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    Aziz Ansari and Donald Trump

    Aziz Ansari to Trump: ‘Go F*ck Yourself’

    Aziz Ansari to Trump: ‘Go F*ck Yourself’

    Aziz Ansari is not messing around. The comedian, whose Muslim parents emigrated from India to South Carolina before he was born, has written a strongly-worded op-ed for The New York Times, directed at the one presidential candidate who has suggest...

    In the aftermath of the Orlando shooting and Donald Trump’s renewed call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S., comedian Aziz Ansari is fighting back.

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    The House Sit-In’s Most Shameful Moment

    The House Sit-In’s Most Shameful Moment

    The children at Sandy Hook elementary school had just been standing for the daily Pledge of Allegiance when the gunman shot his way into the school and murdered 20 of them, along with six adults on that morning four years ago.On Wednesday, the Rep...

    Republicans used the Pledge of Allegiance, which the Sandy Hook kids were reciting just before the massacre, to try to end the gun-control protest—just after the victims’ names were ...

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    Bernie’s Sixth Sense Campaign Rolls On

    Bernie’s Sixth Sense Campaign Rolls On

    Sen. Bernie Sanders’s Thursday speech was billed as a “Where Do We Go From Here?”The answer, according to his schedule, was to another “Where Do We Go From Here” speech on Friday morning where he’ll give a speech with that exact same billing in Al...

    Bernie Sanders seems to be the only one who doesn’t realize his campaign has been dead for a long time.

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    Aziz Ansari and Donald Trump

    Aziz Ansari to Trump: ‘Go F*ck Yourself’

    Aziz Ansari to Trump: ‘Go F*ck Yourself’

    Aziz Ansari is not messing around. The comedian, whose Muslim parents emigrated from India to South Carolina before he was born, has written a strongly-worded op-ed for The New York Times, directed at the one presidential candidate who has suggest...

    In the aftermath of the Orlando shooting and Donald Trump’s renewed call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S., comedian Aziz Ansari is fighting back.

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    Republican Presidential hopeful Ben Carson speaks during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2016 at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, outside Washington, March 4, 2016. / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    Carson to Trump: Lay Off Clinton’s Faith

    Carson to Trump: Lay Off Clinton’s Faith

    Ever since Ben Carson endorsed presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, he has served as a liaison of sorts between the thrice-married former reality television star and the evangelical community.Carson is one Trump’s Christian whisperers; he ...

    The former presidential candidate and current adviser for Donald Trump told The Daily Beast that Donald Trump shouldn’t be questioning Hillary Clinton’s faith.

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    People wait outside the US Supreme Court March 29, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    SCOTUS Affirmative Action Win Is a Loss

    SCOTUS Affirmative Action Win Is a Loss

    In a surprise decision, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the use of race in university admissions. But the hedgy, compromise opinion by Justice Kennedy will cause so much litigation that few universities will be able to afford it.The poster ch...

    Factoring race into college admissions can be constitutional, the justices ruled Thursday, but it’s now so difficult that few schools can afford to do it.

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    Entertainment

    Kanye West’s Orgy with Trump and TSwift

    Kanye West’s Orgy with Trump and TSwift

    The camera slowly pans across the peacefully sleeping faces of some of the most famous people in the world. At the center of the unusually wide bed are Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian West, the sheet falling below her ample behind. Next to ...

    Among the naked sleeping bodies on display in Kanye West’s most provocative video yet are his wife Kim, Rihanna, and Taylor Swift along with Trump, Dubya, and Bill Cosby.

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    Neon Demon

    The Most Twisted Movie of the Year

    The Most Twisted Movie of the Year

    On Day Three of a tight six-week shoot on his 10th film Neon Demon, a phantasmagorical fashion nightmare about a young girl seduced into the dark, depraved depths of the modeling world, Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn was beaming.“In independ...

    The Daily Beast’s Jen Yamato spent time on the set of the fashion world nightmare ‘Neon Demon,’ observing the beautiful madness that is director Nic Refn’s filmmaking process.

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    Jay Z: Reasonable Doubt 20th Anniversary

    Jay Z’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Turns 20

    Jay Z’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Turns 20

    Exactly 20 years ago today, Jay Z’s Reasonable Doubt first impacted at retail and promptly exploded across hip-hop consciousness with the concussive force of an 800-pound bomb. Actually, that’s a complete lie. The CD was more slow burn than barn b...

    On June 25, 1996, Hov—then 26—released his debut album ‘Reasonable Doubt.’ And hip-hop was never the same.

