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A map showing where Branson plans to stage his concert to raise money for Venezuela.

Nicolás Maduro is waging a bizarre contest with Richard Branson to see who can stage the best pop concert — as Venezuela crumbles

Branson is planning a huge concert just outside Venezuela to raise money for the crisis-hit country. Maduro responded by announcing a rival concert.
One of 5 emojis which can be added to the end of the official Queensland number plate from March 1, 2019.

Australia is letting people use emojis as an official part of their car license plates

People in Queensland, Australia, can only choose the emojis "laughing out loud," "winking face," "cool sunglasses," "heart eyes," and "smiley face."
Mansur the bear surveys the airfield from atop a ladder next to a plane under repair at the Oreshkovo airfield. His minders — a group of Russian pilots — are trying to raise money to house and feed him.

A group of pilots in Russia adopted a wild bear, and launched a crowdfunding campaign to feed him and build him a home

Pilots in Russia's Oreshkovo airfield adopted Mansur the bear in 2016. He's now getting so big the pilots need more money to feed and house him.
Trump and Kim Jong Un at their first summit, in Singapore in June 2018.

A Vietnamese barber shop right next to Trump and Kim Jong Un’s next summit is offering free Trump and Kim-style haircuts

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet in Hanoi on February 27 and 28. The owner of a salon offering free cuts said Kim's style is "more popular."
Shamima Begum in a BBC interview on February 18, 2019. She has been trying to return to Britain with her newborn baby.

Britain is stripping a teen ISIS bride of her citizenship, and she could end up in a country she says she’s never been to

Shamima Begum, now 19, left east London in 2015 to join ISIS with two friends. She wants to return to Britain but authorities say she is a threat.

Roger Stone apologized to a judge for posting an Instagram photo of her face next to a crosshairs

Roger Stone apologized for the image of US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson but said it did not show a crosshairs and was not meant as a threat.
Lagerfeld at the end of Chanel's Spring/Summer 2019 women's ready-to-wear collection show during Paris Fashion Week in October 2018.

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85

The German couturier died in Paris on Tuesday morning, his fashion company confirmed. "The world has lost an icon," it said.
A map showing the 16 states that filed a lawsuit against Trump's national emergency declaration on Monday.

16 states are suing Trump for declaring a national emergency over his border wall: ‘A constitutional crisis of his own making’

The states say President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to unlock more funds to build his wall is unconstitutional.
A still from a video that shows black snow on the ground in Russia.

A Russian region dependent on coal power is so polluted that its snow turned black

Towns in Siberia's coal-producing Kemerovo region have been covered in black snow during February 2019.
A composite image of RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Russia’s RT attacks Facebook for suspending 4 viral news channels that broadcast Kremlin talking points to millennials

Facebook on Friday suspended channels that broadcast videos critical of US policy that were indirectly funded by the Russia government.