Thursday April 26, 2018

Archive for the ‘Strange’ Category

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’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…

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…

North Americans world’s biggest TV addicts, watching four hours a day

The average person around the world spent nearly three hours a day in front their television last year, according to a report released Monday. Americans and Canadians are the biggest TV addicts, said the report, watching four hours and three minutes on average daily.  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…

Topless protester gets close to Bill Cosby as retrial begins

A topless protester with "Women’s Lives Matter" written on her body jumped a barricade and got within a few feet of Bill Cosby on Monday as the comedian walked into a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of his sexual assault retrial.  More…

Congressman Darren Soto’s wife arrested at Walt Disney World

The wife of U.S. Rep. Darren Soto was arrested at Disney Springs on Sunday on a charge of disorderly intoxication. Amanda Soto, 33, appeared intoxicated, and Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy Cory Heller helped her call an Uber vehicle to take her home but Soto began yelling profanities at Heller and the driver. Soto was handcuffed and placed in a patrol car, where “she began banging head against the window.  More…

Uber driver blames GPS after steering car down flight of stairs

This Uber car wasn’t even self-driving. Its driver, a senior citizen who only wanted to be identified as Fred, blamed Uber’s GPS app for giving him a bum steer — right down a flight of stairs in San Francisco.  More…

Faulty water heater blamed in Mexico vacation tragedy

The toxic gas leak that killed an Iowa family vacationing at a Mexico resort town likely came from a faulty water heater, officials said.  More…

DC lawmaker blames Jews for bad weather

A DC lawmaker blamed a late-winter snowfall on a family of Jewish bankers — accusing them of controlling the climate and orchestrating natural disasters.  More…

300-pound MTA worker falls to his death when railing snaps

A 300-pound transit worker died Tuesday morning when the railing he was leaning against broke — sending him plummeting about 20 feet to a lower level in an East Harlem train station, police said.  More…

‘Free’quent flier has wings clipped after American Airlines takes away his unlimited pas

He’s the man who flew too much. Steve Rothstein bought a golden ticket from American Airlines in 1987 — granting him a lifetime of unlimited travel. He clocked more than 10 million miles and 10,000 flights. Everybody, even American’s CEO, knew his name.  More…

The time Steve Jobs didn’t even own a phone

The mastermind of the iPhone, Steve Jobs, did not even own a phone at all when he dropped out of college and was searching for a paying gig.  More…

Richard Simmons must pay $130K to National Enquirer, Radar Online

Richard Simmons was ordered to pay nearly $130,000 to the National Enquirer and Radar Online after the exercise guru sued the two media outlets for running a series of articles alleging he was transitioning to become a woman.  More…