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Trump social media ‘censorship’ claim is fake but widely believed

There is little evidence to back up Donald Trump's persistent claim that social media firms "silence" or "censor" conservatives, but the notion has nonetheless gathered widespread acceptance among his considerable following. The US president returned to the topic on Friday with a tweet saying: "Social Media Giants are silencing millions of people... People have to figure out what is real, and what is not, without censorship!" The comments marked the second time in a week Trump has attacked tech platforms over alleged…

Trump alleges social media ‘censorship’ of conservatives

WASHINGTON: US Pre­si­­­dent Donald Trump on Saturday accused social media platforms of “totally discriminating” against users with right-wing views while dubbing mainstream news outlets CNN and MSNBC “sick.” The president’s comments come after several top social media platforms including Facebook and Spotify curbed or banned accounts of far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. “Social Media is totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices,” Trump said in a series of morning tweets. “Speaking loudly…

Britain to hold special two-year parliament session to tackle Brexit

LONDON: The British parliament will hold a rare two-year legislative session to tackle the complexities of Britain's departure from the European Union, the government said on Saturday. Britain's negotiations with the EU over its exit from the bloc begin on Monday and stand to be complicated by the surprise loss of Prime Minister Theresa May's parliamentary majority in a national election last week. A parliamentary session usually runs for a year, from spring to spring. But the government will double the length of the…

Blair hints at return to frontline politics to save Brexit Britain

LONDON: Former Prime Minister Tony Blair could return to a frontline role in British politics to try to prevent Theresa May's Conservative Party from destroying the country with a so-called "hard Brexit", he said in an interview. The only Labour prime minister to win three general elections, Blair was hugely popular during the start of his 10 years in power but his support for the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq severely tarnished his reputation. In an interview with Esquire Magazine, Blair said it was a "tragedy" that Britons…