Taylor Swift announces new album ‘Reputation’

(CNN)After days of dropping a series of slithering clues, the Taylor Swift surprise machine has struck again. Exactly how her teases tie into her album’s overall theme is not yet clear, but they could be a reference to her complicated history with the animal. Swift’s post announcing the album also

I Went To North Korea: What You’ve Heard Vs. What I Saw

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Trump’s latest retweet is baffling on so many levels you just have to scream

Image: AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK Donald Trump has proven to have absolutely zero restraint or common sense when it comes to his social media posts, but today he took the his Twitter habit to a whole new level. On Thursday morning, the U.S. president retweeted an eclipse meme of himself, as a white

Jay Thomas, ‘Cheers’ actor, dead at 69

(CNN)Jay Thomas, a comic and character actor whose credits include roles on “Cheers” and “Murphy Brown,” has died after a battle with cancer, according to his publicist Tom Estey. Thomas was 69. “I loved Jay,” Letterman told CNN in a statement. “His Lone Ranger story was the best I heard

Edinburgh Zoo panda ‘believed to be pregnant’ – BBC News

She had previously given birth to twins in China but all attempts to produce a cub at Edinburgh Zoo have failed. ‘Difficult process’ A spokesman for RZSS Edinburgh Zoo said: “Giant panda breeding is a very complicated process but we believe that Tian Tian is pregnant. “Although a specific date

Chile Stops Billion-Dollar Mining Project To Protect Rare Humboldt Penguins

In a rare victory for the environment, conservation, and penguins, the Chilean government has pulled the plug on a hugely controversial mining mega-project that was set to cause havoc with the area’s habitat and wildlife, especially its much-loved Humboldt penguins. The Dominga Project is a proposed $2.5 billion copper and iron

John Kasich NOT encouraged by Trump’s Phoenix speech

Count Ohio governor and former GOP presidential candidate John Kasich among those who are critical of President Trump’s speech last night in Arizona: I've repeatedly encouraged POTUS to unite our country. It was disappointing that last night in Phoenix, he once again refused. 1/ — John Kasich (@JohnKasich) August 23,

Fans Are RATTLED By Taylor Swift’s Album Announcement! See The Reactions To Reputation!

1989 was the year of the snake — and so is 2017, apparently! A year after being branded a ~snake~ by her public enemies — and subsequently the entire internet — Taylor Swift is officially owning her reptilian nature! On Wednesday, the pop star completed her slithering social media clues

Grenfell Tower survivor gains top GCSE grades – BBC News

GCSE passes dip after tougher exams Grenfell Tower pupils enjoy ‘good day’ In the days after the fire, Ines missed exams in history, RE and physics which has affected her overall grades. “I wish I did more, but then again, I don’t know… For the exams I missed, I didn’t