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RNC Chair: Deporting 12 Million People Not Practical, Legalization “The Proper Route”

“We never said a pathway to citizenship, and I tend to believe that legalization or some kind of legalization is the proper route, not necessarily citizenship.”<p>Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said on Thursday that there should be legalization for some undocumented …

Reince Priebus

Government Delivers Killer Blow Against For-Profit College Chain ITT

In cutting access to federal funds, the Education Department has virtually guaranteed the demise of a chain of colleges that was once valued at billions of dollars.<p>One of the country’s largest chains of for-profit colleges has been handed a virtual death sentence by the Education Department, with …

College & University

Ilvermorny Logos On Pottermore Have Changed After Accusations Of Plagiarism

The four Ilvermorny houses have new designs after a Reddit thread suggested the original logos were plagiarized.<p>Pottermore now has new logos for the four houses of Ilvermorny, the North American school for witchcraft and wizardry.<p>The new logos, shown on the right, are more complex and detailed than …

Logos

Want To Run Promoted Stickers On Twitter? It’ll Cost At Least $500,000

Twitter is lowering minimum ad spend on some of its products, but its Promoted Sticker is pricey.<p>Advertisers who want to run Promoted Sticker ad campaigns on Twitter will have to fork over at least $500,000 to do it, multiple sources tell BuzzFeed News.<p>In June, Twitter introduced stickers, which …

Digital Advertising

Obama Administration Urges Supreme Court To Keep N.C. Voting Restrictions Off The Books

Justice Department opposes North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, who is asking the Supreme Court to put a lower court ruling on hold so the state can enforce the restrictions in this election.<p>In a filing at the Supreme Court on Thursday, the Obama administration urged the Supreme Court to keep in place …

Voting

The Alt-Right Has Its Own Comedy TV Show On A Time Warner Network

Adult Swim’s Million Dollar Extreme Presents: World Peace is identity content for trolls.<p>@Night_0f_Fire is in almost every way a quintessential alt-right Twitter user. He supports Donald Trump. He hates Hillary Clinton and questions her health. He retweets the full spectrum of the movement’s icons, …

TV Series

Your iPhone Is Super Vulnerable To Being Hacked So Update It Right This Second

An Israeli company has been selling software to state governments that allows them to easily infiltrate an iPhone, according to a new report published Thursday.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Apple rushed out a new security update for iPhones Thursday after it was revealed that an Israeli company had been selling …

iPhone

Jeb Bush Says He’s Not Buying The Trump Immigration Shift

“All the things that Donald Trump railed against, he seems to be morphing into — it’s kind of disturbing.”<p>Jeb Bush says Donald Trump doesn’t actually have any beliefs on immigration because it’s all a game to Trump.<p>“Well, I can only say that whatever his views are this morning, they might change …

Jeb Bush

A Tiger Kept In A Small Cage Alongside A Stuffed Corpse Has Been Rescued

The Bengal tiger was one of more than a dozen animals rescued from what has been dubbed the “world’s worst zoo” in the Gaza Strip.<p>This is Laziz, a Bengal tiger that was kept in a small cage alongside another tiger’s stuffed corpse at a zoo in the Gaza Strip.<p>The 9-year-old tiger was just one of …

Gaza

We Asked Women In Nice What The Burkini Ban Means For Them

Tourists and locals on the Promenade des Anglais reacted to the question: “What does the burkini ban mean for women?”<p>Iris, 24, from Switzerland<p>“It [the burkini ban] restrains women’s rights.”<p>Dominique B, 56, from France<p>The ban is “a push towards freedom.”<p>Riko, 16<p>“They can do whatever they …

Women's Rights

The “Captain America: Civil War” Bloopers Are A Gift To This World

Bucky then, Bucky now, Bucky forever.<p><i>Captain America: Civil War</i> gave us many gifts.<p>Black Panther, Bucky and his plums, so many memories.<p>But the blooper reel is, perhaps, the best gift yet. Get an exclusive look below, and ready your heart for a great influx of joy.<p>Cap and Tony dance while Bucky …

Captain America

France’s Highest Court To Decide On Reversing Burkini Ban

A human rights group has challenged the burkini ban imposed in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet near Nice.<p>France’s highest administrative court, Conseil d’État, will decide Friday whether to reverse the burkini ban imposed in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet near Nice.<p>At a hearing Thursday, the court …

France

The Alt Right Is Having Its Best And Worst Week

Hillary Clinton and the media are talking about them, but Donald Trump broke with one of the key things that drew them to the candidate in the first place.<p>WASHINGTON — On a day when the alt right is likely to become more famous than it’s ever been before, the movement is also facing a disorienting …

Donald Trump

How Breitbart Boosted Nigel Farage And Helped Take Him To The Heart Of The Trump Campaign

Long before Breitbart’s chief took over Donald Trump’s campaign, the right-wing news outlet backed Farage’s party to push its anti-immigrant, nationalist agenda in Britain.<p>It was the ultimate populist, right-wing double act. At an election rally in Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday night, …

Nigel Farage

The Drug That Killed Prince Is Causing An “Unprecedented” Wave Of Overdoses

Heroin and counterfeit pain pills laced with fentanyl are causing an epidemic of overdoses nationwide, say federal health officials.<p>Fentanyl — the dangerous painkiller 50 times more potent than heroin that killed Prince in April — is sparking an “unprecedented” wave of fatal overdoses in young men …

Celebrity Gossip

These Women Threw A Beach Party Outside The French Embassy To Protest The Burkini Ban

“Wear what you want.”<p>A makeshift beach was set up by protesters on the doorstep of the French embassy in central London on Thursday after several coastal towns in France imposed a ban on the burkini, a swimsuit that covers the whole body.<p>Around 100 campaigners, supporters, and onlookers gathered …

Protest

Here’s Steven Seagal Gently Petting A Dictator’s Watermelons

Enjoy.<p>Steven Seagal has had a pretty great life post-action movie career, what with his becoming BFFs with Russian president Vladimir Putin and other things as well, probably.<p>But this…this surely blows any of Seagal’s recent adventures completly out of the water.<p>For those who are confused, that was …

Steven Seagal

How Well Do You Remember The First Episode Of “Modern Family”?

