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TikTok averted a ban in the United States last week when a federal judge ruled that Washington couldn’t block it from app stores just yet.



The logo of TikTok is seen on a smartphone screen in New York, the United States, Aug. 30, 2020.


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The logo of TikTok is seen on a smartphone screen in New York, the United States, Aug. 30, 2020.

The short-form video app is still accessible, but its fate in the country is far from certain.

The court ruling is only temporary, and could be appealed by the US government. The ruling could also eventually be thrown out: The judge only weighed in because TikTok challenged the ban, and the company could lose its court case.

To make things more confusing, TikTok’s court case isn’t the only thing governing the future of the app.

TikTok’s Chinese owner, ByteDance, is racing to close a deal with the American firms Oracle and Walmart that might be enough to satisfy the Trump administration’s concerns

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Kellyanne Conway (center) is seen with Attorney General William Barr (right) and guests at the Rose Garden Supreme Court nomination event on Sept. 26. At least seven people in attendance that day have tested positive for covid-19 since, including President Donald Trump.

Kellyanne Conway (center) is seen with Attorney General William Barr (right) and guests at the Rose Garden Supreme Court nomination event on Sept. 26. At least seven people in attendance that day have tested positive for covid-19 since, including President Donald Trump.
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Former White House counselor Kellyanne Conway confirmed on Friday that she’s contracted covid-19 after her 15-year-old daughter broke the news in a series of TikToks revealing her mother’s positive diagnosis and denouncing President Donald Trump.

“Tonight I tested positive for COVID-19,” Conway tweeted Friday evening. “My symptoms are mild (light cough) and I’m feeling fine. I have begun a quarantine process in consultation with physicians.”

Earlier that evening, her daughter, Claudia Conway, posted a string of videos on TikTok saying that she was experiencing respiratory issues and that her mother was “coughing all around the house after Trump tested positive

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