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Before Trump, It was uttered by a southern police chief during civil rights unrest in the 1960s.
Network correspondent Omar Jimenez and the crew could be seen being taken into custody, although what appeared to be Jimenez's media credentials were visible on him.
(Bloomberg) -- Twitter Inc. put up a rule-violation notice on one of U.S. President Donald Trump's most recent posts that included the phrase "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."Saying that the president's comments about protests in Minneapolis were against its rules, the social media company
The US city sees a third night of unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd in police custody.
U.S. President Donald Trump is trusted more than Democratic nominee Joe Biden to handle the economy, polls show, even with more than 40 million Americans filing jobless claims and growth stalled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Biden is expected to release a large-scale recovery plan in the coming weeks. Democrats are watching closely to see if his message matches the moment, saying the party's presumptive nominee needs to ramp up criticism of Trump's response to the pandemic and show leadership for moving forward.
At least one person was described as being in critical condition. The shooting did not involve police, but occurred amid protests.
For the first time, Twitter has hidden a tweet on the president's profile behind a warning.
Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald Trump's tweets about protests in Minneapolis, saying it violated the platform's rules about "glorifying violence." Trump, a prolific Twitter user, has been at war with the company since earlier this week, when it for the first time
The pair, hired for role play involving a broom, mistakenly went to the wrong house with machetes.
A simple guide to the new national security law China has proposed in Hong Kong and why it matters.
Amid escalating violence in Minneapolis after George Floyd's death, President Donald Trump criticized the city's mayor and called protesters "thugs."
Twitter's decision to step in, at a time of racially charged civil unrest in cities across the United States, escalates a feud between Trump and tech companies. It came just hours after Trump signed an executive order threatening Silicon Valley social media firms with new regulations over free speech. "...These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won't let that happen.
"These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won't let that happen," President Donald Trump tweeted after three days of looting and fires.
The Trump administration may soon expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at U.S. universities and impose other sanctions against Chinese officials in the latest signs of tensions between Washington and Beijing that are raging over trade, the coronavirus pandemic, human rights and the status of Hong Kong. President Donald Trump said he would make an announcement about China on Friday, and administration officials said he is considering a months-old proposal to revoke the visas of students affiliated with educational institutions in China linked to the People's Liberation Army or Chinese intelligence.
Fox News host Laura Ingraham attempted to explain to African Americans on Thursday night that President Donald Trump can empathize with inequality and police brutality due to his "own experience" with federal investigators during the Russia probe.With protests raging across the nation over the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis police custody, Ingraham lectured protesters over the demonstrations devolving into violence and looting. After chastising the non-Fox media for supposedly fanning racial flames over the police killing and subsequent protests, Ingraham then decided to address the black community as a whole to tell them how they should properly protest the killing of...
MINNEAPOLIS-Protesters demanding action over the death of 46-year-old George Floyd took over the Minneapolis Police Department's Third Precinct late Thursday and set the building ablaze.Video from the scene showed demonstrators chanting "I can't breathe" and cheering as the building was breached, with alarms blaring in the background."This is 400 years of anger," one protester, Justin Galbraith, told The Daily Beast as the flames sent smoke up into the sky.Others in the crowd echoed that sentiment. "There are so many innocent lives lost by the police. We protest peacefully and there is no accountability. So this happens," demonstrator Cecilia Zwak said. The takeover appeared to mark a...
Harvey Weinstein, currently serving a 23 year prison term for rape, was hit with a new lawsuit Thursday that claims he raped an additional four women, one of whom was just 17 years old at the time. The four Jane Does allege sexual assaults and rapes that occurred from 1984 to 2013, some after meetings […]
From the death of a black man in Minneapolis to a racist incident in Central Park, camera phones are increasingly being used as a weapon against racism even when justice doesn't always follow. Two videos shot on smartphones spread from social media to mainstream media this week, highlighting how bystanders are now frequently capturing incidents that in the past may have gone unnoticed. It was a member of the public who filmed George Floyd grasping for breath as a white Minneapolis policeman pressed his knee on Floyd's neck for at least five minutes on Monday.
