Facebook Labelled ‘Digital Gangsters’ By Report On Fake News – Company broke privacy and competition law and should be regulated urgently, say MPs. [guardian]
Lee Radziwill, Ex-Princess And Sister Of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Dies At 85 – Lee Radziwill, the free-spirited former princess who shared the qualities of wealth, social status and ambition with her older sister, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, but who struggled as an actor, decorator and writer to share her sister’s aura of success, died on Friday at her home in Manhattan. She was 85. [nyt]
California Mounts Legal Challenge To Donald Trump’s State Of Emergency Border Wall Plans – California is set to become the first state to legally challenge Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to secure funding for a border wall, its attorney general said on Sunday. [tele]
Trump Tells European Countries To Take Back IS Fighters – President Donald Trump has told the UK and other European allies to take back and put on trial more than 800 Islamic State (IS) fighters captured in the final battle against the group. [bbc]
Awkward Silence After Pence Mentions Trump In Speech – Vice President Mike Pence was met with an awkward silence after mentioning President Trump at a security conference in Munich. [cnn]
R.E.M. Copyright Complaint Gets Trump Tweet Axed By Twitter – Apparently even Donald Trump is not immune to copyright takedowns. [giz]
US Asked Japan To Nominate Trump For Nobel Peace Prize – Report – US government said to have sounded out PM Shinzo Abe after Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un last year. [guardian] Bless this man’s ego.
How Four SA University Friends Created What Could Become A Billion-Rand Business – Grand ideas are a dime a dozen, but when it comes to university students, many go unpursued. Some, though, are definitely worth following through on. [here]
Britain’s Richest Man Quits The UK – Billionaire Brexiteer Sir James Ratcliffe ‘relocates to Monaco in a bid to save £4bn in tax’ [dm]
Anthony Weiner Is Out Of Federal Prison, And In A Re-Entry Center In Brooklyn – Anthony D. Weiner arriving at court in Manhattan in 2017. He has been released from a federal prison in Massachusetts and moved to a re-entry center in Brooklyn to finish his sentence for texting with a 15-year-old girl. [nyt]
Saudi Arabia Signs $20bn In Deals With Pakistan – Saudi Arabia has pledged investment deals worth $20bn (£15.5bn) with Pakistan which is seeking to bolster its fragile economy. [bbc]
Suicide Shocker For Family Of Dros Rape Accused – A 40-year-old man linked to the man accused of raping a 7-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, has killed himself. [n24]
Sentencing Proceedings Of Wife Killer Jason Rohde Resume – Sentencing proceedings of property expert Jason Rohde, who was convicted of the murder of his wife Susan, will resume in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. [n24]
The Oscars Are Going To Be An Embarrassing Disaster—And It’s The Academy’s Fault – The Academy and its TV partners have offended everyone, from filmmakers to the potential audience, with disrespectful attempts to drum up ratings they’re never going to get. [beast]
Fyre Festival Designer Oren Aks Says He’s Proud Of The Work He Did With FuckJerry – You probably remember Oren Aks as the often exasperated former FuckJerry employee who was featured in the Hulu documentary Fyre Fraud. [mash]
NYPD Commander Being Investigated For Threatening Rapper 50 Cent’s Life – A Brooklyn precinct commander is being investigated by the NYPD for allegedly threatening the celebrity’s life — telling his officers at a roll call to “shoot him on sight,” the Daily News has learned. [nydn]
She Used To Scrub Toilets For $9 An Hour. Now Her Book About It Is A Best-Seller – Five years ago, Stephanie Land was slumped over on her hands and knees scrubbing a bathtub. The single mom was a semester away from graduating college and pregnant with a second child. [cnn]
Have You Seen The Stylish Aftermovie From The ‘Secret Garden Party’? – Last year’s We Love Summer ‘Secret Garden Party’ looked like a seriously good time. Luckily, there’s another one coming up soon. [here]
Man Discovers 30 Year Old Apple Computer Still In Working Order – A New York professor has Gen Xers reminiscing about their childhood after he posted images of his decades old Apple lle computer on Twitter Saturday night. [cnn]
Tale Of Two Drugs Lords: From Cosa Nostra To Guzmán – it’s Strictly Business – They both bore the same nickname: “Shorty”. Salvatore Riina, boss of Sicily’s Cosa Nostra from the late 1970s, reportedly until his death in jail in 2017, was known as Totò ‘u Curtu in dialect. And Joaquín Guzmán Loera, convicted last week of being the world’s biggest drug lord and leader of crime’s mightiest syndicate, Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, became famous as “El Chapo”. [guardian]
The Self-Taught Pianist Drawing Crowds – Hundreds of thousands of people have seen student Nuradean Arreythe’s piano skills after he learned how to play using online videos. [bbc]
NASA Posts Image Of Ghostly Blue Objects, Deep In The Cosmos – NASA’s long-lived Hubble Space Telescope captured vivid bright clumps moving through the cosmos at some 1,000 light years from Earth. The space agency called these objects clear “smoking gun” evidence of a newly formed star — as new stars blast colossal amounts of energy-rich matter into space, known as plasma. [mash]
Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip And Princess Sofia Release A VERY Candid Guide For Parents On Internet Safety – From tackling millennial buzzwords to dealing with ‘d***pics’ [dm]
Bill Gates Is Worth Over R1 Trillion And He Plans To Give Most Of It Away – Here’s how he spends his money now, from a luxury car collection to incredible real estate. [busins]
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