The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Monday April 24)

April 24, 2017

Here are the biggest stories on the internet today.

Polls close in France’s presidential election

The frontrunners are far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen, centrist newcomer Emmanuel Macron, scandal-hit conservative François Fillon and far-left wildcard Jean-Luc Mélenchon. Sunday’s first round contest was held under tight security after a terror attack in Paris Thursday night disrupted the final day of campaigning Friday. By 5 p.m.

CNN’s Alisyn Camerota: Roger Ailes sexually harassed me

She respects many of her former colleagues. She has close friends who work there. But she perceives that something has changed now that the channel’s CEO Roger Ailes and biggest star Bill O’Reilly have been ousted by the Murdoch family.

North Korea threatens to sink US aircraft carrier

The USS Carl Vinson will be joined by the Ashigara and Samidare destroyers in “tactical training” drills near the Philippines, the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force said. North Korea’s state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun said in an editorial the country is ready to illustrate its “military force” by sinking a “nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike.”

Pope likens refugee centers to ‘concentration camps’

The Pope was speaking to migrants at the Basilica of St. Bartholomew on Saturday about a man he met at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos last year. “I don’t know if he was able to get out of that concentration camp, because the refugee camps — many — are concentration (camps), because they are so crowded with people,” the Pope said in Italian.

Mich. doctors charged with genital mutilation

Dr. Fakhruddin Attar, 53, and his wife, Farida Attar, 50, were arrested Friday at their medical office in Livonia, Michigan, west of Detroit. They were charged with three federal criminal counts including conspiracy, female genital mutilation and aiding and abetting.

Marathon runner helps fellow athlete finish race

Matthew Rees, of Swansea Harriers Athletics Club, was near the finish line of the 26.2-mile race on Sunday when he was seen assisting David Wyeth, of Chorlton Runners. Video of the race shows Rees grabbing Wyeth, who was struggling to finish the race.

In Mauritius, an underwater waterfall

For a small nation, Mauritius overflows with scenic hikes through the mountains, holy pilgrimage sites, amazing food and historic areas that trace the island’s globe-spanning history. Underwater waterfall Just off the coast of Le Morne, on the island’s southwest, Mauritius offers a spectacular illusion.

The man building a flying jet car

Durojaiye, nicknamed ‘Kenny jet,’ calls his ambitious invention ‘an aero-amphibious jet car’ and he told CNN he has achieved two out of his three goals. “I tested it in the sea and a lot of people were surprised it can move on the land and sea,” he said.

North Korea, With Characteristic Bluster, Threatens To Sink U.S. Aircraft Carrier

SEOUL, April 23 (Reuters) – North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. U.S.

12-Year-Old Drives 800 Miles Across Australia Before Police Stop Him

There’s nothing like the open road. A 12-year-old boy attempting to drive across Australia by himself drove more than 800 miles before police arrested him. Authorities from the Broken Hill Highway Patrol stopped the boy around 11 a.m. on Saturday, the New South Wales Police Force said in a statement.

It Only Took 7 Seconds For This Kylie Jenner Appearance To Get Awkward

It might have taken Justin Timberlake and Madonna four minutes to save the world, but it took Kylie Jenner about 7 seconds to ditch a red carpet after protesters crashed her event. A group of animal rights activists showed up at Jenner’s appearance at the grand opening of Sugar Factory in Las Vegas on Saturday night to protest her use of fur.

American Airlines Suspends Worker After Ugly Confrontation In Which A Mom Was Allegedly Hit In The Face

In another tense incident on a U.S. plane, an American Airlines employee was captured on video challenging a passenger to “c’mon, hit me” during a showdown on a flight from San Francisco. American Airlines issued a statement soon after flight 591 landed at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Friday, confirming that it was investigating the incident that allegedly happened after a stroller struck a mother in the face.

Ryan Reynolds Has A Very Normal Reaction To Fan’s Butt Tattoo

If Ryan Reynolds didn’t know who his most devoted fan was before, he sure does now. On Thursday, the actor happened upon a tweet that a die-hard “Deadpool” fan posted in March. But it wasn’t any old fanboy tweet.

Sarah Palin Single-Handedly Ruined This Fashion Trend For Half Of America

With just one photo opp, Sarah Palin killed one of this year’s most popular pieces of clothing (for at least half of America) when she wore an off-the-shoulder shirt in the Oval Office. Véronique Hyland, a fashion writer at The Cut, made the call and announced the time of death as 5:11 p.m.

Tim Cook once scolded Uber’s Travis Kalanick into submission

Travis Kalanick, Silicon Valley’s bad boy CEO, once had a very uncomfortable confrontation with Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is a grown-up. Back in 2015, Uber tried to disguise the fact that the company was secretly tracking iPhones, even if the ride-hailing app had been deleted.

Why Prince Harry and Prince William are truly the millennial royals

For centuries, the British royal family has been watched, respected and revered from afar. The monarchy remained fiercely tight-lipped on all matters personal and private, and royal announcements were reserved for print newspapers. But the digital realm now breaks down the barriers that have long stood between the royal family and the people.

Even Trump’s Earth Day message was anti-science

President Donald Trump just released a statement for Earth Day, and it doesn’t seem like he really loves the Earth? Along with some faint praise of America’s “abundant natural resources and awe-inspiring beauty,” Trump used Earth Day to talk about jobs. “Economic growth enhances environmental protection.

Rihanna celebrates Queen Elizabeth’s birthday (?) by photoshopping her into iconic Rihanna outfits

Everyone wants to be Rihanna, including probably the queen of England. Rihanna gave a shoutout to Queen Elizabeth II the day after the monarch’s 91st birthday with a series of incredible Instagram posts. The photos featured none other than the queen herself photoshopped into some of Rihanna’s most iconic outfits.

Miami is re-naming a street in honor of ‘Moonlight’

Miami is making its connection to a bit more official. After the movie won over the hearts of critics en route to an Oscar for Best Picture, the city in which the film is based is re-naming a street in its honor.

This photo of Earth peeking out between Saturn’s rings will make you feel small

We have an obsession with looking at ourselves from space. So it should come as no surprise that we continue to turn our far-flung spacecraft homeward to see what we look like from way out in the solar system.

Arsenal 2-1 Manchester City AET: Sanchez seals victory in extra time

Subsitute Raheem Sterling had a goal ruled out in first-half following intervention from linesman Steve Child Sergio Aguero fired his side into the lead just past the hour mark following deft assist from Yaya Toure Nacho Monreal finished from close-range to make it 1-1 with 20 minutes of the contest remaining Alexis Sanchez showed great composure to fire home after a scramble in the penalty area, to seal victory If this was one of Alexis Sanchez’s last meaningful acts for Arsenal, it may be the one that preserves Arsene Wenger as manager.

United’s injury woes worsen as Pogba hobbles off during at Burnley

Paul Pogba is latest injury concern for Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho Midfielder hobbled off during United’s 2-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo have already been ruled out for the season Manchester United are sweating over Paul Pogba after the world’s most-expensive player limped off in Sunday’s 2-0 win at Burnley.

Manchester United owe Monaco £8.5m after Anthony Martial goal

Anthony Martial opened the scoring for Manchester United against Burnley It was the France striker’s 25th goal for the Old Trafford club since 2015 arrival Goal means that United now owe his former club Monaco another £8.5million Under terms of his transfer, there are a number of pay instalments to be met United owe Monaco another £8.5m when he reaches 25 games for France Manchester United will have to write Monaco a cheque for £8.5million after Anthony Martial scored his 25th goal for the club at Burnley.

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