Jeff Zucker helped create Donald Trump. That show may be ending
When Trump ran for president, Zucker briefly dismissed him as a “sideshow” in an early 2015 email to his political team. But as soon as he saw the ratings his old star could still deliver, he spent 2015 and 2016 turning CNN into a platform for his ambitions.
Excerpts from new book say that Kim Jong Un told President Trump about killing his uncle
The excerpts also provide new details about the pres...
Facebook plans to label posts ‘more aggressively’: Nick Clegg
Facebook’s stepped-up efforts at content-flagging are being done in conjunction...
We do have two systems of justice in America, says Democratic VP nominee Kamala Harris
Harris, 55, strongly criticised President Trump and Attorney General William Barr for denying there is systemic racism in the US justice system, saying they are "spending full time in a different reality."
Kamala Harris says Donald Trump not credible on possible COVID-19 vaccine
In an interview, Kamala Harris said Trump had a track record of suppressing expert opinion about the coronavirus pandemic and that she worried that might happen again in the case of a prospective vaccine.
US grapples with pandemic as its origins are traced in China
The two World Health Organization experts went in China for a mission to trace the origin of the pandemic. The virus was first detected in central China's city of Wuhan late last year. Beijing had been reluctant to allow a probe but relented after scores of countries called on the WHO to conduct a thorough investigation.
Twitter shuts down 1.7 lakh accounts for spreading Chinese government narratives
Twitter is officially blocked in China, though many people in the country are able to access it using a VPN. The company said that accounts were "spreading geopolitical narratives favorable to the Communist Party of China" and were removed for violating its platform manipulation policies.
Bail set at $1 mn for US police officer charged in Floyd death
In Washington, Democratic lawmakers knelt in silent tribute to Floyd before unveiling a package of police reforms in response to the killing of unarmed black Americans by law enforcement.
View: A tale of two Americans, one looking for the son he lost, the other for a country in the past
In the blue corner of the ring is the 77-year-old Joe Biden whose 78th birthday on November 20 will either be a memorable one, celebrating the making of the oldest president in American history, or the end of a lost dream, inspired, we are told, by a son who died at 46 and who was supposed to be the future.
United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87
She was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton and in recent years served as the most senior member of the court liberal wing, consistently delivering progressive votes on the most divisive social issues of the day, including abortion rights, same-sex marriage, voting rights, immigration, health care and affirmative action.
'I can't breathe' protests heat up as curfews imposed in several US cities
The death on Monday of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, at the hands of police in Minneapolis ignited this latest wave of outrage in the US over law enforcement's repeated use of lethal force against African Americans -- this one like others before captured on cellphone video.
US: Officer charged with George Floyd's death as protests flare
The Pentagon took the rare step Friday of ordering the Army to put several active-duty US military police units on the ready to deploy to Minneapolis, according to three people with direct knowledge of the orders who did not want their names used because they were not authorized to discuss the preparations.
Coronavirus deaths in US top 100,000; Trump sympathises with families of victims
The wave of deaths, one-third of which has come from the world's financial capital of New York and neighbouring New Jersey and Connecticut, has had a devastating impact on American economy which has now gone into recession with an unprecedented over 35 million losing their jobs in the last three months.
Donald Trump denies downplaying virus, casts doubt on mask usage
Trump, in what could well be a preview of his performance in the presidential debates less than two weeks away, cast doubt on the widely accepted scientific conclusions of his own administration strongly urging the use of face coverings and seemed to bat away the suggestion that the nation has racial inequities.
Twitter is 'interfering' in US election, 'stifling' free speech, alleges Trump
On Tuesday, Twitter added a warning phrase to Trump's tweet that called mail-in ballots "fraudulent" and predicted that "mail boxes will be robbed".