20 Dec 2018

Twitter shares plummet after being compared to Harvey Weinstein

Twitter shares plummeted 11 percent Thursday after a short-seller called the Web site “the Harvey Weinstein of social media.”

Citron Research’s Andrew Left piled on the social network in response to an Amnesty International report from earlier this week that labeled it a breeding ground for abuse and hate speech.

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16 Dec 2018

Disney fires actor after police say he tried to meet a 13-year-old for sex

Actor Stoney Westmoreland has been dropped from his recurring role on the Disney Channel show “Andi Mack” after being arrested by police in Salt Lake City, according to a Disney Channel statement.

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12 Dec 2018

Post Malone Crocs sold out in minutes, again

People are serious about their Post Malone footwear.

The rapper’s latest collaboration with the foam clog company Crocs went on sale Tuesday and sold out in ten minutes. Yup, you read that right.

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12 Dec 2018

‘Hi-tech robot’ at Russia forum turns out to be man in suit

A “hi-tech robot” shown on Russian state television has turned out to be a man in a suit.

Russia-24 praised the ersatz android during coverage of a youth forum dedicated to robotics, boasting that “Robot Boris has already learned to dance and he’s not that bad”.

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11 Dec 2018

Woman who accused man of rape outraged he got no jail time

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea bargain allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved probation for men accused of sexually assaulting Baylor students.

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