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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Tues 5/21/13

"Terminator 2" star Edward Furlong has been arrested on suspicion of violating a restraining order filed by his ex-girlfriend.

Ray Manzarek of The Doors has died. The keyboardist was 74.

Now we're hearing that Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are no longer an item.

Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland has a solo album coming out in the fall.

Yahoo is buying Tumblr for $1 billion. David Karp founded Tumblr in his mother's Manhattan apartment in 2007.

Fox is close to filling the two vacant seats at the judging table for "The X Factor" with singer Kelly Rowland and Mexican singer/actress Paulina Rubio. They would replace Britney Spears and L.A. Reid and join returning Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato.

30 Rock's Katrina Bowden and Musician Ben Jorgensen exchanged vows at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens over the weekend.

Christine White has died at the age of 86. She had lots of roles in Hollywood, but her most famous was on an episode of "The Twilight Zone" when a young William Shatner saw gremlins on the plane.

You gotta love Kid Rock's line at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night: "Let's give it up for people lip-synching under pre-recorded music."

Three of the "Brady Bunch" kids -- Barry Williams (Greg), Christopher Knight (Peter) and Susan Olsen (Cindy) -- got together to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the summer when "The Brady Bunch went to Kings Island" to shoot an episode in 1973.

In Japan, you can order bacon for your Burger King burger. One man ordered a Whopper with 1,050 strips of bacon and got it... for $80!

Alan O'Day, who had a big hit in the 70s "Undercover Angel" and who wrote "Rock 'n Roll Heaven," has lost his battle with brain cancer. He was 72.

The most expensive home in U.S. history just went on sale.  It's a 13,519 square foot, 12 bedroom house in Greenwich, Connecticut that's listed at $190 MILLION.  The house is spread across 50 acres on TWO ISLANDS on the Long Island Sound and also has six garages and a 75-foot pool.

Last Wednesday, when the Powerball jackpot was at $360 million, a woman in California was SURE she'd won.  She matched all of the numbers and the Powerball . . . but kept hearing reports that no winning tickets were sold.  Turns out she bought her ticket 52 minutes AFTER the drawing, so it was for Saturday's Powerball drawing instead.

A new survey asked men which hairstyle they find most attractive on a woman, and only 4% of men chose short hair.  That's one in 25.  62% of men say long hair is the most attractive.  30% prefer shoulder- or mid-length hair.

Back on May 11th, a guy in Florida saw a Burmese PYTHON in some bushes.  So he decided to pull it out . . . but it took a LOT of pulling.  The python turned out to be EIGHTEEN FEET and eight inches long . . . which makes it the longest python in Florida history.  The python also tried to ATTACK the guy, so he killed it.

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