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Trump White House rejected Holocaust statement that mentioned Jews

The U.S. State Department wrote an International Holocaust Memorial Day statement, but the White House kiboshed it and went with one that didn’t mention Jewish victims.

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South Park can’t keep up with Trump’s self-satire

From the story: “While the current U.S. President Donald Trump seems ripe for parody, it looks like South Park say they’re more are likely than ever to lay off him.”

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Crazy story about ex-VICE Canada editor allegedly recruiting drug mules

If true, this is a hell of a yarn. The lede: “A former editor with Vice Media used the Canadian headquarters of the youth-focused publishing empire as a recruiting ground to draw young journalists and artists into a transnational cocaine-smuggling ring, according to allegations by current and former Vice employees who spoke to the National […]

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