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Where does the phrase
Where does the phrase 'When the looting starts, the shooting starts' come from?
  • US
  • 2020-05-29 12:01:56Z

Before Trump, It was uttered by a southern police chief during civil rights unrest in the 1960s.

CNN reporting crew arrested live on TV by Minnesota state police
CNN reporting crew arrested live on TV by Minnesota state police
  • US
  • 2020-05-29 11:46:02Z

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.

Twitter Says Trump Minneapolis Post Broke Rules, Glorified Violence
Twitter Says Trump Minneapolis Post Broke Rules, Glorified Violence

(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

George Floyd: Protesters set Minneapolis police station ablaze
George Floyd: Protesters set Minneapolis police station ablaze

The US city sees a third night of unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd in police custody.

Biden losing economic argument to Trump as U.S. begins to re-open
Biden losing economic argument to Trump as U.S. begins to re-open
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  • 2020-05-29 10:09:16Z

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.

7 shot during protests in Louisville, police say
7 shot during protests in Louisville, police say
  • US
  • 2020-05-29 08:55:01Z

At least one person was described as being in critical condition. The shooting did not involve police, but occurred amid protests.

Twitter hides Trump tweet for
Twitter hides Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

For the first time, Twitter has hidden a tweet on the president's profile behind a warning.

Twitter adds
Twitter adds 'glorifying violence' warning to Trump tweet

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

Men hired for sexual fantasy break into wrong house
Men hired for sexual fantasy break into wrong house

The pair, hired for role play involving a broom, mistakenly went to the wrong house with machetes.

Hong Kong security law: What is it and is it worrying?
Hong Kong security law: What is it and is it worrying?

A simple guide to the new national security law China has proposed in Hong Kong and why it matters.

Donald Trump on violent Minneapolis protests: Mayor Jacob Frey
Donald Trump on violent Minneapolis protests: Mayor Jacob Frey 'very weak,' 'thugs' dishonor George Floyd's memory

Amid escalating violence in Minneapolis after George Floyd's death, President Donald Trump criticized the city's mayor and called protesters "thugs."

Twitter hides Trump tweet for
Twitter hides Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'
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  • 2020-05-29 07:47:00Z

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.

Trump warns
Trump warns 'when looting starts, shooting starts' as Minneapolis burns
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  • 2020-05-29 07:34:23Z

"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.

Chinese grad students may be next hit by US-China tensions
Chinese grad students may be next hit by US-China tensions

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.

Laura Ingraham to African Americans: Trump Understands Police Violence Because of Russia Probe
Laura Ingraham to African Americans: Trump Understands Police Violence Because of Russia Probe

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...

'400 Years of Anger': Minneapolis Police Station Set Ablaze as Trump Threatens to 'Start Shooting'

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 Raped 17-Year-Old, New Lawsuit Alleges
Harvey Weinstein Raped 17-Year-Old, New Lawsuit Alleges

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 […]

In the US, camera phones increasingly expose racism
In the US, camera phones increasingly expose racism

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.

Don Lemon Erupts:
Don Lemon Erupts: 'No One Wants to Hear From the Birther-In-Chief' on George Floyd

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...

Trump Signs Social Media Order After Twitter Fact-Checks Him
Trump Signs Social Media Order After Twitter Fact-Checks Him
  • Tech
  • 2020-05-29 01:23:51Z

(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

2020 Republican convention: RNC sends Gov. Roy Cooper
2020 Republican convention: RNC sends Gov. Roy Cooper 'safety protocols' for Charlotte event

There is no mention of face masks or social distancing in the letter. which are both currently the state's guidelines.

Pompeo accuses top Democrat of
Pompeo accuses top Democrat of 'hackery' over government watchdog review
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  • 2020-05-29 00:02:38Z

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.

Colin Kaepernick: "We have the right to fight back"
Colin Kaepernick: "We have the right to fight back"

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]

Protests, looting erupt again in Twin Cities
Protests, looting erupt again in Twin Cities
  • US
  • 2020-05-28 23:36:12Z

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.

First Latina U.S. senator withdraws name from Biden
First Latina U.S. senator withdraws name from Biden's running mate list
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  • 2020-05-28 23:22:56Z

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 Chinese CDC now says the coronavirus didn
The Chinese CDC now says the coronavirus didn't jump to people at the Wuhan wet market - instead, it was the site of a super-spreader event

The origin of the new coronavirus still isn't known. But according to the Chinese CDC, it isn't the wet market in Wuhan.

