Monday, November 20, 2017

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Malcolm Young, guitarist and co-founder of AC/DC, died Saturday at the age of 64. 
  • Country music legend Mel Tillis died on Sunday. He was 85. 
  • Former teen heart throb David Cassidy from The Partridge Family has been hospitalized with liver and kidney failure. 
  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the next Tesla Roadster will be the first production car to break the two-second barrier in zero to 60 acceleration. 
  • Mashable has been sold for $50 million. Two years ago, it was valued at $250 million. 
  • Guitarist Malcolm Young, co-founder of AC/DC, died over the weekend after battling dementia for several years. He was 64. 
  • King Salman of Saudi Arabia is planning to step down next week and name his son Prince Mohammed bin Salman as his successor. 
  • George Clooney is going to return to TV. He's going to direct and star in a 6-episode production of "Catch 22." 
  • Trace Lysette, a star in the Amazon series "Transparent," has accused co-star Jeffrey Tambor of sexual misconduct. He's widely known for his roles as Hank Kingsley on "The Larry Sanders Show." 
  • Meanwhile, Actor Tom Sizemore is denying accusations that he groped an 11-year-old Utah girl during a 2003 photo shoot. 
  • In Knoxville last Thursday, a man accidentally shot himself and his wife at an east Tennessee church while he was showing off his gun during a discussion on recent church shootings. 
  • After 18 years on the air -- and a messy, months-long breakup -- ESPN's Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg broadcast their final Mike & Mike program last Friday. 
  • Scientists say that the trees this fall weren't very colorful because dry weather in August and September meant that the leaves fell earlier. 
  • Forever 21 stores are investigating a possible data breach. 
  • After ten years together, Jennifer Hudson and her fiance have split and she's gotten a protection order against him. 
  • The White House Christmas tree arrives today -- a 19-1/2-foot Balsam fir from Wisconsin that goes up on display in the Blue Room. 
  • Ohio State University has suspended all 37 fraternities at the school. 11 are being investigated for hazing and alcohol abuse. 
  • If you saw any meteors late Friday, early Saturday morning that was the annual Leonid Meteor Shower. 
  • The Annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is tonight and originating from Shanghai, China. But there have been non-stop problems, including China banning the scheduled entertainment, Katy Perry. 
  • Kiss frontman Gene Simmons was reportedly banned from FOX News after harassing employees and making crude statements during an promotional appearance at the network last Thursday. 
  • Construction of new homes in the U.S. went up 13.7% in October. 
  • The feds are gearing up for a war on an herbal drug called Kratum. 

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