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They'll still be there for you (and other news)

How much have you missed?

Here’s a recap of this week. Just click the story to read on!

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Politics

  • Robert Mueller revealed that Michael Flynn, Trump's first National Security Advisor, helped substantially in the Russia Investigation and should serve little to no prison time for lying to federal investigators.
  • GOP senators in Wisconsin rushed to pass bills limiting the power of the incoming democratic governor.
  • Officials are investigating voter fraud in North Carolina after allegations that republicans tampered with absentee ballots.
  • Satellite images have revealed that North Korea has expanded a long-range missile base in spite of Kim Jong Un's talk of denuclearization at the Singapore Summit in June.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co is concerned about plummeting stocks and a potential trade war with China after contradictory and likely fabricated statements by Trump.

Pop culture

  • Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra tied the knot this week with a several-day-long celebration in India that included a blend of events and ceremonies from their respective cultures.
  • Cardi B revealed on Instagram that she and husband Offset have split up.
  • It was revealed earlier this week that Netflix would be removing 'Friends' in 2019. However, after widespread internet backlash, Netflix paid $100M to keep it.
  • Golden Globes nominations are out. Here are the biggest surprises.
  • Ariana Grande is Billboard's Woman of the Year. Duh.
  • After pictures of Travis Scott allegedly cheating on Kylie were released, it was revealed that it was all a YouTube prank.

Humanity

Science says...

  • 5.1 million pounds of raw beef products are being recalled due to a widespread salmonella outbreak in the United States.
  • Researchers say that CO2 emissions are at an all-time high.
  • Next week's UN Summit will focus on international climate negotiations called COP24. Here's what you should know about climate change before the summit begins.
  • A new report says that migrants do not pose a threat to public health, and that the claims that they do are fueled simply by racism.
  • Australian researchers have developed a 10-minute test that can detect cancer in any part of the body.

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