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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Thurs 7/10/14

Barack Obama was fundraising at a Denver bar late Tuesday night when a man offered him weed and yelled: "Do you want a hit of this?" The President laughed

The album A Hard Day's Night by the Beatles was released 50 years ago today.

Courtney Love will join Sons of Anarchy for its final season. [Apparently, the producers didn't think they had quite enough anarchy.]

THESE COUNTRIES CONTRIBUTE THE MOST GOOD TO THE WORLD - The Good Country Index compares 125 countries on how much they help other nations in seven categories: science and technology, culture, international peace and security, world order, planet and climate, prosperity and equality, and health and well being.... The index give Ireland the overall No. 1 ranking, thanks to top ten rankings in the categories Culture, World Order, Prosperity & Equality and Health & Well-being.

EVA MENDES EXPECTING BABY WITH RYAN GOSLING - The rumors are true: Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are expecting a baby. This will be the first child for both actors, who played parents in their 2012 drama The Place Beyond the Pines.

A chef at an Italian restaurant in Louisiana cut into an eggplant on Monday . . . and the seeds inside spelled the word "God."  He says he's not sure what it means, but he knows it's proof that God is real.

Vienna Beef and former Bears coach Mike Ditka have developed the 'Ditka Sausage'. It weighs one-third of a pound and is eight inches long.

Fresh Brewed Tees will sell a shirt that reads #FOR6IVEN if Lebron James returns to Cleveland

The Portland Sea Dogs minor league baseball team will wear Chewbacca-themed uniforms on their “Star Wars Night” on August 16th

Alec Baldwin is in talks to play a CIA head in Mission: Impossible 5. Deadline.com claims Alec is “developing a new TV show with NBC Productions, in which he would play the central character, a Rob Ford-type Mayor of New York City.”

Farrah Abraham is trading porn for food and opening a fro yo store in Austin, Texas this Summer

Chelsea Clinton is now getting $75,000 per speech

Some tickets for the World Cup final between Argentina and Germany are selling for as much as $20,000

A baby naming website just released a list of the trendiest baby names so far this year.  The top three names for girls are Imogen, Charlotte, and Isla . . . and the top three for boys are Asher, Declan, and Atticus.

An 18-year-old and a 20-year-old in Florida smoked some weed last week, broke into an elementary school, and only stole one thing . . . a box of FROOT LOOPS.  The cops just tracked them down and they're both facing burglary charges. 

A 32-year-old writer from Chicago published a book last month on how to avoid getting gored at the Running of the Bulls in Spain.  And yesterday . . . HE GOT GORED at the Running of the Bulls.  A 1,300-pound pull got him twice in the right thigh, but he's expected to make a full recovery. 

A cop in Uganda panicked when an "aggressive" TORTOISE somehow got into his house . . . and then SHOT IT to death.  Then he asked his boss if he could have the day off, because he was traumatized by it.  His boss said no.

Cop Mistakes Moldy French Fry For Joint ... A Pennsylvania police officer recently stopped Joe Mugga because his license plate light was burned out. The cop searched Mugga's car because he thought he saw a joint on the backseat. The 'joint' turned out to be a moldy french fry. The officer let Mugga go.

Six random facts that will make you feel really old . . .

 1.  1998 is as far away as 2030.

2.  If Bart Simpson was a real person, he'd be 31 now.

3.  Kids starting high school next month were born in 2001.

4.  Jerry Seinfeld was 35 when "Seinfeld" started . . . now he's 60.

5.  The Taco Bell Chihuahua has been dead for five years.

6.  In "Back to the Future", Marty travels back in time from 1985 to 1955.  If someone travelled 30 years back in time today, it would be to 1984. 

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