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‘Nothing but lies and deceit’: Trump launches Twitter attack on Pakistan

US president tweets saying Pakistan is providing safe haven to terrorists and America was foolish to give $33bn in aid Donald Trump has accused Pakistan of lies and deceit, saying America was foolish to have given Islamabad more than $33bn in aid. Trump began the new year by launching an attack on Islamabad in his first tweet of 2018, saying Pakistan was providing safe haven to the terrorists we hunt. The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and…

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Palestinian girl filmed slapping Israeli soldier is charged with assault

Ahed Tamimi, 16, hailed as a hero by Palestinians after arrest over viral video showing her physically confronting soldier A 16-year-old Palestinian girl who was arrested after being filmed slapping an Israeli soldier has been charged with assaulting security forces, incitement and throwing stones. The video of Ahed Tamimi which went viral on social media two weeks ago prompted competing reactions from Israelis and Palestinians, including a campaign for her release. Her father, Bassem Tamimi, called it a political trial, saying Israel had dug up old incidents to justify her…

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Jupiter Up Close Looks Like a Van Gogh Painting (10 Photos)

Juno is NASA’s current mission attempting to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. The spacecraft is equipped with a suite of science instruments including several high-tech cameras that have been transmitting incredible images back to Earth for processing and analysis. Close-up images of the gas giant are awe-striking and the patterns and colours have drawn comparisons to van Gogh’s iconic impressionist-style paintings. Below you will find 10 images from Jupiter taken by Juno that look like van Gogh himself could have painted. With the exception of the sun, Jupiter…

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Donald Trump Rages Against Iran, Pakistan In First Tweets Of 2018

The president first blasted Pakistan on Monday for giving the United States “nothing but lies & deceit.” Minutes later, he tweeted that Iran was “failing at every level.” Vice President Mike Pence said last month that Trump had “put Pakistan on notice.” Trump’s heated criticism of Iran on Monday was the latest attack in a war of words between the president and Iranian leadership.  Download Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-iran-pakistan_us_5a4a49f4e4b06d1621b9fc41

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America Fell In Love With Our Rancid Weezer Disaster: An Oral History Of Pinkerton

In 1996, Weezer was at the peak of its white-hot fame. It was everybody’s favorite rock band, on the brink of releasing its long-awaited sophomore album. When the anticipation and hype reached a fever pitch, Pinkerton finally came out—and everybody hated it. Weezer had made a bold departure from the clean, power-pop sound of its first record, known as the Blue Album, to a much rawer, more emotional feel, and it hadn’t paid off. Pinkerton was a critical failure, a commercial flop, and an all-around embarrassment. Until, somehow, it wasn’t.…

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Spaghetti Got a Knit Sweater for Christmas and Couldnt Be Happier

Photograph by Rancor_Emperor on reddit Four years ago, reddit user Rancor_Emperor (aka Sean) became the adopted parent of ‘Spaghetti’, a cute little corn snake that had previously been owned by his old roomate. After his roomie got accepted into a Masters program overseas, he was unable to bring Spaghetti and asked his friends and family on Facebook if anyone could adopt him. Having lived with him for two years when they were roomates, Sean took Spaghetti in and has been caring for him ever since. This year for Christmas, his…

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Sore Alabama Senate Race Loser Roy Moore Goes After Doug Jones Gay Son

Judge Roy Moore cannot accept that he lost the race to become Alabama senator to Democrat Doug Jones. Eight days after his loss, he has not conceded the race. He appears to be the sorest and most deluded of losers. Having attacked LGBT people for years, and used homophobia as part of his campaign, now in the ashes of self-denial surrounding his defeat he has turned to homophobia again to stoke his supporters. On his Facebook page today, Moore, or a member or members of his staff, posted an interview…

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Chrissy Teigen is NOT having this messed up conspiracy theory about her kid

Watch out.Image: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Chrissy Teigen is not here for your bullshit, especially if that bullshit involves suggesting she and her husband John Legend are involved in a pedophile ring involving their own daughter.  On Saturday, Teigen laid into a conspiracy theorist on Twitter that had tweeted out pictures of her daughter and insinuated that she and husband John Legend were part of some sort of secret society of celebrity pedophiles.  This latest addition to the Pizzagate delusion began on Dec. 27. In a now-deleted tweet, a conspiracy theorist posted photos…

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North Korea Signals Olympics Truce, Seeks Talks With Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for urgent talks with South Korea to make the Winter Olympics next month a success even while repeating claims that he could strike the U.S. with a nuclear bomb if necessary. In an annual New Year’s day speech, Kim said that “we sincerely hope the games will be successful.” He said that both Koreas should seek to resolve problems among themselves rather than seek help from outside of the region. “It’s about time that the North and the South sit down and seriously…

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Dave Chappelle wades back into controversy with two new Netflix specials

Well that's not good.Image: Lester Cohen/getty Dave Chappelle is widely considered to be a comedic genius. So when Netflix announced it had released two Chappelle stand-up specials, people freaked. A little comedy to wrap up this bitter year has to be a good thing, right? Well, maybe. But maybe not. The specials just dropped, but there’s already some pushback when it comes to Chappelle’s thoughts on the transgender community.  Of the two videos, “The Bird Revelation” and “Equanimity,” it’s the latter that is once again bringing Chappelle’s controversial views into…

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