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Report: MLB players offer 114-game season, but no new concessions on salary

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a far higher percentage of salaries and  commit to a longer schedule as part of a counteroffer to start the coronavirus-delayed season. Players proposed a 114-game regular season Sunday, up from 82 in management’s offer, a person familiar with the plan told The Associated Press. Done that way, the World Series could extend past Thanksgiving. The person spoke...
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Protestors face off with the forces of order in DC and New York, as crowds gather at City Hall in San Francisco

Watch CNN live: Crowds protest in major cities across the US
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New York’s Public Theater Benefit, Drama Desk Awards Postponed in Wake of George Floyd Protests

New York’s Public Theater has postponed its virtual event We Are One Public that was set to take place on June 1 in place of its annual live gala. “In this time of national trauma, when the Covid crisis has so disproportionately impacted the Black community, when the injustices of our way of life have […]
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George Floyd: tense scenes in front of White House as protests rage – live

Trump aide O’Brien: ‘There are some bad cops that are racist’Mayors impose curfews, governors call in national guardTrump taken to special secure bunker as protests flareDispatch from Minneapolis: the night the city cracked downGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 5.23am BST George Floyd solidarity protests are being held in Auckland, New Zealand, with some estimating that tens of thousands of people are in attendance. pic.twitter.com/kFuAhSq4Bcpic.twitt...
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Fires rage as protestors face off with the forces of order in DC and New York, as rubber bullets fly in Santa Monica

Watch CNN live: Crowds clash with police in New York City and DC
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George Floyd: Tense scenes in front of White House as George Floyd protests rage – live

Trump aide O’Brien: ‘There are some bad cops that are racist’Mayors impose curfews, governors call in national guardTrump taken to special secure bunker as protests flareDispatch from Minneapolis: the night the city cracked downGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 4.10am BST NBC Washington has striking footage from the nation’s capital: Smoke from multiple fires rising up in front of the Washington Monument #Chopper4 looking south from Maryland, White Ho...
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Protestors face off with the forces of order in DC and New York, as rubber bullets fly in Santa Monica and tear gas in Atlanta

Watch CNN live: America on edge as protests erupt for sixth day
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George Floyd: crowds defy evening curfews as protests rage on – live

Trump aide O’Brien: ‘There are some bad cops that are racist’Mayors impose curfews, governors call in national guardTrump taken to special secure bunker as protests flareDispatch from Minneapolis: the night the city cracked downGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 3.23am BST Scenes from across the country on Sunday evening 2.35am BST In perhaps the biggest and most organized march yet, thousands of New Yorkers made their way from the Grand Army Plaza...
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Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies

By LINDSEY BAHR NEW YORK (AP) — Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84. His death was announced on Twitter and the artist’s web page. No cause was given. Along with late wife Jeanne-Claude, the artists’ careers were defined by their ambitious art projects that quickly disappeared soon after they were erectedthat andoften involved wrapping large structures in fabric. In 2005, he installed more than 7,500 saffron-colored vinyl gate...
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George Floyd: crowds defy evening curfews as George Floyd protests rage on – live

Trump aide O’Brien: ‘There are some bad cops that are racist’Mayors impose curfews, governors call in national guardDispatch from Minneapolis: the night the city cracked downTrump under fire as violence flares across AmericaGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 1.58am BST Joe Biden posted a photograph of himself today at the site of protests last night in Wilmington, Delaware, and said that he will lead “this conversation,” but that also “I will listen.” ...
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New York police officers kneel with protesters

In the midst of protests and destruction around the nation, a moving scene unfolded Sunday in New York when some of the city's police officers knelt with protesters.
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At least 16 West Point cadets test COVID-19 positive before grad speech by President Trump

Several West Point cadets have tested positive for COVID-19 after returning to the New York campus for a commencement address by President Trump.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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George Floyd: more than a dozen major cities under curfew as protesters gather – live

Trump aide O’Brien: ‘There are some bad cops that are racist’Mayors impose curfews, governors call in national guardDispatch from Minneapolis: the night the city cracked downTrump under fire as violence flares across AmericaGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 10.20pm BST Several US cities and counties have brought forward their curfew times to try to prevent another night of violent protests over George Floyd’s death. Here is a state-by-state look at th...
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New York Officials Urge Protesters to Get Tested to Control Virus

As thousands protested in New York City and across the region this weekend, officials were supportive of the right to demonstrate but expressed concern about spreading the coronavirus.
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The Heroes Act just rewards bad behavior and poor governance

