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Game of Thrones road bans traffic

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTourists at the beech-lined avenue have welcomed the move A traffic ban at the Dark Hedges – made famous by the TV fantasy drama Game of Thrones – has begun. The tunnel of beech trees on the Bregagh Road near Armoy in …

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James Toback’s angry harassment denial

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption James Toback said the stories were “nauseating and disgusting” and “pathetic lies” Hollywood film-maker James Toback unleashed a foul-mouthed tirade about “lying” women who accused him of sexual harassment, it has been revealed. The Oscar-nominated writer and director has been accused of unwanted advances and sexual …

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Mom, daughter killed in ex’s double-murder suicide: cops

CHETEK, Wis. — A man fatally shot his ex-wife and her teenage daughter before turning the gun on himself at their Chetek home, the Barron County’s sheriff said Monday. John Hengst killed 55-year-old Brenda Turner and 17-year-old Natalie Turner on Friday night. Hengst, 55, then shot himself to death, Sheriff …

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Penn State frats lose recognition over alcohol violations

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State says it’s no longer recognizing two fraternities that have “several violations of university rules” and made alcohol available during social events that included underage students. University officials said Saturday that Delta Upsilon has lost its recognition until the end of the spring semester and …

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Twitter suspends more than 2,500 Russian troll accounts

Twitter has uncovered and suspended 2,752 accounts — many of them automated — that are linked to to Russia’s Internet Research Agency. see also Twitter uncovered more than 200 Russia-linked bots WASHINGTON – Twitter told congressional investigators Thursday that it found… The Russian propaganda accounts issued a total of 1.4 …

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Thieves steal wheels from family’s handicap van for disabled son

A Massachusetts family was stunned when they discovered all four tires had been stolen from their wheelchair-accessible van, Boston 25 News reported. Heecliff Delarosa said he was was devastated Sunday morning when he learned thieves had stolen the wheels from a recently-purchased, handicap-friendly van. “So I go outside and the …

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Tech results bring sweet Valley highs

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Jack Dorsey’s Twitter beat expectations and impressed investors for the first time in more than two years The busiest tech earnings day of the year brought good news for many of Silicon Valley’s big names – including, for the first time in recent memory, Twitter. The …

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