Tuesday October 23, 2018

Archive for the ‘Outrageous’ Category

Mom meteorologist wears her 1-year-old to work while reporting weather forecast

A meteorologist is empowering parents after she wore her toddler while reporting the weather forecast. Susie Martin said "I wanted to promote this wonderful tool that’s helped me as a mom and the bonding experience between mother and son," Martin of Minnesota, told "Good Morning America."  More…

Kleenex forced to rebrand ‘Mansize’ tissues after sexist complaints

After being on shelves for more than 60 years, Kleenex maker Kimberly Clark said it will re-brand its “Mansize” tissues after a rise in consumer complaints cried the product was sexist. The consumer products company said due a “consistent increase of complaints on gender concern” the product will now be called “Kleenex Extra Large.”  More…

Keira Knightley on Why Her Daughter Can’t Watch Some Disney Films

Keira Knightley said that her 3-year-old daughter, Edie, is banned from watching certain movies made for children. The first banned film that she mentioned is Cinderella. "Because, you know, she waits around for a rich guy to rescue her. Don’t," the actress explained. "Rescue yourself, obviously."  More…

School turned blind eye to female students’ false assault allegations

A Pennsylvania high school has come under fire for its handling of false sexual assault allegations brought against a male student by five “mean girls” — who are accused of targeting the teen because they “just don’t like him.”  More…

San Francisco dubbed ‘doo-doo capital’ of US thanks to out-of-control bum crisis

It’s anything but a San Francisco treat. One of the most beautiful cities in the country has turned into a dumping ground for Bay Area bowel movements — and things have gotten so bad the California city is now dubbed the “Doo-Doo Capital of the US.” Living in a s–tty neighborhood has a whole new meaning for San Franciscans.  More…

Ratings: Taylor Swift Can’t Save AMAs From Hitting New All-Time Low

Maybe alienating 50% of her audience isn’t something that is smart or politically correct for Taylor Swift. ABC’s “AMAs” set a new record low in TV ratings on Tuesday, despite Taylor Swift opening the show with a performance and closing it by clutching the evening’s top award.  More…

Where’s the outrage over Hillary’s call for a ‘civil’ war?

Hillary Clinton’s statement Tuesday that Democrats “cannot be civil” as long as Republicans hold the White House and Congress. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” Clinton told CNN. There you have it — a declaration of war and a license for violence. Where is the media outrage?  More…

Limo had unlicensed driver, failed inspection before deadly crash

The limo that crashed upstate, killing 20 people, failed a safety inspection just last month — and its driver wasn’t licensed to be behind the wheel, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.  More…

Stephen Colbert ‘Late Show’ writer: ‘I’m just glad we ruined Brett Kavanaugh’s life’

In a social media post on Saturday, a writer for CBS’s "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" celebrated the damage done to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s reputation during his bruising and bitterly partisan confirmation battle. "Whatever happens, I’m just glad we ruined Brett Kavanaugh’s life," the writer, Ariel Dumas, posted on Twitter.  More…

Friend of Ford told FBI she was pressured into altering statement

A friend of Christine Blasey Ford told the FBI that allies of the college professor, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her, pressured her to revise her earlier statement that she knew nothing about the alleged incident.  More…

Las Vegas entertainer sues after being mistakenly jailed for 18 days

A Las Vegas entertainer who lost his job on an Australian cruise ship while jailed in rural Nevada on $675,000 bail for a residential burglary is suing two counties for holding him 18 days illegally before his release in a bizarre case of mistaken identity.  More…

Porsche sales executive stole $2.5 million from customers, lawsuit claims

One of the nation’s top Porsche dealerships has promised to pay back $2.5 million in deposits that were allegedly stolen from customers by a former marketing vice president, whose whereabouts are unknown.  More…

Look who was behind the Jeff Flake elevator setup

On Friday morning, two women raced past reporters and security officers and blocked a senators-only elevator in the US Capitol. They cornered Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, who had just announced he was going to vote yes on moving Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination out of the Judiciary Committee and onto the Senate floor for a full debate.  More…

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…