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Barr threatens to bust ‘far-left extremist groups’ in Floyd unrest

Attorney General William Barr. | Doug MIlls-Pool/Getty Images By JOSH GERSTEIN and EVAN SEMONES 05/30/2020 03:25 PM EDT Updated: 05/30/2020 04:04 PM EDT */ ]]> Attorney General William Barr announced Saturday that he won’t [...]

Democrats to interview ousted State Department watchdog

WASHINGTON (AP) – Members of three House and Senate committees will interview former State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on Wednesday as part of an investigation by House Democrats into his abrupt firing by President Donald [...]

Coronavirus Live Updates: G7 Summit Is Postponed

Merkel rejected Trump’s invitation to attend the G7 in person. Then Trump postponed the summit. President Trump told reporters on Saturday that he was postponing a Group of 7 meeting scheduled to be held in the United States next [...]

African-American congresswoman pepper-sprayed during racism protest

*/ ]]> Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty and several top African-American local officials were pepper sprayed by Columbus, Ohio, police during protests Saturday afternoon over the death of George Floyd. Beatty was marching with Columbus [...]

Greece clarifies policy, to allow tourists from all nations

ATHENS, Greece (AP) – Greek officials said Saturday that the country will not limit arriving airline passengers next month to people coming from 29 countries but that travelers who departed from places that aren’t on the initial list [...]

China and India Brawl at 14,000 Feet Along the Border

NEW DELHI — High in the Himalayas, an enormous fistfight erupted in early May between the soldiers of China and India. Brawls at 14,000 feet along their inhospitable and disputed frontier are not terribly unusual, but what happened [...]

Racial wounds rip open under a president with a history of exploiting them

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump has spent much of his adult life building his brand around racial divisions. So much of Trump’s business and political career has hinged on moments of racial strife: from the full-page ads he took out [...]

Trump on violent riots: ‘We won’t let it happen’

President Trump said Saturday the death of George Floyd filled Americans with “horror, anger and grief,” but that he cannot tolerate mob violence and will “stop it cold” before more businesses or police precincts are destroyed. “We [...]

In Some Nations, Coronavirus Is Only One of Many Outbreaks

MEXICO CITY — A dengue epidemic ravaged Honduras last year, sickening over 100,000 people and leaving 180 dead. As this year began, officials braced for another surge in cases of the mosquito-borne disease and wondered how they would [...]

Trump exults in rocket launch as chaos unfolds around the country

President Donald Trump talks on the rooftop of the Operational Building at NASA after the launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. | Saul Martinez/Getty Images */ ]]> CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — On a day of chaos across the country, President [...]