Tuesday September 16, 2014

Archive for the ‘Tabloid’ Category

Vermont schools ban brownies: Given kale instead

Brownies and other chocolate treats are now officially banned by the state. Vermont Watchdog reports the state is now pushing fruit kebabs, kale and gluten-free paleo lemon bars as school treats. The ban comes in an attempt to comply with new federal school lunch and snack regulations championed by First Lady Michelle Obama.  More…

Minnesota’s largest high school ditches Michelle Obama’s lunch rules

There’s a sign in the lunchroom of Minnesota’s Sartell High School: Students can choose two packets of barbecue sauce, or three ketchup packets, or two ketchups and a mustard, or just one packet of mayonnaise. The new condiment quotas are the product of new federal regulations championed by First Lady Michelle Obama that strictly limit calories, fat, sodium, sugar and most other nutritional elements of school snacks and lunch foods.  More…

Fifth-grade girl fights ChapStick ban by her school

When 11-year-old Grace Karaffa was told she couldn’t use ChapStick at her Virginia elementary school, the girl — who’d been prohibited from using it for years to treat her dry, bleeding lips — decided she’d had enough. The fifth-grader at Stuarts Draft Elementary School created a petition and presented her case before the school board.  More…

Update: Ex-intern drops suit, apologizes to Letterman

A former “Late Show” intern who recently sued David Letterman over unpaid wages issued a public apology Wednesday to the retiring king of late night — saying she was coerced by stupid lawyer tricks. “I have nothing but respect for David Letterman and the whole organization,” a contrite Mallory Musallam told The Post. “I wore that internship as a badge of pride.”  More…

Chicago Medical School Openly Admits, Enrolls Illegal Immigrants as Students

Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine is the first and only medical school in the country to openly admit illegal immigrants. Under Stritch’s admission policy, illegal aliens who fall under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status, also known as DACA and “DREAMers,” are eligible to be admitted to the medical school. DACA was created in 2012 when President Obama signed an executive order.  More…

Report: Joan Rivers had surprise throat biopsy that cut off her air supply

The routine surgical procedure Joan Rivers was supposed to undergo turned deadly when a doctor who arrived at the clinic with the legendary comic’s entourage performed an unplanned biopsy on her vocal cords, a medical source who was briefed on the case said. Such a procedure is not supposed to be performed outside of a hospital, according to medical experts.  More…

NBC producer busted for secretly taping sex with girlfriend, posting it online

An NBC News digital producer was busted Tuesday for secretly making a video of his girlfriend having sex with him on Valentines Day — and posting it on a porn web site, law enforcement sources said.  More…

Ray Rice – Furious Celeb Reaction To Elevator Video

The backlash over the Ray Rice video has begun, with celebrities from all facets of sports and entertainment ripping the NFL and Rice over the new elevator knockout footage.  More…

CBS & David Letterman Slapped With Intern Lawsuit

Mallory Musallam filed a class action complaint against CBS Broadcasting, CBS Corporation and the retiring late night host’s Worldwide Pants Inc. for herself and everyone who has ever been an intern on the show.  More…

Ray Rice Elevator Knockout: Fiancee Takes Crushing Punch

This is what a two game suspension looks like — Ray Rice delivering a vicious punch to his fiancee’s face, knocking her out cold. TMZ already showed the aftermath outside the elevator – Rice dragging the unconscious woman on the floor. But now they’ve obtained video of the punch that put her down, raising the question: What was the NFL thinking when it wrist-slapped Rice with such feeble punishment?  More…

Ray Rice seen punching Janay Palmer in new video

A new video has surfaced showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee inside an elevator at a hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in February.  More…

Woman Killed By Falling Gargoyle

A 34-year-old woman died Thursday afternoon after part of a gargoyle statue struck the woman in the head after falling from the Second Presbyterian Church of Chicago in the South Loop neighborhood.  More…