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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

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

'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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 ‘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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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 ‘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

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

'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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 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

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 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 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

‘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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says company should be broken up Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually becameFacebook Inc., is calling for the social-media giant to be broken up....
20:51, 05/09/2019

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

Poop-Testing Startup Founder Allegedly Lied About Her Age, Just About Everything Else The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced statistical techniques” and probably a few other buzzwords to assess gut health, repeatedly misrepresented her actual age, Busines...
02:17, 05/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (ah-SAHNJ’), according to a U.S. official. Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses...
16:00, 06/11/2019

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

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

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

FBI charges NiceHash founder over dangerous dark web malware (again) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is chasing a team of hackers — including the founder of cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash— over an alleged plot to create and distribute malware through major dark web forum Darkode. Authorities say ...
16:34, 06/11/2019

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 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

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break it up Et tu, roommate? Chris Hughes, who helped launch Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg in a Harvard dorm room 15 years ago, claims that the 34-year-old billionaire CEO has power that is “unprecedented and un-American” and that the social network should be “s...
17:00, 05/09/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar To Speak About His Biopic At Cambridge Anand Kumar will speak at the UK-Asia summit organized at Cambridge University from June 24-28, 2019, dwelling on his inspiring two-decade long journey....
16:00, 06/16/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outski...
10:34, 06/14/2019

Extinction Rebellion founder cleared over King's College protest Jury finds Roger Hallam not guilty of causing damage after spray painting building’s wallThe founder of Extinction Rebellion has been cleared by a jury of all charges relating to a protest against fossil fuels in what campaigners say is a historic mo...
01:17, 05/10/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
03:17, 05/17/2019

CBS founder’s NYC mansion back on market after huge price chop A townhouse built by CBS founder William S. Paley for his first wife Dorothy in 1934 has hit the market for $16.9 million — down significantly (some 66%) from its 2015 asking price of $49.9 million. The red brick and limestone home, at 29 Beekman Pla...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: Social network should be broken up Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, said the social networking giant should be broken up in an op-ed on The New York Times.        ...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Curtis Blake, a Founder of Friendly’s Restaurant Chain, Dies at 102 Mr. Blake and his brother, S. Prestley Blake, opened the first Friendly ice cream shop in 1935. The store became an East Coast staple with an expanded menu and hundreds of locations....
00:17, 05/31/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sex abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a child...
23:17, 04/30/2019

L’Arche founder Jean Vanier devoted his life to the disabled A remarkable man named Jean Vanier died Monday at age 90 in France, after spending a lifetime improving the lives of hundreds of thousands of people with Down Syndrome and various other learning disabilities....
00:00, 05/08/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was convic...
22:17, 05/02/2019

Abraaj founder released from custody after $19 million bail payment Arif Naqvi, the Pakistani founder of collapsed private equity firm Abraaj Group, has been released from custody after meeting bail conditions including the payment of a 15 million pound ($19 million) security, a court official said....
14:17, 05/29/2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act in the publishing of military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he......
01:51, 05/24/2019

Former UEFA president and Champions League founder Johansson dies "Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden\u0027s Football Association said on Wednesday."...
12:17, 06/05/2019

Huawei founder says U.S. government is underestimating company: state media The U.S. government's temporary easing of trade restrictions on Huawei Technologies bears little meaning on the company as the Chinese firm has made preparations, Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei told state broadcaster CCTV on Tuesday in an interview....
04:00, 05/21/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused of violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of violating the Espionage Act as part of a new indictment charging him on 17 counts in addition to the single count unsealed in early April....
23:51, 05/23/2019

Founder of key Apple partner says he has a better plan to escape future tariffs There is a good possibility that the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad will be among the next group of Chinese products to get socked by an import tax. U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to escalate the U.S.-China trade war and add tariffs to anoth...
22:34, 06/23/2019

U.S. unveils espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired and assisted ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning in o...
23:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. eases restrictions on Huawei; founder says U.S. underestimates Chinese firm The U.S. government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for U.S. action....
06:17, 05/21/2019

