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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2020-06-09 -- new york (13), george floyd's death (13), death george (8), civil rights (7), the coronavirus pandemic (6)

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Trump Floats Conspiracy That 75-Year-Old Buffalo Protester Pushed By Police Was 'A Set Up'

Graphic video showed two police officers shoving Martin Gugino to the ground, seriously injuring him.

Trump’s Latest Conspiracy Theory: That the 75-Year-Old Man Shoved by Buffalo Police Was Part of a "Set-Up"

Without any evidence, President Donald Trump claimed that an incident where a 75-year-old man was shoved by Buffalo, New York police officers during a protest over the death of George Floyd could be part of a “set up” by ANTIFA, an organization that doesn’t exist. “Buffalo protester shoved by Police could be an ANTIFA provocateur. … Continue reading "Trump’s Latest Conspiracy Theory: That the 75-Year-Old Man Shoved by Buffalo Police Was Part of a “Set-Up”"

Sharpton Delivers Eulogy

Cities from New York to Los Angeles consider changes to police funding, and others are banning chokeholds. Mr. Floyd’s brother will testify at a congressional hearing this week.

Biden Crushes Trump’s ‘Law And Order’ Lies With A Plan To Reform The Police

Regardless of what he says during his daily outbursts on Twitter, Donald Trump is a chaos president, not a law and order president.

Kamala Harris Flips The Script And Busts Trump For Defunding Public Safety Programs

Trump does a lot of talking about law and order, but when it comes to actually funding programs to achieve that goal, he's missing in action.

Trump claims 75-year-old man shoved by Buffalo police could be part of 'set up'

President Trump on Tuesday shared an unfounded conspiracy theory that an incident in which an elderly man was pushed to the ground by police in Buffalo, N.Y., during a protest over the police killing of George Floyd could be a "set up."

Florida 'Grim Reaper' who begged coronavirus beachgoers to stay home participates in protests

The Florida man who dressed up as the Grim Reaper to guilt those crowding the state's reopened beaches is now protesting in large outdoor crowds.

One in 5 struggling with addiction have increased substance abuse during pandemic

One in five people struggling with addiction have increased their substance use since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to a new survey.

Arizona health department orders hospitals to activate emergency coronavirus plans after spike in cases

Public health officials in Arizona ordered hospitals to "activate" their emergency protocols for addressing the coronavirus pandemic as the number of cases continues to climb.

A majority supports protests following George Floyd's death: poll

A majority supports the protests following the death of George Floyd, according to new polling. The New York Times' Peter Baker discusses how the White House views the current protests.

Trump claims elderly protester shoved by Buffalo police may have been antifa 'set up'

President Trump floated a conspiracy theory that an elderly man who was injured during a protest in Buffalo, New York, may have been part of an antifa plot.

Man convicted of spying on Gen. Qassem Soleimani for CIA sentenced to death in Iran

Iranian courts have convicted and sentenced a man they believe acted as an informant for the United States and Israel in the mission to kill Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

A Small Mississippi Town, ‘Asking for a Breath’ After Mayor’s Remarks Unleash Protests

Protests over George Floyd’s death have reached small towns like Petal, Miss., a predominantly white community where neighbors are confronting one another and talking about racial divides.

Trump's base instincts on display amid reckoning over Floyd's death

With a single tweet Tuesday, President Donald Trump showed why his attempts to leverage liberal calls to "defund the police" to harm Democrat Joe Biden will likely fail but could further polarize America's national reckoning over race.

Poll: Majority of Americans Approve of Protests as Approval of Trump’s Response Continues to Fall

According to the latest Washington Post-Schar School poll, most Americans––a whopping 74 percent––approve of the protests that have erupted nationwide in response to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis. Tellingly, 64 percent of those surveyed say they disapprove of President Donald Trump’s response to the demonstrations. … Continue reading "Poll: Majority of Americans Approve of Protests as Approval of Trump’s Response Continues to Fall"

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