It must be true... I read it in the tabloids
▪ A Miami defense attorney’s pants caught fire in court last week while he defended an accused arsonist. Stephen G utierrez, 28, had just begun his closing argument when smoke started billowing from his right trouser pocket. He bolted from the courtroom and later said a ury found Charles guilty of second-degree arson.
▪ An executive chef in Baja, Calif., has created a $25,000 taco. Chef Juan Licerio Alcala of the Grand Velas Los Cabos Resort speckles a corn tortilla with edible 24-karat gold flakes and stuffs it with Kobe beef, langoustines, Almas Beluga caviar, black trufd no takers.
▪ After mistaking a humor piece for a news story, Chinese news sites reported that President Trump had covered White House phones in tinfoil. In The New Yorker, satirist Andy Borowitz mocked Trump’s claim that former President Obama had wiretapped him by writs agency. ■