U.K. Judge Blocks Bail for Abraaj Founder in Extradition Case U.S. prosecutors have accused Arif Naqvi, the founder of private-equity firm Abraaj Group, of secretly diverting “at least hundreds of millions of investors’ funds” for personal gain and to help shore up the firm’s crumbling finances before it filed ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Probe Widens U.S. prosecutors accused Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi of misappropriating more than $250 million in a widening investigation into the world’s biggest failed private-equity firm....
06:17, 06/14/2019

U.K. Judge Grants Bail to Abraaj Founder Arif Naqvi A U.K. judge granted Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi’s request for bail in his extradition case to the U.S. where he is accused of diverting millions of dollars in investors’ funds for his personal gain....
16:34, 05/03/2019

Autonomy founder Lynch denies wrongdoing in HP fraud case Mike Lynch, once hailed as Britain's answer to Bill Gates, denied all claims against him on Wednesday when he kicked off what is expected to be a month-long testimony in his multibillion-dollar fraud battle with Hewlett-Packard (HP)....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Drug company founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — The wealthy founder of a drug company has been convicted of scheming to bribe doctors across the country to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray. A jury found Insys Therapeutics Founder and former CEO John Kapoor guilty of racket...
21:00, 05/02/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the out...
20:34, 06/14/2019

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei just made a surprise confession: He’s an Apple fan When two Huawei employees got caught using an iPhone earlier this year to send out a “Happy #2019” greeting on Twitter, they were demoted and had to take a pay cut. Not a good look to be seen relying on your American rival’s wares, ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move from China against the iPhone maker....
05:34, 05/27/2019

Quadriga Founder Spent Client Money, Bankruptcy Monitor Says The court-appointed monitor for bankrupt QuadrigaCX said the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange’s late founder took most of the money entrusted to him by clients and spent much of it on himself and his wife....
06:17, 06/21/2019

Founder and CEO completely blindsided by sale of Steiner Sports to rival Last month’s sale of Steiner Sports Memorabilia came as a complete surprise — including to its controversial founder and CEO, Brandon Steiner. Steiner — who, in addition to making a fortune off his savvy trading of sports collectibles, has weathered ...
08:34, 06/13/2019

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple- Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move from China against the iPhone maker....
02:17, 05/27/2019

Wendy’s new adoption fundraiser is rooted in the inspiring pro-life story of its founder Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s, was an orphan immediately after his birth in 1932 in Atlantic City, N.J. Thomas never knew his birth parents and was adopted by a couple from Kalamazoo, Mich. His adoptive mother from Michigan died when he was jus...
00:51, 06/08/2019

Insys founder John Kapoor convicted in fentanyl bribery case Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor was convicted of racketeering conspiracy involving bribes and kickbacks to physicians who prescribed large amounts of highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients....
17:34, 05/03/2019

U.S. submits formal extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private Chelsea Manning to crack a Defense Department computer password....
07:17, 06/12/2019

Assange lawyer says espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder are ‘threat’ to all journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — Assange lawyer says espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder are ‘threat’ to all journalists....
23:17, 05/23/2019

Papa John's founder explores pizza chain stake sale Papa John International Inc's founder John Schnatter is in talks with financial advisers for a possible sale of his stake in the company, a regulatory filing showed on Monday....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies - FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said https://www.ft.com/content/aa97ad20-91a0-11e9-8ff4-699df1c62544 in an opini...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Fyre Festival founder Billy MacFarland working on prison memoir Billy McFarland, the concert promoter whose botched music festival spawned documentaries by Netflix and Hulu, is now working on a memoir that will talk about what happened....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Sweden Is Reopening the Rape Case Against WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange (STOCKHOLM) — Swedish prosecutors said Monday they are reopening a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Eva-Marie Persson, Sweden’s deputy director of publ...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
13:34, 06/21/2019

U.S. eases curbs on Huawei; founder says clampdown underestimates Chinese firm The United States has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimize disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the world's largest telecoms equipment maker said meant little because it was already prepared for U.S. actio...
15:34, 05/21/2019

