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Watch Jordan Peele's Fakeout Obama Warning About Fake News

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Why we care: The tragedy of Donald Trump's stock dismissal phrase, "fake news", is that the scourge of actual fake news desperately needs addressing. Halfway through the video, it is revealed that Peele had given the voiceover for the video and digitally manipulated it to look like as the original speech by Obama. Read More »

Theresa May urges Commonwealth to end 'legacy of discrimination' against homosexuality

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The Prime Minister said this on Tuesday while speaking at the first joint forum at Commonwealth Head of Government Meetings in Westminster. Henry Aho, president of the Tonga Leitis Association, an LGBTI advocacy organization in the Pacific island nation of Tonga, which is also a Commonwealth country, told the Washington Blade he is "encouraged by the admission of wrong doing". Read More »

Police videos released in Stephon Clark shooting

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The full playlist of the 50 released videos is available via YouTube . "The BWC and ICC videos contained in this release depict officers responding to the scene after the officer-involved shooting (OIS) occurred, and their activities upon arrival", police said in a statement. Read More »

Trump and Abe aim to lessen tension over trade and North Korea

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It's the second time Trump has welcomed Abe to Mar-a-Lago, and the two men plan to "sneak out", as Trump put it to reporters, for a round of golf Wednesday. Abe also wants Trump to bring up Japanese citizens kidnapped by Pyongyang long ago. Meanwhile, Trump says five locations are under consideration for the historic U.S. Read More »

Joel Embiid expresses frustration on Instagram after 76ers loss

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It was how he broke the Sixers' backs when the Heat needed it most. He is still recovering from an orbital bone fracture in his left eye, suffered just before the end of the regular season. The team's decision to focus on making a championship run this year instead of developing for the future will definitely come back to haunt them. Wade made eight of his nine shot attempts in the first half, with five of those coming from mid-range and a lot of them of the contested variety. Read More »

Syria strikes could strengthen Trump's hand in North Korea talks

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However, US officials have floated several possible venues over the past month, including: the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar; the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea; a neutral European capital like Stockholm or Geneva; a location at sea like Jeju island or a ship; Southeast Asia, including possibly Singapore or Malaysia; the South Korean capital Seoul; or the North Korean capital Pyongyang , a seemingly unlikely choice that no US official has yet ruled out. Read More »

On Tax Day, Republicans hope filers are mindful of tax cuts

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Instead 13 million people have had their healthcare taken away, most of us have seen meager, temporary increases in our paychecks (which will turn to tax increases in the next decade), and the inability to itemize our taxes. "Out with the old, and in with the new". Moreover, JP Morgan Chase, with its South U.S. and Latin America offices in Orlando, have announced a $20 billion long-term investment in employees, branch expansion, and local growth right here in Florida. Read More »

US Marshals offer reward for arrest of Lois Riess

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Authorities added that Riess could well be driving the auto of the woman she's accused of killing, 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson , of Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Once they became friends, Riess allegedly shot and killed Hutchinson, stole her cash, credit cards and identification, and left the area driving Hutchinson's vehicle. Read More »

When James Comey speaks people should listen

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Trump, of course, countered on Twitter, accusing Comey "and others" of committing " many crimes", thus ensuring that the interview would stay relevant for another news cycle. And so the reason I'm talking in terms of morality is, those are the things that matter most to this country. "If it differs at all from what he provided the special counsel, you can be sure that there will be a challenge if this case moves to an impeachment or a trial", Jack Sharman, a former special counsel in the ... Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel Gleefully Taunts Hannity For Being Outed as Cohen's Mystery Client

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Although he later clarified his comments to suggest that he expected that some of his conversations with Cohen would be confidential, his earlier denial that a relationship ever existed renders that expectation unpersuasive. The warrant also sought information that included payments allegedly made to keep Daniels and McDougal silent. "I have no idea", she said . " Michael Cohen has never represented me in any matter". Read More »

Missouri AG discovers evidence of criminal wrongdoing by Greitens

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Anyone who has set foot in a Missouri courtroom knows these allegations are ridiculous. Greitens in a Tuesday statement said he'll get rid of what he described as "false allegations". Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner hired Tisaby, a private investigator, rather than relying on St. Louis police for the investigation. Spokeswoman Susan Ryan declined further comment. Read More »

