Krispy Kreme is turning World Gratitude Day into World Gratitude Week because one day just isn’t enough. To share as much gratitude as possible, Krispy Kreme is celebrating with a weeklong “gift one, get one” dozens deal.
Beginning World Gratitude Day (9/21) through Monday, 9/27, people can send the gift of a dozen doughnuts – gift-wrapped for free with a decorative box cover – delivered straight to the door of those they wish to thank. Krispy Kreme will then gift the sender the same “thanks” in return: a free Original Glazed Dozen.
The FBI entered and searched the family home of Gabby Petito's fiancé Brian Laundrie in Florida on Monday, a day after investigators across the country found what they believe to be her remains. On Monday morning, FBI investigators surrounded and entered Laundrie's parents' home in North Port as part of a "court-authorized search warrant" related to the Petito case. His parents were escorted from the home before the search and then were brought back inside for questioning, police said. The warrant comes as investigators are still searching for Laundrie, who returned to the Florida home without Petito earlier this month, declined to talk to investigators and then went missing last week. On Sunday, human remains believed to be of Petito's were found in Wyoming, a tragic discovery that could nonetheless help answer questions about what happened to the 22-year-old.
A mother and daughter were charged with murder in connection to a woman who died after receiving an illegal butt lift operation in Los Angeles, California, police said. The victim, Karissa Rajpaul, 26, shared a video of herself on social media during the operation, which took place at a private home in the Encino neighborhood in September 2020, the Los Angeles Police Department told NBC4. Police have arrested and charged Libby Adame and her daughter, Alicia Gomez, with murder.
Allison Payne, the longtime TV news reporter anchor for Chicago’s WGN, died on September 1 at age 57, WGN reported
MLB Hall of Famer Andre Dawson wants people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Dawson — who now works as a mortician — has been putting in long hours at his funeral home in Miami to deal with rising COVID deaths in Florida, according to WGN Chicago. Dawson — who runs the funeral home with his wife, Vanessa — said his business has been full due to COVID-19, and it has reached a point where he fears having to turn away families.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth said on Saturday September 11, 2021 that her prayers remained with victims and survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and paid tribute to the communities that joined together to rebuild after the devastation. My thoughts and prayers — and those of my family and the entire nation — remain with the victims, survivors and families affected, as well as the first responders and rescue workers called to duty," she said in a message to U.S. President Joe Biden.
Lana Del Rey says she's deleting all of her social media accounts because she needs 'privacy and transparency'. The musician said she wants to seek more privacy and focus on other interests. "I just wanted to let you know that tomorrow we are going to be deactivating my social media accounts, and that is simply because I have so many other interests and other jobs I'm doing that require privacy and transparency," Del Rey said
Actress Kathryn Prescott, known for her work on the British TV show Skins, MTV's Finding Carter, 24: Legacy and more, is recovering after being hit by a cement truck while crossing a road in New York City on the 7th September. "After fighting through complex surgery some of Kathryn's injuries include: broken pelvis in two places, both of her legs, her foot and her left hand. She is incredibly lucky to be alive.
A GoFundMe account is in place to help flood victims in Gibson City. The Ford County community of 3,300 people was left reeling from 11 inches of rainfall last Thursday. Many residents were left homeless after flood waters overwhelmed their homes and businesses. As many people in the community have learned, most renters, home owners, & businesses insurance will not cover the damages. Illinois statute requires over $19 million in assessed damages to provide any relief aid to the town.
Donations are being encouraged to help raise money for the community. Any amount donated toward the relief effort would be most-welcome for those affected. All the proceeds from this Go Fund Me will be used to help the families, churches, and businesses of Gibson City, IL who were affected by the flood.
GETTR Chief Executive Officer Jason Miller today issued the following statement:“This afternoon my traveling party was questioned for three hours at the airport in Brasilia, after having attended this weekend’s CPAC Brasil Conference. We were not accused of any wrongdoing, and told only that they ‘wanted to talk.’ We informed them that we had nothing to say and were eventually released to fly back to the United States. Our goal of sharing free speech around the world continues!”
Detectives are looking for the gunman who shot a 15-year-old boy and a cab driver during an incident in Harlem over the weekend. Law enforcement sources said the shooting happened at about 9:45 p.m. on Sept. 4 near the corner of West 131st Street and 8th Avenue.
The rapper, Ludacris, who turned 44 on Saturday, has been sharing photos all week of himself on a luxurious tropical getaway at an undisclosed location in honor of another trip around the sun. On his birthday, Ludacris shared a photo on Instagram of himself in front of an enormous lion statue along the shoreline, which he captioned, "The Strongest Hearts Have The Most Scars 👑."
