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January 14, 2019 9:26 PM Celebrities like Kylie Jenner may be facing an eggs-istential crisis

Jenner’s visual baby announcement racked up about 18 million likes in 11 months. By noon on Monday, Egg Gang had surpassed 27 million likes in less than 10 days. This is bonkers, especially when you scrutinize the photo. This egg isn’t lounging on an exotic beach, as popular Instagram exhibitionists tend to do. This egg is not at the club or on a red carpet 7

January 11, 2019 4:29 PM Saudi asylum seeker flying to Canada, say Thai police

Alqunun was stopped last Saturday at a Bangkok airport by immigration police who denied her entry and seized her passport. She barricaded herself in an airport hotel room and launched a social media campaign that drew global attention to her case. It garnered enough public and diplomatic support to convince Thai officials to admit her temporarily under 10

January 11, 2019 2:42 PM Woman says missing Wisconsin girl called out to her for help

MILWAUKEE - A woman said she was walking her dog along a rural road when a disheveled teenage girl called out to her for help, quickly grabbed her and told her she was lost. Then the girl revealed her name: Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who vanished three months ago after her parents were fatally shot in the family’s home. Jeanne Nutter 5

January 10, 2019 3:55 PM Maxime Comtois responds to cyber bullying after missed penalty shot

The left winger was stopped on a penalty shot in overtime in Canada’s 2-1 quarter-final loss to Finland Jan. 2, and when Finland subsequently scored, Canada failed to make the medal round for the first time in 21 years. He faced a barrage of hateful messages on social media after the loss, some of which criticized him for missing the penalty shot and others 9

January 9, 2019 1:55 AM Chicago brewery offers ‘beer for a year’ 43-yard field goal challenge

CHICAGO—On Sunday, the Chicago Bears lost a heartbreaker of a playoff game, as kicker Cody Parkey’s 43-yard field goal attempt clanged off the goalposts — twice — to end what had been a promising season. On Monday, amid the social media fury of irate football fans, Goose Island Beer Co. had an idea: Let the fans kick out their disappointment. At first 11

January 8, 2019 7:53 AM Twenty children injured at Beijing primary school after man allegedly attacks them with hammer

BEIJING—A 49-year-old man injured 20 children with a hammer Tuesday inside a primary school in China’s capital, officials said. Three of the children have serious but non-life-threatening injuries, the Xicheng district government said on its social media account, adding that the attack took place at 11:17 a.m. The suspect, surnamed Jia, was apprehended 10

January 7, 2019 11:20 PM U.S. district judge in Russia probe case criticizes attorney as ‘unprofessional’

WASHINGTON—A federal judge on Monday reprimanded an attorney for a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election, saying his references to Looney Tunes and Animal House in recent court filings are inappropriate. U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich confronted attorney Eric Dubelier after his most recent court filing included 6

January 3, 2019 10:02 PM Black Mirror: Bandersnatch actor quits social media over backlash

“I am privileged to have this platform,” he wrote. “I hope that this shift to reduce my personal expression and increase the focus on issues that matter will result in a better outcome for everyone.” He concluded with a tongue-in-cheek nod to his Bandersnatch character: “This is not the end. Consider it an alternative path.” Poulter didn’t give specific 13

January 2, 2019 5:49 PM Schumacher family asks for privacy before his 50th birthday

GLAND, SWITZERLAND—Michael Schumacher’s family has asked for understanding as it continues to keep details of his health private ahead of the seven-time Formula One champion’s 50th birthday. In a statement published on Facebook on Wednesday, one day before his birthday, the family says: “You can be sure that he is in the very best of hands and that we are doing 7

January 2, 2019 4:48 AM Chinese President Xi Jinping urges action on unification with Taiwan

While Xi said that people on both sides want peaceful reunification, it’s unclear how his message will be received on the other side of the Taiwan Strait. Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday that its people want to maintain their self-rule and autonomy. Xi pledged that unification would be under a one-country, two-system framework that would 7