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‘A very interesting experience’: Trump reflects on his first Oval Office address

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday reflected upon his first Oval Office speech.

The address was widely panned — even by the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.

Trump was caught misleading viewers and telling lies. Even Fox News fact-checked the speech.

The president himself reportedly dismissed the speech as, “pointless.”

Nicolle Wallace, the MSNBC anchor who served as White House communications director during the George W. Bush administration, mocked Trump for not having won public support with his speech.

Trump, however, said he’d received positive feedback on his primetime address.

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“Thank you for soooo [sic] many nice comments regarding my Oval Office speech,” Trump tweeted late on Tuesday.

“A very interesting experience,” he added.

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Is Trump setting the stage for a Chernobyl in America?

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According to a columnist for the Daily Beast, HBO's widely praised mini-series about the nuclear power plant accident in Chernobyl in 1986 should serve as a cautionary tale during the Donald Trump era which has seen the White House choose political ideology over science.

Noting that Chernobyl creator, Craig Mazin has pointed out that he was motivated to create the miniseries as a "riposte to the global war on truth," the Beast's Clive Irving said Americans would be wise to sit up an take notice.

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Here’s what you need to know about the bizarre lawsuit between Oberlin College and a local bakery

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Oberlin College has been ordered by a jury to pay $44 million to a local bakery and convenience store after the midwestern liberal arts school was found responsible for defamation, infliction of emotional distress and intentional interference of business relationships.

The verdict comes nearly three years after a skirmish broke out between Jonathan Aladin, a black student at the liberal arts college, and Allyn Gibson Jr., the son and grandson of the owners of Gibson's Bakery and Food Market, a family-owned establishment near the college's campus in Oberlin, Ohio.

The altercation set off a bitter standoff between the liberal arts college and the local bakery, which has been a fixture in the college community for more than 100 years, over free speech, racial profiling and discrimination.

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How the media is already Trump’s willing accomplice as the drumbeat for war with Iran grows louder

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If there were any lingering hopes that the corporate media learned from its role in perpetuating the lies that led to the 2003 invasion of Iraq and would never again help start a Middle East war on the basis of false or flimsy evidence, the headlines that blared across the front pages of major U.S. news websites Thursday night indicated that such hopes were badly misplaced.

The U.S. military late Thursday released blurry, black-and-white video footage that it claimed—without any underlying analysis or further details—showed an Iranian patrol boat removing an unexploded limpet mine from the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous, one of the oil tankers damaged in attacks in the Gulf of Oman.

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