Squad cars damaged, protesters struck with batons in Chicago

Squad cars damaged, protesters struck with batons in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Several police cars were damaged, including at least one set on fire, as protests continued Saturday over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes. Officers struck multiple demonstrators with batons amid the protest near … Read more

Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to expand invitation list

Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to expand invitation list

U.S. President Donald Trump, with U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), speaks to reporters aboard Air Force One while returning to Washington from Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. May 30, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone the Group of Seven summit that … Read more

Protesters converge on White House for second straight day

Protesters converge on White House for second straight day

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shouting “Black Lives Matter” and “I can’t breathe,” hundreds of people converged on the White House for a second straight day Saturday to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and President Donald Trump’s response. Trump, who earlier belittled the protesters, pledged to “stop mob violence.” “I stand before you as … Read more

US Open tennis coronavirus return scenarios start to emerge

US Open tennis coronavirus return scenarios start to emerge

Charter flights to ferry U.S. Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. Daily temperature checks. No spectators. Fewer on-court officials. No locker-room access on practice days. All are among the scenarios being considered for the 2020 U.S. Open … Read more

With No Laxmmi Bomb Or Radhe At The Box Office This Eid, Bollywood Lost Rs 400 Crore Due To Lockdown

With No Laxmmi Bomb Or Radhe At The Box Office This Eid, Bollywood Lost Rs 400 Crore Due To Lockdown

Salman Khan in Radhe, Akshay Kumar in Laxmmi Bomb (Photo Credits: Instagram) Eid this year was supposed to be a brutal clash between Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb and Salman Khan’s Radhe. The latter is a regular during this period. An Eid without Salman Khan seems highly incomplete. Akshay’s movie obviously was a fresh contender. This … Read more

US faith leaders wrestle twin traumas in protests, virus

Protesters move along a highway, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NEW YORK (AP) — American religious leaders across faiths are grappling with the heavy burden of helping to heal two active traumas: rising civil unrest driven by the police killing of George Floyd and the coronavirus pandemic. Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders have raised their voices to condemn racial bias in the justice system while … Read more

Global coronavirus cases surpass 6 million

Global coronavirus cases surpass 6 million

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Antonia Rodrigues during her funeral who passed away from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (Reuters) – Global coronavirus cases surpassed 6 million on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, as Latin America reported a grim milestone of 50,000 deaths … Read more