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Trump cracks joke with Macron at NATO summit — even the media laughed (VIDEO)

US President Donald Trump’s joke with French President Emmanuel Macron during a bilateral meeting in Brussels during the NATO summit even had journalists laughing. When Macron finished giving a statement in French, Trump quickly responded to tell the French leader he enjoyed listening despite not actually having any idea what was being said. “It sounded beautiful,” Trump joked. “I have ...

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‘Joke of a speech from throne’: French MPs slam ‘Monarch’ Macron’s costly Versailles congress

Ahead of a pompous Versailles congress by French president Emmanuel Macron, quite a few MPs have announced they will snub the gathering over its cost, saying a “President of the Rich” turns the Republic into presidential monarchy. As preparations got under way for the speech to the Congress of the French Parliament – the meeting of the National Assembly and ...

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‘Yeah, it’s funny to make us think there are jobs’: French mayor’s joke about IKEA opening backfires

The Mayor of the French city of Beauvais, Caroline Cayeux, has apologized for a “communication error” after an ill-judged April Fools’ Day joke announcing the construction of new IKEA superstore. “This is excellent news for the dynamism and employment prospects of Beauvais,” wrote the center-right mayor of the commune, which is located 50 kilometers north of Paris, next to a ...

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April Fool? Tesla shares drop in pre-trading after Elon Musk’s joke about bankruptcy

Elon Musk’s joke about Tesla’s bankruptcy on April Fool’s Day appears to be coming to fruition. March was the worst month for the company in seven years, as Tesla’s shares plunged 22 percent in 31 days. Tesla Goes BankruptPalo Alto, California, April 1, 2018 — Despite intense efforts to raise money, including a last-ditch mass sale of Easter Eggs, we ...

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Belarus expels Moscow diplomats? ‘Leading Russia expert’ falls for cheeky April Fool’s joke

Anders Aslund’s deep knowledge of Eastern European politics was no match for April Fool’s, when the supposedly all-knowing Russia commentator fruitlessly cheered fake news about Belarus expelling Russian diplomats. Aslund, who was presented by the American think tank the Atlantic Council as a “leading specialist” on Russian economic policy and Eastern Europe in general, has been featured on the BBC, ...

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‘Joke was on me, I missed flight’ – Amused ad awards chief about RT’s ‘blame us’ campaign

RT’s tongue-in-cheek ‘blame us’ series of advertisements has gained attention at a prestigious marketing conference in Rome, from somebody who missed their flight because of the eye-catching campaign. Launched last summer, the campaign played on the accusations mounted against RT by numerous politicians in the West, including Hillary Clinton. The Democrat presidential candidate said the channel contributed to her loss ...

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BBC's 'GENIUS' satire of Piers Morgan's Trump interview is an ass joke, literally

You can pick apart Piers Morgan’s recent interview with Donald Trump for factual flaws, or mock Trump’s “not a feminist” comment… or you can simply make anal sex jokes, like BBC Two did. Both Trump and controversial ITV Breakfast presenter Morgan offered plenty of ammunition for critics during their “world exclusive interview” on Sunday, January 28: From Trump’s “I’m not ...

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‘It was a joke’: Italian police question teens over homeless Moroccan incinerated in car

Investigators in northern Italy are questioning two teenagers, aged 13 and 17, suspected of killing a homeless man of Moroccan origin by setting alight to the car he was sleeping in. Read more Two boys have been identified as prime suspects in the murder of 64-year-old Ahmed Fdil, who was burned alive in the car he used for shelter in ...

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Snow joke: Peter Schmeichel braves Russian winter to kick off RT World Cup coverage (VIDEO)

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 14:18 Edited time: 2 Dec, 2017 14:28 Legendary Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel was second to none in keeping the ball out of the net during his playing days between the sticks. However, the Great Dane struggled to keep the cold out during the 2018 World Cup draw. Winters in Denmark are not exactly pleasant, ...

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Jewish group demands apology after Harriet Harman repeats Holocaust joke live on BBC

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 18:17 A Jewish organisation is demanding an apology after Labour MP Harriet Harman repeated a joke about the Holocaust as an example of offensive humor. Harman, appearing on BBC One’s This Week, was debating the limits of humor with host Andrew Neil and other guests. “I’ve long been accused of being a humorless feminist and ...

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