FBI got secret court order in mid-2016 to monitor Carter Page as part of Russia-Trump probe

The Federal Bureau of Investigations asked for and received a secret court order last summer to eavesdrop on communications between Carter Page, then a campaign adviser to candidate Donald Trump, as part of the FBI's investigation into connections between Team Trump and Russia.

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Shooting at San Bernardino Elementary School Planned as Murder-Suicide, Authorities Say

A shooting took place in a classroom at North Park elementary school in San Bernardino today, around 10:30am local time. The shooter has been 'taken down,' local TV news is reporting in Southern California. The shooting is reported to have been planned as a murder-suicide. Two fatalities reported as of 11:15am PT. The shooter is said to have been related to the teacher who was shot dead. Two children injured in the shooting incident were airlifted to a nearby hospital. 600 children from North Park are being evacuated to Cal. State Univ. San Bernardino.

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Dan Rather: The number of press praising Trump's Syria air strikes “as 'presidential' is concerning”

Veteran American journalist Dan Rather says he is “concerned” by how many in the U.S. press are praising Donald Trump's whimsical missile assault last night on Syria as “presidential.”

Dan Rather is not the only one alarmed by this attitude.

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When hosting SNL, Donald Trump ‘struggled to read,’ says former cast member. Can the President read?

The President is “a moron,” says former SNL cast member Taran Killam. That may be true. But can he read?

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This rainbow lorikeet bird and its human enjoy hissing happily together

A woman shares this video of her rainbow lorikeet “hissing with me in perfect synchrony.”

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U.S. Withdraws Summons for Twitter Records on Account Critical of Trump's Muslim Ban, So Twitter Drops Lawsuit

Twitter today dropped a lawsuit it filed on Thursday against the U.S. Homeland Security Department, after saying the DHS withdrew its summons for records about who is operating a Twitter account critical of President Donald Trump.

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That Dr. Strangelove scene where the U.S. President phones Russia about an imminent air strike

In the War Room, the U.S President Merkin Muffley (Peter Sellers) is making a phone call to the President of the U.S.S.R. From Dr. Strangelove, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1964).

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Trump orders missile strikes on Syria. Russia calls it 'aggression,' international law violation

You knew it was coming. Trump's first war. It ended up being Syria.

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Sign is accurate. Swan is aggressive.

From Sunriver Nature Centre.

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Need a boop

Ben the dog, looking adorable.

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Boop. Attack. Fail.

'Alto and Apache vs Gravity,' from Alto's YouTube channel.

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Best procrastination related sign ever

Nailed it.

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This 'Putin as a gay clown' image is now illegal in Russia, so please do not share

This image of Russian leader and purported Donald Trump kingmaker Vladimir Putin as a gay clown is now illegal in Russia. Whatever you do, do not share this far and wide so that everyone sees it.

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Louis C.K. breaks silence on Trump to call him a 'Gross Crook Dirty Rotten Lying Sack Of...'

Louis CK regrets comparing Donald Trump to Hitler. But on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight, he says he won't take it back, and has some ripe new words for President Trump.

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Kim Dotcom says he's launching a Bitcoin startup that will pay you for content

Kim Dotcom says he's launching a Bitcoin payments system for users to sell content uploads, or charge for streaming live video.

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North Korea test-fires a missile into the sea just before Trump meets with China's Xi

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast today, just before the Trump administration's summit with Chinese leaders. Pyongyang's arms program is one of the topics Trump and China's Xi Xingpi are expected to discuss.

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'I customized my own water cup with a... twist'

Well played, IMGURian Scrump Diddley.

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