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Ahead of the release of his book Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us, the President's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., attempted to boost sales by having his father's supporters send "leftist commie" lawmakers and private citizens a copy of his book.

The site, TriggerALib.com, lets visitors buy a copy to be sent to lawmakers like Congresswomen Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), as well as former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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OGDEN, UT - FEBRUARY 16: Candidate for senate Mitt Romney tours Gibson's Green Acres Dairy on February 16, 2018 in Ogden, Utah. Mr. Romney is running for a U.S. Senate seat from Utah, currently held by Sen. Orrin Hatch, who announced his retirement after the current term expires. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images)

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) was interviewed for an in-depth profile in The Atlantic, but only one moment stood out to Slate writer Ashley Feinberg.

In the piece, Romney admitted to having a fake Twitter account meant for "lurking"—or viewing tweets while rarely or never actually tweeting. Romney wouldn't confess in the Atlantic piece what the name of his account was, but he did name how many people he followed and alluded to who some of there were.

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US President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, on June 8, 2018. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

If you’ve ever wondered why your in-laws continue to believe the earth is flat and climate change is a hoax, scientists may have found the answer — and it has nothing to do with intelligence.

A group of developmental psychologists from the University of Rochester and UC Berkeley discovered that feedback trumps (no pun intended) facts and physical evidence when it comes to beliefs and decision making.

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Autonomous AI and weapons may have a future. Just not together.

As of August 2018, more than 2400 high-impact players in science and technology — from SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to late astrophysicist Stephen Hawking — have signed a Lethal Autonomous Weapons Pledge declaring their intentions to halt an autonomous AI arms race before it begins. The historic motion urges governments to consider instituting regulations that preemptively ban, deter, and monitor militarized nations from amassing Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS): a growing classification of automated weaponry, including unmanned drones, fighter jets, and any lethal AI endowed with decisive power over human life.

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English actor, screenwriter and producer Sacha Baron Cohen and former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin (Photos by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/GETTY IMAGES and RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Ever since English actor, screenwriter and producer Sacha Baron Cohen tweeted a video on July 4, 2018, featuring President Donald Trump, fans wondered what the comedic talent was up to. He was rumored to have a program coming to Showtime soon.

On Monday, Matt Drudge, the editor and creator of The Drudge Report, tweeted:

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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 14: U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House before his departure to Walter Reed Medical Center on May 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. Trump is visiting first lady Melania Trump who is being treated for a kidney condition at the hospital. (Photo by Yuri Gripas-Pool/Getty Images)

President Trump’s administration continues to polarize government officials all over the country. On April 18th, New York’s Attorney General asked Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislators for the power to ignore presidential pardons issued by Trump.

At that time, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urged the governor and state legislative leaders to eliminate a standing loophole that exists in New York double jeopardy law. As it currently stands, the law shields individuals who have received presidential pardons from state prosecution. However, on May 7th, Schneidermann resigned as Attorney General, in response to four women accusing him of abuse.

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One of the buzzwords in the American psyche since the election of Donald Trump has been “fake news.” Pretty much any report that contains facts that paint Trump and his administration in an unflattering light is later tweeted out by POTUS as “fake,” a convenient way to discredit journalists and take media scrutiny off himself.

But what exactly is fake news? According to a group of scientists who published their thoughts in response to a new study in the journal Science, it is “fabricated information that mimics news media content in form but not in organizational process or intent.” They add that fake news outlets often lack editorial processes that safeguard accuracy and credibility.

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