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President Trump’s visa ban has resulted in $100 billion loss to companies

US President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting entry of skilled foreign workers into the US, mainly on H-1B and L1 visas, has resulted in an estimated loss of US$ 100 billion to companies and will have lasting negative impacts on firms in US. The H-1B visa, most sought-after among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant […]

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Donald Trump has a Chinese bank account, paid $188,561 in local taxes: New York Times reports

US President Donald Trump has a Chinese bank account and spent years pursuing business projects in the country, the New York Times reported. The account is controlled by Trump International Hotels Management and paid local taxes between 2013 and 2015. The Chinese bank account has paid out US$ 188,561 in local taxes. The NY Times […]

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Microphones of Donald Trump and Joe Biden will be muted to prevent interruptions in the final presidential debate

The microphones Joe Biden and Donald Trump would be muted during portions of the second and final presidential debate on Thursday, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced on Monday. The decision came after the commission met to discuss potential rule changes to the debate format. They decided that the changes were needed because of how […]

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Donald Trump has called America’s leading expert on infectious diseases Dr Fauci an ‘idiot’

US President Donald Trump locked horns with top government scientist Dr Anthony Fauci in a call with campaign staffers on Monday, suggesting he hugely respected and popular doctor was an “idiot.” Dr Fauci, a key member of the White House coronavirus task force, has increasingly become a focus for the president’s frustration as he bids […]

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Donald Trump pushes blame on Anthony Fauci for his decision to not wear a facemask

Donald Trump criticised Anthony Fauci for initially telling Americans they did not need to wear a mask to protect themselves from coronavirus, while also accusing the top federal infectious disease official of being a Democrat. “Tony. Tony Fauci. He’s a nice guy,” the president said sarcastically during an afternoon campaign rally in North Carolina. He […]

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Twitter suspends fake accounts pretending to be Black supporters of Donald Trump

Twitter suspended multiple fake accounts pretending to be Black supporters of President Donald Trump. Many of these accounts had tweeted this identical phrase: “YES IM BLACK AND IM VOTING FOR TRUMP.” Twitter said the accounts violated rules against platform manipulation and spam, which ban users from tweeting to “artificially amplify or suppress information,” among other […]

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Trump’s teenage son Barron had coronavirus, first lady reveals

Donald Trump’s teenage son, Barron contracted coronavirus but has since tested negative, First Lady Melania Trump revealed. Mrs Trump said her “fear came true” when Barron tested positive for Covid-19. But, she said, “luckily he is a strong teenager and exhibited no symptoms”. Both the president and first lady also tested positive for coronavirus but […]

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The viral load in Donald Trump is ‘decreasing’ but its unclear if he tested negative for coronavirus

US President Donald Trump is no longer a Covid transmission risk to others, White House physician said. Sean Conley’s memo is the first update on Mr Trump’s health since Thursday. Earlier on Saturday the president delivered a speech in front of cheering supporters at the White House in his first public appearance since being hospitalised […]

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Donald Trump will resume campaigning though he maybe contagious; 2nd presidential debate cancelled

Donald Trump will resume in-person campaigning on Saturday after being sidelined by a case of COVID-19, but a debate next week against his presidential election opponent Joe Biden was cancelled because Trump refused to participate. Trump will address a crowd of supporters on Saturday from a White House balcony on a “law and order” theme, […]

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Trump administration announces fresh plans to limit H-1B Visas amid job losses amid pandemic

The Trump administration announced fresh plans to sharply limit visas issued to skilled workers from overseas, a move officials said was a priority amid job losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Department of Homeland Security and Department of Labor officials said new rules on who can obtain the visas and how much they should be […]

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Facebook and Twitter action against Trump’s misleading coronavirus posts

Facebook Inc and Twitter took down posts from U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday for violating their rules against coronavirus misinformation by suggesting that COVID-19 was just like the flu. Facebook took the post down but not before it was shared about 26,000 times. The world’s largest social media company, which exempts politicians from its […]

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Donald Trump’s White House return is a ticking reminder of an iconic movie scene

US President Donald Trump arrived at the White House in a dramatic fashion after spending 72 hours in the hospital where he was being treated for coronavirus infection. A video posed showed his arrival at the White House reminded Bollywood fans of a scene from 2001’s blockbuster movie, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. Watch! LMAOOOOOO pic.twitter.com/xhxSbf6m3b […]