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Report: Israeli settler population surged during Trump era

World
A pro-settler group says Israel’s West Bank settler population has grown at a far higher rate than the country as a whole over the last four yearsBy JOSEPH KRAUSS Associated PressJanuary 27, 2021, 10:18 AM• 4 min readJERUSALEM -- Israel's West Bank settler population has grown at a far higher rate than the country as a whole over the last four years, a pro-settler group said Wednesday, a period that coincides with the Trump administration's unprecedented acceptance of settlement activity.The report by West Bank Jewish Population Stats shows the settler population growing by around 13% since the start of 2017 to reach 475,481. During the same period, Israel's population grew by around 8% to reach nearly 9.3 million, according to the government.The group's report, which is based on official
Trump impeachment: Senate trial poised to start next week

Trump impeachment: Senate trial poised to start next week

World
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Biden inauguration: New president sworn in amid Trump snub

Biden inauguration: New president sworn in amid Trump snub

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Trump blacklists smartphone giant Xiaomi

Trump blacklists smartphone giant Xiaomi

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Trump banned from YouTube over concerns of ‘ongoing potential for violence’

Trump banned from YouTube over concerns of ‘ongoing potential for violence’

Technology
Donald Trump has been banned from uploading videos on YouTube "in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence", the platform said.YouTube, which is owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, said it had removed new content from the president's channel on Tuesday for violating its policies. Mr Trump will be unable to upload anything "for a minimum of seven days", a spokesperson said.This means he will not be able to post any YouTube videos to his 2.76 million subscribers before Joe Biden replaces him on 20 January.The president uploaded eight new videos on Tuesday, including one which saw him telling reporters that "Big Tech had made a terrible mistake" by barring him. ...