Four people were arrested after being connected to the drugs found at Philip Seymour Hoffman’s apartment; Sochi hotels are nowhere near ready for people; CVS is ending their sale of tobacco; and Shaun White withdraws from an Olympic event. Meanwhile, the future of Paul Walker’s estate is revealed; Kylie Jenner is in the hospital; shocking news about Selena Gomez is released to the public; and controversy surrounds The Biggest Loser winner.
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4 arrested in connection with Hoffman drugs: http://rtvote.com/1kTwYvy
Three men and one woman were arrested in a drug raid last night. Police believed those people were responsible for selling the heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffman’s apartment after his death. The raid uncovered 350 bags of heroin. Law enforcement officials have been gathering information on Hoffman’s last days to determine where he got the drugs. Hoffman had been a drug addict in the past, but was clean for over twenty years before relapsing last year.
You can’t flush toilet paper in Sochi: http://rtvote.com/1eU7KYD
Although the Winter Olympics start Friday, many people are saying that Sochi isn’t ready for the crowds. People have posted on Twitter and Facebook about a slew of problems, including how the bedrooms are tight and bare, the toilets don’t flush, some rooms don’t have heat, and others don’t have water. The government is dealing with stray dogs to prevent them from bothering visitors, and they are still on the lookout for potential terrorist threats.
CVS ending tobacco sales: http://rtvote.com/1eqpQGO
The popular drug store CVS announced that it will stop selling tobacco products. Tobacco sales make up 3% of total sales and accounts for $2 billion in revenue. CVS president says that stopping the sale of tobacco products will ultimately protect the health of their customers and improves CVS’s reputation as a “health company”.
Shaun White withdraws from slopestyle: http://rtvote.com/1dqBc7q
The infamous US snowboarder Shaun White has decided to withdrawal from slopestyle snowboarding– 24 hours before he was due to compete. He was not favored in slopestyle, further adding to his decision to leave that competition. Instead, White wants to focus on bringing home his third gold medal in halfpipe snowboarding, which would make him the only American man to ever win an event in three consecutive Winter Olympics.
Selena Gomez went to rehab?! Since when? http://rtvote.com/1iqyrId
Paul Walker’s daughter inherits fortune: http://rtvote.com/1jfZKs5
Kylie Jenner’s in the hospital because of a trampoline: http://rtvote.com/1brhedb
Did The Biggest Loser winner lose too much? http://rtvote.com/1jg0NZd