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Goofy champion Austin Rogers loses Jeopardy but wins the Internet after he gets Trebek to say ‘dick tree’

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Silly genius Austin Rogers’ Jeopardy reign came to an end Thursday night, much to the chagrin of viewers who appreciated his goofy antics. However, he managed to go out with quite a bang.

During Double Jeopardy, Rogers requested the category “tree for $2000.” The answer was “a slang term for a detective.” The question was supposed to be a type of tree that could also be something else. In this case a “gum tree” because a detective is also called a “gum shoe.” Rogers hesitated, but said it anyway, “What is a dic?” He was thinking of the short term for detective, often heard in the film series “Ace Ventura.”

Host Alex Trebek replied that the answer was wrong and noted, “I know nothing about a dick tree.”

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The internet went nuts, delivering a hilarious end to a spectacular term on Jeopardy for Rogers and even speculating on some conspiracy theories surrounding the loss. You can see some of the most amusing and immature tweets below:

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Ex-prosecutor slams Congress for not jailing subpoena violators in the Trump administration: ‘It’s incomprehensible’

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House Democrats have been blocked at every turn from their lawful oversight functions as President Donald Trump's administration directs its members to ignore subpoenas for information on a variety of topics, from the Russia investigation to the census.

On Thursday, former federal prosecutor Glenn Kirschner castigated Democrats for their unwillingness to use their biggest weapon in the subpoena fight: inherent contempt.

It’s incomprehensible that Congress appears unwilling to use its lawful inherent contempt powers to force the issue of administration members ignoring properly issued subpoenas. Like a football team refusing to pass the ball, forever running up the middle, gaining zero yards. https://t.co/AaWvEsJvk2

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Trump’s campaign is a perpetual outrage machine designed to inflame ‘every f-cking deplorable’ in America

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President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is gambling on an unprecedented strategy by focusing entirely on his base, while making little or no effort to attract new supporters.

The president still hasn't cracked 50 percent approval in two and a half years in the White House, and his 2020 campaign was built around a perpetual outrage machine designed to inflame his core supporters -- and drive them to the polls, reported TIME.

The campaign uses Google and Facebook algorithms to make massive digital advertising purchases any time Trump stirs up controversy, and scoops up data when supporters interact with those ads or buy online merchandise from the Trump campaign website.

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Putin says use of US force against Iran would be ‘disaster’

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran.

"The US says it does not rule out the use of force... This would be a disaster for the region," Putin said during an annual televised phone-in with screened questions posed by Russian viewers.

"It would lead to a surge in violence and an increase in the number of refugees," he said, adding that the consequences of intervention would be "difficult to calculate".

Moscow has backed Tehran in its stand off with the United States since Washington pulled out of an international 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran last year.

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