Some weeks it's like the news is bees and you're Nic Cage. 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).

The 15 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/8/17)

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The 15 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/8/17)

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The 15 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/8/17)

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THE U.S. IS BARRING CITIZENS FROM TRAVELING TO NORTH KOREA. The travel ban, which the State Department said was motivated by a growing risk to America

Source: Reuters

The 15 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/8/17)

Source: Vanity Fair

MARTIN SHKRELI, THE FORMER DRUG CEO WHO BECAME INFAMOUS FOR SKYROCKETING THE PRICE OF THE LIFESAVING DRUG DARAPRIM, WAS FOUND GUILTY ON TWO COUNTS OF

Source: Vanity Fair

You Tube Red is releasing a Karate Kid spinoff titled Cobr Ka a 10-part series scheduled for 2018 that will see Ralph Macchio and William Zabka repris

Source: HuffPost

PUTIN HAS EXPELLED 755 U.S. DIPLOMATS FROM RUSSIA. Vladimir Putin booted the US diplomats as retaliation for recent U.S. sanctions. The sanctions were

NETFLIX IS ADDING 12 NEW ANIME SERIES AICO i28CE ML-MTH 9199A Incarnacion Rlakkuma KNIGHTS ZOD'IAC 142 AND A GODZILLA FEATURE-LENGTH ANIMATED FILM STA

Source: Deadline

SOUTH CAROLINA HAS SHUT DOWN TWO UNFINISHED NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS.. The plants have already cost $9 billion, and are less than halfway to completion. T

SONY PICTURES HAS LOST $86 MILLION IN 2017'S FIRST FISCAL QUARTER. Sony's overall earnings have gone up this yeaR, but their motion pictures division

Source: Screen Rant

The 15 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/8/17)

Source: CNN

LOS ANGELES WILL HOST THE SUMMER OLYMPICS IN 2028. The last time L.A. hosted the games was in 1984, and the last time they were held in the U.S. was i

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