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Taliban fighters mocked U.S. Pres. Joe Biden by eating ice cream in photos shared on Twitter.com and other social media platforms.

A photo published by Afghan media on Twitter showed several Taliban militants enjoying ice cream cones after taking control of an amusing park in Afghanistan.

The Taliban fighters discovered a machine that serves soft ice cream and enjoyed ice cream treats while riding bumper cars.

Biden is known for eating ice cream and posing for photo ops with ice cream cones in both hands.

Afghan media reports the fighters were mocking a "weak" Biden after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan.

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Americans are horrified by images and video of women and children injured or dead at the Kabul International airport.

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Families leave all their possessions behind and flee to the airport, desperate to get on evacuation planes.

Thousands of Americans are still trapped in the fallen country. There are reports of "forced marriages" between Taliban fighters are adolescent girls.

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Despite the mocking tweets, Twitter says the Taliban can stay on the platform as long as they don't incite violence.

In a statement to Mediaite.com, Twitter said its "top priority is keeping people safe, and we remain vigilant."

One Taliban account has more than 310,000 followers.

Conservative lawmakers noted that the Taliban has Twitter accounts but Donald Trump is still banned.

"Why on God's green Earth does the Taliban spokesman have an active Twitter account but not the former President of the United States?," Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) tweeted Sunday.

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No one could believe it at first: Shaun King deleted his Twitter after weeks of brutal taunting by Black Twitter.

King announced he was deleting his Twitter app to spend time with his family.

But his followers claim he is on the run because he's in trouble with the law.

King was accused of raising funds for Black men killed by white police, but the money never made it to the victim's families.

Then Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir Rice, dragged King and reminded him of his Caucasian bloodline.

Tamir is the 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was shot and killed by police for playing with a toy gun in 2014.

Rice slammed King for using her dead son's name to enrich himself.

"Personally I don't understand how you sleep at night," she said. "I never gave you permission to raise nothing."

She added: "As a white man acting black you are an imposter that can not be trusted."

Rice's allegations opened the door for Black Twitter to drag King up and down his timeline. The comments were brutal, and King deleted his Twitter account a few weeks later.

Check out some of the responses below:

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A loyal reader emailed to say Keri Hilson responded to my post, titled "Singer Keri Hilson hopes God will send her a Black man."

The singer/songwriter recently took to Twitter.com to ask God to send her a good man.

"I want who God wants for me, but am I wrong for hoping my soulmate is a black man? He don't even have to be American, I've dated 3 non-American black men. But I want to love a black man. Or a man of color... And if he's neither, he'd have to have a deep understanding & genuine support of my pro-blackness... Anybody feel me?"

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However, some of Keri's followers misunderstood her tweets. They assumed she was tired of dating white men and wanted God to send her one good Black man.

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People make mistakes. We're all human. Even bloggers get it wrong occasionally.

Rather than email me, Keri took to Twitter to address your auntie's error:

"Dear Sandra Rose, I have never dated a white man, never even kissed one...nor have I dated Soulja Boy, Trey, or Lil Wayne. I’m actually surprised you’re still around from all these years of incorrect info. You are one funny lady."

My loyal reader thought Keri was coming for me, but I assured her that Keri was not that crazy. She wouldn't dare come for me -- not with all the dirt I have on her.

Keri is one of the washed up celebs who nervously check the blog regularly, hoping I won't spill their tea.

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Rapper Juvenile remixed his classic 1999 song "Back That Thang Up" as part of the U.S. government's effort to vaccinate urban youth.

The new remix is part of the White House's campaign to increase vaccination rates among Black people who are hesitant to take the Covid-19 mRNA shots.

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The music video that accompanies the new remix features Juvenile with his former Ca$H Money Records label boss Mannie Fresh. The two rappers dance with scantily clad women while urging viewers to "vax that thang up."

    Girl you looks good, won't you vax that thang up
    You’s a handsome young brother, won’t you vax that thang up
    Date in real life you need to vax that thang up
    Feeling freaky all night you need to vax that thang up
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Mannie appears on screen with dozens of dancing eggplants as he raps:

    I know you can't stand it
    No holding hands chick
    But when we get the shot we gonna be romancing
    Girl you can be the queen
    After quarantine
    We can meet up at the spot and we can do the thing

Twitter reacted to Juvenile and Mannie's effort.


 

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Cardi B deleted her Twitter page again after fans rejected her plans to release a line of dolls rather than a new album.

