The Threat Posed by WeChat

News Strong - Washington, DC: The White House reports Executive Order on Addressing the Threat Posed by WeChat. By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50  1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50  1601 et seq.), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, find that additional steps must be taken to deal with the national emergency with respect to the information and communications technology and services supply chain declared in Executive Order 13873 of…
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Presidential Executive Order on Addressing the Threat Posed by TikTok

Washington, DC: The White House reports By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50  1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50  1601 et seq.), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, find that additional steps must be taken to deal with the national emergency with respect to the information and communications technology and services supply chain declared in Executive Order 13873 of May 15, 2019 (Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply…
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NJ Attorney General Grewal Leads 20 State Letter Calling on Facebook to Take Stronger Steps to Prevent Use of Its Platforms to Spread Hate and Disinformation

News Strong - Trenton, NJ: NJ Office of the Attorney General reports Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today led a group of 20 Attorneys General from across the nation in calling on Facebook to take additional steps to prevent the popular social media website from being used to spread hate and disinformation. The group also urged Facebook to provide stronger support for users who fall victim to online intimidation and harassment on its platforms. Co-led by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, the letter to Facebook Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg…
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Universities and School Systems Conducting Propaganda or Acts Against Public Policy Jeopardize Tax Exempt Status

US Strong news – Washington, DC: President Donald Trump reports on Twitter Too many Universities and School Systems are about Radical Left Indoctrination, not Education. Therefore, I am telling the Treasury Department to re-examine their Tax-Exempt Status… … and/or Funding, which will be taken away if this Propaganda or Act Against Public Policy continues. Our children must be Educated, not Indoctrinated! President Donald J. Trump talks to members of the press on the South Lawn of the White House Friday, July 10, 2020, prior to boarding Marine One to begin his trip to Florida. (Official White House Photo by Joyce…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir treatment arms for COVID-19

News Strong - Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization reports WHO today accepted the recommendation from the Solidarity Trial’s International Steering Committee to discontinue the trial’s hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir arms. The Solidarity Trial was established by WHO to find an effective COVID-19 treatment for hospitalized patients. The International Steering Committee formulated the recommendation in light of the evidence for hydroxychloroquine vs standard-of-care and for lopinavir/ritonavir vs standard-of-care from the Solidarity trial interim results, and from a review of the evidence from all trials presented at the 1-2 July WHO Summit on COVID-19 research and ; These interim trial results show that…
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Censorship – Communication Platform Faces Lose of Major Advertisers Seeking Content Control

New Strong - US: Facebook Inc reports Banning a Violent Network in the US SummaryToday we are designating a violent US-based anti-government network as a dangerous organization and banning it from our platform. This network uses the term boogaloo but is distinct from the broader and loosely-affiliated boogaloo movement because it actively seeks to commit violence. For months, we have removed boogaloo content when there is a clear connection to violence or a credible threat to public safety, and today’s designation will mean we remove more content going forward, including Facebook Groups and Pages. This is the latest step in…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – US Outbreaks Surge 2 Days to 5 Weeks after COVID-19 Disease Exposure Causing ReOpening Rollbacks

VT was the first state to order self isolation for arriving travelers staying. News Strong - US Positive COVID-19 Disease Cases Spread in at least 13 States resulting in the reversal of reopening plans. Interstate travelers arriving to stay in VT, NJ, NY, CT must isolate in place for 14 days upon arrival.
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AntiTrust Reforms Strike Balance of Protecting Citizens While Preserving Online Innovation and Free Speech

US Strong news – Washington, DC: US DOJ reports Justice Department Issues Recommendations for Section 230 Reform The Department of Justice released today a set of reform proposals to update the outdated immunity for online platforms under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of ; Responding to bipartisan concerns about the scope of 230 immunity, the department identified a set of concrete reform proposals to provide stronger incentives for online platforms to address illicit material on their services while continuing to foster innovation and free ; The department’s findings are available ; “When it comes to issues of public safety,…
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Former DIA Analyst Sentenced for Leaking Classified Information to Journalists

News Strong - Washington, DC: US DOJ reports A former employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for leaking classified information to two journalists in 2018 and 2019. “Frese repeatedly passed classified information to a reporter, sometimes in response to her requests, all for personal gain,” said Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. ; “When this information was published, it was shared with all of our nation's adversaries, creating a risk of exceptionally grave harm to the security of this ; His conviction and sentence demonstrate the Department’s commitment to…
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Pandemic Recession – Public Media Downsizing 10% During Pandemic Emergency

News Strong - Boston, MA: Boston University WBUR Public Radio Media reports WBUR will lay off more than 10% of the station’s staff, including several newsroom leaders, and stop producing the nationally syndicated sports program “Only A Game” in a restructuring made more drastic by the coronavirus-induced recession. Share More:
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Ben Gurion University Develops 1 Minute COVID-19 Breathalyzer Test Using 3D Printer

News Strong - Beer Sheva, Israel: Ben Gurion University of Negev reports We are pleased to share some of the most promising Covid-19 research coming out of  Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. BGU researchers have developed a 1-Minute COVID-19 Breathalyzer Test. Prof. Gabby Sarusi A team from the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs were recently on the Marcus Family Campus to film Prof. Gabby Sarusi in his lab demonstrating the one-minute breath test. Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports Prof. Gabby Sarusi Prof. Gabby Sarusi Share More:
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140+ US Media Attacks, Arrests Surge Along with George Floyd Protestors and Violent Looters

News Strong - United States: Nieman Lab Laura Hazard Owen reports police have attacked journalists at least 140 times since May 28 “Although in some incidents it is possible the journalists were hit or affected accidentally, in the majority of the cases we have recorded the journalists are clearly identifiable as press, and it is clear that they are being deliberately targeted.” Share More:
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