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Anti-Israel Protesters Rage Outside US Embassy In Beirut

World | Will Racke
Protesters are seen near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, in Beirut, Lebanon December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Anger spreads

German Intel Agency Reports Rapid Increase In Islamic Radicals

World | Jacob Bojesson
Picture taken on May 5, 2012 shows former German rapper Denis Cuspert (C) among salafi in Bonn, Germany. Denis Mamadou Cuspert, who rapped under the name Deso Dogg but took on the name Abu Talha al-Almani in Syria, was initially reported to have been killed in a suicide attack Sunday in an eastern province but hours later some retracted the claim, saying he was still alive.

‘An all-time high’

British Doctor Says Women Taking Abortion Pills At Home Is Totally Cool

Health | Grace Carr
The hands of mother and baby are captured closeup. (Shutterstock)

‘Risk miscarrying on her way home’

Paris Residents Threaten Hunger Strike If Migrants Aren't Cleared From The Streets

World | Jacob Bojesson
Migrants sit in their tents at a makeshift migrant camp on a street near the metro stations of Jaures and Stalingrad in Paris, France, October 28, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

‘Pavement is sometimes soaked in urine’

Nikki Haley Doubles Down On Threats To "Utterly Destroy' North Korea

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President Trump talks with U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Haley as they attend a session at UN Headquarters in New York

‘We absolutely will utterly destroy them’

WIPED OUT: Iraq Declares Victory Against Islamic State

Defense | Will Racke
Iraqi pro-government forces gather in Rawa on November 18, 2017, after troops retook the Euphrates valley town from Islamic State group jihadists. SULEIMAN AL-ANBARI/AFP/Getty Images

‘All Iraqi lands are liberated’

First Death In Gaza In Clashes Over Trump's Jerusalem Decision

World | Reuters
Palestinian protesters run for cover during clashes with Israeli troops as Palestinians call for a "day of rage" in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, near the border with Israel in the east of Gaza City December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

‘Hits were confirmed’

North Korea Wants You To Believe Kim Jong Un Climbs Mountains ... And Controls The Weather

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits Mount Paektu in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang December 9, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS

‘Peerlessly illustrious commander who controls the nature’

Aftershocks Felt Three Months After Massive North Korean Nuke Test

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits a Farm No. 1116 of KPA Unit 810 in this September 29, 2017 photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang. KCNA/via REUTERS

It was a huge bomb that literally moved mountains

Egypt's Christian Leader Sides With Palestine, Refuses To Meet With Pence

World | Thomas Phippen
BIRMINGHAM, AL - SEPTEMBER 25: Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a campaign rally for Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) at HealthSouth Aviation on September 25, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama. President Trump has endorsed Strange in his primary runoff contest against former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. (Photo by Hal Yeager/Getty Images)

Trump ‘did not take into account the feelings of millions of Arab people’

Trump Still Likes Trudeau But Not Bad Trade Deals -- 'And That’s Okay'

World | David Krayden
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House in Washington, U.S. on October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

‘I like the prime minister very much.’

Activists 'Stood There Crying' Filming A Dying Polar Bear, Then Blamed Global Warming

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A polar bear keeps close to her young along the Beaufort Sea coast in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska in a March 6, 2007 file photo. (REUTERS/Susanne Miller/USFWS/Handout)

‘Bears are going to starve to death’

Egypt Discovers Even MORE Hidden Ancient Tombs

World | Gabrielle Okun

3,500 years ago

Israel Launches Airstrikes In Gaza As Hamas Calls For Third Mass Uprising

World | Will Racke
Clashes, Palestinian rocket fire and Israeli air strikes killed at least two people and wounded dozens of others on December 8 in violence linked to US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Getty Images / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS/Getty

‘There are no half-solutions’

Man Thinks Cementing A Microwave On His Head Is A Good Idea, Until Things Go Horribly Wrong

World | Gabrielle Okun
Using microwave oven, close up photo, shallow dof Shutterstock/ Kostenko Maxim

‘Seriously unimpressed’

US-China Trade Gap Is Widening Despite Trump's Criticisms

World | Ryan Pickrell
President Trump and China's President Xi Jinping shake hands after making joint statements. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Imports rise, exports fall

Transgender Book Hits 4-Year-Olds' Reading List And Majorly Raises Eyebrows

Education | Grace Carr
A woman with a rainbow flag lays on grass during the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community rally "VIII St.Petersburg Pride" in St. Petersburg, Russia August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

‘Damaging and cruel’

Puerto Rico's Death Toll Could Be 17 Times Higher Than Official Stats

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: Cars drive under a partially collapsed utility pole, after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria in September, in Naguabo, Puerto Rico. (Photo: REUTERS/Alvin Baez)

