Venmo Flags Persian Food Payments

Payments that read "Cuba sanctions" and "North Korea food" passed through the app without delay, but a transaction reading "Persian restaurant" was flagged for review.

Alt-Right Tries Hijacking 'Gritty' Flyers Mascot

Dozens of alt-right Twitter accounts began co-opting the Philadelphia Flyers mascot as an anti-Semitic figure just days after liberal protesters used images of "Gritty" to denounce a Saturday "Proud Boys" rally in Philadelphia.