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New York Times - Politics

F.B.I. Director Warns of Russian Interference and White Supremacist Violence

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Christopher A. Wray, the director of the F.B.I., warned a House committee on Thursday that Russia is actively pursuing a disinformation campaign against former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and expressed alarm about violent extremist groups. “Racially motivated violent extremism,” mostly from white supremacists, has made up......
New York Times - Politics

Barr Told Prosecutors to Consider Sedition Charges for Protest Violence

New York Times
But far-right and far-left groups, as well as looters and rioters, have seized on the protests to commit acts of violence, including deadly shootings — serious crimes that some federal prosecutors said could not be dismissed out of hand as anomalous, particularly as the threat from extremist groups grows. Two......
Politico.com

Opinion | Robert Kennedy’s Lesson on Political Violence That Joe Biden Needs to Learn

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here There was no doubt that this sense of lost control, of chaos, was going to be a major issue in the presidential campaign. What’s striking is how differently the three most dominant candidates in the early going met that issue.......
CBS US News

Dozens arrested as protests turn violent in Portland

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here It’s been a 100 nights of protests in Portland. The city erupted over the weekend, when Molotov cocktails were used during a rally against police violence and racial injustice. Lilia Luciano has the latest. Source link...
CBS US News

Oregon governor calls for end to Portland protests as they continue for 100th day

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here This Saturday marks the 100th consecutive day of protests in Portland, Oregon, even after Governor Brown called for an end to the nightly marches and violence. Meanwhile, police on Thursday night killed the suspected gunman in last week’s fatal......
Cleveland Scene

DeWine: Lawyers to Evaluate if Cincinnati Can Be Exempt From 10 p.m. Liquor Curfew After CPD Links it to Gun Violence

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge The City of Cincinnati has seen 355 shootings so far this year — a 49% increase from this time last year, according to police data — and 68 homicides. And Mayor John Cranley and Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac are linking that uptick to fall-out from the......
New York Times - Politics

Biden Confronts Trump on Safety: ‘He Can’t Stop the Violence’

New York Times
In Michigan, the rioting that has rocked some cities across the nation has left Angela Daniels, 49, anxious and unsettled, too, though she is inclined toward the opposite political conclusion. “We need stability and we don’t have that right now,” said Ms. Daniels, a psychotherapist from Southfield, a Detroit suburb.......
CNBC Business

Biden condemns Kenosha violence and rebuts Trump’s ‘law and order’ message

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday issued a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump‘s false accusations that the Democratic nominee is anti-law enforcement, or that he condones violence that has erupted in cities like Kenosha, Wisc., and......
New York Times - Politics

Street Violence Hangs Over the Campaign

New York Times
“Law and order” politics take center stage as the protests — and counterprotests — take a deadly turn. It’s Monday, and this is your politics tip sheet. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. Trump supporters gathered on Saturday in Clackamas, Ore., a Portland suburb,......
CNBC Business

Biden condemns Portland violence — ‘We must not become a nation at war with ourselves’

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden accepts the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination during a speech delivered for the largely virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, August 20, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Democratic nominee......
TMZ.com

MAGA Caravan Descends on Portland, Violence Erupts and One Dead

TMZ
Play video content Breaking News Twitter / @MrOlmos, @DarnelSugarfoo, @JackPosobiec A man was shot and killed Saturday night in Portland as hundreds of Trump supporters caravaned into the city and clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters. The MAGA procession drew around 600 people as they drove in late Saturday …......
CBS US News

Amie Harwick murder brings renewed demands for stronger stalking, domestic violence laws

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Produced  by James Stolz, Liza Finley, Paul La Rosa and Susan Mallie [This story first aired on February 22, 2020. It was updated on August 22.] In life, family therapist Amie Harwick devoted herself to helping others work through......
Politico.com

‘My brother cannot be a voice today’: Loved ones of racial violence victims rally for change

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here At one point, Sharpton urged attendees to spread out more, despite the widespread prevalence of masks in the crowd. The brother of George Floyd, the Minneapolis man who was suffocated to death by police in late May, had to pause......
CNBC Business

Biden says Trump is ‘rooting for more violence, not less’ from protests

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden accepts the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination during a speech delivered for the largely virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, August 20, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Joe Biden......
History

How the Myth of a Liberal North Erases a Long History of White Violence

Smithsonian
This article was originally published on the blog for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History as the first of a five-part series titled “Black Life in Two Pandemics: Histories of Violence”. John Langston was running through a neighborhood in ruins. Burned homes and businesses were still smoking, their windows......
New York Times - World

Turkey Considers Leaving Domestic Violence Treaty Even as Abuse Surges

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Pinar Gultekin, a 27-year-old university student, was strangled before her body was crammed into a barrel and set ablaze. “It was a barrel that we use to burn garbage,” the accused killer, Cemal Metin Avci, a 32-year-old nightclub......

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