William Barclay, from Edinburgh, returned home on Friday after being held in a Dubai jail for three days during a family holiday. 'Quite outrageous' The campaign group Detained in Dubai said Mr Harron was arrested for public indecency after touching the man on his hip. Mr Harron, who works as an electrician in Afghanistan and was on a two-day stopover in the United Arab Emirates, is said to have since lost his job and spent more than £30,000 in expenses and legal fees, since the incident on 15 July. Radha Stirling, chief executive of Detained in Dubai, said: "It is [...]
Canadian fans of Chelsea Manning might not get the chance to meet her anytime soon. Manning turned to Twitter on Monday morning to say that she was not allowed to cross the Canadian border. The Guardian reports that Manning was heading to Canada on Friday to begin a bi-coastal tour from New York to Montreal, then to Vancouver, before visiting the University of California Berkeley to protest Milo Yiannopoulos’s speech. But when Manning attempted to enter the country, she was denied entry and held overnight before finally being turned away. “so, i guess canada has permanently banned me?” Manning tweeted. “ denied [...]
in a reportThe filing specifically demands that the White House preserve all campaign documents relating to the myriad allegations of sexually predatory behavior against Trump. Notably, it also demands the campaign preserve any documents relating to John Barry, Zervos’ Trump-supporting cousin, who gave a statement last year which sought to discredit her allegations. You can view the full subpoena here.
(CNN) O.J. Simpson is beginning post-prison life in the city where he committed the crime that saw him locked up. Simpson's parole plan was agreed upon at Lovelock Correctional Center prior to his release, Nevada's Division of Parole and Probation said. Inside the boxes were items such as a hot plate, clothing and shower shoes, she said. Simpson also met with one person who'll become a fixture in his post-prison life: his parole officer. "They went over what he needs for parole and where he needs to check in, what he should do to get a driver's license, et cetera, [...]
UPDATE: Oct. 16, 2017, 1:26 a.m. UTC Woody Allen has clarified his comments regarding the sexual assault allegations directed at Harvey Weinstein, giving Variety a statement: “When I said I felt sad for Harvey Weinstein I thought it was clear the meaning was because he is a sad, sick man ... I was surprised it was treated differently. Lest there be any ambiguity, this statement clarifies my intention and feelings.” ——- Original story: Director Woody Allen commented today on the mounting sexual assault allegations made against Harvery Weinstein, acknowledging that he feels "sad" for Weinstein and is worried about how [...]
There's a lot going on in the world right now, and it makes total sense if you're feeling a bit overwhelmed. I am too. Hurricane recovery, wildfires ripping along the West Coast, rising tensions with North Korea, repeated threats to the state of health care in this country, trans people being banned from the military, people from other countries being banned from traveling here, Title IX protections being reinterpreted, environmental protections being gutted, professional sports becoming a divisive topic — the list goes on and on. Maybe one of these causes really hits home for you. Maybe you want to [...]
New Delhi (CNN)A ten-year old Indian rape victim who gave birth in August was raped by two of her uncles, police have confirmed. The search for a second suspect was initiated after forensic tests failed to show a match between the DNA of the victim's baby and samples taken from the first uncle. The family of the girl did not approach the authorities about the pregnancy until the 26th or 27th week, Alakh Alok Srivastava, the lawyer who represented the girl's family, told CNN during a previous interview. The doctor for the girl told CNN that the girl was unaware [...]
The latest news from the enormous Equifax hack is that the stolen records included 10.9 million driver’s licenses from U.S. citizens, according to The Wall Street Journal’s sources. This isn’t much of a surprise given how poorly all the other information was secured, but it’s nice to put a number on just how many of various personal documents Equifax’s poor security practices exposed. Licenses are of course a ubiquitous form of state-issued ID, and as such end up being used frequently for certain kinds of verification. No doubt Equifax required its users to provide this particular form of ID… oh, [...]