Thursday April 27, 2017

Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Chelsea Clinton gets another award for spending a day packing some grapefruit

Like her mother before her, Chelsea Clinton appears to be creating a cottage industry for herself in receiving random awards for her contributions to society. Not content with just her Variety-sponsored “achievement award,” Chelsea on Tuesday night accepted the annual City Harvest Award for Commitment in fighting hunger in New York City as a result of her spending a single day helping City Harvest pack some grapefruit.  More…

Cosmo’s new weight loss tip? Get cancer

Cosmopolitan shocked readers on Tuesday and it wasn’t with one of their famous sex tips. The magazine tweeted out an article titled “How This Woman Lost 44 Pounds Without Any Exercise” and received mountains of backlash because the woman profiled was suffering from cancer.  More…

Obama’s $400,000 Cantor Speech Makes Him Wall Street’s Newest Fat Cat

When he was president he called them “fat cats,” but now he’s benefiting from them. Former president Barack Obama has agreed to speak at a Wall Street conference run by Cantor Fitzgerald. His speaking fee will be $400,000 for an hours work – which is nearly twice as much as Hillary Clinton, his secretary of state, and the 2016 Democratic Party candidate, charged private businesses for such events.  More…

TV news reporter axed over viral blooper

Natasha Exelby has paid a high price for her weekend blooper, after the humorless management at ABC24 banned the newsreader from playing any future on-air role.  More…

‘Happy Days’ star Erin Moran died of cancer

“Happy Days” actress Erin Moran died of cancer, officials said Monday. The coroner and sheriff of Harrison County, Indiana, said Moran did not have any illegal drugs at home when her body was found on Saturday.  More…

Patriots now might owe Aaron Hernandez millions

Now that Aaron Hernandez may have his conviction posthumously vacated — under an obscure Massachusetts legal doctrine — the Patriots could owe him money, a lawyer said Thursday. The Pats may actually be contractually obligated to pay Hernandez’s estate a $3.5 million bonus that was stopped hours after his murder arrest in 2013.  More…

Boy hangs himself after his girlfriend pranked her death

An 11-year-old Michigan boy hanged himself after his 13-year-old girlfriend faked her own suicide as part of a “manipulative” social media prank, his mother said.  More…

‘Happy Days’ star Erin Moran dies at 56

Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms “Happy Days” and “Joanie Loves Chachi,” has died. Police in Harrison County, Indiana, said that she had been found unresponsive Saturday after authorities received a 911 call.  More…

The new face of the Democratic party: Maxine Waters

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is the current darling of the left — which tells you just how crazy Democrats have gotten. CNN reports Waters is “having a moment” with the biggest buzz since Bernie Sanders. Elle dubbed her “The Millennials’ Political Rock Star.”  More…

Chemist admits botching crime lab results for nearly a decade

More than 20,000 drug convictions in Massachusetts will be tossed out after a lab chemist admitted she intentionally botched evidence for nearly a decade.  More…

Tucker Carlson to replace O’Reilly as Fox News shuffles lineup

Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s show will move to 8 p.m. in the wake of Bill O’Reilly’s departure from the top-rated cable news network. A related shuffle will see the panel talk show “The Five” move from 5 p.m. to fill Carlson’s former 9 p.m. slot.  More…

Bill O’Reilly won’t be returning to Fox News

F?ox News host Bill O’Reilly is out of his job, ?according to a statement from the cable channel’s corporate parent Wednesday. The host of the top-rated cable TV news show, “The O’Reilly Factor,” was let go amid allegations of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior, sources said.  More…

Richard Simmons speaks out for the first time in three years

After being hospitalized for stomach problems on Monday, Richard Simmons has spoken directly to his fans for the first time in three years. “Hello to everyone who has shown concern for me and sent their good wishes,” the fitness guru told People in a statement on Wednesday, “You will never know how much it means to me. Aren’t you sick of hearing and reading about me?! LOL.  More…

Sources: Fox News Has Decided Bill O’Reilly Has to Go

The Murdochs have decided Bill O’Reilly’s 21-year run at Fox News will come to an end. According to sources briefed on the discussions, network executives are preparing to announce O’Reilly’s departure before he returns from an Italian vacation.  More…

Aaron Hernandez Kills Himself In Prison

Former New England Patriot and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez killed himself in prison overnight, authorities said Wednesday morning. Just last week Hernandez was acquitted of murder charges in the shooting deaths of two men in the South End in July 2012.  More…