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a minute ago · @brianbeutlerRT @nkulw: scoop-ish: members of commerce department digital economy board of advisers are resigning. got letter from co-chair. https://t.c…, @vicenewsMembers of Trump’s “digital economy” advisory board are quitting  http://bit.ly/2fQK30Q  pic.twitter.com/silNv3DeHz, @andrewkuenemanRT @mccarthyryanj: NEW: Members of Trump’s “digital economy” advisory board are quitting  http://bit.ly/2wnX48k  by @nkulw, @Smartypants60Drip, drip, drip...  https://twitter.com/mccarthyryanj/status/898570455619174401  and 15 others

Members of Trump's “digital economy” advisory board are quitting

Members of a Department of Commerce committee called the Digital Economy Board of Advisors have turned in their resignations after President Trump’s defense of white supremacists in Charlottesville. Zoë Baird, a founding co-chair of the Board and the President and CEO of the Markle Foundation, confirmed that she had […]

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a minute ago · @TimeOutLondonAn icon. A legend. Bye, Bruce. #RIPBruceForsyth  https://twitter.com/bbcbreaking/status/898569162599133184 , @christoff3000#ripbrucie 😥  https://twitter.com/BBCBreaking/status/898569162599133184 , @carliemartin😩💔  https://twitter.com/bbcbreaking/status/898569162599133184 , @RodolphpRT @BBCBreaking: Sir Bruce Forsyth, veteran entertainer and star of British TV, dies aged 89  http://bbc.in/2uOT15p  https://t.co/w45myT7W… and 46 others

Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89

The former Strictly Come Dancing presenter and performer had been unwell for some time.

BBC News

2 minutes ago · @ATXRT @davidaxelrod: You notice that every time @POTUS describes someone as a "good person," he fires them? It's an absolute tell. https://t.c…, @ElPibe627RT @karaswisher: "Mutually agreed" is how they describe a celebrity divorce where you know some bad shit went down  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/us/politics/steve-bannon-trump-white-house.html , @AbdelRahmanMRT @JamilSmith: Steve Bannon is out, per @maggieNYT. But unless Trump is fired, the @WhiteHouse still has a white supremacy problem. https:…, @laurenducaI hope they have Hydrocortisone in hell  https://twitter.com/ryanbeckwith/status/898586160334864384  and 164 others

Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon

Stephen K. Bannon had clashed for months with other senior West Wing advisers and members of the president’s family.

www.nytimes.com

3 minutes ago · @JakeShermanRT @maggieNYT: NEWS - w @kenvogel, after Bob Mercer met w Bannon Wednesday night, he joined group w TRUMP on Thursday. https://t.co/mtlTAi…, @PaulaChertokSeeking post-Bannon reset, Trump dines w/ top GOP donors, incl Bannon funder Robert Mercer  https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/us/politics/trump-dinner-top-donors-tax-reform.html?_r=0&referer=  via @kenvogel @maggieNYT, @CREWcrewIt was scheduled as part of a donor-outreach initiative by the Trump admin as it prepares an overhaul of the taxcode  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/us/politics/trump-dinner-top-donors-tax-reform.html , @maggieNYTNEWS - w @kenvogel, after Bob Mercer met w Bannon Wednesday night, he joined group w TRUMP on Thursday.  https://mobile.nytimes.com/redirect?to-mobile=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2017%2F08%2F18%2Fus%2Fpolitics%2Ftrump-dinner-top-donors-tax-reform.html%3Freferer%3D  and 10 others

Seeking Reset, Trump Dines with Some of His Biggest Donors

The president spent Thursday evening with some of his wealthiest supporters, trying to regain momentum after criticism over his response to violence in Charlottesville, Va.

