Netflix criticized for yanking comedian’s episode in Saudi
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix faced criticism Wednesday from human rights groups for pulling an episode in Saudi Arabia of comedian Hasan Minhaj's "Patriot Act" series that criticized the kingdom's powerful crown prince.
The American comedian used his second episode, released Oct. 28, to criticize Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi and the Saudi-led coalition at war in Yemen.
National security issues loom large in Wisconsin Senate race
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — How to fight the Islamic State terrorist group, what to do about Iran and whether to send U.S. troops into foreign hot spots like Syria have loomed large over the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson and former Sen. Russ Feingold.
The 2001 Patriot Act, which expanded the federal government’s wiretapping and surveillance powers, also outlawed the funding of terrorism, and has banks facing greater scrutiny from regulators.