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A giant among dogs

Brock, a Giant Schnauzer, works for Air Force security.

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, special counsel on the Russian investigation, leaves following a meeting with members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on June 21, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

10 Things to Hate About Mueller

A short list of very good, serious, totally factual reasons to be suspicious of the special counsel’s motives.

170831-N-KL846-150 VIDOR, Texas (Aug. 31, 2017) Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Jansen Schamp, a native of Denver, Colorado and assigned to the Dragon Whales of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28, rescues two dogs at Pine Forrest Elementary School, a shelter that required evacuation after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey reached its grounds. The mission resulted in the rescue of seven adults, seven children and four dogs. U.S. Fleet Forces Command  sent personnel and assets to bolster Northern Command's support of FEMA's assistance to federal, state and local authorities ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Harvey formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas, bringing record flooding and destruction to the region. (U.S. Navy Video by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher Lindahl/Released)

Hurricane Harvey dogs

Two puppies rescued from the flood.

A Clown holds a baby during the family photo shooting at the XXI Convention of Clowns, at the Jimenez Rueda Theatre, in Mexico City on October 19, 2016.
Latin American clowns hold their 21st annual conference in Mexico City from October 17 through 20. The lurking clown phenomenon as a wave of hysteria about sightings of "creepy" or "killer" clowns that sweeps the United States and European nations concern those present. / AFP / Alfredo ESTRELLA        (Photo credit should read ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

At International Convention, Clowns Protest Their ‘Creepy’ Impostors

Mexican clowns complain they are being mistreated because impostors are using their costumes for crime.

Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson waves after addressing a press conference in central London on June 30, 2016.

This Outlandish, Cannabis-Loving Child-Tackler Is the New Face of Britain

On July 13, new British Prime Minister Theresa May stunned many observers by naming the famously un-diplomatic Boris Johnson to be her nation's new top diplomat.

Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson waves after addressing a press conference in central London on June 30, 2016. 
Top Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson said Thursday he will not stand to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron, as had been widely expected after Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The British pound spiked Thursday immediately after Boris Johnson said he will not stand in the Conservative leadership race. / AFP / LEON NEAL        (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Goodbye Boris Johnson, We Hardly Knew Ye

Boris Johnson will not seek Britain's prime minister position. Oh, what could have been.


When Rhode Island Tries to Be Reykjavik

A tourism video intended to promote the American state of Rhode Island accidentally included stock footage from Iceland.


Don Rumsfeld Has Built an App to Play Cards Like Churchill

The former Defense Secretary's app offers players a form of solitaire with two decks reportedly favored by the British leader.


How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Donald

What does the most fabulous GOP candidate need to know about national security?

Croatia's leading rights group chief Ivan Zvonimir Cicak's (C) looks down after his trousers fell down while posing for a photo with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic (2nd R) on December 8, 2015 in Zagreb.
Croatian Helsinki Committee president Ivan Zvonimir Cicak's trousers suddenly slipped to his ankles while he was posing in the front row of a group photo along with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, during a photo session of an event marking the forthcoming international human rights day. / AFP / STRINGER        (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

The President of Croatia Doesn’t Seem to Care That This Man’s Pants Fell Down During a Photo-Op

Croatia's president barely seemed to notice that her honoree's pants fell down during a photo-op.


Meet the Comedian Making Saudis Laugh About Driving Laws

Fahad Albutairi is revolutionizing Saudi Arabia's comedy scene. This month, he sat down with FP to talk about launching his career on YouTube, going to school in Texas, and walking the fine line of funny and political.

A Czech art group has replaced the presidential flag over the Prague Castle with a pair of huge red pants

I See Prague, I See Pranksters’ Rants, I See the Czech President’s Underpants

Protestors replaced the Czech Republic’s national flag with giant red boxer shorts to embarrass President Zeman’s policies, especially regarding China.

OXFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 5: HM Queen Elizabeth II waves as she departs after visiting the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, during a one day visit to Oxford on May 5, 2006 in Oxfordshire, England. (Photo by Andrew Stuart/Getty Images)

Are the New Entrants to Oxford Dictionaries Weak Sauce?

Oxford's update of its online dictionaries proves more than anything that its editors are behind the curve of the modern English lexicon.


Tweet, O Muse: The Story of ‘The Iliad’ Comes to Twitter

A performance in Britain brings Homer's classic to the Internet age.