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In a rare move, reps for Disney World have responded to – and shut down – a rumor that a classic attraction at the Orlando theme park was being replaced. On Wednesday, Disney fan site WDW News Today reported that the entertainment giant would be shuttering the iconic Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room for an "extensive overhaul and ultimate overlay” inspired by animated flick “Moana,” released 2016. The report claimed that the news came from "sources inside the company" and that the update would come "ahead of the park’s 50th anniversary" in October 2021. — Fox News
A Texas woman was banned from her local Walmart after police say she ate half a cake and refused to pay for the missing portion. Wichita Falls Police were called to a Walmart after receiving calls that a woman walked around the store eating half of a cake and refusing to pay for the whole item, Department Spokesman Officer Jeff Hughes told the Wichita Falls Times Record News. The suspect, who has not been identified, entered the bakery section of the store and proceeded to eat half of a cake while walking through the aisles, WWOR reported citing Wichita Falls Police Department. — Fox News
A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by California and by activists who contended that the money transfer was unlawful and that building the wall would pose environmental threats. — CBS News
A Utah woman faces charges after she tried to catch her husband cheating by faking her own murder, authorities said. Rebecca Nielson, 44, of Bluffdale, was arrested Tuesday after she stole her husband’s phone to send concerning texts to his supposed mistress, news station KUTV reported. In a series of messages, Nielson posed as her husband, Shaun Dudley, claiming that he had shot his wife and she was dead. The other woman, who wasn’t identified, called 911 to report the murder. She told police that she responded to the messages by asking whether to call an ambulance and received a message that said “yes.” — New York Post