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    Two Californians have been charged with a hate crime for painting over a Black Lives Matter mural, numerous sources reported. Nichole Anderson, 42, and David Nelson, 53, were charged with violation of civil rights, vandalism and possession of tools to commit vandalism after they covered up the mural in front of a courthouse with paint on July 4, KRON 4 reported Tuesday.  Anderson was caught on camera by a witness using black paint to cover the mural, which was...
    By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Televisions most popular political host, Tucker Carlson, says leaders of the Democratic party should be disqualified from running the country because they “despise” it. That led the Biden campaign to accuse the Fox News Channel host on Tuesday of using “hate speech masquerading as journalism” and acting as an accomplice to President Donald Trump. Days after reports surfaced that some Republicans were discussing Carlson as a potential 2024 presidential contender,...
    By DUSAN STOJANOVIC, Associated Press BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Thousands of protesters fought running battles with police and tried to storm the parliament building in Belgrade on Tuesday after the Serbian president announced that a coronavirus lockdown will be reintroduced in the Balkan country. Police fired several rounds of tear gas at the protesters, some chanting “Resignation! Resignation! as they gathered in front of the downtown parliament building in the Serbian capital. Some of the protesters briefly managed to enter...
    Alex Pietrangelo #27 of the St. Louis Blues holds the Stanley Cup following the Blues victory over the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on June 12, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.Bruce Bennett | Getty Images The U.S. has offered more than a thousand professional athletes exemptions to proclamations barring their entry into the country, as the administration pushes for the return of professional sports, a person familiar with the matter told CNBC.  So far, the Department of Homeland Security has issued 1,703...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Television’s most popular political host, Tucker Carlson, says leaders of the Democratic party should be disqualified from running the country because they “despise” it. That led the Biden campaign to accuse the Fox News Channel host on Tuesday of using “hate speech masquerading as journalism” and acting as an accomplice to President Donald Trump. Days after reports surfaced that some Republicans were discussing Carlson as a potential 2024 presidential contender, he delivered a monologue Monday night...
    Tuesday on MSNBC, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) accused President Donald Trump of attempting to deconstruct “what Barack Obama and others before him did,” referring to “liberty and justice for all.” On Confederate statues, Clyburn said, “The fact of the matter is we know history is history. Nobody is trying to change history. We’re trying to remove the honor that these people, who have dishonored our country and our history, remove them to a place where it’s proper. They...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Television’s most popular political host, Tucker Carlson, says leaders of the Democratic party should be disqualified from running the country because they “despise” it. That led the Biden campaign to accuse the Fox News Channel host on Tuesday of using “hate speech masquerading as journalism” and acting as an accomplice to President Donald Trump. Days after reports surfaced that some Republicans were discussing Carlson as a potential 2024 presidential contender, he delivered a monologue Monday night...
    MARTINEZ — The Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office has charged a pair of residents with misdemeanor vandalism charges, including a hate crime, for involvement in Saturday’s defacement of a city-sanctioned ‘Black lives matter’ mural outside a courthouse, authorities said. MARTINEZ, CA – JULY 6: Pedestrians cross the street where a Black Lives Matter mural is painted on Court St. in Martinez, Calif., on Monday, July 6, 2020. Over the weekend a man and a woman defaced the mural after only...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Foreign students in the United States will have to leave the country or risk deportation if their colleges and universities switch to online-only courses, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday. The move could impact thousands of students across the county. “We have over 1 million students in the U.S. that come from other countries and they actually have a $41 billion impact on the U.S. economy. That was the estimation from last year,” said Sarah Spreitzer,...
    SAGINAW, Mich. — It was difficult to celebrate America in Saginaw this year. The deadly coronavirus had torn through the county. Unemployment had surged five-fold. Weeks of protest over racial inequality left many debating what should be hallowed and what must be changed. But Tom Roy had given it his best. As the head of the July Fourth fireworks board, he struggled to save the display of red-rocketed flares and bursting peonies, fruitlessly seeking a venue that felt safe from...
    COUNTRY star Lindsay Ell has revealed that she was raped at the age of 13 by a family friend from her church before a second violent assault at the age of 21. The 31-year-old singer made the brave admission with the release of new song make you, in which she sings about building a fortress around herself when she previously never had a wall. 6 Lindsay has bravely discussed how she was raped age 13 and 21Credit: Getty Images -...
    Country music singer Lindsay Ell has opened up about about being raped at the age of 13 and 21 in a new song that recounts what she went through. “I was raped when I was 13, and it happened again when I was 21,” the 31-year-old country singer shared with People magazine in a piece published Tuesday. “The song only talks about the first time,” she added. “It’s just a difficult thing to talk about, and it’s something that I...
