Friday November 17, 2017

Archive for the ‘Unlikely’ Category

Army may give Bergdahl hundreds of thousands in back pay for his time in captivity

When Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl came home in 2014, he was potentially entitled to hundreds of thousands of dollars in pay that accumulated over five years while he was in Taliban captivity in Afghanistan. From the moment he was captured, Bergdahl became eligible for extra pay available to captive troops.  More…

Website ‘Rotten Tomatoes’ blamed for bad movie season

Box office revenue in North America totaled $3.8 billion, a 15 percent decline from the same span last year. Ready for the truly alarming part? Hollywood is blaming a website: Rotten Tomatoes. “I think it’s the destruction of our business,” Brett Ratner, the director, producer and film financier, said at a film festival this year.  More…

Nordstrom offering pre-dirtied jeans for $425

For $425 Nordstrom will help you make people think you do all the dirty work for a living. The jeans, labeled Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans, are described on Nordstrom’s site as “Americana workwear that’s seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you’re not afraid to get down and dirty.”  More…

Casey Anthony breaks her silence: I don’t know what happened

Casey Anthony knows that much of the world believes she killed her 2-year-old daughter, despite her acquittal. But nearly nine years later, she insists she doesn’t know how the last hours of Caylee’s life unfolded. “Caylee would be 12 right now. And would be a total badass,” she told The Associated Press.  More…

Arnold quits ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ blames ratings on Trump

He won’t be back. Probably before getting fired, Arnold Schwarzenegger quit “The Celebrity Apprentice” today after horrible ratings — and took a shot at Donald Trump on the way out. “I loved working with NBC and Mark Burnett. Everyone — from the celebrities to the crew — was straight 10, and I would absolutely work with all of them again on a show that doesn’t have (Trump’s) baggage,” Schwarzenegger said in a statement.  More…

Pompous Tom Ford says he declined to dress Melania Trump

Obama cried at send-off, says he could have been re-elected

President Obama admitted he cried at a recent senior staff send-off dinner — and is now claiming that he’d be able to get re-elected if he had run for president again.  More…

New Zealand man latest to claim Prince as father

A New Zealand man is the latest person to say he is pop icon Prince’s heir after a judge dismissed a series of other claims, court documents showed Monday. A lawyer for the administrator in charge of Prince’s estate agreed to arrange genetic testing on Max Stacey McCormack, but made no secret of his doubts about the claim.  More…

‘Late Show’ checks out LA locations amid Corden takeover rumors

Rumors keep kicking up that CBS will give “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” to James Corden. A TV insider told Page Six on Wednesday, “There’s talk they will move ‘The Late Show’ to LA — and replace Colbert with James Corden.”  More…

U.N. Demands U.S. Pay Reparations To African-Americans

A new report released by the United Nations concludes the United States owes reparations to African-Americans for slavery and recent police-involved shooting deaths.

The report was produced by the United Nations’ Working Group of Experts on African Descent and strongly condemned America’s “racist” history.  More…

Happy Birthday!

September 16 is the most common birthday in the country, with summer months reporting the highest number of babies born, according to a Harvard study. So if that happens to be your birthday, well, happy birthday!  More…

Not again! Barbra Streisand claims she will move to Australia if Donald Trump wins

Barbra Streisand revealed during a 60 Minutes TV interview that she will move Down Under if Donald Trump is elected President of the United States. The 74-year-old actress is a lifelong liberal who endorses Hilary Clinton.  More…

Clinton says could not recall all briefings due to concussion

Hillary Clinton told the FBI she did not recall all the briefings she received on handling sensitive information as she made the transition from her post as U.S. secretary of state, due to a concussion suffered in 2012, according to a report released Friday.  More…

KFC’s top secret 11 herbs and spices recipe?

“The main ingredient is white pepper,” Mr. Ledington told the newspaper. “I call that the secret ingredient. Nobody knew what white pepper was. Nobody knew how to use it” in the 1950s, he said. So, how do you make Colonel Sanders’s secret spice blend? The world may never know for sure, but in the meantime, here is the recipe that the colonel’s nephew showed The Chicago Tribune.  More…

ISIS attacked Istanbul airport because they are ‘desperate’, John Kerry says

Secretary Of State John Kerry said ISIS had begun targeting airports as an act of despair in the face of defeat, hours after the attack that left up to 50 dead in Istanbul, Turkey.  More…