It has been well known that a person can plead insanity and get off of ...
A new identity theft scheme targets Netflix users, and let’s face it, that’s just about everyone these days. So the latest one is particularly important to know about — and simply knowing about this type of identity theft is your best self-defense. The scam is particularly tricky, because you may actually come across it while… Read more »
Facebook is confirmed to be in talks in purchasing Titan Aerospace for a cool $60 million. According to Tech Crunch, Facebook is one of the bakers of the “internet.org initiative”, a project that aims to bring affordable internet access to 5 billion people in the world who don’t have it. Purchasing a company that specializes… Read more »
The estranged wife of US Congressman Alan Grayson has accused him of shoving ...
The “Armpit of America” ad planned to be posted by Unilever, the maker of Dove products, in New Jersey will not make it on to a billboard. New Jersey residents have spoken loud and clear. They do not find the armpit of America jokes that funny. In fact, they think the jokes stink. The controversy… Read more »
RadioShack is closing stores nationwide, just a month after they became ...
If you have an account with Netflix and see the above screen when logging into your account, you’ve been subjected to the phishing scam effecting many other subscribers just like you. Originally reported by Jérôme Segura, from the blog, Malwarebytes Unpacked, scammers are becoming more creative. Previously, most phishing scams were done with the “Microsoft… Read more »
A California man is the newest enemy to McDonald’s. He is suing the large fast-food restaurant chain for $1.5 million dollars, over one napkin! Webster Lucas claims he was stiffed on napkins when he came in for a quarter pounder deluxe. When he found out he had only one napkin, he went back to the… Read more »
12 Years A Slave is a story that proves the old adage, “better late than never.” The hero of the true tale, Solomon Northup, endures, as the title says, 12 long years of captivity before finally winning his release from a hellish southern plantation. Now it appears that The New York Times has also taken… Read more »
A man who stole a plane while under the influence of alcohol was arrested on Sunday night after he took off and landed the aircraft three times. Paul Michael Waddle was charged not only with being drunk when he stole the plane, but also for stealing a car and obstructing a police officer. After he… Read more »
World War 3 is coming according to Ukraine’s first president, Leonid Kravchuk. He believes Russia could usher in the end of the world as we know it if Vladimir Putin doesn’t back down. In a related report by The Inquisitr, Russia’s nuclear weapons were actually test fired as a show of force. An unarmed ICBM… Read more »
Amy Purdy will join the cast of Dancing With the Stars for its 18th season. The double-amputee is partnering with Derek Hough to compete against 11 other hopefuls in the popular dance competition show. Although Purdy lost both of her legs during a serious illness, she has shown admirable strength and a talent for competitive… Read more »
Rachel Canning is angry that her parents kicked her out of the house, so the ...
Electronics retailer Radio Shack has announced they will be closing 1,100 of their stores. The news came about after reports of a dismal quarterly sale, especially over the holidays. The loss is calculated to be about 19% due to weak customer traffic, which also contributed to the company’s stock dropping 23 points. The planned closures… Read more »
Rachel Canning became instantly infamous after news about her suing her own parents over college tuition became viral. And, as might be expected, Twitter is not amused. But was Rachel Canning abused by her parents in a serious fashion? In a related report by The Inquisitr, the lawsuit started after Canning left her home and… Read more »
Are Russia’s nuclear weapons a threat to the United States and the world? In an apparent response to Ukraine, Russia has test-fired its ICBM arsenal as a display of military muscle. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the Russian Black Sea fleet commander supposedly issued a war ultimatum, although Moscow and Putin officially denied… Read more »
RT anchor Abby Martin, who hosts the Breaking The Set program on the Kremlin-sponsored network’s RT America outlet, blasted the Russian government on the air Monday, condemning the country’s military action in the Ukraine. RT is the common name for Russia Today, a news organization started by the Russian government in 2005. The RT channel,… Read more »
A Phoenix police shooting has left one detective dead and another seriously wounded after the partners attempted to arrest an ex-convict and stepped into an ambush. The officers were attempting to arrest 28-year-old William Thornton on Monday for an outstanding warrant. Thornton was wanted on violating his probation after having been released from prison on… Read more »
Mount Everest trash is an ongoing problem that threatens the mountain’s natural beauty and the environment. A new checkpoint is expected to reduce garbage left behind on the world’s tallest mountain. Littered with discarded oxygen tanks, tents, climbing equipment, and food wrappers, Everest has been nicknamed “the world’s highest garbage dump.” Nepali officials hope the… Read more »
Car insurance providers look carefully at the new law in Las Vegas and how ...
A Texas man believes he was kidnapped from a Chicago hospital shortly after his birth. Although he was raised as Sam Miller, the 50-year-old man thinks he could be Paul Joseph Fronczak — who was kidnapped in 1964. The Fronczak kidnapping gained national attention, as the bizarre details continue to unfold. In April 1964, Paul… Read more »
A pregnant woman who reportedly had gone into labor was robbed at gunpoint ...
A New Jersey teen is suing her parents for the cost of her private school and college tuition. Although she has moved out of her parents’ home, Rachel Canning said her parents are responsible for her education. The 18-year-old has filed a lawsuit, requesting full financial support, including her college tuition and expenses. Rachel claims… Read more »
For Obamacare health insurance, about two-thirds of small business will be ...
