November
18
2017

Fired Wells Fargo banker gets exec booted for trash talk

Hell hath no fury like a banker scorned. A Wells Fargo banker who was let go for his role in a mortgage-pricing scam turned around and ratted out his superior for trashing regulators during his exit interview. The dismissed banker, Greg Gwizdz, told Wells Fargo that Franklin Codel, the bank’s head of consumer lending, made…

November
18
2017

Apple’s newest piece of hardware won’t be ready in time for Christmas

Another day, another delay for a hotly anticipated Apple product. On Friday, the Cupertino, Calif., company said that its flagship home speaker is no longer on track to hit stores in time for the holiday season. Instead, Apple expects to begin shipping the HomePod in early 2018. “We can’t wait for people to experience HomePod,”…

November
18
2017

Porzingis struggles mightily as Knicks pounded by Raptors

TORONTO — All that progress went down the drain in Canada. With Kristaps Porzingis shooting slump reaching a third game, the Knicks were whipped by the Raptors, losing their eighth straight game to Toronto in a wire-to-wire Air Canada Centre 107-84 slaughter Friday. No team exploits the Knicks more severely than the Raptors, who again…

November
18
2017

Never mind Blas’ tram to nowhere – how about saving the subways?

A group that has Mayor de Blasio’s backing for a tram along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront unveiled a cool prototype this week to drum up support. But what it really needs is funding. And someone not named de Blasio to make it happen. The project, which Hizzoner pitched last year, would run from Astoria,…

November
18
2017

Democrats’ bogus claims about who gets hit if Washington ditches the SALT write-off

Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio found common cause this week, publicly denouncing the Republican effort at tax reform. Cuomo said the plan “puts corporations over people,” while de Blasio said it would “rip off the middle class.” Their central concern: the rule allowing taxpayers to deduct state income (or sales) taxes and local property…

November
18
2017

Amber Heard reunites with ex-beau Elon Musk in LA

The catch-up session came just one day after Musk’s Rolling Stone cover article dropped.

November
18
2017

FDNY says Harlem building engulfed in flames in danger of collapsing

A raging six-alarm fire engulfed the top floors of a Harlem building in flames Friday afternoon, injuring several people and forcing dozens of residents to flee their homes. More than two hundred firefighters spent hours battling the inferno, which caused the six-story building’s roof to collapse and sent thick black smoke billowing through the air…

November
18
2017

Misty-May Treanor welcomes twins

Treanor's rep confirmed that the athlete delivered twins, but said that “Misty will have a statement post-Thanksgiving.”

November
18
2017

#MeToo has lumped trivial in with legitimate sexual assault

It’s gone far enough. What started as a necessary mass-rejection of sexual harassment and assault is sliding into absurdity and irrelevance. A backlash is looming against the very people the spontaneous battle against sexual villainy was meant to help: powerless women and men. The fight is being waged not with force, but with the rather…

November
17
2017

Toddler nearly dies after kiss gives him herpes

A baby boy in Northern Ireland battled for his life after a kiss gave him herpes, according to his family. Maria O’Neill, of Derry, said that doctors believe her 16-month-old contracted the virus from someone who had a cold sore, according to Inside Edition. Health professionals, however, did not initially realize that herpes was causing…