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 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 […]
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
The former Strictly Come Dancing presenter and performer had been unwell for some time.
a minute ago · @BenSpielbergImpressive senior thesis puts the sexism of an online economics forum on full display. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/upshot/evidence-of-a-toxic-environment-for-women-in-economics.html … HT… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/898570514175754241 …, @jessgartner🤦🏻 https://twitter.com/dynarski/status/898588998062551040 …, @dylanmattGeorge Borjas, being classy https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/upshot/evidence-of-a-toxic-environment-for-women-in-economics.html … pic.twitter.com/xKrBxIT695, @went1955Evidence of a Toxic Environment for Women in Economics https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/upshot/evidence-of-a-toxic-environment-for-women-in-economics.html … and 23 others
A new study analyzes how economists talk about each other in an online forum, and finds unmistakable signs of hostility toward women.
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
Stephen K. Bannon had clashed for months with other senior West Wing advisers and members of the president’s family.
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
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.
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 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.
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
As Google reels from the fallout over a controversial diversity memo, multiple women say they faced regular discrimination and ultimately left
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
Strategist seems unburdened: 'Get ready for Bannon the barbarian'
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
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..
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
Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon has left his post, the BBC confirms.
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
A National Park Service ban on bottled water sales to ease pollution was successfully fought by an industry lobby.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
23 minutes ago · @JasonLeopoldRT @TomNamako: Steve Bannon Is Reportedly Out At The White House https://www.buzzfeed.com/maryanngeorgantopoulos/steve-bannon-is-out-at-the-white-house?utm_term=.hxJY6N13d … via @marygeorgant, @WvSchaikRT @BuzzFeed: Steve Bannon Is Reportedly Out At The White House http://bzfd.it/2whe7JL , @rudyboumaRT @BuzzFeedNews: BREAKING: White House confirms that Steve Bannon is out https://www.buzzfeed.com/maryanngeorgantopoulos/steve-bannon-is-out-at-the-white-house?utm_term=4ldqpgc&bftwnews#4ldqpgc … pic.twitter.com/x9grmDgkc0, @perettiRT @BuzzFeedNews: BREAKING: Steve Bannon is reportedly out at the White House https://www.buzzfeed.com/maryanngeorgantopoulos/steve-bannon-is-out-at-the-white-house?utm_term=4ldqpgc&bftwnews#4ldqpgc … and 7 others
Bannon was seen as the guiding force behind Trump's nationalistic message.
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
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 …
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
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.
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
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
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
Brazilian defender returns to La Liga after making a total of 64 appearances for us
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
He is taken into custody after police shoot him in the leg in the city of Turku.
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
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.
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
“Talk is fear to them,” Bro said, describing white nationalists. “I don't know why. Talk is fear.”
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
Better to tend to the graves of the fallen, Lee believed.