A 50-foot snowman may have taken a farmer in central Minnesota hundreds of hours to build, but the result is a spectacle to behold. The builder of the giant snowman – aptly named ‘Granddaddy’ – Greg Novak, said he hoped that onlookers would enjoy the sight of such a massive snowman as a sort of… Read more »
A snake eating croc in northern Queensland, Australia, amazed local residents; the 10-foot python fought with a crocodile for more than five hours, eventually killing it.. The epic battle took place at Lake Moondarra, and was caught on camera by a few of the local people who had turned out to watch the fight. The… Read more »
It took Justina Pelletier’s father violating a gag order, media outrage, and a prayer vigil staged by Rev. Patrick Mahony, but the Boston hospital that, in effect, held Justine prisoner has been ordered to let her go. She will be returning soon to her home state of Connecticut, but her parents still do not have… Read more »
Jason Collins played his first home game with the Brooklyn Nets Monday night, entering the game with just five minutes remaining in what was already a rout, finishing with Brooklyn easily topping the Chicago Bulls, 96-80. But when Collins stepped on the court in the borough that 67 years earlier welcomed the first African-American player… Read more »
Video of a snake eating a croc in Australia is both brutal and shocking, but ...
The acclaimed 12 Years A Slave, which took home the Best Picture Oscar at Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony, was virtually guaranteed victory for one simple reason: it’s title. According to talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, the film’s title contained a “magic word” which when invoked all but assures Oscar victory regardless of the quality… Read more »
Dr. Seuss, renowned children’s author, shares his birthday with Read ...
The Russian Black Sea fleet supposedly gave an ultimatum for open warfare with Ukraine, but although Moscow has officially declared that none of the Russian warships did this there are reports from journalists on the ground claiming the complete opposite. In a related report by The Inquisitr, a Russian warship parked over in Cuba has… Read more »
When John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, there were two other men wounded at the same time. One was Texas Governor John Connally, who was riding in the seat in front of Kennedy in an open-top limousine carrying the president and his… Read more »
A Facebook photo of a baby holding a gun has upset many, with some people comparing the situation to the Sandy Hook shooting. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the Newtown reports also highlighted how Adam Lanza was pictured as a baby holding a gun and ammo. Then gun control advocates had a father… Read more »
A San Jose teen allegedly told detectives that he had planned to kill one of ...
A Montana avalanche buried a home and trapped three people. Now reports are claiming a snowboarder might be responsible. In a related report by The Inquisitr, it’s said that Colorado avalanches are the deadliest in the United States. Experts say that those having fun in the snow should be aware of their surroundings, looks for… Read more »
In what is being billed at “Trial of the Century” in South Africa, the Oscar Pistorius murder trial got underway today. Pistorius, also known as Blade Runner, for his track and field achievements as a double amputee runner, is defending his murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013. Day one was filled with… Read more »
Residents in northern Queensland, Australia were stunned when they witnessed a fully grown crocodile being eaten by a 10-foot python. The epic five-hour battle to the death, between the snake and the croc at Lake Moondarra, was caught on camera by crowds of local people who turned out to watch the snake eating croc defeat… Read more »
The Kunming attack on Saturday night at a train station in the southwestern Chinese city which resulted in the death of at least 29 people ans saw 143 injured has been condemned by the United Nations Security Council. The Security Council released the following statement on the massacre confirming that it was indeed an act… Read more »
Private medical records from England’s National Health Service have been uploaded in their entirety to Google BigQuery servers adding to the ailments afflicting the 65 year old government health care service. The NHS was originally founded in 1948 with a creed of service, “from each according to their ability as each according to their needs.”… Read more »
New York City was braced for yet another heavy snowfall over the weekend, but much to the relief of winter-weary New Yorkers, received just a light dusting as the major storm took a sharp right turn and headed south, directly for Washington D.C. The largest snow accumulation in New York City registered at JFK airport,… Read more »
An elderly Las Vegas pickup driver caused a lot of damage on Saturday when ...
The Romeike family will likely soon be deported due to an unwillingness by the US Supreme Court to intervene in a lower court’s ruling. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Uwe and Hannelore, both evangelical Christians, wanted to homeschool their children and fled to America where such a form of education is legal. All went… Read more »
Forbes‘ richest people list for 2014 includes 500 people, but some Americans might be surprised that billionaires from outside the United States have reached the top three spots. In a related report by The Inquisitr, Jack Nicholson and Barbara Streisand were the richest people to attend the Oscars this past weekend. Interestingly enough, Forbes‘ richest… Read more »
Pope Francis accidentally dropped the F-bomb during his weekly address from ...
GMO labeling bills in Massachusetts must get pushed through committee very quickly if they have any hope of being considered in front of the full legislative body. Five bills pushing for mandatory food labels which promote a consumer’s right to know what they are putting in their mouths, were proposed in Massachusetts. If the bills… Read more »
At the Kadena Air Base located in Okinawa, Japan, gay and lesbian troops performed in drag for a fundraiser. This is so different from the days of the policy, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”. Historically after its repeal, there have been many gay marriage ceremonies and potluck gatherings on U.S. bases in support of the LGBT… Read more »
A Los Angeles college student went missing Thursday and has not been seen since. Authorities believe that her disappearance may be connected to a man she recently met through the popular Facebook dating app Tinder. Adeline Munguia is a student at Cal State Los Angeles, a state university located about five miles east of Downtown… Read more »
North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan once for the second time in less than one week. The South Korean Defense Ministry is now on high alert and urging their neighbors to the North to stop the missile launches. The short-range missiles launched earlier today were reportedly Scud missiles that flew… Read more »
The Gaviota Pier is a popular boat launch location in a state park between ...