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TikTok Rolls Out Initiatives to Help Push Vaccination Programs

TikTok is out to prove itself as a socially relevant social media platform that recognizes its role in influencing young people. The platform announced several initiatives as ways of taking part in the government’s COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, including the global movement to increase vaccine administrations initiated by the World Health Organization via the World Immunization […]

Media News

User Trump Puts Forward an Appeal to Facebook’s Oversight Board

Earlier this month, UK’s Channel 4 News reported that the independent oversight board handling Trump’s indefinite ban at Facebook received a User Appeal statement. Apparently accomplished and submitted by the administrator of Trump’s Facebook account, the statement conveyed an appeal to lift the permanent suspension of Trump social media accounts owned by Facebook.  The case […]

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Trump’s Operation Warp Speed Aims to Fast Track COVID-19 Vaccine Ahead of Testing Results

The Trump administration, through Operation Warp Speed has made multi-billion investments for the rapid development and production of vaccines. Reports have it that Trump wants to make the vaccine developed, produced and available to the American public by October, by getting the U.S. FDA to give approval by way of “emergency use authorization.” The U.S. […]

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Senators Hear Dire COVID-19 Statements from Dr. Fauci

In a teleconferenced senate hearing held last week, Dr. Fauci voiced dire warnings about premature reopenings could only result in more deaths and suffering. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the long-serving Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), made the most impact for being straightforward in his evaluation of the current state of […]

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Some Facts About Fake News : Who, Where and Why News is Fabricated

Fake news, the destructive Internet element exploited by Donald Trump and his allies; from winning the presidency to running the country for more than three years. The advent of fake news though cannot be attributed to Trump’s political machinations alone. Fake news already existed long before Trump’s campaign team used it to advance his political […]

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Canada’s Reunification Program Temporarily on Hold, Pending Overhaul of Intake System

Canada immigrants and permanent citizens wishing to bring over their parents and/or grandparents in Canada by 2020, will have to wait until the Liberal government figures out a new intake system. As critics of the program have pointed out, the selection process in place is unfair, since the moment the online system launched in January […]

Politics

Trump’s House of Cards Continue To Topple – D.C. Chief Judge Orders DoJ to Release Full Version of Mueller Report

Donald Trump and his administration’s house of cards suffered another blow, this time dealt by U.S. Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the District of Columbia. As the supervising federal judge to the Grand Jury that probed into the 2016 Russian interference over presidential election, the District of Columbia judge wrote “ “In carrying out the […]

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Hong Kong Resistance vs. Government’s Proposed Extradition Bill Harnesses People Power the “Baltic Way”

Hong Kong protest movements against the HK government’s proposed extradition laws commenced in June of this year, marked with anger and violence. Contrary to predictions that the unceasing Hong Kong show of resistance, will become more violent, the largest movement of protesters that came out last Friday proved the predictions wrong. August 23, saw more […]

Finance

Congressional Committees Calling for a Moratorium on Facebook’s Plan to Launch Its Cryptocurrency

Facebook has been told by Congress to put on hold, its plans of launching the Libra cryptocurrency. The proposed moratorium is to take effect until after the house and senate committees, as well as U.S. regulators have made a thorough review of the Facebook cryptocurrency platform, specifically its data security system. In a rare show […]