• A Kentucky state representative has committed suicide after being accused of molesting a teenage girl. 
  • Disney announced yesterday that the deal has been signed -- they've bought 21st Century Fox assets, including the movie studio, network Nat Geo, Asian pay-TV operator Star TV, stakes in Sky and Hulu and regional sports networks. The price: $52.4 billion. 
  • Wal-Mart is actually selling a "Weed Christmas Tree" -- a holiday tree made entirely out of fake marijuana leaves. 
  • More than 20% of U.S. broadband households plan to buy a voice-controlled smart speaker with personal assistant before the end of 2017. 
  • As of Wednesday, Norway is the first country to go totally to digital radio and ditch FM. The transition concerns only national radio channels. Most local stations continue to broadcast in FM. 
  • Music mogul Russell Simmons has now been accused of rape by three women. That's a total of nine sexual misconduct accusations. 
  • Hillary Clinton was spotted wearing a surgical boot two months after breaking her toe falling down some stairs. 
  • Subway has seen a 25% drop in customer traffic over the past five years. 
  • Norway's Princess Martha has announced that she'd like a boyfriend for Christmas. Pressure's on, Santa. 
  • The United States Postal Service will honor the 50th anniversary of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" with a new forever stamp next year. 
  • The New York pipe bomb suspect reportedly rode the subway from Brooklyn to Manhattan with the bomb strapped to his body. 
  • India has banned ads for condoms from prime time TV. 
  • Arby's is currently testing a new sandwich called "The Arbynator" that features roast beef, curly fries, and both cheese and honey sauces. 
  • The long-awaited iMac Pro has finally landed in stores, starting at $4,999. 
  • Omarosa and President Trump say they're on good terms after her exit from the administration and she says don't rule out running for office in her future. 
  • 50-cent has signed an 8-figure deal with Starz to develop some shows. 
  • McDonald's has now made their McVegan burger a permanent member of the menu in Sweden and Finland. 


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