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It's Légion d'honneur
British IT expert Chris Norman, U.S. Airman First Class Spencer Stone, U.S. National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, and Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento State University, were handed Legion d’Honneur medals during a reception at the Elysee Palace.
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It's Kanye West
Past winners of the lifetime achievement award include Madonna, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Beyoncé.
Russia briefly banned the internet encyclopedia on Monday over a drug-related entry, then lifted the ban after Wikipedia users protested. Russia has ramped up its internet censorship efforts in the years since Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin, prompting a broad crackdown on dissent. Several websites critical of Putin are outright banned.
The delivery service is already available in London, where it debuted, but Seattle represents its first foray into the United States. Two-hour delivery is free, and one-hour delivery costs $7.99. And according to Amazon, the beer will be delivered cold.
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Members of Hezbollah, the country’s largest political power, walked out of a cabinet meeting that aimed to discuss the crisis, claiming that the options for new contracts were too expensive, according to the New York Times. The U.S. and its allies consider Hezbollah a terrorist organization.
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It's women-only carriages
Corbyn’s team said the move could help tackle sexual assaults and harassment – but insisted Corbyn would consult women on the proposal first. He suffered a backlash on social media over his women-only carriages idea on Tuesday night, with many saying he should be cracking down on the men who harass women instead.
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We’ll never know what it would have been, because McDonald’s said no thanks. In an unusually passive-aggressive and short-lived advertising campaign, Burger King proposed a day of “peace” with McDonald’s via a Whopper–Big Mac burger mashup called the “McWhopper,” which would be available for just one day at just one pop-up location. McDonald’s quickly rejected the idea by Wednesday morning.
On Monday, Chinese stocks saw their biggest drop in eight years. The ripple effects were felt across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. throughout the week.
The ancient Roman city of Palmyra, whose ruins are listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site, risks destruction at the hands of ISIS after the group captured it earlier this year. On Sunday, activists said ISIS militants destroyed the ruins of an ancient temple. You can view rare photos of the city's monumental ruins here.