The Top Story! Weekly Report for Sunday, December 20, 2015!
Posted by hughster1 on December 20th, 2015
NBC News did a fact check of statements made during Tuesday’s Republican debate. NBC rated the statements on a scale from “true” to “Brian Williams”.
Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical CEO who raised the price of an AIDS drug by 5,000%, was arrested Thursday on charges of fraud. He could face one year in jail . . . but the judge may bump that up to 5,000 years.
NBA ref Bill Kennedy has come out as gay. He said he first realized he was gay when he was told so by thousands and thousands of angry fans.
For the first time women were allowed to vote in elections in Saudi Arabia. However, they still weren’t allowed to drive themselves to the polling places.
Pete Rose has lost his bid to be let back into baseball. But Pete’s not disappointed, because he made a ton of money by betting before the hearing that the commissioner wouldn’t let him back in baseball.
Bill Cosby is suing 7 women for assassinating his character after they accused him of rape. Which means his other 44 victims all have a pretty solid case.
This year’s inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame include Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and Chicago. The Hall made the decision on who to induct by looking at your dad’s old 8-track collection.
″Star Wars: The Force Awakens″ opened in theaters on Thursday. Fans flocked to the theater after clearing their busy schedule of being afraid of girls.
Leonardo DiCaprio says he once almost died during a tandem skydiving jump when both parachutes failed to open. Luckily for Leo, his life was saved when he landed on top of a pile of supermodels.
Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton will star in a new movie for Netflix. It will be called “Botox Horseman.”
While on tour in Australia Taylor Swift met a 19-year-old look-alike. The lookalike looked so much like Taylor that she was dumped by a Harry Styles look-alike.
Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” album was recognized this week for selling 30 million copies in the U.S. In even better news, this week there was a non-creepy Michael Jackson story again.
On Thursday, Netflix released the first trailer for the ″Full House″ reboot. And by Friday it had already been referenced during 32,844 improv shows.
A man has been arrested for trespassing at Kris Jenner’s home. He won’t be charged with invasion of privacy, because Kris Jenner has none.
Longtime “Star Wars” fan Eric Welch has legally changed his name to Darth Vader. His parents didn’t mind, because now no one will know he’s theirs.
The U.S. came in eighth place in a new survey ranking countries as the best place to live based on life expectancy, education and gross national income. So thanks for fucking things up, Florida!
The oldest person in the world is now a 116-year-old woman who lives in Brooklyn. In other news, a 117 year-old woman in Michigan has tragically passed away.
Buffalo Wild Wings is now selling Mountain Dew flavored wings. People who’ve tried them say they go great with a noose around your neck.
A company has created new scratch-and-sniff, bacon-scented underwear. Or if you do a lot of apologizing in the bedroom, Canadian bacon-scented underwear.
Tom Brady is in the lead among all players in voting for the 2016 Pro Bowl. Coming in dead last for the 21st year in a row: O.J. Simpson.
A man in Washington D.C. is teaching a class on how to smoke weed. At the end of the course you either Fail or Puff Puff Pass.
$10 million in diamonds were stolen from a jeweler who forgot to lock the safe. Police are on the lookout for anyone who knows how to open a door.
And finally, on Friday Keith Richards turned 72. But he doesn’t look a day over dead.