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Kawhi Leonard, NBA, News, Sports, Top Stories, Toronto Raptors, Twitter -

Kawhi Leonard, the superstar forward who is in his first season with the Toronto Raptors, has agreed to a new multiyear endorsement deal. However, it’s not with any of the usual suspects: Nike’s Jordan Brand, Reebok, or Under Armour. Leonard, 27, has signed a deal with New Balance, according to Yahoo Sports. The two-time NBA […]

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60 minutes, trump, trump stay lying, tweets, twitter, zero tolerance -

One of the president’s aides might want to walk into the darkened cave quarters where the presidential casket is kept and explain to the commander in chief how his “zero tolerance” police differs from the policies before his.

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Over the course of one of the worst administrations in the history of the United States, we’ve all learned one thing: Whenever President Trump starts rage tweeting something is going right for the world and drastically wrong for him.

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crown prince of saudi arabia, donald trump, jamal khashoggi, saudi, saudi arabia, tulsi gabbard, twitter -

I must admit, I knew nothing about Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii before about three hours ago. If Tulsi Gabbard had burst into my home holding a giant check for millions of dollars while my wife was gone, and I were left to my own devices to explain the day’s events to my wife when she returned, I’d have totally…

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File this under “When Doing the Most Goes Wrong”: Some of your Insta-faves may be revealed to be a little less popular than you thought, as Instagram seeks to restore trust and integrity to its platform by banning paid-for likes and followers.

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I think it was the next governor of Florida (please, Black Jesus,) who said that a “hit dog will holler.” And if President Trump’s twitter account is anything, it’s an ongoing log that proves he and his administration should be on late night ASPCA commercials.

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The only president with time built into his day to do what you do while you’re supposed to be working, Donald Trump has long had blocks of “executive time,” or time regularly spent tweeting and watching television, built into his daily schedule.

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atlanta, big boi, genius, hip hop, outkast, so fresh so clean, twitter -

Like many a southern rap fan, I grew up on André and Antwan, better known as André 3000 and Big Boi, and even better known as Outkast. When all the players came from far and wide, I too wanted to attend the “Player’s Ball.” What’s the funkiest kind of music for my soul? Southernplayalistickcadillackmuzik, of course.…

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black women, cesar sayoc, donald trump, news, pipe bomber, rochelle ritchie, social media, threat, twitter -

Twitter is apologizing for ignoring the warnings of a woman who appealed to administrators at the social media site to censure a man who appears to have issued an implicit threat on her life. That man turned out to be Cesar Sayoc, who is now in custody for allegedly sending pipe bombs to political figures who had…

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The president of the United States is obsessed with himself. So much so that around the time that he should have been counting enflamed winged devil horses, he was up on Twitter railing about CNN’s treatment of his presidency.

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cancel culture, the internet, twitter, wesley morris -

Similar to its predecessor “PC culture,” which is used to bemoan the mythical tyranny of political correctness, “cancel culture” has become a popular catch-all to describe a social-justice warrior agenda that some believe goes too far when challenging the status quo, saying that it threatens free speech and discourse.

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Clemson University, Hackers, News, Russia, Twitter, Video -

  It looks like the Russian trolls are back at it, and this time they’re taking aim at the ongoing tensions between the NFL and those who choose to kneel in protest. The Wall Street Journal reports that from the end of 2014 through the middle of this year, Russian Twitter trolls are believed to have sent over […]

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After going dark on social media for the past week, Kanye West is back on Twitter to share a long, rambling missive that, like most things Kanye has done in the past year, likely does more to raise concern over Kanye’s well-being than it does enlighten his audience.

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Azaelia Banks, Entertainment, Kanye West, Lana Del Rey, Twitter, Video -

  Rapper Azealia Banks and singer Lana Del Rey are feuding via Twitter over a comment the singer made to Kanye West’s Twitter account criticizing his support of President Trump. The back-and-forth started last month. Ignited after West posted a tweet showing him wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat with the post, “This represents […]

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First lady Melania Trump never wanted to be here. She thought that she was marrying an old man with one foot in the grave and another on a banana peel, who not only keeps eating family-sized buckets of KFC original recipe but seems to be getting stronger.

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If you were off Twitter last night, consider yourself blessed—but also, apologies for what I’m about to share with you. If you were on Twitter and witnessed this unabashed display of messy, let’s take this time to unpack and commiserate together.

