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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 ...

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial

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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 cou...
04:00 2019-06-20

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...
22:00 2019-06-19

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 i...
16:00 2019-06-19

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 orde...
17:51 2019-06-19

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...
23:34 2019-06-19

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 20...
19:17 2019-05-23

Lifetime movie on Nxivm sex cult coming this fall A movie based on the twisted upstate sex cult Nxivm, where women were starved and branded like cattle, is set to premiere this fall on the Lifetime channel, reps said Monday. The made-for-TV flick, “N...
17:00 2019-07-02

Lifetime to release film on NXIVM sex cult this fall A movie based on the twisted upstate sex cult NXIVM, where women were starved and branded like cattle, is set to premiere this fall on the Lifetime channel, reps said Monday....
07:34 2019-07-02

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 s...
23:17 2019-05-23

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 n...
08:34 2019-06-18

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.        ...
21:51 2019-06-19

NXIVM sex cult leader Keith 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"....
04:17 2019-06-20

Allison Mack said sex with cult leader would ‘heal’ molestation trauma: ex-Nxivm ‘slave’ Actress Allison Mack told a Nxivm slave who was molested as a child that the best way to “heal” was to have sex with their creepy leader, the woman testified Tuesday. “This is going to help you ...
21:00 2019-06-11

Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere was into prog rock — and Baby Mozart The alleged leader of an upstate sex cult is into progressive rock, even if his views on women are highly regressive. Nxivm leader Keith Raniere is a fan of the 1970s prog bands Genesis and Yes, a for...
02:00 2019-05-29

Lifetime Is Bringing Catherine Oxenberg's Story to Life With NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Nightmare Law & Order: SVU sort of went there, now Lifetime is fully going there with a TV movie based on the NXIVM story. Lifetime's NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Nightmare (the working title),......
11:51 2019-07-02

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 Mo...
18:17 2019-05-21

Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman wants her ankle bracelet removed Salzman had been out on $5 million bond and subject to home detention and electronic monitoring following her 2018 arrest on charges of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy....
03:34 2019-07-04

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......
00:00 2019-06-20

Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman must keep curfew, ankle bracelet: judge Brooklyn federal court judge Nicholas Garaufis Tuesday denied a request by Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman that he ease up on the terms of her supervised release. Salzman has been out on $5 million bon...
01:51 2019-07-10

Assault trial witnesses say did not see A$AP Rocky hit teenager with bottle Witnesses told a Swedish court on Friday they did not see U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky or his friends hit a 19-year-old man with a bottle during a fight in Stockholm....
16:51 2019-08-02

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 i...
18:00 2019-06-19

Four more charged in Jewish ‘cult’ alleged kidnapping plot Four more alleged members of Lev Tahor, an extremist Jewish sect based in Guatemala, have been charged with taking part in a plot to nab two children who are living with their mother upstate and take ...
02:51 2019-08-03

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...
05:00 2019-06-06

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...
02:34 2019-06-18

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 followe...
16:51 2019-05-21

Jewish ‘cult’ members now facing lesser charges in alleged kidnap plot Alleged members of the extremist Jewish group Lev Tahor are now facing lesser charges in the alleged kidnapping two Orthodox children from their mother in New York last year, according to an indictmen...
02:51 2019-07-11

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 2019-06-17

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 tha...
15:00 2019-06-18

Nipsey Hussle and alleged killer talked about 'snitching' before shooting, witnesses say Rapper Nipsey Hussle and the man charged with killing him, Eric Holder, talked about "snitching" before the March 31 shooting.        ...
04:17 2019-06-28

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......
00:00 2019-06-20

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' trial set Elizabeth Holmes, founder of failed blood-testing startup Theranos, will go to trial August 4, 2020, a federal judge ruled Friday in San Jose, California....
11:17 2019-07-01

Founder of 8chan, where alleged El Paso shooter posted manifesto, says 'shut the site down' The founder of 8chan, the message board known for its ardent support for freedom of speech, has argued that the site should be shut down after the El Paso shooter posted his manifesto on the site....
00:17 2019-08-06

Closing arguments at trial of self-improvement group founder NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says the former spiritual leader of a cult-like self-improvement group was a “con man” and a “crime boss.” Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Pe...
17:34 2019-06-17

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 duti...
19:17 2019-06-02

Real estate empire loses billions in value after founder detained for alleged child molestation Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
06:34 2019-07-06

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a hearing Thursday, as lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in the teen vaping "epidemic."...
17:51 2019-07-31

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Has Trial Date Set for Summer 2020 Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced founder of catastrophically failed blood testing startup Theranos, will face trial next year, with jury selection slated for July 28, 2020 and the trial itself slated f...
00:34 2019-06-30

Jury finds Platinum Partners founder guilty in fraud trial Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners, was found guilty on Tuesday of defrauding bondholders of an oil exploration company Platinum controlled, but cleared of charge...
20:51 2019-07-09

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, top deputy ordered to stand trial in 2020 Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her former second-in-command at the Silicon Valley blood-testing startup were ordered on Friday to stand trial next year on fraud charges stemming from their clai...
05:51 2019-06-29

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and top deputy ordered to stand trial in 2020 Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her former second-in-command at the Silicon Valley blood-testing startup were ordered on Friday to stand trial next year on fraud charges stemming from their clai...
03:34 2019-06-29

Tommy Robinson trial: EDL founder faces jail after being found guilty of contempt of court Tommy Robinson faces jail after being found in contempt of court by High Court judges for filming defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social media....
23:51 2019-07-05

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....
03:17 2019-06-19

Alleged victims won’t testify at Proud Boys trial for UES brawl Manhattan jurors serving on the trial of a pair of Proud Boys charged for a brawl with violent anti-fascist protesters outside a Republican club will not hear from the alleged victims, prosecutors rev...
02:17 2019-08-02

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims...
21:00 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-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....
23:34 2019-06-18

Saudi Crown Prince's Sister On Trial Over Alleged Beating Of Workman The sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia goes on trial Tuesday in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was refurbishing her ultra-luxury Paris apartment....
15:34 2019-07-09

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.        ...
10:51 2019-05-30

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration of Digital Independence,” a new manifesto of...
23:34 2019-07-02

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. ...
00:51 2019-05-30

Alleged kingpin of massive, deadly fentanyl-laced pill scheme stands trial Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Moore) Utah man Aaron Shamo, 29, will stand trial starting today over federal charges that he allegedly ran a deadly, multimillion-dollar counterfeit opioid racket on t...
21:00 2019-08-12

