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Patton Oswalt shows Senate campaign why you shouldnt pick a fight on

first_img Hollywood Hegar & Vulgar Patton. The dynamic duo: pic.twitter.com/JTh00ozKkR— Team Cornyn (@TeamCornyn) April 23, 2019 Meanwhile, Oswalt responded with various jabs about Cornyn’s age (“you pointless fossil”) and called the tweets “unwitting promotion.” Now playing: Watch this: Hollywood Hegar supporter and video guest star, Patton Oswalt, has tweeted some offensive comments over the years, reply A or B to let us know which one is more offensive to you: pic.twitter.com/gXgPvstK6V— Team Cornyn (@TeamCornyn) April 23, 2019 Intern: This really isn’t playing well, sir. Cornyn: keep searching his tweets, whipper-snapper.Intern: But the Internet is laughing at you. Patton is not your opponent. Cornyn: But look at all the likes!Intern: Sir, those are comments… you’re being ratioed.— #SaveODAAT (@Danny__Gokey) April 23, 2019 Meanwhile, Twitter’s been trying to get a handle on issues like harassment on the platform. On Tuesday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey met with President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss “protecting the health of the public conversation ahead of the 2020 US elections” among other things, a Twitter spokesperson said.Originally published April 24, 7:33 a.m. PTUpdate, 9:05 a.m.: Adds that Oswalt declined to comment. Hegar and Cornyn’s office didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. Oswalt declined to comment further. Others on Twitters weighed in on interaction, finding it unusual and wondering how it came about, exactly.  Post a comment Over the next several hours, @TeamCornyn and Oswalt went back and forth as the political account tweeted out more censored screenshots of Oswalt’s tweets with comments like “Hollywood Hegar & Vulgar Patton. The dynamic duo.”  Comedian Patton Oswalt and the campaign account for Sen. John Cornyn got into a Twitter scuffle.  Gary Gershoff/Getty Sen. John Cornyn’s official campaign Twitter account got into a brawl Tuesday with comedian Patton Oswalt.The account for the Republican senator from Texas started posting screenshots of what it called offensive tweets after Oswalt appeared in a video supporting Mary Jennings “MJ” Hegar, a Democrat running against Cornyn. center_img Guys, if you’re offended by my “sailor talk” like the incel running the @TeamCornyn account is, put your outrage nickels in the swear jar below! https://t.co/6JTYt9bNJT https://t.co/szVCysDSZq— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) April 23, 2019 Tags Senators grill Twitter and Facebook over alleged political… Share your voice Gotta say, out of everything in the world that could have happened today, Senator @JohnCornyn randomly going after @pattonoswalt with some old tweets was not even in the top gazillion.— Sleeping Giants (@slpng_giants) April 23, 2019 0 7:49 Culturelast_img read more

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Juba League man accused in AL man murder killed in gunfight

first_imgJuba League man accused in AL man murder killed in ‘gunfight’An activist of Awami Juba League was killed in what the Rapid Action Battalion aka RAB calls a gunfight with its members in Jhikargachha upazila of Jessore in the early hours of Saturday.Awami Juba League is the youth wing of ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL). Police said the victim, Liton Hossain Babu also known as Pulsar Babu, 35, was a “top terror” in the area and was accused in several cases including murder ones.The law enforcement said Liton – son of Hasan Ali Khokan of the upazila’s Mirzapur village – was the prime accused in the case over the murder of a local AL activist, Abbas Hossain, who was killed three days ago on Wednesday, 3 January.RAB-6 (Jessore) camp commander major Md. Ziaur Rahman claimed a RAB team conducted a raid in upazila’s Refugeepara, acting on a tip-off that a group of miscreants were trading arms there around 6:00 this morning.According to the claim of the RAB officer, three to four terrorists fled the scene shortly after sensing the presence of the law enforcers, but one of them opened fire on the law enforcers.“And in self defence, RAB too opened fire on him, leading to the death of the terrorist,” he added.The RAB officer further claimed that two RAB members were also injured in the shootout.But the RAB’s version of the event was not verified independently as no account of the incident was available immediately either from any witnesses or any member of the victim’s family.Jhikargachha police station officer-in-charge Abu Saleh Md Masud Karim told Prothom Alo that they recovered the bullet-hit body of Liton from Kashipur village of the upazila this morning after they received a message in this regard from RAB.The police officer said “Pulsar Babu” was a “top terror” in the area and was accused in several cases including the Abbas Hossain murder case.An AL activist, Abbas Hossain, 43, is the son of Harez Ali Molla of Chandrapur village of the upazila.Abbas Hossain’s brother Abdus Salam is a member of Jhikargachha sadar union council and another brother Kamal Hossain is the general secretary of Jhikargachha upazila unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of the ruling AL.According to witness Shamim Hossain, nephew of Abbas Hossain, he along with his uncle Abbas, Abdus Salam and Kamal Hossain were overseeing the work of their under-construction building on Wednesday morning. “Around 11:45am Wednesday, a group of 10 to 12 arms-wielding terrorists led by Pulsar Babu and certain Alamgir Hossain surrounded them,” he added.According to Shamim, at one stage, Abdus Salam and Kamal Hossain managed to flee the scene.“Pulsar Babu hurled bomb on Abbas Hossain and he immediately falls on the ground and then Alamgir stabbed him in his belly.”Shamim said the assailants flee the scene by charging five more bombs there. Abbas succumbed to his injuries on his way to hospital.Talking to Prothom Alo on Wednesday, Jhikargachha upazila AL joint general secretary Monirul Islam said, “Abbas was an AL activist and rival AL men have killed him. They launched bomb attack on my house to kill me too.”On the other hand, the upazila AL general secretary Musa Mahmud told Prothom Alo on Wednesday, “There is no grouping in the upazila AL unit. I don’t know whether slain Abbas was involved in AL politics, but Babu [Liton Babu] is my follower. He is involved in Juba League. If he [Liton Babu] is responsible for the killing, he must be tried.”After the killing of Abbas on Wednesday, Jhikargaccha police station OC Masud Karim told Prothom Alo, “There are two rival groups in the upazila AL. As a sequel to the political rivalry, Abbas was killed in the bomb attack of his rival group in his own house.”last_img read more

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