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by | June 10, 2020 | 00:27

Whereas the government indicated in a statement on Tuesday evening that the outgoing Head of State died following a cardiac arrest , sources indicate that he died from Covid-19 related complications. In 2015, Nkurunziza announced he would run for a third term - a move opponents called unconstitutional, leading the military to unsuccessfully attempt to overthrow the government.

by | June 09, 2020 | 01:25

The news came after New Zealand declared it has no active Covid-19 cases. The debate has now shifted towards easing social distancing, gathering size caps, and limits on the operations of some businesses, especially tourism and hospitality.

by | June 09, 2020 | 01:28

The claim that China is hindering the anti-Covid research effort may well be riding a wave of another theory, one that alleges that coronavirus is man-made and was released from a virology lab in Wuhan , the Chinese city that was the epicenter of the epidemic.

by | June 09, 2020 | 02:01

Escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing are increasing risks for Chinese companies like JD and NetEase that are seeking to broaden their investor base. "It is important to coordinate closely with relevant countries, including in the G-7, that share our basic values", Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters on Monday, echoing Abe's sentiment.

by | June 08, 2020 | 00:35

Powell, who voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, said he's "proud" of the former military officials who have spoken out and that the national and global protests indicate Americans agree. He said that Trump's penchant to insult "anybody who dare [s] to speak against him" has always turned him off. "And that is unsafe for our democracy".

by | June 08, 2020 | 02:18

The cut would limit American troop strength in Germany to 25,000 permanently assigned service members, compared with about 34,500 now, the person said. The American-German spat escalated last month when Chancellor Angela Merkel gently refused to go to Washington for a G7 summit, declining President Donald Trump's invitation.

by | June 08, 2020 | 00:26

Military officials and vehicles in fatigues shut off a lot of downtown Washington, DC into visitors. President Donald Trump had no public events on his daily schedule. Many people wore surgical masks or fabric face coverings. Chauvin has been charged with murder while the other officers involved have been charged with aiding and abetting in connection with Floyd's death.

by | June 07, 2020 | 01:03

In what has been described as an extraordinary rebuke of a sitting United States President, former US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on Wednesday harshly condemned Trump's use of the military against peaceful protesters. Mattis concluded with the statements, "The pandemic has shown us that it is not only our troops who are willing to offer the ultimate sacrifice for the safety of the community", but that we also "know that we are better than the abuse of executive authority that we ...

by | June 07, 2020 | 02:13

Trump was in the Rose Garden to address the new jobs report, which saw the overall unemployment rate fall to 13.3% for May, but showed little improvement for African Americans . While some reporters quoted Trump's comments verbatim, others immediately cast Trump's reference to Floyd as part of his celebration of the positive economic outlook, rather than as a suggestion that Floyd would be pleased with the country's focus on progress toward a more equitable law enforcement environment.

by | June 07, 2020 | 01:33

It described their injuries as "non-life threatening". Dan Scavino, the overnight White House social media director, tweeted an image of the lightning strike. Two National Guard members deployed to patrol Washington, DC amid widespread protests in the city were injured by lightning early Friday morning, according to a report.

by | June 07, 2020 | 01:26

This is a great, great day in terms of equality. In widely circulated video footage, a white officer was seen kneeling on Floyd's neck as Floyd gasped for air and repeatedly groaned, "I can't breathe", before passing out. The comments in question came immediately after Trump discussed the role of the National Guard in limiting the damage caused by riots and looting, contrasting places like Minnesota, where the National Guard was active, with NY.

by | June 07, 2020 | 00:39

Ohanian also announced he is pledging $1 million to Colin Kaepernick's "Know your Rights Camp," which aims to educate, empower and mobilize black and brown communities. © Photographer: Hannah Peters/Getty Images Alexis Ohanian with wife Serena Williams and daughter on January 12. The company has banned groups like r/blackpeoplehate and alt-right r/MillionDollarExtreme.

by | June 06, 2020 | 01:43

Friends, family and celebrities honor the life of George Floyd; reaction on 'The Five '. Hundreds attended the service, which also heard a eulogy from civil rights activist Rev Al Sharpton . I can't breathe ". The sanctuary normally seats 1000, but because of the coronavirus outbreak, the capacity was reduced to about 500, and mourners wore masks.

by | June 05, 2020 | 01:10

The bill also stipulates that the anthem should be included in school education to teach students "the history and spirit of the national anthem ". Ahead of the vote, two legislators were taken away by security guards after throwing a foul-smelling liquid on to the chamber floor.

by | June 05, 2020 | 01:34

But violence spread elsewhere with four officers shot overnight in St. Louis near the police headquarters after a night of clashes and looting. De Blasio condemned police for roughing up journalists covering the protests, including two from the AP who were shoved, cursed at and told to go home by officers Tuesday night despite press being considered "essential workers" allowed to be on the streets.

by | June 05, 2020 | 00:41

But several arrests were made in NY after groups of protesters continued to march in Manhattan and Brooklyn after the city's 8.00 pm curfew had passed. "I just wish he opened it every once in a while instead of just brandishing it", the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said. Similarly, Rep.

by | June 05, 2020 | 02:03

A white police officer killed Floyd, a Black man, by pressing his knee onto Floyd's neck for around eight minutes. "The remarks of the girl came after she appeared alongside her mother Roxie Washington on a USA television show, where the little angel Gianna said: 'I miss him...

