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Trump Is Reportedly Considering Buying Greenland Which Sure Why Not At This Point

The US has considered snatching up the giant-ish island from Denmark before, and it’s not like we have anything more important to worry about.

Hayes Brown • 8 days ago

A Gay Couple Had To Flee Russia For The Crime Of Caring For Their Adopted Children

The couple, who had to leave after authorities threatened to take away their 12- and 14-year-old sons, spoke with Russian-language outlet Meduza about their plight.

Hayes Brown • 12 days ago

Tourists Headed To The US Are Being Warned To Watch Out For Random Shootings

Uruguay cautioned travelers to the US to avoid "theme parks, shopping centers, artistic festivals, religious activities, gastronomic fairs and any kind of cultural or sporting events."

Hayes Brown • 18 days ago

This Teen Read The Russian Constitution To Riot Police Before Being Detained

Olga Misik went viral for a picture of her sitting in front of officers during last weekend's pro-democracy protests in Moscow.

Hayes Brown • 22 days ago

Iran’s Foreign Minister Shrugged Off New US Sanctions

“Thank you for considering me such a huge threat to your agenda.”

Hayes Brown • 24 days ago

Oliver Stone Said Russia’s “Anti-Gay Propaganda” Law Seems “Sensible”

The Oscar-winning director made the comments while interviewing Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

Hayes Brown • One month ago

A Chinese Diplomat Got Called Racist For Tweeting About DC While Defending Muslim Internment Camps

The deputy chief of mission in China’s embassy in Pakistan then pivoted to dunking on racism in the US and fighting with a former US national security adviser before deleting the tweets.

Hayes Brown • One month ago

These Pictures Of Activists Begging You To Take Climate Change Seriously Are Intense

Extinction Rebellion has made a name for themselves with their disruptive protests in Europe. As they ramp up in the US, here's what Americans can look forward to seeing.

Hayes Brown • One month ago

Enough Jokes, You Guys, John Bolton Clearly Wanted To Be In Mongolia

The trip was added to Bolton’s schedule “a month ago” and clearly took precedence over the historic meeting between Trump and Kim.

Hayes Brown • One month ago

Russia’s Funeral Business Is Shady As Hell. The Journalist Who Exposed It Wound Up Behind Bars.

Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist in Russia, was arrested just hours after his latest story was filed.

Hayes Brown • One month ago

It's Getting Really Hard To Make Progress On LGBTQ Rights At The UN

"Things are getting worse now, unfortunately, rather than better," Karen Pierce, the United Kingdom's ambassador to the UN, told BuzzFeed News.

Hayes Brown • One month ago

Wondering Why Trump Changed His Mind About Bombing Iran? You Are Not Alone.

In the hours since the president nixed a strike on Iran at the last minute, no fewer than five different explanations have come out for the choice.

Hayes Brown • 2 months ago

Egypt's First Democratically Elected President Has Died After Fainting In Court

Mohamed Morsi, 67, was elected in 2012 in the aftermath of the Arab Spring and was ousted during a coup a year later.

Hayes Brown • 2 months ago

The Creator Of HBO's "Chernobyl" Would Love If You Stopped Taking Nuclear Disaster Selfies

"Comport yourself with respect for all who suffered and sacrifice," Craig Mazin subtweeted the tourists visiting the Ukrainian disaster site.

Hayes Brown • 2 months ago

Russia Has Dropped All Charges Against An Investigative Journalist After A Massive Outcry

After Russia’s three major business newspapers all published identical front pages in protest, the government said the charges against journalist Ivan Golunov were being dropped.

Hayes Brown • 2 months ago

Russian Police Arrested And Allegedly Beat A Russian Investigative Journalist

Police claim to have found illegal drugs in Ivan Golunov's Moscow home. His editors at Meduza say that he believes they were planted by the police.

Hayes Brown • 2 months ago

Trump Has Pardoned A Former Soldier Convicted Of Murdering An Iraqi Prisoner

Michael Behenna was 24 in 2008 when he killed an Iraqi during an impromptu interrogation. Oklahoma officials have been pushing to clear his record for years.

Hayes Brown • 3 months ago

An Iranian Boxer Won Her First Official Match. Now She Says She Can't Go Back Home.

Iranian boxer Sadaf Khadem told French sports magazine L'Equipe that she thinks she'll face "interrogations by the morality police and security services" as well if she returns.

Hayes Brown • 4 months ago

These Banners Backing Jon Snow's Battle Against The Army Of The Dead Are Amazing

"The elders of Beirut support Jon Snow in his war against the White Walkers," one banner hanging in Beirut read.

Hayes Brown • 4 months ago

Justin Trudeau Used To Make People Go 😍 — Now It’s More Like 😬

One recent opinion poll had the Canadian prime minister with a lower approval rating than Donald Trump. How did this happen?

Hayes Brown • 4 months ago