A university campus library in Lyon caught fire on Thursday; the blaze was followed by an explosion, according to witnesses. A huge cloud of smoke filled the university library building. According to the local authorities, the explosion was of "accidental origin".
The controversial artwork features McDonald's mascot Ronald McDonald nailed to a cross - something the author views as a touch of consumerism on Christian values. The artist himself, however, asked the museum to withdraw the statue from display after joining a pro-Palestinian movement.
Bogus 1 May editions of The Washington Post filled with anti-Trump stories were handed out in Washington, DC, this week while a website was set up to mimic the influential newspaper. The authors say that the news about Donald Trump's resignation is fantasy rooted in reality.
Anastasia Vashukevich, better known by her nickname Nastya Rybka, has been incarcerated in Thailand since last February on charges of providing sexual services and working without the proper permits. She had claimed to have tapes documenting alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, which both Washington and Moscow had repeatedly denied.
The US Air Force has accumulated an impressive collection of 'enemy' aircraft painted to look suspiciously similar to Russian, Iranian and Chinese planes over the decades, hosting them at bases stretching from Alaska to Florida.
The comments come after German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen claimed last week that a European army is "already taking shape". The statement was preceded by French President Emmanuel Macron urging the creation of what he described as a "true European army".
The bizzare act even involved a group of strangely-clad people standing around in a circle, the report says.
Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal, which was approved by the European Union in late November, was voted down by UK lawmakers on Tuesday. This has triggered concerns that Britain could crash out from the bloc without any trade arrangement, which would be the most damaging scenario for the national economy.
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