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With the return of Twitter Blue, users can now edit tweets and upload high-definition video in exchange for a monthly charge and a blue checkmark. However, Apple consumers will pay a higher price. Yes, Twitter blue is relaunching at higher price for Apple users.
France is going to make condoms free for young people aged 18-25. President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday (Dec 9) that, starting in 2023, anybody under the age of 25 will have free access to condoms in pharmacies.
Iran carries out first known execution of a prisoner over protests. Media says that Mohsen Shekari was hanged on Thursday (Dec 8) morning after a Revolutionary Court found him guilty of "moharebeh," which means "enmity against God." He was charged with being a "rioter" who, in September, blocked a major street in Tehran and injured a paramilitary soldier with a machete.
The entire globe mourns the historic and devastating Halloween Crush in South Korea, which killed 149 people and injured another 150 on October 29. Here is the latest headline related to this tragedy: Two ex-cops in Seoul arrested over historical and deadly Halloween crush.
Oxford Dictionary chooses ‘Goblin Mode’ as its word of the year. The public has selected that phrase when asked to describe 2022 in one word. Oxford Dictionaries said on Monday (Dec 5) that the word of the year was chosen by an online vote. So, Oxford Dictionary chooses ‘Goblin Mode’ as its word of the year.
Harry and Meghan Netflix docuseries trailer releases. The documentary series "Harry & Meghan" on Netflix now has a release date, and it's coming sooner than you would have anticipated. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will appear in volumes one and two of the six-episode docuseries as Harry and Meghan Netflix docuseries trailer will premiere this Thursday and Dec. 15.
Iranian forces kill anti-government protester celebrating football team loss. Security personnel reportedly shot and killed a man in northern Iran during anti-government protestors' open celebrations after the country's football team lost to the United States on Tuesday.
US lawmakers get access to Donald Trump's tax returns. Former President Donald Trump turned over his tax returns to a House committee after losing a lengthy legal battle to keep them sealed.
Photos released by state media on Sunday show that Kim Jong Un's daughter appeared in public for the second time at an event over the weekend. The North's official Korean Central News Agency quoted her again, saying that she and Kim posed for photos with scientists, officials, and other people involved in the launch of the Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile.
Japan fans stayed late to help clean the World Cup arena. Because of their fine work, many people express their happiness after seeing numerous photos of them picking up trash while carrying a garbage bag. The Japanese football fans helped clean up after the first game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Monday, when Qatar played Ecuador.
Kim Jong Un's daughter was seen for the first time in public. Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, showed the world his daughter for the first time on Saturday. He did this with striking photos of the two of them watching the launch of the country's largest ballistic missile.
Hollywood has been captivated by tales of criminal masterminds in historical jewel heists, rubies, and emeralds in spectacular heists for decades. But a raid on a castle vault in Germany this week showed that real jewelry thefts do happen, which is a sad fact.
The UK witnessed the biggest meteor shower of the year yesterday night. Even if the dark nights have definitely arrived, there is still hope if you are ready to look up at the night sky.
Going on vacation is a fantastic way to get away from problems, but it seems that instead of bringing them enjoyment, their trip caused them to feel extremely anxious due to the illness spreading aboard the cruise ship. This happens on a cruise ship carrying COVID-positive passengers docked in Sydney, Australia.
Say farewell to iconic 114-year-old Japanese candy Sakuma's drop. Sakumaseika Co., a candy company in Tokyo best known for its famous Sakuma's Drops, which were featured in the hit anime movie Grave of the Fireflies, has decided to close on January 20, 2019. Netizens are mourning the loss of this popular candy as a result of this sad news.
Imagine winning the biggest lottery jackpot in history, only to lose roughly a third of it to taxes. The same happened with a lottery winner. 2.04 billion dollars lottery winner could only get almost 628 million dollars after taxes.
Have you heard of a new open-source social network aside from Twitter? Now, thousands of users opting for alternative social media from Twitter to Mastodon. Why do users jump on this platform?
The new theme park in Central Japan has finally opened its doors to Ghibli fans on Tuesday. On the premises of the 2005 Expo in Nagakute City, Aichi Prefecture, three portions of Ghibli Park, "Ghibli's Grand Warehouse," "Hill of Youth," and "Dondoko Forest," opened to visitors at 10 a.m.
Hundreds killed and injured in Seoul Halloween stampede. When did this happen? This happened on October 29, 2022.
Rishi Sunak wins the UK prime minister's race after the dramatic resignation of Liz Truss as the former chancellor. Because of this news, the Indian nation celebrates Sunak's victory. British politician Rishi Sunak previously held the positions of Conservative Party leader, Treasury's chief secretary, and Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Watch the video and read this article if you want to see Jen Psakis response when asked about Trump praising Putin. Jen Psaki, the press secretary for the White House, criticized Donald Trump for endorsing Vladimir Putin's invasion of a portion of Ukraine and for describing it as "genius" and "smart." Jennifer Rene Psaki is an American political advisor who served as the 34th White House press secretary in Joe Biden's administration from 2021 to 2022.
A 12-year-old girl discovered dead in a container that shocked Parisians and many parents on Friday. The girl, whose dead body was found in a box in the courtyard of her apartment building, was identified as Lola Daviet, and she had spent the day normally at school.
The police sniper positioned himself between his colleagues' legs while shooting the hostage taker. The police sniper is named Captain Zeng Hao and is actually an officer of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT). Because of his bravery, he later received an award. However, he admitted that it was the first time he had shot a suspect, which put a lot of pressure on him.
There seems to be something fishy going on! Recently, the two men faced criminal charges during the Lake Erie Fishing Tournament. A report by Mark Gillispie of the Associated Press said that the two men were Jacob Runyan and Chase Cominski. They were arrested and charged with felony cheating, attempted grand theft, and possession of criminal tools, as well as misdemeanor counts of illegally owning wild animals.