On social media, calls for boycott of Home Depot because co-founder supports Donald Trump Shoppers have taken to Twitter and Facebook to call for a boycott of Home Depot after its co-founder says he will back Donald Trump's reelection bid.       ...
11:17 2019-07-09

A Murder Trial Years in the Making: 3 Deaths, an Alleged Serial Killer and the Chilling Reason Ashton Kutcher's Knock Went Unanswered The story is like something out of a movie, only horrifyingly, it's all too real. On the night of Feb. 21, 2001, Ashley Ellerin had just gotten out of the shower and was about to get......
12:51 2019-05-30

Three mass shootings this year began with a hateful screed on 8chan. Its founder calls it a terrorist refuge in plain sight. The suspected El Paso killer posted a racist manifesto to the anonymous extremist site. Now experts are worried that "targeted violence will become a meme itself."...
19:51 2019-08-04

R. Kelly lawyer calls alleged victims 'disgruntled groupies': court filing A lawyer for singer R. Kelly, who is accused of running a years-long scheme sexually preying on women and girls, said on Wednesday that the charges against the R&B artist stemmed from disgruntled grou...
03:34 2019-08-01

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 doub...
06:17 2019-06-18

CFK calls corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth...
17:00 2019-05-21

A$AP Rocky assault trial: prosecutor calls for six-month sentence US rapper has been in detention since 3 July over incident in Swedish capitalA Swedish prosecutor has demanded that A$AP Rocky serve six months in prison for assault causing actual bodily harm in a ca...
18:17 2019-08-02

In 911 call alleged victim of Sir Philip Green calls retail tycoon: ‘The British Harvey Weinstein’ TUCSON —  In a 911 call made to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department earlier this year, a woman claimed to be a victim of sexual harassment by British billionaire, Sir Philip Green. In the...
11:17 2019-07-04

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 ant...
04:51 2019-06-21

Trial judge rejects El Chapo's bid for new trial over claims of potential juror misconduct Judge Brian Cogan denied Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's bid for a new trial over possible juror misconduct, terming the request "a fishing expedition."       ...
23:17 2019-07-03

Wimbledon witnesses first 12-12 tiebreak "Australian John Peers and Finn Henri Kontinen made a small slice of Wimbledon history when they won the first match decided by a tiebreak at 12-12 in the deciding set on Tuesday."...
21:34 2019-07-09

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 Baye...
05:01 2019-06-06

House Democrats Subpoena a Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses The House Judiciary Committee approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting Mueller witnesses, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, and Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general....
20:17 2019-07-11

Epstein sought to pay off potential witnesses, U.S. prosecutors say Jailed American financier Jeffrey Epstein made payments to two potential witnesses seeking to influence them in the child sex trafficking case against him late last year, prosecutors said late on Frid...
04:17 2019-07-13

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...
20:34 2019-06-23

Witnesses wanted in serious-injury crash on south side TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is reaching out to the public for more information about a south side, serious-injury collision that occurred June 22. On June 22 at around 10:30 p.m., a silver...
00:34 2019-08-01

Iranian oil tanker crew being interviewed as witnesses in Gibraltar The crew on a giant Iranian oil tanker detained in Gibraltar are being interviewed as witnesses, not criminal suspects, in an effort to establish the nature of the cargo and its ultimate destination, ...
11:51 2019-07-05

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 Mo...
03:34 2019-06-11

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 unident...
23:17 2019-05-24

Witnesses: Self-help guru's sexual exploits destroyed family 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....
01:17 2019-05-25

'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 Thur...
05:51 2019-05-25

Two killed as Sudan forces try to disperse protesters: witnesses, TV Sudanese forces entered the site of a sit-in in central Khartoum early on Monday amid gunfire, witnesses and Arab television stations said, in what activists described as an attempt to disperse protes...
08:51 2019-06-03

Rajya Sabha Again Witnesses Uproar Over Extension Of Sitting Post 6 PM The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday again witnessed uproar by the opposition members, over extension of sitting of the upper house in the evening beyond 6 PM, to pass the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act....
21:34 2019-08-01

Alligators found eating a decomposed body in Florida, witnesses say A body was found by the mangroves of Lake Maggiore in Saint Petersburg, Florida on Thursday. It was badly decomposed, leaving police few clues.        ...
23:17 2019-07-05

French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich', say witnesses Police open murder inquiry after customer attacked waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris A customer fatally shot a waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being ...
15:34 2019-08-18

Prosecutors may now target witnesses in Jeffrey Epstein case: sources Prosecutors may target cronies who were set to testify against Jeffrey Epstein before his death – as the FBI investigates new claims by more than 200 women who say they were sexually assaulted b...
03:00 2019-08-12

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 s...
00:17 2019-06-19

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....
05:51 2019-06-21

Jeffrey Epstein paid potential witnesses $350,000 in sex trafficking case: prosecutors Jeffrey Epstein allegedly paid $100,000 to a person identified in his 2007 non-prosecution agreement, and $250,000 to another person, identified as a possible co-conspirator, prosecutors say....
20:17 2019-07-13

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...
19:17 2019-06-05

Prosecutors: Evidence Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses and is worth more than $500M Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses, has net worth of more than $500M, prosecutors allege, arguing he should not get bail        ...
05:17 2019-07-13

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein used some of his staggering net worth of $500 million to “influence” potential witnesses against him, Manhattan federal prosecutors charged Friday. The ...
00:51 2019-07-13

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations targeting President Donald Trump.On a party-line vote...
20:00 2019-07-11

US Attorney's paralegal helped gang-member son find witnesses against him, prosecutors say A woman used her paralegal position in the New Jersey U.S. Attorney's Office to identify "snitches" cooperating with authorities against her son, an alleged gang member in New York, according to feder...
05:00 2019-08-15

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, h...
20:01 2019-05-21

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....
19:01 2019-06-04

Last Witnesses by Svetlana Alexievich review – the astonishing achievement of the Nobel prize winner From Chernobyl to the experience of children during the second world war ... Alexievich has produced her own remarkable version of Soviet historyIn 1993, two years after Svetlana Alexievich published ...
15:00 2019-07-11

Kamal Nath's Nephew Threatening Witnesses In Chopper Case: Probe Agency Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, is threatening witnesses in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case, the Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Wednesday....
00:51 2019-08-01

Reluctant witnesses in FISA abuse probe agree to talk to DOJ inspector general Key witnesses sought for questioning by Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz early in his investigation into alleged government surveillance abuse have come forward at the 11th hou...
09:51 2019-07-06

White House Tells Two 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....
20:34 2019-06-04

