World Watch: April 12

The Ups and Downs happening around the world.

Blame it on the rain

According to a recent poll, The Weather Channel is more trusted than any other source. Forecasts call for cloudy with a chance of democracy.

Does this building make my butt look big?

The world's "skinniest skyscraper," New York City's Steinway Tower, has now been finished and is available for residents to occupy. The building is 80 stories tall with 60 units.

Ash is jealous

Logan Paul now holds the world record for the most expensive Pokémon card, a $6 million Pikachu. He was seen wearing it during Wrestlemania.

Bathroom talk

Amazon was developing an internal messaging app that would have banned such phrases as "restrooms," "diversity" and "union."

Billionaire boys club

According to Forbes, there are now 2,668 billionaires in the world, which is 87 fewer than last year. Weren't they thinking about going to the moon or something?

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