The collapse of the Afghan government, a surge of COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant, devastating weather events, a disappointing jobs report. What next? After a torrent of crises, President Joe Biden is hoping to turn the page on an unrelenting summer and refocus his presidency this fall around his core economic agenda.
On Sept. 9, a woman self-identified as Sonja testified that she’d been locked in a room in R. Kelly’s Chicago home for days without food or water for days before the R&B star assaulted her.Sonja’s testimony made her Kelly’s eighth accuser to take the stand as the singer’s trial commences in Brooklyn, New York.
YNW Melly is facing a possible death penalty as he sits in prison awaiting trial for murder, but he's passing the time by producing an album behind bars. Sources close to YNW Melly tell TMZ ... the rapper had been working on "Just a Matter of Slime" for the better part of the last 8 months. We're told he spent hours and hours on the phone ... securing collabs with other rappers like Young Thug, Future and Lil Uzi Vert. He's also spent lots of time talking to sound engineers.
A Florida judge has canceled the trial for rock icon Rod Stewart and his adult son and scheduled a hearing next month to discuss a plea deal to resolve charges stemming from a New Year's Eve altercation with a hotel security guard nearly two years ago. Court records show the hearing with Judge August Bonavita is set for Oct. 22 regarding a plea agreement to close the case without them needing to appear in court. The trial had been scheduled to begin Tuesday but was canceled on Thursday.If convicted, the Stewarts were facing a year in jail, or probation and a $1,000 fine.
While attending the reopening and 18th-anniversary party of JAY-Z's 40/40 Club in New York City last weekend, the 26-year-old rapper spoke with TMZ on the red carpet, where he revealed that fans ripped out the pink diamond he has his forehead when he dove into a crowd at the Rolling Loud music festival in July. "I had a show at Rolling Loud and I jumped into the crowd and they kind of ripped it out," Lil Uzi Vert told the outlet of the jewelry, which allegedly cost $24 million.
Nigerian troops backed by gunships and fighter jets are carrying out an offensive against kidnap gangs in a northwestern state, where the authorities have shut down telecom services, security sources and locals told AFP Monday. The military operation and communications blackout in Zamfara state came after gunmen kidnapped more than 73 school students in the latest mass abduction by heavily-armed criminals known locally as bandits.
Wendy Williams's health woes will keep her from promoting Season 13 of "The Wendy Williams Show." It was announced Thursday that the 57-year-old talk show host is "dealing with some ongoing health issues and is undergoing further evaluations," according to a social media post.
Webbie recently had a show in Virginia this past weekend but reportedly had to be carried out after the rapper was seen stumbling off stage after having a medical emergency. The rapper was performing at the 213 Lux Lounge in Roanoke, Virginia, and concertgoers ended up catching video footage of Webbie seemingly stumbling towards an exit while looking ill. The rapper was followed by his team, who helped him after he was seen passing out at the doorway. Webbie’s condition is unknown, it was speculated that he had a seizure.
Lil Nas X‘s debut album release is getting closer and closer. In a recent social media post, the rapper revealed the featured artists on his upcoming project, Montero. Jared Alexander Thu, September 2, 2021, 3:36 PM The rapper’s latest project will feature Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, Elton John, and more
Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Sunday placed blame on the Trump administration for the unfolding crisis in Afghanistan, saying its 2020 agreement with the Taliban sowed the seeds for the US' turbulent exit from the country. They set this up to fail. But always, of course, Joe Biden could have easily turned this around, and instead used it as the excuse to get out," he added. Kinzinger, an Air Force veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, told Keilar that "both parties have failed the American people and it can't continue. And it particularly can't continue with just pointing fingers while America is embarrassed in front of the world."
Maggie Gyllenhaal says she knew she wanted to make her first movie after playing a porn director on HBO's 'The Deuce'. Gyllenhaal told Insider she knew she wanted to be a director after playing Candy on "The Deuce."
DIPLO SUED BY EX FOR SEXUAL BATTERY ... He Calls it 'Campaign of Harassment'.. The woman Diplo has filed a restraining order against and sued for stalking and harassing him has now filed her own lawsuit against the DJ ... claiming he pursued her when she was underage, had sex with her when she was an adult and never disclosed he had an STI.
Marilyn Manson will turn himself in to police to face assault charges stemming from a 2019 incident with a videographer in Gilford, New Hampshire, according to police. Manson, whose given name is Brian Hugh Warner, faces two misdemeanor counts for allegedly assaulting a videographer who was hired to record his concert, Manson will report to the Los Angeles Police Department, as part of an agreement between New Hampshire officials and Manson's attorney, but it's unclear when that will take place, Gilford Police Chief Anthony Bean Burpee said.
Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, a vocal critic of COVID-19 vaccine mandates, announced plans Friday to hold a news conference bringing together people who claim to have had adverse reactions to the vaccine, including the wife of a former Green Bay Packer player. Johnson, who has also advocated for alternative and unproven treatments for COVID-19, said the Monday event in Milwaukee will allow people from across the country to tell their stories and concerns he said have been “repeatedly ignored” by the medical community. Johnson, who has no medical training or expertise, hasn’t been vaccinated, saying he doesn’t think he has to because he had the virus last year and formed natural antibodies. He has said he’s “just asking questions” and isn’t against vaccines, but doctors and other critics have blasted him for spreading misinformation.
President Joe Biden on Friday announced his intention to nominate Rahm Emanuel as ambassador to Japan and Nicholas Burns as ambassador to China. The two top diplomatic positions have been in the works for months but made official only in a late-afternoon announcement by the White House during the middle of the biggest foreign policy crisis of the administration so far -- the US withdrawal from Afghanistan amid a Taliban takeover.
USA track and field athlete Allyson Felix has been having an eventful journey to Tokyo 2020. With four Games under her belt -- and having just qualified for her fifth Olympics at the US trials on June 20 -- Felix is an Olympic veteran used to pristine training conditions. The last year has been very different; she's been training on empty soccer fields and beaches. "It has been quite the experience, a lot of things I could never have predicted, a lot of challenges in the way," six-time Olympic champion Felix tells CNN Sport's Coy Wire. "Really just having a solid place to train in, that's been the biggest challenge," she says. "I never would have imagined that that would be the case leading towards Tokyo."
Award-winning actor Tom Hanks has urged filmmakers to tackle racism more often, suggesting that Black history and the societal impact of racism is underrepresented in the entertainment industry and the American education system. Hanks wrote that history is "mostly written by white people about white people like me, while the history of Black people -- including the horrors of Tulsa -- was too often left out." He said that "historically based fiction entertainment must portray the burden of racism in our nation for the sake of the art form's claims to verisimilitude and authenticity."
Scott Disick is no longer dating a teenager, and he celebrated GF Amelia Hamlin's 20th birthday soiree by showering her with gold and diamonds. Amelia and Scott partied in Miami. They hit up Papi Steak restaurant Saturday night where Scott rolled out a massive five-tier cake.
Melissa Joan Hart revealed to fans that she has contracted COVID-19 despite receiving both of her vaccinates. The “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” star shared a rare personal video to Instagram on Wednesday, saying “I am vacciniated and I got COVID, and it’s bad.”
Caitlyn Jenner has a take on trans athletes you might not expect -- namely, if you're born as a biological boy, you shouldn't be allowed to compete in girls' sports ... at least while you're still in school, anyway. We got the California gubernatorial hopeful Saturday in Malibu, and she weighed in on her first big political issue as she takes center stage in her run for Gavin Newsom's job -- telling TMZ she doesn't support trans girls born as boys participating in all-female school sports. https://www.tmz.com/2021/05/01/caitlyn-jenner-trans-girls-ban-sports-biological-boys/
Russian tennis player Yana Sizikova was arrested in Paris on Thursday evening for sports corruption and fraud in an organized group, two French law enforcement sources have told CNN. She was arrested and taken into custody on Thursday for "sports corruption and fraud in an organized group, concerning acts that may have been committed in September 2020," according to the Paris prosecutor's office. The 26-year-old is suspected of match-fixing in 2020 when she is alleged to have deliberately lost a doubles match in last year's Roland Garros tournament, according to the source.
Lisa Banes was almost killed by someone who mowed her down with a scooter and fled the scene out in New York City ... TMZ has confirmed. Law enforcement sources tell us ... the "Cocktail'' actress was struck late Friday evening on the Upper West Side near the Lincoln Center -- where she was reportedly on her way to meet up with her wife and some friends for dinner ... and was passing through a cross-walk.We're told she had the right of way ... when someone on an electric scooter of some sort blew past a red light and slammed into her -- and then made an escape without stopping to help or call the police. Per reports, the scooter is described as red and black.Our sources say 911 was called and EMS arrived on the scene to find Lisa on the ground with severe head trauma. She was transported to Mount Sinai Saint Luke's Hospital shortly thereafter, where we're told she remains in critical condition. Word is she's in the ICU. No information has surfaced about the suspect's description -- but we're told cops are on the case now and are trying to hunt down the culprit. An investigation is underway.Banes is 65 years old, BTW. Her family is asking for prayers, and for any help to track down the party responsibl