US woman removed from plane after boarding with ’emotional support’ squirrel

October 17, 2018

Flight from Orlando to Cleveland was delayed due to two hours after female refused to leave and take her squirrel with her The passenger was bright-eyed and bushy-tailed even though it was an evening flight. Literally, as it turned out. The passenger was a squirrel. It hadn’t scampered on to the plane while people or purses were being loaded, or anything like that. A human passenger had brought the squirrel…


Masseur sues Kevin Spacey over alleged sexual assault in 2016

October 3, 2018

Lawsuit alleges the former House Of Cards star attacked a masseur at a Malibu home Actor Kevin Spacey has been sued for allegedly sexually assaulting a masseur at a house in Malibu, California, two years ago. A lawsuit filed at Los Angeles Superior Court claims the Oscar-winning actor – who is being investigated by police in the US and UK over alleged sexual assaults – attacked the unnamed masseur in…


Holy backtrack, Batman! DC withdraws caped crusader’s nude scene

September 30, 2018

After much online gaiety, the publisher has removed the first peek of the superheros genitals from its latest Batman issue stimulating fans to chase unaltered copies DC Comics has withdrawn a page of a brand-new comic that presented Batman’s genitals for the first time, leaving fans scrambling to get hold of existing issues featuring what has rapidly become known as the “batawang”. Published this week, Batman: Damned- part of a…


Kevin Spacey will not face charges over Los Angeles sexual assault claim

September 23, 2018

Prosecutors say the alleged sex crime in 1992 falls outside of Californias statute of limitations Kevin Spacey will not be prosecuted over a sexual assault contend because too much occasion has passed since the alleged incident took place. A man alleged the actor had assaulted him in West Hollywood in October 1992, but Los Angeles lawyers said on Tuesday they could not take the lawsuit forward because any alleged sex…


‘It’s hidden history’: the race to save one man’s black Americana

September 18, 2018

From a slaves collar to segregation signs, Oran Z has expended times compiling often scandalizing mementoes of Americas racial battles. Now everything there is lies in shipping receptacles and no establishment will touch it Oran Z’s house is so crammed with black American memorabilia there is barely chamber to move. The hallways are lined with glass-fronted showing cabinets and plastic storage containers filled with everything from slave shackles to the…


Anti-Trump op-ed prompts guessing game on author’s identity

September 17, 2018

Text of New York Times article is drawn apart in hunt for clues about identity of senior administration official who wrote it An he New York Times by an anonymous senior administration official claiming to be part of a “resistance” running “from within” to thwart Donald Trump’s” worst tendencies” set off a wild guessing game inside and outside the White House on the author’s identity. In an exceptional move, a…


‘Screaming nightmare’: William Shatner boldly goes into VR

September 14, 2018

Star Treks Captain Kirk voices concerns about virtual reality after simulating a stroll on Mars As Captain Kirk in Star Trek, William Shatner took us to places” where no mortal has gone before”, with narratives that foreshadowed the invention of the mobile phone and tablet computers. Now, in real life, the actor is exploring virtual reality- but he craves the entertainment industry to be aware of its potential detrimental impact…


Neil Simon, giant of American stage, dies aged 91

September 6, 2018

Author of The Odd Couple and The Sunshine Boys won a Pulitzer and four Tonys, and predominated Broadway for many years The Pulitzer and Tony-winning playwright Neil Simon has died, it was announced on Sunday. He was 91. Simon was prolific – his hit plays and musicals included The Odd Couple, Barefoot in the Park, The Sunshine Boys, Brighton Beach Memoirs and Biloxi Blues, which built Matthew Broderick a Broadway…


This mafia style of government makes Trump a role model for all autocrats | Jonathan Freedland

September 2, 2018

Punishing commentators like John Brennan is part of the US presidents ongoing abuse of power and normalisation of autocracy, says the Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland More than 18 months into his presidency, Donald Trump’s modus operandi- and the danger it represents- is clear. His working method is that of the mafia boss and gangland chieftain, daily wielding his ability to settle scores, teach lessons and crush dissent. Anyone who’s seen…


Defiant Donald Trump accuses Michael Cohen of making up hush money stories

August 23, 2018

Ex-fixer says Trump guided him to make payments and lawyer says Cohen is ready to tell all he knows about Russian interference Donald Trump has angrily complained his innocence after the criminal convictions of two associates plunged the White House deeper into turmoil. The US president hit back at his former solicitor and fixer Michael Cohen who, in Trump suffered twin setbacks on Tuesday when Cohen pleaded guilty in national…