Wednesday July 1, 2015

Archive for the ‘Tabloid’ Category

Man Dies When Large Firework He’s Holding Next To His Head Explodes

Police say a 47-year-old man died Sunday in Walled Lake when a large mortar fireworks shell he was holding next to his head exploded. Alcohol was a factor, the chief said, and the man may not have realized the firework had been lit.  More…

Priest spit on at Gay Pride Parade

A New York priest says he was spit on at the city’s Gay Pride Parade over the weekend. Father Jonathan Morris said he was walking down Broadway and 22nd St, wearing his collar, when "two men walked by and spat on me.  More…

Donald Trump’s statement about NBC hits ‘lying’ Brian

"As of today, Donald J. Trump is no longer affiliated with NBC. Mr. Trump stands by his statements on illegal immigration, which are accurate. NBC is weak, and like everybody else is trying to be politically correct – that is why our country is in serious trouble,” Donald Trump said.  More…

Bill Hudson says his kids Oliver, Kate are ‘dead’ to him

Bill Hudson has vowed to disown his two eldest children with Goldie Hawn following their Father’s Day messages posted online. “Oliver’s Instagram post was a malicious, vicious, premeditated attack,” Bill continued. “He is dead to me now. As is Kate. I am mourning their loss even though they are still walking this earth.”  More…

John Mellencamp’s 25-minute rant

John Mellencamp slammed the music business — with the exception of Taylor Swift — during a 25-minute rant Wednesday at a UJA-Federation of New York luncheon honoring Republic Records co-founders Monte and Avery Lipman. Swift just pressured Apple into changing its policy regarding royalties for its new streaming music service.  More…

Man beheaded in terror attack at French gas factory

A man was beheaded after at least two suspected terrorists attacked a gas factory in southeastern France, pinning their victim’s head to a gate and leaving flags with Arabic inscriptions behind in the bloodbath, officials said. The victim’s head was found covered in Arabic writing and attached to the gates of the Air Products factory.  More…

Uber protests in Paris: French government outlaws online service after taxi demonstrations

Courtney Love was caught up in violent scenes as taxi drivers blockaded the airport and allegedly attacked suspected Uber drivers. Love, 50, tweeted: “They’ve ambushed our car and are holding our driver hostage. They’re beating the cars with metal bats. This is France? I’m safer in Baghdad.”  More…

‘The Watcher’ scares couple into fleeing $1.3M dream home

A New Jersey couple is suing the people who sold them their dream home for neglecting to tell them about a stalker who calls himself “The Watcher,” who has been harassing them since they moved in. Derek and Maria Broaddus paid $1.3 million last year for their six-bedroom Union County dream house only to learn of “the Watcher,” who had a fixation on the home, the suit says.  More…

Truck Carrying U.S. Visas Hijacked in Mexico

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico says a truck carrying visas was hijacked in northern Mexico and the visas stolen. Some approved border crossing cards also were stolen.  More…

Martha Stewart’s Empire Sold for Fraction of Its Former Value

At its peak, Martha Stewart’s media empire, built around her carefully curated and fussily decorated lifestyle brand, was worth well over $1 billion. Yet on Monday, the company agreed to sell itself for a fraction of that by a conglomerate whose brands include Jessica Simpson and the Franklin Mint, for just $353 million..  More…

Courtroom applauds as NJ man admits killing alleged molester

A New Jersey man admitted in court to fatally stabbing the Boy Scout leader who he says repeatedly molested him as a child — to thunderous applause in the courtroom.  More…

Utah dad kills family, self in Father’s Day murder suicide

A Utah dad slaughtered his young family, and then killed himself during a Father’s Day bloodbath, authorities said. Russell Smith shot wife Shawna Smith and their two kids sometime after 1 p.m. inside their middle class home in the small town of Roy, police said.  More…