The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Wednesday April 5)

April 5, 2017

Here are some of the biggest stories in the world today.

Why I Support Police Executions… How Eastleigh Thugs Killed My Friend and Walked Away Laughing

The debate on whether it’s right for police to execute alleged criminals is heated. A video showing an execution in Eastleigh over the weekend went viral, and most Kenyans are surprisingly on the side of the police. Yesterday we conducted a poll asking whether you support police executions. More

Pic of The Year? Anyang’ Nyong’o Takes Cover Under Table as ODM Rally in Migori Erupts in Chaos

On Monday, an ODM rally in Migori County turned chaotic leaving several injured. Chaos erupted when Governor Okoth Obado arrived at Posta grounds unannounced as Kisumu Senator Anyang’ Nyong’o addressed the crowd. Upon seeing the governor, the crowd booed and threw water bottles, stones, and sh

VIDEO: John Cena Proposes To Longtime Girlfriend at WrestleMania

In what may be the most American of all pop culture moments in recent memory, WWE pro wrestling star and film actor John Cena proposed to his longtime girlfriend Nikki Bella on Sunday – in the WWE ring, live on camera. And it was really romantic.

Russia metro explosion: Suspect identified

The suspect, named as Akbarjon Djalilov, is a Kyrgyzstan national. Here are the latest developments: The explosion took place between the Sennaya Ploshchad and Tekhnologichesky Institut stations. The two city center stations have been reopened. A three-day mourning period has started. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which led to the shutdown of the city’s metro system.

3 ways Trump could go it alone on North Korea

Trump, who will meet with China’s President at his Mar-A-Lago estate this week, declared Sunday that he would be willing to go it alone to restrain the secretive country’s nuclear weapons program should Beijing fail to act. “If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will,” Trump told the Financial Times in an interview.

Spain tells UK to ‘not lose temper’ over Gibraltar

Less than a week after Britain triggered the formal process of leaving the European Union, London and Madrid were at loggerheads over Gibraltar, a British-controlled rocky headland on the southern tip of Spain. The EU’s draft negotiating document on Brexit, published on Friday, suggested that Gibraltar could only be part of any future trade deal if Spain gave its approval.

Trump’s Secretary of Everything: Jared Kushner

It was Jared Kushner, the 36-year-old commercial real estate magnate, whose marriage to President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter has thrust the otherwise inexperienced diplomat into the center of US foreign relations — and seemingly every top issue facing the administration.

Five charged in attack on Kurdish asylum seeker in London

Police said that a group of about 20 people was involved in the attack on the 17-year-old in the Croydon borough of southeast London, which they said was being treated as a hate crime. The Press Association reported that the teenager was a Kurdish Iranian and suffered a fractured skull and a blood clot on his brain.

Melania Trump gets glamorous new official portrait

Her new press secretary, Stephanie Grisham, tweeted the news, along with a link and later the official FLOTUS Twitter account sent out the photo. The photograph was taken in the West Sitting Hall of the White House private residence, CNN confirmed.

Soccer manager ‘deeply regrets’ telling female reporter he’d ‘slap her’

BBC reporter Vicki Sparks asked Sunderland manager David Moyes if he felt his job was under threat with club chairman Ellis Short, who is American, in the stands during his side’s goalless draw against Burnley on March 18.

LPGA Commissioner: ‘I feel horrible for Lexi Thompson’

“This is one of those cases that the rules were applied 100% correct as they’re written today, for the rules of golf, but it doesn’t mean that everybody doesn’t feel horrible the next day,” Whan told CNN on Monday.

Britain’s red telephone boxes get a makeover

Giles Gilbert Scott’s famous design was first introduced following a competition in 1924, with variations appearing across the country, from London street corners to remote villages. More than 90 years later, the phone box is a popular backdrop for thousands of selfies, but thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones, these British classics are becoming obsolete.

Trump just dropped the hammer on Silicon Valley’s efforts to hire abroad

Tech giants fight for talented software engineers. To help them in their quest to be the best place to work (or rather, create the biggest money-making machine), these tech companies look abroad for talent. That effort is getting harder thanks to the Trump administration.

The iPhone 8 will have a very different screen, if rumors are true

The screen on at least one version of Apple’s upcoming iPhone will be curved in some way – if you believe a new report that claims Apple has ordered 70 million OLED screens from Samsung.

The Philippines’ favourite fast food chain is opening in Europe

Italians, get your stomachs ready. Filipino fast-food giant Jollibee is making its foray into the European market, with plans to open its first store in Italy. The company announced its plans, saying Italy’s 200,000 Filipinos – the biggest Filipino expat group in Europe – presented a great first step for the company into the region.

The Detroit automaker who killed Tesla in new self-driving car rankings

Who’s winning the race to bring self-driving cars to the masses? Sorry Elon, a new report doesn’t even have Tesla in its top 10 – instead, auto industry stalwart Ford finished first. Navigant Research ranked 18 players in the self-driving game, ranked on a set of 10 criteria determined by the firm.