Jeffrey Epstein paid $350G to potential witnesses in sex trafficking case, prosecutors say Financier Jeffrey Epstein paid $350,000 to two potential witnesses against him in his sex trafficking case, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in a bid to keep the 66-year-old behind bars until trial....
03:34 2019-07-13

House Dems set to subpoena Jared Kushner, Jeff Sessions and 10 other Mueller witnesses The House Judiciary Committee intends to authorize subpoenas to 12 of former special counsel Robert Mueller's witnesses — including President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, former Attorney G...
16:51 2019-07-09

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...
22:34 2019-06-20

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 Nicol...
17:51 2019-06-17

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 confro...
08:51 2019-05-30

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 r...
05:34 2019-06-04

Dane jailed by Russia in Jehovah's Witnesses crackdown loses appeal - group's spokesman A Danish adherent of the Jehovah's Witnesses jailed for six years in Russia after being found guilty of organizing a banned extremist group lost his court appeal on Thursday, a spokesman for the group...
13:51 2019-05-23

Dutch police accidentally mass-texted fire witnesses a link to an ‘adult video’ In an unfortunate mishap, Dutch police accidentally texted a link to an adult video to 1,900 witnesses of a house fire, which took place last month in the town of Nieuwleusen. In the text, police enco...
21:00 2019-08-08

Judge to keep Nxivm jurors’ identities secret for their own safety The Brooklyn federal court judge who oversaw the trial of convicted Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere says he won’t release jurors’ names — because he’s afraid the group’s li...
08:51 2019-07-03

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....
02:00 2019-05-29

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...
07:51 2019-06-19

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 that prosecutors say depict a 15-year-old girl....
01:51 2019-06-14

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....
22:34 2019-06-19

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 M...
21:00 2019-06-13

The Cult of the NBA General Manager For a long time, GMs worked quietly in the background, but a new generation of GMs like Sam Presti and Danny Ainge are being discussed as much as All-Stars. Nathaniel Friedman on the rise of the super...
21:51 2019-07-23

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....
20:01 2019-05-21

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 tan...
00:17 2019-06-19

Nxivm leader liked ‘sex slaves’ thin – but pigged out on junk food He oinked at women and starved his slaves — but accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere was a hypocrite who enjoyed pigging out junk food, according to a former member. The accused pervert ate ...
18:51 2019-06-19

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. ...
05:00 2019-06-06

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 directo...
07:17 2019-06-13

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 f...
08:34 2019-05-31

Jealous Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave seduce rival 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 sa...
00:51 2019-06-08

Sentencing delayed for Nxivm guru Keith Raniere, co-defendants A Brooklyn federal court judge has indefinitely postponed the sentencings for Nxivm’s Keith Raniere and his co-defendants — including “Smallville” actress Allison Mack. Raniere...
01:17 2019-07-16

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 repu...
23:00 2019-06-06

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 ...
20:01 2019-05-21

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. Go...
02:34 2019-06-12

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 wer...
05:34 2019-05-23

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 jok...
00:34 2019-05-31

'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....
06:00 2019-06-20

Cat cults and cult cats for World Cat Day Unapproachable, independent, hedonistic: The cat is a fascinating creature. Sometimes it’s the purrs, sometimes the claws. On International Cat Day, we look at how felines have inspired artists, filmm...
21:34 2019-08-08

When Leaving a Religion Is Like Abandoning a Cult Amber Scorah’s memoir, “Leaving the Witness,” recounts a tale of disillusion and ultimate apostasy as she decides to turn away from the faith she’s known since birth....
01:17 2019-07-02

Marianne Williamson: ‘I am not a cult leader’ Spiritual guru and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson clarified on Twitter Tuesday that she is not “a cult leader” and claimed she does not question vaccine science. ...
11:17 2019-07-24

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. R...
05:17 2019-05-24

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-...
07:01 2019-06-01

Keith Raniere, ex-leader of self-help group NXIVM, convicted in sex-trafficking case Keith Raniere, the former leader of self-help group NXIVM, was convicted Wednesday in a federal case accusing him of turning women into his "sex slaves."...
22:17 2019-06-19

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 Monda...
01:34 2019-06-18

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, arou...
02:51 2019-06-15

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman pays feds $6M over role in Nxivm Seagram’s liquor heiress Clare Bronfman has coughed up $6 million to the US government for her role in accused upstate sex cult Nxivm, according to new court documents. Bronfman, who worked in t...
03:34 2019-08-15

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 testif...
20:01 2019-05-21

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...
02:00 2019-05-29

Nxivm honcho Lauren Salzman will remain under house arrest: judge At least she doesn’t have to stay in the sex dungeon. Former Nxivm member and top-tier sex slave Lauren Salzman will remain under house arrest and electronic monitoring, a judge ruled Thursday. ...
21:51 2019-07-11

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...
21:34 2019-06-14

Rip Torn, cult actor, dies aged 88 Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TV’s Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films Rip Torn, America’s cele...
07:17 2019-07-10

Cult investigation game 'The Church in the Darkness' is available now It took years to make, but Paranoid Productions' ambitious The Church in the Darkness is finally ready. The cult investigation title has been released for computers through both GOG and Steam, a...
19:17 2019-08-04

| 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....
15:17 2019-06-20

A Stealth Game Where You Infiltrate A 1970s Cult The Church in the Darkness is an indie stealth game out today for Xbox, PS4, PC, and Nintendo Switch. In the game, you infiltrate a 1970s cult compound in South America, searching for your nephew. You...
08:51 2019-08-03

Wardrobe.NYC’s Cult Capsules Are Now Available To Buy As Individual Pieces Matchesfashion.com buying director Natalie Kingham has persuaded Christine Centenera and Josh Goot to sell their luxury everyday staples as individual pieces...
20:34 2019-07-18

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 ...
04:17 2019-06-14

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 at...
19:17 2019-05-23

The Curious Roman Cult of the Moray Eel on the Island of Ponza A mysterious cult in which moray eels decided the fate of men existed on Ponza island, in the Tyrrhenian sea off the coast of Italy, during the first century AD at the so-called ‘Caves of Pilate’.  ...
20:34 2019-08-09

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...
14:34 2019-05-23

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 Lawnmowe...
02:34 2019-06-05

The cult of cute that Londoners can't resist joining From Snapchat bunny ears to the forthcoming Hello Kitty movie, London is in the grip of a cuteness epidemic. But does it have a dark side, asks Kate Wills?...
09:34 2019-08-08

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.       ...
22:34 2019-06-18

