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TikTok asks court to intervene as Trump order looms

TikTok asks court to intervene as Trump order looms

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The popular video-sharing app TikTok, its future in limbo since President Donald Trump tried to shut it down earlier this fall, is asking a federal court to interveneBy MATT O'BRIEN AP Technology WriterNovember 12, 2020, 12:07 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe popular video-sharing app TikTok, its future in limbo since President Donald Trump tried to shut it down earlier this fall, is asking a federal court to intervene.TikTok's Chinese owner, ByteDance, has until Thursday to sell off its U.S. operations under an executive order that Trump signed in August.Trump in September gave his tentative blessing to a ByteDance proposal meant to resolve U.S. national security concerns by placing TikTok under the oversight of American companies Oracle and Walmart, ea...