Megachurch pastor struggles to defend $200,000 Lamborghini purchase

A Lamborghini here, a Lamborghini there, sooner or later it starts to add up. Read the rest

Starrkeisha’s Christmas Carols, an insanely great Holiday music video

This is my new favorite holiday video, forever. Read the rest

Maria Butina pleads GUILTY. Russian spy “knowingly engaged in conspiracy against the United States”

Maria Butina, 30, stood in a D.C. federal court this morning and told the judge that she “knowingly engaged in conspiracy against the United States.” Then, one hour into the hearing, she stood again and said one word: “Guilty.”

The accused Russian spy acknowledged that she acted "under direction of" a Russian official who has been identified as Alexander Torshin.

She has signed a plea agreement with the U.S. that requires her to cooperate fully with any relevant federal, state, or local investigations. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office may want to talk with her about a few things. Read the rest

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo reaches space, bringing space tourism closer

Today in the Mojave desert, Virgin Galactic had a successful test flight that reached 50 miles above the surface of the earth, meeting the Federal Aviation administration's definition of space. This places the company one step closer to the long-awaited goal Richard Branson promised: space tourism.

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Every Booby Trap in 'Home Alone', the flipbook (GENIUS)

Check out this incredibly dedicated animated flipbook re-creation of all the booby traps in the 1990 holiday scare-'em film HOME ALONE, starring Macaulay Culkin and Joe Pesci. Read the rest

Vladimir Putin's old Stasi ID card discovered

What a wonderful time to be alive. Read the rest

Taylor Swift used facial recognition tech at concerts to spy on stalkers

Taylor Swift used facial recognition technology at her live performances so that technicians running the system could then check those face scans against a private database of her stalkers. Read the rest

Trump 'catch and kill': SDNY won't prosecute National Enquirer (AMI) because they're helping investigators

The company that owns The National Enquirer tabloid will not be prosecuted for its efforts to protect Donald Trump during his presidential campaign. Read the rest

Trump ex-attorney Michael Cohen sentenced: 3 years prison, $500,000 forfeiture, $1.4 million restitution, $50,000 fine

Donald Trump's longtime “fixer” and personal attorney has been sentenced to to 36 months (3 years) in federal prison, plus an additional 3 years of supervised release, in a case in the Southern District of New York. Read the rest

Facebook and Instagram evacuated over bomb threat

No one has been reported harmed. No bomb reported found. Read the rest

Michael Flynn asks to be spared from prison because he helped Mueller

Ret. Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn is asking for no prison time.

A memo from the former Trump national security chief's legal defense team was filed tonight, just before his scheduled sentencing. Read the rest

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou of China granted $10 million bail by Canada judge, awaits US extradition hearing

A judge in Canada today granted $10 million bail for Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of China electronics giant Huawei. She has to remain in the Vancouver area, where she has a home. The United States has requested her extradition. China is not happy. Huawai's response follows.

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Maria Butina plea hearing set for Thursday, her spy boss Torshin missing, Putin unhappy

A U.S. judge today postponed Maria Butina's plea agreement hearing until Thursday. Read the rest

Trump goes to Supreme Court asking for OK to enforce racist asylum ban

Because it's always a good time to flog a dead horse.

Chris Geidner of Buzzfeed writes, “The Trump administration went to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, seeking an order that would allow it to enforce its new policy barring asylum claims by those who cross into the country without authorization.” Read the rest

Judge rules Stormy Daniels must pay nearly $300,000 of Trump legal fees in defamation case

Stormy Daniels must pay $293,052.33 in attorney's fees, costs and sanctions to President Donald Trump's lawyers, a California judge has ruled in the defamation suit attorney Michael Avenatti brought against Trump earlier this year. Read the rest

Woman whose son died at birth wrote this to tech firms who keep reminding her

Gillian Brockell is very brave. Read the rest

Maria Butina to plead guilty to conspiracy, accused Russian agent flips to help investigations

This spells doom for Trump and the NRA. Paul Erickson, hope the sex was fantastic. Read the rest

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