'Just don't call it a cult': the strangely alluring world of the Bruderhof In the radical religious community, no one owns or earns anything, everyone sings constantly and the booze flows freely. Where are the drawbacks?Morning has broken, like the first morning, in Darvell,...
03:01 2019-07-24

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....
00:17 2019-06-20

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....
05:51 2019-06-20

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 fede...
16:51 2019-05-22

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....
04:00 2019-06-20

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
22:00 2019-07-15

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the publ...
20:17 2019-07-14

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......
01:51 2019-06-20

'Alan Wake' developer may bring the cult classic to more consoles Alan Wake might make its way to PS4 or Switch (or even mobile) after developer Remedy Entertainment snagged back the publishing rights to the 2010 cult classic from Microsoft. It told investors it wou...
22:17 2019-07-01

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.       ...
23:17 2019-06-20

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...
07:34 2019-06-11

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 t...
11:34 2019-05-27

She killed her boyfriend because of an alien cult – and was just sentenced to up to 40 years Barbara Rogers, 42, was found guilty of third-degree murder for the 2017 killing of Steven Mineo, and on Monday she was sentenced to 15 to 40 years.        ...
03:34 2019-06-12

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time BERLIN (AP) — 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. The Köpenick-based club, which fini...
00:17 2019-05-28

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 cha...
00:17 2019-06-20

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....
05:34 2019-06-20

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 ...
01:00 2019-06-20

This genius alarm clock has a cult-following—and it's on sale right now The Philips Wake-Up Light is a more relaxing alternative to an alarm in the morning, and right now it's at its lowest price ever.       ...
21:34 2019-08-02

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....
17:51 2019-06-13

The cult-favorite Bose headphones are back down to their lowest price You've probably heard the hoopla surrounding the Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II headphones, and now you can experience them for yourself with this sale on Drop.      ...
18:00 2019-07-23

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....
00:00 2019-06-15

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become an underground hitIn the early noughties, Caleb B...
18:17 2019-07-09

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......
13:34 2019-06-18

Stevenage car crash: Witnesses describe horrific aftermath of car crash that left 17 injured A woman had to be carried to safety by four people after she was left unable to walk after a horror crash during a car meet event in Stevenage, the event's organiser said today....
14:17 2019-07-19

Jeffrey Epstein: Jailed US billionaire 'tried to influence witnesses with $350,000 payouts' Jailed US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who stands accused of sex-trafficking underage girls, sent $350,000 payouts to two witnesses, US prosecutors have claimed....
13:17 2019-07-13

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. Acc...
03:17 2019-06-04

The cult of optimism got us into this mess. It’s time to embrace pessimism | David Olusoga Complacent attitudes of ‘everything will turn out all right’ are misplaced when the country is confronted by crisesWhen historians write the last pages of their books, and the producers of history doc...
18:34 2019-07-14

The Sinking City review – Lovecraftian detective game has cult appeal PlayStation 4 (version tested), Xbox One, PC; Frogwares/Bigben InteractiveDisturbing moral dilemmas and gruesome beasts abound in a deliciously gothic flooded city Video games have enthusiastically mi...
11:51 2019-07-02

Gloriously Gruesome Sci-Fi Cult Classic Event Horizon Might Become an Amazon Series I have often proclaimed my love for Paul W.S. Anderson’s 1997 sci-fi horror film Event Horizon, about a deep-space vessel that goes to a very bad dimension and returns with mind-warping powers, and fe...
03:34 2019-08-06

These cult-favorite outdoor sandals are the only reason my feet survived a 3-day music festival Teva In the 1980s, a former river guide created Teva, a Velcro-strapped sport sandal, so his flip-flops could stay on his feet through rugged conditions. Today, you won't find them just in the canyo...
23:00 2019-08-16

Allison Mack reportedly kept Catherine Oxenberg's daughter on strict 500 cal diet in sex cult The daughter of “Dynasty” actress Catherine Oxenberg spent a year on a 500-calorie-a-day diet while in Nxivm’s secret sex cult, a former slave testified Friday....
17:51 2019-06-08

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 s...
15:34 2019-06-20

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...
15:17 2019-06-20

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 por...
04:17 2019-05-22

A South Korean cult leader who held 400 followers captive in Fiji has been jailed for six years A South Korean cult leader has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding some 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence and abuse....
17:34 2019-08-01

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....
13:17 2019-06-16

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. R...
01:17 2019-06-21

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...
21:34 2019-05-22

South Korean cult leader who held 400 people captive in Fiji jailed for six years Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace Road Church, subjected followers to beatings and confiscated their passportsThe leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held 400 people captive in Fiji and subjecte...
09:00 2019-08-02

Thursday's Best Deals: Sonos Speakers, Cult-Favorite Cuisinart Knives, Posture Corrector, and More Cult-favorite Cuisinart Advantage Knife Set, 20% off Sonos Speakers, and a Back Brace Posture Corrector lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web.Read more......
17:34 2019-07-11

Doomsday cult leader who held 400 captive, beat them to 'drive out evil spirits,' gets 6-year sentence The leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held about 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjected them to violence aimed at driving out evil spirits was sentenced to six years in prison Monday, of...
23:34 2019-07-31

The Cwezi: Ancient Race of Mystical People and the Modern-Day Cwezi Cult Accused of Black Magic The Bachwezi people, who are also known as the Ancient Cwezi or Chwezi, were a group of people who legends say ruled the Empire of Kitara (Empire of the Sun) ...
18:34 2019-07-01

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....
18:17 2019-06-04

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.        ...
17:34 2019-06-10

Palantir Co-Founder Says IPO for Company Likely Years Away “I’d love for them to go public, but my guess is it’s going to be a few years,” said Mr. Lonsdale, also a founding partner at venture firm 8VC, speaking on stage at the CB Insights Future of Fintech c...
09:51 2019-06-13

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, recently said that a lack of privacy is his main con...
21:34 2019-07-09

Tesla CTO and co-founder JB Straubel will step down During Tesla's earnings call today, the company announced that one of its longest-tenured executives -- outside of CEO Elon Musk -- is leaving the company. CTO JB Straubel is credited with helpin...
06:51 2019-07-25

Facebook's VR Dream May Never Take Off, Oculus Co-Founder Says Oculus may not be profitable as Facebook is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of Oculus....
20:51 2019-07-15

Wikipedia Co-Founder Picks a Nice Day to Log Off Thursday is projected to be a lovely summer day: high of 86, slight breeze and slightly overcast, no chance of rain—in New York anyhow. It’s also a national holiday. If all that sounds like good condi...
00:17 2019-07-02

