Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicDonald Trump

Topic: Donald Trump

Trump sues Facebook, Twitter, Google over social media bans

Trump filed three lawsuits that seek court orders to restore his social media accounts, along with punitive damages, to ensure other users can’t be banned or flagged by tech giants.

Biden administration reverses Trump-era policy on rejecting H1-B, other visa applications

A 2018 policy allowed immigration officers to reject visa applications, including the H1-B, instead of first issuing a notice of intent to deny visa to applicants.

Donald Trump calls on nations to demand reparations from China due to Covid pandemic

Trump added that he had a great relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping until the 'China virus', and that China doesn't care much about current US President Joe Biden.

Covid flip-flops, ‘friendship’ with top Chinese scientist — what Anthony Fauci emails reveal

Washington Post, Buzzfeed News and CNN accessed over 3,000 pages of emails, between January and June 2020. Documents show how the top US expert handled the pandemic.

Pakistan looks to ‘reset ties’ with US as last American troops prepare to exit Afghanistan

Once an ally of the US as it set out to rout the al-Qaeda in the wake of 9/11, Pakistan fell out of favour with Washington over time due to its stand and actions on terrorism.

‘Hunger Games’ salute for Myanmar, and the global Covid response ship finally sets sail

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Joe Biden’s first contact with China runs into Communist Party’s propaganda war

Chinese propaganda after talks with US officials in Alaska has given Joe Biden another reason to continue Donald Trump's China policies.

US senators urge President Biden to repeal Trump-era ban on H-1B, other foreign work visas

Trump had instituted Proclamation 10052 in June 2020, halting the processing of non-immigrant H-1B, L-1, H-2B & J-1 visas, based on alleged potential risk to the US labour market.

Trump ‘gutted’ immigration system, takes time to rebuild, says Homeland Security Secretary

The Trump govt hardened immigration rules on those allowed to seek asylum in the US and advocated a merit-based immigration system to protect US workers.

Donald Trump and wife Melania took Covid vaccine in secret, says adviser

This comes after the former president said everyone should get vaccinated against Covid-19 at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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