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Unrest devastates a city's landmark street of diversity

A man walks on Lake Street while looking at businesses destroyed during riots and protests over the death of George Floyd, Sunday May 31, 2020, in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Along the miles-long Minneapolis street ... Read More »

Israeli police probe false claims in case against PM's wife

FILE – In this June 16, 2019 file photo, Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, appears in the Magistrate Court, for a hearing on a plea deal over the misuse of state funds for meals at the premier’s residence, in Jerusalem. Israeli police said Sunday, May ... Read More »

Iran says virus cases surpass 150,000

Iran has suffered the Middle East’s deadliest novel coronavirus outbreak (AFP Photo/-) More Tehran (AFP) – Iran said its caseload of novel coronavirus infections passed the grim milestone of 150,000 on Sunday, as the country struggles to contain a recent upward trend. The government has largely lifted the restrictions it ... Read More »

Faith leaders in dual roles guiding congregations and police

FILE – St. Paul Police officers move in on a crowd past a church, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. The Rev. Charles Graham and other Twin Cities faith leaders who minister to communities historically ravaged by racial injustice know their neighborhoods are also the most vulnerable to ... Read More »

Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

The protests erupted on November 15 in Tehran and rapidly spread to at least 100 cities and towns, with petrol pumps torched, police stations attacked and shops looted (AFP Photo/ATTA KENARE) More Tehran (AFP) – Iran’s interior minister has suggested that up to 225 people were killed in November protests ... Read More »

Burkina Faso gunmen 'kill dozens' at cattle market in Kompienga

The security forces are struggling to end violence in Burkina Faso More Some 30 people have been killed in eastern Burkina Faso in a gun attack on a cattle market, reports say. Gunmen on motorbikes fired into the crowded market in Kompienga town around lunchtime on Saturday, eyewitnesses and residents ... Read More »

SpaceX's historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Sunday, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company. With test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken poised to take over manual control ... Read More »

World alarmed by violence in US; thousands march in London

George Floyd’s name stands written outside the U.S. embassy after people marched there from Trafalgar Square in central London on Sunday, May 31, 2020, to protest against the recent killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA, that has led to protests in many countries and across the ... Read More »

Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for virus

FILE – In this Sept. 1, 2019, file photo, an evacuee lies on a cot at an evacuation shelter for people with special needs, in preparation for Hurricane Dorian, at Dr. David L. Anderson Middle School in Stuart, Fla. Local officials across the South are still scurrying to fix their ... Read More »

U.N. Postpones Climate Summit to 2021

By Gage JacksonMay 30, 2020 The annual meeting will be pushed back one year to November 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The United Nations announced that it is postponing its annual climate summit due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The summit will be pushed back to November 2021. It will still ... Read More »

United Nations Postpones Climate Summit Until 2021

By Gage JacksonMay 30, 2020 The annual meeting will be pushed back one year to November 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The United Nations announced that it is postponing its annual climate summit due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The summit will be pushed back to November 2021. It will still ... Read More »

Sudan summons Ethiopia’s envoy over cross-border attack

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday said it summoned Ethiopia’s diplomat to the country over a cross-border attack allegedly conducted by a militia backed by Ethiopia’s military. Thursday’s attack in the eastern province of al-Qadarif killed at least one officer and one child, Sudan’s military said in a ... Read More »

Retreat or deploy? Police try to balance protest response

Police officers protect themselves with shields as protesters throw debris during a rally Friday, May 29, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, at the Barclays Center over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) LOS ANGELES ... Read More »

AP PHOTOS: Images from protests across a traumatized nation

A protester rides his bike past a burning building that housed a check cashing business, Friday, May 29, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) In cities across the ... Read More »

Leo Terrell To Dem Lawmakers: “You’re Alienating Me. I’m A Black Voter & You Have Lost Me, If You Don’t Stand Up & Do Something About These Criminals”

Democratic civil rights attorney Leo Terrell believes that Democratic lawmakers are not calling out the criminal activity during the protests against the death of George Floyd because they don’t want to alienate black voters ahead of the November presidential election. During a Friday interview on “Hannity”, Terrell said Floyd’s death ... Read More »