'There will be conflict': US has underestimated Huawei, says founder Ren Zhengfei says firm is fully prepared to face US bans and that 5G plans will be unaffectedThe founder of Huawei has said the US “underestimates” the Chinese telecom makers’s strength and that confl...
14:38 2019-05-21

Sundance co-founder gets at least 6 years in sex abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has been sentenced to at least six years in prison after pleading guilty to ...
23:17 2019-07-02

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....
15:17 2019-06-14

Melvin Edmonds, Founder of R&B’s Soulful After 7, Dies at 65 Melvin Edmonds, older brother of legendary hitmaker Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and a founding member of the R&B group After 7, which rose to fame in the ’90s, has died. He was 65....
14:32 2019-05-21

Gab founder says users fed up with Big Tech treating them 'like children' The founder of Gab.com said activity on the social network, criticized as a far-right haven, has soared because of users riled by censorship on larger Silicon Valley platforms....
01:34 2019-08-09

Tesla co-founder leaves CTO job after $30M in share sales Since the beginning of this year, Tesla has lost its chief financial officer, general counsel and vice president of production, among other senior executives....
18:00 2019-07-31

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...
02:34 2019-06-03

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 genera...
14:34 2019-06-14

"If You Were So Ill...": No Top Court Relief For Saravana Bhavan Founder Rajagopal had been granted bail by the Supreme Court in 2009 but had to surrender by July 7. He moved the Supreme Court again yesterday, saying he had been hospitalised and needed more time...
10:17 2019-07-09

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...
20:17 2019-05-22

Huawei founder says revenue will be billions below forecast SHENZHEN, China — Huawei’s founder likened his company to a badly damaged plane Monday and said revenues will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. The Chinese telecom giant...
10:00 2019-06-17

McIlhenny Co. names descendant of Tabasco founder as CEO LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana-based McIlhenny Co., which produces Tabasco sauce, has named the great-great-grandson of Tabasco creator Edmund McIlhenny as its new president and chief executive o...
18:51 2019-06-10

Huawei founder says his new OS is faster than Android, but that’s still not good enough Huawei is readying its own operating system that could launch as soon as October alongside the Mate 30 Pro flagship smartphone, according to recent reports. Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said in an inte...
01:00 2019-07-09

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 oth...
04:34 2019-05-24

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 ...
20:17 2019-05-22

RPT-UPDATE 3-Norwegian Air CEO and co-founder Kjos quits top job Norwegian Air's Bjoern Kjos stepped down on Thursday as chief executive of the airline he co-founded and turned into Europe's third-biggest budget carrier by passenger numbers....
10:17 2019-07-11

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 w...
14:38 2019-05-21

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 2019-05-27

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 bill...
03:34 2019-05-28

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-profi...
14:17 2019-06-17

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 compan...
14:51 2019-06-17

Hamza bin Laden, Son and Heir to Qaeda Founder, Is Dead The United States had a role in the operation that killed the younger Mr. bin Laden, officials said. But other details, including where he died, remained unknown....
22:00 2019-07-31

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 voc...
02:00 2019-05-28

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai ...
15:51 2019-07-18

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.       ...
14:17 2019-06-17

Evo founder confirms Riot is working on a new fighting game Riot Games is working on a new fighting game that it hopes will appeal to a wide audience. Tom Cannon, the founder of the Evolution Championship Series who now works for Riot, confirmed the news on Fr...
03:51 2019-08-03

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, peop...
00:51 2019-07-19

Blizzard’s bad-news year continues with another co-founder’s departure Enlarge (credit: Blizzard Entertainment) Frank Pearce, one of Blizzard Entertainment's three original founding staffers, announced his intention to leave the game-making company on Friday, effective...
04:00 2019-07-20

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. Virtua...
21:51 2019-06-06

Foxconn Founder Terry Gou Wants to be Taiwan’s President—and a Go-Between for U.S. and China If you want to know how focused Terry Gou is on the campaign trail, look at his pants. When the billionaire Foxconn CEO gives televised interviews, senior aides crouch by his feet, just off camera. If...
13:51 2019-07-11

Red founder blames manufacturing partner for its smartphone failures The Red phone. It's scary-looking. The high-end camera maker Red jumped into the smartphone market in late 2018 with the launch of the Red Hydrogen One. The $...
02:17 2019-07-25

Democrats have moved 'too far to the left,' says BET network founder Bob Johnson America's political establishment is riven with partisanship that has become "very wicked and very mean," said entrepreneur and media mogul Robert Johnson....
00:17 2019-07-10

Equinox co-founder lists bonkers Westchester mansion Vito Errico, who co-founded the high-end gym brand Equinox with his siblings in 1991, hasn’t lost his flair for the fancy. Now, a custom-built contemporary stone home in Armonk, NY, that he co-designe...
05:51 2019-07-11

CCD Founder VG Siddhartha's Son Breaks Down At Funeral, Hundreds Attend The funeral of Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha, whose body was found 36 hours after he went missing from a bridge near Mangaluru in Karnataka, took place at one of his coffee estates at his......
17:51 2019-07-31

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....
23:17 2019-06-20

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to...
21:51 2019-06-13

Curtis Blake, a Founder of the Friendly’s Chain, Dies at 102 Mr. Blake and his brother, S. Prestley Blake, opened the first Friendly ice cream shop in 1935. With an expanded menu, it grew into an East Coast staple....
00:34 2019-05-31

Founder of India's Cafe Coffee Day found dead The founder of a popular Indian coffee shop chain was found dead Wednesday morning ashore the Netravati River in Mangaluru after he is believed to have jumped into the water Monday night....
19:17 2019-07-31

Sundance co-founder sentenced again in second sexual abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s was sentenced Tuesday on a sexual abuse charge for the second time in as man...
18:00 2019-07-10

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 involvi...
18:17 2019-06-14

FBI charges NiceHash founder over dangerous dark web malware (again) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is chasing hackers — including the founder of cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash — over an alleged plot to create and distribute malware through major...
01:51 2019-06-12

Huawei founder doesn't want China to ban Apple's iPhones It’s no secret that Huawei is currently in a bit of hot water, with the US Government officially limiting the scope of business the Chinese-based tech giant can do with American companies, but ...
10:17 2019-05-28

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 y...
18:34 2019-06-06

Wikipedia co-founder blasts Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Even though the vast majority of Facebook’s 2.38 billion users are seemingly impervious or apathetic to many of the company’s many controversies, the social networking giant remains a popu...
03:51 2019-07-06

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....
01:17 2019-05-22

Henri Belolo, a Founder of the Village People, Dies at 82 Mr. Belolo and his business partner, Jacques Morali, assembled a colorful group of singers dressed as macho archetypes and created a disco phenomenon....
03:00 2019-08-13

