Have You Heard: Top 5 Stories You Missed While You Were Sleeping

  1. The government shutdown is over. President Donald Trump signed a bill Monday, Jan. 22 ending the 69-hour shutdown. The House agreed to extend funding for three weeks following a deal being reached between Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell related to immigration.
  2. Omarosa has a new job. According to TMZ, Trump’s former Director of Communication signed on to be a speaker for the American Program Burea. She plans to charge upwards of 50K a speech.
  3. Bill Cosby performs for the first time since the sexual abuse allegations. The 80-year-old took the stage Monday, Jan. 22 for an hour set at LaRose Jazz Club in Philadelphia.
  4. The 2018 Oscar nominees were announced. Jordan Peele earned the nominee Best Director for his film ‘Get Out’. He will be the fifth-ever African-American to be nominated in this category.
  5. Tsunami warning canceled. Forecasters canceled the warnings for Alaska and the Us after an earthquake magnitude of 7.9 hit the west coast of Alaska. The entire town of Kodiak is evacuating.
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