Sunday September 23, 2018

Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Weatherman caught ‘faking’ battle to stay on his feet during storm as two men are spotted casually walking behind him

CNN pulls Asia Argento episodes of ‘Parts Unknown’ after sex assault allegations

CNN is pulling all episodes of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” featuring Asia Argento, following allegations that the Italian actress and activist sexually assaulted an underage former co-star.  More…

Catholic Church helped priest get Disney World gig despite sexual abuse

A Pennsylvania priest tortured an altar boy for over a year, sexually abusing him and beating him with a metal cross, then left the church for a gig at Walt Disney World — with a reference from the Diocese, a grand jury report found.  More…

Prosecutors consider charges for teen who pushed friend off bridge in Washington

Police say they’ve finished an investigation into an incident in which a 16-year-old girl was hurt when she was pushed off a bridge and fell 60 feet into water in Washington state. The sheriff’s office identified the suspect as 18-year-old Taylor Smith and said she’s cooperating with investigators.  More…

Woman pushed away by royal guard, She crossed the line to pose for photos

Ticket mix-up led family onto doomed duck boat

The Colemans cherished their annual family vacation. Three generations of the Indianapolis family even posed for a group picture in Branson, Mo., moments before they boarded their amphibious boat. While snapping the photo, the Colemans realized they had purchased tickets for another boat — one that could have saved their lives.  More…

Warship carrying $130B in gold is found 113 years after sinking

A sunken Russian warship believed to contain $130 billion in gold bullion and coins has been found off the coast of a South Korean island — 113 years after it was scuttled during the Russo-Japanese War  More….

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…

Video shows moment of George Clooney crash

Actor George Clooney slammed his motorbike into an oncoming car that turned suddenly into his lane Tuesday and was thrown several yards in the air on the Italian island of Sardinia. Clooney is thrown over the front of his bike and up in the air before landing on the asphalt.  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…

Couple plunges to death while taking selfie on vacation in Portugal

A couple trying to take a selfie at a popular tourist spot in Portugal plunged nearly 100 feet to their deaths, authorities said. Australian Michael Kearns, 33, and his British girlfriend Louise Benson, 37, were standing on a wall overlooking the picturesque Praia dos Pescadores beach in Ericeira early Tuesday, when their phone slipped.  More…

Anthony Bourdain was ‘regularly suicidal’ after end of first marriage

On TV shows such as “No Reservations” and “Parts Unknown,” chef Anthony Bourdain presented the image of an alpha male of the world. Beneath the swagger and mischievous grin, however, loomed a history of lethally destructive behavior. Soon after his first marriage ended in 2005, as Bourdain related in his book “Medium Raw,” he was “aimless and regularly suicidal” during a stretch in the Caribbean.  More…

‘Parts Unknown’ star Anthony Bourdain dies of suicide by hanging at 61

American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, the Emmy-winning host of CNN‘s “Parts Unknown,” has died from suicide, the network said Friday. He was 61. CNN host Brian Stelter said on air that Bourdain hanged himself in his hotel room in France.  More…

The royal family has already made a huge mistake

The royal family made a huge mistake in not sending a member of the household to see Meghan Markle’s dad before the wedding, according to a top etiquette expert. The royal wedding fiasco sums up what happens when the royal household is not used to commoners marrying into the family.  More…