Google has rejected Donald Trump's latest allegation of bias, after the president claimed the tech giant promoted Barack Obama's State of the Union addresses but not his own. Mr Trump, who has 54 million followers on Twitter, tweeted a video with the message "#StoptheBias".The clip, which purportedly contains screenshots of the search engine's homepage, shows the page displaying live links to watch Mr Obama's speeches each year from 2012 to 2016, but not a link to Mr Trump's from 2017 onwards.But Google dismissed the allegation, saying it did promote Mr Trump's first and only State of the Union address in 2018. The tech giant clarified that it never featured a new president's first address to Congress, which Mr Trump would have made in 2017.A Google spokesman said: "On January 30 2018, we highlighted the livestream of President Trump's State of the Union on the google.com homepage."We have historically not promoted the first address to Congress by a new president, which is technically … [Read more...] about Google hits back at Donald Trump’s latest bias claim
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"FAKE news" was named Collins Dictionary's official Word of the Year for 2017 - and there's a good reason why. The term has become popularised by US President Donald Trump and its usage is said to have risen by 365 per cent since 2016. Who did Donald Trump name in his 'Fake News Awards'? Donald Trump had touted his "Fake News Awards" before the list was published on the Republican Party website. Unfortunately the website crashed within seconds of the president tweeting a link to the results. New York Times columnist Paul Krugman was awarded the number one spot for a tweet saying "on the day of President Trump's historic, landslide victory that the economy would never recover". It also included ABC veteran reporter Brian Ross and networks and publications Newsweek, TIME and the Washington Post. On August 28, 2018, he attacked Google by accusing the search engine giant of prioritising "fake news" in its search results - a claim the company denies. He took to Twitter to claim the results … [Read more...] about What is ‘fake news’, what is Theresa May’s new security unit and what were Donald Trump’s Fake News Awards?
Disrespectful and divisive: Reaction to Donald Trump’s latest Brexit broadside BelfastTelegraph.co.uk US president Donald Trump has been accused of “disrespecting” the nation after his latest intervention on Brexit. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/disrespectful-and-divisive-reaction-to-donald-trumps-latest-brexit-broadside-37113267.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37113261.ece/e5cb7/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_72674c1d-0c7c-40eb-820a-62fb216a2131_1 Email US president Donald Trump has been accused of “disrespecting” the nation after his latest intervention on Brexit. Mr Trump, who is due to meet Theresa May at her Chequers residence on Friday, was heavily critical of the deal thrashed out by the Cabinet at the 16th century manor house, saying it called into question any future UK-US trade deal. He told The Sun: “If they do a deal like that, we would be dealing with the European Union instead of dealing with the UK, … [Read more...] about Disrespectful and divisive: Reaction to Donald Trump’s latest Brexit broadside
Donald Trump has hit out at Amazon over its business practices and said that “unlike others, they pay little or no taxes to state and local governments”, saying he raised such concerns “long before the  election”. The web retail giant was “putting many thousands of retailers out of business”, the president said. It comes a day after reports he had discussed using anti-trust laws to rein in Jeff Bezos‘ company sent share prices plummeting and wiped $30bn (£21bn) off its value. Mr Trump tweeted: “I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the Election. Unlike others, they pay little or no taxes to state & local governments, use our Postal System as their Delivery Boy (causing tremendous loss to the U.S.), and are putting many thousands of retailers out of business!” Read more Amazon wins grocery foothold in France through Monoprix deal Asked about reports Mr Trump was considering clamping down on … [Read more...] about Donald Trump openly attacks Amazon over taxes and business practices
Donald Trump personally phoned Roseanne Barr to congratulate the actor on her TV show revival which saw an estimated 18.4 million people tune into the sitcom's debut. The US President also called Barr, who has endorsed Mr Trump despite previously voicing left-wing views, on Wednesday to thank her for lending him support. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed the call between the actor and Mr Trump - who is famed for his obsession with ratings - had taken place. Read more A ridiculous number of people watched the Roseanne reboot Roseanne is back: But does 2018 actually need her? 'Roseanne' star says hit sitcom returning to tackle Trump's America Roseanne returned to screens more than two decades after it ended its original run. The series, which focused on an Illinois working class family called the Conners, became the most watched show in the US from 1989 to 1990. The revival’s debut sees a family row erupt between … [Read more...] about Donald Trump calls Roseanne Barr to congratulate her on sitcom reboot