Hong Kong police fire tear gas and pepper pellets as over 300 protesters are arrested

Hong Kong police have arrested over 300 people as crowds took to the streets to protest against a new national security law. Police used pepper pellets and tear gas to disperse demonstrators. Several arrests were made for violations of the new security law, which punishes crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces … Read more Hong Kong police fire tear gas and pepper pellets as over 300 protesters are arrested

2020 NWSL Highlights: Washington Spirit vs. NC Courage | CBS Sports HQ

Wednesday night’s game continued the same scoreless streak that the last two matchups of the Challenge Cup at first, but the energy surrounding the stalemate was certainly a lot different than those that preceded it. Right from the gate, both sides threatened with strong pushes that made each defensive side get strong reps in early.  … Read more 2020 NWSL Highlights: Washington Spirit vs. NC Courage | CBS Sports HQ

Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 protesting China’s ‘birthday gift’ of security law

Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday as protesters took to the streets in defiance of sweeping security legislation introduced by China to snuff out dissent. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 protesting China’s ‘birthday gift’ of security law

At point-blank range | BLM rioter shoots at driver in Utah

A Black Lives Matter rally turned violent in the city of Provo, Utah, when a protester fired in the window of a vehicle at point-blank range. The injured driver floored the gas and escaped, as the gunman fired at him again. Police say that the suspect then concealed his handgun and returned to the demonstration. … Read more At point-blank range | BLM rioter shoots at driver in Utah

Protestors fear security laws put Hong Kong on path to autocracy

More than 300 people have been arrested in Hong Kong, police firing water cannon and tear gas at thousands taking to the streets in defiance of a new national security law imposed by Beijing. Hong Kongers and rights groups are among those who fear the new laws put the former British colony on to a … Read more Protestors fear security laws put Hong Kong on path to autocracy

Fresh protests erupt over Hong Kong’s security law

Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas as protesters took to the streets in defiance of sweeping security legislation introduced by China that critics say is aimed at snuffing out dissent. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and … Read more Fresh protests erupt over Hong Kong’s security law

Hong Kong Protester: ‘The New Law is Extremely Bad’ for Freedom

LATEST: Hong Kong woke up to a new reality on Wednesday, after China began enforcing a sweeping security law that could reshape the financial hub’s character 23 years after it took control of the former British colony. The law’s tough provisions went beyond what many investors, democracy advocates and even pro-Beijing politicians feared, prompting warnings … Read more Hong Kong Protester: ‘The New Law is Extremely Bad’ for Freedom

Shell to write down up to $22 billion

Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday it would write off assets worth up to $22 billion after the coronavirus crisis knocked oil and gas demand and weakened the energy price outlook. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more Shell to write down up to $22 billion

How tear gas became the go-to weapon for US police – BBC News

The riot control agent, often referred to as “tear gas”, has been used in 100 US cities since late May. While it was banned from war a century ago, it remains a vital police tool around the world. Some US law enforcement agencies said they used other gases like pepper spray to disperse protesters. The … Read more How tear gas became the go-to weapon for US police – BBC News

WATCH: House hearing on police use of force against protesters in Lafayette Square

On June 1, groups of predominantly peaceful demonstrators gathered in the street outside Lafayette Square, north of the White House, to protest police brutality and abuse, after Minneapolis resident George Floyd died in police custody after an officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. Law enforcement officers in riot gear later scattered the … Read more WATCH: House hearing on police use of force against protesters in Lafayette Square

Riot police confront peaceful violin vigil for Elijah McClain with pepper spray

Police in riot gear confronted protesters in Aurora, Colorado who had gathered at a violin vigil for Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old known for his violin playing who died after he was put into a neck hold by police in suburban Denver last year. Aurora police department said officers did not use tear gas on demonstrators … Read more Riot police confront peaceful violin vigil for Elijah McClain with pepper spray

At Least Three Dead After Militants Attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi

Militants attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least three people — two guards and a policeman, according to police. Special police forces deployed to the scene of the attack and in a swift operation secured the building, killing all four gunmen. A third security guard was reported … Read more At Least Three Dead After Militants Attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi

Shoeless Dustin Johnson ties Tiger, JT full beg and Poulter passes gas

In The Good, Bad & Unusual, Teryn Gregson recaps the Travelers Championship, where Dustin Johnson waded in the water for his 21st victory to tie Tiger’s win-record since 2008, Justin Thomas was relatable with his “full beg” for an ace and Ian Poulter got caught passing gas by a live mic and took it in … Read more Shoeless Dustin Johnson ties Tiger, JT full beg and Poulter passes gas

Anti-Bolsonaro Protesters Denounce Brazil’s President in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro Demonstrations

Demonstrators in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday. Waving red flags and holding banners, protesters in São Paulo – which included members of left-wing parties – joined the rally dubbed “STOP BOLSONARO.” Demonstrator Dafne Sena said marginalised groups such as Indigenous people, women, LGBTQ+ and poor people … Read more Anti-Bolsonaro Protesters Denounce Brazil’s President in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro Demonstrations