Ahmaud Arbery attacker used racial slur after shooting jogger, court hears

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ahmaud Arbery Georgia state investigator makes claim in murder case Travis and Greg McMichael and William ‘Roddie’ Bryan charged In this image made from video, Travis McMichael, left, and Läs mer…

Iran releases US navy veteran detained for nearly two years

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Michael White was detained in 2018 and sentenced 10 years on charges of insulting the supreme leader and posting a private photo A navy veteran detained in Iran for Läs mer…

Trump hankers for roar of the crowd while Biden takes campaign virtual

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US elections 2020 Despite the pandemic, the president can’t wait to get back packed rallies while his Democratic rival practices caution. Each thinks he has a winning strategy A Läs mer…

Israeli settlers speak out against US-backed annexation plan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Israel Settler leader says Trump plan ‘endangers the existence of the state of Israel’ Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in January. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters Benjamin Läs mer…

George Floyd killing: reports of over 10,000 arrested as protests enter 10th day – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Unofficial figure suggests more than 10,000 people arrested in protests against racism and police brutality; ex-defense secretary James Mattis accuses Trump of dividing US ‘Your lives matter’: Obama offers Läs mer…

Can Joe Biden convince protesters he would be a 'transformational' president?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joe Biden Can Joe Biden convince protesters he would be a ’transformational’ president? ‘It’s not enough to just be better than Trump’ Democratic hopeful told amid anti-racist uprising sparked Läs mer…

Meghan on George Floyd killing: 'the only wrong thing to say is nothing' – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video In a video for a virtual graduation ceremony at her old high school in LA, the Duchess of Sussex recalled words of advice given by a teacher Läs mer…

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex speaks out over George Floyd killing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Meghan, Duchess of Sussex In graduation address for her old school, Meghan says ‘only wrong thing to say is nothing’ George Floyd protests – live coverage George Floyd coverage Läs mer…

New York Times under fire over op-ed urging Trump to 'send in the troops'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The New York Times’ decision to run an op-ed from the Republican senator Tom Cotton titled “Send in the troops” is drawing widespread criticism, including from Times staff. In Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Germany reveals major stimulus plan as global cases grow by 100,000 a day

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; €130bn German package cuts VAT, offers cash grants; Mumbai introduces new restrictions after hurricane; Italy opens borders; Follow the latest updates Exclusive: governments and WHO changed Covid policy bases Läs mer…

Barack Obama: ’You matter, your lives matter, your dreams matter’ – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Addressing a panel from his My Brother’s Keeper movement in the wake of George Floyd’s death, former US president Barack Obama had a message of hope for young people Läs mer…

Zoom to exclude free calls from end-to-end encryption to allow FBI cooperation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Zoom Privacy advocates are concerned, saying basic security shouldn’t be a paid feature left open for the possibility of working with law enforcement Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom, announced Läs mer…

California: rise in Covid-19 cases raises fears over reopening and protests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Some of the rise expected as counties accelerate plans to reopen and warm weather draws people to beaches and parks, expert says The number of coronavirus cases in California Läs mer…

Trump administration to bar Chinese airlines from flying to US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Transportation department says restriction to start 16 June US wants Beijing to let American carriers resume flights The US will bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United Läs mer…

’We built this country’: inspiring moments from the George Floyd protests – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cities across the US witnessed another night of protests despite widespread curfews a week after George Floyd’s death. Among the violence and anger, moments of peace and hope have Läs mer…

The Gambia demands US investigation into police killing of citizen in Atlanta

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development Shooting of Lamin Sisay, son of former UN diplomat, last week prompts outrage as family and friends reject police version of events Lamin Sisay was the son Läs mer…

Living near oil and gas wells linked to low birthweight in babies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oil Risk is greater in rural areas, according to study of nearly 3 million births over 10 years A pumpjack near homes in residential Signal Hill, California. Four of Läs mer…

Facebook and Microsoft muscle in on Zoom video-call boom

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Zoom Google also aims to be part of rise in teleconferencing during coronavirus crisis Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Zoom’s revenue surged by 169% to Läs mer…

The US Postal Service needs a bailout. Without it, votes may go uncounted in November

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The fight to vote US Postal Service The US Postal Service needs a bailout. Without it, votes may go uncounted in November The post office could be key to Läs mer…

Governments and WHO changed Covid-19 policy based on suspect data from tiny US company

