Category Archives: Around The World

Barack Obama Picks Kehinde Wiley To Paint Official Presidential Portrait

Former US President Barack Obama has handpicked artist Kehinde Wiley to paint his official Presidential portrait, Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery announced. Wiley is best known for his pieces showing African-Americans in hip-hop gears, with poses referencing classic paintings. Former first lady Michelle Obama also selected African-American artist Amy Sherald to paint her portrait. The Obamas’ portraits will be unveiled in early 2018, and will become…

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Six Killed In Wildfires Fanned By Hurricane In Spain

Three people have been killed in Portugal as the country is hit by a record number of forest fires, and three more have died in Spain where blazes sparked by arsonists have been fanned by strong winds from Hurricane Ophelia. In total, some 440 fires were burning across Portugal Sunday, which is “the worst day since the beginning of the…

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Iceland President Johannesson Faints, Breaks Nose in Shower Incident

Iceland’s President Gudni Johannesson has revealed that he fainted and broke his nose while taking a hot bath. He, however, added that he is now feeling fine despite hitting his forehead during the  bath. He said he was immediately rushed to a hospital where he received stitches. The 49-year-old leader posted on his Facebook page on…

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Harvey Weinstein’s Wife Georgina Chapman Has Made Her Decision To Leave Him

  Georgina Chapman, designer at Marchesa and wife of embattled Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, has said she’s leaving him. Speaking to People Magazine, Chapman, 41, who married Weinstein in 2007 and has 2 children with him, said: My heart breaks for all the women who have suffered tremendous pain because of these unforgivable actions. I have chosen to leave…

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Names of All 58 People Murdered in the Las Vegas Mass Shooting Now Confirmed

The Clark County Coroner’s office on Thursday released the official list of the 58 people who were killed in Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas. Two of the last people to be confirmed dead were 61-year-old Brett Schwanbeck and 24-year-old Austin Meyer, PEOPLE reports. Schwanbeck was attending the Route 91 Harvest country music festival with his…

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Man Gets Cleared of Killing His 2-Year-Old Daughter After 7-Year-Old Son’s Confession

The capital murder charge against Anthony Michael Sanders has been dismissed. A spokeswoman from the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office confirmed this to PEOPLE. Sanders’ son said that when he was 5 years old, he rolled a heavy pillow onto his sister Ellie’s face and couldn’t remove it. The boy had previously told investigators he hadn’t…

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Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Transferred $100,000 To His Girlfriend Days Before Shooting

Stephen Paddock, the shooter in what is America’s worst mass shooting in recent history, transferred $100,000 to his 62-year-old girlfriend Marilou Danley, in the Phillipines, a week before the shooting, Telegraph reports. Her sisters had reportedly said Paddock bought her a ticket to the Phillipines to get her out of the way, as he knew she would stop him.…

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Las Vegas Shooter Identified As Stephen Paddock

The suspected gunman in the Las Vegas shooting has been identified as a white man named Stephen Paddock. BREAKING NEWS: Police name Stephen Paddock, age 64, as Las Vegas shooting suspect. He was killed by police. https://t.co/9UIeDKeODd pic.twitter.com/BltWyNc86h — CNN (@CNN) October 2, 2017 The shooting has been said to be the deadliest in US history, leaving at…

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