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'American Horror Story' Trailer Pours Blood On the American Flag.

Just when you thought the media couldn’t get any more profane or irreverent in bashing the patriotic, it got worse. Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story trailer was just released on August 21 on Twitter, and it’s horrific. As promised, the new season, to be aired on FX, called “Cult,” addressed ...

- NewsBusters - US

Twitter 'giving a platform to hatred and extremism' by failing to remove offensive posts, MP says.

MP Yvette Cooper accused the company of 'failing women' by taking too long to take down hateful and misogynistic posts.

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Scientists Respond to the Total Solar Eclipse on Twitter.

From sheer awe to Pac-Man jokes, here's how famous scientists reacted to the total eclipse on Twitter.

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Here Are 2017 Solar Eclipse Photos From Instagram, Twitter and the Web.

See the first photos of the Great American Solar Eclipse and its crowds on Aug. 21 as they come in from Twitter, Instagram and around the web.

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Digital Creator Brat Unveils Fall Slate of High School-Set Shows.

Newly minted digital company Brat has unveiled its fall slate with recognizable players including Annie LeBlanc, Hayden Summerall, MaeMae Renfrow, Meghan McCarthy, Madeleine Byrne, and Cristian Oliveras, Variety has learned exclusively. Founded by Rob Fishman , who previously started Niche, a digital marketing company ...

- Variety - US

Tucker Carlson praises Trump's naked-eye eclipse staring, partly fulfilling parody predictions.

Given Fox News host Tucker Carlson's previous treatment of President Trump, the wags on Twitter had some fun predicting what he would say Monday night about Trump's decision to stare directly into the sun during the solar eclipse, without using the solar glasses in his hand, ignoring all the warnings about irreversible eye ...

- The Week - US

Donald Trump demonstrates the wrong way to watch an eclipse.

xAs he did this, someone in a crowd of aides below shouted "Don't look."— Ted Mann August 21, 2017 Actually I've heard that white supremacists have much tougher eyes than normal people. So tough that they can look directly at the sun for hours. Hours and hours. So tough. And it's not as if the ...

- Daily Kos - US

US power grid passes its solar eclipse test.

Darkened skies prompt music and awe — and a tweet from Lloyd Blankfein

- Financial Times - US

Paid actors, a fake publicist, and retweeted bots: Trump habitually uses deceit and propaganda to shape perceptions.

Sarah Wasko / Media Matters President Donald Trump’s Twitter habits help shape the media and public narrative about his administration, which is why his record of retweeting and quote-tweeting accounts with suspicious bot or sock-puppet activity raises concerns. A Media Matters study of an archive of Trump’s ...

- Media Matters for America - US

Would Trump really let NAFTA die over a dispute process he likely can't explain in a tweet?.

Having a binational review process for disputes almost derailed original Canada-U.S. free trade talks in the 1980s. Now the U.S. is trying anew to remove Chapter 19

- National Post - CA

Twitter Rolls Its Eyes at WaPo's Philip Rucker for Saying 'Tonight Is a New President Trump'.

Philip Rucker is facing a ton of mockery tonight for the way in which he reacted to President Trump's speech tonight.

- Mediaite - US

LRT 2 resumes full operation Tuesday

Light Rail Transit Line 2 has resumed its full operations after suspending it Tuesday morning due to technical problems, train administrators said. The Light Rail Transit Authority announced the resumption of its operations starting 10:33 a.m. The LRTA earlier announced the suspension of Line 2 operations on Twitter at 9:40 ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

7 spectacular images of the eclipse

On Monday afternoon, portions of the United States fell dark as the moon eclipsed the sun. For those who missed the rare coast-to-coast event — or for those who simply want to relive its spectacular beauty — check out some photos and videos of the total solar eclipse below. #Eclipe2017 totally Diamond Ring at ...

- The Week - US

Start planning for the 2024 total eclipse with this handy map

To everyone who missed Monday's total eclipse: Don't worry, you've got another shot at seeing one on April 8, 2024. In exactly 6 years, 7 months, and 18 days, the moon will once again eclipse the sun. While Monday's eclipse spanned from Oregon to South Carolina, the 2024 eclipse will be visible from Mexico up to Canada, ...

