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Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers publicity is also gaining momentum.
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New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.
As police and protesters clashed in Ferguson in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the Twitter account for the Center for Strategic and International Studies seems to have told Amnesty International to "suck it."
"In order to respect the wishes of loved ones, Twitter will remove imagery of deceased individuals in certain circumstances," said a statement tweeted by Twitter spokesman Nu Wexler on Tuesday.
Islamic terrorist group ISIS released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, according to multiple media reports .
Over the past year, Pharrell Williams ' hat -- that huge brown one that he wore to the Grammy Awards -- has become almost as famous as he is.
The MAC and ESPN officially announced the new deal, which runs through the 2026-27 season, on Tuesday.
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Among those who have pushed "#Ferguson" and similar terms up trending lists on the site is Jack Dorsey , the billionaire co-founder of Twitter and a St. Louis native.
The Italy forward says he was not responsible for a tweet on his official account, which suggested that he was on the verge of leaving Torino for Atletico Madrid Torino star Alessio Cerci says he was not behind a post on his official Twitter account that suggested that he was on the brink of leaving the Italian outfit to join Atletico Madrid.
News tycoon Rupert Murdoch has a long record of taking to Twitter to try to influence politics and business.
Twitter users seemed to utter a collective groan over the past 24 hours upon learning that tweets that get favorited can now appear in followers' timelines.
Justin Timberlake took some abuse on the Internet over a birthday tweet he sent Madonna that some are saying was racist.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito revealed on Twitter Sunday that she has "high risk HPV," a sexually transmitted disease that could lead to cervical cancer.
Ever so slowly, or perhaps not so slowly, Canadian political dialogue is devolving into a mosh pit where even the vilest personal attacks are more or less routine.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 07:07 am
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