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  • Misha Nonoo: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Misha Nonoo, 33, is a New York-based fashion designer and good friends with Meghan Markle, Duchess Of Sussex, who attended Nonoo’s wedding to oil tycoon Michael Hess on Saturday. Misha met Meghan at Art Basel Miami 8 years ago where the two connected over lunch. “We were seated next to…

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  • Mandy Stavik’s Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    ABC Mary Stavik Mandy Stavik’s family relocated to Whatcom County, Washington from Palmer, Alaska when Mandy was in 7th grade. Mandy had two sisters and a brother, according to the Bellingham Herald. Mandy’s death was not the first tragedy to hit the Stavik family. Mandy’s older brother, Brent Stavik, was…

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  • Amanda ‘Mandy’ Stavik: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Twitter Mandy Stavik was an 18-year-old college freshman who was raped, abducted and murdered during a run near her home in her small town in Whatcom County, Washington. The teen had just started her first year at Central Washington University. She graduated from Mount Baker High School where she was…

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  • Ryan Sims: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty A makeshift memorial for victims of the Conception boat fire is set up in Santa Barbara on September 3. Ryan Sims is a crew member of the California dive boat the Conception, which caught on fire earlier this month, killing 34 people. Now, Sims is suing the boat’s owners,…

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  • Nicole Merced Plaud & Miguel Valentin-Colon: 5 Fast Facts

    Facebook-Buffalo Police September 16, 2019 Nicole Merced Plaud and Miguel Valentin Colon Orlando, Florida couple Nicole Merced Plaud, 24, and Miguel Anthony Valentin-Colon, 31, are missing and feared dead after their rental car was found torched in Buffalo, New York, with two bodies inside. The gruesome discovery was made September…

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  • Leslie Carter, Aaron Carter’s Sister: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Leslie Carter pictured in 2010. Leslie Carter is the late sister of Aaron and Nick Carter. Leslie died tragically in 2012 following a drug overdose. She was 25 years old. Leslie is the third child of Robert and Jane Elizabeth Carter. She was born in Tampa, Florida, the younger…

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  • Joe Biden & Ukraine: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    President Trump and his allies have been trying to get Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden for his role in what Rudy Giuliani called a “massive bribery scheme.” Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York and Donald Trump’s attorney, appeared on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” in a bizarre interview where…

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  • Bill Gates’ Net Worth: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Netflix Bill Gates Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, is the second-wealthiest man in the world, second to Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon. Gates is a self-made billionaire with a net worth of $105.8 billion as of September 19, 2019, according to Forbes. As one of the wealthiest men…

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  • Melinda Gates, Bill Gates Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Melinda Gates Melinda Gates has been named one of the world’s most powerful women by Forbes multiple times, largely due to her philanthropy with an increasing focus on women’s issues for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The organization is the world’s largest private charitable foundation, with a $40…

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  • Bill Gates Family & Kids: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Bill Gates Family Bill Gates’ family is comprised of successful individuals with a heart for community and advocacy. Gates was born to a respected Seattle attorney and a prominent businesswoman. Bill Gates calls his father, Bill Gates Sr., “the real Bill Gates.” He wrote on Instagram about how he learned…

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  • Joseph Maguire: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    MARCUS TAPPAN/AFP/Getty Images Joseph Maguire is the acting Director of National Intelligence and former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center. He’s currently at the center of tense showdown between Congress and the U.S. Intelligence Community because of his refusal to turn over a whistleblower complaint to congress regarding a conversation…

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  • Greg Omdahl, Phil Hartman’s Brother-in-Law: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Screengrab via ABC News Greg Omdahl says that his sister had a problem with cocaine for years prior to her killing her husband. Greg Omdahl is Phil Hartman’s brother-in-law and Brynn Hartman’s brother. Omdahl is featured heavily in the ABC documentary on Phil Hartman’s death at the hands of his…

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  • Peter Gaynor: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    FEMA Facebook Peter Gaynor is set to be nominated as head of FEMA. Peter Gaynor is the acting administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and is expected to soon be nominated by President Donald Trump to take on the role of director permanently. Axios reported on Wednesday that Trump…

