Venezuelan Journalist Luis Carlos Díaz Was Detained After Reporting On His Country's Blackout

Venezuelan journalist Luis Carlos Díaz has reportedly been detained by the local intelligence service after members of the regime accused him of being part of a US plot.

Hayes Brown • 9 days ago

Brazil's President Tweeted Amateur Golden Shower Porn Then Asked What A Golden Shower Is

Jair Bolsonaro’s question was directly related to his disdain for Carnaval, the annual festival celebrated with giant street parties.

Hayes Brown • 15 days ago

Google Is Pulling Websites From Searches At Russia's Request

The search giant's decision is the latest example of US tech giants working to stay on foreign countries' good sides.

Hayes Brown • One month ago
Hayes Brown • One month ago

Trump Has Recognized Venezuela's Opposition Leader As President And Things Are Getting Intense

Juan Guaidó is the 35-year-old head of Venezuela's National Assembly. And now he might wind up being the person charged with ending the country's political crisis.

Hayes Brown • One month ago

A Statue With The Saudi Flag Is Being Moved From The World Trade Center's Grounds

The entire art exhibition — a set of statues of giant pieces of candy featuring the G20 members' flags, including Saudi Arabia's — will be moved after being on display for weeks.

Hayes Brown • 2 months ago

Twitter Verified A Russian Government Account In Crimea And Ukraine Is Pissed

“It’s absolutely unacceptable to give so called #Russia’s MFA in occupied #Crimea a blue tick!”

Hayes Brown • 2 months ago

Walls Work, Trump Says After Memeing “Game Of Thrones,” Where A Wall Absolutely Did Not Work

The president has now posted Game of Thrones memes on Twitter and Instagram and sported a huge meme poster at a Cabinet meeting.

Hayes Brown • 2 months ago

John Of God Was Once Hyped By Oprah. Now He's Accused Of Abusing Hundreds Of Women.

More than 200 women have accused Brazil's João de Deus — or John of God — of sexually abusive behavior at his "healing center."

Hayes Brown • 3 months ago

Lines Of People Waited To Say Goodbye To Russian Human Rights Activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva

The 91-year old, who founded and co-chaired Russia's oldest human rights organization, passed away over the weekend.

Susie Armitage • 3 months ago

France Is Scrapping The Fuel Tax At The Heart Of Recent "Yellow Vest" Protests

The tax, meant to help reduce drivers’ use of fossil fuels, was previously suspended for six months in the face of weeks of protest.

Hayes Brown • 3 months ago

Trump Retweeted A Claim That People Were Chanting “We Want Trump” In Paris. (They Were Not.)

A video of people in England chanting for Trump is the closest thing we could find to match the claim the president retweeted.

Hayes Brown • 3 months ago

Ada Hegerberg ganó el premio de fútbol más prestigioso e inmediatamente después le preguntaron si podía perrear

Ada Hegerberg ganó el primer Ballon d'Or en fútbol femenino, y este hecho estuvo empañado por comentarios sexistas por parte de DJ Martin Solveig.

Hayes Brown • 3 months ago

She Won Soccer's Most Prestigious Award — And Then Was Immediately Asked If She Could Twerk

Ada Hegerberg's winning of the first women's Ballon d'Or was marred by sexist comments from DJ Martin Solveig.

Hayes Brown • 3 months ago

The G20 Just Had Its Most Bro-Tacular Handshake Ever

The leaders of Russia and Saudi Arabia were really glad to see each other in Argentina, even if everyone else was focused on the death and destruction they've been causing.

Hayes Brown • 3 months ago

Meet Brazil’s Version Of Donald Trump Jr.

Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of the incoming president, has a mix of Trump Jr.’s family loyalty and Jared Kushner’s policy sway, as seen in his recent visit to Washington.

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Hayes Brown • 3 months ago

Chechnya's Leader Was Accidentally Let Back Onto Instagram Before Being Booted Again

Ramzan Kadyrov used his brief time back on his favorite app to post an ode to his gun.

Hayes Brown • 4 months ago

This #MeToo Moment Is Tearing The Russian Internet Apart

Meduza, where Ivan Kolpakov was editor-in-chief until his resignation over harassment on Friday, was one of the few outlets to cover the #MeToo movement.

Hayes Brown • 4 months ago

Two Journalists Are Free After Being Detained In Tanzania For No Clear Reason

It is currently unclear why the two reporters — on a fact-finding mission for the Committee to Protect Journalists — were taken from their hotel room in the first place.

Hayes Brown • 4 months ago