The minister's dismissal of the theme park echoed criticisms by many environmental groups and social media users who publicly voiced their concerns about Nickelodeon's venture.
Emmanuel Macron said the euro zone was unsustainable without major reforms from France and Germany in the latest stop of his 2017 presidential campaign.
The painting, called "Untitled #1," was the winning submission by high schooler David Pulphus in Democratic Rep. William Lacy Clay's annual art competition in May.
Pakistan said it successfully fired its nuclear-capable, submarine-based Babur 3 cruise missile, but media sources in rival India claim it could be a hoax.
U.S. special forces raids deep in territory held by the Islamic State group followed Russian airstrikes backing Turkey's campaign to drive the jihadist militants out of northern Syria.
London's Metropolitan Police Federation has asked tens of thousands of its officers if they wanted to carry guns or tasers as terror attacks in Europe raise security concerns in the United Kingdom.
Pope Francis called on world leaders Monday to address the social conditions that breed terror and condemned violence around the world.
Kim Jong Un, the world's youngest state head of state, turned 33 Sunday, a week after announcing his latest achievement throughout a five-year rule that has been as enigmatic as it has been controversial.
Mohammad Bakhtar, a 19-year-old Iranian soldier risked his life to save a dog and lost his leg in the process, drawing support for him across the nation.
Why Did Donald Trump Win? Bernie Sanders Calls Out Hillary Clinton, Democrats Over Election 2016 Failure
Bernie Sanders criticized Hillary Clinton and the Democratic leadership for focusing on wealthy, privileged supporters and neglecting a grassroots campaign for average voters.
The pope provided food and drink Friday to 300 homeless people who helped him hand out religious pamphlets for the Catholic feast of the Epiphany.
Children were extremely vulnerable online when faced with lengthy, difficult privacy contracts required to use social media sites.
Oil prices rose Thursday as Saudi Arabia discussed proposed reductions and U.S. stockpiles fell during an OPEC push to boost profit.
Numerous militant groups, including Abu Sayyaf and Maute, have pledged their allegiance to ISIS and operate openly in the country's restive southern provinces.
Latest Military Technology: Photos Of The Railgun, An Electromagnetic Missile That Could Change How Nations Go To War
The U.S. army fired an electromagnetic projectile this week from a howitzer, a breakthrough in advanced weapons technology that could see further research for more powerful arms such as the railgun.
Indiana's GOP House released a plan to fund the state's roads that includes higher gas prices and new taxes, as conservatives attempt to address the nation's infrastructure crisis.
China's trade officials and economic advisers played down the damage that Donald Trump's proposed tariffs would do against Beijing's economy in a trade war.
Israeli Prime Miniter Benjamin Netanyahu insisted his case will blow over, but Israeli authorities reportedly have designated their leader a criminal suspect after hours of questioning.
Whistleblower organization WikiLeaks announced Tuesday via Twitter that 2017 would be an even bigger year for leaks than 2016.
Ford announced Tuesday it would cancel plans to build a $1.6 billion auto manufacturing plant in Mexico and instead invest more in its Michigan location.
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U.K. artist Rebecca Ferguson was invited to play Donald Trump's inauguration but said she'd only do so if she was allowed to perform her rendition of a 1937 civil rights poem.
Mel Gibson, famous for his Hollywood acting roles, directorial work and controversies, turned 61 Tuesday.
Will Trump Be A Good President? Terrorism And Military Would Be Better Handled By Obama, Bush, Most Americans Say
A new Gallup poll showed less than half of U.S. citizens believed President-elect Donald Trump possessed the necessary skills to lead the nation in critical categories.
Sherri Papini Kidnapping Latest Update: More Women Disappear Near Crime Scene In Northern California
Papini's mysterious disappearance seems to have sparked a trend in Northern California.
Brazil Prison Riot Photos And Video: Dozens Killed By Drug Gangs, Inmates Shot And Decapitated In Latest Jail Violence
Warring drug factions started a prison riot in Brazil's latest instance of jail violence.
An Indonesian man, whose age local officials say is 146, celebrated his birthday just before New Year's.
As people around the world prepare to say goodbye to 2016 once and for all, partygoers will be stepping up their game with these drinking games to bring in the new year.
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New York City parties don't usually come cheap, so International Business Times brings you 5 New Year's Eve events you can hit up cost-free.
Where To Watch Ronda Rousey In UFC 207 Against Amanda Nunes: Bars And Restaurants That Have The Pay-Per View-Fight
Restaurants and pubs across the nation are opening their doors and taps to patrons looking to catch the UFC 207 match between Amanda Nunes and Ronda Rousey.
Islamist rebel group Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, formerly known as the Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front, announced Friday that it never agreed to a ceasefire deal with the Syrian government or international powers.