Tuesday July 17, 2018

Archive for the ‘Outrageous’ Category

TSA screeners win immunity from flier abuse claims

Fliers may have a tough time recovering damages for invasive screenings at U.S. airport security checkpoints, after a federal appeals court on Wednesday said screeners are immune from claims under a federal law governing assaults, false arrests and other abuses. In a 2-1 vote, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners are shielded by government sovereign immunity.  More…

Montana man says he left baby in woods after car crash because he was heavy

A man told investigators he left a 5-month-old baby boy in the woods after a weekend car crash because the baby was very heavy, court records said. Officers found the baby — cold and hungry — under a pile of debris and sticks early Sunday, several hours after the crash.  More…

Walmart boycott campaign launched after outcry over ‘Impeach 45′ clothing

Walmart has found itself on the receiving end of a torrent of outrage after it was discovered Monday that the superstore was selling anti-Trump “Impeach 45” apparel on its website.  More…

Man asks black woman if her daughter bathed before going in hotel pool in California, sparks outrage

A white man confronted a black female swimmer at a ritzy California hotel’s pool on Monday, questioning whether she bathed before taking a dip, according to video of the incident. “I’m tired of getting in pools people consider baths,” the man said. “Google it. Google the diseases in pools.”  More…

Designer Stefano Gabbana calls Selena Gomez ‘so ugly’ on Instagram

Following a cruel comment Stefano Gabbana made about Selena Gomez‘s appearance on Instagram, fans and celebrities are jumping to the pop star’s defense. Under a photo collage of 25-year-old Gomez wearing red dresses posted by The Catwalk Italia on Monday, the Dolce & Gabbana designer, 55, commented “she’s so ugly.”  More…

Golf tournament ends when caddie allegedly punches rival

Marc Dull won the 37th Mid-Amateur Championship in Placida, Fla., after his opponent, Jeff Golden, withdrew from the event due to an “unfortunate injury,” according to the Florida State Golf Association. That “unfortunate injury” turned out to be an alleged assault at the hands of Dull’s caddie, Brandon Hibbs.  More…

Woman who said she found razor blade in food made it up

A Louisiana woman who claimed she found a razor blade in her food was later arrested for fabricating the incident, authorities said.  More…

Bill Clinton: Norms of ‘What You Can Do to Someone Against Their Will’ Have Changed

President Bill Clinton’s new interview with PBS NewsHour, which aired last week, featured some shocking, and strikingly tone-deaf, comments from the former president about sexual harassment and assault, including his opinion that “what you can do to someone against their will” has changed.  More…

Robert De Niro Gets Bleeped Saying ‘F*** Trump’ at 2018 Tony Awards

Robert De Niro’s over coming up with clever ways to insult President Trump — he’s now sticking with "F*** Trump," which he just blurted out at the Tony Awards … twice. He got a huge standing ovation from the room, and continued with … “It’s no longer down with Trump. It’s f*** Trump.” Even more cheers erupted.   More…

Driver all smiles after fatal drunken crash

A Florida woman flashed a carefree smile in her mug shot — despite the possibility of facing manslaughter charges for allegedly crashing her car while drunk and killing a 60-year-old woman.  More…

Miss America competition now seeking fat, ugly girls

Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition and will no longer judge contestants based on their looks, the organization announced Tuesday. “We’ve heard from a lot of young women who say, ‘We’d love to be a part of your program but we don’t want to be out there in high heels and a swimsuit.’  More…

Disgraced Florida massacre cop now gets $8K-a-month pension

Scot Peterson, a former deputy with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, has reportedly started to receive a hefty pension — three months after he retired amid the aftermath of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.  More…

LeBron James wears shorts suit to Game 1

Social media users are not impressed with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ pre-game outfits — and not just because many see them as a jinx.  More…

Starbucks Facing More Racism Allegations After Latino Customer Receives Cup With ‘Beaner’ On the Label

Nearly two weeks ahead of their day of nationwide racial bias training, coffee chain Starbucks is facing new accusations of racism after a Latino customer discovered a racial slur written on his coffee order. A Latino man named Peter received a cold coffee drink labeled “BEANER.”  More…

Google listed “Nazism” as the ideology of the California Republican Party

Less than a week before the California primary, Google listed “Nazism” as the ideology of the California Republican Party. In the “knowledge panel” that provides easy access to information next to search results, Google was showing “Nazism” as an “ideology” of the party as of Thursday morning.  More…