RELATED STORIES That record needle scratch you just heard is this year’s Grammy Awards hitting the brakes. The 63rd annual Grammy Awards, which were scheduled to be held on Sunday, Jan. 31, are likely to be postponed due to the current COVID situation. Our sister site Rolling Stone says that organizers are now mulling a […]
Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn can be held in jail without the possibility of bail until Jan. 11, lengthening a detention that has gone on for a month and a half.
Gigi Hadid wore a shirt held together by a single button, but that wasn’t even the boldest part of her all-orange outfit
Splash News On Tuesday, Gigi Hadid was spotted in New York City wearing an all-orange outfit. The model’s shirt was held together by a single small button. But her lace-covered orange jeans, made by sustainable couture label RVDK, and $ 1,295 printed Christian Louboutin boots stole the show. Bella Hadid wore a similar style of […]
It started as a pleasant evening. Although my husband was away for work, my dad was in Johannesburg on business and staying with me for the night. We had dinner together, chatting about family, work — the usual. It had been a good day. I live in what’s known in South Africa as a security […]
Dozens of prominent activists have been held for months in Saudi Arabia without charge — and the spotlight on the Kingdom’s human rights record is stronger than ever
Saudi Arabia’s human rights record has come under intense scrutiny in recent months. Earlier this year, the country detained dozens of prominent women’s rights activists — most without access to communication and many who were never formally charged with a crime. Award-winning campaigner Samar Badawi was arrested in August, which sparked a massive feud between […]
Broward County The man suspected of sending mail bombs to several prominent Democratic leaders last week, including former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama, was charged in federal court on Monday and ordered held without bail. Cesar Sayoc Jr. was charged with five felony counts over sending 14 bombs to high-profile […]
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The UN is calling on China to ‘immediately release’ one million Muslim Uighurs who may be held in detention centers
Kevin Frayer/Getty The United Nations has called on China to end the detention of up to one million Uighurs in the far western Xinjiang province. The committee also called out China’s practice of racial and ethnic profiling and heavy-handed restrictions that disproportionately target the Uighur community. Xinjiang has become one of the most intrusive police states in […]
Mercedes-Benz sport-utility vehicles assembled in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, are being checked for potential problems by Chinese customs authorities in Shanghai, according to the nation’s media. The situation was later confirmed by Daimler AG on Thursday. Officially, custom agents discovered the imported GLE and GLS models possess “insufficient” rear brakes and pose a safety risk. However, this […]
The detailed medical histories and contact information of possibly tens of thousands of home-care patients in Ontario are allegedly being held for ransom by thieves who recently raided the computer systems of a health-care provider.