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January 6, 2019 7:05 PM Saudi woman runaway held in Thailand while fleeing family

BANGKOK – A Saudi woman is using social media to draw attention to her plight to flee her family, claiming that authorities in Thailand have confiscated her passport and are holding her at an airport hotel room in Bangkok. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, began posting on Twitter late Saturday after Thai authorities stopped her in transit from Kuwait. She claims 116

January 6, 2019 3:19 AM Cher tweets support of Ocasio-Cortez dancing

The famed singer took to Twitter early Saturday in support of the new lawmaker, saying “Know The Feeling @AOC. SOMETIMES JUST GOT— --TA DANCE.” The tweet came after a clip surfaced earlier this week that showed Ocasio-Cortez dancing while she was a college student, similarly in style to the "Breakfast Club," according to Page Six. The clip reportedly 193

January 5, 2019 12:23 PM 'Bribe' offer to cardboard traffic cop results in two men facing charges: report

Two men face charges after allegedly pretending to bribe a cardboard cutout of a traffic cop in Sri Lanka. (Vavuniya Police) Sri Lankan police are apparently no stiffs. Authorities in the island nation just south of India recently arrested two men after a video on Facebook showed them allegedly pretending to bribe a life-size cardboard cutout of a traffic 126

January 4, 2019 5:53 PM Kawhi Leonard's mother appears to yell at heckler during Raptors-Spurs game

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) drives with the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard’s mother was in attendance for her son’s game against the San Antonio Spurs Thursday night – the first time he’s played 109

January 4, 2019 4:59 PM Hamburg working with Irish authorities to stop spread of German data

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German city-state of Hamburg on Friday said it was working with Irish data protection authorities to stop the spread of German politicians’ data via the social media platform Twitter (TWTR.N). The city’s data protection agency said the Twitter account used to spread personal data has been deleted, but it has not received an answer 111

January 4, 2019 3:18 PM Huawei employees punished for tweeting from an iPhone

File photo - An employee holds an iPhone Apple XR during the press visit of the new Apple Store Champs-Elysees on Nov. 15, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images) When you work for the digital marketing team of a smartphone manufacturer, the last thing you should be doing is using a rival's hardware to post messages on behalf of the company 121

January 2, 2019 8:32 PM Hasan Minhaj Responds After Netflix Pulls Episode of His Comedy Show in Saudi Arabia

Hasan Minhaj has spoken out after Netflix removed an episode of his comedy show from its streaming service in Saudi Arabia — and says the move will only make people want to watch it more. After word spread Tuesday that Netflix had, at Saudi Arabia’s request, pulled an episode of Minhaj’s show, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, the comedian wrote on Twitter 106

January 2, 2019 6:40 PM Trump says he expects meeting with North Korea's Kim soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and expected to meet him again soon as part of the U.S. administration’s efforts to press Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump defended his negotiations with Kim and said he had never 98

January 1, 2019 10:50 PM Child slips into rhino pen, touched by animal's snout

(Reuters) - A little girl entered the rhinoceros exhibit at a Florida zoo by slipping between two poles, and at least one of the massive pachyderms touched the child with its snout, officials said on Tuesday. Both the child, a toddler about 2 years old, and her mother were taken to hospitals but it was not immediately clear whether any injuries were related 94

December 31, 2018 11:52 PM Smoke shop: Worker fired after anti-Trump rant at customer

TUCKER, Ga. – A store that sells smoking and vaping material in Georgia says it fired an employee after he yelled profanity at a customer wearing a T-shirt and hat supporting President Donald Trump. The customer, Ian Fergeson, says he went to Xhale City in the Atlanta suburb of Tucker to try to buy vape juice. WAGA-TV reports that Ferguson recorded a video 98