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For months, President Trump's biggest supporters have demanded that he and Republicans offer more than lofty rhetoric when it comes to combating what they perceive as anti-conservative social media bias.

Donald Trump escalates war on social media at White House ‘summit’

President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for “regulatory and legislative solutions” to what he described as unfair treatment of conservatives by major online platforms.
President Donald Trump. Jabin Botsford - The Washington Post - Getty Images

Donald Trump threatens clampdown on Google, Twitter, Facebook

President Donald Trump hinted Thursday at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House “summit.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act

The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist.
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested Thursday at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he had sheltered since 2012. Henry Nicholls-Reuters

Julian Assange will cooperate with Sweden, but fight US warrant – lawyer

Julian Assange would cooperate with Swedish authorities if they reopen a rape case against him but will continue to resist any bid to extradite him to the United States, his lawyer said Sunday.

Alabama executes inmate without imam following Supreme Court ruling

Alabama death row inmate Domineque Ray was executed just hours after the Supreme Court ruled it could go ahead without his Muslim spiritual adviser present, local media reported on Friday.
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Protests may mar documentary on Michael Jackson’s child sexual abuse

The premiere of a documentary, which revealed that the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson allegedly sexually abused some children, at Sundance Film Festival will feature pro-Jackson protesters, reports revealed.
CNN White House Jim Acosta

US media back CNN legal fight against White House

In a show of solidarity, major U.S. media outlets are backing the CNN’s legal fight against the White House for revoking the ‘hard pass’ of Jim Acosta.
This photo taken on August 23, 2018 shows the Google logo on display at the Smart China Expo at Chongqing International Expo Center in southwest China's Chongqing. - AFP PHOTO - STR - China OUT

Donald Trump idea on regulating Google ‘unfathomable’

His attacks on Google drew headlines, but President Donald Trump would face an impossible task if his administration tried to regulate the leading internet search engine and its news results.
US President Donald Trump smiles during a phone conversation with Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto on trade in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on August 27, 2018. President Donald Trump said Monday the US had reached a "really good deal" with Mexico and talks with Canada would begin shortly on a new regional free trade pact."It's a big day for trade. It's a really good deal for both countries," Trump said."Canada, we will start negotiations shortly. I'll be calling their prime minister very soon," Trump said.US and Mexican negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences in order to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement, while Canada was waiting to rejoin the negotiations./ AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Donald Trump unblocks critics on Twitter as ordered by court

More critics of US Donald Trump found themselves unblocked from his Twitter account on Wednesday, in keeping with a court ruling that he can’t shut out opposing viewpoints.
Peter Strzok, a top F.B.I. counterintelligence agent who was taken off the special counsel investigation after his disparaging texts about President Trump were uncovered, was fired.CreditT.J. Kirkpatrick for The New York Times

FBI sacks agent who exchanged anti-Donald Trump messages with lover

FBI agent Peter Strzok, who was removed from the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after it was revealed he had exchanged anti-Trump text messages with his lover, has been fired, his lawyer said Monday.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

US newspapers begin media war on Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump is facing a serious criticism following his recent attacks on the media and associating them with “fake news”.

Court: Donald Trump blocking Twitter critics unconstitutional

It is unconstitutional for public officials, including the president, to block Twitter followers who criticize them, a court ruled today in a legal dispute over President Trump’s account.

Donald Trump wins Press Oppressor award

The Committee to Protect Journalists, a Journalists’ and press freedom campaign organisation based in the U.S., has named President Donald Trump as the winner of its award for ‘Overall Achievement in Undermining Global Press Freedom’.

Microsoft drops lawsuit after US government revises data request transparency rules

Microsoft said it will drop a lawsuit against the U.S. government after the Department of Justice (DoJ) changed data request rules on alerting internet users about agencies accessing their information.

My tweets won me the White House – Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his regular use of social media, especially Twitter, saying that his tweets won him the White House.

White House defends Trump’s response to Virginia violence

The White House on Sunday struggled to defuse the growing criticism of President Donald Trump's initial failure to explicitly condemn white supremacists for their role in the violent protest Saturday in Virginia, insisting that his condemnation included all such groups.

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