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branches - twitter reader


branches's mission is to reduce the noise in your twitter timeline and thereby making it easy for you to read tweets. branches does this by grouping tweets from the same handle/author over a period of time. this lets you follow any number of people on twitter including frequent tweeters like newspapers, journalists etc. without allowing them to hijack your timeline. branches is an experiment, so right now the app has minimum features and is not ready to replace your current favorite twitter client. consider this an extension/add-on which provides you a different perspective to read twitter. of-course based on user feedback we look forward to adding more features and to become a full fledged twitter client.






twitter for android tv


watch the best of what's happening. watch live sports, entertainment, and news like never before on twitter for android tv. live stream the show for free and get the full story with all the twitter commentary. see what everyone is talking about with expert analysis, on the ground exclusives, bonus video feeds, and celebrity buzz. get the best of twitter today plus top global vine videos and periscope broadcasts, all without logging in. no account required.






looking for friends premium


use this application for managing your twitter account. common features: tutotial: how to use our app (basic operations) - who unfollowed recently (with notifications) - you will know who is your new friend and who left you- automatically unfollow those users who unfollowed you- search new friends in twitter based on your favors (with different filters) - daily stats of twitter activity- support multiply accounts- notificationsusing this app you will not only be able to track your followers, but also looking for new connections on your interests. try our app now and track your unfollowers.






frank lampard retires: essing chelsea, england soccer legend’s career | premier


one of the best players ever to play the game! congratulations to your incredible career! pic.twitter.com/rrdxthkzv1— petr cech (@petrcech) february 2, 2017






twitter may soon be adding a view counter to users' videos


why it matters to you just how popular is your latest twitter video? users may soon get an answer thanks to a view counter that tells them how many times their videos are watched.retweet and follower counts on twitter are about to get a new metric to help gauge their popularity. recently, some users have begun to see a view count next to the duration length of their videos on twitter.“as video consumption continues to increase on twitter, we are constantly experimenting with ways to provide a rich video experience,” a twitter spokesperson told mashable in an email. “view counts provide helpful context on the popularity of a video, and we are exploring this feature to help surface the best content.”more: twitter’s new bot offers black history month facts, gifs, and events guidealthough twi






michael flynn, donald trump national security adviser, disappears from twitter


the twitter account used by president trump’s national security adviser, retired army lt. gen. michael flynn, ceased to exist monday without explanation in the wake of his son’s account disappearing a day earlier. attempts to load the verified twitter account previously ociated with gen. flynn returned a message beginning monday evening stating: “sorry, that page doesn’t…






some tech executives are matching aclu donations amid immigration ban protests


tech executives are offering to match donations to the american civil liberties union (aclu) following the enactment of an executive order banning entry to refugees and visa holders from seven countries.as multiple executives and ceos of technology companies have come out in opposition of what’s essentially being called an immigration ban, some have chosen to do so by offering to match individuals’ donations on twitter. early twitter investor chris sacca, for example, was an early one to start the trend and offered to match donations to those who would direct message or respond with receipts.you guys are the best. you give me hope. thank you.






some tech executives are matching aclu donations amid immigration ban protests


tech executives are offering to match donations to the american civil liberties union (aclu) following the enactment of an executive order banning entry to refugees and visa holders from seven countries.as multiple executives and ceos of technology companies have come out in opposition of what’s essentially being called an immigration ban, some have chosen to do so by offering to match individuals’ donations on twitter. early twitter investor chris sacca, for example, was an early one to start the trend and offered to match donations to those who would direct message or respond with receipts.you guys are the best. you give me hope. thank you.






some tech executives are matching aclu donations amid immigration ban protests


tech executives are offering to match donations to the american civil liberties union (aclu) following the enactment of an executive order banning entry to refugees and visa holders from seven countries.as multiple executives and ceos of technology companies have come out in opposition of what’s essentially being called an immigration ban, some have chosen to do so by offering to match individuals’ donations on twitter. early twitter investor chris sacca, for example, was an early one to start the trend and offered to match donations to those who would direct message or respond with receipts.you guys are the best. you give me hope. thank you.






some tech executives are matching aclu donations amid immigration ban protests


tech executives are offering to match donations to the american civil liberties union (aclu) following the enactment of an executive order banning entry to refugees and visa holders from seven countries.as multiple executives and ceos of technology companies have come out in opposition of what’s essentially being called an immigration ban, some have chosen to do so by offering to match individuals’ donations on twitter. early twitter investor chris sacca, for example, was an early one to start the trend and offered to match donations to those who would direct message or respond with receipts.you guys are the best. you give me hope. thank you.






