‘US troll’ probed for swatting UK families

Ms Gazi’s attorney, Martin J Jennings Jr, said Ms Gazi would be denying the charge and he was “unaware” of any complaints relating to other alleged victims. ‘I was shaking’ Mr Hussain, a music promoter, said a woman he believed to be Ms Gazi had contacted him via social media in September, pretending to be a major promoter in the US. Image caption Rizwan Mahmood says he had his front door smashed down by police as a result of trolling The police said a neighbour had claimed he was hitting his wife’s head with a gun. “I said ‘my wife’s asleep upstairs’. They searched my house and spoke to my wife,” Mr Hussain said. “It was terrifying. We have a …

Seattle Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against Officers Who Fatally Shot Pregnant Woman

Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of four who was killed by Seattle police. according to The Seattle Times. When a case is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled but may be appealed to a higher court. still stands. In the wake of the shooting, questions were raised about why the officers did not use nonlethal force on Lyles, who had mental health issues. transcripts of interviews with the officers, when Lyles moved toward them with the knife, McNew asked Anderson to use a Taser on her. Anderson said he did not have his Taser — he had left it in his locker — and they both shot her. transcript of McNew’s interview, “one of the little babies” crawled into …

Chance The Rapper Says Recording Song With R. Kelly Was A ‘Mistake’

Chance The Rapper believes that producing a song with He tweeted after the quote was reported that his words were “taken out of context,” without further explanation. But he also said that “any of us who ignored the R. Kelly stories were doing so at the detriment of black women and girls.” He also tweeted an apology to all of R. Kelly’s  “survivors for working with him and for taking this long to speak out.” Both Chance and R. Kelly are Chicago natives and have appeared Somewhere in Paradise” in 2015. was a mistake,” Chance, whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, said in the final installment of the six-part, three-night series on Lifetime “ women hostage in a sex cult. John …

Trump Contradicts Himself On Border Wall In Tweets 11 Minutes Apart

Donald Trump’s frenzy of tweets Monday, he appeared to contradict himself on funding for his border wall within minutes. He followed up with a head-scratcher about “some things” that “NEVER get better and NEVER change,” adding, “You have Walls and you have Wheels.” Trump is now claiming that “savings” from an updated NAFTA agreement with Mexico will pay for the wall, but Trump’s contradictions and flip-flops are complicating any compromise that would end the partial shutdown of the government, which began Dec. 22. John Kelly told the Los Angeles Times in an interview last week that the idea of a concrete wall was dropped by the administration early in 2018 for a fence or another kind of barrier. “beautiful steel slats,” …

‘Last Man Standing’ Season 7, Episode 11 Recap: Mike and Ryan have it out in a politically-heated installment

However, while Mike is getting ready for the trip, Kristin comes in and mentions that Ryan had plans to take his son to an arts and crafts festival that weekend, but relinquished in order to be nice to Mike. That didn’t sit well with Mike, who approached Boyd to tell him that fishing would be postponed. However, Ryan entered and began arguing with Mike over who Boyd would go with for the weekend. Hating the site of his dad and grandad fighting, Boyd suggests that all three of them attend a hot air balloon race a short drive away. Mike and Ryan are sick to their stomachs about being stuck on a road trip with the other, but agree to …

Montana State announcer resigns amid harassment claims

BILLINGS, Mont. – Montana State University’s play-by-play broadcaster for football and men’s basketball has resigned after the university investigated a reporter’s complaint that he sexually harassed her, an allegation that he denies. Jay Sanderson told The Billings Gazette that he left his position as “the voice of the Bobcats” last month to help an ill family member in Wichita, Kansas. He denies former Missoulian reporter Amelia Just’s allegations that he touched her inappropriately and sent her sexually suggestive text messages. Just granted permission to use her name to The Associated Press, which normally does not name alleged sexual harassment victims. Trending in US Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Watson ‘optimistic’ at Time’s Up progress

Watson, who starred in the Harry Potter films and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, is pictured wearing a Time’s Up T-shirt in her post. Thank you to everyone who has been part of TIME'S UP over the past year. 💗 From my sisters in the film industry to the activists and campaigners around the world who have supported us, I've been so inspired by the way people have reached out to each other, shared experiences and advice, and organised together as part of this movement for change. 🌍 Gender equality can only become a reality if we harness the transformative power of solidarity across professions and across borders. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There’s still a long way to go, but the achievements so …

Here Are 21 LGBTQ Celebrity Coming-Out Stories That Shaped 2018

Such figures, of course, only serve as a reminder of the significance of queer visibility, and seeing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer actors, artists and other public figures live authentically remains both empowering and subversive.  In some cases, they stoked a fair share of controversy, too. cultural appropriation online after using the Native American term “Two Spirit” to describe his experiences with men and women.  Janelle Monáe Bravo via Getty Images The “Boy Erased” and “Ben Is Back” star told Vulture in a September interview that he “exists on a spectrum” but stopped short of using terms like “straight,” “gay” or “bisexual” to label his sexuality.  “In the early stages of my life, some of the people I was most infatuated …

Indiana officials drop execution bid in 7-year-old’s death

CROWN POINT, Ind. – Indiana prosecutors have quietly dropped efforts seeking the execution of an Ohio inmate for her role in killing a 7-year-old girl in 1984, citing the inmate’s intellectual disability. The Lake County prosecutor and the Indiana attorney general’s office signed an agreement last month withdrawing a demand for the execution of 56-year-old Debra Denise Brown, The (Northwest Indiana) Times reported . Brown and Alton Coleman received death sentences for killing Tamika Turks of Gary, Indiana, and for slayings in Ohio. For more than 50 days, the couple committed crimes across six states, leaving eight people dead. Coleman was executed in Ohio in 2002, while Brown’s Ohio sentence was commuted to life in prison on grounds that she …