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Black Lives Matter protests mostly peaceful in Australia

June 6, 2020

SYDNEY (AP) — Black Lives Matter protests across Australia on Saturday proceeded mostly peacefully as thousands of demonstrators in state capitals honored the memory of George Floyd and protested... more »»

Japan advocate for daughter, others abducted to NKorea dies

June 6, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Shigeru Yokota, a Japanese campaigner for the return of his daughter and more than a dozen others who were abducted to North Korea in the 1970s, has died. He was 8. more »»

The Latest: China orders pangolin protection amid pandemic

June 6, 2020

BEIJING — China is ordering its highest level of protection for the armadillo-like pangolin as part of its crackdown on the wildlife trade following the global coronavirus pandemic. more »»

China urges citizens to shun Australia as dispute simmers

June 6, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China is advising its citizens not to visit Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence against Asians, in what appears to be Beijing’s latest attempt to punish the countr... more »»

The Latest: Beijing eases coronavirus pandemic restrictions

June 6, 2020

BEIJING — China’s capital is lowering its emergency response level to the second-lowest starting Saturday for the coronavirus pandemic. more »»

The Latest: U of Minnesota backs resuming in-person classes

June 5, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS — The president of the University of Minnesota is recommending the school resume in-person classes this fall after shifting to online offerings during the coronavirus pandemic. more »»

The Latest: Phoenix woman sees echoes of brother's death

June 5, 2020

TOP OF THE HOUR:

— 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 flow to brain. more »»

The Latest: Pakistan PM avoids new lockdown, daily cases up

June 5, 2020

ISLAMABAD-- Pakistan's prime minister has told his country's people that he does not want to reimpose a lockdown that was eased last month, saying the nation cannot afford to because of its ailin... more »»

The Latest: Calif. governor orders change to police training

June 5, 2020

TOP OF THE HOUR:

— California governor orders end to holds by police that block blood flow to brain.

— Man charged with shooting officer during Las Vegas protest. more »»

The Latest: Man charged with shooting Las Vegas officer

June 5, 2020

TOP OF THE HOUR:

— Man charged with shooting officer during Las Vegas protest.

— Expert warns tear gas could lead to spread of coronavirus. more »»

The Latest: From buzzing to bland, Louisiana businesses open

June 5, 2020

NEW ORLEANS -- Some Louisiana businesses have been slammed after reopening for the first time in 2 1/2 months while others are waiting for customers or taking another week to emerge from a... more »»

Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

June 5, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters stirred by the death of George Floyd vowed Friday to turn an extraordinary outpouring of grief into a sustained movement as demonstrations shifted to a calmer, but no... more »»

The Latest: Expert warns about police spreading virus

June 5, 2020

TOP OF THE HOUR:

— Expert warns tear gas could lead to spread of coronavirus.

— South African president calls for “turning point” in addressing racism. more »»

US cardinal at Vatican prays for Floyd, and America's future

June 5, 2020

ROME (AP) — The highest-ranking American cardinal at the Vatican on Friday deplored the “unjust” killing of George Floyd, saying it laid bare that the Christian principles of the U.. more »»

The Latest: South African president decries global racism

June 5, 2020

TOP OF THE HOUR:

— South African president calls for “turning point” in addressing racism.

— Labor group presses Seattle police union to acknowledge problem of racism. more »»

3 Mexican police officers arrested for alleged beating death

June 5, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in western Mexico arrested three police officers, including the commissioner, and took over their local police department Friday in connection with the alleged... more »»

The Latest: Seattle police union pressed for reform

June 5, 2020

TOP OF THE HOUR:

— Labor group presses Seattle police union to acknowledge problem of racism.

— Tacoma, Washington, mayor orders firing of four officers for restraint death. more »»

Thousands in Mali's capital demand that president step down

June 5, 2020

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in Mali's capital on Friday to demand the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. more »»

 
 

 

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