Myanmar-Kofi Annan Story : Myanmar Buddhis Group Says Post Insulting Kofi Annan Was Fake

A Ma Ba Tha leader says  that the post and the Facebook page on which it appeared are fake. Myanmar’s government announced last week that Annan will lead an advisory panel aimed at finding “lasting solutions” to the conflict in Rakhine state, where human rights groups have documented widespread abuses against minority Rohingya Muslims. Rakhine Buddhist nationalists have denounced the commission. Annan was criticized Monday on a page that appeared…

September 1, 2016

Police Response : Chris Brown’s Home Search After Gun Allegation

August 31, 2016

The Latest on a police response at singer Chris Brown’s Los Angeles home (all times local): 5 p.m. Los Angeles police detectives were searching the home of Chris Brown after a woman says he pointed a gun at her. Baylee Curran tells The Los Angeles Times that she and a friend went to Brown’s house with a business associate Monday night. She says she was admiring the diamond necklace of a…


USA Network Hacker Drama Inspired A Fake messaging App, and it Released Wednesday

August 18, 2016

Mr.Robt is a video game. A fake messaging app inspired by the USA Network hacker drama was released Wednesday for mobile devices. “Mr. Robot:1.51exfiltratiOn” casts players as a stranger who finds a mysterious smartphone and begins communicating with the show’s characters through an app published by the fictional E-Corp. The game was developed by “Oxenfree” creators Night School Studio and published by Telltale Games . The app’s developers worked on…


‘Avatar’ mobile game landing in advance of film sequels

July 6, 2016

LightstormReplica Patek Philippe Watches Entertainment and 20th Century Fox have enlisted game studio Kabam to develop an “Avatar” mobile game for release ahead of the next four film sequels. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before moviegoers return to Pandora, they’ll be able visit the exotic alien world from “Avatar” on their smartphones. “The idea is to extend the world beyond the big screen and create an experience that will be true…


Justin Timberlake apologized for tweet after backlash

July 2, 2016

Timberlake tweeted Sunday that he was inspired after Williams spoke passionately about racism and social injustice. A responder tweeted to Timberlake: “Does this mean you’re going to stop appropriating our music and culture?” NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake, who praised actor-activist Jesse Williams’ moving speech at the BET Awards, has apologized for responding to a tweet claiming he appropriates black culture. Timberlake responded: “The more you realize that we…


The Orlando gunman’s face, name become journalism challenge

June 15, 2016

“We will not say the gunman’s name or show his photograph,” Cooper told CNN viewers on a telecast Monday. “It’s been shown far too much already.” LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anderson Cooper faced the camera, his voice freighted with emotion, and took a stand on covering the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. The withholding of such information is an unusual but not unprecedented move by a reporter or news…


Kornheiser leaving DC radio station and plans to do podcast

June 3, 2016

Sports talk station ESPN 980 announced that Kornheiser’s final show will later this month. The ESPN personality who co-stars with Michael Wilbon on “Pardon the Interruption” said he will be launching a podcast in September. ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Tony Kornheiser is leaving the Washington-area radio station he has been with for 24 years. Kornheiser was part of WTEM’s original lineup in 1992 when he was a columnist for The…