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Web sites barred from revealing actors’ ages under California law
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed a law requiring entertainment Web sites, including IMDb, to remove an actor’s age or birthday upon request, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Screen Actors Guild hailed the law as a blow against ageism, but the technology community decried it as a violation of free speech. “We remain...
(Sun, 25 Sep 2016 12:18:33 -0400)

Accused Sundance rapist ‘led boyfriend’ into a life of crime
She was the wild, blonde seductress. He was the seemingly straight-laced finance guy. And the combo led to disaster. Those who know Anne Hardcastle and Michael Taylor — the Soho couple facing charges of raping and sodomizing a female during this year’s Sundance Film Festival — reveal how the 27-year-old party girl, Hardcastle, led her...
(Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:55:06 -0400)

Twin says he committed murder that got his brother prison time
A Chicago man has made a stunning confession — insisting he committed a 2003 murder that his identical twin brother was thrown in prison for 13 years ago. “I’m here to confess to a crime I committed that he was wrongly accused of,” Karl Smith, 38, told a Chicago judge last week, as his identical...
(Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:57:21 -0400)

Nearly half of recalled Galaxy Note devices have been returned
A week after an official recall was issued for the Galaxy Note S7, Samsung reports that nearly half of the defective devices have been returned. The phones, which have been shown to have a defective battery capable of bursting into flames, are being replaced with an updated version in the US — 500,000 of which...
(Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:55:28 -0400)

Ted Cruz calls his decision to back Trump ‘agonizing’
AUSTIN, Texas — Ted Cruz appears uncomfortable defending the man he says he’ll vote for in November, Donald Trump. Addressing a policy forum organized by The Texas Tribune, the Texas senator said Saturday it was “agonizing” making the decision to back Trump, whom he once called a “pathological liar” and “serial philanderer.” He denied he...
(Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:24:04 -0400)

Three-year-old among 8 wounded in Baltimore shooting
BALTIMORE — Three gunmen shot and wounded eight people including a 3-year-old girl on an east Baltimore street Saturday night, police said, adding the suspects fled and the victims were all expected to survive. The shooting erupted outside some rowhouses about 8:30 p.m. after the three armed men converged on the group from different points,...
(Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:59:21 -0400)

Suspect in deadly Washington mall shooting arrested
A 20-year-old Turkish immigrant was arrested Saturday in the murders of five people in a Washington state shopping mall, authorities said. Multiple tips and video footage of the suspect’s vehicle outside the mall led police to Arcan Cetin, who was was arrested near his home in Oak Harbor, Wash., 28 miles southwest of the crime...
(Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:38:12 -0400)

Don’t count out Donald Trump just yet
At a recent New York event, a Democratic business titan grabbed me by the shoulder and asked what I thought. I started to say that Donald Trump has the momentum, but he squeezed my shoulder tighter and cut me off. “He’s going to be president,” my friend said with conviction. A similar thing had happened...
(Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:46:10 -0400)

National Museum of African-American History opens in DC
A century after it was first proposed, a museum devoted to centuries of African-American history opened Saturday on the National Mall. President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and a 99-year-old woman who is a descendant of slaves rang a bell to open the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History. “This national museum helps to tell...
(Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:27:05 -0400)

Building owner refused to rent office space to Hillary Clinton
No Clintons allowed! That’s what Hillary Clinton found out when she planned to rent office space in a tony midtown tower after she stepped down as Secretary of State. Clinton had reached an agreement in 2014 to sublease the entire 32nd floor at 444 Madison Ave., and her staff was busy setting up a computer...
(Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:13:41 -0400)