The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Tuesday January 9)

January 9, 2018

Here are links to stories making headlines in major news sources.

Who is Kim Jong Un? Separating myth from fact

Keen observers have said he’s sick, and suffering from gout. They’ve said he’s isolated and in danger of being overthrown, and that there are assassination plots against him. That he’s weak and spoiled and surrounded by yes-men. It won’t be long, defectors claim, before he’s gone.

Oprah Winfrey: ‘For too long women have not been heard or believed’

The media mogul’s message came during a Golden Globes ceremony notable for being the first major award show since Hollywood first began addressing rampant sexual harassment against women in the entertainment industry and beyond. This year’s ceremony was one of the most political yet and saw the red carpet awash with A-list actresses wearing black.

Bannon: ‘I regret’ delay in responding to book

“Donald Trump, Jr. is both a patriot and a good man,” read Bannon’s statement, which CNN obtained Sunday from a source close to Bannon. “He has been relentless in his advocacy for his father and the agenda that has helped turn our country around.”

SpaceX launches secretive Zuma spacecraft

After more than a month of delays, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket vaulted toward the skies at 8 p.m. ETSunday with the secretive payload. It launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The space exploration firm, which is headed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, initially scheduled the Zuma mission last November.

Trump to put his mark on US nuclear arsenal

The Pentagon is putting the finishing touches on the first comprehensive review of US nuclear forces in nearly eight years. It’s shaping up as President Donald Trump’s signature nuclear weapons initiative in the face of a growing North Korean nuclear threat.

Coutinho joins Barcelona in $170 million transfer

“FC Barcelona and Liverpool FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Philippe Coutinho,’ said the Spanish club in a statement. “The player will sign a contract for the remainder of the season and five more, and will have a buyout clause of 400 million euros ($481 million).”

Oprah Calls For A Day When No One Has To Say ‘Me Too’ During Golden Globes Speech

Oprah Winfrey assured women and girls everywhere that “time is up” for men in power silencing them during her history-making speech at the 75th annual Golden Globes. The media mogul ― with her seemingly endless list of titles including actress, TV host, producer, author and philanthropist, among others ― became the first black woman to receive the Cecil B.

Here Are The 2018 Golden Globe Awards Winners

ENTERTAINMENT The star-studded ceremony honors the best in film and TV. Stars across film and TV are filling the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles for the 75th Golden Globe Awards. The typically boozy and lighthearted affair has a more serious tone this year amid the sexual harassment #MeToo movement in Hollywood.

No One Knew How To Take Seth Meyers’ Harvey Weinstein Joke

Seth Meyers had a difficult task on Sunday delivering a monologue as host for the 75th annual Golden Globes that effectively addressed the #MeToo movement that’s taken hold in Hollywood and beyond. And it was clear that, at times, the crowd didn’t know whether to laugh or grimace at the jokes.

Kerry Washington: We Shouldn’t Have To Give Up Our Seats At The Table For Others’ Bad Behavior

Kerry Washington denounced the idea that women should have to pay for the missteps of men ahead of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards Sunday night. The “Scandal” actress, dressed in black to show solidarity with the Time’s Up movement against sexual assault, told NBC’s Al Roker that she’s at the show to speak out about the “imbalance of power,” silence and lack of support in Hollywood.

Mariah Carey And Sharon Stone Are The Ultimate Red Carpet Couple

Odd couple ― or oddly perfect coupe? Sharon Stone and Mariah Carey hit the red carpet together at the 2017 Golden Globes on Sunday night holding hands. During a brief joint interview with Al Roker, we learned two very interesting tidbits about the pals: 1) Apparently they’re neighbors, and 2) Carey is going to steal Stone’s diamonds later.

Oprah’s must-see speech at the Globes will make you cry — and inspire you to take action

There’s a reason why, throughout the Golden Globes, stars have been whispering her name like a prayer: Oprah. The queen’s acceptance speech for the esteemed Cecil B. DeMille award (essentially a lifetime achievement award) at the Golden Globes Sunday night was a rallying cry for the disenfranchised that managed to perfectly articulate the #MeToo moment.

SpaceX launches secret government mission, brings rocket back in for a landing

SpaceX just sent a secret government mission to space. The rocket, carrying its secret payload called “Zuma,” lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET. About 8 minutes later, the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket came in for a beautiful night landing at a launch pad back at the Cape.

Samsung’s new 146-inch 8K TV is a must for any man cave

CES, the year’s biggest tech show, may feel completely different these days with all the self-driving car tech, but one thing you can always count on wowing are huge TVs. Like really big ones. Samsung kickstarted CES 2018 with a massive 146-inch 8K TV it’s calling “The Wall.”

Tom Hanks spent his Golden Globes delivering martinis, deserves an award

The Golden Globes may have proved that Oprah should run for president, but they also revealed that we should elect Tom Hanks as our Bartender in Chief. Amidst the many celebrities clad in black, Hanks was spotted roaming around with a tray of martinis.

Tense CNN showdown with Trump staffer leaves supporters of both sides feeling like they won

2018 is already off to a surreal, hot fire start thanks, in part, to a lot of fire and fury over Michael Wolff’s new book on the first year of the Trump administration and the debate over what’s true and what’s not.

Oprah’s Golden Globes speech has us all begging her to run for president

We knew Sunday’s Golden Globes would be an emotional affair, but we didn’t expect it to kick off Oprah’s political career. Now, to be fair, when Oprah Winfrey gave her extremely moving speech upon accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award, she didn’t explicitly say that she would run for president in 2020.

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