Ten people were arrested in Barcelona on Saturday for assaulting police officers in fresh unrest over the jailing of a rapper for glorifying terrorism and insulting royalty in his songs. Pablo Hasel, known for his anti-establishment lyrics, was arrested on Feb. 16 after failing to report to serve his sentence, prompting debate over freedom of expression and sparking sometimes violent protests in Barcelona and Madrid. Hasel was convicted for lyrics and tweets that included references to Basque separatist group ETA, calling Spain's former king Juan Carlos a mafia boss and likening Spanish judges to Nazis.
WarnerMedia has broken its silence over Ray Fisher’s recent tweets about the investigation into alleged misconduct on the set of “Justice League.” In the most recent tweet, posted Saturday morning, Fisher claimed that DC Films President Walter Hamada interfered in the investigation, and that Warner Bros. lied to the press about it. “Do ya’ll remember […]
England's coach and captain remained tight-lipped over the controversial decisions that gave Wales two early tries in Saturday's 40-24 Six Nations victory in Cardiff on Saturday but there was no shortage of debate among pundits and fans. Wales scored four tries against England for the first time in 23 years and ran out deserved winners after cashing in on the visitors' indiscipline but it was the scores by Josh Adams and Liam Williams that have got everyone talking. French referee Pascal Gauzere instructed England captain Owen Farrell to speak to his players after a spate of early penalties.
A last-gasp Alexander Sorloth goal sealed RB Leipzig's dramatic 3-2 comeback win at home to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday and kept them in the thick of the Bundesliga title race.
Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to key an offensive surge that has led to Milwaukee's four-game winning streak. Antetokounmpo is averaging 35.5 points, 13.8 rebounds and six assists during the Bucks' streak, and Milwaukee is averaging 132 points over their past three wins over the Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves and New Orleans Pelicans. The Bucks, and the two-time league MVP, will try to keep their momentum going on Sunday when they host the Los Angeles Clippers in a matchup of two of the leading teams in their respective conferences.
The delivery of a new fridge to a family in Tallmadge, Ohio ended in calamity as the unsecured appliance slipped from a trolley and crashed onto their driveway.Chad Jones’ Ring camera captured the incident and he told Storyful, “this was an LG refrigerator and it was around $4,200. Luckily we kept our old fridge!”The delivery seemed to be progressing normally until about halfway up the driveway, when the fridge slips and crashes as a delivery man attempts to set it down. The second delivery man can be heard saying, “why didn’t you wait bro” as he remonstrates with the troubled trolley operator.Storyful reached out to Penske Rental for comment. A spokesperson told Storyful that, “the individuals in the video are not Penske employees. They appear to work for a delivery service that rented one of our trucks.” Penske were unable to tell Storyful the name of the deliver service as they, “cannot disclose customer information as that is proprietary.” Credit: Chad Jones via Storyful
President Joe Biden on Saturday said his administration would make an announcement on Saudi Arabia on Monday, following a U.S. intelligence report that found Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had approved the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Biden administration has faced some criticism, notably an editorial in the Washington Post, that the president should have been tougher on the crown prince, who was not sanctioned despite being blamed for approving Khashoggi's murder.
Parents of more than 300 kidnapped Nigerian schoolchildren could only wait for news Saturday, as more than 40 others seized elsewhere 10 days ago were freed.
Here’s a vintage SpongeBob moment, the kind that makes some of us who are years past the demo feel like we can’t get enough of him. In “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run,” our hero, voiced in that Daffy-Duck-on-happy-pills way by Tom Kenny, discovers that Gary the Snail, his beloved pet companion, has been […]
Wales claimed the Triple Crown with a 40-24 win over England and Ireland secured their first win of this year's Six Nations on Saturday beating Italy 48-10.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without the NHL's top goal scorer when they begin a western road trip on Saturday night that starts with three games against the red-hot Edmonton Oilers. Auston Matthews has been ruled out of Saturday's clash with a right wrist injury. Matthews didn't score a goal when the Maple Leafs split their most recent two-game series with Calgary that began with a 3-0 loss on Monday night.
Lazio's European ambitions took a knock on Saturday with a 2-0 defeat at Bologna in Serie A, days after losing to Bayern Munich in the Champions League
The Rossoneri are without a win in four matches in all competitions and fell four points behind rivals Inter in the league standings after a 3-0 Milan derby defeat last weekend. "Last year there were fewer teams fighting, this year they are all up there," Pioli told a news conference. Milan enjoyed a superb start to the season; they were unbeaten in Serie A until a 3-1 defeat by Juventus on Jan. 6 and were top until two weeks ago.
The only thing that Alice Cooper has forever done better than scare and shock is create titillating heavy rock filled with odd, often dangerous characters and their noir-ish tall tales. Cooper’s new “Detroit Stories” is ripe and rocking with such offbeat personalities and their memories, all in dedication to the Motor City where Alice Cooper […]
In a video toast, Morgan Freeman praises Cicely Tyson as an “icon, a pioneer whose life and work tell the story of America, bravely and boldly.” His tribute was part of AFI’s 21-day salute to the best film and TV work of 2020, with the build-up starting Feb. 5. As Freeman notes in his intro, […]
RB Leipzig's Alexander Sorloth headed in a stoppage-time winner as they battled back from two goals down to beat visitors Borussia Moenchengladbach 3-2 in the Bundesliga on Saturday to stay two points behind leaders Bayern Munich. Gladbach, now without a victory in their last five league games, had stunned Leipzig with two goals in the opening 19 minutes, one from in-form Jonas Hofmann's sixth minute penalty and the second a flick off Marcus Thuram's shoulder. Christopher Nkunku tapped in a cut-back in the 57th and Yussuf Poulsen then thundered in a shot that went in off the post to equalise in the 66th.
Estonian Tanak had led overnight after winning Friday's two stages on snow and ice and he won three of Saturday's six to build a comfortable advantage with only two stages to come on Sunday. Toyota's Kalle Rovanpera was second and Hyundai's Thierry Neuville was in third place, 1.8 behind the Finn after winning the day's closing stage. "All in all, everything has gone to plan today," said Tanak.
Media personality Rachel Lindsay, who was The Bachelor franchise’s first-ever Black lead in 2017, has deleted her Instagram account due to harassment and hate she has received from Bachelor Nation. The online harassment follows Lindsay’s “Extra” interview with “The Bachelor” host Chris Harrison, during which he defended current contestant Rachael Kirkconnell, who has been under […]
Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Saturday that in a virtual meeting Monday with President Joe Biden he will emphasize how important migrant labor is to the US economy.
The fourth Twenty20 cricket international between New Zealand and Australia has been shifted and the first day of the America’s Cup sailing match likely will be postponed after new COVID-19 cases were reported in Auckland on Saturday. Auckland was placed in limited lockdown for seven days from 6am Sunday with travel restrictions into and out of New Zealand’s largest city, strict limits on public gatherings, and a ban on sports events. The third Australia-New Zealand T20 is due to be played in Wellington on Wednesday and the fourth match of the five-match series will also be played in that city on Friday, both without crowds.