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Facebook oversight board extends timeline to decide on Trump ban

FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is displayed on their website in an illustration photo taken in Bordeaux, France, February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo April 16, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s independent oversight board said on Friday it had extended the timeline for deciding whether to uphold former U.S. President Donald Trump’s […]

China extends crackdown on Jack Ma’s empire with enforced revamp of Ant Group

FILE PHOTO: A thermal imaging camera is seen in front of a logo of Ant Group at the headquarters of Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China October 29, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo April 12, 2021 By Tony Munroe BEIJING (Reuters) – China has imposed a sweeping restructuring on Jack Ma’s […]

EU extends vaccine export checks by three months until end-June

FILE PHOTO: Vials labelled “COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine” and syringes are seen in front of a displayed EU flag in this illustration taken, February 9, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration March 11, 2021 BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission has extended until the end of June its scheme requiring authorisation for COVID-19 vaccine exports, due to continued European […]

Biden Extends National Emergency With Respect to Iran

President Joe Biden on Friday extended the national emergency with respect to Iran for another year, according to a White House notice. In a letter sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate President Kamala Harris, Biden said he is extending the national emergency with respect to Iran beyond March 15. The original emergency declaration […]

Alabama Governor Extends Mask Order: ‘We’re Not There Yet’

Alabama’s governor on March 4 extended the statewide mask mandate, in contrast to a number of counterparts who earlier this week eased mask restrictions. “So most states have taken to remove the mask order altogether and lift up the restrictions. Folks, we’re not there yet, but goodness knows we are getting closer. A new modified […]