More Twitter Articles

  • Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

    BEIRUT (AP) — The extremists of the Islamic State group have turned their social media into a theater of horror, broadcasting a stomach-turning stream of battles, bombings and beheadings to a global audience. The strategy is aimed at terrorizing opponents at home and winning recruits abroad....

  • This is the best Chuck Grassley tweet of all time

    I have not the slightest idea what he's talking about, but behold the Twitter account of Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley.

  • Twitter, Obama and the Gen. Harold Greene funeral hoax

    Never trust a word Morris Davis says; it might be "sarcasm."

  • Oh, good: Iran's supreme leader weighs in on Ferguson

    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, whose own country is responsible for countless, detestable crimes against humanity, decided that he'd get himself a slice of that sweet, sweet Ferguson pie.

  • Police to citizens: Be careful what you tweet

    SEATTLE (AP) — Police in Washington state are asking the public to stop tweeting during shootings and manhunts to avoid accidentally telling the bad guys what officers are doing. The "TweetSmart" campaign began in late July by a coalition of nine agencies, including the Washington state patrol...

  • Congressional lawmakers react to Robin Williams' passing

    Lawmakers can agree on at least one thing: Robin Williams will be sorely missed.

  • Nixon's back! (At least on Twitter)

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you believe the media reports, Richard Nixon suffered a stroke in 1994 and died days later at age 81. He is buried in his native Yorba Linda, California, silent as the country marks the 40th anniversary of his resignation. But the many obsessives among the 7,000-plus...

  • A legitimate gaffe, Nancy Pelosi edition

    Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and her staff apparently need a few lessons in geography and basic definitions.

  • Washington Post writers emphasize Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio in spending chart but not the top spenders (who were Democrats)

    Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein top the list, but you wouldn't know that from the tweets of two Washington Post writers.

  • Twitter says government data requests growing

    Twitter has published a transparency report that shows an increasing number of data requests from various governments, Circa reports. The report shows the number of government requests for account information, content removal, and copyright requests. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Twitter: Govt. requests for user data increased

    NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter said government requests for user data grew sharply in the past six months as more countries asked for a greater amount of information about users. More than half of the requests came from the United States, as has been the case since Twitter began issuing its...

  • Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

    NEW YORK (AP) — The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter. Twitter also grew its user base more than expected,...

  • Intern for Maine Democrat suspended for vulgar tweets

    Imagine the outrage if an intern for a Republican congressman sent tweets referring to women with derogatory words, discussing sexual acts or disparaging religion. Keep that outrage, wonder and then read on to learn about a Democratic intern.

  • Talks on fixing Veterans Affairs are now just angry tweets

    Despite bipartisan agreement that Congress must act quickly to help end significant wait times and neglect of patients at the nation's Veterans Affairs hospitals, lawmakers have reached a serious impasse that threatens to derail a deal just days before the August recess.

  • Poor baby: Rep. Kristi Noem sums up how the national debt affects you in one photo

    Deficit hawks like to say that reckless government spending is mortgaging our children's future. Rarely do they capture this as vividly as Republican Rep. Kristi Noem of South Dakota.



From the Weekly Standard

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    Queens, N.Y. Peter Tu is thrilled about meeting with Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for governor of New York. Tu is the executive director of the Flushing Chinese Business Association...

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  • Hamas’s Media Strategy

    During the six weeks of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge, Hamas has used human shields—women and children—to protect its infrastructure in Gaza. This tactic is meant either to deter Israel from...

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  • Scotland the Brave

    If at first you don’t secede, try, try again. This might be the motto of Alex Salmond’s Scottish National party, which since 1934 has been advocating the proposition that Scotland should be an...

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