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Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed to Provide Samples in a Paternity Suit  Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed to Provide Samples in a Paternity Suit 

A woman claiming to be Salvador Dalí’s illegitimate daughter has successfully won a court order to exhume the long-dead painter’s body in order to provide a DNA sample. Pilar Abel, an astrologer and tarot card reader, claims that Dalí had an affair with her mother in 1955. The secondary question of whether Dalí’s…

NY Attorney General Sues Anti-Abortion Groups for Viciously Harassing Patients Outside Queens Clinic  NY Attorney General Sues Anti-Abortion Groups for Viciously Harassing Patients Outside Queens Clinic 

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced today that he’s filed a lawsuit in federal court against aggressive and threatening demonstrators outside an abortion clinic in Queens. Schneiderman says the demonstrators are preventing patients from entering Choices Medical Center with illegal physical contact…

Fugitive Polygamous Cult Leader Was Not in Fact Raptured to Heaven, Just Hiding in a Pickup Truck Fugitive Polygamous Cult Leader Was Not in Fact Raptured to Heaven, Just Hiding in a Pickup Truck

One year and a lifetime ago, American society was vaguely stable and fundamentalist Mormon cult leader Lyle Jeffs was facing federal charges for food stamp fraud and money laundering. Jeffs disappeared while awaiting trial, with his court-appointed lawyer dryly suggesting that perhaps he’d been raptured into Heaven. …

Parents Will Take Case to UK Supreme Court in Attempt to Save Terminally Ill Son Parents Will Take Case to UK Supreme Court in Attempt to Save Terminally Ill Son

Charlie Gard was born on August 4, 2016, with brain damage and a rare form of a mitochondrial disease which causes muscles to progressively weaken, as well as increasing brain damage as the child ages. Charlie’s parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, are fighting to bring him to the US for an experimental treatment,…

MMA Fighter War Machine Accused of Beating His Ex Will Use Her 'Rape Fantasies' in His Defense  MMA Fighter War Machine Accused of Beating His Ex Will Use Her 'Rape Fantasies' in His Defense 

Two and a half years after his arrest, ex-MMA fighter War Machine has finally gone to trial on charges that he viciously beat and sexually assaulted ex-girlfriend Christy Mack nearly to death. It’s obvious what kind of defense War Machine’s counsel has in mind: one told the jury during opening arguments that Mack, a…

Disgraced Former Reporter Arrested for Cyberstalking Woman, Threatening Jewish Centers Disgraced Former Reporter Arrested for Cyberstalking Woman, Threatening Jewish Centers

A man was arrested Friday in St. Louis for allegedly making threats against Jewish community centers, as well as cyberstalking and threatening a woman he previously dated. The man, Juan Thompson, is a reporter who was fired from the Intercept in 2016 for making up sources and quotes.

Journalist Charged With Criminal Trespass and Rioting While Covering Latest North Dakota Pipeline Arrests  Journalist Charged With Criminal Trespass and Rioting While Covering Latest North Dakota Pipeline Arrests 

A journalist is being charged with criminal trespass and “engaging in a riot” while covering the latest arrests near the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota. Jenni Monet, 40, told the Los Angeles Times she clearly identified herself as a journalist and was still arrested, then held with other women arrestees for…

Demonstrator Arrested at Inauguration Describes Being Detained on the Street For 8 Hours Demonstrator Arrested at Inauguration Describes Being Detained on the Street For 8 Hours

Some 230 people are being charged with felony rioting after being arrested in Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day. It’s an extremely severe charge that a class-action lawsuit alleges was applied indiscriminately to a huge group of people, many of whom weren’t “rioting” at all. We’ve spoken to one of the…

Former Apprentice Contestant Summer Zervos, Who Accused Trump of Sexual Harassment, Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Him Former Apprentice Contestant Summer Zervos, Who Accused Trump of Sexual Harassment, Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Him

At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, celebrity attorney Gloria Allred announced that former Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos is suing Donald Trump for defamation. Zervos alleged in October that Trump subjected her to unwanted sexual touching in 2007, and that he withdrew an implied job offer after she refused…

After a Year in Jail, Tennessee Woman Pleads Guilty to Felony For Trying to Abort at Home  After a Year in Jail, Tennessee Woman Pleads Guilty to Felony For Trying to Abort at Home 

Anna Yocca, the Tennessee woman initially charged with attempted murder for trying to induce an abortion at home in her bathtub, has pleaded guilty to one felony count. Yocca pleaded to “attempted procurement of a miscarriage” and was immediately freed from county jail, where she has spent more than a year.