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    Aziz Ansari and Donald Trump

    Aziz Ansari to Trump: ‘Go F*ck Yourself’

    Aziz Ansari to Trump: ‘Go F*ck Yourself’

    Aziz Ansari is not messing around. The comedian, whose Muslim parents emigrated from India to South Carolina before he was born, has written a strongly-worded op-ed for The New York Times, directed at the one presidential candidate who has suggest...

    In the aftermath of the Orlando shooting and Donald Trump’s renewed call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S., comedian Aziz Ansari is fighting back.

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    Neon Demon

    The Most Twisted Movie of the Year

    The Most Twisted Movie of the Year

    On Day Three of a tight six-week shoot on his 10th film Neon Demon, a phantasmagorical fashion nightmare about a young girl seduced into the dark, depraved depths of the modeling world, Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn was beaming.“In independ...

    The Daily Beast’s Jen Yamato spent time on the set of the fashion world nightmare ‘Neon Demon,’ observing the beautiful madness that is director Nic Refn’s filmmaking process.

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    Brent Spiner, Independence Day Resurgence

    Data on 50 Years of ‘Star Trek’

    Data on 50 Years of ‘Star Trek’

    For 20 years, Independence Day fans thought Brent Spiner’s manic hippie scientist Dr. Brakish Okun was dead.And for good reason. In his last scene in Roland Emmerich’s 1996 sci-fi disasterpiece, Okun is seen pressed against the glass of an autopsy...

    The acclaimed character actor opens up about his turns in the ‘Independence Day’ sequel and Cinemax’s ‘Outcast,’ as well as how the geek inherited the earth.

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    Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift break up

    T. Swift’s Ex: She Controls the Media

    T. Swift’s Ex: She Controls the Media

    Social media has filled our previously content-lacking lives with all sorts of gifts—naked selfies, accessible platforms for previously unheard voices, and the ability to retweet one’s own tweet. But of all these blessings, there is no greater gif...

    Taylor Swift’s breakup from her boyfriend of over a year, Calvin Harris, went cordially at first. Not anymore.

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    Goodbye to the Master of Mountain Music

    Goodbye to the Master of Mountain Music

    There comes a moment in Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?, the Coen brothers’ dark comic fantasy about race, the South, and country music, where the laughter and hijinks come to an abrupt halt. It’s the scene where the convicts stumble upon a Klan rally...

    The best living exemplar of old-time, mountain music, who has died at 89, always tied his art to the Virginia mountain landscape that bred him and nourished him all his life.

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    Brent Spiner, Independence Day Resurgence

    Data on 50 Years of ‘Star Trek’

    Data on 50 Years of ‘Star Trek’

    For 20 years, Independence Day fans thought Brent Spiner’s manic hippie scientist Dr. Brakish Okun was dead.And for good reason. In his last scene in Roland Emmerich’s 1996 sci-fi disasterpiece, Okun is seen pressed against the glass of an autopsy...

    The acclaimed character actor opens up about his turns in the ‘Independence Day’ sequel and Cinemax’s ‘Outcast,’ as well as how the geek inherited the earth.

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    World News

    Celebrities reaction to Brexit

    Celebrities React to Brexit on Twitter

    Celebrities React to Brexit on Twitter

    After Britain’s vote to leave the European Union today, #Brexit took a confused Twitter-sphere by storm. Lindsay Lohan wasn’t the only celebrated figure trying to make sense of the whole thing on social media.As memes flew left and right, politici...

    Donald Trump, J.K. Rowling, Cher, and more react to Britain’s departure from the European Union.

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    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to the media in front of 10 Downing street, as he goes on to announce his resignation following the result of the EU referendum, in which the Britain voted to leave the EU, in London, Friday, June, 24, 2016.

    Britain’s Leader Created Catastrophe

    Britain’s Leader Created Catastrophe

    LONDON — The curse of the hot-hand fallacy has condemned Prime Minister David Cameron to the ranks of the worst leaders in British political history. After a remarkably risky hot-streak, Cameron got reckless enough to take one big gamble too man...

    David Cameron put the question to stay or leave the European Union in the hands of voters, expecting them to agree with him. Instead, they killed him.

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    Europe Without the Brits?

    After Brexit, Who’s Next to Leave?

    After Brexit, Who’s Next to Leave?

    PARIS — As Britain’s “Brexit” vote to leave the European Union approached, apocalyptic prophecies could be heard echoing from one corner of the Continent to the other. In a particularly extraordinary statement, European Council President Donald Tu...

