Wednesday July 26, 2017
Today's Tabloid News

Pregnant News Anchor Speaks Out After Viewer Calls Her ‘Disgusting’

WRDW anchor Laura Warren has been working in broadcast news for six years, and in that time, she’s received her share of negative feedback on her physical appearance from viewers. Last week, the Georgia-based anchor received some feedback that especially upset her. Warren, who is 20 weeks pregnant, shared a voicemail from a viewer who called her “disgusting” and criticized her choice of maternity clothes.  More…

Sacramento Considering Driverless Shuttle Buses

The City of West Sacramento, California is “kicking the tires” on a driverless shuttle bus. On Tuesday, city officials and the makers of Transdev, an autonomous vehicle company—showed how the bus would work. The EZ-10, as it’s called, is described as a train but with virtual tracks. The route is programmed in—and off you go.  More…

New York’s rush to put bad teachers back in the classroom

New York City is getting set to force public schools to hire teachers they don’t want — even when principals think students will suffer. Under the union contract, teachers who lose their posts when a school downsizes or closes go into a pool and can apply for new positions. But many don’t get hired, often because principals don’t want them. The contract means they can’t be fired. So they get paid for doing nearly nothing.  More…

FBI: Flight attendant broke wine bottle over man’s head

A flight attendant broke a wine bottle over the head of a man who lunged for an exit door and fought with other passengers during a Delta Air Lines flight from Seattle to Beijing, but it didn’t faze him, an FBI agent wrote in charging papers filed Friday.  More…

Man checks single can of beer as luggage on flight

A beer drinker from Australia checked in a single can of beer as his luggage on a flight — and the airport staff happily tagged the tin and put it on the plane. “Sure enough there she was, alone on the carousel, proudly making her way around,” he said of his beloved brew.”  More…

Anheuser-Busch scion detained for trying to fly chopper drunk

“King of Beers” royalty landed behind bars after allegedly attempting to fly a chopper drunk. August Adolphus Busch IV, the former CEO of Anheuser-Busch, was arrested Monday evening after landing a helicopter in Swansea, Missorui and later returning to take off while intoxicated.  More…

If Tesla Is Worth More Than GM, Why Are Taxpayers Still Subsidizing It?

Tesla topped the market value of General Motors. That means the car company that gets massive taxpayer subsidies is now worth more than GM. Tesla’s stock closed at $312.39, which meant the startup electric car company, which sold a grand total of fewer than 80,000 cars last year, was worth more than GM, which sold 80,000 Chevy Silverados every eight weeks.  More…

Mom’s all smiles in court for killing her family

A Georgia mother charged with fatally stabbing her four children and their father made a bizarre initial appearance in court on Friday, telling a judge she didn’t want an attorney because “God loves us all.”  More…

Boy dies in river after getting sucked into drain pipe

Authorities say a 10-year-old boy slipped while playing in a culvert with his two brothers and was swept into a pipe leading to a Connecticut river. His body was found hours later.  More…

$1 million in pot smuggled in new Fords made in Mexico

Marijuana was found inside the wheel well in a new Ford Fusion which was manufactured in Sonora, Mexico. Investigators were then able to find 14 more packages of marijuana in other Fusions, which all came through a rail yard in Warren. All together about 400 pounds of marijuana was found with a street value between $400,000 to $1 million.  More…

Texas teen electrocuted after cell phone incident in bathtub

A 14-year-old girl from Lubbock died early Sunday morning after being electrocuted in a bathtub. Madison Coe’s mother said she was in the bathtub, and either plugged her phone in or simply grabbed her phone that was already plugged in.  More…

GMA hides George Stephanopoulos’ ‘little-boyish mini-legs’

George Stephanopoulos may be a giant in the news business, but “Good Morning America” has changed its set to cover up his diminutive size. “He’s 5-foot-6 and is dwarfed by human trees Robin Roberts and Michael Strahan.”  More…

Seattle City Council approves income tax on the rich

The Seattle City Council unanimously approved an income tax on wealthy residents Monday. The measure applies a 2.25 percent tax on total income above $250,000 for individuals. “Seattle should serve everyone, not just rich folks,” software developer Carissa Knipe told the council before the 9-0 vote, saying she makes more than $170,000 per year. “I would love to be taxed,” the 24-year-old from Ballard said.  More…

Peyton Manning absolutely destroys the Knicks at the ESPY

Peyton Manning was quite the comedian at the ESPY’s on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The soon-to-be Hall of Fame quarterback took a dig at Kevin Durant for going to the Warriors, but he first took shots at the woebegone Knicks. “These are all New York Knicks jokes. And these ESPY folks begged me to do these. I gotta tell you, they make me sick. Check these out.  More…

Mexican illegal immigrant was ‘drunk’ during fatal crash

An illegal immigrant, who has been removed from the United States seven times, had consumed ’12 beers and was driving at 100mph’ when he crashed his van and killed a father-of-three.  More…