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......
10:51 2019-05-24

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......
20:17 2019-06-06

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. ...
15:34 2019-05-21

Sundance co-founder sentenced to at least 6 years for child sex abuse The judge who delivered the sentence of six years to life said that he hopes the parole board will keep 72-year-old Sterling Van Wagenen in prison longer than the minimum....
20:00 2019-07-03

Founder's grip on WeWork may be hard for investors to stomach Investors in the upcoming initial public offering of WeWork's parent, The We Company, are being asked to lower their standards for corporate governance beyond what other technology startups have deman...
08:34 2019-08-15

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....
17:00 2019-05-21

| Huawei's founder wants an 'invincible iron army' to fight US Huawei Technologies' billionaire founder intends to kick off a three- to five-year overhaul of the networking giant, creating an 'iron army' that can help it survive an American onslaught while protec...
13:00 2019-08-14

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"....
16:34 2019-06-22

Trump-Xi Deal May Founder on a Patent Lack of Trust Intellectual property is an area where U.S. and Chinese interests are aligned. It should be an easy win, if both sides can overcome mutual suspicions....
03:00 2019-06-29

The co-founder of Masterclass wants people to try college courses online If you've ever seen a Masterclass advert and wished you could do that for your actual degree, then it's a great day to be you. Company co-founder Aaron Rasmussen is launching Outlier, a Mast...
18:34 2019-08-13

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...
00:00 2019-05-24

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 reli...
02:34 2019-05-22

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 ...
23:51 2019-05-23

Zomato Riders' Strike "Nothing To Do With Food Or Religion": Founder The Zomato delivery workers' protest in West Bengal's Howrah has "nothing to do with food or religion or beliefs", the company's founder has said in an email to staff, warning against "conflating......
10:00 2019-08-13

'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.        ...
17:34 2019-06-21

Blizzard co-founder Frank Pearce is leaving the gaming company Another Blizzard co-founder is stepping away from the company. Just a few months after Mike Morhaime left his role as Blizzard CEO and president, his fellow founder Frank Pearce has announced that he&...
08:00 2019-07-21

"Created A Monster": Founder Of Site Linked To US, New Zealand Shooting The creator of a far-right online message board connected to three mass shootings that killed dozens of people has described himself as "naive and ignorant", likening the platform 8chan to......
09:34 2019-08-07

The Weird, Dark History of 8chan and Its Founder Fredrick Brennan Fredrick Brennan is appalled by the notorious chat site’s links to right-wing extremism and mass shootings. Inside his tortured journey through the web’s cesspool and his attempt at redemption....
05:34 2019-08-07

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. T...
14:38 2019-05-21

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....
03:51 2019-05-24

Corbin Gwaltney, Chronicle of Higher Education Founder, Dies at 97 He saw a void in the 1950s and filled it with coverage of colleges and universities. Today the publication reaches a wide readership online and in print....
23:17 2019-08-01

R.J. Scaringe, Founder of Rivian, Quietly Builds a Tesla for Trucks and S.U.V.s The company, which recently came out of stealth mode, has raised $1.7 billion from Amazon, Ford Motor and others without selling a single pickup truck and sport utility vehicle....
13:00 2019-07-02

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 sa...
06:00 2019-06-13

Nexon Founder Said to Scrap 'World's Biggest Gaming Deal' Nexon founder Jungju Kim has scrapped plans to sell a controlling stake in its parent NXC, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday....
12:17 2019-07-09

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 st...
14:38 2019-05-21

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph...
05:51 2019-07-15

Henri Belolo, co-founder of Village People, dies aged 82 The producer, lyricist and promoter helped disco-era pop group to hits in US and UK, but later became embroiled in a legal dispute with their singerHenri Belolo, a co-founder of pop group Village Peop...
17:00 2019-08-08

Atari founder will debut an intriguing new board game at Comic-Con Nolan Bushnell’s famous dictum about what makes for a great game is that it should be “easy to learn, difficult to master.” The Atari co-founder has told me that on more than one occ...
08:34 2019-07-19

Nexon founder scraps what could have been $16 billion gaming deal: sources Nexon Co founder Jungju Kim has abandoned plans to sell a controlling stake in its parent NXC, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, scuppering a potentially $16 billion deal that wou...
10:34 2019-07-09

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 Apri...
02:00 2019-05-24

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 ...
06:51 2019-06-21

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....
15:17 2019-05-21

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) ...
16:17 2019-05-29

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on AI like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
19:17 2019-07-19

Students for Trump co-founder pleads guilty to $46,000 fraud scheme The founder of Students for Trump pleaded guilty Tuesday to scamming consumers out of $46,000 by posing as a lawyer online and giving legal advice, federal prosecutors said. ...
01:00 2019-08-08

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 Foo...
13:00 2019-06-05

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....
12:17 2019-06-16

Wing founder Audrey Gelman pays $3.2M for Brooklyn house Congrats to Audrey Gelman, co-founder and CEO of the popular women’s co-working space The Wing — and husband Ilan Zechory, co-founder of lyrics annotation startup Genius — on their purchase of a $3.2 ...
03:34 2019-07-18

Democrat BET founder praises Trump, says party 'moved too far to the Left' Black Entertainment Television founder and Democrat Robert Johnson praised President Donald Trump for the state of the economy and also accused the Democratic Party of going too far to the Left in an ...
05:01 2019-07-10

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 ...
13:34 2019-06-14

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...
00:34 2019-06-24

$117M raised for charity in honor of a Home Depot founder ATLANTA (AP) — A fundraising bash honoring the 90th birthday of philanthropist Bernie Marcus, one of Home Depot’s founders, has raised more than $117 million for Georgia charities. ...
21:01 2019-06-10

Running the Family Business of the Roman Empire: Augustus the Founder Over three and a half centuries the Roman Empire - as seen through the lives of 10 of the most important emperors - gained in splendor and territory, then lost both. ...
07:00 2019-08-17

Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell is the latest to leave Facebook One more Oculus co-founder is heading for the exits. Software architect Nate Mitchell has decided to leave Facebook, explaining it only as a decision to "move on." He didn't say where he might ...
22:00 2019-08-13

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 ...
03:51 2019-05-27

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 ...
03:34 2019-05-27

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
16:34 2019-08-17

Zomato Founder Responds to Restaurant Protests Over Discounting Practices Zomato Founder Deepinder Goyal, and Dineout CEO Ankit Mehrotra have responded to the Logout movement by the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI)....
21:00 2019-08-17

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office det...
04:51 2019-07-16

