Body Cam Footage of George Floyd Encounter Leaked

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The footage, apparently filmed while the body cam footage was being shown in court, appears on the Daily Mail website and includes over eight minutes of the fatal encounter which have not previously been seen or scrutinized by the public. Some new details emerge in the video. At the start of the encounter, police aim a weapon at Floyd, 46,...

Chicago Fire Department Investigates Alleged Removal of BLM Banner

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A post on Nextdoor -- a hyperlocal social network -- by Dr. Adele Cobbs claimed that the Black Lives Matter banner in Kenwood near Lake Shore Drive was taken down by two white men operating a firetruck, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. "They literally obstructed traffic to do this," Cobbs wrote in her post, which included a photo showing the firetruck....

Report: Kanye West Gathering Signatures to Appear on Wisconsin Presidential Ballot

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The rapper, fashion mogul, and budding presidential candidate has hired the petitioning firm Let the Voters Decide in an attempt to get the 2,000 valid signatures needed for to get on the ballot in Wisconsin by Tuesday, according to a report from New York magazine's The Intelligencer. The firm has sent out 45 people in Wisconsin on behalf of...

Teachers’ Unions, Socialist Groups Demand More Funding, End to ‘Systemic Racism’

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The groups dubbed Monday a "National Day of Resistance," as they demonstrated in cities such as Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles. "I think that the Black Lives Matter , in conjunction with the pandemic, it kind of illuminated all of the inequalities that take place in the black community with all of the lack of resources, the disinvestment in...

Donald Trump: Manhattan Fraud Investigation ‘Continuation of the Witch Hunt’

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"This is just a continuation of the witch hunt. It's Democrat stuff. They failed with Mueller, they failed with everything." A federal court filing by District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. suggests that they are investigating Trump for bank and insurance fraud. "This is a continuation of the worst witch hunt in American history," Trump said. Vance has subpoenaed Trump's accounting firm...

Pressure Mounts on Joe Biden to Skip Presidential Debates

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In recent weeks, a bevy of political strategists, pundits, and even allies have intensified their efforts to push the former vice president's campaign into reneging on the three customary presidential debates. Much of the effort has played out in the public eye, spanning across the editorial pages of the nation's leading newspapers, network television, and even social media. Some of...

Exclusive: Louisiana AG Jeff Landry Blasts Facebook Censorship of Breitbart in Letter to Zuckerberg

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"It seems you and your team at Facebook choose to censor or misuse your algorithms to downplay voices on one side of the issues while failing to do so on the other," said Landry. "Recently, Breitbart News and others live-streamed a group of licensed American doctors who were sharing their professional medical opinions regarding COVID-19. Apparently, Facebook made a choice...

Chinese State Media: ‘Rogue’ U.S TikTok Ban Is ‘Barbaric’ Assault

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Chinese editorialists slammed the ban proposal as a "barbaric" act of economic and political warfare from the "rogue" U.S. government, suggesting Trump wants to shut the service down because it competes too effectively with American social media companies and makes it too easy for young people who hate the president to get organized. Trump delayed the ban for 45 days...

Manhattan D.A. Investigating Trump for ‘Possible Fraud’ Based on Media Reports

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The New York Times reported: The Manhattan district attorney's office suggested on Monday that it has been investigating President Trump and his company for possible bank and insurance fraud, a significantly broader inquiry than the prosecutors have acknowledged in the past. The suggestion by the office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., came in a new federal court filing...

Police: Three Stranded Boaters in Long Island Sound Rescued

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Newsday reported that the men were rescued by Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers about one-and-a-half miles northwest of Sunken Meadow State Park, in the Long Island Sound, around 6 p.m. Sunday. Police told News 12 Long Island that the crew had been rowing against the wind and ocean currents for hours, but kept getting swept further away from shore. The...