• In Australia, a vegan sued her next-door neighbors because the smell of their barbecue kept coming over into her yard. The case was thrown out, but now a protest is being held in her neighborhood by meat-eating neighbors. Barbecues in the street, food trucks, up to 4,000 people expected for the event.
  • Nicki Minaj surprised fans yesterday by announcing her retirement from rap, saying she was going to focus on family.
  • In Nebraska, a bride told her maid of honor she could wear whatever she wanted to at her wedding. She showed up in a T-Rex costume. The video's up on YouTube.
  • Oprah Winfrey is taking her motivational spirit on the road early next year with an arena tour to promote a healthier lifestyle. "Oprah's 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus" will hit 9 cities, starting in Fort Lauderdale on January 4.
  • We've been told that new music from Adele is on the way before the end of the year.
  • According to Women's Health, Jessica Simpson is worth about 20 times as much as her NFL husband, Eric Johnson.
  • In Michigan, a couple that won $500,000 from the lottery three years ago was arrested and charged with conducting a series of daytime burglaries covering five Michigan counties over a period of two months.
  • Alec Baldwin has confirmed that he and his wife Hilaria are having a fifth child together.
  • Ellen DeGeneres has sold her little 10-acre farm in Santa Barbara county to the president of Nickelodeon, Brian Robbins. $6.98 million, if you're curious.
  • An American Airlines passenger flew from Chicago to Omaha with an emotional support horse on board.
  • Rapper Fetty Wap was arrested for allegedly attacking three hotel workers.
  • Bugatti says they are retiring from chasing speed records after becoming the first production car to reach 300 mph.
  • Florida State football coach Willie Taggart says his team was dehydrated in their loss to Boise State.
  • Lori Loughlin's relationship with husband Mossimo Giannulli is said to be on the rocks, in the aftermath of that college admissions scandal.
  • Kevin Hart was supposed to be Kelly Clarkson's first guest on her new talk show Tuesday. But he was in that car accident over the weekend, so his good friend Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson flew home early from his honeymoon in Hawaii to fill the seat.
  • Season 7 of "Grace and Frankie" will be the last one.
  • Lashawn Daniels, who helped write countless hits for artists like Beyonce, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez and Michael Jackson, died Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident. He was 41.
  • Police say a man who broke into Taylor Swift's beachfront mansion in Rhode Island took his shoes off because he wanted to be polite. The singer was not in the home at the time.
  • For those who care, Britney Spears has gone to the dark side -- yes, she's now a brunette.
  • Kroger is asking their customers to not bring any guns into their stores.
  • 11 more women have come forward to say that opera legend Placido Domingo groped or harassed them or behaved inappropriately.
  • Facebook's dating app, Dating, launched yesterday in the U.S.
  • Lamborghini will unveil its first hybrid car at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany next week. The new car, called the Sian, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made and only 63 of them will be produced.
  • The late Paul Allen's 414-foot mega-yacht is up for sale for a cool $325.5 million.
  • On the way this holiday season: pizza-flavored candy canes.
  • There's talk of a "Saved by the Bell" reunion coming up.
  • Seattle is looking at banning natural gas in all new construction.


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