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  • Erika Andrea Gaytan Missing: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook Erika Andrea Gaytan. Erika Andrea Gaytan is a missing 29-year-old woman from El Paso, Texas. The mother of a 7-year-old boy was last seen at a concert on July 13 or the early morning hours of July 14, authorities and her family say. She was at the concert at…

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  • Erika Andrea Gaytan Missing: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook Erika Andrea Gaytan. Erika Andrea Gaytan is a missing 29-year-old woman from El Paso, Texas. The mother of a 7-year-old boy was last seen at a concert on July 13 or the early morning hours of July 14, authorities and her family say. She was at the concert at…

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  • Ethan Raible Rendlen Missing: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    The Colony PD Ethan Raible Rendlen is missing in Texas and the case is going viral on social media. Tatiana Badra (also listed as Badr), who is listed as his wife on Facebook, posted online saying that her husband had disappeared, and then later made her post private after contacting…

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  • Michael D’Biagio: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    New Castle Police Department/Facebook Michael J. D'Biagio has been charged with homicide and aggravated assault for the murder of Darren "Scotty" Jevcak 17. A 41-year-old Pennsylvania man is facing murder charges for killing his daughter’s 17-year-old boyfriend, after suspecting the boy was supplying his daughter with drugs. Beaver Falls resident…

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  • 5SOS Lawsuit: Fans React to the News

    Getty 5SOS 5SOS is facing a lawsuit brought on by White Shadows LLC, and now #5sosisgoingtojailparty is trending on Twitter. David Henderson, along with two other Hungarian songwriters, David Toth and Peter Ferencz, have accused Five Seconds of Summer of ripping off one of their songs, according to Bloomberg Law.…

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  • David Henderson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Instagram via Zsanett Henderson David Henderson and his wife Zsanett. David Henderson, along with two other Hungarian songwriters, David Toth and Peter Ferencz, have accused Five Seconds of Summer of ripping off one of their songs, according to Bloomberg Law. Bloomberg Law says that a complaint was filed against the…

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  • Elizabeth McCarthy: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook Catherine Elizabeth McCarthy Elizabeth McCarthy, a former candidate for the Florida House of Representatives who claimed to have treated victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, admitted that she made the story up and lied about being a doctor. McCarthy dropped out of the race in June 2019 after the…

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  • Teletubbies’ Sun Baby Jess Smith: Does She Have a Baby?

    Twitter via Jessica Smith Jess Smith Teletubbies’ original sun baby, Jess Smith, is trending after a photo of her and a baby went viral. The question is: is it her baby? Jess became one of the most famous baby faces on television, flashing a smile that lit up screens along…

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  • Charlie Rispoli: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    NOLA.com/Facebook A screenshot of Rispoli's post obtained by NOLA.com Louisiana police officer Charlier Rispoli has come under fire after making a Facebook post which implies Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) should be shot. Rispoli, who has worked for the Gretna, Lousiana police force since 2005, characterized Ocasio-Cortez as a “vile idiot”…

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  • Morgan Beller: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook vai Morgan Beller Hecht Lauren Gruber Beller (L) and Morgan Beller (R). Morgan Beller is the driving force behind Facebook’s cryptocurrency initiative, according to CNBC. Beller is one of three Facebook employees to list themselves as a co-creator for the company’s proposed digital currency, Libra. The other two are…

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  • Emanuela Orlandi: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Twitter Emanuela Orlandi, 15, went missing in 1983 after leaving her music lesson. Authorities are trying to determine if her body was secretly buried in Vatican City. Investigators were left with more questions than answers as they searched for Emanuela Orlandi, a 15-year-old girl who went missing in 1983. The…

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  • Eric Sparkes: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook Eric Sparkes and Erica Thomas. Eric Sparkes has come forward as the man accused of telling a Georgia lawmaker to “go back” to where she came from during a confrontation in the express checkout lane of an Atlanta-area Publix grocery store. Sparkes has admitted to getting into an argument…

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  • Mahershala Ali: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Mahershala Ali (birth name Mahershalalhashbaz Gilmore), 45, is an Academy Award-winning American actor best known for his roles in Moonlight and True Detective. During Marvel’s presentation at Comic Con 2019, the studio announced that Ali will play vampire hunter Blade in an upcoming reboot of…

