Tuesday May 24, 2016
Today's Tabloid News

Ross shopper upset man allowed to use women’s room

“I was in the dressing room, when we heard a man’s voice,” said Lisa Stickles, who says she quickly told a manager. “She went inside the dressing room, came right back out and called me to the side and told me… he was representing himself as a woman today,” Stickles said. Target, TJ Maxx and Marshalls allow customers to decide based on gender identity, according to customer service.  More…

20,642 New Regulations Added in the Obama Presidency

The tide of red tape that threatens to drown U.S. consumers and businesses surged yet again last year. More than $22 billion per year in new regulatory costs were imposed on Americans, and there have been 20,642 new regulations passed by Obama since he took office in 2009.  More…

School won’t let autistic kid bring his sister to prom

An autistic student left his high school prom in tears Saturday because officials insisted that his date — his 24-year-old sister — was too old to enter. The two were unaware of a rule that students could not bring dates who are older than 20, said their father.  More…

Times Square ‘Free Hugs’ Guy Accused Of Attacking Tourist

A man offering free hugs in Times Square is due in court Friday for allegedly attacking a tourist when she didn’t give him a tip. Jermaine Himmelstein, known as the “free hugs” guy, is often seen toting a cardboard sign around Times Square offering free hugs.  More…

Vegan restaurateur was scarfing down pizza before $2 million bust

The owner of an upscale vegan eatery that catered to celebrity devotees Alec Baldwin and Woody Harrelson swiped around $2 million from the company to splurge on Rolex watches, lavish European vacations and trips to casinos, authorities say.  More…

Facebook is spending millions to keep Mark Zuckerberg alive

Security means everything to Facebook — security for Mark Zuckerberg, that is. The social-media company shelled out $5 million last year to make sure its co-founder and CEO had protection around the clock, according to regulatory filings.  More…

60 Minutes’ Morley Safer dies at 84

Morley Safer, the CBS newsman who changed war reporting forever when he showed GIs burning the huts of Vietnamese villagers and went on to become the iconic 60 Minutes correspondent whose stylish stories on America’s most-watched news program made him one of television’s most enduring stars, died today in Manhattan.  More…

The TSA is so bad, they’re calling in clowns to help out

Yes, they’re adding insult to injury: Airports across the nation are hiring “entertainers” to calm the crowds left seething by Transportation Security Agency bungling. Musicians in Atlanta, miniature horses in Cincinnati, “therapy dogs” at scattered other hubs and, yes, clowns in San Diego.  More…

Prepping for Doomsday: Bunkers and Panic Rooms

Today, Americans are preparing for the worst — and Communists are just about the only thing not on their list. What is? Terrorist attacks, a total economic collapse, or maybe just a complete societal breakdown after this November’s scorched-Earth presidential election. The rooms range from $250,000 to $1.5 million. (No one said paranoia came cheap.)  More…

Top L.A. Vegan Restaurant Owners Receiving Death Threats for Slaughtering Animals

The owners of the most prominent vegan restaurant chain in Los Angeles were found to be raising and "harvesting" animals at their Northern California farm. Now Hollywood’s vegan community is angry and death threats have been made. "People have taken up the mob mentality," says Cafe Gratitude owner Matthew Engelhart.  More…

Burglar sues homeowner when he was shot by the resident as he fled the scene

A burglar who broke into an Indiana man’s garage two years ago has sued the homeowner for shooting him during the incident.
The homeowner fired gunshots at the intruder as he fled, hitting him in the left arm as he ran through an alley.  More…

Meteorologist called out for sexy dress — on live TV

A Los Angeles meteorologist was forced to cover up her strappy black cocktail dress on live TV — causing social media to heat up over what some are calling #sweatergate. Liberte Chan was in the middle of her Saturday morning weather update for KTLA Saturday when a frumpy gray sweater appeared on the right side of the camera.  More…