The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Wednesday July 19)

July 19, 2017

Here are links to stories making global headlines this Wednesday.

Trump Jr. attorney offers details about 8th person at meeting

CNN reported last week that the individual was there on behalf of a Russian family, the Agalarovs, who had asked for the meeting to be set up, according to two sources familiar with the circumstances.

Latest health care bill collapses

Just hours after the Senate was gaveled back into session, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was handed two more public defections on his health care bill to overhaul Obamacare. The dramatic and simultaneous announcement from Sens.

Woman calls 911, gets killed by Minneapolis police, source says

Justine Ruszczyk called 911 on Saturday night because she thought a sexual assault might be taking place in a back alley near her home, the source said. But after Minneapolis police arrived, an officer shot and killed Ruszczyk. Police still haven’t explained how, or why.

Trump administration: Iran complying with nuclear deal

But the Trump administration coupled its certification to Congress of Iran’s compliance with a blistering critique of Iran’s non-nuclear activities, saying Iran is “unquestionably in default of the spirit” of the deal. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a similar critique earlier this year when the US certified the deal for the first time since President Donald Trump, a fierce critique of the deal, took office.

UAE denies report it orchestrated Qatar hack

Saudi Arabia and its allies — the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt — accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and led a group of Muslim-majority nations to cut ties with Doha. That came after Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, was quoted online calling Iran — a key rival to Saudi Arabia — an Islamic power and describing Qatari relations with Israel as good.

No red carpet for Trump, says London’s Khan

“State visits are different from a normal visit and at a time when the President of the USA has policies that many in our country disagree with, I am not sure it is appropriate for our government to roll out the red carpet,” Khan told CNN in an interview Monday.

The White House is trying to kill the daily press briefing

That’s more than 2 weeks on the calendar — and 12 work days. That’s bad. Full stop. Yes, President Donald Trump has been on two foreign trips during that time — a longer visit to Germany for the G20 and a short skip to France to celebrate Bastille Day last week.

Chechen leader: No gays here — but if there are, take them away

Ramzan Kadyrov made his remarks on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” amid allegations of a brutal crackdown on gay men in the North Caucasus region. “This is nonsense,” Kadyrov said. “We don’t have such people here. We don’t have any gays. If there are any, take them to Canada.

Poll: Trump’s approval rating drops to 36%

That gives Trump the lowest approval rating at the six-month mark of any president in 70 years, ABC News reports. Trump’s overall approval rating has fallen from 42% at the 100-day mark of his presidency in April compared to a Washington Post/ABC poll at that time.

As Health Care Bill Stalls, Trump Calls For Outright Repeal Of Obamacare

President Donald Trump called on congressional Republicans to craft an outright repeal of Obamacare late Monday, an hour after the GOP’s controversial Senate health care bill appeared dead once again after losing two more Republican votes.

R. Kelly Allegedly Keeping Young Women In Sex ‘Cult,’ Parents Claim

R. Kelly is reportedly holding multiple women against their will in an abusive sex “cult,” according to a disturbing BuzzFeed News report.

Senate Republicans Just Killed Their Health Care Bill Again

WASHINGTON – Sens. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) announced Monday they will not be supporting the latest version of the Senate health care bill – diminishing its chances of passage in its current form. “There are serious problems with Obamacare, and my goal remains what it has been for a long time: to repeal and replace it,” Moran said in a statement.

Trump’s Selling A Russia Story, But Americans Aren’t Buying It

WASHINGTON – Having told falsehood after falsehood about everything from inaugural crowds to FBI Director James Comey’s firing, why would anyone believe a single word coming from this White House?

Jessica Alba Is Pregnant With Baby No. 3

Another baby is on the way for Jessica Alba and her husband, Cash Warren. The 36-year-old actress and Honest Company founder announced she’s pregnant with her third child in an adorable Instagram post with her daughters, Honor, 9, and Haven, nearly 6.

Did The National Hurricane Center Just Troll Trump?

Just the usual meteorological lingo or an epic subtweet? A National Hurricane Center notice about Tropical Storm Don drew plenty of attention online because to some it sounded like the agency was throwing shade at President Donald Trump. The bulletin issued on Monday called the storm “small” and “well-defined,” and added that Don was ” not particularly well organized.”

Real Salt Lake 1-2 Manchester United: Lukaku scores first club goal

New Manchester United signings Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku made their first start of the US tour Luis Silva put Real Salt Lake ahead when he delicately placed past United goalkeeper Joel Pereira Henrikh Mkhitaryan demonstrated why he is the form man when he scored from 25 yards Lukaku got his first goal for United when he rounded goalkeeper Eduardo Fernandez before burying his effort Antonio Valencia was sent off for a late challenge on Real Salt Lake’s Sebastian Saucedo Just for a moment, it looked as though Romelu Lukaku had wasted his chance.

Arsenal to offload fringe players to fund Lemar bid

Arsenal are growing increasingly confident that they will bring in Thomas Lemar So far the Gunners have had bids of £30million and £40m rejected by Monaco Arsenal suspect there is a figure which might persuade Monaco to do business The likes of Wojciech Szczesny, Carl Jenkinson and Lucas Perez are set to leave Arsenal will seek to off-load fringe players before deciding whether to smash the club’s transfer record for the second time this summer with a raid on Monaco for Thomas Lemar.

Sanchez wants Man City switch… and believes Arsenal will cave

Arsenal’s star man Alexis Sanchez is angling for a move to Manchester City The Gunners insist they will not sell the Chilean to a domestic rival this summer Sanchez’s aides are hoping to rekindle the relationship with Pep Guardiola The forward wants a contract worth in excess of £300,000-a-week Alexis Sanchez wants to join Manchester City and believes Arsenal will cave in their effort to prevent him from joining a domestic rival.

Manchester United to complete £44m deal for Ivan Perisic

Ivan Perisic is set to pull out of Inter Milan’s pre-season tour to China The Croatia winger is desperate to seal a move to Manchester United Two parties are close to agreeing a transfer fee of £39.5m plus £4.5m in add-ons Manchester United are confident of signing Ivan Perisic in a £44million deal with the Croatia winger set to pull out of Inter Milan’s pre-season tour to China on Tuesday.

Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata still Chelsea’s top target

Chelsea and AC Milan are both attempting to sign striker Alvaro Morata Andrea Belotti and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are also on their radars The Blues have also inquired about the prospect of signing Sergio Aguero Alvaro Morata remains Chelsea’s number one target in their search for a new centre forward despite emerging competition from AC Milan.

One Guy Shows Up for Running Mate Debate, Nails It (VIDEO)

Why would a bunch of nobodies hoping to be the next Deputy President decline the chance to appear on all national TVs for 90 minutes free of charge?

Sh90 Government Unga Spotted in Canada Supermarket… Price – Sh1200

If you’re having difficulties finding unga on supermarket shelves, perhaps you should blame Canada. The subsidized flour has been elusive for many weeks, an now we think we know why. At Sh90, many businessmen have been accused of hiking this price. Apparently, they repackage it in clear papers an

Guy Melts Hearts After Saving Injured Street Boy in the City Centre (PHOTOS)

A man who came to the rescue of an injured street child in Nairobi is the darling of Kenyan social media.

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