'EVERYDAY HEROES': Two men jumped into the ocean to help prevent a girl from drowning after her wheelchair rolled off the dock into the water in St. Thomas.
Just read @SenJeffMerkley’s forthcoming book, part memoir but mostly an exploration of and eloquent denunciation of President Trump’s immigration policies, especially family separation. The title captures it: “America is Better than This”
Canada:Over 250 Indian community members held a parade from Parliament to City Hall in Ottawa on Aug 18 to celebrate #IndiaIndependenceDay .Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson & Canada Minister Lisa MacLeod attended flag-hoisting.Banners supporting abrogation of #Article370 seen in the parade
An estimated 1.7M people showed up to this demonstration in Hong Kong, marking the 11th consecutive week of protests
BS Hooda, Congress: When govt does something right I support them. Many of my colleagues opposed the decision to abrogate #Article370 , my party has lost its way, it's not the same Congress it used to be. When it comes to patriotism & self-respect, I'll not compromise with anyone.
I know there’s a belief these days that you can scream something isn’t true and convince some people you’re right, but denying 👏🏽 the 👏🏽 impact 👏🏽of 👏🏽 slavery 👏🏽 in👏🏽 America is gobsmacking, even for a fetid cesspool disguised in human flesh like Newt.
You said "what punishment of gods are not gifts. Do you really believe that?" @andersoncooper , choking back tears, asks Stephen Colbert, as they discuss grief. "Yes," replies the comedian. "It's a gift to exist and with existence comes suffering. There's no escaping that."
‘I didn’t lose a limb in service for this president to disrespect and not follow the Constitution.’ — These veterans, including @carlreiner , are speaking out against President Trump and his offenses in office (with @votevets )
These Nigerian teenagers are producing short sci-fi movies using a smart phone and other everyday items.
The petition to rename the stretch of 5th Ave in NY in front of Trump Tower#ObamaAve has gone viral and almost reached its goal. If the street is renamed the new address for Trump Tower will be 725 Barack H. Obama Ave.