China marks Tiananmen anniversary with crackdown, ban on Hong Kong vigil

BEIJING — China tightened controls over dissidents while pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and elsewhere sought ways to mark the 31st anniversary Thursday of the crushing of the pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. That came after authorities in Hong Kong took the extraordinary move of canceling an annual candlelight vigil in the semi-autonomous […]

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New Charges for Former Minneapolis Police Officers as Protests Persist

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The three Minneapolis police officers who failed to intervene while George Floyd was killed were charged on Wednesday with aiding in his death, and officials pressed a more severe charge — second-degree murder — against Derek Chauvin, the officer who pinned Mr. Floyd to the ground with a knee for nearly […]

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See Keke Palmer Ask National Guard to “March Beside Us” | E! News

While at a protest the TV host pleads with members of the National Guard to "march beside" them and be a change. Watch! Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1158187/keke-palmer-asks-the-national-guard-to-march-beside-us-while-attending-protest #KekePalmer #ENews #CelebrityNews Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend […]

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7 books about racism every adult should read right now

As the nation reels from the death of George Floyd while in police custody, many Americans struggle to grasp how these crimes against minorities can still occur in the US in 2020. To help educate about racism, here are seven groundbreaking books — all of which are part of the Brooklyn Public Library’s Black Lives Matter […]

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Genes May Leave Some People More Vulnerable to Severe Covid-19

Why do some people infected with the coronavirus suffer only mild symptoms, while others become deathly ill? Geneticists have been scouring our DNA for clues. Now, a study by European scientists is the first to document a strong statistical link between genetic variations and Covid-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. Variations at two spots […]

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M.L.B. Took 9 Days to Address George Floyd. Was It Too Late?

Five days after George Floyd was killed while in custody of the Minneapolis police on May 25, N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell released a 150-word statement about the death and ensuing protests. The N.H.L. and N.B.A. followed suit the next day. But M.L.B.’s first public statement on the matter did not come until 10:29 a.m. on […]

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George Floyd Protestors: Why Most Won’t Face $1000 In Fines & Jail If Arrested — Criminal Lawyers

While hundreds of thousands of protestors take to the streets, it’s important that they know their rights should they clash with police. Two top criminal attorneys give their advice to protestors who could get arrested. As protests continue in all 50 states in the wake of George Floyd‘s unjust death, two expert lawyers — LA […]

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Brad Pitt Poses For Sweet Selfie After Fan Recognizes Him Cruising On His Motorcycle 

Even with a helmet, sunglasses and mask on, Brad Pitt was still recognizable while riding his motorcycle in LA on June 3! One fan stopped the actor for a selfie in the street and he was more than happy to snap a photo. Brad Pitt may have thought he was unrecognizable while riding his grey […]

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How to watch ‘Just Mercy’ for free

While the protests over George Floyd’s death rage across the nation, Warner Bros. has reacted by making its 2019 film “Just Mercy” available to stream for free for the month of June. The courtroom drama tells the true story of lawyer Bryan Stevenson (played by Michael B. Jordan), who appealed the 1988 murder conviction of […]

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‘RHOBH’ Preview: Erika Mocks Denise Richards’ Husband After He Tries To Break Up A Cast Fight

Erika Jayne didn’t hold back while dissing Denise Richards’ husband on the next ‘RHOBH’! The singer mocked Aaron Phypers’ attempt to break up a cast fight, asking if he was on ‘good drugs.’ Forget Denise Richards and Brandi Glanville: the new drama on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is definitely between Erika Jayne and […]

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How Crowdsourcing Aided a Push to Preserve the Histories of Nazi Victims

While the coronavirus pandemic has painfully upended lives and businesses around the world, the lockdowns it caused are providing a unique boost for one group’s effort to help heal a generations-old wound: Nazi atrocities. As the virus prompted lockdowns across Europe, the director of the Arolsen Archives — the world’s largest devoted to the victims of […]

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Have extremist infiltrated the protests? The answer is complicated

While authorities seek to figure out who’s responsible for the destruction in their metro regions, CNN finds protests across the country are made up of a vast majority of non-violent demonstrators, but also an unorganized combination of looters, troublemakers, protesters and those that don’t seem to fit any category, like the Boogaloos. CNN’s Drew Griffin […]

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Halsey Calls Out Fans Who Asked For Selfies With Her At George Floyd Protests

Halsey is asking fans to think twice before approaching her for selfies while protesting for racial justice. The singer posted a tweet saying ‘don’t even ask me,’ making her message loud and clear. As Halsey continues to work tirelessly on the frontlines of the protests in Los Angeles, she has just one ask of her […]

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George Floyd’s Brother Terrence Speaks Out | Daily Pop | E! News

While on "GMA," Terrence says the looters are overshadowing what his brother believed in. Is the media doing a disservice by amplifying looting and not black killings? #GeorgeFloyd #ENews #DailyPop #TerrenceFloyd Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Daily Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/dailypop About Daily Pop: Come for the Hollywood headlines, stay for the hot takes and juicy […]

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Amanda Kloots: More About Nick Cordero’s Wife Who’s Been By His Side Throughout COVID-19 Complications

Amanda Kloots continues to be a pillar of strength while her husband, actor Nick Cordero remains hospitalized 60 days after he was admitted for COVID-19. Amanda Kloots‘ strength and hope has become a safe haven for fans of her husband, Nick Cordero. The Tony-nominated actor remains hospitalized months after he was admitted to Los Angeles’ […]

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Lizzo Speaks Out About Racism Amid #BlackLivesMatter Protests | E! News

The "Juice" singer is ready for change and discusses her pain & frustration on injustice and tears up while trying to make sense of recent events. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1157713/lizzo-breaks-down-in-tears-as-she-addresses-racism-amid-george-floyd-protests #Lizzo #ENews #CelebrityNews Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, […]

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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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FBI identifies federal officer killed near protest in Oakland

A federal law enforcement officer who was shot and killed while providing security at the U.S. courthouse in Oakland during a protest has been identified. Dave Patrick Underwood, 53, died from gunshot wounds sustained after someone fired shots from an unidentified vehicle Friday night, the FBI said Sunday. Another officer was critically injured in the […]

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Clippers coach Doc Rivers speaks out against ‘senseless acts of racial injustice’

Invoking his personal history of experiencing racism while reflecting on the death of George Floyd, Clippers coach Doc Rivers decried the “senseless acts of racial injustice that continue to plague our country” in a statement issued Sunday by the team. “My father was a 30-year veteran of the Chicago police department, and if he were […]

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Lawyer for George Floyd’s family wants charges against ex-cop upgraded to first-degree murder

The lawyer representing the family of the unarmed black man who died last Monday while in Minneapolis police custody said he wants the charges against one off the arresting officers upgraded from third to first-degree murder. Speaking during an interview on CBS’ “Face The Nation,” attorney Benjamin Crump said that former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin must […]

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Rep. Demings says internal review needed at every law enforcement agency in the country

Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., said on Sunday that the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis proves that “it is long overdue” for an internal review to be conducted at law enforcement agencies nationwide. “I do believe we are long overdue for every law enforcement agency in our nation to review itself […]

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