U.S. stock indexes tumbled about 2 percent on Monday, the first trading day of the year, after weak Chinese economic data reignited fears of a global slowdown. Here, Twitter reacts to the market fireworks that marked the start of 2016:
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Twitter reacted with videos of flooded streets, Frank Sinatra references and images of communities coming together as #StormFrank’s torrential rain and gale-force winds battered northern Britain. The UK’s third major storm in a month has cut power to thousands of homes and forced some to evacuate flooded streets:
Twitter reacts to Bill Cosby being charged with felony sexual assault over an incident in 2004 at his Philadelphia-area mansion in the first criminal case involving the comedian after years of mounting accusations.
Twitter reacts after a British Muslim family was prevented from getting on a flight to go to Disneyland in the U.S.: