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Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial

Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his tria...

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial

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Nxivm trial hears of debauchery and cruelty within alleged 'sex cult' Keith Rainiere, 58, accused of sex trafficking and other charges‘Slave master’ Lauren Salzman says: ‘He was my mentor’A top “slave master” in the alleged sex cult Nxivm said in testimony on Friday she herself was sexually and psychologically enslaved...
18:51, 05/18/2019

NXIVM: Alleged cult leader's sex-trafficking trial gets underway Keith Raniere is the only defendant in the case to stand trial. Others, including Allison Mack and Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty.        ...
20:17, 05/07/2019

Nxivm trial: alleged sex cult leader tried to 'break' female followers, says witness Mark Vicente, a key witness at Keith Raniere’s trial, said women would also push their diets as penance if they made mistakesSeveral female members of an alleged New York sex cult, including the actor Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after follo...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Jury shown Nxivm members’ nudes in alleged sex cult leader’s trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere got their first look Wednesday at the X-rated “collateral” photos that members were forced to give him — and the searing brands he left them with — as a former member testified that Raniere...
02:17, 05/16/2019

Mark Vicente has meltdown in Nxivm trial, calls cult ‘horrible evil’ A former member of Nxivm burst into tears while testifying on Thursday as he slammed the alleged sex cult as “horrible evil.” Mark Vicente’s meltdown came as he read the so-called self-help group’s 12-point mission statement t...
21:51, 05/09/2019

NXIVM: Alleged cult leader Keith Raniere called a 'criminal' by prosecutors as trial starts Keith Raniere is the only defendant in the case to stand trial. Others, including Allison Mack and Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty.        ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

'Everything was just lies': how alleged sex cult Nxivm deceived its victims As the trial of the group’s founder, Keith Raniere, begins, experts say people attracted to change are vulnerable to manipulative ‘cultish group behavior’The federal courthouse in Brooklyn provided a bland judicial setting for some startling testimon...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ gives jurors look inside alleged sex cult A Nxivm sex cult “slave’’ took the stand in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday to reveal the twisted inner workings of the upstate group. The woman, referred to on the stand as Sylvie to protect her identity, described how she was recruited to the group ...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Alleged Nxivm sex cult leaders were conned by crooked PI firm The accused cons got conned. High-ranking members of the alleged sex cult Nxivm tried to get dirt on their enemies by hiring private investigators to dig through foes’ financial records — only to be given phony documents themselves, lawyers said Tues...
06:34, 05/15/2019

Photos show the secret island getaway for alleged sex cult Nxivm Newly released photos offer a never-before-seen peek into the Fijian island that Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman helped buy for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere. The photos, shown to jurors Wednesday during the Nxivm head’s sex traf...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Nxivm trial: cult leader a 'predator' who preyed on women, prosecutor says Attorney tells jury at start of trial in Brooklyn federal court that Keith Raniere ‘took advantage of them emotionally and sexually’Former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a “predator” who preyed on young women, including a 15-year-old girl, and turn...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Nxivm trial: Keith Raniere found guilty on all counts in sex cult case Jury sided with prosecutors, who said Raniere used blackmail and starvation and to force women into becoming ‘first-line slaves’Keith Raniere, a self-help guru, has been found guilty of presiding over an ultra-secretive society that imprisoned women ...
04:34, 06/20/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere found guilty on all counts in sex cult trial Nxivm founder Keith Raniere has been found guilty on all counts for running the upstate sex cult in which women were branded like cattle and forced to have sex with him. Jurors in Brooklyn federal court reached the verdict Wednesday after less than f...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Alleged New York sex cult 'slave' to testify at founder's sex trafficking case A former member of the cultlike Nxivm organization will resume testifying at founder Keith Raniere's criminal trial on Wednesday, as prosecutors detail allegations that he recruited women as sex slaves under the guise of self-improvement....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Accused sex cult founder could face former 'slaves' at New York trial Former self-help guru Keith Raniere goes on trial on Tuesday on charges of running a secretive New York sex cult that recruited female "slaves" who were then starved, branded with his initials and blackmailed into having sex with him....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Jury to begin deliberating in trial of accused sex cult founder Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
13:17, 06/19/2019

New York jury begins deliberations in trial of accused cult founder Jurors on Wednesday began deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
17:00, 06/19/2019

Nxivm trial jurors meet Keith Raniere’s alleged top-tier sex slaves Accused sex cultist Keith Raniere relied on eight women to carry out his darkest desires and grow his harem of slaves, a former member testified Friday. Jurors seated on Raniere’s trial were shown a photo of the 58-year-old surrounded by his al...
06:00, 05/18/2019

The leader of the sex cult NXIVM was just convicted in the sex-trafficking case against him Associated Press Keith Raniere was found guilty on Wednesday on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into unwanted sex using systematic shame and humiliation. Raniere once had an international following with...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Lifetime movie on Nxivm sex cult coming this fall A movie based on the twisted upstate sex cult Nxivm, where women were starved and branded like cattle, is set to premiere this fall on the Lifetime channel, reps said Monday. The made-for-TV flick, “NXIVM Cult: A Mother’s Nightmare,” centers on the t...
16:17, 07/02/2019

Lifetime to release film on NXIVM sex cult this fall A movie based on the twisted upstate sex cult NXIVM, where women were starved and branded like cattle, is set to premiere this fall on the Lifetime channel, reps said Monday....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ says joining sex cult derailed her life: ‘It was a lie’ Brooklyn jurors heard from yet another alleged Nxivm sex slave on Thursday who said her academic dreams and enrollment into an elite Swiss boarding school were derailed when she joined the group in 2002. The now 33-year-old Mexican woman, only identi...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Nxivm ‘sex cult’ master Keith Raniere couldn’t get it up: witness He preached empowerment — but was impotent. Keith Raniere, the accused founder of alleged upstate sex cult Nxivm, had problems in the bedroom but tried to cover it up by lying, one of his “sex slaves” testified Thursday. The woman, only i...
22:34, 05/23/2019

Nxivm former members to break vow of silence by testifying against cult leader Opening arguments are set for Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court as prosecutors have been tight-lipped about who will testifyIt was called “collateral” – nude photos and other embarrassing material that female members of an upstate New York self-impro...
08:34, 05/06/2019

Lifetime drops a breathless trailer for its movie about the NXIVM sex cult NXIVM, the bizarre “sex cult” that counted Smallville actress Allison Mack in its ranks, is too weird a story to not get dissected to death. HBO, for example, has a documentary on the way, while Lifetime, as one might expect, wasted little time in pu...
01:17, 08/24/2019

Video shows Nxivm cult leader preaching about sex with children Accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s teachings to his female followers included discussions of sex with children as young as 12, according to a disturbing video shown Wednesday in his sex trafficking trial. “In some parts of the ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Escaping the Nxivm Cult’ and a Bill Gates Documentary A mother tries to free her daughter from Keith Raniere’s group, and a Netflix documentary examines the humanitarian efforts of the co-founder of Microsoft....
07:54, 09/21/2019

Nxivm president kept shrine to accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere Nxivm president and co-founder Nancy Salzman kept a bizarre shrine to Keith Raniere — in her home gym. Photos show three portraits of the accused sex cult leader tacked to the wall of Salzman’s basement, near her treadmill and other exerc...
17:51, 05/17/2019

NXIVM leader Keith Raniere guilty of all counts in sex cult case Keith Raniere was accused of methodically manipulating his many followers to further his sexual exploits.        ...
01:51, 06/20/2019

Nxivm ‘sex slave’ recounts wearing ‘dog collar,’ having oral sex with cult leader A Nxivm “sex slave” recounted on Wednesday her lone sexual encounter with cult leader Keith Raniere — and having to wear a “dog collar” in a ceremony with her “slave master.” Picking up where she left off on Tuesda...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere didn’t need sex cult to get action: lawyer Nxivm leader Keith Raniere didn’t need to create a secret sex cult to get laid — because he was already bedding hordes of willing women, his lawyer argued Monday. “He doesn’t need DOS to generate intimate partners,” lawy...
05:34, 06/18/2019

NXIVM sex cult leader Kieth Raniere convicted of preying on devotees A man who ran a secret sex cult NXIVM in New York has been convicted of preying on his devotees and turning them into what prosecutors called his "sex slaves"....
00:51, 06/20/2019

Nxivm slave master to take stand against accused cult leader Keith Raniere Well, this should be awkward. Nxivm slave master Lauren Salzman will take the stand against her onetime “Grandmaster,” Keith Raniere. Salzman’s imminent testimony was revealed Thursday in Brooklyn federal court by Judge Nicholas Garaufis. Garaufis to...
06:51, 05/17/2019

Allison Mack allegedly wanted Nxivm sex cult ‘slave masters’ to be ‘sister wives’ TV actress and alleged sex cult leader Allison Mack creepily likened herself and other Nxivm slave masters to “sister wives’’ who would eventually all raise their kids together, a witness testified Monday....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Lifetime Is Bringing Catherine Oxenberg's Story to Life With NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Nightmare Law & Order: SVU sort of went there, now Lifetime is fully going there with a TV movie based on the NXIVM story. Lifetime's NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Nightmare (the working title),......
21:00, 07/01/2019

NXIVM recruit claims she wrote fake letter about dad’s sexual abuse so cult could blackmail her into loyalty: report A NXIVM recruit testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Thursday that “Smallville" actress Allison Mack ordered her to lie about her father sexually abusing her so that the alleged sex cult would have blackmail against her, according to a report. ...
12:17, 06/07/2019

Russia jails Jehovah's Witnesses for alleged extremism A Russian court has sentenced six Jehovah's Witnesses to jail for belonging to an "extremist organization" in the western city of Satatov. Since 2017 the movement founded in the USA has been outlawed in Russia....
11:36, 09/21/2019

Motion for mistrial denied in Nxivm founder’s sex-trafficking case A Brooklyn judge on Wednesday denied a motion for a mistrial in Nxivm founder Keith Raniere’s sex-trafficking case. The request from Marc Agnifilo, the lawyer representing the 58-year-old alleged sex cult leader, centered around witnesses in th...
16:51, 05/08/2019

Prosecutors reveal Nxivm founder Keith Raniere’s first ‘sex slave’ The accused leader of upstate sex cult Nxivm allegedly recruited a 15-year-old girl from Mexico as his first “sex slave” — who is expected to testify against her former “master,” prosecutors divulged for the first time on Tues...
21:51, 05/07/2019

Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman wants her ankle bracelet removed Salzman had been out on $5 million bond and subject to home detention and electronic monitoring following her 2018 arrest on charges of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy....
05:51, 07/04/2019

Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman must keep curfew, ankle bracelet: judge Brooklyn federal court judge Nicholas Garaufis Tuesday denied a request by Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman that he ease up on the terms of her supervised release. Salzman has been out on $5 million bond since her 2018 arrest, and last week asked Garau...
23:51, 07/09/2019

NXIVM Co-Founder Keith Raniere Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking and Racketeering A verdict has been reached in the trial of Keith Raniere. On Wednesday afternoon, a jury in a Brooklyn federal court found the co-founder of NXIVM guilty of all counts including......
08:17, 06/20/2019

Assault trial witnesses say did not see A$AP Rocky hit teenager with bottle Witnesses told a Swedish court on Friday they did not see U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky or his friends hit a 19-year-old man with a bottle during a fight in Stockholm....
16:51, 08/02/2019

A$AP Rocky trial: witnesses describe Sweden street brawl Two women say they saw musician push alleged victim over and punch or kick himA$AP Rocky’s assault trial in Stockholm has entered its final scheduled day, with witnesses describing the street brawl that has left the US rapper facing up to two years i...
14:17, 08/02/2019

New York Sex Cult Founder Ordered Naked Meetings, Says Former "Slave" The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women......
10:00, 05/18/2019

Former 'slave' in New York sex cult says founder ordered naked meetings The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women testified at his criminal trial on Friday....
07:51, 05/18/2019

Jurors to begin deliberations in Nxivm trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere will begin mulling his fate Wednesday. The deliberations follow a seven-week trial in which prosecutors claimed the Nxivm leader used his inner circle to groom women for sex. Prosecutors sa...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Leader Of Alleged US Sex Cult Was Seen "As Some Kind Of God": Witness An alleged New York sex cult shielded its founder from new recruits, building the man up as a genius of unparalleled insight whose followers came to view him as "some kind of god," according to a......
14:00, 05/13/2019

New videos show Nxivm guru Keith Raniere’s alleged sex lair Here’s the first look inside Nxivm guru Keith Raniere’s alleged sex lair. Videos released by Brooklyn federal prosecutors Tuesday show the accused sex-cult leader’s “Executive Library” in upstate Halfmoon outfitted with ...
06:34, 05/15/2019

Alleged Nxivm leader Keith Raniere was really focused on penis size Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere was so insecure about the size of his manhood that he kept tabs on the length of other ­Nxivm members’ members — and was ready to whip out the data to torment his sex slaves whenever necessary. “I know his penis ...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Sex slaves’ identities to be kept secret at Nxivm leader’s trial The identities of women who claim to be former sex slaves of accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere will be not be made public, a judge ruled — as a jury was impaneled Monday for the upcoming trial. The decision was revealed during a court heari...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Victims Of Alleged US Sex Cult Followed Near-Starvation Diets: Witness Several women members of an alleged New York sex cult, including "Smallville" actress Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after following near-starvation diets at the direction of the group's......
13:00, 05/14/2019

Four more charged in Jewish ‘cult’ alleged kidnapping plot Four more alleged members of Lev Tahor, an extremist Jewish sect based in Guatemala, have been charged with taking part in a plot to nab two children who are living with their mother upstate and take them back to their father at the group’s com...
23:51, 08/02/2019

Victims of alleged N.Y. sex cult seemed 'broken,' former member testifies Several women members of an alleged New York sex cult, including "Smallville" actress Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after following near-starvation diets at the direction of the group's leader, a 12-year veteran of the group testified on Mond...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Inside Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s twisted sex games with alleged top slaves Nxivm’s accused cult leader played twisted sex games with his top female lieutenants — and even planned to build a basement dungeon to cage some of them, a former disciple testified Monday. Supposed self-help guru Keith Raniere’s sick methods of cont...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Alleged New York sex cult leader disciplined followers -witness The leader of an alleged New York sex cult maintained strict discipline over his followers, forcing those who questioned his leadership to undergo training and excommunicating those who went against the group, a 12-year veteran said on Monday....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Alleged New York sex cult portrayed leader as 'some kind of god' -witness An alleged New York sex cult shielded its founder from new recruits, building the man up as a genius of unparalleled insight whose followers came to view him as "some kind of god," according to a 12-year veteran of the group....
15:17, 05/13/2019

Alleged New York sex cult leader's 'out there' lifestyle not a crime: lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the law, his lawyer told jurors on Monday....
01:34, 06/18/2019

Nxivm trial: Raniere expected women to be as obedient as ‘hungry dogs’ Lauren Salzman testified that collateral for a secret society within the alleged sex cult included nude photos of the womenSelf-help guru Keith Raniere was a taskmaster who expected his female followers to be as obedient as “hungry dogs”, whether he ...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Woman testifies about 'sex slave' initiation as NXIVM sex-trafficking trial gets underway The New York City trial of the former leader of an upstate sex-trafficking cult began on Tuesday with federal prosecutors alleging he ordered the branding of several women and blackmailed them into having sex with him, including a minor....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Ex-member of alleged New York sex cult tells jury of forced encounter A former member of an alleged New York sex cult testified on Wednesday that the secretive group's leader forced her into an unwanted sexual encounter and took nude photos of her after he announced that he was her "grand master."...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Some members of alleged N.Y. sex cult thought leader could influence weather: witness Some members of an alleged New York sex cult believed their leader had the power to heal the sick and affect the weather, in addition to teaching them self-improvement, a 12-year veteran of the organization said at the founder's criminal trial....
00:17, 05/10/2019

New York sex cult trial continues with daughter of a former leader The daughter of a former leader of an alleged New York sex cult is set to testify on Friday at the trial of its founder, who is accused of forcing women into sex, urging them to starve themselves and having some branded with his initials....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Jury to hear from 'whistleblower' in New York sex cult trial Jurors in the trial of Keith Raniere, founder of the cultlike Nxivm organization who faces sex trafficking charges, are expected to hear testimony on Thursday from a former prominent member turned self-described whistleblower....
12:51, 05/09/2019

Child porn seized from leader’s house will be allowed as evidence in Nxivm trial Jurors at the upcoming trial of accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere will be permitted to view images of child pornography seized from his upstate New York study, a Brooklyn federal judge has ruled....
00:17, 05/04/2019

Jewish ‘cult’ members now facing lesser charges in alleged kidnap plot Alleged members of the extremist Jewish group Lev Tahor are now facing lesser charges in the alleged kidnapping two Orthodox children from their mother in New York last year, according to an indictment unsealed this week. The defendants were initiall...
04:17, 07/11/2019

Sex cult trial in New York moves to closing arguments on Monday Jurors are expected to hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials....
17:17, 06/17/2019

In New York sex cult trial, leader's tactics echo those of other sects The New York man charged with keeping women as sex slaves branded with his initials is one of the few cult leaders to face prosecution in the United States, but he controlled his followers in ways that are strikingly similar to those of cult figures ...
15:51, 06/18/2019

Nipsey Hussle and alleged killer talked about 'snitching' before shooting, witnesses say Rapper Nipsey Hussle and the man charged with killing him, Eric Holder, talked about "snitching" before the March 31 shooting.        ...
04:17, 06/28/2019

The Ultimate NXIVM Trial Guide: Keith Raniere's Conviction, Disturbing Revelations and the "Lost" Allison Mack NXIVM co-founder Keith Raniere was accused of running a female slavery ring within his purported self-help program for which women were recruited as "slaves" by other female members, or......
08:17, 06/20/2019

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' trial set Elizabeth Holmes, founder of failed blood-testing startup Theranos, will go to trial August 4, 2020, a federal judge ruled Friday in San Jose, California....
12:00, 07/01/2019

Jet Airways Founder Questioned In Alleged Foreign Funding Violation Case Naresh Goyal, founder of the now-grounded Jet Airways, was today questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with alleged foreign direct investment violations when Etihad Airways acquired......
13:34, 09/06/2019

Schiff says impeachment 'is destined for failure,' calls GOP 'cult of the president's personality' House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff blasted congressional Republicans as “the cult of the president’s personality,” claiming they will not “act consistent” with their constitutional duties should House Democrats begin impeachment procee...
05:17, 06/03/2019

Founder of 8chan, where alleged El Paso shooter posted manifesto, says 'shut the site down' The founder of 8chan, the message board known for its ardent support for freedom of speech, has argued that the site should be shut down after the El Paso shooter posted his manifesto on the site....
21:17, 08/05/2019

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a Congressional hearing on Thursday. Lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in a teen vaping "epidemic."...
22:51, 07/25/2019

Real estate empire loses billions in value after founder detained for alleged child molestation Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
00:34, 07/06/2019

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Has Trial Date Set for Summer 2020 Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced founder of catastrophically failed blood testing startup Theranos, will face trial next year, with jury selection slated for July 28, 2020 and the trial itself slated for the following August, per TechCrunch.Read more....
05:51, 06/30/2019

Jury finds Platinum Partners founder guilty in fraud trial Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners, was found guilty on Tuesday of defrauding bondholders of an oil exploration company Platinum controlled, but cleared of charges that he defrauded investors in Platinum's hedge ...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Trial of alleged 9/11 mastermind, four others set for early 2021 Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, will stand trial with four other men on war crimes charges at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba beginning in early 2021, a military judge said Friday....
11:17, 08/31/2019

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, top deputy ordered to stand trial in 2020 Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her former second-in-command at the Silicon Valley blood-testing startup were ordered on Friday to stand trial next year on fraud charges stemming from their claims about the company's technology, court documents...
05:17, 06/29/2019

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and top deputy ordered to stand trial in 2020 Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her former second-in-command at the Silicon Valley blood-testing startup were ordered on Friday to stand trial next year on fraud charges stemming from their claims about the company's technology, court documents...
03:34, 06/29/2019

6ix9ine recounts alleged abduction for jury during trial "I'm telling him, 'Don't shoot. I gave you everything. I put money in your pocket.' I told him that I was tired of being extorted," 6ix9ine told the court....
09:00, 09/20/2019

Tommy Robinson trial: EDL founder faces jail after being found guilty of contempt of court Tommy Robinson faces jail after being found in contempt of court by High Court judges for filming defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social media....
18:51, 07/05/2019

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Alleged 9/11 Terror Attack Mastermind To Go On Trial In 2021: Report Alleged 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp will finally go on trial in 2021, almost two decades after the devastating Al-Qaeda attack, the New......
04:51, 08/31/2019

Michael Avenatti gets trial date over alleged Nike extortion Lawyer Michael Avenatti, an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, is scheduled to go to trial on Nov. 12 in federal court in Manhattan on charges of extorting Nike Inc....
23:17, 06/18/2019

Alleged victims won’t testify at Proud Boys trial for UES brawl Manhattan jurors serving on the trial of a pair of Proud Boys charged for a brawl with violent anti-fascist protesters outside a Republican club will not hear from the alleged victims, prosecutors revealed Thursday. Assistant DA Joshua Steinglass sai...
06:17, 08/02/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Calls for Breakup of Tech Giant In an opinion essay in the New York Times, Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually became Facebook, calls for the social-media giant to be broken up....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s Co-Founder Calls it a ‘Powerful Monopoly’ That Should Be Broken Up He saw Facebook grow from a dorm room project to a $500-billion-plus company used by billions of people worldwide. Now, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is calling for regulators to break up the social media giant, which he calls a “powerful mo...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes called for the break up of the world's largest social media network in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Thursday....
18:17, 05/09/2019

Kellen Winslow trial Day 6: Woman testifies about alleged incident in 2003 The rape trial for Kellen Winslow II continued with raw and angry testimony from alleged encounter in 2003, a year before Winslow entered the NFL.        ...
08:17, 05/30/2019

Saudi Crown Prince's Sister On Trial Over Alleged Beating Of Workman The sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia goes on trial Tuesday in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was refurbishing her ultra-luxury Paris apartment....
17:00, 07/09/2019

Facebook co-founder calls for company to break up over 'unprecedented' power Chris Hughes wrote in the New York Times Facebook’s acquisition of rival platforms has given Zuckerberg ‘un-American’ controlA co-founder of Facebook has called for the government to break-up the company, warning that Mark Zuckerberg’s power is “unpr...
18:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes called for the break up of the world's largest social media network in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Thursday....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder says Zuckerberg is 'not accountable,' and calls for a government break up Chris Hughes, who started Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, joins a growing chorus of privacy advocates and politicians who have called for antitrust action....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Extinction Rebellion founder calls for mass psychedelic disobedience Gail Bradbrook, a co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, has called for a mass ingestion of psychedelic substances in protest against the criminalisation of drugs...
04:51, 08/20/2019

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in her home nearly a decade ago, reports said....
09:51, 05/20/2019

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration of Digital Independence,” a new manifesto of sorts advocating for the decentralization of R...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Alleged kingpin of massive, deadly fentanyl-laced pill scheme stands trial Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Moore) Utah man Aaron Shamo, 29, will stand trial starting today over federal charges that he allegedly ran a deadly, multimillion-dollar counterfeit opioid racket on the black market amid the country’s devastating opi...
19:18, 08/13/2019

Ashton Kutcher testifies in trial of alleged serial killer accused of murdering his friend Ashton Kutcher testified on Wednesday in the trial of a man charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes including one woman, Ashley Ellerin, who was friends with the actor. ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Alleged ‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial begins; Ashton Kutcher could be called to testify: report The trial of a man who has been charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes -- including one woman who dated actor Ashton Kutcher -- began on Thursday in Los Angeles, according to reports....
08:34, 05/03/2019

On social media, calls for boycott of Home Depot because co-founder supports Donald Trump Shoppers have taken to Twitter and Facebook to call for a boycott of Home Depot after its co-founder says he will back Donald Trump's reelection bid.       ...
00:51, 07/09/2019

Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Biden calls environmental activist 'kiddo' as he defends fundraiser with fossil-fuel company's founder Joe Biden on Friday forcefully defended his appearance the previous evening at a top-dollar campaign fundraising event in New York City that was held at the home of a supporter who helped found a natural gas company....
12:51, 09/07/2019

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls for President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy theories and once published an injectable DIY homeopathic “vaccine” for Ebola, h...
15:17, 06/10/2019

UN calls for 'maximum restraint' after alleged Israeli strike in Lebanon Israel has also allegedly bombed Iraq recently, and claimed an attack on SyriaThe United Nation has called for maximum restraint after a reported drone attack in a Hezbollah stronghold south of Beirut that was blamed on Israel.A spokesman said the UN...
04:17, 08/27/2019

Daughter calls for compassion for mom’s alleged killer twin at funeral The adolescent daughter of a slain New Jersey woman put aside her grief on Friday to urge compassion for her mom’s twin sister, who’s accused of fatally plunging a carving knife into her sibling’s chest. During remarks at her mom...
00:34, 06/29/2019

