Thursday March 23, 2017
Today's Tabloid News

The most insane deaths seen by an NYC medical examiner

“If you really want to learn forensic pathology, do a rotation in New York City,” her chief resident said. “All kinds of great ways to die there.” Including, but not limited to: plummeting down a manhole, attack by egg-roll machine, miscalculating the tensile strength of cable cord and scaffolding collapse.  More…

American Airlines flight diverted after soda spill

An American Airlines flight from Miami to Chicago was diverted Monday afternoon to Jacksonville International Airport due to a soda mishap. The incident, which is under investigation by the FAA, left passengers stranded at the airport.  More…

If you do the crime, don’t post proof on Facebook

Anyone who uses social media has heard the advice: If you want to keep something secret, don’t post it on Facebook. Which is why Manhattan DA Cy Vance is absolutely right to defend his office’s bid to seize data from 300-plus “private” user accounts in a criminal investigation.  More…

ABC News to Face South Dakota Jury Over ‘Pink Slime’ Story

A judge in South Dakota has cleared the way to trial of a lawsuit claiming ABC News “pink slime” coverage caused $1.9 billion of damage to the business of Beef Products Inc., which makes the meat product tagged with the term. “This was fake news,” Beef Products lawyer J. Erik Connolly told Judge Gering during arguments in January. “It’s perfectly safe. It’s perfectly nutritious. It was properly approved by the USDA.  More…

CNN host eats human brain

CNN host Reza Aslan has been heavily criticized after he ate part of a human brain while filming with a Hindu cannibal sect in India. Aslan quipped: ‘I feel like this may have been a mistake.’ There has been no apology from Aslan, who seems to be revelling in the controversy.  More…

Face transplant recipient ecstatic with his new look

A suicidal Wyoming man so intent on ending his life that he shoved a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger now has a new lease on life, thanks to a miraculous surgery that gave him another person’s face.  More…

ICE frees Argentine woman facing deportation after protests

An Argentine citizen who grew up in Mississippi and was detained after speaking out about President Donald Trump’s policies was released from custody on Friday by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Daniela Vargas, 22, was released from a detention facility in Jena, Louisiana, but her release won’t end her legal challenge to avoid being deported, said Joshua Stehlik, a supervising attorney for the National Immigration Law Center.  More…

Robert Blake To Give Marriage Another Shot

Robert Blake will take a walk down the aisle a third time, 12 years after a jury acquitted him of murdering his second wife. The 83-year-old "Baretta" star was at the Beverly Hills Courthouse Thursday and filled out a marriage license application. He was there with the woman he will marry, 55-year-old Pamela Hudak. The 2 have known each other for decades and dated back in the day.  More…

‘Full Frontal’ host Samantha Bee sorry for mocking cancer patient’s ‘Nazi’ haircut

“Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee apologized for a segment on her TBS show Wednesday night that made fun of a man’s haircut. In the segment about this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Bee mocked 20-year-old attendee Kyle Coddington saying his haircut resembled a Nazi. It turns out, Coddington has a partially-shaved head because he is battling brain cancer.  More…

Burger-flipping robot replaces humans on first day at work

Why pay someone $15 an hour to flip burgers? A burger-flipping robot has just completed its first day on the job at a restaurant in California, replacing humans at the grill. Flippy has mastered the art of cooking the perfect burger and has just started work at CaliBurger, a fast-food chain.  More…

Hawaii-bound flight diverted to LAX after passenger complains about $12 blanket

A Hawaiian Airlines passenger got booted off a flight Wednesday after he threatened to "take someone behind the woodshed" and refused to pay $12 for a blanket, officials said. The incident began after the plane took off from Las Vegas, and a 66-year-old passenger complained that he was cold, according to Los Angeles Airport Police.  More…

This foam literally turns bullets into dust

Foam body armor? Even armor-piercing bullets cannot get through this foam. And the foam doesn’t just stop bullets. It destroys them … this foam decimates bullets into dust. North Carolina State University Professor Afsaneh Rabiei led the team that created the amazing foam.  More…

Tim Kaine’s son arrested after disrupting pro-Trump protest

It took three cops and a chemical spray to subdue the youngest son of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 running mate. Linwood Michael Kaine, 24, was arrested during a clash between protesters at a Pro-Trump rally. The chaos unfolded when anti-Trump protesters descended on St. Paul’s capital rotunda Saturday during a “March 4 Trump” rally.  More…

Manhattan DA’s office probing death of reporter with possible JFK ties

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office is looking into the mysterious death 51 years ago of newspaper writer and “What’s My Line?” star Dorothy Kilgallen, who was investigating the JFK assassination. The new book, “The Reporter who Knew Too Much,” suggests Kilgallen was murdered to shut down her relentless pursuit of a Mafia don linked to JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald.  More…

Hotels and airlines don’t want you to know these filthy secrets

There are things customer service representatives will never tell you. That’s where former employees come in. Former and current workers revealed some of the biggest secrets of their industries on a recent Reddit thread that has, over the last four days, garnered nearly 25,000 comments.  More…