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- CBS entered into a $9.5 million settlement agreement with Eliza Dushku earlier this year— she said she was written off the show Bull soon after she accused star Michael Weatherly of sexually harassing her.
- Trump is reportedly considering son-in-law Jared Kushner for his new chief of staff. Or will it be Chris Christie, who Kushner reportedly despises?.
- Michael Cohen said in an interview that Trump knew that having Cohen arranging payments during the 2016 election to silence women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump was wrong, and that he is "done being loyal" to Trump.
- Because things aren't complicated enough as they stand, Robert Mueller is reportedly planning to begin releasing information concerning Middle Eastern countries' efforts to interfere in U.S. politics and the 2016 presidential election.
- Amazon now wants to patent facial-recognition doorbell cameras, which just sounds super creepy.
- John Mulaney has some very strong opinions about who is and isn't getting into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.
- Awful: a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died of dehydration and shock after she was taken into Border Patrol custody last week for crossing illegally with her father and other migrants.
- Even more awful: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen blamed her death on the girl's family.
- As we all kinda knew, Media Matters writes about how the NY Times dropped the ball on covering the rise of right wing extremism.
- A woman was sexually assaulted by a stranger after falling asleep on a subway train in Brooklyn.
- I think Kanye West's renewed his feud with Drake yesterday...or maybe it's all a set-up for a new album? Who can even tell at this point.
- Rudy Giuliani, the man who loves broken windows policing, doesn't think it's a big deal that Trump broke the law: "Nobody got killed, nobody got robbed...This was not a big crime," Giuliani said. "I think in two weeks they’ll start with parking tickets that haven’t been paid."
- Susan Potter donated her body to science. It was frozen, sawed into four blocks, sliced 27,000 times and photographed after each cut. The result: a virtual cadaver that will speak to medical students from the grave.
- And finally, does anyone else feel like they're having a bad hair day?
Me after waking up from a long nap.
📹: barnaby_persian pic.twitter.com/BQfSD0rOX1
— Cute Emergency (@CuteEmergency) December 13, 2018