by | June 03, 2020 | 01:51

Justifying the cancelation of this month's meeting and his proposed new format, Trump said the current makeup of the group was "very outdated" and does not properly represent "what's going on in the world". According to the Johns Hopkins University data, the Covid-19 has infected over 6 million people and claimed more than 369,000 lives worldwide. The demonstrations are taking place against the ongoing U.S.

by | June 03, 2020 | 02:02

The NYPD told reporters that the arrest was for unlawful assembly - multiple outlets reported , citing authorities, that de Blasio was one of dozens of people who refused to leave a lower Manhattan intersection when ordered. We're going to work actively and strategically to stop any disorder. "It doesn't compute for New York City to have a closing time ". She was part of a group of about 100 people that threw things at police, though she didn't throw anything, according to sources ...

by | June 03, 2020 | 01:16

Even though the group's stated doctrine is fighting fascism in all its forms, the right has long sought to use examples of violence and skirmishes at protests as examples of false equivalency between ANTIFA members and the often self-declared white supremacists they frequently square off against.

by | June 03, 2020 | 00:31

The independent autopsy's findings came after the Hennepin County Medical Examiner found "no physical findings" to 'support a diagnosis of traumatic asphyxia or strangulation, ' according to a criminal complaint released by the Hennepin County Attorney's Office on Friday.

by | June 03, 2020 | 00:35

Bidois, the Northcote MP, said National wanted New Zealand to go to alert level 1. "The fact that some people think they're above the law is not an acceptable circumstance, that's what's at issue here", he told Radio New Zealand. That is why I am so grateful to the efforts of New Zealanders. Gatherings are limited to 100 people. New Zealand protesters hold a vigil against the killing of Minneapolis man George Floyd in a Black Lives Matter protest outside Parliament in Wellington on June ...

by | June 02, 2020 | 01:05

Some are from the neighborhoods where the protests take place. She was later released and given a summons according to the Post . New York City police said that almost 730 people have been arrested since protests erupted in the city late last week.

by | June 02, 2020 | 01:06

About 100 people took part in the protest outside the US embassy, said the report. In London, thousands of people turned out in solidarity with United States demonstrators, carrying signs reading: "No justice, no peace". power and love is here in Minneapolis ... change Gon come..." Naturally, players and managers were affected in various ways by the news and they have reacted to Floyd's death and the ensuing protests.

by | June 02, 2020 | 01:44

Trump had said that Beijing, by instituting the controversial law, "unilaterally imposed control over Hong Kong's security". While the details of the Chinese law and the United States response will unfold in the days ahead, an important era in Hong Kong's history is coming to an end.

by | June 01, 2020 | 02:07

Trump's order could also trigger retaliation. Number two, sanctioned senior Communist Party officials. He said World Health Organization has not pushed for accountability over its handling of the virus which is believed to have originated in Wuhan, China.

by | May 31, 2020 | 00:51

Paul. Street cleaning crews and volunteers cleaned up debris as curious residents surveyed the aftermath, taking photos and shooting video. The College Football Hall of Fame , which is located near the CNN Center and Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta , was near the epicenter of demonstrations over the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis earlier this week.

by | May 31, 2020 | 01:11

Floyd later died at a hospital. His death has since sparked riots in the streets of Minneapolis , with protesters demanding action be taken against the officers involved. "The actions and inactions of the on-scene Minneapolis officers violate the very tennents of our profession, and are entirely contrary to the ethical standards and training that we as police officers receive here in MA".

by | May 31, 2020 | 00:29

Members of the police units were on a 30-minute recall alert early Saturday, meaning they would have to return to their bases inside that time limit in preparation for deployment to Minneapolis inside of four hours. One US official said on condition of anonymity that some active-duty military police officers have already been ordered by the military to prepare to deploy if local authorities ask for their help, Reuters notes.

by | May 31, 2020 | 01:55

In recent days in Russian Federation from the coronavirus died, 232 people - the maximum number since the epidemic began, said on Friday, the operational headquarters for the fight against infection. The new counting method has not yet been used to revise the official death toll for Moscow or Russian Federation. Russians also have lower incomes and don't have a habit of socializing in public places - such as co-working spaces, widespread in NY, and restaurants.

by | May 31, 2020 | 00:39

At Wednesday's fundraiser, which he hosted with former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, Biden said his four-person review committee is about to "decide on the basic cut". Sens. "That means that they don't have to agree with me on everything, but they have to have the same basic approach to how we handle the economy and how we handle everything", Biden stated throughout the fundraising event, according to The Washington Post.

by | May 31, 2020 | 01:28

Despite the tough words, the Dow Jones Industrial Average immediately bounced back into the positive, suggesting investors were expecting harsher measures from Washington . Trump has been eager to fan outrage about China to deflect attention from his own handling of the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States , the highest number of deaths of any country, according to the critics.

by | May 30, 2020 | 00:27

That's why it's no surprise that we're continuing to see increased pushback against and the silencing of conservative voices on social media. Trump has often claimed that social media sites are biased in favor of the Democrats, an argument he made to attack Google Search back in 2018.

by | May 29, 2020 | 00:28

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), a key architect of the aid, said in an interview that the program has shifted from one that was meant to keep paychecks flowing during the shutdown to a bridge to help businesses pay workers as they reopen - in many cases, at less than full capacity.

by | May 28, 2020 | 01:44

The announcement came days after President Donald Trump said he is considering imposing a halt on all travel coming from Latin America and Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreaks in the region. On Sunday May 24, 2020, the White House issued a Presidential Proclamation (Proclamation) suspending the entry of travelers who have recently been to Brazil.