Sun, 31 May 2020

Man who knelt on neck of handcuffed African American man charged

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - A white police officer in the U.S. city of Minneapolis seen kneeling on the neck of a ...

Chinese government rejects White House report on China's intentions

BEIJING, China May 29 (Xinhua) - A spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense on Friday criticized a report recently ...

U.S. sanctioning two Iranian nuclear scientists futile, says Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) dismissed as "a futile attempt" the U.S.' new decision to ...

2,123,000 more Americans claim unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON, May 28 (Xinhua) - The number of initial jobless claims in the United States totaled 2.1 million last week ...

U.S. president to step up pressure on Facebook, Twitter

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Thursday regarding social media platforms, after Twitter tagged ...

Barr Says Outside Agitators Taking Over Protests

WASHINGTON - U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr said Saturday that far-left extremists and anarchists were behind the violent protests against ...

Former NFL exec: Teams wrong for not signing Kaepernick

Former NFL executive Joe Lockhart penned a column for CNN on Saturday, saying that teams were wrong for not signing ...

Goodell, Tretter issue statements on Floyd, protests

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association president J.C. Tretter each issued statements on Saturday in response to the ...

When Officers Kill, Redress Is Rare, Review Shows

The death in Minneapolis on Monday of George Floyd, the black man captured on video pleading for his life as ...

Atlanta Mayor Praised for Response to Floyd Unrest

ATLANTA - When the United States erupted in unrest following Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in 1968, his hometown of ...

Global COVID-19 case count surpasses 6 million mark

Maryland [USA], May 31 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide has surpassed six million, according to data ...

Global COVID-19 cases top 6 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

A total of 367,356 people worldwide have died of the disease, the data showed. NEW YORK, May 30 (Xinhua) -- ...

Trump's plan to cut ties with WHO "awful decision": Irish minister

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks at the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA), held virtually, in Geneva, ...

'Justice for George': Schalke's US footballer in armband protest

Schalke's American midfielder Weston McKennie on Saturday wore a 'Justice for George' armband as part of the growing protests over ...

As Minneapolis Burns, Mayor Takes Heat for Response

First-term Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey appeared to be doing everything right.He worked with the city's booming business community and the ...

Afghan Journalist, Driver Killed In Blast Targeting TV Workers

A journalist and a driver have been killed and at least six people wounded when a bus carrying employees of ...

Minnesota Governor to Mobilize National Guard to Confront Agitators

The governor of Minnesota called Saturday for the full mobilization of the National Guard to confront what he called a ...

National Guard Summoned to Aid US Cities Amid Police Clashes

ATLANTA - Protesters burned businesses in Minneapolis. They smashed police cars and windows in Atlanta, broke into police headquarters in ...

St. Louis Protesters Block Interstate, 1 Demonstrator Dies

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI - Protesters blocked a downtown St. Louis interstate, set a fire in the road and broke into ...

317 new COVID-19 cases in West Bengal today

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 30 (ANI): A total of 317 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported on Saturday, taking ...

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U.S. ail-in ballot timelines proving impractical

In Pennsylvania, a presidential swing state that will hold primary elections this coming Tuesday (June 2), some election officials and ...

Man who knelt on neck of handcuffed African American man charged

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - A white police officer in the U.S. city of Minneapolis seen kneeling on the neck of a ...

Chinese government rejects White House report on China's intentions

BEIJING, China May 29 (Xinhua) - A spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense on Friday criticized a report recently ...

U.S. sanctioning two Iranian nuclear scientists futile, says Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) dismissed as "a futile attempt" the U.S.' new decision to ...

2,123,000 more Americans claim unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON, May 28 (Xinhua) - The number of initial jobless claims in the United States totaled 2.1 million last week ...

U.S. president to step up pressure on Facebook, Twitter

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Thursday regarding social media platforms, after Twitter tagged ...

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