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107,387 2,545 ‘South Park’ episode banned in China screened on Hong Kong streets
submitted 1 week, 4 days ago
106,757 9,820 Impeachment Proceedings to be started against Donald Trump
submitted 3 weeks, 6 days ago
103,928 4,840 Protester shot in chest by live police round during Hong Kong National Day protests
submitted 2 weeks, 6 days ago
102,397 4,194 Superstar German DJ ‘permanently banned’ from China for liking a ‘South Park’ tweet
submitted 1 week, 2 days ago
102,213 5,272 Scientists discover China has been secretly emitting banned ozone-depleting gas
submitted 5 months ago
100,765 2,805 Alan Turing, World War Two codebreaker and mathematician, will be the face of new Bank of England £50 note
submitted 3 months, 1 week ago
99,675 4,482 'South Park' declares 'F--- the Chinese government' in 300th episode after the show was banned in China
submitted 1 week, 4 days ago
98,311 6,686 Trump provoked ‘stunned silence’ by shouting ‘where’s my favorite dictator’ at meeting with Egyptian officials: report
submitted 1 month, 1 week ago
97,654 5,937 “Please save your praise. We don’t want it,” Swedish Climate Activist Greta Thunberg told the USA Senate Climate Change Task Force. “Don’t invite us here to tell us how inspiring we are without doing anything about it because it doesn’t lead to anything.”
submitted 1 month ago
92,220 5,429 Hong Kong police are spraying protesters with blue-dye water cannons to mark them for arrest later
submitted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
90,194 8,339 Iran's president says Trump White House 'afflicted by mental retardation'
submitted 3 months, 4 weeks ago
88,618 3,860 Ships owned by cruise giant - Carnival Corporation - emit 10 times more air pollution than all of Europe’s cars
submitted 4 months ago
88,373 3,401 Top Climate Scientist Quits USDA, Accuses Trump Administration of Trying to Bury Research
submitted 2 months, 2 weeks ago
88,174 6,338 China harvesting organs of Uighur Muslims, The China Tribunal tells UN. They were "cut open while still alive for their kidneys, livers, hearts, lungs, cornea and skin to be removed and turned into commodities for sale," the report said.
submitted 3 weeks, 2 days ago
87,646 6,926 German locals purchase town's entire beer supply ahead of far-right music festival: "We wanted to dry the Nazis out"
submitted 3 months, 4 weeks ago
87,014 5,251 Chaos and bloodshed in Hong Kong district as hundreds of masked men assault protesters, journalists, residents.
submitted 3 months ago
85,586 2,162 Porn Sites in Hong Kong Shut Down to Encourage People to Protest
submitted 4 months, 1 week ago
85,131 3,318 Woman who accused Indian politician of rape hit by truck after father dies in police station
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
82,531 3,194 Blizzard Doesn't Respect the Human Rights of Its Customers, Major Rights Organization Says
submitted 1 week, 2 days ago
81,547 3,063 African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone: It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent
submitted 3 months, 2 weeks ago
81,461 4,545 On the Hottest Day in the History of France, Police Tear-Gas Peaceful Climate Change Protesters in Paris
submitted 3 months, 3 weeks ago
80,114 5,366 Amazon warehouse workers around the world are striking for Prime Day - Thousands of workers at Amazon fulfillment centers and warehouses around the globe are going on strike today to bring attention to the working conditions they endure
submitted 3 months, 1 week ago
79,582 8,201 Prince Charles spent 75 minutes longer than scheduled trying to convince Donald Trump of the dangers of climate change but the president still insisted the US was “clean” and blamed other nations for the crisis.