caterpillar will move headquarters to chicago area, citing transportation access


last year marked the fourth consecutive year that caterpillar revenue fell, the first time that's happened in the company's 92-year [email protected][email protected] @beckyyeraktwitter @samwilltravel






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twitter’s blackbirds launch bot for black history month


twitter’s employee resource group for african-americans, blackbirds, is launching a twitter bot for black history month. the group is the first erg at twitter to use the tool, which twitter launched in november.to chat with the bot, all you have to do is direct message @blackbirds. from there, the bot will tell you one of four things: a today in #blackhistory fact, a community event in cities like new york, san francisco or atlanta (#forthecause), tips on #selfcare or notable moments and content from prominent black people on twitter (#fortheculture).but based on the way blackbirds designed the bot, people will only be able to interact via quick replies, as all of the answers have been pre-loaded. if people respond with something racist, the bot won’t recognize it as a valid response.welco






how snap's numbers compare with other tech giants


as snap inc. moves toward its ly anticipated initial public offering, its finances will inevitably be compared with those of other social media giants like facebook and twitter, which filed for ipos in 2012 and 2013, respectively. here's now snap stacks up on several key metrics sure to be scrutinized by investors. daily active users: this measures the number of users that opened the app or used the service in a 24-hour period. snap: 158 million facebook: 483 million twitter: more than 100 million revenue: this measures how much money the company brought in the fiscal year before the ipo filing. snap: $404.5 million facebook: $3.7 billion twitter: $316.9 million percentage of revenue from advertising: they're called social media firms, but really they are advertising pl






a guy named kobe buffalomeat joins illinois state ... and twitter goes nuts


as college football programs continue to announce additions to their 2017 recruiting cl es, one name stood out from the rest: kobe buffalomeat, a 6-foot-7, 285-pound offensive lineman who will be joining the illinois state redbirds. naturally, folks on twitter took notice of an amazing name like that.






internet blisters trump for attacking federal judge who ruled against him


in what pretty much anyone could have seen coming, twitter users slapped back at donald trump on urday by calling him a “so-called president” after he attacked united states district court jurist james robart as a “so-called judge” due to his friday night ruling.trump launched a bitter tirade at robart urday morning, less than twelve hours after the judge temporarily slapped down his travel ban.writing, “the opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is ridiculous and will be overturned!” trump opened up a can of worms among many twitter users who see him as a illegitimate president due to russian interference in the election and losing in the popular vote by 3 million.trump, who is highly sensitive to any suggestion that he is not the r






‘off to produce more kindling’


j.k. rowling has been jabbing former fans who have denounced the author and even burned her books over her criticism of president donald trump.the bestselling british author posted screen s s of one social media user’s complaint, along with her own acerbic reply, reported the hill.“[j]ust burned all my harry potter books after being a fan for 17 years. the phils. stone was one of the first books i ever read,” the twitter user said, according to the screens . “i’m upset it has to be that way.. you embarr ed me, disgusted me, and i will never read your work again.”rowling laid into the former fan.“guess it’s true what they say: you can lead a to books about the rise and fall of an autocrat, but you still can’t make her think,” she posted.guess it's true what they say: you can lead a to books






how to keep your secret activist twitter account a secret / boing boing


despite his widely read criticism of tor, the gruqq -- a legendary, pseudonymous security expert -- uses it as first and last line of defense in keeping your secret, activist twitter account a secret. the gruqq's comprehensive twitter opsec guide advises you to create an anonymous email account, using tor, outside the usa, to create your twitter account; validate it with a burner phone and a burner sim. only access twitter over tor, and not with your phone (your phone leaks a lot of data about you -- your ip address is easily tied to your location and phone number). use your twitter as a one-way communications tool: don't get into back and forth with other people (especially people you consort with via your public twitter accounts). never click links sent to your account. don't tweet sc






twitter says fbi forced it to share user data


we are all aware that our online lives, including our accounts on social networks, aren’t always private and safe. but other than the threat of ers, the government may also be spying on us using our online accounts, as exemplified by twitter. the social media platform announced friday it received two national security requests, one each…






