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Britain has voted to leave the European Union, House Democrats staged a 25-hour sit-in, and we're getting some new emojis. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the
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The victory for the
Leave campaign overturned 40 years of British membership of the European Union and sent the currency markets into an immediate panic, with the pound plummeting to its lowest level since 1985.
Democrats held up photos of victims of gun violence and chanted "No bill, no break,"
demanding an opportunity to vote on gun control measures from their Republican colleagues.
Since the Iraqi army’s push to retake the city of Fallujah from ISIS began,
more than 60,000 people have been forced to flee their homes, straining an already taxed humanitarian system.
2014 immigration order — the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program — will not be allowed to go into effect, the result of a 4–4 split decision of the Supreme Court on Thursday. The ruling also prevents an expansion of Obama’s other program, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), from going into effect.
But the announcement
still falls short of the Liberals’ campaign promise to end the ban on gay blood donation altogether.
"The Gavel Gap": Despite women making up more than 50% of the population,
the same report reveals that they represent only about 30% of the judges — a number that plays out across regions of the country.
That one is a candidate for the next batch. The only emojis that didn’t make the cut were the modern pentathlon and the rifle.
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broke down crying after leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first NBA Championship in franchise history and Cleveland’s first professional sports championship since 1964.
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