The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Wednesday July 12)

July 12, 2017

These are stories making news headlines today.

Finally: After 100 Years, Kenya Gets a New Modern ‘Smart’ Driving License (PHOTOS)

The World War came and ended, the transistor was invented, a man landed on the moon, satellites were launched to space to map the entire globe, computers went from being as big as a room to small enough to fit on our desks, and you’re reading this on the internet.

How Much an Apartment Costs in Nairobi’s Tallest Residential Skyscraper – L’e mac (PHOTOS)

Kenyans are strangers to living in high rise apartments in the middle of the city. Until very recently, the idea that someone can live in a skyscraper in the middle of Kenyatta Avenue for example was quite unheard of.

This is How Much the President, DP will Earn as SRC Announces New Salary Structure for Civil Servants

The Salaries and Remuneration Commission has reviewed salaries of various State officers including the president and his deputy. Under the new structure released by Sarah Serem yesterday, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto will earn a monthly gross of Sh1.4million and Sh1.2milli

Nkaissery Memorial Service and Burial Date Set

The late Interior Cabinet Secretary General Nkaissery will be buried over the weekend at his home in Ilbisil, Kajiado County. The burial committee, led by Health CS Cleopa Mailu, yesterday announced that Joseph Nkaissery will be buried on Saturday. Before the burial, a memorial service will be

Ex-Man United Striker Wayne Rooney to Play Against Gor Mahia This Week

Following his switch from Premier League giants Manchester United to former club Everton, England striker Wayne Rooney is set to face Gor Mahia this week.

Donald Trump Jr was told of Russian efforts to help campaign – report

Donald Trump Jr was informed in an email ahead of a meeting with a Russian lawyer that damaging information about Hillary Clinton to be handed over was part of an effort by the Russian government to help the Trump campaign, the New York Times has reported.

Donald Trump to make state visit to Britain next year

Donald Trump’s controversial state visit to the UK will now take place next year. After months of doubt about the state visit, amid speculation the US president could have made a surprise stopover after last week’s G20 summit, the government has conceded that the official visit will not take place until 2018, the Guardian understands.

Alexis Sánchez has not told me he wants to leave Arsenal, insists Arsène Wenger

Arsène Wenger has insisted that Alexis Sánchez has not told him he wants to leave Arsenal. Speculation has mounted over the future of the Chile forward this summer, with Sánchez’s contract at the Emirates expiring at the end of the upcoming season.

Lord’s Player: Ex-Man United footballer takes first mass after being ordained as priest

A former Manchester United and Northern Ireland footballer ordained to the priesthood has taken part in his first Mass. Philip Mulryne, 39, returned to his native Belfast for a special Catholic religious service at St Oliver Plunkett Church.

Marines KC-130 plane crashes in Mississippi killing at least six

KC-130 military airplane crashed outside of Greenwood on Monday afternoon Officials have recovered six bodies from the wreckage and are looking for more It’s been reported that the plane could have been carrying up to nine people Alan Hammons, an official with the Greenwood Airport, said the plane suffered a

Body of man found in Hawaii volcano after apparent fall

Leo Adonis, 38, died on Kilauea volano in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park His father said he left a suicide note inside of his backpack at the scene His body was found on caldera floor about 250 feet below Crater Rim Trail Park spokeswoman Jessica Ferracane said it is believed the

Donald Jr was told dirt on Hillary was part of Russian government plan

Potentially damning new allegation was included in a report published Monday The report claims Trump Jr was told in an email the ‘dirt’ on Hillary Clinton he was meeting with a Moscow lawyer about came from the Russian government President’s son was reportedly told of Russia’s involvement by Rob Goldstone

Ben Affleck and girlfriend Lindsay Shookus enjoy romantic dinner date

Though they just made their pairing public, Ben Affleck and girlfriend Lindsay Shookus didn’t seem to have a care in the world while spotted out in LA Monday. Both lovebirds were grinning ear-to-ear as they ventured out to enjoy a romantic Italian dinner together.

Girl dies after using her phone in the bath and electrocuting herself

Madison Coe was in the bath at her dad’s home in New Mexico Sunday morning 14-year-old electrocuted herself while trying to charge her phone in the water Distraught family members said Madison: ‘either plugged her phone in or simply grabbed her phone that was already plugged in’ A fundraiser has been set up for the family, and a service is planned for Saturday A teenage girl has died after she was electrocuted while trying to charge her phone when she was taking a bath.

Trump’s Taj Mahal liquidation sale begins, mold on walls and floors

Sale at the former hotel in Atlantic City started last week and will run for 60 days or until everything is gone Everything from poker tables to the casino’s chandeliers and hotel beds and pillows are up for grabs Beneath carpets and wallpaper mold could be seen but that did

Exclusive: The secret documents that help explain the Qatar crisis.

The existence of the agreements has been known, but both the content and the documents themselves were kept secret due to the sensitivity of the issues involved and the fact that they were agreed in private by heads of state. The agreements were exclusively obtained by CNN from a source from the region with access to the documents.

US, India and Japan begin naval exercises, as China looks on

The United States, Japan and India have deployed front-line warships, submarines and aircraft as part of the tri-nation Malabar exercises in the Bay of Bengal. Conducted annually since 1992, Malabar has grown in size and complexity in recent years to address what the US Navy describes as a “variety of shared threats to maritime security in the Indo-Asia Pacific.”

UNESCO’s newest World Heritage Sites

Karla Cripps, CNN * Published 10th July 2017 That challenge is about to get tougher. UNESCO’s huge list of World Heritage properties has grown even longer this month, with the global body voting to add 21 sites during the 41st annual World Heritage Committee session in Krakow, Poland.

UK MP says ‘n***** in the woodpile’ during meeting

Anne Marie Morris, a Conservative member of Parliament, was heard on an audio clip obtained by the Huffington Post, saying: “And then we get to the real n***** in the woodpile which is in two years and what happens if there is no deal?”

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