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TikTok sues Donald Trump administration over US ban

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TikTok has sued President Donald Trump’s administration for banning transactions with parent company ByteDance. “The [Trump] administration ignored our extensive efforts to address its concerns,...
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Twitter, TikTok consider merger

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Twitter is in preliminary discussions for a possible combination with TikTok, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, after US President Donald Trump said he would...
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Mike Pompeo: Donald Trump days away from moving against TikTok

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President Donald Trump is days away from announcing strong action against the popular Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok to protect US national security, Secretary of...
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TikTok sale uncertain as Donald Trump ban looms – reports

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Negotiations for Microsoft to buy the US operations of Chinese-owned TikTok are on hold after President Donald Trump threatened to bar the social media app...
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ByteDance, Microsoft offer White House a deal to keep TikTok in the U.S.

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China’s ByteDance has agreed to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after President...
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Egypt female social media influencers get two-year jail terms

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An Egyptian court Monday sentenced five female social media influencers to two years in jail each on charges of violating public morals, a judicial source...
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Somalia parliament impeaches premier in no-confidence vote

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Somalia’s Parliament has ousted Prime Minister Hassan Khaire, throwing into confusion the country’s electoral plan. After a motion of no-confidence was Saturday tabled in the...
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Egypt’s Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi wins parliamentary approval for possible Libya intervention

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Egypt’s parliament gave President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi the green light for possible military intervention in Libya by approving the deployment of armed forces abroad to fight...
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UK bans Huawei 5G gear, orders all network equipment torn out by 2027

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered Huawei equipment to be purged completely from Britain’s 5G network by 2027, risking the ire of China by signalling that...