How do you get over your home burning down? – BBC News

June 22, 2017

Image caption Maria De Vita’s neighbour died in the fire When Maria De Vita heard glass smashing at her home in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, she thought it was someone outside doing a spot of late-night recycling. She later discovered it was one of next door’s windows exploding in a fire in which her neighbour died. Ms De Vita woke her two young daughters and they left the house with nothing. The girls even had to go to school the next day dressed only in their …

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What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death

June 22, 2017

(CNN)What happened to Otto Warmbier while he was in North Korean custody is a mystery. And it’s likely to remain that way. Following his death on Monday, Warmbier’s parents Cindy and Fred asked the coroner not to perform an autopsy on their son. “No conclusions about the cause and manner of Mr. Warmbier’s death have been drawn at this time, as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview,” the statement said. …

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This Instagram post from Beyonc’s mom has us asking a lot of questions about the twins

June 20, 2017

… subsequently had everyone scratching their heads wondering if the twins were actually born over the weekend, born earlier last week, or at all. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling joins Beyonce on the Forbes 100 list of highest paid celebrities In New York for my friends son’s wedding ! God lets things happen in his time not ours! Dont try to rush him! A post shared by Tina Knowles (@mstinalawson) on Jun 17, 2017 at 9:35pm PDT On Sunday, the morning after the alleged arrival day of our …

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Boomer Phelps’ Instagram is the best thing about social media these days

June 20, 2017

Instagram reality vs Instagram expectation.Image: mashable composite: boomerrphelps/instagram If social media usage ever becomes an Olympic sport which is truly not that unthinkable at the rate were moving there will be but one participant worthy of a gold medal: Boomer Phelps. The one-year-old son of Olympic legend Michael Phelps and his wife,Nicole, first captured the hearts of America while cheering on his dad from the stands of the 2016 Rio Olympics in a massive pair of patriotic …

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Eric Trump shows that cluelessness runs in the family

June 8, 2017

… head of the Democratic National Committee “a whack job.” In his name-calling, his emotion, his sense of entitlement, and his lack of self-awareness, Eric Trump showed he is every bit his father’s son. Were Donald Trump a noble figure, the prospect of a younger generation devoted to his presidency would be encouraging. However, Trump is proving to be so unfit — temperamentally, intellectually, and yes, morally — that the traits that bind the family together are more …

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Teen’s family recreates her mom’s special graduation photo

June 6, 2017

… with her parents at her mom’s high school graduation, sitting on her dad’s shoulders. Image: Madeleine Tarin “I’ve always had this photo framed in my room and I believe this photo was unique to me and represented who I am,” Tarin said. “I also found it pretty cool that I was at my mom’s graduation with her.” SEE ALSO: Dad wears Pikachu tie made by his son for a very special reason So, 17 years later at her own graduation from Chino Hills High …

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Damian Marley and others buy majority stake in High Times

June 2, 2017

Image: Favre/Epa/REX/Shutterstock A group of investors including Damian Marley has purchased a majority stake in High Times, the marijuana-focused magazine, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The group, lead by private equity firm Oreva Capital, bought 60% of the company that owns and operates the magazine for $42 million. In addition to the magazine, the company runs the Cannabis Cup events series as well as the High Times website. Damian Marley is the son of Reggae legend Bob Marley, …

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What happened to Robert the smoking robot? – BBC News

June 1, 2017

“I won.” Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Robert was popular with children and could also – apparently – direct traffic The only remaining evidence for his existence are a selection of photographs and Robert himself disappeared from view after World War Two. Mr Lawson’s son David, an 84-year-old retired farmer, remembers “wires and gears, a maze of chains and electronics” inside the robot’s 10ft-tall frame. He said his father …

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White House Dodges Questions About Kushner Meetings With Russians

May 31, 2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer dodged questions Tuesday afternoon about President Donald Trumps son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and what Trump did or didnt know about Kushners meetings last year with Russian officials. Mr. Kushners attorney has said that Mr. Kushner has volunteered to share what he knows with Congress about the meetings, Spicer told reporters during the daily press briefing. The Washington Post and other major outlets reported last week that Kushner and Russian officials …

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Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ found a fan in the IRL Queen, apparently

May 29, 2017

… Majesty has seen all 10 episodes of the Netflix series. She watched it at the urging of her youngest son, Prince Edward, and his wife, Sophie. “Edward and Sophie love The Crown,” the unnamed source said. The couple apparently makes regular weekend trips to visit the Queen in Windsor, where they dine together in front of the telly. The Earl and Countess of Wessex are Netflix subscribers, and they encouraged a viewing of The Crown. “Happily, she really liked it,” the source …

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A Fappening Victim Speaks Out: Teresa Palmer on the Celebrity Nude Photo Hack

… me candidly about the aftermath of being hacked, and how it affected her. Palmer had a collection of private, semi-revealing photos stolen off her iCloud of her on vacation years ago, which were then disseminated online. It was difficult, says Palmer. It certainly was such an invasion of privacy, but also scary on a universal level that nobodys stuff is safe. Thank god for me I didnt really have anything too risqu, but its really scary to know that I have so many photos of my son, my birth …

May 21, 2017
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Alan Thicke’s sons in legal battle with his widow over estate

(CNN)Alan Thicke’s sons are gearing up to battle their father’s widow, Tanya Callau Thicke, over his estate. Thicke’s two eldest son, Brennan Thicke and musician Robin Thicke, filed a petition Tuesday in the Los Angeles County Superior Court after they allege that Callau disputes the prenuptial agreement she signed ahead of her marriage to the “Growing Pains” star in 2005. “Now that Alan is dead, Tanya claims there are numerous problems with the Trust and …

May 18, 2017
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What It’s Like To Spend A Day In The Life Of The Women’s March Leaders

Paola Mendozas son did not want to put on his socks. He doesnt like to put on his socks, so every morning its like a 20-minute fight for his fucking socks, Mendoza said. The 4-year-old needed his socks for soccer camp, which was keeping him busy during spring break. Mendozas morning was already off to a rough start thesink got stopped up and a plumber couldnt come till the next day. Today I just did not have the patience for the socks at all, she said. I was so mad about the fucking socks. Her …

May 15, 2017
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Alec Baldwin: People Love Me Because of Trump

… all these movies, hes won Oscars, hes this legend, and if youre around him, hes obsessed with his daughter, hes obsessed with his son, hes a dad. So my point is that the business is always like, Are you in? Are you in? We dont offer this kind of work to that many peoplefor you to star in a movie. We could have anybody do this. You are going to be rich and famous and have a chance of something that very few people ever have. Are you with us? And if you sit there and you hesitate, they say, …

May 15, 2017
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