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Top Tillerson Aide Smacks Down Russia's Biggest Wish

World | Saagar Enjeti

‘There is no grand bargain’

Tokyo Train Leaves 20 Seconds Early, Apologizes For 'Severe Inconvenience'

World | Gabrielle Okun
Passengers gather around a railway company staff as they try to gather information after train services were suspended because of a power outage, caused by a fire at an underground cable facility, at a station in Tokyo, Japan October 12, 2016. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Scheduled to leave at 9:44:40

First Transgender Minister Appointed In UK Methodist Church

World | Joshua Gill
Transgender Man (shutterstock/Marco Brockmann)

‘Couldn’t resist it any longer’

US Troops Taught For Years Child Sex Abuse Is 'Culturally Accepted' In Afghanistan

US | Jonah Bennett and Saagar Enjeti
An Afghan boy looks on he stands at the site of a landslide that killed at least 350 people and leaving thousands of others feared dead at the Argo district in Badakhshan,inputted on May 4th, 2014. Farshad Usyan/AFP/Getty Images.

‘Soldiers [were] told to ignore it and drive on’

Satellite Imagery Shows North Korea Moving Forward On Deadly New Ballistic Missile Sub

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides on the spot the underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on April 24, 2016. KCNA/via REUTERS

‘Aggressive schedule to build and deploy’

Here's The Real Inconvenient Truth About The Global Warming Fight

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore attends Unlocking Financing for Climate Action session during the IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington, U.S., April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Direct air capture’

Coalition Forces Retake Last ISIS-Held City In Iraq

World | Will Racke
Iraqi forces members and coalition forces gather on September 23, 2017 as they advance to recapture the insurgent stronghold of Hawija after retaking the nearby northern town of Sharqat from the Islamic State (IS) group on the second day of a new offensive. AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images

Done here

'Big Move': China's Special Envoy Arrives In North Korea

World | Ryan Pickrell
FILE PHOTO: A Chinese flag is seen in front of the Friendship bridge over the Yalu River connecting the North Korean town of Sinuiju and Dandong in China's Liaoning Province, April 1, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo

But, Beijing warns world not to get their hopes up

FCC Takes Steps To Speed Ahead In Race To 5G

Tech | Eric Lieberman
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 08: Students participating in Pacific Gas and Electric's PowerPathway Pole Climbing Capstone course climb utility poles at the pole climbing training facility on June 8, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘A critical component of economic growth, job creation’

South Korea Flustered After North Korea Shoots Defector With Restricted Weapons

Video | Ryan Pickrell

Assault rifles in the JSA

Aliens Might Exist On A Planet Only 11 Light Years Away

Energy | Tim Pearce
Aliens Credit: Shutterstock Albert Ziganshin

‘Comfortable for the development of life’

Former Peacekeeping Commander Dismisses Trudeau's New Peacekeeping Plan

World | David Krayden

‘We’re going to throw money at the training … but the rest of you do the ‘heavy lifting”

Trump Is Letting US Hunters Haul Elephant Trophies Home From Africa

Energy | Tim Pearce
Elephants Bathing In The River.

‘Putting much-needed revenue back into conservation’

Countries That Don't Use Much Coal Sign A Pledge To Ban It

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Demonstration under the banner "Protect the climate - stop coal" two days before the start of the COP 23 UN Climate Change Conference hosted by Fiji but held in Bonn

None of the world’s top coal countries joined

Macron Loses 100 Party Members Over 'Arrogant' And 'Undemocratic' Style

World | Jacob Bojesson
French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo (L) attend a minute of silence as they stand in front of a commemorative plaque facing the 'Le Carillon' bar and 'Le Petit Cambodge' restaurant during a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the Paris attacks of November 2015 in which 130 people were killed, in Paris, France, November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Etienne Laurent/Pool

Historically unpopular

'There Is Too Much Money In The World': Half A Billion Spent On Damaged, Questionable Painting

US | Gabrielle Okun
"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)

‘Savior of the World’

Dems Undercut Trump At UN Conference

Energy | Chris White
Protesters holding signs at the People's Climate Change March (Shutterstock/Heidi Besen)

‘This is a sideshow’

