- Vista Equity Partners CEO Robert Smith joined "CBS This Morning" to talk about why minority-owned businesses have been struggling with the government's PPP loan program.
- Gen Haftar's forces have been beaten back from Tripoli but that does not mean peace is at hand.
- There's a legal obstacle that's nearly impossible to overcome when police officers and government officials violate our constitutional and civil rights.
- The former vice president, Joe Biden, has called for an end to the violent riots and looting, which were sparked by major demonstrations throughout the United States over the death of George Floyd, in an emotional new statement.The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee posted a lengthy message to his Medium page during the weekend titled “We are a nation furious at injustice”.
- Amtrak turns 50 in 2021, but it could take years for the railroad to recover from the coronavirus pandemic fallout.
- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro joined a rally on Sunday on horseback as supporters urged the closing of the Supreme Court for investigating the right-wing leader, as one of its justices compared the risks to Brazil's democracy with Hitler's Germany.Deepening a political crisis during one of the world's worst novel coronavirus outbreaks, Bolsonaro has slammed the top court for investigating his interference in police affairs and opening an inquiry into his supporters' alleged libel and intimi
- Tropical storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday, leaving nine people dead amid flooding and power outages.El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele declared a state of emergency, announcing it on his Twitter account."We have nine dead," Salvadoran Interior Minister Mario Duran said, adding that the toll could rise.
- The New York governor repeated what he announced Saturday, that Attorney General Letitia James would be overseeing an investigation into police behavior.
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- The family of a California cruise ship passenger who died of coronavirus has sued Princess Cruises and its parent company Carnival in federal court.
- Police say they used tear gas to disperse demonstrators in Brazil's largest city on Sunday as groups protesting and supporting President Jair Bolsonaro neared a clash.The executive secretary of the military police, Alvaro Batista Camilo, said police fired gas to keep the groups apart after some Bolsonaro backers carrying what he called a neo-Nazi flag approached the protesters.Brazil has reported nearly half a million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and more than 28,000 deaths — figures widely
- "The only thing we have back-burnered is the actual physical scouting"
- President Nicolás Maduro said that starting Monday Venezuelans will be able to buy gasoline at international market prices, marking a historic break in the socialist country's practice of having the world's cheapest fuel.Across the nation, 200 filling stations will allow drivers to fuel up for the equivalent of 50 cents a liter, or $1.90 a gallon.Venezuelans will also be able to buy a limited amount of subsidized gasoline each month, paying $0.025 a liter, less than a penny a gallon.
- Israeli police on Sunday said they were investigating whether two employees at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence gave false testimony in a civil case against his wife, Sara Netanyahu — reportedly in order to help her fend off accusations of mistreating a housekeeper.Sara Netanyahu faces a civil lawsuit from former employee Shira Raban, who claims the premier's wife mistreated her during a brief stint working at the residence.Israeli police confirmed an investigation "i
- Iran said its caseload of novel coronavirus infections passed the grim milestone of 150,000 on Sunday, as the country struggles to contain a recent upward trend.The government has largely lifted the restrictions it imposed in order to halt a COVID-19 outbreak that first emerged in mid-February.Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said 2,516 new cases were confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 151,466.
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- The new coronavirus is losing its potency and has become much less lethal, a senior Italian doctor said on Sunday."In reality, the virus clinically no longer exists in Italy," said Alberto Zangrillo, the head of the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan in the northern region of Lombardy, which has borne the brunt of Italy's coronavirus contagion.Italy has the third highest death toll in the world from COVID-19, with 33,415 people dying since the outbreak came to light on Feb. 21.
- Nasa's Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken complete their 19-hour flight to the orbiting laboratory.
- Two officials at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi were being expelled for "indulging in espionage activities", India's foreign ministry said late Sunday, allegations that its nuclear-armed rival called "baseless".Tensions are already heightened between the neighbouring foes over the Himalayan region of Kashmir, which was split between them in 1947 when they gained independence from Britain."The government has declared both these officials persona non grata for indulging in activities in
AOC slams Bill de Blasio for 'unacceptable' comments after mayor says police showed 'tremendous restraint' amid protestsCongresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D—NY) slammed New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio over “unacceptable” remarks in which he defended the city’s police department and said it showed "restraint" when responding to protests that erupted during the weekend.The progressive freshman Democrat issued a statement criticising the mayor’s comments after videos posted online Saturday showed NYPD vehicles driving through a crowd of demonstrators taking part in the nationwid
NY police commissioner says he's 'extremely proud' of department as videos surface showing officers using excessive force and plowing cars into protestersDermot Shea censured demonstrators in New York, calling them "a mob bent solely on taking advantage of a moment in American history."
The coronavirus has killed over 100,000 people in the US in just 4 months. This chart shows how that compares to other common causes of death.Heart disease typically kills about 200,000 Americans between February and May each year, but COVID-19 has been deadlier than other common causes.
- After making landfall as a tropical storm on Sunday, Amanda turned deadly, and will continue to threaten the region with widespread flooding and dangerous mudslides as it nears the Atlantic Basin into midweek.Before making landfall Sunday morning, the system strengthened into a tropical storm and was given the name Amanda, making it the first-named storm of the 2020 East Pacific hurricane season.A new round of torrential rainfall arrived in El Salvador and southern Guatemala on Sunday as Amanda
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw speaks to the violence in the city following Saturday's protestPhiladelphia police report that more than 100 people have been arrested after a peaceful protest over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week gave way to violence, looting, and vandalism Saturday
- The announcement, made by Trump on Twitter, comes amid violent nationwide protests about police brutality following the death of a black man in Minneapolis seen on video gasping for breath as a white police officer knelt on his neck.Several top officials from the Trump administration, including U.S. Attorney General William Barr, have blamed Antifa and other "agitators" for taking over the protests in U.S. cities."The violence instigated and carried out by Antifa and other similar groups in conn
- Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, joins ‘Sunday Morning Futures.’
Israeli forces shot and killed an autistic Palestinian man in Jerusalem as he walked to special needs schoolIsraeli forces shot and killed an unarmed autistic Palestinian man on his way to a special needs school in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday, prompting comparisons to the police violence in the US and accusations of excessive force by Israeli forces. In a statement, Israeli police said they spotted a suspect “with a suspicious object that looked like a pistol” and opened fire on 32-year-old Iyad Halak, when he failed to stop. No weapon was found on him. Israel’s Channel 12
- “If a police officer is in that situation, they have to get out of that situation,” di Blasio said.
- In nearly two decades with the Minneapolis Police Department, Derek Chauvin faced at least 17 misconduct complaints, none of which derailed his career.Over the years, civilian review boards came and went, and a federal review recommended that the troubled department improve its system for flagging problematic officers.All the while, Chauvin tussled with a man before firing two shots, critically wounding him. He was admonished for using derogatory language and a demeaning tone with the public. He
- Sunday's briefing comes after a nationwide night of unrest, including in cities throughout New York.
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