twitter staff donate $1.59m to the aclu to fight trump on immigration


twitter is the primary communication platform for u.s. president trump, but that hasn’t stopped staff of the social media company from donating to one of the most prominent organizations opposing him.nearly 1,000 employees made a $1.59 million donation to aclu, which fought trump’s recent executive order banning citizens of seven countries from entering the u.s. and is demanding that he reveal his tax returns. initially, 925 twitter staff pulled together a donation of over $530,000. that was then matched by ceo jack dorsey and executive chairman omid kordestani to take the total to $1.59 million, according a company-wide email obtained by techcrunch.a twitter spokesperson confirmed the donation and the numbers involved.“our work is far from done. in the coming months we’ll see a flurry of






twitter releases national security letters


over the last eight months, tech companies have slowly been revealing that they’ve received national security letters from the federal bureau of investigation that force the firms to secretly disclose user data to the government. today, twitter joined the ranks of yahoo, cloudflare and google by announcing it had received two national security letters, one in 2015 and one in 2016.the nsls e with gag orders that prevented twitter from telling the public or the targeted users about the government’s demands. the fbi recently lifted these gag orders, allowing twitter to acknowledge the nsls for the first time.although twitter has disclosed these two letters and informed the targeted users, it’s likely that the company has also received other nsls that it is still gagged from discussing. techcr






caterpillar will move headquarters to chicago area, citing transportation access


by september of that year, with thousands of layoffs looming, the headquarters plan was put on hold indefinitely.last year marked the fourth consecutive year that caterpillar revenue fell, the first time that's happened in the company's 92-year [email protected]@chicagotribune.comtwitter @beckyyeraktwitter @samwilltravel






monotweety - from notification


monotweety is an open-source twitter client just for tweeting from device's notification area. if you are using android 7. 0 or later, you can literally tweet from notification area. other wise when you tap the notification, editor dialog will be launched. also, with monotweety you can chain tweets as a thread with one single tap (from editor dialog). features- tweet from notification- chain tweets as a thread- open selected twitter app from notification- quick settings' tile to opening editor dialog (android 7. 0 and up). monotweety is an open-source project. if you are interested in contributing, reporting bugs or requesting new feature, visit https://github.com/yshrsmz/monotweety. also, you can contact me via twitter, @yslibnet.






sunday comics: deadlifts


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court: police with warrant can view private twitter messages


trenton, n.j. — a new jersey appeals court has ruled that law enforcement agencies can view private messages and tweets from private accounts on twitter if they get a warrant.the court on thursday ruled in favor of es county prosecutors who attempted to access video posts from two twitter profiles.the case turned on what type of warrant is needed: a communications data warrant or a wiretapping warrant, which is needed for electronic communications in transit and has tougher legal requirements.es county officials argued they were trying to access audio that had already been transmitted as opposed to live transmissions. the court agreed, ruling that law enforcement could use a data warrant.defense attorney lawrence lustberg says that investigators should only have a right to see private mess






rev. al sharpton schools ‘fox and friends’ hosts who mocked him for calling jesu


the fox and friends hosts on tuesday found a novel way to make fun of the rev. al sharpton, using random twitter posts to slam the civil rights activist for accurately referring to jesus as a refugee.“this morning a social media firestorm set off by the rev. al sharpton after he slammed president trump’s border order by calling jesus a refugee,” co-host steve doocy said on fox and friends. “well that’s not exactly accurate is it?”doocey was referring to a post by sharpton, who slammed president donald trump’s executive order on immigration sunday, tweeting, “before you head to church today, remember to thank god for his son, jesus a refugee who fled to egypt.”before you head to church today, remember to thank god for his son, jesus a refugee who fled to egypt.— reverend al sharpton (@there






gop adviser calls on media to ‘expose’ trump’s treason


a gop consultant who was once asked to head up communications for now-president donald trump tweeted out a laundry list of suggestions to the media urday morning on how to best push back at a white house administration that continues to threaten them.according to writer and media consultant cheri jacobus, “the days of pretending” what is happening under trump isn’t “serious” is over and it is time for a concerted push-back.at the top of her twitter feed, jacobus proves her bonafides as a conservative in good standing, providing a screen-s of a message from former trump adviser jim dornan, asking her to work for the, saying ” we need a top notch communications director.”as jacobus’ tweets reveal, she not only is not a part of the trump team but that she is appalled at what has transpired du