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  • Simon Yam: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Ian Gavan/Getty Images Actor Simon Yam Hong Kong actor Simon Yam, 64, was stabbed while speaking at a July 20 promotional event in Southern China. The Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life star sustained injuries to his abdomen and hand. Video of the horrific event shows Yam shaking people’s hands and…

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  • Carrevious Davis: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Orange County Jail Carrevious Davis, 18, has been charged with the murder of 17-year-old Tatyana Simeon after inviting local kids to play Russian Roulette at this Orlando, Florida apartment. An 18-year-old Florida man is facing murder charges after inviting a 17-year-old old girl to play Russian Roulette in his Orlando…

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  • Ian Finnis, Tommy Fleetwood’s Caddie: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Tommy Fleetwood of England shakes hands with his caddie, Ian Finnis on the 18th hole during the second round of the 148th Open Championship held on the Dunluce Links at Royal Portrush Golf Club on July 19, 2019. Ian Finnis is Tommy Fleetwood’s caddie, who has posted two straight…

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  • Kathy Zhu: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook/Kathy Zhu Kathy Zhu pictured on her Facebook page in September 2018. Kathy Zhu is the University of Michigan student who says she was stripped of her title and a chance to compete at the Miss World America pageant over her conservative political views. On July 18, Zhu, 20, posted…

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  • Maxim Dadashev: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images Maxim Dadashev Russian junior welterweight Maxim “Mad Max” Dadashev was taken to the hospital for emergency surgery after a TKO loss to Puerto Rican opponent Subriel Matías at the MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland Friday night after the 11th round. Dadashev, 28, (13-0) was…

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  • Belle Delphine: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook via Belle Delphine Belle Delphine Belle Delphine, a popular Instagram model, has been banned from the platform for breaking the social network’s code of conduct, according to Business Insider. Belle had a whopping 4.5 million followers on Instagram before her account was shut down. When users try to land…

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  • Michael Key: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Twitter screenshot Michael Key Michael Key is the Morehouse College student who’s accused a former assistant dean, assistant director of student services and current member of the college’s housing “leadership team” of sexual assault. Key, 20, had previously not been identified with his real name, rather it was his twitter…

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  • Blueface: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Blueface Blueface, an American rapper and songwriter, boldly declared himself the best lyricist in the hip hop game, according to social media. “Hey cuz, that’s on my mom and my sis: I’m the best lyricist in the muthafuckin’ game, bro,” he said. “I might not have the best flow, sound—uh, I don’t…

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  • Chynna Deese: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook/Chynna Deese Chynna Deese pictured on her Facebook page in November 2018. Chynna Deese was found dead along with her Australian boyfriend Lucas Fowler in Canada in July 2019. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement that the couple’s deaths are being treated as “suspicious.” Deese, 24, is…

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  • Nadia Murad: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Nadia Murad Nadia Murad had to tell President Trump that her family was killed by ISIS twice at an Oval Office event on Thursday, July 18, 2019, according to PBS. Murad was welcomed to the Oval Office as the White House with other survivors of religious persecution on Thursday.…

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  • Francesca Hayward: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Instagram/Francesca Hayward Francesca Hayward pictured on her Instagram page. Francesca Hayward is the English ballerina who will play the role of Victoria in the movie version of “Cats.” Hayward, 27, was announced as having joined the all-star cast of the musical in November 2018. Hayward joins Taylor Swift, Judi Dench,…

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  • Joel Stallworth & TaMiya Dickerson: 5 Fast Facts

    Facebook/TaMiya Dickerson Joel Stallworth and TaMiya Dickerson said they were racially profiled at a Nike store in Santa Monica. Joel Stallworth and TaMiya Dickerson are accusing a white Nike store manager of racial profiling after she wrongfully accused them of stealing from the store and called the police. Stallworth and…

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  • Shinji Aoba: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Screengrab via ANN Shinji Aoba pictured on a Japanese news broadcast. Shinji Aoba is suspected of starting the fire that killed 33 people and injured dozens more at Kyoto Animation aka KyoAni in Japan on July 18. There were around 70 people inside of the building at the time of…

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  • Mitch Petrus Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Mitch Petrus is dead at age 32. Former Razorback Mitch Petrus, who drafted by the New York Giants in the 2010 NFL Draft, has died. He was only 32-years-old, and, his death was confirmed by KATV. The cause of death is listed as heat stroke. Here’s what you need…

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  • Darryl Varnum: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    darryl varnum Darryl Varnum is accused of threatening Rep. Frederica Wilson. Darryl Varnum is an anti-vaxxer and cybersecurity engineer for a Pentagon contractor who was arrested on federal charges after investigators say he threatened to kill Florida Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson because she supported a vaccine bill. The 42-year-old from…

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  • Eugene Scalia: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Fox Business screengrab Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Eugene “Gene” Scalia is an attorney and the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He was announced as President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next Labor Secretary on Thursday. Scalia, 55, is a…

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  • Olivia Bolton & Tom Holland: Are They Dating?

