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Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

President Donald Trump on May 27 threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering a day after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

The president can't unilaterally regulate or close the companies, which would require action by Congress or the Federal Communications Commission. But that didn't stop Trump from angrily issuing a strong warning.

Trump angrily interrupted the conference: Ask China

Namely, Weijia Jiang, a CBS News correspondent from the White House, asked Trump why he sees the current crisis as an international competition, when more than 80.000 Americans have died.
"Maybe that's the question you should ask China," Trump answered a journalist who was born in China and emigrated to the United States at the age of two.

White House to wind down coronavirus task force as focus shifts to aftermath: Trump

The White House coronavirus task force will wind down as the country moves into a second phase that focuses on the aftermath of the outbreak, President Donald Trump said on May 5.   

Trump confirmed the plans after Vice President Mike Pence, who leads the group, told reporters the White House may start moving coordination of the U.S. response on to federal agencies in late May.   

Trump’s Political Survival Will Shape the Western Balkans

When it comes to the US, meanwhile, one thing seems clear: Donald Trump's chances of re-election as President hang on his ability to "unite the nation" in its response to the pandemic.

A challenge of such a magnitude provides "ample opportunity to take up the mantle of national leader and appear presidential". [Zachary Wolf reporting for CNN]

Brain drain leaving even bigger vaccum in care of elderly Greeks

The 8,000 kilometers that separate Michigan in the United States from Thessaly in central Greece is no easy distance to cover, yet 52-year-old financial consultant George Papadopoulos has become accustomed to the long journey. It's been 30 years since he left his homeland to study in the US, where he stayed on to build a family and a successful career.