the end of a week-long suspension—and from the look of his account, it might have come because […]

Trump’s top hawk John Bolton tells UK to up defense spending ahead of NATO summit

The war over the UK Ministry of Defence’s budget took another turn on Wednesday after reports of a top Trump administration official demanding the UK spends more on its defense during a meeting of key NATO security chiefs. John Bolton, who has been Donald Trump’s national security advisor since April, made the demands to his […]

Erdogan aide tells congressman Adam Schiff to ‘shut up’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman has sharply rebuked Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff who bemoaned Turkey’s “descent into autocracy” after Erdogan’s presidential election win. “Erdogan ‘won’ reelection in Turkey this weekend only by decimating the opposition through arrests, violence and squashing freedom of the press. Turkey’s descent into autocracy is another reminder that democracy is […]

US tells rebels not to count on its help as Syrian army advances into country’s southwest – report

The US military has reportedly warned the rebels it backs in Syria that it will not help them thwart a large-scale offensive of the Syrian Army, which is rapidly gaining ground in the southwest of the country. In a letter to the commanders of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a loose umbrella group of armed […]

‘Perceptions Of The Dead 2’ Tells Sometimes Cute, Sometimes Spooky Ghost Stories

After a live stream from a haunted hospital, Jill has found herself not just investigating hauntings, but dealing with the fact that ghosts are real. Some of them could even use her help, too, but when she tries to do something for a ghost who’s been following her, she starts to see some of the […]