Trump: UCLA Players Ought To Thank China's Xi Jinping For Their Freedom

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

‘Give a big Thank You to President Xi Jinping’

Pope Francis Takes Veiled Jab At Trump On Global Warming

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis speaks with media on the plane as he travels from Poland back to Italy

‘We need an exchange that unites us all’

10 Inches! Doctor Surprised By Strange Parasites Found Inside North Korean Soldier

Video | Ryan Pickrell

‘I haven’t seen them in my 20 years as a doctor’

Clinics Give Abortions To Women Who Aren't Even Pregnant

US | Grace Carr
Protesters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in the morning as the court takes up a major abortion case focusing on whether a Texas law that imposes strict regulations on abortion doctors and clinic buildings interferes with the constitutional right of a woman to end her pregnancy, in Washington March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Pressured to have abortions

Theater Says 'Cult Of Personality' Around Spacey Kept People From Speaking Out

US | Gabrielle Okun
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron poses with U.S. actor Kevin Spacey (R) on the steps of number 10 Downing Street in London February 18, 2011. Spacey, artistic director of the Old Vic Theatre collected a Big Society award for giving opportunities to young people in the arts. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

‘Felt unable to raise concerns’

US Defense System Has Smacked Down More Than 100 Missiles In Yemen War

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) soldiers take part in a drill to mobilise their Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile unit in response to a recent missile launch by North Korea, at U.S. Air Force Yokota Air Base in Fussa on the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan August 29, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato - RC13D7B4E1C0

‘Nobody makes what we make’

Supreme Court OK's Extradition For Killer Of The Salvadoran Jesuit Martyrs

Politics | Kevin Daley
Six Jesuits and two domestics were murdered by the Salvadoran government in 1989. (YouTube screenshot/John Odean)

Montano will stand trial for assassination of Catholic priests

Merkel Has One Day Left To Form New Gov't Or Face New Election

World | Jacob Bojesson
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Chancellor Angela Merkel and Christian Social Union (CSU) Bavaria State Premier Horst Seehofer address a news conference in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke)

Time is running out

How Bigoted Fake News Crept Into CNN, WSJ And The Washington Post

Media | Ryan Pickrell and Saagar Enjeti
Protesters march during a rally, organised by far-right, nationalist groups, to mark 99th anniversary of Polish independence in Warsaw, Poland November 11, 2017. Agencja Gazeta/Franciszek Mazur via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND. - RC15D9323410

Rampant inaccuracies

The Pope Is Donating His Brand New Lambo To Support ISIS Victims

World | Ritchie Colon-Peri
Pope Francis signs a Lamborghini Huracan prior to his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, November 15, 2017. Osservatore Romano/Handout via REUTERS

Looks like he’s sticking with the ‘popemobile’ instead

China, The World's New 'Climate Leader,' Won't Commit To A CO2 Tax

Energy | Michael Bastasch
President Trump and China's President Xi Jinping shake hands after making joint statements. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

‘Could cause chaos in the market’

France Wants To Set An Age Of Consent ... At 13

World | Justin Caruso
The Eiffel Tower is lit with the blue, white and red colours of the French flag in Paris to pay tribute to the victims of a series of deadly attacks in the French capital

The country doesn’t have any age of consent now

Russia Cracks Down On US Media After Trump Gets Tough On RT

Media | Nick Givas
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam November 11, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Jorge Silva)

Cold war of words

Zimbabwe's Dictator Mugabe Under House Arrest After Military Takeover

World | Will Racke
President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace Mugabe attend a rally of his ruling ZANU-PF party in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 8, 2017. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

‘We are only targeting criminals around him’

Archaeologists May Have Found Buddha's Remains

World | Gabrielle Okun
A monkey sits on an idol of Buddha during celebrations on the birth anniversary of Buddha, also known as Vesak Day, at Swayambhu in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 10, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

Exciting discovery

Trump: Will UCLA Players Thank Me For Saving Them From Chinese Prison?

