Al-Qaeda terrorist considered ‘probably the most sophisticated bomb-maker on the planet’ killed by US drone strike, US officials confirm

US officials are confident that Ibrahim al-Asiri, an infamous al-Qaeda bomb-maker and who masterminded a plot to down a commercial airliner over Detroit on Christmas 2009, was killed in a US drone strike last year, according to multiple reports. This particular terrorist was described by a former US intelligence official as “probably the most sophisticated terrorist bomb maker on the planet,” CBS News reported Monday. That same official, former CIA deputy director Michael Morell, called his death “the most significant removal of a terrorist from the battlefield since the killing of [Osama] bin Laden.” Ibrahim al-Asiri, a master bomb-maker for al-Qaeda believed to have masterminded a plot to down a… Read More

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As fallen firefighter is laid to rest, family members pledge to help each other through grief

PROVO — Monica Brinkerhoff felt overwhelming heartache after her brother was killed fighting California’s largest wildfire on record. But a sense of gratitude also settled in quickly, she said at his burial Monday. “Thank you for showing us how to live,” she told her brother, Matt Burchett, the 42-year-old Draper battalion chief known as a hard worker with a mischievous side who led by example. At his final homecoming, Brinkerhoff said those her brother leaves behind will remember to breathe and hold each other up when grief envelops them like a dark fog. They will serve others and find joy in the ordinary moments, as he did, she said. Scott… Read More

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Tiffany Haddish celebrated Camila Cabello’s VMA nominations and dissed the other Fifth Harmony girls — and people are having a field day

At the 2018 MTV VMAs Monday at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, comedian Tiffany Haddish applauded Camila Cabello for snagging several nominations. Haddish also shaded Fifth Harmony — pointing out that the group, which is on an indefinite hiatus, was not present at the award show. When Nicki Minaj went on stage to accept the award for best hip hop, she defended 5H member Normani Kordei. “Don’t be coming for Fifth Harmony because Normani is that b—-,” Minaj said. Fans took to Twitter to share their reactions. Tiffany Haddish threw shade at Fifth Harmony at the 2018 MTV VMAs — and fans went wild. Haddish was in attendance… Read More

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Omarosa says Trump’s most ‘egregious’ tweets forced White House aides to scrap hours of work ‘and we would have to go with his stuff’

Omarosa Manigault Newman said President Donald Trump’s prolific use of Twitter sometimes forced aides to scrap plans they spent “all night” working on. Omarosa said other aides would caution Trump to “tweet responsibly.” Trump would “look at you like, ‘I can’t believe you of all people don’t understand why I tweet,’” Omarosa said. Omarosa Manigault Newman, the firebrand communications director of the White House’s public liaison office who was fired in December, said President Donald Trump’s prolific use of Twitter sometimes forced aides to scrap their meticulously-crafted plans, according to a Wall Street Journal report published on Monday. “He would on occasion tweet something so egregious we would completely have… Read More

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Cardi B stuns on the VMAs red carpet in a custom velvet gown

Artist Cardi B was the star to watch on the MTV VMAs red carpet. She wore a velvet-fuchsia couture gown by designer Nicolas Jebran. Her earrings were reportedly made from 200 carats of emeralds. See stunning photos of Cardi B’s look below. Music star Cardi B rocked the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday night at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Wearing a custom fuchsia couture gown by Nicolas Jebran, Cardi B went full 80s glam. According to Net-A-Porter, Cardi B’s jewelry made up “more than 200 carats of Colombian emeralds from Lorraine Schwartz (including earrings and a huge ring).” Cardi B gave… Read More

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Utah man, 28, dies after falling out of Jeep

BEAVER — A West Valley City man died Monday after falling out of the back of a Jeep and hitting his head, according to officials. Nicholas J. Demas, 28, and another man were standing on a “homemade rack” on the back of the Jeep, which was traveling west on state Route 153 near Beaver when a strap attached to the roll cage of the vehicle broke, Utah Highway Patrol reported. Both fell from the vehicle, UHP said. First responders performed CPR on Demas but he was pronounced dead at the scene, UHP said. The other man survived. Officials said the men had been bow hunting mule deer. …read more Source::… Read More

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Amber Rose’s VMA Catsuit Was Inspired By Madonna

Amber Rose is no stranger to making a major statement on the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet. In 2013, following Beyoncé’s lead, Rose and her then-husband Wiz Khalifa announced their were expecting their first child together, Sebastian. The following year in 2014, she showed off her post-baby body in a chain metal dress. In 2015, she and her best friend Blac Chyna wore skin tight bodysuits with words like “slut,” “bitch,” and “hoe” all over in neon paint. Rose notably had the word “gold digger” written across her chest — a stab at her ex, Kanye West, who received the Video Vanguard Award that year. “We just wanted to… Read More

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