    The U.K. vote to leave the EU may not kill it, but the panic is a contagion affecting everyone from stock traders in New York to beachgoers in Italy.

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    Former London Mayor, and "Vote Leave" campaigner Boris Johnson leaves after giving a press conference at the headquarters of the 'Vote Leave' campaign in central London on June 24, 2016.
Britain has voted to break out of the European Union, striking a thunderous blow against the bloc and spreading panic through world markets Friday as sterling collapsed to a 31-year low. Boris Johnson, who spearheaded the successful campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said Friday there was no need to rush the process of pulling out of the bloc.

    How Boris Bet Big on Brexit and Won

    How Boris Bet Big on Brexit and Won

    David Cameron may come to rue the day that he kept his friends thisclose.For if there was any one single human being who can be said to have shifted the delicately balanced scales in the British referendum to leave the European Union, it was his o...

    Boris Johnson led the Brexit campaign to a stunning victory over his old pal ‘Dave.’ Can he now win the premiership, and dance on Cameron’s grave?

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    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to the media in front of 10 Downing street, as he goes on to announce his resignation following the result of the EU referendum, in which the Britain voted to leave the EU, in London, Friday, June, 24, 2016.

    Britain’s Leader Created Catastrophe

    Britain’s Leader Created Catastrophe

    LONDON — The curse of the hot-hand fallacy has condemned Prime Minister David Cameron to the ranks of the worst leaders in British political history. After a remarkably risky hot-streak, Cameron got reckless enough to take one big gamble too man...

    David Cameron put the question to stay or leave the European Union in the hands of voters, expecting them to agree with him. Instead, they killed him.

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    Brexit , British pound crashing on international stock market

    Brexit Shock: Britain Quits Europe

    Brexit Shock: Britain Quits Europe

    LONDON — Britain has voted to leave the European Union, stunning global financial markets and sending a seismic shock through the Continent.The pound suffered its worst day in more than 30 years, plunging downward, as Dow Industrials futures and o...

    A humiliated David Cameron resigns, and the pound and global markets crash to record lows after shock win for the Brexit campaign to leave the European Union.

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    Brexit and Lindsay Lohan

    Lindsay Lohan’s Epic Brexit Meltdown

    Lindsay Lohan’s Epic Brexit Meltdown

    LONDON — Like most right-thinking Americans, Lindsay Lohan has very little idea what the hell is going on with Brexit. Unlike most Americans, she is giving it a damn good go. As Britain’s Twitter users descend into despair amid signs that the olde...

    While Britain’s young Twitter users were crying about the shock early referendum results, their only comfort was an American expat.

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    Heavily-armed police stand outside the movie theatre Kinopolis where an armed man was reportedly inside on June 23, 2016 in Viernheim, Germany. According to initial media reports he entered the cinema today at approximately 3pm, fired a shot in the air and barricaded himself inside. Recent reports state that a masked gunman was shot dead by Police after they stormed the cinema complex.

    Gunman Dies Attacking German Theater

    Gunman Dies Attacking German Theater

    PARIS — Europe is not immune to mass murder. It’s rare, but it happens, and when a deranged masked man erupted in a German cinema complex on Thursday afternoon, wearing an ammunition belt and firing a gun into the air, authorities feared the worst...

    Police killed an armed man described as a ‘confused individual’ but not a terrorist after he assaulted a German movie theater. He was the only fatality in the attack.

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    Brexit , British pound crashing on international stock market

    Brexit Shock: Britain Quits Europe

    Brexit Shock: Britain Quits Europe

    LONDON — Britain has voted to leave the European Union, stunning global financial markets and sending a seismic shock through the Continent.The pound suffered its worst day in more than 30 years, plunging downward, as Dow Industrials futures and o...

    A humiliated David Cameron resigns, and the pound and global markets crash to record lows after shock win for the Brexit campaign to leave the European Union.

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    U.S. News

    Watch thieves in LA

    The Watch Thieves Who Picked L.A. Clean

    The Watch Thieves Who Picked L.A. Clean

    Their story was always about time—time to plan, to execute, to get away—but in the end it was really about how quickly time could disappear. How fast a plan could dissolve, a getaway route crumble, or a profit margin explode, becoming greater than...

    In less than 10 months, a fledgling robbery ring smashed and grabbed its way to $6 million in stolen goods. But the leaders got greedy, plans got sloppy, and the police got smart.

