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This Couple Received A Pair Of Pizza Selfies As A Wedding Gift

I dough! (Sorry).<p>The pizza-selfie portraits were like nothing we could have imagined – definitely our most unusual wedding present! We were completely overwhelmed to see our faces on the pizzas, and the guests absolutely loved them. We order Domino's pizza all the time - so it's felt right to …

U.N. Withdraws Invitation To Iran For Syria Peace Talks

The U.N. secretary general was "deeply disappointed" by Iran's refusal to accept the road map to end civil war in Syria, a position that threatened to derail the meeting.<p>Ban was "deeply disappointed" at Iran's statements rejecting a communique adopted by international powers at a 2012 Geneva …

China Has Finally Lifted Its Ban On Lady Gaga

It's about time, China.

Somali pirates hijack first ship since 2012

Somali pirates have seized a cargo ship in their first successful hijacking since 2012<p>Pirates have seized a merchant ship in the Red Sea and have taken it south towards <b>Somali</b> waters, in the first successful hijacking in the region since 2012.<p>The vessel, identified as the MV Marzooqah, sent a …

Gates Weighs in on Privacy Priority - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> i'm back now and i'm here with former defense secretary robert gates . he was head of the cia. he's been making news all week with his new memoir "duty." this is his first interview since obama gave the speech on spying and refors that he's proposing. you've had a good sense of humor about this …

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Iran executes 40 in two weeks: rights group

Iran has executed 40 people since the beginning of 2014, according to Amnesty International, with at least 33 carried out in the past week.<p>The human rights organisation released a <b>statement</b> detailing 21 executions confirmed by Iranian officials, and another 19 that were reported through "reliable …

House Intelligence chairman says Russia may have helped Snowden leak

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday questioned whether Edward Snowden acted alone in leaking details of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs to U.S. and British newspapers last year.<p>Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that the former NSA …

U.S. Could Have Prevented Benghazi Attack, Report Says

The State Department and intelligence agencies could have prevented the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Libya that killed four …

Cartels and Vigilantes Clash in Mexico: Photographs by Jerome Sessini

Jan. 11, 2014. A gunman working for the Knights Templar cartel shot dead by vigilantes in the town of Ant�nez, Michoac�n<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jerome …

Washington D.C. Steps Closer to Decriminalizing Marijuana

A District of Columbia city council panel approved a bill Wednesday that would decriminalize marijuana in the U.S. capital, Reuters reports.<p>If …

Ohio’s Lethal-Injection Experiment

Dennis McGuire<p><i>Updated: Jan. 16, 12:55 p.m.</i><p>Ohio executed condemned inmate Dennis McGuire on Thursday with a controversial two-drug method of lethal …

Rand Paul’s Snapchat Butt Joke

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul joined Snapchat on Wednesday, and apparently when you’re a public figure sending out mass Snapchats to followers, …

Nuclear Triad Continues to Creak

The most vulnerable leg of the Pentagon’s nuclear triad showed deepening rot on Wednesday, as the Air Force announced that 34 of its missile-launch …

Amazon Workers Vote Against Forming Union

A group of Amazon employees voted against forming what would’ve been the company’s first-ever U.S. labor union Wednesday evening, per <i>Businessweek</i>.<p>The …

Federal Government Charges Wal-Mart With Labor Violations

The National Labor Relations Board claimed that the retail chain has fired and punished employees for participating in legally protected activities.<p>"We now we have the opportunity to present the facts of these cases in front of a judge. No reasonable person thinks it's ok for people to come and go …

Iran, World Powers Set Terms For Nuclear Deal

Under details agreed on Sunday, Iran will begin limiting its nuclear program in exchange for some sanctions relief starting Jan. 20.<p>United States and Iranian officials said on Sunday that they had agreed to the details of how to implement a deal over Iran's nuclear program, announcing that the deal …

Egypt Gets Ready To Vote "Yes" For New Constitution Because "No" Isn't Really Seen As An Option

“The fraud, in the case of this vote, was committed long before the actual day of voting,” said one monitor, as Egypt readies to vote this week on their third constitution in three years.<p>CAIRO, Egypt — In two days, school teacher Mona Awad will go to the polling station and vote in favor of Egypt's …

This Lorde Parody Hilariously Captures What It's Like To Be In Your Thirties

"Growing old is so unfair, I just found a gray pubic hair."<p><i>Cuz every song's, like, written by a kid I probably used to babysit<br>Killing it by puberty while I can barely stay fit<br>So unfair that Lorde's a millionaire at seventeen</i><p><i>And everybody's got kids, a mortgage, real responsibility<br>Neck pain, diets,</i> …

A Student Spent Three Months Dancing Across China To A Bruno Mars Song

Trust me on this. This guy has got moves. This guy has really got moves.

White House Says Iran Implementation Agreement Being Kept Secret Because Of The EU

Sen. Mark Kirk calls on the White House to make the document public. Updated with comments from a senior administration official.<p><i>Updated Jan. 13, 11:09 a.m.</i><p>WASHINGTON — The text of an agreement reached Sunday to implement the interim nuclear deal with Iran is not available to the public because the …

Watch A Fully Automatic Electromagnetic Pulse Rifle Demolish A Laptop

Mag-guns are pretty impractical, but they're always fun to fire. Larsplatoon knows first-hand. A few years ago he put together a crazy single-shot …

A Crew Demolished The Wrong House Two Different Times

Look, we all know how it is. You're at work, but your mind is somewhere else. It happens. You can't be too hard on yourself. Ideally your lack of …

Inside Jeff Zucker’s plan to save CNN

PASADENA, CALIF. – A year after taking over as CNN Worldwide president, Jeff Zucker spoke Friday, Jan. 10 at the Television Critics Association’s Winter Press Tour about his plans to right the ship at the flagging news network. While proclaiming that “CNN is not and never will abandon our first and …

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DOJ reaffirms birth control stance

The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that most employers provide contraception in their health plans, even if a company’s owners have religious objections.<p>In arguments filed late Friday, Justice Department lawyers told the court that …

Haiti still in ruins four years after quake

Four years after Haiti was hit by a violent earthquake, the dragging pace of reconstruction is nowhere more apparent than the capital, where its landmark presidential palace and cathedral remain in ruins.<p>Devastation caused by the January 12, 2010 disaster, which killed more than 250,000 people, is …

Powerful cyclone lashes Tonga

A state of emergency remains in effect for two of Tonga's three island groups<p>The South Pacific nation of Tonga has been lashed by a powerful cyclone, destroying homes and ripping roofs from churches and other public buildings in the populous northern islands. At least one person died.<p>An aerial …

Christians killed for faith nearly doubled in 2013, group finds

Rev. Faye Pama Musa knew immediately why suspected Boko Haram militants burst into his home last year as his wife prepared dinner in the family’s northeastern Nigeria home. His stance against Christian persecution in the divided African nation had long made him a target.<p>Musa, who served as the …