President Donald Trump announced sweeping bans on U.S. transactions with China's ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, operator of the WeChat app, starting in 45 days, in a major escalation of tensions with Beijing.
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Justice Department to send agents to St. Louis and Memphis to fight crime
Federal law enforcement agents will be sent to St. Louis and Memphis, Tennessee, to help fight violent crime, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.
Trump signs executive order to boost U.S. drug manufacturing
President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at boosting U.S. production of medicines and medical equipment, lowering drug prices and protecting the United States against shortfalls in a future pandemic.
Trump-backed candidate Hagerty wins Tennessee U.S. Senate primary: projections
Former U.S. ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty, who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, on Thursday won Tennessee's Republican U.S. Senate primary election to replace retiring Senator Lamar Alexander, according to media projections.
Wall Street gains as markets look to aid package, Nasdaq closes above 11,000
Shares on Wall Street shrugged off a sluggish start and closed higher on Thursday, with the Nasdaq ending the session above 11,000 for the first time as investors hoped for a new fiscal stimulus package.
Hostage taker surrenders outside French bank, all six captives unharmed
A gunman who took six people hostage in a bank in northern France on Thursday surrendered to elite police after a six-hour operation to free his captives.
New York sues to break up NRA, accuses it of corruption
New York state's attorney general sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association on Thursday, alleging senior leaders of the non-profit group diverted millions of dollars for personal use and to buy the silence and loyalty of former employees.
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