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  • Alexei Saab: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Alexei Saab is accused of taking these photos. Alexei Saab is a New Jersey naturalized citizen who is accused by the U.S. government of scouting prominent targets for Hezbollah in New York, Boston and Washington D.C., including the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Fenway Park and the White House. The…

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  • Kimberly Nelligan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Penobscot County Sheriffs Office Kimberly Nelligan Kimberly Nelligan, 33, was arrested on September 17 after authorities said she rubbed heroin laced with fentanyl on her baby’s gums that resulted in the child’s death. On September 18, the Bangor, Maine resident pleaded not guilty to endangering the welfare of a child…

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  • Gemmel Moore: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook Gay millionaire and prominent California Democratic donor Edward Buck, 65, is facing state and federal charges including running a West Hollywood drug house where it’s alleged he’d inject young black men with methamphetamine to sustain drug-fueled sex marathons. At least two men have died in Buck’s home. One of…

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  • Kristine Barnett: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Kristine Barnett Facebook Kristine Barnett is an author, public speaker, and longtime advocate for education for autistic children. She first graced national media coverage when her pre-teen son, Jake, enrolled as an undergraduate at Purdue University. Barnett has traveled around the country talking about her strategies for homeschooling her brilliant…

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  • Ryder Cambron: 5 Fast Facts You Need to know

    Montgomery County Sheriff Ryder Cambron Ryder Cambron is a 15-year-old Texas girl now accused of staging her own abduction, sparking a massive search effort by multiple law enforcement agencies. Officials had indicated from the start that Cambron was a “missing runaway person,” but they launched what they called an “exhausting”…

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  • Katie Waldman, Stephen Miller’s Girlfriend: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Waldman pictured in a halloween costume while working for Senator Steve Daines of Montana in 2017. Katie Waldman is Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary and the girlfriend of Stephen Miller, a senior advisor to Donald Trump. Waldman, 27’s, appointment to the office of the vice president was announced in…

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  • Jessica Nesbitt aka Madame Priscilla Belle: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Kink Extraordinaires Jessica Nesbitt aka Madame Priscilla Bell pictured in an advertisement on the Kink Extraordinaires website. Jessica Nesbitt aka Madame Priscilla Belle ran high-priced brothel known as Kink Extraordinaires out of Chicago, federal prosecutors say. Nesbitt, 31, ran the brothel in Illinois, but her business spread across the United…

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  • Rebekah Paltrow Neumann, Adam Neumann’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts

    Rebekah Paltrow Neumann, 41, is the Co-Founder and Chief Brand and Impact Officer of The We Company. She co-founded The We Company, which started out as WeWork, with her husband, CEO Adam Neumann. She is also the Founder and CEO of WeGrow, a private education company under the umbrella of…

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  • Renee Puente, Matthew Morrison’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts

    Getty Matthew Morrison and Renee Puente Renee Puente is a 35-year-old American musician, model, and entrepreneur, as well as the wife of actor Matthew Morrison, according to her social media. Puente was born in Hawaii on October 5, 1984. Her mother was a single mother to four children, according to…

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  • Roger & Susan Clarke: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Twitter Roger and Sue Clarke Roger Clarke and Susan Clarke are an elderly British couple charged by Portuguese authorities with smuggling 9 kilos (20 pounds) of cocaine valued at over $1 million. The unassuming Roger, 72, and Sue, 70, appeared in a Lisbon courtroom on September 17. The two were…

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  • Tyler Flach & Khaseen Morris: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Soundcloud/Facebook Tyler Flach (l) and Khaseen Morris (r) Tyler Flach, an aspiring rapper who went by the name “BabyTy” and who recorded a music video, is accused in the stabbing death of Khaseen Morris, a 16-year-old boy from Oceanside, New York, who was murdered in a brawl outside a strip…

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  • Robert O’Brien: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    US State Department Robert O'Brien. Robert C. O’Brien is a hostage negotiator, lawyer and diplomat who has been picked by President Donald Trump to be his fourth national security adviser, replacing John Bolton in the White House position. Trump announced his selection of O’Brien in a tweet on September 18,…

