Donald Trump Selects Mike Pence As VP – Donald Trump has called Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and offered him the vice presidential slot on his ticket, CNN has learned. Pence has accepted. [cnn]
The Anti-Gawker Crusader Speaking For Trump – In media and technology circles, one name on the Republican Convention speakers list sticks out: Peter Thiel. [cnn]
Even Novelty Bakeries Soar As Pokemon Fever Boosts Japan Stocks – Bread makers, television broadcasters, toy companies and regional banks: these are just some of Tokyo traders’ favorite stocks this week, all thanks to Pokemon. [bloom]
SAA Pays R22m In Golden Handshakes – Struggling national carrier South African Airways (SAA) has since 2005 paid out more than R22 million in golden handshakes to chief executive officers (CEOs) and chief financial officers (CFOs). [cp]
SA’s Most Notorious Criminal Escaped As Warders Watched Soccer – On the night that South Africa’s most notorious criminal became the first person to ever escape from C-Max maximum security prison in Pretoria warders were watching a double-header soccer match on television. [tlive]
Zuma Family Considering Taking Legal Action Against ‘Porn Artist’ Ayanda Mabulu – President Jacob Zuma’s family is considering taking legal action against controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu, they said on Thursday. [mg]
Line Jumps In Debut Of 2016’s Biggest Technology IPO – Line Corp. surged more than 48 percent in its Japan trading debut after the messaging company raised more than $1 billion in the biggest technology initial public offering of the year. [bloom]
SA Retail Stocks Volumes Surge – Trading volumes in South African retail stocks including Truworths [JSE:TRU] and Woolworths [JSE:WHL] jumped following indications that consumer spending is starting to recover. [f24]
South Africa Reclaims Its Spot As Africa’s Second Biggest Economy – South Africa is once again the second biggest economy on the African continent as it reclaims the position from Egypt – and continues to narrow in on Nigeria. [bt]
Police Confirm Break-In At Pulse Nightclub In Orlando – There was a break-in sometime from Wednesday night to Thursday morning at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, the location of the attack that killed 49 last month, according to the Orlando Police Department. [time]
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $15.6 Million In Largest-Ever Round Of Environmental Grants – In a historic announcement, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) awarded the largest portfolio of environmental grants in the foundation’s history. [eco]
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Too Afraid To Ask How A ‘Couples Vibrator’ Works? Here You Go [Suitable For Work Video] – Turning on the electric blanket is one way to beat the cold, but there’s another way to ensure things heat up in the bedroom too. [here]
How Tesla And Elon Musk Exaggeraged Safety Claims About Autopilot And Cars – The autonomous program isn’t meant for most types of driving, and the automaker compares its new luxury vehicles to older, cheaper cars. [beast]
Emma Bunton Reveals The Truth Behind That Leaked Spice Girls Song – Emma Bunton has revealed that the leaked Spice Girls material is just a demo and won’t be released as a single. [metro]
Another Alleged Drug Mule Bust At Cape Town Airport – A 34-year-old woman was arrested at Cape Town International Airport on Thursday morning after customs officials discovered Tik worth over R1 million hidden between clothing in her suitcase. [tlive]
‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Mr. Robot’ Lead 2016 Emmy Nominations – Game of Thrones, The People Vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story and Fargo received multiple nominations in major categories for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards. [rosto]
9 Injured, No One Gored In Final Pamplona Bull Run – Nine people suffered bruises and cuts but no one was gored in the final running of the bulls at Pamplona’s San Fermin festival, Spanish officials said Thursday. [fox]
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Remember Donald Trump’s Freakish Obsession With Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart? – Remember 2012? Love was in the air, and the sense that our country and the world were hurtling toward some irreversible catastrophe was not—not yet, anyway. But disaster was on the horizon for at least two people in America, and there was no closer observer of their decline than future GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. [gawk]
‘Yes I Do Dress Up For Boyfriends!’ – Pamela Anderson admits she puts on the Baywatch costume and gets ‘wet and frisky’ in the bedroom. [sun]
Sir Elton And Prince Harry Will Be In Durban Next Week – Sir Elton John and Prince Harry will be in Durban next week for the 2016 International AIDS Conference. [tlive]
Guy Plays Pokémon Go In Area 51, Finds Empty Gyms – We already know that one of the most secretive places on earth probably hides aliens or whatever. Boring. The real question is, what Pokémon can you find at Area 51? [kot]
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner Put Divorce on Hold: ‘Things Changed’ – Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner did not celebrate their independence July 4. More than a year after the couple of 10 years announced their split, neither party has filed divorce paperwork. In fact, talk of divorce has ceased altogether, sources reveal in the new issue of Us Weekly. [usm]
Watch This Unbelievable Video Of A Thunderstorm Overtaking New York City – A massive rainstorm rolled into New York City on Thursday afternoon, causing New Yorkers to send out of a flurry of posts on social media documenting the storm. [busins]
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