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The 16 Funniest News Photos of 2019

BREAKING: these things made me giggle.

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A cat runs on the field during the second quarter of an NFL football game between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys, in East Rutherford, N.J Cowboys Giants Football, East Rutherford, USA - 04 Nov 2019Adam Hunger/AP/Shutterstock

A Cat and Mouse Game

A black cat trots across the gridiron during the second quarter of an NFL game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. The cat ran for a career-high 70 yards before the defense was finally able to stop her on the play call “pspspsps.” If this makes you laugh, check out some more of the funniest animal pictures you absolutely need in your life.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson stands in goal prior to a Juniors girls' soccer match between Hazel Grove United JFC and Poynton, as he campaigns in Cheadle Hulme, England, . Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12 Brexit Election, Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom - 07 Dec 2019Toby Melville/AP/Shutterstock

Boris Johnson Takes One for the Team

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson jumped in goal during a campaign event, a soccer match between two youth teams. The tweens showed no mercy.

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Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, Del Mar North Beach, USA - 08 Sep 2019MediaPunch/Shutterstock

Dogs Give Newspapers Break, Shred Gnar Instead

A tag team carves up some waves at the 14th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon in Del Mar, California. All funds raised during the event go towards the Helen Woodward Animal Center.

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A member of the public waits in line to access the Alien Research Center during a 'Storm Area 51' parter organized in Hiko, Nevada, USA, 20 September 2019. Starting as a joke the 'Storm Area 51' transformed into a gathering for alien believer with music and attractions held in several places around the Area 51. 20 Sep 2019ETIENNE LAURENT/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

We Come in Peace

Earlier in 2019, a viral Facebook joke inspired millions to RSVP to a pre-planned raid on Area 51 under the pretense of “they can’t stop all of us,” allowing us to finally get some answers about the alleged extraterrestrial contents of the mysterious military base. Just a small handful of attendees actually showed up on the day of the raid, but only one came prepared with a plan to get her souvenir home.

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A firefighter dressed as Santa Claus enters through a window into the Pal Heim Children's Hospital in Budapest, Hungary, 06 December 2019. 6 Dec 2019Balazs Mohai/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Crafty Claus

Even without a chimney, Santa shan’t be deterred—and no, Donner and Blitzen are not on the other end of that rope. A firefighter dressed as Santa Claus rappels through a window to deliver presents to the children at Pál Heim Children’s Hospital in Budapest, Hungary.

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One of the panda twins 14 Nov 2019Isopix/Shutterstock

Surprised Baby Panda

Giant Panda cub Bao Di was born earlier this year, taking up residence at the Pairi Daiza zoo in Brugelette, Belgium. His twin sister Bao Mei was delivered just two hours after him—surprise! Don’t look at him, how was he supposed to know?!

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Caroline Kennedy, daughter of former President John F. Kennedy., smashes a bottle on the bow of the ship as she christens of the nuclear aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va 7 Dec 2019Steve Helber/AP/Shutterstock

Caroline Kennedy’s Smashing Entrance

Daughter of President John F. Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy smashes a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow of a new aircraft carrier, christening the ship named after her father. Christening new vessels by smashing sparkling wine is a tradition dating back to 1981. Here are the 15 quirkiest news stories from 2018.

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A commercial jet passes in front of the moon over Moscow, Russia, 14 November 2019. The full moon peaked 12 November 2019 and will wane until the new moon is reached on 26 November 2019. 14 Nov 2019MAXIM SHIPENKOV/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Fly Me to the Moon

A photo snapped at the perfect moment captures, a commercial jet flying past a full moon over Moscow. Frank Sinatra rumored to be piloting.

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Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William 8 Aug 2019Tim Rooke/Shutterstock

Kate Middleton Gets the Wooden Spoon

The Duchess of Cambridge participated in the Kings Cup Regatta, a sailboat race off the Isle of Wight, this year to raise funds for eight of the charities she and the Duke support. Kate’s team came in last place, so you know what that means. If this headline made you laugh, you’ll love our collection of the funniest headlines that take the seriousness out of the news.

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Camilla Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles in Tavistock 16 Jul 2019Tim Rooke/Shutterstock

Prince Charles Makes Friends in High Places

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall visited a few places in the UK this year, including the Festival of Food and Crafts in Tavistock, where they rose to their tip-toes to give their compliments to the chefs.

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A Disney plaster on the arm of Serena Williams during her Ladies' Singles fourth round match 8 Jul 2019Javier Garcia/BPI/Shutterstock

Tennis Can Be a Team Sport

Serena Williams sports a Disney Band-Aid during the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, proving even the greatest appreciates a little help from Mickey and the gang sometimes. She’s won four gold medals and a record 23 Grand Slams.  Sometimes it’s not all about the photo. Take a minute to laugh at the punniest newspaper headlines of 2019.

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A diver in Santa Claus costume swims with fish in a fish tank at the Aquarium Santa Claus diver at Sunshine Aquarium, Tokyo, Japan - 14 Nov 2019Aflo/Shutterstock

Santa Swims with the Fishes

Saint Nick is back—come sky or sea. This time, a diver dressed as Santa Claus jumps into the Sunshine Lagoon Tank at Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo, as part of an annual show to entertain visitors. Tuna may be the chicken of the sea, but it seems that stingrays are the reindeer of the sea.

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People in funny costumes race down the slope in bathtubs during the 7th Bathtub race at Stoos, Switzerland, 19 January 2019. 19 Jan 2019URS FLUEELER/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Runaway Brides

These ladies are one of several teams who turned a bathtub into a bobsled for the 7th Bathtub race in Stoos, Switzerland. Over 100 teams compete in costume and soar down the Swiss slopes. If you think that’s out there, here are 40 hilarious photos that will make you laugh out loud.

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A man wearing a giant 'Gilet Jaune', Yellow vest 20 Jan 2019Laurent Vu/SIPA/Shutterstock

An Interview You Just Can’t Miss

A man dons a giant yellow vest during 2019’s Paris Fashion Week. The “yellow vest” movement began in 2018 as an immediate response to President Emmanuel Macron’s green tax on fuel, and has now evolved into a demand for economic restructuring in France.

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A Dresdener baker uses giant knife as she slices a giant Stollen cake during the 26th Dresden Stollen Festival in Dresden, Germany, 07 December 2019. The Stollen festival tradition dates back to 1730 and takes place on the Saturday before the second Sunday in Advent. Before the festival the members of the Stollen Association bake over 200 trays of stollen that are then assembled to one giant stollen. The huge cake, which weighs about 3960 kg, was paraded through the streets accompanied by a marching band. The giant cake is cut into thousands of pieces with the Stollen knife then sold to people at the festival. 7 Dec 2019FILIP SINGER/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Speak Softly and Carry a Big Cake Knife

A baker at the 26th Dresden Stollen Festival in Germany cuts into the festival’s yummy creation. As if the 8,700lb Stollen isn’t already comical enough, the giant knife she uses to slice into it takes the cake.

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Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan's piece 'Comedian' (a banana duct taped to the wall) is shown during Art Basel in Miami, Florida, USA, 05 December 2019. Art Basel represents over 250 art galleries onsite at the Miami Beach Convention Center and is considered one of the world's largest art festivals with art events throughout the city. 5 Dec 2019RHONA WISE/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Will You Kill Us if We Say This Was Bananas?

This banana duct-taped to the wall, titled “Comedian” by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, made headlines in 2019 after selling for $120,000 at Miami’s Art Basel. The buyer promptly removed it from the wall and ate it.  Keep laughing with the funniest stock photos you won’t be able to unsee.