Charlie's Random News

Today Has Been Declared 'Prince Day'

Today would have been Prince's 58th birthday, so Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared June 7th to be "Prince Day" in his state. Dayton wanted to point out that today was about celebrating Prince's music and art, but also about "his many acts of service to his fellow Minnesotans." "...
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These People Love Kanye More Than Kanye

Follow me on this. Kanye West was the headlining act for this year's Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City but the show had to be canceled due to severe weather. It's simply not safe to have thousands of people outside during lighting or something... Social media exploded with plans for a...
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John Oliver May Have Created The Coolest TV Moment Ever

John Oliver is one clever man. Over the weekend, Last Week Tonight did a very real expose on the business of medical debt collection. He started his own debt collection company called Central Asset Recover Professionals and instead of calling and harassing the people suffering from the debt, with a...
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Mark Zuckerberg's Password Is Weaker Than Your Aunt's

Mark Zuckerberg's personal Twitter and Pinterest pages were recently hacked. It's not surprising as I'm sure he's constantly targeted. The surprising part is how weak his password was. It was "dadada." Seriously Zuck? No uppercase or numbers? I think the whole thing was a ploy to make security look...
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VIDEO: Will Smith Performs 'Summertime' With Daughter Willow

You'd think Will Smith's kids would be tired of hearing his hit "Summertime" by now, but over the weekend Willow Smith peformed it with her dad in Philly: -Mike Draup Photo: USA Today
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VIDEO: Taylor Swift Crashes Fan's Wedding, But This Time She Performs

This isn't the first time Taylor Swift has shown up at a fan's wedding, but it might be the most special. Third wheel -- A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on Jun 4, 2016 at 5:34pm PDT On Saturday she showed up as Max Singer and Kenya Smith had their wedding in Long Beach Township, New...
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Nick Cannon Challenged Eminem To A Rap Battle For $100,000

Nick Cannon wants to battle and claims he has no takers, so he's challenged Eminem. I'd apply, but whoever he battles has to put up their own $100,000. It's all part of something he's doing for the BET Awards. So in other words, this is all a commercial for the BET Awards. Here's the full interview...
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Soldier Wins Miss USA Pageant

Miss District of Columbia, Deshauna Barber, was crowned Miss USA Sunday night. She's an Army Reserve Officer and IT Analyst. YAAAAS QUEEN! #MissUSA pic.twitter.com/fmC1TYy02l — MISS USA (@MissUSA) June 6, 2016 The standout moment for her was when she was asked about women in combat roles. Judge Joe...
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Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies At 74

The boxer who many consider the greatest of all time passed away Friday at the age of 74. Muhammad Ali dominated for decades before his career ended in 1981. If you've ever heard the phrase, "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee," he came up with that to describe his technique. If you'd like to...
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NBC News Anchor Pulled Off The Air Because Of Prince?

NBC News anchor Tamron Hall was supposed to anchor NBC Nightly News on Thursday and Friday this week, but wasn't on the air last night. It turns out it's related to Prince's death. The big story yesterday was the medical examiner's report on Prince, and now Hall has confirmed that she had a close...
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