Dubai announces new economic support package, worth over $400 million

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: General view of Business Bay area, after a curfew was imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai has announced a new package to help the economy cope with the effects of the coronavirus outbreak, worth 1.5 billion dirhams ($408 million), the crown […]

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Serbia to scrap curfew plan after violent protests, imposes ban on large gatherings instead

Serbian officials scrapped plans to implement a curfew in Belgrade and instead banned gatherings of more than 10 people on Thursday after two nights of violent protests in the city capital. VIOLENT CLASHES ERUPT IN SERBIA AFTER NEW CORONAVIRUS CURFEW ANNOUNCED The government recorded some 300 new coronavirus infections a day in recent weeks, spiking […]

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Colombian mayor turns in son to police for breaking coronavirus curfew

A mayor in Colombia has turned in his own son to the police for breaking a statewide curfew and liquor ban to slow the spread of coronavirus. Carlos Higgins Villanueva, the mayor of the small town of Juan de Acosta in the northern state of Atlantico, said he personally led his son, his nephew and a […]

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Tulsa mayor sets curfew around site of Trump’s weekend rally

The mayor of Tulsa has declared a civil emergency and set a curfew for the area around the arena where President Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally this weekend. In his executive order establishing a curfew around the BOK Center from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday through Saturday and from the end […]

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Why LA & NYC Protesters Curfew-Breaking Charges Won’t Be ‘Automatically Dropped’

Experts say charges won’t immediately be dropped for protesters who were arrested for breaking curfew, despite LA & New York DAs announcing they’re not going to prosecute. District Attorneys across the country have announced they’re declining to prosecute those who were arrested while protesting in the wake of George Floyd‘s tragic killing. Los Angeles County […]

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Mayor lifts citywide curfew effective immediately

Mayor Lightfoot announced June 7, 2020, she is lifting the city-wide 9 p.m. curfew effective immediately. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file photo Mayor Lightfoot announced the lifting of the curfew about 12:30 p.m. Sunday on Twitter. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Sunday via a Twitter post she was lifting the citywide 9 p.m. curfew effective immediately. […]

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New York City lifts curfew early following peaceful protests

New York City lifted the curfew spurred by protests against police brutality ahead of schedule Sunday after a peaceful night, free of the clashes or ransacking of stores that rocked the city days earlier. “I want to thank everybody who has expressed their views peacefully,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday morning. “I made the […]

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New York City lifting curfew early amid George Floyd protests, de Blasio says

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an early end to New York City’s curfew amid the George Floyd protests after demonstrations remained largely peaceful on Saturday. In a tweet Sunday morning, de Blasio said the demonstrations the day before “saw the very best of our city.” FORMER NY GOV. GEORGE PATAKI: NYPD ‘CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE […]

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The Latest: Minneapolis and St. Paul no longer under curfew

TOP OF THE HOUR: — Minneapolis-St. Paul curfew over as troopers, National Guard to be sent home — Seattle mayor bans police use of tear gas for 30 days. — Phoenix woman says her brother’s death three years ago was similar to Floyd’s. — California governor orders end to holds by police that block blood […]

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‘Not stopping’: Defiant NYC protesters march through curfew

An 8 p.m. curfew didn’t stop thousands oqudefiant demonstrators from marching through the streets of New York City throughout the night though some of the repant destruction seen over the last few nights was quelled By JAKE SEINER and DEEPTI HAJELA June 3, 2020, 7:53 AM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare […]

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Holding It Aloft, He Incited a Backlash. What Does the Bible Mean to Trump?

WASHINGTON — With about an hour to go before a citywide curfew was set to take effect on Monday, demonstrators outside the White House were caught by surprise as throngs of police officers in riot gear spilled out from the northeastern corner of Lafayette Square, deploying force to cut a path across the street toward […]

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NYC extends curfew all week; mayor says no to National Guard

NEW YORK — New York City extended an 8 p.m. curfew all week and banned much Manhattan car traffic overnight as officials struggled Tuesday to stanch destruction and growing complaints that the nation’s biggest city was reeling out of control night by night. After chaos erupted again overnight amid protests over George Floyd’s death — […]

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After Floyd protests, NYC stores plundered despite curfew

An unprecedented curfew in New York City did little to prevent destruction as groups of people smashed their way into shops, including Macy’s flagship Manhattan store, grabbed merchandise and fled By The Associated Press June 2, 2020, 12:49 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — […]

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Macy’s hit as New York imposes curfew amid Floyd protests

NEW YORK — New York City imposed a late-night curfew Monday that failed to prevent another night of destruction, including arrests after a break-in at the iconic Macy’s store on 34th Street, following protests over George Floyd’s death. As the 11 p.m. deadline to get off the streets approached, bands of protesters marched peacefully through […]

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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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National Guard called in to quell violence in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A fourth day of violence in Los Angeles prompted the mayor to impose a rare citywide curfew and call in the National Guard after demonstrators clashed repeatedly with officers, torched police vehicles and pillaged businesses in a popular shopping district. Mayor Eric Garcetti said Saturday he asked Gov. Gavin Newsom for 500 […]

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Thousands ignore Minneapolis curfew as U.S. protests spread

Thousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of a forceful police response to take to the Minneapolis streets for a fourth straight night, as the anger stoked by the police killing of George Floyd spread to more cities across the U.S. The Pentagon on Saturday ordered the Army to put military police units on […]

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Abu Dhabi economy to contract by about 7.5% this year – S&P

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: General view of Business Bay area, after a curfew was imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai DUBAI (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi’s real gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to contract by 7.5% this year because of lower oil production and the impact of the new […]

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El Chapo’s sons impose coronavirus curfew in Mexican town controlled by cartel: report

The sons of Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán imposed a curfew on the residents of a town under their cartel’s control due to the coronavirus, according to a report. Iván Archivaldo Guzmán and Jesús Alfredo Guzmán threatened violators with beatings with boards, arrest or fine, the Yucatan Times reported. “This is no game, we’re not […]

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