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Activism, Bette Midler, Brett Kavanaugh, Entertainment, Killer Mike, Twitter, Video -

  Atlanta rapper Killer Mike says he can forgive singer and vocal anti-Trump activist Bette Midler for a tweet he says was disrespectful to black women. But Killer Mike, who talked to TMZ at Los Angeles International Airport, also encouraged Midler to embrace her activism and connect with black women who are working to change […]

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Bette Midler, Entertainment, John Lennon, N-word, News, Twitter, Yoko Ono -

Bette Midler, 72, got the internet buzzing and was criticized widely after she posted a controversial (and now deleted) tweet that said “women, are the n-words of the world.

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For some reason, unbeknownst to god and people who use the word “unbeknownst,” a lawyer named Ed Whelan played a full game of CLUE Thursday in which he not only attempted to solve the the alleged sexual assault of Christine Blasey Ford by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but he offered an alternative theory and…

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camera man, cnn, conspiracy theory, donald trump jr, donald trump jr is trash, douglas thomas, twitter, widow, wife -

The official executive assistant Twitter troll to the troll-in-chief was on his job earlier this week when he tweeted out an image of CNN anchor Anderson Cooper in waist-high water.

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Andrew Wiggins, Jimmy Butler, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Stephen Jackson, Twitter -

We are still weeks away from opening night, and yet the NBA drama machine is already in midseason form. After it was reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday that Jimmy Butler wanted out of the Minnesota Timberwolves organization by way of the Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks or Los Angeles Clippers, the wheels began […]

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betsy devos, donald trump, education secretary, free speech, twitter -

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, also known as Sarah Palin’s play cousin, continues her “I just want to be loved tour” in which she attends events and tries to prove that she actually became the Education Secretary on merit and not because she’s the wife to a very wealthy man.

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In their efforts to inform the public that they were doing everything possible to manage the spontaneous combustion of several homes, the Massachusetts State Police inadvertently let a few organizations fighting to end police brutality, racism and the reign of Donald Trump, know that they are being watched.

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donald trump, puerto rico, twitter, white people -

Earlier today, while millions of Americans prepared to get hit by what’s expected to be a devastating hurricane, the man America elected president got on an app and denied the existences of thousands of Americans—claiming that their deaths were fabricated by his political rivals to make him look bad.

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Alex Jones, Infowars, jack dorsey, National, Politics, twitter -

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter permanently banned right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show for […]

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donald trump, donald trump twitter, fbi, trump, tweets, twitter, why you always lying -

On Wednesday, some time between the president’s morning ritual of slaughtering a baby goat so he can use the blood to moisturize his scalp, and typing on his iPad that he affectionately calls the “flat one”, the president tweeted yet another mistruth from his presidential Twitter account.

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donald trump, jeff sessions, nicki minaj and safaree, trump, tweets, twitter, us attorney general jeff sessions -

This week’s version of The Real Husbands of the White House aired a very special episode when the public break up between Nicki Minaj and Safaree President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued on social media.

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alt right, donald trump, racist tweets, twitter, white supremacist, white twitter -

Donald Trump’s Wednesday night tweet instructing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (better known as the real-life inspiration for the character Nelson Muntz on The Simpsons) to look into South Africa’s non-existent war on white farmers was the latest example of Trump’s long love affair with white supremacist conspiracy…

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cyberbullying, Donald Trump, Melania Trump, News, Twitter, Video -

In what many across social media are calling veiled criticism of her husband’s social media etiquette, First Lady Melania Trump has added her voice to the cyberbullying conversation. As part of her Be Best campaign, on Monday, Mrs. Trump warned against “destructive and harmful” uses of social media. “In today’s global society, social media is […]

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CNN, Don Lemon, Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump, James, LeBron James, Lemon, Lerbon, News, Sports, Top Stories, trump's presidency, Twitter, Twitter Feed, Video -

  Trump’s latest typical Twitter attack comes on the heels of an interview that was aired on CNN Monday night when LA Lakers’ Lebron James sat down with Don Lemon. James, who earlier that day opened his foundation’s new I Promise School in his native Akron, Ohio, USA Today reports, discussed an array of topics, including Trump’s presidency. The baller took […]

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@AP, Baseball, MLB, News, Racism, Sports, Trea Turner, Twitter, Video -

Nationals shortstop Trea Turner apologized Sunday night for some years-old homophobic and racially insensitive tweets.

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Entertainment, Featured, Karen Civil, News, Nicki Minaj, Twitter, Video -

  Someone really needs to take Nicki Minaj’s phone away – immediately. Friday evening, Toronto based writer Wanna Thompson logged into Twitter to offer her two cents on the direction she hopes the rapper will take. “You know how dope it would be if Nicki put out mature content? No silly sh*t, just reflecting on past […]

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