‘fox & friends’ segment explains how to apologize to conservatives to unite amer


with all the divisiveness surrounding donald trump’s presidency so far, the crew at fox & friends thinks it’s time for liberals to apologize for being so mean to other people whom they disagree with politically.to help them do this, it invited pysc he ist tom kersting onto the program to offer tips for saying you’re sorry when you’ve hurt someone’s feelings during a political argument.“‘i’m sorry’ might be the two most difficult words in the english language for people to say,” kersting explained. “it’s so critical, as a human being, to take ownership for the things we’ve done to other people.”kersting then went on to say that he is shocked by the mean things people say to one another on social media platforms, which he said were indications of a person’s “lack of emotional intelligenc






trump continues attacks on ‘opposition media’ with tweetstorm at ny times and wa


continuing with his attacks on what he calls the “opposition party,” president donald trump once again complained about his media coverage by going after the new york times and the washington post on twitter on urday morning.in a recent interview with the christian broadcasting network, trump referred to the media as the “opposition party,” parroting his adviser, former breitbart ceo steve bannon.faced with a m ive backlash after signing an executive order effectively banning syrian refugees and mandating “extremely vetting” of immigrants, trump attempted to change the urday conver ion by attacking the two major newspapers and accusing them of “fake news,” without providing any examples.see trump’s latest urday morning twitter rant below:the failing @nytimes has been wrong about me from th






check out hrithik roshan’s sweet lil’ tweet for shah rukh khan’s raees


check out hrithik roshan’s sweet lil’ tweet for shah rukh khan’s raeesdespite all the controversies surrounding 2017’s biggest clash between shah rukh khan’s raees and his kaabil, hrithik roshan proved yet again that his friendship with srk is bigger than it all. the actor took to twitter last night to spread awareness about piracy but not without leaving both hrithik-srk fans with the urance that there’s no bad blood between them. grace is duggu’s yet another name.<blockquote cl ="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">help us curb piracy guys. anybody find links of kaabil or raaes pls let us know . love u guys</p>&mdash; hrithik roshan (@ihrithik) <a href="https://twitter.com/ihrithik/status/826460256939028480">january 31, 2017</a></bloc






twitter's rolling out soon new features to counter abuse


twitter said late monday it is rolling out features soon to counter abuse on its platform, though it did not provide details of the measures it is taking to address the problem.“we’re taking a completely new approach to abuse on twitter. including having a more open & real-time dialogue about it every step of the way,” wrote company ceo jack dorsey, referring to a tweet by ed ho, vice president for engineering, in which he promised the changes soon.“this week, we’ll tackle long overdue fixes to mute/block and stopping repeat offenders from creating new accounts,” wrote ho in one of a series of tweets.twitter has been asked by a large number of users to crack down on abuse and har ment on its platform, with some even quitting the service after being har ed online.dorsey asked users in d






twitter's rolling out new features to counter abuse soon


twitter said late monday it is rolling out features soon to counter abuse on its platform, though it did not provide details of the measures it is taking to address the problem. “we’re taking a completely new approach to abuse on twitter. including having a more open & real-time dialogue about it every step of the way,” wrote company ceo jack dorsey, referring to a tweet by ed ho, vice president for engineering, in which he promised the changes soon. “this week, we’ll tackle long overdue fixes to mute/block and stopping repeat offenders from creating new accounts,” wrote ho in one of a series of tweets. twitter has been asked by a large number of users to crack down on abuse and har ment on its platform, with some even quitting the service after being har ed online. dorsey asked u






arnold schwarzenegger hilariously jabs trump over petty ‘apprentice’ boasts at p


former california gov. arnold schwarzenegger (r) hit back at pres. donald trump after trump asked the crowd gathered at thursday’s national prayer breakfast to pray for schwarzenegger’s anemic ratings at tv host of the celebrity apprentice.in a video posted to twitter, schwarzenegger proposed that the two men trade places. “hey, donald, i have a great idea,” he said. “why don’t we switch jobs? you take over tv — because you’re such an expert in ratings — and i take over your job so then people can finally sleep comfortably again?”in a statement, a spokesman for the former governor said, “arnold is praying that president trump can improve his own approval ratings, which were the worst in history of any incoming president, by taking his job seriously and working inclusively.”watch the video,






internet pans trump’s ridiculous black history month ‘tribute’


