Tuesday May 21, 2019
Today's Tabloid News

Texas father wrestles gun away, shoots intruder outside 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom

A Texas father wrested a gun from an intruder outside his 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom early Sunday and shot him multiple times, police said. The suspect, who police said was in his early 30s, broke into the family’s Houston home through the ground floor window sometime after midnight.  More…

Billionaire vows to pay student loans at graduation ceremony

Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an estimated $40 million.  More…

Coca-Cola billionaire arrested after private jet search turns up $1.3M in cannabis

A Greek billionaire and heir to the Coca-Cola fortune was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered more than $1.3 million worth of cannabis on board.  More…

Uber’s first employee, who’s now a billionaire, credits his success to this 1 tweet

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De Blasio’s NYPD vehicle reportedly drove wrong way in crash at center of alleged cover-up

An NYPD vehicle driving New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to an event in Harlem was going the wrong way at the time of a crash that’s drawn recent controversy, a new report reveals. A newly released accident report showed that Detective Edgar Robles was traveling in the wrong direction, with the siren and lights on, when the vehicle plowed into a truck that was making a legal turn.  More…

Google favors left-leaning outlets CNN, New York Times in its Top Stories algorithm

Google’s Top Stories box provides users with articles from left-leaning news organizations such as CNN 62.4 percent of the time — with only 11.3 percent coming from outlets that are considered conservative, according to a study by Northwestern University researchers.  More…

‘Empire’ to end after Season 6 with ‘no plans’ to bring Jussie Smollett back

Fox announced that its hit drama “Empire” will end after Season 6 and that there are still no plans to bring back Jussie Smollett’s character. The series recently aired the Season 5 finale after writing the embattled star out of the final episodes. Smollett was accused of faking a hate crime attack against himself in Chicago. He maintained his innocence and the 16 charges against him were ultimately dropped.  More…

‘Game of Thrones’ fans unleash fury after ESPN anchor spoils episode

Not everyone learned the fate of several “Game of Thrones” characters in real time Sunday night. While recapping the night’s NBA action on “SportsCenter,” which included the Raptors’ Game 7 victory over the 76ers, ESPN’s Michael Eaves spilled a massive spoiler, revealing the death of a certain character, before the penultimate episode of the HBO fantasy series aired on the West Coast.  More…

Legendary singer actress Doris Day dead at 97

Doris Day, the perennial girl-next-door whose career as a singer and actress spanned almost 50 years and made her one of the biggest Hollywood stars and most popular entertainers in the United States, has died.  More…

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation

Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state. The proposal would raise the annual registration fee to $1,000, more than 57 times the current amount of $17.50.  More…

Lauren Sanchez pressuring Jeff Bezos to make their public debut

Expect Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez to make their first official public appearance as a couple later this month. Sanchez — who was recently overheard at high-profile spot Nello complaining about how she wants to keep a low profile — is ­“obsessed with the fact that she has become famous,” a source told Page Six.  More…

Lee Majors recalls his marriage to Farrah Fawcett, coping with paparazzi: ‘It was hard to get around’

Back in the day Lee Majors and Farrah Fawcett were Hollywood’s ultimate power couple. He was the star of “Six Million Dollar Man” and she was the beloved blonde bombshell in “Charlie’s Angels.” But being married at the height of their fame was far from easy.  More…

Florida man jailed for ‘I eat a–‘ bumper sticker refuses to back down

The Florida man who gained instant internet fame for choosing jail instead of removing the “I eat a–” decal on his car said Wednesday that only “sour apples” don’t like his raunchy sticker — which he will continue to display with pride.  More…

Mario Andretti has a hilarious take on making electric cars louder

The electric racing series Formula E has been making a lot of noise in recent years, but only figuratively. A frequent criticism from fans, and many who might otherwise be, is that the electric motors are too quiet. They only make about 80 decibels (db) of noise, which is barely louder than a typical car cruising down the street, compared to over 120 db for a contemporary Indy or Formula One car.  More…

Kentucky Derby gambler turns $8 into $78K with ‘miracle’ bet

The shocking disqualification in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby left one man $78,000 richer after a measly $8 bet – nothing short of “a miracle,” according to a Las Vegas sportsbook manager.  More…