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Twitter users disgusted at #HotCarDeath hearing; ‘sexting’ details revealed

A toddler’s tragic death in Georgia last week is now a social media phenomenon. Cobb County, Georgia father Justin Ross Harris faced a hearing today for murder after his 22-month-old son Cooper son died in Harris’s car.

Cooper died after being left in the car for more than seven hours while Harris was at work. Harris claims he simply forgot his child was in the back seat.

During the hearing, Cobb County police Detective Phil Stoddard said when Harris stopped in a shopping center on his way to a movie at 5 p.m., he pulled over and took Copper out of the car. Stoddard said Cooper was dead when his father pulled him from the backseat.

Stoddard said witnesses heard Harris tell someone by telephone that Cooper was dead. Harris told detectives he never reached anyone.

Autopsy results showed the boy, Cooper Harris, died of hyperthermia, and that the investigation “suggests the manner of death is homicide,” the Cobb County Police Department said.

Dozens of reporters were on scene tweeting from the hearing.

Viewers were horrified at details revealed at the probable cause hearing:

Prayers for little Cooper. May justice be served.

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Verdicts reached in trial of former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell and wife Maureen!/PostRoz/status/507595498564227072

Brief background on the corruption trial of the former Republican governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, and his wife Maureen:

Bob and Maureen McDonnell are charged in a 14-count federal indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts, trips and loan from Jonnie Williams, former CEO of dietary supplements maker Star Scientific Inc., in exchange for special favors.

The seven-man, five-woman jury heard from dozens of witnesses and reviewed a mountain of exhibits over the past five weeks.

The verdicts have been reached:!/PostRoz/status/507604822866927616!/NBCKatie/status/507614683885359104

Sentencing is scheduled for early January:!/kathrynw5/status/507607308617007104

Editor’s note: This post has been updated to include an additional tweet.

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9/11 museum visitor says he was told not to take photos!/redsteeze/status/469210822330552320

Redsteeze paid a visit to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum today and shared some concerns as well as some moving photos.!/redsteeze/status/469209532309446656!/redsteeze/status/469210307790139392!/redsteeze/status/469215638448504832!/redsteeze/status/469216416500314112

Let’s hope it was just opening day confusion.

Authorized or not, Redsteeze shared a lot of great shots from his visit.!/redsteeze/status/469190395851976705!/redsteeze/status/469191187946295298!/redsteeze/status/469194308814635009!/redsteeze/status/469195838481514496!/redsteeze/status/469208164270092288

Haunting, indeed.

Phone battery dying.
Will catch up on mentions.

I'm having a drink.— S.M (@redsteeze) May 21, 2014

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Hickenlooper staffer threatens to call police on investigative reporter!/allenfuller/status/520728721485885442

That’s Allen Fuller, the communications director for Republican Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez, asking about the arrest of reporters. The reason? Former Denver Post reporter, former Channel 7 investigative executive producer and current investigative reporter Art Kane says he was threatened with arrest for trying to procure Gov. John Hickenlooper’s tax returns, which have already been distributed to other media outlets.

John Hickenlooper's stonewalling reporters continues… Campaign spokesman threatens reporter with arrest #copolitics

— Allen Fuller (@allenfuller) October 11, 2014

Kane reports that the campaign spokesman for Hickenlooper threatened him with arrest and called police when Kane attempted to get the candidate’s tax returns, which were distributed to other Colorado media weeks ago.

Beauprez released his returns to, which is planning to run a story on both candidate’s returns — or lack thereof — next week.

He still believes "transparency creates problems"? Hick campaign spokesman threatens reporter with arrest #copolitics

— Bob Beauprez (@bobbeauprez) October 11, 2014

So this is one way to handle a reporter asking for things like . . . tax returns, threaten arrest. #cogov #copolitics

— Kelly Maher (@okmaher) October 11, 2014

Reporter threatened with arrest? Colorado Watchdog must be doing something right @Watchdogorg #copolitics @hickforco

— Sean Paige (@SeanPaige) October 11, 2014

What’s next for the Democrats this week?

Lookin' good out there, Democratic campaigns! Up next: arresting reporters *in* wheelchairs.

— Mary Katharine Ham (@mkhammer) October 11, 2014

@mkhammer The desperation is at unreal levels

— VK (@vickikellar) October 11, 2014



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‘Sound crazy to you?’ Goldie Taylor’s take on Ferguson is something to behold [video]!/NoahCRothman/status/502525552579051520

This … is MSNBC.

On this afternoon’s edition of “The Reid Report,” they zeroed in on the big issue in Ferguson:!/NoahCRothman/status/502524729946030080

Apparently voter suppression has run amok.!/NoahCRothman/status/502524993054715906

Eh, who needs evidence when you have MSNBC contributor Goldie Taylor?!/NoahCRothman/status/502525173363638272

Let’s go to the videotape:


Wait … what?!/NoahCRothman/status/502525423549698048

Well, you know what they say: MSNBC gonna MSNBC.!/hboulware/status/502525819710078976!/hboulware/status/502526170458775553

No kidding.



Left outraged Romney paid too MUCH in taxes, gave 30 percent to charity; Reid, Biden hardest hit; Update: CNN/MSNBC’s commentator Goldie Taylor unhinged

Cable news commentator Goldie Taylor: Romney will do anything to win, no one pays more taxes

MSNBC lapdog Goldie Taylor ‘genuinely worried’ about Romney victory

Race card slam! Larry Elder blasts ‘brainwashed’ Goldie Taylor (Bonus questions on Hillary miniseries)

‘Pray for that family’: Goldie Taylor shares harrowing tale of child abuse in wake of Adrian Peterson tragedy

Goldie Taylor: I don’t have any liberty because I’m black

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‘Blaze’ producer seeks lost luggage; Recalls airline’s Obama-like promise!/skiplacombe/status/419652850415702017

The producer of Glenn Beck’s “Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson” radio show, Skip LaCombe, has lost his luggage and is engaged in a rather humorous search:

Dear luggage,

I really miss you. I wish you would come home. Was it something I said?


Skip— Skip LaCombe (@skiplacombe) January 05, 2014!/skiplacombe/status/419881223809286144!/skiplacombe/status/419888031881904128

Maybe this Obama-esque promise was part of the problem:!/skiplacombe/status/419893574377820160


LaCombe then thought maybe a photo would help:!/skiplacombe/status/419979432074285056

We wish him good luck in his luggage search!

(h/t @MACHTink)

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