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Barack Obama dancing in Kenya is exactly what your week needs

Before delivering a moving speech in South Africa, Barack Obama let loose in Kenya. The former president casually showed off a few dance moves while visiting a youth centre from his half-sister Auma Obama's Sauti Kuu Foundation yesterday. His step-grandmother Sarah, 96, joined in on the fun, <i>People</i> …

South Africa

Lights go out on President Trump

Donald Trump

BMX fan in Nigeria overjoyed by bike sent in post

When Cherechukwu Udenkwere received a parcel at his home in Nigeria, he was overjoyed at the contents.<p>Inside was a brand new BMX bike for the 20-year-old, known as Che, who hopes to become a professional rider.<p>His old model was not up to the tricks he was trying to perform and it caught the eye of …

BMX

A beginner's guide to AI: Computer vision and image recognition

<i>This is the second story in our continuing series covering the basics of artificial intelligence. While it isn’t necessary to read the first article, which covers neural networks, doing so may add to your understanding of the topics covered in this one.</i><p>Teaching a computer how to ‘see’ is no small …

Artificial Intelligence

India: 17 men charged with raping 12-year-old girl over months

Seventeen men have appeared in court in the south Indian city of Chennai charged with repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl over the course of seven months.<p>The case is generating intense anger, including from the city’s legal fraternity, some of whom were part of a mob that allegedly attacked some …

India

Arnold Schwarzenegger just called Trump an insult that nobody has ever used before

It was billed as a great meeting of the minds… a tête-à-tête between two of the world’s most powerful men. But, in the end, Trump’s Helsinki meeting …

Donald Trump

Trump's Remarkable Attempt to Walk Back His Russia Comments

A day after dismissing Russian interference in the 2016 election, the president said on Tuesday that he accepts the American intelligence community’s conclusion.<p><i>Updated at 4:01 p.m. ET</i><p>Facing one of the biggest controversies of his tumultuous presidency, Donald Trump on Tuesday tried to clean up his …

Donald Trump

Model was stabbed to death by less successful rival, court hears

A model who worked for top brands including Zara and Mercedes was stabbed through the heart after a row on Instagram with a fellow model over a woman, a jury has heard.<p>Harry Uzoka, 25, died after a two-minute confrontation with George Koh, 24, collapsing on the pavement outside his home in …

Crime

We are a deeply stupid country

My fellow Americans, we are a deeply stupid nation.<p>I know this must be the case because President Trump has repeatedly informed us that we are a “stupid country” — he offered this opinion on at least nine occasions since he launched his campaign for the presidency — and he should know. As he …

Donald Trump

Does Russia have Kompromat on Trump? Here's Putin's strange answer

<b>(CNN) —</b> Does Russia have compromising information -- "Kompromat" -- on President Donald Trump?<p>The issue came up point-blank when both Putin and Trump sidestepped their way around it.<p>Also, the awkwardness of Putin, who bragged of being a former spy, being asked if Russians have compromising …

Donald Trump

This Is the "Best Island in Europe," as Voted by Thousands of Travelers

Crowning an island the best in Europe might seem like a tall order, but that's exactly what the <i>Travel+Leisure</i> team set out to do with its annual …

European Travel

How to make ice cream in a plastic bag like a top chef

Whip up a frozen treat in two shakes! The easy way to make delicious ice cream in a ZIPLOCK - using a recipe by one of New York City's top chefs<p><b>The</b> …

Ice Cream

Great Britain vs. U.K.: What's the difference? Here's an easy breakdown.

