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Biden Replaces Trump Ban on TikTok, WeChat, Other Apps  | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

Former president Donald Trump’s executive order that attempted to ban Chinese video app TikTok has been replaced by the Biden administration, which has implemented its own executive orders to review several Chinese apps for possible national security and privacy risks. President Joe Biden’s executive order directs the Commerce Department to …

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Facebook Oversight Upholds Trump Ban Linked to Storming of US Capitol  | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

Facebook’s oversight board on Wednesday upheld the social media company’s decision to ban former U.S. President Donald Trump from posting comments to his Facebook and Instagram accounts, a measure imposed after he posted incendiary remarks as hundreds of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6. The quasi-independent panel, …

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Twitter Bans Suspect Iran Account After Post Threatens Trump | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Twitter said Friday it has permanently banned an account that some in Iran believe is linked to the office of the country’s supreme leader after a posting that seemed to threaten former President Donald Trump. In the image posted by the suspect account late Thursday, …

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Indictment against Trump will be sent to the Senate on Monday ~ #AFP:

The head of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, “informed him that the indictment would be sent to the Senate on Monday,” he said in the hemicycle. This step, which involves the reading before the senators of articles of “impeachment” targeting the former president, will mark the formal opening of …

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Twitter Bans Trump, Removes Tweet by Iran’s Khamenei on Same Day, Sparking ‘Double Standards’ Backlash | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

WASHINGTON – U.S. tech giant Twitter took sharply different actions against the leaders of the U.S. and Iran on Friday, permanently banning President Donald Trump’s personal account while removing one tweet from Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s apparent English account and suspending new posts on it. The greater severity of Twitter’s action …

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Facebook, YouTube Pull Trump Video; Twitter Locks Trump Account | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

What It Means to Become President-Elect in the US In the United States, Democrat Joe Biden is being called the president-elect. President-elect is a descriptive term not an official office. As such, Biden has no power in the government, and he would not until he is inaugurated at noon on …

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Trump administration officially launches transition process ~ #REUTERS:

On Monday, the Trump administration officially acknowledged that Joe Biden won the election and therefore has the right to access the resources provided for the transition period until January 20, when the president-elect is expected to lend. oath. In a letter to the former vice president, General Service Administration (GSA) …

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Twitter Could Strip Trump of Certain Privileges Post-Presidency | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

Twitter says it could strip President Donald Trump’s account of certain privileges when projected election winner Joe Biden takes office on January 20. Trump’s recent tweets alleging voter fraud in the November 3 election have been tagged by Twitter, with notices that say for example, “This claim about voter fraud …

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Trump administration to limit access to WeChat and TikTok apps ~ #REUTERS:

The Trump administration announced on Friday that access to two Chinese apps, WeChat and TikTok, will be restricted in the United States for security reasons. The ban, which only affects new downloads and updates, goes into effect on Sunday. But TikTok has an additional deadline, until November 12. This not …

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Officials: Trump to Block US Downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commerce Department said it will issue an order Friday that will bar people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok starting on September 20. Commerce officials said the ban on new U.S. downloads of TikTok could be still rescinded …

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US WeChat Users sue Trump Over Order Banning Messaging App | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – Some U.S.-based users of WeChat are suing President Donald Trump in a bid to block an executive order that they say would effectively bar access in the U.S. to the hugely popular Chinese messaging app. The complaint, filed Friday in San Francisco, is being brought by …

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Citing Security Concerns, Trump Orders Bans on TikTok, WeChat | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday ordered sweeping bans on two Chinese consumer apps. He ordered the bans prohibiting U.S. companies from doing business with ByteDance, the owner of the video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, the owner of the messenger app WeChat. The executive orders targeting the Chinese companies go into …

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Microsoft, TikTok to Continue Talks; Trump Gives App’s Chinese Owner 45 Days to Reach Deal to Sell | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

Microsoft Corp said Sunday it would continue talks to acquire popular short-video app TikTok from Chinese internet giant ByteDance. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to give ByteDance 45 days to negotiate the sale, two people familiar with the matter said Sunday. Microsoft, which is aiming to conclude talks …

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Trump To Ban TikTok | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

President Donald Trump says he intends to ban the operation of TikTok in the U.S. Trump said Friday he could take action as soon as Saturday to stop the operation of the popular video-sharing social media app in the U.S. “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from …

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Donald Trump touts a “strong” and “proud” America ~ #REUTERS:

Far from Washington for one evening, Donald Trump boasted on Friday of an “exceptional” America and denounced the “violent disorder” caused by anti-racist demonstrations, in the majestic setting of Mount Rushmore, without dwelling on the alarming figures of the Covid -19 in a worried country. Very criticized for his management …

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