Month: August 2020

Trump Defended the Kenosha Shooter: ‘He Probably Would Have Been Killed’

President Trump defended the 17-year-old who allegedly shot two protesters to death in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Monday, by suggesting the young Trump supporter was just acting in self-defense. “He was in very big trouble,” Trump told the White House briefing…

/ August 31, 2020
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Trump defends supporters accused in deadly clashes

US President Donald Trump has defended supporters of his for their alleged roles in recent deadly street clashes.He suggested a teen accused of killing two in Wisconsin last week and Trump fans involved in clashes in Oregon on Saturday were…

/ August 31, 2020
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Trump Defends Kyle Rittenhouse’s Deadly Shooting: ‘They Attacked Him’

Donald Trump defended Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old Trump supporter who shot and killed two people in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last week. The president also blamed the civil unrest on “left-wing political violence.” Speaking at a White House coronavirus update, Trump called…

/ August 31, 2020
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The police shooting of Jacob Blake, explained

Amid America’s summer of protests against police brutality and racism, another police shooting of a Black man has gone viral: that of 29-year-old Kenosha, Wisconsin, resident Jacob Blake. Blake survived the shooting. But his father told the Chicago Sun-Times his…

/ August 31, 2020
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Inmates Released From Overcrowded Prisons Due to COVID-19 Are Struggling

Prisoners on parole sit inside a police vehicle after being released for eight weeks from Sabarmati Central jail in the city of Ahmedabad, in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Many inmates faced a jarring new normal outside the prison during…

/ August 31, 2020
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Monthly Horoscope: Libra, September 2020

Hidden things are a big theme for you this month, Libra. Read More…

/ August 31, 2020
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Coronavirus Australia liveblog: NSW-Victoria border bubble to be announced – ABC News

Sydney CBD cluster had the potential to be 'explosive'                    Casey Briggs said that things were looking good with the Sydney CBD cluster with small numbers of cases being recorded yesterday.     …

/ August 31, 2020
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Editors’ Picks: 9 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From a Tony Cokes Video Commission to Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center

Each week, we search New York City for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. In light of the global health crisis, we are currently highlighting events and digitally, as well as in-person exhibitions open in the New…

/ August 31, 2020
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How key Democratic Senate candidates would tackle Covid-19

Cal Cunningham, the Democratic candidate in North Carolina’s US Senate race, pointed out that the US is capable of coming together for the national good — just not, apparently, on Covid-19. “If it had been a terrorist attack, there would…

/ August 31, 2020
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Defi Platform Uniswap Outpaces Coinbase Pro in Global Trade Volume

The decentralized exchange (dex) Uniswap has seen a massive amount of trade volume during the last seven days. Following Uniswap’s rapid increase in global trade volumes, the platform’s founder Hayden Adams celebrated the dex outpacing the centralized exchange Coinbase’s volumes…

/ August 31, 2020
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A bit rich: business groups want urgent climate action, after resisting it for 30 years

It shouldn't have been the case that business groups only acted when the problem became undeniable and started to hurt profits. Read More…

/ August 31, 2020
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Ethnic diversity on campus helps break down stereotypes

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea When students attend ethnically diverse colleges, their enriched experience transforms how they view different ethnic groups and better prepares them for life and work in 21st…

/ August 31, 2020
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Why sign language is vital for all deaf babies, regardless of cochlear implant plans

When their newborn failed a hearing test, Quinn and Kai were distraught. Their pediatrician reassured them their baby was a candidate for a cochlear implant – an electronic device consisting of an external part worn behind the ear and an…

/ August 31, 2020
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Here’s What You Need to Know About the Fatal Shooting of a Trump Supporter in Portland

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump for “fanning the flames of hate and division” after a Trump supporter was shot dead in Portland over the weekend following clashes with counterprotesters. Aaron “Jay” Danielson, a member of the…

/ August 31, 2020