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Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Wednesday, June 13

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 

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1. NYC Suspends Uber Driver's License for Booting Kissing Lesbians

A New York City couple says a quick kiss turned into a massive confrontation over the weekend. 

An Uber driver kicked two women out of his car after they said they kissed quickly in the backseat during a trip from Brooklyn to Manhattan.

Uber says it's investigating the episode, and the Big Apple has already suspended the driver's hack license. 

Read more here.

2. Tributes Continue to Pour in for Late Anthony Bourdain

Five days after his death, tributes are still pouring in for Anthony Bourdain.

His old New York City restaurant, Brasserie Les Halles, has been covered with flowers and touching letters from fans. 

On Monday, U2 honored Bourdain during a show at the Apollo Theatre with a special performance of "Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of."

Read more here and here.

3. John Travolta Honored at NYC Pizzeria He Made Famous

It felt like disco night at Lenny's Pizzeria in Brooklyn on Tuesday. 

That is because John Travolta was honored at the Bensonhurst pizzeria he made famous in the 70s classic "Saturday Night Fever." 

The actor even worse his white suit and showed he's still got moves before eating double decker slices with hundreds of fans. 

Read more here.

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