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    This Slave Passed as Mexican Millionaire

    This Slave Passed as Mexican Millionaire

    “In New York, you can be a new man,” croons the chorus during the opening of the contemporary Broadway smash Hamilton. It is an insight as true today as it was during the colonial period. From the Bavarian immigrant Freidrich Drumpf, who turned hi...

    William Henry Ellis was born into slavery on a Texas cotton plantation but reinvented himself completely and successfully as a Mexican millionaire.

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    The Racist Origins of the SAT

    The Racist Origins of the SAT

    Ninety years ago, on June 23, 1926, 8040 American high school students simultaneously pondered which of six words were “most closely related” and which numbers “come next” in a certain sequence. This first SAT was scored on a 200-to-800-point scal...

    While it unintentionally aided the disadvantaged in its earlier forms, the SAT was the fruit of a very poisonous tree.

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    Watch thieves in LA

    The Watch Thieves Who Picked L.A. Clean

    The Watch Thieves Who Picked L.A. Clean

    Their story was always about time—time to plan, to execute, to get away—but in the end it was really about how quickly time could disappear. How fast a plan could dissolve, a getaway route crumble, or a profit margin explode, becoming greater than...

    In less than 10 months, a fledgling robbery ring smashed and grabbed its way to $6 million in stolen goods. But the leaders got greedy, plans got sloppy, and the police got smart.

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    Utah Police Introduces Porn-Sniffing Dog

    Utah Police Introduces Porn-Sniffing Dog

    “Porn dog” doesn’t sound like a terribly appealing job at first, but pups with that title are breaking new ground for cops across the country. According to a Facebook post from Utah’s Weber County police force on June 21, a new K-9 specializing in...

    “I thought I was being punked, but it does work,” a prosecutor for the Department of Justice said of the cops’ special pups.

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    three teens killed a homeless man in California

    Kids ‘Killed Homeless Man for Kicks’

    Kids ‘Killed Homeless Man for Kicks’

    When a penniless Good Samaritan thwarted two San Diego brothers during their ghoulish game of using homeless humans as paintball targets, they allegedly went hunting for payback.  They got it in spades. Austin Mostrong, 20, along with his cheerlea...

    Hailey Suder was charged as an accessory to a horrific murder in San Diego after her boyfriend allegedly hunted homeless people with paintball guns.

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    Tech + Health

    THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, (from left): Elsa Lanchester, Boris Karloff, 1935

    ‘Electrosex’ Is Our Freaky Future

    ‘Electrosex’ Is Our Freaky Future

    “When I first heard about applying electricity to your naked body during sex, my first thought was ‘oh my god why would you do that?! Zappy, ouchy, dangerous!” says Jess Wilde.“But now I have completely changed my mind: the idea of turning you and...

    Couples who use electricity between the sheets say it taps into the body’s nervous system.

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    Mandy Hargraves

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mandy Hargraves was addicted to dying.She had been on the outs with her husband and going broke before cancer. Then her estranged husband returned and money started rolling in as donations to fund her fight against stage 4 stomach cancer.Except Ha...

    When Mandy Hargraves announced her diagnosis, she got her estranged husband back and tons of donations. Then the authorities saw her medical history.

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    The Truth About the New Probiotics Trend

    The Truth About the New Probiotics Trend

    Tiffany Ayuda, Life by Daily Burn Got your gut on your mind? Then you’re probably up on the health benefits of probiotics. From boosting immunity to improving digestion, probiotics have been touted as the “superhero” of the gut bacteria underworld...

    Here’s what you need to know before giving your gut the royal treatment.

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    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Look out, Richard Branson. Here comes Jeff Bezos rocketing into your space.The Amazon billionaire’s once secretive program to take paying passengers to the edge of space now appears to be set to overtake Branson’s Virgin Galactic project to inaugu...

    Space tourism was supposed to arrive years ago, but its chief apostle is yet to deliver and suddenly faces a formidable challenger.

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    Mandy Hargraves

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mandy Hargraves was addicted to dying.She had been on the outs with her husband and going broke before cancer. Then her estranged husband returned and money started rolling in as donations to fund her fight against stage 4 stomach cancer.Except Ha...

    When Mandy Hargraves announced her diagnosis, she got her estranged husband back and tons of donations. Then the authorities saw her medical history.

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    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    “Shit,” Chiarini realized. “She’s going to pee all over the house if I do this.”It’s that thought that cut short what she later realized would have been an unsuccessful suicide attempt anyway. The medication she had been downing would not have bee...

    “You think right now that it is the end of the world but, trust me, it isn’t.”

