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Popular Youtuber Creates Repulsive Propaganda Music Video For North Korea

Sscrrenshot: LouisForFun I’ve seen a lot of disgusting things in my years on the internet, but this video takes the cake. A popular Youtuber named Louis Cole, whose channel has nearly 2 million subscriptions, ended his trip to North Korea by creating a music video called “Sufin In The DPRK.” This isn’t some biting political commentary that touches on the ...

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Twitter Suspends 235,000 Accounts for Promoting Terrorism

Getty Images Twitter says it has suspended 235,000 accounts for promoting terrorism since February. That brings the total accounts suspended since June 2015 to 360,000. “Our response time for suspending reported accounts, the amount of time these accounts are on Twitter, and the number of followers they accumulate have all decreased dramatically,” Twitter said in a blog post. “We have ...

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Today's Best Deals: PC Accessories, Sony Bluetooth Over-Ears, Nutri Ninja

PC components, Sony Bluetooth headphones, and a fan as quiet as a library lead off Thursday’s best deals. http://deals.kinja.com/todays-best-li… Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: ModCloth, Steve Madden, Free People, Batiste, and More Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: ModCloth, Steve Madden, Free People, Batiste, and More Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: ModCloth, Steve… An extra 30% off all clearance at Steve Madden, discounted Free ...

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Gawker.com to End Operations Next Week

After nearly fourteen years of operation, Gawker.com will be shutting down next week. The decision to close Gawker comes days after Univision successfully bid $ 135 million for Gawker Media’s six other websites, and four months after the Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel revealed his clandestine legal campaign against the company. Nick Denton, the company’s outgoing CEO, informed current staffers ...

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All the Best Gossip from Esquire's Jared Kushner Profile

Amid Donald Trump’s spasmodic summer, one member of his campaign (and family) has received a growing amount of positive—or at least not explicitly negative—press: Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Today, however, Esquire has published a long and excellent profile with lots of good dirt, all about who is this smiling fellow who through his narrow greed and ambition has sold out ...

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McDonald's Happy Meal Fitness Trackers Are Giving Kids Rashes

Image: McDonald’s McDonald’s will no longer be shipping fitness trackers with its Happy Meals. The fast-food giant is discontinuing the cheap step-counters it was set to include in kid’s meals because the plastic bands are giving children rashes. McDonald’s announced the decision in a statement: “We are voluntarily removing the Step It! Activity Band Happy Meal toys in our restaurants ...

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13 Dead in Louisiana as Some Return to Flooded Homes

The death toll in Louisiana has risen to 13, ABC News reports. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will visit the state on Thursday to review the federal government’s response to what Governor John Bel Edwards called “unprecedented” flooding. Some 70,000 people have registered for individual assistance, and more than 9,000 have filed flood insurance claims. The flood waters have begun ...

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13 Dead in Louisiana as Some Return to Flooded Homes

The death toll in Louisiana has risen to 13, ABC News reports. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will visit the state on Thursday to review the federal government’s response to what Governor John Bel Edwards called “unprecedented” flooding. Some 70,000 people have registered for individual assistance, and more than 9,000 have filed flood insurance claims. The flood waters have begun ...

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81 Days and a Wake Up

Jasen Tropf cheers, waiting for Donald Trump in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo: AP Gawker

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81 Days and a Wake Up

Jasen Tropf cheers, waiting for Donald Trump in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo: AP Gawker

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