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Thousands march on White House to protest violence by U.S. police

Sat, Jun 06, 2020

Thousands of protesters were marching in Washington on Saturday as rallies across the United States to protest the killing of a black man in Minneapolis police custody entered a 12th day and officials moved to rein in law enforcement tactics. ...

Protests worldwide embrace Black Lives Matter movement

Sat, Jun 06, 2020

Thousands of people took to the streets in European and Asian cities on Saturday, demonstrating in support of U.S. protests against police brutality. ...

Portuguese prosecutors to trawl German suspect's records in McCann case

Sat, Jun 06, 2020

Portugal's prosecutor's office said on Saturday it would pore over its files to see if a German man suspected of murdering British girl Madeleine McCann, who disappeared in the southern Algarve region in 2007, has a criminal record there. ...

Protests against police violence sweep across small-town America

Sat, Jun 06, 2020

Before sundown on Thursday around 150 protesters marched down the main street in Anna, Illinois, past Bob's Tavern, Oasis of Grace Church, Douglas Skating Rink and Casey's General Store holding homemade signs and chanting "black lives matter." ...

'Am I going to get shot?' kids ask, as brands try to explain racism and violence to children

Sat, Jun 06, 2020

For 8 minutes and 46 seconds - the time it took George Floyd, an unarmed black man, to die at the hands of Minneapolis police - cable TV kids channel Nickelodeon's screen went black on Tuesday to sounds of inhaling and exhaling, as white text flashed "I can't breathe." ...

Wall Street Week Ahead: Bond investors look for Fed to justify steepening yield curve

Sat, Jun 06, 2020

Expectations that the global economy has dodged the worst-case coronavirus pandemic scenarios have led to a dramatic sell-off in U.S. government bonds from their record highs, pushing the yield curve to its steepest level since March. ...

Police arrest cyclist who confronted youngsters posting U.S. racial injustice flyers

Sat, Jun 06, 2020

A cyclist whose videotaped confrontation with three youngsters posting flyers protesting racial injustice on a nature trail outside Washington drew widespread attention has been arrested and charged, police said late Friday. ...

Hamburg police use pepper spray as protests turn ugly

Sat, Jun 06, 2020

Police in the German city of Hamburg used pepper spray on protesters on Saturday and were ready to deploy water cannons as some demonstrations in support of U.S. anti-racist protests against police brutality turned ugly. ...

Britain's Banksy depicts U.S. flag on fire in Floyd tribute

Sat, Jun 06, 2020

Reclusive British street artist Banksy published a new artwork online on Saturday which depicts the United States flag being set alight by a candle that forms part of a memorial to an anonymous, black, silhouetted figure. ...

Exclusive: Malaysia - Even $3 billion not enough to settle 1MDB case with Goldman

Sat, Jun 06, 2020

Malaysia's new government would not be willing to accept even compensation of $3 billion from Goldman Sachs in a settlement over the 1MDB scandal, the finance minister told Reuters, ruling out a figure that is far higher than the bank offered last year. ...

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