THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Accused pedophile and wealthy Manhattan financier Jeffrey Epstein was found injured and in a fetal position inside his cell at a New York City jail. Two sources said that Epstein may have tried to hang himself, while a third source cautioned that the injuries were not serious and questioned if Epstein might be using it as a way to get a transfer.
  • All of the 32 NFL franchises will have reported to Training Camp by today.
  • A new study claims that cats are getting fatter. Cats continue gaining weight well into adulthood, and the average weight of a neutered, adult domestic cat has increased over the past twenty years or so.
  • Tesla stock slipped after reporting larger than expected losses in the second quarter. They lost $408 million, even though they enjoyed record sales.
  • "Game of Thrones" are still grumbling about that final episode, but the head of HBO says there's not going to be a re-do.
  • Anne Hathaway is pregnant with baby number two.
  • Princess Eugenie, one of the few royals to maintain her own Instagram page, offered wedding anniversary congratulations to her parents, Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, who got married 33 years ago and have been divorced for 23 years. That fuels rumors that the two may be about to get back together.
  • Nearly 80,000 tons of mobile phones and small electronic devices around Japan, are being used to make every gold, silver and bronze Olympic and Paralympic medal awarded to athletes at next year's games. There expect to be roughly 5,000 medals given out between the two games, according to Tokyo 2020.
  • More extreme heat for Europe this week. In fact, Paris broke its all-time record high of 104.7 degrees by hitting 108 yesterday. Records could also fall in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
  • Faye Dunaway has been fired from the Broadway-bound play, "Tea at Five." In it, she was playing the part of Katherine Hepburn.
  • John Prine is having a stent put in today and because of that, has postponed his summer concert dates.
  • Stephanie Pratt says she won't be back for the second season of "The Hills: New Beginnings." Just not working for her.
  • Zion Williamson has signed a record shoe deal for a rookie with Nike.
  • A survey pinpoints the exact minute Americans crave a snack, at 2:37pm.
  • An American Airlines flight attendant in Dallas was bitten by an emotional support dog.
  • NASA says the Earth's rotation is slowing down.
  • Forever 21 is being accused of fat shaming for sending diet bars with orders of plus sized clothes.
  • David Hedison, star of "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" has died at 92.
  • A Swedish prosecutor has charged rapper A$AP Rocky with assault over a fight in Stockholm last month.
  • Constance Wu is becoming known as quite the diva. It's now being circulated that she insisted on top billing in the new movie, "Hustlers," over Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B.
  • They say that Jennifer Aniston and Sandra Bullock got to spend time with each other at a Gwyneth Paltrow dinner party several years ago... and have been besties since.
  • CNN is trying to get $300,000 for a 30-second commercial in next week's Democratic debates.
  • Paul McCartney says he has to relearn classic Beatles songs before performing them again in public. He says that he's written so many songs over the years that after a while, they all blur. (See today's Top Five list)
  • The Republic of Ireland's postal service has apologized for spelling "the moon" wrong in Irish on its new commemorative stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landing.

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