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Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Wednesday, July 11

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 

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1. Giants Lineman Says TSA Spilled Mom’s Ashes All Over Suitcase

New York Giants defensive tackle A.J. Francis sounded off furiously at TSA agents on social media accusing them of spilling his mother’s ashes all over his suitcase.

Francis, who was apparently traveling with his recently-deceased mother’s ashes, tweeted a photo of the inside of his suitcase. 

TSA tweeted back saying that officers are trained to handle carry-on and checked property with care.

Francis lost his mother in June.

Read more here.

2. Pete and Ariana's NYC Date Night Is Causing Quite a Ruckus 

Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande's big Staten Island date night had Instagram in a frenzy. 

The Saturday Night Live star took the pop star to his home borough for pizza and dessert over the weekend. He posted a post to the social media site leading people to speculate where they ate. 

SI Live reports they went to Nucci's in Charleston and Grande later said it was the most fun she ever had. 

The two stars recently got engaged. 

Read more here.

3. You Can Now Buy Chocolate Avocado Toast Bars

Have you ever thought there wasn't enough chocolate in your avocado toast?

It's because a California chocolate-maker has just released a limited edition avocado toast flavored chocolate bar. 

The handmade treat blends white chocolate with avocados and even little bits of toast. 

You can buy them online for about $10. 

Read more here.

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