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Top Trenders: Limes Taken Off Airline Menus

A combination of bad weather in Mexico and violent cartel conflicts in that country are to blame for a lime shortage.
Here are your Top Trenders for Wednesday, April 9th!

NUMBER 5 - BATKID THROWS FIRST PITCH
It wasn't a bird or a plane, but a special five-year-old that wowed the crowd at a baseball game Tuesday. Batkid threw out the first pitch between the San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks. The boy, whose real name is Miles Scott, has leukemia, but it's in remission. He first dressed up as his favorite super hero during a Make-A-Wish Foundation event last year. The Giants won the game 7-to-3.

NUMBER 4 - LIMES NIXED FROM FLIGHTS
Airlines are taking limes off the menu as prices skyrocket. A spokesman for United says the airline is flying with 15 to 20 percent of its usual stock. A combination of bad weather in Mexico and violent cartel conflicts in that country are to blame for the shortage. One Florida-based lime importer says the average price for a box of limes in January was $22, but that price has now jumped to $100.

NUMBER 3 - TOYOTA RECALL
If you drive a Toyota, listen up. The automaker announced Wednesday it's recalling more than six million vehicles. The recall includes 27 Toyota models, the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia -- produced from March 2012 to August of 2013. The parts under scrutiny include the seat rails, steering column bracket and engine starter, to name a few. Toyota says it is not aware of any accidents, injuries or fatalities associated with any of the car parts.

NUMBER 2 - OBAMA TO VISIT FORT HOOD TODAY
President Barack Obama will go to Fort Hood today to attend a memorial service for victims of last week's deadly shooting. Obama and the first lady visited Fort Hood under similar circumstances in 2009, after another shooting rampage left more than a dozen people dead. The Obamas were already scheduled to be in Texas this week, as they'll be taking part in democratic campaign fundraisers in Houston.

NUMBER 1 - OSCAR PISTORIUS' EMOTIONAL TESTIMONY
Oscar Pistorius sobbed on the stand Tuesday as he detailed the moment he realized he had killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. After hearing noises he said he was convinced that an intruder was inside his house. He also revealed that he knew Steenkamp was awake when he got out of bed and grabbed a pistol. Only those in the courtroom can see Pistorius, because he has chosen not to testify on camera.
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