The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Monday July 10)

July 10, 2017

These are the stories making global headlines today.

Trump settles into role of global agitator

For President Donald Trump, a second foreign trip was again a study in contrasts, the quick-shifting reaction to his controversial tenure encapsulating the divided world he and other leaders at the G20 summit confront. Stopping for 15 hours in Warsaw, Trump found a confidence boost among the cheering crowds and like-minded government leaders.

Anti-Erdogan marchers arrive in Istanbul for rally

The “March for Justice” has grown from a modest one-man protest by opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, who vowed to walk from the capital, Ankara, to Istanbul after the imprisonment of one of his party’s MPs. Kilicdaroglu has been joined by throngs of disaffected citizens along the way and expects a huge crowd to attend the rally this evening.

KKK rally outnumbered by counterprotesters

Members of the North Carolina-based Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan — some wearing Klan robes and carrying Confederate flags — arrived in midday to protest the city’s plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a park, one of several steps the city is taking to reduce its number of Confederate monuments.

Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested on public drunkenness charge

LaBeouf, 31, was taken into custody around 4 a.m., and was released later Saturday from Chatham County Detention Center after posting a $7,000 bond, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office said. The actor approached a bystander and a police officer asking for a cigarette, according to a statement from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.

Lagos floods: Heavy rain, storms cause havoc

Residents in the Lekki and Victoria Island suburbs woke up on Saturday morning to flooding in their homes and their cars submerged under water. One brave resident took to swimming in the infested waters on Lekki road, an affluent suburb that is home to some of the most expensive real estate in the coastal city.

Rooney leaves Man Utd for first club Everton

The 31-year-old Rooney announced Sunday that he had signed a two-year contract at Everton, the club that developed his talent before his $34 million move to United in 2004. Rooney lost his place as a first team regular last season under Jose Mourinho, with speculation about his future rife with a return to Goodison the most likely destination.

Obama charms seemingly stoked Alaskan baby

While in a waiting area for private flights at Anchorage International Airport on Monday, Obama, who was on his way home after a trip to Asia, spotted 6-month-old Giselle and her mother, Jolene Jackinsky, of Anchorage. Jackinsky told CNN that Obama walked up and asked “Who is this pretty girl?”

‘True Blood’ actor Nelsan Ellis dead at 39

The cause of death was complications from heart failure, his manager, Emily Gerson Saines, told CNN. Ellis had roles in several movies during his career, including “Get on Up,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” and “The Help.”

Wayne Rooney seals emotional return to Everton from Man United

Wayne Rooney has rejoined Everton after leaving Manchester United on a free transfer, the Merseyside club confirmed on Sunday. The 31-year-old has completed an emotional return to Goodison Park, 13 years after leaving for United in a £26.5million deal. Everton confirmed the two-year deal with a short teaser video entitled ‘welcome home Wayne’.

Rooney reveals he has worn Everton pyjamas for 13 years

After completing an emotional return to Everton, Wayne Rooney has opened up about how he kept his blue flame alight during his 13 years with Manchester United. Rooney signed a two-year deal at his boyhood club on Sunday after United allowed him to leave on a free transfer.

Jose Mourinho hails ‘model professional’ Wayne Rooney after move

Jose Mourinho was quick to pay tribute to Wayne Rooney following his emotional move to Everton from Manchester United, describing him as a ‘model professional’. Rooney has returned to Goodison Park on a two-year contract, 13 years after leaving for the Old Trafford outfit in a £26.5million deal.

Lukaku ‘completes medical’ ahead of £90million United switch

Romelu Luaku documented his Manchester United medical on social media The striker posted on a number of pictures of himself undergoing examinations The final snap shows Lukaku giving a thumbs up and is tagged ‘finito’ Romelu Lukaku’s Manchester United move appears to have taken a step closer to completion after the striker claimed to have completed his medical.

Manchester United-bound Romelu Lukaku arrested in LA

Romelu Lukaku is on the brink of becoming a Manchester United player The Everton striker has been spending his summer break in Los Angeles Lukaku will appear in court on October 2 after being arrested on July 2 He was handed a misdemeanor citation for violating Beverly Hills Municipal Code 5-1-104 for excessive noise Romelu Lukaku will appear in court on October 2 after being arrested in Los Angeles.

Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid following a change of heart

Cristiano Ronaldo has undergone a change of heart over his future and has decided to remain at Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain. Madrid president Florentino Perez admitted Ronaldo was left ‘angry and hurt’ after accusations from the Spanish authorities that he had evaded £12.9million in tax.

Ivanka Trump Stepped In For Her Dad At The G-20 Summit, And Folks Weren’t Happy

Ivanka Trump sparked accusations of nepotism after she stepped into her father Donald Trump’s shoes for a brief period at the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday.

A Mom Spotted Barack Obama In An Airport And Her Baby Was Too Excited

Barack Obama will always be a baby whisperer. Jolene Jackinsky was in at the Anchorage International Airport when she thought she spotted a man who bore a striking resemblance to the former president, The Associated Press reports. The mother was walking toward the man in a waiting area for private planes, and soon, Jackinsky knew she had the real deal.

How This 26-Year-Old Woman Learned To Love Her Wrinkles

Sara Geurts thinks her wrinkles are “the most beautiful thing ever.” The 26-year-old model was only 10 years old when she was diagnosed with a rare type of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Ehlers-Danlos is a connective tissue disorder which affects the body’s ability to produce collagen.

‘Gotham’ Actor’s Missing Child Has Been Found And Is Safely Home

Donal Logue’s daughter, Jade Logue, 16, has been found and is now home, after the actor reported her missing in late June. “Jade is now safely back home with her family,” Logue’s rep tells HuffPost. “Donal is incredibly thankful for everyone’s support, and especially to the NYPD, FBI and Team Adam [from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children] for her safe return.”

Venus Williams Entered Intersection Legally Moments Before Fatal Crash: Police

Florida police released new video on Friday proving that tennis star Venus Williams legally entered an intersection moments before she was involved in a deadly car crash near her neighborhood in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Authorities initially alleged that Williams was “at fault” in the fatal crash that occurred on the afternoon of June 9.

Praying Mantises Are Killing Birds And Eating Their Brains Worldwide

Nature is beautiful, but it can be kind of messed up. As an illustration, we’ll refer you to a press release this week from Switzerland’s University of Basel, titled “Praying Mantises Hunt Down Birds Worldwide.”

Elon Musk just gave us our first real look at the Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 is finally here. After months of hype, a bonkers production plan, and multiple prototypes spotted zooming around California, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the first production Model 3. The first Model 3 was slated to be finished to cap off the first week of the month, but the early July start is still about two weeks ahead of Tesla’s adjusted schedule.

Facebook plans to build its own IRL town with homes, offices, and a grocery store

Facebook isn’t content with just governing everything you do online. The social networking giant announced plans this week to turn part of its Menlo Park, California property into a “mixed-use village” that’ll be like its own town.

Accidental masturbation joke sends local news anchors into giggle fits

As much as we like to pretend we are mature, sophisticated grown-ups, who among us can resist the hilarity of an accidental sex joke? This meteorologist from WGRZ in Buffalo, New York could not keep it together after the news anchor asked her if she loved to “do it herself.”

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