Feds dole out another $370M to Bernie Madoff victims — total now $4B

Feds dole out another $370M to Bernie Madoff victims -- total now $4B

The Justice Department has doled out more than $370 million to victims of infamous Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff — bringing the total compensation paid out to former clients to more than $4 billion. “The criminal division is proud to continue providing compensation to victims through the largest remission process the department has overseen,” Assistant Attorney … Read more

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Reporter defends putting condom on mic during hurricane broadcast

Reporter defends putting condom on mic during hurricane broadcast

A Florida reporter captured viewers’ attention Wednesday when the condom on her microphone flashed on the screen during an outdoor hurricane broadcast. NBC2’s Kyla Galer was reporting on Hurricane Ian’s landfall from a parking lot in Fort Myers, Florida, when viewers became distracted by the bulbous rubber casing on her microphone. “NBC 2 practicing safe … Read more

Fan left bloodied after attacking Nationals usher

Fan left bloodied after attacking Nationals usher

An unruly fan’s confrontation with an usher at Nationals Park turned bloody. It all started innocently enough as a pair of ushers were captured on video trying to remove a male fan from the field level stands during Washington’s game against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. It’s unclear what the fan had been doing to … Read more

Stassi Schroeder admits she ‘still loves to judge’ people in podcast return

Stassi Schroeder admits she 'still loves to judge' people in podcast return

Stassi Schroeder plans to continue judging people publicly – despite all the backlash she faced after being fired from Bravo. “I still love to judge. Judging is fun,” the “Vanderpump Rules” alum, 34, said while returning to her “Straight Up With Stassi” podcast Wednesday after a two-year hiatus. “If somebody tells you that they don’t … Read more

Twitter says it inadvertently ran ads on profiles containing CSAM

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Twitter is still having trouble curbing the spread of CSAM (child sexual abuse material). Insider has learned (subscription required) that Twitter inadvertently ran ads on profiles either selling or soliciting CSAM. In an email to marketers, the social network said it had suspended all ads on profiles, updated its detection systems, banned accounts that broke … Read more

Watch Celtics stars Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown have epic 1-on-1 practice battle

Watch Celtics stars Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown have epic 1-on-1 practice battle

Watch: Tatum, Brown have epic 1-on-1 battle at Celtics practice originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Amid all of the outside distractions surrounding the Boston Celtics, their star players are back to doing what they love. The Celtics held their second training camp practice Wednesday at the Auerbach Center in Brighton. And taking center stage … Read more