Ugly twist in sordid sex offender case

An independent special counsel on Friday accused Michigan State University of stonewalling his investigation into the school’s handling of the sexual abuse scandal involving disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar and called for “top-down cultural change” at the school. Special counsel Bill Forsyth released a report that accuses the school of fighting the release of […]

Chancellor Hammond labels Rees-Mogg, Boris & co ‘extremists’ as Tory civil war gets ugly

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has enraged Brexiteers by labelling Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson, among others, as “extremists,” for their pursuit of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. Hammond, who made the antagonistic remarks in an interview with Sky News shortly before May faced a vote of confidence in her leadership by Tory MPs, received […]

The Ugly Reality of Online Job Applications: How to Stand out from Others

As I sit here at my Macbook Air contemplating the approach I want to take on this impossible-sounding article, I hear one of my favorite Miranda Lambert songs in the back of my head… “Hey whatever happened to, Waitin’ your turn Doing it all by hand, ‘Cause when everything is handed to you It’s all […]

Things got ugly when a Republican strategist accused a former CIA analyst of earning ‘more money’ with his security clearance

CNN Former CIA analyst Philip Mudd got into a heated argument with Republican strategist Paris Dennard on Friday after Dennard suggested Mudd made “more money” from consulting firms because of his security clearance. “Twenty-five years in the service and this is the s–t I get? Get out,” Mudd said. The debate comes amid President Donald […]

Ugly backlash to Origin snub intensifies

THE fallout from the decision of Australian selectors to give Billy Slater the Wally Lewis Medal as player of the series after Origin III on Wednesday night has continued, with those on both sides of the fence putting their cases forward. The three-man panel comprising of former Queensland coach Mal Meninga, Maroons selector Darren Lockyer […]

Princess Margaret: Royal documentary describes ‘UGLY’ breakdown of Lord Snowdon marriage

Princess Margaret, who died at the age of 71 in 2002, was the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II, 91. Although she was first engaged to Peter Townsend, she later married Lord Snowdon, also known as Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, in 1960. The pair divorced 18 years later in 1978. A Channel 5 […]

Leaked Facebook memo: ‘ugly truth’ justified any growth tactics

Buzzfeed has published an internal Facebook memo entitled “The Ugly” from 2016 that shows just how much emphasis the social network places on growth above safety, privacy and everything else. Written by Facebook VP Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, one of Mark Zuckerberg’s staunchest allies, the memo tries to defend the social network’s “questionable contact importing practices” […]

‘Isle of Dogs’ critics slam the movie for ‘ugly’ cultural appropriation and whitewashing

Fox Searchlight Pictures Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs” is being praised by many film critics. But others — even those who enjoyed it — are pointing out the culture appropriation. The movie takes place in a dystopian Japanese city.  The heroes of the movie are almost all voiced by white actors, though. Critics are pointing […]