Former President Bush, contrasting Trump approach, says protesters should be heard

Former President Bush, contrasting Trump approach, says protesters should be heard

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President George W. Bush speaks during the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York City, New York, U.S., September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo (Reuters) – Former President George W. Bush said on Tuesday the killing of George Floyd reflected a “shocking failure” concerning racism in the country, and urged that … Read more

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Brazil police arrest dozens in illegal Amazon rainforest logging ring

Brazil police arrest dozens in illegal Amazon rainforest logging ring

A worker wearing a protective mask due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak carries a saw blade after it was confiscated during a police operation named Flora Amazonica against illegal sawmills and loggers in Manacapuru near Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly MANAUS, Brazil (Reuters) – Police stormed a dozen sawmills in … Read more

‘It’s the time to listen’

'It's the time to listen'

Former President George W. Bush on Tuesday decried the “brutal suffocation of a black man at the hands of Minneapolis cops — asserting that he and ex-first lady Laura Bush were “disturbed by the injustice and fear that suffocate our country.” The former president’s statement was his first on the May 25 death of George … Read more

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NYC businesses want National Guard to stop looting

NYC businesses want National Guard to stop looting

Big Apple businesses are up in arms after another night of looting amid George Floyd protests — and want Gov. Andrew Cuomo to deploy the National Guard. “The governor has, on the ready, the National Guard. Now it’s a question of, are we going to deploy them?” said Mark Jaffe, president and CEO of the … Read more

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Exclusive: Most Americans sympathize with protests, disapprove of Trump’s response – Reuters/Ipsos

Exclusive: Most Americans sympathize with protests, disapprove of Trump's response - Reuters/Ipsos

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A majority of Americans sympathize with nationwide protests over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody and disapprove of President Donald Trump’s response to the unrest, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday. Demonstrator hold signs during a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody of … Read more

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