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  • Lauren Kitt Carter, Nick Carter’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts

    Getty Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt Carter Lauren Kitt Carter is the owner and co-founder of ProDerm Aesthetics, the wife of Nick Carter, and the mother of their son Odin, according to her Instagram page. The Backstreet Boy gave cause for alarm when he tweeted that he and his sister…

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  • Jessica Jaymes Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Jessica Jaymes pictured at the 2018 AVN Awards. Jessica Jaymes is the Hustler model and porn star who died at the age of 43 on September 17. Jaymes’ cause of death has not been made public. TMZ was the first to report on Jaymes’ death on September 18. The…

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  • The Revolution Club: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook via Revolution Club Los Angeles The Revolution Club Los Angeles The Revolution Club Los Angeles was in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, to protest President Trump’s fundraising event, according to the Los Angeles Times. According to CBS, tickets to the fundraiser started at $1,000 for individuals and…

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  • Mollie Gates, Thomas Middleditch’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Mollie Gates, Thomas Middleditch's wife, pictured in January 2018. Mollie Gates is Thomas Middleditch’s wife. The couple was married in his hometown of Nelson, British Columbia in Canada in August 2015. In September 2019, Middleditch told Playboy Magazine that “swinging saved [the couple’s marriage.]” Middleditch said that he told…

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  • How Did Ed Buck Make His Money? 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook/Ed Buck Ed Buck pictured on his Facebook page in 2011. Ed Buck began his career as a male model and actor in Europe before using the money to buy a courier service, Gopher Courier, which made him a millionaire. Buck, 65, a donor to many candidates on both sides…

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  • Alison Turkos: Rape & Kidnapping Survivor Sues Lyft

    Instagram/Getty Rape survivor Alison Turkos is suing Lyft. Alison Turkos is a New York woman who says she was kidnapped and raped at gunpoint by her Lyft driver and at least two other men. The 31-year-old survivor is now suing Lyft, accusing the rideshare app company of failing to protect…

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  • Brick Owens & Dieter Grams of Bstroy: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Twitter Brick Owens, Dieter Grams of Bstroy Brick Owens and Dieter Grams are the co-founders of the menswear clothing company Bstroy, which is causing controversy because it is selling bullet-riddled sweatshirts with the names of four of the nation’s most prominent school shootings: Stoneman Douglas, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, and…

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  • Cokie Roberts’ Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Cokie Roberts passed away at the age of 75 from complications associated with breast cancer. She leaves behind a loving husband, children, and six grandchildren. Read on to learn more about her family. 1. Cokie Roberts Got the Nickname ‘Cokie’ from Her Brother Tommy Getty Cokie Roberts’ full name…

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  • Lauren Duca: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Lauren Duca Instagram Lauren Duca is a journalist, author, former professor and Twitter personality. She’s known for her columns at Teen Vogue, as well as an interview she gave to Tucker Carlson in 2016 in which she called him a “sexist pig.” Duca has come under fire in recent months…

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  • Hale Boggs, Cokie Roberts’ Father: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty/US House Hale Boggs was the father of Cokie Roberts. When Hale Boggs, Cokie Roberts’ father, was presumed dead in a mysterious Alaskan plane crash, he was serving as U.S. House Majority Leader and had served on the Warren Commission investigating the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The plane was…

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  • Cokie Roberts’ Children: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Cokie Roberts died at the age of 75 from complications with breast cancer. She leaves behind a son, a daughter, six grandchildren, and a loving husband Steven Roberts. Steven and Cokie were married in 1966 and neither had been married before or since. By the time of Cokie’s death,…

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  • Cokie Roberts’ Husband, Steven: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    George Washington University Cokie Roberts’ husband, Steven Roberts, is a lifelong journalist and professor. He wrote several columns and a book with his wife as a co-author. He is now a professor at George Washington University, a contributing editor to U.S. News & World Report, and appears regularly on network…

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  • Cokie Roberts Dead: Tribute to the Pioneering Journalist

