More women have come forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual harassment and assault in a new report from Variety. One woman, Cori Thomas, alleges Hoffman exposed himself to her when she was only 16 years old. Thomas was a high-school classmate of Hoffman’s daughter Karina. After spending an afternoon with the two, Hoffman invited them to the hotel he was staying at in New York City. Karina was asked to go home, leaving Thomas alone with the actor. Hoffman allegedly proceeded to take a shower.
- CBS News fired the prominent journalist and TV host Charlie Rose a day after several women accused Rose of making unwanted sexual advances.
- The network called the allegations against Rose “extremely disturbing and intolerable” and said “there is absolutely nothing more important … than ensuring a safe, professional workplace.
A jihadist plot to attack New York City including Times Square and the subway system was foiled with the help of an undercover FBI agent, officials say.
One man in the US and two others in Pakistan and the Philippines are under arrest and face charges of plotting the attacks which they hoped to carry out in the name of the Islamic State group.
One of the suspects allegedly said he wanted to create “the next 9/11”.
Selena Gomez and The Weeknd have a longstanding tradition of wearing matching outfits, and they kept it up during a date in New York City on Saturday. The two were spotted strolling through Soho in black shirts and jackets.
As someone who has watched two seasons of House of Cards, I understand that much of politics is sycophantic glad-handing with the enemy next to a tray of lightly sweating cheese cubes, carefully wheedling one another over low orchestral music and the tinkle of ice cubes in Scotch glasses. If it’s going well, there’s some elbow grabbing. If it’s going really well, some literal back-patting. Everyone hates each other.
The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.
The FBI and the Justice Department obtained the warrant targeting Carter Page’s communications after convincing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge that there was probable cause to believe Page was acting as an agent of a foreign power, in this case Russia, according to the officials.
For as long as New York City’s affordability crisis persists, potential affordable housing solutions will always be needed. In one of their latest competitions, Bee Breeders challenged architects and designers worldwide to submit their most innovative housing ideas in the New York Affordable Housing Challenge.
“This competition recognizes the responsibility of architecture and its discipline in a systemic issue entwined between the built environment, policy, economics, and culture,” Bee Breeders writes.