www.nytimes.com

3 minutes ago · @jilevinTrump gets rid of White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon  http://wapo.st/2v92DTF , @costareportsSteve Bannon's turbulent run in the White House comes to an end.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-decides-to-get-rid-of-white-house-chief-strategist-stephen-bannon/2017/08/18/98cd5c40-8430-11e7-902a-2a9f2d808496_story.html , @GinsburgJobsTrump decides to get rid of White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon  http://wapo.st/2id7nXn?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.d8f30c87e198 , @ColinKahlWill be interesting to see how many folks close to Bannon also depart.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/politics/trump-decides-to-get-rid-of-white-house-chief-strategist-stephen-bannon/2017/08/18/98cd5c40-8430-11e7-902a-2a9f2d808496_story.html  pic.twitter.com/io4vQMBwRu and 15 others

Trump decides to get rid of White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon

Trump had been under mounting pressure to dispatch with Bannon, who many officials view as a political Svengali but who has drawn scorn as a leading internal force encouraging and amplifying the president’s most controversial nationalist impulses.

Washington Post

3 minutes ago · @naijama“They care about getting good press, but they don’t actually want to put in the work to understand racism & sexism”  https://gu.com/p/73a29/stw , @ronkelawalRT @genellealdred: We know that it’s not just about recruiting a diverse workforce. It’s about an environment where they want to stay.” htt…, @guardianWomen say they quit Google because of racial discrimination: 'I was invisible'  http://trib.al/WB0p5kG , @mendcommunity“Just because your officemates aren’t saying racial slurs out loud doesn’t mean they’re not racist.”  https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/aug/18/women-google-memo-racism-sexism-discrimination-quit  and 10 others

Women say they quit Google because of racial discrimination

As Google reels from the fallout over a controversial diversity memo, multiple women say they faced regular discrimination and ultimately left

Guardian

3 minutes ago · @ShaneWatchI may have bet @sgroll that Bannon gets fired by 12noon PST - free BBQ may soon be mine!  https://twitter.com/axios/status/898563918200623104 , @ChrkijAlt-right martelaar in de maak  https://twitter.com/eelcobvr/status/898566660973580289 , @PGKroegerMoet Trump zelfs zijn laatste vertrouwelingen offeren om overeind te blijven?  https://twitter.com/axios/status/898574808908046337 , @vali_nasrRT @maggieNYT: 2/ and two, they expect Dr. Gorka goes soon after  https://www.axios.com/white-house-review-nears-end-officials-expect-bannon-firing-2474443198.html  and 36 others

Officials expect Bannon firing

Strategist seems unburdened: 'Get ready for Bannon the barbarian'

Axios

5 minutes ago · @nmachijidenmaInfiniti’s Prototype 9 is a modern electric car with 1940s retro racer roots  http://dlvr.it/Pg1DJQ , @HNTweetsInfiniti’s Prototype 9 is a modern electric car with 1940s retro racer roots:  https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/18/infinitis-prototype-9-is-a-modern-electric-car-with-1940s-retro-racer-roots  Comments:  https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15048612 , @StartUpRealTimeInfiniti's Prototype 9 is a modern electric car with 1940s retro racer roots  http://tcrn.ch/2vQ57sf  by etheringt… pic.twitter.com/bL9hL4s9Gi, @HardTechTVInfiniti’s Prototype 9 is a modern electric car with 1940s retro racer roots  http://dlvr.it/Pg1V8W  and 7 others

Infiniti’s Prototype 9 is a modern electric car with 1940s retro racer roots

Days of thunder future past? Infiniti's newest race car prototype is actually inspired by vintage race vehicles of the 1940s, with a torpedo-style sleek..

TechCrunch

6 minutes ago · @steverichards14RT @JasonCowleyNS: Classic autocratic regime that eats itself  https://twitter.com/bbcbreaking/status/898589228828733440 , @OgbeniDipoRT @BBCWorld: Top White House aide Bannon out  http://bbc.in/2fRfmIS , @rakidiSteve Bannon exits as Trump's White House senior strategist - BBC News  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-40980994 , @ImadMesdouaRT @BBCBreaking: Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon has left his post, US media reports  http://bbc.in/2w9uXtK  and 15 others

Steve Bannon exits as Trump's White House senior strategist

Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon has left his post, the BBC confirms.

