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Portland police use tear gas to break up rioters

NYPost
Police used tear gas to disband rioters wreaking havoc in Portland, Oregon, Tuesday night, new video shows. The footage shows the moment canisters of 2-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile, commonly called CS gas, are deployed in an effort to break up the crowd, as some protesters take out their phones to record the......
Cleveland Scene

Cleveland Shelled Out $3 Million in Overtime for May 30 Demonstrations, Aftermath

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge In a budget presentation to City of Cleveland employees at Public Hall Wednesday, Mayor Frank Jackson said that the city had paid more than $3 million in overtime to cover the heightened security costs of the May 30 downtown demonstrations and the militarized curfew in the week......
ESPN

Riot’s LCS broadcast observes moment of silence for Black Lives Matter

ESPN
During both League of the Legends Championship Series broadcasts on Friday and Saturday, an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence was observed in remembrance of the death of George Floyd and as a show of support for Black Lives Matter. The LCS logo was seen in watermark on a black background......
CNBC Business

Protests against police brutality continue across U.S.—and the world

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In Washington, D.C., thousands staged what was the city’s biggest Black Lives Matter demonstration yet on Saturday. Demonstrations also took place in Europe, Australia and throughout Asia. Protesters in Bristol, England, toppled a statue of slave trader Edward Colston, whose......
CNBC Business

Barack Obama says protests across the country aren’t like the 1968 riots, which some think helped elect Nixon

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former President Barack Obama told America on Wednesday he doesn’t believe the protests that have erupted across the country are anything like those that reverberated in 1968, which many believed helped elect President Richard Nixon. “I’ve heard some people say......
TMZ.com

President Trump Sending Soldiers to Shut Down All Riots and Looters

TMZ
Play video content Fox News President Trump says he is the President of law and order, and that’s why he’s deploying thousands of military troops to shut down rioters and looters … across the country, if necessary — but his first action was to have military and police pepper spray......
Reuters - Business

Asia stocks reach 3-month peaks, resilient to U.S. riots

Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pushed to three-month highs on Monday as progress on opening up economies helped offset jitters over riots in U.S. cities and unease over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. FILE PHOTO: A passerby wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, walks past......
Reuters - Business

Asia stocks prove resilient to US riots as S&P futures bounce

Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pushed to three-month highs on Monday as progress on opening up economies helped offset jitters over riots in U.S. cities and unease over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. FILE PHOTO: A passerby wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, walks past......
Reuters - Business

Asia cautious as U.S. riots weigh on S&P futures

Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets started on a cautious note and gold gained on Monday as images of riots in burning U.S. cities unnerved investors already tense over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. FILE PHOTO: A passerby wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, walks......
Reuters - Business

Crude prices fall on concerns of U.S. riots, even as OPEC meeting advanced

Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices fell due to concerns about riots in major U.S. cities that could staunch demand after trading higher on optimism that OPEC would extend or enhance production cuts at a meeting in June. FILE PHOTO: A pump jack on a lease owned by Parsley Energy......
CNBC Business

Coronavirus live updates: As global infections top 6 million, LA suspends testing after riots rock city

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As demonstrations erupted in major U.S. cities across the nation in response to the death of unarmed black man George Floyd, peaceful protests turned ugly as demonstrators set fires, looted stores and clashed with riot police. The destruction prompted Los Angeles......

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