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Biden says, no response from N. Korea to US vaccine offer of COVID vaccines
President Joe Biden said North Korea has not responded to a US offer of COVID vaccines, as the country battles its first acknowledged outbreak.
Elon Musk calls on SEC to investigate Twitter's spam, fake account estimate
Musk has estimated that fake and spam accounts make up at least 20% of Twitter's users
Enough about Elon Musk's Twitter deal. It's time to talk about social media reform
While calls for coverage focused more on policy and less on personality are sounded often in media critiques, rarely has the need been so apparent as in the coverage the last month of Elon Musk's move to buy Twitter (TWTR).
Nicklaus turned down '$100m offer from Saudi-backed tour
Golfing icon Jack Nicklaus said he turned down an offer worth more than $100 million to act as one of the faces of the new Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf International Series, US reports said Monday.
Ex-British spy and Russia expert Christopher Steele backs claims Vladimir Putin is ill
The former MI6 officer, who wrote the dossier on Donald Trump and alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, says his sources have told him the leader is "quite seriously ill" but it's "not clear what this illness...
Biden Eyes New Ways To Bar China From Scooping Up US Data
The draft order reflects an effort by the administration to respond more aggressively to national security threats allegedly posed by Chinese companies that acquire reams of U.S. personal data.
Former Twitter vice president on Donald Trump, Elon Musk, and billionaires' whims controlling social media
Bruce Daisley spent eight years working for Twitter and fears Elon Musk's proposed takeover could have major implications on the media with what we see and read being controlled by "who has got the biggest pile of cash".
Elon Musk talks to the FT about Twitter, Tesla and Trump
Tesla CEO tells Peter Campbell at the Future of the Car conference why he would reverse the ban on Donald Trump if he buys Twitter, and what lies beyond his ambition to make Tesla the world’s biggest automaker by 2030.
Elon Musk would end Trump Twitter ban
The Tesla CEO, who is in the process of buying the app, said Twitter’s decision to boot Trump from the platform was “morally bad” and “foolish in the extreme.”
New York Times wins 3 Pulitzer Prizes; Reuters wins for feature photography
The New York Times won three Pulitzer Prizes and was named as a finalist five more times on Monday, while its rival the Washington Post took the public service award and Reuters claimed the prize for feature photography.
Inflation, not abortion, is the likely key issue in US midterms
Some women voters in Phoenix suburbs say they are more concerned about the cost of living than abortion rights.
U.S. judge dismisses Trump's lawsuit challenging his Twitter ban
A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed former President Donald Trump's lawsuit against Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) that challenged his suspension from the platform.
"This Is False": Elon Musk Denies Donald Trump "Encouraged" Him To Buy Twitter
A report quoted the CEO of Donald Trump's own social media app Truth Social as saying that the former president "encouraged" Mr Musk to buy Twitter.
Elon Musk to fire 1,000 Twitter staff, 5x revenue, 69m pay $3 a month
Elon Musk is planning to fire 1,000 staffers at Twitter as soon as his purchase of the social media platform is complete.
Brands should force Twitter to uphold content policies under Musk, advocacy groups say
Some of the nation's biggest brands including Coca-Cola (CCEP), Disney (DIS) and Kraft (KHC) are facing calls to boycott Twitter if the company's soon-to-be owner, billionaire Elon Musk, rolls back content moderation policies limiting ha...
DeSantis calls Biden's 'Disinformation' board a 'Ministry of Truth'
'You cannot have a Ministry of Truth in this country. We're not going to let Biden get away with this one. So we will be fighting back,' the Republican said on Friday at a news conference.
Greta Thunberg doesn’t want you to talk about her anymore
The Swedish activist has a new message: Don’t just listen to the science, listen to the most vulnerable.
Twitter takeover: EU and UK warn Elon Musk must comply or face sanctions
EU commissioner raises hate speech concerns as UK draws attention to penalties in online safety bill
"You're Gonna End Up In A Nuclear War!" Trump Discusses War in Ukraine
An EXCLUSIVE segment from Piers Morgan’s interview with Donald Trump where he discusses the possibility of nuclear war, how he would've kept Putin from invading Ukraine, the mishandling of Afghanistan and much more.
Trump ״commits suicide״ again by jumping from the heights of his ego to the bottom of his E.Q: will not join Twitter even after Freedom of Speech czar Elon Musk bought it
Former President Trump said that he will not return to Twitter, even after Elon Musk purchases the social media company and reinstates his account, and instead, will use his own TRUTH Social as the sole platform for his voice.
Rupert Murdoch Launches Channel With Trump Trashing Harry And Meghan
The network will start airing at 7:00 pm (1800 GMT) and, after an opening hour of news and discussion, will feature outspoken journalist Piers Morgan interviewing Trump for the show "Uncensored".
Elon Musk, world’s richest man and freedom of speech czar, reaches deal to buy Twitter for $44bn
Tesla chief executive will gain control over social network he has criticized over its handling of ‘free speech’
France's Macron Warns Of Post-Trump Election-Like "Hangover" Ahead Of Vote
French President Emmanuel Macron pointed to opinion polls' inability to predict the outcomes of either the U.S. election or the Brexit referendum in 2016.
US judge throws out Biden mask mandate for planes and trains
A federal judge in Florida has struck down the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes and other forms of public transit, calling it unlawful.
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