CNN anchor Don Lemon unloaded on President Donald Trump after the Justice Department said Thursday that the president was "actively monitoring" the investigation of four Minneapolis police officers over the death of an unarmed black man, exclaiming that nobody "wants to hear from the Birther-in-Chief."During a press conference late Thursday afternoon, local and federal investigators insisted that they "can't rush" bringing charges for the death of George Floyd, who was pronounced dead after an officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes. With protests raging across the country, U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald said the investigation was a "top priority" for the feds before adding that...
(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump signed an executive order that seeks to limit liability protections social-media companies enjoy after Twitter Inc. began selective fact checks of his posts on the platform.Under current law, companies like Twitter and Facebook Inc. are protected for users' posts
There is no mention of face masks or social distancing in the letter. which are both currently the state's guidelines.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused a leading Senate Democrat of "hackery" for questioning whether Pompeo violated a law restricting officials' political activities, saying an investigation found no evidence he had done so. The agency investigates alleged breaches of the 1939 Hatch Act barring federal workers from engaging in political activities while acting in their official capacities.
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick saw his football career end after he sparked in protests during the national anthem aimed at bringing attention to police misconduct against minorities. Kaepernick has reacted to the latest example of police brutality against an African-American, coming from the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. "When civility leads to death, [more]
Gov. Tim Walz activated the state's National Guard and lawmakers pleaded for peace as protests and looting continued in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area.
Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, the first Latina elected to the U.S. Senate, said on Thursday she is not interested in being Joe Biden's running mate in November's presidential election. Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, has said he will chose a woman as his running mate, as he prepares to take on Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election.
The origin of the new coronavirus still isn't known. But according to the Chinese CDC, it isn't the wet market in Wuhan.
The Democratic-controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate systemic police misconduct following a spate of high-profile police killings of African Americans. The killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis, who died when a white officer pinned him down with a knee to the neck, and Breonna Taylor, shot in her Louisville, Kentucky, apartment, raise questions as to whether police were engaged in a "pattern or practice of unconstitutional conduct," House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler and the other Democratic members told Attorney General William Barr in a letter.
China's parliament approved plans Thursday to impose a security law on Hong Kong that has ratcheted up tensions with the US and sparked new protests over fears the city is losing its special freedoms. The vote by the rubber-stamp National People's Congress (NPC) spurred the US and Britain to call for the United Nations Security Council to meet informally on Friday to discuss the issue. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the status had been withdrawn because China was no longer honouring its handover agreement with Britain to allow Hong Kong a high level of autonomy.
At two previous companies, new United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby developed a reputation for bluntness, often favoring honest answers over diplomatic ones. On Thursday, speaking at his first public forum since taking over last week from Oscar Munoz, Kirby showed he wouldn't drop the act just because
The death of George Floyd continued to ripple across the U.S. on Wednesday night with protests in Minneapolis, Memphis and Los Angeles.
On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order taking aim at the legal shield that internet companies rely on to protect them from liability for user-created content. Trump was joined during the signing by Attorney General William Barr, who has previously expressed interest in stripping away or limiting the same legal protections. During the signing, Trump claimed that social media companies have "unchecked power" influenced by their "points of view."
Trump's coronavirus post card, mailed to every American home, drew fire from critics who noted it prominently featured his name in an election year.
"As soon as she heard our accent, she immediately said 'you f---ing Mexicans go back to your f---ing country," Arturo Cordovez, whose wife is finishing her medical residency, said.
The joint statement comes as the UK says it could extend visa rights to overseas passport holders.
"Protest until something happens," Rev. Jesse Jackson said in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd while in police custody.
George Floyd worked two security jobs and was a truck driver. He had two daughters. As many protest, those closest to him mourn.
The death of George Floyd, a black man who was seen pinned down in a video by a white police officer and later died, has caused outrage in the city of Minneapolis and all over the country. The mayor, police chief and city council vice president in Minneapolis emotionally addressed the violent protests that took place Wednesday night over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was seen pinned down in a video by a white police officer and later died. Mayor Jacob Frey, who at one point became choked up and tearful, said that the protests were "the result of so much built up anger and sadness."
