Google Is Pulling Websites From Searches At Russia's Request
The search giant's decision is the latest example of US tech giants working to stay on foreign countries' good sides.
Trump Has Recognized Venezuela's Opposition Leader As President And Things Are Getting Intense
Juan Guaidó is the 35-year-old head of Venezuela's National Assembly. And now he might wind up being the person charged with ending the country's political crisis.
A Statue With The Saudi Flag Is Being Moved From The World Trade Center's Grounds
The entire art exhibition — a set of statues of giant pieces of candy featuring the G20 members' flags, including Saudi Arabia's — will be moved after being on display for weeks.
Twitter Verified A Russian Government Account In Crimea And Ukraine Is Pissed
“It’s absolutely unacceptable to give so called #Russia’s MFA in occupied #Crimea a blue tick!”
Walls Work, Trump Says After Memeing “Game Of Thrones,” Where A Wall Absolutely Did Not Work
The president has now posted Game of Thrones memes on Twitter and Instagram and sported a huge meme poster at a Cabinet meeting.
John Of God Was Once Hyped By Oprah. Now He's Accused Of Abusing Hundreds Of Women.
More than 200 women have accused Brazil's João de Deus — or John of God — of sexually abusive behavior at his "healing center."
Lines Of People Waited To Say Goodbye To Russian Human Rights Activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva
The 91-year old, who founded and co-chaired Russia's oldest human rights organization, passed away over the weekend.
France Is Scrapping The Fuel Tax At The Heart Of Recent "Yellow Vest" Protests
The tax, meant to help reduce drivers’ use of fossil fuels, was previously suspended for six months in the face of weeks of protest.
Trump Retweeted A Claim That People Were Chanting “We Want Trump” In Paris. (They Were Not.)
A video of people in England chanting for Trump is the closest thing we could find to match the claim the president retweeted.
She Won Soccer's Most Prestigious Award — And Then Was Immediately Asked If She Could Twerk
Ada Hegerberg's winning of the first women's Ballon d'Or was marred by sexist comments from DJ Martin Solveig.
The G20 Just Had Its Most Bro-Tacular Handshake Ever
The leaders of Russia and Saudi Arabia were really glad to see each other in Argentina, even if everyone else was focused on the death and destruction they've been causing.
Meet Brazil’s Version Of Donald Trump Jr.
Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of the incoming president, has a mix of Trump Jr.’s family loyalty and Jared Kushner’s policy sway, as seen in his recent visit to Washington.
Chechnya's Leader Was Accidentally Let Back Onto Instagram Before Being Booted Again
Ramzan Kadyrov used his brief time back on his favorite app to post an ode to his gun.
This #MeToo Moment Is Tearing The Russian Internet Apart
Meduza, where Ivan Kolpakov was editor-in-chief until his resignation over harassment on Friday, was one of the few outlets to cover the #MeToo movement.
Two Journalists Are Free After Being Detained In Tanzania For No Clear Reason
It is currently unclear why the two reporters — on a fact-finding mission for the Committee to Protect Journalists — were taken from their hotel room in the first place.
China Will Now Let Tiger Bone And Rhino Horn Be Legally Used In Medicine
The new rule, limited to parts gathered from animals in captivity, has activists concerned about a spike in black market trade.
14 Things You Need To Know About Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman
Mohammed bin Salman — the heir to the throne of Saudi Arabia who has presented himself as a progressive reformer — has become implicated in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Trump Tweeted Out A Map Of Air Pollution. Here’s What’s Wrong With It.
There are a few things wrong with the president’s claim that the US has the “Cleanest Air in the World — BY FAR!”