Another ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode Leaked

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — For the second time in as many weeks, an episode of HBO’s hit “Game of Thrones” has leaked online before its scheduled release. An HBO Europe spokesman has confirmed that an upcoming episode was briefly posted on Tuesday, Aug. 15, to the company’s Nordic and España platforms. By the time episode … Continued

4 Arrested in India for Allegedly Leaking ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Authorities in India arrested four people accused of leaking an episode of “Game of Thrones.” Three of the men arrested on Monday, Aug. 14 in Mumbai are employees at Prime Focus Technology. The company provides HBO’s distributor in India, Star India, with the popular series. The fourth man is a former … Continued

Jury Finds for Swift in Groping Trial, Awards Symbolic $1

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A jury has ruled in favor of pop superstar Taylor Swift in her high-profile countersuit against a former DJ. David Mueller sued Swift for $3 million, saying she falsely accused him of groping her during a meet-and-greet in 2013 and caused him to lose his job. Swift countersued for assault and … Continued

Motorcycle Stunt Driver Killed on Set of ‘Deadpool 2’

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A female stunt driver is dead following a motorcycle accident on the set of “Deadpool 2.” Joi “SJ” Harris was killed Aug. 14 while filming in Vancouver, Canada. Witnesses said she lost control of her motorcycle and flew through the air before smashing into the glass window of an office tower. … Continued

Patriotic Film Takes China by Storm

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — “‘Warrior Wolf II” is conquering the Chinese box office. It has taken the top spot as China’s highest grossing film ever. According to Box Office Mojo, the military-themed action film raked in over half a billion dollars since its release on July 27. China Film Insider said it is the sixth … Continued

Saudi Singer Arrested for ‘Dabbing’ During Concert

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A Saudi singer has been arrested for dabbing during a concert. The dab is a popular dance move that took the world by storm in 2015. Abdallah Al Shaharani was performing at a music festival in the city of Taif on Aug. 7, when he dabbed in front of the audience. … Continued

Original Godzilla Actor Dies at 88

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The man who portrayed Godzilla in the original adaptations of the monster movie series has died. Japanese actor Haruo Nakajima died Aug. 7 of pneumonia. He was 88 years old. Nakajima first played the giant reptile in 1954 in the original Godzilla movie. In the first film, the costume was made of … Continued

‘The Bachelorette’ Season Finale Ends With an Engagement

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — She gave him a rose, and he gave her a ring. The season 13 finale of “The Bachelorette” has ended with an engagement. Rachel Lindsay, a 32-year-old Dallas lawyer, will wed Bryan Abasolo, a 37-year-old Miami chiropractor. Lindsay, who was cast off as a contestant of season 21 of “The Bachelor,” … Continued

HBO Hackers Dump More Stolen Data, Make Ransom Demand

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Whoever is behind the recent cyberattack on the U.S. TV network, HBO, is making demands. On Monday, Aug. 7, the hackers sent a video letter to HBO CEO Richard Plepler, telling him that HBO must pay “our six-month salary in bitcoin.” The hackers claimed to make up to $15 million a … Continued