The Top Stories on the Internet Today (Thursday June 6)

June 6, 2019

Here are today’s top stories.

Trump joins Queen at D-Day commemorations: Live updates

US President Donald Trump is to join the Queen and British PM Theresa May at an event to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day on the final day of his state visit to the UK. Follow here for the latest.

Trump says he didn’t talk to Prince Harry about ‘nasty’ Meghan comment

US President Donald Trump told ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” in an interview aired Wednesday that he spoke with Prince Harry during his visit to Buckingham Palace on Monday, but not about his comments on Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

This plane flew on D-Day. Now it’s back in the air

Duxford, England (CNN) – We sit facing each other on long metal benches, June sunshine coming in strips through the small rectangular windows. The roar of the airplane silences chatter, so we wait alone with our thoughts.

Britain’s mixed-race GI babies want to know why they were given away

A wedding ring and a photograph are all Leon Lomax has left of his mother, a woman he has longed to know his whole life.

Former Nigerian dictator’s $267m seized from Jersey account

Authorities in Jersey say they have seized more than $267 million from the family and associates of late Nigerian military dictator President Sani Abacha.

North Korea’s famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism

North Korea’s famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was reported to have criticized the creators of this year’s performance.

Rihanna is named as the world’s wealthiest female musician

Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé.

Xi meets ‘best and bosom friend’ Putin amid raging US trade war

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his “best friend” President Vladimir Putin in Russia Wednesday, cementing economic ties between Moscow and Beijing amid China’s heated trade war with the United States.

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Air turbulence began to rapidly spin a female hiker as she dangled in a basket attached to a rescue helicopter. This rarity is a known phenomenon in the hoist rescue industry.

Trump joins the Queen to honour D-Day veterans

World leaders, royalty and hundreds of veterans honour those who fought in the D-Day landings 75 years ago The Queen, Theresa May, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel are in Portsmouth for events Her Majesty used her speech to pay tribute to the ‘resilient wartime generation’ – she called ‘my generation’ Trump read excerpts of a prayer read to the nation by Franklin D.

Piers Morgan gets the only interview with Trump while he’s in the UK

US President talked Brexit, gun control and climate change in exclusive interview aired on ITV this morning Mr Trump said ‘terrific’ Prince Harry did not avoid him and praised Meghan as ‘nice’ and ‘doing a good job’ He also said that Prince Charles spoke for 90 minutes about the environment

Abbey Clancy shares sweet snap of newborn baby boy

They announced the safe arrival of the fourth child – a baby boy – on Tuesday. And Abbey Clancy declared she feels like the ‘luckiest girl alive’ as she shared a sweet snap of her newborn with her husband Peter Crouch and their children.

Wife of ex-football star held over sex with married cop in car park’

Claire Makel, 41, faces a public indecency rap following romp with married cop The mother-of-two is married to former Blackburn and Hearts star Lee Makel, 46 She was allegedly caught having sex with police superintendent Gareth Blair Chief Supt Blair, 48, was suspended from his job last month over the tryst Father of one, married to a fitness instructor, was reported to prosecutors and police watchdogs A former Premier League football star’s wife has been arrested over claims she had sex in a park and ride car park with a married police superintendent.

YouTube won’t take action on videos that target a reporter’s race and sexuality

A week ago, Vox reporter Carlos Maza decided he’d had enough after years of abuse. On Twitter, Maza called out YouTube for failing to enforce its anti-harassment policies against right-wing commentator Steven Crowder, who has repeatedly made reference to Maza’s sexual orientation and race in his videos.

Stephen Colbert brutally parodies Donald Trump’s UK press conference

Did you watch the press conference that Donald Trump and Theresa May took part in on Tuesday? Well, you didn’t see this version. For a segment on The Late Show, Stephen Colbert’s team mashed up a selection of Trump’s IRL responses with some made up questions from the audience – including everything from impeachment to the president’s view on cheese and hamburgers.

Instagram proudly highlights how limited organic reach has become

When announcing a new product, it make sense to include testimonials from customers who rave about how it’s exactly what they need in these new and exciting times. What make less sense, however, is to simultaneously highlight a quote from one of those same customers belittling your core offering.

Microsoft is making Xbox body wash that absolutely no one asked for

Everyone named Kyle is legally obligated to buy this Xbox soap and then never use it. Apparently, 2019 is the year of consumeristic fever dreams. Brands aren’t holding back, especially when it comes to collaborations. After all, it hasn’t even been two full months since Forever 21 dropped a bizarre line with USPS (yes, as in the United States Postal Service).

Spare a thought for this hiker, the victim of a hellish helicopter rescue

It’s already bad enough being injured in the middle of a hot, dusty mountain. So spare a thought or two for this hiker, whose bad day turned even worse when the helicopter basket she was rescued in started spinning uncontrollably.

Apple doesn’t backtrack the way Steve Jobs did. That’s a problem.

When Apple Senior VP and noted dad-joke-maker Craig Federighi announced Monday that iTunes would soon add access to Mail and Safari, a handful of “whoops” from the audience suggested some Apple fans were taking him seriously. That’s not surprising, given that these new moves came as part of a litany of features iTunes has added over the years.

Google Cloud’s extended outage was a big headache for small stores

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. A significant outage on Sunday caused a host of online services to go down, including Snapchat, YouTube, and Gmail.

How Netflix scored Keanu Reeves for that ‘Always Be My Maybe’ cameo

In Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe, the only person easier to fall in love with than leads Randall Park and Ali Wong is the Keanu Reeves, delivering an iconic (and horrifying) self-parodying cameo suited only for the nicest guy in Hollywood.

CO2 just hit an all-time record. But that’s not the worst of it.

The rapid rise continues, relentlessly. The Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Tuesday that the average carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere during May rounded to 414.8 parts per million, or ppm – the highest monthly number on record and the peak of 2019.

‘Dead to Me’ lives, gets renewed for second season

Netflix’s Dead to Me will live on to Season 2. The addictive dark comedy starring Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini has been renewed for a second season, Deadline reports. The return of 2 Broke Girls writer and executive producer Liz Feldman’s twist-filled series was announced on Monday, although a premiere date is yet to be revealed.

Trump supporter stabs giant Trump baby blimp — and cuts herself in the process

Attention: The Trump Baby blimp has been stabbed. Yes, the supersized Trump balloon that’s been following the president around during his visit London was attacked on Tuesday by knife-wielding Trump supporter. The highly-publicized floating orange babys was reportedly stabbed by far-right troll Amy Dalla Mura who calls herself “Based Amy.”

The Trump family visit to the UK is getting meme’d to hell

Every move Donald Trump and his family make on their London trip is getting meme’d. Trump puts on a strange looking tuxedo? Memes. The prodigal daughter Ivanka and her thumb of a husband Jared gaze out a window? Memes. The rest of the Trump boys put on tuxedos? A bunch of memes.

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