Guilty — of cooking rice
“A Saudi student living in Michigan was questioned in his home by FBI agents after neighbours saw him carrying a pressure cooker and called the police. Talal al Rouki had been cooking a traditional Saudi Arabian rice dish called kabsah and was carrying it to a friend's house ...
“Talal al Rouki, the Saudi student who was questioned by FBI agents in his home after neighbour saw him carrying a pressure cooker to a friend's house … While armed agents surrounded his apartment block, other agents, asked a 'nervous' Mr al Rouki if they could come in to question him ...
“Officers said that two days earlier that a woman had seen him walking out of his apartment carrying the pressure cooker pot, which was described as ‘bullet coloured’.
“The young student showed them his pressure cooker and explained to them he used to make a rice dish. An FBI agent said: 'You need to be more careful moving around with such things, Sir'.”
— DailyMail, May 12.
Quality journalism, and even more convincing science
“Men who are strong are more likely to take a right-wing stance, while weaker men support the welfare state, researchers claim. Their study discovered a link between a man’s upper-body strength and their political views.
“Scientists from Aarhus University in Denmark collected data on bicep size, socio-economic status and support for economic redistribution from hundreds in America, Argentina and Denmark ...
“The figures revealed that men with higher upper-body strength were less likely to support left-wing policies on the redistribution of wealth. But men with low upper-body strength were more likely to put their own self-interest aside and support a welfare state.”
— Daily Mail, May 17.