The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Monday September 3)

September 3, 2018

A look at some of the stories making headlines today.

Airstrike on Yemen school bus is ‘apparent war crime,’ says rights group

A Saudi-led Coalition airstrike on a school bus in Yemen that killed 40 children last month is “an apparent war crime,” Human Rights Watch said on Sunday.

Saudi-led coalition admits ‘mistakes’ made in deadly bus attack in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen acknowledges “mistakes” were made in last month’s deadly airstrike on a school bus in northern Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency said Saturday.

Ugandan pop star-turned-MP Bobi Wine arrives in the US after his arrest in his home country

Ugandan youth movement leader Bobi Wine has arrived in the United States for medical treatment after being blocked from travel earlier in the week by Ugandan police, the pop star-turned-MP confirmed in a tweet Saturday.

U2’s Bono suffers ‘complete loss of voice’

Legendary Irish rock band U2 canceled a performance in Berlin on Saturday night, saying that lead singer Bono had “suffered a complete loss of voice.”

At least 6 dead in car bombing in Somalia’s capital

A car bombing on Sunday morning in Mogadishu, Somalia, has left at least six people dead and 15 others wounded, according to a city official.

Apple expected to announce new iPhone and gadgets September 12

Most Apple watchers expect the company to unveil a number of new iPhone models and a release date for its next iOS operating system during the event, held at the company’s slick Apple Park headquarters. It could expand the iPhone X design and naming across its entire phone lineup, with more sizes, colors and price points, according to Bloomberg.

City to check toilets daily for cameras

The South Korean capital, Seoul, has pledged to carry out daily checks in all public toilets for hidden cameras. Secret cameras in toilets and changing rooms are a serious problem in South Korea – with more than 6,000 cases of “spy cam porn” reported last year.

Italian GP: Lewis Hamilton passes Kimi Raikkonen to win thriller, Vettel fourth

Lewis Hamilton took a thrilling and controversial victory in the Italian Grand Prix following a first-lap clash with title rival Sebastian Vettel. The Mercedes driver fought a cat-and-mouse battle with Vettel’s team-mate Kimi Raikkonen throughout the race and eventually passed him around the outside of the first corner with nine laps to go.

‘I had gender reassignment surgery at 81’

Ruth Rose is the oldest person in the UK to have a medical sex change.

‘Huge explosion’ hits Somali capital

A large explosion has struck the centre of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, eyewitnesses say. Local media say the blast, suspected to be from a car bomb, took place in Howlwadag district. A school in the area has collapsed, with children feared to be among the casualties, local journalists say.

Listen To Full 911 Audio Of ‘BBQ Becky’ Calling Cops On Black Men Grilling

News station KTVU has published the full 911 audio recordings of an infamous incident involving a white Oakland woman calling police over two black men grilling in a park. The outlet obtained the audio from a California Public Records Act request.

Samoan Prime Minister: Leaders Who Deny Climate Change Are ‘Utterly Stupid’

Calling for greater international action on climate change, Samoa’s long-serving prime minister minced no words in a recent speech lambasting world leaders who don’t believe global warming is occurring- saying such skeptics are “utterly stupid” and should be taken to a mental institution.

Jared And Ivanka Attended John McCain’s Funeral, But Twitter Wasn’t Having It

President Donald Trump was famously not invited to the memorial service of Sen. John McCain, which took place Saturday at the National Cathedral in Washington. The president’s daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner were in attendance, however. Many wondered why Ivanka and Jared were there.

Bishop Apologizes For Touching Ariana Grande At Aretha Franklin Funeral

DETROIT (AP) – The bishop who officiated Aretha Franklin ‘s funeral apologized Friday to Ariana Grande for how he touched her onstage and a joke he made about her name. Bishop Charles H. Ellis III led Franklin’s funeral and awkwardly greeted Grande on stage after she performed “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.”

Did George W. Bush Just Sneak Michelle Obama A Piece Of Candy At McCain’s Funeral?

The funeral of Sen. John McCain, who died a week ago at the age of 81, has brought together many figures from across the political spectrum. At the service in Washington, D.C., Saturday, former U.S. presidents and first ladies sat upfront together, and the cameras caught what looked like a sweet moment between Michelle Obama and the Republican president her husband replaced.

How realistic are sci-fi spaceships?

This post is part of Science of Sci-Fi , Mashable’s ongoing series dissecting the science (or lack of science) in our favorite sci-fi movies, TV shows, and books. At more than 60 years into the Space Age, fictional spaceships appear on our screens at a far greater frequency than the real things launch in real life.

David Hogg’s GoFundMe wants to put Trump’s anti-Cruz tweets on Texas billboards

Did someone say receipts? With the help of Parkland survivor and gun control activist David Hogg, a GoFundMe raised $9,760 to put Donald Trump’s tweets bashing Ted Cruz up on a billboard in Texas. The GoFundMe, organized by political group USA Latinx, raised the money in less than 24 hours.

A truck full of Axe body spray blew up and the reactions are priceless

A truck carrying a shipment of Axe body spray caught fire on a Texas interstate Friday morning, causing cans of the infamous deodorant to explode and coat the atmosphere with the scent of middle school boys who don’t know any better.

Theresa May is going to dance, whether the internet likes it or not

Look, it could just be the stress of having to figure out the Irish border post-Brexit, or the risk of leaving the European Union without a deal, but UK Prime Minister Theresa May can’t help but bust a move these days.

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