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could ultimately send him to face charges in the United States....
02:34, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange: US charges WikiLeaks founder with violating Espionage Act – as it happened Eighteen-count DoJ indictment alleges Assange, who was arrested last month in London, ‘risked serious harm’ to AmericaUS charges Julian Assange with publishing classified informationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.01am BST Qui...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take ‘extreme’ measures against it SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take ‘extreme’ measures against it....
11:00, 06/17/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of participating in a scheme to bribe doctor...
01:34, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: Blackwater founder’s latest sales pitch - mercenaries for Venezuela Erik Prince - the founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater and a prominent supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump - has been pushing a plan to deploy a private army to help topple Venezuela’s socialist president, Nicholas Madur...
08:34, 04/30/2019

Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks to boost sales of the highly addictive opioid spray Subsys....
05:34, 05/03/2019

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
07:51, 05/29/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients who did not need it....
10:51, 05/03/2019

Sweden Requests Detention Order for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish cou...
11:17, 05/20/2019

That Time Jaguar Founder Sir William Lyons Pressured a Company Out of the Car Business You’ve heard of Jaguar, and maybe even the first company started by Jag’s founder, Sir William Lyons, the Swallow Sidecar Company. You may not however, have heard about the car company that Lyons killed, Swallow Doretti. I’m about to change that for ...
16:17, 05/27/2019

Rice Energy founder says EQT's turnaround dependent on his board takeover plan The founder of Rice Energy, the U.S. natural gas producer acquired by larger peer EQT Corp for $6.7 billion in 2017, told Reuters on Tuesday that only by giving him control of the EQT board would the business be able to make the changes he believes i...
05:51, 06/12/2019

U.N. blacklists founder of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed A U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) on Wednesday after China dropped its objection to the move, ending a decade-long diplomatic impasse....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants to break up the social network monster Though he hasn’t worked for the company in a decade, Chris Hughes helped develop Facebook at Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg. However, in a fiery new op-ed for The New York Times, he has an important announcement to make: He feels bad that the site suck...
01:51, 05/10/2019

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard: ‘Denying climate change is evil’ The octogenarian entrepreneur, who prefers gardening to meetings, says capitalism is destroying earthIn his bridge-club cords and grandpa shoes, 80-year-old Yvon Chouinard doesn’t look the rock-star entrepreneur.And, when he speaks, he doesn’t sound ...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Defiant Uber co-founder Kalanick shows up for stock market premiere Travis Kalanick, the co-founder of Uber Technologies Inc who stepped down as CEO in 2017 amid a string of scandals, showed up for the ride-hailing giant's stock market debut on Friday even though Uber had not invited him to join executives on the bal...
20:17, 05/10/2019

How an Abuse Victim’s Nerve and a Hidden iPhone Led to the Arrest of a Sundance Founder Sean Escobar wanted answers from the man who he said groped him in 1993. He got them, and recorded the conversation. It spurred a new child to come forward....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Actor, comedian, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore dies LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokeswoman that Shore died Saturday at his home in Las Vegas surrounded by loved ones. He was the father o...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets from former employer, US-based Magic Leap. The Florida startup, which has been working on a mixed real...
17:00, 06/19/2019

TopShop founder charged after accused of assaulting Tucson fitness instructor TUCSON – The founder of the British multinational fashion retailer, TopShop is facing assault charges after a Tucson fitness instructor claimed the founder touched her inappropriately. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, an ins...
04:51, 06/01/2019

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
21:17, 05/22/2019

'Not for doing journalism’: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he does not want to surrender to US Thursday's hearing in London was the first in a U.S. extradition case likely to drag on for months, if not years, legal experts say.        ...
21:17, 05/02/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in Prison For Skipping Bail (LONDON) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian embassy. Judge Deborah Taylor said it was hard to imagine a more serious ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Hong Kong. However, this week the app has been the target of a massive cyber attack which founder Pave...
16:51, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 6-Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of participating in a scheme to bribe doctor...
00:51, 05/03/2019

