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Wednesday, April 12

THE ‘GEOPOLITICAL WHIPLASH’ OVER TRUMP’S POSITION ON RUSSIA A look at how rapidly Russian relations have changed over the past week. And U.S. officials are accusing Russia of trying to cover up the sarin gas attack, while Russia’s foreign minister warned Secretary of State Rex Tillerson not to strike the Syrian regime again. [NYT]

THE FBI HAD A FISA WARRANT FOR TRUMP ADVISER CARTER PAGE “The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.” [WaPo]

YES, SEAN SPICER DID CLAIM HITLER NEVER USED CHEMICAL WEAPONS As a reminder, the Nazis gassed millions in concentration camps. Here’s a second-by-second breakdown of how this press conference unfolded, as well as an excellent live reaction shot from White House correspondent April Ryan. The press secretary has since apologized. [HuffPost]

BILL O’REILLY ANNOUNCED VACATION PLANS Amid news he may not have a job when he returns. [HuffPost]

WHY EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT THAT CLOSE KANSAS SPECIAL ELECTION And what it means for the midterms. [HuffPost]

A LOOK AT THE LIVES LOST TO GROWING GLOBAL FAMINE Aid workers warn that Trump’s proposed funding cuts will cost lives. And take a look at the four countries on the brink of starvation. [HuffPost]

OUTRAGE GROWS OVER ALLEGED GAY ‘CONCENTRATION CAMPS’ IN CHECHNYA “In our Chechen society, any person who respects our traditions and culture will hunt down this kind of person without any help from authorities, and do everything to make sure that this kind of person does not exist in our society.” [HuffPost]

IF THIS TRUMP QUOTE DOESN’T SOUND LIKE HIM THROWING STEVE BANNON UNDER THE BUS We don’t know what does. [HuffPost

THE U.S. IS NO LONGER IN THE TOP 5 EXECUTIONERS IN THE WORLD For the first time since 2006, despite the upcoming executions ofseven men in 10 days in Arkansas. [HuffPost

‘THE DANGER OF BEING TOO GOOD AT YOUR JOB’ Welcome to “talent-hoarding.” [WSJ | Paywall]

EVERY IKEA SHOULD HAVE THIS ‘RELATIONSHIP SAVING STATION’ Just genius. [BuzzFeed]

MEET ‘THE DAILY SHOW’ CORRESPONDENT HEADLINING THE WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS DINNER Comedian Hasan Minhaj is known for his role as the the so-called “Muslim correspondent” on “The Daily Show.” [HuffPost]

EVEN LUDACRIS IS LAUGHING AT HOW LUDICROUS HIS CGI ABS ARE Sorry, had to with that pun. And yes, apparently CGI abs are a thing. [HuffPost]

WAIT, ‘LOST’ WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE A VOLCANO? What? [HuffPost]

MICHELLE OBAMA’S PADDLEBOARDING VACATION PICTURES ARE BEYOND IMPRESSIVE Considering our attempts to master that skill ended up with us looking like a beached whale last month. [HuffPost]

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