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July 09, 2019 - 8:38 am
A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can't ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks critics. In May of last...
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June 27, 2019 - 9:24 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump's next tweet might come with a warning label. Starting Thursday, tweets that Twitter deems to involve matters of public interest, but which violate the service's rules, will be obscured by a warning explaining the violation and Twitter's reasons for...
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June 14, 2019 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK — Three weeks after Facebook refused to remove a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slurring her words, Mark Zuckerberg is getting a taste of his own medicine: fake footage showing him gloating over his one-man domination of the world. It's the latest flap over deviously altered...
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June 05, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Police departments in at least five states are investigating and in some cases condemning, their officers' social media feeds after the weekend publication of a database that appears to catalog thousands of bigoted or violent posts by active-duty and former cops. The posts were uncovered by a team...
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June 03, 2019 - 1:26 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A national chain has closed two of its North Carolina stores and two workers were fired after racist names were added to two customer receipts. News outlets report Smoothie King announced that it closed the stores in Charlotte after the receipts were issued Sunday. Photos of the...
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May 19, 2019 - 9:27 am
President Trump urged Republicans to stay "UNITED" on abortion in a series of tweets late Saturday night and wrote that he is "strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions - Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother." The tweets come just days after Alabama passed the country's most...
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Ameera Butt
May 15, 2019 - 7:32 am
The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger's still got it. Even after undergoing treatment earlier this month , Jagger tweeted a video of himself dancing in a studio wearing a white t-shirt. Jagger had reportedly undergone heart valve surgery earlier this month. WATCH THE VIDEO: pic.twitter.com/nx5JFB2ZuJ —...
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May 13, 2019 - 2:39 pm
A writer on the verge of releasing her debut novel is facing backlash after she posted a picture on Twitter of a public transit worker eating on a train and reported details about the woman to her bosses. Natasha Tynes later apologized on Twitter and deleted her post before making her account...
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May 12, 2019 - 9:13 am
Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of "Charmed" and current cast member of "Insatiable," which is filmed in Georgia, urged...
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April 24, 2019 - 4:28 pm
President Trump met with Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday as the president continues to criticize the social media company on its own platform. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders did not say what the two discussed. "Lots of subjects discussed regarding their platform, and the...
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