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A Timeline of Donald Trump's Absurd Change of Heart on Edward Snowden

Trump used to call him a traitor and a spy who "should be executed," now he's considering a pardon, and Twitter can't quite take it.

If there's one thing President of These United States Donald "John Barron" Trump loves to hate, it's leakers.

Oh those leakers! Bane of his existence, committing the heinous crime of exposing his administration's crimes to the world—vile human beings.

And who is the dirtiest leaker of them all? No, it's not Lada or Irina squatting over a mattress in a Moscow hotel room, but another Russian resident entirely: Edward Snowden. The man whom, in June of 2013, Donald Trump called "a bad guy," noting in a call to Fox & Friends, "You know, there's still a thing called execution."

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Should IKEA Increase Security Based on One Woman in a Graphic Viral Video?

In response to the adult content of an isolated incident posted online, the Swedish retailer is embracing the panopticon

A video of a woman masturbating in an IKEA recently went viral on Chinese social media.

In response, the Swedish retailer has announced plans to increase cleaning and security in their stores, stating that they are "taking the matter very seriously" and are committed to creating "a safe, comfortable and healthy shopping experience and environment."

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Barbara Walters has released her annual “10 most fascinating people” list—and you won’t believe who made the cut.

It’s the last year Walters will be making her pick, as she’s retiring in 2014—and Popdust has the rundown on her choices.

The number one will be announced during her TV special which airs December 18, but in the meantime here’s her nine.

2. Kim Kardashian

3. Kanye West

4. Jennifer Lawrence

5. Miley Cyrus

6. Edward Snowden

7. Robin Roberts

8. Prince George (baby son of Prince William and Kate Middleton and third in line to the British throne.)

9. and 10. two of the stars of Duck Dynasty (whose names have yet to be announced)

What do you think about Walters’ choices? Sound off in comments below and tweet us @Popdust