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Politics a彩平台-06-03T15:01:23Z
a彩平台Donald Trump

Trump claims he just happened to be inspecting the White House bunker, not hiding in it, during Friday's huge protests in DC

Trump in a Fox News Radio interview with Brian Kilmeade said that his visit to the bunker was during the day and "much more for an inspection."
Military & Defense a彩平台-06-03T14:57:14Z
a彩平台In this June 1, a彩平台, file photo President Donald Trump departs the White House to visit outside St. John's Church in Washington.

Trump's Pentagon chief opposes Insurrection Act, says sending in active-duty troops to tackle unrest should be 'last resort'

Esper said sending in the active-duty military should only be done "in the most urgent and dire of situations."
Science a彩平台-06-03T14:31:38Z
a彩平台george floyd police brutality protest

Research shows there are at least 6 proven ways to reduce police brutality — and 2 strategies that don't work

Body cams and bias trainings don't work well. Strict policies around use of force, as well as federal oversight and police union contracts, do.
Executive Lifestyle a彩平台-06-03T14:21:00Z

Davos, the elite conference attended by billionaires and heads of state, will allow anyone to attend virtually in 2021

In years past, armed guards blocked access to the event's host city for the duration of the conference.
Politics a彩平台-06-03T14:21:00Z

The Trump administration decided to put the coronavirus on the back burner when it mattered most

Despite a decline leveling off at around 20,000 new cases a day as states reopen, infections are climbing in some parts of the country.
Transportation a彩平台-06-03T14:18:00Z

The US plans to ban Chinese passenger airlines, retaliating as Chinaa彩平台 hinders US airlines from resuming flights to its country

The US ban on Chinese passenger airlines comes as the latest in a tit-for-tat between the two countries as tensions mount.
BI Prime BI Prime a彩平台-06-03T14:15:00Z
Executive Lifestyle a彩平台-06-03T14:13:40Z

Meet the de Blasio family, the first family of New York City

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio and his family have been at the forefront of the city's political scene since he first assumed office.
Science a彩平台-06-03T13:21:03Z

The architect of Sweden's no-lockdown plan suggested the strategy was a mistake based on what we now know about the coronavirus

State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell said if Sweden had had the knowledge it had today, its response would have likely been harsher.
Politics a彩平台-06-03T13:00:54Z
BI Prime Tech a彩平台-06-03T12:50:15Z

The UK government is facing questions over its relationship with secretive big data firm Palantir

Palantir has faced scrutiny over its military contracts and ties to Cambridge Analytica.

Teresa Leger Fernandez defeats Valerie Plame in the Democratic primary for New Mexico's third district

New Mexico's third district is overwhelmingly Democratic, meaning Leger Fernandez is heavily favored to win the general election.

Yvette Herrell wins the high-stakes Republican contest in New Mexico's 2nd congressional district

Herrell defeated Claire Chase and Chris Mathys in the GOP primary for a top swing district Democrats narrowly won back in 2018.
Politics a彩平台-06-03T10:10:56Z

Boris Johnson told Italy's prime minister the UK had been aiming for coronavirus herd immunity, new documentary reveals

Italian health minister Pierpaolo Sileri said Johnson's early COVID-19 plan was pursuing herd immunity in an interview with Channel 4's Dispatches.
Military & Defense a彩平台-06-03T07:20:48Z

The world's largest free-flying American flag has been ripped in half after a thunderstorm

This American flag is 100-feet taller than the Statue of Liberty and weighs in at 340 pounds, according to the company.
Politics a彩平台-06-03T07:15:01Z

Trump tweets that the RNC was 'forced to seek another state' for convention as North Carolina says it will stick to COVID-19 measures

Gov. Cooper responded to Trump's tweets, saying that it was "unfortunate" that they couldn't reach an agreement on a scaled-down version of the RNC.
Politics a彩平台-06-03T06:13:45Z

The Justice Department reportedly granted DEA temporary power to conduct 'covert surveillance' on demonstrators at the George Floyd protests

Three DEA sources told Buzzfeed News that it exemplifies the DOJ potentially abusing its power to smear the protests protected by the First Amendment.
Military & Defense a彩平台-06-03T03:52:50Z

The US military moved 1,600 soldiers into positions outside the nation's capital and has them on alert to respond to protests if necessary

The Pentagon says these troops, which include a quick-reaction force, were brought in as "a prudent planning measure."

