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From TheJournal.ie Harvard and MIT file legal action over new Trump administration rule on international student visas Universities

Harvard and MIT file legal action over new Trump administration rule on international student visas

Trump is pushing universities and schools to fully open when the new academic year starts in September.

From TheJournal.ie US tops 3 million Covid-19 cases as Trump pushes for schools to reopen Coronavirus

US tops 3 million Covid-19 cases as Trump pushes for schools to reopen

The virus is surging in several southern hotspots including Texas, Florida, Louisiana and Arizona.

From TheJournal.ie Trump administration formally begins withdrawal from World Health Organization WHO

Trump administration formally begins withdrawal from World Health Organization

The withdrawal is effective in one year – 6 July 2021.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore Fourth Of July

Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore

Trump is expected to speak at the event, which has issued 7,500 tickets to watch fireworks.

From TheJournal.ie Texas governor issues order requiring face coverings in public spaces Covered Up

Texas governor issues order requiring face coverings in public spaces

Trump has also changed his tune.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban? Bounties

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?

Trump has come under increasing pressure to explain mounting media reports regarding the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Trump tweets and later deletes video of man chanting 'white power' Black Lives Matter

Trump tweets and later deletes video of man chanting 'white power'

A spokesperson for Trump later said he was not aware ‘white power’ was mentioned in the video.

From TheJournal.ie US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports US Election

US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports

Further Trump campaign rallies are scheduled for Florida and North Carolina.

From TheJournal.ie US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress Congress

US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress

Congress is examining whether he has inappropriately politicised the Justice Department.

From TheJournal.ie Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times' US Election

Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times'

The US President has made unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countries will print millions of bogus ballots to rig the election.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong Un 'gets huge laugh' over Trump's perception of relationship, ex-aide John Bolton claims Trump

Kim Jong Un 'gets huge laugh' over Trump's perception of relationship, ex-aide John Bolton claims

Bolton spoke to ABC News for his first interview ahead of tomorrow’s release of his tell-all book.

From TheJournal.ie Trump’s former national security adviser can publish tell-all book, judge rules John Bolton

Trump’s former national security adviser can publish tell-all book, judge rules

John Bolton’s memoir is due out on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie US Justice Department puts pressure on New York prosecutor investigating Trump allies to resign Edged Out

US Justice Department puts pressure on New York prosecutor investigating Trump allies to resign

The Manhattan prosecutor said he was refusing to leave his post and his ongoing investigations would continue

From TheJournal.ie Trump's tweet of 'racist baby' video flagged as manipulative media by Twitter Misinformation

Trump's tweet of 'racist baby' video flagged as manipulative media by Twitter

Twitter has flagged a number of the US President’s tweets in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme Dreamers

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme

The justices rejected administration arguments that the eight-year-old DACA programme is illegal.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts

The platform continues to face criticism for not removing or labelling posts by Trump that that spread misinformation.

From TheJournal.ie Trump signs executive order on police reform following weeks of protests Policing

Trump signs executive order on police reform following weeks of protests

The order would establish a database that tracks officers with excessive use of force complaints in their records.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’ Police Brutality

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’

Chokeholds have come under renewed scrutiny in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in police custody.

From TheJournal.ie Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here' Black Lives Matter

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'

Noted US journalist Jeff Jarvis says white America must learn to share its power and morally confront its racial legacies.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a great day for him': Trump suggests George Floyd would be happy about the US employment rate George Floyd

'It's a great day for him': Trump suggests George Floyd would be happy about the US employment rate

Trump said the improving economy was the best thing to help improve race relations.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he will deploy the military unless state authorities stop ongoing protests George Floyd Protests

Trump says he will deploy the military unless state authorities stop ongoing protests

A post-mortem found that George Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression.

From TheJournal.ie 'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests George Floyd Protests

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

The president had to take refuge in a White House bunker during angry scenes outside.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're fed up with it': Trump signs executive order following factchecking row with Twitter Executive Order

'We're fed up with it': Trump signs executive order following factchecking row with Twitter

Trump said the factchecks were ‘editorial decisions’ by Twitter and amounted to political activism.

From TheJournal.ie Medical journal refutes Trump claim it published reports about earlier spread of Covid-19 in China The Lancet

Medical journal refutes Trump claim it published reports about earlier spread of Covid-19 in China

The Lancet described the allegations made by Trump in a letter to the WHO as “serious and damaging”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he hopes for Covid-19 vaccine by end of year or 'maybe before' Vaccine

Trump says he hopes for Covid-19 vaccine by end of year or 'maybe before'

The timeline projected by Trump is more optimistic than what Europe foresees.

From TheJournal.ie Top expert warns of 'serious' consequences if US reopens too fast Covid-19

Top expert warns of 'serious' consequences if US reopens too fast

Dr Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel the federal government has developed guidelines for local jurisdictions on how to safely reopen activities.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: Has America finally had enough of Trump? Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Has America finally had enough of Trump?

Trump was on track to take a second term, but Covid-19 has changed everything, writes Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie US Justice Department drops case against ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn Michael Flynn

US Justice Department drops case against ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn

The Department said the FBI’s original probe of him had no “legitimate investigative basis”.

From TheJournal.ie UN Secretary General: Coronavirus spread because countries failed to work together Teamwork

UN Secretary General: Coronavirus spread because countries failed to work together

António Guterres was critical of the lack of leadership in response to Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don’t want people to get used to this': Trump says US will not extend social distancing guidelines Coronavirus

'I don’t want people to get used to this': Trump says US will not extend social distancing guidelines

The national guidelines are set to expire on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie White House cuts off coronavirus briefing without taking questions Trump

White House cuts off coronavirus briefing without taking questions

It is the first time reporters have not been able to ask questions at the conclusion of the briefing.

From TheJournal.ie Experts criticise Trump suggestion about disinfectant as Covid-19 treatment White House

Experts criticise Trump suggestion about disinfectant as Covid-19 treatment

Ingesting disinfectant is not a treatment against coronavirus.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he will temporarily suspend all immigration to the US Covid-19

Trump says he will temporarily suspend all immigration to the US

Trump’s tweet gave no further details about what the measure would entail or how long it would be in place.

From TheJournal.ie Wave of protests in several US states as anti-lockdown campaigns grow Trump

Wave of protests in several US states as anti-lockdown campaigns grow

Much of the protesters are affiliated with Trump supporter groups.

From TheJournal.ie Virus-hit cruise ship which is carrying Irish citizens docks in Florida Coronavirus

Virus-hit cruise ship which is carrying Irish citizens docks in Florida

Four people have died on board the MS Zaandam which was refused entry by a number of South American countries.

From TheJournal.ie US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump Covid19

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump

New York mayor Andrew Cuomo has warned the city was running out of essential equipment like ventilators.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says coronavirus death rate in US likely to peak in two weeks' time Coronavirus

Trump says coronavirus death rate in US likely to peak in two weeks' time

The US president also extended “social distancing” guidelines until 30 April.

From TheJournal.ie Trump rolls back on proposal to quarantine New York and other states with coronavirus 'hotspots' Covid19

Trump rolls back on proposal to quarantine New York and other states with coronavirus 'hotspots'

It was unclear if Trump had the power to issue the quarantine order.

From TheJournal.ie Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US Washington

Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US

Trump’s signature brings an end to a dramatic, weeklong legislative saga on Capitol Hill.

From TheJournal.ie 'Just relax, stay home': The US now has more Covid-19 cases than either China or Italy Coronavirus

'Just relax, stay home': The US now has more Covid-19 cases than either China or Italy

Over 83,000 people in the US have tested positive for Covid-19.

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