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Trump's Next Move in Twitter War: Executive Order

Trump's Next Move in Twitter War: Executive Order

16 minutes ago   |   Newser

President Trump's feud with Twitter continues. The latest: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters Wednesday night that the POTUS will soon sign an...
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Executive Order Is Expected to Curtail Protections for Social Media Companies

50 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The move is almost certain to face a court challenge and signals the latest salvo by President Trump to crack down on online platforms.
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Trump's executive order targets political bias at Twitter and Facebook: draft

54 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter , Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material...
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Trump's executive order targets political bias at Twitter and Facebook: draft

55 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material...
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Attorney General William Barr has tapped an outside prosecutor to investigate allegations of 'unmasking' related to the Russia probe

Attorney General William Barr has tapped an outside prosecutor to investigate allegations of 'unmasking' related to the Russia probe

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Attorney General William Barr has tapped an outside prosecutor to review "unmasking" issues related to the FBI's Russia investigation, a Justice Department spokesperson...
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Trump lashed out at Twitter...
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Bipartisan opposition leaves surveillance bill in doubt

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Legislation extending surveillance authorities that the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown into doubt as President Donald Trump threatened a veto and Republican...
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How Covid-19 pushed Twitter to fact-check Trump's tweets

How Covid-19 pushed Twitter to fact-check Trump's tweets

2 hours ago   |   Politico

It was the pandemic, Twitter says, that freed the company to attach fact-check warnings to a pair of Present Donald Trump's tweets this week. Critics have complained for years...
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Trump executive order expected that may threaten punishment against social media companies

Trump executive order expected that may threaten punishment against social media companies

3 hours ago   |   Post Gazette


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Mark Zuckerberg Says Social Media Giants Shouldn't Be In Position To Fact-Check Users

Mark Zuckerberg Says Social Media Giants Shouldn't Be In Position To Fact-Check Users

3 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

When asked about Twitter's fact-checking of President Trump, Zuckerberg said Facebook shouldn't be “the arbiter of truth.”
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Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters looting... Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

The Hampton Police Department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

The International Space Station could become the set of Tom Cruise's next high-flying flick. Read more ...

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11. Read more ...

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Dozens of people protested in Sacramento Wednesday night against the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

Black Lives Matter protestors march through downtown L.A., block 101 Fwy

Black Lives Matter protestors march through downtown L.A., block 101 Fwy

Protestors took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles Wednesday in a demonstration in the name of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned beneath a Minneapolis... Read more ...