Alleged Hunter Biden Sex Tapes Are Uploaded On Chinese Video Site Linked To Steve Bannon – Hunter Biden’s alleged sex tapes and images showing him using drugs and engaging in sexual acts with several women have been uploaded on a Chinese digital video platform linked to Steve Bannon Saturday evening. [dm]
MTN Faces 2021 US Court Date For Allegedly Assisting Taliban Terrorism In Afghanistan – SA’s largest cellphone company has long prided itself on being able to operate in some of the toughest environments in the world, but that facility is being tested as never before in a US court case brought by family members of US soldiers who were killed by the Taliban. [mav]
British Forces Storm Oil Tanker That Was ‘Subject To Suspected Hijacking’ Off Isle Of Wight – British armed forces forcibly boarded and regained control of an oil tanker in the English Channel on Sunday evening following reports of a suspected hijacking, according to the UK defense ministry. [cnn]
Nasa Probe Risks Losing Asteroid Sample After Door Jams – A Nasa probe sent to collect rock from an asteroid several hundred million kilometres from Earth has grabbed so much that samples are spilling out. [bbc] Come on, guys… get it together.
France Recalls Ambassador To Turkey After Erdoğan Questions Macron’s Mental State – Macron’s office denounces ‘rudeness’ after Turkish president calls for counterpart to have ‘mental check’. [guardian]
Putin Rejects Donald Trump’s Criticism Of Biden Family Business – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden’s past business ties with Ukraine or Russia, marking out his disagreement with one of Donald Trump’s attack lines in the U.S. presidential election. [reuters]
Baron Cohen Responds To Giuliani As Trump Calls Him A ‘Creep’ – ‘I would say that if the president’s lawyer found what he did there appropriate behavior, then heaven knows what he’s done with other female journalists in hotel rooms,’ jested the comedian. [haar]
Africa’s Only Atomic Plant Bets $1.2 Billion On A Second Life – Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., South Africa’s indebted power utility, started a billion-dollar round of investments in Africa’s oldest and only nuclear power plant before getting permission from safety regulators that the reactor’s lifetime can be extended. [bloom]
John Gilligan: Irish Crime Boss Arrested In Spain During Drug Trafficking Raid – Police are also investigating whether a gun unearthed in the garden is the same one used to murder journalist Veronica Guerin. [sky]
Lewis Hamilton Breaks Michael Schumacher’s Win Record At The Portuguese Grand Prix – Lewis Hamilton passed Valtteri Bottas to take a commanding victory in the Portuguese Grand Prix and break Formula 1’s all-time win record. [bbc]
Pandemic Makes World’s Billionaires — And Their Advisers — Richer – Global trend suggests the Covid-19 crisis is widening financial inequalities. [ft]
Anna Wintour ‘Sorry’ For Using Racist Word At Vogue – Former employees say she should no longer be in charge of magazine after racism allegation. [tele]
Four Factors That Affect Acne And How You Can Fight Back – Acne is one of the worst four-letter words around, and the first step to fighting back involves understanding which factors affect your skin. [here]
Want To Work Remotely Overseas? These countries offer ‘digital nomad’ visas to South Africans. [busins]
SNL Review: Adele Makes A Dazzling, Lively Debut As Saturday Night Live Host – From the moment she stepped onto the stage for her opening monologue, the singer made herself at home in SNL’s theatre of the absurd. [ind]
Reassessing The Racial Stereotyping In ‘Borat’ – At a moment when people are reassessing racial and cultural caste — and reexamining their insensitivity toward others — it’s worth revisiting the legacy of Sacha Baron Cohen’s errant, mustachioed character, Borat, who returned in a sequel on Friday. [cnn]
Scientists Dug Through 5,000 Years Of Penguin Poo And Found A Chilling Warning – “They are the canary in the coal mine,” warns the lead of a new study that suggests seabirds may soon abandon the Falkland Islands due to climate change. [vice]
Josh Hartnett: ‘People Genuinely Thought I’d Been Thrust On Them’ – Twenty years ago he was one of the world’s hottest young actors, before he retreated – and ended up in Surrey. He explains why he had to leave Hollywood – and what he knew about Harvey Weinstein. [guardian]
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