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Police in DC use tear gas to clear protesters for Trump photo op – Business Insider

Police in DC use tear gas to clear protesters for Trump photo op –...

US President Donald Trump walks from the White House through Lafayette Park to visit St. John's Church Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Law enforcement in Washington, DC, fired tear gas and rubber bullets, and used shields, against peaceful protesters on Monday, according to reporters on the scene.The attack, in front of…
Trump praised China for Tiananmen, previewing response to George Floyd protests – Business Insider

Trump praised China for Tiananmen, previewing response to George Floyd protests – Business Insider

In 1990, President Donald Trump (then a real estate magnate and private citizen) praised China for showing the "power of strength" via its notorious, bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square the year prior. Hundreds, possibly thousands, of unarmed protesters were killed in June 1989 when the Chinese military opened fire on them in Tiananmen…
Inside Donald Trump’s underground bunker at the White House where president hid as protests raged

Inside Donald Trump’s underground bunker at the White House where president hid as protests...

Secret Service agents rushed President Donald Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion, some of them throwing rocks and tugging at police barricades.Trump spent nearly an hour in the bunker, which was designed for use in emergencies like terrorist attacks, according to a Republican…
George Floyd: medical examiner says death was a homicide

George Floyd: medical examiner says death was a homicide

A medical examiner has classified George Floyd’s death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and suppressed his neck.“Decedent experienced a cardiopulmonary arrest while being restrained by law enforcement officer(s),” the Hennepin county medical examiner’s office said in a news release. Cause of death was listed as cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law enforcement subdual,…

Today’s atmospheric carbon dioxide levels greater than 23 million-year record — ScienceDaily

A common message in use to convey the seriousness of climate change to the public is: "Carbon dioxide levels are higher today than they have been for the past one million years!" This new study by Brian Schubert...

Prosecutor says she hopes coronavirus spreads in riots

Madison County Prosecutor Pamela Hancock Pamela Hancock, the second-term prosecutor of Madison County, defended herself Monday after posting and later deleting a Facebook comment in which she suggested “the deadly strain” of coronavirus should spread among rioters who are...

Major local malls close today out of caution

Three of the Sacramento area's major enclosed shopping centers are closed today, amid safety concerns tied to looting and riots. Arden Fair in ... Source link