Three mass shootings this year began with a hateful screed on 8chan. Its founder calls it a terrorist refuge in plain sight. The suspected El Paso killer posted a racist manifesto to the anonymous extremist site. Now experts are worried that "targeted violence will become a meme itself."...
20:51, 08/04/2019

Trump calls bombshell report on alleged campaign spying ‘bigger than ­Watergate’ President Trump on Friday called the FBI’s use of a blond bombshell to get dirt on his campaign “bigger than ­WATERGATE” — as Vice President Mike Pence suggested he was also spied on. In a rare move, Trump praised The New York Times for reporting tha...
10:51, 05/04/2019

Exclusive: President Trump Calls Alleged Iranian Attack on Oil Tankers ‘Very Minor’ Facing twin challenges in the Persian Gulf, President Donald Trump said in an interview with TIME Monday that he might take military action to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, but cast doubt on going to war to protect international oil sup...
06:34, 06/18/2019

Ilhan Omar’s alleged affair with consultant sparks calls for ethics probe MINNEAPOLIS — Rep. Ilhan Omar’s soap-opera love life threatened to become more of a political thriller Wednesday as watchdog groups questioned whether her alleged affair with a married member of her paid political-consulting team constituted an ethic...
07:51, 08/29/2019

Georgia mayor facing calls to resign over alleged comment on black job candidate The mayor of a predominantly white city in Georgia is facing calls to resign after she allegedly said residents weren’t “ready” to have a black city administrator, a report said. Mayor Theresa Kenerly allegedly made the comment to a member of Hoschto...
22:00, 05/07/2019

R. Kelly lawyer calls alleged victims 'disgruntled groupies': court filing A lawyer for singer R. Kelly, who is accused of running a years-long scheme sexually preying on women and girls, said on Wednesday that the charges against the R&B artist stemmed from disgruntled groupies....
01:51, 08/01/2019

Judge calls off trial over slain millionaire’s residency CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire judge has called off the upcoming probate court trial of a man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money, saying the grandfather was not a resident of the state. Judge David...
17:17, 05/10/2019

A$AP Rocky assault trial: prosecutor calls for six-month sentence US rapper has been in detention since 3 July over incident in Swedish capitalA Swedish prosecutor has demanded that A$AP Rocky serve six months in prison for assault causing actual bodily harm in a case that that has outraged the US rapper’s fans and...
16:51, 08/02/2019

In 911 call alleged victim of Sir Philip Green calls retail tycoon: ‘The British Harvey Weinstein’ TUCSON —  In a 911 call made to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department earlier this year, a woman claimed to be a victim of sexual harassment by British billionaire, Sir Philip Green. In the call, The woman can be heard comparing Green̵...
09:00, 07/04/2019

Athletics: French prosecutor calls for Diack to stand trial - source France's financial prosecutor has recommended that Lamine Diack, the former president of world athletics ruling body the IAAF, and his son Papa Massata Diack stand trial for alleged corruption and money-laundering, sources with direct knowledge of th...
17:34, 05/20/2019

Calls to boycott Jimmy John's resurface over elephant photo with sandwich chain's founder Hashtag #BoycottJimmyJohns was trending Friday with calls for a boycott after a photo of founder Jimmy John Liautaud with an elephant resurfaced.       ...
01:51, 08/24/2019

Philadelphia police union calls commissioner ‘irresponsible’ amid investigation into alleged racist, anti-Muslim social media posts The head of Philadelphia's police union has accused the city’s police commissioner of being “premature and irresponsible” with comments about expecting officers to be fired over alleged racist and anti-Muslim social media posts....
00:17, 06/21/2019

One by one, D-Day memories fade as war’s witnesses die PARIS (AP) — A Jewish French-American World War II veteran, Bernard Dargols, lived almost long enough to join the celebrations next month marking 75 years since the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Dargols waded onto Omaha Beach in June 1944 as an America...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Wimbledon witnesses first 12-12 tiebreak Australian John Peers and Finn Henri Kontinen made a small slice of Wimbledon history when they won the first match decided by a tiebreak at 12-12 in the deciding set on Tuesday....
18:34, 07/09/2019

One by one, D-Day memories fade as war's witnesses die A Jewish French-American World War II veteran, Bernard Dargols, lived almost long enough to join the celebrations next month marking 75 years since the D-Day invasion of Normandy....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Trial judge rejects El Chapo's bid for new trial over claims of potential juror misconduct Judge Brian Cogan denied Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's bid for a new trial over possible juror misconduct, terming the request "a fishing expedition."        ...
22:17, 07/03/2019

D-Day memories fade as war’s witnesses die A Jewish French-American World War II veteran has been laid to rest just before the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (May 9)        ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

House Democrats Subpoena a Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses The House Judiciary Committee approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting Mueller witnesses, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, and Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general....
19:17, 07/11/2019

Last WWII D-Day witnesses relive painful memories World leaders will honor WWII veterans on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The ceremony is expected to be the last for many of the survivors, now in their 90s. Jake Cigainero reports from Bayeux....
00:17, 06/06/2019

Epstein sought to pay off potential witnesses, U.S. prosecutors say Jailed American financier Jeffrey Epstein made payments to two potential witnesses seeking to influence them in the child sex trafficking case against him late last year, prosecutors said late on Friday....
00:51, 07/13/2019

Prosecutors: Mexico church might harass victims, witnesses An arraignment for the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and two followers on child rape and human trafficking charges has been pushed back to June 21....
02:51, 06/11/2019

Witnesses wanted in serious-injury crash on south side TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is reaching out to the public for more information about a south side, serious-injury collision that occurred June 22. On June 22 at around 10:30 p.m., a silver Mercedes and a black Tahoe were involved in a col...
23:51, 07/31/2019

'I wanted to look him in the eye': serial killer's survivor witnesses execution Lisa Noland, who helped police capture Bobby Joe Long, was 17 when he abducted herA woman who survived an attack by a notorious Florida serial killer, and helped police to capture him, watched on Thursday evening as he was put to death for his crimes...
03:51, 05/25/2019

Congressional panel names witnesses for Boeing Max hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — A famous airline pilot and a former safety regulator are among witnesses scheduled for a congressional hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 Max. The House aviation subcommittee said Monday it will hear from Chesley Sullenberger, who s...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Witnesses: Self-help guru’s sexual exploits destroyed family NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico. One of the unidentified sisters testified how her family enrolled th...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Swedish Prosecutors Interview New Witnesses In Assange case Swedish prosecutors have interviewed two new witnesses over a 2010 rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the Prosecution Authority said Monday....
17:01, 09/09/2019

Witnesses scramble as Odessa shooter opens fire At least five people are dead in West Texas after a man stopped by state troopers for failing to signal a left turn opened fire and fled, shooting more than 20 people as he drove before being killed by officers outside a movie theatre. (Sept. 1) ...
22:17, 09/01/2019

Prosecution's witnesses drops bombshell in testimony against SEAL When the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL opened in a San Diego military courtroom Tuesday, prosecutors promised jurors would hear from witnesses who saw the special warfare operator plunge a knife into the neck of a wounded ISIS prisoner....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Amber Alert issued for New Jersey girl, 5; witnesses say man led her into red van Police in New Jersey have issued an Amber Alert for a 5-year-old girl that was last seen at a playground Monday afternoon after new information revealed she was led off into a red van by an unidentified man. ...
17:17, 09/18/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, according to witnesses. ...
06:51, 05/07/2019

Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul: Reuters witnesses A loud explosion rocked the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, shaking windows and doors in houses several kilometers away from the blast, Reuters witnesses heard....
22:00, 09/02/2019

Alligators found eating a decomposed body in Florida, witnesses say A body was found by the mangroves of Lake Maggiore in Saint Petersburg, Florida on Thursday. It was badly decomposed, leaving police few clues.        ...
03:51, 07/06/2019

Prosecutors may now target witnesses in Jeffrey Epstein case: sources Prosecutors may target cronies who were set to testify against Jeffrey Epstein before his death – as the FBI investigates new claims by more than 200 women who say they were sexually assaulted by the wealthy pedophile, law-enforcement officials...
02:23, 08/12/2019

House Dems set to subpoena Kushner, Sessions and 10 other Mueller witnesses The House Judiciary Committee will vote on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 of former special counsel Robert Mueller's witnesses — including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his former de...
20:34, 07/09/2019

Police seek witnesses in Düsseldorf gang rape case Police in Germany's west are investigating a series of brutal gang rapes in the Düsseldorf area. The offenders allegedly lured their victims to hotel rooms and filmed the sexual attacks on their mobile phones....
11:51, 06/25/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
01:17, 05/03/2019

French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich', say witnesses Police open murder inquiry after customer attacked waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris A customer fatally shot a waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich, according to witnesse...
20:17, 08/18/2019

French waiter shot dead for making sandwich too slowly, witnesses say The unidentified customer shot the waiter in the shoulder with a handgun. The restaurant was located in the Paris suburb of Noisy-le-Grand.        ...
17:51, 08/19/2019

Sky News witnesses horrors of Idlib as crew shelled by Syrian regime Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on civilians inside the province....
22:34, 05/23/2019

Caller threatens mass shooting at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses An unhinged caller threatened to “shoot every motherf—king body” at a Manhattan church, police said Thursday. “It’s because of you I lost my family, you ruined my life, I’m coming to your kingdom hall and I’m going to shoot every motherf—king b...
22:51, 08/15/2019

Attack targets a police car in downtown Tunis, explosion heard: witnesses An attack targeted a police car in Charles de Gaulle street in downtown Tunis, witnesses told Reuters, adding a loud explosion was heard in the neighborhood following the incident....
12:51, 06/27/2019

Prosecutors: Evidence Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses and is worth more than $500M Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses, has net worth of more than $500M, prosecutors allege, arguing he should not get bail        ...
11:17, 07/13/2019

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses recount years of sex abuse ahead of landmark case Two former Jehovah’s Witnesses claim the church looked the other way while they were sexually abused as children for years — and now plan to sue under a landmark state law that takes effect this week. Lawyers for Heather Steele, 48, and John Mi...
19:54, 08/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: French police urge victims and witnesses to come forward Three victims who have already come forward were interviewed in August and as recently as Monday, prosecutor’s office saidFrench police are appealing for victims and witnesses to come forward to aid their investigation into Jeffrey Epstein and anyone...
17:51, 09/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein used some of his staggering net worth of $500 million to “influence” potential witnesses against him, Manhattan federal prosecutors charged Friday. The globe-trotting former hedge fund manager — who was...
02:17, 07/13/2019

US Attorney's paralegal helped gang-member son find witnesses against him, prosecutors say A woman used her paralegal position in the New Jersey U.S. Attorney's Office to identify "snitches" cooperating with authorities against her son, an alleged gang member in New York, according to federal prosecutors. ...
01:17, 08/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein paid potential witnesses $350,000 in sex trafficking case: prosecutors Jeffrey Epstein allegedly paid $100,000 to a person identified in his 2007 non-prosecution agreement, and $250,000 to another person, identified as a possible co-conspirator, prosecutors say....
05:00, 07/13/2019

Judiciary committee butts heads over witnesses in Mueller report hearing Republicans on the House judiciary committee criticized Democrats for holding a hearing on the Mueller report Thursday to question experts who had no direct knowledge of the special counsel probe....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Passenger dressed as a clown causes mass brawl on cruise ship, witnesses say A mass brawl broke out on a British cruise ship Friday morning, leaving several people injured and others confined to their cabins for the rest of their journey, according to eyewitnesses who spoke to CNN affiliate ITV news....
05:17, 07/29/2019

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations targeting President Donald Trump.On a party-line vote, the committee empowered Chairman Jerry Nadler (D...
21:34, 07/11/2019

Police: Man Abuducted Juvenile At Gunpoint From Louisville Kroger, Threatened Witnesses LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Police in Louisville arrested a man who they say abducted a juvenile Tuesday afternoon at gunpoint from a Kroger as witnesses tried to intervene. WAVE reports that 58-year-old Fabao Chen was being held after the incident. Acc...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Nxivm was all about sex — why else was there a sex toy dungeon?: feds If the Nxivm cult wasn’t about sex, then why was its leader building a dungeon featuring cages, rubber-spiked paddles and “puppy trainer’’ dog collars to use on female members? a Brooklyn prosecutor said Tuesday. “So let me get this straight. What wa...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Kamal Nath's Nephew Threatening Witnesses In Chopper Case: Probe Agency Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, is threatening witnesses in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case, the Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Wednesday....
02:51, 08/01/2019

Waiter shot dead by customer who waited too long for sandwich in France, witnesses say The unidentified customer shot the waiter in the shoulder with a handgun. The restaurant is in the Paris suburb of Noisy-le-Grand.        ...
05:51, 08/20/2019

