Tag Archives: Hearts

Fearless raccoon scales 25-storey building in Minnesota, capturing hearts & Twitter handles

While people all over the world were watching history unfold at the US-North Korea summit in Singapore this week, Minnesotans were glued to an entirely different kind of summit drama. An adventurous female raccoon was making a name for herself as she scaled the 25-storey UBS Building in St. Paul, earning herself social media fame in the process. The raccoon, ...

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‘Our hearts are still open’: EU Council chief Tusk says UK can still stop Brexit

Britain still has time to “change its mind” and stop Brexit, European Council President Donald Tusk has said, tweeting that “our hearts are still open” to “our British friends.” “Unless there is a change of heart among our British friends, #Brexit will become a reality – with all its negative consequences – in March next year,” Tusk wrote. Unless there ...

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‘Lonely hearts jihadists’ found guilty of Christmas bomb terrorist plot

A couple who met on a Muslim dating site called ‘SingleMuslim.com’ have been found guilty of plotting a terrorist attack with an Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) inspired ‘Mother of Satan’ bomb in Derby. Sudanese asylum seeker Munir Mohammed, 37, volunteered for a “lone wolf” UK mission as he chatted on Facebook with a man he believed to be an ...

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Periscope expands virtual tipping via Super Hearts beyond the U.S.

Twitter’s big push to draw in more live video stars to its Periscope streaming service is now expanding beyond the U.S. The company announced today the Periscope Super Broadcaster program, which allows video stars to earn revenue from their streams through a virtual tipping mechanism, is now available in Canada, Ireland, and the U.K. Other countries will be added to ...

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Periscope ups payouts to broadcasters on sales of Super Hearts, adds holiday bonuses

Twitter’s Periscope is going after live broadcasters in a big way, as it’s now promising to give back more of their earnings from the sales of Super Hearts in their live video streams. Introduced in June, Super Hearts are in-app virtual goods that offer a form of virtual tipping. The idea is similar to Twitch’s or YouTube’s emotes, but instead of ...

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Gabby Giffords, pols react with heavy hearts after Va. shooting

Current and former lawmakers, including gun violence victim Gabby Giffords, reacted with heavy hearts following the Wednesday morning shooting at a baseball field in suburban Washington, D.C., where several members of Congress were targeted. “My heart is with my former colleagues, their families & staff, and the US Capitol Police- public servants and heroes today and every day,” tweeted Giffords ...

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Derick Brassard breaks hearts of former Rangers teammates

OTTAWA — This entire series couldn’t have gone without Derick Brassard landing a gut-punch to his former Ranger teammates, and he landed one on Saturday, getting credit for the tying goal with 1:26 left in regulation of the Rangers’ 5-4, Game 5 loss, batting a rebound out of the air before the puck hit three Rangers and went in. “We’ve ...

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