Bits and Pieces - December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015
Authorities say a man attempted to open the door of a Lufthansa Airlines jet during a flight to Belgrade. The man was quickly restrained and placed in a business class seat for the rest of the flight. Some people will do anything to get an upgrade.
Is there a new couple alert for SELENA GOMEZ and One Direction's NIALL HORAN? They attended Jenna Dewan-Tatum's birthday party at Bootsy Bellows nightclub in West Hollywood on Friday night and left together through the back door. Spies said they looked "flirty" at the party and that "He had his arm around her and was rubbing her back, and they were chatting close." Meanwhile, Justin Bieber responded to the news by posting another Throwback Thursday photo of him and Selena together, even though it was Saturday. (See here)
HARRISON FORD may have revealed a Star Wars spoiler! During a Q&A, Ford was asked about his favorite action scene from the upcoming movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens and he cited a sword fight scene between Rey and Kylo Ren. However, that scene hasn't been featured in any of the trailers.
ONE DIRECTION'S Liam Payne and Niall Horan have revealed their New Year's resolutions. For Liam, he plans to try and give up smoking, while Niall plans to hit the gym and train. If you're wondering, Harry Styles said it was "too early" to be thinking about 2016, while Louis Tomlinson admitted, "I never stick to mine, so I'm out."
If you have relatives on the planet Mars and were wondering what it would cost to send them a Christmas card, wonder no more. Britain's five-year-old Oliver Giddings wrote to the Royal Mail to ask that question. In turn, the Royal Mail contacted NASA and the answer was $23,860. Actually, that's quite a bargain as it cost NASA about $700 million to send their last Mars rover to the planet.
Chase Utley has signed a one-year deal to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Phillies traded Utley to the Dodgers in August.
In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Kirtland Air Force Base, a hospital and three schools were locked down for almost an hour last Wednesday as authorities investigated reports of gunshots. After a thorough investigation, the lockdown was lifted and police later announced that there were no gunshots, but instead someone had been popping "heavy duty" bubble wrap.
2011: Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison for trying to sell Barack Obama's former Senate seat.
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