AJ+

AJ+

@ajplus

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AJ+ is news for the connected generation, sharing human struggles and challenging the status quo.

Joined on February 01, 2010
Statistics

We looked inside some of the tweets by @ajplus and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
14 minutes
Average replies
6
Average retweets
135
Average likes
197
Tweets with photos
65 / 100
Tweets with videos
30 / 100
Tweets with links
0 / 100

Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

43. globally and in category TV Channels

119. globally and in category Media

276. in category TV Channels

822. globally

874. in category Media

AJ+
31 minutes ago
Ice loss from Greenland’s ice sheet is happening 6x faster than in the 1980s because of climate change, says a new study.

▪️ The ice sheet is the biggest contributor to sea level rises
▪️ It’s raised the global sea level 13.7mm since 1972
▪️ 1/2 of that was in the last 8 years

Ice loss from Greenland’s ice sheet is happening 6x faster than in the 1980s because of climate change, says a new study. ▪️ The ice sheet is the biggest contributor to sea level rises ▪️ It’s raised the global sea level 13.7mm since 1972 ▪️ 1/2 of that was in the last 8 years

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an hour ago
Nevada just became the 10th state to add a gender neutral option ("X") for state IDs and drivers licenses.

Nevada just became the 10th state to add a gender neutral option ("X") for state IDs and drivers licenses.

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an hour ago
Washington could become the 1st state to allow a burial process some are calling "human composting" if the governor signs off on a new bill passed by the state legislature. 

The process breaks down human remains into usable soil within weeks.

Washington could become the 1st state to allow a burial process some are calling "human composting" if the governor signs off on a new bill passed by the state legislature. The process breaks down human remains into usable soil within weeks.

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an hour ago
"The walls were full of blood spread everywhere, the whole church was blood." A 16-year-old girl describes the aftermath of the Sri Lanka bombings.

"The walls were full of blood spread everywhere, the whole church was blood." A 16-year-old girl describes the aftermath of the Sri Lanka bombings.

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2 hours ago
The Trump admin. withdrew from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions last year, despite IAEA confirmation that Iran is complying with the deal.

This is how those sanctions are affecting Iranians.

The Trump admin. withdrew from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions last year, despite IAEA confirmation that Iran is complying with the deal. This is how those sanctions are affecting Iranians.

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2 hours ago
The U.S. is threatening sanctions against 8 countries for buying oil from Iran, after granting them waivers last year. They include its biggest buyers India and China, plus Greece, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan + Turkey.

The U.S. is threatening sanctions against 8 countries for buying oil from Iran, after granting them waivers last year. They include its biggest buyers India and China, plus Greece, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan + Turkey.

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2 hours ago
UK cyber security authorities just published a list of the most common passwords used by accounts that have been breached.

They include:
- blink182
- batman
- 123456
- qwerty
- 1111111
- superman
- 50cent
- pokemon
- tigger

Their suggestion? Use 3 "random but memorable" words.

UK cyber security authorities just published a list of the most common passwords used by accounts that have been breached. They include: - blink182 - batman - 123456 - qwerty - 1111111 - superman - 50cent - pokemon - tigger Their suggestion? Use 3 "random but memorable" words.

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2 hours ago
At least 30 foreign nationals are among 290 people killed by Easter bomb attacks in Sri Lanka:

- UK: 8
- India: 8
- U.S.: 4
- Denmark: 3
- Australia: 2
- China: 2
- Spain: 2
- Switzerland: 2
- Nationals from Japan, Portugal and the Netherlands are also among the dead
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At least 30 foreign nationals are among 290 people killed by Easter bomb attacks in Sri Lanka: - UK: 8 - India: 8 - U.S.: 4 - Denmark: 3 - Australia: 2 - China: 2 - Spain: 2 - Switzerland: 2 - Nationals from Japan, Portugal and the Netherlands are also among the dead

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2 hours ago
Nearly 300 people died in a series of bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Here's what you need to know.

Nearly 300 people died in a series of bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Here's what you need to know.

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3 hours ago
Israeli forces killed at least 4 Palestinian youths in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem with "no justification" since March, reports rights group @btselem. They include a volunteer paramedic and a 22-year-old shot while helping a family start their car near a checkpoint.

