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5 things you need to know this morning: April 16

Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.

Five things you need to know

1. Costco is selling a diamond ring for a six-figure sum in Australia

It’s not being sold in bulk and it’s certainly not cheap, but it’s still being sold at Costco. Shoppers in Australia are a little confused over the 6.55-carat diamond ring that’s currently for sale at the retailing giant. It’s going for a cool $499,999.99 AUD, which is pretty much on par with CAD.


2. Manchester City wins the Premier League

There’s still a few weeks left in the season, but the Premier League has already crowned a new champion. Manchester City claimed that title on Sunday after cross-town rivals Manchester United, who were the only team left that could catch Manchester City, lost a shocker to West Bromwich Albion.


3. A 7-year-old scales Mount Kilimanjaro

If you had a lazy weekend, you may want to skip this part of five things. A 7-year-old Indian boy climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, which is the highest peak in Africa at just shy of 6,000 metres. HE said “the day was rainy and the road was full of stone. I got afraid, I had leg pains, but I took a rest and completed it.”


4. Justin Bieber has himself a colourful time at Coachella

The first weekend of Coachella took place over the weekend and among those in attendance was Justin Bieber. The Canadian was wearing a colourful outfit that can only be described as amazing, and looked to be having a great time dancing around in the sunshine. He even met the internet’s latest darling, Yodel Boy.


5. Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health

A spokesperson for the Bush family has revealed that former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health.” The 92-year-old, who has been married to former President George H.W. Bush for 73 years, will not seek additional medical treatment. Instead, Bush will focus on comfort care for her remaining days.


Notable Birthdays (via Famous Birthdays)

Chance The Rapper (24), Martin Lawrence (52), Akon (44), Bill Belichick (65), Nate Diaz (32), Jon Cryer (52), Nolan Arenado (26), Claire Foy (33), Billy West (65), Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977)



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