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Guardsman Told Barr Protest Was Peaceful Before Violent Attack, Lawmaker Says

The attorney general has insisted that the White House crowd was violent before he ordered the aggressive clearing.
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The 'Black Lives Matter' mural near the White House has inspired street paintings across the US. Is it enough to bring change?

The 'Black Lives Matter' mural in Washington, D.C., has inspired activists in other cities to do the same. Is it enough to bring effective change?         [Author: USA TODAY]
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DC mayor says White House 'has a lot to answer for'

Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday night the White House "has a lot to answer for" following a week of increased military presence and tension in the nation's capital.
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DC mayor says White House 'has a lot to answer for' following week of tension in nation's capital

Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday night the White House "has a lot to answer for" following a week of increased military presence and tension in the nation's capital.
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The Latest: Asia’s version of Nobel Prize awards cancelled

MANILA, Philippines — The Ramon Magsaysay awards, regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize, have been cancelled this year due to the global pandemic, the only third time the annual awards were disrupted in six decades.The Manila-based foundation that hands out the awards said Tuesday it has no choice but to cancel the awards this year “with the COVID-19 pandemic practically immobilizing the world.” The awards were also cancelled due to a financial crisis in 1970 and a disastrous earthquake ...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, New York, Milan, London, News, Greece, Mexico, Scotland, White House, China, Southeast Asia, India, New York City, Africa


Minneapolis Intends to Disband Police Force Following Country-Wide Protests

Following the country-wide protests against police brutality and alleged racism of various groups after the death of George Floyd, the City Council in Minneapolis, where the killing took place, has been working to disband the city’s police force. Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender stated on Sunday that the efforts to reform the city’s police […]
Tags: Politics, Usa, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Police, International, Racism, Anime, City Council, Announcements, Minneapolis City, Lisa Bender, George Floyd, Minneapolis Intends to Disband Police Force


Barr Defends Trump Church Photo-Op: POTUS ‘Should Be Able To Walk One Block From WH’

Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday evening defended President Trump’s surprise photo-op in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church last week that occurred after peaceful protesters outside the White House were forcibly dispersed. When asked by Fox News’ Bret Baier about whether he’d do anything differently about the President’s church photo-op that he and other Trump administration officials also participated in, Barr replied “no” before going on to argue that the image from the church photo-op...
Tags: News, White House, United States, Fox News, Trump, Bret Baier, Baier, Barr, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Kayleigh McEnany, Bill Barr, Summer Concepcion, TV Clip, Photo-op


Facebook Mods Sign Letter Protesting Zuckerberg's Stance on Trump Threats, Conspiracy Theories

A group of Facebook moderators has joined many of the firm’s staff in calling out CEO Mark Zuckerberg over his bullshit refusal to take actions against posts by Donald Trump that clearly violate its rules, the Guardian reported on Monday.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, Science, Technology, Social Media, Racism, Guardian, Donald Trump, Zuckerberg, Content Moderation, George Floyd Protests


Barr contradicts Trump's claim he went to the White House bunker to inspect it, rejects calls to defund police

Attorney General William Barr contradicts Trump's bunker claims and also says that defunding police departments is both "dangerous" and "wrong."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tax claims now allowed for some TS Cristobal damages

Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall Sunday evening in Louisiana. Even though it quickly weakened to a tropical depression, it still is dumping copious amounts of rain across the Pelican State. The potential for flooding was part of the reason that the White House on Sunday, June 7, issued a federal disaster declaration for Louisiana. That decision allows the federal government to help pick up some of the state's disaster response costs. It also will give those who sustained Cristobal-related...
Tags: Taxes, White House, Time, Louisiana, Sam, Irs, Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA, Internal Revenue Service, Cristobal, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance VITA, TCJA


The Real Space Force Might Lose Its Trademark to Netflix’s ‘Space Force’

