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Trump approves TikTok deal involving Oracle, ending international standoff

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Donald Trump approved Oracle's bid for the U.S. operations of TikTok “in concept,” a deal forced by the president's orders last month declaring the popular video-sharing app a national security threat.
“I have given the deal my blessing. If they get it done that's great. If they don't, that's OK too, ” Trump told reporters Saturday as he left the White House for a campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C. “I approved the deal in concept.”
The new company, which will be called TikTok Global, has agreed to donate $5 billion to an education fund, which Trump said would satisfy his demand that the...
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Trump Approves Deal Between Oracle and TikTok

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The approval delays President Trump's threat to block a popular Chinese-owned social media app from the United States until it receives investment from American partners.
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Trump blesses proposed TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart

1 month ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

President Trump said Saturday that he has approved in concept a deal that would have Oracle manage TikTok's U.S. operations.
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Trump approves TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart ‘in concept,' potentially avoiding app shutdown in US

Trump approves TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart ‘in concept,' potentially avoiding app shutdown in US

1 month ago   |   By RT

President Donald Trump has agreed “in concept” to a deal for TikTok to partner with Oracle and Walmart, easing government concerns over national-security threats and preventing a US shutdown of the Chinese video-sharing app.
Trump's comments came just one day before a deadline he had set for TikTok's Chinese parent, ByteDance, to sell US operations of the social media platform or be shut down in the country. TikTok reportedly filed a lawsuit Friday, asking a judge to block the US ban. The Department of Commerce had announced that the app could no longer be downloaded in the US, starting...
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Trump gives 'blessing' to TikTok deal

Trump gives 'blessing' to TikTok deal

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has approved a deal that would allow TikTok to continue operating in the U.S., though whether that arrangement will actually be finalized appeared in some doubt.
“I have given the deal my blessing," Trump told reporters. "If they get it done that's great, if they don't, that's fine, too.”
Senior administration officials have been locked in negotiations with TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, all week over the future of the Chinese video-sharing app, which Trump moved to ban from the United States last month out of concern that it poses a...
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Trump Says He's Approved Oracle Deal For U.S. Tiktok Operations

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

Donald Trump said he's approved Oracle Corp.'s bid for the U.S. operations of TikTok “in concept,” a deal forced by the president's orders last month declaring the popular video-sharing app a national security threat.
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Ted Cruz On Trump's Hunter Biden Obsession: It Doesn't Move 'A Single Voter'

Ted Cruz On Trump's Hunter Biden Obsession: It Doesn't Move 'A Single Voter'

The Texas senator dismissed the president's attacks on Joe Biden's son, echoing other conservatives who have also spoken out against that narrative. Read more ...

Obama blasts Kushner for suggesting that Black Americans need to 'want' to...

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De Blasio to New Yorkers: 'Do not travel out of state for the holidays'

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Federal judge rebuffs Justice Department's bid to aid Trump in defamation case

Federal judge rebuffs Justice Department's bid to aid Trump in defamation case

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Supreme Court won't extend Wisconsin ballot deadline

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