At Campaign Rally, Donald Trump Suggests Hillary Clinton Be Shot To Death

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump hit a new low today by suggesting at a campaign rally that “The Second Amendment” could prevent Hillary Clinton from choosing Supreme Court Justices as President of the United States.

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'Sassy Donald Trump meets Bill O'Reilly,' a crazy Peter Serafinowicz voice dub

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Peter Serafinowicz does another hilariously femme Donald Trump dub. Remember, these are always Trump's own words.

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The 2016 Perseid meteor shower peaks August 11-12. Here's how to watch!

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The Perseid meteor shower originates from the Swift-Tuttle comet, and is visible now through until August 24, 2016. The show is seen viewed from a northeastern direction in the northern hemisphere.

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Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg launch a TV show where they eat, drink, and hang out

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VH1 has ordered a new unscripted series that will star Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg, under the working title “Martha & Snoop’s Dinner Party.”

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NASA’s High Dynamic Range Stereo X camera captures rocket test in breathtaking detail

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This is cool as hell. “While thousands turned out to watch NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) recently complete a full-scale test of its booster, few were aware of the other major test occurring simultaneously.” NASA’s High Dynamic Range Stereo X (HiDyRS-X) camera project captured the test like we've never seen before, and recorded propulsion video data in unprecedented detail.

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Chelsea Manning, after suicide attempt: 'Your incredible love and support is lifting my spirits.'

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Imprisoned whistleblower Chelsea Manning is suffering from severe mental health challenges in prison, directly related to her treatment in prison. She isn't getting the care she needs, and she recently tried to take her own life.

Chelsea is a transgender woman who, despite her gender identity being acknowledged by the world, is forced by the U.S. to serve out her sentence in an all-male maximum security prison. To be a woman imprisoned among men is a most gendered form of cruel and unusual punishment, but America's hatred and misunderstanding of trans people allows this to be the norm.

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Muslim-American woman kicked out of Family Dollar store for wearing hijab and niqab

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Sarah Safi of Gary, Indiana was kicked out of a Family Dollar store by an assistant store manager who cited the woman's traditional Muslim dress, a niqab and hijab, as being threatening. Ms. Safi, 32, recorded part of the manager's tirade on video.

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2 Muslim women kicked off American Airlines flight in Miami

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Two Muslim-American women were kicked off an American Airlines flight this week, basically for flying while Muslim.

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This titanium-infused quartz crystal is totally mesmerizing

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British Muslim detained for reading a book about Syria while on a plane

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A British woman of Muslim descent was detained and questioned by police under terror laws after a flight crew member noticed she was reading a book about Syrian art while flying to Turkey.

The Thomson Airways attendant reported her for “suspicious behavior,” which amounted to reading a book.

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Siberian heat wave unleashes deadly 'zombie anthrax' outbreak

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At least 90 people have been hospitalized from an anthrax outbreak in Russia, including 50 children. Eight are confirmed as infected with anthrax. Doctors believe at least 6 patients have the more virulent intestinal form of the disease, which killed one boy, age 12. Authorities say it's the first fatal anthrax outbreak in Russia in more than 75 years.

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Zika hits the US military: 33 service members now have virus, says Pentagon

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Pentagon officials told reporters today that at least 33 active-duty American service members, one of whom is a pregnant woman, have Zika.

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'Crybaby Trump,' hilarious Peter Serafinowicz video

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Peter Serafinowicz does Trump.

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Why Hillary Clinton's DNC speech was 'a moon landing' for women

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In an op-ed for the Guardian today, I shared the primal and personal experience I felt as a woman watching another woman make history, as Hillary Rodham Clinton accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States.

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Video: Werner Herzog says 'Pokémon'

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Emily Yoshida interviews filmmaker Werner Herzog for the Verge. A wonderful and insightful conversation about the future of film, but here's the part going viral: in the interview, the gloomy auteur is introduced to Pokémon.

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DCCC hack: FBI probes Democratic congressional group intrusion; Links to DNC hack and Russia investigated

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Yet another U.S. Democratic Party group has been hacked, the FBI said today. This latest cyberattack against the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (or DCCC) could be related to an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee, Reuters reported, citing unnamed sources on the FBI investigation.

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Chelsea Manning faces new charges, indefinite solitary confinement, related to suicide attempt

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An update on the health status and prisoner status of Wikileaks source and U.S. whistleblower Chelsea Manning, from her supporters at Fight for the Future.

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