• U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings died yesterday from longstanding health complications. He was 68.
  • Get ready to say goodbye to the printed version of USA Today, although they say winding down could take years.
  • Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel have welcomed a baby boy into their world, Myles.
  • Justin Bieber is being sued for copyright infringement for reposting a paparazzi image of himself to Instagram, the latest in a string of such cases against oft-photographed celebrities, reports Law360.
  • Teachers in Chicago have gone out on strike.
  • Cody Simpson has posted an NSFW Instagram with Miley Cyrus. It shows her hand is literally down his pants.
  • Netflix added 6.8 million subscribers in the third quarter, despite news of upcoming streaming offerings from Disney and Apple.
  • Volvo has rolled out its first electric SUV, the XC40. The first one won't be delivered to customers until a year from now.
  • Suzanne Somers celebrated her 73rd birthday this week by posting a picture of herself in a field, naked. All the private parts covered, so it's safe to look.
  • Helen Hunt was taken to a hospital after her SUV flipped during a car accident in Los Angeles Wednesday. She was released later that night.
  • Marketers including Amazon and Disney soared in Interbrand's 20th annual Best Global Brands report, but Facebook tumbled out of the top 10 due to a "lack of trust." Microsoft, Amazon, Apple and Google's brand value all rose.
  • Elton John has called the live-action remake of "The Lion King" a "huge disappointment" because of how they handled the music.
  • In support of GLAAD's anti-bullying efforts, Kellogg's offered a special serial for sale yesterday, called "All Together." For $19.99 a box, you'd be their special blend of Flakes, Froot Loops, Rice Krispies, Frosted Mini Wheats, Raisin Bran, and Corn Flakes all living together on one box.
  • President Trump is now averaging 36 tweets a day, in case you were curious.
  • Speaking of, U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi took President Trump's tweet about her "meltdown" and made it her Twitter cover photo.
  • Under Armour is making spacesuits for Virgin Galactic's space tourists and the reveal was held in an indoor skydiving arena, where spacesuit-clad performers danced in the air to the tune of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake. The suits were designed for people shelling out $250,000 for space tourism.
  • Qantas will make an experimental 20-hour non-stop flight from New York to Sydney, the longest ever.
  • Jeff Bezos says the smartest thing he ever did at Amazon was to do away with PowerPoint presentations at meetings.
  • Eddie Van Halen says he thinks that sucking on metal guitar picks may have caused his mouth cancer.
  • Walmart is starting a delivery service to bring groceries to customers with a one-time code to enter their home.
  • Washington State head coach Mike Leach has imposed a social media ban on his players.
  • In Georgia, twin girls were born in a hospital and helping them in the delivery room-twin nurses! Two sisters who became nurses and were working the same shift.
  • Megyn Kelly is back at FOX News and calling for an independent investigation of NBC.
  • Since joining Instagram this week, Jennifer Aniston is up to 9.9 million followers.
  • Family Circle, the home magazine for women that launched in 1932, will publish its final edition in December.
  • After going unsigned through the first couple of months of 2019, Brock Osweiler has retired from the NFL.
  • Police say they now know what happened in Ron Ely's Santa Barbara home the other night. It appears his son stabbed his mother to death and when police arrived, they ending up shooting and killing the son. Ron is 81 and played "Tarzan" on TV in the 1960s.
  • There's a startup company that is hoping within the next couple of years to send women into space for 24-36 hours to give birth.
  • Neil Patrick Harris had surgery on his hand after a sea urchin accident.
  • North Korea's Kim Jong-un rode on a white horse up a sacred mountain which he has done in the past to signal a major announcement is coming.


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