Two U.S. Swimmers Pulled Off Plane In Rio Amid Robbery Probe – Two U.S. Olympic swimmers who say they were with Ryan Lochte when they were robbed in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, were removed from a plane at Rio’s airport by authorities Wednesday, Lochte’s attorney said. [nbc]
Nick Denton To Leave Gawker After Univision Sale Closes – Gawker Media CEO Nick Denton is expected to leave the company he founded 14 years ago once the sale to Univision closes. [politico]
DA A ‘Better Devil’ – Malema – The EFF was caught between “two devils” in hung municipalities and the party chose the better of the two, party leader Julius Malema said on Wednesday. [n24]
SAA Planes Could Soon Be Grounded – South African Airlines (SAA) has until September to convince National Treasury to renew its licence assurances. The airline needs assurances outside of the R14.4-billion already extended in guarantees by Treasury. [enca]
SA Retail Sales Slow More Than Expected – South African retail sales slowed more than expected in June with purchases of credit-linked items declining sharply as consumer spending remained under pressure despite a recent pause in policy tightening by the central bank. [iol]
Apple’s Smart Home Vision Is Finally Taking Shape – Imagine this: You’re just getting home from a long day at work. But instead of flipping a light switch or blasting the air conditioning, you reach for your iPhone and say, “Hey Siri, I’m home.” Suddenly, the lights turn on, the window shades begin to rise, and the temperature cools. [time]
Bill Cosby And Lawyer Monique Pressley Go Their Separate Ways – The fallen comic has gone through three attorneys — Martin Singer, Christopher Tayback and now Pressley — since he was first accused of drugging and sexually assaulting dozens of women. [fox]
Can We Chat About Wayde Van Niekerk’s R10 Million Watch? – When you’ve smashed the world record and stolen some of Usain’s thunder you deserve only the best. That’s certainly what’s on Wayde’s wrist. [here]
Tencent’s Splurge On Entertainment Pays Off In Record Profit – Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s shopping spree on premium content from Game of Thrones to NBA broadcasts has again helped defy investors’ expectations and a slowing Chinese economy. [bloom]
Tickets For Saturday’s R1.4 Billion Powerball Lottery Available Online – Things getting pretty tight, right? Give yourself the chance to become a billionaire on Saturday, no matter how small the odds. And with the exchange rate at the moment, tickets are going cheap! [tickets]
Hillary Clinton – “Friends Don’t Let Friends Vote For Donald Trump”
Raw Footage Purportedly Shows Moment El Chapo’s Son Was Kidnapped In Mexico – New photos appear to show the moments before the son of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was kidnapped by a rival cartel at a Puerto Vallarta restaurant Monday. [sfg]
Giraffes Are Being Killed For Their Tails – Poachers are wiping away a rare subspecies of giraffe found in central Africa. Exclusive video shows the aftermath of recent killings. [natgeo]
This Collection Of Vintage Cellphones For Sale In SA Could Be Worth A Fortune – You probably have an old phone or two lying somewhere around the house, but I’m willing to bet you can’t touch this collection. [here]
‘A Very Dangerous Place To Be’: Huge California Blaze Forces 82,000 Evacuations – A monster wildfire raged through an ever-bigger expanse of southern California on Wednesday, fed by a dangerous combination of hot weather, bone-dry conditions and breezy winds. Dark, thick smoke blocked the sky in communities turned ghost towns, with schools closed and more than 82,000 people ordered to evacuate from their homes. [washpo]
Was Leo DiCaprio’s ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Paid For With Stolen Money? – The Oscar-winning actor’s charity and the production company behind Wolf of Wall Street have come under scrutiny for ties to a $3 billion embezzlement scandal. [db]
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Kristen Stewart Says Relationship With Robert Pattinson ‘Wasn’t Real Life’ – Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson courted each other in character as Bella and Edward across several successful titles in the Twilight film series, but, as the actress has revealed in a new interview, the power couple’s real-life relationship wasn’t always picture-perfect. [ew]
Pinterest Is Betting Big On Video Ads For Brands – While showcase site Pinterest is still releasing features in line with its image-focused brand, it’s finally expanding its advertising options beyond still photos. Today it’s introducing promoted video ads, letting users expand its cinematic pins into full auto-playing vids. [eng]
The Biggest Mistake Import / Export Entrepreneurs Make – It is estimated that around 70% of local businesses fail within the first year, and one of the biggest stumbling blocks is dealing with the red tape. [here]
J.K. Rowling Releasing 3 New ‘Harry Potter’ Books – Just when we thought the Harry Potter franchise was finally over, Rowling says “J.K.” [var]
The World’s Least Friendly Cities – Please enjoy a list of the world’s most unfriendly cities. [tele]
Ringo Starr Becomes A Great-Grandfather For The First Time – Ringo Starr has welcomed his first great-grandchild at the age of 76. The drummer, who is the first Beatle to become a great-grandfather, has a new member of the family – a baby boy. [hello]
Young Woman Banned From Virgin For LIFE After Shocking Drunken Tirade At Air Hostess – Lauren Johnson was hauled off the flight from Dubai to Heathrow after banging on the cockpit door and threatening to punch a stewardess. [mir]
Daniel Radcliffe Apologises On Set Over Racist Character – Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe’s latest film role involves his portrayal of a white supremacist. But the wizarding star’s depiction of the character in upcoming film Imperium – which involved him racially abusing fellow cast members – left him so uncomfortable he ended up apologising to them. [itv]
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