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French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and US President Donald Trump at the G20 meeting in Hamburg, northern Germany, in July 2017.

The most powerful countries on earth in 2020, ranked

US News & World Report ranked nations by their level of power, with many countries seeing their position shift amid instability and political changes.

Barron Trump is really tall, and people are joking he could be a future NBA star

The 13-year-old was pictured towering over his six feet, three inch father as he boarded Marine One on Friday.
Iranians tear up a US flag during a demonstration in Tehran on January 3, 2020 following the killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guards Major General Qasem Soleimani.

Trump has killed the Iran nuclear deal, and nobody can revive it

This week Britain, France, and Germany activated a dispute mechanism in the 2015 deal in an attempt to re-commit it to the agreement. They will fail.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an event to announce new guidance on constitutional prayer in public schools inside the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 16, 2020.

Trump reportedly picked his impeachment defense team based on how well he thinks they can perform on TV

Trump on Friday announced a legal team including long-time TV defender Alan Dershowitz, and former Clinton impeachment lawyer Kenneth Starr.
A Syria Civil Defence member carries a wounded child in the besieged town of Hamoria in Eastern Ghouta on Janauary 6, 2018.

These 10 countries face the biggest humanitarian crises in 2020

The International Rescue Committee has published its annual "Emergency Watchlist" to highlight the work facing world leaders and aid workers.
A man leaves a medical center in Wuhan, China, where at least one patient died after contracting a new and little-understood respiratory virus.

A mysterious and deadly virus from China could have infected 35 times more people than official totals, scientists warn

Airports in the US and parts of Asia have started screening travellers from Wuhan, central China, in the hope of stopping the disease from spreading.
Disney rebranded 20th Century Fox to 20th Century Studios. This is not the new logo.

Disney is scrubbing the word ‘Fox’ from 20th Century Fox, chipping away at Rupert Murdoch’s legacy

The move appears to be designed to distance the famous movie studio as much as possible from Murdoch and his controversial Fox News network.
A composite image showing Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the character Jaskier from Netflix series "The Witcher," who sings the song "Toss a Coin to Your Witcher."

Elon Musk has had the viral song from ‘The Witcher’ stuck in his head for at least a week

"Toss a Coin to Your Witcher" has been repeated millions of times since emerging from episode 2 of the Netflix series. Musk is among its famous fans.
According to images posted on social media, Shifa al-Nima was captured and transported by security forces in the back of a truck.

An ISIS preacher captured in Iraq was apparently so overweight that police had to take him away in the back of a pickup truck

Shifa al-Nima was captured in the Mansour neighborhood of Mosul by the Nineveh police command, according to Iraqi police.
US Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris photographed at the ambassador's residence in Seoul on January 16, 2020.

The US ambassador to South Korea is defending his mustache from allegations it signals US disrespect or Japanese colonial rule

The Korea Times reported that Harry Harris' mustache had faced criticism amid US-South Korea tensions over troop costs and Japan's colonial legacy.