George Floyd protests: Trump says ‘this is a great day for George’ as he boasts about US employment

President Donald Trump has said that strong new jobs numbers marked a “great day” for George Floyd, the man whose killing last week sparked nationwide protests over police brutality against African Americans. Apparently referring to a surge in employment, Mr Trump said: “Hopefully, George is looking down right now and saying, ‘This is a great … Read more George Floyd protests: Trump says ‘this is a great day for George’ as he boasts about US employment

Buffalo police push and injure elderly man

Two police officers in Buffalo, New York, have been suspended after an elderly protester was pushed to the ground and injured. Shocking footage shows two officers shoving the man, reported to be 75 years old, after he approaches and speaks to them. One officer uses a baton, the other his hand. The man then staggers … Read more Buffalo police push and injure elderly man

Ahmaud Arbery’s killer allegedly used a racial slur, investigator testifies

William Bryan told investigators he heard Travis McMichael use a racial epithet after fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery in Glynn County, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent testified Thursday at a preliminary hearing. The hearing lasted about seven hours, with the judge ruling all three defendants — McMichael; his father, Gregory McMichael; and William “Roddie” Bryan … Read more Ahmaud Arbery’s killer allegedly used a racial slur, investigator testifies

Coronavirus in Russia: ‘I don’t trust Putin any more’ – BBC News

In Russia, President Putin’s approval rating has fallen to an all-time low. Russia, like many countries, is suffering acute economic hardship after weeks of coronavirus lockdown. Amid rising unemployment, there are signs of growing disillusionment with the Kremlin. Our correspondent Steve Rosenberg has been to Vladimir Putin’s home city of St Petersburg to gauge the … Read more Coronavirus in Russia: ‘I don’t trust Putin any more’ – BBC News

US protests continue as all four officers charged for George Floyd’s death

US Prosecutors have filed a charge for second-degree murder against the former police officer who was caught on camera pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck, while the three other officers at the scene were also charged. These charges could lead up to 40 years of prison. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 … Read more US protests continue as all four officers charged for George Floyd’s death

George Floyd London protests: Journalist accosted live on air as scuffles break out

An Australian reporter is accosted live on air during protests in London. Nine News journalist Ben Avery and camera operator Cade Thompson were near the Houses of Parliament when protesters started jostling them before they ran away. Thousands of people had gathered to demonstrate following the killing of George Floyd in the US, protesting against … Read more George Floyd London protests: Journalist accosted live on air as scuffles break out

Tens of thousands march in London, two Australian journalists assaulted in protests | ABC News

Two Australian journalists have been assaulted in separate incidents while covering anti-racism protests in London. Nine News Europe correspondent Sophie Walsh was covering a Black Lives Matter protest in Hyde Park on Wednesday morning local time when she was attacked. In a separate incident, another Nine reporter, Ben Avery, had his microphone snatched in an … Read more Tens of thousands march in London, two Australian journalists assaulted in protests | ABC News

Obama Praises George Floyd Protesters for Inciting Change

Former President Barack Obama called on the nation’s mayors to review their police departments’ use of force policies and commit to reforms during a virtual town hall Wednesday after nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. “We need mayors, county executives, others who are in positions of power to say: … Read more Obama Praises George Floyd Protesters for Inciting Change

Obama Calls on U.S. Mayors to Commit to Police Reform

Former President Barack Obama called on the nation’s mayors to review their police departments’ use of force policies and commit to reforms during a virtual town hall Wednesday after nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. “We need mayors, county executives, others who are in positions of power to say: … Read more Obama Calls on U.S. Mayors to Commit to Police Reform

Barack Obama’s Message for Young People of Color

Former President Barack Obama called on the nation’s mayors to review their police departments’ use of force policies and commit to reforms during a virtual town hall Wednesday after nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. “We need mayors, county executives, others who are in positions of power to say: … Read more Barack Obama’s Message for Young People of Color

J.K. Simmons On ‘Spider-Man’ Audition & What’s Next For Him In MCU | PeopleTV | Entertainment Weekly

J.K. Simmons explains why he did a camera test for the ‘Spider-Man’ producers, and shares that he signed on for two ‘Spider-Man’ sequels in the newer franchise. Subscribe to EW ►► http://bit.ly/EWSubscribe PeopleTV is the free streaming network from People and Entertainment Weekly. Watch unlimited full-length episodes on streaming devices, mobile and the web at … Read more J.K. Simmons On ‘Spider-Man’ Audition & What’s Next For Him In MCU | PeopleTV | Entertainment Weekly

Barack Obama Addresses Violent Protests, Police Brutality After Death of George Floyd

(June 3) Watch Live as former President Barack Obama makes his first on-camera remarks about the death of George Floyd on Wednesday during a virtual town hall. He’s expected to address racial injustice and police brutality. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake … Read more Barack Obama Addresses Violent Protests, Police Brutality After Death of George Floyd

Epidemics through the decades: Jon Snow on 50 years reporting on the viruses that changed the world

He can’t go out… but he can look back. Jon Snow has delivered the news for nearly 50 years but even as Channel 4’s longest running presenter, this is the first time he’s ever done so from home. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Using the Channel 4 News and ITN archives, Jon Snow uses the current COVID-19 coronavirus … Read more Epidemics through the decades: Jon Snow on 50 years reporting on the viruses that changed the world

Louisville Mayor Fires Police Chief Over Fatal Shooting of David McAtee

Kentucky’s governor on Monday called for the release of police video from a deadly shooting in Louisville that took place while police officers and National Guard soldiers were enforcing a curfew amid waves of protests in the city over a previous police shooting. The city’s police chief said the man was killed early Monday while … Read more Louisville Mayor Fires Police Chief Over Fatal Shooting of David McAtee