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President Obama announced his Supreme Court nominee, presidential candidates had another big Tuesday vote, and Harrison Ford is coming back to the big screen. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the
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It’s Merrick Garland, a chief federal appeals court judge.
Garland, 63, is a
surprising pick from a president who has discussed his desire to remake the federal courts — both in terms of traditional diversity but also in terms of experiential diversity.
The first Russian warplanes left Syria less than 24 hours after
Putin announced Russia would pull most of its military out of the war zone. Moscow began conducting airstrikes in September to help Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's offensive against rebel and jihadist groups.
An elated Kasich took his home state of Ohio for his
first primary win, denying Trump a major win that would have cleared him out of the race. Trump did take Sen. Marco Rubio's home state of Florida, and Rubio ended his campaign that night.
FIFA admitted for the first time Wednesday that its
officials accepted bribes in exchange for awarding World Cup hosting, including a $10 million bribe from South Africa to host the 2010 World Cup.
It's government corruption.
demonstrators are calling for President Dilma Rousseff to be impeached and for stronger investigations into money laundering and corruption.
SeaWorld said it will no
longer breed the orcas in captivity and will phase out its theatrical shows. The company said it planned to replace these shows with “new inspiring, natural orca encounters.”
It's that it's introducing an algorithm.
The platform says it will
reorder posts to display “the moments we believe you will care about the most.” With the move, Instagram becomes the latest social platform to introduce algorithmic filtering to its feed.
Ford will return as Indiana Jones in the
series’ fifth film. Steven Spielberg, who directed all four previous films, will helm the as-yet-untitled project.
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