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Trump sues Facebook, Twitter and Google claiming censorship

WASHINGTON: Former US President Donald Trump filed lawsuits against Twitter, Facebook, and Google as well as their chief executives, alleging they unlawfully silence conservative viewpoints. The lawsuits, filed in US District Court in Miami, alleged the California-based social media platforms

Trump Organization, CFO charged in 15-year tax fraud

NEW YORK: Donald Trump’s namesake company and longtime financial chief pleaded not guilty to what a New York prosecutor called a “sweeping and audacious” tax fraud, arising from a probe into the former US president’s business and its practices. The

Trump joins video platform Rumble after social media ban

WASHINGTON: Former US President Donald Trump joined video platform Rumble as he takes the stage at a campaign-style rally in Ohio, his first such event since the January 6 attack on the US.Capitol. Trump lost his social media megaphone earlier

Trump makes rare public appearance as he teases 2024 prospects

WASHINGTON: Former US President Donald Trump on Saturday sharply attacked US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, demanded reparations from China and denounced an investigation into his finances. Speaking in Greenville, North Carolina, at

Facebook bans former US president Trump for two years

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook set its ban on former US President Donald Trump for two years, saying he deserved the maximum punishment for violating platform rules over a deadly attack by his supporters on the US Capitol. The two-year ban will

Twitter suspends accounts sharing Trump’s blogposts

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter confirmed that it pulled the plug on several accounts trying to bypass its ban on former president Donald Trump by promoting his blog posts. The ex-president launched a page on his website earlier this week promising comment

Facebook oversight board affirms Trump ban

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook’s independent oversight board has upheld a ban on former US president Donald Trump while ordering further review of the case. Trump responded with a statement slamming bans by the leading social network and other online giants as

Biden to raise US cap on refugee admissions after criticism

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden said he will raise the cap on the number of refugees admitted this year to the United States, a day after he drew criticism from Democratic lawmakers for agreeing to keep the historically low figure in

Trump hints at 2024 presidential bid, repeats false victory claims

WASHINGTON: Former President Donald Trump told conservatives he was considering running for president again in 2024, as he reasserted dominance over the Republican Party and warned of a “struggle” for America’s very survival. Trump made the remarks during a speech

New York prosecutors finally obtain Trump’s tax records

NEW YORK: New York prosecutors investigating former president Donald Trump’s finances have finally received his tax returns following a marathon legal battle. “Our office obtained the records on Monday,” Danny Frost, a spokesman for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance told

Trump’s casino demolished in Atlantic City

NEW YORK: The former jewel in the crown of Donald Trump’s bankrupt Atlantic City casino empire was demolished with 3,000 sticks of dynamite. The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino was imploded after falling into such disrepair that chunks began peeling

Trump names new lawyers to lead impeachment defense team

WASHINGTON: Former United States President Donald Trump’s office said they have hired two new lawyers to lead Trump’s legal team during his Senate impeachment trial which is due to begin next week. The announcement follows news that Trump had abruptly

Arnold Schwarzenegger calls Trump the ‘worst president ever’

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger compared the mob that stormed the US Capitol to the Nazis and called President Donald Trump a failed leader who “will go down in history as the worst president ever.” In a video released

Former US presidents denounce violence in Washington

WASHINGTON: Every living former US president has denounced the violence of a mob that stormed the Capitol building in Washington, forcing lawmakers to flee to safety and leaving one woman dead. The crowd, made up of supporters of President Donald

Trump floats idea of 2024 White House run

WASHINGTON: Still irate and bitter one month after his election defeat to Joe Biden, Donald Trump is openly musing about a second run at the US presidency in 2024. Trump has refused to accept defeat and his lawyers and supporters

Trump administration approves proceeding with Biden transition

WASHINGTON: After weeks of waiting, President Donald Trump’s administration has cleared the way for President-elect Joe Biden to transition to the White House, giving him access to briefings and funding even as Trump vowed to continue fighting the election results.

Trump fires cyber security official who defended vote

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump has fired the head of the federal agency charged with protecting the 2020 US election from cyberattacks. In a pair of tweets, Trump accused Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency,

Trump to reduce troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq

WASHINGTON:  President Donald Trump will sharply reduce the number of U.S. forces in Afghanistan from 4,500 to 2,500 by mid-January, the Pentagon announced. Trump stopped short of a threatened full withdrawal from America’s longest war after fierce opposition from allies

Expectations from Biden

General elections have immense importance as it gives people the opportunity to choose their government. There is an environment created for the election process right from the election campaigns, polling and vote casting to finally accepting the results. A new

Trump fires defense secretary Mark Esper

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump said he had “terminated” Defense Secretary Mark Esper offering an unceremonious exit for the Pentagon chief after public policy clashes. President Donald Trump’s pick to replace Esper arrived at the Pentagon about an hour

US surpasses passes nine million coronavirus cases

NEW YORK: The United States passed nine million reported coronavirus cases as infections spike days before the nation chooses its next president. A record surge of coronavirus cases in the United States is pushing hospitals to the brink of capacity

Mics will be muted in US presidential debate to stop interruptions

WASHINGTON: The microphones of President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden will be muted when they are not answering questions during their final showdown, to avoid the interruptions that disrupted their last debate. Each candidate will be allotted

US to remove Sudan from state terrorism sponsors list

KHARTOUM: President Donald Trump announced the United States would remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism as soon as it sets pays $335 million to American victims of militant attacks and their families. The deal could also

Twitter flags Trump’s tweet for violating rules on COVID-19 information

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter has flagged a tweet by Donald Trump in which the US President claimed he was immune to the coronavirus, saying it violated the rules about misleading information related to COVID-19. “A total and complete sign off from

Trump’s erratic behaviour

United States President Donald Trump became the most prominent world leader to have contracted the coronavirus last week. The behaviour of the American president has been erratic and rather bizarre ever since he was diagnosed with the disease. The pandemic

Harris, Pence clash over Trump’s virus response at VP debate

SALT LAKE CITY: United States Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris clashed over the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic during their debate. The policy-heavy debate stood in stark contrast to last week’s chaotic presidential debate

Facebook blocks Trump’s post claiming flu is more deadly than coronavirus

WASHINGTON: Facebook and Twitter took action on posts from US President Donald Trump for violating their rules against coronavirus misinformation by suggesting that COVID-19 was just like the flu. Facebook took the post down and Twitter added a label warning

President Trump returns to White House still battling COVID-19

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump returned to the White House on Monday after a three-night hospital stay to be treated for the coronavirus and removed his white surgical mask to pose for pictures. Trump wore a mask as he left the

Bahrain recognises Israel

After the United Arab Emirates, another Gulf Arab nation has decided to establish bilateral relations with Israel. US President Trump announced that Bahrain, a tiny nation in the Middle East, will also follow suit in establishing relations with Israel. The