Trump’s Personal Lawyer: ‘Watch Your Back, Bitch’ – The personal attorney for President Donald Trump apologized on Thursday after a thread of emails was released showing threats he wrote to a stranger on Wednesday night. [cnn]
Trump Backed Off Putin Because ‘What Do You Do? End Up in a Fistfight?’ – President Trump said on Wednesday that he had confronted President Vladimir V. Putin twice about whether Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election, and changed the subject after Mr. Putin flatly denied it because, “What do you do? End up in a fistfight?” [nyt]
Trump Suddenly Decides Paris Is Beautiful—And Macron’s His Friend. Really? – These two leaders have more in common than one might have imagined—but is that a good thing? [beast]
Baby Charlie Gard’s Parents Storm Out Of Court Hearing – The parents of baby Charlie Gard stormed out of Britain’s High Court on Thursday amid an emotional hearing as they fight to take him to the United States for experimental treatment for a rare genetic disorder. [cnn]
Kid Rock Confirms Run For U.S. Senate – After teasing his candidacy by selling yard signs, Kid Rock has confirmed that he will be running for U.S. Senate. [pf]
Limpopo’s 3 088 Fake ANC Members – Further revelations have emerged about the extent of ANC membership fraud in Limpopo, where a report from the office of party secretary general Gwede Mantashe has found more than 3 000 fake members and multiple attempts to process forms illegally. [mg]
South Africa’s Commuters Derailed By Corruption – A staggering number of Prasa contracts are rotten and the system is on the brink of paralysis. What does this mean for 700,000 people who rely on the trains? [huff]
Nature’s Only True Superfood – Moringa ‘oleifera’ has the highest nutritional content compared to 120 other types of foods, according to the World Vegetable Center. Also known as the ‘Miracle Tree’ or ‘tree of life’, Moringa powder is the perfect addition to your daily green juice or smoothie. [here]
Roger Federer’s Pedigree Overshadows Lopsided Wimbledon Semi-Finals – Is Wimbledon elitist? Absolutely, and in the very best sense. The singles draws here have thrown up little but Hall of Fame champions for the past 15 years. [tele]
Transport For London Scraps ‘Ladies And Gentlemen’ From Tube Tannoy Announcements In Gender-Neutral Move – Transport workers across London have been told to stop using the words “ladies and gentlemen” in tannoy announcements to customers in a city-wide bid to become more gender-neutral. [evestan]
What’s It’s Really Like To Share Your Name With Leonardo DiCaprio – Leonardo Di Caprio knows nothing of nights spent at Oscars parties or sleeping in a horse, but he’s used to getting puzzled reactions to his name. After all, he shares it with one of the world’s most famous actors. [time]
Bought For 100 Euros, World War Two Enigma Machine Sells For 45,000 – Someone in Romania thought he’d made a fair amount of money when he sold an old typewriter for 100 euros at a flea market. He was wrong. [reuters]
Terrifying Look At The Cost Of One Year’s University Fees In South Africa – Go ahead guess what you think it’ll cost, and then go ahead and double that. That’s basically what you’re looking at if you head off to further your education. [here]
Butterfly Numbers Facing ‘Vital’ Period – Sir David Attenborough – Butterflies in the UK are facing “a vital” period following a worrying decline in their numbers, naturalist Sir David Attenborough has warned. [bbc]
Jennifer Lawrence Not Pretty Enough To Play Sharon Tate – Margot Robbie has the chops and beauty to play Sharon Tate in a Quentin Tarantino movie about the Manson murders, but Jennifer Lawrence … not so much, at least according to Sharon’s sister. [tmz]
UberEATS Have Just Stepped Up Their Game In A Big Way – If you’ve been on the UberEATS train since its launch in Cape Town, these new updates should make you pretty amped for that next order. [here]
A Former Airbnb Host In California Has Agreed To Pay $5,000 For Canceling A Booking Based On Ethnicity – A former Airbnb host in California, who canceled a guest’s booking in February citing her ethnicity, will have to pay $5,000 in damages and take a college-level course on Asian American Studies. [time]
Watch Ryan Phillippe Rap, Yes Rap, About His Classic ’90s Movies – Ryan Phillippe is many things: a former teen heartthrob who doesn’t age, a father to three kids, an app creator and … a rapper? [huff]
‘Dear Sky’: New Book Puts Lens On Air Koryo, North Korea’s Only Commercial Airline – North Korea’s aviation industry has long been a source of intrigue and fascination for travelers from around the world, even when the country’s diplomatic hostilities aren’t in the news. [cnn]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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If You’re Sending Money Overseas, Make Sure You’re Using The Best – Currencies Direct have been in the game since 1996 so if it’s travel money, emigration, selling overseas property or moving cash around you’re after they’re the one-stop shop. [ka-ching]
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It’s 2017, You Really Should Beef Up Your Online Security – Businesses can’t afford to take risks any longer, and the same goes for our own online security. NEWORDER’s team are all about the latest hacking and industrial espionage protection. [here]
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]
Guaranteed: You Don’t Have To Pay Full Price For A 5-Door MINI – It’s quite easy to pay less than anyone else for a brand new MINI [check it out]
South Africans Are Drinking Quality Beer Now So Get With The Programme – Stop being that person who is silently judged at every braai, and get your hands on the tastiest beer the country has to offer. [cheers]
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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]
Affordable Cane Furniture – If you’re buying cane or wicker furniture anywhere else, you’re wasting a lot of time and money. These guys import direct from Malawi. Hand-Made cane furniture – buy online and have it delivered! [check it out]
Get R150 Off Your First Uber Ride – If you haven’t tried Uber yet, you’re making a mockery of yourself. Stop riding cheap unreliable taxis with drivers who don’t know if they’re coming or going. Give yourself the private driver treatment with Uber, and get R150 off your first ride! Sign up and boom, you’re done! [check it out]
Calling The Home DIY Do-It-Alls – If you’re using a drill around the house and you don’t have a Drilby then grow up. A hundred bucks and you can kiss that dust goodbye [drilby]
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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