The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Thursday July 20)

July 20, 2017

Here are links to some of the stories making headlines today.

Trump, Putin met for nearly an hour in second G20 meeting

A senior White House official told CNN the discussion was “nearly an hour.” The White House, in a statement acknowledging the meeting, contended it was “brief” and said Trump spoke with Putin through Russia’s translator. The US translator at the dinner — each country was only allowed only one — spoke Japanese, the White House said.

Missing Swiss couple found frozen in Alps after 75 years

Marceline and Francine Dumoulin went missing on August 15, 1942, after leaving to milk their cows in a meadow near their home. They never returned to their family, including their six children. A worker found the frozen bodies of a man and a woman last week during routine maintenance.

Christian man accused of killing daughter who was dating a Muslim

Prosecutors say Sami Karra, 58, killed his daughter in their family home in the central Israeli town of Ramle, a day after she graduated from high school. The daughter, 17-year-old Henriette Karra, was in a relationship with a Muslim man, against the urging of her parents, according to a criminal indictment filed in Israeli district court this week.

Police in Saudi Arabia detain woman in miniskirt video

The woman, who has been questioned by Riyadh police, told them that “the viral videos were published by an account attributed to her without her knowledge,” according to the statement. The statement adds that the woman’s case has been referred to the general prosecution department in the Saudi capital of Riyadh.

Celebrity defector returns to North Korea, stars in propaganda video

In a video released by North Korean government website Uriminzokkiri Saturday, Jeon Hye-sung said she was told to “slander and speak ill” of North Korea during her time in the South. Jeon defected to South Korea in January 2014, and is believed to have returned to North Korea last month.

Audi ad likening women to used cars in China backfires

The Chinese commercial opens with a young couple on the cusp of getting married, when the groom’s mother suddenly interrupts the ceremony to inspect the bride. After yanking the bride’s nose and ears, and prying open her jaw to inspect her teeth, the mom appears satisfied and gives the couple the okay.

Teen electrocuted after playing on phone in bathtub

She took her phone into the bathroom and was careful to keep it dry as it charged, laying its power cords on a towel. Madison snapped a photo of her setup and sent it to a friend with the message, “When you use (an) extension cord so you can plug your phone in while you’re in the bath.”

Mother warns about dangers of exposing newborn to human contact

Nicole and Shane Sifrit welcomed baby Mariana on July 1. A week later — two hours after the couple’s wedding — they say they noticed that the girl was not eating and would not wake up when they tried to get her to respond.

Trump’s Plan To ‘Let Obamacare Fail’ Is Morally Appalling

Before even taking office, and well before the Republican bid to repeal and “replace” the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump started saying the best political strategy for his party would be to let the law’s health insurance exchanges “collapse” and then blame Democrats.

‘Game Of Thrones’ Director Defends Ed Sheeran From Internet Haters

Superstar musician Ed Sheeran has taken internet abuse for a cameo on “Game Of Thrones” Sunday night, but the director the Season 7 series premiere has come to his defense. Sheeran is seen singing lyrics like, “Hands of gold are always cold, but a woman’s hands are warm” in a brief scene with Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark, when she reveals she’s planning to kill Queen Cersei.

A Tiny Detail In ‘Game Of Thrones’ Is More Important Than We Thought

John Bradley’s scenes in the “Game of Thrones” premiere were much more than a load of crap. The ” Game of Thrones” star known for playing Sam Tarly made his debut in Season 7 by appearing in a montage of poop-cleaning and soup-pouring at the Citadel, which he will no doubt discuss in his Comic-Con appearance this week.

Ryan Reynolds Did The Sweetest Thing For A Young Fan With Cancer

Here’s another reason to love Ryan Reynolds. The actor recently took some time away from filming the upcoming ” Deadpool” sequel to grant the wish of young boy in the U.K. named Daniel Downing. Daniel was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer called pontine glioma and is currently being treated in Bristol, England.

Antonio Conte ends doubt his Chelsea future by signing two-year deal

Antonio Conte has put pen to paper on a two-year contract at Chelsea Conte lifted the Premier League trophy during his maiden season in England He guided the club to a record 13 successive league wins and 30 in the season The 47-year-old will pocket £9.6million-a-year with his new bumper deal Antonio Conte has ended speculation over his future as Chelsea boss by penning a new two-year deal at Stamford Bridge.

Neymar ‘accepts offer from PSG’ ahead of potential £195m move

Neymar accepted Paris Saint-Germain’s offer, according to Esporte Interativo PSG told L’Equipe that Neymar’s asking price means a deal is out of the question Neymar has a £195million release clause inserted in his contract at Barcelona Sporting director Robert Fernandez claimed no one would trigger the clause Neymar has accepted Paris Saint-Germain’s offer after the French club triggered his £195million release clause, according to reports in Brazil.

Arsene Wenger says letting uncertainty linger was a ‘mistake’

Arsenal missed out on a Champions League spot last year by finishing fifth The Gunners boss spent most of last season with his future at the club uncertain He has conceded that it was a mistake to let the saga continue for so long But is positive that after penning a new deal he can move the club forward Arsene Wenger has said that it was a ‘mistake’ to let the ongoing saga surrounding his future at Arsenal continue last year.

Prince Andrew’s ex could buy a Premier League club

Leading financier Amanda Staveley is interested in purchasing a top-flight club Staveley has the resources to buy every one of the 20 Premier League teams She has a staggering £28billion of mainly sovereign money from the Middle East She has extensive knowledge of what is required for a big-money takeover It will please those Premier League owners whose clubs are for sale at the right price that there is still a genuine buyer out there with more than enough money.

Sportpesa Launches in Italy Through Rival Acquisition

Kenyan betting company Sportpesa continues with its aggressive global expansion. Months after launching in Tanzania, the company has entered the Italian market by acquiring a majority shareholding stake in RCS Gaming, a licensed gaming operator which is part of RCS Media Group. The acquisition is

Vacay Goals! Take a Look at Lupita Nyong’o’s Sun Filled Trip to Mexico (PHOTOS)

When it comes to vacationing, no one does better than Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o. Earlier in the summer, the Kenyan actress went on a tropical trip to Mexico, where she was born over 34 years ago.

Bizarre: Doctors Remove 27 Contact Lenses From Woman’s Eye

BIRMINGHAM, England- Doctors in the U.K. discovered 27 contact lenses embedded in the eye of a 67-year-old woman who was being prepped for cataract surgery. The British Medical Journal (BMJ) reports the woman, who had not had regular eye checkups, was unaware the lenses were there and had not com

Whatsapp users in China report issues sending pictures and video, fearing censorship

Chinese Whatsapp users are fearing that the app is being blocked in the country. On Tuesday, users found they weren’t able to send pictures or videos across. It only worked when they used a VPN server instead, possibly indicating that the issue wasn’t with Whatsapp, but with the government’s notorious firewall.

Woman records her husband snoring for 4 years and remixes it with ‘Despacito’

Living with someone who snores a lot can be rough. But if you do have to suffer through listening to your loved one’s nasal passages vibrate on the daily, you may as well have some fun with it. Over the course of four years, this woman recorded her husband’s constant snoring and impressive nap skills.

John Legend gets real on Twitter after Donald Trump’s Obamacare tweet

John Legend isn’t staying quiet when it comes to health care. The latest plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act died on Monday night after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell failed to get enough support from his fellow Republicans. So now Donald Trump wants Congress to simply repeal the bill without a replacement.

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