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Piers Morgan Is Really, Really Hated On Twitter

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Everyone knows what it feels like to be criticized, but it turns out Piers Morgan knows the feeling a bit more than anyone else. A new study for the Sunday Times looking at around two million tweets to well-known British celebrities, politicians and other public figures found that Morgan is the most trolled of all his male and female counterparts.
Aug 27, 2014

@piersmorgan: Churchill would have been too RT @HuffPostMedia: Piers Morgan is really hated on Twitter huff.to/1tJzZDt” Parody?

Aug 27, 2014

RT @jbarro: LOL RT @piersmorgan: Churchill would have been too RT @HuffPostMedia: Piers Morgan is really, really hated on Twitter huff.to/1tJzZDt

At Koch Retreat, Top GOP Senate Candidates Credited Koch Network For Their Rise

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- Three top Republican Senate candidates heaped praise on the political network built by the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch during a secretive conference held by the brothers this past summer, according to audio of the event. Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst and Arkansas Rep.
Aug 27, 2014

Listen to GOP candidates suck up to the Koch Brothers and their donor network. @samsteinhp has the exclusive audio m.huffpost.com/us/entry/57187…

Aug 27, 2014

Huff Post has more on Cotton getting cozy with Koch during 'mater fest. m.huffpost.com/us/entry/57187…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @ryangrim: Audio reveals: Joni Ernst, at private Koch retreat, says the brothers "really started my trajectory" via @Samsteinhp m.huffpost.com/us/entry/57187…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @ryangrim: Audio reveals: Joni Ernst, at private Koch retreat, says the brothers "really started my trajectory" via @Samsteinhp m.huffpost.com/us/entry/57187…

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Ferguson Protesters Get Meeting With U.S. Attorney Instead Of Arrests

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: ST. LOUIS -- Ferguson protesters who marched on the office of U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan expecting to be arrested Tuesday were instead welcomed in for an hour-long, face-to-face meeting. Six demonstrators, including the leader of a St. Louis community group and the Rev.
Aug 26, 2014

RT @HuffPostPol: Ferguson protesters get meeting with U.S. attorney instead of arrests huff.to/1tHwTQ6

Aug 26, 2014

RT @ryanjreilly: #Ferguson protesters get a meeting with top federal prosecutor instead of a night in a jail cell. @mgsledge: huff.to/VQ0V7M

Aug 26, 2014

RT @ryanjreilly: #Ferguson protesters get a meeting with top federal prosecutor instead of a night in a jail cell. @mgsledge: huff.to/VQ0V7M

Aug 26, 2014

RT @ryanjreilly: #Ferguson protesters get a meeting with top federal prosecutor instead of a night in a jail cell. @mgsledge: huff.to/VQ0V7M

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8 Things Women Couldn't Do On The First Women's Equality Day In 1971 -- And 6 They Still Can't

huffingtonpost.com — In 1971, Congress declared August 26th -- the day in 1920 on which the 19th amendment, which gave American women the right to vote, was certified as law -- Women's Equality Day. Every year since, we've had a designated 24 hours to reflect on how far ...
Aug 26, 2014

In 1971 - the year I was born - women couldn't get a credit card without their husband's signature. via @HuffPostGay huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/26/wom…

Aug 26, 2014

RT @huffpostgay: 8 things women couldn't do on the first women's equality day -- and 6 they still can't huff.to/1tAEXTJ

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Americans Stubbornly Unmoved By Parties' Best Midterm Pitches

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article After months of campaigning and with primary season nearly at a close, the midterm elections landscape remains decidedly decidedly game-unchanged. Americans are pessimistic and broadly anti-incumbent, President Barack Obama's ratings are mediocre, and neither party is exactly surging ahead. In short, the situation looks pretty much the same as it did in January.

19 Eerie Photos That Put America's Problems In Plain Sight

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Seeing an abandoned home can be a bit creepy. But seeing one that represents the decline of an entire way of life? That should elicit an even more solemn reaction. Nineteen pictures of abandoned homes shared with The Huffington Post by photographer Seph Lawless offer just such a sobering look at many of America's rural communities.

The Three Qualities Of People I Most Enjoy Working With

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: LinkedIn Influencer, Jeff Weiner , published this post originally on LinkedIn. Several weeks ago, I shared the above Venn diagram in a status update. With 20k+ likes and comments on LinkedIn and over 2.2k retweets and favorites on Twitter, it's become the most viral update I've shared to date.

