NYC mayor eyeing curfew after violence flares amid protests

New York’s mayor says he is considering putting the nation’s biggest city under curfew after nights of destruction followed three days of largely peaceful protests over George Floyd’s death By The Associated Press June 1, 2020, 4:19 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — New […]

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How a Minnesota Bail Fund Raised $20 Million

A small Minneapolis bail fund has received millions of dollars in funding from people after the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after a white police officer pinned him to the ground with his knee. Since Wednesday, the Minnesota Freedom Fund, founded in 2016, has received tens of thousands […]

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Michael Wilbon on talking to his son about George Floyd’s death & the nation’s response | First Take

Michael Wilbon joins First Take and reacts to the death of George Floyd and the protests happening worldwide. #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV ESPN on Social Media: […]

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Dr. Michael Eric Dyson reacts to protests in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death | First Take

Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/M2MOGaynBis Stephen A. Smith, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Max Kellerman discuss Americans protesting for change in the wake of George Floyd’s death. #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN […]

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Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck’s passionate response to the death of George Floyd | First Take

Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck joins First Take to discuss George Floyd’s death and shares how he is supporting his players during this time. #FirstTake #CollegeFootball ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch […]

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The Latest: Spain reports no deaths in 1st since March

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Spain reports no deaths in 1st since March — WHO head refuses to address Trump announcement […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Infections Spike and Wane Unevenly Across the U.S.

Here’s what you need to know: Hong Kong police deny permission for the Tiananmen Square vigil for the first time in 30 years. ImageThousands of people gathered in 2019 for the vigil, held in Hong Kong each year on the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.Credit…Lam Yik Fei for The New York Times The Hong […]

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In call with governors, President Trump urges arrests, saying they ‘have to dominate’ or look ‘like a bunch of jerks’

John Minchillo/AP Gov. Pritzker, who was on the call, called Trump out on his past remarks, saying the rhetoric was making things worse. In a teleconference Monday morning with the nation’s governors after a violent weekend of looting and arsons, President Trump on Monday urged governors to “dominate” by sending people to “jail for a […]

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DC mayor announces evening curfew after riots tear through community

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser and District officials on Monday imposed a 7 p.m curfew after protests turned violent over the weekend, with monuments vandalized and historic buildings set ablaze. Bowser, speaking at a press conference Monday alongside D.C. public safety and health officials, condemned the “destruction” of the capital city. SECRET SERVICE AGENTS WOUNDED OUTSIDE THE […]

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White House press secretary pushes back on calls for Trump to address nation amid riots, protests

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday pushed back on calls for President Trump to address the nation amid the riots and protests that broke out across the country in response to Minneapolis man George Floyd’s death in police custody last week, maintaining that the president is committed to “action.” McEnany, during an interview with […]

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Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment of oversight board dealing with Puerto Rico’s financial crisis

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the authority of a special government board with oversight to deal with Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring, which came after a devastating financial crisis. The court unanimously ruled that the board members were not federal officers whose appointments required Senate confirmation because their duties were locally focused. SUPREME COURT REJECTS […]

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HBO Max ‘isn’t a game changer’ for WarnerMedia: analyst

HBO Max, the all-important streaming service launched last week by WarnerMedia, isn’t likely to propel the company to the top of the streaming industry, according to one industry expert. “HBO Max isn’t a game changer for AT&T,” Evercore ISI analyst Vijay Jayant said of the service, which launched on May 27. HBO Max, which includes […]

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NeNe Leakes Cozies Up To Hubby Gregg While Teasing They Both Have ’Side Pieces’ — See Pic

NeNe Leakes seemingly responded to a new report that she was unfaithful in her marriage to husband Gregg in a an Instagram post on June 1. The ‘RHOA’ star jokingly asked fans to let them ‘cheat in peace,’ after she was accused of having a secret romance with Rodney White. NeNe Leakes is laughing about […]

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Supermodels In Denim – Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Kaia Gerber & More Slay Their Off-Duty Style

When our favorite supermodels aren’t slaying runways, they can usually be found wearing jeans & everyone from Bella Hadid to Kaia Gerber manages to make even denim look super sexy! While we love seeing our favorite models on the catwalk, we love seeing their off-duty style even more, and one look that everyone loves is […]

