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John Oliver takes down coal CEO after two years of lawsuits — using an epic dance number

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HBO host John Oliver has been involved in a lawsuit for the past two years with coal company CEO Robert E. Murray. Recently, Murray dropped the suit against HBO.

Because the lawsuit has been in litigation, Oliver couldn’t make jokes about Murray or the lawsuit. Now that Murray has dropped the suit, however, Oliver has unleashed another attack on the coal executive by highlighting other lawsuits Murray has launched against those who try to mock him or attack him.

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Oliver called it a “crazy story,” that he gleefully outlined the over $200,000 HBO was forced to spend on the lawsuit he described as a SLAPP suit, which stands for strategic lawsuit against public participation.

After detailing the lawsuits Murray has tried to use to attack his opponents, Oliver explained that the legal rules said that he can say whatever he wants about Bob Murray as long as he does so in a way that it is absolutely obvious he’s making a joke.

So, John Oliver employed a kickline of dancers and singers in Time Square to completely destroy Murray with information that no one could possibly misconstrue as factual in a musical number to end all musical numbers.

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French police kill man who threatened officers with knife near Paris

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A man who threatened to attack police officers with a knife was killed Friday morning by officers in the La Défense business district near Paris, police and union sources reported.

Around 10:30am (9:30am GMT), a security guard alerted the police to the presence of a man armed with a knife on the square in front of La Défense, according to police sources.

A three-man patrol then approached the suspect who started running in their direction and shouted, "I'll kill you!” The three officers then opened fire.

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Britons gear up to defend NHS from privatization scheme as Tories win strong majority in UK election

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"We will defend our public services—especially the NHS—from attempts to degrade or destroy them, and support, as well as we are able, the overworked heroes who keep them afloat."

After U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Tory party won a strong majority in the general election Thursday, British progressives mourned the "utterly devastating" result and geared up for a fight to defend the National Health Service from more right-wing budget cuts and privatization efforts.

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‘We’re in deep trouble’: FBI veterans fear Trump’s attacks will lead to violence against agents

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Law enforcement veterans fear President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on them are putting investigators in physical danger.

The president regularly attacks the FBI and other investigators at his campaign rallies -- where he calls them "human scum" -- and on his Twitter feed, where he regularly accuses them of treason, reported the Washington Post.

Those crude attacks have consequences, said one former FBI agent.

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