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“I feel all right; I’m gonna take on the world”: Days after President Obama said the U.S. would respond to computer hacking by North Korea “in a place and manner and time that we choose,” the Asian nation suffered extensive Internet outages.

“Extensive Internet outages” in North Korea means that Dear Leader Kim Jong-un was unable to watch the Disney Channel’s “Girl Meets World,” on his smartphone.

Living in a material world: After unauthorized tracks of her upcoming album were leaked online, pop diva Madonna announced she was releasing several of her songs so her fans could hear the finished versions.

Kim Jong-un said he was still deciding whether to buy the songs released by Madonna, once he gets his Internet back, or just listen to the versions he had already downloaded.

Don’t know much about history: On this day in 1788, Maryland ceded ten square miles of property, which became Washington, D.C.

Noting that Congress doesn’t seem to be doing anything with it, Maryland has asked for its land back.

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