Love and Hip Hop star Cardi B, has officially made her stamp in history. Billboard reported her hit song “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” reached no. 1 on the Hot 100 chart, dethroning Taylor Swift, who was sitting in the top spot with “Look What You Made Me Do” for three weeks. Cardi is the first female rapper to top the chart without an accompanying act since Lauryn Hill in 1998. That makes her the second female rapper to top the Hot 100 with a solo hit, and only the fifth female rapper to top the Hot 100 chart at all.
The world’s second biggest diamond finally has a buyer. Canada’s Lucara Diamond Corporation announced that a luxury jeweler bought it for $53 million. It failed to sell at an auction last year.
The diamond, weighing more than 1,000 carats was discovered two years ago in the African country of Botswana. Experts say it is the biggest gem quality diamond found in more than 100 years.
The White House already looking ahead to Christmas. The official White House Christmas tree has been found. For the third time, this Wisconsin family has won the National Christmas Tree Association’s contest, which has been providing the White House’s Christmas tree since 1966.
The tree is a 19 1/2 feet tall, balsam fir. It will be cut mid-November and shipped to the White House and presented in a ceremony on November 20th.
Caught on camera!!! A man clinging to the outside of a moving train in Perth. Police say the man was hospitalized for a mental health evaluation and would likely face trespassing charges.