“That which gets rewarded, gets repeated” is a principle equally applicable in business management, dog training and public policy. As to the latter, when politicians and bureaucrats are rewarded with more money after wasting the taxpayer dollars they already receive, what makes anyone think their behavior will change? The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives has passed a staggering $3 trillion stimulus plan called the Heroes Act. Nearly a trillion of that is slated for state and municip...
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NY police commissioner says he's 'extremely proud' of department as videos surface showing officers using excessive force and plowing cars into protesters

Dermot Shea censured demonstrators in New York, calling them "a mob bent solely on taking advantage of a moment in American history."
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Cuomo pleads for calm after night of statewide protests

The New York governor repeated what he announced Saturday, that Attorney General Letitia James would be overseeing an investigation into police behavior.
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Fears grow of US coronavirus surge from George Floyd protests

* Demonstrators in close proximity, many without masks * Trump under fire as violence flares across America * George Floyd protests: live coverageGovernors, mayors and public health officials across the US are raising fears of a surge in coronavirus cases arising from escalating protests over the death of George Floyd.Floyd, 46, died in Minneapolis on Monday during an arrest by four police officers. The killing focused a fierce light on police brutality towards African Americans, and stoked pr...
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Trump says the US will designate Antifa as a terrorist organization

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Massive protests around world raise fears of new coronavirus outbreaks

LOS ANGELES — The mayor of Atlanta, one of dozens of U.S. cities hit by massive protests, has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last night, you probably need to go get a COVID test this week.” As more beaches, churches, mosques, schools and businesses reopened worldwide, civil unrest in the United States over repeated racial injustice is raising fears of new coronavirus outbreaks in a country that has more infections and deaths than anywhere else in the world. And it’s not...
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NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Sets Review of NYPD Conduct in George Floyd Protests

After another day of unrest on the streets of New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday morning tapped two City Hall insiders to lead a review of the New York Police Department’s conduct during protests sparked by the death of George Floyd. De Blasio was forced to act by the quick spread of video […]
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NYC and New York State Set Probes of NYPD Conduct in George Floyd Protests

After another day of unrest on the streets of New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday morning tapped two City Hall insiders to lead a review of the New York Police Department’s conduct during protests sparked by the death of George Floyd. De Blasio was forced to act by the quick spread of video […]
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Thousands of Complaints Do Little to Change Police Ways

In nearly two decades with the Minneapolis Police Department, Derek Chauvin faced at least 17 misconduct complaints, none of which derailed his career.Over the years, civilian review boards came and went, and a federal review recommended that the troubled department improve its system for flagging problematic officers.All the while, Chauvin tussled with a man before firing two shots, critically wounding him. He was admonished for using derogatory language and a demeaning tone with the public. He...
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“We’re sick of it”: Anger over George Floyd’s death, other police killings shatters U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS — Americans awoke Sunday to charred and glass-strewn streets in dozens of cities after another night of unrest fueled by rage over the mistreatment of African Americans at the hands of police, who responded to the violence with tear gas and rubber bullets. Tens of thousands marched peacefully to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man who died Monday after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on his neck until he stopped breathing. But many demonstrations sank i...
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Coronavirus updates: George Floyd protests could fuel COVID cases, Trump postpones G7 summit

Also, New York Gov. Cuomo will give families of frontline workers death benefits and United Airlines announces executive cuts as coronavirus rages on.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Rage and Reaction on the Streets of New York

The N.Y.P.D. strikes back harshly at demonstrators in a weekend of protests over the death of another black American at the hands of police.
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Target temporarily closes more stores

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George Floyd: Trump security adviser denies systemic racism in US – live

Robert O’Brien: ‘There are some bad cops that are racist’Mayors impose curfews, governors call in national guard amid violenceDispatch from Minneapolis: the night the city cracked down on protestsWashington: unrest comes to the White HouseAs protests rage, Trump comments inflame tensionsGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 3.23pm BST In more upbeat news, the Dragon Capsule from the SpaceX mission has successfully docked at the International Space Station...
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Journalists Under Fire: Reporters Covering Protests Face Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas, Arrests

MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi usually gets to do his job from the comfort of a New York studio, surrounded by a helpful crew and the latest technology. On Saturday, he had to worry about being tear-gassed on the streets of Minneapolis. Velshi, who has been delivering reports from the streets of that protest-torn city, was […]
Tags: New York, News, Cnn, Protests, Fox News Channel, Msnbc, Leland Vittert, Ali Velshi, George Floyd, Minneapolis Velshi


Journalists Under Fire: Reporters Covering Protests Face Rubber Bullets, Arrests

MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi usually gets to do his job from the comfort of a New York studio, surrounded by a helpful crew and the latest technology. On Saturday, he had to worry about being tear-gassed on the streets of Minneapolis. Velshi, who has been delivering reports from the streets of that protest-torn city, was […]
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