Retired Dogecoin CEO Elon Musk trolls Ethereum and its co-founder Vitalik Buterin Elon Musk has been trolling the Ethereum cryptocurrency and its co-founder Vitalik Buterin on Twitter. The Tesla founder simply tweeted the word “Ethereum” early this morning, but took it back (hehe) shortly after. jk — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 30...
10:34, 04/30/2019

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

John's Crazy Socks co-founder becomes 1st person with Down syndrome to win major entrepreneurs' award John Cronin, 23, co-founder and Chief Happiness Officer of John’s Crazy Socks just won an Entrepreneur Of The Year award and celebrated his huge achievement on “The Story.”...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.        ...
23:51, 04/30/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of......
07:34, 05/03/2019

Rascal Flatts founder writes about pain of giving daughter up for adoption when younger In a new memoir out Tuesday, Rascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus discusses the pain of putting his baby daughter up for adoption with his then-girlfriend of one month when he was in his early twenties, according to reports. ...
09:17, 05/01/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange begins long court battle against extradition Assange, 47, is fighting extradition to the United States following allegations that he was part of a conspiracy to hack into a Defense Department computer....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Offshore firm EnVen co-founder exits, sues company citing misconduct An EnVen Energy Corp co-founder claims the chief executive of the offshore oil and gas producer provided misleading production and financial data to the board and forced him out as president, according to a lawsuit in a Texas court....
02:34, 06/27/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to child sexual abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child....
16:51, 05/01/2019

A Day Well Spent With... Susie Willis, founder of natural skincare brand Romilly Wilde 'At 50 I feel fitter, stronger and more energetic than at 25. 30 years ago I didn't know what wellness was. I lived on skittles, rose wine and pringles'...
10:34, 06/23/2019

Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation....
20:34, 05/09/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange's Swedish rape case could hamper extradition to U.S., Napolitano says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may prefer to face years-old rape charges in Sweden because a provision in that nation's extradition treaty with the U.S. protects him from being swiftly sent to Washington to answer for conspiracy charges....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier....
00:00, 05/08/2019

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said to have experienced an outage of Telegram‘s encrypted messaging service yesterday – and Beijing may ...
10:51, 06/13/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Magic Leap accuses Nreal founder of stealing AR glasses tech for China One of the AR industry's biggest players has sued a small but impressive startup, claiming that an inexpensive headset is based upon its pricier technology.Read More...
18:34, 06/18/2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
23:17, 05/20/2019

Real IRA founder who plotted bombing while Prince Charles was in Ireland dies in prison Seamus McGrane died from a suspected heart attack while serving an 11½-year sentence for directing terrorismOne of the founders of the Real IRA, who planned a bomb attack during Prince Charles’s visit to Ireland in 2015, has died in prison.Seamus McG...
07:51, 05/26/2019

Arsenal unveil restored grave of founder David Danskin with special ceremony David Danskin, recognised as the founder of Arsenal has been honoured with a special graveside ceremony to unveil a restored gravestone paid for by the club....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be reopened, Swedish prosecutors say Swedish prosecutors said on Monday they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, at the request of the alleged victim's lawyer. ...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug manufacturer has been found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe a dangerous painkiller to patients...
03:00, 05/03/2019

'Smallville' actors Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum speak on Allison Mack's sex cult case "Smallville" actors Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum addressed former co-star Allison Mack's sex-cult case for the first time.        ...
14:00, 06/21/2019

NordVPN gets sued by Torguard over alleged malpractices Torguard has filed a complaint against rival VPN provider NordVPN in the Middle District of Florida on Friday 24th. The papers filed allege that NordVPN has been guilty of a number of extremely serious malpractices.These allegations include a success...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Police Search For Alleged Bank Robber HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – Police in Christian County are asking for your help in identifying a bank robber. The robbery happened at a US Bank in Hopkinsville on Saturday morning. Police say the suspect is described as a man about 5’7&#...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Charges dismissed against alleged white supremacists LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed charges against three alleged members of a white supremacist group accused of inciting violence at California political rallies last year. Judge Cormac J. Carney said Monday that the charges were broug...
21:00, 06/04/2019

