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12:25  11 july  2019
12:25  11 july  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Is Twitter Down? Users Report Issues With Social Media Website

Is Twitter Down? Users Report Issues With Social Media Website The website going down happened ahead of President Donald Trump's social media summit at the White House.

Now, Trump regularly accuses the big social media platforms of suppressing conservative voices. The White House conference offers Trump a chance to play to his conservative base in the lead-up to Trump told Fox Business Network' s Maria Bartiromo last month that he doesn't know if what the

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Please read the rules before joining the discussion. 5 things you need to know Thursday . President Trump bows his head during an opening prayer at the start of a listening session with high school students and teachers in

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Trump to hold social media summit, minus the big social media

President Donald Trump will host a White House event Thursday on claims of political bias in social media. Notably absent from the event  will be representatives from the big social media platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter. The White House said the "Presidential Social Media Summit" is designed so Trump can hear directly from users, including those who responded to a recent White House request for examples of alleged bias. Those who have announced they will attend include self-proclaimed "guerilla journalist" James O'Keefe and conservative talk-show host Bill Mitchell.

Tropical Storm Barry's path: What you need to know

Tropical Storm Barry's path: What you need to know What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's expected path and other information as Louisiana resident brace themselves for the storm.

Powerful Hurricane Michael remains a threat, President Donald Trump and Kanye West' s White House lunch and more things to start your day. Hurricane Michael, Harvey Weinstein, Kanye West visits the White House: 5 things to know Thursday .

The National Hurricane Center notes that people from the upper Texas coast to western Florida should monitor the storm. Widespread rainfall of 4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts ( possibly more than double) is possible .” They suggest that residents in the area should “continue to double check

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength

The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form along the Gulf Coast at some point Thursday and is forecast to make landfall around Louisiana on Saturday as a major storm or hurricane. "This system has the potential to become a dangerous hurricane," according to the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  The storm could bring more heavy rain and flooding to New Orleans, which was inundated with 6-7 inches of rain on Wednesday, triggering a flash flood emergency for the area. Even more concerning, the Mississippi River in New Orleans is now forecast to crest near 20 feet on Saturday, the weather service said.

All hurricane warnings dropped for Barry as system weakens, moves inland

All hurricane warnings dropped for Barry as system weakens, moves inland Barry has weakened back to tropical storm status after it hit the Louisiana coast as a hurricane, threatening millions with heavy rains and a strong storm surge. The National Hurricane Center said in its 4 p.m. Saturday advisory that Barry had maximum sustained winds of 65 mph, with higher gusts. The storm center is located about 20 miles west-southwest of Layayette and 85 miles south of Alexandria. It was moving north-northwest at 7 mph. A hurricane warning for the Louisiana coast has been downgraded to a tropical storm warning. A tropical storm warning for the Louisiana coast has been discontinued east of the mouth of the Mississippi River.

What we know . - Areas along the Gulf Coast may see an increased threat for heavy rainfall from Thursday through this weekend. - Possible impacts range from 1 to 2 inches of rain to 4 to 6 inches of rain There is also the potential that the system stays east of Southeast Texas, leaving the area

5 things you need to know Thursday . This photograph from a radar image shows Hurricane Andrew barreling into the coast of South Florida on Aug. She scrubbed her social media accounts, then posted videos of a snake. There is speculation that the new song will be called Timeless after a

Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday

Budget discussions, protests expected in Alaska

Discussions and protests are expected to resume in Wasilla, Alaska, Thursday as the state is facing considerable budget issues. In an attempt to balance the state's budget, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has ordered a $130 million cut to The University of Alaska in the form of a line-item veto. Lawmakers and higher education activists are at odds over how to deal with Alaska's money troubles. Alaskan oil production and worldwide oil prices have declined in recent years, so the state has used billions in savings to balance its budget. But it's running out of money, and Dunleavy wants to send Alaskans $3,000 dividend checks from oil tax revenues. The legislature has until Friday to take action and avert the cuts.

Facebook and Twitter not invited to White House social media summit, sources say

Facebook and Twitter not invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The people, who spoke to CNN Business on the condition of anonymity, suggested it was not surprising. They said they believe the summit would amount to a right-wing grievance session and was not aimed at seriously discussing some of the issues facing large technology companies.

Trump may make multiple visits to hurricane -damaged Gulf Coast . President Trump says the hurricane that hit Texas is "the biggest ever — like Blake Kuklin prepares to rescue more people at Eldridge Parkway in the Energy Corridor of west Houston, where residents were evacuating from their

Hurricane Irma is a beast of a storm, feeding on warm water as it churns west across the Atlantic Ocean. It seems likely to impact the Caribbean next week, but Forecast models are now predicting just a short-lived disturbance in the Bay of Campeche — the southern Gulf of Mexico, west of the

Trump's pick to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to testify

Army Gen. Mark Milley, President Donald Trump's pick to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is scheduled to testify at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday. Milley, who has been a member of the Joint Chiefs since 2015 and is currently the Army's chief of staff, would succeed Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, whose second two-year term expires in October.  The hearing comes at a time of uncertainty amid the ranks of Pentagon leadership. On Sunday, Adm. Bill Moran, Trump's nominee to be the top Navy officer announced he was declining the appointment after a request for his emails by USA TODAY prompted a call for an inspector general's investigation. Last month, Patrick Shanahan withdrew from consideration as the next defense secretary after USA TODAY and others revealed details of his turbulent divorce and family life. If confirmed, Milley would be the nation's highest-ranking military officer.

Here's what we know about Barry and what to expect

Here's what we know about Barry and what to expect Tropical Storm Barry, the first tropical system to strike the US this year, is just off the Gulf Coast and gaining power. Here's what you should know: How strong is the storm and where is it? Barry was churning midday Friday in the Gulf of Mexico, with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph, per the National Hurricane Center's advisory at 11 a.m. ET. The storm at that time was about 100 miles southwest of the mouth of the Mississippi River and about 115 miles southeast of Morgan City, Louisiana. Barry is expected to grow into a hurricane by the time it makes landfall, the National Hurricane Center said.

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Trump told Fox that the payments weren't a campaign violation since they came from his personal funds. Also in the interview, Trump is expected to talk about Manafort — found guilty on eight of 18 criminal charges related to

President Trump declared emergencies in Mississippi and Louisiana, and the hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm. After amassing power in the gulf , Hurricane Nate raced toward land and was lashing coastal cities with rain by late afternoon.

Serena eyes Wimbledon final ticket

The women's draw at Wimbledon is down to the last four, and Thursday's matches will determine who plays in Saturday's final at the All England Club. Each match features a former Grand Slam champion against a first-time Grand Slam semifinalist. Serena Williams, who needed three sets to beat fellow American Alison Riske in the quarterfinals Tuesday, continues her quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title against Barbora Strycova, while former French Open champ Simona Halep faces Elina Svitolina.

Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday
Trump's social media summit, possible hurricane in the Gulf Coast: 5 things you need to know Thursday

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In vulnerable La. town , some flee storm and others "party it up".
President Trump has already announced a federal declaration of emergency for the state. The mayor of Grande Isle, Louisiana, a town in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico that sits 8 feet below sea level, has ordered a mandatory evacuation. "When the tide comes in from the north side of the island or the back side of the island, that could cause severe flooding," said mayor David Camardelle. That could put the only road in and out of the island underwater. Approximately 1,400 people live in Grand Isle -- and Camardelle is urging them to prepare. "Right now, they way I'm looking at the tides...

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