TransAsia Airways Plane Crashes In Typhoon-Hit Taiwan, Killing 47 – A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire, officials said. [reuters]
‘Valid Data’ Downloaded From MH17 Black Box – Investigators say the cockpit voice recorder was damaged but there was no evidence that the ‘black box’ was tampered with. [sky]
MH17: Pro-Russian Separatist Commander Acknowledges Fighters Had Buk Missile Launcher – A powerful pro-Russian separatist leader has confirmed that rebels had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and it could have originated in Russia. [abc]
Gauteng Legislature Lays Criminal Charges Against EFF – Charges of trespassing and intimidation have been laid against the EFF, after its members allegedly forced entry into the provincial legislature. [m&g]
EFF Will Rule SA – Malema – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will rule the country, the party’s leader Julius Malema told MPs in the National Assembly on Wednesday. [n24]
Hello Kitty Dictionary Teaches Children About South African Necklace – The Hello Kitty children’s dictionary is at the centre of a storm of words, for including the South African definition of the word “Necklace.” [tlive]
Facebook Revenue Jumps 61% On Mobile Ad Strength – Fueled by strong demand for mobile advertising, Facebook extended its hot streak in the second quarter, gaining on its chief competitor, Google, and positioning itself as a top player in digital advertising. [usat]
Jon Stewart Launches $10 Billion Kickstarter To Buy CNN – Jon Stewart doesn’t like the cable news channel and wants to make it better—but he’ll need some help raising the funds to buy it. [time]
Glasgow 2014: Commonwealth Games Begin At Celtic Park – The 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony has taken place at Celtic Park in Glasgow. [bbc]
Costa Concordia Is Towed Away To Genoa For Scrap – The wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, is being towed to the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation. [bbc]
Adele’s Son Gets Payout In Privacy Case – The two-year-old son of singer Adele has been awarded a five-figure sum from a photo agency in settlement of a privacy case brought by his parents over paparazzi photos of his “milestone moments”. [guardian]
Grindr And Tinder Help The Holy Land Make Love, Not War – What happens when you tell a potential hookup you’re in Ramallah? Seven twentysomethings tried it and set up PalesTinder to reveal the results: sometimes racist—and sometimes just horny. [beast]
Selena Gomez Sizzles In A Bikini On Her 22nd Birthday – Selena Gomez knows how to celebrate her birthday in style. The former Disney star rang in her golden birthday, turning 22 on July 22, aboard a luxury yacht in St. Tropez, in southeastern France. [huff]
Dentists Remove 232 Teeth From Tumour In Indian Teen’s Mouth – When Ashik Gavai began struggling to bite and chew due to severe swelling on the right side of his face, he took himself to see a doctor. Good move. [newsau]
Rafa Nadal’s Angel Showering In a Bikini – They’ve been together for over eight years but you’d be forgiven for thinking tennis ace Rafael Nadal and girlfriend Xisca Perello had just started dating. [dm]
LeBron James Sends Sweet Apology – LeBron James wants to make sure he’s in the good graces of his neighbors now that he’s back in Ohio. So, on Tuesday night, James sent a team from a Fairlawn, Ohio, bakery around his immediate neighborhood in Bath Township to deliver cupcakes to apologize for the traffic jams caused by the interest in James’ return earlier this month. [espn]
Near-Perfect Copy of Action Comics #1 Will Be Sold On eBay – The copy being sold received a 9.0 out of 10 rating by the most trusted comic book rating company. [time]
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