‘Evidence that that increase is probably due to the hurricane’

US Barbecues Five Al-Qaida Terrorists In New Slate Of Yemen Strikes

Defense | Saagar Enjeti

‘Killed in the strikes’

Trump's Enhanced Vetting Is Having A Huge Impact On Refugee Admissions

Politics | Will Racke
Central American migrants seeking asylum in the United States, walk to the US-Mexico border at El Chaparral port of entry on November 12, 2017, in Tijuana, northwestern Mexico. (Photo: GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images)

More Christians, fewer Muslims

Trudeau No Longer 'Most' Admires China After Failed Trade Mission

World | David Krayden
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang shake hands during a news conference meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Fred Dufour/Pool

That’s different from his 2013 answer

Pope Suggests Changing The Most Well-Known Christian Prayer

World | Joshua Gill
Pope Francis speaks as he leads a special audience for a delegation of donors of the Christmas tree and the nativity scene set up in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

‘Not a good translation’

North Korea Has Reportedly Started Jailing Military Officers With Ties To Defectors

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean soldiers stand guard at the beginning of the parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang October 10, 2015. Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Son of a ranking military officer recently bolted at the DMZ

Canadian Health Care Wait Times More Than Double In 25 Years

Health | David Krayden
Sen. Bernie Sanders introducing his "Medicare for All' single-payer healthcare plan. Washington, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘We haven’t seen any significant shift in policy to address the situation’

Japan Wants To Purchase Long-Range Cruise Missile For The First Time: Defense Ministry

World | Ryan Pickrell
Japan's Self-Defense Force's F-15 fighter jets (top and 2nd from top) conduct an air exercise with U.S. Navy F/A 18 Hornet aircrafts in the skies above the Sea of Japan, Japan, in this photo released by the Air Staff Office of the Defense Ministry of Japan November 13, 2017. Air Staff Office of the Defense Ministry of Japan/HANDOUT via REUTERS

Longer-range cruise missiles

Oldest Surviving WWII Monarch Dies In Europe

US | Henry Rodgers
Romania's former king Michael attends a ceremony at Elisabeta palace in Bucharest October 25, 2012. Romania renamed a square in central Bucharest after its former king Michael to honour his 91st birthday on Thursday, 65 years after Soviet-backed communists forced him to abdicate. Although a return to monarchy is not on the public agenda in the European Union member state, Romanian politicians are divided in their attitude towards Michael, one of the last surviving World War Two-era heads of state. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel

96 years old

EU Sues Three Anti-Migrant Countries

World | Jacob Bojesson
A Syrian refugee boy stands in front of his family tent at a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants next to the Moria camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

‘A hinterland for Islamic terrorists’

BREAKING: Two Rockets Launched At Israel, Army Says

World | Reuters
A Palestinian man argues with an Israeli border policewoman during a protest following U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he has recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Sirens sounded

Dennis Rodman: Trump And Kim Jong Un Are 'Like Two Big Kids Deciding Who's The Toughest'

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (2nd L) watches a basketball game with Dennis Rodman REUTERS/KCNA

Says he’d lay down his life to bring Trump and Kim together

'Czech Trump' Named Prime Minister, Immediately Goes After Illegal Immigration

World | Jacob Bojesson
The leader of ANO party Andrej Babis speaks to the media after casting his vote in parliamentary elections in Prague, Czech Republic October 20, 2017. REUTERS/David W Cerny

‘Our position on migration is clear’

Norwegian Royal Claims That Kevin Spacey Groped Him

World | Gabrielle Okun
NORWAY - MAY 24: Wedding of Princess Martha Louise and Ari Behn in Trondheim, Norway on May 24, 2002 - Princess Martha Louise and Ari Behn at the royal palace after the ceremony. (Photo by Pool BASSIGNAC/BUU/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

‘Eh, maybe later’

Birth Control Linked To Cancer, New Study Finds

Health | Grace Carr
Scientists have linked hormonal contraceptives to an increased prevalence of breast cancer. (Photo: Shutterstock)

‘Absolute increases in risk were small’

North Korean 'Ghost Ships' Are Washing Up In Japan Almost Every Day, And No One Really Knows Why

World | Ryan Pickrell
A wooden boat, which according to a police official carried eight men who said they were from North Korea and appear to be fishermen whose vessel ran into trouble, is seen near a breakwater in Yurihonjo, Akita Prefecture, Japan November 24, 2017. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

Unlucky fishermen, spies, or kidnappers?

