George Floyd protests: Minnesota governor urges 'peace at this time' after night of chaos – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Protests rock cities across US as anger over killing spreads Atlanta police chief: ‘black lives being diminished’ Officer in George Floyd killing charged with murder Get a fresh perspective Läs mer…

Trump wants America looking at the stars as he drags it through the gutter

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Space Trump wants America looking at the stars as he drags it through the gutter The president is due to attend the rescheduled launch of a manned SpaceX rocket Läs mer…

‘A national crisis’: how the killing of George Floyd is changing US politics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As people protest across the US, Donald Trump and Joe Biden have offered divergent responses that point to a divisive political debate on race relations Riots in Minneapolis and Läs mer…

The Minnesota paradox: how race divides prosperous Minneapolis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; George Floyd Protests over killing of George Floyd highlight reality of tensions in the Twin Cities Plumes of smoke rise in the aftermath of a protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Läs mer…

'Trump knows nothing of Minneapolis': mayor hits back at president's tweets

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The mayor of Minneapolis has accused Donald Trump of shirking responsibility and chided the president for insulting him on social media at a time of crisis in his city Läs mer…

'Gross incompentence at highest levels': ex-Obama adviser blasts Trump's Covid response

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Books Samantha Power also tells online Hay festival that former US administration underestimated how ‘ripped off’ Americans felt, and discounts possibility of Michelle Obama as vice-president Samantha Power speaks Läs mer…

Trump signs executive order to narrow protections for social media platforms

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Move comes amid president’s feud with Twitter after it fact-checked him for the first time Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at narrowing protections for Läs mer…

The Guardian view on Covid-19 and cults of strength: the weakest response | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Jair Bolsonaro The Guardian view on Covid-19 and cults of strength: the weakest response Editorial Trump, Bolsonaro and Putin have taken a cynical political gamble with the lives Läs mer…

Biden sets solemn tone as Trump waits 15 hours to mark Covid-19 milestone

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak As the toll of Americans killed by the coronavirus passed 100,000, the president was lashing out at Twitter for factchecking his posts Joe Biden: ‘My fellow Americans, Läs mer…

Trump offers condolences day after US coronavirus death toll passes 100,000 – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President did not initially weigh in on US reaching milestone yesterday Tim Kaine says he and his wife tested positive for antibodies US job losses pass 40m as crisis Läs mer…

Trump campaign attempts to remove satirical cartoon from online retailer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Comics and graphic novels Cartoonist Nick Anderson calls president ‘adolescent’ after work parodying bleach-injection claim sparked a legal manoeuvre Nick Anderson’s The Trump Cult cartoon. Photograph: Nick Anderson The Läs mer…

Donald Trump’s move against Twitter factchecking could backfire

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President’s planned weakening of social media law may not have effect he thinks it will Donald Trump’s apparent plans to punish Twitter for appending a factcheck to his claims Läs mer…

As 100,000 die, the virus lays bare America’s brutal fault lines – race, gender, poverty and broken politics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US’s brutal fault lines – of race, partisanship, gender, poverty and misinformation – rendered it ill-prepared to meet the challenges of Covid-19 Coronavirus – live US updates Live Läs mer…

Trump draft order could expose Twitter and Facebook to more lawsuits

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Review planned of law that protects social media firms from responsibility for users’ content Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Läs mer…

Global report: Trump silent on US death toll as South Korea sees new Covid-19 rise

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak President rages on Twitter against social media ‘censorship’; Brazil passes 400,000 cases; UN warns of Latin America ‘hunger pandemic’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus Läs mer…

US passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths as states relax lockdown measures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US recorded more deaths from the disease than any other country in the pandemic Coronavirus – latest US updates Coronavirus – latest global updates The United States has recorded Läs mer…

Coronavirus US live: cases still increasing in two dozen states amid push to reopen

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Almost 100,000 Americans have died from Covid-19. Here is that tragic story in figures As the death toll of Covid-19 nears 100,000 in the US: these lives lost, and Läs mer…

Trump threatens social media after Twitter puts warning on his false claims

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Twitter added warning on tweets that spread falsehoods President vows to ‘strongly regulate … or close them down’ As his election-year polling numbers have deteriorated, however, Trump Läs mer…

Revealed: conservative group fighting to restrict voting tied to powerful dark money network

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The fight to vote US elections 2020 Revealed: conservative group fighting to restrict voting tied to powerful dark money network Honest Elections Project, part of network that pushed supreme Läs mer…

Trump's devoted new press secretary is no different from her predecessors | David Smith

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trump administration Trump’s devoted new press secretary is no different from her predecessors Kayleigh McEnany offered a straight-faced defence of Trump’s wildest conspiracy theories during a Tuesday briefing Play Läs mer…

Twitter labels Trump's false claims with warning for first time

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Presidential tweets on mail-in voting now include link with message: ‘Get the facts’ Some of Donald Trump’s tweets now feature a link highlighting false claims. Photograph: Jonathan Läs mer…

Coronavirus US live: Trump and Biden at heart of war over mask-wearing as deaths near 100,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trump didn’t wear one in public on Memorial Day while Biden did Tracing ‘patient zero’: why America’s first coronavirus death may for ever go unmarked Coronavirus – latest global Läs mer…

Cyber security review may spell end for Huawei 5G deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The National Cyber Security Centre in the UK is expected to conclude that US sanctions against Huawei will make it impossible to use the Chinese company’s technology as planned Läs mer…

US lawmakers demand Jeff Bezos testify over Amazon’s 'possibly criminally false' statements

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A bipartisan group of House lawmakers investigating Amazon for possible antitrust violations have demanded that Jeff Bezos testify before Congress to address statements by the company that “appear to Läs mer…