Protests over police abuses flare again in Mexico

Masked men and women protesting police abuses vandalized buildings and threw stones at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City on Friday as Mexican state authorities arrested three officers in a bid to quell anger over the death of a man in police custody. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news … Read more Protests over police abuses flare again in Mexico

Landslide carries buildings into sea off Norway

Several buildings destroyed by a powerful landslide were left floating in the sea in northern Norway on Wednesday. The 800-metre long slide at Alta, in the Finnmark region of Norway, took with it eight buildings and a caravan. There were no reports of any injuries. Local media reported that one person had been evacuated and … Read more Landslide carries buildings into sea off Norway

Mexican protesters clash with police over death of man in custody

Protesters in Mexico called for authorities to be held accountable for the death in custody of a man allegedly arrested over not wearing a face mask in public. Crowds in Guadalajara – the country’s second biggest city and capital of the state of Jalisco – vandalised buildings, including the palace, and set fire to several … Read more Mexican protesters clash with police over death of man in custody

Norway landslide: Buildings swept away in Alta disaster

Several houses have been swept into the sea following a powerful landslide in Alta municipality, northern Norway, on Wednesday. The slide destroyed eight buildings, including four cabins which act as weekend residences. No one was harmed and all people were evacuated from the buildings. #Norway #Landslide Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Norway landslide: Buildings swept away in Alta disaster

Journalists Take a Stand Against Newspapers Over Insensitive Articles

The New York Times and Philadelphia Inquire are facing backlash from some of their reporters concerning coverage of ongoing protests in the U.S. The Times published an op-ed Thursday by Sen. Tom Cotton titled “Send In the Troops,” that faced criticism from its staff. The Times defended its decisions in an op-ed Thursday. “We published … Read more Journalists Take a Stand Against Newspapers Over Insensitive Articles

Floyd protest tear gassed in Charlotte, North Carolina

The police chief in North Carolina’s largest city will ask the state’s courts to release video of an encounter in which police officers appeared to use chemical agents on demonstrators who were boxed in while protesting the death of George Floyd. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney was set to immediately petition the courts for the … Read more Floyd protest tear gassed in Charlotte, North Carolina

George Floyd’s Family Holds Funeral Memorial in Minneapolis

Mourners converged in Minneapolis on Thursday for the first in a series of a memorials to George Floyd, whose death at the hands of police has sparked turbulent protests around the world against racial injustice. The afternoon event was set for North Central University, where the civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton was scheduled … Read more George Floyd’s Family Holds Funeral Memorial in Minneapolis

Mourners Remember George Floyd at Minneapolis Memorial Service

Mourners converged in Minneapolis on Thursday for the first in a series of a memorials to George Floyd, whose death at the hands of police has sparked turbulent protests around the world against racial injustice. The afternoon event was set for North Central University, where the civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton was scheduled … Read more Mourners Remember George Floyd at Minneapolis Memorial Service

Barr on George Floyd: ‘The Day Is Coming Soon When Justice Will Be Served’

Attorney General William Barr said President Donald Trump had asked him to oversee the federal response to increasingly violent protests in Washington after a weekend of disturbances that included the burning of federal and religious buildings. “This is the federal city. It’s the seat of the federal government,” Barr said at a news conference in … Read more Barr on George Floyd: ‘The Day Is Coming Soon When Justice Will Be Served’

Barr Slams ‘Extremist Agitators,’ Antifa for Violent Riots, Looting

Attorney General William Barr said President Donald Trump had asked him to oversee the federal response to increasingly violent protests in Washington after a weekend of disturbances that included the burning of federal and religious buildings. “This is the federal city. It’s the seat of the federal government,” Barr said at a news conference in … Read more Barr Slams ‘Extremist Agitators,’ Antifa for Violent Riots, Looting

Barr Says FBI Has Made 51 Arrests in Connection With Violent Rioting

Attorney General William Barr said President Donald Trump had asked him to oversee the federal response to increasingly violent protests in Washington after a weekend of disturbances that included the burning of federal and religious buildings. “This is the federal city. It’s the seat of the federal government,” Barr said at a news conference in … Read more Barr Says FBI Has Made 51 Arrests in Connection With Violent Rioting

Meghan Markle: George Floyd’s life mattered

The Duchess of Sussex has delivered a passionate anti-racism video message after the death of George Floyd. Speaking to the graduating class of her old school, she said: “I know sometimes people say how many times do we have to rebuild? We are going to rebuild and rebuild and rebuild until it is rebuilt. “Because … Read more Meghan Markle: George Floyd’s life mattered

De Blasio ‘Very Worried’ That Protests Will Lead to Spread of Coronavirus

New York City will extend an unprecedented curfew for the rest of the week, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Protests are taking place in cities across the U.S. in response to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, after an altercation with a white Minneapolis police officer. The officer, who was videotaped kneeling … Read more De Blasio ‘Very Worried’ That Protests Will Lead to Spread of Coronavirus

De Blasio Extends New York City Curfew for Rest of the Week

New York City will extend an unprecedented curfew for the rest of the week, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Protests are taking place in cities across the U.S. in response to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, after an altercation with a white Minneapolis police officer. The officer, who was videotaped kneeling … Read more De Blasio Extends New York City Curfew for Rest of the Week