French Tycoon Buys Sotheby’s For US$3.7bn – Franco-Israeli media tycoon and art collector Patrick Drahi has acquired auction house Sotheby’s for US$3.7 billion it has been announced. [drinksbiz]
Steinhoff Announces Loss Of Almost R20bn For 2018 – The Stellenbosch-headquartered conglomerate published its delayed 2018 audited earnings report on Tuesday afternoon after the close of SA markets. [fin24]
DA MP Phumzile Van Damme Punches Man In Waterfront ‘Race Row’ – She said she was forced to punch a man “in self-defence” after his family member “was filming me the entire time”. [timeslive]
Trump Vows The US Will Cure Cancer, Eradicate AIDS If He’s Reelected – Trump made the proclamation at his 2020 reelection campaign kickoff in Orlando, Florida. [nypost]
Ninth American Tourist Dies In Dominican Republic – Officials are investigating the death of a 55-year-old New Jersey man found dead in a hotel room there last Thursday, marking the ninth American tourist to die on the island nation. [upi]
China Killing Prisoners To Harvest Organs For Transplant, Tribunal Finds – An independent tribunal which has been investigating “forced organ harvesting” from Chinese prisoners just published its final judgment. [forbes]
An Idiot’s Guide To Getting Home Fibre Sorted – There’s nothing worse than unreliable internet, which is why it’s about time you made the switch to fibre. Relax, it’s not that hard. [here]
Watchdogs Sue Trump Administration Over Missing Notes From Putin Meeting – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo broke the law by allowing Trump to seize the notes from a key meeting with Putin and failing to take any steps to preserve records. [time]
More Than $1bn Worth Of Cocaine Seized From Ship At Philadelphia Port – US authorities say it was one of the largest drug busts in American history, the latest in a series of seizures along the east coast. [guardian]
The Vanderbilts: How American Royalty Lost Their Crown Jewels – At one time some of America’s richest thanks to a booming railroad business, they have seen their dollars turn to dust. So where did it all go? [forbes]
Massive Huntsman Spider Caught Eating Pygmy Possum In ‘Once In A Lifetime’ Photo – A lucky photographer caught a large spider sinking its fangs into an unusual meal in Tasmania, Australia. [newsweek]
How To Survive The Worst Astrological Day Of 2019 So Far – On June 19, Mercury and Mars oppose Pluto, bringing big fights, power struggles, and a generally catastrophic energy. [vice]
Far-Right Teen Who Accused Prince Harry Of Being ‘Race Traitor’ Locked Up – A judge said the teenager’s online posts on far-right social media sites “encouraged terrorism” and acts of violence. [skynews]
Yoga Teacher Who Stepped Into Road While Looking At Phone Wins Damages From Cyclist Who Hit Her – A judge ruled that “cyclists must be prepared at all times for people to behave in unexpected ways.” [telegraph]
Semenya Accuses IAAF Of Using Her As A ‘Human Guinea Pig’ – Semenya has hit out at the use of oral contraceptives as one of the methods suggested by the IAAF to lower testosterone levels. [reuters]
US Open Winner’s Shoes Have A Pretty Cool Backstory – Over the weekend, American Gary Woodland won his first major. He did that wearing some rather interesting footwear. [here]
Bella Hadid Apologised For Instagram Story That Insulted Parts Of Arab Community – She posted an Instagram story Sunday that has since sparked outrage over perceived offence to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. [businsider]
Harvey Weinstein In Search Of A Lawyer As Trial Looms – The main lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked a judge to be removed from the case, leaving the disgraced movie mogul without counsel as his sexual assault trial approaches in September. [iol]
Mischa Barton Steps Out Looking Very Different From Her OC Days – The British-born actress, 32, has been keeping a lower public profile in recent years but was this week spotted leaving Mr. Chow restaurant in Malibu. [newsau]
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