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50 Shades Of Orange: Putting Trump’s Irn-Bru Ban To The Test

If you're not Scottish you may have, in passing, seen that Donald Trump's luxury golf course in Turnberry has banned the sale of Irn-Bru on its premises. If you are Scottish no doubt this news will have put you in a bad mood since this time last week, as these tweets from Kotaku UK's resident Scot (and Editor) Rich Stanton will show: Read More >>

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Record-Breaking Laser Experiment Could Teach Us About the Cores of Super-Earths

An enormous laser targeted for shutdown by proposed federal budget cuts has just done some record-breaking science in order to understand the centres of faraway exoplanets that scientists call “super-Earths.” Read More >>

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Piers Morgan Interviewing Donald Trump on Climate Change is the Lowest Circle of Hell

President Donald Trump, an area man who believes cold weather disproves the theory of climate change, granted an ITV interview on Sunday to Piers Morgan, an equally pasty area man who has lots of extremely bad opinions about the N-word. Read More >>

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Twitter’s Year in Review Confirms 2017 Sucked

Remember when everyone was screaming for 2016 to just end already? Well, it did. And 2017 managed to be even more horrific. Twitter has essentially verified that fact with its end of the year roundup of the most popular tweets, accounts, and hashtags. Appreciate them now, because next year is just going to be worse. Read More >>

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Donald Trump’s Personal Twitter Account Vanished for Eleven Beautiful Minutes

This is not a drill. Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, was, last night, momentarily deleted or suspended. The account was offline for a few minutes before reappearing, during which time visitors to his account were greeted with an error that states, “That page doesn’t exist.” Read More >>

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Twitter Reveals New Ad Rules After Enabling Election Propaganda

In response to increased scrutiny over Russia-bought ads that targeted Americans during the 2016 election, Twitter has announced new measures to increase transparency around ads purchased through its service. Read More >>

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North Korea Reportedly Hacked US-South Korean War Plans, Including How to Take Down Kim Jong-un

With a top Senate Republican warning that US leadership is edging us toward World War III, it’ll bring no one comfort to learn South Korean authorities believe that hackers working for the government of North Korea managed to steal highly-classified documents that included wartime contingency plans that were drawn up in 2015. Read More >>

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Mensa, an Association of Ostensible Geniuses, Takes Donald Trump’s Bait

The ongoing feud between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reached absolutely bizarre, reality-bending levels this week, with Trump responding to reports Tillerson had called him a “moron” by suggesting that they could “compare IQ tests ... I can tell you who is going to win.” Read More >>

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Donald Trump is Heading to the UK for a ‘Working Visit’ Next Year

American President Donald Trump, whose last name is a synonym for fart in this country, is, to put it very lightly, not without his controversies. For that reason people have been upset that he might come to the UK for a state visit, causing it to be 'put on hold' out of fear there would be mass protests. Read More >>

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Trump is Never Getting Banned From Twitter

President Donald Trump loves to tweet. Sometimes he tweets about how upset he is that NFL players are protesting police violence during the national anthem. Sometimes he tweets about Hurricane Maria, but not nearly as often as people expect the president to tweet about a devastating natural disaster. Sometimes he tweets about bombing North Korea. Read More >>

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Assange Turned Down Sharing Dirt on Russia

According to a newly released Foreign Policy report, leaked communications show Wikileaks declined to release a cache of hacked Russian documents in the summer of 2016, dismissing the only partially published records as “already public.” While there will be plenty of talk about this being proof of founder Julian Assange’s loyalties to Russia, it most prominently displays his general hypocrisy and self-interest. Read More >>

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Trump Goes Full Dictator With REAL NEWS Propaganda Feed

Trump's done something bonkers again, you'll be amazed to hear. He's got his people to assemble a GOOD NEWS I'M DOING AMAZING video for his Facebook page, which lists his triumphs for the benefit of the American nation. Read More >>

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Trump Really, Really Wanted to Play the President in Sharknado 3

If only we lived in the reality where the phrase “President Trump” referred to a clever bit of stunt casting in Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, instead of the actual White House occupant. Alas, we do not. But at least we have an amusing anecdote, courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, that allows us to dare to dream. Read More >>

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Trump Accuses Amazon of Not Paying “Internet Taxes,” Which Aren’t a Thing

In an apparent attempt to discredit The Washington Post the day after it published a report on fake Donald Trump Time magazine covers hanging up at his golf courses, the president posted one of his most confusing tweets since taking office. Read More >>

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One of Trump’s Tweets Just Helped Sabotage His Travel Ban 

On Monday, a US federal appeals court voted to uphold the block on Donald Trump’s travel ban, citing one of Trump’s own tweets in its reasoning. The ban would’ve blocked refugees from six countries from entering the US. In the court’s opinion, the second version of the travel ban—which Trump himself tweeted was a “watered down, politically correct version” of the original—neither justifies targeting those countries nor clears the legal bar of not being discriminatory against people entering from those countries. Read More >>