Stories tagged: twitter
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Trump’s bruising tweet highlights Amazon’s lingering tax fight
President Donald Trump waded into a longstanding scrap between online retailers and their brick-and-mortar rivals with a Twitter posting Wednesday about Amazon.com and taxes.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
Oops? Trump retweets critic saying ‘he’s a fascist’
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump appears to have mistakenly retweeted a message from one of his critics saying “he’s a fascist.” Trump deleted his retweet Tuesday after about five minutes, …
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
NC man calls out racists on Twitter: ‘I’m not going away’
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Raleigh man behind the Twitter account @YesYoureRacist said Monday that since publishing photos of torch-carrying white supremacist protesters in Charlottesville Saturday, he has received remarkable support …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 5 a.m.
Spokane historians to re-enact the city’s great 1889 fire, on Twitter
Then, as now, smoke hung in the pines overlooking the young pioneer town beside the Spokane Falls. Area forests were ablaze. People and horses trudged along the dusty streets in …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Twitter becomes a vital tool for Washington State coach Mike Leach
This offseason, Mike Leach found a new platform to share his wild thoughts, cast his bold opinions and further cement his status as the most interesting man in college football.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
Trump’s tweets blindsiding advisers searching for clarity
Aides to President Donald Trump were in deep talks about how to defuse tensions between Qatar and other Arab nations when the door to the secure room at the White …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Why Twitter won’t ban President Donald Trump
Twitter has made it clear that it won’t ban Donald Trump from its service, whether the president follows its rules against harassment or not.
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Trump asserts all agree he has ‘complete power’ to pardon
President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has “complete power” to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year’s presidential election. It was one …
UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Trump’s new message man deletes tweets
President Donald Trump’s new communications aide is deleting old tweets that didn’t jibe with his boss’ views.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
Ed Sheeran back on Twitter after brief disappearance
The singer’s account is back online hours after it suddenly vanished. All of Sheeran’s tweets since April 2015 have been removed, and the singer’s more than 19 million followers have …
Wed., July 12, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Google, Twitter and dozens of other sites take ‘net neutrality day of action’
Visitors to dozens of major websites are seeing a special message about the future of the Internet on Wednesday, part of a broad campaign by the companies to stop what …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Trump sued for blocking Twitter users
President Donald Trump and high ranking members of the White House staff were sued on Tuesday by the Knight First Amendment Institute, which alleges the president’s blocking of dissenting Twitter …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
Ed Sheeran says trolls drove him off Twitter; Lady Gaga sends her love
Ironically, Sheeran’s widespread popularity has partly made him a target for online haters. Upon release of his new album, “Divide,” in March, Sheeran had 16 songs on the UK Top …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
A Reddit user who wrote about stabbing Muslims is claiming credit for Trump’s CNN video
The user whose screen name is an unprintable corruption of “Han Solo” spent about a year on Reddit before attaining stardom, courtesy of a share from President Donald Trump.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Media organizations criticize Trump for tweeted video
In his latest jab at the media, President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted a mock video that shows him pummeling a man in a business suit – his face obscured …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Trump appears to promote violence against CNN with tweet
A day after defending his use of social media as befitting a “modern day” president, President Donald Trump appeared to promote violence against CNN in a tweet.
Sun., July 2, 2017
Parker: Tweet revenge costs Trump support
“This is not normal,” people are finally saying in response to Trump’s latest Twitter attacks.
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
In tweet blitz, Trump defends his use of social media
President Donald Trump escalated an intensely personal feud with two high-profile talk show hosts Saturday, suggesting without evidence that their network is biased against him.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Chicago police, feds team up on new effort to curb violence
Chicago police, federal agents and prosecutors are launching a new initiative Friday to stem the flow of illegal firearms in the city as part of efforts to curb rampant gun …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 7:08 p.m.
MSNBC ‘Morning Joe’ hosts fire back at Trump Twitter blasts
“Morning Joe” hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski said Friday that President Donald Trump lied about their December encounter in a tweet and that his “unhealthy obsession” with their program …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
Trump’s crude tweets: Would anyone else be fired?
If President Donald Trump were anyone else, he’d be fired, or at least reprimanded, for his latest tweets attacking a female TV host, social media and workplace experts say.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
President ridicules TV host’s looks, says she was ‘bleeding badly from a face-lift’
President Donald Trump ridiculed the looks and temperament of a female cable television host whose show he says he has stopped watching.
Sun., June 25, 2017
Kathleen Parker: Trump ‘tapes’ just another bluff
Trump has managed to create a fictional narrative that not only justifies his dangling bluff but gilds it as a moral victory.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Trump acknowledges for first time he’s under investigation
President Donald Trump fired off tweets Friday morning attacking the special counsel’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and apparently, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein.
Sat., June 10, 2017
Charles Krauthammer: Trump’s tweets drown out policy debates
Trump was elected to do politically incorrect – and needed – things like withdrawing from Paris. He was not elected to do crazy things, starting with his tweets.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness
Sen. John McCain suggested that he was tired when he questioned fired FBI director James Comey on Thursday, a performance that lit up Twitter and the Internet with unsparing criticism.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
Twitter latches on to Comey’s ‘lordy’ quote during hearing
Twitter users have latched on to former FBI director James Comey’s use of “lordy” during his Capitol Hill testimony about his interaction with President Donald Trump.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Trump’s tweeted typo covfefe becoming vanity license plates
President Donald Trump’s mysterious tweeted typo covfefe is coming soon to a license plate near you.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
All jokes aside, Trump’s ‘covfefe’ tweet sparks questions too
President Donald Trump sparked a global kerfuffle over “covfefe” with his bizarrely truncated tweet just minutes into Wednesday, spawning countless jokes across Twitter but also more serious questions for which …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Jared Kushner’s Russia ties questioned as Trump cites media ‘lies’
Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President …