Two Die In South Africa Football Stadium Crush – Several others also injured when fans tried to get into the stadium that hosted the 2010 World Cup final, say police. [alja]
Trump Ousts Priebus, Announces John Kelly As New Chief Of Staff – President Trump announced via Twitter on Friday that he had named retired Gen. John Kelly, head of the Department of Homeland Security, as White House chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus. [lat]
Russia’s Putin Orders 755 US Diplomatic Staff To Leave – Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that 755 staff must leave US diplomatic missions, in retaliation for new US sanctions against Moscow. [bbc]
Anthony Scaramucci Congratulated His Estranged Wife On The Birth Of Their Child By Text Message – Anthony Scaramucci’s wife filed for divorce while she was nine months pregnant and, when their son arrived on Monday, he congratulated her by text message, according to reports in the United States. [tele]
Kim Jong Un: North Korea’s Missile Could Strike Entire Continental U.S. – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un claimed he could strike the entire continental U.S. after test-firing the regime’s second intercontinental ballistic missile within a month. [time]
U.S. Flies Bombers Over Korean Peninsula After North Korea Missile Test – The United States flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force on Sunday and the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said China, Japan and South Korea needed to do more after Pyongyang’s latest missile tests. [reuters]
At Least 10 Dead As Violent Protests Hit Voting For New Venezuelan Assembly – Socialist president Nicolas Maduro is gambling his four-year rule on the 545-member assembly, which will be empowered to dissolve the opposition-controlled congress and rewrite the constitution. [scmp]
Daughter Of Former Uzbek Dictator Detained Over Fraud Claims – Prosecutors reveal Gulnara Karimova, who has not been seen in public for three years, was convicted of embezzlement in 2015. [guardian]
How To Get Your Post To Actually Deliver On Time – Although it’s not the most efficient form of communication, sending a letter via post is nostalgic AF. It’s super lame when the letter you sent never arrives, though. [here]
Vladimir Putin Signs Law Banning VPN Access For Russian Internet Users – Just one day after it was revealed that Apple had removed virtual private networking (VPN) apps from its China App Store at the behest of the government, we’ve learned that officials in Russia are cracking down on VPN services, too. [mash]
Lewis Hamilton Gives Up Third In Hungary As Sebastian Vettel Wins – Sebastian Vettel hung on to win a tense Hungarian Grand Prix despite problems with his Ferrari and a valiant attack by title rival Lewis Hamilton. [bbc]
A Trackside Look At Formula E’s Historic Weekend In New York City – It was Formula E, a young, all-electric racing series that had less than 30 races to its name when it rolled into town. [verge]
Dozens Rescued After Cable Cars Collide Over River Rhine In Cologne – Passengers, including children and babies, were winched to safety after cable line ground to a halt. [ind]
The Last Great Newspaper War – Breaking story after story, two great American newspapers, The New York Times and The Washington Post, are resurgent, with record readerships. One has greater global reach and fifth-generation family ownership; the other has Jeff Bezos as its deep-pocketed proprietor and a technological advantage. Both, however, still face an existential foe. [vanityfair]
Airport Worker Punches Easyjet Passenger Holding A Baby – Europe’s budget airline EasyJet flew into a storm Sunday after it emerged a member of the ground staff at Nice airport in France had punched one of its passengers in the face while he was holding a baby. [cnn]
Thieves Take Neil Armstrong’s Solid Gold Lunar Module Replica – Thieves made off with a solid gold replica of the first vehicle to land on the moon Friday. [npr]
Angelina Jolie Refutes Vanity Fair’s Portrayal Of Controversial Auditions – The actress faced critics after the magazine said her directors gave Cambodian children money, then took it away. [huff]
Macaulay Culkin and Goddaughter Paris Jackson Head To Tattoo Parlor To Get Matching Tattoos – Macaulay Culkin and Paris Jackson are totally twinning. [eol]
Strippers, Insane Asylums, Assassination, And Termites – Inside the Insane History of the World’s Greatest White House Replica. [beast]
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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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