Woman sues Facebook, claims site enables sex trafficking

A Texas woman, claiming that she was raped, beaten and sex-trafficked at the age of 15 by a pimp who posed as a Facebook “friend,” has filed suit against the social network, alleging its executives knew minors were being lured into the sex trade on their platform. The woman, identified only as Jane Doe in

World’s longest sea bridge now connect Hong Kong and Macau

Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated China’s latest mega-infrastructure project on Tuesday: The world’s longest sea crossing. The 34.2-mile bridge and tunnel that have been almost a decade in the making for the first time connect the semi-autonomous cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai by road. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

Missouri down to 1 abortion clinic amid legal battle

Missouri is down to one clinic providing abortions Wednesday, after the only other clinic in the state that performs the procedure failed to adhere to new state requirements and its license expired. The Columbia clinic’s abortion license expired Tuesday, Planned Parenthood Great Plains spokeswoman Emily Miller said. Federal appeals court judges also ruled last month

It’s time the Giants go all-in on Saquon Barkley

The Cowboys needed rescuing last Sunday against the Lions and Ezekiel Elliott rescued them. The Giants need rescuing this Sunday in Carolina and they should turn to Saquon Barkley to rescue them. Elliott erupted for 152 yards on 25 carries and four catches for 88 yards and a touchdown on the same day that Barkley

Avon fired executive after she revealed high-risk pregnancy: suit

Avon fired a female executive less than a month into her new job after she asked to work from home temporarily because of a high-risk pregnancy, according to a lawsuit. The door-to-door cosmetics giant — which boasts in its marketing about standing “above all, for women” — canned its new global head of procurement in

How a Twitter feed morphed into a Syfy movie

Each writer’s path to getting their work onscreen is different — but few cases are as bizarre as Sam Sykes and Chuck Wendig and the making of Syfy’s movie “You Might Be the Killer.” Sykes and Wendig, both prolific sci-fi/fantasy authors, earned their first Hollywood credit thanks to an hour-long, back-and-forth Twitter exchange with each

5 officers shot in South Carolina, suspect in custody

Five law enforcement officers were shot while responding to a active shooter in South Carolina on Wednesday, reports said. Three deputies from Florence County and two cops from Florence City were among the injured, according to WPDE-TV. Florence County Emergency Management said at around 6 p.m. that a shooter was in custody. “The active shooting

iPhone XS, XS Max and XR selfie quality improve by iOS 12.1

iPhone XS, XS Max and XR selfie quality improve by iOS 12.1

Ever since the iPhone XS came out, there’s been criticism of its front camera — specifically, that it overly smooths skin. This, of course, was dubbed “Beautygate” in reference to Samsung-style beautification filters, which Apple has always insisted it doesn’t use. Whatever the case, it was definitely there, but now it’s going away: during our

Kim Kardashian says she craves privacy more than ever since her Paris robbery

Kim Kardashian says she craves privacy more than ever since her Paris robbery

Despite returning to broadcasting everything on social media, Kim Kardashian says she craves privacy more than ever since her Paris robbery. “My life has definitely changed a lot in the last two years from that experience and just wanting more privacy,” Kardashian said on “The Alec Baldwin Show” (via ET Online). “In the last three months, I feel

Microplastics are turning up everywhere, Even in Human Excrement

Microplastics are turning up everywhere, Even in Human Excrement

Microplastics have been found in human stool samples from countries in many parts of the world, according to a small pilot study being presented this week at the 26thannual United European Gastroenterology conference in Vienna, Austria. The study, conducted by researchers from the Medical University of Vienna and the Environment Agency Austria, looked at stool samples from

How MSG is replacing Ron Duguay for Rangers coverage

MSG Network is turning to a pair of familiar faces to replace Ron Duguay. Duguay had been a mainstay of Rangers’ pre- and postgame coverage the past 12 years, but he and MSG announced last week that they’d be parting ways. MSG will use a combination of radio analyst Dave Maloney and Anson Carter to

Mars First Image from a CubeSat by NASA

Mars First Image from a CubeSat by NASA

NASA’s MarCO mission was designed to find out if briefcase-sized spacecraft called CubeSats could survive the journey to deep space. Now, MarCO—which stands for Mars Cube One—has Mars in sight. One of the twin MarCO CubeSats snapped this image of Mars on Oct. 3—the first image of the Red Planet ever produced by this class

Roman Reigns has announced he is fight against Leukemia

Roman Reigns Leukemia

Professional wrestler Roman Reigns, has announced that he is stepping away from the ring due to an ongoing fight against leukemia. Reigns, a former football player who has since become one of World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) most popular personalities, announced Monday that he had been living with cancer for 11 years and that it had

Mike Francesa threatens to quit WFAN

Mike Francesa threatens to quit WFAN

Mike Francesa sounds as if he may be in full retreat mode. On Monday, Francesa opened the door for possibly quitting his afternoon show on WFAN and only doing his new $8.99-per-month “Mike’s On” app. Francesa — who returned to FAN in May for what sources described as a significant pay cut — said he

Eli Manning answers critics who say he needs to change tactics

Everyone wants to see it, but that does not make it the right thing to do. So says Eli Manning, who has not been able to solve the problem and score enough points this season. Too many short passes that raise his completion percentage but end without any Giants footprints in the end zone. So,