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TikTok sued Trump administration for banning President’s Executive Order: NPR

Icon for the TikTok smartphone app, targeted by President Trump on Thursday through an executive order banning transactions between US citizens and TikTok’s parent company within 45 days. Mark Schiefelbein / AP Hide label Switch label Mark Schiefelbein / AP Icon for the TikTok smartphone app targeted by President Trump on Thursday through an executive order banning transactions between U.S. …

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The judge prevents the administration from implementing the public indictment rule during a pandemic

The rule makes it difficult for immigrants to obtain legal status if they use public services such as Medicaid, food stamps and residential vouchers. It was immediately pushed back and blocked by the courts after its release. Judge George Daniels said Wednesday that the worsening coronavirus pandemic is more urgent. “What was previously theoretical damage has proven to be true. …

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The Trump administration has been slow to identify the corona virus threat from Europe, the CDC director admits

“The launch from Europe came before we realized what was happening,” said Redfield. “When we recognized the threat from Europe and stopped traveling to Europe, it was likely that 60,000 people would come back from Europe every day for two or three weeks,” he added. The United States restricted travel from China on February 2 and from Europe on March …

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The administration asks the FCC to carry out Trump’s technical process

What the administration says: “It has long been United States policy to promote a robust marketplace for ideas online and the free flow of information around the world,” Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said in a statement. “President Trump is committed to protecting the right of all Americans to express their views, and not to face unjustified restrictions or selective …

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The Trump administration is investing $ 472 million more in Moderna’s vaccine candidates

The background: The federal government has increased its investment in developing, testing and accelerating production capacity for Covid-19 treatments and vaccines. Earlier this month, $ 450 million was earmarked for the production of a promising treatment and $ 1.6 billion for Novavax to conduct a late study for its vaccine candidate. Previously, Moderna had received up to $ 483 million …

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Trump consults with the Bush torture lawyer on how to circumvent the law and rule by decree Trump Administration

The Trump administration has consulted the former government attorney who wrote the legal rationale for waterboarding as the president could try to rule by decree. John Yoo told the Guardian that he had spoken to White House officials about his view that a recent Supreme Court ruling on immigration would allow Trump to pass executive orders on the application of …

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The Trump administration is refusing new funds for testing, tracing and CDC in viral help

Government attitudes have angered some GOP senators, officials said, and some lawmakers are trying to push back and make sure the money stays in the bill. Officials who spoke on condition of anonymity to reveal confidential considerations warned that the talks were fluid and the numbers were flowing. Negotiations are about a bill Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) Is …

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The Trump administration weighs the troop cut in South Korea

The Pentagon has presented options to the White House to reduce U.S. military presence in South Korea as the two countries remain divided over President Trump’s demand that Seoul significantly increase the pay for U.S. troops stationed in the country, U.S. officials said. The Pentagon’s joint staff has reviewed the structure of the U.S. Armed Forces in South Korea as …

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The Trump administration is softening restrictions on international students

WASHINGTON – Faced with setbacks and lawsuits, the Trump administration is overturning its policy that prevents international students from staying in the US while only taking online courses. Allison Dale Burroughs, Massachusetts, District Court judge in Massachusetts announced Tuesday that the government and the plaintiffs have found a solution in a lawsuit filed by Harvard University and MIT. The government …

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