Sharpton has spoken on the topic of police violence against African-Americans before - notably in the death of Eric Garner.
U.S. senators offered a bipartisan $3 billion plan on Thursday to prepare for the next global health crisis, putting a premium on fighting disease outbreaks and pandemics like COVID-19. In a departure from partisan divisions over the novel coronavirus, Senator Jim Risch, Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, and Democratic committee members Chris Murphy and Ben Cardin introduced the bill, with high hopes that much of it would eventually become law. Senate aides said it was not intended to reflect criticism of Republican President Donald Trump's response to the pandemic, which has killed more than 100,000 Americans and cratered the U.S. economy.
Who knows if it will ever happen, but former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has proposed a 176-pound catchweight bout with former UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. McGregor accepted.Silva had surgery in early May, so it isn't likely that he'd be returning to the Octagon any time soon, but the 45-year-old has said that he intends to fight out the remained of his UFC contract.He's teased a fight with McGregor before, but it isn't the kind of challenge that Silva would throw out without wanting to actually accept. McGregor is similar in that he always wants to fight the biggest names. "I have immense admiration for the great athlete that Conor is and I believe that a super...
George Floyd's death in police custody is renewing criticism of Sen. Amy Klobuchar's (D-Minn.) prosecutorial record.Before she became a senator and a top contender for former Vice President Joe Biden's vice presidential spot, Klobuchar spent eight years as the Hennepin County attorney, in charge of prosecution for Minneapolis. And while in that position, Klobuchar declined to prosecute multiple police officers cited for excessive force, including the officer who kneeled on Floyd's neck as he protested, The Guardian reports.Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derick Chauvin saw at least 10 conduct complaints during his 19-year tenure before he was fired Tuesday, according to a database that...
Wading into a politically charged issue, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday preached the importance of wearing masks in public as the nation's economy reopens from the "cataclysmic" damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic. During a tour of hospitals this week in his home state of Kentucky, the Republican leader has stressed wearing masks in public and following social distancing guidelines. "There should be no stigma attached to wearing a mask," McConnell said during an appearance in Owensboro.
"Efforts to intimidate Black people by threatening to call law enforcement draw on a long, violent and painful history, and they are unacceptable," the city's Commission on Human Rights said.
Accusing Twitter of censorship for adding a contextual label to false claims he made about the 2020 election process, President Trump has again declared war on social media companies. After the White House told reporters that the president would soon announce an executive order "pertaining to social media," the draft of that order is out in circulation. In fact, we may be seeing the same executive order now that circulated in draft form last year.
Ice Cube was scheduled to make an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America earlier this morning (May 28). But after the killing of George Floyd on May 25, he decided to cancel. "I apologize to everyone expecting to see me on Good Morning America today," he tweeted, "but after the events in Minnesota…
"No mask - no entry," said New York's governor. The executive order will give businesses the power to keep people without masks from entering.
There are 35 seats up for election in 2020, and Democrats are hoping to crack the GOP's slim 53-47 majority in November.
Ira Latrell Toles didn't immediately recognize Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in the now-viral video of him holding his knee on George Floyd's neck as the handcuffed black man repeatedly told him he couldn't breathe.But when news outlets identified the officers involved, Toles, 33, realized the man responsible for Floyd's death was the same police officer who barged into his home and beat him up in the bathroom before shooting him in the stomach 12 years earlier while responding to a domestic violence call. "The officer that killed that guy might be the one that shot me," Toles texted his sister on Tuesday night, according to messages shared with The Daily Beast. "They said his last name...
Former Vice President Joe Biden has a humble brag he'd like to share.In October 2019, months before the coronavirus outbreak began, Biden tweeted a warning to the United States, saying "We are not prepared for a pandemic." Biden then called out President Trump for rolling back measures the Obama administration took, likely referring to Trump's 2018 disbandment of the team directly responsible for handling a pandemic response.As Biden's Twitter account conveniently pointed out Thursday, while Biden was urging caution, Trump was tweeting about iPhones. Specifically, the president took issue with the button-less feature in iPhone models released in 2017 onward.> Two tweets from...
Rates have hit a new record low and are drawing out hunkered-down homebuyers.