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  • In a private speech, John Bolton reportedly derided Trump’s daughter and son-in-law and suggested his former boss’s approach to U.S. policy on Turkey is motivated by personal or financial interests.
  • The Times reports that the conservative Supreme Court justices appear ready to side with the Trump administration and end DACA.
  • According to leaked emails reviewed by Hatewatch, White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller is every bit as repugnant as you thought: he "promoted white nationalist literature, pushed racist immigration stories and obsessed over the loss of Confederate symbols after Dylann Roof’s murderous rampage" leading up to the 2016 election.
  • The Cut attended a Dirtbag Left book party (a.k.a. "Porn Carnival") in Brooklyn. As the organizer said of her book club: “I didn’t mean to throw an orgy, I truly just wanted to read more…but everyone wanted to do the orgy.”
  • A taxi burst into flames on the Upper East Side today.
  • An NBC investigation found that senior Trump official Mina Chang embellished her résumé with misleading claims about her professional background, even creating a fake Time magazine cover with her face on it.
  • Don't yell at your dog, you might be traumatizing them!
  • You know who is NOT a fan of Mike Bloomberg running for president? Failed presidential candidate Mayor de Blasio: “There’s no way in the world we should nominate a billionaire who epitomizes the status quo.”
  • Ricky Gervais will host the Golden Globes again for some reason.
  • If you aren't already worried about advancements in facial recognition technology, maybe you should be.
  • Will Ferrell will return for the fifth time since he left the show to host Saturday Night Live later this month.
  • And finally, why are dogs like this: