Headlines on 2018-08-13

  • Legal loophole letting firms bring in workers saw 58,000 non-EU migrants come into Britain last year

    A total of 58,000 visas were issued to migrants and their families last year using ‘intra-company transfers’, which are not included in the UK Home Office (pictured) cap on skilled work permits.

    Mail Online
  • Reality TV Executive: Omarosa-Trump fight is like a 'hip hop beef'

    Former top White House aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman releases secret recordings of President Trump and Chief of Staff John Kelly from her time in the Trump administration and claims White House staffers help Trump lie “every day”. Trump hit back at his former Apprentice, calling her “wacky” and a “lowlife”. Michael Hirschorn, who created the very concept of reality TV at VH1, tells Ari Melber the public fight is similar to a “hip hop beef” in that “benefits at least one or both of the parties”,...

    MSNBC.com
  • LAPD Looking Into Video Of Man Who Spanked Hippo At LA Zoo

    He might have done it for the 'Gram, but now a man who crossed a barricade guarding a hippopotamus enclosure at the Los Angeles Zoo is looking at potential trespassing charges after he was filmed spanking one of the animals.

    CBSLA
  • Acuna hits 2 leadoff HRs in Braves doubleheader

    Braves rookie slugger Ronald Acuña Jr. homered to lead off both ends of Monday's doubleheader against the Marlins, giving him a home run in four straight games.

    ESPN.com
  • Trey Gowdy: Peter Strzok given a 'much fairer process' than what he was giving Trump

    Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said on Monday that ex-FBI agent Peter Strzok was given a "much fairer process" than what he gave to President Trump as a lead investigator in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

    Washington Examiner
  • Make playlists when you travel for nostalgia-filled mixes of your trip

    This is You Won't Regret It, a new weekly column featuring recommendations, tips, and unsolicited advice from the Mashable culture team. Making playlists is a lot like journaling. I used to journal religiously — every night for almost ten years, I'd pick up a pen and fill dozens of notebooks with a recap of my day. I burned through almost 20 notebooks and countless rainbow gel pens over the years, meticulously documenting what I did, what I wore, and what annoyed me during my journaling...

    Mashable