White House Tells Two More Witnesses, Including Hope Hicks, Not To Cooperate With Congress Hope Hicks, a former White House communications director, and Annie F. Donaldson, the chief of staff to a former White House counsel, were told not to cooperate with a House inquiry....
18:34, 06/04/2019

White House Tells 2 More Witnesses, Including Hope Hicks, Not to Cooperate With Congress Hope Hicks, a former White House communications director, and Annie F. Donaldson, the chief of staff to a former White House counsel, were told not to cooperate with a House inquiry....
19:17, 06/04/2019

Passenger in clown suit prompted mass cruise ship brawl, say witnesses Staff injured after late-night fight breaks out in buffet area onboard P&O vesselA holidaymaker dressed as a clown prompted a mass brawl on a cruise ship in which passengers used furniture and plates as weapons, according to witnesses.The late-night ...
00:17, 07/28/2019

Police ask for witnesses after 6-year-old was thrown from 10th floor of London's Tate Modern London police are asking for witnesses after a six-year-old boy was thrown from the 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern gallery on Sunday....
19:17, 08/05/2019

Last Witnesses by Svetlana Alexievich review – the astonishing achievement of the Nobel prize winner From Chernobyl to the experience of children during the second world war ... Alexievich has produced her own remarkable version of Soviet historyIn 1993, two years after Svetlana Alexievich published Boys in Zinc, her oral history of Russia’s war in ...
16:00, 07/11/2019

French Police Appeal for Victims and Witnesses to Come Forward in Jeffrey Epstein Probe (PARIS) — French police are appealing for victims and witnesses to come forward to aid their probe into Jeffrey Epstein and anyone else involved in the disgraced financier’s alleged sexual exploitation of women and girls, and say they hav...
11:00, 09/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein paid $350G to potential witnesses in sex trafficking case, prosecutors say Financier Jeffrey Epstein paid $350,000 to two potential witnesses against him in his sex trafficking case, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in a bid to keep the 66-year-old behind bars until trial....
01:34, 07/13/2019

Reluctant witnesses in FISA abuse probe agree to talk to DOJ inspector general Key witnesses sought for questioning by Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz early in his investigation into alleged government surveillance abuse have come forward at the 11th hour, Fox News has learned.  ...
03:17, 07/06/2019

Ex-Nxivm disciple: Torture was a way of life Torture was a way of life in the Nxivm sex cult, a former disciple testified Monday. Sick svengali Keith Raniere wanted his collection of female sex “slaves” viciously spanked with studded sex toys, had them branded in excruciatingly painful procedur...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Nxivm ordered to pay more than $1M to investigative firm A federal judge in New Jersey delivered Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere an unwelcome birthday gift on Monday when he ordered the group to cough up more than $1 million it owes to an investigative firm previously hired to fend off a civil lawsuit ...
22:51, 08/27/2019

Officer hurt in shootout at popular Arkansas tourist area; witnesses hid behind brick wall A man who was seen "pumping a gun" in a busy tourist area in Arkansas was critically wounded in a shootout with police, authorities said.        ...
23:17, 07/29/2019

NTSB starts interviewing survivors, witnesses in California dive boat fire investigation Investigators have begun interviewing witnesses for a preliminary report on the deadly dive boat fire off the Southern California coast early Monday....
08:17, 09/05/2019

Witnesses describe a chaotic scene at Dayton Ohio's mass shooting: 'I couldn't get up, I got trampled' Julie Carr Smyth/AP Witnesses have spoken out since a mass shooting took place in Dayton, Ohio early Sunday morning. Nine people were killed by the gunman. People have taken to social media and recalled running "for our lives" when they heard the ...
23:51, 08/04/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ got $900 shipment of sex toys, witness says Testimony in the Nxivm trial turned steamy Friday as a witness described in graphic detail more than $900 in sex toys purchased by one of Keith Raniere’s alleged slaves. The bevy of X-rated items included a hanging rubber strap cage for $299.95, stud...
22:34, 05/17/2019

Former Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ show up for closing arguments Three of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s alleged sex slaves showed up in court Monday, as closing arguments in his trial got underway. The ex-“slaves” included women known only as Nicole and Jay, as well as India Oxenberg, the daughter...
23:51, 06/17/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s former sex den has been condemned The seedy lair of convicted sex cult leader Keith Raniere hasn’t just been seized by the government — it’s also been condemned. While Raniere once used the so-called “Executive Library” at 8 Hale Drive in upstate Halfmoo...
20:34, 06/20/2019

Nxivm ‘sex slave’ says she had to sign non-compete contract Nxivm’s sex slaves had to demonstrate the ultimate loyalty toward their masters — by inking non-compete contracts, a former member testified Monday. The ex-slave, referred to as Nicole in Brooklyn federal court, said her “master,’’ “Smallville’’ TV a...
21:17, 06/10/2019

Nxivm leader was paranoid he was being spied on: witness Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere was a paranoid nutcase convinced that he was being spied on by authorities, a former high-ranking Nxivm member testified Thursday. Raniere, also known to his followers as “Vanguard” or “Grandmas...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Apartment rented by Nxivm exec was actually used for sex slave While the upstate New York hideaway was rented by bookkeeper Kathy Russell, it was secretly inhabited by "Grandmaster" Keith Raniere's first sex slave Camila, according to multiple sources and court records....
04:51, 06/04/2019

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confront him, she testified Wednesday. “I remember Keith...
05:51, 05/30/2019

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interfer...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Witness accuses doctor of branding Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ This is the doctor accused of branding Nxivm’s alleged sex slaves — and she’s a member of the cult’s twisted master-slave group, a witness said Thursday. Mark Vicente identified a picture of a bikini-clad Dr. Danielle Roberts for ju...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Nxivm leader shunned ‘slave’ after she kissed another man: testimony Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere once refused to talk to one of his "slaves" for more than three years — because she kissed another man, the woman claimed Tuesday....
04:51, 05/29/2019

Jury deliberations to begin in NXIVM sex-trafficking case NEW YORK (AP) — A jury is about to begin deliberating at the trial of the former leader of an upstate New York self-help group that prosecutors say branded women. The deliberations in the case against Keith Raniere are set for Wednesday in federal co...
08:51, 06/19/2019

Nxivm leader Raniere gets creepy on camera in ‘sex lair’ Brooklyn jurors got a peak Monday into the sex-obsessed mind of Nxivm guru Keith Raniere — and the lair where he allegedly bedded female slaves. “It’s a man-den office,” witness Mark Vicente testified in federal court as prose...
08:17, 05/14/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere convicted on 7 charges A New York jury on Wednesday found the leader of a purported self-help group guilty on seven charges associated with a scheme to force women into a sexual slavery cult....
00:17, 06/20/2019

Judge to keep Nxivm jurors’ identities secret for their own safety The Brooklyn federal court judge who oversaw the trial of convicted Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere says he won’t release jurors’ names — because he’s afraid the group’s litigious acolytes might go after them in court or s...
07:51, 07/03/2019

Nxivm jurors horrified looking at leader’s ‘kiddie porn’ Jurors seated on the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere appeared horrified Thursday as they were shown over a dozen sexually explicit images prosecutors say depict a 15-year-old girl. FBI Special Agent Maegan Rees approached the jury box ...
21:34, 06/13/2019

Nxivm mastermind Keith Raniere won’t be sentenced this year Raniere appeared for the hearing wearing a tan jail outfit and sporting close-cropped hair and glasses and gave brief answers to a few of Garaufis’ questions....
03:01, 09/14/2019

Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine called teammate's family about shooting, witnesses urged to come forward Just hours after celebrating being selected as the New York Giants’ sixth-round draft pick, cornerback Corey Ballentine had to make a heartbreaking call to his college teammate’s family Sunday to tell them their 23-year-old son was shot and killed in...
21:34, 04/29/2019

Ex-members of NXIVM group set to testify against leader Keith Raniere Some former members of the group, NXIVM, are poised to break their vow of silence for the first time by testifying against Raniere, who has been compared to a cult leader....
03:17, 05/06/2019

Nxivm witness compares Keith Raniere to Scientology’s L. Ron Hubbard A witness likened Nxivm guru Keith Raniere to Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard Wednesday during the accused sex-cult leader’s Brooklyn federal court trial. Cult Education Institute executive director Rick Ross testified that Nxivm was “a personalit...
04:17, 06/13/2019

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday. The Nxivm founder’s disturbing fantasies were captured on an audio recording by “Smallvi...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Allison Mack allegedly told NXIVM sex slave she could be 'Wonder Woman' A wannabe actress says she was duped into joining Nxivm by “Smallville” actress Allison Mack — who told her she could go on to be “Wonder Woman,” pitching the sex cult as a secret women’s empowerment group....
16:51, 06/07/2019

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Government witness Richard Guerci, formerly of the I...
02:34, 06/12/2019

Nxivm defense quotes ‘Mockingbird,’ Churchill in bombastic opening A defense attorney for Nxivm cult leader Keith Raniere quoted “To Kill a Mockingbird” and compared himself to Winston Churchill on Tuesday during his opening statement....
07:51, 05/08/2019

Nxivm leader was writing twisted handbook on sex slavery: testimony Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planned to market his alleged sex cult — and was even in the process of writing a handbook about his twisted obsession, a former member said. DOS slave Lauren Salzman testified Monday she was helping Raniere edit his ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ recalls being strapped naked to table for oral sex An alleged Nxivm sex slave sobbed Friday as she recalled being strapped to a table naked while another woman forcibly performed oral sex on her. The victim, only known as Nicole, testified about the harrowing experience in 2016 — when she was i...
20:51, 06/07/2019

Courtroom fills with laughter over Nxivm leader’s ‘bulls–t’ reputation An entire Brooklyn courtroom — judge and jurors included — burst into laughter Thursday as a witness in the Nxivm trial shared her unfiltered opinion on Keith Raniere’s god-like reputation in the alleged sex cult. “It sounded ...
07:51, 06/07/2019

Nxivm leader’s lawyer says ‘disgusting lifestyles’ aren’t criminal The lawyer for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere acknowledged on Tuesday the mountain of “repulsive, disgusting and offensive” evidence against his client — but said none of it was tantamount to criminal activity. “We don&...
19:51, 06/18/2019

Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave troll Tinder for more virgins Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere sought virgins as sex slaves and even had his first slave take to hook-up app Tinder to find him new recruits, according to messages revealed in court Wednesday. Jurors on Raniere’s sex-trafficking trial wi...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Nxivm captive created her own newspaper while stuck in room for two years A member of the Nxivm cult who was allegedly held captive in a room with only a pad of paper and a pen for two years became so desperate that she created a “newspaper” covering her own captivity and failing health, she testified in Brooklyn federal c...
09:00, 05/31/2019

This is how Nxivm leader Keith Raniere allegedly branded his ‘slaves’ Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere got their first look Wednesday at the X-rated “collateral” photos that members were forced to give him — and the searing brands he left them with — as a former member testified that Raniere...
02:17, 05/16/2019

Sentencing delayed for Nxivm guru Keith Raniere, co-defendants A Brooklyn federal court judge has indefinitely postponed the sentencings for Nxivm’s Keith Raniere and his co-defendants — including “Smallville” actress Allison Mack. Raniere, Mack and top-tier sex slave Lauren Salzman all h...
02:34, 07/16/2019

The Cult of the NBA General Manager For a long time, GMs worked quietly in the background, but a new generation of GMs like Sam Presti and Danny Ainge are being discussed as much as All-Stars. Nathaniel Friedman on the rise of the superstar GM and what it means for the league....
20:51, 07/23/2019

What it feels like to get branded by a sex cult Getting branded by a sex cult is as excruciating as you might think. “It’s the most painful thing I’ve ever experienced,’’ Nxivm slave master Lauren Salzman testified Monday in Brooklyn federal court. Salzman, 42, detailed how she had the initials of...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Nxivm bookkeeper Kathy Russell moves out of state to find work The former bookkeeper for accused upstate sex cult Nxivm is moving to Georgia — because she can’t find work in New York, according to new court documents. Brooklyn federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis signed off on Kathy Russell’s relocation t...
21:34, 05/03/2019

Nxivm ‘slave master’ describes naked group meetings with leader A Nxivm “slave master” took the stand Friday against her one-time “grandmaster” Keith Raniere, divulging the alleged upstate sex cult’s naked meetings with the Svengali-like leader. Raniere kept his eyes glued to Lauren ...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Nxivm leader was ‘crime boss’ in quiet upstate neighborhood: prosecutor Accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere was “a crime boss” who operated out of an upstate neighborhood that was so unassuming, it was creepy, a Brooklyn prosecutor said in closing statements Monday. “Yes, it looks like the American dream,’’ Assis...
23:51, 06/17/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere accused of ‘trying to break’ Allison Mack Upstate cult leader Keith Raniere reveled in “trying to break” “Smallville” actress Allison Mack with his misogynistic sex club Nxivm, a former member testified Monday. When former follower Mark Vicente told Raniere that cult acolyte Mack...
08:17, 05/14/2019

