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New York court tosses lawsuit over Trump family tell-all book

Jun 25 2020 — — A New York state judge on Thursday tossed out a lawsuit intended to block the publication of a book by President Donald Trump’s niece. The book by Mary Trump, daughter of the president’s brother Fred Trump Jr., is scheduled to be released July 28. She describes the book, titled “Too Much and Never Enough: How […]

Beijing says it will retaliate after Trump approves Uighur Muslims sanctions law

Jun 18 2020 — — Beijing on Thursday lashed out after President Donald Trump signed a law Wednesday calling for sanctions to punish Chinese officials for human rights abuses against that country’s Uighur Muslim minority. The latest bout in the ongoing war of words between the world’s two largest economies comes after allegations in excerpts of a book by former […]

DOJ sues to stop former Trump national security advisor John Bolton’s tell-all book

Jun 16 2020 — — The Trump administration filed a lawsuit Tuesday against former national security adviser John Bolton, hoping to delay publication of his tell-all book, due to be released next week. “The United States is not seeking to censor any legitimate aspect” of the book manuscript, the Justice Department lawsuit said. It claims instead that Bolton has not […]

Trump delays Tulsa rally that had been planned for Juneteenth

Jun 13 2020 — — President Donald Trump on Friday night tweeted that he is rescheduling a Tulsa, Oklahoma, rally that was to take place on Juneteenth, which is the commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. Trump wrote that the rally would be moved a day, to June 20. Juneteenth is June 19. “Many of my […]

Biden’s biggest fear: ‘This president is going to try to steal this election’

Jun 11 2020 — — Joe Biden said Wednesday night that his greatest concern is whether everyone’s votes will be counted in November as he warned that President Donald Trump may try to “steal” the presidential election. In an interview on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” host Trevor Noah asked the former vice president what the plan is to ensure […]

Trump says he will ‘not even consider’ renaming military bases honoring Confederates

Jun 10 2020 — — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would “not even consider” renaming Army bases that honor Confederate leaders who fought to protect slavery and uphold white supremacy despite nationwide reckoning over racial discrimination in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd. “The United States of America trained and deployed our HEROES on these Hallowed Grounds, […]

NASCAR bans Confederate flags at its events

Jun 10 2020 — — NASCAR announced on Wednesday it would ban Confederate flags from its events, two days after the only black driver in the league’s top series called on NASCAR to make the change.