US | Ryan Pickrell
UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball arrives at LAX after flying back from China where he was detained on suspicion of shoplifting, in Los Angeles, California U.S. November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Suspected shoplifters were facing up to 10 years in prison

Trump Forces Europe To Pay More For The UN's Global Warming Panel

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Macron and Merkel attend a news conference following talks on EU integration, defence and migration in Paris

The US stopped funding the IPCC this year

Rocket Troops Grumble As Kim Jong Un Offers Smokes, Not Food

World | Ryan Pickrell
FILE PHOTO : North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts as he inspects a test-fire of strategic submarine-launched ballistic missile with Ri Pyong Chol (R) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang August 25, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA/File Photo

Severely malnourished

Israel Is Sending Aid To Earthquake Victims In Iran And Iraq

Energy | Tim Pearce
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem

‘We have no quarrel with the people of Iran’

Plane Crash Kills All Passengers Except For 3-Year-Old Girl

World | Gabrielle Okun
A Tupolev Tu-154 stands on the tarmac of the Chkalovsky military airport north of Moscow, Russia January 15, 2015. Picture taken January 15, 2015. REUTERS/Dmitry Petrochenko

‘I almost turned grey’

Taliban's Deadly New Tactic Obliterates Dozens

World | Saagar Enjeti
Afghan policemen stand next to a captured Taliban fighter after a gun battle near the village of Shajoy

‘The enemy changed its tactic’

Trump Calls Kim 'Short And Fat,' North Korea Sentences Him To Death

Video | Ryan Pickrell

Calling ‘Rocket Man’ Kim ‘short and fat’

China To Send Senior Diplomatic Envoy To North Korea For The First Time In Years

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts with scientists and technicians of the DPRK Academy of Defence Science after the test-launch of the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang July, 5, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS

Repairing frayed ties between Beijing and Pyongyang?

Australian Postal Referendum Approves Gay Marriage

World | David Krayden
A man waves a rainbow flag while observing a gay pride parade in San Francisco, California June 28, 2015. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

‘And now it is up to us here in the parliament of Australia to get on with it.’

Punching A Shark In The Face Actually Saved This Guy's Life

World | Gabrielle Okun
A surfer rides a wave near the pier in Oceanside, California, U.S., July 6, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Mike Blake)

‘Just punch it in the nose’

Study: Feminism Could Solve Eating Disorders

World | Grace Carr
A girl with anorexia turned back, spine and ribs visible. (Shutterstock/VGstockstudio)

‘Cultural prescriptions of femininity’

Virgin Islands GOP Begs Congress Not To Give Them 'Blank Checks' For Hurricane Repairs

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Neil Galloway piles up debris from his and his neighbors' houses in the back yard of his badly damaged property, 13 days after Hurricane Maria raked Whim Estate in the hard-hit Frederiksted area of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands October 1, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Jonathan Drake)

‘Strict scrutiny is needed to recover and rebuild our island communities’

Three Weeks, Another Four Dead ISIS Leaders

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
A pair of Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft fly in formation June, 7, 2014 over Kansas. The aircraft, assigned to the 188th Fighter Wing, Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Fort Smith, Ark., were the final two A-10s to depart Fort Smith as the 188th FW transitions from a fighter mission to an intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance/remotely piloted aircraft mission. (DOD photo/Senior Airman Sierra Dopfel)

Join the ranks of 117 others

ISIS Sends French Fighters Home For 'Day Of Reckoning'

World | Saagar Enjeti
The Eiffel Tower is lit with the blue, white and red colours of the French flag in Paris to pay tribute to the victims of a series of deadly attacks in the French capital

‘Left for France to carry out attacks’

Brazilian Women Take Their Tops Off To Fight Abortion Ban [PHOTOS]

World | Grace Carr
Sao Paulo, Brazil protests. (Shutterstock/Will Rodrigues)

‘Our bodies are ours!’

Kremlin To Drop Control Over AK-47 Company

World | Jonah Bennett
A picture taken on September 14, 2017 shows Emirati men using their cell-phones to take pictutres of an ornamented gold-plated Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle on display at the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian exhibition (ADIHEX) in the UAE capital. Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images.

AK-47 company to be privatized

Chinese Farmer Builds House Out Of 30,000 Corn Cobs

Video | Gabrielle Okun

A designer to help out