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British Doctors Council Votes To Decriminalize Abortion

World | Grace Carr
Great Britain's official council of doctors voted on Friday to change not prosecute women who get abortions. (Youtube screenshot/funnyplox)

‘Should be treated as a medical, rather than a criminal, issue’

Massive Dam Failure In Puerto Rico Is Imminent

Energy | Tim Pearce
Hurricane Maria is pictured over Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea in this September 20, 2017 NASA satellite handout photo

‘Extremely dangerous’

Heyo! Saudi Cleric Thinks Women's Brains Shrink When They Go Shopping, Drive

World | Anders Hagstrom
Hijab. Getty Images

‘How can it give it to a woman’

North Korea Warns It May Detonate An H-Bomb In The Pacific

World | Ryan Pickrell
Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Hwasong-14 is pictured during its second test-fire in this undated picture provided by KCNA in Pyongyang on July 29, 2017. KCNA via Reuters

Kim threatens to ‘tame’ Trump ‘with fire’

Transgender Army Vet To Compete In Paralympic Games With Brand New Gender

Sports | Grace Carr
Invictus Games competitors. (Youtube screenshot/Accessible Media)

‘I’m proud to be an American’

Dems Continue Waging Their Anti-Religion Jihad On Trump Judicial Nominees

Politics | David Krayden
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks during a Senate committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

‘There’s no question these views cast serious doubt on his ability to fairly enforce federal law…’

Businessman Pledges To Pay All Fines Imposed On Women Wearing Burqas

World | Jacob Bojesson
Gisele Marie, a Muslim woman and professional heavy metal musician, crosses a street after a rehearsal at a studio in Sao Paulo

‘I am reaching out to all women in Europe’

Report: Merkel May Have Lacked Authority To Open Borders To Refugees

World | Jacob Bojesson
German Chancellor and leader of the conservative Christian Democratic Union party CDU Angela Merkel reacts after her speech at the CDU party convention in Essen, Germany, December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo

‘Parliament is obliged to decide’

WATCH: Video Emerges Of First US Air-To-Air Kill In 18 Years

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
PACIFIC OCEAN (April 24, 2013) Two F/A-18E Super Hornets from the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 participate in an air power demonstration over the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is returning from an eight-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released)

OBLITERATED

Germany Probably Won't Meet Its Global Warming Goal, Despite Shelling Out $800 Billion For Green Energy

Energy | Michael Bastasch
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top candidate of the CDU for the upcoming general elections, speaks during an election rally in Regensburg

‘The green energy fiasco’

Teen Charged With Attempted Murder After London Attack

World | Jacob Bojesson
Officers stand behind police cordon after three men were arrested in connection with an explosion on the London Underground, in Newport, Wales, Britain, September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

Tried to flee the country

Trump Still Dangling Oil Sanctions Over Maduro's Head

Energy | Tim Pearce
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

‘If things don’t improve’

Beijing Slams Trump's Exec Order On North Korea After He Praises China

World | Ryan Pickrell
A soldier from honour guards holds a red flag during a welcoming ceremony for Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang (not pictured) outside the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, China May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee

China’s still not playing ball

Erdogan's Goons Beat Up Some More Americans

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference in Hamburg, Germany July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay
THAT old gag

US Anti-ISIS Mission Threatens To Spiral Out Of Control As Russia Issues Major Threat

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
ANDERSON SOUTH AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (Sept. 2, 2017) - Capt. Charles E. Broun briefs soldiers during joint military operations in urbanized terrain (MOUT) training at Andersen South Air Force Base. Broun is the company commander of India Company, Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines. The soldiers are with 58th Military Police Company, 728th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade. Marines with BLT 3/5 train regularly in different environments to maintain their readiness as the Ground Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU partners with the Navy's Amphibious Squadron 11 to form the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group, providing a cohesive blue-green team capable of accomplishing a variety of missions across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amaia Unanue)

‘Significant leverage’

Why Did The UN Try To Cover Up This Key Fact About Global Warming And World Hunger?