The general consensus surrounding Netflix’s new comedy series Space Force is that it’s just not very good. Audiences and critics alike seem disappointed at Steve Carell’s return to TV comedy, but whatever the show lacks in quality it might make up for in…litigation. Because it looks like the real Space Force might lose its trademark to the fictional one. The real Space Force was first announced in March 2018, and quickly became a punchline. Netflix seized on this, promptly getting to work on...
Tags: Movies, Colorado, White House, Department Of Defense, Netflix, United States, Steve Carell, Air Force, Trump, Dod, Mark, U S Patent and Trademark Office, USSF, US Armed Forces, Space Force, Mark R Naird Steve Carell


Bill Barr contradicts Donald Trump on White House bunker 'inspection'

Attorney General William Barr contradicted President Donald Trump when asked during a Fox News interview why the President was taken to the White House bunker during protests.
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Bill Barr contradicts Trump on his move to the WH bunker

Attorney General William Barr contradicted President Donald Trump when asked during a Fox News interview why the President was taken to the White House bunker during protests.
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Barr and Trump tell very different bunker 'inspection' stories

Attorney General William Barr contradicted President Donald Trump when asked during a Fox News interview why the President was taken to the White House bunker during protests.
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Fact Check: McEnany's false claim on Romney's share of black vote

During a White House briefing on Monday, a reporter asked White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany if President Donald Trump agrees with Republican Sen. Mitt Romney, who marched in a Washington protest on Sunday, that "black lives matter."
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Fact Check: McEnany makes false claim about Romney's share of black vote

During a White House briefing on Monday, a reporter asked White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany if President Donald Trump agrees with Republican Sen. Mitt Romney, who marched in a Washington protest on Sunday, that "black lives matter."
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Watch lightning hit the Washington Monument

On Thursday night, punctuating the uprising against racial injustice, lightning struck the Washington Monument. A separate lightning strike near the White House that evening severely injured two soldiers from the South Carolina Army National Guard. (USA Today)
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Barr contradicts Trump: 'The Secret Service recommended that the President go down to the bunker' for safety

Attorney General William Barr said Monday that the US Secret Service recommended moving President Donald Trump to the underground White House bunker during late May protests, contradicting the President's earlier assertion that his visit to the bunker was for "inspection."
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Attorney General William Barr contradicts Trump's claim that he was taken to the White House bunker for an 'inspection' during protests over police brutality

Trump has claimed that he visited the bunker simply for an "inspection" and called reports that he was taken there for safety "false."
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Corea del Norte anuncia cierre de canales de comunicación con Seúl

SEÚL, 9 jun (Reuters) - Corea del Norte cortará las líneas directas de comunicación con Corea del Sur como el primer paso para cerrar todos los medios de contacto con Seúl, informó el martes la agencia estatal de noticias KCNA.Durante varios días, la aislada nación de gobierno comunista arremetió contra Seúl, amenazando con cerrar una oficina de enlace y otros proyectos si su vecino no impide que los desertores envíen folletos y otros materiales al país.
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Protesters turned newly constructed White House fence into memorial to racial justice

Though President Donald Trump hasn't declared "Black Lives Matter," the words are found all along the newly installed temporary fence that borders the White House these days.
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Espionaje ilegal: Cristina Kirchner accedió a las presuntas evidencias y evalúa presentarse como querellante

La vicepresidenta fue citada para conocer material secuestrado en el marco de una causa donde se investigan presuntas operaciones de espionaje ilegal durante el gobierno de MacriLa vicepresidenta Cristina Kirchner accedió en los tribunales a las supuestas evidencias con que cuenta la justicia sobre una red de espionaje que se dedicó a seguir sus pasos durante el gobierno de Mauricio Macri y analiza si se va a presentar como querellante en ese expediente.A las 14, la funcionaria se trasladó hasta...
Tags: Politics, News, Argentina, Volkswagen, Cristina, Mauricio Macri, Macri, AFI, La Nacion, Marcelo Martinez de Giorgi, Claudio Bonadio, Cristina Kirchner, Corte Suprema, Guillermo Marijuán, Horacio Rodriguez Larreta, Villena


