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‘Irretrievably broken’: Cardi B files for divorce from husband of three years

‘Irretrievably broken’: Cardi B files for divorce from husband of three years

Entertainment
Rapper Cardi B has filed for divorce from her husband Offset, whom she has been married to for the past three years.Cardi B, real name Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar, married the Migos singer Offset, real name Kiari Cepheus, in a secret ceremony in September 2017. The 27-year-old singer made the filing on Tuesday in Atlanta in Georgia - near their marital home. Image: Cardi B had a daughter with Offset in 2018, called Kulture Tuesday's filing states that the divorce is being contested by Offset, 28, with whom the rapper has a daughter Kulture.Cardi B is asking for "primary physical custody" of their daughter, while asking that Offset contributes to her "support and maintenance". ...
Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico damaged by broken cable

Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico damaged by broken cable

Science
Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The Arecibo Observatory, the world's most powerful radio space telescope, incurred significant damage when a cable that stabilizes its radio antenna snapped. Observatory engineers worked Tuesday to secure the partially wrecked facility, which was damaged the day before, said managers of the Puerto Rican landmark, who are based at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Advertisement No injuries were reported, in large part because the damage occurred about 2:45 a.m. when no one was present. "We've informed the science community that we're not doing any astronomy observation for at least two weeks," said Ray Lugo, director of the university's space institute. "Our first priority is to put the dome, antennae and suspended platform in the most secure place in case we ...
Here are just some of the records Taylor Swift’s Folklore has broken

Here are just some of the records Taylor Swift’s Folklore has broken

Entertainment
Taylor Swift's surprise eighth album, Folklore, has broken several chart records in its first week on sale.The record was written and recorded during the coronavirus lockdown, and swerves away from the pop sound that's dominated her last three albums.On Spotify, it achieved 80.6m streams in a single day, the highest-ever tally for a female artist.In the US it sold 846,000 copies, making it the best-selling record of the year after just seven days on sale. Swift also becomes the first artist in US chart history to have seven albums sell more than 500,000 copies in a single week; and the first female artist to have seven albums debut at number one.Taylor Swift's Folklore sees the singer go indieAs well as topping the US Billboard c...
No wall too high to be broken down, says Merkel on Berlin Wall anniversary

No wall too high to be broken down, says Merkel on Berlin Wall anniversary

World
Germany has been marking 30 years since the Berlin Wall was brought down, an event which heralded the end of Communism in Eastern Europe.A ceremony was held to mark the anniversary at Bernauer Strasse - where one of the last parts of the wall remains - which was attended by leaders from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Afterwards they placed roses in gaps in the barrier that divided the city for 28 years. Merkel rememb...
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe

All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe

World
Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic have all set new national temperature records for June as a scorching heatwave escalates in large parts of western and central Europe.Thursday will likely see France surpass its previous June record of 41.FC (106F), set on 21 June 2003, according to Sky News' weather presenter Isobel Lang. The country's highest ever temperature, 44.1C (111.38F), was recorded at two separate locations in southern France on 12 August during the same 2003 heatwave. Image: Public 'cool places' have been designated across France to help people cope with the temperatures Met Office forecaster Matthew Box said an "enormous reservoir" of hot air from the Sahara has engulfed the continent, which is expected to bring tempe...