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Trump says Republican convention will not be held in North Carolina
(02/06/2020 @ 21:31)
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the Republican convention due to be held in North Carolina in August will have to be held in another state because of social distancing restrictions ordered by the state's Democratic governor.
Protesters march again in U.S. cities despite curfews, Trump vow to crack down
(02/06/2020 @ 21:11)
Thousands of demonstrators took to a knee in the grass outside the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, chanting "silence is violence" and "no justice, no peace," just before a government-imposed curfew as rallies against police brutality swelled in major cities.
Mainstream U.S. religious leaders criticize Trump after church photo
(02/06/2020 @ 21:11)
Mainstream U.S. Protestant and Catholic leaders sharply criticized President Donald Trump on Tuesday, a day after peaceful protesters were forcibly displaced for a staged presidential photo in front of a church near the White House.
George Floyd, a 'gentle giant,' remembered in hometown Houston march
(02/06/2020 @ 21:08)
George Floyd's hometown of Houston held a memorial march for him on Tuesday, where attendees recounted a "gentle giant" whose legacy had helped the city largely avoid the violent protests seen elsewhere in the United States.
Google faces $5 billion lawsuit in U.S. for tracking 'private' internet use
(02/06/2020 @ 21:04)
Google was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in "private" mode.
Tech advocacy group's lawsuit says Trump's order on social media is unconstitutional
(02/06/2020 @ 21:01)
An advocacy group backed by the tech industry sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday over his executive order that would weaken a law protecting online platforms including social media companies that label or fact-check his posts.
After Facebook staff walkout, Zuckerberg defends no action on Trump posts
(02/06/2020 @ 21:00)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees on Tuesday that he stood by his decision not to challenge inflammatory posts by U.S. President Donald Trump, refusing to give ground a day after staff members staged a rare public protest.
African, Haitian migrants in Honduras defy border closure in attempt to reach U.S.
(02/06/2020 @ 20:15)
African, Cuban and Haitian migrants stranded in Honduras after borders were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic began trekking northward on Tuesday in an attempt to reach the United States, migration authorities said.
Asian stocks set to gain as stimulus hopes support risk appetite
(02/06/2020 @ 20:11)
Asian stocks were poised to follow the global rally on Wednesday as hopes of more government stimulus bolstered riskier assets and overshadowed a host of other worries from the coronavirus to Hong Kong and growing U.S. civil unrest.
Zoom nearly doubles revenue forecast on remote-work boost, but costs rising
(02/06/2020 @ 20:09)
Zoom Video Communications Inc nearly doubled its expectations for annual sales on Tuesday, driven by a surge in users as more people work from home and connect with friends online during coronavirus lockdowns.
'I want justice': Mother of Floyd's daughter says he was a good man, father
(02/06/2020 @ 20:08)
The grieving mother of George Floyd's daughter on Tuesday demanded justice for him, saying he was a good father who did not deserve to die face down on the pavement, pinned under the weight of three police officers.
Perils for Pentagon as Trump threatens to militarize response to civil unrest
(02/06/2020 @ 19:56)
"Battlespace" was the word U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper used to describe protest sites in the United States. The top U.S. general then reinforced that image by appearing in downtown Washington in camouflage during a Monday evening crackdown.
Former President Bush, contrasting Trump approach, says protesters should be heard
(02/06/2020 @ 19:44)
Former President George W. Bush said on Tuesday the killing of George Floyd reflected a "shocking failure" concerning racism in the country, and urged that protesters be heard, in sharp contrast to fellow Republican Donald Trump's get-tough approach.
Twitter names ex Google CFO Pichette as chair, Kordestani to stay on
(02/06/2020 @ 19:39)
Twitter Inc on Tuesday appointed Patrick Pichette, a former chief financial officer at Google, as the social network's board chairman, marking the first time in Twitter's history that an outsider will preside over the group.
Study panning anti-malaria drug Trump took against COVID faces new questions
(02/06/2020 @ 19:23)
British medical journal the Lancet on Tuesday said it had concerns about data behind an influential article that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients, a conclusion that undercut scientific interest in the medicine championed by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Six Atlanta cops face excessive force charges after tasing college students
(02/06/2020 @ 19:20)
Six Atlanta police officers will face charges for an incident in which they tased two college students and removed them from their car during protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American in police custody.
UK warns China: do not destroy the jewel of Hong Kong
(02/06/2020 @ 19:11)
The United Kingdom warned Beijing on Tuesday to step back from the brink over an "authoritarian" national security law in Hong Kong that it said risked destroying one of the jewels of Asia's economy while ruining the reputation of China.
Senate Republicans block bill condemning Trump over protesters
(02/06/2020 @ 19:01)
U.S. Senate Republicans blocked a Democratic resolution on Tuesday that would have condemned President Donald Trump for the use of gas and rubber bullets against peaceful protesters near the White House.
U.S. attorney general asked for protesters to be pushed back: Washington Post
(02/06/2020 @ 19:01)
U.S. Attorney General William Barr personally asked for protesters to be pushed back from Washington's Lafayette Square on Monday just before President Donald Trump spoke from the White House Rose Garden, the Washington Post reported, citing an unnamed Justice Department official.
Minnesota files civil rights charge against police over Floyd death
(02/06/2020 @ 19:01)
The state of Minnesota on Tuesday filed a civil rights charge against the Minneapolis Police Department over the death of George Floyd and said it would investigate the department to see if it engaged in systemic discriminatory practices.
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