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The US president attacks China over its treatment of the former British colony, saying it was 'diminishing the city's longstanding and proud status'
The US is the WHO's biggest financial contributor, having given $400 million to the UN agency in 2019
'After stoking the fires of racism your entire presidency, you have the nerve to feign moral superiority before threatening violence? We will vote you out in November,' the pop star writes to the US president on Twitter
The tit-for-tat marks a new escalation in the row between Twitter and Donald Trump, who has more than 80 million followers and uses tweets daily to announce policies, attack opponents, and comment on breaking news
(3rd UPDATE) Twitter says it is placing a 'public interest notice' on a Trump message about protests in Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of the police
(UPDATED) If enforced, the action would upend decades of precedent and treat internet platforms as 'publishers' potentially liable for user-generated content
The UN health agency launches the independently-run WHO Foundation, which the organization hopes will give it greater control to direct philanthropic and public donations
(UPDATED) 'Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices. We will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen,' Donald Trump says in a tweet.
'[Trump's] response to COVID-19 has been delinquent, delayed, disorganized and deadly,' says AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka
Trump promises a 'very interesting' US response within days
Trump tweets a conspiracy theory accusing one of his media critics of murder, prompting an agonized letter from the victim's wife and calls for the company to block the Republican leader's 'vicious lie'
Trump wants the state's Democratic governor to guarantee that he will swiftly lift restrictions on large gatherings of people during the coronavirus pandemic
Foreign Minister Wang Yi also blasts what he called efforts by US politicians to 'fabricate rumors' about the pathogen's origins and 'stigmatize China'
The US accuses Russia of blocking flights over certain sites and forbidding surveys of military exercises, normally allowed under Open Skies
Donald Trump says Moscow did not stick to its commitments under the 18-year-old Open Skies Treaty, which is designed to improve military transparency and confidence between the superpowers
The Senate approves Ratcliffe 10 months after he first withdrew from consideration for the job amid broad doubts about his qualifications
Trump adopts the theme of 'Transitioning Back to Greatness' as states reopen at different speeds
Michael Cohen is serving a three-year sentence after admitting paying hush money to two women who said they slept with Donald Trump, for tax fraud, and for lying to Congress
Tensions between the US and China have been on the rise as the deadly coronavirus, which first surfaced in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, ravaged the global economy
His early morning tweet also refers to an unidentified 'wacko in China'
Trump also lashes out again at China, saying its 'incompetence' was responsible for 'this mass Worldwide killing'
Trump threatens to make permanent a temporary freeze on US funding to the body
(UPDATED) Donald Trump is locked in a bitter spat with Beijing, alleging it covered up the initial outbreak in central China late last year before the disease unleashed death and economic devastation across the planet
The sacked inspector general, Steve Linick, was investigating in part whether Pompeo ordered a government employee to walk his dog, pick up dry-cleaning and make dinner reservations
'They're a puppet of China, they're China-centric to put it nicer,' Trump says about the WHO
US government regulators warn that hydroxychloroquine has 'not been shown to be safe'
The president and his allies regularly rail against a 'Deep State' of shadowy forces they see as committed to undermining Trump. There is no evidence that such a movement exists.
Former US president Barack Obama also expresses outrage at the shooting of 25-year-old black jogger Ahmaud Arbery
US President Donald Trump removes State Department Inspector General Steve Linick in his latest abrupt dismissal of an official tasked with monitoring wrongdoing inside a government agency
Despite fears of a second wave of infections, national and local governments around the world are easing lockdown orders as they try to get stalled economies moving again
'The first person I would call to testify about the biggest political crime and scandal in the history of the USA, by FAR, is former President Obama,' Trump tweets
Asked how the US might choose to retaliate, the President gives no specifics but strikes a threatening tone, saying: 'There are many things we could do. We could do things. We could cut off the whole relationship.'
The order prevents US companies from using telecoms equipment made by companies that the government believes pose a national security risk
Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House, says he found Fauci's latest call for a highly cautious reopening 'not acceptable'
Although Jared Kushner does not say he wants a change in date and notes 'it's not my decision to make,' his remarks are attacked by Trump critics as evidence of overreach
'The parallels and the contrasts between the Watergate affair and the present situation now before this Court are striking,' says a group dubbing itself the 'Watergate Prosecutors'
'California should let Tesla & @elonmusk open the plant, NOW. It can be done Fast & Safely!' Trump says in a tweet
The 'clock' ticks on the assumption that 60% of COVID-19 deaths in the United States could have been prevented
Though it may appear spacious in movies and TV shows, the West Wing is actually rather cramped, making social distancing difficult
The hearing gives time for the justices to render a decision before the presidential election in November, as Donald Trump seeks a second term
In a leaked web call, former US president Barack Obama also hits the dropping of charges against Michael Flynn then rallies support behind Democratic party presidential bet Joe Biden
President Maduro accuses US President Donald Trump of being behind the invasion
In a nearly unheard-of reversal, the department says that Flynn's December 2017 guilty plea was moot because the lies were insignificant
It is the second time Trump has vetoed an attempt by Congress to control his military initiatives
'It should have never happened," Trump says. 'Could have been stopped at the source. Could have been stopped in China.'
The coronavirus task force has spearheaded the complex response to the fast-spreading virus, which has already killed more than 70,000 Americans
President Nicolas Maduro appears on state television with the US passports of a pair he says belongs to US security forces
President Donald Trump's first major trip since the lockdown comes with political color, as he mentions the elections and endorses his political allies
Politicians are grappling with how to get the wheels of commerce and industry turning again without sparking a second wave of infections
(UPDATED) 'We can't stay closed as a country, we're not going to have a country left,' Trump says at the TV town hall