- The Week - US

Law enforcement experts say measures can be taken to prevent another Charlottesville — even when protesters are armed

Twitter/CNNEven before the demonstration in Virginia began last weekend, the police there knew they weren’t going to be able to handle what was coming. Charlottesville police officers, including Sgt. Jake Via of the investigations bureau, had been contacting organizers and scanning social media to figure out how many ...

- Business Insider - US

The girl losing her mind over the eclipse is the new double rainbow

Everyone reacted differently to Monday's total solar eclipse, some people cheered, some clapped, and some wept. However, this Salem, Oregon girl's utter shock at the celestial phenomenon takes the cake: SEE ALSO: New Google doodle explains the science of a total solar eclipse, adorably "What's happening!!!" Listen to this ...

- Mashable! - US

Warship Collision: U.S. Navy orders operational pause, wide-ranging review

, August 22 : The U.S. Navy said that it had ordered an operational pause of its fleets globally and a wide-ranging review of the U.S. Pacific-based 7th Fleet after a collision of a U.S. destroyer and an oil tanker near Singapore early Monday.The examination should seek the root causes of the collision, said 31st Chief of ...

- Sify - IN

Kendall Jenner Accused of Cultural Appropriation over Twitter Emoji

Model Kendall Jenner drew the ire of her followers and social justice advocates on social media this week after captioning a photo with a "fist" emoji that some users complained was not close enough in color to her actual skin tone.

- Breitbart - US

Tennessee Titans broke from practice for a moment to experience the eclipse

@TheMMQB/Twitter The Tennessee Titans were sure to take advantage of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Monday's solar eclipse. With their Nashville training facility well within the eclipse's "path of totality," the team decided to put practice on pause for a few minutes and take in the wonders of the natural world and ...

- Business Insider - US

Writer compiles epic 71-tweet thread of people talking about Trump as if he were a toddler

Mark Lyons/Getty ImagesFor months, a Washington Post contributor has been compiling the definitive guide to his favorite narrative of the Donald Trump administration: that the president's staff treats him like a toddler. At least that's the perspective of Daniel Drezner, a contributor to the paper's PostEverything section, ...

- Business Insider - US

Moon trolls sun on Twitter in solar cyber spat

As if a solar eclipse was not enough, the moon threw some virtual shade at the sun on Twitter on Monday, as millions of people watched the first coast-to-coast total eclipse in the United States in nearly a century. “HA HA HA I've blocked the Sun!” wrote NASA Moon on it...

- The Raw Story - US

Everyone's freaking out about the eclipse giving them headaches

They say that after the party is the after-party, but what happens after the eclipse? Well, that's when we all get to enjoy hours of post-eclipse hypochondria. And now, the post-eclipse , Tom Kludt August 21, 2017 Don't laugh or roll your sore little eyes , it's a real thing. ...

- Mashable! - US

Despite being a space reporter, this total solar eclipse completely freaked me out

It's really difficult to explain what I just saw. I'm a space reporter. I know the science: The moon moved in front of the sun from Earth's perspective, blotting out our nearest star's light and plunging us into an eerie twilight here in Lenoir City, Tennessee. I get it. That's what happened. Still. The feeling of ...

- Mashable! - US

This weatherman's reaction to the solar eclipse is adorable

Monday's total solar eclipse was akin to a meteorologist's Super Bowl , a fact that was certainly not lost on one Chicago weatherman. SEE ALSO: The 2017 solar eclipse is finally here Tom Skilling, chief meteorologist for WGN-TV, travelled to Carbondale, Ill. to view the solar eclipse in its path of totality, and his ...

- Mashable! - US

Cable news Trump supporter Carl Higbie joins White House administration

, August 22 : A former Navy SEAL and staunch supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, Carl Higbie, is joining the administration as Chief of External Affairs for the Corporation for National and Community Service.Higbie known for his combative cable news appearances, the author of the 2012 book "Battle on the Home Front: A ...

- Sify - IN

Taylor Swift reappears on social media, teases fans

Who can eclipse an eclipse? Why, Taylor Swift. Three days after going dark on social media, the pop star roared back with a vengeance on Tuesday morning  to give the solar eclipse a run for its viral money. She posted a mysterious, silent, 10-second video to her social media accounts that fans took as a tease to a ...

- Stuff - NZ

Goldman Sachs CEO Blankfein Throws Shade at Trump During Solar Eclipse

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, whose first tweet ever slammed President Donald Trump for dropping out of the Paris Climate Accord, threw some serious shade at Trump on Monday during the solar eclipse.

- Breitbart - US

Eclipse Tweets Are 'Making Me Wish I Were Blind': Twitter Reacts to #SolarEclipse2017

The moon eclipsing the sun may be a rare event, but Twitter users firing off bad takes and desperately vying for likes and retweets is not.

- Mediaite - US

'Glasses Are For Cucks': Twitter Reacts to Trump Staring Directly At Solar Eclipse

Americans across the country enjoyed the solar eclipse on Monday — and President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were no exception. They were seen standing outside the Truman Balcony of the White House to take in the rare natural event.

- Mediaite - US

'When You Wish Upon a Star': Twitter Enjoys Jeff Sessions' Solar Eclipse Reaction

Solar Eclipse-watch is still in effect across America, and Jeff Sessions has become the latest public figure to offer the perfect reaction to the cosmic phenomenon.

- Mediaite - US

Corporate America Couldn't Just Let Us Enjoy The Eclipse

Because everything, even the moon temporarily blotting out the sun, is a commercial opportunity. There was a moment in modern marketing–and it was just a moment, right around the time social media still felt like a new, fun club we all just joined, but not yet a required media outlet–that a well-timed tweet ...

- Fast Company - US

Quantitative easing is 'like heroin' says former top Treasury official

The quantitative easing bond-buying programmes pursued by major central banks around the world are “like heroin”, according to the former top Treasury civil servant. In an unusual intervention Lord Macpherson, who served as permanent secretary to the Treasury, said today it is “time to move on” from ...

- City AM - UK

Moon trolls sun on Twitter in solar cyber spat

Twitter users exacerbated the spat online, using GIFs of celebrities applauding and toasting to the moon The post Moon trolls sun on Twitter in solar cyber spat appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Elon Musk may have watched the solar eclipse in a way that can destroy your eyes

Tesla CEO Elon Musk may have taken a big risk watching the eclipse on Monday. Musk said via Twitter that he watched the solar eclipse wearing sunglasses through the glass roof of his Tesla Model S. Tweet Embed: eclipse with sunglasses on through the Model S glass ...

- Business Insider - US

Bill Cosby is teaming up with the lawyer who helped get Michael Jackson acquitted

Thomson ReutersThe lawyer who helped Michael Jackson get acquitted of child molestation charges in 2005 will be leading Bill Cosby’s attempt to escape a decade behind bars if found guilty in his criminal case retrial for the alleged 2004 rape of Andrea Constand. Frequent cable news pundit Tom Mesereau was named today ...

- Business Insider - US

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein fires out a cryptic tweet about a 'shadow across the country'

Jemal Countess/Getty ImagesGoldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein fired out a cryptic tweet Monday referencing the solar eclipse. "Wish the moon wasn't the only thing casting a shadow across the country," he tweeted. "We got through one, we'll get through the other. #SolarEclipse2017" It is unclear to whom or to what Blankfein ...

- Business Insider - US

Rahul makes FB debut

Years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made waves in social media, Rahul Gandhi has made his debut on Facebook.His FB entry is part of Congress' attempt to perk up its social media presence to reach out to the masses.News of his FB presence was announced in Congress' twitter handle, the social media platform from where ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Ohio sorority sister faces backlash after ranting it is 'weird' for men to hook up with black women

A sophomore at Ohio State has been condemned by her university after video emerged of her making racist remarks. A 10-second video posted to Twitter Sunday night shows Katelyn Rust saying “F*ck yourself you are hooking up with a black girl. That's weird. That's weird as f*ck. F*ck you.&#...

- The Raw Story - US

Jake Tapper ridicules bogus 'Trump Campaign headquarters' job performance poll

On Monday, CNN's Jake Tapper revealed why it's always a good idea to sign up for the opposition's listservs. In a tweet, Tapper posted a screenshot of a poll he'd received in his inbox , a poll whose options are a little bit off. Just got this important poll from "T...

- The Raw Story - US

Any Tesla will soon pull your personal settings from the cloud

There aren't a lot of formalities for new Tesla feature launches -- if CEO Elon Musk decides to tweet something then it's coming, and probably soon. A case in point is new cloud-based driver profiles. "We are going to move all info and settings to th...

- Engadget - US

How to build your business on what's not going to change

He's been up. He's been down. At least, that's what you'd expect. Late last month,for six short but glorious hours,Jeff Bezos was officially crowned the world's richest person. Then, during last Wednesday's premarket session premarket session, Amazon's stock dropped by nearly a full percent in the wake of a Tweet from ...

- Mashable! - US

Thanks to his fans, Bruno Mars just learned about this super basic Twitter feature

Fame and fortune can't shelter you from getting schooled by technology, apparently. Bruno Mars got a lesson in uploading photos this weekend when fans called him out for his unnecessary photo collages. It all started when Mars tweeted a photo of a jersey,a typical move he makes with every tour stop's teams. On Friday ...

- Mashable! - US

Yes, Donald Trump just retweeted a bot to rant about the 'fake news media'

Oops, he did it again. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump thanked a black entrepreneur on Twitter, but she might not be real After thanking an entrepreneur who turned out to be a bot, it seems that Donald Trump has just retweeted another fake fan account , either an advanced bot or linked to a bot network. On Monday morning, the US ...

- Mashable! - US

Taylor Swift casually prepares to eclipse the eclipse

Of all the times for Taylor Swift to come out of the woods she's naturally chosen one of the most action-packed days of 2017: Eclipse Day. The 27-year-old singer doesn't seem to care that America is anxiously preparing to witness a rare AF cosmic event, because she just dropped a mysterious video on Twitter and now we're ...

- Mashable! - US

You've never looked as cool as Javier Baez does sliding into home for the win

Nobody has ever looked cooler doing anything than Javier Baez did sliding for and accounting for the game-winning run in the Cubs' walk-off victory against the Blue Jays last night. SEE ALSO: This failure of a Red Sox ceremonial first pitch may be the only thing that can pull together a fractured nation In the tenth inning ...

- Mashable! - US

The moon literally blocked the sun on Twitter

In case you don't know by now, America is currently experiencing a total solar eclipse, and the internet is full of jokes. So it should come as no surprise that @NASAMoon and @NASASun, two of NASA's Twitter accounts, are also getting in on the fun on this monumental day. SEE ALSO: A space nerd's guide to the Great ...

- Mashable! - US

Eclipse shade: Moon blocks sun on Twitter

The literal and figurative shade was met with some sass by our fiery sun.         


Will Jerry Lewis's infamous 'lost' film ever be seen?

Twitter users hope The Day the Clown Cried may be released in the wake of the comic's death.

- BBC - UK

Following attack, French Jewish leader calls for 'immediate eradication' of terrorism

– Following the death of a pedestrian in what appeared to be a vehicular terrorist attack in Marseille, a leader of the local Jewish community called for the immediate eradication' of terrorism. Bruno Benjamin, the president of the local branch of the CRIF umbrella of Jewish communities, wrote the message Monday on ...

- JTA - US to treat online abuse as seriously as IRL hate crime

Think twice before you fire that foul-mouthed Twitter tirade The UK's Crown Prosecution Service has pledged to tackle online abuse with the same seriousness as it does hate crimes committed in the flesh.…

- TheRegister - UK