Friday November 17, 2017
Today's Tabloid News

That explains it: Many Congress members have Alzheimer’s

A pharmacist who fills all the scripts for Congress members says he’s given Alzheimer’s drugs to lawmakers — who may be running the country minus their marbles. “It makes you kind of sit back and say, ‘Wow, they’re making the highest laws of the land and they might not even remember what happened yesterday.’”  More…

Playmate says Al Franken groped her

A former Playboy Playmate on Thursday accused Sen. Al Franken of forcibly kissing her during the rehearsal for a skit during a USA Tour in the Middle East and then groping her as she slept during a flight back to the United States.  More…

UN diplomat falls to his death from balcony after ‘trust game’ goes wrong

Don’t trust everybody. A game of “trust” took a deadly turn for an Australian diplomat, who plunged to his death from his Manhattan balcony early Wednesday during a night of boozing with friends and his wife, police sources said.  More…

Ex-ESPN reporter blasts GQ over ‘joke’ Kaepernick award

On Monday, GQ magazine released its special issue naming former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick “Citizen of the Year.” “Wear socks depicting police officers as pigs; wear Fidel Castro as a fashion statement IN MIAMI; sue NFL for collusion when gf compares owners to slave owners… Win Citizen of the Year,” Britt McHenry wrote. “Serve in the US Military…nothing. What a joke, GQ. #Kaepernick.”  More…

It pays to flip off Trump’s motorcade

She gave President Trump’s motorcade the finger — and now supporters are raising tens of thousands of dollars for her. A GoFundMe campaign to support Virginia resident Juli Briskman — who flipped off the commander-in-chief’s motorcade while biking — had raised more than $73,000 as of Tuesday.  More…

Army may give Bergdahl hundreds of thousands in back pay for his time in captivity

When Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl came home in 2014, he was potentially entitled to hundreds of thousands of dollars in pay that accumulated over five years while he was in Taliban captivity in Afghanistan. From the moment he was captured, Bergdahl became eligible for extra pay available to captive troops.  More…

Robbery thwarted when victim pulls out concealed gun

An attempted robbery in Detroit did not go as planned when the intended victim pulled out a gun and started shooting in a harrowing incident caught on high-definition surveillance video. Detroit police said Sanchez Quinn, 29, attempted to rob two men at gunpoint outside a supermarket Sunday night when he was met with huge resistance.  More…

NFL announces ‘no change’ in national-anthem policy in face of Veterans Day boycotts

The NFL announced Saturday there has been “no change” in its national-anthem policy despite a Veterans Day campaign to boycott Sunday’s games over the take-a-knee protests. The NFL has seen its television viewership decline this season, with telecasts down 5 percent during the first half of the season compared with last season, according to Nielsen data obtained by the Sporting News.  More…

The LONG list of men accused of sexual misconduct

From Hollywood heavyweights like Brett Ratner and Louis C.K. to culinary hot shot John Besh to acclaimed journalist Mark Halperin, no stone seems to be left unturned as an outpouring of victims have come forward with harrowing stories of sexual misconduct. Here, The Post has compiled an abridged list of the most recent spate of allegations.  More…

Putting elegance into age: Granny beauty queens

Beauty pageants may conjure up images of young women in bikinis, but in Atlantic City a roomful of sequined grandmothers and great-grandmothers are putting their best stiletto forward. With some members in their 90s, Ms Senior America is a family of sisters who have experienced not just the pleasures of life but the pains.  More…

Richard Dreyfuss hit with sexual harassment allegation

Richard Dreyfuss has been publicly accused of sexual harassment — making him the latest Hollywood heavyweight to be hit with allegations in recent weeks. The Oscar-winning actor was named in a Vulture piece on Friday evening, just days after his son came forward and said that he was “fondled” by Kevin Spacey, while Dreyfuss was in the same room.  More…

Louis C.K. gets dumped by FX, management company and publicist

The FX cable network — which carries Louis C.K.‘s hit comedy show “Louie” — has cut all ties with the actor following reports of sexual misconduct. FX said in a statement Friday that they are severing their relationship with both Louis C.K., 50, and his production company Pig Newton.  More…

Driverless bus crashes in Vegas on its first day

A driverless shuttle bus has crashed less than two hours after it was launched in Las Vegas. Police say no injuries were reported in the Wednesday crash between the self-operating vehicle and a semi-truck.  More…

With Election of Trans, Bi Women, Palm Springs City Council Now Entirely Queer

The Palm Springs, Calif., City Council now has transgender and bisexual members – and is entirely LGBT or queer. Lisa Middleton made history as the first openly trans candidate elected to a nonjudicial office in California.  More…

Yahoo’s CEO testimony: Must have been Russians who hacked us

Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer admitted on Capitol Hill Wednesday that the Silicon Valley giant still doesn’t understand how hackers managed to compromise the information of billions of Yahoo users. In an opening statement to the Senate Commerce Committee, Mayer apologized to Yahoo’s users and blamed “Russian agents” for the breach.  More…