Trump tells North Korea: ‘Do not try us’:
Standing near the front line of the world’s tensest standoff, President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued a direct and personal warning to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, declaring during his first major speech in Asia that continued nuclear provocation could result in the communist nation’s obliteration.
Disney will no longer ban the Los Angeles Times from advance screenings of its movies following a backlash from critics groups, news outlets and journalists, who were boycotting those same screenings in protest.
“We’ve had productive discussions with the newly installed leadership at The Los Angeles Times regarding our specific concerns, and as a result, we’ve agreed to restore access to advance screenings for their film critics,” a Walt Disney Company spokesperson said in a statement Tuesday afternoon.
Twitter trolls itself on new 280 character limit:
Twitter rolled out a 280 character limit for most of its users Tuesday, and, predictably, lots of people are unhappy.
That doubles the original 140 character limit that Twitter has maintained since it launched in 2006.
Twitter (Tech30) began testing longer tweets in late September, and found that once the novelty of tweeting longer wore off, most people in the test group didn’t use all of the available characters. According to the company, only 5% of tweets sent by people in the 280-character test group were longer than 140 characters, and just 2% were over 190 characters.,
Roy Halladay, former MLB star pitcher, killed in Florida plane crash:
Pitcher Roy Halladay, who won two Cy Young awards and more than 200 Major League Baseball games during a stellar career, died Tuesday in a plane crash off the Florida coast, authorities said.
5 takeaways from the Democrats’ big night:
After a year of doubts, recriminations and special election misfires, Democrats finally got the big victories Tuesday they’d so desperately craved in the year since Donald Trump won the presidency.
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