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Jun 08 2020
The largely peaceful protests prompted by the police killing of George Floyd went on across the US and around the world over the weekend, as it emerged that more than 10,000 US protesters have been arrested during the weeks of unrest – many for non-violent offences. In Minneapolis, where Floyd died, the city council has taken a dramatic step towards reform, by declaring their intent to disbandThe Guardian
Jun 08 2020
Protests spread over police shootings. Police promised reforms. Every year, they still shoot and kill nearly 1,000 people.
Protests against the use of deadly force by police swept across the country in 2015.
Demonstrators marched in Chicago, turned chaotic in Baltimore, and occupied the area outside a Minneapolis police station for weeks. Protesters repeatedly took to the streets of Ferguson, Mo., where a white police officer had killed a black teenager the previous year and fueled anew a national debateWashington Post
Mar 17 2020
The Feast of St. Patrick is subdued this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Touchstone events, such as New York’s parade, were wisely postponed for the first time since 1762.
March 17 is a bigger deal in America than in Ireland. There was no doubt whom the Irish were back home: known and persecuted for their Catholic faith, Celtic ethnicity, Gaelic language (spoken out “beyond theWashington Examiner
Mar 17 2020
A new report has found that Italy is doing completely fine with no problems whatsoever thanks to its lauded universal healthcare system.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep the world, countries are going on lockdown, but not Italy. Its universal healthcare program means that everybody is doing great, "incredible even."
"It seems that having universal healthcare stopsBabylon Bee (Humor)
Jun 18 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSOn Tuesday, President Trump asked a federal judge to stop the release of former national security advisor John Bolton's book on his tenure at the White House.The lawsuit alleges that the book is "rife with Abridge News
May 11 2020
WASHINGTON—A federal prohibition on robocalls to mobile phones looked safe after Supreme Court arguments Wednesday, as justices pushed back on claims that the First Amendment entitled political organizations to use automated dialers and recorded voices to reach unwilling audiences.
“It’s an extremely popular law. Nobody wants to get robocalls on their cellphones,” said Chief JusticeWall Street Journal (News)
Jun 05 2020
Trump says he hopes George Floyd 'is looking down' and celebrating jobs report: 'This is a great day for him'
President Trump on Friday strode to a lectern in the White House Rose Garden to tout an unexpectedly good jobs report that showed the U.S. unemployment rate falling in May to 13.3 percent, as 2.7 million people who had been furloughed due to the coronavirus crisis returned to work.
During a 45-minute, stream-of-consciousness, often rambling speech, Trump all but declared victory in hisYahoo News
Jun 04 2020
Like more than half of Americans, I live in the suburbs. Luckily, I don’t have to commute to the city every day—or even wear pants—because I’m a writer. But if I had a real job, it would take me well over an hour to get from my door to The Nation’s offices. As it is, going into New York City for a meeting starts with a 12-minute walk from my house to the commuter rail. That train takes 38The Nation
Jun 04 2020
Joe Biden claimed that farm bankruptcies increased last year “due largely to Trump’s unmitigated disaster of a tariff war.” International trade was a factor, but there were additional reasons that predate the trade war — such as years of relatively weak prices, declining incomes and rising farm debt, according to agricultural economists and government reports.
“The bankruptcy wave thisFactCheck.org
Jun 04 2020
Minnesota’s attorney general added an upgraded charge of second-degree murder against one former police officer and charged three others in the death of George Floyd, in a fast-moving investigation of the killing that has sparked nationwide protests.
As protesters gathered in cities across the country Wednesday night, at times flouting curfews, some cheered the charges but said theWall Street Journal (News)