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Trump’s executive order could limit protections for social media companies

Trump’s executive order could limit protections for social media companies

Days after Twitter fact-checked a false tweet by President Trump for the first time, the President is expected to sign an executive order that could limit the protections Twitter and other social
New Trump public land rules will let Alaska hunters kill bear cubs in dens

New Trump public land rules will let Alaska hunters kill bear cubs in dens

The ‘amazingly cruel’ move by the National Park Service reverses Obama-era regulations which also affect wolves and coyotes The Trump administration is finalizing rules that will allow hunters in
Trump expected to sign executive order in bid to target Twitter and Facebook

Trump expected to sign executive order in bid to target Twitter and Facebook

Move could erode legal protections for social media platformsTwitter placed warning on Trump tweets that spread falsehoodsDonald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order that could erode legal
Global report: Trump silent on US death toll as South Korea sees new Covid-19 rise

Global report: Trump silent on US death toll as South Korea sees new Covid-19 rise

President rages on Twitter against social media ‘censorship’; Brazil passes 400,000 cases; UN warns of Latin America ‘hunger pandemic’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald
House casts historic proxy vote during pandemic

House casts historic proxy vote during pandemic

The House returned to Washington for an abbreviated two-day session as the city remains under stay home orders. Republicans in the Senate, which is on recess after spending much of May in the capital,
Poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Among those who want a vaccine, the AP-NORC poll found protecting themselves, their family and the community are the top reasons. "I'm definitely going to get it," said Brandon Grimes, 35, of Austin,
US closes in on 100,000 deaths from coronavirus

US closes in on 100,000 deaths from coronavirus

The stark reality comes as only half of Americans said they would be willing to get vaccinated if scientists are successful in developing a vaccine, according to a new poll released Wednesday from The
Pompeo says Hong Kong now no longer autonomous from China

Pompeo says Hong Kong now no longer autonomous from China

His decision comes after Beijing introduced controversial national security legislation for Hong Kong -- legislation that Pompeo again denounced in Wednesday's statement as a "disastrous decision."
Friedman: Why Mike Pompeo is the worst secretary of state ever

Friedman: Why Mike Pompeo is the worst secretary of state ever

Last week, the FBI confirmed Dec. 6 was the first deadly act of foreign-planned terrorism in the US since 9/11.
Canada court finds against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on double criminality; extradition trial to continue

Canada court finds against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on double criminality; extradition trial to continue

In a closely watched decision today, the Supreme Court of British Columbia published a key decision in the extradition case of Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Huawei Technologies, China’s largest
Trump's devoted new press secretary is no different from her predecessors | David Smith

Trump's devoted new press secretary is no different from her predecessors | David Smith

Kayleigh McEnany offered a straight-faced defence of Trump’s wildest conspiracy theories during a Tuesday briefing“I will never lie to you,” declared Kayleigh McEnany on her debut as the White House
CDC: Coronavirus antibody tests could be wrong 50% of the time

CDC: Coronavirus antibody tests could be wrong 50% of the time

Antibody tests, often called serologic tests, look for evidence of an immune response to infection. "Antibodies in some persons can be detected within the first week of illness onset," the CDC says.
Twitter adds a fact check to contested Trump tweets

Twitter adds a fact check to contested Trump tweets

Twitter's unprecedented decision is likely to raise further questions about its willingness to consistently apply the label to other Trump tweets that have been deemed misleading by third parties,
Biden: Trump is an ‘absolute fool’ for not wearing mask

Biden: Trump is an ‘absolute fool’ for not wearing mask

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where social distancing measures are hard to maintain. The guidelines do not suggest wearing
US accuses Russian jets of ‘unsafe’ actions near US planes

US accuses Russian jets of ‘unsafe’ actions near US planes

"Two Russian Su-35 aircraft unsafely intercepted a P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft assigned to U.S. 6th Fleet over the Mediterranean Sea May 26, 2020," the US Navy said in a statement.
Judge rules in favor of sage grouse over oil, gas leases

Judge rules in favor of sage grouse over oil, gas leases

In a ruling issued late on Friday, District Court Judge Brian Morris sided with environmental groups that had challenged the administration's 2018 policy reversal as well as three auctions in Montana

Dear Sophie: Can I work in the US on a dependent spouse visa?

My spouse’s startup is transferring her to the U.S. to help set up an office there. Will I be able to go with her and work in the U.S.?
'You have to respond forcefully': Can Joe Biden fight Trump's brutal tactics?

'You have to respond forcefully': Can Joe Biden fight Trump's brutal tactics?

The former vice-president faces a fog of insinuations, accusations and smears. Aides insist he is up to the taskBarack Obama adds star power to Joe Biden’s campaignOnce, Joe Biden was adamant. He
'We're expendable': black Americans pay the price as states lift lockdowns

'We're expendable': black Americans pay the price as states lift lockdowns

Experts warn reopening states could have dire consequences on public health, and black Americans already face greater riskCoronavirus – latest global updatesDonald Trump recently shared a doctored
Trump: Sessions was not 'mentally qualified' to be attorney general

Trump: Sessions was not 'mentally qualified' to be attorney general

Sessions protests loyalty to Trump despite fierce abusePresident endorses opponent in Alabama Senate election Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions’ playground fight continued into Sunday. In an interview