Top Trenders: Supplies Dropped To Refugees

Top Trenders: Supplies Dropped To Refugees

The British Royal Air Force has dropped off supplies to Yazidi refugees, another Hollywood legend has died and there's a new owner for the LA Clippers. These are your top trenders for August 13, 2014.
#5: New Owner For the Clippers
According to its website, the NBA has announced that ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.  The league said a California court issued an order on Tuesday confirming the authority of Shelly Sterling to sell the team. Shelly Sterling was the sole trustee after her husband, Donald, was found mentally incapacitated. The negotiated $2 billion sale price is a record for an NBA team.


#4: Another Legend Dies
Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall has died. She was 89-years-old.  A represenative for the actress says she suffered a stroke Tuesday morning at a New York City hospital.  Bacall appeared in many films and was paired with her husband Humphrey Bogart in several of them,  including "The Big Sleep" and "Key Largo."  They had two children. Bacall also published two volumes of memoirs.  She is survived by her three children.


#3: Protests Continue in Missouri
In Missouri, people are still protesting the death of an unarmed teen at the hands of a police officer. In the wake of Michael Brown's death they now have demands for the St. Louis county prosecutor. They say they want to know the identify of the officer who killed Brown, and they want that officer to be fired and charged with murder.  The Ferguson police chief said he would not release the name of the officer until he is forced to do so by law.


#2: Supplies Dropped
The British royal air force dropped more bundles of supplies over Mount Sinjar in Iraq on Monday, where where thousands of Yazidi refugees are hiding out from Islamic militants. The supplies included more than 3,000 reusable containers of clean water and more than 800 solar lamps, which can also be used to charge mobile phones.  This the second humanitarian aid drop from the Royal Air Force.


#1: Robin Williams Death
From the internet to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, touching tributes to actor and comedian Robin Williams continue this morning. In Boston's Public Garden, a quiet memorial has formed near the bench where the actor shot a scene from the movie "Good Will Hunting" with actor Matt Damon.  Dozens of people have come by with flowers and gifts.  Some used chalk to leave messages, any of those messages are quotes from William's performances.








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