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'All four!': Floyd protesters cautiously welcome new charges

作者:admin 2020-06-05

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - The intersection where George Floyd was killed on May 25 has during the last week become a space for reflection, mourning and the honouring of the 46-year-old Black man, who died after a white officer knelt on his neck f 阅读全文

Another 1.87 million Americans filed for jobless claims last week

作者:admin 2020-06-05

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped below two million last week for the first time since mid-March, but remains astonishingly high as companies adjust to an environment that has been significantly changed by COVID-19. Oth 阅读全文

Hong Kong says currency peg secure despite US-China dispute

作者:admin 2020-06-05

Hong Kong wants to send a clear message to its residents and the world: its currency peg isn’t in doubt, despite the city being increasingly caught up in tensions between Beijing and Washington. Focus has shifted to the safety of the peg in the wake 阅读全文

GM developing electric van for business users: Reuters

作者:admin 2020-06-05

General Motors Co is developing an electric van aimed at business users, joining a growing list of carmakers planning EVs for the same segment which includes customers such as Amazon.com Inc and United Parcel Service Inc, five people familiar with th 阅读全文

Mattis says he’s 'appalled' at Trump's response to Floyd protests

作者:admin 2020-06-05

In an extraordinary rebuke, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday denounced President Donald Trump's heavy-handed use of military force to quell protests and said his former boss was setting up a "false conflict" between the military and c 阅读全文

Police: Arbery suspect uttered racial slur after shooting him

作者:admin 2020-06-05

One of the white men charged in the Georgia killing of Ahmaud Arbery used a racial slur after shooting the unarmed Black man, an investigator for the prosecution said in court on Thursday, an explosive new allegation in one of the cases roiling race 阅读全文

How many people have been arrested during George Floyd protests?

作者:admin 2020-06-05

More than 9,300 people have been arrested in United States protests since the May 25 killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, according to an Associated Press news agency tally published on Wednesday. According to the tally, Los Angeles has rec 阅读全文

Bolivia strains under coronavirus pandemic as cases top 10,000

作者:admin 2020-06-04

Bolivian authorities are doing door-to-door checks in regions with severe coronavirus outbreaks as it looks to stem the spread of COVID-19 infections which have risen above 10,000, even as the country eases quarantine measures that have hammered grow 阅读全文

S Africa court rules some coronavirus curbs invalid: Live updates

作者:admin 2020-06-04

South Africa's cabinet has said it had taken note of a High Court judgement declaring its coronavirus restrictions as unconstitutional and that it was studying the judgment, though the lockdown remained in force for now. India's government has ap 阅读全文

SoftBank launches $100m fund investing in 'people of colour'

作者:admin 2020-06-04

SoftBank Group Corp is launching a $100m fund to invest in "companies led by founders and entrepreneurs of colour", in the latest corporate action as protests roil the United States. Described as SoftBank's bid to improve diversity, "we have to put m 阅读全文