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    Protesters troll Mike Pence with dance party

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  • Qatar’s Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim: ‘Two Hamad regime’ leading country to chaos

    Qatar’s Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim: ‘Two Hamad regime’ leading country to chaos

    Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim is the son of Sheikh Suhaim bin Hamad bin Abdullah al-Thani. "The 'two-Hamad regime' is leading the people of Qatar to chaos," Sheikh Sultan said, referring to both former Qatar Emir Hamad bin Khalifa and Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber, Qatar’s former foreign and prime minister.

  • US issues World Cup terror threat, says Russia venues ‘attractive targets’

    US issues World Cup terror threat, says Russia venues ‘attractive targets’

    The US State Department warned Americans on Friday that terrorists may target World Cup venues in Russia, which is hosting the month-long soccer tournament, but it did not point to any specific threat. "Large-scale international events such as the World Cup present an attractive target for terrorists," the department said in a travel advisory. "Although security for the World Cup will be extensive, terrorists may seek to attack event locations such as stadiums and Fan Fest viewing areas, tourist sites, transportation hubs, and other public venues," it said. As with previous advisories, the State Department urged Americans to reconsider travel to Russia in general due to the threat of terrorism, and because of possible harassment and extortion from law enforcement and other officials.

  • BBC News

    'Surprise' as teenager catches cowpox

    A 15-year-old boy has surprised doctors by contracting cowpox, a historical disease now so rare it has not been seen in Wales for more than a decade. The teenager, who lives on the Wrexham-Cheshire border, developed lesions on his hands after feeding calves. Public Health Wales said the last reported human case in Wales was some 10 to 15 years ago. Cowpox was more common in the 18th Century when milking maids often caught it. The virus, which is not contagious from person to person, has all but disappeared because industrial farming methods mean less people milk cows by hand. Now it is very rare in both humans and animals, according to Public Health Wales, with feral cats most likely to catch

  • CNN

    Brie Larson doesn't hate white dudes, but wants more diversity among film critics

    (CNN)Brie Larson used an acceptance speech Wednesday to address the need for more inclusion among movie reviewers. The "Captain Marvel" star received the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film at The 2018 Crystal + Lucy Awards and used her time at the podium to discuss a lack of diversity in film criticism. "It wasn't made for him," Larson said. "I want to know what that film meant to women of color, to biracial women, to teen women of color, to teens that are biracial.

  • CNN

    Roseanne Barr insists her controversial tweet was about anti-Semitism

    But Barr tweeted Wednesday that she was really tweeting about anti-Semitism. "Rod Serling wrote Planet of The Apes," Barr said on Twitter. "It was about anti-semitism. That is what my tweet referred to -- the anti semitism of the Iran deal. Low IQ ppl can think whatever they want." Serling, creator of the "Twilight Zone," co-wrote the script for the original 1968 film, an adaptation of the 1963 novel by Pierre Boulle. The star tweeted that she's doing well, working on sorting out what led to the controversy and watching a new Malcolm X documentary directed by her friend and former campaign manager Thomas Muhammad. (The star made a presidential run in 2012.) "1) I want u all2 know I'm fine. I've

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    'Dancing With the Stars' pros Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson engaged

    "Dancing With the Stars" pros Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson announced their engagement Thursday. "I knew the moment I met you, you were the man of my dreams and I wanted to be with you forever," Johnson said in a caption of photos on Instagram showing Chmerkovskiy popping the question.