Friday, January 22, 2021
US Presidential Election 2020
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
17 January 2021, 11:17
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
14 January 2021, 13:48
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 ...
13 January 2021, 11:48
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 ...
13 January 2021, 09:45
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
13 January 2021, 09:24
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
12 January 2021, 20:01
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
12 January 2021, 19:47
An isolated Trump faces a new drive for impeachment
An increasingly isolated and angry president Donald Trump, cut off by Twitter in the waning days of his term, faces a renewed drive by Democrats to remove him from office after he incited his ...
9 January 2021, 21:23
‘Bad sign’ that private companies could ‘censor’ opinion: Obrador
Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has branded Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg “arrogant” for his statement on Thursday that condemned the recent behaviour of US president Donald Trump and ...
9 January 2021, 11:36
Facebook, Instagram bans Trump ‘indefinitely’
Zuckerberg said a one-day ban imposed on Trump’s accounts on Facebook and Instagram was extended because of Trump’s “use of our platform to incite violent insurrection against a democratically ...
9 January 2021, 11:02