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12 Times Seth Meyers Perfectly Tweeted The News

This just in: Funny news is better than real news. And now that Seth is on Late Night, you finally have reason to stay up-to-date on current events.

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1. The European Union wins the Nobel Peace Prize.

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2. Incumbent Barack Obama shows an early lead in the 2012 presidential election.


3. Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" is chosen as Billboard Hot 100's "Song of the Summer."

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4. The United States Supreme Court declares Defense Against Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, and same-sex marriage resumes in California.

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5. Egyptian protesters celebrate after then-President Mohamed Morsi is removed from office.


6. Matthew McConaughey wins a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama for his role in Dallas Buyers Club.


7. The Guardian releases documents that expose the NSA for collecting citizens' phone records.

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8. NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is trapped in a Russian airport for over a month.

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9. Russian President Vladimir Putin writes an op-ed in The New York Times.

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10. Syfy's Sharknado sets social media records — drawing nearly 5,000 tweets per second during its airtime.

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11. Republicans pull fiscal cliff bill "Plan B" from the House floor, realizing they don't have the votes for it to pass.

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12. Beyoncé's halftime performance captivates the country. The New Orleans Superdome blacks out.

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