Sunday August 19, 2018
Today's Tabloid News

‘Mystery high school pooper’ to receive more than $100K from district

The “Pooperintendent of Schools” accused of repeatedly defecating on school property will receive more than $100,000 from his district in New Jersey until he resigns.  More…

Catholic Church helped priest get Disney World gig despite sexual abuse

A Pennsylvania priest tortured an altar boy for over a year, sexually abusing him and beating him with a metal cross, then left the church for a gig at Walt Disney World — with a reference from the Diocese, a grand jury report found.  More…

Todd Bridges accused of threatening ex with crossbow, taser

An ex-girlfriend of a “Diff’rent Strokes” star Todd Bridges claimed he threatened her with various weapons, including a crossbow and taser, and she was so shaken she went to court for protection.  More…

Prosecutors consider charges for teen who pushed friend off bridge in Washington

Police say they’ve finished an investigation into an incident in which a 16-year-old girl was hurt when she was pushed off a bridge and fell 60 feet into water in Washington state. The sheriff’s office identified the suspect as 18-year-old Taylor Smith and said she’s cooperating with investigators.  More…

Inside the bitter divorce war between billionaire exes

In one corner of the battle is financial titan Bill Gross, who founded PIMCO — the Pacific Investment Management Co. — and built a fortune valued this week by Forbes at $1.5 billion.  More…

Developer scores big win against union over Hudson Yards project

Related Cos. chairman Stephen M. Ross just pulled off a strategic coup against the organized labor bloc he’s battling with over Hudson Yards. He’s gotten the largest union, which represents carpenters, to split ranks from the others — allowing the developer to negotiate directly with the carpenters without first having to sign a multi-union project labor agreement, or PLA.  More…

Union accused of tricking developer into paying ‘coffee boys’ $42 an hour

Manhattan’s largest development company says it was snookered into paying union workers $42 an hour — and a lot more for overtime — just to deliver coffee at its Hudson Yards megaproject. Adding insult to injury, the concrete workers’ coffee boys — who are paid $42.48 an hour, plus $27.39 worth of benefits — actually charge their colleagues for beverages and food, meaning that “although categorized as employees, they are actually vendors.”  More…

Leonardo DiCaprio’s chin was photoshopped for ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ shot

In a Photoshop flub, Sony accidentally uploaded an image file of Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt posing in ’60s garb for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” that included all the edits that were made to the original shot.  More…

Lemonade stand shut down by police in Rhode Island

Rhode Island officials have shut down a children’s lemonade stand at Newport’s famed Cliff Walk, citing a local ordinance. The children weren’t charging for the lemonade Sunday, but were accepting donations. A police officer was captured on video saying they couldn’t sell lemonade at that location.  More…

College grads can’t find work despite strong jobs report

According to the government’s unadjusted data, there were 56,771,000 Americans at least 25 years old in the workforce in July who had finished college — compared with 57,260,000 this past February. That’s a drop of 489,000 jobs for America’s most educated. So who is getting all the jobs? This will kill the parents writing those tuition checks, but the winners are “high school graduates, no college, 25 years and over.”  More…

Facebook lost 4,000,000,000 monthly page views over two years

Four billion. That, according to a new study shared with CNBC, is how many monthly page visits Facebook has shed in a slow-drip, but nevertheless huge, decline over the last two years. Facebook’s traffic hasn’t just fallen by about half since 2016, it is about to push Facebook down to number three after Google and YouTube.  More…

Kathleen Turner says working with Burt Reynolds was ‘terrible’

After 40 years in the entertainment business, Kathleen Turner isn’t holding back her negative feelings toward Burt Reynolds from the actors’ work together on the 1988 movie “Switching Channels.” “Working with Burt Reynolds was terrible,” the 64-year-old actress said.  More…

‘Brady Bunch’ house bought by Discovery CEO David Zaslav

The secret corporate buyer who outbid Lance Bass for the iconic “Brady Bunch” home is a mystery no longer. CEO of HGTV’s parent company Discovery, David Zaslav, announced during a Tuesday call with investors that the network had purchased the Studio City, California home and would be restoring it to its “1970s glory.”  More…

Lance Bass says broker screwed him out of ‘Brady Bunch’ house

That’s not very Brady! Lance Bass claims his “Sunshine Day” got rained on by a real-estate agent who cancelled his winning bid for the iconic “Brady Bunch” house. The former NSYNC singer said Sunday on Facebook and Twitter that he was “feeling heartbroken” after his plan to purchase the Studio City, California, home went “Bye Bye Bye.”  More…

Social media is making children regress to mentality of three-year-olds

Social media and video games are creating a generation of children with the mental and emotional immaturity of three-year-olds, one of Britain’s most eminent brain scientists has warned.  More…