Nxivm leader taught disciples that women enjoyed rape: witness The accused sex cult leader of Nxivm taught his disciples that women enjoyed being raped and child abuse wasn’t a crime, a witness testified Friday. Keith Raniere’s disturbing lessons were part of a higher-level course within the purporte...
19:00, 06/14/2019

‘Slave master’ recounts horrifying details of relationship with Nxivm leader A top Nxivm “slave master” recounted on Friday her 17-year relationship with leader Keith Raniere — and how he manipulated her with sex and empty promises of having children together. Lauren Salzman said she was fully devoted to Raniere a...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere hid in closet to avoid arrest: testimony Nxivm leader Keith Raniere fancied himself an all-powerful “grandmaster” to his harem of sex slaves — yet ran and hid in a closet when the feds stormed his Mexico hideout, a witness testified Tuesday. The self-styled guru left his slave m...
19:51, 05/21/2019

Jealous Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave seduce rival to keep tabs on him Nxivm’s Keith Raniere was so jealous about a romantic rival that he instructed one of his sex slaves to seduce the younger man so the accused sex-cult leader could keep tabs on him, a witness said Friday. The reputed slave, known only as Nicole...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Nxivm leader claimed abortions help women ‘lose weight and get fit’: witness The leader of the alleged upstate cult Nxivm encouraged his sex “slaves” to get abortions after he impregnated them — and tried to make the procedures seem more appealing by claiming they were an opportunity to “lose weight and get ...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Nxivm accountant spelled out dirty messages with colorful fridge magnets It’s always the quiet ones. Jurors in the Nxivm trial on Friday watched an eyebrow-raising video of the upstate home of the alleged sex cult’s bookkeeper — which showed the phrases “I suck big hard d-ck!” and “Slap my heinie” spelled out in colorful ...
02:51, 06/01/2019

Nxivm members Kathy Russell and Nancy Salzman ‘wish to interact socially’ Think of it as a guilty pleasure. Nxivm’s former bookkeeper is asking a judge to be able to spend time with the alleged sex cult’s president and co-founder — saying there’s no problem since they’ve both pleaded guilty in...
02:17, 05/16/2019

Nxivm honcho Lauren Salzman will remain under house arrest: judge At least she doesn’t have to stay in the sex dungeon. Former Nxivm member and top-tier sex slave Lauren Salzman will remain under house arrest and electronic monitoring, a judge ruled Thursday. Salzman previously asked Brooklyn federal Judge Ni...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Nxivm guru Keith Raniere had sex slave ‘food cam,’ oinked as they ate: witness Accused cult leader Keith Raniere was so worried that his sex slaves would put on weight that he set up a spy camera in the kitchen of a home he shared with many of them, a witness said Thursday. “He was surveilling everybody’s food intak...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Jurors start huddling without hearing from Nxivm leader Keith Raniere The trial against accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere has wrapped up — without the Svengali-like Nxivm guru taking the stand. Brooklyn federal prosecutors rested their case against Raniere, 58, around lunch Friday after a six-week trial. Questioned...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Marianne Williamson: ‘I am not a cult leader’ Spiritual guru and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson clarified on Twitter Tuesday that she is not “a cult leader” and claimed she does not question vaccine science. The 66-year-old self-help book author made the sta...
09:00, 07/24/2019

'Sex cult' leader convicted in New York A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed women, some of whom were branded with his initials....
08:00, 06/20/2019

When Leaving a Religion Is Like Abandoning a Cult Amber Scorah’s memoir, “Leaving the Witness,” recounts a tale of disillusion and ultimate apostasy as she decides to turn away from the faith she’s known since birth....
20:51, 07/01/2019

Cat cults and cult cats for World Cat Day Unapproachable, independent, hedonistic: The cat is a fascinating creature. Sometimes it’s the purrs, sometimes the claws. On International Cat Day, we look at how felines have inspired artists, filmmakers and designers....
17:51, 08/08/2019

R.I.P. cult songwriter Leon Redbone Leon Redbone, the ageless, unmistakable singer of American standards, has died. Rolling Stone reports that he was 69 years old, though a good-humored post confirming his death on Redbone’s website joked that he was actually 127....
00:34, 05/31/2019

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied on Thursday by a judge who brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous break...
18:51, 05/23/2019

Nxivm zealot offered Keith Raniere teen daughter as virginal sacrifice One of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s top-tier sex slaves offered up her teenage daughter as a virginal sacrifice to him, jurors heard Thursday during his sex trafficking trial. “I am 100 percent clear that you are what I want for my daughter (and obvi...
04:17, 06/14/2019

Cult investigation game 'The Church in the Darkness' is available now It took years to make, but Paranoid Productions' ambitious The Church in the Darkness is finally ready. The cult investigation title has been released for computers through both GOG and Steam, and the console crowd can play it on PS4, Switch an...
14:17, 08/04/2019

Rip Torn, cult actor, dies aged 88 Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TV’s Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films Rip Torn, America’s celebrated wildman actor, has died aged 88. Torn, who ...
06:17, 07/10/2019

Why Michael Ende's 'The Neverending Story' is cult You hear the title, you hear the song — the one recently revisited on "Stranger Things." But before the 1980s hit film, there was Michael Ende's bestselling book, published 40 years ago. Here's why it's still a classic....
19:51, 08/31/2019

A Stealth Game Where You Infiltrate A 1970s Cult The Church in the Darkness is an indie stealth game out today for Xbox, PS4, PC, and Nintendo Switch. In the game, you infiltrate a 1970s cult compound in South America, searching for your nephew. Your objectives, as well as the nature of the cult it...
10:17, 08/03/2019

| Sex cult leader found guilty in New York A federal jury in Brooklyn found a US "self-help" guru guilty of all of charges for his leadership of a cult-like organisation of women he treated as sex slaves....
16:00, 06/20/2019

We tried the egg cooker with a cult-following on Amazon—is it worth it? We tested the Dash rapid egg cooker to see if it could produce hard-boiled, soft-boiled and poached eggs along with omelettes for breakfast.       ...
05:51, 07/31/2019

Dennis Andries, the career of a cult hero On the anniversary of winning his first world title, Dennis Andries looks back on a career that made him a British legend The post Dennis Andries, the career of a cult hero appeared first on Boxing News....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Wardrobe.NYC’s Cult Capsules Are Now Available To Buy As Individual Pieces Matchesfashion.com buying director Natalie Kingham has persuaded Christine Centenera and Josh Goot to sell their luxury everyday staples as individual pieces...
16:17, 07/18/2019

Jurors hear audio of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planning branding ritual Keith Raniere was caught on tape planning the grotesque branding ritual he ordered performed on his female slaves, prosecutors say. The audio was played during the accused sex cult leader’s federal trial in Brooklyn on Tuesday and features Rani...
05:17, 05/22/2019

Watch ‘Dynasty’ actress Catherine Oxenberg reveal Nxivm verdict to daughter India "Guilty," Oxenberg excitedly told her daughter India, who was not in the courtroom to hear Wednesday's verdict, over the phone. "Guilty, guilty on all charges....
02:51, 06/20/2019

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
12:00, 07/15/2019

UAE official calls developments in Yemen's Aden worrying, calls for calm A senior United Arab Emirates official called for calm on Wednesday after clashes erupted between southern separatists and presidential guards in Aden, the seat of Yemen's government....
20:17, 08/07/2019

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
21:17, 07/14/2019

Stevenage car crash: Witnesses describe horrific aftermath of car crash that left 17 injured A woman had to be carried to safety by four people after she was left unable to walk after a horror crash during a car meet event in Stevenage, the event's organiser said today....
13:51, 07/19/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: Jailed US billionaire 'tried to influence witnesses with $350,000 payouts' Jailed US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who stands accused of sex-trafficking underage girls, sent $350,000 payouts to two witnesses, US prosecutors have claimed....
13:51, 07/13/2019

The cult-favorite Instant Pot is back down to an amazing low price Following an all-time low on Prime Day, the most popular Instant Pot, the DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1, is finally back down to a decent price.       ...
22:17, 07/29/2019

Man guilty of running depraved sex cult which branded women A man who ran a secret sex cult with help from Smallville star Allison Mack has been found guilty of sex trafficking, possession of child pornography, extortion and racketeering....
21:00, 06/19/2019

He Told Women He Could Help Them, Was Found Guilty Of Leading A Sex Cult The man who claimed to be a self-help guru, but actually ran what authorities called a cult-like secret society of "sex slaves," was found guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking on Wednesday....
08:51, 06/20/2019

'Just don't call it a cult': the strangely alluring world of the Bruderhof In the radical religious community, no one owns or earns anything, everyone sings constantly and the booze flows freely. Where are the drawbacks?Morning has broken, like the first morning, in Darvell, Sussex. The sun is shining, the air is full of bi...
16:51, 07/23/2019

Ancient Cult of the Brave Bear, Feared and Revered All across the far northern hemisphere bear folklore is widespread, and as far back as the Paleolithic period around 50,000 years ago archaeologists have discovered evidence of bear cults where the great beast was the lord of the animals ...
20:00, 09/02/2019

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
04:34, 05/17/2019

18 things with a cult following at Sephora—and why they're worth it Time and time again, beauty fanatics purchase products like the Nars Blush and the Urban Decay Naked Palette. Here’s why.       ...
19:17, 06/26/2019

New York prosecutors allege sex cult leader was 'predator' Former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a "predator" who preyed on young women, including a 15-year-old girl, and turned them into sex slaves as part of a cultlike organization, a federal prosecutor told a jury at the start of his trial on Tuesday....
21:51, 05/07/2019

Filmmaker says New York sex cult was front for a 'horrible evil' A secretive New York group that federal prosecutors say evolved into a sex cult tried to conceal a "horrible evil" behind a facade of self-improvement, a man who spent 12 years in the organization said Thursday at the group leader's criminal trial....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Watch Never-Before-Released Video From Cult of the Dead Cow's Def Con 7 Reveal When I was a little kid, there’s nothing I wanted more than to be a hacker. Of course, my 12-year-old brain’s perception of what it meant to be a hacker was horribly skewed by movies like The Lawnmower Man, Tron, and tabletop RPGs like Shadowrun. (If...
03:51, 06/05/2019

A 'miracle' healing gel, a cult-like following, and a fiercely protected empire Self described ‘gellers’ tout Somaderm as a double-barreled miracle elixir: a gold mine and a fountain of youth. But past users have reported alarming symptoms – and their attempt at speaking out is met with legal threatsCharli Johnson says she first...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Cult-Favorite Klorane Dry Shampoo Is Half Off at Ulta Dry shampoo is an extremely useful hair innovation, but I’ll be honest, the smells of some dry shampoos are just way too overpowering for me. If you’d prefer a less perfume-y dry shampoo option, load up on these discounted ones from Klorane. In formu...
18:17, 05/21/2019

That Dog announce Old LP, the cult pop-rock outfit's first new album in 22 years L.A. rockers That Dog delivered three albums of timeless, hook-heavy power-pop between 1993 and 1997, resulting in relatable, deliriously angsty cuts like “Never Say Never,” a song this writer will (very loudly) call one of the best of the ‘90s. The ...
09:00, 08/22/2019

The Curious Roman Cult of the Moray Eel on the Island of Ponza A mysterious cult in which moray eels decided the fate of men existed on Ponza island, in the Tyrrhenian sea off the coast of Italy, during the first century AD at the so-called ‘Caves of Pilate’.  ...
00:00, 08/10/2019

From ‘Smallville’ to a Sex Cult: The Fall of the Actress Allison Mack Beyond the lurid details of the Nxivm case is a story of a bright, beloved young woman in Hollywood who became enthralled by the teachings of a twisted leader....
02:51, 05/14/2019

20 cult-favorite products on Amazon shoppers love From charcoal teeth whitening powder to the best oil diffuser ever, these cult products on Amazon have thousands of rave reviews for a good reason.       ...
20:34, 06/18/2019

Filmmaker to testify against accused head of New York sex cult A filmmaker who spent 12 years in a secretive New York group that prosecutors say evolved into a sex cult is set to testify for a second day on Thursday against its former leader who faces charges that include sex trafficking....
15:51, 05/09/2019

