Thursday December 5, 2019
Today's Tabloid News

Retail Apocalypse: These big retailers closing stores, filing for bankruptcy

Some of the United States’ most prominent retailers are shuttering stores or declaring bankruptcy in recent months amid sagging sales in the troubled sector.  More…

New Jersey man who allegedly urinated on cancer victim’s memorial is fired by dad from family business

The New Jersey man allegedly seen in a viral video urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old boy who died of cancer has been fired from his job in his family’s business. Bryan Bellace, 23, was arrested Sunday after a video circulating online seemingly showed him using the memorial at a playground in Mays Landing as a bathroom stall.  More…

Impossible Foods adds meatless sausage to Little Caesars pizza

Plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods is debuting its second product — meatless sausage crumbles — on Little Caesars pizza. Little Caesars will start testing the Impossible Supreme Pizza on Monday. The $12 pizza also comes with mushrooms, caramelized onions and green peppers.  More…

Ellen DeGeneres details sexual assault at 15

Ellen DeGeneres revealed that she was sexually assaulted by her stepfather when she was just 15 years old. Ellen, now 61, told David Letterman on an episode of his Netflix series, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman,” that her mother Betty DeGeneres married “a very bad man” before she was diagnosed with breast cancer.  More…

Terry Bradshaw apologizes to Ken Jeong after ‘insensitive remark’

Terry Bradshaw apologized Monday following an “insensitive” comment made about comedian Ken Jeong during the Fox upfronts hours earlier. During the presentation in New York, the “Fox NFL Sunday” star, who appeared on “The Masked Singer” as a contestant along with panelist Jeong, 49, said he was cut from the competition by “Alan Thicke and the little short guy from Japan.”  More…

New Hampshire cafeteria worker fired for providing student free meal declines job offer, back pay

The New Hampshire school cafeteria worker who was fired after providing a student with a free lunch has declined the food vendor’s offer to rehire her with back pay. Bonnie Kimball was fired last month by Fresh Picks Café, a division of Café Services, Inc. after she gave a student a free meal when she discovered that he had no money on his account to pay for it.  More…

AOC superhero alter ego shut down by DC comics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be a heroine to legions of fans, but Wonder Woman, she ain’t — so says DC Comics. The publisher issued a cease-and-desist to a small comics company barring it from selling covers of the freshman Democrat in attire resembling that of Wonder Woman, according to comics sites.  More…

Video: Tiger Woods burns guy who won big on Masters bet

Tiger Woods’ win at the 2019 Masters was inspiring. His follow-up at the PGA Championship, less so. And give him credit: he knew better. The same can’t be said for James Adducci, the bettor who won a modicum of infamy — and $1.275 million — placing $85,000 on Woods to win at Augusta.  More…

Woman charged in fatal bus push of elderly man released on bail

The woman charged with murder after police said she was caught on video pushing a 74-year-old man face-first off a bus in Las Vegas has been released on bail.  More…

Lawyer who intervened in Jussie Smollett case refuses subpoena

A former top aide to Michelle Obama refused to be served a subpoena Wednesday related to her contact with Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx in the Jussie Smollett case. The subpoena was issued by former Illinois Appellate Judge Sheila O’Brien as part of her request for a special prosecutor to investigate the Cook County state’s attorney’s handling of Smollett’s criminal case.  More…

Teen believed to have jumped to death after Instagram poll

Police are investigating the case of a teenager believed to have jumped to her death after asking her social media followers to vote on whether she should kill herself. The 16-year-old girl had run a poll on photo-sharing app Instagram with the question “Really Important, Help Me Choose D/L”, hours before jumping off the roof on Monday. The ‘D/L’ meant ‘Death/Life’, and the poll had showed 69% of the girl’s followers chose ‘D’, he said.  More…

Man kicked off Southwest flight after making joke about vodka

A man was booted off a Southwest Airlines plane in California — because he jokingly asked if the water being handed out on the delayed flight was vodka.  More…

Texas father wrestles gun away, shoots intruder outside 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom

A Texas father wrested a gun from an intruder outside his 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom early Sunday and shot him multiple times, police said. The suspect, who police said was in his early 30s, broke into the family’s Houston home through the ground floor window sometime after midnight.  More…

Billionaire vows to pay student loans at graduation ceremony

Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an estimated $40 million.  More…

Coca-Cola billionaire arrested after private jet search turns up $1.3M in cannabis

A Greek billionaire and heir to the Coca-Cola fortune was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered more than $1.3 million worth of cannabis on board.  More…