U.S. police are ‘woefully undertrained’ in use of excessive force, experts say

U.S. police are ‘woefully undertrained’ in use of excessive force, experts say By MARTHA BELLISLE The Associated Press Posted June 12, 2020 2:24 am Updated June 12, 2020 2:25 am 2:15 Minnesota governor, legislators present proposed police reforms Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and other state legislators spoke Thursday about a package of proposals on police reform being brought to the…

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Louisville council unanimously passes ‘Breonna’s Law’ banning no-knock warrants

Louisville council unanimously passes ‘Breonna’s Law’ banning no-knock warrants By Sean Boynton Global News Posted June 11, 2020 7:54 pm Updated June 11, 2020 8:53 pm 2:16 George Floyd’s brother calls on U.S. to overhaul policing laws WATCH: George Floyd's brother, Philonise, was front and centre in Washington as he made an emotional plea to U.S. lawmakers, calling for policing…

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California sheriff’s deputy shot during ‘ambush’ at police station, officials say

California sheriff’s deputy shot during ‘ambush’ at police station, officials say By CHRISTOPHER WEBER The Associated Press Posted June 10, 2020 10:25 pm Updated June 10, 2020 10:44 pm 1:24 Police say attack on California deputy was ‘unprovoked’ Police in Paso Robles, Calif., said on Wednesday that an attack on a San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s deputy was “unprovoked.” The…

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Students lead charge to have more Black history taught in Canadian schools to fight racism

Students lead charge to have more Black history taught in Canadian schools to fight racism By Camille Bains The Canadian Press Posted June 10, 2020 2:05 pm Updated June 10, 2020 2:49 pm 1:49 Black community members’ suggestions on how to become an ‘ally’ WATCH (June 2): As Black communities around North America protest against anti-Black racism, they are also…

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Trump floats unfounded theory that 75-year-old protester pushed by police is Antifa

Trump floats unfounded theory that 75-year-old protester pushed by police is Antifa By Hannah Jackson Global News Posted June 9, 2020 9:24 am Updated June 9, 2020 1:02 pm 1:23 George Floyd protests: Video shows Buffalo police officers violently shoving elderly man to the ground WARNING: Video contains disturbing content not suitable for all viewers. Discretion is advised. Two Buffalo…

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Blueface Gets Canceled For Asking For George Floyd Discount While Shopping

Light humor can diffuse tension, but Blueface even the best intentions can bring backlash. Blueface’s fans and followers have put him on blast for being crass and insensitive after mentioning the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement to get a price discount earlier this weekend. With protests over George Floyd’s murder likely to spill over into another week, there’s no shortage of…

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Small-town vigilantes duped into standing guard for Antifa ‘bus invasion’ hoax

Small-town vigilantes duped into standing guard for Antifa ‘bus invasion’ hoax By Josh K. Elliott Global News Posted June 8, 2020 2:48 pm Armed men stand nearby during a Black Lives Matter protest in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, on June 2, 2020. Kathy Plonka/The Spokesman-Review via AP comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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Statue of slave trader torn down, thrown into river by U.K. protesters

Statue of slave trader torn down, thrown into river by U.K. protesters By Hannah Jackson Global News Posted June 7, 2020 1:37 pm 0:33 George Floyd protests: Bristol, England protesters tear down statue of slave trader Edward Colston WATCH: Protesters in Bristol, England tear down statue of slave trader Edward Colston comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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U.S. Park Police under fire for using violence against protesters

U.S. Park Police under fire for using violence against protesters By Ellen Knickmeyer And Michael Balsamo The Associated Press Posted June 7, 2020 12:25 pm Updated June 7, 2020 6:42 pm 1:50 Anti-racism protesters fill streets across Canada and U.S. WATCH: Anti-racism protesters fill streets across Canada and U.S. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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‘There is no next time:’ Michael Eric Dyson says anti-racism protests unlike any others

‘There is no next time:’ Michael Eric Dyson says anti-racism protests unlike any others By Amanda Connolly Global News Posted June 7, 2020 11:00 am Updated June 7, 2020 12:29 pm 7:50 Donald Trump’s behavior ‘reprehensible, though representative,’ says author Michael Eric Dyson WATCH ABOVE: Donald Trump’s behaviour 'reprehensible, though representative,' says author Michael Eric Dyson comments Leave a comment…

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2 Buffalo police officers charged after man shoved at George Floyd protest

