Michael Clinton, the president, marketing and publishing director at Hearst Magazines, is also a self-described “globetrotter.” Who would have guessed? Because rich guys never like to travel. His new book, The Globetrotter Diaries, a coffee table tome about his life as a traveler, hits shelves today. Read More
“You know, you wait for the end of these things, and then you worry about how they may end,” Shepard Smith told viewers today while showing live coverage of an Arizona car chase in which a carjacker was trying to outrun the authorities. Unfortunately, Mr. Smith didn’t know how right he was about to be.
The host was running commentary on the suspect’s erratic behavior as he stumbled from the car, noting “It’s always possible guy could be on something.”
After running into tall grass, the man took out a gun and shot himself, too quickly for Fox to pull the plug on the rolling live footage.
Warning: The video below is graphic and disturbing. Read More
At least three protesters have been arrested this morning at a demonstration at the Russian Consulate in Manhattan, according to an Observer reporter at the scene. Pictures of the arrests, like the one above, quickly appeared on Twitter. The demonstration was part of a day of protests planned in support of three members of the Read More
In a “breaking news” story in The Onion this morning, the satirical newspaper reported Congress took a group of touring school kids hostage in the Capitol rotunda, demanding $12 trillion by 6 p.m. or they’ll shoot a kid every hour. For once, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) are cooperating to reduce the deficit. Read More
After weeks of alluding to plans to file a civil suit against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the lawyers for the alleged victim, Nafissatou Diallo, this afternoon made good on their promise. Kenneth P. Thompson filed the suit n Bronx supreme court, seeking “damages in an amount to be determined at trial,” in addition to punitive damages. Read More
Former police officer Kenneth Morena, who had been accused along with Franklin Mata of raping a drunken woman in her apartment in 2008, was convicted of three counts of official misconduct and sentenced to one year in jail today.
Moreno and Mata, also a former NYPD officer, had been acquitted of Read More