Embattled Rep. Steve King is defeated by GOP primary challenger Randy Feenstra in Iowa's 4th congressional district

King, who has a years-long history of making racist and incendiary comments, was stripped of his committee assignments in January 2019.

LIVE UPDATES: Kathleen Williams wins the Democratic nomination for Montana's at-large US House seat

This year, Montana has highly competitive races for its governorship, the US Senate seat held by Sen. Steve Daines, and its open at-large House district.
Politics a彩平台-06-03T02:34:15Z

Thousands protested outside Los Angeles mayor's house, as the public also voiced outrage at LAPD during an emotional Zoom town hall

The peaceful protest outside LA Mayor Eric Garcetti's official residence only grew as the 6 p.m. local time curfew approached.
Military & Defense a彩平台-06-03T02:32:57Z

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he 'didn't know' where he was going when he walked with Trump through a park aggressively cleared of protesters moments before

Esper said he thought he was going to look at a vandalized bathroom in the park and had 'no idea' protesters had been forcefully removed.
Politics a彩平台-06-03T02:19:09Z

FBI 'has no intelligence' indicating Antifa was linked to weekend violence in the George Floyd protests, despite Trump and Republicans' claims

The FBI and other federal agencies have warned, however, that far-right groups will try to incite violence in the George Floyd protests.

Theresa Greenfield wins the Democratic primary for US Senate in Iowa

GOP Sen. Joni Ernst is among the Republicans fighting for re-election in a tough race as the coronavirus pandemic puts her seat in play.
Politics a彩平台-06-03T01:40:03Z

'I wish you the best': US military adviser resigns after Trump's controversial photo op at church

"You may not have been able to stop President Trump from directing this appalling use of force, but you could have chosen to oppose it," he wrote.

LIVE UPDATES: Republican Victoria Spartz and Democrat Christina Hale win their respective primaries in Indiana's 5th congressional district

Spartz and Hale will face off this November in the traditionally red seat in the Indianapolis suburbs and exurbs, to replace retiring GOP Rep. Susan Brooks.
Military & Defense a彩平台-06-03T00:28:51Z

Trump officials reportedly asked top military officials to remain quiet about George Floyd protests

"Our Air Force is a reflection of our society, so, by extension, this is an Air Force issue," one Air Force official said on Facebook.

LIVE UPDATES: Follow the results of Pennsylvania's congressional primaries

Polls closed at 8 p.m. ET, but several races will not be called until next week after the governor allowed absentee ballots in some counties to be accepted through June 9.
BI Prime BI Prime a彩平台-06-02T23:59:05Z

Trump is using thousands of US government workers to quell protests. His critics label it a 'dictator' move.

The National Guard patrols D.C and military helicopters buzz over Washington as Trump seeks to impose "law and order" on thousands of protesters.
Military & Defense a彩平台-06-02T22:28:44Z

'Lay down your arms, uphold your oath': Former military leaders and lawmakers resoundingly blast Trump's idea of deploying US troops on American streets

"I call on all our proud young men and women in uniform ... to lay down your arms, uphold your oath, and join this new march for freedom."