Lion Air 'urgently requires' more 737 MAX jets to support growth: co-founder Indonesia's Lion Air "urgently requires" more Boeing Co 737 MAX jets to support its growth strategy once regulators approve the grounded model's return to service, the airline's co-founder, Rusdi Kir...
14:00 2019-08-14

"Day Of Sorrow": MDMK Founder Vaiko On Centre Scrapping Article 370 Tamil Nadu politician V Gopalaswamy or Vaiko on Monday described the government's move to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution--that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir--a day of "sorrow",......
14:17 2019-08-05

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 s...
22:17 2019-05-22

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing 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....
08:51 2019-06-14

Huawei founder downplays effect of promised Trump reprieve: FT U.S. President Donald Trump's move to relax a ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's equipment will not have "much impact" on its business as it adjusts to a new era of American hostility, the Financial ...
18:00 2019-07-02

Strakka founder Leventis gets four-year ban for anti-doping violation Strakka Racing GT driver Nick Leventis has been banned from motorsport for four years by the FIA for an anti-doping violation but has confirmed that he has "retired from motorsport"...
18:00 2019-07-23

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Investigation 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....
23:01 2019-06-13

Founder of site linked to mass shootings says he created 'a monster' The creator of a far-right online message board connected to three mass shootings that killed dozens of people has described himself as "naive and ignorant", likening the platform 8chan to Frankenstei...
21:00 2019-08-06

Extinction Rebellion's co-founder on bringing London to a standstill As debate rages over Extinction Rebellion's disruptive tactics, its co-founder Gail Bradbrook tells Susannah Butter about bringing London to a standstill — and her time on mind-altering drugs...
20:34 2019-07-23

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...
21:51 2019-06-01

Cramer: Buy pot stock Canopy Growth despite the firing of co-CEO and founder Bruce Linton "I have no idea why people are selling it," says CNBC's Jim Cramer, arguing the new CEO, who has yet to be named, will help lead the company in a new direction....
17:00 2019-07-03

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. The post Huawei’s founder says tech comp...
10:17 2019-06-17

‘The Circus’ co-host and Wired co-founder to launch political media platform Longtime pals John Heilemann — co-host of Showtime’s "The Circus" — and tech entrepreneur and Wired co-founder John Battelle are re-uniting in introducing a new political media platform....
16:34 2019-07-23

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 compu...
10:34 2019-06-12

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 th...
13:00 2019-06-21

Wikipedia co-founder slams Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter and the 'appalling' internet Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger said social media companies like Facebook and Twitter exploit users' personal data resulting in "massive violations" of privacy and security....
09:17 2019-07-05

Home Depot shoppers threaten boycott over Trump-supporting co-founder Home Depot shoppers have been threatening to boycott the store after its co-founder, Bernie Marcus, revealed in a recent interview that he’d be donating to President Trump’s re-election bi...
09:00 2019-07-09

Huawei Founder Downplays Effect of Promised Trump Reprieve: Report US President Donald Trump's move to relax a ban on Huawei's equipment will not have "much impact" on its business, the Financial Times quoted Ren Zhengfei to say....
08:51 2019-07-03

Zomato Founder Says West Bengal Strike Not Related to 'Food or Religion' Zomato Founder Deepinder Goyal said the agitation had "nothing to do with food or religion or beliefs," decrying the "false outrage" surrounding the "meaningful work and livelihood......
04:00 2019-08-14

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the ...
16:34 2019-07-13

Barstool Sports founder draws ire of AOC and unions for vowing to 'crush' union Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy drew criticism from leading labor groups and Democrats for warning his employees against unionizing, vowing that if they did form a union, he would "crush it and r...
04:34 2019-08-15

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 St...
15:01 2019-06-13

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."...
19:34 2019-05-22

Edie Parker founder lists East Side co-op with pops of neon Brett Heyman, the founder of handbag company Edie Parker, and her husband Gregory have listed their stunning co-op at 125 E. 72nd St. for $7.75 million. The couple bought the spread for $7.3 million i...
03:34 2019-08-15

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......
13:17 2019-05-29

Facebook co-founder: Libra currency could give firms excess power Chris Hughes says involvement of private companies is threat to autonomy of nation statesOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could a...
19:17 2019-06-21

Cafe Coffee Day Mourns Co-Founder's Death With A Black And White Logo Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) on Wednesday changed its red logo to black background with text in white across social networking platforms in remembrance of its founder late VG Siddhartha....
21:51 2019-07-31

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
11:17 2019-07-19

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. The post Assange lawyer says espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder ...
23:51 2019-05-23

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce finalized with $38 billion settlement: report A US judge has ruled that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' wife MacKenzie will get a 4% stake in the tech giant. Concerns were mounting that the king of online retail may lose some of his power as a major s...
15:51 2019-07-06

Sarvana Bhavan Founder Seeks Delay To Life Sentence For Murder The founder of a trailblazing restaurant chain sentenced to life for murder launched a Supreme Court appeal to delay the beginning of his term on Monday, citing ill-health....
14:34 2019-07-08

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement: report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon...
18:51 2019-07-06

‘Students for Trump’ co-founder pleads guilty to wire fraud in Manhattan He’s a student for Trump — who can’t vote. “Students for Trump” co-founder John Lambert pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud for illegall...
06:00 2019-08-07

Brazilian musician João Gilberto, founder of bossa nova, dies in Rio Brazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, who developed bossa nova music and helped turn the style into a worldwide craze, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed th...
01:00 2019-07-07

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 ...
02:51 2019-06-08

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement - report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon ...
09:34 2019-07-06

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
07:17 2019-07-16

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 Flori...
22:17 2019-06-19

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 kill...
23:17 2019-05-27

Brazil mourns bossa nova founder João Gilberto as he is buried in Rio Brazilians said goodbye to legendary musician João Gilberto, a founder of bossa nova, ahead of his funeral on Monday afternoon, with an outpouring of grief from some of the biggest names in the countr...
22:51 2019-07-08

Ben & Jerry's co-founder announces new Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream A Ben & Jerry's co-founder has created a Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream called "Bernie's Back," which comes complete with a butter toffee backbone.       ...
08:51 2019-08-03

ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen announces he has Parkinson's disease Bill Rasmussen, 86, co-founded ESPN in 1979 alongside his son, Scott. He said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2014       ...
21:00 2019-07-15

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 lit...
14:32 2019-05-21

Founder of 8chan wishes he could 'uncreate' forum popular with white supremacists Brennan no longer has control of 8chan, which has been run by Jim Watkins, a U.S. Army veteran, out of the Philippines since 2015, but said he now feels that he must speak out about what it has become...
01:00 2019-08-07