LSU suspends fraternity for alleged hazing, misconduct BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An LSU fraternity has been suspended amid hazing and misconduct allegations. The Advocate reports university officials confirmed that LSU’s Pi Kappa Phi chapter will be closed until May 2023 after university police issue...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Alleged subway brake-yanker has ‘gone too far’: aunt The accused subway-brake yanker who lives to “create mayhem” has “gone too far,” his aunt told The Post on Friday. “It’s been serious,” said Victoria Coaxum of her nephew, purported subway saboteur Isaiah Tho...
23:51, 05/24/2019

Alleged 1MDB Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison Two prominent figures in a global Malaysian sovereign-wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement from the emirate’s criminal court and people familiar with the matter....
11:51, 06/16/2019

No action taken against Cagliari over alleged racist abuse "Serie A will take no action against Cagliari over allegations of racist chanting by the Sardinian club\u0027s fans aimed at Juventus players Moise Keane and Blaise Matuidi during their match in April."...
00:17, 05/15/2019

Woman testifies about alleged confinement by self-help guru A former follower of self-help guru Keith Raniere is testifying about how he banished her to a bedroom for two years for breaking his rules to stay away from other men....
07:51, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 6-Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation....
04:34, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Offshore firm EnVen co-founder exits, sues company citing misconduct An EnVen Energy Corp co-founder claims the chief executive of the offshore oil and gas producer provided misleading production and financial data to the board and forced him out as president, according to a lawsuit in a Texas court....
02:34, 06/27/2019

Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, co-founder of Yonder Mountain String Band, dies at 45 Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, who co-founded the Yonder Mountain String Band, died Monday at 45 after cancelling shows for a "medical emergency."        ...
19:17, 06/26/2019

Insys Therapeutics founder, former executives found guilty in criminal fentanyl bribery case A Boston jury convicted Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor and several other executives of racketeering and other crimes in a fentanyl bribery case that federal prosecutors say helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Magna founder's $380M legal battle sucks in family, friends and 50 lawyers, report says Magna founder Frank Stronach initiated the court proceedings that now include eight litigants — most of them blood relatives of the auto parts magnate — and at least 50 lawyers with no end to the legal wrangling in site, according to a Toronto magazi...
19:17, 06/21/2019

Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK....
12:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 5-Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Magna founder's $380M legal battle sucks in family, friends and 50 lawyers, magazine says Magna founder Frank Stronach initiated fraud charges in court that now include eight litigants — most of them blood relatives of the auto parts magnate — and at least 50 lawyers with no end to the legal wrangling in sight, according to a Toronto maga...
22:51, 06/21/2019

Facebook co-founder supports giving cash to single moms in public housing with no strings The U.S. should provide monetary help to groups who have been "disproportionately discriminated against," says former Facebook executive Chris Hughes....
20:34, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 4-Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation....
22:17, 05/09/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in new US indictment with receiving and publishing classified information WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in new US indictment with receiving and publishing classified information....
23:00, 05/23/2019

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal and wife stopped from leaving India - airport official Indian carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal were stopped from leaving India on Saturday at Mumbai airport, according to an airport official who asked not to be named....
09:34, 05/26/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of child sexual abuse 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 in a deal with prosecutors....
23:17, 05/03/2019

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
21:34, 05/02/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail in England LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced by a British judge on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail and hiding out for seven years in England’s Ecuadorean Embassy. Assange failed to report to a police station in June...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Police probe singer Seungri over alleged embezzlement Police said Thursday they are investigating former Big Bang member Seungri on allegations that he embezzled funds from a night club embroiled in drug and sex scandals....
14:51, 05/02/2019

Niantic sues group of alleged 'Pokémon Go' cheaters It's not just multi-platform gaming giants suing cheaters. Niantic has sued members of Global++ for allegedly offering "unauthorized derivative" (read: hacked) versions of Pokémon Go, Ingress and even the still-in-beta Harry Potter: Wiza...
02:17, 06/17/2019

