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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Mon 6/17/13

Tish Finley Cyrus has filed for divorce from Billy Ray Cyrus after 19 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. She's seeking custody of their teenage child and spousal support.

To make their breakup even worse, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are in a custody battle over who should get their dog.

Arnold Schwarzenegger will return as The Terminator in 2014. He confirmed he will be returning as the cybernetic character in "Terminator 5" during a speech he made in Australia. "I'll be back."

Selena Gomez has a brand-new baby sister, after her mom gave birth to a girl this week.

So, a popular trend among Japanese teenagers -- licking each other's eyeballs. It's called "worming." Here's hoping it never catches on here.

Just too days after being robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco, 2 Chainz was arrested at Los Angeles' LAX airport for possession of marijuana, promethazine and codeine.

Microsoft is going to follow the lead of the early days of Apple and give away 10,000 Surface tablet computers to a group of teachers meeting in July.

Microsoft is going to open 600 Windows Stores inside of Best Buy in the U.S. and Canada.

Actress Scarlett Johansson is suing a French publisher over a novel that uses her name and image while discussing the challenges of being beautiful.

Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from Wendi Deng Murdoch, his wife since 1999. They had two kids together. Age might have had a little to do with it -- he's 82, she's 44.

Flavor Flav's fast food empire could be coming to a close, as the last of his fried chicken joints has been hit with eviction papers.

A mom in Texas was driving her two kids home from the store last week, when a guy hiding in the back of her minivan jumped out with a knife and demanded money.  So she called 911, grabbed the knife out of his hand, punched him, kicked him out of the car, and ended up running him over.  The kids are fine, and the robber's in the hospital.

A man in California was arrested for kidnapping a 16-year-old girl . . . but claims he just got into the wrong car?

Garth Brooks is going to join Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Trisha Yearwood and Ronnie Dunn for a benefit concert July 6th to raise money for the tornado victims in Oklahoma. The concert will be held at the University of Oklahoma's Gaylord Family Stadium at Owen Field.

Remember how there was "Brangelina" to describe Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in one word? Now, there's "Kimye."

Thousands of Harley-Davidson riders gathered before the Pope for him to bless their motorcycles. [And their beer guts.]

BUSTED FOR SELLING HEROIN WHILE CARRYING BABY _ A Long Island, New York, man was arrested for allegedly selling heroin with his infant daughter cradled in his arms. I've heard of Take Your Daughter to Work Day, but this is ridiculous.

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have a new baby girl. [Kanye was so proud he was passing out pictures -- of himself.]

FATHERS: YOU NEED TO LOSE WEIGHT... NOW _ Obese fathers who ate a high-fat diet were more likely to have offspring that also had a higher level of body fat -- even if the youngsters were maintained on a healthy, lower fat diet. The effect was especially noticeable in the male offspring. The news (out of Ohio State University) seems to provide new evidence that a father's diet can have a significant effect on his children's health.

The War on the War on Christmas is starting EARLY this year.  Even though it's mid-June, Texas just passed a new law that protects schools from being sued for using the phrase "Merry Christmas" or hanging Christmas decorations.  The only rule is they also have to represent other religions too . . . which means, like, one token Menorah somewhere.

MAN OF STEEL BREAKS JUNE RECORD _ Man of Steel topped the weekend box office -- and broke a June record. Man of Steel earned an estimated $113 million over the weekend. Combined with Thursday evening's totals, the MoS brought home around $125 million. The movie now has the best June opening in history, breaking the previous $110 million record set by Disney's Toy Story 3.

... Opening Friday: Monsters University and World War Z.

82-YEAR-OLD SETS WORLD RECORD _ At 82 years of age, Canadian Ed Whitlock has broken the world record for the fastest mile run by someone over 80. Whitlock finished in 7:01, beating the previous record of 7:09.

Last week, a 91-YEAR-OLD man set a world record by bench pressing 187.2 pounds.  No one over 90 has ever bench pressed that much.  In fact, the previous record for a 90-year-old was 52 pounds LESS than that.  This 91-year-old has only been lifting weights since he was 60 . . . and entered his first lifting competition five years ago.

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