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Donald Trump draws boos from crowd after he revealed he received Covid-19 booster shot

Former President Donald Trump revealed he received a booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccine, drawing boos from a crowd in Dallas. Trump made the disclosure Sunday night during the final stop of “The History Tour,” a live interview show he has been doing with former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. “Both the president and I […]

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Donald Trump sues New York State attorney for pursuing investigation into his company

Donald Trump has sued New York state Attorney General Letitia James, seeking to block her from continuing to investigate his company. The former US president argues she has violated his constitutional rights by pursuing a politically motivated probe. Ms James says the investigation “will continue undeterred”. She opened a civil inquiry in 2019 into claims […]

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Donald Trump’s new social media firm claims to have raised $1 billion from investors

Donald Trump’s new social media firm says it has entered into agreements to raise $1 billion from investors ahead of a planned stock market listing. The Trump Media & Technology Group is working to launch a social media app called Truth Social early next year. It comes as Mr Trump remains banned from Twitter and […]

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US court temporarily blocks lawmakers from accessing Trump’s January 6 records

A US appeals court temporarily blocked lawmakers investigating the deadly January 6 insurrection from accessing records from Donald Trump’s White House, as the court considers an emergency request from the former president to block their release. The administrative stay, issued on Thursday by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, is […]

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Prince Harry warned Twitter boss about political unrest in the US ahead of Capitol riot

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex said he warned Twitter boss Jack Dorsey about political unrest in the United States a few days ahead of the January 6 Capitol riots. “I warned him his platform was allowing a coup to be staged,” Prince Harry said at the RE:WIRED tech forum in the US. “That email […]

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TRUTH Social: Donald Trump to launch new social media platform

Former US President Donald Trump has announced plans to launch a new social media network, called TRUTH Social. He said the platform would “stand up to the tyranny of big tech”, accusing them of silencing opposing voices in the US. Social media played a pivotal role in Mr Trump’s bid for the White House and […]

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Donald Trump files lawsuit to block release of White House records on Capitol riot

Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in a United States court on Monday in an attempt to block the US Congress from obtaining White House records on the deadly January 6 Capitol insurrection. Trump is challenging a decision by President Joe Biden and the US National Archives to turn over his presidential records to […]

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Donald Trump’s Washington DC hotel lost over $70 million despite ‘significant financial benefit’

Former US President Donald Trump “grossly exaggerated” the profitability of his Washington DC hotel, a probe by a congressional committee has found. It also said he appeared to hide “potential conflicts of interest”. The Trump International Hotel lost over $70 million during his term, though Mr Trump had previously claimed it earned at least $150 […]

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Afghanistan: Trump’s deal with group blamed for collapse of Afghanistan, US defence officials

Top US defence officials have said the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan can be traced back to a deal between the group and the Trump administration. The so-called Doha agreement was signed in February 2020 and set a date for the US to withdraw its troops. Gen Frank McKenzie said the deal had a “really pernicious […]

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Donald Trump sues niece Mary Trump, New York Times reporters for ‘no less than $100 million’ over disclosure of tax documents

Former US President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against his niece Mary Trump, as well as several New York Times journalists, for the disclosure of his tax information. The lawsuit alleges that Mary Trump’s disclosure of the tax information to the Times amounted to an illegal breach of contract, among other claims, because the disclosure […]

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United States: Police and media outnumber protesters at rally supporting pro-Trump rioters

A few hundred protesters gathered around the US Capitol on Saturday, for a rally in support of the pro-Trump rioters who ransacked the building on 6 January. But the group were easily outnumbered by the police and journalists present. Ahead of the event, police said they had detected “threats of violence” and security was tightened […]

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Texas man murdered woman, shot her husband for voting Joe Biden

Texas police this week arrested 38-year-old Joseph Angel Alvarez for allegedly targeting a couple, killing the wife in the process because they voted for Biden, and had a Biden flag and “a doll of Trump hanging” outside their home. Alvarez was arrested nearly a year after the murder. He was jailed on a $2 million […]