Prosecutor: No charges in alleged strip search at school BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor says no criminal charges will be filed in the case of four 12-year-old girls who say they were illegally strip-searched by a school nurse in upstate New York. Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell said Th...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Alleged MS-13 members indicted in Vegas mutilation killing LAS VEGAS — Three men identified as MS-13 gang members from El Salvador have been indicted in the killing of a 21-year-old Salvadoran whose slashed and bullet-riddled body was found last year in the desert outside Las Vegas. A U.S. District Court gra...
09:34, 05/03/2019

Here’s how cops used a penis pic to bust NYC’s alleged subway menace He got done in by his dipstick. Cops were able to bust the alleged subway brake-yanker this week thanks to a cellphone-wielding straphanger — who caught the young man on camera “with his penis exposed” in a picture that was later us...
11:51, 05/25/2019

Prosecutors: Alleged mob boss killer knew he was ‘marked’ NEW YORK (AP) — The 24-year-old man accused of killing the reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family knew he was a marked man. At a bail hearing on Thursday, Staten Island prosecutors said that shortly after the shooting Anthony Comello s...
01:34, 05/10/2019

New evidence of deceit alleged in U.S. census citizenship fight The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
23:51, 05/30/2019

Montenegro jails 14 over alleged pro-Russia coup plot Opposition leaders among 14 people given jail sentences over alleged plotA court in Montenegro has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including two opposition politicians, over an alleged plot to overthrow the government with Russian help in 2016.Th...
13:18, 05/09/2019

Dad of NYPD cop in alleged murder-for-hire plot speaks out: ‘It’s not her!’ “It’s not her!” insists the father of the NYPD cop accused of hiring a hitman in a failed plot to kill her estranged husband and her lover’s own teen daughter. “It’s the boyfriend,” the father, who identified...
07:17, 05/18/2019

Woman sues over alleged sex assault by UCLA gynecologist LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles, has sued the university’s regents, the doctor and 20 other parties. The woman’s lawsuit says Dr. ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

New Estonian minister probed over alleged domestic violence Estonian authorities say a criminal investigation into suspected domestic violence has been launched against a new government member just hours after he assumed office....
15:17, 04/30/2019

Jenelle Evans’ son removed from home following alleged dog incident “I’ve been fighting to get my son back as they went behind my back and removed him without my consent,” Jenelle Evans said of her four-year-old son, Kaiser....
01:34, 05/15/2019

K9 officer helps catch alleged car thief in midtown TUCSON – An alleged car thief was arrested Sunday evening thanks to the efforts of Tucson Police Department and one of their furry officers, K9 Kiro. According to officials, TPD attempted to pull over a suspected car thief Sunday evening. Polic...
01:17, 06/11/2019

Why a judge called this alleged fraudster ‘worse than El Chapo’ Even El Chapo had manners, a judge seethed Monday as he remanded an accused Ponzi schemer for lunging at a prosecutor in a courthouse hallway. “I’ve tried cases with Mafia hitmen, with Mexican sicarios [hired killers] and with terrorists who tried to...
04:34, 05/07/2019

An exclusive look at the RCMP’s alleged campaign to get rid of Mounties with disabilities "The hallmarks are the same in every case," says lawyer Sebastien Anderson, "the end result is the same: people being forced into this medical discharge."...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Cincinnati police captain arrested in alleged bribery try CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati police captain already under investigation for possible financial wrongdoing has been arrested for allegedly offering to retire early in return for $5,000 from a sergeant in line for a promotion. Federal authorities sai...
01:51, 06/08/2019

J&J Directed To Pay Rs 25 Lakh To Patients For Alleged Faulty Hip Implant The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Johnson and Johnson to make interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision surgeries for alleged faulty hip implants made by......
17:51, 05/30/2019

How the NYPD’s alleged murder-for-hire cop met her ‘target’ hubby The NYPD cop charged with trying to arrange a hit on her estranged husband met him through a fellow officer — the target’s stepfather, The Post has learned....
15:00, 05/20/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia. Opposition leader ...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Alleged Andrea Pirlo impersonator investigated by police Former Italy footballer made aware of a fake who used his identity to fleece goodsTurin police are investigating a man who allegedly posed as the Italian former footballer Andrea Pirlo to fleece expensive clothes and other luxury goods from stores.Po...
04:34, 06/20/2019

