The executive order signed by President Donald Trump lists 31 companies and claims that China was using them for "increasing exploitation" of US investment capital to fund military and intelligence services.
Twitter's head of legal, policy and trust and safety, in a blog post said that out of the 300,000 flagged tweets, 456 were covered over by a warning message and had engagement features limited – users could not like, retweet or reply to the posts.
US election officials find 'no evidence' of lost or changed votes
Klain will lead a White House likely to be consumed by the response to the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to spread unchecked across the nation, and he'll likely face the challenge of working with a divided Congress.
Pompeo sees smooth transition to "second Trump administration"
The US Secretary of State, one of President Trump’s most loyal Cabinet members, also dismissed as “ridiculous” the suggestion that Trump’s evidence-free claims of fraud could hurt America’s credibility when it when weighing in on foreign elections.
Six ways Trump could be vindictive before leaving the White House
US President Donald Trump has not accepted the election result and it’s not entirely clear if the November 3 vote is at risk. Meanwhile, he still has 11 weeks to exercise his powers for political revenge or to claim immunity.
What lies ahead for Donald Trump after leaving office?
13 Nov 2020
What lies ahead for Donald Trump after he leaves the White House? Here are some pending legal cases that he will have to face
A day after US President Donald Trump fired his defence secretary, the White House hired a Trump loyalist in a key Pentagon post and a former Fox News commentator who made offensive remarks about former President Barack Obama.
Turkey's Erdogan congratulates Biden for US election win
President Erdogan says he will work closely with president-elect Joe Biden. Separately, Erdogan thanks President Trump for solidifying US-Turkey ties.
What does a Biden win mean for Yemen?
13 Nov 2020
President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to end US support for the Saudi-led coalition in the war in Yemen. But Saudi Arabia's bombings in Yemen began during the Obama administration, when Biden was serving as vice president
Palestinians not too hopeful about US policy under Biden
13 Nov 2020
Joe Biden's victory in the US presidential election has evoked mixed responses among Palestinians. While some are hopeful, others are sceptical. For them, Biden and Trump are the same
What are the major challenges facing Biden in the Middle East?
President Trump will hold a series of rallies to build support for legal fights challenging outcome of US election, Trump campaign spokesperson Tim Murtaugh says, without revealing when and where they would take place.
What does a presidential victory for a Catholic mean in the US?
Joe Biden is a Catholic, a minority sect among American Christians. Should the Democrat be confirmed US president, he would be yet another example of how minorities are breaking old barriers in the country.
Palestinians have little hope for major change under a Biden administration
Biden named a former surgeon general, Dr Vivek Murthy, and a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, David Kessler, as co-chairs of a coronavirus working group set to get started, with other members expected to be announced on Monday.
Two Senate seats in the state are now held by Republican incumbents. They were forced into the January runoff contests after no candidate reached the 50 percent threshold needed to win outright in multi-candidate races.
Congratulations flood in from around the world after Biden wins US election
Democrat Joe Biden was declared winner of the US presidency, defeating Donald Trump and ending an era that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the US more divided than at any time in decades.
Joe Biden celebrates election victory, pledges to unify country
Celebrating a victory that came after more than three days of uncertainty, Joe Biden appeared visibly upbeat as he addressed an outdoor rally in his hometown Delaware, racing to the podium after an introduction by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
The incumbent US president, who was defeated by Democratic candidate Joe Biden in Tuesday's election, took power amid a historic context of racism, discrimination, and state brutality. Treating him as an aberration ignores that legacy.