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Twitter removes image tweet by Trump over NYT copyright complaint

07 July, 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc has taken down an image tweeted by the US President Donald Trump from its platform, after receiving a copyright complaint from the New York Times. The original tweet by Trump issued on June 30, showed a meme that read “In reality they’re not after me they’re after you I’m just in … Read More

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Trump: US intelligence doubted Russia urged Taliban to kill US troops

07 July, 2020 9:35 am 9:35 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was not told about a reported Russian effort to get the Taliban to kill US soldiers because many US intelligence officials doubted its veracity, a stance contradicted by four US and European sources and by its inclusion in a widely read CIA report in … Read More

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Reddit bans ‘The_Donald’ forum amid broad social media crackdow...

06 June, 2020 9:46 am 9:46 am

(Reuters) – Social media site Reddit on Monday shut down r/The_Donald, a forum which long served as a popular online home base for fans of President Donald Trump, saying it violated the site’s hate speech rules. Other sites also conducted high-profile sweeps: Amazon.com Inc’s live-streaming platform Twitch temporarily banned Trump’s official channel, saying it violated … Read More

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Iran issues warrant for Trump over killing of top general

06 June, 2020 10:07 pm 10:07 pm

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol for help, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said on Monday, according to the Fars news agency. The United States and Interpol both dismissed the idea of acting … Read More

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Biden campaign asks Twitter, Facebook to remove Trump posts bashing mail-in...

06 June, 2020 9:08 am 9:08 am

(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s political campaign has asked social media giants Facebook and Twitter to remove posts by Republican President Donald Trump that it said made false claims aimed at discrediting mail-in voting. Trump tweeted several times on Monday criticizing vote-by-mail plans that numerous states have implemented so that voters concerned about … Read More

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Trump suspends entry of certain foreign workers despite business opposition

06 June, 2020 8:43 am 8:43 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump suspended the entry into the United States of certain foreign workers, a move the White House said would help the coronavirus-battered economy, but which business groups strongly oppose. Trump issued a presidential proclamation that temporarily blocks foreign workers entering on H-1B visas for skilled employees, and L visas, … Read More

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Trump urges slowdown in COVID-19 testing, calling it a ‘double-edge s...

06 June, 2020 8:25 am 8:25 am

TULSA, Okla. (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump  told thousands of cheering supporters he had asked US officials to slow down testing for the novel coronavirus, calling it a “double-edged sword” that led to more cases being discovered. Trump said the United States had now tested 25 million people, far more than other countries. “When … Read More

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Facebook takes down Trump ads over ‘organized hate’ policy

06 June, 2020 2:20 pm 2:20 pm

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of US President Donald Trump for violating its policy against organized hate. The ads showed a red inverted triangle, a symbol the Nazis used to identify political prisoners, with text asking Facebook users to sign a petition against antifa, … Read More

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US Supreme Court thwarts Trump plan to end ‘Dreamers’ immigrant...

06 June, 2020 8:19 am 8:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court dealt President Donald Trump a major setback on his hardline immigration policies, blocking his bid to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants – often called “Dreamers” – who entered the United States illegally as children. The 5-4 ruling, with conservative Chief Justice … Read More

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Trump asked China to help him win in 2020, says John Bolton

06 June, 2020 3:13 pm 3:13 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help to win re-election. Bolton, a longtime foreign policy hawk who Trump fired in September over policy differences, also said that the US president had … Read More

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Trump shifts date of Oklahoma rally to ‘respect’ emancipation h...

06 June, 2020 10:38 am 10:38 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Friday he would shift the date of an Oklahoma rally from June 19th, the date of the “Juneteenth” holiday, to June 20th out of respect for a day commemorating the end of US slavery. Amid protests against racial injustice, Trump had faced criticism for scheduling his … Read More

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Trump authorizes sanctions over ICC Afghanistan war crimes case

06 June, 2020 4:33 pm 4:33 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order authorizing US sanctions against International Criminal Court employees involved in an investigation into whether American forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. A senior Trump administration official, without providing details, said the investigation is “being pushed forward by an organization of dubious integrity” – … Read More


Trump wanted to deploy 10,000 troops in Washington: official

06 June, 2020 9:39 am 9:39 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump told his advisors at one point this past week he wanted 10,000 troops to deploy to the Washington DC area to halt civil unrest over the killing of a black man by Minneapolis police, according to a senior US official. The account of Trump’s demand during a heated … Read More

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‘Stand up to Trump!’ Canada protesters shout to Trudeau who kne...

06 June, 2020 10:17 am 10:17 am

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian protesters chanted “Stand up to Trump!” to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he joined thousands at an anti-racism rally on Friday and took a knee alongside protesters. Trudeau, wearing a black mask and surrounded by bodyguards, made a surprise appearance at the “No justice = No peace” rally in front of … Read More