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Live: Trump Is Expected To Announce Increased Troop Levels In Afghanistan In A Nationwide Address Tonight

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reportedly received authorization in June to send as many as 3,900 troops to Afghanistan.

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This Kentucky Town Was Super Ready For The Eclipse

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The heat index was over 100 degrees, but the streets of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, on Monday were filled with visitors as farmers rented out their fields to campers and the town that billed itself as "Eclipseville" went from population 32,000…

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People Have A Lot Of Feelings About Sansa And Arya On This Week's "Game Of Thrones"

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“SANSA AND ARYA NEED TO STOP COMPARING THEIR SUFFERING!” WARNING: Lots of spoilers ahead!

Former State Officials Urge Trump Not To "Equivocate" On "The Voice Of Hate"

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A bipartisan group of more than five dozen former state attorneys general on Monday issued a call for leaders — including the president — not to "equivocate" when faced with "the voice of hate."

The Internet's "Nazi Purge" Shows Who Really Controls Our Online Speech

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The Daily Stormer’s unceremonious booting from large swathes of the internet has made plenty of headlines; tech companies, the story goes, are “joining the resistance.” Silicon Valley is conducting a “Nazi purge,” and Charlottesville is…

The Father Of One Of The Steubenville High School Rapists Shot And Injured A Judge

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Nathaniel Richmond, father of Ma'lik Richmond, was killed by a probation officer after authorities said he ambushed a judge outside the Steubenville, Ohio, courthouse.

This Artist Got A Tattoo Of Tyra Banks's Most Iconic "Top Model" Moment And It's Stunning

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We are rooting for this guy; This is Marcus Underwood, a 30-year-old songwriter based in New York City.

Monday, Aug 21

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The President’s Vision

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The decision to add several thousand more US troops to the fight comes after eight months of deliberation and nearly 16 years of war.

Zadie Smith Really Doesn't Want Her Daughter To Care About Makeup

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In conversation at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Zadie Smith revealed a real frustration with makeup, and girls who spend too much time on it. The author said she was alarmed and "infuriated" to see how much time her 7-year…

A Man Has Been Charged With Trying To Blow Up To A Confederate Statue

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A man was charged on Monday with attempting to blow up a Confederate statue in Texas.

The BBC Started A Pidgin Language Service And Nigerian Twitter Is Lit Over It

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BBC is the first international broadcaster to use a language spoken by millions in West Africa.

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This Is Not The Eclipse Video You're Looking For

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In case you missed it, North America witnessed one of nature's wonders today — a solar eclipse.

This Group Of Famous Women Makes Me Want To Be Over 60 And In A Book Club

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Yes, hi. Just want to say that my new short-term goal is to be an over-60 lady of Hollywood and join the book club that includes Diane Keaton, Candace Bergen, Jane Fonda and Mary Steenburgen.

17 Alexa Skills That Don't Need To Exist

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How many fart-noise generators does one smart home device have to have?

White House Going Ahead With HBCU Conference After Charlottesville

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A White House official said that a Trump administration-backed conference for historically black colleges and universities will go on as planned next month.

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Meet The Scientists Who Used The Two Minutes Of Eclipse To Study The Sun’s Halo

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“Looking good, boys!” It’s about 20 minutes before totality, and Steven Fearn is elated. We’re in a mountain valley in central Idaho. There isn’t cloud in the sky, and the haze from wildfires is lighter than we’d feared. Fearn, a physical…

These Teenagers Showed Up To Howard University Wearing MAGA Hats And Quickly Got Criticized

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Two teenagers stirred up controversy at Howard University — a historically black college, or HBCU — on Saturday when they arrived at the campus wearing Make America Great Again paraphernalia, drawing a sharp response from the college's…

Everyone's Got The Same Question After Last Night's "Game Of Thrones"

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This post contains Game of Thrones spoilers. Go away if you're not cool with that.

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People Say They Stared At The Eclipse And Hurt Their Eyes And Now They Are Losing It

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“So after reading tons of advice about how i shouldn’t look at the sun even through dark ass glasses, i looked at the sun.”

The Next Version Of Android Is Called Android Oreo

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Every major Android release takes on a new candy name. Dave Burke, VP of Engineering for Android, explains what makes this year’s, Oreo, so sweet.

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Teenage Girl Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge In Slender Man Stabbing Case

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A 15-year-old girl accused of stabbing her friend as a way to impress the fictional internet character Slender Man pleaded guilty on Monday to a lesser charge.

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People Are Pissed That They May Miss The Solar Eclipse Because Of Fog

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“If I miss the opportunity to bask in the magic of the eclipse bc of this wack ass fog I’m gonna lose it.”

Everyone's Making The Same "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Joke About The Eclipse

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The solar eclipse is rapidly approaching, and while many people are scrambling to get their last-minute glasses...

The University Of Texas At Austin Took Down Four Confederate Statutes In The Middle Of The Night

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“Confederate monuments have become symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism,” the university’s president said.

18 People Who Are Going To Look Directly At The Sun During The Eclipse

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Adam Scott Is Starring In A New Horror-Comedy About Parenting The Antichrist

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Adam Scott is starring in a new horror-comedy movie on Netflix called Little Evil, and we have an exclusive look at the trailer below.

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Live Updates: There's A New Russian Ambassador To The United States

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The president returned to the White House Sunday night, ending a tumultuous non-vacation in which he fired his chief strategist and alienated top advisors over his response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville. Here's…

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Please Enjoy This Shiba Inu Who Loves Leaves

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via Twitter: @takase_farm; via Twitter: @takase_farm; Peko is the mascot for Takase Farm, a flower shop in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan.

The First Lady Of Zimbabwe Received Immunity Over An Alleged Assault And South Africans Are Pissed

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“This whole outrage surrounding Grace Mugabe puzzles me, did people really expect some form of justice?”

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Check Out This Traffic Map Of People Trekking To The Eclipse

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According to one estimate, up to 7.4 million people will travel to the 70-mile wide swath stretching across the US where on Aug. 21 the moon will briefly blot out the sun. Traffic cops across the 12 states in the eclipse’s path are…