submitted 4 months, 2 weeks ago
79,465 3,697 Blizzard bans 3 more 'Hearthstone' players for holding up pro-Hong Kong protest signs during a livestream
submitted 4 days, 15 hours ago
79,266 4,897 Prince Andrew groped young woman at flat belonging to billionaire paedophile, court documents allege | The Independent
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
79,001 4,023 Hong Kong Protesters Burn LeBron James Jerseys After China Comments
submitted 6 days, 15 hours ago
78,489 2,703 Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to announce formal withdrawal of the extradition bill, meeting at least one key demand of protesters
submitted 1 month, 2 weeks ago
78,480 3,765 House votes 251-170 adopting bipartisan provision that would require President Trump to get approval from congress before striking Iran
submitted 3 months, 1 week ago
78,402 3,709 Less Than 24 Hours After Saying 'Time to Bring 'Em Home,' Trump Orders 1,800 US Troops to Saudi Arabia: "Remember when Donald Trump tweeted that he was 'trying to end the endless wars?' That was yesterday."
submitted 1 week, 3 days ago
78,261 5,813 Disaster is unfolding in Syria as videos emerge of US allies being slaughtered and hundreds of ISIS prisoners escape during airstrikes
submitted 1 week, 1 day ago
77,735 6,782 Uk Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation
submitted 5 months ago
77,376 1,705 Despite heavy rain, threats from Beijing, and weeks of clashes with the police, hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday for the 11th weekend in a row.
submitted 2 months ago
76,446 6,402 US Diplomat's wife flees the UK and hides behind diplomatic immunity after killing 19 year old in a head on collision.
submitted 2 weeks, 2 days ago
76,421 2,587 Twitter ran paid ads from China's state news media criticising the Hong Kong protests
submitted 2 months ago
76,238 3,289 Republicans side with Deomcrats to block Trump's billions of dollars worth of arm sales to Saudi Arabia
submitted 4 months ago
75,017 7,303 Leaked Draft of Trump Executive Order to 'Censor the Internet' Denounced as Dangerous, Unconstitutional Edict: "In practice, this executive order would mean that whichever political party is in power could dictate what speech is allowed on the Internet."
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
73,624 5,528 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg says meeting with Trump would be a "waste": "Why should I waste time talking to him when he, of course, is not going to listen to me?"
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
73,179 3,275 Hong Kong protesters plan to withdraw as much money as possible from their banks or change their currency into US dollars, both to protect their own assets and to show the mainland that the semiautonomous island is more than just a cash cow.
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
72,554 4,966 Massive "I Love America" Facebook page, pushing pro-Trump propaganda, is run by Ukrainians
submitted 4 weeks ago
72,214 3,237 61% of Canadians want government to take action on climate change even if economy suffers: poll
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
72,065 3,538 'Mulan' faces boycott in Korea after Chinese actress Liu Yifei's 'support' for Hong Kong protester crackdown
submitted 2 months ago
71,601 4,199 Hong Kong protests: Video shows paramilitary forces assembling in Shenzhen
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
71,030 3,407 Hong Kong government to announce new law banning masks during public assemblies
submitted 2 weeks, 4 days ago
69,663 726 Endangered rhino numbers ‘soar by 1,000%’ in Tanzania after crackdown on poaching gangs - And elephant populations have risen by nearly half in five years, thanks to a blitz on illegal ivory hunters, the president’s office said.
submitted 3 months, 1 week ago
68,993 2,672 The UK ambassador forced to resign after he called Trump 'inept' and 'incompetent' is being made a Lord
submitted 1 month, 1 week ago
68,735 4,286 Former White House ethics director on Trump giving his own hotel G7 contract: ‘We have reached the bottom.There is no level of corruption greater than a President participating in the award of a contract to himself'
submitted 2 days, 16 hours ago
68,107 4,528 Satellite images reveal China is destroying Muslim graveyards where generations of Uighur families are buried and replaces them with car parks and playgrounds 'to eradicate the ethnic group's identity'
submitted 1 week, 5 days ago
67,573 8,433 Trump dismisses need for climate change action: 'We have the cleanest water we've ever had, we have the cleanest air'
submitted 3 months, 3 weeks ago
67,357 5,035 Iranian president asserts 'wherever America has gone, terrorism has expanded'
submitted 3 weeks, 6 days ago
67,273 2,808 David Attenborough has highlighted Australia as an “extraordinary” example of a country where people in power remained climate change deniers despite the country facing some of the worst effects of global heating.
submitted 3 months, 1 week ago