U.S. bans cotton imports from China producer XPCC citing Xinjiang ‘slave labor’

The Trump administration expanded economic pressure on China’s region of Xinjiang, banning cotton imports from a powerful organization that it says uses the forced labor of detained Uighur Muslims. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop New Season at … Read more…

Trump Bans Americans From Investing In Cos. Controlled By Chinese Military

The U.S. Government prohibited American firms and citizens from investing in a set of listed Chinese companies linked to its military. An Executive Order that President Donald Trump signed Thursday prohibits U.S. investors from buying the securities of these companies … Read more…

Trump bans Americans from investing in firms controlled by China’s military

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an order barring American investments in Chinese firms owned or controlled by the military, the latest White House bid to pressure Beijing over what it views as abusive business practices. China is “increasingly exploiting” American … Read more…

Canadians irked as Whole Foods bans workers from wearing Remembrance Day poppies

Canadians are up in arms after Whole Foods banned its employees from wearing poppies in honor of Remembrance Day, the nation’s holiday for fallen soldiers. The Amazon-owned supermarket chain reportedly told employees that pinning the traditional red flower to their … Read more…

Facebook bans ‘STOP THE STEAL’ group Trump allies were using to organize protests against vote counting

The campaign and its aides have tapped a network of new and existing Facebook pages, groups and events — some of which have hundreds of thousands of members — to rally people in public this week around the unfounded belief … Read more…

Facebook defends decision to leave anti-vaccine posts untouched as it bans anti-vaxxer ads

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from getting vaccines, but it will still let anti-vaxxers and supporters COVID … Read more…

Senate bans federal employees from using TikTok on government devices

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill banning federal employees from using the social media app TikTok on government-issued devices. Authorities have raised security concerns about the video-sharing platform because it’s owned by the Chinese-based company ByteDance. The … Read more…

Twitter bans pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum for copyright infringement

Twitter has permanently suspended user Carpe Donktum, who made pro-Trump memes, due to repeated copyright violations. Carpe Donktum has risen to viral fame among conservatives after several of his videos have been shared by President Trump, most recently a satirical … Read more…

Twitter bans controversial British commentator Katie Hopkins

Social media giant Twitter permanently banned controversial British political commentator Katie Hopkins for violating the platform’s “hateful conduct” policy, a report said Friday. The conservative commentator, who has garnered more than a million followers on the platform, had recently lost … Read more…

American Airlines removes passenger for refusing to wear mask—and bans him from future flights

American Airlines Group Inc. removed a passenger who refused to wear a face covering and banned him from taking flights in the future, capping a week in which U.S. carriers vowed to step up enforcement of mask use. Brandon Straka won’t … Read more…

China’s aviation authority to allow more foreign flights after the U.S. bans Chinese carriers

China’s aviation authority said Thursday that it would allow foreign airlines to increase flights between the country and other regions beginning June 8. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…