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People wade through chest deep water down Pine Cliff Drive as Addicks Reservoir nears capacity due to near constant rain from Tropical Storm Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 in Houston.

BY ANDREW DALTON Photos with pleas for help in finding the missing from Tropical Storm Harvey are being posted, cut-and-pasted and retweeted by thousands of people as desperate family members seek loved ones who they fear might be dead, but ...
This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo shows the Twitter app on a smartphone in Philadelphia.

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has made it clear that it won’t ban Donald Trump from its service, whether the president follows its rules against harassment or not. That’s no surprise: The president’s tweets draw attention to ...
In this Feb. 10, 2012, file photo, Ann Coulter gestures while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington.

NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines has pushed back at Ann Coulter after the conservative commentator berated the carrier on Twitter over a changed seat assignment. Coulter began tweeting about the episode Saturday in which she said the airline ...
U.S. President Donald Trump waits for the beginning of the first working session on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017.

NEW YORK (AP) — First Amendment advocates are suing President Donald Trump, saying some of his critics have been unconstitutionally blocked from following him on Twitter. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court by the Knight First Amendment ...
Eric Trump, left, and Donald Trump Jr., executive vice presidents of The Trump Organization, pose for a photograph at an event for Scion Hotels, a division of Trump hotels, Monday, June 5, 2017, in New York.

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump surprisingly refrained from tweeting during James Comey’s testimony. Donald Trump Jr., not surprisingly, did not. The president’s eldest son, whose Twitter feed can at times be as inflammatory as his ...
This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo shows the Twitter icon on a mobile phone, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter’s new privacy policy suggests ambitions of becoming more like Facebook — more tracking of users and more targeting of ads to rake in more money. Twitter recently reported its first quarterly revenue ...
In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter Inc. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, reported a loss of $61.6 million in its first quarter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter Inc. is reporting a loss of $61.6 million in its first quarter. The San Francisco company said it had a loss of 9 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 11 ...
In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — You’d think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump’s megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and may even report a ...
This Friday, March 21, 2014, file photo, shows a Wendy's restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A teen’s Twitter stunt to win a year of free chicken nuggets from Wendy’s might become the platform’s most retweeted post of all time. Carter Wilkinson asked the fast food chain on Twitter last week how ...
In this July 7, 2016, file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee about Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A reporter for the website Gizmodo says she’s uncovered a stealth Twitter account that she believes belongs to FBI Director James Comey. Comey acknowledged in a speech Wednesday that he was “on Twitter now,” though he did ...
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