8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Apr 17 2015

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Kanye West topped TIME's 100 Most Influential People list for 2015, recognized as the "Boundary Breaker," with a bio written by Elon Musk. (TIME)  
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Terry Crews serenaded Betty White with the Golden Girls theme song, "Thank You For Being a Friend," at the TV Land Awards which will air tomorrow. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Etsy, the online craft marketplace, made its public debut yesterday at the Nasdaq stock market. (The New York Times
Patty Jenkins (Thor 2 ) will be the new director of Wonder Woman following the recent departure of Michelle MacLaren. (The Hollywood Reporter
Archaeologists report that they have discovered the world's oldest tools (3.3 million years old) in Kenya's Lake Turkana. (The Independent
American Idol judge Harry Connick Jr. was pretty offended by constant Quentin Alexander calling the show  "wack." (Entertainment Weekly)
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The White House fence will get new spikes in attempt to combat the recent surge of fence jumpers. (NBC Washington
Gwyneth Paltrow failed her $29 Food Stamp Challenge, when she dined out at Los Angeles restaurant Animal. (Vanity Fair

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