If You Don’t Know! Morning News & Politics: Tina Turner Relinquishes U.S. Citizenship…AND MORE!

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    Sorry Oprah, your other BFF is out of here. Musical legend and long-time Swiss resident Tina Turner is formally relinquishing her U.S. citizenship and has taken an oath of Swiss citizenship. Turner has lived near Zurich for nearly two decades and has no strong ties in the U.S. (except for family). [WashPost]

    The state Senate has passed a bill legalizing gay marriage in Hawaii, which means weddings and honeymoons are just a hop, skip and jump away for same-sex couples. The new legislation will allow thousands of gay couples living in Hawaii and even more tourists to marry in the state starting Dec. 2. Congratulations! [AP]

    So this happened. An English man who opened the lid of a container labeled “Pandora’s Box” died shortly afterwards. Authorities are baffled by the death of Jason Aiery, 37, who was found dead in his Carlisle, Cumbria bedroom in May. A post-mortem showed Jason’s heart had stopped beating, causing his organs to fail, but medical examiners aren’t even sure why that happened. Spooky. [HuffPost]

    Washington twins, 17-year-old Janeah and Janesah Goheen of Oak Harbor, were killed on Halloween after 53-year-old Ira Blackstock crossed the center line on Highway 20 in his Mustang and slammed into their car. Police discovered that Blackstock was impaired and discovered a Bible and an Alcoholics Anonymous pamphlet in the backseat of his car. He remains in jail. [Gawker]

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