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‘The Sopranos’ and 'Goodfellas' actor Frank Vincent dead at 78

Frank Vincent, who was best known for his role on “The Sopranos” as eventual Lupertazzi family boss Phil Leotardo, died Wednesday during open heart surgery, TMZ reports. He was 78. The Massachusetts-born, New Jersey-bred actor made a name for himself playing notoriously tough characters, like Billy Batts in “Goodfellas” and Frank Marino in “Casino.” Actor […]

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Martin Shkreli bound for jail after judge revokes his $5M bail

Martin Shkreli got socked into jail Wednesday when a federal judge delivered a poetic punchline to the Pharma Bro’s own Hillary Clinton jokes. Brooklyn Federal Judge Kiyo Matsumoto revoked Shkreli’s $ 5 million bail Wednesday evening, saying Shkreli’s $ 5,000 bounty on Clinton’s hair was the final straw. Shkreli was convicted in August on securities […]

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SEE IT: Weiner, Abedin request private divorce trial from judge

Anthony Weiner exposed himself to the world — but is fighting to keep his divorce proceedings from Huma Abedin under wraps. The 53-year-old pervy sexter and Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton, sat together and chatted while their lawyers met with Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Michael Katz Wednesday. The pair occasionally smiled. The couple […]

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Tech bros want to replace bodegas, New Yorkers aren’t having it

Don’t fix what isn’t broken. Two ex-Google employees, Paul McDonald and Ashwath Rajan, want to reinvent the bodega into a pantry box for convenience items you’d normally get at the corner store. But it would mean putting mom-and-pop neighborhood stores out of business. As Fast Company reported, it’s essentially a high-tech vending machine: a five-foot-wide […]

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Larry King reveals lung cancer diagnosis, surgery

Larry King has revealed a secret battle with lung cancer. The Brooklyn-born broadcasting legend recently received the dreaded diagnosis and went for surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on July 17, he told “Extra.” “I have a checkup every year. I’ve gone through a lot in my life. I’ve had a heart attack […]

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Five dead at Fla. nursing home as Irma's wake poses new threats

Five people died of an air conditioning-related issue at a Florida nursing home knocked out of commission by Hurricane Irma, officials said. The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills — without power since the storm made landfall earlier this week — was evacuated early Wednesday, with some 120 residents being removed. Three people died at the […]

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Cop pleads guilty to using sex toy on women during traffic stop

A suburban Cleveland police officer accused of using a sex toy on two women during an illegal traffic stop has pleaded guilty to charges including gross sexual imposition. East Cleveland Officer Kenneth Bolton Jr., of Middlefield, also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor interfering with civil rights in a plea deal that led prosecutors to drop a […]

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Jimmy Carter calls on Trump to 'keep the peace…tell the truth'

ATLANTA — Former President Jimmy Carter offered a damning indictment of U.S. foreign policy and domestic affairs Tuesday, saying money in politics makes the nation more like an “oligarchy than a democracy” and casting President Donald Trump as a disappointment on the world stage. Carter’s criticisms, offered at his annual presentation to backers of his […]

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Clinton compares herself to Cersei in Game of Thrones

In her new book “What Happened”, Hillary Clinton compared the vitriol she faced on the campaign trail to Cersei Lannister’s walk of atonement in the hit TV series Game of Thrones. In a passage contemplating the role sexism played in her failed presidential bid, Clinton wrote, “Crowds at Trump rallies called for my imprisonment more […]

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Colin Kaepernick supports Jemele Hill and her tweet about Trump

Colin Kaepernick is on Jemele Hill‘s side. The former NFL quarterback took to Twitter late Tuesday to show support for Jemele Hill and her tweet calling President Trump a “white supremacist.” “We are with you @jemelehill,“ Kaepernick wrote. ESPN big wigs were not as pleased with Hill’s tweet, in which she also wrote that Trump […]

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