THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • "Holmes and Watson" has taken the lead for the Razzie Nominations.
  • The 2019 Oscar nominations come out this morning in the pre-dawn hours of Hollywood.
  • Jessica Simpson let it be known that her daughter she's pregnant with is going to be named, Birdie.
  • A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78.
  • There were 4.7 billion robocalls aimed at our phones last month, with the average person getting 14.3 unsolicited calls.
  • Robert Kennedy III and his wife welcomed a baby girl into the world last week and have named her, Bobby.
  • A power couple dating these days: Brad Pitt and Charlize Theron.
  • There's a rumored shake-up in the works at "America's Got Talent". Supposedly, by this summer, the only current judge staying on the panel would be Simon.
  • There's a new new term. called Hulking. It's a verb which means "the act of playing it cool, calm and collected until something unfavorable" happens to a guy. Then he flies into a rage -- or the adult male version of a temper tantrum.
  • A movie theater allowing dogs has opened in Texas.
  • United Airlines has unveiled new flight crew uniforms incorporating purple.
  • A new study says that stress actually shrinks your brain.
  • Starbucks founder and former CEO Howard Schultz is getting closer to announcing he's running for president as an independent.
  • David's Bridal has emerged from bankruptcy after less than two months.
  • AeroMexico airlines is offering a discount for American passengers who can prove they have Mexican DNA.
  • New research from Parks Associates shows 25% of U.S. broadband households plan to buy a smart video doorbell in the next 12 months.
  • RingCentral phone systems could be the new name sponsor of the Raiders stadium in Oakland.
  • Zimbabwe has shut down their Internet because of protests over $13 a gallon gasoline.
  • Figure skater John Coughlin apparently committed suicide last week, one day after he was suspended from the sport on sexual misconduct charges. He was 33.
  • Actor Tom Sizemore could be facing some serious prison time after police allegedly found heroin and meth in his car during a pull-over a couple of weeks ago.
  • In England, McDonald's is giving away free cheeseburgers this week to anyone who downloads the McDonald's app.
  • The Super Bowl line-up is set: Rams versus Patriots, Gladys Knight sings the National Anthem and halftime entertainment will be from Maroon 5, Travis Scott and Big Boi.
  • And, last weekend's NFL championship games were the first to both go in to overtime.

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