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CDC chief defends failure to spot early coronavirus spread in U.S.

Saturday  06:55,   30 may 2020

Robert R. Redfield says diagnostic testing would have made little difference, describing it like “looking for a needle in a haystack.”Subscribe to the Post Most newsletter: Today’s most popular stories on The Washington... >>>

'Black history is this country’s history': George Floyd protests intensify across US, from Atlanta to Indianapolis to Milwaukee

Saturday  05:55,   30 may 2020

Outrage over George Floyd's death in Minneapolis sparked protests, both peaceful and contentious, in cities across the nation on Friday night.Activists say it's just another example of systematic racism in law enforcement, the latest in a series >>>

George Floyd, the "gentle giant" dead at the hands of the American police

Saturday  04:50,   30 may 2020

© kerem yucel In Minneapolis on May 25, 2020 He had left Texas to start a new life in Minneapolis, in the north of the United States. But George Floyd, the black American described as a generous man, who lost his job during the pandemic crisis,... >>>

Insider - US is preparing to sanction Nordstream 2 gas pipeline

Saturday  04:36,   30 may 2020

Washington, May 30 (Reuters) - The US is preparing to sanction Nordstream 2 gas pipeline. Two senators would impose punitive measures against the construction of the Baltic Sea gas pipeline between Russia and Germany next week, a person familiar... >>>

George Floyd Protesters Smash Windows at CNN Center in Atlanta

Saturday  04:07,   30 may 2020

Onlookers watched while others lobbed water bottles, rocks and other projectiles while CNN employees watched inside the building from behind its glass edifice.While WGCL reported that the protest outside the building began peacefully, with hundreds... >>>

Gripped by disease, unemployment and outrage at the police, America plunges into crisis

Saturday  04:06,   30 may 2020

“The threads of our civic life could start unraveling, because everybody’s living in a tinderbox,” one historian warned.President Trump, meanwhile, is waging a war against Twitter, attacking his political rivals, criticizing a voting practice he... >>>

'Massive eruption,' like Minneapolis protests, is what drives change: Experts

Saturday  04:05,   30 may 2020

The historical and sociological history of violence at protests.That is the sentiment shared by a protester, sociologist and historian on the protests that have erupted and caused destruction in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd, a black... >>>

Independent autopsy requested for George Floyd

Saturday  03:55,   30 may 2020

The Minnesota man's killing was captured on a 10-minute cellphone video. George Floyd was accused by a convenience store clerk on May 25 of attempting to use a counterfeit $20 bill when Minneapolis Police Department officers arrived on scene.... >>>

Only Living Tuskegee Airmen Nurse Who Cared for WWII Cadets Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

Saturday  03:50,   30 may 2020

Irma "Pete" Cameron Dryden was stationed at Tuskegee Army Airfield station hospital in the 1940s while the pilot cadets were in training during World War II."RELATED: WWII Vet Asks for 100 Cards to Celebrate 100th Birthday — a Request Linked to His... >>>

Cities across nation brace for more protests honoring George Floyd

Saturday  03:10,   30 may 2020

Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with the murder of George Floyd, but cities across the country were still bracing for protests .While the largest protests have enveloped Minneapolis, prompting the deployment of 500 National... >>>

‘Let my building burn’: Minneapolis restaurateur prioritizes justice for George Floyd, while others bemoan the damage

Saturday  02:50,   30 may 2020

Despite the destruction to their restaurants, owners continue to support the protesters and their call for justice.Charles Stotts was still in shock from events that unfolded Thursday night as locals continued to protest the death of George Floyd... >>>

Viral photo shows line of white people between police, black protesters at Thursday rally

Saturday  02:35,   30 may 2020

Louisville photographer Tim Druck explains the moment he captured a line of white women standing between police and black protesters.It quickly went viral, shared on social media by organizations like the Kentucky National Organization for Women,... >>>

Mississippi mayor ignores calls to resign over comments on George Floyd's death

Saturday  02:25,   30 may 2020

"What I said, came out in a way that I wish I said it differently," Hal Marx said at a special meeting Thursday night. "It wasn't to minimize that gentleman's death."“Why in the world would anyone choose to become a #PoliceOfficer in our... >>>

Criminal Charges in George Floyd's Death Set Up Legal Battle

Saturday  02:16,   30 may 2020

Prosecutors will face a challenging legal battle in pursuing criminal charges against at least one of the Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of an unarmed black man, George Floyd. With remarkable swiftness amid violent unrest,... >>>

Videos of U.S. police killings spur protest - and sometimes charges

Saturday  01:30,   30 may 2020

Videos of U.S. police killings spur protest - and sometimes chargesEven then, it is rare for officers to be charged criminally in such incidents, with the swiftness of the Floyd charges something of an... >>>