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Hong Kong elects its first female leader and makes her the butt of a rude joke

Hong Kong elects its first female leader and makes her the butt of a rude joke On Sunday, Lam was elected in by a committee selected from the city's business and political establishment, not the people.After 156 years of British rule, Hong Kongers are accustomed to significantly more civil freedoms than the communist Chinese government has hinted toward.

John Oliver introduces us to some absolutely horrifying elected Republicans in Texas

John Oliver introduces us to some absolutely horrifying elected Republicans in Texas The Republicans have an image issue.On Sunday night's Last Week Tonight, John Oliver introduced us to two individuals who ran and were elected under the Republican party in Texas and who are, in short, terrifying.

Fox News gets trolled after alerting the world that Trump was 'working' all weekend

Fox News gets trolled after alerting the world that Trump was 'working' all weekend That should go without saying, but after Fox News claimed in a news alert that President Donald Trump was "working" in the White House all weekend, when in fact, he was golfing, here we are.On Sunday evening, Fox News tweeted an extremely important news alert informing everyone that Trump did something unbelievable — he stayed in the White House to work for a weekend.

Facebook's 'Town Hall' is probably the best thing the social network has ever done

Facebook's 'Town Hall' is probably the best thing the social network has ever done The social network contributed to President Donald Trump's successful election, as much as CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to lessen the blame on the rise of fake news.More recently, Zuckerberg started to acknowledge Facebook's role in politics, and on Monday the social network introduced it's most impactful feature yet.

'Town Hall' is here, but don't expect to start DMing with Trump

'Town Hall' is here, but don't expect to start  DMing with Trump Thanks to a pretty cool new feature on Facebook, you can now send direct messages to your elected representatives.Many politicians have jumped on board with the new feature, but shooting off a DM to Trump himself is not an option.

The internet is very confused by this shirt at the Trump Tower gift shop

The internet is very confused by this shirt at the Trump Tower gift shop We all get what this shirt spotted Monday at the Trump Tower gift shop in New York City is getting at — it's not that complicated.It's a witty diss at the mainstream media that Donald Trump has made clear is a failing pile of garbage and terrible at its job.

This fake news simulator is the depressing video game America deserves

This fake news simulator is the depressing video game America deserves The game takes you through a journey that mirrors the stories of real-life fake news creators.Bizarrely, it then goes into instructions about creating site domains and even coming up with a new title for that up-and-coming fake news site.

Indian Twitter is standing by Nigerian students facing racial violence

Indian Twitter is standing by Nigerian students facing racial violence Indians on social media have come out in support of Nigerian students who faced racial attacks in a Greater Noida shopping mall on Monday.Meanwhile, the Association of African Students in India has, in a Facebook post, advised Nigerian students "to remain indoor and abstain from lectures" until their security is guaranteed.

Bill O'Reilly attacks Maxine Waters' hair, triggering world's largest eye roll

Bill O'Reilly attacks Maxine Waters' hair, triggering world's largest eye roll Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly, a man whose hairline and integrity have both greatly receded in the past decade, just messed with the wrong United States congresswoman.On Tuesday morning, O'Reilly said that he couldn't listen to Congresswoman Maxine Waters' latest House speech about Trump because of her hair, which he called "a wig.

'The Daily Show' says it's making a library of Trump tweets and we don't know what's real anymore

'The Daily Show' says it's making a library of Trump tweets and we don't know what's real anymore Look, I don't know what the hell is going on here and if The Daily Show's claim that it's going to build a physical library of Donald Trump tweets is real or a joke but the idea is so weird I haven't wanted to believe something is real so bad since North Korea said it had unicorns.Not much is known about the library or if it's actually a thing that will happen or some sort of hoax-slash-joke that is being perpetrated on us.

Lucille Bluth explains why the Trump family is 'Arrested Development' IRL

Lucille Bluth explains why the Trump family is 'Arrested Development' IRL They were the comically entitled clan from Arrested Development with a real estate empire and out-of-touch family members vying for money and power.And Walter thinks there's another well-known American family that's just like the Bluths — with one teensy difference.

David Beckham managed to piss just about everyone off with his new Facebook post

David Beckham managed to piss just about everyone off with his new Facebook post Looks like there's just no winning this time for David Beckham.The English football star probably lost a bunch of Chinese fans after a post in which he referred to Hong Kong as China.

Stephen Colbert explains the Russia situation using only Tom Clancy novel titles

Stephen Colbert explains the Russia situation using only Tom Clancy novel titles The investigation into whether or not the Trump campaign had dealings with Russian officials has been a topic of much discussion the moment it was announced.Increasingly, the evidence points to the fact that something shady probably went down.

Watch Bill O'Reilly snicker through his non-apology to Congresswoman Waters

Watch Bill O'Reilly snicker through his non-apology to Congresswoman Waters Don't come to Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly if you're expecting an apology.Take, for example, the commentator's non-apology to Congresswoman Maxine Waters he issued last night after making fun of her "James Brown wig.

The wait is over: Hillary Clinton is back and political as hell

The wait is over: Hillary Clinton is back and political as hell Hillary Clinton took the stage at a diversity conference in San Francisco, Tuesday, and she gave us the Hillary we've been waiting for.After attending the inauguration and then largely laying low during Trump's presidency, the former Secretary of State broke her silence and made her most political comments since losing the 2016 election.

LGBTQ people to Trump: We're here, we're queer, and you won't erase us

LGBTQ people to Trump: We're here, we're queer, and you won't erase us That's the message the LGBTQ community is sending the Trump administration, after the U.S.

We totally agree with George W. Bush on Trump's inauguration speech

We totally agree with George W. Bush on Trump's inauguration speech And apparently he was as confused by Donald Trump's inauguration speech as everyone else.If you can remember back to January (sigh), Trump basically described an America that sounded like something out of Mad Max.