Sean Spicer talks movies with Mike Pompeo for new ‘Extra’ gig

Sean Spicer has a new gig as a “special” Washington correspondent for “Extra” — and his first assignment was chatting up Sec. of State Mike Pompeo about the Oscars. The nation’s top diplomat waxed rhapsodic about his love for the band Queen and how much he enjoyed the bio-pic “Bohemian Rhapsody” about the late 20th century British rockers. “He adores Queen, so I mean we saw ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ first weekend,” Pompeo’s wife, Susan, told the former White House press secretary. Spicer then asked Pompeo whether he had a favorite for…

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Kamala Harris’ dad says her pot use story was ‘identity politics’

The Jamaican father of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris blasted her for saying she smoked marijuana and supports it becoming legalized, claiming she’s playing “identity politics.” Donald Harris, an economics professor at Stanford University, said she is harming her family’s Jamaican ancestors. “My dear departed grandmothers … as well as my deceased parents, must be turning in their grave right now to see their family’s name, reputation and proud Jamaican identity being connected, in any way, jokingly or not with the fraudulent stereotype of a pot-smoking joy seeker and…

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Customs intercepts nearly $13M worth of meth at border

PHARR, Texas — Customs and Border Protection agents intercepted nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine inside a truck carrying frozen strawberries that crossed into the US from Mexico. The agency on Tuesday said officers working at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility in Texas used imaging equipment and dogs to inspect the truck on Feb. 16. Officers discovered 350 packages concealed within the trailer and seized 906 pounds of meth. The 42-year-old Mexican citizen who was driving the truck was arrested and turned over to Homeland Security agents. Port director…

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British ISIS bride names newborn son after jihadi warlord

British ISIS bride Shamima Begum has named her newborn son Jarrah after her first son, who died in infancy — and in honor of a jihadi warlord who slaughtered Jews, according to a report. Begum, 19, who is seeking to return to the UK although her citizenship has been stripped, gave her baby the name at the request of her terrorist husband Yago Riedjik, whom she married in 2015, Sky News reported. The name — which translates from Arabic as “one who wounds” or “able fighter” — has been linked…

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Man returns home to find stranger, kids moved into house: cops

A South Carolina man says he returned home to find strangers inside wearing his family’s clothes and eating their food, according to reports. “Can I help you?” the female intruder asked homeowner Kent Foster when he opened the door Wednesday to his Union residence, news station WHNS reported. When he got home from work, Foster says his typically-spotless house was ransacked along with furniture moved and dog urine on the floor. “My mouth drops,” Foster told the news station. “She has all of [my wife’s] clothes. Bedroom shoes, shirt, what…

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‘Fully skeletonized’ teen who went missing after witnessing murder found

The “fully skeletonized” remains were discovered of a Florida teen who went missing in 2017 after he allegedly witnessed a brutal killing, officials said. Sarasota police said 14-year-old Jabez Spann was found dead Saturday in a field in Manatee County more than a year after he vanished. “This is a tremendous loss to their family and our community,” Sarasota Deputy Chief of Police Pat Robinson said Tuesday night in a press conference. Spann, a star football player, vanished on Sept. 4, 2017, about a week after, while on a walk…

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Trump: It’s up to William Barr to release Mueller report

President Trump said Wednesday it was up to new Attorney General William Barr to decide when Robert Mueller’s report on Russian election meddling and possible collusion with the Trump campaign would be released. “That’s up to the new attorney general. He’s a tremendous man, a tremendous person who really respect this country and respects the Justice Department, so that will be totally up to him, the new attorney general,” Trump said before a White House sit-down with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Europe’s youngest head of state at age 32. During…

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Move over, Fudgie the Beer, Cookie Puss is Carvel’s new brew

Cheers to Cookie Puss. The iconic Carvel ice cream cake — made famous by the Beastie Boys song — and its Irish cousin, Cookie O’Puss, are getting their own beers to celebrate both St. Patrick’s Day and the soft-serve institution’s 85th birthday. And we think Tom Carvel would approve. The result is Cookie Puss Milkshake IPA and Cookie O’Puss Pastry Stout, which are both inspired by the quirky space alien cake that hails from “Planet Birthday.” It’s the latest collaboration between Carvel and Westchester-based Captain Lawrence Brewing, which created the…

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Mike Pompeo: ISIS bride begging to return to US is not a citizen

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said “ISIS bride” Hoda Muthana is not a US citizen and will not be allowed back into America. “Ms. Hoda Muthana is not a U.S. citizen and will not be admitted into the United States. She does not have any legal basis, no valid U.S. passport, no right to a passport, nor any visa to travel to the United States. We continue to strongly advise all U.S. citizens not the travel to Syria,” he said in a statement. A lawyer for Muthana —…

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Mystery creature kills elderly woman on morning walk

An elderly North Carolina teacher was attacked and killed by an animal while taking an early morning walk this week, and officials are now scrambling to identify the killer creature, officials said. Brenda Hamilton, 77, an educator at the Pungo Christian Academy in Belhaven died Monday after she was attacked by some sort of animal, authorities said. Investigators are now doing DNA testing to try and identify what type of animal was behind the attack. Hamilton was attacked by the animal while out on her daily walk at around 5:50…

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