The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Wednesday August 2)

August 2, 2017

These are links to some of the stories making news headlines.

Projection: 5 Counties Uhuru Kenyatta Will Perform Better Than in 2013

With exactly one week to the election, voters are all but decided. Though the polls put the numbers of undecided at around 5%, it is likely that those respondents chose to withhold their choice.

Prediction: Anne Waiguru Will Wipe The Floor With Martha Karua

Just like Peter Kenneth, Martha Karua is set to pay a most expensive price for gross political miscalculation. The election is just one week away, and it is becoming quite clear that Anne Waiguru will be the next governor of Kirinyaga county.

Moses Kuria Deletes Tasteless Post Calling Missing IEBC ICT Director an ‘Idiot’

On Sunday night, missing IEBC ICT Director Chris Musando’s car was found near Thika Road Mall in Roysambu. Musando had been missing since Friday, apparently last seen with an unidentified woman. Controversial legislator Moses Kuria happened to be using the Thika Road route that night, and stopped

Mike Sonko Claimed He Started the Construction of Outer Ring Road..Big Mistake!

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko found himself on the wrong side of a section of Nairobians after laying claim to the newly opened Outer Ring Road. The 13 km stretch road was officially opened last Friday ahead of project completion in September. Kenya Urban Roads Authority chairman Daniel Waithaka

The 5 key questions on Trump’s role in his son’s statement on the Russia meeting

The Washington Post dropped an absolute bombshell on Monday night: President Donald Trump dictated the initial statement from his son, Don Jr., regarding a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer and publicist Rob Goldstone, who had promised the younger Trump dirt on Hillary Clinton’s campaign courtesy of the Russian government.

White House officials tricked by email prankster

A self-described “email prankster” in the UK fooled a number of White House officials into thinking he was other officials, including an episode where he convinced the White House official tasked with cyber security that he was Jared Kushner and received that official’s private email address unsolicited.

Jordan repeals ‘marry-the-rapist’ clause

Jordan’s cabinet moved to abolish Article 308 in April, receiving the endorsement of King Abdullah. The proposal had been pending ratification by Parliament in a session Tuesday, which one member of the body described to CNN as “chaotic.” The vote count was not disclosed to members of Parliament and the motion was not discussed, Jordanian MP Dima Tahboub told CNN.

Candid Princess Diana tapes to be shown in UK despite protests

In the material, Diana speaks candidly about her upbringing, her courtship with Prince Charles and his affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles, now his wife. The recordings were made by Peter Settelen, a voice coach, when he was helping Diana with her public speaking techniques.

‘Disturbing picture’ of sexual harassment at Australian universities

The report, based on a survey of more than 30,000 students across 39 universities, painted a “disturbing picture” of sexual assault and harassment faced by students, said Kate Jenkins, the sex discrimination commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Trump’s Lawyer Denied President Helped Draft Don Jr.’s Statement Just Weeks Ago

Just three weeks ago, one of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyers vigorously denied that the commander-in-chief had anything to do with Don Jr.’s statement about a secret meeting with a Russian lawyer. However, the validity of those comments was shattered on Monday when the Washington Post revealed Trump had personally dictated the response his son would use to address the media.

White House Says Trump Was ‘Making A Joke’ When He Endorsed Police Brutality

President Donald Trump was just joking when he suggested police officers should let suspects’ heads bang against the doors of their police cars ― or so White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she believed on Monday. Trump made the remark last week while speaking to law enforcement officers on Long Island, New York.

Anthony Scaramucci Listed As Dead In Harvard Alumni Directory

White House communications director: Anthony Scaramucci might be having one terrible week, but there’s some consolation for the He’s not dead, despite a listing in the new Harvard Law School alumni directory suggesting otherwise.

Pregnant Doctor Delivers Patient’s Baby Before Giving Birth Herself

A pregnant obstetrician in Kentucky practically worked until the last possible minute before having her baby. On Sunday, Dr. Amanda Hess was at Frankfort Regional Medical Center to give birth but decided to deliver another patient’s baby first.

Clooney Foundation To Sponsor 7 Schools For Syrian Refugees

The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced plans this week to open seven schools in Lebanon for Syrian refugees. Titled ” Empowering a Generation,” the foundation’s project says it will help nearly 3,000 refugee children who are currently not enrolled in school, and provide them with necessary transportation and school supplies.

Here’s The Real Difference Between Diet Coke And Coke Zero Sugar

The Coca-Cola Company recently announced that it’s going to discontinue Coke Zero and replace it with Coke Zero Sugar to give it an “even better unique blend of flavors” than what gave “Coke Zero its real Coca-Cola taste.”

‘Game Of Thrones’ Content Leaks Online After HBO Is Hacked

Winter is here, as are hacking scandals. According to HBO, the network experienced a major cyber attack recently, which allegedly resulted in leaked content from their top series, ” Game of Thrones.”

Sanchez flies back to London with his lawyer ahead of Arsenal return

Alexis Sanchez boarded a flight to London – via Paris – from Chile on Sunday Arsenal star flew back to England with his lawyer and friend Ruben Inostroza Sanchez will return to Arsenal training on Tuesday but is still keen to leave club Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are two sides he has been linked with Alexis Sanchez has touched down on British soil ahead of his return to Arsenal training on Tuesday, but the Chilean star is still eyeing a move away from the club.

Monaco up the asking price for Kylian Mbappe to £178m

Monaco have raised their asking price for French wonderkid Kylian Mbappe The Ligue 1 champions now want in the region of £178m (€200m) for the player Club hierarchy are hoping Barcelona will be tempted into the race for Mbappe The Catalan club will need a replacement for the departing Neymar Monaco are in danger of pricing 18-year-old Kylian Mbappe out of a move this summer after bumping his asking price up to £178m (€200m).

Former Premier League star Carlton Cole on verge of being sacked

Carlton Cole, 33, joined Persib Bandung on a 10-month deal in March 2017 However the former West Ham and Chelsea striker has flopped in Indonesia Manager Umuh Muchtar has slammed Cole’s performances ahead of his exit Carlton Cole could be sacked by Indonesian side Persib Bandung after his manager said ‘he plays very badly’ compared to other foreign players.

Man Utd: Every Mourinho signing has one thing in common

Nemanja Matic has sealed his £40m move to Manchester United from Chelsea He is over 6ft 3in tall and is the latest tall player signed by Jose Mourinho Indeed, only of the seven played he’s signed at United have been under 6ft 1in Jose Mourinho said earlier this summer that he was seeking three or four new signings to improve his Manchester United squad.

Manchester United new boy Nemanja Matic trains with his team-mates

Nemanja Matic spent his 29th birthday training with his new Manchester United team-mates Jose Mourinho’s side face Italian outfit Sampdoria in their final pre-season fixture on Wednesday Matic’s fellow new boys Romelu Lukaku and Victor Lindelof also training at United’s Aon Training Complex Nemanja Matic has had no time to get used to life in Manchester as the United new boy has been thrown straight into the thick of things on his 29th birthday.

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