Here are today’s top headlines.

Trump’s Saudi support highlights brutality of ‘America First’ doctrine

It is the Trump doctrine laid bare.

US aircraft carrier in Hong Kong a sign of easing tensions?

A US Navy aircraft carrier strike group steamed into Hong Kong on Wednesday, less than two months after China denied a similar visit by a US warship.

Interpol elects South Korean Kim Jong Yang President over Russian frontrunner

Russia’s ambitions to head international police agency Interpol were dashed Wednesday after delegates chose acting head South Korean Kim Jong Yang to take the role.

Oil plummets to 13-month low as crude crash deepens

US oil prices plummeted nearly 7% on Tuesday to $53.43 a barrel. That marks the cheapest closing price since late October 2017.

Here’s how much tech billionaires have lost

Stocks are tanking, and the tech world’s richest executives are losing billions.

CNN Business Exclusive: Mark Zuckerberg stands his ground

After spending much of this year apologizing for Facebook’s many missteps, CEO Mark Zuckerberg sounded defiant in an exclusive interview with CNN on Tuesday.

US Air Force conducts first ever F-35 fighter jet ‘elephant walk’

The US Air Force conducted its first so-called “elephant walk” drill using F-35 fighter jets Monday, launching dozens of aircraft in a condensed period as part of what the service called a “combat power exercise” at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.

Ancient termite megapolis as large as Britain found in Brazil

(CNN) – Researchers have discovered a gigantic complex of 200 million termite mounds in northeastern Brazil, which may be up to 4,000 years old and covers an area about the size of Great Britain.

Huge malnutrition toll on Yemen children

An estimated 85,000 children under the age of five may have died from acute malnutrition in three years of war in Yemen, a leading charity says. The number is equivalent to the entire under-five population in the UK’s second largest city of Birmingham, Save the Children adds.

Williams settles Florida car crash lawsuit

Venus Williams has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the family of a man who died as a result of a car crash in Florida involving the US tennis star. Ms Williams and the family of Jerome Barson reached a settlement last week, court documents show. Further details were not included.

What’s gone wrong for Apple?

Apple was once the, well, apple of Wall Street’s eye. The first US company to achieve a trillion dollar market value, the tech giant boasted trend-setting products, a cash pile larger than the economy of some countries and consumers so loyal they would camp out overnight.

Dead whale had ingested ‘6kg of plastic’

A dead sperm whale that washed ashore in a national park in Indonesia had nearly 6kg (13 lbs) of plastic waste in its stomach, park officials say. Items found included 115 drinking cups, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags and two flip-flops.

Trump: U.S. To Stand By Saudi Arabia Even If MBS Ordered Khashoggi Killing

The world is a very dangerous place! The country of Iran, as an example, is responsible for a bloody proxy war against Saudi Arabia in Yemen, trying to destabilize Iraq’s fragile attempt at democracy, supporting the terror group Hezbollah in Lebanon, propping up dictator Bashar Assad in Syria (who has killed millions of his own citizens), and much more.

Michelle Wolf Torches Trump Over ‘So-Called Comedian’ Insult

Michelle Wolf pulled no punches early Wednesday after President Donald Trump insulted her on Twitter. Trump used the social media platform to call Wolf a “so-called comedian” following the news that the featured speaker at the 2019 White House Correspondents’ Dinner would be an author instead of a comedian.

White Man Accused Of Pulling Gun On Muslim Teens At Minnesota McDonald’s

Police are investigating an incident at a Minnesota McDonald’s in which a man reportedly pulled a gun on a group of Muslim teenagers on Monday night. Several videos of the incident have been uploaded to Twitter, showing a group of young people yelling “He has a gun!”

Medical Marijuana Patient Sues Trump Administration Over Ban On Gun Ownership

A medical marijuana prescriber and patient is challenging President Donald Trump’s administration over a federal statute barring cannabis users from purchasing or owning firearms, even when they take the drug legally pursuant to state law. In April, Philadelphia-based doctor Matthew Roman went to a local gun store with plans to buy a revolver for self-defense.

App Store goes down, joins the rest of the internet

UPDATE: Nov. 21, 2018, 1:05 p.m. AEDT Apple has updated its system status to mark both the App Store and Apple Music as a “resolved issue.” Both platforms seem to be back up and running, after having been experiencing an “issue” from 12:20 p.m. to 12.52 p.m.

With no one to make fun of him, Trump considers attending WHCA dinner

In case you missed it, the next White House Correspondents’ Association dinner won’t feature a comedian, circumventing tradition. It comes after Michelle Wolf’s utter roasting of the Trump administration and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at this year’s event, which they didn’t like. At all.

LinkedIn is beginning to look a lot like Snapchat

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. It was only a matter of time: the Stories trend has officially made it to LinkedIn. Yes, that somebody-would-like-to-connect-with-you LinkedIn.

Driving apps pulled from Google Play for reportedly installing Android malware over 560,000 times

As many as 13 games available to download in the Google Play Store were actually Android malware and downloaded more than 560,000 times, a security researcher said this week. The apps, listed as car and truck simulators and racing games, are no longer on the store.

SpaceX’s next huge rocket has a new name

SpaceX’s next and soon-to-be most powerful rocket officially has a new name. The private spaceflight company’s founder, Elon Musk, announced on Twitter late Monday night that SpaceX’s BFR – short for Big Falcon Rocket or Big F*cking Rocket, depending on who you ask – is now going to be known as SpaceX’s Starship.