    (Reuters) - Texas shattered records on Tuesday when it reported over 10,000 new coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day increase in the state since the pandemic started, according to the state health department. Texas, with 30 million residents, has reported more new daily coronavirus cases than any European country had at the height of their outbreaks, according to a Reuters tally. (Writing by Lisa Shumaker; Editing by Chris Reese) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorean vice president Otto Sonnenholzner resigned Tuesday, setting off speculation that he could be preparing a presidential bid for the South American nation’s elections in February. Sonnenholzner has become one of Ecuador’s most visible politicians since leading a task force that helped control a severe outbreak of the new coronavirus in Guayaquil, the nation’s second largest city and its main port. Sonnenholzner said in a speech that he decided to leave the vice presidency because the...
    Failed Georgia Democrat Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is now blaming the Constitution for what she claimed was the beginning of “the practice of voter suppression” in the United States as the left-winger continues to push for vote-by-mail options in elections nationwide. “Voter suppression was baked into the notion of America,” Abrams recently told Vanity Fair. “It was embedded not in our Declaration, which was a glorious document, but the Constitution began the practice of voter suppression.” She added: We are reaffirming...
    VIDEO2:0002:00WHO says its worried about fast spreading coronavirus outbreaks in the AmericasCoronavirus The World Health Organization said Tuesday that its worried about the rapidly worsening outbreaks in Latin America, indicating Brazil and the U.S. were big concerns. Without mentioning the United States by name, WHO officials indicated that they are worried about the countrys current surge in coronavirus cases. Not only Brazil, but the whole Latin America doesnt look good. Cases are on the rise. Deaths are on the rise....
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNNs Anderson Cooper: Trumps Bubba Wallace tweet was racist, just plain and simple Beats by Dre announces deal with Bubba Wallace, defends him after Trump remarks Overnight Defense: DOD reportedly eyeing Confederate flag ban | House military spending bill blocks wall funding MORE on Tuesday said the White House would put pressure on governors to get schools opened in the fall amid rising coronavirus cases in the United States. At a White House summit, Trump signaled the...
    (CNN)I have a lot of vivid memories of growing up in Los Angeles in the 1940s, but one in particular keeps coming back to me today, in these troubled times. I remember sitting with my parents -- actually, my parents were sitting; I was lying on the floor, the way kids do -- and listening to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt talking to us over the radio. Robert RedfordHe was talking to the nation, of course, not just to us,...
    Brianna Keilar and Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli spent over 20 minutes interrupting, debating, and laughing at each other’s responses during an absurd battle on CNN Tuesday afternoon. The two began discussing ICE’s decision to limit Visas to students only taking in-person classes, not virtual ones. Keilar started by asking Cuccinelli why he is on board with the Trump administration’s decision to force international students to return home. “If they don’t reopen this semester, there isn’t a reason...
    Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) told Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in the most recent episode of “Verdict,” co-hosted by The Daily Wire’s Michael Knowles, that the United States would be better off working to “create the future” rather than attempting to “reframe the past.” Instead of tearing down statues in the name of social justice, the senator suggested, we should be putting more up in honor of American heroes who promoted civil rights. Scott’s remarks come as radical activists have torn...
    Coronavirus — Nicaragua registers 2,846 cases of coronavirus officially recognized by the authorities of the Ministry of Health. Likewise, the deaths add up to 91, according to the most recent Minsa report provided on Tuesday, July 7. Although in the last week (from June 30 to July 7) cases increased by 327 and deaths by 8, these data remain well below the number of infections registered by the Citizen Observatory, which until July 1 recorded 7,402 cases and 2,087...
    Breaking News — Lisbon, Jul 7 . .- Portugal added 287 new infections by Covid-19 today and is close to 44,500 positive cases, with the pandemic still focused on Lisbon, while the police redouble efforts to combat parties and nightlife with crowds of people. According to the latest bulletin of the Portuguese General Directorate of Health (DGS), the country has 44,416 positives and 1,629 deaths due to Covid-19 (9 deaths in the last 24 hours). Since the end of...
    Breaking News — Sao Paulo, Jul 7 . .- “Little flu”, “hysteria” or “oversize of its destructive power”. This is how the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, described the impact of the coronavirus, the pathogen that has contracted and infected more than 1.5 million and killed more than 65,000 people in the country. Bolsonaro, one of the few world leaders who has played down the pandemic, has announced that it is positive on Tuesday and has begun to be...
    Six men in Italy were fined Sunday after patrol officers spotted them going full nude on the shore of a lake, according to reports. Italian media reported that officers aboard a carabinieri police boat spotted naturists while patrolling the beaches of Abbadia Lariana – located in Lake Como – to enforce social distancing. Abbadia Larian village, located along Lake Como in Lombardy, Italy. (Universal Images Group via Getty ImagesGetty) The men’s ages ranged from 43 to 68,...
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVosElizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosWhy Congress should take action now for schools to open in the fall Debt relief is now harder for students of for-profit colleges House fails to override Trump veto of bill blocking DeVos student loan rule MORE on Tuesday told the countrys governors in a conference call that she expects schools to be fully operational come the fall, regardless of the coronavirus pandemic. “Ultimately, it’s not a matter of if schools need to open,...