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Rising tide of leaks threatens to inundate Facebook

Facebook held back from doing all it could to stop users from being radicalised and US election misinformation from flooding the social network

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Trump announces plans to launch new social network

Former US president Donald Trump on Wednesday announced plans to launch his own social network,

Trump announces plans to launch new social network 'TRUTH Social'

'Boring' but 'important': Biden hits six-month mark at White House

On Tuesday, when the 78-year-old Biden brought his cabinet together to mark six months in office, he reiterated some of the key themes of his presidency, which he has been hammering home since January

US President Joe Biden speaks from the Treaty Room in the White House on 14 April, 2021 in Washington, DC, about the withdrawal of the remainder of US troops from Afghanistan

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US on alert for possible pro-Trump armed protests

The FBI warned police agencies of possible armed demonstrations outside all 50 state capitol buildings starting Saturday through president-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on 20 January

People make their way through barricades installed ahead of US president-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington, US, on 16 January 2021

Trump ban sets ‘dangerous’ precedent: Twitter chief

Trump’s access to social media platforms that he used as a megaphone during his presidency has been largely cut off since a violent mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol in Washington last week

Trump ban sets ‘dangerous’ precedent: Twitter chief

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Impeachment moves causing anger: Trump

US president Donald Trump, under pressure to resign after his supporters carried out a deadly breach of the US Capitol last week, said there was tremendous anger about moves to impeach him but added ...

The US Capitol stands as Democratic lawmakers draw up an article of impeachment against US president Donald Trump in Washington, US, on 11 January 2021

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Pence reject calls to use 25th amendment to expel Trump

Even as the Democratic-led House debated a resolution that urged Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution to expel Trump from office, Pence sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy ...

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) and Indiana governor Mike Pence (L) taking the stage during a campaign rally at Grant Park Event Center in Westfield, Indiana

Walmart, Disney suspend contributions to US lawmakers who opposed Biden certification

When lawmakers reconvened after the incident, 147 Republicans in the House of Representatives and Senate voted to challenge the Democratic president-elect’s victory in Pennsylvania or Arizona

A Walmart store is seen in Encinitas, California, US on 13 April, 2016

FBI warns of armed protests of Trump supporters

The FBI has warned of armed protests being planned for Washington and all 50 US state capitals in the run-up to president-elect Joe Biden’s 20 January inauguration, a federal law enforcement source

Supporters of US president Donald Trump climb a wall during a protest against the certification of the 2020 presidential election results by the Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, US, on 6 January 2021

Twitter entitled to ban Trump, but social media firms must be accountable: UK

Social media firms are entitled to make their own decisions about content moderation but must be accountable, British prime minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said

A photo illustration shows the suspended Twitter account of US president Donald Trump on a smartphone at the White House briefing room in Washington, US, on 8 January 2021
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