FBI: ISIS 'Going Dark' On Social Media, Communications Increasingly Encrypted

World | Saagar Enjeti
An unloaded Twitter website is seen on a phone without an internet connection, in front of a displayed ISIS flag in this photo illustration in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

‘Unable to access the content of approximately 7800 mobile devices’

Beauty Queen Faces A Year In Jail For Comparing Her Period To 'Martyrs' Blood'

World | Gabrielle Okun

‘Celebrating the day’

People Are Breeding Weird Online Cats And It's Slowing Down Digital Currency

Tech | Gabrielle Okun
A new online game called CryptoKitties is slowing down the digital currency Ethereum network, (Photo: Shutterstock/ garetsworkshop)

‘Euphoria’

Nervous? Chinese Media Publishes Guidelines For Surviving A Nuclear War

World | Ryan Pickrell
The mushroom cloud of the first test of a hydrogen bomb, "Ivy Mike", as photographed on Enewetak, an atoll in the Pacific Ocean, in 1952, by a member of the United States Air Force's Lookout Mountain 1352d Photographic Squadron. The top secret film studio, then located in Hollywood,California, produced thousands of classified films for the Depatment of Defense and the Atomic Energy Commission beginning in 1947. A 50th anniversary tribute to these "Atomic Cinematographers" and their work is planned for October 22 in Hollywood. Reuters File Photo

What to do when the bomb goes off

There's A Giant Hole In Palestine's Jerusalem Narrative

World | Saagar Enjeti
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man is silhouetted as the Dome of the Rock (R), located in Jerusalem's Old City on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, is seen in the background December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

The only problem…

France's Nativity Ban Legally Flouted By Macron Rival

World | Joshua Gill
Laurent Wauquiez, the front-runner for the leadership of French conservative party "Les Republicains" (The Republicans) attends a political rally in Paris, France November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

‘Stop apologizing for their Judeo-Christian roots’

North Korea: If War Breaks Out, It'll Partly Be Lindsey Graham's Fault

World | Ryan Pickrell
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) asks a question as former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testifies about potential Russian interference in the presidential election before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., U.S. May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

‘Violent war remarks coming from the U.S. high-level politicians’

German Party Leader Wants 'United States Of Europe' By 2025

World | Jacob Bojesson
The leader of the Social Democrats (SPD) Martin Schulz gives a statement at the party headquarter in Berlin, Germany, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Leave EU if you don’t agree

Nikki Haley Casts Uncertainty Over US Olympic Participation After North Korea's Missile Antics

World | Ryan Pickrell
FILE PHOTO: An ice sculpture of the Olympic rings is seen during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo

‘Open question’

Australia Passes Bill Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

World | Grace Carr
A woman with a rainbow flag lays on grass during the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community rally "VIII St.Petersburg Pride" in St. Petersburg, Russia August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

‘What a day’

US To Finally Honor Pearl Harbor Hero Who Saved Six On That Fateful Day

World | Ryan Pickrell
The battleship USS Arizona sinks after being hit by a Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7, 1941. Picture taken December 7, 1941. The U.S. National Archives/Handout via Reuters

Joe George to receive Bronze Star 76 years later

Muslim Prince Spends $450 Million On A Painting Of Jesus

Politics | Robert Donachie
"Salvator Mundi," an ethereal portrait of Jesus Christ which dates to about 1500, the last privately owned Leonardo da Vinci painting, is on display for the media at Christie's auction in New York, NY, U.S., October 10, 2017. (Photo: Courtesy Christie’s New York/Handout via REUTERS)

The irony

Airport Forced To Take Down Christmas Tree Made Out Of Literal Garbage

World | Gabrielle Okun
A Christmas tree and decorations are seen outside No. 10 of Downing Street, London on December 4, 2017. (Photo by Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

‘Support the environment’

US Spent More On Health Care In One Year Than Britain's Entire 2016 GDP

Health | Robert Donachie
A protester rallies during U.S. House voting on the American Health Care Act, which repeals major parts of the 2000 Affordable Care Act know as Obamacare on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 4, 2017. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

‘The U.S. spent…’

FLASHBACK: All The Times Past Presidents Promised To Move US Embassy To Jerusalem

World | Saagar Enjeti
Former President Bill Clinton delivers a keynote address at Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service symposium to mark the 25th anniversary of President Clinton's 1992 presidential election victory in Washington, U.S., November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Clinton made the issue of Jerusalem a campaign issue in 1992

27 Live Babies That Died At Abortion Clinic Could Spark Investigation

World | Grace Carr
A newborn baby dressed in white clothes sleeps in the cradle. (Photo: shutterstock/pyrozhenka)

‘It is contrary to law’

Trump Calls On Saudis To Immediately Lift Blockade Of Yemen

World | Will Racke
Houthi fighters and people look at an armored personnel carrier damaged by recent clashes with forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

‘This must be done for humanitarian reasons immediately’