December 14, 2014
Three people are dead after police stormed the Lindt chocolate cafe in Sydney's Martin Place, where Man Haron Monis allegedly held 17 hostages for hours. Monis died in a gunfight with police, authorities said.
U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch has held nearly 30 meetings with various Senators, including almost every member of the Judiciary Committee.
The world's first air-to-ground high five!
This is obvious, but still, *spoiler alert*.
The ruling coalition, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, will remain in power despite record-low turnout by voters.
Put all these bad boys in the sin bin.
Noticia de última hora: no todo el mundo sale molón con un bastón para selfis.
'Tis the season for hilarious family photos.
The key word here is "try."
The former vice president appeared on Meet the Press Sunday morning and defended the CIA's interrogation methods. He said he believed rectal feeding was used for medical reasons.
I would prefer not to hold your baby.
"By the way if anyone feels they can't breathe or their lives matter I'll be at the movies tonight, off duty, carrying my gun," Officer Phillip White tweeted.
It's kind of like a car accident: It hurts to look, but you can't turn away.
After coming under fire for casting white actors in all of its major roles, director Ridley Scott's biblical epic debuted with an audience that was nearly 40% black or Latino.
Some people just don't get it.
1. Why people would assume you want it any other way.
Crowds surrounded the building that houses Zaman newspaper chanting "free press cannot be silenced."
Women CAN get pregnant during their period.
The Hobbit and Sherlock star talked to BuzzFeed News about why he gave the middle finger so many times backstage and why he reckons that he won't do a bigger film.
I thought I was in love until he used the wrong form of "your."
Henna Heals is on an inspiring mission to alleviate the stigma of hair loss.
Nothing says true love like His and Hers burritos.
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Diciendo "NO" a toda velocidad.
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The deal was criticized by environmental groups for being too weak.
And the film's producers are not happy.
The billboards imitate the style of the Met's own poster campaign.
Are you bready for this?
Your kids don't know how good they're about to have it.
My life and career have been defined by my father's absence. Now in my mid-thirties, I went to complete a bit of unfinished business and ended up confronting not him but myself.
Welcome to the sexy body part club.
The secret is to use really great chocolate, and not much else.
Reduce, reuse, recycle that ripped up mess of paper making your house look like a tornado hit it.
Help them help you with that empty wall space.
Because ink + marriage = forever. (Hopefully.)
You snooze, you booze.
If you happen to have a spare million or two.
Para algunos, marcarse la cara es considerado un rito de paso y una poderosa declaración de pertenencia.
"You're the only person I've seen vomit on to a train floor with such grace. Perhaps I could take you for a McDonald's so you'll be able to keep it down next time?"
He had said on Humans of Ireland: "The only thing I care about at the moment is finding a place to have a Christmas dinner."
"Are you sure you want your boss and family to see that?" The future is, terrifyingly, here.
Arturo Pierre Martinez at a press conference held in North Korea spoke out against the war in Iraq and the U.S. penal system. His mother says he's mentally ill.
The bill will keep the government funded through September of 2015.
Jacob Rees-Mogg works for a hedge fund that has holdings in oil and tobacco companies. Labour has accused him of not declaring his interests when speaking out on behalf of those sectors.
Senators reached a deal and were expected to vote on the bill early Sunday morning.
Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of New York City to protest recent police brutality on Saturday, which happened to coincide with the city's infamous "Santa Con." Some Santa Clauses couldn't quite figure out what was going on...
¿Adorarles o no adorarles?Por supuesto, ADORARLES