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Top Trenders: Clay Aiken the Congressman?

The former American Idol star is running as a Democrat for North Carolina's second congressional seat.
Here are your Top Trenders for Thursday, February 6th!

NUMBER 5 - RADIOSHACK STORES TO CLOSE
That nostalgic RadioShack commercial that ran during the Super Bowl is turning out to be a little too close to reality. In it, a RadioShack store was torn apart by 80's icons and quickly rebuilt. Now, it appears only the first half of that equation will happen to some stores. The Wall Street Journal reports that RadioShack will close around 500 stores, as a part of a restructuring plan.

NUMBER 4 - FINAL "TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO"
Thursday night, Jay Leno hosts "The Tonight Show" for the last time. Leno was 42 when he took over for Johnny Carson. Now, Leno's handing the torch to Jimmy Fallon. Jay's final guests will be Billy Crystal and Garth Brooks, along with a few surprise guests. Jimmy Fallon takes over as host of "The Tonight Show" on Monday, February 17th.

NUMBER 3 - DMX TO FIGHT GEORGE ZIMMERMAN?
A rep for DMX said the rapper hasn't yet officially signed on to do a celebrity boxing match against George Zimmerman. The fight promoter said he picked DMX out of a pool of thousands. But while the rapper has promised, in more colorful language, to beat Zimmerman in a fight, no contract has been signed. Zimmerman, who was acquitted last year of killing teen Trayvon Martin, said the celebrity boxing match was his idea.

NUMBER 2 - CLAY AIKEN THE CONGRESSMAN?
Former American Idol star Clay Aiken wants to be a U.S. Congressman. He kicked off his bid for congress with a video posted on his website Wednesday. Aiken is running as a Democrat for North Carolina's second congressional seat. In the video, Aiken tells his life story, including growing up in a home torn apart by domestic violence.

NUMBER 1 - SECURITY WARNING FOR RUSSIAN FLIGHTS
The U.S. has issued a warning about toothpaste bombs on American and international airlines with direct flights into Russia. The source says airlines need to be aware of the possibility that explosive materials could be concealed in toothpaste or cosmetic tubes, but emphasized that there was no known threat to the United States. The winter Olympics kick-off in the resort town of Sochi, with the opening ceremony on Friday.
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