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Trending News - Thursday 5/18
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In case you missed any trending news this morning, I have it all in one place for you!

  • Variety magazine claims TBS has signed Conan O'Brien to a four-year contract extension. He will continue hosting his late night show and also create content for the network's digital platforms

  • Elite Daily claims Starbucks is testing caffeinated ice cubes. Those, who have tasted the cubes say they make their drinks taste stronger

  • TV Line claims CBS is going to air their Big Bang Theory spin-off Young Sheldon on Thursday nights at 8:30 ET. The show will follow Big Bang Theory

  • James Corden is going to host the Grammys on January 28, 2018 on CBS.

  • Variety magazine claims ''King Kong: The Musical'' is coming to Broadway in 2018.

  • The NY Daily News claims an Air Canada flight recently made an emergency landing in Orlando after Brandon Courneyea tried to open a cabin door while the plane was in the air. He was harassing other passengers when he grabbed a hot pot of coffee and threatened to burn the flight crew. Flight attendants and passengers rushed Brandon after he grabbed a door handle. They detained him with zip ties. The FBI charged Brandon with interfering with a flight.

  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution claims the Sandy Springs, Georgia police have issued an arrest warrant for a Pizza Hut supervisor who pepper-sprayed a co-worker. The supervisor confronted the co-worker because he was unhappy with the way pepperoni and cheese were being placed on a pizza. The two parties argued before the Pizza Hut general manager told Anderson Lewis to go home. He returned a short while later and pepper-sprayed the employee's arm. He also threw trays of pizza dough as he was leaving. When officers called Lewis he told them; "Don’t call me again (from a blocked number) because I’m not going to answer.''

  • 7-Eleven is doing two Bring Your Own Cup days this weekend on Saturday and Sunday. People can fill their cups with Slurpees for $1.50. The cup diameter can be no larger than 10 inches.

  • The Detroit Free Press claims Dr. Bradley Bastow's medical license was suspended by the state of Michigan after he performed liposuction surgery in a barn. He spent 10 hours removing fat from a woman before her pain became intolerable and he had to call an ambulance. The doctor poured the woman's fat down a drain. Bastow is refusing to comment on the story.

Today is Brown Bag It Thursday, Hummus Day, I Love Reese's Day, National Cheese Soufflé Day, National No Dirty Dishes Day, National Notebook Day, National Visit Your Relatives Day, Send an Electronic Greeting Card Day and World AIDS Vaccine Day

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