Kim Kardashiansaid ‘it’s a boy!’ after Father’s Day, Apple made a music U-turn, Taliban attackedKabul parliament, and more…
APPLE MUSIC MADE SWIFT CHANGES
The computer giant made a u-turn on plans for Apple Music service after pop princess Taylor Swift said she wouldn’t let them stream her album 1989 in protest over a three-month free trial during whichartists wouldn’t get royalties. Cue a turnaround announced on Twitter by Apple exec EddyCue.
Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack on the parliament in central Kabul in whicha car bomb exploded and six gunmen were killed as they tried to storm the building.Thedramatic scenes inside and outside the building were caught on film and rounded up by The Guardian.
Kim Kardashianbroke news that she’s expecting a boy, in the early hours of this morning, presumably while she was up with pregnancy munchies andeating a bowl of Cheerios. “You’re such a good daddy to North & you will be the best daddy to our new son too!” she chirruped.
ISIS ONLINE BAN
European police agency Europol is launching an online campaign against ISIS after a survey found at least 46,000Twitter accounts linked to the extremist group, reports The BBC. The team aims to shut new accounts down within two hours of opening in a bid to combat ISIS recruiters.
DOG MEAT FESTIVAL
About 10,000 dogs will be slaughtered during a dog meat festival in Yulin, China, says CNN. That’sdespite huge global oppositionthat includes an online petition signed by 3.8m and the#StopYuLin2015Twitter campaign led by comedian Ricky Gervais.