‘Stop the act’: Kanye West alleges Drake called to threaten him and pretends to be like Tupac

Hours after he accused Drake of being “fake,” Kanye continued to tweet about apparent issues with Drake. In a series of tweets that spanned several hours, Kanye accused Drake of threatening him, but later said he has nothing but love and “positive energy.” The two hip-hop icons were embroiled in an feud after Kanye denied he revealed to rapper Pusha T information about a son Drake had never mentioned in public. Despite the conflict, Kanye described the rivalry as an “opportunity for growth” and encouraged Drake to reach out for a dialogue. Kanye West reignited an apparent rap feud hours after he accused Drake of being “fake”, and he launched… Read More

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Drunk driver gives police hamburger instead of licence

Credits Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Alt Text Drunk driver gives police a hamburger instead of his licence And other stories from the stranger side of life One-Minute Read Friday, December 14, 2018 – 6:26am Canadian police have reported the arrest of a man who was so badly under the influence of alcohol that he was unable to provide a breath test sample. According to officers at the scene, the driver tried to give police a hamburger when asked for his driver’s licence. The driver was detained at the scene. Armoured van causes chaos on New Jersey highway An armoured van that lost its load of cash on a New Jersey highway… Read More

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Alleged Russian spy Maria Butina pleads guilty in US court

Credits Source: Supplied Alt Text Gun activist Maria Butina pleads guilty to being a Russian spy Gun activist guilty of conspiracy in plea deal with US authorities One-Minute Read Friday, December 14, 2018 – 6:22am A Russian woman accused of being a secret agent has pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to act as an unregistered foreign agent, after making a plea deal with US officials. Maria Butina, 30, admitted in court to attempting to infiltrate the American gun rights movement in order to gather intelligence on conservative political groups, following the election of Donald Trump. See related Child calls police after being told to clean her room More… Read More

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Kristin Chenoweth brought laughter and plenty of high notes to Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert

SALT LAKE CITY — Kristin Chenoweth has had a lot to smile about lately. The Tony Award-winning actress/singer, who originated the role of Glinda in “Wicked,” recently celebrated the musical’s 15-year run on Broadway. And Thursday night, the Broadway star crossed a big item off her bucket list: Perform with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square. Based on enthusiastic reactions Thursday night, the audience — which filled the 21,000-seat Conference Center to capacity — was just as honored to have her. And although concertgoers didn’t get any of Chenoweth’s signature numbers from “Wicked,” they did get a full display of the singer’s bubbly, Christmas cheer. Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News… Read More

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Strasbourg suspect shot dead by police

Credits ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text French police have killed the suspect involved in a terror attack in Strasbourg Cherif Chekatt killed after he opened fire on officers in suburban street One-Minute Read Friday, December 14, 2018 – 5:57am The man who attacked a Christmas market in Strasbourg, killing three people and injuring dozens more, has been shot dead by French police. The man has been identified as 29-year-old Cherif Chekatt, who the BBC says “had a string of criminal convictions in France and Germany and had become a radical Islamist in jail”. Chekatt was found by police on Rue du Lazaret, in the Neudorf area of Strasbourg around 9pm… Read More

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Strasbourg gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by police

Credits ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text French police have killed the suspect involved in a terror attack in Strasbourg Chekatt killed after he opened fire on officers in suburban street One-Minute Read Friday, December 14, 2018 – 5:57am The man who attacked a Christmas market in Strasbourg, killing three people and injuring dozens more, has been shot dead by French police. The man has been identified as 29-year-old Cherif Chekatt, who the BBC says “had a string of criminal convictions in France and Germany and had become a radical Islamist in jail”. Chekatt was found by police on Rue du Lazaret, in the Neudorf area of Strasbourg around 9pm local… Read More

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A founder who survived the Chinese bike-sharing bubble is launching a scooter startup, and reckons it’s a $35 billion market

Dott is a new scooter and electric bike startup which has raised €20 million to launch in Paris. There are a lot of scooter startups fighting for market share right now, with major players Bird and Lime raising a collective $870 million in the US and expanding to Europe. Dott’s cofounder, Maxim Romain, said Europe had room for competition and the market could be worth $35 billion in time. European startup Dott is the latest scooter startup to raise millions from venture capitalists in the hope that city-dwellers will abandon cars and zip around on small electric vehicles. Dott is headquartered in Amsterdam and founded by two former execs of… Read More

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Hundreds of troops deployed to the US-Mexico border have started heading home, but many more are staying through the holidays

Hundreds of active-duty troops deployed to the southern border have started heading home, according to the latest update from US Northern Command. Many of the US troops heading out are those who were involved in hardening ports of entry and barrier emplacement. Troops have set up around 70 miles of razor wire and moveable barriers since their arrival in late October. Among the remaining troops are force protection units and military aviation units, which are expected to continue supporting Customs and Border Protection agents through at least the end of January. Having completed their missions, some troops deployed to the US-Mexico border are heading back to their home bases, US… Read More

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A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died 8 hours after entering Border Patrol custody

A 7-year-old girl from Guatemala died around eight hours after entering Border Patrol custody, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. The girl was reportedly having seizures and emergency responders measured her fever at 105.7 degrees. According to CBP, the girl had “not eaten or consumed water for several days.” The unnamed child was airlifted to a hospital in El Paso, where CBP said she later died. Border security has been a central pillar in Trump’s tough immigration agenda, most recently the president offered to shut down the government while sparring with leading Democrats over his headline border wall project. A 7-year-old girl from Guatemala died at an El Paso hospital… Read More

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20 Holiday Steals That Gift Like Luxe Home Goods

The major seasonal sales may have come to a close, but our holiday bargain hunt isn’t over yet — especially where gifting’s concerned. Instead of paying full price on last-minute present purchases, we’re going to save some extra cash by shopping the best slashed-price finds. And here’s your Paperless Post to join us. Ahead we’re outlining our hit-list of 20 buys from across the web that shop like a stylish steal and gift like a luxe home good. Whether you’re shopping for a coworker, in-law, S.O., friend, or family member, the unique items ahead are equipped to delight both your giftees and your bank accounts. Keep your most dangerous bargain-hunting… Read More

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