LIVE UPDATES: See the full results of the June 2 presidential and congressional primaries

Nine states and the District of Columbia are holding presidential, congressional and/or other down-ballot primaries. Follow along for live results here.
Military & Defense a彩平台-06-02T22:06:26Z

The US Air Force's top general says all Americans 'should be outraged' by George Floyd's death and the actions of the police

"There is no room for bigotry, hatred or small mindedness in our force. Period. Every member of our team needs to know we have their back," he said.
Military & Defense a彩平台-06-02T22:00:10Z

'We don't know any more than you know': Lawmakers in the dark about how Trump is using military against protests

The White House and the Pentagon haven't explained how the US military will be used in response to nationwide protests, a top Democrat said Tuesday.
Politics a彩平台-06-02T21:42:20Z

Trump's tear gas photo-op was 'frightening' to authoritarianism experts, who warn that his behavior will only get worse without 'fierce opposition'

Some scholars say Trump is too erratic and incoherent to be labeled an authoritarian, but that it doesn't make him "any less dangerous."
Politics a彩平台-06-02T21:24:43Z

George W. Bush says it remains a 'shocking failure' that African Americans are 'harassed and threatened in their own country'

"It remains a shocking failure that many African Americans ... are harassed and threatened in their own country," Bush said.
Tech a彩平台-06-02T21:09:22Z
News a彩平台-06-02T21:04:10Z

Police in Columbus identify a 'person of interest' that Donald Trump called an 'anarchist' on Twitter

Columbus police say they have "identified" the man, who was initially misidentified as The Nationals lead singer Aaron Dessner.
Politics a彩平台-06-02T20:37:33Z

Gun sales are surging amid protests across the US, and one Wall Street analyst says Joe Biden's polling lead could accelerate them even more

Gun stocks have easily outperformed the market at large since March as firearm purchases soar in the wake of coronavirus lockdowns.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-02T20:17:33Z

Army researchers say it's 'reasonable to expect' some form of coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year

It's "reasonable to expect that there will be some form of a vaccine that could be available," a senior Army vaccine researcher said Tuesday.
BI Prime Science a彩平台-06-02T19:40:00Z

Companies are pushing for new protections from coronavirus lawsuits, and Senate Republicans agree. Here's everything we know about what's in the works.

Businesses are worried about facing lawsuits if customers or workers get sick from the coronavirus. Republicans are working on a plan to help.

Democratic Congressman Elliot Engel caught on a hot mic saying he 'wouldn't care' to speak about Black Lives Matter protests if he wasn't facing a primary challenge

Engel is facing his first strong primary challenge in 20 years from Jamaal Bowman, a progressive former Bronx middle school principal.
Executive Lifestyle a彩平台-06-02T19:30:00Z

Kamala Harris' niece wants to inspire the next generation of social activists

Meena Harris pivoted from her career as a lawyer to embarking on a new venture as a social justice entrepreneur.
Politics a彩平台-06-02T19:26:05Z

'I don't know. I wasn't there': Most GOP Senators decline to condemn law enforcement tear-gassing peaceful protesters for Trump's church photo op

Two GOP Senators both told NBC that they couldn't stop to comment on the matter because they were "late for lunch."
Tech a彩平台-06-02T19:15:36Z

Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook's decision to allow Trump's post in internal meeting even as employees protest and resign

Facebook is facing the largest employee revolt in its 16-year history. Some have staged virtual protests over the decision, and some have resigned.

LIVE UPDATES: Follow the results of Maryland's congressional primary

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Speaker Nancy's Pelosi's top deputy, is facing his strongest Democratic primary challenge in several cycles.

LIVE UPDATES: Follow the results of the Baltimore mayoral primary race

Because of the pandemic, the city will for the first time conduct the election largely with mail-in ballots, delaying final results.
Politics a彩平台-06-02T19:00:51Z

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speechless for over 20 seconds after he was asked to respond to the use of force on peaceful protesters in DC so Trump could pose for a photo

Justin Trudeau paused for over 20 seconds before responding: "We all watch in horror and consternation what's going on in the United States."
Politics a彩平台-06-02T18:29:12Z
Tech a彩平台-06-02T18:26:48Z

A Facebook software engineer publicly resigned in protest over the social network's 'propagation of weaponized hatred'

Facebook is facing an unprecedented employee revolt — and now workers are starting to resign.
Military & Defense a彩平台-06-02T18:16:18Z

Pentagon officials try to distance the military's top leaders from Trump's controversial photo-op and the forceful clearing of protesters

A senior official reportedly said Esper and Milley thought they were going out to see troops when federal police forcibly cleared demonstrators.
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