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!”
We’re Tracking Misinformation About The Migrant Caravan Headed To The US
Misinformation about the migrant caravan started as soon as it entered the news cycle.
A Newspaper Banned In China Is Now One Of Trump's Biggest Defenders
The Epoch Times, a newspaper with links to the Falun Gong movement, is the purest outlet of the Trump movement.
An American Grad Student Will Be Allowed To Study In Israel After Spending Weeks In Detention
Lara Alqasem was detained on Oct. 2 upon landing in Israel, despite obtaining a visa to study at Hebrew University.
There's Audio Of Jamal Khashoggi Being Tortured Before His Death, According To New Reports
The new claims come one day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the Saudi leadership.
The Former President Of Iran Quoted Tupac To Troll The US
"It's time to fight back that's what Huey said. Two shots in the dark, now Huey's dead."
Trump Said “Rogue Killers” May Have Been To Blame For Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance
“It sounded like it might have been rogue killers, who knows — we’re going to try getting to the bottom of it very soon,” the president told reporters.
Trump Doesn’t Want To Halt Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia Over Missing Journalist Jamal Khashoggi
“This took place in Turkey and to the best of our knowledge, Khashoggi is not a US citizen,” Trump told reporters.
An American Grad Student Has Spent More Than A Week Detained In An Israeli Airport
Lara Alqasem, a grad student whose grandparents are Palestinian, has spent more than a week in detention appealing her deportation.