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Hero dog saves fawn struggling to stay afloat in Long Island Sound

Storm the golden retriever sprang into action to bring a drowning baby deer to shore.

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Trump mulls shakeup as Kelly says 'back channel' talks are 'a good thing'

Amidst scandal over Jared Kushner’s alleged links to the Russian ambassador, homeland security secretary plays defense while president complains on Twitter<p>The Trump White House is reportedly considering a major personnel shakeup, in response to the latest in a string of Russia-related scandals that …

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Does Vladimir Putin really own Donald Trump? It’s more likely than you think

<b>(Reuters/Maxim Shipenkov/Christopher Aluka Berry/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Kompromat is the name of the Russian game — and to win the White House, Trump may have unwittingly been played<p>Cody Cain<p>May 28, 2017 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Imagine the moment when Vladimir Putin first learned that his Russian hackers had …

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Silvio Berlusconi faces new trial over witness bribery claims

<b>Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi faces another trial, after being charged with bribing witnesses to silence them over accusations he paid for sex with young women.</b><p>In 2013, Mr Berlusconi was convicted of sex with an underage prostitute in what became known as the "bunga bunga" case.<p>He …

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Nancy Sinatra Destroys Donald Trump With Her Kickass Tweets

She's sticking it to Trump her way.<p>Nancy Sinatra’s boots are made not just for walking but also for kicking Donald Trump to the curb.<p>The Hill is reporting that Trump and wife Melania will dance their first official dance as first couple to “My Way,” a song made famous by Sinatra’s dad, Frank …

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Donald Trump is likely on the payroll of a Filipino government official thanks to his new Manila skyscraper

The Trump Organization’s partners around the world have been seen as potential conflicts of interest ever since Donald Trump announced he was running for US president. With his inauguration just days away, more attention is being paid to these conflicts, and the head of the Office of Government …

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The internet wanted to know which animals fart, so scientists happily obliged

Scientists take on the most important challenges of our time, like combating climate change, fighting cancer, exploring the outer realms of our universe, or characterizing matter itself.<p>But sometimes they answer questions like whether or not frogs fart.<p>This week, a conservation researcher named …

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REPORT: Jared Kushner is taking steps to explore a White House role

President-elect Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, may be headed for a job in the White House.<p>Kushner is in the process of filing financial disclosure documents in preparation for taking a formal role as an adviser to the president, sources close to the process told The New York Times on …

Community Teams Up To Save Cat Found Hanging From Garage Door

Bella the cat is either very lucky or very unlucky, depending on how you look at it.<p>A Louisiana sheriff’s office is lauding a kindhearted deputy and several community members who assisted him with rescuing a cat from a truly alarming situation.<p>“A cat had been stuck between a garage door of a …

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Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is striking deals with a shady Chinese firm

Jared Kushner, President-elect Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, is defying the future administration's belligerent rhetoric on China in …

Send in the clowns: Donald Trump, Julian Assange and the enemies of liberal democracy

In a bizarre coda to a surreal election, Trump and Assange join forces to show us how badly democracy is broken<p>There is a long tradition of mistrust in democracy — or opposition to democracy, which is not quite the same thing — to be found in philosophy and political thought as far back as we can …