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Patriots Celebrate Super Bowl At Trump's White House — Some Of Them, Anyway

0SHARESShare The New England Patriots visited the White House on Wednesday to celebrate their Super Bowl win alongside President Donald Trump,  an annual tradition for the winner of the NFL championship. Well, half of the Patriots did, anyway. Thirty-four Patriots players, plus several staff members and coach Bill Belichick, attended the ceremony on the White House lawn as Trump praised ...

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What Will Bill O'Reilly Do Next? Twitter Has A Field Day Guessing.

0SHARESShare McDonald’s? Laundromat? Cleaning toilets? CNN? Twitter users seem to think ousted Fox News host Bill O’Reilly has plenty of options for a new job. But most of them aren’t exactly the kind of gigs he’d want.  While plenty of people think O’Reilly might land in the White House of his friend and backer, President Donald Trump , others have less ...

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Afghanistan’s Entrenched Systemic Torture

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani really doesn’t want to talk about torture. He made that clear this month when, in a scene that could have been scripted for U.S. President Donald Trump, he tried to shut down veteran Tolo news reporter Sharif Amiry for daring to ask what the Afghan government was doing about allegations that first Vice President Dostum had ...

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Wild French Election Puts Far-Right's Marine Le Pen On Shaky Ground

PARIS ― There’s a storm brewing over Marine Le Pen ’s presidential campaign. For the past two years, the head of the France’s far-right National Front party has been widely expected to finish second in this weekend’s first round of the French presidential election. That would keep her candidacy alive, but it would make her the underdog in the runoff election ...

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Has Donald Trump Learned To Love The Iran Deal?

All this Republican party fighting over the Iran nuclear deal, it’s almost enough to forget that it’s America’s greatest foreign policy achievement in years. At least that’s what the Trump administration has seemingly acknowledged. In a statement released late Tuesday evening, they certified that Tehran continues to comply with its end of the bargain. The statement also says Trump has ...

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Bill O’Reilly Meets Pope Francis The Same Day Fox Fires Him

Fox News has officially dropped Bill O’Reilly  after sexual harassment allegations prompted protests outside network headquarters and a mass exodus from advertisers in recent days. But amid the outcry, the accused predator is vacationing in Italy, where he briefly met Pope Francis on Wednesday. O’Reilly sat in the VIP section during the pontiff’s weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square. The general audience ...

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Putin-Linked Think Tank Drew Up Plan To Sway 2016 U.S. Election

A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters. They described two confidential documents from the think tank as providing the framework and rationale for what U.S. intelligence agencies ...

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Snake With Serious Case Of Road Rage Tries To Attack Motorcyclist

Snakes. They’re not just fast, some are furious. A motorcyclist was riding along a road when the driver was suddenly attacked by a snake lying in the median, incredible video shows. The video, reportedly taken in Lampang, Thailand, shows the reptile at first lying motionless in the road ahead. Just as the cyclist pulls up to the animal, it lunges ...

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There's A Japanese Word For People Who Buy More Books Than They Can Actually Read

Book hoarding is a well-documented habit . In fact, most literary types are pretty proud of the practice, steadfast in their desire to stuff shelves to maximum capacity. They’re not looking to stop hoarding, because parting with pieces of carefully curated piles is hard and stopping yourself from buying the next Strand staff pick is even harder. So, sorry Marie ...

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Vietnam's Disappearing Vintage Signs Are Pop Culture Remnants Of A Bygone Era

Cristina Nualart , Universidad Complutense de Madrid Since the turn of the 20th century, Vietnam has seen tremendous urban changes. Saigon became Ho Chi Minh City – a colonial, then communist, centre evolving into a dynamic modern metropolis . But relics of its past remain. While working in Saigon between 2010 and 2015, I was captivated by rare glimpses of ...

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