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Tweeting James Foley's beheading and other related graphic images will get you suspended, CEO announces

amny.com — Twitter is suspending the accounts of anyone who tweets "graphic imagery" of journalist James Foley's execution, CEO Dick Costolo announced Tuesday. Islamic militants released a video online Tuesday allegedly showing the beheading of Foley, a freelance journalist who was kidnapped by gunmen in 2012 in Libya.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @amNewYork: Twitter will suspend accounts of anyone tweeting graphic images of James Foley, Twitter CEO announced bit.ly/1pMprTc

Alfred Molina and Ira Sachs bring real life to the big screen in 'Love is Strange'

amny.com — Movies rarely intersect with real life. Usually, flights of fancy, convolutions and other heightened dramatic moments abound, reminding us that we're engaged in an escapist universe. The films of Ira Sachs ("Keep the Lights On") stand against that notion.

NYC shootings on the rise

amny.com — Gun violence is on the rise in the city with 23 people shot over the weekend and a 10% spike in shootings overall this year, but several experts said there's no easy way to stem the tide. Lax policing or economic woes may be to blame, they said, but there simply isn't a catchall answer.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @Azi: John Jay prof: "[Shootings] just keep on going up and up and up … It's no longer a blip. It's a trend now.” amny.com/news/nyc-shoot…

Aug 19, 2014

RT @JoeLhota: "(Shootings) just keep on going up and up and up … It's no longer a blip. It's a trend now.” amny.com/news/nyc-shoot… pic.twitter.com/TNPr3e2Kz4

Aug 18, 2014

John Jay prof: "[Shootings] just keep on going up and up and up … It's no longer a blip. It's a trend now.” amny.com/news/nyc-shoot…