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Donald Trump announces lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter

Donald Trump announces lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter

Former US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he is filing a class-action lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter, and Google, escalating his years-long free speech battle with tech giants who he argues have wrongfully censored him. “Today, in conjunction with the America First Policy Institute, I’m filing as the lead class representative, a major class-action lawsuit against the big tech giants including Facebook, Google, and Twitter as well as their CEOs, Mark Zuckerberg Sundar Pichai and Jack Dorsey — three real nice guys,” Trump told reporters at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. The nation’s top tech firms have become the…
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Facebook extends Trump ban until 2023

Facebook extends Trump ban until 2023

Facebook has announced the ban of former President Donald Trump until at least January 7, 2023. Vice President Nick Clegg on Friday said the company “will look to experts to assess whether the risk to public safety has receded.” The new date is two years from when Trump was initially suspended. Facebook will then determine whether he should be allowed back on. Clegg said that external factors, including instances of violence, restrictions on peaceful assembly, and other markers of civil unrest, will be evaluated. “If we determine that there is still a serious risk to public safety, we will extend…
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US: Donald Trump wins impeachment trial

US: Donald Trump wins impeachment trial

Former US President, Donald Trump has won his impeachment trial at the Senate. Trump was acquitted on a charge of “incitement of insurrection” in relation to the attack on the US Capitol by mob on January 6. After the trial which lasted for five days in the Senate, lawmakers were largely divided along party lines with 57 lawmakers voting to convict and 43 voting to acquit the former President. About seven Republican senators joined the Democrats to vote for Trump’s conviction. Trump became the first US President to have gone through impeachment trial twice. The first one which took place…
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Donald Trump condemns Capitol Hill attack

Donald Trump condemns Capitol Hill attack

Outgoing US President Donald Trump has “unequivocally condemned” the January 6 breach of Congress by his supporters. “I want to be very clear: I unequivocally condemn the violence that we saw last week,” Trump said in a video message posted by the White House on Twitter. The president noted that the “incursion of the US Capitol struck at the very heart” of the country and “angered millions of Americans” across party lines. The sole article of impeachment, “incitement of insurrection”, received the votes of 10 fellow members of Trump’s Republican Party. Trump noted that violence and vandalism had no place…
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Georgia man arrested following Capitol insurrection has died by suicide

Georgia man arrested following Capitol insurrection has died by suicide

An Alpharetta man who was among those arrested following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday has killed himself, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office. Christopher Georgia, 53, died Saturday from a gunshot wound to his chest, said M. Ruffin, an investigator for the office. Georgia’s body was found in the basement of a home in a subdivision near Brierfield and Mid Broadwell roads, Alpharetta police records show. Police found two rifles at the home. Metropolitan Police in Washington, D.C., arrested Georgia Wednesday evening and charged him with “unlawful entry of public property” and violating the city’s 6…
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