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Tech advocacy group's lawsuit says Trump's order on social media is unconstitutional

3:45am IST

WASHINGTON An advocacy group backed by the tech industry sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday over his executive order that would weaken a law protecting online platforms including social media companies that label or fact-check his posts.

Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

29 May 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook , in an extraordinary attempt to regulate social media platforms where he has been criticized. | Video

Trump to sign executive order on social media on Thursday: White House

28 May 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies on Thursday, White House officials said after Trump threatened to shut down websites he accused of stifling conservative voices. | Video

Trump's executive order targets political bias at Twitter and Facebook - draft

28 May 2020

WASHINGTON, May 28 U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users, according to a draft executive order and a source familiar with the situation.

How big unions smooth the way for Amazon worker protests

22 May 2020

WASHINGTON Warehouse employees last month staged a walkout in Michigan to demand safer working conditions at their facility. So did workers in New York, Illinois and Minnesota.

INSIGHT-Could coronavirus help Amazon workers unionize?

21 May 2020

WASHINGTON, May 21 Warehouse employees last month staged a walkout in Michigan to demand safer working conditions at their facility. So did workers in New York, Illinois and Minnesota.

Trump says up to 100,000 Americans may die from coronavirus

04 May 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he now believes as many as 100,000 Americans could die in the coronavirus pandemic, after the death toll passed his earlier estimates, but said he was confident a vaccine would be developed by the year's end. | Video

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