Police Launch 8chan Probe in Philippines, Where Owner, Founder Live Police in the Philippines said they had opened an investigation into 8chan, an online message board whose American owner lives in the country, following allegations that the site’s no-exceptions embra...
16:00 2019-08-08

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...
14:32 2019-05-21

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....
01:17 2019-05-31

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.        ...
17:00 2019-05-21

Uber co-founder buys record-breaking LA mansion for $72.5m as drivers fight for wages Los Angeles sees a spike in the homelessness population while homes the size of football fields are selling for more than $100m Two massive luxury real estate deals in Los Angeles have shone a harsh l...
01:00 2019-07-03

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 t...
14:17 2019-06-13

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'...
11:51 2019-06-23

Saravana Bhavan Founder, Serving Life Term, Dies In Chennai Hospital P Rajagopal, the owner of the Saravana Bhavan chain of restaurants has died a week after he surrendered at the Madras High Court to start a life term for the 2001 kidnapping and murder of an employee....
11:17 2019-07-18

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...
21:51 2019-06-18

MasterClass Founder Launching Online College Credit Courses, Failures Get a Refund Raise your hand if Calculus 101 made you want to tear your hair out in college. If so, then you might be one of the people MasterClass Cofounder Aaron Rasmussen had in mind when creating his new start...
03:00 2019-08-14

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 encryp...
11:17 2019-06-13

Sex offender tenant of slain African American museum founder arrested for her murder A sex offender who owed rent to Sadie Roberts-Joseph — the 75-year-old founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum, who was found dead in the trunk of her car — has been...
23:51 2019-07-16

Baton Rouge African American museum vandalized a month after founder’s death Baton Rouge’s African American history museum was found vandalized on Monday — exactly one month after it’s 75-year-old founder, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, was murdered. Police were investigati...
11:00 2019-08-13

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....
16:51 2019-05-21

Designer Destinations: Paradise Row's founder on how her wedding turned into a three-week holiday London-based leather brand Paradise Row's co-founder about her favourite beach in the South of France and the Sicilian restaurant she thinks is 'heavenly'...
14:51 2019-08-05

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge....
04:00 2019-07-14

For Jana Sangh Founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, PM Modi's Special Tribute Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes on Saturday to Bhartiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his 118th birth anniversary, saying his contribution to national integration will always...
10:34 2019-07-06

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.”...
20:00 2019-06-27

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...
08:34 2019-05-26

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 leg...
23:17 2019-06-21

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....
18:00 2019-06-17

Founder of neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer should pay $14 million to victim of 'troll storm,' judge says The founder and editor of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer should be ordered to pay more than $14 million to a Montana real estate agent against whom he organized an anti-Semitic "troll storm," ...
17:51 2019-07-16

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.        ...
21:17 2019-05-21

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 lega...
18:17 2019-06-21

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...
21:51 2019-05-25

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."        ...
21:00 2019-06-27

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as well as declines in the number of customers eating ...
03:34 2019-07-10

8Chan, Breeding Ground for White Supremacist Shooters Goes Dark; Founder Says Pull the Plug Permanently In a move that is deeply decent and sensical, a technology company has announced that it will no longer be complicit in white supremacist hatred by pulling the plug on services for 8chan, a website th...
04:34 2019-08-06

Founder of Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Ordered to Pay $14 Million to Target of Racist 'Troll Storm' Tanya Gersh has faced anti-Semitic harassment since late 2016—calls, tweets, emails, and texts demeaning her and saying she was going to die—upending the once-peaceful life she had in a quaint Montana...
00:00 2019-07-17

Social media users call for Home Depot boycott because co-founder supports Donald Trump Social media users are calling for a boycott of Home Depot after the retailer's co-founder Bernie Marcus revealed he will support Trump's re-election.       ...
18:51 2019-07-09

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. The post Huawei founder likens company to badly damaged ...
10:17 2019-06-17

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....
00:34 2019-06-21

A beloved Baton Rouge activist and founder of African American Museum discovered dead in the trunk of her car Deborah White on Facebook A beloved Baton Rouge-based activist and community leader was found dead in the trunk of her car. The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was found Friday but the cause of ...
01:17 2019-07-16

Lawsuit Accuses Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin of Hiding Wealth From Wife, Running 'Sex Ring' Court documents from a civil complaint brought by disgraced former Google executive Andy Rubin’s estranged spouse, Rie Hirabaru Rubin, and obtained by BuzzFeed News, claim that Rubin left Google after...
13:17 2019-07-03

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, founder of African American history museum found dead in trunk, set for autopsy Louisiana cops hunting the killer of an African American history museum founder — who was discovered last week in a car trunk — planned an autopsy Monday in the "heinous" murder, as friends and lawmak...
19:17 2019-07-15

FBI arrests Nevada man after alleged synagogue threat The FBI has arrested a Nevada man who allegedly plotted to attack a Jewish synagogue and LGBTQ bar after bomb-making materials were found in his Las Vegas home....
09:00 2019-08-11

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 ...
19:51 2019-06-16

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 o...
01:51 2019-05-25

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....
12:00 2019-05-30

Lil Nas X is sued for $25 million for alleged song theft Lil Nas X, the rapper who shot to fame this year with the blockbuster "Old Town Road," has been sued by a California music publisher for $25 million for allegedly stealing from a 1982 Bobby Caldwell s...
19:00 2019-07-31

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination Tech firm settles class-action lawsuit but denies it is unfair to older applicantsGoogle has settled a lawsuit alleging age discrimination in its hiring practices, paying $11m to more than 200 jobseek...
19:51 2019-07-22

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...
20:51 2019-06-04

Woman identifies herself as alleged R. Kelly victim CHICAGO (AP) — A woman has come forward to say publicly that 11 new sex-related felony counts against R. Kelly stem from allegations she made about the R&B singer. Jerhonda Pace writes on her Facebook...
22:17 2019-05-31

Russia wants probe on alleged S Korean airspace violation A lawmaker cites Russia’s acting ambassador as saying Russia wants an investigation into a South Korean announcement that a Russia military plane has violated its airspace...
06:17 2019-07-24

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 pul...
01:34 2019-06-11

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...
04:34 2019-06-14

Dominican officials say alleged gunman mistook Big Papi for someone else More than a week after David Ortiz was shot as part of what police have called a murder-for-hire plot, authorities in the Dominican Republic now say the former Red Sox star was not the intended target...
19:17 2019-06-20

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."...
13:17 2019-05-22