On Bill Maher's "Real Time" program, New York Times opinion writer Bari Weiss talked about how she was attacked and threatened by the #MeToo movement after she came to the defense of comedian Aziz Ansari when he was accused of sexual misconduct. During the interview, Maher blamed a certain number of 'f***ing fragile' millennials, referring to them as 'emotional hemophiliacs' that the rest of us have to be so careful around. read more
A 42-year-old North Carolina man and his 20-year-old daughter have been arrested on incest charges after having a love child last year -- and reportedly getting married. They have also been charged with adultery and contributing to delinquency. The station reported that the father gave up his daughter for adoption when she was an infant. They reunited in 2016 when she tracked him down through social media. The maximum sentence for the incest charge is 10 years in prison.
Charleston city prosecutors on Wednesday dropped charges of disorderly conduct and wearing a mask on a public street against Nicole Wells, stemming from a May 2017 incident. Charleston Police said Wells stepped in front of a carriage hauling 16 sightseers and growled while wearing a Tyrannosaurus rex costume. ... The carriage operator fell out of the carriage when the horses reportedly lurched backward out of fright. One of the carriage's wheels broke the driver's right foot. None of the passengers were hurt. Palmetto Carriage Works general manager Tommy Doyle says the company is considering a lawsuit against Wells. ... "I didn't hear (growling)," said Shelby Salvador, a Jacksonville tourist dining just feet from the incident.
Piers Morgan responded with fury after BBC satire 'The Mash Report' broadcast a cartoon image of him pleasuring US President Donald Trump. He wrote: "The BBC thinks this is OK to broadcast. But if it depicted high profile women, there would be outrage. Why the double standard?" The BBC 2 programme used the cartoon after criticism of Morgan's interviewing style and accusations he "brown nosed" Trump during the groundbreaking Q and A. But this did little to appease Morgan who claimed the image would not have aired had it involved two prominent women or gay men. read more
An FDNY first responder, who was immortalized in an iconic 9/11 photograph, has accused an 'all-black' color-guard of anti-white discrimination. Lt Dan McWilliams said was kicked out of the procession being led by the Vulcan Society, a fraternal organization of black firefighters. McWilliams filed an equal employment opportunity complaint with the department after the president of the Vulcan Society asked him to 'help in a different capacity' at a church service on November 19 instead of holding a flag. read more