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Europe is trolling the hell out of Trump one hilarious video at a time

It all started when a Dutch satirical show produced a cheeky tourism ad introducing the U.S. President to the "tiny country" and asking Trump (in his …

Trump administration sanctions Iran over missile test

The Treasury Department placed new sanctions Friday on Iran, the first move by the Trump administration in response to a ballistic missile test that led the White House to announce it was putting Iran "on notice."<p>The sanctions were imposed on 25 people and entities involved in helping develop …

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Donald Trump’s Vanity Is Destroying His Presidency

The presidency isn’t changing Donald Trump. It’s revealing who he has always been.<p>Long before he embarked on the ultimate ego trip, leveraging his celebrity to seize the highest levels of political power, <b>Donald Trump</b> spent decades obsessed with appearances. An outer-borough boy from Queens who grew …

Trump's EPA pick poised to survive Senate fight, but his brewing battle with California will be harder to win

President Trump's nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency survived a rancorous committee vote Thursday, putting him on the path to full Senate confirmation and a confrontation with California.<p>Scott Pruitt, who oil and gas companies are betting will help them reassert dominance over the …

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Donald Trump Has Been So Terrible at His Job, Even Australia Is Pissed at Us Now

They are one of our closest allies, so of course Trump found a way to destabilize that relationship in less than two weeks.<p>When you read the national-security section of a major newspaper, you expect to hear about Iran's nuclear deal, or the daily horrors in Aleppo. You expect to see stories on …

Trump vows to overturn ban on political activity by churches

WASHINGTON — President Trump promised faith leaders Thursday that he would "totally destroy" the law that prohibits churches from engaging in political activity, a move that would upend 63 years of settled tax law.<p>In an appearance at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, Trump said he would make …

Donald Trump Vows to ‘Totally Destroy’ Johnson Amendment That Walls Off Church and State

The president also took the time to boast about his reality-show ratings, and even to talk about how ‘faith lives on in my heart every single …

Trump is taking the Bannon Way, and it will end in disaster

The Trump White House is engulfed in a firestorm that it ignited. The Democrats and the media supplied the gasoline.<p>I am increasingly confident that the above statement could be an evergreen. Trump may move to the center on this policy or that — indeed, I expect he will — but the Trump we saw …

Donald Trump Eyes Nukes to Eradicate Terror

The president’s shills say he’s keeping his campaign promises. Remember just how apocalyptic those promises were.<p>Let’s step back and take a calm look …

Are We Simulated Beings Living in a Simulated Universe?

Is the universe real? Or are all the stars and planets (including Earth and everything and everyone on it) just simulations in some colossal video game? What sounds like a silly question is actually one that some scientists have begun to take seriously.<p>It’s hard to come up with a way to tell for …

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Evidence that an ancient Pueblo site was built out of “golden rectangles”

An applied mathematician discovers geometric logic in Colorado's Sun Temple ruins.<p>A millennium ago, the Pueblo peoples were constructing incredible …

Donald Trump is the sole reliable source of truth, says chair of House Science Committee

“Better to get your news directly from the president,” said Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas.<p>It is early days in the Trump administration. (I know it doesn’t feel like it. Check your calendar.) But there have already been disturbing signs of how the administration intends to treat science and government …

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U.S. Supreme Court says woman can't sue over Austria rail injury | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a California woman cannot sue Austria’s state-owned national railway system in U.S. courts over a 2007 injury she suffered while boarding a train in Innsbruck that led to her legs being amputated.<p>The Supreme Court stands in …