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Alexandra Alper

Exclusive: TikTok's Chinese owner offers to forego stake to clinch U.S. deal - sources

Aug 02 2020

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON China's ByteDance has agreed to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after President Donald Trump said on Friday he had decided to ban the popular short-video app, two people familiar with the matter said on Saturday. | Video

Trump says will ban TikTok amid pressure on Chinese owner to sell

Aug 01 2020

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he would sign an executive order as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok in the United States, ratcheting up the pressure on the popular short-video app's Chinese owner to sell it. | Video

U.S. Republicans worry China might use TikTok to meddle in election

Jul 29 2020

WASHINGTON A group of top Republican U.S. senators on Tuesday ramped up pressure on TikTok, asking the Trump administration to assess the threat that the popular Chinese-owned video sharing app might meddle in U.S. elections. | Video

Trump wears mask, voices hope on coronavirus vaccine in North Carolina

Jul 27 2020

MORRISVILLE, N.C. President Donald Trump wore a mask and talked up the possibility of a coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year on Monday as he looked to show voters in the battleground state of North Carolina that he is responding to the pandemic. | Video

Trump signs orders to lower prescription drug prices

Jul 24 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed four executive orders aimed at lowering the prices Americans pay for prescription drugs, as he faces an uphill re-election battle and criticism over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

Trump vollzieht Strategiewechsel - Empfiehlt nun doch Masken gegen Corona

Jul 22 2020

Washington Angesichts dramatisch steigender Corona-Todesfälle in den USA empfiehlt Präsident Donald Trump seinen Mitbürgern nun doch, Schutzmasken zu tragen.

Trump shifts rhetoric as he urges mask-wearing, warns of worsening pandemic

Jul 21 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump, in a shift in rhetoric and tone, encouraged Americans on Tuesday to wear masks if they cannot maintain social distance and warned that the coronavirus pandemic would get worse before it got better. | Video

Trump orders voting districts to exclude people in U.S. illegally

Jul 21 2020

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