Woman Trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein Accuses Britain’s Prince Andrew of Lying

The woman who alleges that she was forced by Jeffrey Epstein to have sex with Prince Andrew said she had three encounters with the British royal at the late financier’s instigation and accused the prince of lying about it. Virginia Giuffre told the BBC…

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K-Pop Stars Jung Joon-young, Choi Jong-hoon Sentenced to Prison for Rape

Korean pop stars Jung Joon-young and Choi Jong-hoon were handed prison terms Friday for raping women on two separate occasions in 2016. Both cases emerged from the so-called Burning Sun scandal that was uncovered earlier this year. Singer-songwriter Ju…

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Suspect Killed, Several People Injured in Terrorist Attack on London Bridge

Several people were injured, some seriously, in a knife attack in London and their suspected assailant was killed by police in an incident Friday that Scotland Yard said was a terrorist assault. London Bridge was cordoned off and the area evacuated aft…

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Shooting at California’s Saugus High School Leaves One Dead, Multiple Injured

One person has died and at least three others were injured after a shooter opened fire on Thursday morning at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, about 40 miles north of Los Angeles. Two males were in critical condition at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital …

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Amazon’s Twitch Responds to German Synagogue Shooter Live-Stream on the Platform: ‘We Are Shocked and Saddened’

An armed man live-streamed at least part of an attack near a German synagogue on Twitch, the game-focused video platform owned by Amazon, during which two people were shot and killed. The assault Wednesday — on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the …

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The Roxy, Amoeba Records, Neko Case Pay Tribute to Late Muffs Singer Kim Shattuck

Los Angeles music venue the Roxy paid tribute to Kim Shattuck, devoting the club’s high visibility Sunset Strip marquee to the Muffs singer and songwriter. A prominent figure in the alt-rock scene of the late ’80s and ’90s, Shattuck died on Oct. …

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Stephen Malkmus, Marc Maron, Red Sox Organist Mourn Silver Jews’ David Berman

News of the sudden death of David Berman, of beloved indie rock band The Silver Jews and, more recently, Purple Mountains, hit the music community hard. Berman started making music while living in Hoboken, N.J., with college friends Stephen Malkmus and…

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‘The Rookie’ Star Afton Williamson Claims Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Assault Led to Series Exit

Afton Williamson said that she exited the ABC series “The Rookie” due to repeated instances of racial discrimination as well as sexual assault and harassment. In an Instagram post early Sunday morning, Williamson outlined claims of bullying…

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Kevin Spacey Questioned by Scotland Yard Over Sexual Assault Allegations (EXCLUSIVE)

Actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned in the U.S. by officers from Scotland Yard about the sexual assault allegations he faces in the U.K., Variety has learned. The Oscar-winning star voluntarily submitted to the interview, which took place in May, an…

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Gaming YouTuber Desmond ‘Etika’ Amofah Found Dead, NYPD Says

Desmond Amofah, a YouTube gaming vlogger known online as “Etika,” was found dead by New York police on Tuesday after he was reported missing last week. He was 29. Amofah posted YouTube videos and live-streams focused on Nintendo games and o…

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YouTube Says It’s Reviewing Harassment Policies, After It Condoned Sustained Attacks on Gay Latino Journalist

YouTube, under fire for initially taking no action against a right-wing vlogger who has chronically bullied a gay Hispanic video journalist, said it will take “a hard look at our harassment policies with an aim to update them.” Here’s…

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Suspect in Hollywood Producer’s 1985 Murder Arrested in North Carolina

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the 1985 murder of Hollywood TV director and producer Barry Crane, who was found strangled and bludgeoned to death and wrapped in bedding on the floor if his townhouse’s underground garage in Studio …

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Mexican Rocker Armando Vega Gil Dead at 64, Following #MeToo Accusations

Armando Vega Gil, bass player and co-founder of the Mexican rock band Botellita de Jerez, killed himself on Monday, after being accused of sexually abusing a minor. He was 64. The Reuters news agency reports that his body was found at his home in Mexic…

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Peter Jackson: New Zealanders Stand ‘United in Our Love’ in Wake of Mosque Attacks

“Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson said Saturday that he and his fellow New Zealanders “stand united in our love and support for our fellow Muslim brothers and sisters” in the wake of the devastating terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christch…

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New Zealand Shootings: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Scramble to Pull Alleged Attacker’s Video, Hate Content

Internet platforms played a central role in the mass shootings at New Zealand mosques Friday — which left at least 49 dead — and immediately prompted renewed calls for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to take much stronger steps to combat the …

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Multiple Fatalities Reported in New Zealand Mass Shooting

Two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand were attacked Friday afternoon when at least one gunman opened fire, with “multiple fatalities” reported by New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush, who would not give a more specific number. Accor…

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‘Cosmos’ Season 2 to Miss March Premiere Date as Neil deGrasse Tyson Investigation Continues

The second season of “Cosmos” will not air in March as planned. The nonfiction series hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was set to air on March 3 on Fox and National Geographic. But according to listings sent out by Fox on Friday…

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BAFTA-Nominated Director Stephen Fingleton Acquitted of Sexual Assault Charge

BAFTA-nominated director Stephen Fingleton has been cleared of sexual assault. The case came to a close in a London court on Wednesday, with the jury finding the Northern Irish director not guilty. He had been accused of sexually assaulting an actress …

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