Hong Kong finds 90-year-old cardinal guilty over pro-democracy protest fund | CNN

Hong Kong finds 90-year-old cardinal guilty over pro-democracy protest fund | CNN

Hong Kong CNN  —  A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of China’s ruling Communist Party was found guilty Friday on a charge relating to his role in a relief fund for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests in 2019. Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others, including the Cantopop singer Denise Ho, contravened the Societies Ordinance by … Read more

Dave Chappelle hosts ‘SNL’ tonight. Here’s a timeline of controversies surrounding his jokes about transgender people | CNN

Dave Chappelle hosts ‘SNL’ tonight. Here’s a timeline of controversies surrounding his jokes about transgender people | CNN

CNN  —  Tonight Dave Chappelle will host “Saturday Night Live” for the third time – an appearance that is courting controversy before he even takes the stage. The comedian has drawn increasing ire in recent years for making jokes aimed at transgender people, and the outcry grew louder last fall when Netflix released a Chappelle … Read more

Kyrie Irving suspended by Brooklyn Nets over ‘failure to disavow antisemitism’ after Twitter controversy | CNN

Kyrie Irving suspended by Brooklyn Nets over ‘failure to disavow antisemitism’ after Twitter controversy | CNN

CNN  —  The Brooklyn Nets announced Thursday the suspension of Kyrie Irving, days after he tweeted a link to a documentary that has been criticized as antisemitic and then defended his decision to do so. In a statement on Twitter, the team said they made repeated attempts to help Irving “understand the harm and danger … Read more

Coolio, ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper, dead at 59 | CNN

Coolio, ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper, dead at 59 | CNN

CNN  —  Coolio, the ’90s rapper who lit up the music charts with hits like “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” has died, his friend and manager Jarez Posey, told CNN. He was 59. Posey said Coolio died Wednesday afternoon. Details on the circumstances were not immediately available. When contacted by CNN, Capt. Erik Scott of … Read more