Michael Cohen turned over a rock in the muck

(CNN)With the release of Michael Cohen’s secret recording of Donald Trump, a huge mucky rock was overturned. We can hear then-presidential candidate Trump saying “pay with cash,” raising the question of whether he was referring to buying the silence of former Playboy model Karen McDougal, with whom he allegedly had…

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The Dude Is Back With a $100 Million Bet on Turkish Stocks

A single brokerage in Istanbul has been placing outsize bets on Turkish stocks at a time when less adventurous investors are bracing for a crisis. Yatirim Finansman was a net buyer of 565 million liras ($105 million) in equities this week, by far the largest bet on the market in…

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Guy Tries To Fight Against Birds For 4 Years, And It Gets Funnier With Every Pic

Imgur user atomicrabbit2 discovered this to his cost, after moving into a lovely new house with a cozy gas heater. The exhaust was nicely tucked away in a corner, presenting an ideal place for birds to settle in and make themselves at home. And so the bird wars began. Envisioning…

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White House Transcript Omits Critical Question From Trump-Putin Press Conference Video (UPDATE)

During the press conference, Reuters reporter Jeff Mason asked Putin the question: “Did you want President Trump to win the election and did you direct any of your officials to help him do that?” The Russian leader responded, “Yes, I did. Yes, I did. Because he talked about bringing the…

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