Thursday April 26, 2018

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Cosby goes berserk moments after guilty verdict is read

Bill Cosby went berserk Thursday — just moments after he was convicted of sexual assault — as lawyers argued over whether he should be allowed ?to remain ?free on bail. “He has a plane,” District Attorney Kevin Steele told the judge. That’s when Cosby suddenly stood up and screamed, “He doesn’t have a plane, you a–hole!  More…

Bill Cosby found guilty of drugging, molesting woman 14 years ago

Nearly 14 years after Bill Cosby drugged and molested a woman 30 years his junior, a jury found him guilty Thursday of all charges in his sex assault retrial. The convicted actornow faces up to 10 years behind bars on each of the three counts of aggravated indecent assault.  More…

Southwest explosion victim’s husband breaks his silence

The heartbroken husband of the woman partially sucked out of a Southwest Airlines flight exchanged one last “love you” with her before she died — and recalled the moment he had to tell their children “Mommy’s not going to come home.”  More…

Bill Cosby’s lawyer falls asleep during testimony

As rapt jurors listened to the judge overseeing Bill Cosby’s sex assault retrial read back prior testimony, the entertainer’s lead lawyer snoozed in his chair.  More…

Professor who bashed Barbara Bush won’t be disciplined by university

A Fresno State University professor who celebrated the death of Barbara Bush in a profanity-laced rant on Twitter will not be disciplined, the university’s president said in a statement late Tuesday.  More…

Politician calls to revoke Natalie Portman’s Israeli citizenship

An Israeli politician blasted Jerusalem-born Natalie Portman for refusing to travel to Israel in June to accept the “Jewish Nobel” because of “recent events” — and called for her citizenship to be revoked.  More…

Woman fined $500 for saving free airplane snack from Delta

A Colorado woman is facing a $500 fine from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for saving a free apple she received as a snack from a Delta Air Lines flight attendant on her way back to the United States from Paris, France.  More…

Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for racial-bias training

Starbucks announced Tuesday that it plans to close more than 8,000 stores for an afternoon next month to conduct racial-bias training.  More…

Southwest gives passengers $5K after nearly killing them

“We value you as our customer and hope you will allow us another opportunity to restore your confidence in Southwest,” a letter from Southwest to customers states. “In this spirit, we are sending you a check in the amount of $5,000 to cover any of your immediate financial needs,” read the letter. In addition to the money, passengers will get a $1,000 travel voucher.  More…

Bush-bashing professor has Fresno State scrambling to keep its donors

A Fresno State professor who called the late Barbara Bush “racist” soon after her death Tuesday, and said she was glad “the witch is dead,” continues to face fallout as donors mull ceasing donations to the institution.  More…

This college professor is happy ‘racist’ Barbara Bush is dead

A California college professor trashed the late Barbara Bush as an “amazing racist,” added that she was “happy the witch is dead” — and then crowed that because she had tenure, she’d never be penalized for her comments. “I work as a tenured professor. I make 100K a year doing that. I will never be fired. I will always have people wanting to hear what I have to say.”  More…

‘Good Morning America’ staffers ‘relieved’ over Lara Spencer’s slashed schedule

With diminished “Good Morning America” co-anchor Lara Spencer frantically trying to make it appear that her absence from the show is by choice — Page Six has learned that “relieved” show staffers are cheering her slashed schedule.  More…

Tourists find bullet-riddled body on Acapulco beach

Chilling pictures of a man lying dead in the sand in crime-plagued Acapulco encapsulates the brutal violence gripping the once-idyllic tourist hotspot in Mexico. Acapulco is still in the midst of its worst crime wave in a decade with as many as 12 people murdered every day.  More…

‘Night Court’ star Harry Anderson dead at 65

“Night Court” star Harry Anderson died in North Carolina on Monday, police said. Cops found the 65-year-old TV actor dead in his home in Asheville at 6:41 a.m. and “no foul play is suspected.”  More…

Woman embalmed alive in deadly hospital mistake

A Russian woman was embalmed alive when doctors unwittingly put her on a formaldehyde-based drip instead of saline during a surgery, according to a report Sunday.  More…