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  1. bye
    Donald Trump Went Out As He Came in: Playing Songs by People Who Hate HimA perfect season-finale moment.
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    For Sale: The New RepublicHe just couldn’t make it work.
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    Steve Israel Is Retiring So He Can Focus on Being a NovelistThe Long Island representative is also “looking forward to spending more time home and frequenting my beloved New York diners.”
  4. Two Ben Carson Aides Celebrate the New Year by Leaving His CampaignThe neurosurgeon’s poll numbers haven’t looked too hot lately either.
  5. Company Briefly Run by Martin Shkreli Files for BankruptcyThe struggling company was already in bad shape before the arrested pharma bro took over. 
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    George Pataki Gives Up, Officially Drops 2016 BidHe is finally willing to admit that he will never be president. 
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    Martin Shkreli’s Lawyer Celebrates Arrest With Family Vacation in CancúnA judge said he could do it — as long as he promises to come back by January 4. 
  8. Shkreli Resigns From Turing PharmaceuticalsHe was released on $5 million bond on Thursday. 
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    Appeals Court Says Fantasy Sports Can StayEarlier this morning, the state Supreme Court ruled differently.
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    Dean Skelos and Son Found Guilty on All CountsPreet Bharara: 2. Albany leadership: 0.
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    For Sale: Rent Is Too Damn High Party“There are many questions the people should ask themselves. I which [sic] them the best — I’m out.”
  12. oh albany!
    Sheldon Silver Found GuiltyDean Skelos’s fate has not yet been decided.
  13. sad things
    There Are Only 3 Northern White Rhinos Left on EarthAnd they are being watched by armed guards 24/7.
  14. last week tonight this morning
    John Oliver Thinks Pennies Are Stupid and Basically Complete GarbageAnd so, apparently, do many Americans. 
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    Bobby Jindal Drops Out of the 2016 RaceJim Gilmore, on the other hand, is still running.
  16. prison break
    Escaped Emu No Longer Allowed to Wander Aimlessly Around Delaware“You weren’t allowed to go play in school because a giant emu was running around in your playground and it was being chased by police?”
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    Seattle Says Good-bye to the Gum Wall, Its Spit-Covered Sugar Shrine“I have no doubt it will re-emerge as the monster it once was.”
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    New York Says ‘Bye’ to Fantasy-Sports GiantsThis is not good news for the fantasy-sports giants. 
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    De Blasio’s Iowa Forum CanceledThe panned party had no confirmed RSVPs, and, uh, look over there — someone else is talking about inequality!
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    Catalonia Is Making Plans to Split From Spain by 2017The northern region doesn’t care what the rest of Spain thinks.
  21. There Will Be No More Blimps Defending AmericaDid one renegade blimp ruin it for all of the others?
  22. Lawrence Lessig Drops Out of 2016 Race, Admits He Can’t Time-TravelGetting into the Democratic debates was an essential ingredient of his impossible campaign. 
  23. hurricane watch
    Hurricane Joaquin Not That Into the East CoastThe latest projections have the big storm veering away from the U.S.
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    Boehner Resigning From Congress Next MonthThe speaker of the House will no longer have to deal with his party, which kept threatening to get rid of him for years. 
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    Rick Perry Just Suspended His 2016 Presidential CampaignHe was at about 1 percent in the polls. 
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    Eric Holder: ‘I Think We Can Officially Say Now That Eric Holder Is Free’Loretta Lynch gets sworn in next week. 
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    Intel Nitasha Loses the IntelBye, everybody!