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An artist sold a banana duct-taped to the wall for $120,000. On Sunday, someone tore the fruit off the wall and ate it.
An artist sold a banana duct-taped to the wall for $120,000. On Sunday, someone tore the fruit off the wall and ate it.

This week, Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan displayed a piece of art titled "Comedian" at a gallery in Miami. Then someone ate it off the wall.

John Kerry Endorses Joe Biden for President to Fix
John Kerry Endorses Joe Biden for President to Fix 'the World that Donald Trump has Smashed Apart'

Former secretary of state John Kerry endorsed Joe Biden for President on Thursday, citing Biden's performance serving as vice president in the Obama administration as proof that he has what it takes to defeat President Trump."The world is broken," Kerry told The Washington Post. "Our politics are broken. The country faces extraordinary challenges. And I believe very deeply that Joe Biden's character, his ability to persevere, his decency and the experiences that he brings to the table are critical to the moment. The world has to be put back together, the world that Donald Trump has smashed apart."Kerry's announcement comes a week after news broke that former president Barack Obama...

UPDATE 3-U.S. says Iran may have killed more than 1,000 in recent protests

Speaking at a press briefing at the U.S. State Department, Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran, said among those killed were at least a dozen children and "many thousands of Iranians" were also wounded. "As the truth is trickling out of Iran, it appears the regime could have murdered over a thousand Iranian citizens since the protests began," Hook told reporters.

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Here's how Trump could be impeached, removed from office, and still win re-election in 2020

After removing a president, the Senate must separately vote by simple majority to prevent them from holding a federal office in the future.

Private investigators focused on frat party in Cornell University freshman
Private investigators focused on frat party in Cornell University freshman's death

Another element of the parents' search for answers is the history of Cornell student suicides connected to the gorges in Ithaca.

Cruise ship captain charged in deadly Danube River collision
Cruise ship captain charged in deadly Danube River collision

The captain of a cruise ship involved in a May 2019 collision on the Danube River in which 28 people were killed has been charged for his alleged responsibility in the incident and should be sentenced to nine years in prison, prosecutors in Hungary said Thursday. The 64-year-old captain of the Viking Sigyn river cruise ship, identified only as Yuriy C., was charged by Budapest prosecutors with negligent endangerment of water traffic leading to a fatal mass catastrophe, and 35 counts of failing to give assistance. Only seven of the 33 South Korean tourists aboard the Hableany (Mermaid) sightseeing boat survived the nighttime collision.

Giuliani Targeted Ukrainian President Zelensky
Giuliani Targeted Ukrainian President Zelensky's Top Aide

Evan Vucci/AP/ShutterstockRudy Giuliani didn't just push the Ukrainian government to announce investigations that would boost President Donald Trump's political prospects. The former New York mayor-who is not part of the U.S. government-also raised concerns to Ukrainian officials about a senior aide to President Volodymyr Zelensky, according to American and Ukrainian sources familiar with his comments. That aide, Andriy Bohdan, previously worked for an oligarch who had sparred with Giuliani's then-allies Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman. Giuliani's comments led Ukrainian officials to believe he was pushing for the aide's ouster. A Zelensky administration official familiar with the discussions...

In 1969, a Rocket Almost Sunk the Aircraft Carrier USS Enterprise
In 1969, a Rocket Almost Sunk the Aircraft Carrier USS Enterprise

A terrible accident.

Dubai police adding Tesla
Dubai police adding Tesla's new Cybertruck to their fleet?

After a botched demonstration of the Cybertruck's armor glass windows - which shattered - the Dubai Police still seem impressed with Elon Musks' latest invention

Obama Chides Biden over Failure to Connect to Iowa Voters:
Obama Chides Biden over Failure to Connect to Iowa Voters: 'You Know Who Really Doesn't Have It? Joe Biden'

President Barack Obama reportedly took a swipe at his former vice president Joe Biden during a recent meeting with a Democratic presidential candidate, saying that Biden "really doesn't have it" in establishing a bond with the electorate, especially in Iowa.In the course of counseling an unnamed Democratic primary candidate, Obama emphasized the importance of connecting on a personal level with Iowa voters, drawing on the relationship he established with early primary state voters in 2008, and explaining that he "doesn't have it" anymore because such a connection withers over time."And you know who really doesn't have it? Joe Biden," he went on to say, according to a...

Federal prosecutors are reportedly probing whether Rudy Giuliani acted as an
Federal prosecutors are reportedly probing whether Rudy Giuliani acted as an 'unregistered foreign agent'

According to reports, investigators have widened their investigation to probe Giuliani's firm in connection with possible criminal offences.

13 dead, hundreds hurt as powerful earthquake jolts Albania
13 dead, hundreds hurt as powerful earthquake jolts Albania

Durrës (Albania) (AFP) - Albanian rescuers were digging through rubble as desperate survivors trapped in toppled buildings cried out for help Tuesday after the strongest earthquake in decades claimed at least 13 lives. The 6.4 magnitude quake struck at 3:54 am local time (0254 GMT), with an epicentre 34 kilometres (about 20 miles) northwest of the capital Tirana in the Adriatic Sea, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre. A total of 13 people have now been found dead, according to the defence ministry, while around 38 people have been rescued alive.

Grandfather charged in girl
Grandfather charged in girl's cruise ship death says he's colorblind

Salvatore "Sam" Anello said he blamed Royal Caribbean for the death of his granddaughter in an exclusive interview with CBS News

Global temperature rises could bring
Global temperature rises could bring 'destructive' effects, U.N. says

Global temperatures could rise sharply this century with "wide-ranging and destructive" consequences after greenhouse gas emissions hit record levels last year, international climate experts warned on Tuesday. The head of the World Meteorological Organization said global temperatures could rise by 3-5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels this century - more than three times agreed limits - if nothing is done to stop rising emissions. Greenhouse gas emissions surged to a record level last year, the United Nations said in its "Emissions Gap Report", released ahead of U.N. climate talks in Madrid next week aimed at spurring world leaders to limit climate change.

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Pope's cousin takes star turn in Thailand as papal whisperer

She made him wait for her while she chatted with Thailand's king and queen. Sister Ana Rosa Sivori has taken something of a star turn during her second cousin's visit to Thailand, assuming an unprecedented role for a woman as papal whisperer and translator, who doesn't seem fazed that her charge is Pope Francis. Not so Sivori, who treats Francis with the respect owed a pope but nevertheless displays the confidence of a nun who has spent more than a half-century ministering to Thailand's faithful.

Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender as university siege nears end
Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender as university siege nears end

At least eight protesters who had been holding out at a trashed Hong Kong university surrendered early on Friday, while others searched for escape routes past riot police who surrounded the campus but said there was no deadline for ending the standoff. The siege at the Polytechnic University on the Kowloon peninsula appeared to be nearing an end with the number of protesters dwindling to a few dozen, days after some of the worst violence since anti-government demonstrations escalated in June. Hong Kong's new police chief, Chris Tang, who took up the post this week, urged those remaining inside to come out.

The Impeachment Hearings Have Been Useless
The Impeachment Hearings Have Been Useless

Democrats on the Intelligence Committee have spent the vast majority of their impeachment hearings trying to persuade voters that bureaucrats believe Donald Trump is impulsive, self-serving, and misguided -- all of which is unsurprising, and completely irrelevant to the matter at hand.Quite often, in fact, the most breathless coverage of these tedious hearings has absolutely nothing to do with the allegedly impeachable offenses of quid pro quo or "bribery" -- or whatever focus group-tested terminology Democrats are deploying today. Take the newest blockbuster witness, Fiona Hill, a Russia expert whose testimony nearly every outlet promised would be "explosive." She "lashes Rs for siding w...

Biden courts Southern black mayors for 2020 endorsements
Biden courts Southern black mayors for 2020 endorsements

Joe Biden met Thursday with a group of Southern black mayors representing millions of voters in urban centers who could play a key role in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. A day after the latest presidential debate in Atlanta, Biden was joined by the city's mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, who has already endorsed him as the party's nominee. "This is about winning," Bottoms told the group.

A Siege in Hong Kong Heralds a New Phase of Protest
A Siege in Hong Kong Heralds a New Phase of Protest

For almost six months, the unrest in Hong Kong has followed a rhythm. But in November, the struggle took a sudden and dangerous new turn.


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