‘Spy mania’: Moscow summons Norwegian envoy over ‘absurd’ detention of Russian man

Moscow has lodged a “strong protest” with Norway after the arrest of a Russian Senate employee who took part in a parliamentary event in Oslo. The “absurd” spy charges are part of the West’s “spy mania,” the Foreign Ministry said. The ministry has demanded an explanation from the Norwegian ambassador Rune Resaland over the arrest […]

‘Me & Orban fought Brussels quotas’: Czech PM takes credit for derailing ‘absurd’ EU migrant sharing

Czech PM Andrej Babis believes that canceling EU migrant quotas was one of the major successes of his foreign policy, saying that he fought against quotas together with Viktor Orban and managed to “abolish the absurd system.” “[Orban and I] fought against the quotas in Brussels, and we have abolished this absurd system,” Babis said. Read […]

German military strikes on Syria would be ‘absurd & irresponsible’ – Left Party chair

The leader of Germany’s Left Party hit out at the government for mulling potential military strikes against Damascus, just one day after Berlin said it was in talks with allies about possible German military deployment in Syria. “I believe that these discussions are completely irresponsible,” Die Linke (the Left Party) leader Sahra Wagenknecht told German […]

5,000-mile ‘absurd original condition’ 1978 Toyota Land Cruiser for sale

What would you pay for the most perfect Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 in the world? Not a nut-and-bolt restoration, not a customized one, but a factory original 1978 FJ40 that’s spent all of its life in good hands. Right now, it seems the price is in the six figures. This green FJ40, currently up at […]

Trump’s claims were ‘false and utterly absurd’: The wife of fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe says the president’s attacks turned their lives upside down

Inova Health System/YouTube Jill McCabe, the wife of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, wrote an opinion column calling the allegations that hers and her husband’s work was politically biased “false and utterly absurd.” She argues that her Democratic state senate campaign — a source of consternation for President Donald Trump, who bristled as her […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores 2 absurd goals in MLS debut including stoppage time game-winner to help LA Galaxy complete 3-0 comeback

@MLS / Twitter Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced his arrival in MLS with two stunning goals to help the LA Galaxy comeback to win after being down 3-0. His first goal was a blast from 38 yards out, just five minutes after he took the field as a substitute in the 71st minute. Ibrahimovic had only landed […]

The backlash against Weight Watchers’ program for teens is an absurd overreaction

If not for a structured program like Weight Watchers, it’s unclear where these critics think young teens should get their information. The status quo will see that many seek guidance from gossip and fitness magazines, both of which are notorious for dangerous dietary advice.

Vladimir Putin made an absurd argument for why he can’t respond to accusations of Russian election interference

AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky Russian President Vladimir Putin said during an interview with NBC’s Megyn Kelly that he would not be able to respond to the US’s accusations of Russian election interference if the underlying conduct did not violate Russian law. The US intelligence community concluded last year that Russia-linked actors interfered in the 2016 US […]