The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/16)

It's not just you. It's gotten a little weird, out there. Even the news seems like an Orwellian fever dream. No reasonable person can be expected to keep up with every headline while maintaining their sanity, so we have taken it upon ourselves to quickly summarize the most important and/or ridiculous news stories from the last week (or so).

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Source: CNN

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Source: NBC News

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Source: CNN, UPI

#11.

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Source: CBC News

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Source: Variety

#9.

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Source: The Guardian

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Source: CNN

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Source: The Guardian

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Source: The New York Times

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Source: Chicago Tribune, ABC News

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Source: UPI, YouTube

#3.

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Source: CNN

#2.

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Source: CNN, Milwaukee Police News

#1.

Source: The Guardian, Twitter

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