Kim Kardashian And Kris Jenner Attacked By Kanye West Impersonator In Blackface At Vienna Opera Ball
Kim Kardashian has been invited to the prestigious Vienna Opera Ball—one of Austria's most high-profile events, but the evening takes a weird turn when a man in "blackface" appears out of the blue and practically attacks Kim and Kris Jenner! As Kim and Kris make their way through the crowded hall, suddenly a man can be heard shouting at the top of his lungs to get her attention, yelling "Kim! Its me Kanye!" Kim looks unimpressed with the man saying "I just am so confused. I don't get why him or anyone else would find this funny. Is this just like a sick joke?"
Wayne Rooney Named England Captain
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will take over from Steven Gerrard as England captain, manager Roy Hodgson announced during a press conference at Wembley Stadium on Thursday. The 28-year-old forward has won 95 caps since making his debut against Australia in February 2003, scoring 40 goals, and was named captain of United two weeks ago. He succeeds Liverpool midfielder Gerrard, who stepped down after England's group-phase exit at the World Cup, and will begin his tenure as permanent captain in next week's friendly at home to Norway.
Microsoft Promises To Remove Scammy Apps From The Windows Store, Kills Off 1,500 Apps To Start
The Windows app store has a problem: it’s full of garbage. For every popular app, there’s a dozen-plus apps trying their damnedest to trick the user into buying it. But many of the apps on the Windows Store went far beyond being tacky conceptual clones; many of them didn’t even bother to create new icons, or come up with new names beyond changing a few characters. Microsoft says that the new rules will impact all future app submissions and updates, but that they’re also going back through and re-reviewing their catalog as quickly as they can. To date, they’ve killed off about 1,500 apps.
Cops Crewmember Accidently Killed By Police During Robbery
A crew member on a US police reality TV show has been shot and killed after Nebraska police opened fire on a robbery suspect. Police said, Bryce Dion, 38, was wearing a bulletproof vest but the bullet that hit him "slipped into a gap" in the arm and entered his chest. Police also killed the robbery suspect, Cortez Washington, who was on parole from prison. Cops is a long-running US television series that follows police officers while they are on-duty. Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said, Washington fired a pellet gun, which police and witnesses thought was a real weapon.
Ukraine Crisis: Rebels Advance On Mariupol In South
A pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has said 3-4,000 Russian citizens are fighting in their ranks. Alexander Zakharchenko told Russian TV many of the Russians were former service people or current personnel on leave. He was speaking as rebels threatened to take the key port of Mariupol, after opening a new front in the south-east. Reports say they have captured the town of Novoazovsk and are advancing on the port.
U.S. Seeks Coalition Against Islamic State, But Military Partners No Sure Bet
The United States is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action. U.S officials said that Britain and Australia are potential candidates.Germany said on Wednesday it was in talks with the United States and other international partners about possible military action against Islamic State but made clear it would not participate. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters "We are working with our partners and asking how they might be able to contribute. There are a range of ways to contribute: humanitarian, military, intelligence, diplomatic,"
Is Bigger Always Better When It Comes To Building IPads?
By this time next month, the rumors about a new, larger iPhone will be put to rest. By next year, if those rumors hold true , we’ll also have the super-sized 12.9-inch iPad alongside the regular 9.7-inch model and the mini. It’s a product some don’t fully understand, but there are scenarios in which a bigger iPad is truly better. It's not the first time we're heard the giant iPad rumor, and it won't be the last, either.
Instagram Reveals Stunning Tech Behind Its New Hyperlapse App
Instagram released a new app this week called Hyperlapse , an app that makes it simple for users to create seamless time-lapse videos on iPhone or iPad. Now, Instagram is offering a look at how the app was built from a technical perspective on the Instagram Engineering Blog . One of Hyperlapse's lead engineers, Alex Karpenko, describes how the team could successfully create time-lapses with a smartphone without needing a steadicam mount. It requires a good deal of video stabilization.
US OPEN SCENE: You Can't Win If You Can't Finish
As Croatia's Ivan Dodig knows all too well after his 2014 Grand Slam season, you can't win if you can't finish. At the Australian Open in January, he stopped playing in the fourth set of his second-round match, citing cramps. At the French Open in May — shortly after he said he injured his ribs at a tournament in Rome — Dodig lasted all of four games before quitting in the first round. At the year's other Grand Slam tournament, Wimbledon in June, Dodig withdrew from the field before play began.
'Cops' Crew Member Killed In Omaha Police Shooting
Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show "Cops" as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday. The suspect fired from the pellet gun before officers returned fire. He said witnesses and officers thought the robbery suspect's Airsoft handgun looked and sounded real, but discovered later that it fires only plastic pellets.