Tag Archives: Friends

Not groovy, baby! If Friends is ‘problematic,’ here are 6 more things we should ban from the ‘90s

As all 10 seasons of Friends were released on Netflix last week, young viewers found dozens of unexamined sexist, homophobic and abusive incidents in the sitcom. Is it time to banish other cultural milestones from the same decade? none of the bits from friends have aged particularly well, but so far it seems like “fat monica” is the worst — ...

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‘CIA friends’ asked Moby to spread word of Trump-Russia collusion on social media

In a recent interview, Moby said his friends at the CIA asked him to take advantage of a greater “social media following” to spread rumors about President Donald Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 campaign. Multi-award winning recording artist and activist Moby gave an interview to WFPK on Thursday to promote his new album, “Everything Was Beautiful and ...

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‘Old friends’ or fascists? Erdogan changes his tune on European Union

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday he considers leaders of Germany and the Netherlands “old friends,” despite previously accusing them of employing “Nazi practices” against Turkish citizens and his government. Speaking with journalists aboard a flight back from a four-day tour of Africa, Turkey’s leader said Ankara desires “good relations with the EU and EU countries.” Erdogan, who has thrown ...

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Friends with benefits: 2 Irishmen to escape inheritance tax by getting married

Published time: 16 Dec, 2017 18:31 Two male friends in Dublin plan to bypass Irish inheritance tax law through a marriage described as a “business” arrangement. In Ireland, gifts or inheritance valued above a certain threshold are taxed at a rate of 33 percent. However, property or money received by a spouse or civil partner is exempt from the country’s ...

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Time’s up for the Ticker? Facebook appears to axe feed for tracking your friends’ activity

As Facebook continues to tinker with its layout and services to spur more interactions and engagement, it seems that not even the most well-known or oldest features are spared. In the most recent development, it looks like Facebook has quietly removed the Ticker, the box that used to appear to the right of your News Feed to summarize what all ...

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14yo rapes schoolmate in Norway, films assault & sends to friends

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 08:31 A 14-year old teen in Norway is suspected of raping a girl of the same age, police said, adding that the suspect filmed the assault on his phone and then sent the disturbing video to his friends. The victim is reportedly the suspect’s schoolmate. The incident took place in Grenland district, Telemark County in ...

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US white supremacist convicted of murdering 3 best friends, shooting another

A white supremacist, largely covered in Nazi tattoos, has been convicted of brutally killing his three best friends and shooting a fourth in the face in Woodland, Washington. On July 15 of last year, Brent Luyster, 37, fatally shot his best friend Zachary David Thompson, 36, his friend Joseph LaMar, 38, and LaMar’s partner, Janell Renee Knight, 43, at LaMar’s ...

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‘No chemistry’: Obama & Clinton tried and failed to make friends with Putin, Trump says

Donald Trump has branded the ‘Russian election meddling’ rhetoric a “Democratic hit job,” saying, that both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton just “didn’t have the chemistry” to build good relations with Vladimir Putin, because, you know, “there is a talent to that.” Following three brief encounters between the Russian and US presidents on the grounds of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ...

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Politician found dead was ‘thrown to the wolves’ after sexual misconduct suspension, say friends

A Welsh politician thought to have killed himself just days after being accused of sexual misconduct was “thrown to the wolves” by the Labour Party, his friends and colleagues say. It has emerged he was not told the details of allegations against him. Former minister Carl Sargeant, 49, was found dead at his home in Connah’s Quay, North Wales, on ...

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Query friends or fans with new GIF and photo Facebook Polls

Facebook Questions first launched in 2010 as a Quora wannabe before shifting into lighter-weight polls, but Facebook shut down the feature in 2012. Apparently it was just ahead of its time, as Facebook went poll-crazy this year, adding them to Instagram Stories and Messenger group chat, as well as buying hit teen anonymous polling app tbh. Plus, it’s had bare-bones multiple-choice ...

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