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Trump’s response to Barcelona attack? A fake story about bullets dipped in pigs’ blood.

By Colin Daileda


The president of the United States just advocated for the execution of Muslim prisoners by firing at them with bullets dipped in pigs’ blood.

He did so by doing something he’s done before — reiterating a totally disproved internet tale about a massacre.

In the story — which again, is false — U.S. Gen. John J. Pershing uses the blood of pigs, considered impure in Islam, to cover the bullets he used to kill 50 Muslim prisoners in the Philippines in the early 1900s.

Trump’s tweet followed on the heels of an extremist attack in Barcelona, Spain, that reportedly left at least …

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Stunning new view of Jupiter flips Great Red Spot on its side

By Sasha Lekach


A new view of Jupiter takes the usual shot of the planet’s Great Red Spot and flips it on its side.

The captivating new perspective comes from an image created by two citizen scientists who used data from the JunoCam on NASA’s Juno spacecraft that’s been in orbit for more than a year studying the planet, according to NASA.

The north end of the planet is shown on the left side of the new photo (above) and that’s where the Great Red Spot rages.

The image comes from the recent batch of photos and data from the …

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Fake Trump-Comey tapes with KKK return addresses were just a terrible publicity stunt

By Nicole Gallucci


The Domestics — a Portland-based rock band that’s clearly been following politics — recently came under fire for shipping mysterious tapes titled “Trump/Comey Recordings” to people in the music industry.

According to a Facebook post from Stephen Judge, whose friend received one of the cassettes, the tapes had return addresses listed as the KKK and Westboro Baptist Church.

“In addition, each of the people who he knows who have received this cassette, all have one thing in common,” he wrote. “They are all jewish.”


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