Trump Says Some Immigrants From ‘Shithole Countries’ – President Donald Trump, using vulgar terms, rejected a pitch Thursday from a bipartisan team of senators on a compromise immigration deal to protect DACA participants while increasing border security. [cnn]
Donald Trump Abandons Plans To Open US Embassy In London Because Of ‘Bad Deal’ – Donald Trump has confirmed he has cancelled his trip to London to open the new US embassy, saying he does not want to cut the ribbon as he considers the building’s relocation a “bad deal”. [sky]
President Trump Says He Has A ‘Very Good Relationship’ With Kim Jong-Un – President Trump, who has repeatedly called Kim Jong-Un “Rocket Man” and his government a “band of criminals” while threatening to destroy the country with “fire and fury,” said Thursday that he has a “very good relationship” with the Korean dictator. [time]
Steve Bannon Lawyers Up… As Russia Investigators Get Ready To Pounce – Trump’s former chief strategist has largely avoided the spotlight of the Russia probe—until now. [beast]
Ecuador Grants Nationality To WikiLeaks Founder – Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after more than five years of living in asylum at the nation’s embassy in London, officials announced Thursday. [ap]
CEO Zuckerberg Sets 2018 Goal: ‘Fix’ Facebook – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday his goal for 2018 was to put the business he co-founded on a more solid footing, a break with his longstanding practice of setting a purely personal annual goal. [reuters]
Dropbox Files Confidentially For U.S. IPO – Dropbox Inc., the file-sharing private company valued at $10 billion, has filed confidentially for a U.S. initial public offering, people familiar with the matter said. [bloom]
Bill Cosby: ‘Please Don’t Put Me On #MeToo’ – Bill Cosby made reference to the anti-sexual harassment movement #MeToo on Wednesday during one of his first public outings since his 2017 sexual assault case ended in a mistrial. [guardian]
Ritz Paris Robbery: Jewels Recovered But Two Gang Members Still On Run – Part of loot recovered during arrest of three suspects, with rest found in wreckage and in bag dropped by two men still at large. [guardian]
DA Executive Shoots Down Party’s Own Drought Levy Proposal – DA councillors should vote against the City of Cape Town’s proposed drought levy, the DA Cape metro executive said on Wednesday afternoon. [n24]
You’ll Be Surprised At How Few South Africans Bother To File Their Tax Returns – Every month it’s the same thing: the government takes a percentage of our money, which they’re supposed to use for the greater good. About those tax returns, then. [here]
#DroneCrashmas: Massive Spike In Drone Crashes Since Christmas [Video] – With great toys comes great responsibilities, and sometimes reading the manual still doesn’t stop your drone from going down in flames. Here are a few crashes that stand out. [here]
HBO Signs Ronan Farrow For Documentary Deal Following His Reporting On Harvey Weinstein – HBO announced this afternoon that it has signed a three-year deal with investigative reporter Ronan Farrow. [verge]
Mira Sorvino Regrets Working With Woody Allen, Writes Open Letter To Dylan Farrow – Sorvino is the third actress in recent days to denounce her involvement with the controversial director. [van]
Queen Elizabeth Fires The Bra Supplier Rigby & Peller After Exposing Royal Secrets – Revealing that the queen got fitted for her bras in front of her corgis has resulted in June Kenton’s company, Rigby & Peller, losing its coveted royal warrant. [beast]
James Franco Accuser Violet Paley: ‘I Wish He Made A Promise To Change’ – When James Franco denied sexual misconduct allegations in an interview with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, Violet Paley started crying. [time]
Joke Memo By Churchill’s Typists Demanded Stockings, Chocolate And Cosmetics Be Smuggled From The US – They worked long hours in a cramped and smoke-filled underground bunker, under constant fear of attack from the Luftwaffe. [tele]
Age-Defying Elizabeth Hurley, 52, Sends Fans Wild – As she dances in a skimpy pink bikini during sun-soaked beach getaway. [dm]
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Everyone’s Talking About Streaming These Days – There’s a world of entertainment out there, but if you want to get with the program then there’s no better place to start than Showmax. [here]
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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]
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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