As we wind up another week, these are the top headlines in the world today.

The precipitous fall of America’s mayor

For the last three years, Rudy Giuliani seemed to roam the world with impunity as a kind of rogue ambassador to President Donald Trump, swatting aside concerns from US national security aides and diplomats as he carried out the President’s bidding.

Protesters hail Trump’s ‘Thanksgiving present’ for Hong Kong

Protesters in Hong Kong will hold a celebratory, pro-US rally Thursday after President Donald Trump gave them what one prominent activist termed a “timely Thanksgiving present.”

Spy who ‘foiled Nazi plot’ to kill Allied leaders in 1943 dies aged 93

An Armenian-born spy whom the Kremlin says helped to thwart a Nazi plot to assassinate Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin in 1943 has died aged 93.

Taiwanese-Canadian actor Godfrey Gao dies filming reality TV show

Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor Godfrey Gao has died, his agency said Wednesday. He was 35.

Gary Rhodes, British celebrity chef, dead at 59

British celebrity chef Gary Rhodes has died aged 59, his family says.

51% of Indians paid a bribe in the past year, survey finds

At least one in every two people in India have paid a bribe in the past year, according to a new national corruption report, which branded the practice “part and parcel of daily life.”

Man questioned in China after woman found dead in his Sydney freezer

A man who left Australia shortly before a woman was found dead in a freezer in his apartment is being questioned by authorities in China’s central Sichuan province, New South Wales (NSW) police announced Thursday.

18,000-year-old frozen puppy leaves scientists baffled

The 18,000-year-old body of a near perfectly preserved (CNN) – puppy has left scientists puzzled. Russian scientists discovered the body of the canine near Yakutsk, in eastern Siberia. Preserved by permafrost, the specimen’s nose, fur and teeth are remarkably intact.

Russian dairy farmers gave cows VR goggles with hopes they would be happier and make better milk

The cows were transplanted to a wild, expansive field beneath the summer sun. It was a cow’s (virtual) paradise.

Republican Group Hits Trump With Critical Ad: ‘What Is He Afraid Of?’

Conservative organization Republicans for the Rule of Law has called out President Donald Trump with yet another critical ad. In its new 32-second clip released online Wednesday, the group questions the White House’s refusal to allow key witnesses in the Ukraine scandal to testify before Congress in the impeachment inquiry against Trump.

Trump Has Spent $115 Million On Golf Trips ― Or 287 Years Of Presidential Salary

With his Thanksgiving vacation, President Donald Trump ‘s golf hobby has now cost Americans an estimated $115 million in travel and security expenses ― the equivalent of 287 years of the presidential salary he frequently boasts about not taking.

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Release Previously Unseen Pic For Engagement Anniversary

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle celebrated the two-year anniversary of their engagement announcement by sharing a never-before-seen photo on their social media accounts. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex released three photos, one from when they announced their engagement at Kensington Palace, a second from their wedding day and a third picture that shows the new parents on the day they introduced son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor to the world.

Buttigieg Responds To Op-Ed Labeling Him ‘A Lying Motherf**ker’

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, who nearly a decade ago claimed that lower rates of educational achievement among minorities from poor neighborhoods stemmed from a lack of role models, on Tuesday walked back the remarks after being labeled ” a lying motherfucker ” in a searing op-ed.

‘Supergirl’ Star Melissa Benoist Reveals She’s A Survivor Of Domestic Violence

“Supergirl” star Melissa Benoist says she is sharing her experience surviving domestic violence in the hopes that it will give others the strength to escape similar circumstances. The 31-year-old actor known for her role as Kara Danvers/Supergirl in the long-running TV series, on Wednesday posted an emotional account on Instagram of what she describes as months of domestic abuse.

Twitter forgot about dead people, pauses plan to release inactive accounts

Twitter forgot about dead people. The social media giant awkwardly copped to that fact late Wednesday morning with a tweet admitting that, perhaps, its recently announced plan to free up inactive accounts for new registration may not have been entirely thought through.

Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in December 2019

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Tesla Cybertruck hits 250,000 pre-orders

Despite the divisive design and not-fully-bulletproof windows, Tesla’s futuristic Cybertruck is doing great, at least in terms of pre-orders. According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, there have been 250,000 pre-orders for the vehicle so far. Given that a pre-order requires a $100 deposit, this has given Tesla a nice $25 million cash infusion.

Trump just tweeted a pic of his head on Rocky’s shirtless body. What the hell is happening?

What, and I simply can’t stress this next part enough, the hell did Trump just do? It’s the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and we’re all just trying to survive. Did we need the president of United States to mess with us on Twitter? We FOR SURE did not.