8 Things You Need to Know This Morning

TK Things You Need to Know This Morning
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1. Nineteen months after the horrific Charleston church shooting, Dylann Roof is sentenced to death by a federal jury. Roof confessed to the FBI, admitting that his actions were racially-charged. (New York Times)

2. We already knew that Salma Hayek and Penelope Cruz were #BestieGoals, but the two actresses recently took to Instagram to share their first moments together in the new year. (E! News)

3. A new 35-page report shows that president-elect Donald Trump hired prostitutes to come to a Russian hotel and pee on the the bed, where President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama would be staying. (Cosmopolitan)

4. Idris Elba is on the hunt for a valentine, and it could be you. The actor has partnered with charity website Omaze, which will donate money to education and leadership opportunities for every entry. (NY Mag)

5. It's been exactly one year after David Bowie's death, and fans are still feeling the loss. The late singer's film The Last Five Years will air on BBC2 on Saturday night. (The Guardian)

6. New year, new Selena Gomez. The singer shared the biggest lessons she learned in 2016, and at the top of the list was learning to surround herself with good people. (MTV)

7. Pope Francis encouraged churchgoers to breastfeed at the Sistine Chapel, explaining that crying babies may get hungry during the long ceremony. (The Guardian)

8. Enrique Iglesias has headed to Cuba to film his latest music video with Zion y Lennox. (E! News)