“Complaint” in the news

Example collocations

complaint against
criminal complaint
filed a complaint
formal complaint
lodged a complaint

Publications and example sentences

The Independent
· Biden raised the pandemic alarm in October as Trump complained about iPhone buttons  
Despite the Twitter complaint, the president may have actually been in a good mood as 25 October was the day that reports emerged that the Justice Department was conducting a criminal investigation into the origins of the Russia probe.
The Verge
· How to watch The Simpsons in its original aspect ratio on Disney Plus  
It didn’t take long for Disney to address viewer complaints by announcing it would give subscribers a choice between 16:9 (optimized for modern widescreen TVs) and the original 4:3 aspect ratio to see episodes true to the way they originally aired.
· Going to war with Twitter, Trump threatens critical social media legal protections  
The order would further rope in the FTC to make a public report of complaints and “consider taking action” against social media companies that “restrict speech.”
The China Post
· US: Transgender sports inclusion violates others’ rights  
The letter came in response to a complaint filed last year by several cisgender female track athletes who argued that two transgender female runners had an unfair physical advantage.
The Guardian
· Australian government asks China for same reduction in trade barriers as US  
Brett Williams, a trade lawyer at Williams Trade Law in Sydney, said it was plausible Australia could bring a WTO complaint and establish China had discriminated against imports from countries other than the US – a breach of the “most-favoured nation” rule in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
The Guardian
· Tui cancels all foreign holidays until 1 July  
Last week the Competition and Markets Authority said it was investigating package holiday firms after receiving thousands of complaints from consumers who have been unable to recoup money on cancelled breaks.
The Verge
· ACLU sues facial recognition firm Clearview AI, calling it a ‘nightmare scenario’ for privacy  
The full complaint is available here.
· Pattern of uneven social distancing enforcement coming into view, civil rights experts say  
Instead, officers “advise, admonish, seek voluntary compliance,” then “write an application for complaint,” the city’s police public information office said in an email.
The Independent
· ‘A murderer lives here': Grafitti scrawled outside home of white police officer who knelt on neck of George Floyd  
According to NBC News, Mr Chauvin was the subject of at least a dozen complaints.
The Verge
· FCC commissioner says Trump’s Section 230 plan ‘does not work’  
Democrat Rosenworcel said that the order “is not the answer” while Republican Carr suggested that the proposal “makes sense.” If the current draft order is signed, the FCC would be at the helm of adjudicating complaints of social media bias online.