Bits and Pieces - November 27, 2013
November 27, 2013
A huge Arctic air mass is gripping much of the nation. In New York it's 18 and nippy...just like Kendall Jenner
FRANCESCA EASTWOOD'S marriage to Jonah Hill's brother is heading down the road to annulment. While she denies it, multiple reports say Francesca and Jordan Feldstein's walk down the aisle in a cheesy Las Vegas wedding chapel, complete with an Elvis impersonator, was alcohol-fueled. Ironically, it was just a few weeks ago when TMZ caught up to Francesca's dad, Clint Eastwood, and asked him for marriage advice and he said not rush into anything. (See here)
Yahoo confirmed that KATIE COURIC is leaving ABC News to join the company as its global anchor on Yahoo News. Katie will continue to host her daytime talk show after joining Yahoo, although the show's renewal is not certain.
BONO and Coldplay frontman CHRIS MARTIN helped raise $26 million for charity by singing at a star-studded auction in New York over the weekend. Bono and Martin sang a medley of U2's "Beautiful Day" and Lou Reed's "Perfect Day," and even auctioned off the custom-built red grand piano that Chris played.
More than 43 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles for the Thanksgiving holiday, with three million scheduled to fly. Unfortunately, the weather isn't looking too good. Colder-than-usual temperatures are expected in the northeast, and could bring snow to the New England states, Pennsylvania, and New York tomorrow. Weather forecasters say that if the storm hugs the coast and develops to its full potential, it could be a flight nightmare, not just on the East Coast, but all over, as it could cause a chain reaction of delays and cancelations.
Michigan State remains atop the Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll, Followed by Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona and Oklahoma State in the top five.
The devils steal Prada! A gang of four thieves on two mopeds staged a daring smash-and-grab at a London Prada store in the early hours of the morning on Monday. The crooks made off with thousands of dollars worth of handbags, but the getaway didn't go entirely as designed. One of the mopeds crashed into a lamppost during the escape and a number of handbags were recovered at the scene.
1789: President George Washington declared the first Thanksgiving Day
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