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Minneapolis: Rioters Smash Charter School Storefronts

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Floyd, 36, died on Memorial Day in police custody after officers had handcuffed him and were leaning their weight on his body by a patrol car, with one officer kneeling on his neck. As Floyd said, "I can't breathe," onlookers asked police to relent. The incident, which was filmed, has drawn national outrage, with President Donald Trump calling Wednesday...

Minneapolis Riots: Man Shot Dead Outside Pawn Shop

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Amid the violence, a man was found fatally shot Wednesday night near a pawn shop. Asked to confirm reports that he had been shot by a store owner, police spokesman John Elder said that was "one of the theories." Pockets of looting continued Thursday at stores where windows and doors were smashed. KSTP-TV reported some fires at businesses continued to...

Cardi B: Minnesota’s Protesters Left With ‘No Choice’ But to Loot

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In footage broadcast all across social media, protesters have seen looting stores and vandalizing places all over the city. Yet according to Cardi B, rioters were left with no choice but to resort to violence. "They looting in Minnesota and as much as I don't like this type of violence it is what it is," she wrote on Twitter. "Too...

Video: Fires Rage Across Minneapolis Overnight in George Floyd Protests

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Protesters set fire to businesses, including an Autozone and Cub Foods, while an apartment complex under construction was also reportedly damaged by flames. In addition to several buildings being lit on fire, stores like Target store on Lake Street were ransacked by dozens of apparent looters who stole televisions and groceries, according to videos shared to social media by Fox...

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to 2.1 Million

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That brings new unemployment claims, a proxy for layoffs, since the coronavirus pandemic began to claim jobs ten weeks ago to nearly 40 million. Economists had been expecting around 2.1 million for weekly claims. The prior week was revised up by 8,000 to 2,438,000. Claims hit a record 6.87 million for the week of March 27. Each subsequent week has seen...

German Court Rejects Non-Binary Classification without Medical Certificate

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The German Federal Court of Justice has refused to allow a person who identifies as having no gender or being intersex to change their official documents, saying "people with only perceived intersexuality are not covered" by the German Civil Status Act. The law, passed in December 2018, allows a third gender option on birth certificates for those deemed not male...

Chinese Communist Propaganda Outlet Faces Ban in Britain over Biased Hong Kong Protest Coverage

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Britain's regulatory body for broadcasting and telecommunications, Ofcom, ruled that China Global Television Network (CGTN) violated impartiality rules in five separate instances last year, by only providing the "Chinese perspective" on Hong Kong. Ofcom said that the network's portrayal "presented a one-sided perspective on the violence... and gave the impression that the protesters were solely responsible for the violence and...

China Laughs at Australia’s Loyalty to Longstanding U.S. Alliance

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On Monday, the China Daily shared a cartoon created last week which depicts Australia riding to orders delivered from the U.S. to launch an attack on China, through a reference to fable of Don Quixote. Captioned "Yes man to one, liar to all" on Twitter, cartoonist Luo Jie illustrated Australia as Quixote's loyal servant Sancho Panza, sitting atop a donkey...

Merkel Backs ‘Accomplished’ E.U. for Global Role in Coronavirus Crisis

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In a speech outlining Germany's priorities when it takes over the E.U.'s rotating presidency in July, Merkel acknowledged the pandemic had destroyed a host of previous certainties but backed the E.U. to help bring the world to order, AFP reports. Her simple solution is: more E.U. in more places more often. This is despite the evidence Europe has struggled from...

Facebook Banned Fundraising Ad That Claimed Coronavirus is ‘Divine Justice’ From Allah

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CAGE, a Muslim campaign group perhaps best known for calling ISIS executioner 'Jihadi John' a "beautiful" man, was using social media sites to raise GBP400,000 during Ramadan. The group had posted 16 adverts on Facebook for its campaign called 'Reviving Divine Justice', four of which were banned, including one with a video on coronavirus. Facebook decided to remove the advertisements...