The US president earlier spoke against Democrats' calls for postponing the vote until the November election, citing his constitutional authority to make a nomination to fill the Supreme Court vacancy.
According to reports, the earthquake was felt in the surrounding provinces and regions, while no confirmed casualties or possible damage have been confirmed.
This is not the first time that big tech companies have found themselves in hot water over political incorrectness. In July, Microsoft’s artificial intelligence, put in charge of editing stories at the MSN news website, mixed up two female members of the pop band Little Mix in an article about racial inequality.
Many learned about the toxic substance thanks to the popular TV series Breaking Bad, where the protagonist, Walter White, used ricin to poison his enemies. Aside from Trump, since the end of the show in 2013, there have been several attempts to poison everyday people and politicians, including one US president, with ricin.
The presidential palace declined to comment on the matter, with plans for the surgery earlier reported by local media, who cited unnamed sources.
The EU Commission said earlier this week it would allow UK clearing houses to continue processing international payments from firms in the EU for another two years, stepping back from earlier threats to cut the City of London off from the EU finance market.
The number of those who have been infected with the coronavirus has surpassed 30,000,000 worldwide, with the death toll reaching 955,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. The most affected countries are the United States (where almost 200,000 have people died from the disease), India, and Brazil.
The outfit, featuring a beret and a round-collared coat, was noted for its similarity to clothes worn by Jewish teenager Anne Frank in some surviving photographs. Frank and her family lived in hiding from occupying German forces in The Netherlands for two years before their capture in 1944. Only her father Otto survived.