Dust-up could hurt Michael Grimms reelection

Politico

In May of 2011, The New Yorker looked at the FBI's use of paid informants through the lens of an operation called "Wooden Nickel" — starring none other then FBI Agent Michael Grimm. The operation resulted in a number of arrests for financial crimes Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), a two-term Staten Island congressman with stints […]

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Dust-up could hurt Michael Grimms reelection

Politico

Congressman Michael Grimm, reportedly under federal investigation after allegations of illegal campaign fund-raising, blew up at and physically threatened a reporter tonight after the president's State of the Union speech, according to NY1. During an  Michael Grimm was not among the four Republicans asked to respond to the State of the Union address last night, […]

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Jerry Seinfeld Talks to Tina Fey Over Cronuts

The Slatest

Or a Volvo and Twitter, which is what Tina Fey conflates in this latest episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, driving around Harlem looking for product placement. What is going on here? Who knows. Tina Fey has some food issues and only does 40  Or a Volvo and Twitter, which is what Tina Fey […]

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Christie Brinkley, Oprah: Sexy in their 60s

CNN

Christie Brinkley looks decades younger than her age, and doesn't rule out getting plastic surgery. The blonde beauty turns 60 on Feb. 2. "I'd never say never [to plastic surgery]," Brinkley told People. "But there are so many other non-invasive Christie Brinkley, Oprah: Sexy in their 60s. By Breeanna Hare, CNN. updated 11:30 AM EST, […]

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Norovirus: The most common stomach bug

CNN

HOUSTON—The Caribbean Princess Cruise ship returned to Houston Thursday night after an outbreak of norovirus ruined the trip for dozens of passengers. Over the course of the cruise, 165 passengers reported ill to the medical center. The company said  With a number of cruise ships pulling into port with sick passengers, the norovirus–previously referred to […]

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White House Must Address Petition to Deport Justin Bieber

ABC News

Can the US government deport Justin Bieber? We're pretty sure that is not an agenda item for the next National Security Council Deputies Committee meeting. But there's a request to deport the Canadian pop prince on the White House “We the People”  Justin Bieber may be moving sooner — and way farther — than he […]

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A Few Things to Know About Angry Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm

New York Mag

Tweet · Email. Rep. Michael Grimm apologized to a NY1 repoter for threatening to throw him off a "f——- balcony" and break him in half on Tuesday night. Related Stories. The Time Michael Grimm Yelled At Me. A day later, Grimm has called Michael While it's easy to exaggerate the potential impact of Grimm's behavior […]

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Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN): The Best Stock to Miss Earnings

Money Mornin

Today (Thursday) after closing bell, Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) revealed Q4 earnings that missed analysts' aggressive estimates that growth would increase 238% from a year prior. Instead, AMZN earnings per share came in at $0.51 on sales of $25.59  This week, there were two data points on the irreversible transformation of distribution (and employment) wrought by […]

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Amanda Knox vows to fight murder conviction, won't 'go willingly' to Italy

CNN

AMANDA Knox has been found GUILTY of murdering British student Meredith Kercher. The parents of Amanda Knox said they were stunned and angry that an Italian court again convicted their daughter of murder and vowed to continue to fight to clear her name. "Amanda's upset, we were all shocked and upset, but we're all ready […]

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The Nasty Bug That Can Take Out an Entire Cruise Ship

Slate Magazi

The revenge of the poop-deck strikes again. Yet another massive cruise liner is cutting short its stay on the seas after more than 170 passengers of the Caribbean Princess came down with the gastrointestinal norovirus. RELATED: ABANDONED CRUISE  The revenge of the poop-deck strikes again. Yet another massive cruise liner is cutting short its stay […]

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