Procederán contra 12 notarios por uso de documentación falsa en Puebla

Son 12 notarios contra los que el Gobierno del Estado ha procedido penalmente por haber incurrido en el uso de documentación falsa para obtener la patente de Notarías durante la administración del ex gobernador Rafael Moreno Valle. Refirió que, del total de Notarías surgidas en la irregularidad, 12 provinieron el recurso de amparo, y son […]
Tags: Politics, News, Puebla, Gobierno del Estado, Rafael Moreno Valle Refirió


Las estatuas icónicas, también objeto del repudio social

PARIS - Las crónicas lo registran ininterrumpidamente desde 455, cuando la horda germánica de los Vándalos invadió Roma y destruyó con aplicación cada uno de los monumentos públicos, representación de la opresión del imperio. Desde entonces, derribar, devastar, asolar símbolos se ha convertido en una de las características del repudio social. El fenómeno volvió a manifestarse esta semana con la destrucción de numerosas estatuas en Estados Unidos y Europa, en el marco de las manifestaciones contr...
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Estatizaciones emblemáticas: qué empresas fueron absorbidas por el Estado durante gobiernos K

Estatizaciones emblemáticas: qué empresas fueron absorbidas por el Estado durante gobiernos K
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Con el país en llamas, Trump se ha dado por vencido: Editorial

(Bloomberg) -- Difícil imaginar una abdicación más completa del liderazgo.Estados Unidos ha perdido a la fecha más de 105.000 personas por un virus aún no controlado. Unos 40 millones están sin trabajo, con la economía en caída libre. De costa a costa, las ciudades arden, las protestas se desatan y el caos se dispara en una inmensa oleada de dolor y rabia por la violencia policial que parece intensificarse día a día. Desde la guerra de Vietnam, el país no ha sufrido tanto malestar ni ha enfrenta...
Tags: Politics, News, Minneapolis, Washington, Bloomberg, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Trump, Estados Unidos, Casa Blanca, Rose Garden Trump, George Floyd, Bloomberg Difícil, Oficina Oval


Despidos. El Gobierno analiza prorrogar la doble indemnización

La información fue confirmada a LA NACION por fuentes cercanas al ministro de Trabajo, Claudio Moroni (foto)Con destrucción de empleo en el sector privado pese al decreto antidespidos y con una extensión ya del acuerdo sobre suspensiones en la actividad privada con rebajas de sueldos, el Gobierno analiza una prórroga de la doble indemnización que vencerá en las próximas horas.La información fue confirmada a LA NACION por fuentes cercanas al ministro de Trabajo, Claudio Moroni, y también es un se...
Tags: Politics, News, Moroni, La Nacion, Alberto Fernández, Claudio Moroni, Casa Rosada Cerca de la CGT, LA NACION que el Gobierno, Daniel Funes de Rioja, Dirección General de Estudios Macroeconómicos, Estadísticas Laborales del Ministerio de Trabajo, Observatorio de la Deuda Social Argentina ODSA


Bolivia busca una norma para asegurar donaciones de plasma contra el COVID-19

La Paz, 8 jun (EFE).- Las autoridades sanitarias de Bolivia y varios parlamentarios anunciaron este lunes diversas iniciativas legislativas para garantizar las donaciones de plasma hiperinmune para el tratamiento de enfermos de COVID-19, tras conocerse denuncias sobre la comercialización de ese componente sanguíneo.
Tags: Politics, News, Bolivia


Trump está abierto a otro paquete de alivio por coronavirus en EEUU: Casa Blanca

WASHINGTON, 8 jun (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, está abierto a otro paquete de ayuda económica en respuesta a la pandemia de coronavirus y sigue a favor de una rebaja de impuestos sobre las nóminas, dijo el lunes la portavoz de la Casa Blanca, Kayleigh McEnany."Hay varias cosas que quiere, vacaciones fiscales fue una de ellas, porque eso beneficia directamente a los trabajadores de bajos ingresos", aseguró McEnany en una conferencia de prensa.
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