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France Releases Contact-Tracing StopCovid App

France Releases Contact-Tracing StopCovid App

French citizens are among the first to be able to download the government-sponsored StopCovid app as the government begins coronavirus...

Tech Advocacy Group’s Lawsuit Says Trump’s Order on Social Media Is Unconstitutional 

Tech Advocacy Group’s Lawsuit Says Trump’s Order on Social Media Is Unconstitutional 

An advocacy group backed by the tech industry filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against President Donald Trump’s executive order on...

Music Industry Pauses for ‘Black Out Tuesday’  

Music Industry Pauses for ‘Black Out Tuesday’  

Several prominent media and entertainment organizations, including Apple and ViacomCBS, paid tribute to the call for racial equality and justice in the United States amid the recent protests,...

US Ambassador to Germany Grenell Steps Down

US Ambassador to Germany Grenell Steps Down

U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, a close political ally of President Donald Trump, has resigned after little more than...

Facebook Staffers Walk Out Saying Trump’s Posts Should be Reined in

Facebook Staffers Walk Out Saying Trump’s Posts Should be Reined in

Facebook employees walked away from their work-from-home desks on Monday and took to Twitter to accuse Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg...

With Rallies Halted And Tweets Fact-Checked, Trump Campaign Turns to Smartphone App

With Rallies Halted And Tweets Fact-Checked, Trump Campaign Turns to Smartphone App

Should President Donald Trump and Twitter ultimately part ways, his campaign has a backup plan at the ready to get...

World Outrage Grows at Floyd’s Death; EU ‘Shocked, Appalled’

World Outrage Grows at Floyd’s Death; EU ‘Shocked, Appalled’

World outrage at George Floyd’s death in the U.S. was growing Tuesday as the European Union’s top diplomat said the...

Greece Protests Turkish Drilling Plans in Mediterranean 

Greece Protests Turkish Drilling Plans in Mediterranean 

Greece has lodged strong protest with Turkey over Turkish plans to expand oil and gas exploration in in areas of...

US Race Solidarity Protests Erupt in Cities Worldwide

US Race Solidarity Protests Erupt in Cities Worldwide

Protests have erupted in cities around the world in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter demonstrations in the United States. The...

US Race Solidarity Protests Erupt in Cities Across the World

US Race Solidarity Protests Erupt in Cities Across the World

Protests have erupted in cities across the world in solidarity with the ‘Black Lives Matter’ demonstrations in the United States....

Putin Sets July 1 for Controversial Constitutional Vote

Putin Sets July 1 for Controversial Constitutional Vote

Russian President Vladimir Putin has set July 1 as the date for the national vote on constitutional amendments that among...

Finland in Pain as Border Closure Blocks Russian Tourists 

Finland in Pain as Border Closure Blocks Russian Tourists 

Finns in the Nordic nation’s eastern border region say they haven’t seen anything like this since the 1991 collapse of...