The cult of cute that Londoners can't resist joining From Snapchat bunny ears to the forthcoming Hello Kitty movie, London is in the grip of a cuteness epidemic. But does it have a dark side, asks Kate Wills?...
10:51, 08/08/2019

‘Gosh!’ Cult comedy ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ turns 15 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today’s era of pop-culture geek celebration. The movie that created the “Vote for Pedro&#...
16:34, 06/15/2019

When Hope Calls, the When Calls the Heart Fans Are Here to Stay You've heard of Gleeks. You've seen proud Arianators take over your timeline. Every other muggle is a Potterhead. These are all nick names for passionate fanbases that have......
05:51, 08/31/2019

New York jury convicts man who starved, branded women in sex cult Keith Raniere, a New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him, was found guilty of all charges against him by a New York jury on Wednesday....
23:34, 06/19/2019

Cult Classic Alpha Protocol Removed From Sale On Steam Obsidian Entertainment’s 2010 spy-thriller Alpha Protocol has been removed from sale on Steam at the “request of the publisher.” According to a Sega representative, rights to publish the cult-classic RPG have expired. While players who previously bou...
09:17, 06/20/2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 expands just about everything in a fight against an evil cult Square Enix showed off more about Dragon Quest Builders 2 today during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press briefing today in Los Angeles. It's comnig out July 12 for the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch.Read More...
05:17, 06/11/2019

The Cult’s Ian Astbury talks Indigenous influence and the evolution of the band "I remember going to the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, and I had my first epiphanic experience," said Ian Astbury of his introduction to Indigenous culture....
18:00, 06/13/2019

US Sex Cult Leader Who Starved, Branded Women With His Initials Convicted Keith Raniere, a New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him, was found guilty of all......
01:00, 06/20/2019

The cult-favorite Bose headphones are back down to their lowest price You've probably heard the hoopla surrounding the Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II headphones, and now you can experience them for yourself with this sale on Drop.       ...
18:51, 07/23/2019

Reformation's sustainable style comes to the UK as cult label opens first store The trend-driven brand known for its floral dresses, square necklines and puffed sleeves also boasts “100% carbon, water and waste neutral” credentials Tomorrow, 10 years after it launched, the cult Los Angeles label Reformation opens its first UK st...
04:51, 09/13/2019

Get a Bunch of Cult-Favorite Mario Badescu Products For 25% Off at Ulta Has the change in weather been messing with your skin? Don’t freak out, because right now you can get 25% off of all Mario Badescu products at Ulta. It is time to stock up on cult favorites, like the effective acne spot treatment Drying Lotion, which...
22:34, 05/09/2019

'Alan Wake' developer may bring the cult classic to more consoles Alan Wake might make its way to PS4 or Switch (or even mobile) after developer Remedy Entertainment snagged back the publishing rights to the 2010 cult classic from Microsoft. It told investors it would earn royalty payments of about 2.5 million euro...
17:34, 07/01/2019

US Sex Cult Leader Had Meetings With Naked Women "Slaves": Witness The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women......
06:34, 05/18/2019

Avoid painful thigh chafing with this $20 cult-favorite product We tested the popular Bandelettes to see if they could prevent thigh-chafing. You'll be surprised to see that what we found is not what you'd expect.       ...
17:00, 06/20/2019

'Blacksad' is a promising detective game based on a cult comic Blacksad is a long-running graphic novel series that covers some heavy topics through a noir detective window. Set in the 1950s, it follows hardboiled detective John Blacksad, with each book focusing on a new case. It's one of my favorite series...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become an underground hitIn the early noughties, Caleb Braaten was working in a secondhand record shop in ...
17:17, 07/09/2019

This genius alarm clock has a cult-following—and it's on sale right now The Philips Wake-Up Light is a more relaxing alternative to an alarm in the morning, and right now it's at its lowest price ever.       ...
01:51, 08/03/2019

The cult of Columbine: how an obsession with school shooters led to a murder plot How two lonely outsiders met online and discovered their passion – planning a massacre at a shopping mall. By Rachel MonroeIt was an extremely online romance, as many were in 2014: they followed each other on Tumblr, then they became Facebook friends...
09:17, 08/20/2019

Daniel Johnston, cult US indie songwriter, dies aged 58 Manager confirms Johnston, whose naive songwriting was beloved of Kurt Cobain, died of a heart attackDaniel Johnston, an eccentric, enduring and much beloved figure in the US indie rock scene, has died aged 58 following a heart attack. The news was c...
05:00, 09/12/2019

Cult goalie Gabor Kiraly hangs up his tracksuit bottoms Aged 43, Gabor Kiraly has called time on his career. The Hungarian won't go down as one of the greats, but his longevity and character deserve the same recognition as his trademark pair of tracksuit trousers....
00:00, 05/27/2019

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
11:00, 06/18/2019

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
20:51, 06/14/2019

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of their playoff        ...
02:17, 05/28/2019

Sex cult leader who branded victims and forced them to have abortions caged THE vile mastermind of a cult who branded his victims with his initials, kept them on a starvation diet and ordered them to have sex with him has been found guilty....
11:00, 06/20/2019

Woman who blamed alien cult for boyfriend’s murder sentenced The Pennsylvania woman who fatally shot her boyfriend and blamed an apocalyptic alien cult for his death was sentenced to prison this week. Barbara Rogers, 44, was ordered to serve 15 to 20 years in prison Monday at Monroe County Court for Steven Min...
21:34, 06/11/2019

Eric Holder, Suspect in the Shooting Death of Nipsey Hussle, Pistol-Whipped a Man an Hour Before Hussle Was Killed, Witnesses Tell Prosecutors Authorities prosecuting the murder case against Eric Holder, the man charged with shooting to death Nipsey Hussle in front of Hussle’s store in South Los Angeles in March, are preparing to paint a portrait of a man prone to violence....
06:17, 05/22/2019

New York sex cult was front for 'horrible evil,' surveilled members: witness A secretive New York group that federal prosecutors say evolved into a sex cult tried to conceal a "horrible evil" behind a facade of self-improvement, a 12-year veteran of the organization said Thursday at the group leader's criminal trial....
22:00, 05/09/2019

The Sinking City review – Lovecraftian detective game has cult appeal PlayStation 4 (version tested), Xbox One, PC; Frogwares/Bigben InteractiveDisturbing moral dilemmas and gruesome beasts abound in a deliciously gothic flooded city Video games have enthusiastically mined the oeuvre of gothic author HP Lovecraft, but ...
13:00, 07/02/2019

‘It’s not fast fashion’: the cult brand telling customers to wear out its clothes Making things last as long as possible is part of Folk’s approach to fashionCathal McAteer, the founder of cult brand Folk, is trying on pieces from his new line, It’s All Good Folk, at his central London shop and HQ. He’s excited about the new colle...
14:51, 09/01/2019

Cult classic 'Moon: Remix RPG Adventure' is coming to Nintendo Switch The cult classic Moon, a PS1 game fans are calling an "anti-RPG," will finally be available in English for the first time. Indie studio Onion Games has revealed that it's working on a re-release of the title for the Nintendo Switch. While the En...
11:17, 09/05/2019

After Raising $120,000 On Kickstarter, Cult Classic Charles Barkley RPG Sequel Has Fallen Apart Over the weekend, the Kickstarter for Barkley 2, the sequel to the 2008 cult classic RPG spoof Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, got its first backer update in nearly two years. It’s not good news. According to the update, Barkley 2 has lost nearly it...
05:17, 06/04/2019

The cult of optimism got us into this mess. It’s time to embrace pessimism | David Olusoga Complacent attitudes of ‘everything will turn out all right’ are misplaced when the country is confronted by crisesWhen historians write the last pages of their books, and the producers of history documentaries sit down to edit the final minutes of t...
16:51, 07/14/2019

David's a groovy cult leader in this trailer for Legion's third and final season “How do you surprise someone who can go back in time and warn himself?” Hey, good question! And one that will be explored in the third season of Noah Hawley’s mind-bending Legion, which will end following its upcoming third season....
22:17, 05/07/2019

John Waters tells Seth Meyers about being a cult director, getting rats to have sex Nobody in Hollywood has let John Waters make a feature film since 2004's A Dirty Shame, which is, well, a dirty shame. Still, the self-proclaimed “filth elder” (according to the title of his new book Mr. Know-It-All: Confessions Of A Filth Elder)...
20:00, 05/17/2019

The cult-favorite Gravity Blanket is on sale for 25% off as a back-to-school deal Amazon Gravity Blanket is one of the top names in weighted blankets, offering a wide array of options that help people cope with stress and anxiety so they can get a good night's sleep. From August 10 through September 2, Gravity Blanket is running ...
03:51, 08/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke was a teenage member of hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow Democratic presidential candidate’s membership of group that invented the term ‘hacktivism’ may explain much about his approach to politics Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate, belonged as a teenager to the oldest group of computer h...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Gloriously Gruesome Sci-Fi Cult Classic Event Horizon Might Become an Amazon Series I have often proclaimed my love for Paul W.S. Anderson’s 1997 sci-fi horror film Event Horizon, about a deep-space vessel that goes to a very bad dimension and returns with mind-warping powers, and features Laurence Fishburne barking the immortal lin...
01:17, 08/06/2019

'Horror movie' sex cult hid in 'cookie cutter' New York suburb: prosecutor A reputed New York sex cult whose leader is accused of holding a woman hostage and having women branded with his initials carried out his crimes in an upstate subdivision that hid a "horror movie" reality, a federal prosecutor said on Monday....
20:51, 06/17/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere has been convicted. Here's what happened inside his sex-slave ring that recruited actresses and two billionaire heiresses. Nxivm leader, Keith Raniere, was found guilty on all seven charges against him, including sex trafficking and forced labor conspiracy, for his involvement in a sex-slave ring. Prosecutors say Raniere, known by his followers as "Vanguard," kept a rin...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Fernando Ricksen: The Rangers cult hero who lived life in the fast lane Fernando Ricksen's body may have failed him in the end, but the fighting spirit that marked the former Rangers captain's playing career never faltered....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Save $50 On the Bluetooth Version of Audio Technica's Cult Favorite M50x Headphones Audio Technica’s legendary M50x headphones finally got built-in Bluetooth late last year, and today at Amazon, you can grab the new version for $150. That’s about $50less than usual, and one of the best prices we’ve seen....
19:17, 05/05/2019

Amazon's The Boys Is a Morbidly Frank Breath of Fresh Air About the Cult of Superhero Worship The cynicism of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s The Boys isn’t something that you can dismiss in the age of comic book adaptations we’re currently living through, and Amazon’s done nothing to downplay that fact with its new series based on the boo...
02:51, 07/27/2019

By 2021, Prada’s Cult Nylon Bags Will Be Made From Recycled Ocean Plastic To kick start the sustainability effort, Prada has launched a Re-Nylon collection of six bags crafted from reclaimed ocean plastics, fishing nets and textile fibre waste...
15:17, 06/24/2019

These cult-favorite outdoor sandals are the only reason my feet survived a 3-day music festival Teva In the 1980s, a former river guide created Teva, a Velcro-strapped sport sandal, so his flip-flops could stay on his feet through rugged conditions. Today, you won't find them just in the canyons of Arizona. Everyone from avid hikers to casual...
09:17, 08/17/2019

Gareth Bale could be a Real Madrid cult hero so why has it gone so wrong? | Jonathan Wilson Bale is not exactly a victim but this sorry story of the modern superplayer is fundamentally of Madrid’s own makingOn the one hand, the massive imbalances of wealth within football are a terrible thing. On the other, they can lead to deliciously ludi...
15:00, 07/26/2019

The Veja way: inside the cult sneaker brand's operations in Amazonia – a photo essay Thanks to its ethical credentials and stylish designs, the trainer brand has amassed a devoted following. Here, its co-founder, Sébastien Kopp, files his travelogue from a trip to Amazonia where the shoes are madeWe started working in Amazonia, in th...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Sonos Speakers, Cult-Favorite Cuisinart Knives, Posture Corrector, and More Cult-favorite Cuisinart Advantage Knife Set, 20% off Sonos Speakers, and a Back Brace Posture Corrector lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web.Read more......
18:17, 07/11/2019

Bill Maher attacks Barr's, Kavanaugh's Catholic faith: 'Strange cult he's never been able to leave' HBO host Bill Maher went on a long diatribe in which he appeared to air his grievances with his childhood faith of Catholicism, suggesting that public officials like Attorney General William Barr and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sought power...
23:34, 05/18/2019

