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Why Twitter will never deactivate Donald Trump's account

Why Twitter will never deactivate Donald Trump's account

Writing in The Atlantic , meanwhile, Conor Friedersdorf said that Trump's tweet was "the most irresponsible tweet in history", and called for the platform to block not just the president but all world leaders. The post did not mention Trump by name. The company representatives believe the blocking will not silence the politicians, but will "hamper necessary discussion" around the sensitive subjects.


Energy agency rejects Trump plan to prop up nuclear, coal industries

Energy agency rejects Trump plan to prop up nuclear, coal industries

The FERC decision is bad news for coal companies hurting from a wave of retirements of coal-fired power plants that have switched to cheaper fuels like natural gas. Coal and nuclear generators would be uniquely suited because, unlike gas plants, they aren't fed by pipelines. Environmental groups said the administration's plan would boost dirty and unsafe fuels, while non-coal and nuclear energy providers warned about interference in the free market and manufacturers that use huge amounts of ...


Wintry Mix Sunday Night: what to expect from a messy situation

Wintry Mix Sunday Night: what to expect from a messy situation

Tonight, look for mostly cloudy skies to win out as lows only drop to around 30 degrees. While amounts are expected to be light, any amount of freezing rain on any untreated area roads could quickly turn them icy. However, you should still expect some slick spots if you're traveling. The afternoon will feature another slight warm up, with highs for most of the Valley pushing into the low 40s for the first time this year.


Dim-witted thieves dump €1.1m empty vodka bottle

Dim-witted thieves dump €1.1m empty vodka bottle

Authorities said the bottle appeared to be fully intact, though the vodka in it had been consumed or spilled out. Cafe 33 owner Brian Ingberg told The Associated Press that he received a call on Friday from person who reported finding the vessel at a construction site in Copenhagen and handing it over to the police.



Braintree MP James Cleverly handed promotion in cabinet reshuffle

Sir Patrick looks set to pay the price for the party's failure at last year's snap general election when the Tories saw their Commons majority wiped out. And Conservative Party HQ even went as far as announcing Grayling in the role before backtracking and confirming Lewis instead. Great Yarmouth MP, Lewis has been a minister since 2012 and is a qualified barrister.


Employers Added a Modest 148000 Jobs in December

Employers Added a Modest 148000 Jobs in December

In a separate report on Friday, the Commerce Department said the trade gap widened 3.2 per cent in November to $50.5 billion, the highest level since January 2012. "Don't expect to see much impact on either jobs or wages anytime soon from the tax bill", Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor's chief economist, wrote in a preview .