The announcement came shortly after inconsistencies were found in the department's after-action report detailing the first few nights of protests after the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died May 25 while in Minneapolis police custody, the Dallas Morning News reported. … [Read more...] about Dallas top cop ‘needed’ by city, police official says amid chief’s resignation
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Cronin’s departure comes on the heels of Sgt. Michael Blasi, who resigned not long after he was videotaped confronting a Black business owner who was unloading inventory into his store at one in the morning, last August. Owner Yema Khalif said he was insulted by the officer’s demand to prove he owned the store and feels Blasi would have behaved differently if he had been white. … [Read more...] about Tiburon’s Police Chief Retiring After 12 Years
Xi notably vacated the political spotlight for months following the initial revelation in January that Communist Party scientists had identified a novel form of coronavirus in the central city of Wuhan. After a brief public appearance in Beijing at the height of the outbreak in Wuhan hundreds of miles away, Xi visited Wuhan in March, after local officials had contained the virus. He similarly made visits to provinces like Zhejiang and Shaanxi, far from the most severely affected, that made it into Xinhua’s coverage of his activities. … [Read more...] about China: Absentee Xi Jinping ‘Did Not Sleep Well’ as Coronavirus Pandemic Worsened
It's unclear how likely the bill is to pass; though it has four other Republican cosponsors, there are also only a few months left in this congressional session. If it isn't signed into law by the session's end in January, it'll have to be scrapped and later re-introduced. … [Read more...] about US lawmakers want to stop calling Xi Jinping a President. But will he care?
“We have it totally under control.” — During CNBC interview on sidelines of economic forum in Switzerland. A day earlier, federal officials reported the first case of COVID-19 in the United States. “It’s one person, coming in from China,” Trump said. “It’s going to be just fine.” … [Read more...] about Public vs. private: A timeline of Trump’s comments on virus