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Twitter reaction to Pakistan’s Champions Trophy triumph

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  How Twitter reacted to Pakistan’s Champions Trophy triumph over rivals India on Sunday: “The biggest thing on display today is @TheRealPCB’s heart. They played with courage and belief. Just an incredible performance by Pakistan.” — Former Sri Lanka star Kumar Sangakkara @KumarSanga2 “Brilliant from …

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COVFEFE Act: Ridiculed Trump tweet prompts new legislation

Washington, United States | AFP |  A much-lampooned — and now-deleted — tweet by President Donald Trump has spurred a serious legislative effort aimed at stopping him from erasing his many misspelled missives and other online messages. Democratic Congressman Mike Quigley on Monday introduced the so-called COVFEFE Act, a reference …

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REMATCH: Trump and Hillary trade jabs in Twitter skirmish

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump has taken a swing on Twitter at one of his favorite punching bags, Democrat Hillary Clinton — and his former presidential rival has hit back with her own zinger. The trouble started Wednesday when Clinton raised questions over whether Trump’s campaign …

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Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to share info with Russia

Washington, UNITED STATES | AFP |  US President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted he had the right to share “facts” with Russia, saying he acted to help Moscow in its “fight against ISIS and terrorism.” His Twitter message came one day after news broke that he allegedly divulged classified information …

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Twitter rejects US effort to unmask anti-Trump users

Washington, United States | AFP | Twitter filed suit Thursday against the US government, asking a court to back its refusal to hand over the identities of users claiming to be dissenting federal employees. The lawsuit revealed that the Department of Homeland Security and US Customs and Border Protection had sought …

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Twitter makes room for more characters in tweets

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Twitter on Thursday began rolling out changes to let people pack more into tweets, subtracting from the character count names of those being replied to in posts. The latest software modification at the one-to-many messaging service comes about a year after Twitter set out …

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