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'Not stopping': Defiant NYC protesters march through curfew

'Not stopping': Defiant NYC protesters march through curfew As he spoke at City Hall, midtown Manhattan was pocked with smashed storefronts, with Macy's flagship store among those hit . Porcher made the comments the morning after an NYPD officer was randomly attacked and stabbed in the neck while patrolling in Brooklyn, which resulted in a struggle that caused two additional officers to suffer gunshot wounds. [Full Article...]

Derek Chauvin Hit With Second-Degree Murder, 3 Other Officers Charged

Derek Chauvin Hit With Second-Degree Murder, 3 Other Officers Charged All four of the officers present during Floyd's arrest have been fired but only the officer who kept his knee on the African-American's neck, Derek Chauvin , has been charged. "W$3 e are gratified that this important action was brought before George Floyd's body was laid to rest". Later, another officer expressed concern, asking if they should roll Floyd on his side. [Full Article...]

Macy's hit as New York City imposes curfew amid George Floyd protests

Macy's hit as New York City imposes curfew amid George Floyd protests Numerous city's curfews have lasted only a few days, and a number during major conflicts have received little media coverage in the past. Police said almost 700 people were arrested and several officers injured in the overnight violence. [Full Article...]

Carole Baskin has gained control of Joe Exotic's former zoo

Carole Baskin has gained control of Joe Exotic's former zoo The federal judge's ruling says Jeff has 120 days to get himself and all of the animals off the property. Baskin , a prominent animal rights activist, became nationally known after her years-long feud with Joseph " Joe Exotic" Maldonado-Passage was a focal point of Netflix's " Tiger King " docuseries. [Full Article...]

China threatens to ‘counter-attack’ United States over imposing curbs on Chinese students

China threatens to ‘counter-attack’ United States over imposing curbs on Chinese students China's rubber-stamp parliament on Thursday approved the plans for the law, which would punish secession, subversion of state power, terrorism and acts that endanger national security - as well as allow Chinese security agencies to operate openly in Hong Kong. [Full Article...]

Former Minnesota Police Officer Charged With Murder in Death of George Floyd

Former Minnesota Police Officer Charged With Murder in Death of George Floyd Floyd is the handcuffed black man whose cries of " I can't breathe " in a widely seen cellphone video set off days of violent protest in Minneapolis and around the country. Amy Klobuchar, the US Senator from Minnesota, confirmed the news on Twitter and called it "the first step towards justice". Protests had also spread to New York, Houston, Atlanta, Detroit, Las Vegas, San Jose and Memphis... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Trump terminates US relationship with WHO

Coronavirus: Trump terminates US relationship with WHO Trump also pledged to sanction officials in Beijing and Hong Kong who supported the national security law, declaring they must be punished for " eroding Hong Kong's autonomy " and " smothering Hong Kong's freedom ". "Our actions will be strong, our actions will be meaningful", Trump added. China's state-run Global Times newspaper called Trump's announcement "recklessly arbitrary". [Full Article...]

Russian adds 8371 COVID-19 cases, total reaches 379051

Russian adds 8371 COVID-19 cases, total reaches 379051 Russian Federation confirmed 8,371 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, raising its total number of infections to 379,051, its coronavirus response center said in a statement Thursday. The ministry document also contained detailed instructions for recording COVID-19 deaths. Officials said that based on those figures a total of 1,561 people died in the Russian capital in connection with the c... [Full Article...]

Trump hits back at Twitter for flagging his tweets (Ld)

Trump hits back at Twitter for flagging his tweets (Ld) It might be USA army who brought the epidemic to Wuhan. The decision marks a victory for voting rights advocates who argue that under the extraordinary circumstances of a global pandemic, steps should be taken to make it easier for Americans to vote. [Full Article...]

Drones, planes to be used to fight locust attack in Rajasthan

Drones, planes to be used to fight locust attack in Rajasthan Some 38% of Pakistan's area spread over the provinces of Balochistan, Sindh and Punjab are "breeding grounds" for locusts, according to a report by the Food and Agricultural Organization ( FAO ) of the United Nations. At least 10 districts in Uttar Pradesh that border Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have been put on alert after swarms of locusts attacked crops in the two States, an offici... [Full Article...]

