A rally in support of law enforcement was held on Saturday in Palm Beach Gardens.
A rally in support of law enforcement was held on Saturday in Palm Beach Gardens.
A Chinese researcher accused of concealing her ties to the Chinese military on a visa application she submitted so she could work in the U.S. was booked Friday into a Northern California jail and was expected to appear in federal court Monday. Sacramento County jail records show Juan Tang, 37, was being held on behalf of federal authorities after she was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service. The Justice Department on Thursday announced charges against Tang and three other scientists living in the U.S., saying they lied about their status as members of China's People's Liberation Army.
More than 40 countries accused North Korea on Friday of illicitly breaching a United Nations cap on refined petroleum imports and called for an immediate halt to deliveries until the end of the year, according to a complaint seen by Reuters. The 15-member U.N. Security Council imposed an annual cap of 500,000 barrels in December 2017 in a bid to cut off fuel for North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. But in a complaint to the U.N. Security Council North Korea sanctions committee, 43 countries - including the United States, Britain and France - said they estimated that in the first five months of this year Pyongyang had imported more than 1.6 million barrels of refined ...
As debate continues over when and how to safely reopen schools in the United States, one pressing question remains unanswered: At what point should a school close due to a COVID-19 outbreak in a given community. In an interview with Surgeon General Jerome Adams Friday, "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan asked if parents should be looking at a specific positivity rate in their community. COVID19 surges nationwide as the country aims to "return to normal" -- including kids going back to school this fall.
It was during his time as editor-in-chief of the Daily Caller that Carlson began to draw accusations of having sympathy for nationalist and white supremacist ideas. It would become a common theme in his career from here on out: Carlson would always deny harbouring these views himself, but would continually find himself in the company of people who did. Throughout the 2016 election and since, the Daily Caller has not only published the work of white nationalists, but some of its writers have routinely whitewashed the Alt-Right, while one editor there is an associate of key Alt-Right figures,” the report said.
Live At The Bike/YouTube Professional poker player Susie Zhao, who played under the moniker of "Susie Q," has been found dead in a park in Michigan, according to multiple reports. The 33-year-old's badly-charred body was identified via a distinctive tattoo and fingerprints, according to the Casino.org news site. Police are treating her death as a homicide, the outlet added.
You may be debating whether you want to get on a plane anytime soon. One person not debating is Dr. Anthony Fauci, who says he won't be taking off during the coronavirus pandemic. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, told MarketWatch that taking a flight is risky right now.
A college professor who had been slammed by his own university for "vile" and "hateful" statements was found dead inside his North Carolina home, less than two weeks before his planned retirement, authorities said Friday. University of North Carolina Wilmington professor Mike Adams' death was discovered after a friend who hadn't seen or heard from him "in a couple of days" called the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office on Thursday and asked that deputies check on him, sheriff's Lt. Jerry Brewer told NBC News. "It is with sadness that we share the news that the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation involving Dr. Mike Adams, professor of criminology," the university said in a statement on Thursday.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images Sen. Bernie Sanders called Tesla CEO Elon Musk a "hypocrite" and "pathetic" over his tweet disparaging another government stimulus package. "Another government stimulus package is not in the best interests of the people imo," Elon Musk said on Twitter on Friday. Musk on Friday said only direct payments should be included in a new relief bill.
Israel: Too much, too soon Israel took stringent steps early on in the coronavirus pandemic, including severely restricting everyone's movement and closing all schools. By June, it was being lauded internationally for containing the spread of COVID-19. But shortly after schools reopened in May, on a staggered schedule paired with mask mandates and social distancing rules, COVID-19 cases surged across Israel.
Patricia McCloskey's handgun was inoperable when she brandished it to ward off demonstrators who had congregated on her front lawn, but a St. Louis prosecutor ordered crime lab technicians to reassemble the gun in working order and then attested that it was “readily capable of lethal use” in charging documents filed against McCloskey. McCloskey has stated that the handgun she used was inoperable, which under Missouri law would exonerate her from the charge of unlawful use of a weapon. However, assistant circuit attorney Chris Hinckley wrote that the gun was “readily capable of lethal use” when charging McCloskey on Monday, a St. Louis NBC affiliate reported.
A group of more than 100 Christian pastors, religion professors and other advocates is urging the Democratic National Committee to adopt a party platform that's friendlier to abortion opponents. In a letter organized by the anti-abortion group Democrats for Life and set to be sent Friday, the group of Christians calls on the Democratic Party to rescind its platform's support for ending restrictions on federal funding for abortion. Last year, Joe Biden, the Democrat's presumptive presidential nominee, shifted his position to back an end to restrictions on government funding for abortion.
Tens of thousands marched in the Russian far east on Saturday, the third such weekend protest in a row, to express their anger over what they say is President Vladimir Putin's mishandling of a local political crisis. Residents of Khabarovsk, around 3,800 miles (6,110 km) and seven time zones east of Moscow, are unhappy about the detention this month of the wider region's popular governor, Sergei Furgal, who was arrested on murder charges he denies. His arrest, which his supporters say was politically motivated, triggered the protests and created a headache for the Kremlin which is trying to troubleshoot a COVID-19-induced drop in real incomes and keep a lid on unrest.
Alabama prisons have used ”cruel and unusual punishment” on inmates by allowing correctional officers to perform routine beatings, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said following an investigation. “Our investigation found reasonable cause to believe that there is a pattern or practice of using excessive force against prisoners in Alabama's prisons for men,” Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband for the department's Civil Rights Division said. An investigation of 13 Alabama prisons found that 12 of them had correctional officers using excessive, and sometimes deadly, force on inmates that violated their Constitutional rights.
Maybe,” she said, “this has to do with the fact that people aren't paying their rent and are scared to pay their rent and so they go out and they need to feed their child and they don't have money so … they feel like they either need to shoplift some bread or go hungry. This linkage, apparently, was offensive to one of her Republican colleagues, Ted Yoho, who accosted her in public, on the Capitol steps Monday. According to Mike Lillis, a reporter for the Hill, Yoho told Ocasio-Cortez that she was “disgusting.
President Donald Trump got just about as introspective as he's capable of getting during an interview with Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy this week at the White House. “There are times when I love it,” Trump said with a smile. “Too much sometimes, right?” After getting his social-media guru Dan Scavino to confirm his current total number of followers, the president boasted about his “very big voice” in the face of “fake news,” adding, “It's been very important for me.”
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai, Apple's Tim Cook, and Amazon's Jeff Bezos — the leaders of tech's most powerful companies — will face questions from US lawmakers in an antitrust hearing on Wednesday, according to Axios. The House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is investigating whether these firms have participated in anti-competitive business practices intended to stomp out smaller rivals and maintain their monopoly on the market. The hearing, titled "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google," will be available to watch via a YouTube live stream.
Seattle Times executive editor Michele Matassa Flores pushed back on a judge's ruling that the paper and four other Seattle news organizations must give police unpublished photos and video footage of riots in the city. Police had sought reporters' footage of a May 30 riot that stemmed from a George Floyd protest, during which vandals smashed windows of and set fire to police vehicles — and stole various pieces of equipment, including two firearms that remain unaccounted for. The violence led Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan to impose a curfew, and Washington governor Jay Inslee activated National Guard troops in the event that the riots continued.
Azerbaijanis and Armenians have engaged in a series of fights and violent rampages in Moscow, venting their anger over recent cross-border clashes between the two ex-Soviet nations. Moscow police said Saturday they have detained over 30 people on charges of involvement in fights and disturbances. In St. Petersburg, police detained dozens Saturday in a bid to prevent another big fight between Azerbaijanis and Armenians.