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September 03, 2019 - 8:25 am
Two events will converge on Hollywood during the same week in September: the 71st annual Emmys and a fundraiser for Donald Trump, according to The Hollywood Reporter. When actress Debra Messing publicly asked the outlet to release a list of fundraiser attendees, she inadvertently started a feud...
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August 30, 2019 - 2:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account has gotten hacked, and whoever broke in sent racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 million followers. Some of the tweets were up for about 30 minutes before Twitter took them down. The tweets included messages such as "Hitler is innocent" and,...
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August 08, 2019 - 11:48 am
Actress Rosanna Arquette has taken the FBI's recommendation seriously and has taken steps to protect herself and her Twitter account. “Yes I’m locked to protect myself I was told by FBI to lock it up,” she told TheWrap . Arquette was advised by the FBI to make her account private after she tweeted...
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August 07, 2019 - 8:53 am
Chicago — Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired back Tuesday after Ivanka Trump issued a factually incorrect tweet about gun violence this weekend in Chicago. "She got the numbers wrong. She got the location wrong," Lightfoot said, CBS Chicago reports. "That's the danger of trying to govern via tweet." Ivanka...
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August 04, 2019 - 9:33 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings took the high road in inviting President Donald Trump and other Americans to visit Baltimore but declining to respond in kind to the barrage of presidential tweets and comments disparaging him and the majority-black city he has long represented. "We...
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July 29, 2019 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist. In the latest rhetorical shot at lawmakers of color, Trump said...
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July 28, 2019 - 8:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday denigrated a majority-black district represented by a congressional nemesis as a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess," broadening a campaign against prominent critics of his administration that has exacerbated racial tensions. Trump lashed...
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July 21, 2019 - 9:38 am
Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu has been stripped of her title after several insensitive and racist tweets surfaced. The 20-year-old received an email Friday from the pageant removing her from her position. "It has been brought to the attention of Miss World America 'MWA' that you social media accounts...
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July 21, 2019 - 9:38 am
( KNX ) - Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu has been stripped of her title after several insensitive and racist tweets surfaced. The 20-year-old received an email Friday from the pageant removing her from her position. "It has been brought to the attention of Miss World America 'MWA' that you social media...
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July 19, 2019 - 10:53 am
A gas station clerk in Naperville, Illinois, has been fired, days after he questioned the citizenship of Hispanic customers and declared "they need to go back to their countries." The incident was captured in a video that went viral, prompting a backlash on social media and a rebuke from a local...
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