Israeli forces killed at least 4 Palestinian youths in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem with "no justification" since March, reports rights group @btselem. They include a volunteer paramedic and a 22-year-old shot while helping a family start their car near a checkpoint.

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3 hours ago
Sri Lanka declared a national day of mourning on April 23 after a string of bomb attacks at churches and hotels on Easter Sunday killed at least 290 people.

It is deploying extra security to Catholic shrines across the country.
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Sri Lanka declared a national day of mourning on April 23 after a string of bomb attacks at churches and hotels on Easter Sunday killed at least 290 people. It is deploying extra security to Catholic shrines across the country.

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3 hours ago
A Palestinian teenager says Israeli soldiers shot him in both legs while he was handcuffed and blindfolded. 

He says he was tackled by a soldier after a funeral in the occupied West Bank and forced to the ground, then shot when he tried to flee.
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A Palestinian teenager says Israeli soldiers shot him in both legs while he was handcuffed and blindfolded. He says he was tackled by a soldier after a funeral in the occupied West Bank and forced to the ground, then shot when he tried to flee.

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3 hours ago
The leader of an armed group illegally arresting migrants at the border has been arrested. His group claims it has detained 5,600 people in 2 months.

The FBI says Larry Hopkins has 2 prior convictions and talked about training to assassinate Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

The leader of an armed group illegally arresting migrants at the border has been arrested. His group claims it has detained 5,600 people in 2 months. The FBI says Larry Hopkins has 2 prior convictions and talked about training to assassinate Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

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4 hours ago
There are 626 confirmed cases of measles so far in 2019.

- That’s the second highest year total since it was eradicated in the U.S.
- 71 new cases were recorded in the last week
- There are 6 ongoing outbreaks in: NY, NJ, WA, CA + MI

There are 626 confirmed cases of measles so far in 2019. - That’s the second highest year total since it was eradicated in the U.S. - 71 new cases were recorded in the last week - There are 6 ongoing outbreaks in: NY, NJ, WA, CA + MI

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4 hours ago
Police are looking for a woman accused of throwing a bag of newborn puppies into a garbage dumpster in Coachella. They say the 7 puppies would have died in the 90-degree heat if a man hadn’t rescued them soon after.

(Photos: Riverside County Animal Services)
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Police are looking for a woman accused of throwing a bag of newborn puppies into a garbage dumpster in Coachella. They say the 7 puppies would have died in the 90-degree heat if a man hadn’t rescued them soon after. (Photos: Riverside County Animal Services)

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4 hours ago
The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of singer Kate Smith from outside its arena over reports she recorded songs with racist lyrics in the 1930s, including one called "That’s Why Darkies Were Born." 

They will also stop using her version of "God Bless America."
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The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of singer Kate Smith from outside its arena over reports she recorded songs with racist lyrics in the 1930s, including one called "That’s Why Darkies Were Born." They will also stop using her version of "God Bless America."

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5 hours ago
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake in the Philippines killed at least 8 people and injured 20. 

Rescuers are working to save dozens of people believed to be trapped in a collapsed building in Pampanga.
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A magnitude 6.1 earthquake in the Philippines killed at least 8 people and injured 20. Rescuers are working to save dozens of people believed to be trapped in a collapsed building in Pampanga.

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5 hours ago
Only 29 U.S. states ban workplace discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation, says @HRC.

According to @lgbtmap, 44% of the LGBTQ population live in states with zero protections.

Only 29 U.S. states ban workplace discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation, says @HRC. According to @lgbtmap, 44% of the LGBTQ population live in states with zero protections.

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5 hours ago

A Florida deputy who was filmed slamming a Black teenager’s head on the ground and punching him has been placed on restricted duty. Police say they are investigating the incident. 40,000+ people have signed a petition calling for the deputy, Christopher Krickovich, to be fired.

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5 hours ago
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act bans discrimination based on sex, race, religion and national origin.

- It doesn't mention gay or transgender workers
- Lower courts ruled that it covers both
- The Trump admin. reversed Obama-era guidances saying it does

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act bans discrimination based on sex, race, religion and national origin. - It doesn't mention gay or transgender workers - Lower courts ruled that it covers both - The Trump admin. reversed Obama-era guidances saying it does

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