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Trump Says He's The Reason People Are "Saying Merry Christmas Again" And People Are Confused
The president tweeted that he is "proud to have led the charge against the assault of our cherished and beautiful phrase."
Five Former NFL Players Have Been Suspended From Commentator Jobs After Sexual Harassment Allegations
Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans, Ike Taylor, Donovan McNabb, and Eric Davis — who work or used to work for the NFL Network's on-air team — are facing harassment allegations in a lawsuit from a former wardrobe stylist.
A War Crimes Defendant Has Died After He "Took Poison" As His Verdict Was Read Out
Former Bosnian Croat general Slobodan Praljak stood up and appeared to drink from a small bottle as his 20-year sentence was upheld at the criminal tribunal over the Yugoslav conflict. Warning: Video in this article may be considered disturbing.
Egyptian Warplanes Strike Back After Mosque Attack Kills More Than 300
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, one of the deadliest in Egypt's recent history, but it bore the hallmarks of ISIS or al-Qaeda affiliates.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe Still Hasn’t Stepped Down — Despite A Deadline Set By His Own Party
"We must learn to forgive and resolve contradictions, real or perceived, in a comradely Zimbabwean spirit," the 93-year-old president said in a highly anticipated address to the nation in which he failed to stand aside.
Jeffrey Tambor Responds To Sexual Harassment Allegations Made By "Transparent" Costar Trace Lysette
Lysette issued a statement Thursday detailing an incident where the actor is alleged to have "acted inappropriately." Tambor has responded by denying that he is a "predator."
Boris Johnson Praised Trump On Trump's Favourite TV Show
Johnson's interview on Fox and Friends did not address the growing outcry over his remarks about a British-Iranian mother imprisoned in Iran.
Spain Has Said It Will Impose Direct Rule Over Catalonia
As the standoff over this month's contentious referendum intensifies, Madrid has said it will continue procedures to suspend the autonomy of the region.
The Son Of A Journalist Killed In A Car Bomb Claims She Was Murdered For Her Work Exposing Corruption
Maltese whistleblowing blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed leaving her home on Monday. Her son says she was assassinated for her work exposing Malta's "mafia state."
Oliver Stone Has Clarified His Remarks After Saying "It's Not Easy" For Harvey Weinstein
The director had initially failed to condemn the producer, but hours later issued a statement saying he "wasn't aware" of the scale of the scandal as he had been traveling, and commended the courage of women who had spoken out.
The US Men's Team Failed To Qualify For The World Cup And Fans Can't Believe It
The USMNT's loss to Trinidad and Tobago, and Panama's victory against Costa Rica, meant there'll be no trip to the soccer showpiece in Russia next year.
Kazuo Ishiguro Has Been Awarded The Nobel Prize In Literature
The Swedish Academy said the British writer of The Remains of the Day had, "in novels of great emotional force, ... uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world".
Jeremy Corbyn Says He "Doesn't Think" He's Ever Taken An Uber
Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, the Labour leader called for "proper regulation of the taxi service and licensing all over the country."
Four Female Boston College Students Were Attacked With Acid In France
French authorities said they do not believe the attack was terrorism.
These Aerial Photos Show The Destruction Left In Hurricane Irma's Wake
One of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record has killed at least 10 people across the Caribbean so far.
These Satellite Images Show Just How Powerful Hurricane Irma Is
The Category 5 storm made landfall in the Caribbean island of Barbuda early on Wednesday.
The Estimated Power Of North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test May Have To Be Revised Upwards, Japan Says
The country's defense minister said that — if new estimates of the size of the tremor caused by the test are correct — the bomb would undoubtedly be more destructive than those dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
Indian Guru Who Was Convicted Of Raping Two Followers Has Been Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison
Following the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh violent protests broke out and left at least 38 people dead.
Samsung's Heir And Vice Chairman Has Been Jailed For Five Years
Lee Jae-yong — the de-facto chief of the South Korean electronics giant — was convicted of bribery and corruption charges for his part in a wider scandal which led to the downfall of the country's president.