Germany's spy agency has placed the far-right AfD party under surveillance for extremism
The BfV can now monitor the the phones, emails, and finances of Germany's main opposition party and its leaders.The decision by the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV) was made on February 25 and first reported by Der Spiegel on Wednesday. The New York Times has also reported the news.
"My parents can't be spies—they're not cool enough!"
At least that's what Carmen (Alexa PenaVega) and Juni (Daryl Sabara) thought at the beginning of Spy Kids, the 2001 hit action flick. But c'mon, the Cortez kids should've known better, considering their mom and dad were played by none other than Antonio Banderas and Carla Gugino in a movie created and directed by Robert Rodriguez, who was known for his grittier fare like El Mariarchi and From Dusk till Dawn.
Released on March 30, 2001, Spy Kids became one of the surprise hits of the year, grossing close to $150 million, launching the careers of its two young stars and spawning a successful franchise that includes three follow-up movies and a TV series.
Iran tried to recruit me as a spy, says former prisoner Kylie Moore-Gilbert
A British-Australian academic said she suffered "psychological torture" while jailed in Iran and claims Tehran tried to recruit her as a spy, in her first interview since she was released last year. In comments aired by CNN-affiliate Sky News Australia on Tuesday, Kylie Moore-Gilbert also criticized the Australian government's attempts at using "quiet diplomacy" to free her.Moore-Gilbert, a lecturer in Islamic Studies at the University of Melbourne, was held for two years from September 2018 after being arrested at a Tehran airport and accused of spying amid tensions between Iran and the United States.
Thanks to Rodriguez's rep in Hollywood, the family-friendly film attracted some pretty big guest stars, including Emmy winner Tony Shalhoub, Teri Hatcher, Danny Trejo and George Clooney. Yes, that George Clooney.
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Media personality Dustin Ross spoke with executive producer Carlos King for Insider in this wide-ranging conversation about reality TV.You might not be familiar with the executive producer's name, but he's likely created those reality TV scenes you can't get out of your head. From producing an episode featuring Lil Wayne's daughter, Reginae, on MTV's "My Super Sweet 16" in 2015 to being the man behind eight seasons of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," and even the New Jersey spin off, King knows how to make good TV.