BREAKING: Several prominent Russians, some in President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle or high in the Russian Orthodox Church, now have been identified as having contact with @NRA officials during the 2016 U.S. election campaign.
[Shaun King] BREAKING: Several star @NFL players have told me they are considering sitting out the season until the de facto ban of Eric Reid and Colin Kaepernick is removed and both men are given spots back on rosters. They aim to get 25% of the players to sit out with them.
Cate Campbell of Australia gets annoyed that she broke the Commonwealth Games Record in the 100m Freestyle Semifinal. She's annoyed because breaking a Games Record automatically triggers a drug test.
TIL Eminem set the Guiness World Record with "Rap God" for most words in a hit single. The song has a record breaking 1560 words in 6 minutes 4 seconds and averaging 4.28 words per second. One section of the song features 97 words in 15 seconds at 6.5 words per second.
Senator Markey: BREAKING: The Senate just voted to restore Net Neutrality! We won. To all of those who kept fighting and didn’t get discouraged: you did this. You raised your voices and we heard you. Thank you. Now the fight continues. On to the House!
Breaking: Channel 4 just announced they’re airing another undercover film tomorrow where Cambridge Analytica say they won the election for Donald Trump and describe how. This is a car crash airing live on TV.
Nestlé, Mars and Hershey 'breaking promises over palm oil use' - This year’s Halloween confectionery will contain palm oil grown on land that should lawfully be habitat to orangutans, rhinos and clouded leopards, despite commitment to clean up supply chains
In a rare example of breaking with diplomatic niceties, the PM of Denmark is publicly urging President Trump to respond to the outcry that has followed the latest mass shooting in the U.S. Lars Lokke Rasmussen said Trump needs to listen to the students demonstrating in support of tighter gun control
Shaquem Griffin was born with amniotic band syndrome affecting his left hand. At age four, his mother found him in the kitchen, attempting to use a butcher's knife to self-amputate his fingers due to the pain. He is currently breaking records at the NFL combine.
TIL Ida Craddock, a 19th century sex educator, wrote pamphlets that advised couples on the importance of foreplay, complications of having too big of a penis, and how to properly rupture the hymen. She later committed suicide after being sentenced to prison for breaking obscenity laws.
US President-elect Donald Trump has spoken directly with the president of Taiwan - breaking with US policy set in 1979 when formal relations were cut. Washington cut formal diplomatic ties with Taiwan in 1979, expressing its support for Beijing's "One China" policy.
🚨 BREAKING FUCKING NEWS 🚨 : LEAKED CALL OF CAROLINE CRYING ''THE BREAKUP WAS FAKE IN JANUARY'' ''WE'VE BEEN TOGETHER THE ENTIRE FUCKING TIME'' - ''HE BOUGHT THIS RESORT FOR ME BECAUSE HE CHEATED ON ME IN MISSOURI'' CONFIRMED DATING ALL ALONG LMFAO HOLY SHIT
Hangover pill - Inspired by the body’s approach for breaking down alcohol, researchers use 3 natural enzymes to convert alcohol into harmless molecules that are then excreted. Tests on inebriated mice decreased the blood alcohol level by 45% in just 4 hours compared to mice with no treatment.
TIL that Philadelphia outfielder Richie Ashburn once fouled off 14 pitches in a row. One foul bowl struck a woman, breaking her nose. While being carried off the field, she was struck by another foul ball hit by Richie during the same at-bat.
BREAKING: Arsenal to appoint Unai Emery as new manager. Thorough process produced 46yo Spaniard as unanimous choice. Available after leaving #PSG (1 Lg1 title, 4 cups), previously Sevilla (3 EL wins), not fluent English. Announcement + press conference likely later this week #AFC
BREAKING: CA earns 3-state split on November ballot. VOTE NO! This is split in a way that keeps a large portion of Dem voters in each new state effectively giving Dems more senate seats. VOTE NO!
BREAKING: Two Ebola patients vomiting blood escaped containment, were brought by motorcycle to a religious gathering of at least 50 people. Dozens or hundreds exposed in a city of 1 Million which helps migrants immigrate to Europe, World Health Organization officials have no idea who to quarantine.