The Top Stories on the Internet Today (Friday June 7)

June 7, 2019

A look at today’s big headlines.

Trump and world leaders mark D-Day 75th anniversary: Live updates

What we’re covering: Seventy-five years ago today, allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy to push Nazi forces from France in the largest amphibious assault ever launched. President Trump, along with other world leaders, are attending ceremonies in northern France to commemorate the D-Day landings.

European leaders give Trump a history lesson

European leaders are subjecting President Donald Trump to a crash course in history, hoping to use D-Day commemorations to shake his skepticism about alliances that have kept global peace for three-quarters of a century.

How the moon played a crucial role during the D-Day invasion

The D-Day allied invasion of Normandy began with paratroopers and soldiers coasting through the air on gliders in the darkness of the early morning hours. And a full moon lit the way.

China ratchets up anti-US rhetoric with old war films and travel alerts

China’s latest message to its people: The United States is evil — don’t go there.

Rape ‘claims remain’ against Cristiano Ronaldo, accuser’s attorney says

While a civil case from a woman alleging she was raped by soccer mega star Cristiano Ronaldo was voluntarily dismissed in Nevada state court last month, it remains open in US federal court, an attorney for the accuser told CNN on Wednesday.

Tyson Fury praises ‘fat kid’ Andy Ruiz Jr.

Braggadocio and trash talking — where boxers taunt rivals to boost ratings and provide an alternative narrative for the media and fans outside of the ring — are part and parcel of the boxing world.

Nike introduces plus-size mannequins to London store

Written by Emily Dixon, CNN Nike’s flagship London store has introduced plus-size and para-sport mannequins to its redeveloped women’s floor, signaling a further step towards inclusivity for the sportswear brand. Opened Wednesday, the new women’s floor at NikeTown London sells “extended offerings of plus-sizes,” as well as women’s team kits and customized sportswear.

Liam Payne opens up about alcohol abuse and his ‘toxic’ time in One Direction

Liam Payne was 14 years old when One Direction rose to fame, and it wasn’t an easy transition for him, he said in an interview with Men’s Health Australia.

Apple monitor stand that costs more than an iPhone sparks online uproar

Apple product launches always get buzz, but one new gadget announcement has left some people bemused: a monitor stand that costs nearly as much as some computers.

Lone piper plays to mark exact minute first British troops landed

Pipe Major Trevor Macey-Lillie, of 19th Regiment Royal Artillery, played a lament this morning on Gold Beach The tune – Highland Laddie – was played at 6.46am, the exact moment British troops started to come ashore Commemorations will continue in the town of Arromanches and in Britain’s National Memorial Arboretum A lone piper played a moving lament on Gold beach in Normandy this morning to commemorate the minute the first British soldier landed there in a moving start to today’s D-Day commemorations.

Model who accuses Neymar of rape is filmed hitting him in hotel room

Najila Trindade Mendes de Souza has come forward as Neymar’s rape accuser Video shows her in a hotel room fighting with the Brazilian football star a day after the alleged attack took place She can be heard saying ‘I’m going to hit you…

Neymar tops athletes under 30 rich list after picking up $90m in 2018

Neymar has been revealed as the highest earning athlete under the age of 30 The PSG superstar banked an eye-watering $90million during 2018 Neymar’s pulling power is such that he earned double of NBA star James Harden Anthony Joshua also features in the top 10 after raking in $39m last year He may have had his ups and downs on the pitch this season, but Neymar is laughing all the way to the bank as it’s revealed he is the world’s highest-earning athlete under the age of 30.

James Corden says ‘all the people I respect’ are not fans of Trump

Corden made the comments during appearance on ‘The Late Show’ Wednesday The British-born host slammed Trump for interfering in the raging Brexit debate President Trump concluded his state visit to Britain yesterday after three days James Corden said ‘the people he likes and respects’ are not fans of Donald Trump as he blasted the President over his visit to Britain.

Apple explains exactly how the new iTunes-less macOS will work

Still confused by the death of iTunes? We’re with you: Apple has given us tidbits of information about the upcoming retirement of its desktop media player, but several key details remained unclear. Now, the company posted a new document (noticed by 9to5Mac) which explains exactly what will happen to the various facets of iTunes and how it’ll all work in macOS Catalina.

Apple tells developers to put ‘Sign in with Apple’ button ‘above’ competitors

Tech trust-busters, listen up. Apple has released updated developer guidelines that provide suggestions for how best to incorporate its new “Sign in with Apple” button. As first spotted by Reuters, the guidelines contain some curious instruction, especially for those trying to assess whether Apple’s behavior is anti-competitive.

Amazon reveals new Prime Air delivery drone

Amazon has been promising fast drone deliveries for years, and this year was no exception at the company’s annual AI conference. The e-commerce giant announced the latest iteration of its Prime Air delivery drone at its conference Amazon re:MARS in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The design unveiling comes as Amazon begins one-day shipping for Prime members.

Netflix sci-fi thriller ‘I Am Mother’ has more twists than you can count

The film explores motherhood in a barren world.

Forget 5G, Samsung is already working on 6G

5G networks and smartphones haven’t even properly arrived yet, but Samsung is already working on the next generation of cellular network technology. The Korea Herald reported Tuesday that Samsung has launched a new research center, focusing, among other things, on 6G research.

‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 is surprisingly toothless

It used to be that watching Black Mirro r required emotional and physical preparation. Whatever Charlie Brooker threw at his audience, there was a virtual guarantee that it would either mess them up mentally or make them want to throw their phones in a garbage disposal.

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