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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

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President Donald Trump started off the Sunday morning Twitter attack quietly, touting his interview appearance with Chris Wallace on Fox. Twice. The Commander-in-Tweet initially sent out a blast as a heads-up. He later dialed in the time slots for those anxiously awaiting word and not near a handy reference. The segment will air twice today, allowing Twitter Trump followers no excuses for missing the interview. Later, the President got in a little dig at one of his main… Read

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Andrew Gillum Ends Florida Governor Bid, Concedes On Facebook Live

Democrat Andrew Gillum posted a live video on Facebook Saturday afternoon in which he congratulated Republican Ron DeSantis for winning the Florida governorship and vowed to remain active. Gillum initially conceded to DeSantis on election night, but retracted that when it appeared that a recount was in order in the tight race. The recount by machine showed DeSantis leading Gillum by more than 30,000 votes, an insurmountable lead. Gillum, who received heavy celebrity… Read

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Instagram Has Fixed Its Temporary Outage, Password Problems

Instagram suffered a temporary outage for Android users on Saturday, briefly leaving the site inaccessible to mobile users. The service now says the issue is fixed, according to the Gizmodo website."Some users temporarily had trouble using Instagram on Android earlier," the company said in a statement to Gizmodo. "This was caused by a bug that we quickly fixed." Instagram advised users who are still experiencing problems to clear their cache or reinstall the app. The… Read

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

President Donald Trump is several time zones away from the US, attending ceremonies in Europe to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War, aka World War I. But he’s keeping up with his Twitter activity along the way. Yesterday, the Commander-in-Tweet caused an uproar by complaining about California’s fire management. He later backed down and issued some conciliatory words. But he can’t quite let it go, issuing another tweet today that talked of forest… Read

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President Donald Trump Changes Course On California Wildfires After Backlash

Perhaps feeling the heat from his ill-advised criticism on the California wildfire causes earlier in the day, President Trump has now switched gears and issued some conciliatory words to those battling and affected by the blazes. Trump, who is overseas for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I’s end, had earlier roiled many with a tweet that suggested mismanagement of federal funds was the cause of the current fire issues in California. He also… Read

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Facebook Donates To American Red Cross – Entertainment Industry Foundation Seeks Fire-Relief Donations

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UPDATE: Facebook will donate $250k to the American Red Cross to help those affected by the California wildfires.  The social media service has also activated its “Safety Check” feature for the Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire. People looking to help those impacted by the fires can also visit the Facebook “Crisis Response” pages to donate to relief efforts, create a fundraiser, or offer help. You can find the crisis response page for the Read

President Donald Trump Tweet On California Wildfires Roils Hollywood

President Donald Trump has blasted what he termed the “gross mismanagement” of California’s forests, which he claimed led to the massive wildfires in the state. The President’s tweet added to the misery of the estimated 200,000 people evacuated from Northern and Southern California. So far, 6,700 structures have burned in the fires, with at least 9 people confirmed dead and entire areas wiped out. Trump’s harsh assessment and lack of empathy angered many in the Hollywood… Read

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Amazon’s Second Headquarters Hunt May Be Near A Selection

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Amazon.com is downplaying a Washington Post report that the corporation is in advanced talks with Northern Virginia officials about locating its planned second headquarters there. However, the company is not exactly denying the report’s accuracy. Amazon Director of Economic Development- Global Public Policy Mike Grella tweeted that whomever leaked word of the Amazon interest in Crystal City, VA. as its new home is “not doing Crystal City, VA. any favors.”  He also warned… Read

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition

Fresh off two massive Make America Great Again rallies, the endlessly energetic President Donald Trump heads to Montana and Florida today for yet more gatherings. As Tuesday’s midterm elections loom, President Trump is mounting a furious, coast-to-coast effort to turn out the Republican vote, as conflicting polls indicate a race that can swing either way for House of Representatives seats. Today it’s Montana and Florida, following on the heels of yesterday’s Indiana and… Read

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‘Cobra Kai’ Online Series Episode 1 Passes 50 Million Views On YouTube

The publicity drums are beating for the second season of Cobra Kai, the YouTube Premium web series that updates the Karate Kid film series by 30 years in the aftermath of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament that was the original film’s focus. A Tweet featuring the main characters, including original film star Ralph Macchio, generated a huge buzz online. The tweet touts the success of the online series, which just had its first episode (released free) pass the 50 million… Read

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Gab Social Media Also Dropped By Web Host; Ties To Pittsburgh Shooter May Be Cause

UPDATE: The Gab social media service has also been dropped by its web host, Joyent, and by payment processor Stripe. They join PayPal in banning the service, allegedly because it hosted comments by Pittsburgh Tree of Life shooter Robert Bowers. The social media site said it may be off-line for weeks as it seeks new providers. "Breaking: @joyent, Gab's new hosting provider, has just pulled our hosting service,” said a Gab tweet. “They have given us until 9am on Monday to… Read

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Hollywood Mourns Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre, Attacks Trump’s Baseball Tweet

Hollywood Twitter continued mourning the Pittsburgh Tree of Life massacre today, sending out condolences and a renewed vow to challenge politicians on gun control policies. Some took umbrage at President Donald Trump, blaming his rhetoric and a series of tone-deaf maneuvers during the latter stages of Saturday. The President, who earlier in the day sent numerous tweets mourning and decrying the senseless attack, kept to his planned Saturday schedule and held an Illinois Ma… Read