The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Wednesday January 10)

January 10, 2018

These are the stories making headlines today.

North Korea holds talks with South at the DMZ: Live updates

South Korean negotiators sit down with their North Korea counterparts for the first time since December 2015.

Oprah’s Golden Globes speech sounds like the start of a presidential campaign

“President Winfrey” was the talk of the Beverly Hilton ballroom after Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes. And the “Oprah for president?” possibility was a top story on morning TV. The touchstone of her speech was the #MeToo movement.

War in Yemen gives women more responsibility but not empowerment

Nadia Al-Sakkaf is a researcher specializing in gender and politics. She was the first Yemeni woman appointed as Information Minister. Before that she was The Yemen Times Chief Editor. She is currently a PhD candidate at Reading University in UK. The opinions in this article belong to the author.

Study: Ibuprofen leads to male infertility

Advil and Motrin are two brand names for ibuprofen, an over-the-counter pain reliever. CNN has contacted Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, the makers of both brands, for comment. The Consumer Healthcare Products Association, a trade group that represents manufacturers of over-the-counter medications and supplements, “supports and encourages continued research and promotes ongoing consumer education to help ensure safe use of OTC medicines,” said Mike Tringale, a spokesman for the association.

H&M hoodie: Retailer apologizes for using black child to sell ‘coolest monkey’ top

The company removed the offending ad from its website after hundreds of social media users accused it of being racist. It continues to sell the hooded top online. “This image has now been removed from all H&M channels and we apologize to anyone this may have offended,” said H&M spokeswoman Anna Eriksson.

The world’s most punctual airline revealed

(CNN) – Delayed flight cost you that big deal, ruin your family get-together or just plain consume you with apoplectic rage? Take a deep breath, count to 10, punch your travel pillow and then read on. Because here’s news that could help prevent it ever happening again.

LG Display’s 65-inch TV rolls up like wrapping paper at CES 2018

The tech company showed off an impressive prototype of its latest rolling-screen technology at International CES 2018 in Las Vegas. Last year, it demoed a smaller 18-inch version that could fit in your back pocket. But now its latest — and much larger — display can roll up, too.

New ‘Black Panther’ TV spot has a special treat for Kendrick Lamar fans

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Kendrick Lamar didn’t diss Donald Trump during halftime of the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday night like some fans thought he would.

Sony’s new phone takes your selfies to the next level with two front cameras

Are you a selfie addict? Pfttt, who are you kidding? We all are. Let’s get something else straight: For real selfie addicts, an iPhone won’t cut it. Instead, you’ll want a phone that’s more versatile, like Sony’s new Xperia XA 2 Ultra that was just announced at CES 2018.

Amid cuts, GoPro is bailing on the drone market

GoPro is coming to terms with reality. Despite its best efforts, it’s just a camera company. The above line was written over a year ago by Mashable’s Kerry Flynn but the line is just as true now as it was in November 2016.

Ex-Tinder employees launch professional networking app Ripple

A team of former Tinder employees has launched a new professional networking app in a bid to make waves in the LinkedIn-dominated market. Dubbed Ripple (nope, not the cryptocurrency), the mobile app was launched by a team of ex-Tinder folks, including former CTO Ryan Ogle.

LG Electronics says, ‘Screw it!’ and puts AI in everything

Have you ever wanted to have a conversation with your refrigerator? LG Electronics announced today at CES 2018 its brand new lineup of home appliances. The big takeaway is the company is essentially doubling-down on its smart home initiative by adding artificial intelligence to all of its smart appliances.

Unruly lemurs torment reporter attempting to film segment

News outlets love sending their reporters into uncomfortable and dangerous situations. So when BBC reporter Alex Dunlop was covering a piece on animals counts at the Banham Zoo in Norfolk, England, someone decided it would be a grand idea to film him inside the lemur exhibit.

Trump Didn’t Sing All The Words To The National Anthem At National Championship Game

President Donald Trump did not appear to sing all of the national anthem at the College Football Playoff National Championship game in Atlanta, Georgia, Monday. Clips of Trump began to circulate on social media as people noticed the president was not singing the anthem in its entirety during the game’s opening ceremony.

Report: Israeli Insurer Paid Kushner Firm $30 Million Before Kushner Trip To Israel

An Israeli insurer paid $30 million to the Kushner family real estate firm shortly before White House senior adviser Jared Kushner traveled to Israel on a diplomatic mission in May 2017, The New York Times reported Sunday.

The Journalist And The Blunderer

WASHINGTON ― It was just a few days after Michael Wolff’s book had Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House sent Washington into an uproar. Novelist and journalist Kurt Andersen was thinking about his friend, the late New York Times media writer David Carr.

Princess Charlotte Looks Adorable In Pics From Her First Day Of School

Princess Charlotte is growing up so fast! Kensington Palace shared photos of the adorable 2-year-old on Monday, her first day of nursery school. Charlotte wore a beautiful red coat with gray tights, red shoes and a red bow in her hair. She also had on a pink backpack in the photos, with a matching pink scarf.

Trump Declared Himself Mentally Stable And Stephen Colbert Isn’t Having It

Haven’t read the new book about President Donald Trump yet? Never fear ― “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert is here with some CliffsNotes on Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. The revelations in the book led to a series of tweets in which the president declared himself to be “like, really smart” and a ” very stable genius.”

Former Google Engineer Suing Company Over Perceived Discrimination Against White Men

An engineer fired from Google last summer over a controversial memo is suing the company for discrimination. James Damore, 28, filed a class-action lawsuit against Google in the Santa Clara Superior Court in northern California on Monday. He is joined in the suit by David Gudeman, another former Google engineer.

Mueller ‘in talks to interview Trump’

Donald Trump’s lawyers are in talks with investigators who are seeking to interview the US president as part of a justice department probe, reports say. The Washington Post, quoting an unnamed person close to Mr Trump, says investigation lead Robert Mueller is likely to interview him within weeks.

The day I accidentally killed a little boy

In 1977 Maryann Gray was a 22-year-old college graduate with her whole life ahead of her, when a little boy darted out in front of her car. For years, Maryann didn’t talk about Brian, but she thought about him constantly – and his death has had a lasting influence on her life.

Why Oprah Winfrey speech was pure politics

During the opening of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards programme, host Seth Meyers toyed with the idea of a possible Oprah Winfrey presidential campaign. When Winfrey took the stage later that night, the speech she gave was no joke. She sounded an awful lot like a presidential candidate on the campaign stump – polished and effective.

How does Trump’s schedule compare with other presidents?

US President Donald Trump is under fire for the length of his daily schedule, but he would not be the first commander-in-chief to forgo a nine-to-five routine. Mr Trump takes his first meeting of the day at 11:00 after three hours of “Executive Time”, according to a White House schedule leaked to news site Axios.

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