Show Prep: Fri, May 30

Shinseki resigns over growing VA scandal | Fox News

President Obama announced Friday that embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric would take the fall for the rapidly growing scandal over veterans’ health care, accepting his resignation under pressure from members of both parties.

Podium Shuffle: Carney Resigns as White House Press Secretary – NBC

President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance Friday to announce that his chief spokesman is leaving his post behind the podium.

SETUP: Gay Couple Enjoys Some Hanky-Panky at Diner Then Runs to Media When Asked Not to Return | The Gateway Pundit

The sign on the door at Big Earl’s restaurant says, “Welcome to Big Earl’s, where men act like men, women act like ladies, no saggy pants and we reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.”

Accusing this man of racism might cost this company a cool $1M | The Black Sphere |

A Tennessee man has filed a $1 million lawsuit Thursday against Red Lobster and one of its waitresses after the waitress claimed that he had written a racial slur on a tip receipt.

Save The Planet, Stop Watching DVDs. Yes, They’re Serious. | The Burning Truth

Now, a new study has shown that streaming can be much better for the environment, requiring less energy and emitting less carbon dioxide (CO2) than some traditional methods of renting, buying and viewing.

France to ban e-cigarettes from public places and subject them to same controls as tobacco | Mail Online

is considering a on electronic cigarettes from public places and subject them to the same tight controls as tobacco, the government has announced.

e-cigarettes shouldn’t be classed as tobacco’ top scientists warn | Mail Online


SBPD wiretapping case could see August bench trial

A bench trial could be take place in August in the South Bend police case.

Hawaiian father sentenced to year probation for making son walk home | Mail Online

A judge sentenced a Hawaii man to one year of probation and a $200 fine for making his son walk a mile home from school as a form of discipline.

Father punished for ‘old school’ discipline – Crime And Courts

“How far did you make him walk?” asked Judge Kathleen Watanabe. “About a mile,” Demond said.

Soviet bunker attraction in Lithuania that transports you back to USSR | Mail Online

‘It’s not for everyone. But these days children must learn that it’s not a laughing matter. Many do not understand what it was like.