Bits and Pieces - November 12, 2014
November 12, 2014
A huge blast of arctic air is sweeping through much of the nation. In fact, it's so cold that Alex from Target has become Alex from North Face.
JUSTIN BIEBER has forked over $80,000 to settle up that vandalism case for egging his former neighbor's home. Bieber's attorney also says he's on schedule to finish his community service and anger management treatments by the time he has his next hearing on February 10th. Bieber will perform his community labor by working for MusiCares, which helps musicians struggling with health, addiction and other issues. Justin will work at their L.A. headquarters, doing things like painting walls and moving office furniture, but he won't be teaching music to anyone as he must perform physical labor as part of the deal.
JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT will play Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone's movie about the NSA whistleblower. Filming will begin in Munich in January.
- CBS has announced that they'll have an exclusive performance from TAYLOR SWIFT during their coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The U.S. Postal Service says that they were the victims of a cyber attack and that China may have been involved. They say some of their computers were hacked and some employee information was compromised, but apparently the only customer information that was stolen was from some people who called the post office phone lines for assistance and left personal info. If China was behind it they say it's likely just a starting point to gain more information about the U.S. government and possibly use .gov e-mail addresses in phishing scams.
The New York Mets signed veteran Michael Cuddyer to a two-year deal. The Mets will give up a first round pick to the Colorado Rockies.
On today's episode of Breaking Stupid, Laurel County, Kentucky deputies arrested 37-year-old Deborah Asher for trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine. Deborah didn't do her attorney any favors by posing for her mug shot while wearing a T-shirt that read: "I (heart) Crystal Meth."
2002: Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates pledged $100 million to fight AIDS in India.
actor Stanley Tucci (Maid in Manhattan, The Devil Wears Prada, Hunger Games) 54