House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans
House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans
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  • 2020-05-28 22:06:45Z

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 approves plan to impose Hong Kong security law
China approves plan to impose Hong Kong security law
  • World
  • 2020-05-28 21:51:43Z

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.

New United Airlines CEO Says No To Bankruptcy and Mandating Blocked Middle Seats
New United Airlines CEO Says No To Bankruptcy and Mandating Blocked Middle Seats

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

'Stop killing black people': George Floyd's death sparks protests in Minneapolis, Memphis, LA

The death of George Floyd continued to ripple across the U.S. on Wednesday night with protests in Minneapolis, Memphis and Los Angeles.

Trump signs an executive order taking direct aim at social media companies
Trump signs an executive order taking direct aim at social media companies

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."

Coronavirus postcard that featured Trump
Coronavirus postcard that featured Trump's name cost struggling Postal Service $28 million

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.

'You Mexicans, get out': Hammer-wielding woman goes on racist rant against Latina doctor, husband
  • US
  • 2020-05-28 20:33:00Z

"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.

Hong Kong: US and allies defend
Hong Kong: US and allies defend 'bastion of freedom'

The joint statement comes as the UK says it could extend visa rights to overseas passport holders.

Rev. Jesse Jackson calls for nationwide protests after George Floyd
Rev. Jesse Jackson calls for nationwide protests after George Floyd's death

"Protest until something happens," Rev. Jesse Jackson said in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd while in police custody.

George Floyd remembered as
George Floyd remembered as 'gentle giant' as family calls his death 'murder'

George Floyd worked two security jobs and was a truck driver. He had two daughters. As many protest, those closest to him mourn.

George Floyd Minneapolis protest updates:
George Floyd Minneapolis protest updates: 'Group' of outsiders caused destruction
  • US
  • 2020-05-28 19:49:00Z

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."

Al Sharpton on George Floyd death: "We must act in a way to get justice"
Al Sharpton on George Floyd death: "We must act in a way to get justice"
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  • 2020-05-28 19:47:39Z

Sharpton has spoken on the topic of police violence against African-Americans before - notably in the death of Eric Garner.

U.S. senators offer bill to prepare for the next pandemic
U.S. senators offer bill to prepare for the next pandemic
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  • 2020-05-28 19:18:32Z

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.

Conor McGregor accepts super fight with Anderson Silva
Conor McGregor accepts super fight with Anderson Silva

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...

Amy Klobuchar declined to prosecute officer at center of George Floyd
Amy Klobuchar declined to prosecute officer at center of George Floyd's death after previous conduct complaints
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  • 2020-05-28 18:37:00Z

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...

Mitch McConnell stresses need to wear face masks in public
Mitch McConnell stresses need to wear face masks in public
  • World
  • 2020-05-28 18:23:50Z

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.

Officials call for police probe of white woman
Officials call for police probe of white woman's 911 call on black man in Central Park
  • US
  • 2020-05-28 17:47:00Z

"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.

Going to war with Twitter, Trump threatens critical social media legal protections
Going to war with Twitter, Trump threatens critical social media legal protections

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 Cancels Good Morning America Appearance and Says He
Ice Cube Cancels Good Morning America Appearance and Says He's 'Done Talking'

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': New York Gov. Cuomo says he'll sign an executive order allowing businesses to refuse service to people who won't wear masks

"No mask - no entry," said New York's governor. The executive order will give businesses the power to keep people without masks from entering.

Senate seats Democrats and Republicans are hoping to flip
Senate seats Democrats and Republicans are hoping to flip

There are 35 seats up for election in 2020, and Democrats are hoping to crack the GOP's slim 53-47 majority in November.

Minneapolis Man: Cop Who Kneeled on George Floyd
Minneapolis Man: Cop Who Kneeled on George Floyd 'Tried to Kill Me' in 2008

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...

Biden points out he was warning about pandemic unpreparedness in October while Trump tweeted about iPhones
Biden points out he was warning about pandemic unpreparedness in October while Trump tweeted about iPhones

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...

Mortgage rates nose-dive to new low and bring out the buyers
Mortgage rates nose-dive to new low and bring out the buyers

Rates have hit a new record low and are drawing out hunkered-down homebuyers.

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