Joe Concha: Attacks and harassment of newshounds by police and protesters ‘have to dwell’

The Hill’s Joe Concha noted on “America’s Newsroom” on Monday that the riots erupting across the country sparked by the death of George Floyd while in police custody present a “dangerous situation” for journalists and stressed that the “free press absolutely has to be able to do their job.”Concha noted that The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) said it…

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Minnesota truck incident at voice doubtless an accident, legislation enforcement source says

A semi-truck caught on video speeding toward hundreds of demonstrators on the I-35W in Minneapolis on Sunday immediately led to the driver being called out by police officials for “disturbing actions” against those protesting the death of George Floyd.However, a law enforcement official who witnessed the incident told Fox News on Monday that it appears the driver accidentally drove toward protesters…

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Roman Colosseum, Vatican Museums reopen to public, but to critical smaller crowds than habitual

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.A number of famed tourist attractions in Italy are reopening to the public this week, but they won’t be welcoming the same sizeable crowds they once did.TOURISTS TO ITALY FINALLY VISIT POMPEII AFTER GETTING STUCK OUTSIDE THE CITY FOR MONTHSAfter…

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Cruise ships imposing new technologies to fight COVID-19

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Cruise ships are due for a high-tech upgrade.Like many other industries, cruise companies are making long-term plans to keep customers safe from the coronavirus pandemic (and other possible outbreaks). Due to the nature of cruise ships, however, special technology may…

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Folk turn to hourly condominium app to gain soundless time away from roommates, family participants at some level of lockdown

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The rent-a-room-by-the-hour model has gotten a professional overhaul during coronavirus.A relatively new app, Globe, which launched last year, has been booming since lockdown orders have gone into effect — leaving many desperate for some alone time.MARYLAND MANSION FOR SALE COMES WITH…

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Contemporary Jersey law enforcement officials serve lead mute march for George Floyd in nation’s most widespread act of cohesion

A New Jersey police chief and several officers marched in solidarity with protesters in one of the state’s most violent cities on Saturday as part of a peaceful protest in the wake of George Floyd’s death.The act was one of the latest shows of solidarity between law enforcement and those protesting in their communities nationwide.MICHIGAN…

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Protesters run down Alabama Confederate statue, Birmingham mayor vows to ‘attain the job’ with others

Protesters demanding justice for George Floyd attempted to remove a Confederate monument from an Alabama park Sunday before being ushered away by the Birmingham mayor, who promised to “finish the job.” A group gathered at Linn Park in Birmingham Sunday afternoon shortly after a nearby rally held in honor of Floyd, the Minneapolis man who died…

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Harris, Jeffries are waiting for answers on Cohen, Manafort home confinement actual thru coronavirus

Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries on Monday pressed Attorney General Bill Barr for answers on the decision to release former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former Trump attorney Michael Cohen to home confinement amid the coronavirus pandemic.Last month, Manafort and Cohen were both released from prison to home confinement due to the…

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Matthew McConaughey says his coronavirus PSAs don’t seem to be political gallop: ‘It’s about us’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Matthew McConaughey doesn’t believe that helping people during the coronavirus pandemic should have political undertones.The Oscar-winning actor has been posting a series of PSAs on his social media account promoting social distancing and wearing a facemask in public.McConaughey told CBS Sunday Morning in…

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Gash Corridor: George Floyd response — Minneapolis pastor affords 3 actions steps for justice

“No justice, no peace!”This is the cry ringing through the Twin Cities as buildings are burning and businesses are boarded to protect against riots filling our streets.I drove through my hometown, Minneapolis, over the weekend, and what I saw resembled more the war-torn places I’ve been in overseas than the white-collar city I know. I couldn’t help but think of Isaiah 59:15, “The Lord saw it, and it displeased…

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