Woman Manages to Forgive Person Who Smashed Her In the Face With a Beer Mug For Speaking Swahili  Woman Manages to Forgive Person Who Smashed Her In the Face With a Beer Mug For Speaking Swahili 

A Muslim woman who was hit in the face by a drunken, hate-filled stranger for speaking Swahili with her nieces and cousins in an Applebee’s last year managed to forgive her attacker, telling her in court, “I hope you choose love over hate.” Asma Jama’s lower lip was split in two during the assault by Jodie…

Affluenza Teen's Father Charged With Impersonating a Police Officer Affluenza Teen's Father Charged With Impersonating a Police Officer

The father of Ethan Couch, the notorious “affluenza teen” sentenced to probation after causing a horrific car wreck that killed four people, has been convicted of an exceedingly dumb but fortunately non-fatal crime. Fred Couch, 51, was convicted of falsely identifying himself as a police officer, a misdemeanor…

Company Removes Billboard Speculating That Convicted Serial Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw Is Innocent  Company Removes Billboard Speculating That Convicted Serial Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw Is Innocent 

A billboard company in Oklahoma has removed a billboard bought by a conservative media outlet, which speculated that former cop and convicted serial rapist Daniel Holtzclaw is innocent. Holtzclaw has given yet another interview from prison about this development, one of several he’s been able to give from behind bars, …

Billboard By Conservative Media Outlet Asks If Convicted Serial Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw Is Innocent Billboard By Conservative Media Outlet Asks If Convicted Serial Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw Is Innocent

Daniel Holtzclaw is serving 263 years in prison for the serial rapes he committed against black women as an Oklahoma City police officer. Because the devil always needs more advocates, conservative media outlet CRTV has put up a billboard blocks from where many of the attacks were reported promoting their new…

Donald Trump Reportedly Agrees to Settle Lawsuits Over His Fake University For $25 Million  Donald Trump Reportedly Agrees to Settle Lawsuits Over His Fake University For $25 Million 

The New York Daily News is reporting that Donald Trump may be about to pay settlements in the fraud lawsuits over Trump University, his highly suspect real estate seminar. The cases are a civil class-action suit in California and a criminal case brought in New York by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Just days ago,…

Woman Who Tried to Induce Her Own Abortion With a Coat Hanger Charged With 'Attempted Criminal Abortion' Woman Who Tried to Induce Her Own Abortion With a Coat Hanger Charged With 'Attempted Criminal Abortion'

A Tennessee woman who previously faced attempted murder charges for attempting to self-induce an abortion with a coat hanger has been charged with three new felonies. Anna Yocca, now 32, is charged with aggravated assault with a weapon, attempted procurement of a miscarriage and attempted criminal abortion.

Man Who Beat Girlfriend Nearly to Death Sues Casino Where the Attack Happened For Serving Him 15 Drinks  Man Who Beat Girlfriend Nearly to Death Sues Casino Where the Attack Happened For Serving Him 15 Drinks 

A Pennsylvania man who spent four years in state prison for beating his girlfriend nearly to death is suing the casino where the attack happened, alleging that they served him at least 15 drinks and thus bear some responsibility for what he did. “His life is the one that got ruined here,” the attorney of Nicholas…

Chris Christie Calls Bridgegate 'Abjectly Stupid,' Insists He Definitely Wasn't Involved  Chris Christie Calls Bridgegate 'Abjectly Stupid,' Insists He Definitely Wasn't Involved 

Two former Chris Christie associates were convicted on federal charges last week relating to Bridgegate, the plot to create a giant traffic jam for staggeringly petty political reasons. Despite the fact that multiple witnesses testified that Christie knew about the plot, the New Jersey governor told CBS he totally had…

Jury Finds Rolling Stone and Reporter Liable in Defamation Trial Over UVA Rape Story  Jury Finds Rolling Stone and Reporter Liable in Defamation Trial Over UVA Rape Story 

A jury has ruled in favor of a University of Virginia dean who sued Rolling Stone and reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely for defamation over a now-retracted story from 2014 about an alleged gang rape on campus. Nicole Eramo argued that the story was irresponsible, showed a “reckless disregard” for the truth, and damaged…

Woman Accusing Donald Trump of Raping Her At 13 Fails To Appear At Planned Press Conference  Woman Accusing Donald Trump of Raping Her At 13 Fails To Appear At Planned Press Conference 

A woman alleging that Donald Trump raped her at 13 at a sex party hosted by notorious celebrity pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was supposed to speak publicly for the first time today, but didn’t appear. The woman was due to appear at a press conference in Los Angeles with celebrity attorney and TV star Lisa Bloom. Instead,…

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