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Sacha Baron Cohen enrages Sarah Palin with ‘evil’ humor

(CNN)Former US vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin lashed out at the comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, claiming he tricked her into an interview for his upcoming TV show. “Mock politicians and innocent public personalities all you want, if that lets you sleep at night, but HOW DARE YOU mock those who have fought and served our country,” wrote Palin. In what appears to be a plug for the upcoming show, Cohen’s Twitter feed features a short video with Dick Cheney signing what’s suggested to be a waterboard kit. Attempts to reach Cohen…

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London’s mayor was asked where he’d take Trump in his city. His answer nails it.

If Mayor Sadiq Khan could take President Donald Trump anywhere in his city to see London’s best, where would it be? Khan, the city’s first Muslim mayor, was recently asked the question by Time Out ahead of Trump’s visit to the U.K. and NATO Summit. And it would have been easy for the 47-year-old politician to seize the opportunity and lambast Trump with a snarky comment or witty clapback. The two have had a tumultuous relationship, after all. Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images. Last summer, Trump mischaracterized a statement by…

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The Way This Football Coach Kept 12 Boys, Trapped In A Thai Cave, Alive For 18 Days Goes Viral

A few weeks ago heartbreaking story captured everyone’s attention. In Thailand 12 boys, aged between 11 and 16, and their 25-year-old coach went missing. After the boys’ bikes were found next to an entrance of a cave it became clear that the torrential downpour had left them trapped in it. It took 9 days of an intense rescue operation to find the boys alive and another 9 days to get them to safety. After 18 days trapped in the cave twelve boys and their coach have finally been rescued. However,…

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Inside X, the Moonshot Factory Racing to Build the Next Google

At 6:40 in the morning, a klaxon horn sounds three times. “Gas!” a man in a hard hat and fluorescent vest yells out. There’s a hissing noise, and the helium starts flowing. From the tanks stacked like cordwood on a nearby truck, the gas moves through a series of hoses until it’s 55 feet up, then through a copper pipe and into the top of a plastic tube that hangs down to the ground, like a shed snake skin held up for inspection. It’s a Wednesday in late June in…

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Konsus looks to give companies a way to get specially designed documents in under a day

Fredrik Thomassen as a consultant used to have the resources to offload the annoying project tasks — like making PowerPoint presentations — but now that it’s gone, he and his team wanted to make that available for everyone. Now the startup, called Konsus, wants to turn that around even faster. Konsus is a design marketplace where companies can quickly post design projects that they need for various parts of their jobs, like presentations, and designers can pick up those jobs and submit their work back — a task that could…

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Entire Thai soccer team, coach freed from cave after daring rescue, Navy says

Video Entire Thai soccer team, coach freed from cave, Navy says Thai Navy SEALS report that all 12 members of the team and the coach are out of the cave while four rescuers remain inside. The dramatic three-day rescue of a Thai youth soccer team that had been stuck in a flooded cave came to an end Tuesday when the last boy and the team’s coach were plucked from the underground cavern — more than two weeks after they became trapped, Navy officials said. The Thai Navy SEALS said on…

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Elon Musk visits Shanghai to announce first Tesla factory outside U.S.

Right after Tesla raised the prices of its cars by at least $20,000 each due to China's increased import tariffs on American-made cars, the company announced it would open its first international factory in Shanghai today. This will allow the car manufacturer to circumvent the newly imposed taxes.Image: Shanghai Municipal People’s government A looming trade war with China hasn’t slowed down Elon Musk or his beloved brainchild Tesla. Right after the car company was forced to raise the prices of its cars by at least $20,000 each due to China’s…

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