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'Mr. President, please help us': Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai says only Trump can save Hong Kong from China

'Mr. President, please help us': Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai says only Trump can save Hong Kong from China

2 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai told CNN that President Donald Trump is "the only one who can save us" from China. On Sunday, his newspaper, Apple Daily, published a front-page...
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Trump sends tweet marking ‘very sad milestone' of 100,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths

2 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump sent a Twitter message on Thursday to mourn 100,000 people in the United States lost to the coronavirus pandemic, a day after the threshold...
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Trump Acknowledges ‘Very Sad Milestone' in 100,000 Virus Deaths

2 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump publicly acknowledged the death toll of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, issuing a tweet remarking on the “sad milestone” after 100,000...
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House Scraps Surveillance Bill Vote After Veto Threat From Trump

2 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

House Democrats withdrew a bill to restore federal surveillance authorities used in tracking of suspected terrorists and spies amid a veto threat from President Donald Trump...
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Trump preparing executive order targeting social media

Trump preparing executive order targeting social media

4 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies.
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Trump to issue order targeting 'political bias' in social media

8 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

The order is expected to instruct the FCC to review laws that shield social media from responsibility for user content.
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What is Section 230? Legal Shield for Websites is the Targeted by Trump

16 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Section 230, from a 1996 federal law, was meant to protect young internet companies from liability. Now lawmakers are threatening to change it.
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Trump calls 100,000-plus coronavirus death toll 'very sad milestone'

18 minutes ago   |   CNBC

The United States accounts for more than 28% of Covid-19 deaths worldwide. President Donald Trump in January played down the risk of coronavirus in the country.
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Biden calls Trump nuclear testing discussion reckless, dangerous

20 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden described reported discussions by the Trump administration over whether to conduct a nuclear weapons test as reckless on Thursday...
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Trump shares tweet that argues face masks represent 'silence, slavery, and social death'

Trump shares tweet that argues face masks represent 'silence, slavery, and social death'

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump shared a tweet on Thursday that argued the mandated use of face masks represents a "culture of silence, slavery, and social death." "Masks aren't about...
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President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

Another 2.1 million people filed initial jobless claims last week. Read more ...

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could raise risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

A Fort Leavenworth soldier likely saved “countless lives” by ramming his car into an active shooter who was randomly firing on a bridge, police said. The active-duty Army... Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will be taken - UK police

UK police have determined that there was a “minor breach” of Covid-19 regulations by PM Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings, but that no retrospective action will be... Read more ...

UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia ‘stone-faced' in new mugshot

UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia ‘stone-faced' in new mugshot

Peter Manfredonia, the University of Connecticut senior accused of two murders, appeared stone-faced in a new mugshot released Thursday after he was arrested by Maryland... Read more ...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The 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 ...

Amazon Is Offering To Keep 125,000 Workers It Hired For The Pandemic

Amazon Is Offering To Keep 125,000 Workers It Hired For The Pandemic

Amazon has hired 175,000 temporary workers to deal with spike in online shopping during the pandemic. Now it's offering most of them permanent jobs. Read more ...

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy is opening 34 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites across Ohio, four of them in the Greater Cincinnati area. Read more ...