Tax experts share last minute tax filing tips

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To get this freebie, you need to say "Made from scratch". Tuesday is the last day for taxpayers to file their tax returns, unless they've filed for an automatic six-month extension. The IRS says electronic payment options are the quickest and easiest payment options. Quiznos . To celebrate Tax Day, Quiznos To celebrate Tax Day, Quiznos is offering a 10.40 percent deduction off any purchase including catering, on April 17 to new or existing Toasty Points loyalty app members at all ... Read More »

Cook County hosts prescription drug collection

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National Prescription Drug Take Back events take place in April and October each year and continue to remove ever-higher amounts of opioids and other medicines from the nation's homes, where they could be stolen and abused by family members and visitors, including children and teens. Read More »

Video goes viral after claim of citation for flying military flags

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First Coast News got a hold of the original citation , which was signed by Melinda Power. The warning didn't sit well with a customer-a military veteran who told Power that he thought it was wrong to take down the flags. Curry also shared on Twitter that city staff has been informed to treat military flags the same as the US flag. Social media users and military veterans are still calling for the inspector to be fired. Read More »

New York City Orders Sims Statue Removed From Central Park

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Mayor Bill de Blasio established the panel in August 2017 after violent white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the planned removal of a Robert E. Marion Sims is definitively absent from their list of "famous residents," and his gravesite must be located via the search function. "I recognize his contributions but it's sort of if Josef Mengele had contributions to the field of medicine, we wouldn't put a statue to him because of how he got that information", she said. Read More »

Bomb explosion near Indian Embassy in Nepal

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The explosion, which took place at around 8.20 pm, left a hole of around 1×1.5 feet in the complex's compound wall. He said there had been repeated calls from various quarters for the evacuation of the office, which he contended India was operating without permission from the Nepal government. Read More »

Sen. John McCain in stable condition following surgery for infection

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A statement said that Republican senator, who has been fighting brain cancer since a diagnosis a year ago, is hospitalized in a "stable condition", The Washington Post reports. Among the risk factors for developing diverticulitis is age, with those over 40 more at risk. Doctors say a glioblastoma is a particularly aggressive type of brain tumor that digs tentacle-like roots into normal brain tissue. Read More »

Today's Brokerage Rating: Infosys Limited, (NYSE: INFY)

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To measure price-variation, we found INFY's volatility during a week at 2.09% and during a month it has been found around 1.68%. Infosys shares fell 5.98% in intraday trade to Rs1,099 per share. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, June 8 by HSBC. On Tuesday, April 3 the firm has "Hold" rating by Robert W. Baird given. BMO Capital Markets maintained Infosys Limited (NYSE: INFY ) on Friday , August 18 with "Hold" rating. Read More »

7 inmates dead in 7-hour prison fight

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Seven inmates were killed during fights that lasted more than seven hours at a SC prison Sunday night and into Monday morning, according to officials. On Monday, Lee County Fire and Rescue said it assisted with the "mass casualty incident" at the prison. Authorities responded to an "ongoing incident" at Lee Correctional Facility in Bishopville, S.C. Read More »

Koreas expected to announce end of 68 year war

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Pyongyang's nuclear drive began in the late 1960s, when Kim Il Sung was inspired by Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong, who is said to have told the North Korean founder that the world wouldn't dare bully his regime if he had oil and atomic warheads. Read More »

Airline chief's daughter Cho Hyun-Min sent home for 'rage'

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A lawyer representing Cho said she would cooperate with the investigation, the Yonhap news agency reported. She denies throwing water but admits to shoving the advertising agency manager. Numerous people who signed a few dozen petitions demanded that the airline remove the word " Korean " from its name and stop using the symbol on the Korean flag as its logo. Read More »

NPA: Saxonwold assets seized will be used to recoup R250M state losses

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The raid is reportedly linked to the Vrede dairy farm case. Estina Farm, which was meant to benefit black farmers, was allegedly used to siphon funds from the state. What initial media reports believed the interaction took place outside the Indian consulate in Dubai, Gulf News later said that the video was shot outside the Business Atrium Centre in Oud Metha, where IVS Global, the outsourced agency for providing document attestation services to the Indian mission, is located. Read More »