Groups warn against Google’s purchase of Fitbit

Twenty advocacy groups from the United States, Europe, Latin America and elsewhere signed a statement urging regulators to be wary of Google’s $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker company Fitbit because of privacy and competition concerns. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Groups warn against Google’s purchase of Fitbit

US unemployment falls to 11%, but new coronavirus shutdowns underway

The United States reported the unemployment rate fell to around 11%, but this positive figure could easily degrade, as states order new shutdowns to fight a recent surge in coronavirus contaminations. US President Donald Trump tried nevertheless to reassure the population. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more US unemployment falls to 11%, but new coronavirus shutdowns underway

Millions of US jobs lost amid pandemic may never return

The latest job figures in the United States have just been released – and it appears that things are looking up – at least in the short term. About 4.8 million positions were added as states began reopening. But in total, tens of millions of jobs have already been lost this year, and as Al … Read more Millions of US jobs lost amid pandemic may never return

Jeffrey Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI

Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite who was accused by many women of helping procure underage sex partners for Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested in the United States on Thursday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has said. Maxwell, who lived for years with Epstein, was taken into custody at about 8:30am local time in the state … Read more Jeffrey Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI

Washington Redskins football team pressured to change name

The push for racial justice in the United States is putting renewed pressure on the Washington Redskins football team to change its name. Activists say the term “Redskins” is racist and offensive to Native Americans. Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports from Washington, DC. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish … Read more Washington Redskins football team pressured to change name

China adamant about enforcing Hong Kong security law

China is refusing to back away from enforcing its strict new security law on Hong Kong, despite mounting pressure from countries like the United States and the United Kingdom. Several people were arrested under the law on Wednesday, with many residents worried it is the end of Hong Kong’s autonomy as they know it. But … Read more China adamant about enforcing Hong Kong security law

How to be anti-racist: it’s more than books, quotes and Blackout Tuesday

In the last month since George Floyd’s death, people across the United States have started to look more critically at how we deal with race and incorporate anti-racism into our everyday lives. But one of the biggest challenges we’re running into is white people getting it wrong. Here’s why that’s happening and how to do … Read more How to be anti-racist: it’s more than books, quotes and Blackout Tuesday

Statue of Confederate ‘Stonewall’ Jackson removed in Virginia, U.S.

Workers began removing Confederate statues in Richmond, Virginia on Wednesday after the mayor of the U.S. city, the former capital of the pro-slavery Civil War South, ordered them taken down. Mayor Levar Stoney used his emergency powers to order the “the immediate removal of multiple monuments in the city, including Confederate statues,” his office said. … Read more Statue of Confederate ‘Stonewall’ Jackson removed in Virginia, U.S.

On this Day: The Civil Rights Act of 1964

On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the sweeping Civil Rights Act into law, bolstering the struggle against racial discrimination and disenfranchisement in the United States 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 … Read more On this Day: The Civil Rights Act of 1964

Keiser Report | End The Fed: Woodrow Wilson Was Racist | E1561

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the canceling of Woodrow Wilson, former President of the United States and founder of the League of Nations, for his racist ideas. Wilson also created the Federal Reserve, an institution racist by nature of the Cantillon Effect. … Read more Keiser Report | End The Fed: Woodrow Wilson Was Racist | E1561

First human trials of potential coronavirus vaccine developed in Adelaide about to begin | ABC News

The first human trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine developed in Australia are underway in Adelaide. If successful, a vaccine will be available from next year. But researchers have warned Australia may be left without supplies if the United States buys up big as it’s done with the only drug which is licensed to treat … Read more First human trials of potential coronavirus vaccine developed in Adelaide about to begin | ABC News

The difference between ‘not racist’ and ‘anti-racist’ | The Bottom Line

Ibram X Kendi has been revolutionising African American academic studies for several years, with his deep dives into the history and root causes of racism in the United States. Kendi argues there is no room for people to deny their racism. Instead, Americans in the 21st century should look into their hearts and confess their … Read more The difference between ‘not racist’ and ‘anti-racist’ | The Bottom Line

US states suspend re-opening plans as daily Covid-19 cases surpass 50,000

New daily coronavirus cases in the United States soared past 50,000 for the first time Wednesday, as the World Health Organization delivered a grave warning that the global pandemic is accelerating. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more US states suspend re-opening plans as daily Covid-19 cases surpass 50,000

US backs off on re-opening as Covid-19 cases spike to record levels

New daily coronavirus cases in the United States soared past 50,000 for the first time Wednesday, as the World Health Organization delivered a grave warning that the global pandemic is accelerating. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more US backs off on re-opening as Covid-19 cases spike to record levels

Mississippi becomes final US state to remove Confederate symbol from flag

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill into law on Tuesday that replaces the current state flag bearing a Confederate emblem, a gesture triggered by support across the United States to dismantle symbols of slavery and racism. The removal of the flag, a long-simmering source of controversy in one of the breakaway Southern states that fought … Read more Mississippi becomes final US state to remove Confederate symbol from flag