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huffingtonpost.com — Posted: I live not far from the Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam. I'm often stopped by Israeli families coming to Amsterdam as tourists who ask for directions to the museum. After showing them which street to follow, I ask which city they are from and they tell me.
Aug 26, 2014

RT @ryangrim: .@Taghreed1, former NYT reporter in Gaza, slams Israel, calls for war crimes prosecution huff.to/1tAvtI9

Aug 26, 2014

RT @ryangrim: .@Taghreed1, former NYT reporter in Gaza, slams Israel, calls for war crimes prosecution huff.to/1tAvtI9

Aug 26, 2014

Former NYT journo: "Israel is intentionally and randomly bombing schools where people are sheltered," wanted this war huff.to/1ryahnw

Aug 26, 2014

RT @ryangrim: .@Taghreed1, former NYT reporter in Gaza, slams Israel, calls for war crimes prosecution huff.to/1tAvtI9

Aug 26, 2014

.@Taghreed1, former NYT reporter in Gaza, slams Israel, calls for war crimes prosecution huff.to/1tAvtI9

James Foley's Murder Highlights The Risks Freelance Journalists Take

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON (AP) - Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."
Aug 27, 2014

RT @HuffPostMedia: James Foley's killing highlights the risks freelance journalists take huff.to/1tJqwMl

Greg Abbott's Sexual Assault Compensation Claim Called Into Question

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's (R) gubernatorial campaign claimed last week that the candidate "awarded over $1 billion to victims of crimes like sexual assault and domestic violence" -- but a closer look at the numbers reveals the campaign has exaggerated that total.
Aug 26, 2014

.@laurabassett6 runs the numbers on Greg Abbott’s $1 billion for sexual assault victims claim. It doesn’t add up: huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/26/gre…

Aug 26, 2014

Greg Abbott's Sexual Assault Compensation Claim Called Into Question huff.to/1q2EUPr via @HuffPostPol

Aug 26, 2014

Greg Abbott's camp heavily exaggerated claim that he awarded over $1 bill to sexual assault/domestic abuse victims: huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/26/gre…

SEIU Wins Election To Represent Minnesota Home Care Workers

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: The Service Employees International Union won an election on Tuesday that will make it the representative for 27,000 home care workers in Minnesota -- the largest bargaining unit of public-sector workers in the state's history. According to the state's Bureau of Mediation Services, which oversaw the election, the union won with roughly 61 percent of the vote.
Aug 26, 2014

RT @greenhousenyt: SEIU wins biggest unioniztion election in Minnesota history, enabling it to represent 27,000 homecare aides huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/26/sei… @jamieson

Aug 26, 2014

SEIU wins biggest unioniztion election in Minnesota history, enabling it to represent 27,000 homecare aides huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/26/sei… @jamieson

Queen's Guard Caught On Video Making Funny Faces Outside Buckingham Palace

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Uh-oh. Looks like this guy didn't get the memo. This video going viral shows what appears to be a member of the normally stoic Queen's Guard at Buckingham Palace making some silly faces. Maybe he's breaking rank, or maybe he thinks no one is watching closely on what appears to be a wet and windy day.
Aug 27, 2014

This is the FUNNIEST story of the day! LOVE THIS--> @aubreyanne WHOOPS! Queen's Guard Busted Making Goofy Faces huff.to/1tBJN3g

Aug 27, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: WHOOPS! Member of Queen's Guard caught on video making silly faces at Buckingham Palace huff.to/1tIoKef

Ruben Gallego Wins Democratic Nomination To Represent Arizona In The U.S. House

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Democrats have chosen Ruben Gallego in the race to represent Arizona's 7th District in the House of Representatives, the Associated Press reports. The Huffington Post's Samantha Lachman reported on the race earlier: Rep. Ed Pastor (D-Ariz.) announced his decision to retire from Congress in February, opening up the field for the Democratic nomination.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @HuffPostPol: Ruben Gallego wins Dem nomination to represent Arizona in the House huff.to/1tBI8uz

This Is Why Female Journalists Deserve More Respect

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article And this right here, folks, is why it takes a very strong person to be a female journalist. A new study by the think tank Demos looking at millions of Twitter messages found that well-known or famous men receive more offensive and negative messages than their female counterparts.
Aug 27, 2014

Agreed, but why was last sentence necessary? MT Why Female Journalists Deserve More Respect huff.to/1q1GnFz via @HuffPostMedia

Aug 26, 2014

RT @HuffPostMedia: Prominent men receive more Twitter hate than any other group except one: female journalists huff.to/1tFFwe1

Aug 26, 2014

RT @HuffPostMedia: Prominent men receive more Twitter hate than any other group except one: female journalists huff.to/1tFFwe1

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What Television Journalism Could Look Like

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: c 1948, 2014 The Heirs of W.Eugene Smith. Newspaper journalism is dead And television journalism is not far behind. CNN chief Jeff Zucker announced yesterday the CNN will have to do 'less with less.' But it's not just CNN. Take a look at any of the network evening news shows.
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