What’s trending today: Letting you know what’s up with your Twitter feed

#1 and #2 Theater shooting, Aurora: Our sympathy, thoughts, and prayers go to everyone affected by the mass shooting that occurred last night at a premiere for The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado. At least twelve are confirmed dead and many are injured.

#3 James Holmes: The 25-year-old confirmed suspect in the Colorado shooting.

#4 Gareth Southgate: After only 18 months serving as the Football Association’s head of elite development in England, Southgate has decided to quit. A former defender, he will continue to work as a pundit for ITV and claims to have cherished the time he spent with the association.

#5 Ramadan Mubarak: Prime Minister David Cameron has acknowledged the beginning of the holy Islamic holiday of Ramadan today in Britain.

#6 Sir Alastair Burnet: BBC newsreader Burnet died today at the age of 84. Burnet was best known for fronting ITV’s News At Ten, as is known as one of the best journalists of his generation. In addition to his news reading career he also edited pages for The Economist and The Daily Express and will be sorely missed in every facet of the industry.

Emily Gregor


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