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5 things you need to know this morning: Dec. 11, 2018

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

Five things you need to know

1. Crew member of TV series Power killed on set

Production of the T.V. series Power, which was created by 50 Cent, has been temporarily shut down after a death on set. A 63-year-old crew member was struck by an SUV and killed on Monday morning. The SUV was being driven by another member of the crew. The incident is now under investigation.

2. NASA’s Voyager 2 probe reaches interstellar space

For only the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars and it took more than four decades. Voyager 2 was launched in 1977 and is now more than 18 billion kilometres from Earth. Voyager 1 was the first human-made object to achieve this feat in August 2012, despite the fact that it was launched 16 days after Voyager 2.

3. Netflix acquires rights to must-see Fyre Festival documentary

The world was mesmerized and a little amused in the spring of 2017 when a so-called luxury music festival turned out to be a total scam and chaos ensued. The infamous Fyre Festival has resulted in a lot of legal action and now a documentary on the ill-fated music festival is set to arrive on Netflix on Jan. 18, 2019.

4. Hong Kong is 2018’s top travel destination

Euromonitor has released its top travel destinations of 2018 and it’s Hong Kong that tops the list. Round out the top five is Bangkok, London, Singapore and Macau, while cities like Paris, Dubai and New York City also made the top 10.

5. Chelsea bans four fans from stadium for alleged racist abuse on player

A police investigation into an incident during a game between Chelsea and Manchester City is ongoing. Four fans allegedly hurled racist insults towards Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling. As a result, Chelsea has suspended the four fans from attending any matches.

Notable Birthdays (via Famous Birthdays)

Hailee Steinfeld (22), Rey Mysterio Jr. (44), Nikki Sixx (60), Mos Def (45)

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