Nancy Pelosi unveils 25th Amendment bid, questions Donald Trump’s fitness

The bill would set up a commission to assess the President’s ability to lead the country and ensure a continuity of government. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation on October October 9 that would allow Congress to intervene under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution to remove the President, insisting …

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Facebook bans militarised calls for poll watching but won’t pull ‘Army for Trump’ video

The world’s biggest social network is scrambling to adjust its rules for the November 3 vote, despite saying last month that it had set its final policies Facebook Inc on Wednesday banned calls for poll watching that use “militarised language,” as it tightened a slew of restrictions ahead of U.S. …

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Suit filed over postal ballot rule changes

Republicans say North Carolina poll officials’ move wrests away legislature’s job President Donald Trump’s campaign committee and the Republican National Committee sued on Saturday to block North Carolina election officials from enforcing rule changes that could boost the number of ballots counted in the presidential battleground state. The Republicans’ lawsuit …

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Facebook suspends fake Russian accounts, warns of U.S. election hack-and-leak threat

The Russian foreign ministry did not respond to a request for comment after normal working hours in Moscow. Russia has repeatedly denied allegations of election meddling Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has dismantled three networks of fake accounts which could be used by Russia’s intelligence services to leak hacked …

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ByteDance asserts control of TikTok and contests $5 billion fee

ByteDance Ltd. emphasized it will remain in control of a hived-off TikTok Global business, appearing to contradict President Donald Trump’s statements about how the new entity will be directed by Americans and pay an unusual $5 billion fee to the US government. The world’s most valuable startup sought to play …

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