Cardi previously deleted her Twitter page in October, after teenage trolls criticized her for taking her cheating husband, Offset, back.

Her Twitter page isn't actually deleted -- it is only hidden. But Twitter will deleted her page permanently if she doesn't reactivate it within 30 days.

On Friday, the Bronx rapper expressed disappointment that fans rejected her plans to expand her business empire like Jay Z.

In a livestream video on Instagram stories, Cardi complained that music videos take a month to produce, while a new album takes even longer.

Cardi wants to get to the cash flow NOW by dropping dolls "that look like me," and she doesn't get why her fans won't let her be great.

She explained that music doesn't pay the bills -- particularly since streaming sales of new music online are at historic lows.

The 28-year-old rapper deleted her Twitter page then complained that her fans are "harassing" her for a new album.

"People don't get rich, like -- look at Jay Z -- people don't just get rich off music," she said. "I gotta venture off to do something, to do other business ventures. It's f---ing wack every time I do a business venture, you got people harassing me for a album."

Talk about biting the hand that feeds you.

Ungrateful rappers like Cardi fail to recognize that fans are fickle. They will dump her like yesterday's leftovers and move on to a new artist.

Listen to her rant below.
 

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Kanye West is puzzled by a drastic drop in his Twitter followers in recent weeks.

The mega producer still hopes to become the 46th President in the U.S. But he has more pressing issues at hand. He's noticed his social media fanbase has decreased considerably - and he wants answers.

In a post on the social media platform, the "Gold Digger" rapper insisted his number of followers has dropped by a full 100,000 followers.

Posting a series of chin-stroking emojis, Kanye shared a screenshot of his Twitter account and wrote: "I was at 31 million followers 4 weeks ago and now I've been held at 30.9 million followers for the last 4 weeks."

Many of his followers were sympathetic, suggesting that fans may have unfollowed him because of his stance on abortion and other issues.

After launching his presidential bid on July 4, the rapper held a rally in South Carolina where he touched on topics from abortion to race relations to space travel. He recalled how he and wife Kim Kardashian almost terminated their eldest daughter North West.

In subsequent Twitter posts, he raged against Kim and his mother-in-law Kris Jenner, claiming they were trying to put him in the hospital and take his kids away from him. He also told fans he had been trying to divorce Kim for two years.

She later jumped on social media and suggested her husband was experiencing a bipolar episode and Kanye later publicly apologized to her.

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Twitter.com removed a viral post retweeted by President Donald Trump over the weekend that showed the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) dramatically revised the Covid-19 death toll to just over 9,000 cases.

In a weekly update on its website on Aug. 26, the Atlanta-based agency noted only 6% of Covid-19 deaths were due to Covid-19 alone. 94% of deaths had underlying medical conditions. The majority of the deaths were people over age 65.

Under Table 3: "Provisional Death Counts for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)", the CDC lists conditions contributing to Covid-19 deaths in death certificates.

Of the deaths related to Covid-19, only 6% listed Covid-19 alone. 94% had other causes of death, such as cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, gunshot wounds or car accidents.

All of the cases were counted as Covid-19-related deaths bringing the death toll in the U.S. to over 180,000. If only Covid-19 was listed on the death certificates, the death toll would be just over 9,000 -- far less than deaths caused by the common flu.

President Trump retweeted the viral post that trended under the hashtag #only6%.

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Anyone who clicked the link saw the message: "This Tweet is no longer available because it violated the Twitter Rules."

Twitter decided the post violated its rules because it didn't fully explain: "For deaths with conditions or causes in addition to COVID-19, on average, there were 2.6 additional conditions or causes per death."

Twitter was annoyed that users would see the viral post and assume that only 6% of those who died from Covid-19 didn't have any preexisting conditions -- even though that is basically what the CDC stated based on the death certificates.

The death toll from Covid-19 has plunged to record lows, particularly in the East. For example, Maine and New York City counted no new Covid-19 deaths in the past two weeks.

The CDC recommends hand washing and social distancing to prevent spread of the flu-like coronavirus.

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Black Twitter is outraged over a misinterpretation of a tweet by President Donald Trump on Wednesday.

First the misinterpretation: "Trump said 'suburban housewives will vote for me to protect black democrats from putting housing nearby."

What Trump really tweeted:

"The 'suburban housewife' will be voting for me. They want safety & are thrilled that I ended the long running program where low income housing would invade their neighborhood. Biden would reinstall it, in a bigger form, with Corey Booker in charge!"