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    Football Stars: Weed Helps Brain Injury

    Football Stars: Weed Helps Brain Injury

    The only thing weirder than men in suits selling weed soda at a pot conference is NFL players mingling among them.Such was the scene at the Cannabis World Congress this week in New York City, where more than 75 businesses, non-profits, and drug po...

    Former NFL players took the stage at the Cannabis World Congress to advocate for medical marijuana to treat the symptoms of CTE.

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    drug testing jailed possibly innocent people

    This Chemist Tainted 24,000 Court Cases

    This Chemist Tainted 24,000 Court Cases

    Four years after chemist Annie Dookhan was arrested for falsifying evidence at Massachusetts’ state drug lab, less than 1 percent of the 24,000 cases she may have tampered with have been reviewed.  Dookhan’s story—of how she tainted drug evidence ...

    Four years after her arrest, Massachusetts has only reviewed 1 percent of the convictions based on Annie Dookhan’s tampered lab results.

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    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    “Shit,” Chiarini realized. “She’s going to pee all over the house if I do this.”It’s that thought that cut short what she later realized would have been an unsuccessful suicide attempt anyway. The medication she had been downing would not have bee...

    “You think right now that it is the end of the world but, trust me, it isn’t.”

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    Why It’s Cool to Hate Cooking

    Why It’s Cool to Hate Cooking

    Among the people I envy most are those who hate to cook (and don’t) along with others who care about food only as a necessity for life and health. Many such are perplexed by the current flood of temptations constantly beckoning in publications, bl...

    One of the many things we are now made to feel guilty about is that we must love cooking healthy, high-quality meals. Rubbish.

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    London performance artist arrested for inviting public to touch her

    Touch This Artist and She’ll Be Arrested

    Touch This Artist and She’ll Be Arrested

    In 2014, Milo Moiré burst onto the contemporary performance art scene with her provocative PlopEgg Painting: naked and squatting over a canvas outside Germany’s annual Art Cologne fair, the Swiss conceptual artist conceived an abstract painting by...

    Milo Moiré invited strangers to reach into a reflective box and caress her breasts or vagina for 30 seconds. The British police were displeased.

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    Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski waits for Republican US presidential hopeful Donald Trump to speak about foreign policy at the Mayflower Hotel April 27, 2016 in Washington, DC.
Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to pursue an "American First" foreign policy if elected president, demanding that allies contribute more to global security. "America First will be the major and overriding theme of my administration," he said in a speech outlining his foreign policy.
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    What Can Corey Lewandowski Say on CNN?

    What Can Corey Lewandowski Say on CNN?

    Talk about shock and awe—and, in this case, a heaping helping of exasperation and eye-rolling.In a presidential campaign cycle that has been full of surprises, CNN President Jeff Zucker has outdone himself by hiring as an on-air analyst Donald Tru...

    CNN has hired Donald Trump’s virulently anti-journalist ex-campaign manager for a rumored $500,000. But what can he reveal beyond loyalist talking points?

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    Ian Connor.

    Hip-Hop Turns on Accused Serial Rapist

    Hip-Hop Turns on Accused Serial Rapist

    The hip-hop world giveth, and the hip-hop world taketh away.On Thursday, video emerged of fashion stylist and Tumblr sensation Ian Connor sucker-punching rapper Theophilus London in a Paris store. The fight then spilled outside, with A$AP Bari, A$...

    The fashion stylist—and A$AP Mob affiliate—was attacked by A$AP Bari on the streets of Paris, Kerwin Frost in an apartment, and confronted by Theophilus London.

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    London performance artist arrested for inviting public to touch her

    Touch This Artist and She’ll Be Arrested

    Touch This Artist and She’ll Be Arrested

    In 2014, Milo Moiré burst onto the contemporary performance art scene with her provocative PlopEgg Painting: naked and squatting over a canvas outside Germany’s annual Art Cologne fair, the Swiss conceptual artist conceived an abstract painting by...

    Milo Moiré invited strangers to reach into a reflective box and caress her breasts or vagina for 30 seconds. The British police were displeased.

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    Nathan’s: The Hot Dog King

    Nathan’s: The Hot Dog King

    What would the Fourth of July be without Nathan’s hot dog eating contest? Eager crowds cheering on competitors with cavernous stomachs who tackle mounds of food at an alarming rate of consumption. It’s a truly American spectacle and completely f...

    Nathan’s, the famous Coney Island hot dog seller, is celebrating 100 years. We spoke to the restaurant’s founder’s grandson about its history and its legendary July 4 contest.

