The Daily Trend: The Shutdown, Kardashians, Ed Sheeran & Super Bowl 52

The Daily Trend


The Government Shutdown

(Yahoo News)

Following Friday's shutdown of the United States government, the Senate stayed in session through the weekend. They ended session Sunday evening and are set to reconvene  this morning at 10 AM/ET. They are scheduled to vote today at 12 PM/ET on a bill that will re-open the United States government. 


The vote will come AFTER "hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal employees was supposed to have begun [this morning]." The effects of the shutdown were less noticeable over the weekend, but are sure to become quite visible starting this morning. 



Kardashian-West Weekend

(Splash News)

Kim Kardashian- West and Kanye West stepped out this weekend for the first time since the birth of their third child, Chicago West. They went to see a screening of Damon Dash's Honor Up. 


Chicago was born Monday, Jan. 15, at 12:47 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 6 oz.



Ed Sheeran Plus One

(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Ed Sheeran FINALLY announced/confirmed his engagement to Cherry Seaborn, his longtime girlfriend. 


Cherry Seaborn is a senior risk advisory consultant, former field hockey player and has a degree in molecular biology from Durham University. 


Ed Sheeran posted an Instagram photo of the two this weekend saying, "Got myself a fiancĂ© just before new year." 


Ed and Cherry have been dating since 2005, but have known each other since they were kids in school.



Super Bowl 52


Tom Brady made a comeback in this Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars winning 24-20. 


That means this year's Super Bowl 52 will be between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles! 



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