2 Buffalo police officers charged after man shoved at George Floyd protest By Staff The Associated Press Posted June 6, 2020 11:55 am Updated June 6, 2020 4:20 pm 1:23 George Floyd protests: Video shows Buffalo police officers violently shoving elderly man to the ground WARNING: Video contains disturbing content not suitable for all viewers. Discretion is advised. Two Buffalo…

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COMMENTARY: We don’t need and shouldn’t want Trudeau calling out Trump

COMMENTARY: We don’t need and shouldn’t want Trudeau calling out Trump By Rob Breakenridge Global News Posted June 6, 2020 11:00 am 1:29 George Floyd protests: Trudeau discusses ongoing protests, why he didn’t mention Trump by name Speaking to reporters outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Thursday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he views his role as Prime Minister…

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Breonna Taylor case: What we know about her death, the investigation and protests

Breonna Taylor case: What we know about her death, the investigation and protests By Rachael D'Amore Global News Posted June 5, 2020 4:16 pm 1:50 26-year-old woman killed during what her family’s attorney calls “botched” execution of warrant WATCH: 26-year-old woman killed during what her family’s attorney calls 'botched' execution of warrant facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share…

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Black man’s death in police custody in Washington ruled homicide, mayor calls for justice

Black man’s death in police custody in Washington ruled homicide, mayor calls for justice By Sean Boynton Global News Posted June 5, 2020 3:14 pm 2:00 Manuel Ellis death: Tacoma mayor calls for officers to be fired WATCH: Manuel Ellis death –Tacoma mayor calls for officers to be fired comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share…

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Massive Black Lives Matter mural painted near White House

Massive Black Lives Matter mural painted near White House By Ben Fox The Associated Press Posted June 5, 2020 12:38 pm Updated June 5, 2020 4:46 pm 0:46 Washington Paints ‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural on Street Near White House WATCH: Washington Paints 'Black Lives Matter' Mural on Street Near White House comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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Kneeling man who raised his hands shot dead by Calif. police

Kneeling man who raised his hands shot dead by Calif. police By Josh K. Elliott Global News Posted June 5, 2020 11:33 am Sean Monterrosa, 22, is shown in this photo posted on a GoFundMe memorial page. Wendy Tavares/GoFundMe comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on…

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U.S. unemployment rate falls to 13.3% in May

U.S. unemployment rate falls to 13.3% in May By Christopher Rugaber The Associated Press Posted June 5, 2020 9:09 am Updated June 5, 2020 5:09 pm 1:06 Coronavirus outbreak: Trump says U.S. economy is the ‘key to the world’ WATCH ABOVE: Trump says U.S. economy is the 'key to the world' comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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Porn star Nacho Vidal arrested after deadly toad venom ‘ritual’

Porn star Nacho Vidal arrested after deadly toad venom ‘ritual’ By Josh K. Elliott Global News Posted June 4, 2020 3:34 pm Porn performer Nacho Vidal, 46, is shown in this image from his website. Via Nachovidalshop comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on Twitter email…

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‘He had family, he had dreams’: Mourners gather in Minneapolis for George Floyd memorial

‘He had family, he had dreams’: Mourners gather in Minneapolis for George Floyd memorial By Aaron Morrison, Nomaan Merchant And Matt Sedensky The Associated Press Posted June 4, 2020 12:46 pm Updated June 4, 2020 2:51 pm 2:32 George Floyd protests continue and new charges laid in investigation WATCH: George Floyd protests continue and new charges laid in investigation comments…

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‘He tries to divide us’: What Mattis, Bush and Obama said after Trump’s crackdown

‘He tries to divide us’: What Mattis, Bush and Obama said after Trump’s crackdown By Josh K. Elliott Global News Posted June 4, 2020 12:06 pm Updated June 4, 2020 12:54 pm 3:33 George Floyd protests: Police disperse peaceful protest for Trump photo op outside church WATCH: Shortly after addressing the nation on Monday night, U.S. President Donald Trump walked…

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COVID-19 pandemic hits world’s poorest hard as cases rise in India, Pakistan

COVID-19 pandemic hits world’s poorest hard as cases rise in India, Pakistan By Edith Lederer And Elaine Kurtenbach The Associated Press Posted June 4, 2020 8:05 am Updated June 4, 2020 8:06 am 0:42 Coronavirus outbreak: WHO says it wishes U.S. contribution to global health will continue WATCH: WHO says it wishes U.S. contribution to global health will continue comments…

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