Alicia Machado was the first Miss Universe after Donald Trump purchased and became executive producer of the popular beauty pageant. After her win, Machado defaulted on her contractual obligation to stay fit.
Machado, who is now a Hillary Clinton supporter and mouthpiece, is back in the news after name Clinton cited her during the first presidential debate on Monday night. After Machado won the competition she got yuge, going on an eating spree and gaining 60 pounds in the process, something that is against the pageant bylaws. In a subsequent interview, Trump called her “Miss Piggy” as well as “Miss Housekeeping.”
On Tuesday, Trump defended these comments by saying that Machado “gained a massive amount of weight and it was a real problem”, according to CNN. Continue reading
Cops are trying to control a large group of demonstrators protesting the killing of an unarmed black man who was shot by police. The group could be heard shouting “black lives matter.”
The victim, Alfred Olango, was hit with a stun device and shot at the same time by area cops responding to a disturbance. Authorities said the man pulled an object from a pocket, pointed it and assumed a “shooting stance.” The “object” was later deemed not a weapon.
Protesters who gathered outside the suburban San Diego police station in El Cajon chanted “no killer cops” and “black lives matter.” Continue reading
U.S. immigration officials say, Silvestre Franco-Luviano, the man suspected of a double murder in Cedar Hill, a Dallas suburb, was in the country illegally. Franco-Luviano had been deported three times to Mexico prior to the killings.
Franco-Luviano was arrested Tuesday at an apartment in Georgetown, about 25 miles north of Austin. Ruben Moreno, 23, of Duncanville and Walton Betts, 44 of Cedar Hill were his victims.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement Wednesday that an immigration detainer has been placed on the 40-year-old Mexican national. He remains in the Williamson County Jail in Georgetown on a murder warrant in the Sunday night slaying of a motorist in Dallas. Continue reading
Donald Trump‘s rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin can be viewed right here via a Youtube live stream located below.
The rally is being broadcast live from the Waukesha County Expo Center starting at 6:00 p.m. Central Time.
Wisconsin is a state that has voted for the Democratic candidate in every election since 1984. Many in the Trump camp have hoped that the state could be turned red this year, and while at the moment this seems unlikely, the race is surprisingly close in Wisconsin, with Clinton ahead of Trump by 4.7 points in Real Clear Politics’ polling average. Continue reading
Police scanner traffic and multiple law enforcement units are reporting a shooting at Townville Elementary School in South Carolina.
EMS and LifeFlight are reportedly responding to the scene.
Sheila Cole, spokeswoman for Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, believed there is someone in custody, but is waiting on confirmation. Continue reading
Charlo Greene, the former Alaska news anchor who quit live on-air after admitting she was the owner of a pot shop called Alaska Cannabis Club, is now facing 24 years in prison with eight charges of “misconduct involving a controlled substance.”
Alaska became the third state to legalize marijuana, in November 2014, which was two months after Greene’s on-air resignation. The legalization didn’t go in effect until February 2015, and between those months, cops raided Greene’s cannabis club twice and made six undercover purchases, allowing them to charge her with “serious criminal offenses.”
In an interview with The Guardian, Greene said, “It’s almost dizzying when you try to make sense of it. It could literally cost me the rest of my adult life.” Continue reading
Hillary Clinton top aide, Huma Abedin‘s father, once outlined his views of Sharia law in a 1971 interview titled “The World of Islam,” which was aired on Western Michigan University television.
During the interview, Abedin talked about how the Western world has turned Muslims “hostile.” The video shines a new light on the Abedin family’s world views. Papa Abedin was a Muslim scholar who had ties to the Saudi Arabian government until his death in 1993.
Syed Abedin explained his views on the Muslim world and spread of Islam during a 1971 interview titled The World of Islam, which was first broadcast on Western Michigan University television. Continue reading
John Stumpf, Wells Fargo’ CEO and Carrie Tolstedt, the executive who ran the bank’s consumer banking division, have announced they will forfeit millions of dollars in bonuses over the bank’s scandalous sales practices.
The U.S.’s second-largest bank said today that Stumpf will not receive $41 million in stock awards, while Tolstedt will forfeit $19 million of her stock awards, effective immediately. Both say they are also giving up any bonuses for 2016.
The San Francisco-based bank’s independent directors are also launching their own investigation. Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $185 million to settle allegations its employees opened millions of accounts without customers’ permission to reach aggressive sales targets. Continue reading
First off, Brad Pitt is alive, and besides his pending divorce from Angelina Jolie, he’s also very well. But that didn’t stop hoaxsters from creating the fake claim Pitt had indeed passed away.
Before you click out of curiosity, the bogus story came complete with a bad case of malware, that could expose your phone, computer or other device to hackers.
Facebook is warning users not to click on what appears to be a FOX News report about Brad’s death. If you do fall for it, and enter the requested info … the bad guys can get your passwords and control of your account. Continue reading
Wrestler Hulk Hogan shelled out $1.6 million purchasing the house next door to his Florida home, after recently winning a huge payout from his lawsuit against now defunct gossip website Gawker.
Hulk, aka, Terry Gene Bolle, bought the plush four-bedroom, two-bathroom beachfront bungalow in August, reports say.
The 2,000 square foot home features a beachfront deck among the sand dunes and has panoramic beach views, according to the real estate listing. It is situated directly beside the 5,000 square foot, $3 million mansion he and his wife Jennifer bought back in 2014. Continue reading