Energy | Michael Bastasch
An Indian farmer walks with his hungry cow through a parched paddy field in Agartala, capital city of India's northeastern state of Tripura, March 10, 2005. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

‘It is impossible to establish a causal relation’

Scottish Health Officials Want To 'Clarify' That Vaping Is 'A Lot Safer Than Cigarettes'

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr

The Daily Vaper

T-shirts on display at the Vape Summit 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada May 2, 2015. New research provided to Reuters has found that performing tricks is one of the top two reasons young users say they consider the devices cool. REUTERS/David Becker

‘A good option to consider’

Anti-Islamic Discrimination Rising In Countries Attacked By Jihadis

US | Joshua Gill
Muslims hold Friday prayers in front of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy October 21, 2016, to protest against the closure of unlicensed mosques. (REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

‘Perilous consequences’

Poll: Populists Are Set For A Big Election Night In Germany

World | Jacob Bojesson
Election campaign bus of Germany's far-right Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) in Frankfurt Oder, Germany, September 11, 2017. REUTERS/Michelle Martin

Merkel is worried

Kim Jong Un: 'I Will Tame The Mentally-Deranged' Trump 'With Fire'

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (not pictured) guides the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS

Warns Trump will ‘pay dearly’

Journo Levies Bizarre 'Exploitation' Charge Against Trump

Opinion | Will Ricciardella
CNN Editor-at-large Chris Cillizza makes claims against President Donald Trump. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press)

The relationship bears the stain of slavery and the slave trade

50 Countries Sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty At United Nations

World | Kerry Picket

‘The Treaty is an important step towards the universally-held goal’

National Stop Smoking Campaign Embraces Vaping For The First Time

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr

The Daily Vaper

A vaper exhales a puff. Copyright: Rommel Canlas/Shutterstock.com

‘Used by people to help them quit’

Member Of Parliament Calls Canada's Environment Minister 'Climate Barbie'

World | David Krayden
Canada's Environment Minister Catherine McKenna gestures as she arrives for the summit of Environment ministers from the G7 group of industrialised nations in Bologna, Italy, June11, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi

‘Has anyone told our climate Barbie!’

Widows Of Afghan Soldiers Forced To Perform 'Sexual Favors' To Receive Pension Benefits

World | Saagar Enjeti
An Afghan refugee woman waits to be repatriated to Afghanistan, at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan April 3, 2017 . REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz - RC17859AB200

‘Would any American put up with that?’

Trudeau Tells UN That 'No Country Can Walk Away' From Climate Change

World | David Krayden
Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RC1D5778CC90

‘There is no country on the planet that can walk away from the challenge and the reality of climate change.’

Let's Put This Year's Hurricane Season In Perspective

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Hurricane Maria is pictured over Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea in this September 20, 2017 NASA satellite handout photo

‘The 1933 season is estimated to be the strongest’

Afghan Prez: Trump's Strategy Already Paying Off On Battlefield

World | Saagar Enjeti
Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani speaks to delegates and ministers during the Conference on Afghanistan in London December 4, 2014. The United States and Britain pledged on Thursday to support Afghanistan's new unity government even as foreign combat troops withdraw from the country after a 13-year war that ousted the Islamist Taliban. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said President Ghani's new government had already made moves to combat money laundering and corruption since taking office in September in the first democratic transfer of power in Afghan history. REUTERS/Dan Kitwood/Pool

‘It’s a difference of day and night’

The Lincoln Memorial Was Vandalized By A Foreign Student

US | Henry Rodgers
A man allegedly used a penny to vandalize the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘Arrested and charged’

China's Top Bank Orders Others To Cut Business Ties With North Korea

World | Ryan Pickrell
Yuan banknotes are seen in this illustrative photograph taken in Beijing September 19, 2010. China will not repeat Japan's mistake of the 1980s and let its exchange rate surge in response to foreign pressure, Li Daokui, an adviser to the People's Bank of China, said on Sunday. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Putting greater pressure on Pyongyang

EARTHQUAKE AFTERMATH: First Responders Desperately Attempt To Rescue Girl Trapped In Collapsed School [VIDEO]

World | Liam Clancy
Rescue crews (MSNBC)

DEVELOPING

Trump Finds Unlikely Ally In Bid To Solve Iran Problem

World | Saagar Enjeti
French President Emmanuel Macron attends a press conference during his visit at the future site of the sailing for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Marseille, France, September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Sebastien Nogier/Pool - RC12D8294DB0

‘Pretty difficult to say…’

Trump Drops The Hammer On North Korea -- Details On The New Sanctions

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President Donald Trump looks on during his meeting with South Korean president Moon Jae-in during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Will cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea’

Entire Island Of Puerto Rico Plunged Into 16th Century Darkness

Energy | Tim Pearce
A man runs on the street next to debris and damaged cars after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama

Hurricane Maria completely wiped out Puerto Rico’s energy grid, leaving the entire island without power from utilities, according to CNN.

