The Top Stories on the Internet Today (Tuesday June 4)

June 4, 2019

Here are today’s biggest headlines.

Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK: live updates

What we’re covering here Today: US President Donald Trump will be welcomed at Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. Tomorrow: Trump will meet outgoing UK Prime Minister Theresa May in Downing Street and hold a news conference with her.

Trump shatters diplomatic etiquette on eve of UK visit

Donald Trump limbered up for his latest overseas trip — to Britain — in typical style, with remarks that risked insulting his royal hosts and by plunging headlong into the country’s fraught domestic politics.

They faced down the tanks in Tiananmen Square. Now they want their children to forget it

Thirty years ago, in the heart of the Chinese capital Beijing, Dong Shengkun threw two flaming, gas-soaked rags at a military truck after a night of bloody violence in the city. It was a move that would ruin his life.

Philippine President Duterte says he ‘used to be gay’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has told a crowd he “used to be gay” before he “cured” himself.

The quest to overturn South Korea’s confusing age gap

When giving their age to foreigners, South Koreans typically say two numbers. Their “international age,” or the number of years since they were born, and their “Korean age,” which could be one — or even two — years higher.

Two people killed as Sudan military storms sit-in

At least two protesters were killed and several others injured on Monday when the Sudan military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors’ union.

Boeing says some of its 737 Max planes may have defective parts

Boeing on Sunday said some of its 737 planes, including many 737 Max aircraft, may have faulty parts on their wings. It’s the latest problem Boeing faces as it tries to get its most important and popular airplane, the grounded 737 Max, back in the air.

Demonstrators bare nipples outside Facebook HQ in censorship protest

Written by Sheena McKenzie, CNN Contributors Oscar Holland, CNN About 100 people stripped naked in front of Facebook’s New York headquarters on Sunday, as part of a protest against what they view as censorship regarding Facebook and Instagram’s policies around artistic nudity.

How the Airbus A300 changed the world

This year, around 4 billion plane passengers will take to the sky — and most of them will (CNN) – travel in an Airbus or a Boeing. These two Goliaths have dominated aerospace manufacturing for half a century, with few competitors coming close.

China is investigating FedEx after it diverted packages to the United States

The Chinese government is investigating FedEx after Huawei said the delivery company diverted to the United States two packages intended for the company’s offices in China.

‘The twin of de Blasio except shorter!’ Trump mocks 5’6

Donald and Melania Trump left Washington for the UK on Sunday night and will land at Stansted at 9am He’ll fly to US Ambassador’s residence in Regent’s Park before events with the Queen and Prince Charles Prince Harry will meet Mr Trump and Melania – but Meghan Markle will stay

Twitter goes wild over Trump’s hair as he makes visit to church

President Trump was mocked on Twitter for his unusual hair style on Sunday He appeared at McLean Bible Church in Vienna, Virginia, sporting the new ‘do The president went straight to church after playing a round of golf at his club Trump had to remove his hat, revealing a slicked-back appearance Twitter users compared president to Gordon Gekko and laughed at his ‘hat hair’ President Donald Trump sported a new hairdo on Sunday which left Twitter users comparing him to Gordon Gekko.

U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts

The FAA announced Sunday that more than 300 Boeing 737 jets across the world may feature improperly manufactured ‘leading-edge slat tracks’ on their wings The tracks are crucial in providing additional lift for the jets during take off and landing, and they would need to be quickly replaced Responding to

Melania dons $4,400 London-inspired Gucci dress ahead of UK visit

Melania Trump looked set to win over the Brits as she donned a dress inspired by London’s most iconic sights when departing Washington DC Sunday for the State Visit to the UK. The first lady showed off her gorgeous $4,400 Gucci shirt dress inspired by the UK capital as she boarded Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.

Inside the Beckhams’ family trip to Miami

The entire Beckham clan have just wound down a week-long stay in Miami (where David is launching Inter Miami CF) with all six of them posing for a sweet family snap on Sunday. Victoria, David and their four children grouped together for a touching photo, with each of them sharing it onto their own Instagram accounts.

I’m just not interested in ewe: One-in-12 sheep is gay, experts reveal

The high percentage of homosexuality in rams causes breeding problems Gay rams who refuse to breed will end up being sent to the slaughterhouse American Professor Charles Roselli believes a sheep’s sexual orientation is decided in the womb One in twelve sheep is gay and it’s causing problem with breeding, according to Channel 4’s new documentary – My Gay Dog And Other Animals.

‘Ford v. Ferrari’ sees Matt Damon and Christian Bale working on the ultimate race car

Matt Damon and Christian Bale have teamed up to take on the most gruelling and prestigious car race in the world. Ford v. Ferrari is based on the true story of the American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), who link up to topple Ferrari’s dominance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans – the auto heavyweight had won six times in a row from 1960 to 1965.

Khloé Kardashian escorted one of her biggest superfans to his high school prom

If you’ve been keeping up with Khloé Kardashian you’ll know she just had quite the night out… at a high school prom. The 34-year-old model and star of Keeping Up With the Kardashians recently escorted one of her biggest superfans to his prom at Hoover High School in Glendale, California.

A Google Cloud outage breaks Snapchat, YouTube, Gmail

Don’t panic, but two of The Youths™ biggest sources of entertainment are down. Snapchat and YouTube, as well as Gmail, G Suite, Discord, and other services, are down in some eastern regions of the U.S. and Europe. A Google Cloud outage, which powers logins for many non-Google properties, is responsible.

As London braces for Trump’s arrival, Sky News makes hilarious use of the baby blimp

Many people in the UK believe Donald Trump is baby, so in honor of his upcoming state visit Londoners are bringing back the beloved Trump Baby Blimp. When Trump visited the UK back in July 2018, a man named Leo Murray first flew the giant, helium-filled 19.7-foot tall blimp of a baby Donald Trump wearing a diaper and holding a cell phone in his hand.

NASA spots explosion of X-rays glowing in the universe

NASA peers deep into the cosmos at the bright, leftover cinders of exploded stars, called pulsars. Now, the space agency has released a map-like image showing loops and arcs of X-ray energy – invisible to the naked eye – radiating from these dense cores of once massive stars.

Disney’s CEO says it’ll be ‘difficult’ filming in Georgia if abortion law stands

Georgia’s controversial anti-abortion bill has led to Disney rethinking its investments in the state. In an interview with Reuters on Wednesday, Disney CEO Bob Iger said it would be “very difficult” for the company to film in Georgia if the law comes into place. “I rather doubt we will,” Iger told the news outlet.

That ‘Baby Shark’ remix from Coachella has been released

Coachella had a “Baby Shark” moment this year, thanks to a remix by electronic music producer Jauz. The remix, which was played to a huge crowd during the festival’s daytime, was particularly incredible because of the transition into Darude’s “Sandstorm,” the musical equivalent of a meme.

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