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Worldwide New York Police union taunts mayor over daughter’s arrest
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The mayor said the New York City Police Department had experienced "horrible, vile things" and added that "tremendous violence. will not stand". Demonstrations have been sparked across the country in the past week after the death of an unarmed black man, George Floyd , on May 25.

Worldwide Authorities Say They’ve Arrested Truck Driver Who Drove at Crowd of Protesters
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Ammar Aref, who owns a corner grocery store in Minneapolis blocks from where Floyd was killed , said he has stayed opened every day, but he doesn't know how much stock to order and his employees don't want to come to work. The officers then knelt with the assembled protesters for a moment of prayer. Police maintained a low-key presence as the protestors defied strict coronavirus regulations demanding gatherings be restricted to a maximum 100 people, who must maintain social distancing.

Worldwide Hong Kong stocks jump as investors shrug off US-China tensions
Author: 0 Hong Kong stocks jump as investors shrug off US-China tensions

That followed the ceremonial Chinese legislature's endorsement of a security law for Hong Kong that pro-democracy advocates say undermines the autonomy promised to the former British colony. The real hammer and anvil would be sanctioning Hong Kong and Chinese banks. The application of the principle of "one country, two systems" for Hong Kong when Britain restored it to China in 1997, after almost 150 years of colonial control, seemed like a stroke of genius.

Worldwide China is 'Prepared for the Worst' as U.S. Threatens Further Sanctions
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President Trump says the US will begin the process of ending its special relationship with Hong Kong in response to China's move to strip the territory of much of its autonomy. Lau, though, said the opposition to Chinese incursions is not going away and that the younger generation in Hong Kong is not backing down from the fight to protect their democratic rights.

Worldwide Federal officer killed guarding courthouse near protest
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San Francisco's office of the FBI said in a statement that an individual inside a vehicle "began firing gunshots at contract security officers for the Federal Protective Service of the Department of Homeland Security". The identity of the officer has not yet been disclosed. "There are now threats by some to attack police stations and federal buildings, Cuccinelli said".

Worldwide New video appears to show George Floyd pinned down by three officers
Author: 0 New video appears to show George Floyd pinned down by three officers

Now, according to CNN , new details about Chauvin's personal history has been revealed, as Minneapolis City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins said Chauvin knew the victim. "We learned a couple days ago though social media that the former Minnesota police officer had, in fact, a home in Windermere", Sheriff John Mina said.

Worldwide Trump Administration Orders Military Police to Prepare to Deploy to Minneapolis
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Hoffman said Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had spoken to Walz twice in the past 24 hours and told him the Pentagon was prepared to help if needed. Frey reassured Minneapolis residents and business owners that they would strengthen law and order on Saturday. "We are strong as hell. Is this a hard time period? yes.

Worldwide Russian Federation reports record toll of new virus deaths
Author: 0 Russian Federation reports record toll of new virus deaths

In addition, 756 people who died of other causes in April had tested positive for coronavirus . They had confirmed coronavirus as the cause of death in 169 cases where tests had initially been negative. The new counting method has not yet been used to revise the official death toll for Moscow or Russian Federation. That would still make the Russian capital's coronavirus death rate much lower than death rates reported in cities such as NY and London, it said.

Worldwide Joe Biden To Headline Texas Democrats' Virtual Convention
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Other college democratic organizations - which usually support the Democratic candidate for president and drum up support among young voters - including the Texas College Democrats, the Memphis Young Democratic Socialists and the Carolina Young Democratic Socialists, have all issued similar statements calling for a full review of Reade's allegations, according to reports by Campus Reform .

Worldwide U.S. toughens stand against China, terminates relationship with WHO
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Why it matters: Trump said he would be effectively ending the special trade status that has allowed Hong Kong to flourish as a gateway to the Chinese market. WHO , an agency of the United Nations, has always been swayed by Beijing's political preferences. More than 102,000 people in the U.S. have lost their lives to Covid-19 - by far the biggest death toll in the world.

Worldwide Trump tweets are now labelled as
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Trump reiterated his accusations of political bias by such technology platforms, tweeting: "Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices ". The tags, at the base of the tweets originally posted in March, are marked with an exclamation point inside a circle and text that reads "Get the facts about Covid-19".

Worldwide President Trump Suspends Travel from Brazil Amid Coronavirus Surge
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The White House announced a ban on travel to the us from the coronavirus hotspot of Brazil . Today, the President has taken decisive action to protect our country by suspending the entry of aliens who have been in Brazil during the 14-day period before seeking admittance to the United States .

Worldwide Cuomo: 'We All Failed' at Projecting COVID-19 Pandemic
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I know it's a strong word, but they're lying". Not any income coming in. Kaminsky says he hopes Long Island can begin phase two of reopening in two weeks, which would allow businesses like banks, accounting and real estate to resume. Elsewhere, beaches, fitness centers and hotels in Florida's Broward County, including Fort Lauderdale, were given the green light to open on Tuesday with some restrictions.

Worldwide Spain corrects its official death toll from COVID-19
Author: 0 Spain corrects its official death toll from COVID-19

Francisco Franco died, a 30-day mandatory mourning period was declared. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Twitter this would last for "10 days, the longest period of mourning in our democracy, in which we will all express our sorrow and pay homage to those who have died".

Worldwide White woman called police on black man in dog row
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As the encounter went viral, a number of concerned commenters also anxious about Ms. Cooper's dog, who she is seen jerking around by the collar as she grows more upset with Mr. "This woman thought she could exploit that to her advantage, and I wasn't having it", he said. As Cooper strolled through the park with her new dog off-leash, she encountered 57-year-old science editor Christian Cooper (no relation) and the two argued about the park's rule that dogs be leashed at all times.

Worldwide After Jaipur, locusts could invade Delhi; alert sounded
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The farmers were taken unaware as it took place after decades. "If we are not able to control the sub-adults (the swarms that are already in MP and Rajasthan) they will grow into adults come back to the summer breeding sites along the Indo-Pak border in the desert".

Worldwide La Liga can resume on 8th of June
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The Spanish football league will also resume business, starting behind closed doors from June 8. After all players of the 42 La Liga and Segunda División clubs finished tests for coronavirus , the clubs were allowed to conduct group training.

Worldwide South Africa to ease lockdown despite surge in Covid-19 cases
Author: 0 South Africa to ease lockdown despite surge in Covid-19 cases

Ramaphosa, meanwhile, reiterated the government's plans to allow schools to reopen for senior years from June 1, and said one-third of university students would also be allowed back on campus. Domestic air travel for business reasons will be allowed too, and more air travel will be phased in on dates to be announced. High risk activities, however, will remain closed.