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Did Trump Really Make This Offer?

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Yesterday, the New York Times reported an indisputable bombshell: Donald Trump has been offering prospective Vice Presidential nominees the chance to run the entire executive office — domestically and internationally:

One day this past May, Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., reached out to a senior adviser to Gov. John Kasich

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China’s New “Epic” God of War Statue

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You’d expect a God of War statue to look pretty epic. But there’s epic and then there’s EPIC, and this enormous statue of Guan Yu, a famous general in Chinese history who was later deified, is most definitely EPIC.

Enormous statue of Guan Yu

The statue has just been unveiled in Guan Yu Park

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Updated: Assassinations to Include Addicts!

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NEWLY-INSTALLED Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated his tough stance on crime by urging the public to not only kill drug dealers, but addicts as well.

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His remarks came barely a day after he was sworn in as the country’s 16th president in Manila on Thursday, Vice reported.

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CDC Official Resigns After Highly Questionable Ties with Coca-Cola Exposed

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She was helping Coca-Cola influence world health officials on sugar limits.

Dr. Barbara Bowman, Formerly of the CDC

We wish this were unusual. But in yet another blatant example of government/medical cronyism, Dr. Barbara Bowman, director of the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention at the CDC (the Centers for Disease Control

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Judge Eyed for Termination After Astonishingly Insensitive Comment

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A judge who asked an alleged rape victim why she “couldn’t keep her knees together” is facing a public hearing to keep his job in Canada.

Judge Robin Camp

During the 2014 trial of Scott Wagner, who was accused of raping a 19-year-old girl over a sink at a party, Judge Robin

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Pentagon Puts Kibosh on Guantanamo Closure

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In September, U.S. State Department officials invited a foreign delegation to the Guantanamo Bay detention center to persuade the group to take detainee Tariq Ba Odah to their country. If they succeeded, the transfer would mark a small step toward realizing President Barack Obama’s goal of closing the prison before he leaves office.

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32 Years in Prison for Facebook Like

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej waves as he returns from the Grand Palace to Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok on December 5, 2011 on his 84th birthday. Thailand's king, the world's longest reigning monarch, left the hospital where he has been staying for more than two years and addressed his subjects to mark his 84th birthday.     AFP PHOTO / Pairoj (Photo credit should read PAIROJ/AFP/Getty Images)

If a doctored image mocking Thailand’s king crops up on your Facebook timeline, liking it can be very costly.

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej waves as he returns from the Grand Palace to Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok on December 5, 2011 on his 84th birthday. Thailand’s king, the world’s longest reigning monarch, left the hospital

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Pentagon Nabbed for Spending $150 Million on Creature Comforts

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Head of oversight body Sigar asks why US government staff accommodated in special private ‘villas’ instead of staying on defence or diplomatic bases

John Sopko, head of Sigar, has questioned $150m spent on US staff accommodation in Afghanistan. Photograph: Charles Dharapak/AP

The Pentagon lavished nearly $150m of taxpayer money on villas with private security,

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Alleged: U.S. Taking Credit for Russian Attacks on ISIS?

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The U.S. media can not seem to agree with itself if Russia is giving ISIS an airforce or if Russia pounds ISIS with the biggest bomber raid in decades. Such confusion occurs when propaganda fantasies collide with the observable reality.

To bridge such a divide requires some fudging.

So when the U.S. claims to act

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Believe it: The Russian 23mm Space Cannon

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Last month, a Russian military show, Voennaya Priemka, revealed one of the biggest secrets of the Soviet Union’s 1970s space program: the R-23M Space Cannon. A defensive weapon designed to counter the threat of American anti-satellite weapons, the R-23M was a 23-millimeter automatic cannon that could be fired in the vacuum of space.

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Kim Dotcom: A Private Impenetrable Internet?

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Kim Dotcom is building his own private internet, allegedly safe from the prying eyes of surveillance authorities.

Kim Dotcom hopes to build his own “impenetrable” internet

MegaNet will rely on people’s unused processing power on their phones and laptops, and allow them to donate bandwidth to the service.

“The more people that install the

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Guatemala Elects Comedian as President

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This Sunday, Guatemala held the final round of its presidential election. Jimmy Morales, a television comedian with no political experience and no real policy platform, won with 70 percent. Just six months ago, Morales was commanding less than 1 percent in polls.

Morales’s simple campaign slogan — “not corrupt, not

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Saudi Prince Busted for Dealing Drugs, Possessed Tons!

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Saudi Arabian Prince and four others detained after fenethylline pills were confiscated before they were loaded into a private jet in Beirut.

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A Lebanese official says Beirut airport authorities have foiled one of the country’s largest drug smuggling attempts, seizing two tonnes of the amphetamine fenethylline before they were loaded on to

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Millions of Fish Discovered “Beached”

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The discovery was made by local people two days ago on Sandy Bay in the Maherees, an island near Castlegregory on the Dingle Peninsula.

Kevin Flannery Marine life specialist based in Dingle arrived to the area on the Maheres on Tralee Bay as millon411s of small fish were found dead on the

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Drone Strike App Removed by Apple “Objectionable Content”

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The app, created by Josh Begley, a data artist and editor at The Intercept, sends push notifications to keep users updated with drone attacks around the world. The concept, despite being a highly useful news resource, was rejected repeatedly under the name ‘Drones+’ for being “not useful or entertaining enough”.

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Apparently Saudi Arabia is Hurting for Cash

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The price of oil has been below $US60 a barrel all year but Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest producer, has remained quiet about how this is affecting the country’s balance sheet.

Today we got a glimpse of the country’s pain: Saudi has withdrawn between $US50 billion and $US70 billion (£33 billion to £46 billion)

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Former Nobel Peace Prize Director Regrets Awarding Obama

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Geir Lundestad, who served as Director of the Nobel Institute for 25 years, wrote in a newly released memoir that although the five-strong Norwegian Nobel Committee had all agreed to give Obama the award, his record in office since receiving the prize had shown it to be a mistake.

Geir Lundestad,

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Did Putin Really Phone Elton John…… Probably So

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Presidential spokesman denies conversation took place with pop star who said he wanted to speak to Russian leader about gay rights

Russian Leader Vladimir Putin and Elton John

A spokesman for Vladimir Putin has denied that the Russian president spoke by telephone to Sir Elton John, contradicting a claim by the British singer and

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AR-15 Crusader: U.S. Gun Maker Devises ISIS Proof Weapon

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A Florida gun maker has created an “ISIS-proof” assault rifle that has raised the ire of Muslim groups.

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Designed so Islamic State militants “could not touch it,” the AR-15, made by Spike’s Tactical in Apopka, is inscribed with the biblical verse, “Blessed be the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for

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Germany is Apparently Using Nazi-Era Concentration Camp to House Asylum Seekers

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Germany is housing asylum seekers in a former Nazi concentration camp, the Mail Online reported Friday.

Former Nazi Concentration Camp at Buchenwald

According to the report, 21 men reside in a building once used as the barracks of the Buchenwald concentration camp. The asylum seekers are staying there while waiting to receive

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