Violence over George Floyd death: “Is militarized response really what we need today?”

To understand Donald #Trump’s talk of “dominating the battlefield”, Columbia Law School professor Bernard Harcourt tells #F24Debate how counter-insurgency tactics in Iraq and Afghanistan led to the militarization of local police departments throughout the United States. #BLM Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … … Read more Violence over George Floyd death: “Is militarized response really what we need today?”

Police Use Gas, Horses, Concussion Grenades in Washington

Jun.02 — Phalanxes of District of Columbia police, National Guard officers, Secret Service personnel and other law enforcement agents used tear-gas canisters and grenades that make a deafening noise and blinding light to disperse a peaceful crowd gathered just across from the White House to protest the death of George Floyd, Monday.

Nearly 40 cities impose curfews, National Guard activated in 15 states and Washington, D.C.

Nearly 40 cities in the U.S. have imposed curfews as protests sweep across the country. Nearly every major American city has seen large demonstrations, some turning violent. Protesters are calling for an end to police brutality and racial discrimination after the death of an unarmed black man, George Floyd. Now the anger has spread far … Read more Nearly 40 cities impose curfews, National Guard activated in 15 states and Washington, D.C.

Demonstrations erupt in more than 30 cities, states activate National Guard

“Black Lives Matter” protests have erupted across the United States. The demonstrations came after an unarmed black man, identified as George Floyd, died in police custody on Monday in Minneapolis. Protesters assembled in more than 30 U.S. cities, chanting “Black lives matter” and “I can’t breathe” a rallying cry echoing Floyd’s dying words, as a … Read more Demonstrations erupt in more than 30 cities, states activate National Guard

Expert: White House provides a lot of misinformation about coronavirus

The U.S. government has failed to take effective measures to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic, and various states’ hasty reopening increases the risk for another outbreak of infections, said Vincent Racaniello, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Columbia University in an interview with CCTV on Wednesday. He added, “unfortunately, the White House has … Read more Expert: White House provides a lot of misinformation about coronavirus

Chinese Embassy expresses strong dissatisfaction over ruling in Meng Wanzhou case

The Chinese Embassy in Canada has released a statement on the ruling of Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. It said: “China expresses strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to this decision, and has made serious representations with Canada.” A Canadian court has ruled extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou can proceed. According to Justice Heather Holmes … Read more Chinese Embassy expresses strong dissatisfaction over ruling in Meng Wanzhou case

Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou loses Canadian court battle

A Canadian court has ruled extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou can proceed. According to Justice Heather Holmes of the British Columbia Supreme Court, the fraud charges against Meng satisfied the extradition requirement of “double criminality,” meaning Meng is accused of the considered crime in Canada as well. Meng’s lawyers will continue to fight the extradition … Read more Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou loses Canadian court battle

New York’s MTA is Launching an Ultraviolet Light Device to Kill Coronavirus

New York’s Metropolitan Authority (MTA) is launching an ultraviolet light pilot program to decontaminate public transport to prevent the spread of coronavirus, AP reports. “It’s not science fiction,” said Dr. David Brenner, Director of the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, who’s scientists are working on the project. For the 1st … Read more New York’s MTA is Launching an Ultraviolet Light Device to Kill Coronavirus

One person dead after Canadian acrobatic jet crashes

A Canadian acrobatic jet crashed into a British Columbia neighbourhood on Sunday during a flyover intended to boost morale during the pandemic, killing one crew member, seriously injuring another and setting a house on fire. Video appeared to show at least one person ejecting. The crash left debris scattered across the neighbourhood near the airport … Read more One person dead after Canadian acrobatic jet crashes

Canadian Snowbirds Jet Crashes Amid Pandemic Show

Canada’s Snowbirds aerobatic jet crashed in the town of Kamloops during a flyover dedicated to the pandemic. Sunday’s crash left 1 crew member killed and another seriously injured. Debris was scattered across the neighborhood near the airport in Kamloops, 418 kilometers northeast of Vancouver, British Columbia. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was “deeply saddened” … Read more Canadian Snowbirds Jet Crashes Amid Pandemic Show

The Point: Why is Trump’s anti-China theory dangerous?

U.S. coronavirus deaths continue to climb, but President Trump is still busy blaming China. One U.S. professor says Trump’s tactics will implode. Why? Guest: Jeffrey D. Sachs, professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University #COVID-19 #coronavirus #Trump Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more The Point: Why is Trump’s anti-China theory dangerous?

Columbia professor: Virus origin conspiracy driven by politics

Vincent Racaniello, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Columbia University, accepted an interview by CMG reporter Yin Yue in Washington. He explained the fundamental difference between the novel coronavirus and artificial viruses from a scientific perspective, and said that the conspiracy theory about the origin of the virus may be subject to politics and … Read more Columbia professor: Virus origin conspiracy driven by politics

Columbia University professor: Conspiracy theory of virus Origin Driven by Political Purpose

Vincent Recaniero, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Columbia University, accepted an interview by CMG reporter Yin Yue in Washington. He explained the fundamental difference between the novel coronavirus and artificial viruses from a scientific perspective, and said that the conspiracy theory about the origin of the virus may be subject to politics and … Read more Columbia University professor: Conspiracy theory of virus Origin Driven by Political Purpose

The latest horror of 2020: ‘Murder hornets’

IN THE PAPERS – Monday, May 4: Italian papers mark the country’s easing of its nearly two-month lockdown, while French papers continue to wonder if schools will be ready to open in a week’s time. Across the Atlantic, papers have been abuzz with another threat that’s temporarily distracting readers: the presence of Asian giant “murder” … Read more The latest horror of 2020: ‘Murder hornets’