Jordan Peterson says he would ‘rather die’ than delete his 'hateful' tweet about Elliot Page
Canadian clinical psychologist and YouTube personality Jordan Peterson said he would “rather die” than delete the tweet he posted about actor Elliot Page last month. Speaking to the National Post, Peterson, 60, said Twitter had temporarily suspended most of his account's features on June 28 after he tweeted about the 35-year-old actor. In his now-deleted post, Peterson referred to Page using his former name and claimed he had his "breasts removed by a criminal physician."news.yahoo.com
Sickening Footage Shows Akron Cops Kill Unarmed Black Man in Hail of Bullets
YouTube/Akron PDPolice in Akron, Ohio, have released heartbreaking body-camera footage showing the moment an unarmed 25-year-old Black man was shot more than 60 times by cops.“I won’t mince words, the video you are about to watch is heartbreaking,” Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan said at a press conference Sunday. “I am urging all of our residents to please reserve your full judgment until our investigation is complete.”The body-cam videos shown Sunday begin with officers pursuing Jayland Walker in thenews.yahoo.com
The Doobie Brothers: "These are the better days"
The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers, who've been playing together for more than half a century, haven't let old resentments get in the way of a new album and 50th anniversary tour. Correspondent Jim Axelrod talks with members of The Doobie Brothers – Michael McDonald, Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons and John McFee – about the band's longevity, and about their first studio album in more than a decade, "Liberté." (This story was originally broadcast on October 3, 2021.)news.yahoo.com
John Bolton discusses the Jan. 6 hearings and former President Donald Trump's future
John Bolton, former United Nations ambassador and White House national security advisor, spoke exclusively to CBS News' Catherine Herridge about the Jan. 6 hearings, Rep. Liz Cheney's future and whether former President Donald Trump will run again in 2024.news.yahoo.com
‘She was very charming’: Houston-area YouTuber who scammed nearly $136K from 8 investors sentenced to prison, DA says
A Houston-area social media influencer who touted herself as an expert in how to land the perfect man plead guilty to tricking followers and acquaintances into fake real estate deals and was sentenced to five years in prison, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said Thursday.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's request that Logan Paul delete all photos of them together was 'one of the saddest moments' of Paul's life, the YouTuber said
The YouTuber Logan Paul said Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson wanted him to remove all pictures of them together over Paul's "suicide forest" video.news.yahoo.com
Married interracial YouTube couple Jin and Juice allege domestic abuse in public fight amid divorce
The marriage of YouTube duo "Jin and Juice," who rose to fame by sharing videos of their real-life marriage as an interracial couple, has come to a very public and explosive end with each side alleging physical abuse. Juice, whose real name is Cerose, initially posted a video on April 26 detailing that the couple had not posted much in recent weeks because Jin, also known as Gohan, was going through a “rough” time and had returned to Korea to take a break and spend more time with his friends and family. “It’s one thing to be an interracial couple, it’s a whole 'nother thing to be an international couple,” Cerose explained, sharing that there was “no definitive time” for when he would return.news.yahoo.com
EXPLAINER: How platforms dealt with 'RINO hunting' video
When a GOP Missouri U.S. Senate candidate released a video Monday in which he cocked a gun after calling for a hunt of fellow Republicans who he believes are “RINOs,” or Republicans in Name Only, Facebook scraped it off its platform within a few hours.
Filipino trans man Van Vincent Go documents his gender transition on YouTube to inspire others
Van Vincent Go, a 29-year-old transgender man from the Philippines, is seeking to empower the local trans community by sharing details about his own transition on YouTube. Go began detailing his transition on his YouTube channel VandomVincent back in 2014. Go revealed in an interview with Rappler in January that he first learned the term “transgender” on YouTube as he was trying to discover more about himself.news.yahoo.com
Michigan Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Arrested for Role in Capitol Riot
FBI/YouTubeThe FBI raided the home of Michigan Republican gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley on Thursday morning and arrested him for his role in the Capitol riot.Kelley, 40, was arrested on several misdemeanor charges related to the Jan. 6 insurrection, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. An FBI spokesperson confirmed to The Daily Beast that the 40-year-old real estate agent was taken from his Allendale Township home at around 9:30 a.m. after agents from the FBI’s Grand Rapids office “exenews.yahoo.com
All-white cheer squad used a Black mannequin head as its ‘mascot’ and named it ‘Kareem’
A group of high school cheerleaders reportedly shared photos on social media, posing with a Black mannequin head they called […] The post All-white cheer squad used a Black mannequin head as its ‘mascot’ and named it ‘Kareem’ appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Russia Goes After British MP’s Son for Killing of Chechen Commander in Ukraine
via YouTube/The Telegraph Russia’s National Guard has confirmed that a Chechen commander was killed in a bloody firefight with foreign volunteers in Ukraine—and they singled out the son of a British lawmaker as one of those responsible.Ben Grant, a 30-year-old former Royal Marine and the son of Helen Grant, a Conservative MP and Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s special envoy on girls’ education, joined British and U.S. servicemen fighting Russian forces in Ukraine back in March, telling British menews.yahoo.com
Rep. Nancy Mace thought she was filming a campaign ad. Instead, it was a surprise engagement from her boyfriend.
Mace was hesitant to knock on the door at first, not wanting to surprise the residents inside by showing up with her camera crew. But the person who opened the door shocked her.cbsnews.com
Daniel Radcliffe’s Buff Weird Al Has Everyone Sexually Confused
YouTubeThe Boy Who Lived becomes The Boy Who Got Ripped in the first footage of Weird: The Al Yankovic Story. In one of the year’s most bizarre casting decisions, Daniel Radcliffe was recently announced as the first A-List actor to star as Weird Al Yankovic in an upcoming Roku Channel biopic, and now, we’re finally getting to see that vision—and it’s about as bizarre as you’d expect.Unless, of course, you expected Daniel Radcliffe with insanely chiseled abs and biceps with a Weird Al perm to stinews.yahoo.com
YouTuber Trevor Jacob deliberately crashed plane for video, FAA investigation finds
Jacob said the engine failed, but prior to jumping out of the plane, he put on a parachute, made no attempts to restart the engine, look for areas to land nor did he try to contact Traffic Control on the emergency frequency, the FAA says.cbsnews.com
EXPLAINER: How social platforms are dealing with the Taliban
As the Taliban negotiates with senior politicians and government leaders following its lighting-fast takeover of Afghanistan, U.S. social media companies are reckoning with how to deal with a violent extremist group that is poised to rule a country of 40 million people.
Seller of vaccine disinformation has YouTube channel removed
A major seller of disinformation about Covid-19 and its vaccines online has had one of its channels removed from YouTube, days after an investigation by The Associated Press detailed how they work with other spreaders of false information to make money.