The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Tuesday July 10)

July 10, 2018

Here are some of the biggest stories on today.

Boris Johnson resigns in major Brexit blow to UK PM Theresa May

The government of British Prime Minister Theresa May has been plunged into turmoil with the resignation of two senior Cabinet ministers in a deep split over her Brexit strategy.

Can Theresa May survive her worst Brexit crisis?

Theresa May is facing the most serious crisis of her premiership after her Foreign Secretary and minister in charge of Brexit resigned within hours of each other.

Thai cave rescue underway: Live updates

What we’re covering here 9:46 p.m. ET, July 8, 2018 First boys out: A Thai Navy SEAL statement says four members of the soccer team are out of the cave. Ambulances were seen rushing to a nearby hospital. Long process: The boys will be taken out one by one, in an operation that could “take days,” the local governor says.

Branded cheats and threatened with deportation, these students are fighting back

Four years ago, thousands of foreigners living in the UK, many of them students, began receiving letters ordering them to leave the country or face deportation.

Samsung goes big in India with ‘world’s largest mobile factory’

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally opened the company’s expanded manufacturing plant in Nodia, about an hour outside New Delhi, on Monday. Built on 32 acres of land next to Samsung’s original factory in India, the plant will allow the South Korean firm to nearly double the number of smartphones it makes in India every year from 68 million to 120 million by 2020.

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are engaged

Singer Justin Bieber and model Hailey Baldwin got engaged over the weekend, a source close to the singer confirmed to CNN.

Neymar: Ridiculed for his theatrics, where does the Brazilian go from here?

This was supposed to be the World Cup where the greats dazzled with a string of performances that would leave fans purring and have future generations uttering their names for years to come.

‘My husband hired a hitman to kill me – but I forgive him’

When Nancy Shore drove home from church one day in August 2012 a hitman was waiting for her with a gun. She survived, but was stunned to learn, from her hospital bed, who police accused of paying to have her killed. “We really had an awesome marriage,” says 57-year-old Nancy Shore.

‘Babies sleep better on solids’

Babies given solid food plus breast milk from three months sleep better than those who are solely breastfed, according to a new study. Official advice is to breastfeed exclusively for the first six months of life. Experts say women should still heed this recommendation, although it is under review.

Reaction as David Davis resigns

David Davis, who has quit as Brexit secretary, had one of the toughest jobs in politics – negotiating Britain’s exit from the EU – and he also has one of the most colourful CVs.

Tab Hunter, ’50s screen idol, dies at 86

Actor Tab Hunter, one of Hollywood’s biggest heartthrobs of the 1950s, has died at the age of 86. Hunter was a screen idol in the 1950s and early ’60s thanks to such hit movies as Damn Yankees and Battle Cry.

Prince Louis christened in private ceremony

Prince Louis, the youngest son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, has been christened in a private ceremony. The 11-week-old was baptised by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, in the Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace. Guests included newlyweds the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Reuters Reporters Charged With Violating Myanmar’s Colonial-Era Secrets Act

YANGON (Reuters) – A court in Myanmar on Monday charged two jailed Reuters journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into its trial stage after six months of preliminary hearings.

Trump’s Former Personal Driver Sues Claiming Years Of Unpaid Overtime

He was Donald Trump ‘s personal driver for 25 years ― and he’s pretty sure Trump took him for a ride. Chauffeur Noel Cintron filed a lawsuit against the Trump Organization in the New York state court on Monday morning, seeking compensation for “thousands of hours” of allegedly unpaid overtime.

Starbucks To Eliminate Plastic Straws From All Of Its Stores By 2020

Starbucks has announced it is eliminating plastic straws from its stores worldwide over the next two years, an environmental measure that it said will remove more than a billion plastic straws annually from its stores.

After Losing Everything, Husband Proposes To His Wife Again

Ishu and Laura Rao of Goleta, California, lost almost everything on Friday night when a wildfire burned their house to the ground, fire officials said. On Sunday, when the Santa Barbara County Fire Department allowed the couple to view the rubble of their home, they showed that they still had the most important thing – each other.

Gal Gadot Visits Children’s Hospital Dressed As Wonder Woman

That’s no ordinary cosplayer: That’s Wonder Woman herself. Gal Gadot, dressed as the comic character she plays in blockbuster movies, made a superheroic appearance at Inova Children’s Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia, recently. Gadot, 33, is filming the ” Wonder Woman” sequel ” Wonder Woman 1984 ” nearby, in and around Washington, D.C.

The call to break up Facebook’s ‘monopoly’ is getting louder

Facebook may have grown to a point where it’s too big for its own good. Or anybody’s, for that matter. The largest U.S. media and communications labor union, Communications Workers of America, is adding fuel to that point of view.

Miss Massachusetts returns her crown after pageant mocks #MeToo movement

Pro tip to bad comedians everywhere: If you’re thinking of making fun of the #MeToo movement, don’t. You’re guaranteed to bomb harder than you’re already bombing. The host of the Miss Massachusetts pageant learned that the hard way this weekend, after a pageant contestant, Maude Gorman, returned the crown she earned for Plymouth county.

Someone used a pizza to announce their pregnancy and it’s truly a thing of beauty

Every announcement is better when it’s said with pizza. If you were ever in any doubt about this simple fact of life, just direct your attention to the following tweet from a restaurant worker in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Let’s go in for a close-up of that note.

Hundreds of naked Australians brave the cold for mass nude photoshoot

Hundreds have ditched their robes in Melbourne, Australia for an epic mass nude photoshoot. U.S. artist Spencer Tunick, famed for his mass nude shoots, staged one of his signature installations atop a Woolworths supermarket car park in the suburb of Prahran on Monday.

Elon Musk’s kid-size submarine is headed to Thailand, but rescuers probably won’t need it

Mini-sub to the rescue! Or, maybe not. On Sunday afternoon, Elon Musk tweeted that the kid-size submarine his team had developed to assist with the rescue of Thai boys trapped in a cave was en route to Thailand. He expected it to arrive around 11 p.m. Monday, local time.

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