Prosecutors investigate alleged chicken price-fixing U.S. prosecutors are investigating poultry processors over criminal allegations that they propped up prices through collusion.       ...
17:51, 06/26/2019

Alleged Subway Brake-Puller Supervillain Has Been Caught A suspect has been arrested in the subway brake-puller case, according to NBC New York and confirmed by Jalopnik. The brake-puller, whose actions were first reported by Jalopnik on Wednesday, has delayed at least 750 trains over recent months with r...
16:17, 05/24/2019

Delivery Man Who Rescued Girls From Alleged Abuse Honored LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Mark Buede was honored Tuesday by the Lexington Police Department. Police...
12:34, 06/19/2019

FCA sued over alleged Jeep Wrangler steering issues The lawsuit alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when "encountering road variations." An FCA spokesman said "there are no known fatalities...
06:51, 06/14/2019

Alleged killer twin claims sister tried to stab her first The twin who allegedly stabbed her sister to death in their New Jersey home claimed that her sibling was the one who tried to slice her first, sources said. Amanda Ramirez — who was charged for the fatal stabbing of her twin sister, Anna Ramirez — to...
02:17, 06/26/2019

Police Arrest Alleged “Armed and Horny” Intruder ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE 3) – Police in Hardin County arrested a man who they say entered a woman’s apartment and told her he was “armed and horny.” According to WAVE 3 News in Louisville, a woman was sleeping on her couch whe...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Alleged murder-for-hire cop was in custody battle: boyfriend An NYPD cop wanted to hire a hitman to murder her husband because the hubby was fighting her for custody of their two young kids, her lover told authorities. “According to DiRubba, the husband was trying to get custody,’’ a police source told The Pos...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei founder likens company to badly damaged plane, says revenue will be $30 billion below forecast over next 2 years SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei founder likens company to badly damaged plane, says revenue will be $30 billion below forecast over next 2 years....
11:00, 06/17/2019

Founder of crypto exchange Quadriga moved users’ funds to personal accounts: Ernst & Young Gerald Cotten, who died in December, transferred customers' money to his own accounts and likely traded fake currency deposits for real cryptocurrency, a recent report found....
21:51, 06/20/2019

A drug company founder was found guilty in scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid BOSTON (AP) — A drug company founder was found guilty in scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Jenelle Evans' Son Kaiser Removed From Home Over Alleged Dog Incident Jenelle Evans is working to regain custody of her son, Kaiser. The mother-of-three tells E! News, "During this difficult time, I am focused on getting Kaiser back and cooperating with......
10:17, 05/14/2019

Disabled woman who gave birth after alleged rape may have been pregnant before A severely disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona health care facility — weeks before a former nurse was charged with raping her — had likely been pregnant before, according to a report citing new documents. The 29-year-old woman, who had lived ...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Alleged London Bus Attack Victim Speaks Out in Op-Ed: ‘Do You Get Outraged About All Homophobia?’ A woman whose photo went viral after she was allegedly beaten in a homophobic attack in London this month has spoken up in a Guardian op-ed about the experience of her face being used as what she calls “cheap clickbait.” The woman, whose ...
19:34, 06/15/2019

Prosecutors detail Ghosn's alleged cash transfer, report says Tokyo prosecutors have filed a request to revise the content of their indictment of Carlos Ghosn for aggravated breach of trust, providing further details on alleged cash transfers involving the former Nissan boss....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Police Arrest Man Wanted In Alleged Attack On Scott Co. Paramedic SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Scott County Sheriff’s Department officials said Tuesday afternoon that a man wanted for allegedly assaulting a paramedic has been taken into custody. Sgt. Eddie Hart said that Chad Michael Howell was just arrested after ...
19:34, 06/04/2019

