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Watch: US right-wingers tried to smear Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with this video of her dancing ? it backfired when Twitter loved it

Watch: US right-wingers tried to smear Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with this video of her dancing ? it backfired when Twitter loved it

An attempt to humiliate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the day she was sworn in as the youngest ever US Congresswoman has backfired, prompting a huge outpouring of support for her. On Thursday a 30-second video was posted by a Twitter user called AnonymousQ, showing Ocasio-Cortez dancing on the roof of a […]

US Strategic Command apologises for ?poor taste? New Year?s Eve tweet about dropping bombs, promptly deletes it

US Strategic Command apologises for ?poor taste? New Year?s Eve tweet about dropping bombs, promptly deletes it

US Strategic Command, which oversees the America?s nuclear arsenal, has apologised for a Twitter message saying it was ready if necessary to drop something ?much, much bigger? than the New Year?s Eve ball in New York and showing a clip of an aircraft releasing bombs. Our previous NYE tweet was […]

Louis C.K.?s jokes about Parkland shooting survivors stoke outrage: ?You?re not interesting because you went to a high school where kids got shot?

Louis C.K.?s jokes about Parkland shooting survivors stoke outrage: ?You?re not interesting because you went to a high school where kids got shot?

Comedian Louis C.K. is back in hot water after cracking jokes about non-binary youth and survivors of the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The embattled comedian, who fell from grace in 2017 after admitting to multiple acts of sexual misconduct, has continued his rounds on the stand-up circuit. But […]

Graphic ?deepfake? porn videos are being weaponised to humiliate women ? and everybody is a potential target

Graphic ?deepfake? porn videos are being weaponised to humiliate women ? and everybody is a potential target

The video showed the woman in a pink off-the-shoulder top, sitting on a bed, smiling a convincing smile. It was her face. But it had been seamlessly grafted, without her knowledge or consent, onto someone else?s body: a young porn actress, just beginning to disrobe for the start of a […]

Woman dares sexual harassers, stripped

Woman dares sexual harassers, stripped

VARANASI: A was thrashed and by goons in a village in Bhadohi district on Saturday for opposing harassment by them. Senior police officials swung into action after a video of the incident went viral on . Police lodged an FIR and arrested the main accused. SP Bhadohi Rajesh S also […]

Big Blue: bright light filling sky mystifies New York residents after Queens transformer fire

Big Blue: bright light filling sky mystifies New York residents after Queens transformer fire

A transformer explosion at an electric power substation in the New York borough of Queens lit up the night sky with a bright blue light on Thursday, mystifying some residents, but officials said no one was injured in the incident. ?The light you have seen throughout the city appears to […]

Elon Musk claims US constitutional right to call Thai-cave hero Vernon Unsworth a ?pedo? and ?child rapist?, even though he?s not

Elon Musk claims US constitutional right to call Thai-cave hero Vernon Unsworth a ?pedo? and ?child rapist?, even though he?s not

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has moved to have a defamation lawsuit against him dismissed, arguing that his insults aimed at a Thai-cave rescue volunteer whom he called a ?pedo? and a ?child rapist? were merely opinions and are protected by the US First Amendment. ?This motion boils down to a […]

?Instagram adventurer? Colin O?Brady is first person to complete 1,600km solo trek across Antarctica unaided

?Instagram adventurer? Colin O?Brady is first person to complete 1,600km solo trek across Antarctica unaided

An American adventurer has become the first person to complete a solo trek across Antarctica without help of any kind. Colin O?Brady, 33, took 54 days to complete the nearly 1,600km journey (1,000 miles) crossing of the frozen continent from north to south. ?I accomplished my goal: to become the […]

Techie uploads colleague?s pictures on social media, detained

Techie uploads colleague?s pictures on social media, detained

NOIDA: A 24-year-old man, working in an IT company in Sector 3, was on Monday for allegedly uploading his female colleague?s picture on his accounts. The woman told police that she got to know about his act through some of their mutual friends who work in the same company. She […]

Short-video platform Tik Tok tests longer-form content as rivalry with Tencent-backed apps heats up

Short-video platform Tik Tok tests longer-form content as rivalry with Tencent-backed apps heats up

Tik Tok, the popular short-video platform known as Douyin in mainland China, has started testing longer-form content of more than two minutes among domestic users, as it faces increased competition from apps backed by internet giant Tencent Holdings. The new feature to create longer videos, compared with the typical 15-second […]