BBC News

8 minutes ago · @inafriedRT @Jake_Bernstein: Trump ends ban on sale of bottled water in natl parks. Interior deputy dir frmr lobbyist for bottled water industry ht…, @kairyssdalRT @Jake_Bernstein: Trump ends ban on sale of bottled water in natl parks. Interior deputy dir frmr lobbyist for bottled water industry ht…, @chriseppsteinRT @Jake_Bernstein: Trump ends ban on sale of bottled water in natl parks. Interior deputy dir frmr lobbyist for bottled water industry ht…, @nitashatikuRT @bydarrylfears: A lobbyist who rep'd water bottlers became Interior's deputy & suddenly a water bottle ban was lifted @ nat. parks. http… and 8 others

National parks put a ban on bottled water to ease pollution. Trump just sided with the lobby that fought it.

A National Park Service ban on bottled water sales to ease pollution was successfully fought by an industry lobby.

Washington Post

10 minutes ago · @DonaldRichardRT @mdudas: Still absurd that this was a patentable process.  https://thirtybees.com/blog/e-commerce-will-change-forever/  pic.twitter.com/dAahWzTfaa, @rajuRT @damianburns: Amazon's 1-Click patent expires next month  https://thirtybees.com/blog/e-commerce-will-change-forever/ , @newsyc100E-commerce will evolve next month as Amazon loses the 1-Click patent  http://bit.ly/2vPsTV6  ( http://bit.ly/2uOD5Ql ), @apeacoxRT @newsycbot: E-commerce will evolve next month as Amazon loses the 1-Click patent  http://ift.tt/2wnYwaT  (cmts  http://ift.tt/2w8K8U7 ) and 4 others

E-commerce is about to change forever because of Amazon

In September of 2017 Amazon's patent on the 1 click checkout is expiring. This will open the door to any site that wants to improve their checkout.

thirty bees

16 minutes ago · @YamicheRT @axios: Steve Bannon's next moves will be all about the billionaire Mercer family.  https://www.axios.com/bannons-next-move-2474479917.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=organic&utm_content=textshort&utm_term=politics , @datagoodiesBannon, w Mercer money, will start an alt-right war of the worlds. Trump could be secretly happy.  https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/898603056891281408 , @RobertMackeyRT @TonyKaron: Bannon, backed by billionaire, prepares to go to war  https://www.axios.com/bannons-next-move-2474479917.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic , @axiosSteve Bannon's next moves will be all about the billionaire Mercer family.  https://www.axios.com/bannons-next-move-2474479917.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=organic&utm_content=textshort&utm_term=politics  and 16 others

Bannon's next move

I'm told Bannon, who visited New York this week, met with Bob Mercer and together they will be a well-funded force on the outside.

Axios

22 minutes ago · @thezhanlyRT @willsommer: Steve Bannon's next move: get revenge on Drudge!  https://www.buzzfeed.com/adriancarrasquillo/bannons-next-move-a-return-to-breitbart-and-possible-war?utm_term=.tpGyLqMLG#.byM9Em0EW , @BuzzFeedBenBACK TO BREITBART  https://www.buzzfeed.com/adriancarrasquillo/bannons-next-move-a-return-to-breitbart-and-possible-war?utm_term=.cazQONn44#.vlrWmdLDD , @EliotHigginsRT @Anthony: "@DRUDGE worked to remove Steve Bannon, that is the reality," said former Trump campaign adviser Sam Nunberg https://t.co/JBAO…, @AlexJamesFitzBannon's Next Move: A Return To Breitbart And Possible War With Drudge  https://www.buzzfeed.com/adriancarrasquillo/bannons-next-move-a-return-to-breitbart-and-possible-war?utm_term=.yyN4kO7PO  via @Carrasquillo and 9 others

A Return To Breitbart And Possible War With Drudge

Sources say Bannon will return to Breitbart, and an ally says he has his eye on one person who he thinks helped accelerate his exit: Matt Drudge.