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The World Health Organization and a number of national governments have changed their Covid-19 policies and treatments on the basis of flawed data from a little-known US healthcare analytics Läs mer…

George Floyd killing: US rocked by eighth night of protest and grief – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Demonstrators defy curfews as protests rage for eighth day A restaurant owner, a football star: the people killed as protests spread Trump has normalised mayhem and the US is Läs mer…

Renewables surpass coal in US energy generation for first time in 130 years

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘We are seeing the end of coal,’ says analyst as energy source with biggest impact on climate crisis falls for sixth year in a row Solar, wind and other Läs mer…

Do the work: an anti-racist reading list | Layla F Saad

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Further reading Books What will happen after this news cycle is over and social media posts about diversity die down? Layla F Saad chooses books to fortify a long-term Läs mer…

Republican congressman Steve King loses primary race in Iowa

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US elections 2020 Randy Feenstra unseats lawmaker known for racist rhetoric and ties to white nationalists Steve King in Washington in 2018. Photograph: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. The controversial Iowa Läs mer…

Justin Trudeau lost for words over Trump handling of George Floyd protests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canadian prime minister pauses for 20 seconds before saying: ‘We all watch in horror and consternation what’s going on in the United States’ Live coverage of the US protests Läs mer…

A restaurant owner, a football star: the people killed as protests spread

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; George Floyd Details of deaths in cities from Louisville to Oakland remain unclear, but many killed were African American George Floyd killing – latest US updates See all our Läs mer…

'He will never see her grow up': tearful mother of George Floyd's daughter – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:38 Roxie Washington, the mother of George Floyd’s six-year-old daughter, spoke at a news conference on Tuesday after days of protests following his death in Minneapolis. ”I’m Läs mer…

Mark Zuckerberg defends decision to allow Trump to threaten violence on Facebook

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mark Zuckerberg is standing by his decision to allow Donald Trump to threaten violence against George Floyd protesters on the platform despite harsh criticism from civil rights leaders and Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: India evacuates Covid-19 patients ahead of cyclone as Brazil deaths pass 30,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yemen aid funding falls short by US$1bn; Zoom profits double; global cases pass 6.3m. Follow the latest updates Yemen faces tragedy as aid funding falls short by $1bn China Läs mer…

’How did we get here?’: Trump has normalised mayhem and the US is paying the price

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; More than 100,000 have died in a pandemic and troops are on the streets. The rate of fresh affronts has outpaced the ability to digest them George Floyd killing Läs mer…

Trudeau speechless at Trump’s reaction to Floyd protests – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, was silent for 22 seconds in reaction to a question on Donald Trump’s handling of protests across the US over the killing of Läs mer…

Peaceful George Floyd protests around the US – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Protesters marched in their thousands in towns and cities across America, part of a wave of demonstrations that have followed the killing of George Floyd Houston, Texas A young Läs mer…

Police marching with protesters: how some cities got it right and others didn't

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US policing New Jersey produced some striking images as protests elsewhere descended into violence but relied on trust previously being built George Floyd killing – latest US updates See Läs mer…

’A wake-up call for the nation’: Joe Biden addresses the killing of George Floyd – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joe Biden has addressed the killing of George Floyd and the protests that his death has sparked. During a speech in Philadelphia, the Democratic presidential candidate said Floyd’s last words, ’I Läs mer…

'Abuse of power': global outrage grows after death of George Floyd

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; George Floyd Protests spread to Sydney and Paris, as diplomats question the use of force in the US George Floyd protests: latest developments A protester at a demonstration in Läs mer…

Grindr dating app removes ethnicity filter to support Black Lives Matter

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Grindr is removing an “ethnicity filter” from its dating app as part of its support for the Black Lives Matter movement, the company announced on Monday. The controversial feature, Läs mer…

Americans vote in primaries amid Covid-19 and mass protests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Seven states and Washington DC are holding primaries on Tuesday in the most widespread trial yet over whether America can safely hold an election amid the pandemic and unrest Läs mer…

George Floyd protests: violence escalates overnight after Trump's threat to deploy army – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Protests in Philadelphia met with aggression from police Four officers shot in St Louis Trump’s threat to deploy military raises spectre of fascism Teargas fired so Trump can pose Läs mer…

John Sentamu: I would join George Floyd protests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; John Sentamu Retiring archbishop says demonstrations should not involve violence and criticises Donald Trump George Floyd protests – latest updates ‘America has not been listening to the real problems Läs mer…