PSG President Charged For Alleged Bribery Over World Championships In Athletics Bid If there’s one realm of sports more openly corrupt than soccer, it is international athletics competition. Further proof of this well-known fact comes from France, where reports today say Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been char...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Spider-Man: Far From Home Alleged Spoilers Leaked on Reddit, 4chan Those lucky enough to catch an early screening of Spider-Man: Far From Home have been posting alleged plot spoilers on 4chan and Reddit over the past week....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Footage Of Alleged Taiko No Tatsujin Robbery At Japanese Arcade Taiko no Tatsujin is one of Japan’s most iconic arcade games. Recently in Nagoya, two kids appear to have stuffed one of the drums into a plastic bag and walked out of the arcade....
15:34, 05/02/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
04:34, 04/30/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer data, newspaper De Volkskrant said on Thursday, citing unidentified intelligence sources....
14:17, 05/16/2019

Lexington Imam, 2 Others Charged In Alleged Murder-For-Hire Plot LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The imam and president of the Lexington Islamic Center has been arrested, along with two other men, on federal charges related to an alleged murder-for-hire plot. Authorities said 70-year-old Mahmoud Shalash was charge...
15:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: India nabs alleged follower of Sri Lanka suspect The Latest on the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka (all times local): 1:35 p.m. India's investigative agency says it has arrested a 29-year-old Indian man who has identified himself as a follower of the alleged leader of the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka ...
12:34, 04/30/2019

Leaked letters reveal details of NRA chief's alleged spending National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre billed the group’s ad agency $39,000 for one day of shopping at a Beverly Hills clothing boutique, $18,300 for a car and driver in Europe and had the agency cover $13,800 in rent for a summer ...
11:17, 05/12/2019

Boris Johnson wins challenge over alleged 'Brexit lies' Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, has won a High Court challenge against allegations he lied to the public during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, according to the UK's Press Association news a...
17:17, 06/07/2019

Congress Slams UP Government Over Alleged Atrocities Against Women, Girls The Congress on Sunday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttar Pradesh over alleged atrocities against women and girls, claiming that a "jungle raj-like eclipse" has been cast over law......
21:00, 06/23/2019

Trump characterizes alleged attacks by Iran on oil tankers as ‘very minor’ In an interview with Time magazine, the president said he would “certainly” go to war over nuclear weapons but left open the question of taking action to protect oil supplies....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Apple’s Alleged iPhone App Monopoly (WASHINGTON) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court’s four libe...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Belgian former king ordered to take DNA test over alleged love child A Belgian artist who grew up in one of the country's richest families claims to be King Albert II's illegitimate daughter. He faces a steep fine if he fails to provide results from a DNA test to resolve the case....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Alleged Huawei Mate 30 Pro renders surface (Nope, just a concept) Ever since Huawei was put on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List, which prevents it from accessing its U.S. supply chain, the company has been forced to scramble in order to stick to its 2019 road map. Huawei has had to develop its own Android...
00:34, 06/17/2019

Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patriot missile systems instead....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Brenton Tarrant, alleged Christchurch shooter, pleads not guilty The self-proclaimed white supremacist accused of massacring 51 worshipers at two New Zealand mosques while video streaming the March attack pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges against him. Wearing a gray sweatshirt Brenton Tarrant smirked as h...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Jussie Smollett lawyers sued by alleged hoax accomplices Two brothers involved in Jussie Smollett's Chicago alleged hate-crime hoax sued the "Empire" actor's lawyers on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation for insisting they had "criminally attacked" the actor even after police concluded otherwise....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Dems to grill Hope Hicks on alleged Trump obstruction House Democrats intend to question former White House communications director Hope Hicks on Wednesday about five specific incidents that special counsel Robert Mueller detailed as part of his investigation into whether President Donald Trump tried to...
03:51, 06/19/2019

New York man arrested in alleged Times Square grenade plot A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing a plot to acquire grenades and detonate them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Prosecutor Carlos Stornelli's son suffers alleged bomb scare City Police explosive experts detonate device, made of plastic and cables, that was later identified as a replica of a bomb. Authorities are treating the incident as a "threat" to Prosecutor Stornelli....
06:51, 05/21/2019