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     How USC art school lost its students

    USC Art School Lost All Its MFA Students

    USC Art School Lost All Its MFA Students

    The small but esteemed Roski School of Art and Design at the University of Southern California has dramatically and publicly fallen from grace in the past year, after all seven students in the 2016 studio art MFA class dropped out last May in prot...

    The Roski School is fighting back after its lone MFA student quit, citing a ‘downward spiral of predatory, wrongheaded, and woefully oblivious decision making’ on the part of the sch...

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    Brexit

    Celebrexit: Who’s Voting In and Out

    Celebrexit: Who’s Voting In and Out

    For any Brits still not sure which way they are going to vote in tomorrow's referendum on whether Britain should stay in or leave the EU, there is a wealth of data, statistics and policy documents to help them decide.Failing that, they could ...

    Britain goes to the polls Thursday in the biggest single-issue vote in a generation: whether the country should stay in or leave the EU. What do our celebs think?

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    Nathan's Famous serving Rockerfeller

    Nathan’s: The Hot Dog King

    Nathan’s: The Hot Dog King

    What would the Fourth of July be without Nathan’s hot dog eating contest? Eager crowds cheering on competitors with cavernous stomachs who tackle mounds of food at an alarming rate of consumption. It’s a truly American spectacle and completely f...

    Nathan’s, the famous Coney Island hot dog seller, is celebrating 100 years. We spoke to the restaurant’s founder’s grandson about its history and its legendary July 4 contest.

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    Screenshot of AP reporter Amanda Myers' YouTube video of her experience going down the Skyslide at the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles.

    Watch: Plunging Down the Skyslide

    Watch: Plunging Down the Skyslide

    For 33 dollars, you can plunge down the side of the tallest building in California and not die-- or you can just watch these videos for free. Thrill seekers are flocking to the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles, which now features a 45-foot slide fro...

    There’s now a glass slide on the outside of an L.A. skyscraper, from its 70th to 69th floors. Enjoy the terror on video.

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    PORTO, PORTUGAL - APRIL 15: Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United celebrates following the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final second leg match between FC Porto and Manchester United at the Estadio do Dragao on April 15, 2009 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

    Ronaldo Throws Reporter’s Mic into Lake

    Ronaldo Throws Reporter’s Mic into Lake

    “Ronaldo, are you prepared for this game today?” That may seem like an innocuous question, but Portugal soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t see it that way. When a reporter asked him this on Wednesday as he and his teammates took a walk through ...

    CMTV is demanding an apology after the footballer drowned their reporter’s microphone.

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    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display on Fire Inside Phoenix Walmart

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display...

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display...

    July 4th came early at a Phoenix Arizona Walmart in all the wrong ways.In a video posted to WorldStarHipHop’s Facebook page last Friday, a Walmart customer recorded a giant burning fireworks display in an aisle. Apparently, a small group of people...

    Phoenix police are looking for at least two men and a woman suspected with starting the blaze.

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    Screenshot of CNN International clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses the Trump campaign's disastrously bad finances, comparing them to a Ponzi scheme.

    John Avlon on Trump’s Sad Fundraising

    John Avlon on Trump’s Sad Fundraising

    Trump’s campaign, short on cash and funneling much of what it does have into Trump businesses, “looks more like a Ponzi scheme than a presidential campaign,” Daily Beast editor-in-ch...

    • Screenshot of CNN International clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses the Trump campaign's disastrously bad finances, comparing them to a Ponzi scheme.

      John Avlon on Trump’s Sad Fundraising

      Trump’s campaign, short on cash and funneling much of what it does have into Trump businesses, “looks more like a Ponzi scheme than a presidential campaign,” Daily Beast editor-in-ch...

    PORTO, PORTUGAL - APRIL 15: Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United celebrates following the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final second leg match between FC Porto and Manchester United at the Estadio do Dragao on April 15, 2009 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

    Ronaldo Throws Reporter’s Mic into Lake

    Ronaldo Throws Reporter’s Mic into Lake

    “Ronaldo, are you prepared for this game today?” That may seem like an innocuous question, but Portugal soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t see it that way. When a reporter asked him this on Wednesday as he and his teammates took a walk through ...

    CMTV is demanding an apology after the footballer drowned their reporter’s microphone.

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    Screenshot of CNN clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses Donald Trump's poor poll numbers and struggling campaign with Carol Costello.

    John Avlon: Why Trump is Imploding

    John Avlon: Why Trump is Imploding

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