Two more COVID-19 related deaths reported in Calhoun County

Two more COVID-19 related deaths reported in Calhoun County NEW DELHI| India recorded its highest-ever single-day spike in coronavirus cases of 6,654 people tested positive of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. It brings the total to 72 with 28 active cases, including no hospitalized cases. Of the total confirmed, there are 69,597 positive cases across the nation, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. [Full Article...]

Beijing urges USA to drop 'wishful thinking' of changing China

Beijing urges USA to drop 'wishful thinking' of changing China Watch the full video for all the details. "This political virus is spreading in the U.S., and jumping at any opportunity to attack and slander China". But he unleashed a furious attack on the USA, warning there is a "political virus" spreading throughout the country that is being used to "attack and smear China". [Full Article...]

Trump Calls for Investigation Into Unfounded Joe Scarborough Murder Conspiracy

Trump Calls for Investigation Into Unfounded Joe Scarborough Murder Conspiracy In the May 12 message, Trump had called for authorities to reopen an investigation into the 2001 death of a former congressional aide to Scarborough - a case that authorities have said was accidental, with no foul play suspected, according to The Washington Post . [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson forced to reduce Huawei's role in UK's 5G networks

Boris Johnson forced to reduce Huawei's role in UK's 5G networks Robert Strayer , the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Communication and Cyber Communication. It is a "high risk" vendor in the UK's infrastructure. The newspaper reported that two working groups had been created under the umbrella of Project Defend. Huawei stressed that the coronavirus pandemic had placed "significant pressure" on British telecoms systems and highligh... [Full Article...]

Hong Kongers fret over Beijing's planned new security laws

Hong Kongers fret over Beijing's planned new security laws Wang said Hong Kong's legal system and enforcement must be established and improved "at the state level" to "change the long-lasting situation of defenselessness in the national security affairs in Hong Kong". Article 23 has never been implemented due to public fears it would curtail Hong Kong's cherished rights, such as freedom of expression and the press. [Full Article...]

Brazil Records Almost 20,000 New Coronavirus Infections in 24 hours

Brazil Records Almost 20,000 New Coronavirus Infections in 24 hours Governments are still struggling to balance measures to halt the virus - and to head off a feared possible second wave of infections - with moves to reopen their battered economies. According to him, "We are considering placing a ban, we hope that we're not going to have a problem". The authorities can not make people turn around and they have allowed some traffic to get through, our correspon... [Full Article...]

Pandemic Politics: Maskless Trump Tours Michigan Ford Plant

Pandemic Politics: Maskless Trump Tours Michigan Ford Plant President Donald Trump on Thursday answered a question about the potential for a second wave of coronavirus cases by saying the United States was "not closing". Company policy maintains that visitors wear protective equipment or garments such as masks. Trump won in MI in the 2016 election, the first Republican to do since 1988. [Full Article...]

Sons of slain Saudi journalist Khashoggi 'forgive' killers, paving way to pardon

Sons of slain Saudi journalist Khashoggi 'forgive' killers, paving way to pardon Hatice Cengiz vowed to continue fighting for justice after a statement by Salah Khashoggi which opens the door for five people to avoid execution in Saudi Arabia. Salah has previously said he had "full confidence" in the judicial system, and criticised opponents he said were seeking to exploit the case. Another three were given jail terms totalling 24 years, while a further three were acquitted,... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to withhold funds from Michigan, Nevada over mail-in voting

Trump threatens to withhold funds from Michigan, Nevada over mail-in voting In an earlier since-deleted tweet, Trump had claimed that MI had sent out absentee ballots to all MI voters. In this June 4, 2019, photo, Dana Nessel , Attorney General of MI, listens to a question from reporters in Detroit. "The consensus, among people who study fraud carefully, is that voting by mail is a much more fertile area for fraud than voting in person", Charles Stewart, the Kenan ... [Full Article...]

Patten urges Hong Kong protesters not to ‘lose faith’

Patten urges Hong Kong protesters not to ‘lose faith’ Delegates, shown here at the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing on Thursday, are expected to discuss legislation regarding Hong Kong this week. Additional reporting from journalist Isaac Yee in Hong Kong . Likewise, one of the solutions proposed by the Hong Kong government to quell the past year of protests was to renew efforts to... [Full Article...]


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