Behar says Ben Carson is under POTUS' 'influence,' cites Trump's 'cult of mentally crazy people' Housing and Urban Devlopment Secretary Ben Carson received some tough criticism from "The View" where co-hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg suggested he was making poor, misinformed decisions as head of the department....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Nicki Minaj and Trina’s ‘BAPS’ pays homage to Halle Berry’s cult classic “Love & Hip Hop: Miami” star Trina dropped a hot new track with Nicki Minaj Wednesday — and it appears to pay homage to the first black woman to win an Academy Award for best actress. “BAPS” — likely a reference to the 1997 co...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Evil Genius 2: Cult PC game capitalises on genre newly popularised by Two Point Hospital Rebellion is bringing the cult franchise back, and it looks so good it may even be better than what our memories of the game are - and that's a big ask....
17:51, 06/16/2019

South Korean cult leader who held 400 people captive in Fiji jailed for six years Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace Road Church, subjected followers to beatings and confiscated their passportsThe leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held 400 people captive in Fiji and subjected them to violent beatings has been sentenced to s...
14:17, 08/02/2019

A South Korean cult leader who held 400 followers captive in Fiji has been jailed for six years A South Korean cult leader has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding some 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence and abuse....
17:17, 08/01/2019

Woman jailed for up to 40 years after blaming boyfriend's slaying on online cult centered on aliens, Armageddon A woman who claimed an online cult centered on aliens and the end of the world was behind her boyfriend’s murder has been sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for his death....
18:17, 06/11/2019

Doomsday cult leader who held 400 captive, beat them to 'drive out evil spirits,' gets 6-year sentence The leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held about 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjected them to violence aimed at driving out evil spirits was sentenced to six years in prison Monday, officials said....
19:51, 07/31/2019

One Nation Tories are flocking to Lib Dems to escape Boris Johnson's narrow little cult, says Sir Vince Cable One Nation Conservatives are flocking to the Liberal Democrats as Boris Johnson's Tory Party "retreats into a narrow little cult", Sir Vince Cable said today....
07:51, 09/14/2019

Manson family members speak out 50 years later in shocking doc, recall meeting cult leader: ‘I felt accepted’ The women who followed hippie cult leader Charles Manson are coming forward 50 years after the gruesome murders that shocked the nation during the summer of 1969....
16:00, 08/09/2019

|Teslaplungesonprofitdoubts,co-founder’ssurpriseexit Tesla shares plummeted after a worse-than-expected loss and yet another major management change cast fresh doubts on the electric-car maker’s future....
09:17, 07/26/2019

Son of Qaeda Founder Is Dead The United States had a role in the operation that killed Hamza bin Laden, officials said. But other details, including where he died, remained unknown....
20:51, 08/01/2019

'Purple Rain' 35th anniversary: We dive into the Prince cult classic for the first time We had a lot of "Purple Rain" virgins on our staff, so two writers dive into the rockin' Prince cult classic for the film's 35th anniversary.        ...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Leslie Van Houten: Manson cult killer 'still a risk' after half a century in prison The youngest member of Charles Manson's murderous cult was today told she would stay behind bars despite being recommended for parole after nearly half a century in prison....
22:34, 06/04/2019

The Cwezi: Ancient Race of Mystical People and the Modern-Day Cwezi Cult Accused of Black Magic The Bachwezi people, who are also known as the Ancient Cwezi or Chwezi, were a group of people who legends say ruled the Empire of Kitara (Empire of the Sun) ...
16:34, 07/01/2019

The 1999 horror cult classic 'The Blair Witch Project' is getting a creepy new video game A video game inspired by the Maryland-based horror film “The Blair Witch Project” is expected to come to PCs and Xboxes in August.        ...
19:51, 06/10/2019

Why The Co-Founder of Allbirds Always Exercises Before His Flight Former pro athlete and shoe company co-founder Tim Brown on making a long trip back home, his versatile travel wardrobe and the reading habit his colleagues make fun of...
18:51, 08/19/2019

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, recently said that a lack of privacy is his main concern regarding the Menlo Park, Calif., company and...
22:17, 07/09/2019

I'm NYX Cosmetics Founder Toni Ko, and This Is How I Work Toni Ko sold $2 million of makeup in her first year of business, before hiring a single employee. She grew her company NYX Cosmetics into a half-billion-dollar business before selling it to L’Oréal. We talked to the multimillionaire entrepreneur abou...
17:34, 09/04/2019

Tesla CTO and co-founder JB Straubel will step down During Tesla's earnings call today, the company announced that one of its longest-tenured executives -- outside of CEO Elon Musk -- is leaving the company. CTO JB Straubel is credited with helping to create the company's battery technology,...
02:34, 07/25/2019

Wikipedia Co-Founder Picks a Nice Day to Log Off Thursday is projected to be a lovely summer day: high of 86, slight breeze and slightly overcast, no chance of rain—in New York anyhow. It’s also a national holiday. If all that sounds like good conditions to get away from the computer and enjoy the ...
22:34, 07/01/2019

Facebook co-founder says web giant should be broken up Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has declared Mark Zuckerberg's "power is unprecedented and un-American" and has called for the social media giant to be broken up....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Facebook's VR Dream May Never Take Off, Oculus Co-Founder Says Oculus may not be profitable as Facebook is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of Oculus....
21:00, 07/15/2019

Wunderlist founder wants to buy his app back from Microsoft Four years after selling his company to Microsoft, 6Wunderkinder cofounder Christian Reber wants to buy the product back from the software giant. Read More...
23:51, 09/06/2019

Co-founder of Alienware rumored to be joining AMD The co-founder of Alienware has left the the gaming PC company, and rumors suggest he’s taking charge of gaming at one of the biggest chip makers, AMD.After nearly 22 years with Alienware, Frank Azor said his goodbyes in an AlienwareArena post...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Mt. Gox founder facing lawsuit for losing 80,000 BTC Serial entrepreneur Jed McCaleb, and creator of the now-defunct Mt. Gox, is facing a lawsuit over his handling of the failed cryptocurrency exchange.  Former Mt. Gox traders Joseph Jones and Peter Steinmetz allege McCaleb was “fraudulent” and “neglig...
13:51, 06/26/2019

More Than Me Founder and CEO Katie Meyler Resigns Published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Katie Meyler, the CEO and founder of More Than Me, has resigned six months after a ProPublica investigation revealed her charity missed opportunities to prevent the rap...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Huawei founder says revenue will be billions below forecast SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder has likened his company to a badly damaged plane and says revenues will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. Ren Zhengfei said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant will reduce capac...
11:00, 06/17/2019

"If You Were So Ill...": No Top Court Relief For Saravana Bhavan Founder The Supreme Court today denied a request by P Rajagopal, owner of the Saravana Bhavan chain of restaurants, to delay the start of his prison sentence on grounds of ill health...
09:00, 07/09/2019

‘Alt-right’ group founder may be nixed from rally lawsuit CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The millionaire founder of an “alt-right” think tank may be dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit related to a deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia. The Daily Progress reports Judge Richard E. Moore on Tu...
12:34, 06/19/2019

A Day Well Spent With... Dr Alexandrides Yannis, founder of 111SKIN With celebrity fans like Margot Robbie and Priyanka Chopra, founder of 111Skin, Dr Alexandrides Yannis, shares his wellness and skincare tips and tricks with us...
09:51, 06/02/2019

Judge Jails Hedge Fund Founder A federal judge in Brooklyn jailed Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners, after government lawyers said he accosted a prosecutor during a break in his trial....
02:51, 05/07/2019

Huawei Founder Ren Zhengfei Says US Underestimates Company Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei on Tuesday shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
06:17, 05/21/2019

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week....
21:00, 06/14/2019

Gab founder says users fed up with Big Tech treating them 'like children' The founder of Gab.com said activity on the social network, criticized as a far-right haven, has soared because of users riled by censorship on larger Silicon Valley platforms....
08:17, 08/09/2019

Netflix co-founder: 'Blockbuster laughed at us ... Now there's one left' Marc Randolph launched the streaming service that would revolutionize TV and film, upend Hollywood and draw more than 150 million subscribersIt was a fluke that the Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph changed the history of television. It almost didn’t ...
11:51, 09/14/2019

How I became a 24-year old founder and CEO: Daniella Pierson of The Newsette While attending college, Daniella Pierson got an idea for a daily newsletter that melded fashion, tech, careers, and advice from inspiring women.       ...
18:17, 08/27/2019

Facebook is too powerful and needs to break up, co-founder argues "Mark [Zuckerberg] is a good, kind person. But I'm angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks," Chris Hughes said in a New York Times opinion piece....
19:17, 05/09/2019

How This Founder Handles Sexist Questions While Fundraising For many women entrepreneurs seeking funding, ‘There’s no recognition or acknowledgment that you’re taking this as seriously’ as a male founder, said Rachel Blumenthal, founder and CEO of a children’s apparel startup....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Slack Co-Founder on the Power of Emoji at the Office Colleagues that Slack each other smiley-face emojis stay together. That was the message from the chat platform’s chief technology officer, Cal Henderson, speaking about how greater connectivity among co-workers is changing the way people do their job...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Care.com Founder to Step Down as CEO Months After WSJ Report Care.com’s founder is exiting her CEO position, months after a Journal investigation found instances in which caregivers listed on the site had police records and were accused of committing crimes on the job....
04:51, 08/07/2019

Mortgage demand is up quite a bit: Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans, and Jay Farner, CEO of Quicken Loans, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as home buyers prepare for spring....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Huawei founder says his new OS is faster than Android, but that’s still not good enough Huawei is readying its own operating system that could launch as soon as October alongside the Mate 30 Pro flagship smartphone, according to recent reports. Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said in an interview that the new operating system, which is base...
22:51, 07/08/2019

Sundance co-founder gets at least 6 years in sex abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has been sentenced to at least six years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a child....
07:17, 07/03/2019

A Day Well Spent With... Niki Rein, Founder of Barrecore The founder of Barrecore is a trained reiki master who loves silent meditation retreats, drinks celery juice daily and uses long walks and CBD oil to deal with stress...
18:17, 07/28/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a New York Times op-ed, he wrote that his college roommate and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had "unchecke...
19:51, 05/09/2019

It was right to take Jeffrey Epstein's money, says MIT Media Lab co-founder Nicholas Negroponte defended decision to take the late financier’s money, which reportedly totalled $525,000A co-founder of an embattled department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has defended its decision to accept hundreds of tho...
16:00, 09/05/2019

Facebook co-founder says it is time to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times....
15:34, 05/09/2019

Melvin Edmonds, Founder of R&B’s Soulful After 7, Dies at 65 Melvin Edmonds, a founding member of the R&B group After 7, which rose to fame in the ’90s, and an older brother of legendary hitmaker Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, has died. He was 65....
07:00, 05/21/2019

Tesla co-founder leaves CTO job after $30M in share sales Since the beginning of this year, Tesla has lost its chief financial officer, general counsel and vice president of production, among other senior executives....
17:00, 07/25/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Charged With 17 New Counts WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was indicted on additional U.S. charges, accusing him of engaging in a wide-ranging effort to obtain classified information about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and other matters....
01:51, 05/24/2019

Huawei founder: Without Apple, ‘we would not see the beauty of this world’ As calls have mounted in China for the central government to officially retaliate against Apple as a way to strike back over US trade tensions and over the increasing ostracization of Huawei, the billionaire founder of one of China’s leading co...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Founder of 3D gun company gets seven years' probation for sex with minor The Texas man behind a company that sells plans for making 3D-printed guns was sentenced Thursday to seven years probation for having sex with an underage girl....
07:34, 09/13/2019

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said....
07:34, 05/27/2019

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could allow corporations involved in the scheme to wield p...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Melrose co-founder to signal retirement plan One of the founders of Melrose Industries will this week signal his intention to step down from the industrial turnaround group in the aftermath of the biggest takeover since it was set up 16 years ago....
21:51, 05/08/2019

Hamza bin Laden, Son of Qaeda Founder, Is Dead The United States had a role in the operation that killed the younger Mr. bin Laden, officials said. But other details, including where he died, remained unknown....
23:51, 07/31/2019

Netflix co-founder: 'Blockbuster laughed at us … Now there's one left' Marc Randolph launched the streaming service that would revolutionize TV and film, upend Hollywood and draw more than 150 million subscribersIt was a fluke that the Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph changed the history of television. It almost didn’t ...
20:18, 09/16/2019

How TomTom’s co-founder is empowering future devs At TNW Conference last month, tech leaders came together to discuss the future. Corinne Vigreux, co-founder of navigation tech giant TomTom, explained how her latest venture will equip the next generation with digital skills. Vigreux founded CODAM Co...
14:17, 06/14/2019

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei founder 'would shut it down' if China asked it to eavesdrop Telecoms firm insists it has never been asked to spy after political row over 5G networkThe founder of the Chinese telecoms equipment firm Huawei would “shut the company down” if he was asked by the country’s communist regime to eavesdrop on mobile p...
14:51, 05/14/2019