    Getty Tom Holland Olivia Bolton and Tom Holland were spotted together at the British Summer Time Hyde Park Festival in London, according to Page Six. The 23-year-old actor and his blonde friend walked around the venue, sometimes holding drinks and other times holding hands. Tom was even photographed holding Olivia’s…

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  • Yasuhiro Takemoto Missing: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Yasuhiro Takemoto After the tragic Kyoto Animation fire on Thursday that has left at least 33 dead and 35 people injured, several people are still missing. One of which is presumed to be famous animator Yasuhiro Takemoto. The fire broke out after a now arrested suspect yelled out “Die!” while…

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  • John Bloodsworth: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Volusia County Sheriffs Office John Bloodsworth A 37-year-old Florida man was arrested for throwing his five-year-old son into the Atlantic Ocean, then walking away as the boy struggled to keep his head above water. On July 15, Daytona Beach resident John Forrest Bloodsworth, 37, was charged with aggravated abuse of…

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  • Kyoto Animation Fire: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Fire fighters inspect an animation company which caught fire in Kyoto on July 18, 2019. Kyoto Animation, a popular animation studio in Japan, was set ablaze in an arson attack that left at least 33 dead and 36 injured, a Japanese fire official told AP News. Police have arrested…

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  • DeMarcus Crews: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook screenshot DeMarcus K. Crews A top administrator at Morehouse College in Atlanta has been accused of sexual misconduct by at least two, and possibly more, students. Director of Housing and Residential Education DeMarcus K. Crews is alleged to have sexually harassed and assaulted two male students, both of whom…

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  • John Cummings: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook John C. Cummings, a teacher and retired NYPD officer running for Congress in 2020 against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez John Cummings, a high school government teacher and retired New York City police officer, is challenging Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Congress in 2020. Cummings, who is also a sports broadcaster who…

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  • Samuel Kim Arredondo: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Facebook/Samuel Kim Arredondo Samuel Kim Arredondo pictured on his Facebook page. Samuel Kim Arredondo is Jose Arredondo’s son. Samuel is a popular K-Pop singer. On July 16, Jose Arredondo was found inside of a home he owned in Cabo San Lucas, reports KGET. The Associated Press reports that Arredondo “showed…

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  • Yaroslav Goncharov, FaceApp CEO: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty FaceApp has taken the Internet by storm. If you’ve been on social media any time during the last week, you are probably somewhat familiar with FaceApp – an application that uses artificial intelligence to age the faces in pictures uploaded to the app. The app allows users to alter…

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  • JT Lewis: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty JT Lewis (L), brother of Sandy Hook mass shooting victim Jesse Lewis, watches as Andy Pollack (C), father of Parkland mass shooting victim Meadow Pollack, and US President Donald Trump shake hands during a roundtable discussion about school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the the White House December…

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  • Tate Doom: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Hennepin County Jail Tate Doom A Minnesota semi-truck driver has been arrested for speeding through a construction zone and fatally striking a worker. Tate Doom, 47, of St. Paul Park, Minnesota was allegedly watching pornography moments before he hit and killed a construction worker. According to the Star Tribune, Doom…

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  • Alex Bonilla: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office Alex Bonilla Alex Bonilla is a Florida man who is accused of breaking into the home of his wife’s lover and cutting off his penis with scissors during a gruesome assault, police say. The victim is Bonilla’s neighbor in Bell, Florida, according to police. The 49-year-old…

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  • John Paul Stevens’ Children: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Getty Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99. He died of complications of a stroke from July 15, ABC News reported. His daughters were at his side when he died, and he is survived by his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Here is what…

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  • Jose Arredondo Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Screengrab via YouTube Jose Arredondo is the Bakersfield car dealer who was found dead in Cabo San Lucas in Baja California on July 16. He was 58 years old. Arredondo had celebrated his birthday on July 8. Arredondo was born in the village of Cualcoman, Mexico. He moved to the…

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