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‘Hightown’s Atkins Estimond Teases Osito & Junior’s Complex ‘Bond’ & ‘Friction’ With Frankie

Osito is one of the many complex characters on ‘Hightown,’ and Atkins Estimond wants you to know he’s not just the bad guy. He spoke with HL about Osito and Junior’s bond, Osito’s loyalty to Frankie, and more. Hightown’s third episode featured a game-changing moment for Junior. He has said that he wants out of […]

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Ice-T Trolls Trump After President Tweets About ‘Law & Order’ In The Middle Of America’s Unrest: See Tweet 

Ice-T had a short, but notable response to President Donald Trump, who tweeted, ‘Law & Order’ on May 31, amid the nationwide protests calling for justice in the death of George Floyd. Ice-T hit back at Donald Trump on Sunday night after the president tweeted, “LAW & ORDER!” — the name of the actor’s long-running crime […]

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Attention, wrestling fans: WWE launches free streaming network

Watch out, Disney+ — wrestling is coming to take the crown for the lowest-cost streamer. On Monday, WWE announced that a free version of its streaming network is launching, carrying over 15,000 wrestling shows, including “Monday Night Raw” and “Friday Night SmackDown.” It will also have new programs such as “Raw Talk” (out every Monday […]

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Bulls announce that Adam Amin will replace retired announcer Neil Funk

Adam Amin will be the new Bulls television announcer. When the legendary Funk announced his retirement in October, the organization knew it had huge shoes to fill. Amin, a Chicago native, will get that opportunity. More than four decades on the mic. The voice of the team for five of its six Michael Jordan-led titles. […]

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Stephen A. & Dr. Michael Eric Dyson discuss Americans protesting for change | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Max Kellerman discuss Americans protesting for change in the wake of George Floyd’s death. #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV […]

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Malcolm Brogdon discusses his protesting efforts in the wake of George Floyd’s death | First Take

Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon joins Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman on First Take to discuss his protesting efforts in the wake of George Floyd’s death and actions that should be taken by the Committee on Racial Injustice & Reform, which was formed by the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA). #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ […]

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Florida police officer suspended for pushing kneeling woman

A Fort Lauderdale police officer was suspended after video showed he pushed a kneeling woman to the ground during Sunday protests, resulting in bottles being thrown. The officer’s colleagues quickly pushed him away from the woman and down the street. Mayor Dean Trantalis told reporters the officer has been suspended pending an investigation. He was […]

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Neighborhoods under siege need National Guard protection, aldermen plead

Red Star Liquor owner Esam Hani parked this van in front of his store to prevent looting and is also hung out on the block Sunday night to keep watch on businesses in the Logan Square neighborhood. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times Ald. Ray Lopez said he warned the mayor communities were at risk, and “she said […]

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Unrest demonstrates Biden’s challenge in breaking through

Democratic presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden arrives to pay his respects to fallen service members on Memorial Day at Delaware Memorial Bridge Veteran’s Memorial Park in Newcastle, Delaware, May 25, 2020.  | Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images After another night of violent protests, the 77-year-old Democrat was meeting with […]

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Anti-Trump GOP group slams president over race relations in new TV ad

A Republican group that opposes President Trump’s re-election is running a scathing new TV commercial on Monday that targets the president over his comments and record on race relations. The spot from the Lincoln Project – which comes amid a wave of racial protests and violence – is titled “Flag of Treason” and highlights people carrying […]

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‘Let’s Get to Work’: Obama Pens Essay About Turning Protests Into Real Change

While President Trump reportedly has “nothing to say” to a nation protesting the death of George Floyd and other black victims of police brutality, former President Barack Obama penned an essay Monday about “how to make this moment a real turning point to bring about real change.” I wrote out some thoughts on how to […]

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Twitter well positioned to fend off Trump challenge in court, experts say

Twitter may be taking a public beating from President Trump, but experts tell The Post that the social network is in a strong position to weather the storm. Despite a Thursday executive order calling for more regulation on social media companies and a Friday tweet from the president that he wants to revoke Section 230 […]

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