    Getty Cokie Roberts is dead at age 75. Cokie Roberts, a trailblazing journalist, author, and political commentator on television, has died at the age of 75, according to ABC News, where she worked as a congressional reporter and analyst. American Women in Radio and Television named Roberts “one of the…

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  • Matt McCusker: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Screengrab via YouTube McCusker pictured during an episode of "Matt and Shane's Secret Podcast" in 2018. Matt McCusker co-hosted “Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast” alongside Shane Gillis. In 2018, the pair broadcast a controversial episode that saw Gillis use a racial slur when describing Chinese people. The episode came to…

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  • Michael Wayne Jones: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Twitter Michael Wayne Jones, 38. Michael Wayne Jones, 38, of Summerfield, Florida, has been arrested in connection to the death of his wife Casei Jones, 32 and their four children, Cameron Bowers, 10, Preston Bowers, 5, Mercali Jones, 2, and Aiyana Jones, 1. No motive has been given for the…

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  • Casei Jones: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook/Nikki Jones September 16, 2019 The body of Casei Jones, 32, was found inside her husbands vehicle after a hed had a car accident on September 15. The body of Casei Jones, a 32-year-old Florida mother of four, was discovered in her husband’s van on September 15 after she’d been…

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  • Ray Lewis’s Kids: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Ray Lewis arrives at the 2019 "Dancing With The Stars" Cast Reveal at Planet Hollywood Times Square on August 21, 2019 in New York City. Dancing With the Stars season 27 premieres Monday, September 16, and former NFL star Ray Lewis is joining the celebrity cast. Throughout the season,…

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  • Sailor Brinkley-Cook, Christie’s Daughter: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Sailor Lee Brinkley-Cook attends as Harper's BAZAAR celebrates "ICONS By Carine Roitfeld" at The Plaza Hotel presented by Cartier. Sailor Lee Brinkley-Cook will be competing on season 28 of “Dancing With the Stars,” stepping in for her mother Christie Brinkley, who was injured in rehearsal. On Monday morning, September…

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  • Matthew Amiot: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    St. Louis, MN County Jail Matthew Amiot Matthew Amiot, 36, is the man accused of sparking a fire in Duluth, Minnesota that destroyed a century-old synagogue. Police say there is no evidence to suggest that this was a hate crime against the Jewish community. Investigators said the fire began outside…

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  • Robert Hayes: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Palm Beach County Sheriff Robert Hayes. Robert Hayes is a 37-year-old Florida man charged with the 2016 murder of a woman in Palm Beach County. Hayes is also suspected of being the Daytona Serial Killer, who police believe is responsible for the murders of at least four women in Daytona…

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  • Alexis Wilson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    PCSO The Pittsburg County Oklahoma Sheriff charged Alexis Wilson, 18, with making terroristic threats after she allegedly threatened to 'shoot up' her former high school with an AK47 she bought. The Pittsburg County Oklahoma Sheriff’s Office charged Alexis Wilson, 18, with making a terroristic threat after she allegedly told a…

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  • Jenna Evans: Woman Eats Engagement Ring in Her Sleep

    Facebook Jenna Evans Jenna Evans is the woman who had a dream about swallowing her engagement ring. When she woke up, the San Diego woman realized that the nightmare was actually a reality. Evans had to have emergency surgery in order to retrieve the ring, which had traveled into her…

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  • Ric Ocasek’s Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Ric Ocasek left behind a large family. Ric Ocasek, the former lead singer of the iconic new wave band The Cars, leaves behind a large family of six sons, the product of his three marriages. Over the years, Ocasek, who died in his 70s of undetermined cause, has also…

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  • Edawn Coughman: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Edawn Louis Coughman, 31, is a former NFL football player who was arrested on Thursday for allegedly destroying his Atlanta business and staging it to look like a hate crime. Police said in a statement that Coughman was charged with false report of a crime, insurance fraud and concealing a…

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  • Paulina Porizkova, Ric Ocasek’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts

    Paulina Porizkova is Ric Ocasek’s estranged wife. Porizkova found the late singer unconscious and unresponsive in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday, Sept. 15. Ocasek was 75 years old at the time of his death. Porizkova is a model, actress, television personality, and author. She and Ocasek were together for over…

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