Soon you’ll be able to make payments using WhatsApp in India

Amid demonetization in India late last year, mobile wallet apps such as Paytm and MobiKwik emerged as the big winners, reporting astronomical growth. But the biggest challenger yet is about to join the race. WhatsApp is India’s most popular instant messaging app, and they’re introducing person-to-person payment solutions in the country, according to a report on The Ken .

Mattress flies off a truck, causes accident and also saves the day

When you’re hauling a bunch of stuff, always make sure your load is secure, even if it’s a squishy mattress. Motorcyclist Aaron Wood was riding his bike through the Clem 7 tunnel in Brisbane, Australia last week when a mattress flew off the back of a truck directly into his lane.

Poop-throwing monkey makes grandma wish she never came to the zoo

It should’ve been just an ordinary day watching wild animals hang out in man-made preserves. Primates in nature can throw poop to their heart’s content, where it lands being unimportant. There’s nothing out in the jungle like, say, a grandma, that would be particularly offended by getting hit squarely by a hunk of gorilla poop.

There’s now a really good reason to get the Netflix app for Windows 10

Netflix introduced movie and TV show downloads on iOS and Android last year, and now the feature is making its way to Windows 10 PCs, making it the first time users can watch Netflix shows offline on laptops and desktops.

Fans protest against Arsene Wenger at the training ground

Fans protested against Arsene Wenger ahead of his West Ham press conference Wenger remained coy on his future, promising that it will be known soon Sixth-place Arsenal host West Ham in the Premier League on Wednesday Despite protests outside the training ground, Arsene Wenger again insisted that he is the right man to lead Arsenal and, in contrast to fan opinion, quoted Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola’s comment that ‘fourth place is a trophy.’

Rakitic calls United loanee Pereira a: ‘Son of a b****’

Ivan Rakitic had some cold words for Andreas Pereira as they clashed during Barcelona’s win over Granada on Sunday night. Television cameras caught the exact moment the Croatian midfielder decided to dish out some choice language for young Manchester United loanee Pereira.

PSG join Chelsea in pursuit of Alexis Sanchez

Paris-Saint Germain want Alexis Sanchez to choose France over London Sanchez has one year left on his contract at the Emirates Stadium PSG have already sounded out the Chilean’s representatives Arsene Wenger revealed Sanchez and Mesut Ozil had not signed extensions Paris Saint-Germain have joined Chelsea in the race for Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez.

Premier League not ready to let referees to speak to media

Mark Clattenburg will be allowed to speak to journalists in Saudi Arabia Mike Riley, however, does not want Premier League referees talking to the media Riley is current chief of the Professional Game Match Officials Ltd The Premier League are not ready to allow referees to talk to media after matches because they feel officials are too emotionally invested and need time to clear their heads first.

Ronaldo dedicates new boots to Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo moved to Manchester United at just 18 years of age Sir Alex Ferguson insisted he took the No 7 shirt at Old Trafford Ronaldo described the Scot as a ‘father figure in football’ The Portuguese scored 118 goals in 292 games during his time in Manchester Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has launched a new range of boots which are a tribute to his time at Manchester United.

The House GOP Health Care Bill Is Very Much Alive

WASHINGTON ― House Republicans still don’t have a deal to revive their health care bill, but the White House is laying the groundwork for negotiations to move quickly, meeting individually Monday with moderates and conservatives to discuss a possible agreement.

Bill O’Reilly Stays Silent On His Sexual Harassment Scandal

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, who prides himself on bluntly speaking his mind on air, was uncharacteristically silent on his Monday night show following new revelations about legal settlements paid to women accusing him of sexual harassment.

O’Reilly Loses Another Advertiser

Hyundai announced on Monday that it will pull advertising spots slated to air during “The O’Reilly Factor” amid sexual harassment claims leveled at the Fox News host.

Trevor Noah: When It Comes To Sexual Assault Month, Trump Knows His S**t

President Donald Trump, who notoriously boasted about grabbing women by the crotch, can celebrate the month by calling out Bill O’Reilly, his “propaganda partner” at Fox News, “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah said. O’Reilly has reportedly paid $13 million to settle cases with five women who accuse him of sexual harassment.

Human Rights Abuses Are ‘Best Discussed Privately,’ White House Says

After criticizing his predecessor’s human rights record, President Donald Trump on Monday refused to publicly condemn widespread human rights abuses in Egypt during a visit from Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. According to White House spokesman Sean Spicer, Trump declined to comment on Egypt’s human rights abuses because such matters are “best discussed privately.”

Redditors Wrestle Over John Cena’s Marriage Proposal Picture

After Cena was photographed popping the question to his long-time girlfriend at WrestleMania 33 on Sunday, Redditors set about editing the image in all kinds of ways. A Photoshop battle ensued as they reimagined Cena asking Bella (whose real name is Stephanie Nicole Garcia-Colace) to tie the knot.

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