Tag: Halloween


Islamic State Praises NYC Truck Jihadi as ‘Soldier of the Caliphate’

An Islamic State publication has referred to Sayfullo Saipov, the Uzbek jihadi arrested for the deaths of eight people in Manhattan this week, as a “caliphate soldier” and praised him for driving a pickup truck through a bicycle lane in an attempt to kill as many people as possible.


Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney Dresses as Prison Inmate for Halloween

In what appears to be a shot at Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, TMZ Sports released video of Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney dressed as a prison inmate at a Halloween party. McNair faced criticism for referring to players’ National

Peter Thiel (Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty)

Peter Thiel Says Silicon Valley Failed America

Silicon Valley leaders are befuddled as both political parties — and venture capital giant Peter Thiel — are rejecting their agenda, which includes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, expanded H1-B immigration visas, new autonomous vehicles regulations, and “gig economy” worker reclassification.

Pence Megaphone

Power Out at Pence Rally, Crowd Chants ‘USA!’– Halloween Show Goes On

Shortly after Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence began speaking to over a thousand people at a Halloween evening airport rally for the Trump-Pence ticket in Clearwater, Florida, every light in the place went out and Pence was left without power to his microphone.

Obama pumpkin (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Americans Will Spend $8.4 Billion on Halloween

More than 171 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year, and will have spent about $8.4 billion for costumes, parties, and candy in October, according to the National Retail Federation Survey.

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Hilloween: Katy Perry Dons Prosthetic Makeup to Become Hillary Clinton

The reopening of the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails did not stop Katy Perry, the candidate’s most vocal celebrity supporter, from undergoing a complete prosthetic transformation to turn herself into the Democratic nominee for Halloween.


Universities Ban Politically Incorrect Halloween Costumes

In a latest measure to create a “safe space” for students, a number of universities have issued “costume protocol,” banning such un-PC Halloween costumes as Arab turbans, feathered Indian headdresses, Japanese Geisha outfits, and Caitlyn Jenner costumes.

Death Star (Colby Powell / Screenshot / YouTube)

Giant Death Star Stalks California Family Home

The Death Star is stalking a Northern California home. 2,000 square feet of PVC pipe and 162 joiners were used to make the skeleton of the giant 23-foot, 400-pound homemade ornament at the Lafayette, California home of the Powell family.

Haunted House McKamey Manor (McKamey Manor / Screenshot / YouTube)

Woman Regrets World’s Most ‘Extreme’ Haunted House

McKamey Manor in San Diego has been called the world’s scariest haunted house, where visitors submit themselves to an hours-long, horror-filled interactive nightmare that is ostensibly fun. But the attraction was apparently too much for one California woman, who says she’s been traumatized by her experience.


11-Year-Old Finds Pills in Halloween Candy

On Sunday morning, the day after going trick-or-treating Saturday night, Mya Ogg, 11, opened a piece of Halloween candy and found two unmarked, white pills shoved into it.

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 17: Police investigate the scene where a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed by police after he reportedly pointed a gun at officers during a foot chase on June 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Two pistols were reported to have been found on the boy after …

Two Dead, 26 Shot During Chicago’s Rainy Halloween Weekend

Halloween was somewhat chilly and rainy, but that didn’t stop another gruesome tradition in Chicago with 26 shot and 2 dead. But while the total number shot this year outpaced 2014 and 2013, the number of killed was actually lower.

Beverly Hills swimming pool (Alan Light / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

City of Beverly Hills Fined for Wasting Water

Four water suppliers in California, including the city of Beverly Hills, have failed to chip in to statewide water conservation efforts and have been fined as a result.