Trump criticized the Obama/Biden administration's efforts to place low-income families in suburban neighborhoods.

The issue was one of the factors that drove voters to the polls to elect Trump as president in 2016.

But, as one Twitter user pointed out, the majority of people living in low-income housing are white.

User @pastordlamb writes: "Anyone who sees the words 'low income housing' and automatically thinks of black people is racist. We have numerous low income housing projects in our city and they are 90% white occupied."

Another user wrote: "Never underestimate the fear they have of POC. They hate and fear us. He know what he is doing, they will vote for him because he will build a wall in the suburbs to keep us out. They are all part of the problem in Amerikkka."

And a third user tweeted: "Donald Trump wants to keep "low income housing" out of the suburbs. Because there's nothing scarier than that... is there?"

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Chrissy Teigen locked her Twitter.com account after an anonymous activist group retweeted her old posts that seem to suggest she may have a predilection for young children.

Earlier this week, the former model blocked 1 million of her 14 million Twitter followers and deleted over 60,000 posts after some of her suspect tweets went viral.

Chrissy, 34 vigorously denied allegations that she is a pedophile or that her name is on convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's "Lolita Express" flight logs.

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Chrissy's husband, John Legend, was also listed on one of the flight logs which were part of the federal case against Epstein before he took his own life in a Manhattan jail cell last year.

"I have never even met the man. Or been to the island. Or on the plane," Chrissy tweeted on July 10.

"I have block chained over one million people, ONE MILLION people today and I am still flooded with sick psychopaths. So please, spare me the 'just ignore them, they're just trolls,'" Teigen, 34, tweeted Tuesday.

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"I actually deleted 60,000 tweets because I cannot f**king STAND you idiots anymore and I'm worried for my family. Finding me talking about (TV series) toddlers and tiaras in 2013 and thinking you're some sort of f**king operative."

She added: "everyone thinking I'm guilty because I'm defensive. You understand you are calling me a pedophile, correct?”

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Chrissy's old tweets were screencapped and shared on social media for all to see. In one tweet, she noted how "sexy young girls are doing the splits" and that she should "put myself in jail".

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In another tweet, she discussed how "sexy" toddlers' tummies are. "Are they meant to be this sexy?" she wrote, referring to toddlers.

When a little boy was a contestant in a beauty pageant she was watching, Chrissy tweeted, "Yummy ... eye candy at last."

After her old tweets went viral, Chrissy went on a furious blocking spree and she sought help from a friend to bulk delete all of her problematic tweets.

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She portrayed herself as the victim, complaining to Twitter support to "do something" about the anonymous group QAnon, whose members unearthed her old tweets.

"If Twitter doesn't do something about this *actually scary* harassment, I am gonna have to go," she wrote.

Other celebrities and high-profile public figures are also scrubbing their Twitter timelines and DMs.

There is a rumor that Twitter locked down "blue checks" or verified accounts to prevent them from deleting direct messages that may contain damning evidence.

The list below shows the names of the celebrities and politicians who allegedly hitched a ride on the Lolita Express.

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The stars include power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z, TV mogul Oprah, mega producer Pharrell Williams, former President Barack Obama, and CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

Actor Will Smith's name also showed up on one of the flight names. Interestingly, his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith's name was not on the list.

It should be noted that the Lolita Express is not a charter service that celebrities could rent. The plane made return trips to Epstein's private island where children allegedly awaited his guests.
 

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President Trump deleted a tweet that contained a video of a white man yelling "white power". But the White House stated the president didn't hear what the man yelled.

The video, which Trump retweeted on Sunday morning, shows two groups of senior citizens yelling at each other during a pro-Trump parade at a retirement community in Florida.

In the viral video, a pro-Trump supporter riding in a golf cart yelled "White power" in a mocking tone at an anti-Trump protester.

Trump captioned the video, "Thank you to the great people of The Villages. The Radical Left Do Nothing Democrats will Fall in the Fall. Corrupt Joe is shot. See you soon!!!"

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Trump also took aim at Democratic nominee Joe Biden's mental status, tweeting that Biden is "shot", meaning he is mentally unfit.

Many believe Biden suffers from senile dementia.

The president deleted the tweet Sunday morning on the advice of his White House advisors.

The White House was adamant that the president didn't see or hear the language used by his supporter.

Another possibility is that Trump did hear what the man yelled - and he retweeted the video anyway to troll his haters.
 

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