George Floyd: Black man dies after US police pin him to ground

Four police officers in the US city of Minneapolis have been sacked, after the death of a Black man. A video posted on social media showed an officer kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for several minutes before he eventually stopped breathing. It is the latest example of alleged police brutality against African Americans. Al Jazeera’s … Read more George Floyd: Black man dies after US police pin him to ground

Pritzker Says It’s Still Not Safe Enough for Illinois Churches to Hold Indoor Services

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said Friday it was still not safe enough in Illinois to allow churches, synagogues and mosques to hold indoor services. As the state moves toward the next phase of reopening in a week, the Democratic governor says outdoor faith services are welcome but he doesn’t want to risk seeing worshippers get … Read more Pritzker Says It’s Still Not Safe Enough for Illinois Churches to Hold Indoor Services

Remembering Jerry Sloan, Utah Jazz coach and Chicago Bulls All-Star | The Jump

Rachel Nichols and Shelley Smith remember Jerry Sloan, who came from a tiny town in Southern Illinois, became an NBA All-Star with the Chicago Bulls, and led the Utah Jazz through its most successful run in the 1990s. Sloan died Friday at the age of 78. Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn … Read more Remembering Jerry Sloan, Utah Jazz coach and Chicago Bulls All-Star | The Jump

Aerial Views Show Flood Devastation in Midland, Michigan After Edenville Dam Burst

Aerial footage captured the extent of flooding across Michigan’s Midland County on May 20, a day after Edenville Dam burst and communities were inundated with water downstream. This video gives a birds-eye view of the county, with vast swatches of floodwater visible throughout the area. The uploader, a mask-making company, captioned the footage: “Here is … Read more Aerial Views Show Flood Devastation in Midland, Michigan After Edenville Dam Burst

Demonstrators take to Illinois Capital to Protest Governor J.B. Pritzker’s Coronavirus Lockdown

Protesters rally in Illinois to end the state’s #coronavirus stay-at-home guidance. Governor J.B. Pritzker’s executive order to lockdown the state will expire at the end of the month if new Covid-19 cases drop and remain low. 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 Demonstrators take to Illinois Capital to Protest Governor J.B. Pritzker’s Coronavirus Lockdown

Trump threatens action against China over COVID-19

While some individual states have already filed suits against China, the administration of US President Donald Trump is reportedly considering measures against China for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump’s position is that China could have done more to warn and protect the world from the pandemic. Such measures could worsen already strained relations … Read more Trump threatens action against China over COVID-19

Illinois stay-at-home order modified and extended through May 30

In the U.S., half of the states are moving ahead with their own strategies for easing restrictions. But the stay-at-home order in the state of Illinois has been extended through May 30, with only some restrictions for businesses and parks being lifted. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more Illinois stay-at-home order modified and extended through May 30

First Responders at Work After Covid-19 Worry They Might Get Sick Again

Across the country, hundreds, if not thousands, of first responders have contracted the coronavirus as they helped battle the pandemic. But unlike most Americans, they don’t have the luxury waiting for a full recovery. With N95 masks swinging from their duty belts and disposable blue gloves hanging out of their back pockets, America’s first responders … Read more First Responders at Work After Covid-19 Worry They Might Get Sick Again

The Mother of All Talkshows with George Galloway – Episode 45 #MOATS

Joining us on the show today is Manila Chan – RT America’s news anchor to talk about coronavirus in the US and its impact on the upcoming US election. Dr Francis Boyle – human rights lawyer and professor of international law at the University of Illinois College of Law and author of “Biowarfare and Terrorism” … Read more The Mother of All Talkshows with George Galloway – Episode 45 #MOATS

Trump Says COVID-19 Cases Have Declined in 23 States

U.S. cases rose 2.5% from the day before to 856,209, the lowest daily increase this month, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg News. That was lower than Wednesday’s rate of 3.1% and below the average daily increase of 4.1% over the past week. -New York’s cases rose 2.5% to 269,756, according … Read more Trump Says COVID-19 Cases Have Declined in 23 States

Coronavirus Updates: U.S. Cases Increase 2.5%, Slowest Pace This Month

Stay informed with QuickTake’s coronavirus coverage of up-to-the-minute stories on the COVID-19 crisis. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusUpdates — -U.S. cases rose 2.5% from the day before to 856,209, the lowest daily increase this month, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg News. That was lower than Wednesday’s rate of 3.1% and below the … Read more Coronavirus Updates: U.S. Cases Increase 2.5%, Slowest Pace This Month

Governor: We’re doing what we need to despite Trump

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker saya that he has “given up” on receiving federal assistance to help combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, saying instead that his state is “doing what we need to do despite” President Donald Trump. “We have gotten very little help from the federal government. It’s fine. I’ve given up on any promises … Read more Governor: We’re doing what we need to despite Trump