The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Monday June 12)

June 12, 2017

Here are some of the stories making global headlines this Monday.

I Took The SGR on Wednesday… This was My Experience

You asked and you will receive. Kenya Railways will on Monday introduce an online platform to buy tickets for the SGR train to and from Mombasa. Kenyans have been complaining about the requirement that you physically present yourself with cash at the Terminus, and Kenya Railways has now obliged. The

Ekuru Aukot Holds The Country Hostage… Demands To Be Included in Presidential Debate

It’s hard to comprehend the powers a single presidential candidate yields. The other day, we had one who allegedly tried to commit suicide at KICC. And just to get sense of how much daily drama we go through as Kenyans, that was not news enough to trend for 2 days.

Public Likes.. The Big Pyramid Scam Infecting Kenyans Right Now

If you have not heard about Public Likes, you probably don’t have Whatsapp. Their links are spreading like wildfire, and its all on the promise of quick, easy money. Kenyans are not only used to getting conned, but I think they actually enjoy it.

Compared To What They Got for $12 Billion, Nigerians Can’t Understand Why Kenyans are Complaining About the SGR

As Kenyans complain about the cost of the recently opened SGR, and the ugly locomotives, our friends in Nigeria do not understand what we’re trying to accomplish. Though the locomotives are not appealing, they wish they could lay their hands on some of the stations we’ve just built. Nigerian Y

‘Dead woman walking’: May clings to power

May’s co-chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, handed in their resignations on Saturday following the disastrous election, called by May to strengthen her position ahead of talks to leave the European Union, but which in the end left her weakened.

Nadal wins historic 10th French Open title

Another one can now be added to the list — and it is one for the ages — after the Spaniard crushed Wawrinka 6-2 6-3 6-1 to become the first man to win the same grand slam on 10 occasions. Indeed it is a feat that may never be duplicated.

Iran send planes stuffed with food to Qatar

Iran said the planes were filled with vegetables and that it plans to send 100 tons of fresh fruit and legumes every day to the import-dependent nation, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency. “So far five planes carrying …

London: Fake explosive belts photos released

Photos released by police on Saturday show leather-made belts linked to disposable water bottles covered in tape. “I have not seen this tactic in the UK before — where terrorists create maximum fear by strapping fake explosives to themselves,” said Cmdr. Dean Haydon of the Metropolitan Police, who’s leading the investigation.

Libya: Militia says Moammar Gadhafi son freed

Gadhafi was released from the northwestern Libyan city of Zintan under a “General Amnesty Law” passed by Libya’s House of Representatives, the Abu Bakr al-Sideeq militia said in a statement Saturday. He has not been shown in public. A close associate of Saif told CNN Gadhafi was released Friday but would not reveal Gadhafi’s current location, citing security concerns.

Sessions says he plans to testify before Senate intelligence panel

The move is a prominent switch from his previous plans to testify publicly on the Justice Department’s budget and puts him more directly in the firing line over questions about his contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States and a federal investigation into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election.

‘Batman’ actor Adam West dies

Adam West, star of the popular and campy 1960’s “Batman” TV show, has died, according to his agent. West was 88.

2 Texas toddlers died after being left in car overnight

The girls’ mother, Amanda Hawkins, 19, was charged with two counts of abandoning or endangering a child, Kerr County Sheriff W.R. “Rusty” Hierholzer said in a news release. Hawkins and a 16-year-old male friend initially took the children to Peterson Regional Medical Center in Kerrville, but the girls were found to be in “grave condition” and transferred to University Hospital in San Antonio, the release said.

Moderate drinking may alter brain, study says

As part of the study, which was published Wednesday in the BMJ, researchers looked at people’s weekly alcohol intake from the Whitehall II study, which tracks disease and social behaviors in a group of British civil servants for 30 years. University of Oxford and University College London scientists studied how participants fared with regular brain function tests and an MRI.

Adam West, everyone’s favorite Batman, dead at 88

Holy epic career, Batman! If you haven’t already heard, the iconic face and voice of the ’60s version of Batman, Adam West, has died at 88 years old. The actor died in Los Angeles on Friday following complications related to leukemia, according to a report from Variety.

Here are some GoT season 7 theories I came up with while drinking 19 cups of coffee

These days, it seems like everybody has the same old theories about Game Of Thrones. “Jon Snow is Azor Ahai” “Daenerys is Azor Ahai” “Jon Snow is half Targaryan” “Jaime is going to kill Cersei.” Can you say boring? How have fan theories about our favorite show become so dull when there are still so many avenues left unexplored?

Buy this house and you’ll live in 2 countries at once

Can’t decide whether to live in Canada or the United States? Even in the current political climate? Okay. Well, if you buy this house in Vermont, you’ll straddle the border between the two countries. In fact, there’s a border marker right outside the front door.

Tom Brady shows off biggest Super Bowl ring ever

As Snoop might say, don’t hate the player. The Patriots earned their Super Bowl LI win. But in this case, it just might be ok if you hate the player’s jewelry. On Friday, the NFL’s Patriots finally got their Super Bowl LI championship rings, presented at home of the team’s owner, Robert Kraft, in New England.

Venezuela U20 0-1 England U20: Young Lions lift World Cup

England started better of the two sides as Dominic Solanke enjoyed two early chances but couldn’t find net Venezuela hit the post from 40 yards out when Ronaldo Lucena tried an ambitious shot from free-kick Young Lions took the lead when Dominic Calvert-Lewin showed persistance to fire past Wuilker Farinez Venezuela came back in second half, but England nearly doubled lead when Josh Onomah rattled the bar Freddie Woodman was England’s hero when he produced a wonderful save from Venezuela penalty It may not erase 51 years of hurt, but England have a new golden generation.

Arsenal face a test of pulling power as they chase £100m teen Mbappe

Arsenal are bidding to land the biggest catch in world football: Kylian Mbappe The teenage starlet will command a £100m fee if he is to leave Monaco Real Madrid are fellow suiters and have been pursuing Mbappe since he was 14 Arsene Wenger will need to show renewed powers of persuasion to seal the deal At Real Madrid they started the wooing at 14 years old.

Cristiano Ronaldo shares poolside snap on Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo posted photo of himself topless next to pool on Instagram Real Madrid star added caption to picture: ‘Relax and enjoy the view’ Ronaldo is rumoured to have fathered surrogate twins called Mateo and Eva Cristiano Ronaldo shared a poolside picture with his 104million followers on Instagram.

Former Man Utd striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘to join LA Galaxy’

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was released by Manchester United on Friday Marca claim LA Galaxy is next destination for the 35-year-old Swedish forward Veteran striker suffered a cruciate ligament injury near the end of the season Ibrahimovic remains in rehabilitation and is not expected to play this year Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to join MLS side LA Galaxy following his release from Manchester United, according to reports in Spain.

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