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Sean Spicer a Lost Ball in High Grass; Makes Horrific Hitler Gaff (watch!) 2

Sean Spicer a Lost Ball in High Grass; Makes Horrific Hitler Gaff (watch!)

Sean Spicer was a lost ball in TrumpSpeak high grass today, after making a horrendous gaff during a news briefing. He claimed Hitler never used chemical weapons during World War II. But it only got worse from there. Spicer and colleague Kellyanne Conway have tripped more than once over the facts trying to make sense out of President Trump’s more outlandish actions and comments....
Wagging the Dog: John Oliver Dissects Trump's Syrian Missile Strike (Watch!) 4

Wagging the Dog: John Oliver Dissects Trump’s Syrian Missile Strike (Watch!)

John Oliver tried to make sense of President Trump’s Syrian missile strike, which has spawned a cottage industry of conspiracy theories over the “real” motive for the attack. Most focused on his flagging support at home. Could there be more to it? John Oliver tried to make sense of President Trump’s Syrian missile strike, which has spawned a cottage industry of conspiracy theories over the “real” motive for the attack, mostly focused on his flagging support at home. Could there be more to it?...
Russia's Putin Tests Direct Interference in U.S. Election With Threats of War 6

Russia’s Putin Tests Direct Interference in U.S. Election With Threats of War

Russian President Vladimir Putin, already accused of covert intervention in the presidential election, may be trying a more direct route by threatening war with the United States, while a close ally claims only Donald Trump can calm relations between the two countries. Over the past two weeks, Putin has ordered a mass evacuation drill of Moscow involving an estimated 12 million residents. It would take place in the event of a nuclear war. ...
Jihadi John Death Signals No ISIS Terrorist Is Safe From Attack (video) 8

Jihadi John Death Signals No ISIS Terrorist Is Safe From Attack (video)

Jihadi John, the notorious Islamic executioner, was reportedly killed in a stunning drone attack in the heart of ISIS’s capital yesterday, signalling that no terrorist is safe from attack no matter where they are hiding. Jihadi John’s apparent death was more symbolic than strategic, but it signaled a major propaganda victory for the United States and Great Britain. ...