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WHAT DID HE KNOW?

Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault: Greg Miller, Ellen Nakashima and Adam Entous, The Washington Post.

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“Who is this a—hole?”

Joe Biden shuts down ‘wiseass’ Bill Ackman after tasteless joke: Carleton English, The New York Post.

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In President Trump’s May tweet “James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations” he was:

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FROM THE JURY

Cosby juror says he didn’t believe ‘well-coached’ Constand: Laura McCrystal & Jeremy Roebuck, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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CAMPAIGN PROMISES

Number of refugees admitted to US drops by almost half: Tracy Wilkinson, The Los Angeles Times.

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SKETCHING SPICER

With today’s White House briefing being audio only, CNN decided to send its sketch artist, Bill Hennessy, to draw the proceedings: Chris Ariens, TVNewser.

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THONG SONG?

Woman, 20, is ordered out of her apartment complex pool by managers for wearing THIS ‘revealing’ swimsuit because it might ‘excite teenage boys: The Daily Mail.

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ET TU BRUTE?

What It Was Like to Star in the Trump-Themed Julius Caesar: Corey Stoll, Vulture.

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WEIGHING THE OPTIONS

Nothing certain about retrying Cosby: Michael Smerconish, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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TRUMP'S TAPES BLUFF

The president’s attempt to intimidate James Comey didn’t merely backfire—it may also embolden hostile regimes to conclude his other threats are equally empty: James Comey, The Atlantic.

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FILL IN THE BLANKS

Markelle Fultz posts (team) (city) in Instagram caption mishap: Courtney Schellin, ESPN.

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DIGITAL PRIVACY

You’re sharing your cell phone number too frequently: Steven Petrow, USA Today.