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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition

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UPDATE:  The President has issued yet another video message, one apparently recorded earlier, judging from the Twitter timestamp. Is this the start of a new trend? EARLIER: Fresh off two successful giant rallies in Las Vegas and Missouri – or perhaps smarting from the online uproar over his questioning of Christine Blasey Ford’s lack of a police report – President Donald Trump has been relatively quiet so far today on Twitter. A lengthy video testament on the economy is… Read

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#WhyIDidntReport Confessions On Sex Assaults Mushroom In Wake Of Trump Tweet

Celebrities and civilians are continuing to come forward with their own stories on why they did not report sexual assault, a response to President Donald Trump’s questioning on why Christine Blasey Ford did not file a police report regarding her alleged groping by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Twitter has erupted with #WhyIDidntReport confessions since Trump’s tweet, as Alyssa Milano, Ashley Judd, Padma Lakshmi and others detailed their reasons for silence… Read

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PayPal Cancels Alex Jones Account In Latest Hi-Tech Termination

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PayPal has canceled the accounts of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' Infowars website, citing alleged incidents of hate speech and discriminatory content. The termination continues Jones’s recent string of hi-tech clashes. He has been canceled by numerous social media accounts for his controversial stances on such incidents as the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre. "We've made a decision to end our relationship with Infowars Web sites, including PrisonPlanet," a PayPal spokesman… Read

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

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It’s Sunday morning, time for coffee, a bagel, and the morning news. President Donald Trump may not be partaking of the first two, but he’s definitely watching the news. The Commander-in-Tweet gave a shout-out to Maria Bartiromo of Fox’s Sunday Morning Futures show on Fox for backing up his earlier tweet on the Robert Mueller witch hunt. “This show is MANDATORY watching if you want to understand the massive governmental corruption and the Russian hoax,” tweeted the… Read

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Matthew Perry Gets Online Sympathy After Revealing Health Issue

An outpouring of sympathy has taken over Twitter, as Friends star Matthew Perry revealed in a tweet that he’s spent the last three months in a hosptal bed. Perry tweeted on Friday: “Three months in a hospital bed. Check.” Earlier information from his representative revealed he underwent surgery to repair a gastrointestinal perforation. He is 49 years old, and no updates on why the surgery required the extensive hospital stay was revealed. “He is grateful for the… Read

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition

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Maybe the President was too busy worrying about Hurricane Florence. Or maybe it was Hurricane Maria. Or maybe he said everything that needed to be said in his unusually lengthy Friday night tweetstorm. In any event, despite being later than usual, the Commander-in-Tweet finally got around to talking to the nation on his favorite platform late on Saturday afternoon. Beyond an update on the Florence rain situation in the Carolinas, the president gave a shout-out to some… Read

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DC Universe Unveils First Look At ‘Titans’ On Batman Day

Today is Batman Day, an annual celebration of the anniversary of the Dark Knight’s first appearance in Detective Comics #27, which mysteriously happened in May 1939. Since there are no coincidences, the Batman Day celebration coincides with yesterday’s launch of DC Universe, a new streaming subscription service emerging from beta. The platform offers archived DC Comics, films, TV episodes and original programming. The initial slate includes digitally-remastered… Read

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Admits Conservative Employees “Don’t Feel Safe To Express Their Opinions”

In an interview published today, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said conservative employees at the social media service “don’t feel safe to express their opinions” at work. Dorsey was speaking with New York University journalism professor Jay Rosen in an interview published Friday on Recode. Twitter has been a target lately of conservative ire for its alleged practice of shadow banning unpopular opinions, thereby making them invisible to the vast majority of users. They’ve also… Read

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‘Las Vegas Love Stories’ Trailer: Gondry Brothers’ Eight-Second Film Series

A first-look trailer for a series of short films created by Academy Award-winning director Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and his brother, director Olivier Gondry, is out today. The Partizan Entertainment-produced series, Las Vegas Love Stories, was shot at the Park MGM hotel and is set for a September 25 debut on YouTube. The six films last eight seconds each, reflecting a study that noted the average human attention span is that long. However… Read

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President Trump: Kerry Meetings With Iran Officials Are “Illegal”

President Donald Trump took to his favorite platform tonight to warn former Secretary of State John Kerry that he may be violating the law by meeting with Iranian officials. Trump called the get-togethers “illegal meetings” and asked why Kerry had not registered as a foreign agent. Kerry has said that he met “three or four times” with Iranian Foreign Mininister Javad Zarif. The two were key players in the 2015 nuclear agreement forged by the US and Iran. Kerry’s… Read

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Jack Ma Confirms Alibaba Exit: “I Still Have Lots Of Dreams To Pursue”

Jack Ma has formally confirmed his retirement from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., detailing plans on passing control to CEO Daniel Zhang in 2019. Ma, Asia’s richest man, plans to exit on his 55th birthday next year, but will remain on the Alibaba board until 2020. He plans to focus on philanthropy and education, he said in a statement. He also mentioned unspecified “new dreams” in his statement, which leaves open the door for a potential expansion into Hollywood or… Read

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Sterling K. Brown Supports Olivia Munn On ‘Predator’ Sex Offender Complaints

This Is Us star Sterling K. Brown has added his sympathy and voice to Olivia Munn’s outcry at having to work with a registered sex offender on 20th Century Fox’s The Predator. Brown tweeted in response to Munn’s statements that she was isolated after complaining about working with Steven Wilder Striegel, who shared a scene in The Predator with her. Striegel previously served six months in jail in 2010 after pleading guilty to risk of injury to a child and enticing a minor… Read