Jeff Bezos Is $5 Billion Away From Being The World’s Richest Person – Thanks to a surge in Amazon stock — the company just announced that it is buying Whole Foods (WFM) — Bezos added another $1.8 billion to his net worth, according to Bloomberg. [cnn]
At Least One Dead After Van Mows Down People Outside North London Mosque – At least one person is dead and ten are injured after a van reportedly rammed into pedestrians in a “terrorist attack” outside a mosque in north London. [newsau]
U.S. Fighter Jet Shoots Down Syrian Warplane – An American fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday after it dropped bombs near local ground forces supported by the United States, the first time the American military has downed a Syrian aircraft since the start of the civil war in 2011, officials said. [nyt]
Ramaphosa Rebukes ANC – South Africa and the ANC are not in “a good place”, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has conceded. [tlive]
Man Caught Driving 248km/h Near Bloemfontein – A Durban man was arrested on the N1 north near Bloemfontein after he was caught driving 248km/h on Friday. [n24]
Number Of Worldwide Mobile Subscribers Hits 5 Billion – The world’s mobile industry has signed up its 5 billionth unique mobile subscriber, according to real-time data from GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSMA. [gsma]
Grenfell Tower Cladding Is Banned In UK, Government Says – The firm involved in the renovation at Grenfell Tower denies the cladding was banned as the material comes under fresh scrutiny. [sky]
EU Poised To Fine Google More Than $1 Billion In Antitrust Case – Google is facing an antitrust fine of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) from the European Commission for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the search engine market, according to media reports on Friday. [mw]
Bill Cosby Case: Judge Declares Mistrial After Jury Deadlock – A US judge has declared a mistrial in the Bill Cosby sex assault case after the jury remained deadlocked for days. [bbc]
This Secret Catholic Exorcist Cult in Brazil Is Making A Deal With The Devil – The Vatican is looking into a group of exorcists who apparently made a pact with Satan on climate change and the death of Pope Francis. [beast]
Oliver Stone’s “The Putin Interviews” Are A Fawning Portrait—And Perhaps The Most Complete Yet – An oft-reviled world leader. An inexperienced political interviewer with no shortage of ego. Hours of screen time. [qz]
Trump Just Showed Once Again That He Really Enjoys Overestimating – The president implied he had more than 100 million social media followers in a tweet on Friday morning and, well, that’s… (almost certainly) not true, unless he’s counting several government accounts. [mash]
Beyonce And Jay Z’s Twins’ Sexes Revealed – Blue Ivy has a new little brother and sister! Beyoncé gave birth to twins, a baby boy and girl, on Monday, June 12, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly. [usm]
Barack Obama Delivers Moving Tribute To Jay Z At The Songwriters Hall Of Fame – “I’m pretty sure I’m the only president to listen to Jay Z’s music in the Oval Office.” [huff]
Katy Perry Breaks Twitter Record By Becoming First Person With 100 Million Followers – On Friday, the “Swish Swish” singer became the first person to reach an impressive 100 million followers on the popular social media platform. [fox]
Jada Pinkett-Smith Slams Tupac Shakur Biopic ‘All Eyez on Me’ – “The reimagining of my relationship to Pac has been deeply hurtful,” actress says. [rollingstone]
Cars 3 Cruises to Top of Box Office, Dethroning Wonder Woman – Lightning McQueen and his pals in “Cars 3” raced to the top spot at the box office this weekend, pushing “Wonder Woman” into second place for the first time since it opened. [time]
Braless Joanna Krupa Flashes Some Serious Sideboob – In very low-cut denim halter jumpsuit for dinner with the girls. [dm]
Miley Cyrus And Dolce & Gabbana Designer Get In A Heated Exchange About Politics – Miley Cyrus criticized Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana’s politics, and one of its co-founders clapped back at the “Malibu” singer on Instagram. [people]
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50 % Of The World’s Mohair Is Produced In SA – It turns out South Africa is the world leader when it comes to mohair production, and the team at Mohair SA are the industry leaders keeping us top of the game. [here]
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Everyone’s Talking About Gather Online, The South African Start-Up That’s Taking On Facebook – Years from now you might well remember where you were when you signed up for Gather Online, and we’re proud to have been paired up with them from the start. [get talking]
GetSmarter’s Online Courses Are Changing The Business World As We Know It – It’s never ideal to get left behind at work, and given how quickly things change these days fine-tuning and increasing your skill set is more important than ever [getsmarter]
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So These Guys Are Apparently The Top SA Winery Of The Past 10 Years – You’ve tasted Chocolate Block, right? Of course you have, somake sure you arrive at every dinner party with a bottle of the best [boekenhout]
How Can You Leave Your Dog At Home While You Go To Work? – You say he’s part of the family – yet you’d never leave your human child at home, alone, for the whole day. Drop that little rascal off at Proud Hounds and see the joy in his eyes! [proudhounds]
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