News 2022-08-24T19:45:55Z

TikTok continues to take down major Andrew Tate fanpages and misogynistic videos after ban

TikTok took down several popular Andrew Tate fanpages after Insider requested comment from the platform. There are still numerous copycat accounts.
News 2022-08-23T22:30:01Z

Capitol Records cuts ties with FN Meka, the 'virtual rapper' with over 10 million followers, after backlash

Capitol Records signed FN Meka this month, but faced a backlash after allegations that the virtual rapper perpetuated anti-Black stereotypes.
Culture 2022-08-23T16:59:38Z

An influencer is being investigated by Chinese authorities after followers accused her of eating a great white shark in a video, reports say

Police in China are investigating an influencer who they believe ate an endagered species of shark while filming a video, according to local outlets.
News 2022-08-22T20:14:18Z

Andrew Tate fan pages thrive on TikTok even after the influencer was banned for misogynistic content

The influencer Andrew Tate's TikTok account was banned on Friday, but many fan pages sharing his content are still online as of Monday afternoon.
Politics 2022-08-21T17:13:49Z

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona says he does not support lowering qualification standards to address national teacher shortage

Cardona said he is in favor of using the American Rescue plan dollars to give a salary to student teachers, who generally work without pay.
Politics 2022-08-21T15:03:41Z

Liz Cheney says the Republican party is 'very sick' and still under the control of 'a dangerous former president'

"We really have got to decide whether or not we're going to be a party based on substance and policy," Cheney said Sunday.
News 2022-08-20T20:15:07Z

A Christian school in Florida told parents that gay, transgender, and nonbinary students will be forced to 'leave the school immediately'

A school administrator said being LGBTQ is "sinful in the sight of God," and students who are part of the community will "be asked to leave."
News 2022-08-20T20:02:14Z

California authorities said an 'inquisitive' monkey from a local zoo picked up a cellphone and dialed 911, prompting a brief investigation

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office said the monkey, named "Route," got access to the phone and coincidentally called 911.
News 2022-08-20T18:19:41Z

A Texas woman said she was poisoned after touching a laced napkin that was on her car handle: 'I started getting hot flashes'

Doctors were unable to determine the substance in her body, though informed her it was possibly a failed kidnapping, local news outlets reported.
News 2022-08-19T19:39:37Z

California woman alleges Daily Harvest meal made her so ill that doctors had to remove her gallbladder, lawsuit says

Daily Harvest recalled its "French Lentil and Leek Crumbles" product after people said it made them sick. Now people are suing the company.
Culture 2022-08-18T22:20:14Z

'One-stop hate shop': Andrew Tate's rise to TikTok superstardom is fueling violent misogyny and men's rights extremism

The kickboxer-turned-influencer Andrew Tate has been online for years, but it wasn't until earlier this year that he exploded in popularity.
News 2022-08-17T17:32:28Z

Meta took down clips of a UK rapper's drill music video after law enforcement asked, raising censorship fears

The rap subgenre drill, which often includes lyrics about violence, has been one of the most criminalized music forms in the last decade.
Politics 2022-08-14T16:23:20Z

White House says Biden was not briefed on Mar-A-Lago FBI raid: 'We do not interfere'

"We have learned about all of this the same way the American people have learned about this, through public reports," press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Sunday.
Politics 2022-08-14T15:07:45Z

GOP Rep. Mike Turner says 'Donald Trump is not above the law'

"Donald Trump is not above the law, and Attorney General Garland is not above the law either," Turner said Sunday.
News 2022-08-12T19:48:40Z

Instagram and OnlyFans star Courtney Clenney arrested in stabbing death of her boyfriend

Courtney Clenney has over 2 million Instagram followers. Police arrested her on a murder charge in connection with her boyfriend's stabbing death.
News 2022-08-09T22:32:53Z

'Total disintegration' of the FBI, civil war: Trump World and far-right explode over Mar-A-Lago raid

Far-right influencers harshly criticized the FBI raid on Trump's Mar-A-Lago residence. Some fringe forum users suggested there would be civil war.
News 2022-08-09T21:10:37Z

An Austin man says he was fired over Slack after a confrontation with his manager about remote work

"Man, getting fired on Slack is the cheapest, weakest way you could fire somebody," Chad Hampton, 29, told Insider.
News 2022-08-07T19:41:49Z

Utah man charged after authorities say he started a wildfire while trying to kill a spider with a lighter

"What led him to stop and notice a spider and decide to try to burn it, we don't know," Sgt. Spencer Cannon told the AP.
News 2022-08-07T19:29:54Z

11-year-old who saved up money for a lemonade stand was scammed by a man who gave him fake $100 bill and asked for exact change, police say

Jeremy, who lives in Washington state, used his allowance to set up a lemonade stand but was said to be stiffed by a man using a fake $100 bill.
Sports 2022-08-07T17:12:20Z

Former NFL star Demaryius Thomas' sudden death caused by seizure disorder, autopsy reports say

Thomas was found dead in his home in Roswell, Georgia, on Dec. 9 of last year, at the age of 33, only months after retiring from the NFL.
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