Thursday April 18, 2019

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Man wearing ‘MAGA’ hat says woman berated him at California Starbucks for supporting Trump

A 74-year-old man said a woman berated and called him a racist at a California Starbucks on Monday after she spotted him wearing a “Make American Great Again” hat in support of President Trump. The man, who was identified as Victor, told KTVU he was wearing the iconic red hat when the woman began yelling at him outside the coffee shop in Palo Alto.  More…

Couple dies trying to protect classic car in a giant plastic bag

A classic car-collecting British couple died from carbon monoxide poisoning when they backed their Mercedes-Benz into a giant plastic bag, an inquest found.  More…

Before and after photos show Notre Dame’s devastation

Heartbreaking before and after photos show the extent of Notre Dame’s devastation. An image taken on July 15, 2018, shows the 850-year-old Paris cathedral in all of its former glory.  More…

Cher questions Los Angeles’ ability to ‘take care of its own’ amid immigration debate

Cher took to Twitter on Sunday to point out that Los Angeles, a city with about 50,000 homeless, is ill-equipped to deal with a large influx of illegal immigrants, much less its own residents.  More…

The FCC has fined robocallers $208 million. It’s collected $6,790

Since 2015, the Federal Communications Commission has ordered violators of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a law governing telemarketing and robodialing, to pay $208.4 million. That sum includes so-called forfeiture orders in cases involving robocalling, Do Not Call Registry and telephone solicitation violations. So far, the government has collected $6,790 of that amount, according to records obtained by The Wall Street Journal through a Freedom of Information Act request.  More…

Chris Evans says he ‘might have to cut ties’ with Tom Brady: ‘I really hope he’s not a Trump supporter’

“Captain America” star Chris Evans talked politics in a recent interview and said he “really” hopes the quarterback of his favorite team, Tom Brady, is not a supporter of President Trump. Evans, 37, conducted a tell-all interview with The Hollywood Reporter that was published Wednesday. The discussion turned to politics when the issue of the actor’s vocal political views on social media came up.  More…

Man gets 50 years for raping neighbor in Florida

A 20-year-old convicted of raping his neighbor and then offering to do work around her house to make it up to her is being sent to prison for 50 years.  More…

Microsoft employees slam $480M HoloLens military contract, refuse to create tech for ‘warfare and oppression’

More than 150 Microsoft employees signed a letter demanding the tech giant cancel a $480 million contract to build a HoloLens for the Pentagon, saying they "refuse to create technology for warfare and oppression."  More…

DoubleTree hotel apologizes for sign refusing service to military members during post-deployment ceremony: ‘Very offensive’

A DoubleTree hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., is apologizing for a sign placed at the hotel’s bar refusing service to members of the military. A group of 600 members of the military and their guests attended a post-deployment ceremony held at there and, in the middle of the event, a sign was placed in the hotel’s bar denying further service to attendees.  More…

Woman fights back during sex assault, alleged attacker busted

A Florida woman left an attacker — who reportedly mistook her for a prostitute and sexually assaulted her —with a fat black eye that appeared to be swollen shut, police said.  More…

As Mick Jagger heads for heart surgery, Keith Richards continues to defy the odds

Who thought he’d be the Stone to crack! 75-year-old Mick Jagger will undergo heart surgery in New York City this week, sources told The Post — as his permanently pickled bandmate Keith Richards continues his march toward seeming immortality.  More…

Smart dog rescues dogs in canoe

Driver miraculously survives terrifying freeway crash

An Ohio fire department posted photos online of a car that was pinned between a highway barrier and a semi-truck. The driver of a vehicle that was pinned between a highway barrier and a semi-truck on an Ohio highway miraculously survived.  More…

Being Martha Stewart’s assistant doesn’t sound like fun

It’s tough being Martha Stewart’s assistant, who was ordered to reorganize the domestic diva’s mountain of beauty and medical products, including enema kits. Martha magnanimously blogged about how her personal assistant, Shqipe Berisha, was tasked with sorting her kaleidoscope of cosmetics into labeled clear plastic tubs in the basement dressing room of her “winter house.”  More…

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Man Wearing MAGA Hat. Then Authorities Discover Something Else

A woman at the Casa Vallarta Mexican restaurant near Falmouth, Massachusetts, allegedly assaulted a young man wearing a MAGA hat and got herself arrested. After viewing Rosiane Santos’ fingerprints, police contacted Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and it turned out that Santos was in the United States illegally.  More…