Sunday September 23, 2018

Archive for the ‘Outrageous’ Category

Nearly half in top 5 US cities don’t speak English at home, record 67 million

Nearly half of the residents in the nation’s five biggest cities do not speak English at home, choosing instead their native language, according to the latest Census Bureau data that details the impact of a decade of soft immigration policies. Overall, a record 67 million do not speak English at home, said the bureau. That is nearly double in 27 years.  More…

Stockpile of bottled water found in Puerto Rico a year after Maria

Hundreds of thousands of water bottles meant for victims of Hurricane Maria are still sitting at a Puerto Rico airport — nearly a year after the deadly storm, according to a report. A photo showing the bottles in boxes and covered in a blue tarp on a runway in Ceiba was shared widely on social media Tuesday evening.  More…

Man wanted for urinating on flags at veterans cemetery

Massachusetts cops are hunting for a man they say urinated on several American flags at a veterans cemetery — after an “outraged” witness posted pictures of the vile act. George Gatteny, of Somerville, said he spotted the suspect among a group of people Sunday at a World War II memorial in the Somerville Veterans Cemetery.  More…

Paul McCartney Slams Trump in New Song

Paul McCartney has recently revealed that he once masturbated with John Lennon and saw God on a drug trip. Now his highly-acclaimed 17th solo album, Egypt Station, has just been released. “We’ve got a mad captain sailing this boat we’re all on and he is just going to take us to the iceberg being warned it’s not a cool idea.’” And just who could the “Mad Captain” be? “Obviously it’s Trump,” McCartney says.  More…

MGM offers deal to Vegas mass shooting victims it’s suing

MGM Resorts International drew criticism Tuesday for saying hundreds of survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting, who are being sued by the casino operator, could opt to have the money that will be used to serve them a lawsuit instead donated to a charity.  More…

Michael Strahan: NFL Players’ Protest Has Been “Hijacked” By Angry Fans

As a Good Morning America host and former NFL player, Michael Strahan sounded off on that peaceful protest on Ellen, and he explained why he has no issue with Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players taking a knee before games. Strahan told Ellen DeGeneres that he would have joined players in their protest, and he insisted that he would have stepped up as a leader to make sure that the players’ message wasn’t “hijacked” by angry fans.  ...

Elizabeth Smart kidnapper to be freed, Smart calls decision ‘incomprehensible’

One of Elizabeth Smart’s abductors is getting out of prison next week — a decision that the kidnapping victim says is “incomprehensible.” Wanda Barzee, now 72, admitted to aiding her self-proclaimed-prophet husband Brian David Mitchell kidnap a then-14-year-old Smart at knifepoint from her bedroom in Salt Lake City in 2002.  More…

Couple spent money on trips while homeless vet lived in trailer

The New Jersey couple whose GoFundMe campaign for a hero hobo raised $400,000 kept him living like a hungry pauper on a trailer in their driveway while they splurged on vacations and a shoe collection to rival Imelda Marcos, his lawyer said.  More…

Colin Kaepernick Named Face of Nike’s 30th Anniversary of ‘Just Do It’ Campaign

Nike selected former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the face of its "Just Do It" campaign, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Darren Rovell of ESPN reported the choice of Kaepernick, who started the movement to kneel during the United States national anthem to protest racial injustice in August 2016.  More…

Al Sharpton takes shot at Trump at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

The Rev. Al Sharpton took a jab at President Trump on Friday — saying he needs a lesson in respect after referring to Aretha Franklin as someone “who used to work for me” immediately after her passing.  More…

New Orleans Saint’s first male cheerleader dances on the field

The first male cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints made his debut out on the field for the team’s first preseason game. Jesse Hernandez, 25, stepped out as the first male Saintsation in the NFL team’s history Friday night. Sporting black skinny jeans, white jersey and sneakers, Jesse was in the center of the formation, lining up with the rest of his squad performing classic Rockette-style high kicks and spins.  More…

Doctor who raped heavily sedated patient gets no prison time

A former Houston doctor convicted of sexually assaulting a patient while she was tethered to machines and receiving treatment for asthma won’t serve any prison time and will instead serve 10 years’ probation.  More…

Asia Argento denies sexual assault tale, says payoff was Anthony Bourdain’s idea

Asia Argento said Tuesday that she never had “any sexual relationship” with a man who accused her of molesting him when he was a minor, and that her former boyfriend, the late Anthony Bourdain, urged her to agree to a financial settlement to end the accuser’s “long-standing persecution” of her.  More…

Asia Argento accused of paying hush money to silence sexual assault allegations

Actress and director Asia Argento, a leading voice in the #MeToo movement, quietly paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to her own sex assault accuser — a former child actor who once played Argento’s son.  More…

Nineteen former Miss America winners are calling for the entire pageant board to step down

Just hours after Miss America chairwoman Gretchen Carlson hit out at reigning Miss America Cara Mund over claims that she has been bullied and silenced, 19 former pageant winners have demanded that the entire board of the organization resign. Caressa Cameron-Jackson, who won the Miss America title in 2010, went on Good Morning America Monday and demanded that Carlson and Miss America Organization CEO Regina Hopper step down.  More…