Posts Tagged current-events
Michael Egan – the now “straight” 33-year-old man behind the sordid allegations of being made to perform Cirque du Soleil sexual party tricks to Hollywood’s gay elite when he was a twink-a-licous upstart looking to quid-pro-quo his way onto the big screen with repeated visits to the lavish pool parties of X-Men director Bryan Singer, are fast becoming nothing more than the wild wishful thinking of an overactive daydreamer, reports state.
Did you not see that coming? Read the rest of this entry »
New CCTV footage released via an Italian TV program Quarto Grado is chipping away at Amanda Knox’s alibi the night of the murder of Brit Meredith Kercher, report says.
Knox was initially convicted – and served 4 years – along with her paramour Raffaele Sollecito for the murder. The case was later appealed and overturned only to be retried and a ruling of guilty being delivered yet again. Knox promises to appeal and fight extradition. Read the rest of this entry »
A 16-year-old sophomore Franklin Regional High School student, armed with two knives, is in custody after a rampant stabbing spree early Wednesday morning, reports state. Officials responded to emergency calls around 7 a.m. to the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area school involving a stabbing. Some pupils were already present, while other students were said to still be in transit and were notified of the “incident” while on the cheese-bus. Read the rest of this entry »
Celebrity cellphone hacking has become the act of legends – not that you would remember any of the tech culprits without Google’s help – lending fans worldwide a peep into the truly personal lives of the rich and famous. Scarlett Johansson, Blake Lively, Jamie Foxx, Josh Hutcherson and countless others have been the “victims” of hacking of personal material and “leaks.”
Well here now you have a prime example of where celebrity culture and everyday life collide – school hallways, classrooms and their grappling defense of wayward acts.
Carmichael, California school district has cleared Neal Edwards, a teacher at Casa Roble H.S. – Home of The RAMS – of “accidentally” showing porn during a classroom projection presentation, after the winter recess, and the parent(s) are none too thrilled, reports state. Read the rest of this entry »
The issue of fast food workers and minimum wage salaries is a hot topic – of late. Industry workers have been protesting around the country and calling for a raise in their meager medium $8.25 an hour earnings for a hot minute. Their general demands – cuz it’s not just that Oompa Loompa Boehner that has demands – is for politicos and businesses to raise this meager number up to $15 an hour. Some say this is absurd and so, like the present government shutdown, protests and injustices continue.
Enter McDonald’s cashier Nancy Salgado into the picture.
Salgado, a single mother of two, chose to put her mouth where her money isn’t and, accompanied by six others, decided that interrupting the chain’s CEO Jeff Stratton, while speaking at a local “public” venue, was a sure fire direct method approach to voicing her objections to working ten years in a position as a cashier and never getting a raise.
That sure as hell don’t seem right! But evidently it’s quite true. Read the rest of this entry »
Here is a classic case of no good deed going unpunished. 19-year-old Andrew Anderson took Goodwill’s mission statement to heart while working at one of the organizations retail stores in Naples. So much so that the teen incorporated his own extension of goodwill to the retail stores customers. A big NO, NO – evidently. The management discovered his generous approach to his working ethics and not only fired the wanna-be do-good’er but had his ass arrested on Grand Theft charges, reports states. OUCH!
French authorities put on display the 1.3 tons of cocaine discovered on an inbound flight to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport from Venezuela, earlier this month, packed in 30 suitcases. And we cannot lie to y’all, our noses sniffled a bit. The lot confiscated had an estimated street value of approximately $270 million, reported Sky News. None of the suitcases were attributed to any of the passengers aboard flight originating in Caracas.
What you are looking at in the above handout photo is pure untouched snow! As in the kind you must take to chipping off and grinding prior to inhaling like a hoover – or so we are told. Read the rest of this entry »
Strange but true stories always get our attention. Case and point: Rhode Island bear John Matson Jr., 46, being mauled by an Alaskan brown bear! We stumbled upon this story and we had to stop and go looking further into the story.
Reports have Matson, the thick son of a New England politico, accompanied by a companion hunter and a tour guide, in Alaska, injuring a bear that was minding its own business eating some berries – you know winter is imminent – and then waiting some 90-minutes, presumably for it to lay down and let go, to follow the injured majestic creature into a thicket of shrubs only to find that said brown bear held some resentment at not only being injured while minding its own business but now being pursued while licking its wounds and mauled Matson’s fat ass. Read the rest of this entry »
If you have ever wondered what the face of evil could look like – well, wonder no further. Here you are! Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur and Pawan Gupta were found guilty of the New Delhi gang rape of a 23-year-old female student who later died of her injuries. The four had pleaded not guilty. Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s a modern 21st century twist on an old practice. Iowa pastor Brent Girouex is accused of having sex with teen boys as young as 14-years-old to cure them of homosexuality, reports states. He is presently charged with 60 counts of “suspicion of sexual exploitation by a counselor or therapist.”
But the story gets bigger…. Read the rest of this entry »