THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Thurs 3/27/14

Sixth-grader Katie Francis sold more than 18,000 boxes of addictive Girl Scout cookies over the last two months, setting a national record. And she's not done yet. Katie hopes to hit 20,000 by the end of the month.

Walgreens says they're closing down 76 of their stores -- the unprofitable ones.

Andrea Bocelli married his girlfriend of 12 years, Veronica Berti, in a small ceremony in Livorno, Italy, last Friday.

Here are six things entrepreneurs should stop doing immediately. http://tinyurl.com/ofs8vd5

40 years after the release of their debut album, KISS has made the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

A study says that fewer Americans are drinking coffee daily. Really? Who are these people?

Police in South Carolina arrested a man for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend... using a book on anger management.

Montecore, the white tiger that attacked Las Vegas illusionist Roy Horn of Sigfried and Roy fame, has died at age 17.

Patrick Demsey's mom has died after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was 79.

A judge in Los Angeles has ordered a man to stop stalking Taylor Swift and to stay away from the singer for 3 years.

A funeral was held in Los Angeles for Mick Jagger's longtime girlfriend, L'Wren Scott, who ended her own life two weeks ago at age 49.

Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson says he would like to take President Obama duck hunting.

Hilariously honest notes from kids. http://tinyurl.com/mhl34wp

Robin Thicke says that even though his wife and he separated last February, they still talk every day and are the best of friends.

We now find out that Russian authorities warned the FBI in 2011 about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of two Chechen brothers accused of carrying out last year's Boston Marathon bombings, but U.S. authorities missed their chances to detain him.

RUSSIA SEIZES UKRAINE'S DOLPHIN ARMY - The world better watch out. The Russian navy recently seized control of Ukraine's combat dolphins. According to an employee connected with the Crimea-based program, the Russians will oversee the entire dolphin army from now on. The combat dolphins are trained to patrol open water and attack anything that poses a military threat.

GUINNESS WORLD RECORD PEPPER EATING ATTEMPT - A pepper eating contest featuring the World's Hottest Pepper will take place at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo this Sunday. Two big names in the fiery foods world, Ted Barrus "The Fire Breathing Idiot" and Steve "The Machine" Smallwood, are participating.

TWITTER NOW LETS YOU ADD 4 PHOTOS TO TWEETS, TAG ANYONE IN THEM - Twitter added a couple of features Wednesday. You can now add four photos to a single tweet and for the first time, you can tag up to 10 friends in a Twitter photo, without taking away from your 140-character count. The photos you add will appear as a four-part collage in your timeline. If anyone clicks on one of them, they'll get the full picture.

THIEVES LOCK WOMAN IN COFFIN - A pair of thieves in Chile locked an undertaker inside one of her own coffins while they robbed her funeral home. A passing taxi driver later heard her shouting for help, nervously lifted the lid and almost fainted when the woman sat up in the coffin.

A 25-year-old guy in Romania recently showed up at a hospital complaining about a sore throat . . . and failed to mention that he'd just swallowed a FORK.  His doctors eventually saw it on an X-ray.  But they decided NOT to rush him into surgery.  Instead, they told him to wait a few days to see if he could PASS it.

There was a televised debate between the candidates for governor of Massachusetts on Tuesday night.  And one of them PASSED A KIDNEY STONE . . . DURING the debate.  And even though he was in INSANE pain, he kept on answering questions.

Police in New Jersey arrested a guy who was riding a tricycle . . . naked . . . and chewing on GLASS.