MOSCOW- A nasty tweet from a prominent member of Russia's Parliament exploited the deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. Alexei Pushkov tweeted "nobody's even surprised anymore" by such an attack, which he called "a clear confirmation of American exceptionalsim." He serves as a mouthpiece for the Kremlin's most vocal... more »
GERMANY- Former LSU track star Lolo Jones had a brush with disaster while practicing for a bobsled competition.
The bobsled crashed with Jones and another person on it. Both were uninjured.
Jones Tweeted: "God is real. I saw him today and he said 'come back later.'"
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ATLANTA - The New Orleans Saints players say their bus was pelted with eggs by airport workers after they touched down in Atlanta. Tight end Jimmy Graham, linebacker Will Herring and quarterback Chase Daniel tweeted about the incident Wednesday night at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The Saints (5-6) face the... more »
French President Francois Hollande's girlfriend set the political establishment on its ear with a tweet of support for the man running against the mother of Hollande's children. Valerie Trierweiler's tweet went viral on the internet and dominated news programs. Her message of support for Olivier Falorni is seen as a... more »
NEW YORK - Embattled New York Rep. Anthony Weiner is resigning from Congress, saying he cannot continue in office amid the intense controversy surrounding sexually explicit messages he sent online to several women.
The 46-year-old Democrat made the announcement in his home district in New York after two weeks... more »
A spoof on BP's oil spill press relations has brought in $10,000 for a nonprofit group that works to restore the Gulf region's natural resources. The Gulf Restoration Network says the person who has been using Twitter under the name "BPGlobalPR" put the money into the organization's PayPal account Wednesday... more »