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Happy Friday! We made it.
A 26-year-old woman opened fire at a Rite Aid warehouse near Aberdeen, Maryland, killing three people and injuring three others before turning the gun on herself. The shooter reportedly worked at the facility. Police haven’t released a motive for the attack. CNN
Britain and the EU still can’t agree on a Brexit deal and future trade agreements. The deadline is March 29, 2019, and there’s a lot of concern a deal won’t be in place to ensure a smooth British exit. TIME
A British Exit: Taking forever to leave before eventually deciding to stay.
Nearly 50 dogs have reportedly died after being groomed at PetSmart stores across the country. An investigative report says the dog deaths could be the result of inexperienced groomers forced to meet high daily quotas. NY POST
Ticketmaster is reportedly teaming up with scalpers. An undercover investigation by the Toronto Star found that Ticketmaster has been setting up secret deals with ticket scalpers to take a cut of the resale profit– even using software that lets scalpers buy up tickets and instantly hike prices for resale. THE STAR
We liked it better when we were only getting screwed by one side.
The Cleveland Browns beat the New York Jets, winning their first game in 635 days and breaking a 19-game losing streak. Fans celebrated with tons of free beer. Bud Light had stocked “Victory Fridges” at bars throughout Cleveland, which automatically unlocked when the team finally won a game. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
“We WON!!! —-Wait….Oh God. The free beer thing…Ok Cleveland. Stay calm. GO BROWNS!!!” — @CLEpolice, Cleveland Police
Amazon officially announced 15 new Alexa-enabled products, including a microwave, wall clock, and a smart plug that lets you control outlets with your voice. Amazon’s Echo Auto is an in-car accessory that lets users integrate Alexa into their car. CHEDDAR
Alexa, which side of the car is the gas tank on?
Apple’s new iPhone XS, XS Max and Watch Series 4 go on sale today. The crowds are smaller than with last year’s iPhone X, but there are still plenty of people waiting on line at Apple stores across the country to get the products. SEE PICS
Michael B. Jordan is the new face of Coach menswear, which means he’ll appear in ad campaigns starting next spring. He’s also set to play John Clark in a new Tom Clancy film series based on books “Rainbow Six” and “Without Remorse.” VARIETY
He’s the Michael Jordan of Michael B. Jordans.
Paul McCartney is celebrating his first number-one album in nearly four decades. “Egypt Station” sold 153,000 copies during its first week, including an impressive 147,000 in physical sales. CHEDDAR
Where does one even buy physical music? Is Tower Records still around?