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Joe Biden to fight for justice on behalf of George Floyd’s family

Joe Biden has assured George Floyd's family that he'll do everything he can to bring justice in the Minneapolis man's death. The former vice president made the disclosure in a five-minute video live-streamed Friday, in which he addressed Floyd's death and racism in the nation generally. The black man died in police custody this week; … Continue reading Joe Biden to fight for justice on behalf of George Floyd’s family

Wrestling coach on fire for mocking George Floyd’s death

A high school wrestling coach who aimed to defend police in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis is now defending himself from charges of racism. Dave Hollenbeck, a wrestling instructor at Bethel High School in Washington state, posted images of himself in which he is on the ground with someone's knee … Continue reading Wrestling coach on fire for mocking George Floyd’s death

I CAN’T BREATHE: Americans protesting death of unarmed black man

The four officers involved in the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis on Monday night were swiftly fired, but there was chaos in the city nonetheless Tuesday night as thousands marched to protest George Floyd's death. The Star-Tribune notes the protest march began peacefully, but ultimately turned violent as protesters reached the Minneapolis PD's Third Precinct, where some … Continue reading I CAN’T BREATHE: Americans protesting death of unarmed black man

Pensacola base shooter closely linked to al-Qaida

The gunman who killed three U.S. sailors at a military base in Florida last year repeatedly communicated with al-Qaida operatives about planning and tactics in the months leading up to the attack, U.S. officials said Monday, as they lashed out at Apple for failing to help them open the shooter's phones so they could access … Continue reading Pensacola base shooter closely linked to al-Qaida

Justice for Arbery!

Justice for Ahmaud Arbery, a black man killed during a pursuit by a white man and his son in Georgia, isn't just prison time for his killers — it's changes in a local justice system that never charged them with a crime, rallygoers said Saturday. Hundreds of people came to the Glynn County courthouse demanding … Continue reading Justice for Arbery!

Georgia prosecuting man who recorded killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Georgia officials said Friday their investigation into the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery will include the man who videotaped the killing. "We are going to go wherever the evidence takes us," the director of the state Bureau of Investigation said, USA Today reports. Father and son Gregory and Travis McMichael, two white men, have been charged with murder in the … Continue reading Georgia prosecuting man who recorded killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Chinese research professor working on coronavirus in the US shot dead

An ethnic Chinese scientist working on the novel coronavirus in the United States has been shot dead in what police said was a murder-suicide over an "intimate partner". Bing Liu, 37, was found dead at the weekend in his home on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, where he worked as a research professor. The body of … Continue reading Chinese research professor working on coronavirus in the US shot dead

Nigerian soldier arrested for threatening to rape and infect Warri women with HIV

The Delta State Government has commended the Nigerian Army high command for arresting two soldiers shown in a viral video threatening to rape and infect women in Warri with HIV over the alleged killing of their colleague, Sahara Reporters confirmed. The state's Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, who earlier described the video first published … Continue reading Nigerian soldier arrested for threatening to rape and infect Warri women with HIV

Gunman who killed dozens in New Zealand mosques pleads guilty to terrorism

The man who committed the worst atrocity in New Zealand's modern history when he slaughtered 51 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques unexpectedly pleaded guilty to all charges Thursday. The attacks targeting people praying at the mosques a year ago shocked the nation and prompted new laws banning the deadliest types of semi-automatic weapons. It also … Continue reading Gunman who killed dozens in New Zealand mosques pleads guilty to terrorism

Gunman kills 6 in Czech hospital, then takes own life

A man with an illegal gun shot six people dead and wounded three more in a hospital in the eastern Czech Republic Tuesday, the prime minister and officials said. The suspect later shot himself dead as police approached his car, AP reports. Prime Minister Andrej Babis told Czech public television the shooting took place around … Continue reading Gunman kills 6 in Czech hospital, then takes own life