BuzzFeed

23 minutes ago · @tolulopeabRT @RawStory: ‘My life is over’: 21-year-old Charlottesville marcher whines over ‘outing’ by anti-fascist group  http://www.rawstory.com/2017/08/my-life-is-over-21-year-old-charlottesville-marcher-whines-over-outing-by-anti-fascist-group/#.WZcONMzn8Lw.twitter , @BoringPostcardsRT @goats_for_days: Whine kampf  https://twitter.com/RawStory/status/898574412928167936 , @Val_DoBien fait pour ta gueule, taré de nazillon.  https://twitter.com/Im_TheAntiTrump/status/898607904718237701 , @paleofutureNotably, this fan of the Daily Stormer says he's a "moderate Republican"  https://twitter.com/rawstory/status/898574412928167936  and 7 others

21-year-old Charlottesville marcher whines over ‘outing’ by anti-fascist group

A 21-year-old Honeoye Falls, NY man was outed as a white supremacist after photos of him marching in Charlottesville, VA circulated online. According to the Livingston County News, Jerrod Kuhn was …

Raw Story

24 minutes ago · @Nicole_CliffeRT @rebel19: Must Read that hits v close to home for me. How Trump Ruined My Relationship With My White Mother  http://verysmartbrothas.theroot.com/how-trump-ruined-my-relationship-with-my-white-mother-1797935049?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=Very_Smart_Brothas_twitter  via…, @TheRootHow Donald Trump ruined my relationship with my white mother  http://trib.al/yrZhuxl  pic.twitter.com/2gPhje9afn, @metroadlibi'd almost forgotten how much i love panama jackson. this one really hits you in your chest. read it.  http://verysmartbrothas.theroot.com/how-trump-ruined-my-relationship-with-my-white-mother-1797935049?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=Very_Smart_Brothas_twitter , @SirDooksThis one's a lot 😢  https://twitter.com/VerySmartBros/status/898561760931840000  and 10 others

How Trump Ruined My Relationship With My White Mother

Like most of America, I’ve had a week. Whereas Charlottesville, Va., touched off a week of necessary discussions, debates and arguments centering largely on our president’s ignorance and emboldening of the very real problems in America, I’ve had exhausting, draining and, ultimately, disappointing arguments about America’s race problem within my own house with my mother.

Very Smart Brothas

26 minutes ago · @jamesrbukRT @alexcampbell: Special Counsel Focuses On Trump’s Son  https://www.buzzfeed.com/aramroston/special-counsel-focuses-on-trumps-son?utm_term=.ofz50n7a0  via @AramRoston, @BradMossEsqDrip drip drip  https://twitter.com/JasonLeopold/status/898563617553096705 , @ericgarlandSeems like an interesting topic! Wait, DonJr said he wanted to hear what dirt Russians had on Hillary. "Love it."  https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/898567558638522368 , @dansamoahRT @LisaMariePC: .@BuzzFeed - Mueller zeroing in on Trump's son  https://www.buzzfeed.com/aramroston/special-counsel-focuses-on-trumps-son?utm_term=.jwW1OJ8vRJ#.etbvrR6b3R  and 2 others

Special Counsel Focuses On Trump’s Son

Prosecutors investigating possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign are bearing down on the president’s son, attempting to figure out his intent when he attended a meeting in which he w

BuzzFeed

35 minutes ago · @ArsenalReportRT @GabrielKillYou: That's the end of my twitter journey.  https://twitter.com/arsenal/status/898575390209388544 , @kofi_kluRT @Arsenal: Thank you and good luck, @gpaulista5 🇧🇷  http://arsn.al/VS8lyA , @johncrossmirrorNice touch to say goodbye with such good grace  https://twitter.com/Arsenal/status/898575390209388544 , @GbengaGOLDRT @Arsenal: Thank you and good luck, @gpaulista5 🇧🇷  http://arsn.al/VS8lyA  and 11 others

