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Felling of slave trader statue prompts fresh look at British history

Felling of slave trader statue prompts fresh look at British history One protester kneeled down on its neck after it fell, in a nod to Floyd, who was killed when former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes while three other officers both looked on and, in two cases, helped. [Full Article...]

Beijing says China-India border situation 'generally stable, under control'

Beijing says China-India border situation 'generally stable, under control' Talking about decades-old border row with China, Singh said India wants its "resolution as soon as possible", adding the military and diplomatic engagement between the two sides to end the current row continues. In its comments, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said both the countries have agreed to work to maintain peace along the Line of Actual Control and resolve the standoff through talks. [Full Article...]

Suspect in California 'ambush' that left deputy dead is in Air Force

Suspect in California 'ambush' that left deputy dead is in Air Force Resident Kathy Crocker brought a bouquet to the sheriff's office as Hart gave a news conference about the shootings. © Provided by Associated Press Matthew Rose, left, and Michael Carr, of Santa Cruz County hold posters of slain Sgt. Law enforcement officials said they were unsure whether Carrillo had been acting alone and whether the explosives in his auto were part of a larger plot he plann... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus Spreads in LA County as Economy Reopens

Coronavirus Spreads in LA County as Economy Reopens That leaves four active outbreaks in long-term care homes, and several others in the community that health workers are still trying to contain. There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks and the outbreak at the New Vista Society has now been declared over. [Full Article...]

Virginia officer arrested after repeatedly using stun gun on black man

Virginia officer arrested after repeatedly using stun gun on black man The Fort Hunt Herald reports the incident took place Friday around 1:30pm in Mount Vernon, where an apparently disoriented victim-described by the Fairfax County Police Department as "a man in crisis"-was wandering and pacing in the street, with police officers and paramedics trying to coax him into an ambulance". [Full Article...]

New Zealand to lift all restrictions as it declares itself virus

New Zealand to lift all restrictions as it declares itself virus New Zealand has won praise for its handling of the pandemic, which involved a strict seven-week lockdown that ended last month after the virus was contained . Everybody who does enter has to go through a 14-day period of isolation or quarantine . "Confidence has a huge impact on both consumer spending and investment activity". [Full Article...]

Slave-Trader Statue Gets a Knee-and Worse

Slave-Trader Statue Gets a Knee-and Worse Such statues are a flashpoint of controversy in the US. "I've been waiting all my life for this moment", one protester told a reporter. Labour Party lawmaker Clive Lewis tweeted support for the statue's removal . " Edward Colston was a monster who bought, sold and traded Africans, human beings, and forced them into slavery until they died". Activists mounted efforts to rename Colston Hal... [Full Article...]

Democrats unveil police reform plan, kneel at Capitol

Democrats unveil police reform plan, kneel at Capitol Floyd's death in Minneapolis, where a police officer knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes on May 25, was the latest in a string of deaths of black men and women by police in the United States that have sparked anger on America's streets and fresh calls for reforms . [Full Article...]


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