George Floyd had a ‘big heart’, his uncle tells FRANCE 24

Protests against the death of George Floyd in police custody on May 25 have erupted across the United States and around the world. But it is in South Carolina that George Floyd was born and where much of his family has lived for generations. His uncle Roger Floyd agreed to sit down with FRANCE 24 in … Read more George Floyd had a ‘big heart’, his uncle tells FRANCE 24

Las Vegas Reopens Casinos After Covid-19 Closure

In Nevada, the casino coronavirus closure has ended. Cards are being dealt, dice are rolling and slot machines flash and jingle for the customers who started gambling again early Thursday (4 JUNE 2020) in Las Vegas and throughout the state. Hotel-casinos in suburban areas were first to open, followed later by a restart of the … Read more Las Vegas Reopens Casinos After Covid-19 Closure

New fencing goes up around White House ahead of continued protests

Metal fencing has been installed around the White House complex as protests continue in Washington D.C. as part of the widespread Black Lives Matter demonstrations taking place across the U.S. The new fencing comes after other such barricades were reported in recent days, with some protesters moving to gather outside a Trump International Hotel due … Read more New fencing goes up around White House ahead of continued protests

‘We don’t go back to normal’ – Michael Brown’s father on son’s death

Michael Brown Sr., father of teenager Michael Brown who was killed in Ferguson by police in 2014, sat down for an interview in a hotel room in Minneapolis on Wednesday, where he travelled to in order to join protesters and activists in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death. With him was Anthony Shahid, a local … Read more ‘We don’t go back to normal’ – Michael Brown’s father on son’s death

Teen girls to be charged with murder over Gold Coast balcony death | ABC News

Two teenage girls will be charged with the murder and torture of Cian English, 19, who fell to his death from a Gold Coast apartment. Mr English’s body was found at the bottom of the View Pacific Resort in Surfers Paradise just after 3:00am on Saturday May 23. Police said he had been staying at … Read more Teen girls to be charged with murder over Gold Coast balcony death | ABC News

Outdoor Swiss hotel ‘rooms’ give light and airy a new meaning

Two Swiss conceptual artists are offering seven open air “hotel rooms” this summer across a “performance space” encompassing eastern Switzerland and Liechtenstein. 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 unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters … Read more Outdoor Swiss hotel ‘rooms’ give light and airy a new meaning

Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

President Donald Trump threatened to move the planned Republican National Convention from North Carolina unless the state’s governor guarantees the party will be allowed full attendance regardless of coronavirus restrictions. Trump took aim at North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper, a Democrat, in a series of posts on Twitter Monday, saying he wanted to be assured … Read more Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

Parents in China find son abducted outside hotel 32 years ago

A Chinese man has finally been reunited with his parents, 32 years after he was abducted. And it is all thanks to facial recognition technology. Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #China … Read more Parents in China find son abducted outside hotel 32 years ago

Flooding from Dam Failure Leaves Trail of Destruction in Michigan

Rapidly rising water has overtaken dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in central Michigan, where flooding struck several communities along rain-swollen waterways. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says among the threatened areas is downtown Midland, which by Wednesday could be “under approximately 9 feet of water.” On Wednesday morning, water several feet high … Read more Flooding from Dam Failure Leaves Trail of Destruction in Michigan

Chinese man abducted 32 years ago as toddler reunited with parents on TV | ABC News

A man, now 34, is reunited with his family after being abducted as a toddler from a hotel in China in 1988. Read more here: https://ab.co/2LIMnDJ For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC … Read more Chinese man abducted 32 years ago as toddler reunited with parents on TV | ABC News

Tears inside Milan’s coronavirus quarantine hotel – BBC News

Ten weeks after imposing the world’s first national lockdown of the coronavirus pandemic, Italy is reopening shops, restaurants and hairdressers, and restarting church services. It marks the country’s next stage of recovery. As cases have dropped, some hotels have taken in people infected with the virus who need to be isolated to further stop the … Read more Tears inside Milan’s coronavirus quarantine hotel – BBC News