Keeping up with the weekly news cycle is like watching the Super Bowl. It goes on forever, there's a lot of spectacle, and if you take a break, you'll miss something. That's why we've summarized what's going on around the globe in the last week (or so) for you, right here.

Vin Diesel says a Groot spinoff movie is inevitable

President Trump fired the acting attorney general for failing to enact his immigration ban

Source: NBC News, CNN

James Cameron says he has written four sequels to Avatar

Doctors in Canada saved a woman's life by removing her lungs

Ben Affleck is no longer directing The Batman

Source: Variety

Facebook will pay 500 million to game developer Zenimax

Source: CNBC

Masaya Nakamura, the father of Pac Man, has died

Source: BBC News

The CEO of Uber has quit President Trumps economic advisory council

Denis Villeneuve has been signed to direct a new Dune movie

Source: Indie Wire

Trump won't overturn LBGTQ worker protection

Source: Yahoo News

The Army corps has been directed to issue an easement to continue the Dakota Access Pipeline

Oprah will join the cast of 60 Minutes

Source: NBC News

A California father died after a tooth infection spread to his lungs

Source: Fox News

Six people were killed in an attack on a Quebec City mosque

Source: BBC News, Time, CBC News


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