Alex Jones lawyer could face legal consequences for phone records release, experts say

Andino Reynal, lawyer for Alex Jones, gives closing arguments Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas.BRIANA SANCHEZ/AMERICAN-STATESMAN/The Associated Press The lawyer defending conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in a Texas trial drew his own national headlines this week for accidentally handing over highly-sensitive data to his adversaries, opening him up to … Read more

Alex Jones may have song in court, but perjury charge would be unusual

Alex Jones attempts to answer questions about his emails during trial at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin on Aug. 3.Briana Sanchez/The Associated Press Revelations that conspiracy theorist Alex Jones may have lied on the stand in a defamation lawsuit by parents of a child slain in the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting made for … Read more

Business digest: Milestone for Bay mill, scholarship winner, science festival returns

Got business news? Email carmen.hall@nzme.co.nz or zoe.hunter@nzme.co.nz Photo / Getty Images A first-hand experience with Psa as a child did not deter Sarah Wilson from studying horticulture and following her dreams. The Animal and Plant Health scholarship winner said it was the best decision of her life. Born and raised on a kiwifruit orchard in … Read more

I’m In My Fortnite Era In 2022, Thanks To No Build And Quests

Image: Epic Games when Fortnite‘s newest season launched recently, I did what I’ve now done many times before: installed the game again, watched the new cutscene, dropped in for a few matches, and stopped. But a day later, something unusual happened: I returned and played some more. And then even more, and more again. And … Read more

Alex Jones’ defamation trial set to start in Texas

Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones speaks outside of the Dirksen building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 5, 2018.Jose Luis Magana/The Associated Press Jury selection is set for Monday in a trial that will determine for the first time how much Infowars host Alex Jones must pay Sandy Hook Elementary School parents for … Read more

Canada expects physical challenge against Spain in Ottawa rugby test

After blanking Belgium 45-0 on the weekend in Halifax, the Canadian men’s rugby team faces a step up in class Sunday when it faces Spain in Ottawa. Just how big a step is to be determined. Vaccination requirements have meant that the 15th-ranked Spaniards have not been able to bring their full squad. And with … Read more

Roy Moore’s defamation suit against Sacha Baron Cohen rejected

Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 4, 2018.Evan Agostini/The Associated Press An appeals court on Thursday rejected a $95 million defamation lawsuit against Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen filed by former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, who said he was tricked into a television … Read more

Let’s Speculate About the Film

What could Indiana Jones be searching for in Indiana Jones 5†Image† Lucasfilm The Lost Ark† Sankara Stones. The Holy Grail† A Crystal Skull† An Indiana Jones movie isn’t an Indiana Jones movie if the world’s most famous adventuring archeologist isn’t going after something tangible. This leads us to believe that in next year’s untitled fifth … Read more

Canadian men’s rugby team aims to maintain unbeaten record against Belgium in Halifax

Canada, currently ranked 21st in the world, blanked No. 26 Belgium 24-0 on Nov. 13 in Brussels.The Canadian Press The Canadian men’s rugby team returns to action this weekend for the first time in almost eight months, facing the same opponent that it closed out 2021 against. Canada, currently ranked 21st in the world, blanked … Read more