The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Tuesday June 6)

June 6, 2017

On this 6th day of June, these are the stories making national and global headlines.

REVEALED: This Man was The Designated Survivor When Uhuru and Ruto Took SGR Train Ride

One of the biggest TV hits these past few months is ABC’s ‘Designated Survivor’. It provides unparalleled insights into the running of the US government, particularly the line of succession where the presidency is concerned. The US has a very mature democracy and with a history of presidential

Here’s a Simpler Way To Get To Syokimau SGR Terminus from Nairobi CBD

As the days progress, we’re getting more information on the operations of the SGR train. Interest is still quite high and hopefully Kenyans will continue using this service long after the pomp and hype. The biggest challenge and deterrent for many is the distance between the two main stations fro

PHOTOS – Donald Kipkorir’s Holiday Home in Nanyuki is Absolutely Breathtaking

The holiday home of flamboyant lawyer Donald Kipkorir is ready and it is absolutely fantastic! The city lawyer who counts Cyntonn Investments and Larry Madowo as some of his clients, has moved into his magnificent holiday villa located in the heart of Maiyan property in Nanyuki. The luxury hom

Kenyan Lesbian Facing Deportation After Failing ‘Gay Test’ in Sweden

A self-confessed 28-year-old Kenyan lesbian has had her application for asylum in Sweden rejected because the country’s migration board does not believe that she is a lesbian. Lucy Murugi fled from her homeland Kenya two years ago after her family turned their backs on her and only got help from

London terror attack: 12 in custody after raids, attackers to be identified

More than 24 hours after three men drove a car into pedestrians on London Bridge before launching into a stabbing rampage, little is known about the attackers or the victims of the third terrorist attack on British soil in less than three months.

UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain cut off relations with fellow Gulf state Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates have broken diplomatic relations with Qatar, rattling a powerful 36-year-old Gulf states union, over what they say is the country’s support of terrorism. Egypt has also cut off relations with the tiny Gulf state.

Trump criticized for tweet about London Mayor after attack

US President Donald Trump appeared to misconstrue a statement while launching an attack on Twitter of London Mayor Sadiq Khan in the wake of the terror attacks which killed at least seven people.

World’s most controversial beauty contest?

Miss Tibet faces controversy on multiple fronts: From conservative members of the Tibetan community, feminists and China, which objects to winners participating in any international event.

Ex-reporter for Russian news agency Sputnik says he was ‘fed’ questions

That’s Andrew Feinberg describing how his bosses at Sputnik, a state-sponsored Russian news agency, wanted to frame stories about America. Feinberg was fired from the news organization on May 26, and he says it’s because he refused to be complicit in pushing fake news. Sputnik has called his allegations “false.”

Ivanka Trump company seeks new trademarks in China, reviving ethical concerns

At least 14 applications were filed by the Ivanka Trump company on March 28, according to documents reviewed by CNN. Around the same time, Ivanka Trump — the person — joined her father’s administration as a White House adviser, noted The Wall Street Journal, which first reported on the filings.

‘Wonder Woman’ has biggest opening ever for a female director

The latest film in Warner Bros.’ DC Extended Universe exceeded expectations at the box office, bringing in an estimated $100.5 million during its opening in North America this weekend. That makes the superhero film starring Gal Gadot and directed by Patty Jenkins the biggest opening ever for a female director.

Stampede in Turin as fans watch soccer game; 1,000-plus injuries

Panic spread through a throng viewing the Champions League soccer final in a Turin square on Saturday and prompted a stampede that injured more than 1,000, authorities said.

London Mayor Slams Trump’s ‘Ill-Informed’ Politicizing Of Terror Attack Comments

London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s “ill-informed” response to Saturday night’s terror attack in London. “The mayor is busy working with the police, emergency services and the government to coordinate the response to this horrific and cowardly terrorist attack and provide leadership and reassurance to Londoners and visitors to our city,” Khan’s spokesperson said in a statement.

New Leaked Emails Show How Qatar Crisis Developed In The U.S.

WASHINGTON ― An unnamed source who late last week leaked emails between a powerful ambassador and top figures in the U.S. foreign policy community shared a fresh batch of private messageswith HuffPost on Sunday just hours before a new Middle East crisis erupted.

Putin: ‘We Don’t Care Who’s The Head Of The United States’

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday rejected allegations that his country influenced last year’s U.S. presidential election, saying such an act “wouldn’t make sense” and that he hadn’t seen “any direct proof of Russian interference” that would have aided the election of Donald Trump.

While Trump Slams London Mayor, Other World Leaders Send Support

U.S. President Donald Trump ‘s response to the London attack stands in stark contrast with the calls for peace and solidarity extended by other world leaders. While Trump issued one tweet Saturday evening saying the U.S.

Bot Turns Trump’s Tweets Into Official-Looking Presidential Statements

Who needs official statements from the White House when President Donald Trump’s tweets appear to be a more accurate reflection of his true thoughts? Russel Neiss, a technologist, coder and activist, decided to answer that question by creating , an Internet bot that looks for a new Trump tweet every 15 minutes and edits the message to look like official White House statements.

This artist turned Trump’s tweets into something beautiful

Imagine if President Trump’s tweets provoked calm and beauty rather than rage and fury. Such a realm really exists, though you’ll have to slink beneath New York City to find it. A subterranean exhibition in Manhattan’s Midtown neighborhood features hundreds of lavender plants and a lighting system powered by Twitter streams. When @realDonaldTrump or @POTUS fires off an early-morning musing, the small room’s ceiling glows.

Golden State Warriors deny listening to Rihanna in the locker room

Rihanna who? Never heard of her. Star player Steph Curry and other members of the warriors have gone to great lengths to deny a taste for RiRi, probably, most people think, because the she’s expertly trolling them from courtside seats, living her best life as a mega-LeBron James fan.

U.S. mayors and governors defy Trump, will stick to Paris agreement anyway

Cities and states across the U.S. will keep fighting climate change, despite President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the country from the Paris Climate Agreement. Local leaders from across the country say they’re not backing down from America’s commitments under the historic climate accord.

Man fleeing London attack with beer in hand becomes unlikely symbol of London pride

A young man who fled yesterday’s terrorist attacks with a pint of beer in hand has become something of an internet hero. The photo, which has been retweeted over 28,000 times, features the man fleeing from the scene with a pint of beer in hand.

‘Veep’ creator tells Trump to ‘shut the **** up’ after misleading London tweet

In a single, Sunday morning tweet, Donald Trump stooped to the level of perennial Veep loser, Jonah Ryan. Armando Iannucci, creator of the hit HBO series and a U.K. native, took to Twitter after 45 directed a misleading tweet at the Mayor of London in the aftermath of Saturday evening’s terror attacks.

Theresa May renews her call for internet regulation following the London Bridge attack

Following the London Bridge terrorist attacks, Prime Minister Theresa May has called for foreign leaders to consider regulating the internet as a means to prevent terrorism. May delivered her remarks in a speech outside 10 Downing Street on Sunday morning.

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