John Cena sets Guinness World Record for most Make-A-Wish wishes granted

Actor, wrestler, and part-time genie John Cena has just set a new Guinness World Record, the organization revealed today: Most Make-A-Wish wishes granted, at a massive 650. And, let’s be clear: This particular competition isn’t even close. As far as we can tell, Cena is smashing his own record here; when he passed 500 wishes … Read more

Watch: Thomas Pieters wrongly granted a ‘mulligan’ after bizarre putt

All the talk at the French Open should really have been about 21-year-old Rasmus Hojgaard’s outrageous halfway lead, but, as they are prone to, it was the rules of golf that commanded the focus after a bizarre incident for Thomas Pieters that became wackier as the second day wore on. It began with the Belgian … Read more

Don’t take democracy for granted warns director of Argentina military junta film

A failed assassination attempt this week on the Argentine vice-president has shown that democracy cannot be taken for granted, the director behind a has said. Opening at the Venice film festival on Saturday, Santiago Mitre’s Argentina 1985 follows the prosecutors who, despite death threats and enormous legal difficulties, brought members of Argentina’s 1976-83 military dictatorship … Read more

Harvey Weinstein granted appeal in New York sex crimes conviction

Disgraced former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been granted an appeal in his New York sexual assault case. The New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, agreed Wednesday to hear his appeal of his 2020 sex crimes conviction in Manhattan. Weinstein, 70, was following a landmark trial during the #MeToo movement that of … Read more

Jack Nicklaus joins Bobby Jones, Ben Franklin – yes, that Ben Franklin! – as the only Americans granted honorary citizen

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Benjamin Franklin. Bobby Jones. Jack Nicklaus. That’s the full extent of the Americans bestowed honorary citizenship in the Royal Burgh of St. Andrews. It’s something special to be in company with Jones, the great amateur golfer who won the 1927 British Open here and boyhood hero of Nicklaus, and Franklin, known … Read more

Governments, police, convoy organizers granted standing on inquiry into use of Emergencies Act

Governments of all three levels, convoy organizers and police have been granted standing in the public inquiry looking into the invocation of the federal Emergencies Act, but the federal Conservative Party and a number of individuals who had their bank accounts frozen have been left out. Granting groups or individuals standing allows them certain privileges in the inquiry … Read more

Cubs’ Jason Heyward: ‘not taking anything for granted’ as critics howl

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on Is this the last game Jason Heyward plays for the Cubs? Is tomorrow his last day on the roster? Or next week? Next month? Sometime next year — the final year of that eight-year megadeal … Read more

Ezra Miller’s legal troubles mount as a 12-year-old is granted protection order against ‘Flash’ star

allegedly acted erratically and inappropriately around a mother and her 12-year-old nonbinary child, thereports. On Wednesday, they were granted a temporary harassment prevention order in Massachusetts. This is a different situation than what occurred last week when the parents of 18-year-old activist, Tokata Iron Eyes, successfully directing that Miller cannot contact or harass their child. … Read more

Kevin Spacey Granted Unconditional Bail by London Judge in U.K. Sexual Assault Hearing

appeared at London’s Westminster Magistrates court Thursday morning, setting the wheels in motion for the first criminal trial in the U.K. against the actor since allegations of sexual assault first broke in 2017. At the court, following a roughly 45-minute hearing, deputy chief magistrate Tan Ikram concluded by sending the case to Southwark Crown Court, … Read more