Even a Facebook co-founder thinks Mark Zuckerberg has way too much power Chris Hughes hasn’t seen Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in-person since the summer of 2017, when Hughes, a fellow Facebook co-founder, hung out with Zuck at the latter’s Menlo Park home. For an hour or two, they talked about politics, Faceb...
01:51, 05/10/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Pledges to Fight U.S. Extradition Julian Assange pledged to fight extradition to the U.S. in a brief hearing in a British court, kicking off what is set to be a lengthy battle to bring the WikiLeaks founder to trial in America over the 2010 leak of thousands of classified documents....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Foxconn Founder Pulls Out of Presidential Race in Taiwan Taiwanese billionaire Terry Gou said he wouldn’t run for the island’s presidency, a surprise decision that will alter the contours of what will be a hotly contested election....
18:34, 09/17/2019

U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired with and assisted ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Man...
00:17, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Drug company founder disappointed in conviction BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of a drug company and four executives in a scheme to bribe doctors across the U.S. to prescribe a powerful opioid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A lawyer for a drug company founder convicted of bribing doctors...
04:00, 05/03/2019

US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. filed new charges Thursday against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of placing the United States at risk of “serious harm” by publishing thousands of secret and classified documents, including the ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei’s Founder Ren Zhengfei Says Revenue Will Be Billions Below Forecast SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company to a “badly damaged plane” in the fa...
12:17, 06/17/2019

Cowboy recruits Sunrise co-founder Jeremy Le Van as VP of Product Electric-bike maker Cowboy has recruited a well-known name when it comes to mobile app design. Jeremy Le Van co-founded Sunrise, a well-designed calendar app that was acquired by Microsoft back in 2015. Le Van will become VP of Product and lead the d...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Espionage by U.S. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in London last month after seven years in an Ecuadorian embassy, is now reportedly facing new charges of espionage in the United States.Read more......
03:00, 05/24/2019

Cashmere clothing company founder to list plush pad The founder of the chic cashmere company White + Warren, Susan White Morrissey, is about to list her downtown home for $3.45 million. In 2014, she paid $2.95 million for the two-bedroom corner unit on the eighth floor of the Urban Glass House at 330 ...
06:34, 08/22/2019

Formula E founder ready to take electric racing to extremes Formula E founder Alejandro Agag is ready to take electric racing to extremes with the launch on Friday of a rugged SUV prototype that will compete in some of the most remote and ravaged parts of the planet....
16:34, 07/05/2019

The co-founder of Masterclass wants people to try college courses online If you've ever seen a Masterclass advert and wished you could do that for your actual degree, then it's a great day to be you. Company co-founder Aaron Rasmussen is launching Outlier, a Masterclass-style site that covers academic subjects y...
18:17, 08/13/2019

Sammy Shore, Comedy Store co-founder, dead at 92 Comedian, Friars Club member and animal advocate Sammy Shore has died of natural causes in Las Vegas, a post on The Comedy Store's Facebook page said Saturday. He was 92. ...
00:51, 05/20/2019

Jim Pike, 82, Co-Founder and Lead Singer of the Lettermen, Is Dead Known for their lush harmonies, the trio was one of a raft of clean-cut male vocal groups that climbed the charts with folk and pop ballads in the 1960s....
00:17, 06/21/2019

Sundance co-founder sentenced to at least 6 years for child sex abuse The judge who delivered the sentence of six years to life said that he hopes the parole board will keep 72-year-old Sterling Van Wagenen in prison longer than the minimum....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Kansas military school moves to keep property from founder An embattled Kansas military school amended its incorporation document to remove the Episcopalian church that founded it from getting the property once the school shuts down....
22:51, 05/02/2019

IndiGo Co-Founder Has No Plans Of Taking Control Of Airline: CEO IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir have been rushing to fill the vacuum left by the collapse of Jet Airways, once India's largest carrier, and gain control of its valuable slots....
08:51, 05/20/2019

Insys Co-Founder and Former Employees Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy A federal jury in Boston on Thursday convicted five former executives and managers of Insys Therapeutics Inc. of engaging in a racketeering conspiracy designed to boost profits from the company’s prescription opioid drug....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after US restrictions On Thursday, Washington put Huawei, one of China's biggest and most successful companies, on a trade blacklist that could make it extremely difficult for Huawei to do business with U.S. companies....
01:51, 05/19/2019

Sweden reopens rape case against WikiLeaks founder The case had been discontinued while Julian Assange hid for years in London’s Ecuadoran Embassy. He is also fighting possible extradition to the United States on charges related to the release of classified military and diplomatic cables....
23:17, 05/13/2019

Epic's Founder Explains Why The Company Is Going So Hard On Exclusives There are a lot of PC gamers, accustomed to buying and playing their games on Steam, who are not exactly happy at the way Epic’s new store has come in and started buying up exclusives. In response to this, Epic founder Tim Sweeney has outlined in a l...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Huawei’s founder just sent a desperate but brutal memo to workers When he was a younger man, Huawei’s billionaire founder Ren Zhengfei joined China’s People’s Liberation Army as an engineer, at one point heading out with the army for China’s frigid north as part of a crew tasked with buildin...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years.       ...
17:17, 06/17/2019

Google Stadia launches this November with $130 Founder's Edition On the eve of E3 (well, the night before EA's press conference, anyway), Google has revealed pricing and availability for Stadia, its highly anticipated game streaming service. The big date for your diary? November. The technology giant will lau...
19:17, 06/06/2019

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profile business leaders and politicians getting behind...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Judge: Man can recover money from neo-Nazi website founder A federal judge has ruled that a Muslim-American radio host can recover monetary damages against a neo-Nazi website operator who falsely accused him of terrorism. SiriusXM Radio show host Dean Obeidallah is seeking more than $1 million in damages aga...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Sundance co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of sex abuse WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of sexual abuse of a child as part of a deal with prosecuto...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Wipro Founder Azim Premji To Retire By End-July Wipro said on Thursday that its founder Azim Premji would retire as executive chairman and managing director on July 30. Mr Premji - India's second richest man - will continue as non-executive......
16:51, 06/06/2019

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frightening"....
18:00, 06/22/2019

Huawei founder says growth "may slow, but only slightly" after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions....
23:17, 05/18/2019

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computers With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers....
21:17, 05/20/2019

Google Stadia launches in November with $130 Founder’s Edition On Thursday, Google hosted its first Stadia Connect stream to reveal all the pricing and launch details that it wasn’t ready to share during the announcement of the service back in March. Virtually everything that we didn’t know about the...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions....
01:00, 05/19/2019

| Huawei's founder wants an 'invincible iron army' to fight US Huawei Technologies' billionaire founder intends to kick off a three- to five-year overhaul of the networking giant, creating an 'iron army' that can help it survive an American onslaught while protecting its lead in next-generation wireless....
12:17, 08/13/2019

A Sundance Founder Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Sterling Van Wagenen is expected to go to prison for at least six years in a case that came to light after an earlier victim confronted him and recorded his apology....
00:17, 05/01/2019

Extinction Rebellion co-founder arrested at Heathrow protest Group said that Roger Hallam had been apprehended for the second time in three daysOne of Extinction Rebellion’s co-founders has been arrested for the second time in three days after trying to fly a drone near Heathrow Airport during an environmental...
08:51, 09/15/2019

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz, has released an Alexa-powered board game en...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Shutterstock founder finds buyer for Tribeca penthouse Jon Oringer, the founder and CEO of stock media provider Shutterstock, along with wife Talia, are in contract to sell their Tribeca penthouse for just under its $20 million asking price. The three-bedroom condo — at 71 Laight St. — features a private...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Founder of India's Cafe Coffee Day found dead The founder of a popular Indian coffee shop chain was found dead Wednesday morning ashore the Netravati River in Mangaluru after he is believed to have jumped into the water Monday night....
18:17, 07/31/2019

Flipkart founder: How I sold my business to Walmart for $16 billion Binny Bansal, co-founder of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart, says there are three traits that led to the business landing a record-breaking sale to retail giant Walmart....
08:51, 05/21/2019

Jim Pike, co-founder of Lettermen vocal group, dies at 82 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jim Pike, one of the founders of The Lettermen, whose lush harmonies on gentle romantic ballads like “The Way You Look Tonight,” made them one of the most popular vocal groups of the 1960s, has died at age 82. Pike died...
21:51, 06/19/2019

SaaS startups are changing the founder/investor dynamic The balance of power between startup founder and venture capital investor has changed – and the rules of the courtship reversed. Falling software costs and better management mean Software as a Service (SaaS) startups are accessing less funding, keepi...
07:34, 05/09/2019

'There will be conflict': Huawei founder says US underestimates company's strength Founder Ren Zhengfei says 5G plans will be unaffected and suggests US leaders have miscalculatedThe founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, has said the US “underestimates” the telecom giant’s strength, and that conflict with America was inevitable in the q...
08:34, 05/21/2019

"Do These Checks": Paytm Founder's Warning After Video Of ATM Tampering Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar shared a video of an ATM machine that was tampered with along with a warning. "When using any ATM, you must do these checks," he wrote on Twitter....
17:17, 08/26/2019

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
17:00, 06/14/2019

Foxconn Founder Terry Gou Wants to be Taiwan’s President—and a Go-Between for U.S. and China If you want to know how focused Terry Gou is on the campaign trail, look at his pants. When the billionaire Foxconn CEO gives televised interviews, senior aides crouch by his feet, just off camera. If he strays off message, they’re primed to st...
15:51, 07/11/2019

Trump-Xi Deal May Founder on a Patent Lack of Trust Intellectual property is an area where U.S. and Chinese interests are aligned. It should be an easy win, if both sides can overcome mutual suspicions....
01:51, 06/29/2019

Huawei Founder Believes New U.S. Order Will Have No Impact on Sales (BEIJING) — The founder of Huawei expressed confidence Washington’s curbs on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and said Tuesday it is discussing “emergency relief” from Google for possible loss of service...
01:17, 05/22/2019

Equinox co-founder lists bonkers Westchester mansion Vito Errico, who co-founded the high-end gym brand Equinox with his siblings in 1991, hasn’t lost his flair for the fancy. Now, a custom-built contemporary stone home in Armonk, NY, that he co-designed is on the market for $8.88 million. The 11,423-s...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Huawei's founder and CEO does not support retaliation against the iPhone in China The moment you stepped onto a kindergarten playground for the first time was when you probably first learned about retaliation or revenge. At the time, those words might not have even been in your vocabulary, but the thought that it is best to fight ...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Woman awarded $725,000 in suit against neo-Nazi website founder Nooses appeared on campus after Taylor Dumpson became the first black woman to serve as student president at American University.        ...
07:19, 08/15/2019

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph has book out in September NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming book by Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph turned out differently than he had expected. Randolph’s “That Will Never Work” is coming out Sept. 17, Little, Brown and Company announced Tuesday. Randolph had in...
17:51, 05/28/2019

FTC sues 'iBackPack' founder for deceiving crowdfunding backers After a months-long investigation into the practices of the crowdfunding campaign for iBackPack, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that it will sue the company's founder for misusing funds provided by backers. According to the agency,...
02:34, 05/07/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in U.K. Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail while awaiting extradition to Sweden on sexual assault accusations in 2012....
13:17, 05/01/2019

Blizzard’s bad-news year continues with another co-founder’s departure Enlarge (credit: Blizzard Entertainment) Frank Pearce, one of Blizzard Entertainment's three original founding staffers, announced his intention to leave the game-making company on Friday, effective immediately. Pearce's announcement came via a Fri...
05:17, 07/20/2019

A Day Well Spent with... Pamela Marshall, co-founder of Mortar & Milk One of London's best clinical aestheticians in London, Pam Marshall swears by Exuviance skincare products and says taking a probiotic is a no-brainer...
10:51, 05/19/2019

Sotheby's to Be Taken Private by Altice Founder Patrick Drahi Global auction house Sotheby’s has agreed to be taken private by art collector and media entrepreneur Patrick Drahi in a deal with an enterprise value of $3.7 billion....
16:17, 06/17/2019

Co-Founder Chris Hughes: Time to break up Facebook Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break up the social media behemoth. He says in a New York Times opinion piece that CEO Mark Zuckerberg has allowed a relentless focus on growth to crush competitors and “sacrifice securit...
18:17, 05/09/2019

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, people familiar with the matter say....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Henri Belolo, a Founder of the Village People, Dies at 82 Mr. Belolo and his business partner, Jacques Morali, assembled a colorful group of singers dressed as macho archetypes and created a disco phenomenon....
02:17, 08/13/2019