AOL In The Know for November 17th, 2015
From Oxford Dictionary's surprising decision, a beer brand's billion dollar valuation, Charlie Sheen's major announcement, a big sports upset, and more - check out AOL In The Know above and on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Snapchat, and SoundCloud.
Russian authorities confirmed Tuesday for the first time that evidence suggests a bomb was responsible for downing a jet, killing all 224 people on board. Officials report more than a dozen people are in custody in connection with the bombing, including two suspected of helping whoever planted the bomb.
The Houston Texans shocked the previously undefeated Cincinnati Bengals 10-6 on Monday Night Football. TJ Yates hadn't thrown a pass in the NFL since 2014, but stepped up to toss the winning TD in the 4th quarter.
Constellation Brands, the company behind Corona beer and Robert Mondavi wines, just made a huge move to expand its portfolio. The drinks magnate dropped $1 billion on San Diego's Ballast Point — a record sum for a U.S. craft-beer company.
Oxford, the prestigious dictionary company, has chosen its Word of the Year, but... it's not exactly a word. It's an emoji! More specifically, the tears of joy emoji. The reasoning behind their choice? The explosion of emoji culture.
Charlie Sheen made a huge 'personal announcement' on the TODAY Show Tuesday morning. The actor revealed he is HIV positive — and has been for up to four years. His ex-wife, Denise Richards, and their two daughters are reportedly not HIV positive.
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