The top trending worldwide term was Hurricane Irma.
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It's the go-to site when you need information or questions answered, and now Google has revealed its top trends for 2017.
The Super Bowl and the Mayweather/McGregor fight landed at four and five, respectively, and the fidget spinners that briefly caught our short attention spans this year hit No. 10. According to the list, users searched iPhone 8 and the iPhone X the most in the month of September.
Other people on the top global list include Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Gal Gadot and Melania Trump.
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O'Neill said it wasn't clear whether the suspect detonated the device by accident or whether the location was intentional. A photo taken shortly after the explosion shows a bearded man on the ground, with his hands in cuffs behind his back.
What does a cricket-mad nation obsessed with movies search for on Google? Markle recently announced her engagement to Prince Harry.
Here in the USA, the top overall searches cover a pretty wide range of the human experience, running the gamut from natural phenomenon, to sports, to human tragedy, to the sexual misconduct allegations that have been echoing across a wide range of industries in recent months.
Late musician and frontman of the Heartbreakers Tom Petty, who passed away in October at 66, was the No. 3 most searched figure.