“A huge outlier”: Musk’s Tesla buyout tweet could get him in legal trouble

Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich) Elon Musk left traders scratching their heads last week after tweeting that he was thinking about taking Tesla private for $ 420 per share—and had “funding secured” to do so. Musk finally cleared up some of the confusion on Monday, publishing a blog post saying that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund […]

Trump heaps praise on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late-night tweet, suggests another meeting could happen ‘soon’

Kevin Lim/The Strait Times/Handout/Getty President Donald Trump in a late-night tweet praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after his regime provided the US with what are believed to be the remains of US service members who died during the Korean War era. Trump also appeared to suggest that there could be a second meeting […]

‘You’: Trump lawyer Giuliani triggers online funfest over three-letter tweet

Donald Trump’s lawyer and former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani, has sent out a one-word tweet, the word “You” – but it was enough to set off a wave of trolling and ridiculous explanations to the puzzling message. It was most likely a mistake by Giuliani or his staff, but there was no chance it would’ve […]

Trump fires off all-caps tweet at Iran’s president: ‘YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES … FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images President Donald Trump threatened Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Twitter late Sunday night after the Iranian leader issued a warning to the US president earlier in the day. “To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER […]

Trump tweet: EPA head Scott Pruitt is resigning

Enlarge / Former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt. (credit: Getty Images) On Thursday, President Trump tweeted that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt had submitted his resignation. Pruitt had been considered among the most loyal of Trump’s appointees, but the former Oklahoma Attorney General made headlines over the past several months with […]

Who’s ‘dumb’? Reuters got lost in Russian embassy tweet on new Novichok claims

Reuters has been caught spreading fake news after falsely reporting that the Russian embassy in the Netherlands said that Britain was “dumb” to drum up another Novichok story during the World Cup. In a rush to break the latest development in the new Novichok saga, it appears that Reuters has jumbled the facts in a […]

Melania Trump breaks silence with first tweet since sudden hospitalisation

US First Lady Melania Trump has taken to Twitter to thank all hospital staff involved in her highly-publicised kidney operation. Spending the best part of this week in Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Washington DC, the 48-year-old former model praised the work of the medical unit and all involved. The tweet, published from […]

Twitter’s timeline will highlight news links your friends tweet

Twitter released quite a few news-related features over the past years in an effort to become your go-to source for the latest in current events. It introduced a dedicated News tab in 2015, for instance, though that one didn’t work out as planned. Last month, it also started testing an algorithm that puts trending tweets […]