As Minneapolis burns, mayor takes heat for the response

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey speaks during a news conference Thursday, May 28, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minn. Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a second straight night as angry crowds looted stores, set fires and left a path of damage ... Read More »

What to know about traveling to the US at this stage of the pandemic

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Trump administration this week issued new limits on travelers coming to the U.S. from Brazil in the latest rollout of flight restrictions intended to stem the spread of COVID-19.” data-reactid=”17″>The Trump administration this week issued new limits on travelers coming to the ... Read More »

Congo militia leader arrested in 2017 murders of UN experts

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A Congolese militia leader accused of involvement in the murder of an American citizen and a Swedish national working with the United Nations has been arrested more than three years after their brutal slayings, a prosecutor said Saturday. Trésor Mputu Kankonde was apprehended in Katole, 15 ... Read More »

The Latest: S.Carolina TV reporter injured at Floyd protest

Boston firefighters battle a blaze in South Boston early Saturday, May 30, 2020. The seven-alarm fire started around 3:30 a.m., the Boston Fire Department said. (Boston Fire Dept. via AP) The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a ... Read More »

Sidney Powell Releases A Statement After Flynn Transcripts Released: “No Words Sufficient To Convey Our Disgust & Disdain For All Those Responsible”

On Friday, transcripts of phone conversations that took place in December 2016 between then-national security adviser General Michael Flynn and then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak were released. The transcripts were transmitted to Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) by Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe. Johnson and Grassley later ... Read More »

Woman sentenced for supporting Islamic State

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman was sentenced Friday to five years and 10 months in federal prison for attempting to send cellphones to the Middle East to be used as bomb detonators by the Islamic State terrorist group. Alison Marie Sheppard, 35, of Punta Gorda, had pleaded ... Read More »

Trump Says He’ll Terminate US Relationship With WHO

Accusing the World Health Organization of protecting China during the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump said Friday that the U.S. would sever its relationship with the agency. “We will be today terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization and redirecting those funds to other worldwide and deserving urgent global public ... Read More »

Analysis: Trump fuels new tensions in moment of crisis

President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — Over 48 hours in America, the official death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 100,000, the number of people who filed for unemployment during the crisis ... Read More »

Transcripts released of Flynn's calls with Russian diplomat

FILE – In this Sept. 10, 2019 file photo, Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, leaves the federal court following a status conference in Washington. FBI Director Christopher Wray has ordered an internal review into possible misconduct in the investigation of former Trump administration national security adviser ... Read More »

Officers in violent arrest to face NYPD disciplinary charges

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer will face disciplinary charges for a violent arrest during a social distancing enforcement action that ended with him kneeling on a man’s back or neck, a technique similar to the one that led to George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis. Several ... Read More »

U.N. agency task force urges uniform approach to flying during coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Rows of empty seats of an American Airline flight are seen, as coronavirus disease (COVID-19) disruption continues across the global industry, during a flight between Washington D.C. and Miami, in Washington, U.S. More MONTREAL/CHICAGO (Reuters) – A United Nations aviation-led task force is urging airlines, airports and countries ... Read More »

UN agency task force urges uniform approach to flying during coronavirus

MONTREAL/CHICAGO, May 29 (Reuters) – A United Nations aviation-led task force is urging airlines, airports and countries to come up with a uniform approach to flying safely during the coronavirus pandemic, although it stopped short of providing specific requirements for the hard hit industry’s recovery. “States and industry need to ... Read More »

Fallout from FISA fiasco

FISAFAIL — More than two months after key national-security tools went offline, Congress is no closer to reaching an agreement on the reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. President Donald Trump turned Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s legislative machine upside-down, prompting Republicans to jump ship from a bill initially crafted by ... Read More »

Sainsbury's new boss Roberts faces unexpected in-tray

FILE PHOTO: Roberts, Retail and Operations Director of Sainsbury’s, poses for a portrait at the company headquarters in London By James Davey LONDON (Reuters) – When Sainsbury’s <SBRY.L> new boss Simon Roberts hosts a virtual focus group with supermarket shoppers on his first day in charge on Monday, the conversation ... Read More »