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Raiders’ Zay Jones ‘grateful’ for encounter with Minnesota woman
Sun, 31 May 2020 03:19:07 -0400
The killing of George Floyd has sparked protests throughout the United States, but Las Vegas Raiders receiver Zay Jones had a heartwarming story to share on Twitter during these tough times. “(I) was just at a local home goods store w/ my cousin getting furniture for my place when an elderly white woman approached me...
National Guard called in to quell violence in Los Angeles
Sun, 31 May 2020 03:12:43 -0400
The Los Angeles mayor said National Guard troops were being sent into the nation’s second-largest city after a fourth day of violent protests Saturday saw demonstrators clash repeatedly with officers, torch police vehicles and pillage businesses. Mayor Eric Garcetti said he asked Gov. Gavin Newsom for 500 to 700 members of the Guard to assist...
Woman who threw molotov cocktail at NYPD car hit with federal charge
Sun, 31 May 2020 03:10:14 -0400
The woman who allegedly threw a lit Molotov cocktail into an NYPD car full of cops early Saturday has been slapped with a federal charge of damaging a police vehicle — a far cry from the attempted murder charges sought by the NYPD. Samantha Shader, 27, of Catskill, New York, allegedly tossed the makeshift explosive...
Santa Cruz police chief kneels with peaceful protesters
Sun, 31 May 2020 01:53:29 -0400
Hundreds gathered in Santa Cruz, California on Saturday to take a knee in memory of George Floyd — including Police Chief Andy Mills. Mills posted his own photos from the protest, with the comment, “Small portion of a very peaceful protest. Black Lives Do Matter.” The chief had previously issued a message to local residents...
Odell Beckham Jr. speaks out on George Floyd’s death
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:43:55 -0400
Odell Beckham Jr. expressed his frustration about the killing of George Floyd on Saturday. “IM FRUSTRATED,” Beckham tweeted. “More so because I don’t even kno how to speak or comment on this issue that’s been goin on for so long.” Floyd, 46, died Monday after police officer Derek Chauvin, 44, pressed his knee into Floyd’s...
UFC: Gilbert Burns whips Tyron Woodley in unanimous decision
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:41:32 -0400
LAS VEGAS — Gilbert Burns dominated former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley to win a unanimous decision on Saturday night in the mixed martial arts promotion’s return to Las Vegas. Brazilian heavyweight Augusto Sakai employed some unpunished gamesmanship to eke out a split-decision victory over Bulgaria’s Blagoy Ivanov in the penultimate bout of the UFC’s...
Trump postpones G7 meeting and seeks to expand membership
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:10:25 -0400
AIR FORCE ONE — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he will postpone until the fall a meeting of Group of 7 nations he had planned to hold next month at the White House despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. And he said he plans to invite Russia, Australia, South Korea and India as he again...
Hall of Fame Broncos RB Floyd Little diagnosed with cancer
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:08:32 -0400
Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little, who starred in the NFL for the Denver Broncos, has been diagnosed with cancer, according to a former Syracuse teammate who has set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for treatment costs. Pat Killorin, a center for Syracuse in the mid-1960s, created the fundraiser last Sunday. “Floyd...
Police make nearly 1,400 arrests nationwide amid George Floyd protests
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:04:29 -0400
LOS ANGELES — Police have arrested nearly 1,400 people in 17 U.S. cities since Thursday as protests continue over the death of George Floyd. Floyd died Monday in Minneapolis after a police officer put his knee on Floyd’s neck for more than 8 minutes. The officer, Derek Chauvin, was arrested on Friday and charged with...
Death knell for Hong Kong
Sat, 30 May 2020 23:59:50 -0400
President Trump announced Friday he plans to “revoke Hong Kong’s preferential treatment,” as it’s “no longer sufficiently autonomous” from China. Good. As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress last week, Beijing has sounded the “death knell” for Hong Kong’s freedoms. The execution comes 27 years early: The UK-China treaty that shifted the territory to...

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