Turns Out 'Rocket Man' Has A Pile Of Unpaid Parking Tickets In New York City

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets scientists and technicians in the field of researches into nuclear weapons in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang March 9, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA/File Photo

$156,000 in parking charges

North Korea Thinks Trump Is A Dog That's All Bark And No Bite

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) guides the multiple-rocket launching drill of women's sub-units under KPA Unit 851, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) April 24, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA

Claims Trump was crazy to think he could scare North Korea

Europe Hasn't Even Processed Half Of Asylum Seekers During Migrant Crisis

World | Jacob Bojesson
Syrian migrants cross under a fence as they enter Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke, August 27, 2015. Hungary made plans on Wednesday to reinforce its southern border with helicopters, mounted police and dogs, and was also considering using the army as record numbers of migrants, many of them Syrian refugees, passed through coils of razor-wire into Europe. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

100,000 are missing

Is This The Next War In The Middle East?

World | Saagar Enjeti
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in New York, U.S., September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RC1EC612CAF0

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain

France Apparently Has A Problem With Macho Men

World | Jena Greene
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a meeting on "Housing First" in Toulouse, southern France, September 11, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Pavani/Pool

Who knew France had macho men?

Duterte Vows To Have His Son Killed If Drug Trafficking Allegations Are True

US | Anders Hagstrom
Protesters burn an effigy of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to express their outrage while calling for the immediate pullout of U.S. troops in Mindanao province, southern Philippines, during a protest outside the U.S. embassy in metro Manila, Philippines September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

‘I will protect the police who kill you’

Facebook Shuts Down News Feature After Too Many Right-Wing Posts Appeared

World | Thomas Phippen
Left: BERLIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 16: German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the media prior to talk with Greek Prime Minister at the Chancellery. (Photo by Michele Tantussi/Getty Images) Right: BARCELONA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 22: Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg delivers his keynote conference on the opening day of the World Mobile Congress at the Fira Gran Via Complex. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

‘Even left-wing journalists’ were seeing the unwanted posts

Le Pen's Top Aide Resigns As Internal Party Crisis Deepens

World | Jacob Bojesson
FILE PHOTO - Marine Le Pen (L), French National Front (FN) political party leader and then candidate for French 2017 presidential election, flanked by National Front (FN) party vice-president Florian Philippot (R), arrives to deliver a speech in Paris, France, March 2, 2017. Philippot, the right-hand man of French National Front leader Marine Le Pen quit the party September 21, 2017, raising the prospect of a split in the far-right's ranks after Le Pen's defeat in the May presidential election and months of internal feuding. Picture taken March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo

‘Told me that I was the vice president of nothing’

Former Obama Official Top Suspect In Trump Admin Unmasking Spree

US | Eric Lieberman
U.S. President Barack Obama holds a bilateral meeting with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (not pictured) in New York September 25, 2014. With Obama from left are Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power and Secretary of State John Kerry. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - GM1EA9P1Q6J01

Set to testify in October

Nicaragua Joins Paris Deal In 'Solidarity' With Victims Of Hurricanes Irma And Maria

Energy | Chris White

‘We have to show solidarity with … those in highly vulnerable areas’

Prices At The Pump Are Soaring In North Korea As Sanctions Hit Hard

World | Ryan Pickrell
A North Korean soldier kicks a goat on the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, July 5, 2009. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

Costs for other goods also on the rise

Countries Involved With Nuclear Deal Say Iran Is In Compliance

World | Kerry Picket

‘The United States is having a review on its own Iranian policy’

Oh Snap! Hillary's Burmese Heroine Just Might Be A War Criminal

Investigative Group | Richard Pollock
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi arrives to deliver a speech to the nation over Rakhine and Rohingya situation, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar

‘This is ethnic cleansing’

This Ad's Attempt To Unite Major World Religions Didn't Go Over So Well

World | Joshua Gill
Workers clean a giant statue of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha at a temple in Chachoengsao province, east of Bangkok, Thailand, January 30, 2016. The statue sits at a height of 49 meters and measures 19 meters in width. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - GF10000290026

‘Really very insensitive’

Insurance Companies Hitting Vapers With 'Smoker's Surcharge' For Using E-Cigs

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr

The Daily Vaper

A man uses an E-cigarette, an electronic substitute in the form of a rod, slightly longer than a normal cigarette, in this illustration picture taken in Paris, March 5, 2013. A changeable filter contains a liquid with nicotine and propylene glycol. When the user inhales as he would when smoking, air flow is detected by a sensor and a micro-processor activates an atomizer which injects tiny droplets of the liquid into the flowing air, producing a vapour. The E cigarette is powered by a rechargeable battery. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

‘No rational justification for treating vapers like smokers’

Australia Upholds National Vaping Ban Despite Rising Smoking Rates

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr

The Daily Vaper

A customer puffs on an e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in New York City in this December 18, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Mike Segar/Files

‘Strategy of higher prices isn’t working’