Posts Tagged current-events
It is with a saddened and heavy heart that we extend our deepest condolences to the family of former NBA professional player Michael Wright. Read the rest of this entry »
Judge orders Kentucky County Court Clerk, Kim Davis, jailed for contempt after her refusal to issue court ordered marriage licenses to gay couples, reports. Read the rest of this entry »
The video, captured by ABC News, with an incognito Page confronting Texas based Republican Senator Cruz, has become the topic du jour online. Read the rest of this entry »
Katie 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 »
Former 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »