Harvey Weinstein found guilty of third-degree rape at New York trial

The trial of the disgraced studio mogul is over, and this is what you need to know. UPDATED ON 24 FEBRUARY: Two years after the allegations against Harvey Weinstein sent shockwaves through Hollywood and triggered a global #MeToo movement, the disgraced movie mogul has been found guilty of two charges, including third-degree rape, by a […]

How Phoebe Waller-Bridge is shaking up the James Bond franchise

We might never get a female James Bond, but we are getting Phoebe Waller-Bridge. That’s it – it’s confirmed. We’re never going to get a female James Bond. Speaking from Jamaica in April 2019, where Daniel Craig was at that time sipping shaken, not stirred vodka martinis filming No Time To Die, his fifth – […]

Why feminist politicians in the US are calling for men to have vasectomies

It’s to do with the controversial abortion ban being implemented in Alabama. Women’s reproductive rights are currently under fire in states all around the US. One female politician in Alabama, where a law banning abortion was implemented in 2019, would like to see the reproductive rights of men be similarly scrutinised.  Rep. Rolanda Hollis has proposed […]

China theft of technology is biggest law enforcement threat to US, FBI says

The FBI on Thursday identified China as the biggest law enforcement threat to the United States, and its director said Beijing was seeking to steal American technology by “any means necessary”. Huawei ‘withstood challenges’ after US blacklisting, says CEO The FBI director, Christopher Wray, told a conference the bureau currently had about 1,000 investigations open […]

American firms aren’t beholden to America – but that’s news to Trump

Trump’s “phase one” agreement with China, to be signed on Wednesday, is intended partly to slow China’s move into new technologies like electric cars by protecting the intellectual property of American corporations. Which lends a certain irony to Tesla’s first Model 3 electric sedans now coming off assembly lines at the firm’s new multibillion-dollar plant […]

FBI renews quest to find US citizen among most wanted terrorists in the world

He was born and raised in the San Diego area, but now the FBI and federal prosecutors in Southern California believe 37-year-old Jehad Serwan Mostafa is the highest-ranking U.S. citizen fighting overseas with a foreign terrorist organization. Officials unsealed a new indictment against Mostafa on Monday alleging his leadership of the terrorist organization al-Shabaab has […]