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story time: presidential edition
  • so you know how everyone has a story
  • you know
  • like the story
  • like if you’re at a party and someone turns to you and says, tell the story
  • and you know exactly what they mean
  • the story
  • well 
  • i have a story
  • and not unlike most good stories, it involves three key components:
  • barack obama
  • pre-2008 reebok sneakers 
  • and the absolute earth-shattering horror you can only feel after making the worst mistake of your life

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Hackers used stolen NSA methods in massive, worldwide ransomware attack

  • Security researchers said a massive ransomware attack now known to have hit over 150 countries and at least 100,000 organizations appears to have been designed using leaked National Security Agency data.
  • The malicious software, which spread over email and locked computer systems with threats they would be wiped unless users paid money to the hackers, is widely believed to exploit tools stolen from the NSA and distributed online, the New York Times reported. Read more (5/15/17)

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I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the FBI, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. And that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government, and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia’s efforts.
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Donald Trump just told Michael Flynn to take immunity — after telling Clinton not to

  • Former national security adviser Michael Flynn — forced to resign in February for not fully disclosing details on his communications with the Russian government — made headlines Thursday by telling Congressional officials and the Federal Bureau of Investigation that he would testify in exchange for immunity. 
  • Specifically, he would be interviewed by officials investigating the administration’s ties to Russia during the elections.
  • Early Friday morning, President Donald Trump used Twitter to endorse this move
  • Trump’s message starkly contradicts another of his tweets from October. Read more. (3/31/17, 9:39 AM)
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Mac and the team playing softball was something I never knew I needed until tonight.

MacGyver 1x20 “Hole Puncher”

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Tulsi Gabbard makes Jake Tapper uncomfortable with her honest assessment of the situation in Syria after her trip there. She bucks the deep state narrative. Please watch.