president donald trump held a “listening session” about black history month on wednesday — and promptly made the meeting all about himself.“we love the lord, we love our new president, and we’re praying for our new president,” one pastor from ohio gushed to trump. “our president gives us his ear, to listen to the community, to listen. and people like us are here to constantly put that message out into the community. and we love you for that.”the reaction across twitter was fierce, and it was not pretty. many twitter users noted that trump took the occasion to talk about himself rather than exclusively paying tribute to black history in the united states.others, meanwhile, mocked trump’s ignorance of both black history and historical black figures — for instance, the president described fre






he’s trying to ‘kill freedom’ so ‘he’s gotta go’


actor alec baldwin used donald trump’s favorite medium — twitter — to hammer the president’s recent attempt to try and keep muslim immigrants out of the country, saying trump has “gotta go” after only eight days in office.trump’s decision to sign an executive order on friday banning syrian refugees and subjecting immigrants and visitors from muslim-majority countries to “extreme vetting” has been a disaster so far with judges ruling against it and protests breaking out in the streets and in airports.baldwin, who has engaged in a running battle with trump on television and social media, didn’t pull any punches in his tweets, calling the president “mentally ill” and demanding he take a competency test. the actor began by noting that the u.s. was founded on accepting immigrants who are lookin






kurdish english


you get one word in kurdish, or more (. ; kurmanci) then you get two words in english, each on with a word. click on the on/english word that matches the kurdish word on the screen to score. to go to the menu click the screen with the kurdish word. follow on twitter: https://twitter.com/zagrosarts.






mccollum, parsons engage in twitter dustup after game


portland, ore. — following the trail blazers' 112-109 victory over the grizzlies, a twitter skirmish broke out between memphis forward chandler parsons and portland guard cj mccollum.it all started with a post during friday night's game from the trail blazers' main account, which teased parsons for an airball on a 3-pointer."to be fair, the nba 3-point line is really, really far away from the basket," @trailblazers posted.afterward, parsons s back at the blazers via his twitter account: "good luck in the lottery show this year."mccollum took issue, posting: "we hit the lottery by not signing you."that set off a veritable tweetstorm among twitter onlookers who watched the drama unfold. mccollum's teammate evan turner even weighed in."these tweets are for the ages. i think both participants






pull sticks


this is the famous game where you you have to pull one stick at a time out of the toy. but be careful, don't drop the balls. the player with the least balls at the end of the game wins. you can play against your device or against your friends. gestures to play: pinch to zoom in/out - double-tap for the maximum zoom - slide your finger to rotate the toy - tap a stick to remove it like our facebook page or follow us on twitter to get our news and updates. facebook: fbf sistemas twitter: @fbfsistemas.






how to enable two-factor authentication for your twitter account


image: istock/hstocks regular techrepublic readers have probably noticed that we've been writing a lot of two-factor authentication how-to articles. we've covered microsoft, apple, and google accounts so far and today we're adding twitter to that list.two-factor authentication involves the use of a randomly generated single-use code along with a p word to verify a user's identity. the code comes via text message or from an authentication app installed on a smartphone. more about it securitythis second level of security is essential in the modern age. s, phishing, and other methods of stealing p words is rampant, and it's only getting worse. here's how to protect your twitter account by turning on two-factor authentication, which twitter calls "login verification."you don't need to do anyt






thousands of lgbtq protesters rally against trump at historic stonewall inn


thousands of lgbtq anti-trump protesters and their supporters jammed the streets around new york city’s historic stonewall inn on urday in a show of solidarity against the new administration’s discriminatory policies.according to nbc new york, the protesters waved yellow flags and marched from the intersection of eight street and sixth avenue to stonewall, which is known as the birthplace of the lgbtq rights movement. the march was organized by the organization lambda independent democrats.tweets and video from the march showed a diverse crowd of protesters waving signs and banners and chanting “dump trump!”sen. charles schumer (d-ny) addressed the crowd, saying, “let me remind people of why we’re here. the pioneers at stonewall were alone, but they fought and fought and eventually they wo






