The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Wednesday June 7)

June 7, 2017

Here are some of the biggest stories on the globe today.

Sacked by Jubilee for Corruption, Charity Ngilu Now Embraced by NASA

Jubilee has been accused many times for not committing to fight corruption. For the last 4 years, the perception has been that corruption cases have increased, with accusations going as high as the Deputy President himself. We have seen ‘confirmed’ scandals in the Ministry of Health and NYS, plus

Itumbi: As an Opposition Leader, Uhuru was Also Never Recognized During National Holidays

State House Director of Digital Innovations, Dennis Itumbi, has finally weighed in on the snub given to Nasa leader Raila Odinga during the Madaraka Day celebrations in Nyeri. It was widely expected that Raila would be given a chance to address the residents and the country, that being a national

PHOTOS – Tour of Obama’s New $8 Million House

PHOTOS – Tour of Obama’s New $8 Million House

PHOTOS – Citizen TV’s Fred Obachi Machoka Attends Son’s Beach Wedding in Mexico

The son of veteran media personality Fred Obachi Machoka wed the love his life in Cancun, Mexico. The groom, Santos, became husband to Carla McQueen, at a beautiful beach wedding attended by close friends and family, including Uncle Fred Obachi. Taking to social media, the Citizen TV’s ‘Roga R

What Omarion Said After He Was Crowned a Maasai Warrior (PHOTO)

Omarion came, saw and gave his Kenyan fans a memorable performance over the weekend. The American R&B superstar was the headline act for the Inaugural Afropop Festival that went down on Saturday at the Ngong’ Racecourse. Stepping on the stage at exactly midnight, the former B2K singer perf

London Bridge attackers: Who are they?

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. CNN’s Carol Jordan, Melissa Bell, Paul Cruikshank and Sebastian Shukla contributed to this report.

Gulf rift over Qatar could complicate US goals in Mideast

A feud between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and other Gulf states could disrupt US efforts to fight ISIS and counter Iran in the Middle East.

Acting US ambassador to China resigns

Acting US ambassador to China David Rank resigned from his post in Beijing over President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, several sources familiar with the decision told CNN.

The mysterious disappearance of Sean Spicer

On Sunday night, the White House sent out its daily schedule — as it does every day. Except, one thing was different: Sarah Huckabee Sanders, rather than her ostensible boss, Sean Spicer, would be giving the daily press briefing on Monday.

Police speak less respectfully to black drivers, study suggests

A new study of police body camera footage suggests that police officers speak with consistently less respect toward black versus white drivers.

Trump says he’s calling it a ‘travel ban’

President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically referred to his executive order on immigration as a “travel ban” and said his Justice Department should not have submitted a “watered down, politically correct version” to the Supreme Court.

J.K. Rowling reveals exactly what she’d like to happen if Trump visits Britain

To say British people have mixed feelings about a Trump visit would probably be an understatement. For the most part, Brits seem to fall into one of two groups: 1) Those who want him to visit so they can protest, and 2) those who just really don’t want him to visit.

Elon Musk just made a dick joke

Dicks and rockets. Who would ever put the two together? There’s a flurry of activity around SpaceX right now, but that doesn’t mean there’s not room for phalluses, and specifically how funny they are, in Elon Musk’s mind. On Monday night, Twitter user @SwiftOnSecuity wanted to know “how big the Falcon 9 is.”

Apple’s iOS 11 will take Facebook and Twitter down a notch

Whether you realized it or not, Facebook and Twitter have long had a special place in the iOS ecosystem. That, dear readers, is about to change. According to Axios , Apple will do away with the ability to directly sign into the two social media platforms from iOS in the forthcoming iOS 11.

Snapchat buys a company to help it better track your whereabouts

Snap may have lost a bunch of money last quarter, and by a bunch we mean $2.2 billion. But it’s just a young company trying to build a sustainable business model-and that means adding some “creepy” advertising. Placed, its latest acquisition first reported by GeekWire Monday and confirmed to Mashable by Snap, may help on that mission.

First look: Cristiano Ronaldo is the cover star for ‘FIFA 18’

Cristiano Ronaldo boasts perhaps the most impressive résumé in soccer, but this is a first for the Real Madrid star and Portuguese international. He’s the cover star for FIFA 18, the latest version of one of the world’s most beloved sports games. Here’s a first look at the cover featuring Ronaldo.

Trump who? Tech giants join massive effort to uphold Paris Agreement

U.S. tech titans are joining an effort by more than 1,000 U.S. governors, mayors, investors, universities, and companies to commit to meeting the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement. Tech firms, including Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, are banding together following President Trump’s controversial decision on June 1 to withdraw the U.S.

London Mayor: UK Shouldn’t Host Donald Trump On A State Visit

As Donald Trump continued to criticize Sadiq Khan on Monday, the London mayor responded by reconfirming his long-held stance that the U.K. should not host a state visit in the president’s honor.

FBI Arrests Federal Contractor In Leak Of NSA Report On Russia Hacking Effort

WASHINGTON ― A government contractor in Georgia was arrested this weekend after a classified National Security Agency report was leaked on an alleged cyberattack attempt by Russian military intelligence officers on a voting software company and local election officials. Reality Leigh Winner, a 25-year-old federal contractor for Pluribus International Corp.

Rihanna Posts Perfect Response To All That Body-Shaming Nonsense

Rihanna isn’t here for your body-shaming. On Monday, the “Work” singer posted a meme on Instagram that seemed to be a response to a Barstool Sports article published last week that asked, “Is Rihanna Going To Make Being Fat the Hot New Trend?” Clearly, RiRi was having none of it.

Bill Gates May Soon Lose His Spot As The World’s Richest Person

It’s a jungle out there, and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is poised to be the new king ― of the billionaires, anyway. Bezos is on the cusp of overtaking Bill Gates as the world’s richest man, buoyed by the strong performance of Amazon stock in recent months and the (comparatively) smaller gains of Gates’ Microsoft during the same period.

Raw Photos Capture First Two Years Of Motherhood

Photographer Anna Ogier-Bloomer has enjoyed documenting her family, especially her mother, for almost 15 years, so when she became a parent herself in 2013, she naturally decided to capture that experience as well. Her photo series “Letdown” shows the first two years of motherhood ― from the exhaustion and pain to the joy and peace.

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