Month: May 2020

Strict measures for Saudi worshippers as mosques reopen – Al Jazeera English

Saudi Arabia’s mosques have opened their doors to worshippers for the first time in more than two months as the kingdom eased restrictions imposed to combat the novel coronavirus. “It is great to feel the mercy of God and once again call people for prayers at mosques instead of at their homes,” Abdulmajeed al-Mohaisen, who issues …

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TROPICAL UPDATE: Storm crosses Central America, may threaten Gulf – KTRK-TV

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Tropical Depression Amanda, currently a weak storm crossing over Guatemala, could move in to the Gulf of Mexico in the coming days and restrengthen as a new storm. The National Hurricane Center on Sunday gave it a 50 percent chance of development over the next five days. The remnants of the …

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Venezuela to Raise Fuel Prices in Historic Policy Shift – Bloomberg

LISTEN TO ARTICLE SHARE THIS ARTICLE People push a vehicle that ran out of fuel to a PDVSA gas station in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 25. Photographer: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg Photographer: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said fuel prices would increase starting in June, a historic policy shift after decades of subsidies that have allowed …

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Furious Crowd Attacks CNN Center in Atlanta During Protest of George Floyd’s Death – The Daily Beast

CNN Center, the cable network’s Atlanta headquarters, came under attack Friday night during protests over police brutality sparked by the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis. A largely peaceful demonstration erupted first in vandalism, then in violence. Cops used pepper spray, and then some in the crowd were seen smashing windows and defacing …

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Trump was dismissive on phone call, George Floyd family says – New York Daily News

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George Floyd’s brother: Trump kept ‘pushing me off’ during call | TheHill – The Hill

The brother of George Floyd, the man whose death in Minneapolis on Monday set off nationwide protests, expressed disappointment with a conversation he had with President TrumpDonald John TrumpDonald Trump and Joe Biden create different narratives for the election The hollowing out of the CDC Poll: Biden widens lead over Trump to 10 points MORE, …

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Iran Leaders Criticize U.S. ‘Racism,’ After George Floyd Death – Newsweek

Iranian leaders accused the United States and President Donald Trump of “racism” Sunday after the death of George Floyd, using Twitter to criticize the U.S.– which comes as several GOP senators demand they be removed from the social media platform entirely. Iran Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted …

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Billie Eilish says white people who insist ‘all lives matter’ should ‘shut the f**k up’ – The Independent

Billie Eilish has condemned white people who insist “all lives matter”, instead urging them to recognise their own privilege. Writing in a message posted to her Instagram, the singer/songwriter said she would “lose her mind” if she hears one more white person deflecting from the ongoing targeting of black people by law enforcement. “Will you …

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Indian states rush to identify high-risk zones to remain in lockdown – Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian states on Sunday began identifying high-risk zones where coronavirus lockdowns should continue while the rest of country gears up to reopen in June despite a record rise in COVID-19 cases, officials said. People wearing protective face masks exercise inside a park after few restrictions were lifted, during an extended nationwide …

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D.C., Atlanta mayors call for calm, say ‘solution is not to destroy our cities’ – NBC News

WASHINGTON — Amid nationwide protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, the mayors of two major cities on Sunday urged those participating to remain peaceful, calling the destruction of property not a productive solution to the frustrations. “We’re sending a very clear message to people that they have a right to exercise their First …

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