‘i better win an oscar for this’


actor denis leary this week acknowledged the striking physical similarities he has to donald trump’s kellyanne conway, retweeting a post that suggested the president’s top advisor is actually a character played by leary.“i better win a ing oscar for this role,” leary commented on the post.and i better win a ing oscar for this role: https://t.co/s6myvoyjl5— denis leary (@denisleary) january 31, 2017leary, a self-described “jack kennedy democrat,” has spoken out against the trump administration, specifically regarding the president’s executive order restricting immigration from several predominantly muslim countries.on tuesday, he shared an image of his parents, two roman catholic immigrants from county kerry, ireland.“the courage it takes to come to this country should not be met by cowardi






twitter's fightback against abuse off to an underwhelming start


why it matters to you twitter's mana ent is talking up its new features aimed at stopping abuse, but the first in its long line of expected updates offers little of valuetwitter kicked off its renewed effort to combat abuse and har ment on its site on wednesday with a new support feature.however, the update likely won’t stir much excitement among users, neither does it send the right signal to investors that this is a problem twitter is finally getting around to fixing.after a flurry of tweets from twitter execs and the company’s ceo jack dorsey promising a quick turnaround in regards to abuse, the platform’s first step lets users report tweets that mention them from accounts that have blocked them.it’s a frustrating start to a process that was supposed to restore faith in the company. “w






trump lashes out at ‘sadly weak’ mccain and graham because they criticized his i


pres. donald trump took to twitter on sunday to lash out at sens. john mccain (r-az) and lindsay graham (r-sc) after they spoke out against trump’s bans of refugees and travelers from certain muslim countries. the two republican senators issued a statement saying that trump’s vaguely-worded, sweeping orders — which have thrown the country’s immigration system into “chaos” — were not properly vetted and are unconstitutional. the hill.com said trump hit back on twitter, writing, “the joint statement of former presidential candidates john mccain & lindsey graham is wrong – they are sadly weak on immigration.”he went on, “the two senators should focus their energies on isis, illegal immigration and border security instead of always looking to start world war iii.”the joint statement of for






fatal heroin overdoses prompt warning, n au police say


advertisement | advertise on newsdaythe atlantic city police department on its twitter account released a p o of "king of death"-stamped heroin, which it says has resulted in six fatal overdoses and four involving people who were revived using narcan on wednesday, jan. 25, 2017. (credit: atlantic city police twitter) n au county police officials are alerting long islanders to a “bad batch” of heroin circulating in the atlantic city area called king of death that led to 10 suspected overdoses, 6 of them fatal, in one day this past week.a public safety announcement was initially issued by the atlantic city police on thursday about the overdoses — six fatal and four involving people who were revived using...






twitter's fightback against abuse off to an underwhelming start


why it matters to you twitter's mana ent is talking up its new features aimed at stopping abuse, but the first in its long line of expected updates offers little of value.twitter kicked off its renewed effort to combat abuse and har ment on its site on wednesday with a new support feature.however, the update likely won’t stir much excitement among users, neither does it send the right signal to investors that this is a problem twitter is finally getting around to fixing.after a flurry of tweets from twitter execs and the company’s ceo jack dorsey promising a quick turnaround in regards to abuse, the platform’s first step lets users report tweets that mention them from accounts that have blocked them.it’s a frustrating start to a process that was supposed to restore faith in the company. “






kotaku


brian [email protected]@brian_ashcraftoriginally from texas, ashcraft has called osaka home since 2001. he has authored four books, including most recently, japanese tattoos: history * culture * design.






kings broadcaster bob miller hospitalized


longtime kings broadcaster bob miller was taken to the hospital urday afternoon after experiencing some discomfort as he prepared for a live broadcast before urday’s nhl all-star skills events at staples center, a team spokesman said.miller, 78, underwent a series of tests and will remain overnight for observation at usc medical center, the kings said via their official twitter account. he had quadruple byp surgery last year and e back this season to work a reduced schedule. his medical history factored into the decision to take him to the hospital, said mike altieri, the kings’ senior vice president of communications and broadcasting.altieri said miller hadn’t been feeling right and was examined on site by medical personnel. as a precaution, the decision was made to have miller undergo ad






family of teen who died after wisdom teeth procedure sues edina dentist


the “negligent and dangerous” actions of an edina oral surgeon during a routine wisdom teeth extraction led to the death of an eden prairie teen, the ’s family is alleging in a lawsuit filed this week in hennepin county district court.the medical malpractice and wrongful death suit against dr. paul tompach, who continues to see patients under state licensing board restrictions, alleges that several missteps caused the death of sydney galleger in june 2015. the lawsuit’s allegations about what tompach did wrong early in the procedure mirror much of what the state board of dentistry investigation determined before it put him under indefinite restrictions starting in march 2016.those missteps range from incorrectly administering general anesthesia to failing to provide proper monitoring durin