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U.S. Judge Halts Trump's TikTok Ban, Hours Before It Was Set To Start

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The decision grants TikTok a short-term reprieve, but the wildly popular app's fate still faces an extraordinary amount of uncertainty. (Image credit: Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency)
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Federal judge blocks Trump's effort to ban TikTok from US app stores

Federal judge blocks Trump's effort to ban TikTok from US app stores

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A US District judge has made an 11th hour intervention to block a federal government order prohibiting downloads of TikTok from app stores by American users.
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TikTok's fate in the balance as judge weighs app store ban

TikTok's fate in the balance as judge weighs app store ban

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NEW YORK - Lawyers for TikTok pleaded with a U.S. federal judge on Sunday to delay the Trump administration's ban of the popular video sharing program from app stores, arguing the move would infringe on First Amendment rights and do irreparable harm to the business.
The 90-minute hearing came after President Trump declared this summer that TikTok was a threat to national security.
TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, is scrambling to firm up a deal tentatively struck a week ago in which it would partner with tech company Oracle and retailer Walmart.
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TikTok fate in the balance as judge weighs app store ban

TikTok fate in the balance as judge weighs app store ban

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NEW YORK - Lawyers for TikTok pleaded with a U.S. federal judge on Sunday to delay the Trump Administration's ban of the popular video sharing program from app stores set to take effect at the end of the day, arguing the move would infringe on First Amendment rights and do irreparable harm to the business.
The 90-minute hearing came after President Donald Trump declared this summer that TikTok was a threat to national security and that it either sold its U.S. operations to U.S. companies or the app would be barred from the country.
TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, is scrambling...
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TikTok's fate hangs in the balance as judge weighs app store ban

TikTok's fate hangs in the balance as judge weighs app store ban

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Judge Carl Nichols of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia said he would make a decision by late Sunday, leaving TikTok's fate hanging.
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