Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis police custody, is surrounded by family members as he speaks at a protest rally against his brother's death, in Houston, Texas. "Overwhelming force. Domination. Likewise, Minneapolis was great (thank you President Trump!)", he tweeted. - US President Donald Trump was due to make a televised address to the nation on Monday after days of anti-racism protests against police brutality that have erupted into violence.
Clashes between protesters and police and looting of some stores in New York City gave way to relative quiet in the early hours of Wednesday.
The eight day of the protests has stretched past state's strict curfews, put in place to curb the protests. Midtown Manhattan was pocked with battered storefronts after Monday's protests. In a statement issued Tuesday by his office in Dallas, the former Republican president said he and wife, Laura Bush, "are anguished by the brutal suffocation of George Floyd and disturbed by the injustice and fear that suffocate our country". Police made almost 700 arrests and Mayor Bill de Blasio then extended an 8 p.m. curfew all week. "We're going to have a tough few days", he warned, pleading with community leaders to step forward and "create peace".
The numbers protesting in Washington against the death of George Floyd on Tuesday were the largest all week, but peaceful.
As National Guard troops deployed in the wake of recent protests watched, a crane lifted the 10-foot-tall (3 metre) bronze statue and workers moved it from its stand outside the Municipal Services Building, across from City Hall. NY is not among them, and the mayor has said he "does not want the Guard". They were among several police officers injured nationwide: An officer in Las Vegas was shot and gravely injured, four officers were wounded by gunfire in St. Louis, and two were injured in Buffalo when they were struck by a speeding auto.
As President Donald Trump increasingly turns to militaristic rhetoric at a time of national upheaval, the USA military appears to be playing a supporting role.
On the "battle filed", governors and mayors, Republicans and Democrats alike, rejected Trump's threat to send in the military, with some saying troops would be unnecessary and others questioning whether the government has such authority and warning that such a step would be unsafe.
"Denver is not Little Rock in 1957, and Donald Trump is not President Eisenhower". Medical examiners have ruled the death a homicide.
Hundreds of protesters gathering outside the Lincoln Memorial - the site of Martin Luther King jnr's "I have a dream" speech - were met by dozens of uniformed members of the National Guard.
The Minnesota National Guard has been armed following detection by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of a "credible lethal threat" specifically against it, according to Army Major General Jon Jensen, the head of that state's Guard.
"It remains a shocking failure that many African-Americans, especially young African-American men, are harassed and threatened in their own country", the 43rd president said.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of major USA cities on Tuesday for an eighth consecutive night of protests over the death of a black man in police custody, defying pleas by mayors, strict curfews and other measures meant to curtail them. A presidential move to federalize National Guard troops is rare, occurring about 12 times since the mid-1900s, mostly during the Civil Rights era of the 1960s, according to the National Guard press office. It was a moment unlike any other in recent USA history, as hundreds of cities beset by the coronavirus pandemic faced a historic wave of protests.
If the protesters were so peaceful, why did they light the Church on fire the night before? The measures are meant to separate peaceful protesters from looters and vandals, by requiring that the peaceful protesters demonstrate in daylight and then go home.
"Last night pushed me way over the edge", said Jessica DeMaio, 40, of Washington, who attended a Floyd protest for the first time.
I don't think anything is particularly different, except maybe social media. "It is an appalling and avoidable death".
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said peaceful protests in the US following Floyd's death are "understandable and more than legitimate".
More African leaders are speaking up over the killing of Floyd.
Eli Lilly's COVID-19 antibody begins trials
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The French Open has been postponed until September instead of May while Wimbledon has been canceled for the first time since 1945. However, the good news is that TV and digital rights are going to be enough for the US Open to take place.
L'OACI estime que la pandémie de coronavirus pourrait réduire de 1,5 milliard le nombre de passagers d'ici la fin de l'année. Elle souhaite par ailleurs que la nourriture à bord soit pré-emballée et que l'avion soit désinfecté régulièrement .
Les autres s'en sont tenus au silence des survivants du génocide. "Tout cela, ce sont des mensonges!", finit-il par souligner. Je n'ai pas tué des Tutsis alors que je travaillais avec eux", a déclaré Félicien Kabuga, via un interprète".
He was loaned out to Bayern Munich this season, but the German giants have opted not to activate their £107m purchase clause. The problem is that the 27-year-old's reputation isn't as high as it once was, back when he shone for Liverpool and Brazil .
Now theatrical releases are scheduled to start up again in July but for that to happen we'll need to see theaters open. Actor Simon Pegg , who plays Benji Dunn, confirmed the news about the plans to restart the film.
The Los Angeles Times reported that Ware's tweet had amassed more than 290,000 likes and 4,000 replies, in less than 14 hours. After the allegations were made, Lea lost a partnership with a big brand that no longer wants to be associated with her.
But the practice of "Zoombombing" - gatecrashing other people's meetings - has presented problems for the company. More than 100,000 schools worldwide are now using Zoom for online classes, according to the company.
Much more frequent and intense cyclones have been appearing over a shorter time in recent years due to climate change, he said. The storm moved away from the city across Maharashtra state with its wind speed slowing to 85 km/h.
He says the experience felt personal as he got a response from Crew Dragon astronaut Douglas Hurley when he got connected. The arrival completed the first leg of the trip, created to test the capabilities of the Crew Dragon capsule.
Lincoln McDonald's drive-thrus opening Thursday
The re-opening of some Scottish McDonald's drive-thru restaurants has seen long queues of cars being directed by police. The company said it was now aiming to reopen 1,000 of its drive-thru or delivery outlets by Thursday.
Le salaire qui a convaincu Lautaro Martinez
Lié à l'Inter Milan jusqu'en 2021, Lautaro Martinez serait donc le candidat n°1 afin de rejoindre Barcelone pendant l'intersaison. Je ne sais même pas ce qu'il pense, si quelqu'un lui a parlé ou si son entourage l'a fait à cause de cette clause.