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Naomi Wolf: US publisher cancels book release after accuracy concerns

Naomi Wolf: US publisher cancels book release after accuracy concerns

Entertainment
The US publisher of a new book by Naomi Wolf has cancelled its release after accuracy concerns were raised.Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love details the persecution of homosexuality in Victorian Britain. But during a BBC radio interview in May, it came to light that the author had misunderstood key 19th Century English legal terms within the book.Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt said their parting was "amicable".Following the BBC radio interview, Wolf admitted there were "misinterpretations" in her book.Her UK publisher, Virago, had already published the book by the time the interview was broadcast, but said it would make "necessary corrections" to future reprints.However, US publisher Houghton Mifflin ...
Police release El Chapo’s son amid shootout with Sinaloa drug cartel

Police release El Chapo’s son amid shootout with Sinaloa drug cartel

World
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A son of convicted drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested in Mexico before a gun battle erupted between security forces and the notorious Sinaloa drug cartel, forcing police to release the suspect to prevent bloodshed, authorities said. Accused of being a leading member of the cartel, Ovidio Guzman Lopez, 28, was briefly detained Thursday in Culiacan, Sinaloa, by Mexican security forces after he was discovered in a house during a routine patrol, Mexico's Security Minister Alfonso Durazo Monrano confirmed in Let's block ads! (Why?) World News - UPI.com
Sony confirms new PlayStation 5 console and release date

Sony confirms new PlayStation 5 console and release date

Technology
Sony has announced it plans to launch its new console, the PlayStation 5, at the end of 2020.Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO and president Jim Ryan confirmed the PS5 would be "launching in time for Holiday 2020" in a post on the company's blog page. "These updates may not be a huge surprise, but we wanted to confirm them for our PlayStation fans, as we start to reveal additional details about our vision for the next generation," he wrote."I'd like to thank all PlayStation fans for continuing the journey with us, as we embark on the future of games."The post also gave details about the console's new controller, with Mr Ryan saying that he wanted to "deepen the feeling of immersion" for users. Advertisement ...
Tottenham kit: Nike release incredible NFL away jersey for Spurs and modelled by superstar Odell Beckham Jr

Tottenham kit: Nike release incredible NFL away jersey for Spurs and modelled by superstar Odell Beckham Jr

Sports
Tottenham Hotspur’s link up with the NFL is really beginning to pay off.On Sunday their new stadium will host its first American football match as the Oakland Raiders host the Chicago Bears in north London. And ahead of the occasion NIke have release a second NFL-inspired Spurs kit which is set to get pulses racing in N17. Getty Images - Getty Lucas Moura celebrates scoring against Manchester City in Tottenham’s away kit this season A solid set of designs this season, including a wonderful 90s throwback third shirt, has already delighted fans and now the newest NFL edition takes Tottenham’s current purple away kit and gives it a gridiron makeover. Last season Spurs showed off a stunning NFL home jersey, which went down well with sections of the support and
Trump demands Sweden release US rapper charged with assault

Trump demands Sweden release US rapper charged with assault

Entertainment
Donald Trump has told Sweden to "give A$ AP Rocky his freedom" after the US rapper was charged there with assault.In a series of tweets, Mr Trump said he had watched the video of the alleged assault in Stockholm. The US president tweeted he was "very disappointed" Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven had been "unable to act" and urged him to "treat Americans fairly". Give A$ AP Rocky his FREEDOM. We do so much for Sweden but it doesn’t seem to work the other way around. Sweden should focus on its real crime problem! #FreeRocky— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2019 Very disappointed in Prime Minister Stefan Löfven for being unable to act. Sweden has let our African American Community down in the United Sta