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Katie Couric: Yahoo News Pay Hike

katiecouric-time100Katie Couric, 58, has just scored the deal of a lifetime with her contract at Yahoo!, reports state. Her annual package has gone up from a mere $6 million to a whopping $10 million. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hillary Clinton: Roosevelt Isle Presidential Campaign Stop

11067937_925227094200487_147115067194161009_oFormer 1st Lady and Secretary of State bad ass, Hillary Rodham Clinton, made a swoop into Roosevelt Island’s Four Freedoms Park – in-between Manhattan and Queens – in her Scooby-Do motorcade, for a presidential campaign stop that drew over 5k, reports state.

Why the remote locale for a NY press conference, you might ask?

Simple, really.  Clinton is quoted as saying it was because it was “a place with absolutely no ceilings.” Read the rest of this entry »

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John Oliver: Tackles the American Bail System

John Oliver tackles the bail topic in America's legal systems

John Oliver tackles the bail topic in America’s legal systems

Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver – a Brit – tackles the absurdities of the American bail system, and its inadequacies, in his most recent HBO show editorial.

We have come to appreciate the cross the pond import’s commentaries ever since his Ed Snowden interview. It was riotous! Youtube it….

His perspective, sprinkled with humor, is most often times spot on and akin to a reality based AbFab re-interpretation.

This latest episode most poignantly speaks on the matter of how “non-violent offenders” are made to spend time in prison for not being able to procure the money to cover bail – at times as little as a few hundred dollars for bond. And this got us to thinking about another legal-based story recently in the news.

Kalief Browder.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Juno Blizzard: Fear Mongering Let Down

Juno Blizzard Predictions

Juno Blizzard Predictions

The Juno blizzard was hyped to bring a record setting 24 to 36 inches of snow – numbers that were being continuously being “revised” down as the evening went on – accompanied by 30 to 40 MPH winds, to the NYC tri-state area.

Preemptively, officials like Mayor DeBlasio and Governor Cuomo got on the defensive and implemented a State of Emergency that placed the city, and its highways, on lock down and caused damn near stampedes at local Trader Joe’s and Gristedes in search of essentials like milk and eggs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mayor Bill de Blasio: Honors Ebola FDNY EMT First Responders

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, joined by Brookly Borough President Eric L. Adams (r) at a press conference honoring the FDNY and EMT first responders who transported Dr. Craig Spencer (insert).

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, joined by Brookly Borough President Eric L. Adams (r) at a press conference honoring the FDNY and EMT first responders who transported Dr. Craig Spencer (insert).

Mayor Bill de Blasio honored NYC FDNY EMT first responders who transported the city’s first Ebola patient, Dr. Craig Spencer, at a press conference on Manhattan’s Upper East Side today. Read the rest of this entry »

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John Henry Skillern: Perve Busted By Google

John Henry Skillern

John Henry Skillern

Meet 42-year-old John Henry Skillern.  He is 6.1 and 285 lbs.  He is also a registered sex offender residing in Houston, Texas.  Skillern was busted by Google after they detected child pornography in his G-mail account and reported it to the appropriate local agency, reports state.

Kudos to Google, you might wanna shout.  And you wouldn’t be alone.  We are right behind you and likely a bit louder… Read the rest of this entry »

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Jeremy Meeks: NSFW Alleged Nude Photo Surfaces

Alleged Jeremy Meeks NSFW photos surface online

Alleged Jeremy Meeks NSFW photos surface online

Jeremy Meeks went from unknown felon to a social media sensation overnight.  A sensation that sparked some 140k “likes” (and counting) on his Facebook page, within days, and over 92k likes on the Stockton Police page alone.  All stemming from a gun raid the resulted in the arrest of four – Meeks included – and the subsequent Stockton Police Department posting of his advertisement worthy mug-shot which has spawned a frenzy of apparent worldwide devotion.

If you happen to still be grasping understanding what could possibly be behind the virtual run-away sensation that has men and woman swooning and proclaiming undying well-wishes – well – you may not need look any further than these here alleged NSFW nudes of the West Coast biracial native that have surfaced online. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jeremy Meeks: Mug Shot Goes Viral

Jeremy Meeks' mugshot goes viral

Jeremy Meeks’ mugshot goes viral

LHM!  Here is 30-year-old Jeremy Meeks’ booking photo, released by the Stockton Police Dept.  Meeks was busted in a collective raid involving gun possession where two rifles, a handgun and a shotgun were seized in a single home, reports state.

Fox40 reports that shortly after Meeks’ mugshot being posted to SPD’s facebook page the photo got 20k “likes” and over 5200 comments within a 24 hour period.

At last count, his photo was up over 45k “likes” and over 13k comments to the tune of “is it illegal to be that sexy?”, “Those eyes n lips he just needs some at home loving rehab,” and “Happy to pay him a prison visit or maybe even bail him out.”

Evidently a whole lot of folks LUV the bad boys! Read the rest of this entry »

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Trans Woman Held Captive and Used as Sex Slave

David Rodriguez Jr., 37, and Christina Marie Harper, 39, and Ambre Tubbs Lomas, 39, are charged with imprisoning and using a transgender-ed woman as a sex slave, reports state.

David Rodriguez Jr., 37, and Christina Marie Harper, 39, and Ambre Tubbs Lomas, 39, are charged with imprisoning and using a transgender-ed woman as a sex slave, reports state.

In case you were stuck on Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart’s troubled romance at the hands of a transgender-ed woman, and why wouldn’t you be, here is a story to throw a WTF into the fold.

Police officials say charges have been executed against Ambre Tubbs Lomas – from Shreveport David Rodriguez, Jr. and his wife Christina Harper – both hailing from Pleasant Hill, for crimes against a transgender-ed woman they ultimately chained in their backyard and forced to perform sex acts.

The counts presently stand at human trafficking, aggravated second-degree battery, second-degree kidnapping/false imprisonment and two counts of offenses against computer users,” reports state. Read the rest of this entry »

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Face of A Racist: Aging Stripper Hurls N-Word at Motorist

Aging stripper Janelle Ambrosia goes on racist rant against Afro-American Narvell Benning on video

Aging stripper Janelle Ambrosia goes on racist rant against Afro-American Narvell Benning on video

Sometimes you simply have to have a face to go with an action.  Not always, but it helps.  It puts it in perspective.  And if you happen to get it on video, well, all the better!

In case you need to have a face to accompany Justin Bieber’s series of questionable actions that have surfaced of late, look no further.  Here is what a racist looks like; one who isn’t ashamed, embarrassed or exercising any reservation over her vile existence. Read the rest of this entry »

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