Leonardo DiCaprio Urged To Repay Donations Tied To Massive Malaysian ‘Embezzlement Scheme’ – Leonardo DiCaprio’s charity has been urged to repay donations linked to a Malaysian fund that backed his film The Wolf of Wall Street. The foundation is being investigated by the US department of justice over alleged ties to a $3.5 billion embezzlement scandal whose “misappropriated” funds were used to bankroll the 2013 film, according to reports. [tele]
Mexican President Nieto Says Trump Lied About Paying For Wall – Donald Trump told Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday he would build a border wall to keep illegal migrants out if he wins the U.S. presidency, but Pena Nieto held fast to his position that Mexico would not pay for it. [huff]
Hillary Clinton’s Favorability Rating Plummets To All-Time Low – Hillary Clinton’s favorability ratings have plummeted to their lowest point of any time during her 25-year career in public service, a new poll out Wednesday showed. [nydn]
Dilma Rousseff Is Ousted As Brazil’s President In Impeachment Vote – The Senate on Wednesday impeached Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first female president, and removed her from office for the rest of her term, the capstone of a power struggle that has consumed the nation for months and toppled one of the hemisphere’s most powerful political parties. [nyt]
Gabon Parliament Set Ablaze After Bongo Declared Winner – Angry protesters torched Gabon’s parliament Wednesday after President Ali Bongo was declared winner of what he claimed was a “peaceful and transparent” election, but which the opposition said was fraudulent. [yah]
Some Eton Schoolboys Just Scored An Audience With Vladimir Putin – He hasn’t entertained Theresa May yet, but ‘Vlad the Lad’ found time to entertain a group of schoolboys from Britain’s most elite private school. [db]
Zuma Heads To SCA To Continue ‘Spy Tapes’ Court Battle – President Jacob Zuma has filed his replying affidavit to the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein, challenging a court ruling that he should face corruption charges. [mg]
Find These Items On Gumtree And You Could Make A Fortune – Somebody’s junk could be another person’s jewels, which is why it pays to know what’s worth serious cash on the interweb. Have any of these lying around? [here]
NASA: Earth Is Warming At Rate ‘Unprecedented In 1000 Years’ – Another day, another dire warning about the global climate emergency. [ew]
Facebook Is Launching Rural Internet Access Via Satellite For Africa – Facebook Inc. will launch a satellite later this week to extend internet access to rural parts of sub-Saharan Africa, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said. [bloom]
This App Should Be A Serious Kick In The Backside For Your Office Block – Gone are the days when tenants were happy with a mopped floor and a cup of instant coffee, and it’s time we welcomed modern tech into the office space. [here]
The First Scheduled Flight In Decades Between U.S. And Cuba Lands – But a memorandum of understanding between Cuba and the U.S. will limit Havana flights to 20 round trips per day. [time]
Poaching Drives Huge 30% Decline In Africa’s Savannah Elephants – Ambitious Great Elephant Census finds nearly one-third of continent’s largest elephants were wiped out between 2007-14, largely due to poaching for ivory. [guardian]
Actor Who Played Charlie In ‘Willy Wonka’ On Gene Wilder Death: ‘It’s Like Losing A Parent’ – Peter Ostrum had never set foot on a film set when he was cast as Charlie Buckett in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” It fell to Gene Wilder to show him the ropes. [var]
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Chris Brown’s Accuser Baylee Curran Stripped of Miss California Regional 2016 Title – According to an official statement from the pageant on Wednesday, she’s also refused to return her crown and sash. [eto]
If You’re All About Sushi, You Might As Well Do It Right – Sushi – to some it’s God’s gift to Earth. Finding the right restaurant can be a challenge in its own right, and so is getting bang for your buck. [here]
Stranger Things Actor Make Some Good Cash – The kid who played Will Byers in “Stranger Things” got a sweet paycheck … especially for an 11-year-old … who was barely in the show. [tmz]
So, Where’s Everyone In The Cape Town CBD Sitting Down For A Pizza These Days? – I’m an absolute sucker for a good slice or eight of pizza, and I’m also a big fan of sitting down and enjoying the CBD vibe. Let’s work this out together. [here]
This Princess Has Style As Enviable As Kate Middleton’s – When the moniker “princess” is affixed to your name, you tend to deal with a very specific issue. [vanfair]
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie ‘Keep the Love Alive’ With Low-Key Anniversary Night – A romantic getaway for two! Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie celebrated their second wedding anniversary last week with a low-key date night, Us Weekly can exclusively reveal. [usm]
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