Gabriel joins Valencia

Brazilian defender returns to La Liga after making a total of 64 appearances for us

www.arsenal.com

41 minutes ago · @hangen_claudeFinland stabbings: Man shot and held after Turku attacks -  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-40978446 , @CombatsensembleRT @trainerpm: Thoughts and prayers Finland stabbings: Man shot and held after Turku attacks -  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-40978446 , @sumanthramanRT @BBCBreaking: Eight people stabbed in Turku attack, two dead, Finnish police say  http://bbc.in/2uYjnOg , @wgkantaiRT @BBCBreaking: Eight people stabbed in Turku attack, two dead, Finnish police say  http://bbc.in/2uYjnOg  and 7 others

Finland stabbings: Man shot and held after Turku attacks

He is taken into custody after police shoot him in the leg in the city of Turku.

BBC News

an hour ago · @joshtpmlol. the derp and the hate and the cosplay  https://twitter.com/benshapiro/status/898600719309185024 , @max_readtfw you understand the Game of Thrones  https://twitter.com/benshapiro/status/898600719309185024 , @boring_as_heckSteve Bannon is the throne... and the game is afoot. Winter is a season.  https://twitter.com/benshapiro/status/898600719309185024 , @memeorandumBANNON OUT: PREPARE FOR WAR (@benshapiro / Daily Wire)  http://www.dailywire.com/news/19922/bannon-out-prepare-war-ben-shapiro   http://www.memeorandum.com/170818/p83#a170818p83  and 10 others

PREPARE FOR WAR

On Friday, Drudge Report scooped The New York Times and reported that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, who also served as Trump’s chief campaign strategist in the latter months of the campaign, is out at the White House.

Daily Wire

an hour ago · @kaludiasaysRT @washingtonpost: Susan Bro, the mother of slain Charlottesville protester Heather Heyer, says she’s received death threats https://t.co/…, @SeunEsqRT @washingtonpost: Susan Bro, the mother of slain Charlottesville protester Heather Heyer, says she’s received death threats https://t.co/…, @redsonikaRT @ChelseaClinton: Susan Bro-Heather Heyer's mom-has received death threats. Looking forward to supporting the Heather Heyer Foundation ht…, @0luwatobaRT @ChelseaClinton: Susan Bro-Heather Heyer's mom-has received death threats. Looking forward to supporting the Heather Heyer Foundation ht… and 8 others

Mother of slain Charlottesville protester says she’s received death threats

“Talk is fear to them,” Bro said, describing white nationalists. “I don't know why. Talk is fear.”

Washington Post

4 hours ago · @brooks_rosaRobert E. Lee discouraged monuments. They 'keep open the sores of war,' he wrote.  http://wapo.st/2wlR7J0?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.be73af5ff99a , @SteveBarrLART @washingtonpost: Robert E. Lee discouraged monuments. They "keep open the sores of war," he wrote.  http://wapo.st/2w92eoY , @cpartridgeRobert E. Lee discouraged monuments. They 'keep open the sores of war,' he wrote.  http://wapo.st/2wlR7J0?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.4bc0e61c9d02 , @katiecouricRobert E. Lee discouraged monuments. They ‘keep open the sores of war,’ he wrote. - The Washington Post  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/08/18/robert-e-lee-discouraged-monuments-they-keep-open-the-sores-of-war-he-wrote/?tid=ss_tw-amp&utm_term=.a9e1e8c166b2  and 11 others

Robert E. Lee discouraged monuments. They ‘keep open the sores of war,’ he wrote.

Better to tend to the graves of the fallen, Lee believed.

Washington Post

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