Can you ace this like Alex would?

Modern Family

This Woman Took Part In A Stunning Photoshoot Five Years After A Horrific Revenge Attack

Zhou Yan shared a series of professional photos to her Weibo account, showing off her scars.<p>In September 2011, Zhou Yan was set on fire by an old classmate, Tao Rukun, after repeatedly rejecting his advances.<p>Last week, Zhou shared a series of professional photos to her Weibo account, showing off …

Weibo

37 Pictures That Prove All Boobs Are Good Boobs

In case you’ve ever wondered if your breasts are “normal.”<p>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to help us celebrate boobs of all shapes and sizes by sending in a sketch of their own.<p>“Small and pierced. I think that they are awesome now that I’m older, but I used to hate being …

Third grade

Why Some Afghans Are Finding The Attack On Kabul’s American University So Heartbreaking

“It represented progress, hope and quality education.”<p>Former students and friends expressed grief and concern after two armed militants killed at least 16 people and injured 53, several of them students, in an attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday.<p>Seven students and …

College & University

17 Times The Cast Of “Stranger Things” Were Just Too Damn Wonderful

I’d go to the Upside Down just to hang out with them.<p>1. When Gaten decided to reverse roles by asking for selfies with his own fans.<p>2. And when he found out which <i>Stranger Things</i> character he was most like.<p>3. When Millie shared the clip of her epic Eleven haircut.<p>4. When she celebrated Eleven’s …

Bobby Brown

29 Thoughts I Had During The First Episode Of “Bake Off”

“I LOVE SWALLOWS.’<p>1. Wait WAIT wait WAIT a second. The first line of <i>Bake Off</i> 2016 is a joke about a sex toy? Amazing.<p>2. I have experienced this problem.<p>Especially with <i>Bake Off</i> not being on for ten months.<p>3. Same.<p>4. Same.<p>5. This is me sliding into your DMs.<p>6. Me seeing Selasi for the first time.<p>7. …

BBC

Poem

<b>In the armpit of summer.</b> In the asshole of August. In the what-the-fuck-am-I-doing of more grad school. I am in the 20th grade, rereading Rimbaud’s “Sonnet du Trou du Cul,” co-authored with his often-fucked-up sometimes-boyfriend Verlaine. Their joint ode to the asshole. The literal hole, …

Jake Gyllenhaal

Clinton Latino Operation, Going Beyond Obama In ‘12, Readies Final Trump Battle Plan

There are Latino vote directors in new states, English language ads aimed at Hispanics, and targeted small business and faith national programs, all ramping up to maximize the Latino vote for Clinton in the stretch run against Trump.<p>In 2012, the Obama campaign’s deputy Latino vote director Alida …

Hillary Clinton

WhatsApp Is Going To Start Sharing Your Account Information With Facebook

The company said the move is intended to help users communicate better with businesses.<p>Global messaging service WhatsApp announced Thursday that it would begin sharing users’ account information with Facebook, which purchased the company for $19 billion in 2014.<p>The move, according to a WhatsApp …

Facebook

Here’s What The Cast Of “My So-Called Life” Looks Like Now

It has been 22 years since the premiere of My So-Called Life, and everyone’s favorite angst-ridden teenagers are all grown up!<p>Claire Danes as Angela Chase<p>Jared Leto as Jordan Catalano<p>Devon Gummersall as Brian Krakow<p>A.J. Langer as Rayanne Graff<p>Wilson Cruz as Rickie Vasquez<p>Devon Odessa as Sharon …

ABC

People Are Tweeting About #IfAfricaWasASchool And It’s Perfect

TL;DR if Africa was actually a school, everyone would be cooler than you.<p>Let’s just start with the obvious. #IfAfricawasaschool, everyone would be better dressed than you ever were.<p>Few of us would stand any chance in gym class.<p>There’d be geopolitics in the hallways.<p>And, of course, the …

East Africa

Police In Nigeria Arrested A Guy For Naming His Dog After The President

“There’s a distinction between calling President Buhari a dog, and naming a pet dog Buhari.”<p>Thirty-year-old Nigerian trader Joachim Chinakwe is a big fan of his country’s current head of state, Muhammadu Buhari. So much so that, he says, he recently decided to name his pet dog after the …

Policing

Ann Coulter Grapples With Trump Deportation Flip-Flop

The commentator downplayed Donald Trump’s apparent switch on deportations, but later tweeted critically of the Republican nominee.<p>WASHINGTON — Ann Coulter downplayed Donald Trump’s shift on immigration on Wednesday night, saying there had not been a real reversal.<p>Coulter, who has been one of …

Ann Coulter