Motorcyclist dies after slamming his head into pole in Brooklyn
A 38-year-old man died after flying off his motorcycle and slamming his head on a pole in Brooklyn on Wednesday morning, according to police.
Rider Benjamin Council was driving eastbound on his 2004 Suzuki at Highland Boulevard and Vermont Place in East New York just before midnight Tuesday when he lost control of the bike, crashed off the side of the road and hit his head on a streetlight pole, police said.
Council was found unconscious and was transported to Brookdale Hospital, where he died, cops said.
The NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad is examining the incident.
Popular tech item is actually the worst thing to buy in October
Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping holidays of the year, is quickly approaching — and while October may have equally great holidays, there are a few items you should off on purchasing until November.
Celebrities Reveal Their Celeb Crushes!
Celebrities have celeb crushes, too!
We’ve compiled a list of all of the celebs who have revealed their celebrity crushes over the years and they’re all really fun.
Some celebs featured on this list who have revealed their star crushes include Jennifer Lawrence, Bella Thorne, Emma Watson, and more. Can you relate to who they are crushing on? Sound off in the comments and let us know what you think!
Click through the slideshow to see which stars have revealed their celebrity crushes over the years…
Inside Maluma’s night out in New York
Following his Madison Square Garden concert — which included a surprise appearance by Jennifer Lopez — Latin star Maluma celebrated at Up & Down.
“He arrived around 12:30 a.m. and stayed till about 2:30 a.m.,” said a spy. “He was having a good time and dancing closely with [supermodel] Winnie Harlow.” Adding of the singer and the model, “They look like a pair of good friends.”
DJ Jus Ske and SJ Stacks provided the tunes. During his MSG show, Maluma and J.Lo filmed scenes for their upcoming movie “Marry Me.”
Half of all retirees say they fear this
If you have retired — or the day is in sight — congratulations! You probably have dreamed of this moment for years, even decades.
But now is not the time to let your guard down. In fact, if you are like many retirees, one of your biggest sources of financial anxiety is about to rear its head.
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Mike Tindall becomes the newest royal to join Instagram — here are his best posts
We’re welcoming Mike Tindall to Instagram the best way we know how… with a follow!
Tindall, who is married to Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Zara Phillips, is the latest royal to join the social media site. While the former professional rugby player joined quietly almost a month ago, and has yet to follow other members of the royal family, his selfies and sports posts are now the talk of the internet.
Kaitlynn Carter Low-Key Just Shaded Miley Cyrus on Her Instagram Story
Welp, it looks like Kaitlynn Carter is out here trying to make her voice be heard. Ever since she and Miley Cyrus called their brief relationship quits (six weeks to be exact), it’s been eerily silent on Kaitlynn’s end of things despite the fact that their relationship ended amicably. Well, until now, anyway.
Mena Massoud Has a Funny Idea For The ‘Aladdin’ Sequel
Mena Massoud is talking about his own idea for an Aladdin sequel!
It’s already been revealed that a sequel is in early stages, and what it could entail.
The Aladdin star recently shared his funny idea for a follow up to the first film.
“I don’t think it will be Return of Jafar, but I think there’s a possibility of a sequel, yes,” Mena told ET, adding, “I think they should do one just about the animals. Like, Abu, Raja, Iago and the carpet all get together. Throwing it out there!”
Fire set on steps of Brooklyn Jewish center during Yom Kippur: cops
Someone set fire to a backpack and left it on the steps of a Brooklyn Jewish center early Wednesday — on the Yom Kippur high holy day, police said.
Officers from the 78th Precinct responded and saw the backpack burning on the front steps of the Park Slope Jewish Center around 1 a.m.
The FDNY extinguished the fire.
An unknown man was observed rummaging through the backpack and setting it on fire, police sources said.
The firebug fled on foot.
The NYPD said Tuesday it was stepping up patrols around synagogues ahead of Yom Kippur.
Ant McPartlin prepares for return to TV as star ‘back to full health’
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The Circle fans blast player for catfishing with ‘clearly fake’ modelling pics
The Circle hit our screens once again tonight, with only nine days to go.
Camden-born babe Busayo entered the show tonight as a player, with plans to catfish as "Josh".
But as soon as she chose the photos for his profile, Twitter users were immediately suspicious.
Fans of the reality series felt the pics were clearly selected from a modelling portfolio – and predicted she'd be caught out.