Rihanna’s Stalker Charged with Felony: Eduardo Leon, 26, will be charged with 3 felonies and other charges for breaking into the singers Hollywood Hills home and spending the night. He will be charged with stalking, burglary and vandalism. Leon told police he broke in to the singer’s home to “have sex” with her. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Seattle Fights Homelessness By Taxing Large Businesses: The Seattle Council voted to tax the cities companies that make $20 million or more. Businesses such as Amazon and Starbuck’s will have to pay a new tax to address the civil state of emergency of homelessness. The so-called “head tax” would raise approximately $48 million a year.
Meghan Markle’s Mother Set to Give Her Away Wedding: Meghan Markle’s father Thomas Markle will not be giving his daughter away at the royal wedding and has asked ex-wife Doria Ragland to do the honors. Thomas Markle pulled out at the last minute after suffering a heart attack and after rumors surfaced he staged a series of photos with paparazzi.
San Francisco Earthquake Causes Delay in Baseball Game: The 3.5 magnitude earthquake in San Fransico didn’t cause any injuries but it did delay the San Francisco Giants game. It also delayed computing train Bay Area Rapid Transit. The quake was felt as far away Petaluma.
Melania Trump Recovering After Kidney Surgery: According to the White House, Melania Trump went in for kidney surgery to treat a benign kidney condition. A urologist told CNN it isn’t usually life threatening but could be painful. Trump is the 2nd First Lady in history to undergo a serious medical procedure. Nancy Reagan had a mastectomy in 1987.