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Trump takes action against TikTok and WeChat

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/07/20, 04:36 am

President Donald Trump banned U.S. firms from doing business with the Chinese companies that own TikTok and WeChat in two executive orders signed on Thursday. In a letter to the House and Senate leaders explaining the move, the president said the apps have continued “to threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.” The orders will go into effect in 45 days.

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A closed door

Immigration | The number of Christian refugees soars as the number the United States admits dwindles
by Mindy Belz
Posted 7/14/20, 03:57 pm

One worrying trend that persists in the midst of a pandemic: a refugee crisis rivaling any witnessed in modern history. An estimated 26 million people meet the formal definition of refugee, having fled their countries with a well-founded fear of persecution.

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Supreme Court sets up more fights for Trump’s tax records

Supreme Court | Justices send two cases back to lower courts
by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/09/20, 08:37 pm

On the final opinion day of a blockbuster U.S. Supreme Court term, the justices ruled in two landmark separation-of-powers fights—one between President Donald Trump and New York prosecutors and one between Trump and Congress. The two decisions, each a 7-2 vote, clear the way for those investigating the president to continue their pursuit of his financial records.

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