If you're an American who's not so sure what the difference is between Great Britain, the United Kingdom, and England, you're not alone.<p>During his …

United Kingdom

Some Dare Call It Treason

Trump’s bizarre summit with Putin has his critics reaching for new epithets.<p>Since Donald Trump cannonballed into national politics three years ago, the chattering classes have resorted to dozens of shorthand descriptors to define him and his place in American culture. The early slams included …

Donald Trump

GOP Leaders Move Goalposts On Opposing Trump To Him Being Filmed Masturbating On U.S. Flag In Arlington Cemetery

WASHINGTON—Promising citizens that they would finally take action if the President crossed this new red line, GOP leaders announced Monday that they …

Donald Trump

True story of how Prince Philip's DNA solved Russian Romanov murder mystery

It was the mystery that captured the imagination of the world, as a Russian Imperial dynasty was ruthlessly executed before details of their disappearance obfuscated for decades.<p>The true story of how the Duke of Edinburgh helped piece together the murders of Tsar Nicholas II and his family is to be …

Prince Philip

Trump’s Own Team: He ‘Looked Incredibly Weak’ Next to Putin

The president, former advisors say, is driven by a deep sense of insecurity about the election. And so, he will never really confront his Russian …

Donald Trump

Trump's Helsinki humiliation

President Trump's press conference with Vladimir Putin was a disaster. And that was the assessment of many of his GOP allies. Why it matters: Trump …

Donald Trump

Juventus move 'not a difficult decision' for Ronaldo

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Bill Reiter on France's World Cup victory and golf's upcoming Open Championship

British Open

The wink, the slouch -- the non-verbal cues at the summit

HELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his trademark macho posture converged with President Donald Trump and his classic power stance as the leaders met on the world stage in Finland.<p>Seated in Helsinki's ornate Gothic Hall, Putin appeared to slouch in his chair and looked off to the …

Donald Trump

This Is the Most Popular Whole30 Recipe on Pinterest

The whole idea behind the Whole30 program is that a person can reset their eating habits by eliminating potential "trigger foods" for 30 days, then …

Cooking

Harley-Davidson Inc. Has Fallen 15.6% in 2018 on Growing Trade Wars

If there's one company that's rooting against trade wars, it's Harley.<p><b>What happened</b><p>Shares of U.S. motorcycle icon <b>Harley-Davidson Inc</b> (NYSE:HOG) have …

Motorcycles

Theresa May: Trump told me to sue the EU

<b>Donald Trump told Theresa May she should sue the EU rather than negotiate over Brexit, she has told the BBC.</b><p>The US president said on Friday at a joint press conference that he had given her a suggestion but she had found it too "brutal".<p>Asked by the BBC's Andrew Marr what it was he had said, she …

Great Britain

It didn’t take long for the Windsors to strip Meghan Markle of her sparkle | Sophie Heawood

Have you seen her recently? What is happening at the palace; what part of the machine has sucked in her soul?<p>I knew there was trouble ahead as soon as I saw footage of her first official outing after the wedding, to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace for Prince Charles’s 70th birthday. …

Royal Family

Yotam Ottolenghi’s summer recipes

Today I am celebrating the season with three dishes that are perfect for summer dining. To keep things light on a hot day, serve these olive oil flatbreads with a selection of cold cuts and salads. You can whip up my strawberry tiramisu cake the day before, then flip it impressively on to a plate …

Recipes

Novichok that killed woman came from bottle, police believe

The investigation into Russia’s suspected use of novichok in Britain intensified after police found a bottle containing the military-grade nerve agent in a Wiltshire home where a British couple fell ill after being poisoned by it.<p>Counter-terrorism officers in protective suits found the container – …

Nerve Agents

Republicans Thought Peter Strzok Would Be a Punching Bag. He Just Knocked Them Out.

He was supposed to be a key in the imaginary conspiracy Trump’s congressional lackeys and media fantasists have desperately tried to write as …

Donald Trump

Raheem Sterling shows once again why England and Gareth Southgate so enjoy having him around

The dwindling glass half-empty crowd will tell you Raheem Sterling does not take his chances, they will point to his England goals record and complain his end product is not good enough. They will have cheered when he was replaced by Marcus Rashford in Moscow.<p>But these are the people who stand on …

Soccer

Merkel Asks Mueller If There’s Anything She Can Do to Help

BRUSSELS (The Borowitz Report)—The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, took a break from the <i>NATO</i> summit in Brussels on Wednesday to ask the independent counsel, Robert Mueller, if there is anything she can do to help.<p>According to those familiar with the phone conversation, Merkel told Mueller that …

Angela Merkel