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Land Dog Meets Sea Dog

Seals are the dogs of the sea, as dogs are the seals of the land. This Tumblr user understands that. This video shows a meeting between one such sea dog and a land seal. Read more...

Greek Conservative Spokesman Concedes Defeat to Anti-Austerity Left

After exit polls showed left-wing coalition Syriza handily winning Greece's parliamentary election on Sunday, a senior minister with the country's ruling center-right party publicly admitted defeat, the Associate Press reports. Read more...

Report: 2 Dead After New York City Home Depot Shooting

Shots were fired inside the Home Depot at 40 West 23rd Street in Manhattan on Sunday. According to accounts on social media, the store has been evacuated and police have arrived on the scene. Read more...

Dashcam Video Appears to Show Terrifying Rocket Attack in Mariupol

A dashcam video uploaded to YouTube yesterday appears to show part of the deadly rocket attacks on Mariupol that killed as many as 30 people. Read more...

Coyotes Continue Their Infiltration of New York City

Another coyote made its way into Manhattan early Sunday, spotted outside the Consolidated Edison power plant on the East River and ultimately captured by police in nearby Stuy Town, the New York Post reports. Read more...

Uber Mass Email to Alleged Rape Victim: "We’re Back to Serve You"

A Indian woman who says she was raped by her Uber driver is still working to sue the company in American court, but this week some unexpected good news showed up in her inbox: Uber is back in her city! Read more...

Major Blizzard Set to Dump Feet of Snow on New York City and Boston

All signs point to a significant blizzard in the Northeast on Monday night and Tuesday, with major cities like New York and Boston probably measuring snow in feet by the time the storm clears out. If the forecast pans out, this will be one of the most significant winter storms we've seen in quite a few years. Read more...

At Least 200 Killed in Boko Haram Assault on Major Nigerian City

Islamist group Boko Haram launched an assault from three fronts on Maiduguri, a city of 2 million people in Nigeria's northeast, early Sunday morning, the Associated Press reports. This latest attack was repelled, and at least 200 combatants were killed. Read more...

Fox News Host: Invasions like Iraq "Saved the Planet"

Remember the planet before America started invading parts of it? God, what a shithole. Just a total mess. Since then, though: pretty much perfect, right? That's the improbable assessment Fox News' Charles Payne delivered on Sunday while discussing criticism of American Sniper. Read more...

30 Elite Filipino Police Killed in "Misencounter" with Militants

More than 30 elite Filipino police commandos were killed during an attempt to capture a terror suspect, the Associated Press reported. The raid resulted in a "misencounter" with members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, a Muslim militant group that won semi-autonomy last year after four decades of fighting, Mamasapano's mayor told the AP. Read more...

Twitter Troll Grounds Two Planes with Bomb Threat

On Saturday, CNN reported that two passenger planes had been escorted by fighter jet to Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to be searched, the result of an online bomb threat military officials "deemed credible." It soon...Show More Summary

Lawyer: Maybe Drunk, Sleeping Woman Wanted to Be Set on Fire

A lawyer for Jaime Castano, the New York University student who was arraigned this week for allegedly setting his classmate on fire, told a judge that she didn't think prosecutors would be able to prove that Castano's victim wasn't participating, the New York Daily News reports. Read more...

Trump: Romney Choked, You Can't Have Bush, I Would've Beaten Obama

This weekend, sentient rotting pumpkin time-lapse Donald Trump visited Iowa for the Freedom Summit, "a launch point for conservative ideas as we head towards 2016." There he spoke on a variety of topics, chief among them why the Republicans who might run for president are shit and he's great. Read more...

Tom Hanks Took Up Two Subway Seats and Guess What That's Fine

In this photograph, originally published by the London Evening Standard, Tom Hanks appears to be taking up a pair of seats on the subway. You know what? That's fine. Read more...

Sex Ed Teacher Cops to Fucking Student in Teacher's Lounge

An Oklahoma woman who taught a high school sex ed class has been accused of having sex with a teen student, including multiple times in the school's teacher's lounge, the Enid News & Eagle reports. According to her handwritten, mistake-filled confession, the suspended teacher deeply regrets "the deasion." Read more...

Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams, Who Were Married, Are Getting Divorced

Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams who have been married for almost six years, are now getting divorced, Us Weekly reported. Read more...

Sisters at the Margin

Growing up in a predominantly white, middle-class neighborhood in Seattle I remember my mother warning my older brother not to be caught running after dark, and, if ever stopped by police, to do whatever they asked—no more and no less. Show More Summary

Report: Girl Shot in Head Called 911 After Father Killed Family

The NYPD is searching for a Queens man who allegedly shot his two daughters, his girlfriend, and her mother, the New York Post reports. One of his daughters, who had been shot in the head, was reportedly able to call 911 after he left the house this morning. Read more...

ISIS Claims to Have Beheaded Japanese Hostage in New Video

On Saturday morning, ISIS militants released a new video which purportedly shows the decapitated body of "security contractor" Haruna Yukawa, one of two kidnapped Japanese nationals the Islamic State demanded a $200 million ransom for earlier this week. Read more...

The Gawker Review Weekend Reading List [1/24/15]

There's a lot to read and watch on the internet. In just sixty seconds, 278,000 tweets are sent, 347 posts are published on Wordpress, and 72 hours of footage are uploaded to YouTube. And it's only getting worse (like really, really bad). Show More Summary

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