Migrant Horror: 42 Bodies Found in Truck in Texas
KSAT/TwitterAt least 42 people have been found dead inside a tractor trailer on the southwest side of San Antonio, Texas, local authorities have said. Multiple outlets reported Monday evening—hours after temperatures soared to 103 degrees in the city—that at least 16 others on the scene had been transported to hospitals.“It’s probably close [to] 100 in the truck,” a law enforcement source told the San Antonio Express-News, adding that “about half” of the group were likely dead.BREAKING- We havenews.yahoo.com
Scenes of Horror as Putin Hits Mall With ‘1,000 People’ Inside
TwitterRussia fired a series of rockets at a shopping center in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, on Monday, raising alarm bells that Russia is stepping up its attacks on civilian structures regardless of the loss of life.Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Monday there were more than a thousand civilians inside the shopping mall and the casualties to come might bring even more shock and horror to Ukrainian people already confronting so much death and destruction as Russia has been waging war in Ukranews.yahoo.com
Al Franken erupts after Clarence Thomas says what Supreme Court should do after Roe v. Wade abortion decision
Former U.S. Senator Al Franken criticized a statement from Justice Clarence Thomas who said the U.S. Supreme Court should revisit other cases after overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion case.news.yahoo.com
EXPLAINER: How platforms dealt with 'RINO hunting' video
When a GOP Missouri U.S. Senate candidate released a video Monday in which he cocked a gun after calling for a hunt of fellow Republicans who he believes are “RINOs,” or Republicans in Name Only, Facebook scraped it off its platform within a few hours.
What makes Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey one of tech’s most unique CEOs
Jack Dorsey isn’t your typical CEO, but his bold fashion choices, atypical approach to work and unusual diet haven’t stopped the Twitter co-founder from leading some of the most successful tech companies in the world. Yahoo’s international news team explains the story behind Dorsey’s success.news.yahoo.com
SpaceX fires workers who criticized Elon Musk in open letter
Placeholder while article actions loadSpaceX has fired employees who helped coordinate an open letter critical of chief executive Elon Musk’s behavior on Twitter and other public forums. She said the workers who’d coordinated the effort had been terminated, but did not say how many. Shotwell told employees that the concerns raised in the letter threatened to derail SpaceX’s focus on those tasks. “The collaboration we need to make life multiplanetary is incompatible with a culture that treats employees as consumable resources,” it said later. “Our unique position requires us to consider how our actions today will shape the experiences of individuals beyond our planet.washingtonpost.com
71-Year-Old ‘Occasional’ Churchgoer Opens Fire at Alabama Potluck Dinner, Killing Two
WVTM/TwitterA 71-year-old Alabama man attending a church potluck dinner for elderly parishioners on Thursday evening suddenly pulled out a handgun and started firing, killing two people until a churchgoer heroically subdued him, police said Friday.The gunman, who has not been publicly identified, was an “occasional attendee” at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills, a suburban community on the outskirts of Birmingham that is rated one of the safest in Alabama.“The suspect has previousnews.yahoo.com
GOP Congressman Deletes Unbelievably Dumb Post About CNN
Thomas McKinless/CQ Roll Call; Drew Angerer/GettyApparently lacking a fundamental understanding of how television works, Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL) on Thursday confidently blared on Twitter that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi allowed CNN to broadcast its Jan. 6 committee hearings coverage from the floor of the Capitol.“In case you forgot the sham #January6thcommitteehearings are purely for TV ratings,” Steube wrote in a since-deleted tweet, “Pelosi let The Communist News Network build a full TV set whenews.yahoo.com
Luttig: Pence avoided a 'constitutional crisis' by refusing to overturn 2020 election
Appearing before the Jan. 6 House select committee on Thursday, retired federal judge J. Michael Luttig testified that if then-Vice President Mike Pence had complied with requests to overturn the 2020 electoral college results on Jan. 6, 2021, it "would have plunged America into what I believe would have been tantamount to a revolution within a constitutional crisis."news.yahoo.com
The teen who tracks Elon Musk's jet agreed to stop monitoring Mark Cuban's flights on Twitter after the billionaire offered business advice: 'by ending this you have me as a friend for life'
The teen who turned down a $5,000 offer from Elon Musk said he stopped tracking Mark Cuban's jet on Twitter in exchange for business advice.news.yahoo.com
White Supremacists From Patriot Front Detained En Masse Near Idaho Pride Event
via TwitterDozens of masked members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front were reportedly arrested near a Pride event in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, late Saturday. Video from the scene showed several members of the group kneeling in the grass, their hands zip-tied behind their backs, as counter-protesters jeered and shouted “losers!”Local news outlet KXLY reported that several people were detained, without naming the group directly, and said police were pulling the masks off those in custody annews.yahoo.com
Reports: Twitter to provide Musk with raw daily tweet data
Twitter plans to offer Elon Musk access to its “firehose” of raw data on hundreds of millions of daily tweets in an effort to push forward the Tesla billionaire’s agreed-to $44 billion acquisition of the social media platform, according to multiple news reports.
Elon Musk revises Twitter financing plan; shares jump
Elon Musk on Wednesday revised the financing plan for his proposed $44 billion purchase of Twitter, raising investor hopes that the unpredictable billionaire still intends to pull off a deal roiled by market turbulence and Musk's own unpredictable fixation with the number of fake accounts on Twitter.
Boards for Meta, Twitter face backlash from NY pension fund
A major New York pension fund that has invested in both Facebook’s corporate parent and Twitter believes it’s time to shake up the companies’ boards of directors because of their inability to keep violent content off their influential social media services.