Sure, you could keep up with the news. But then you'd miss the balls-to-the-wall action of Mark Hamill shaving his beard. Besides, no reasonable person can be expected to keep up with every headline while maintaining their sanity, so we have taken it upon ourselves to quickly summarize the most important and/or ridiculous news stories from the last week (or so).

Jared Fogle blames victims parents for his actions

FBI warns all states to increase election security

Source: ABC News

370 kilos of cocaine found at French Coca Cola plant

Source: BBC News

Spacex rocket explodes on launch

Source: CNN, YouTube

Anthony Weiner caught in yet another sexting scandal

Source: Vanity Fair

Chinese Jack the Ripper caught

Source: BBC News

ISIS spokesman killed in Syria

Brazilian President Rousseff impeached

EU says Apple owes 14 billion in back taxes

Source: ABC News

Missing student may have been kidnapped and forced to tutor Kim Jong Un

Zika insecticide kills bees

Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon

Source: TMZ, E!News, E!News, The Mirror


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