Astros’ Alex Bregman claps back at ‘stick to sports’ tweet

Astros' Alex Bregman claps back at 'stick to sports' tweet

Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman chimed in on the nation-wide movement against social injustice via Twitter early Monday. Bregman declared the Klu Klux Klan “should be” considered  a terrorist organization and was then met with a tweet telling the two-time All-Star to “stick to sports, before you lose 75% of your fan base.” Bregman, … Read more

What do the graffiti tags from George Floyd protests mean

What do the graffiti tags from George Floyd protests mean

Chaotic George Floyd protests have left the Big Apple splattered with graffiti. After four nights of protests fueled by the unrest over the cop-involved killing of Floyd in Minneapolis, storefronts and squad cars have been vandalized, along with iconic sites such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Manhattan Bridge. Here are what some of those … Read more

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Medical examiner declares George Floyd death homicide: report

Medical examiner declares George Floyd death homicide: report

Terrence Floyd, brother of George Floyd, reacts at a makeshift memorial honouring George Floyd, at the spot where he was taken into custody, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (Reuters) – The Hennepin County Medical Examiner on Monday declared the death of George Floyd a homicide, saying he died of “cardiopulmonary arrest … Read more

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Valorant launch patch 1.0 notes

Valorant launch patch 1.0 notes

Riot Games officially released Valorant on Tuesday and revealed what’s changing from the game’s beta on launch day. Along with the usual balance updates, including buffs and nerfs to a few Agents, Riot also introduced Reyna, the game’s newest character, a new map called Ascent, a new game mode called Spike Rush, and several quality-of-life … Read more

Official ME report rules homicide in George Floyd’s death

Official ME report rules homicide in George Floyd's death

The county medical examiner overseeing George Floyd’s case in Minnesota ruled his death a homicide in a report released Monday. “Cause of death: Cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law enforcement subdual, restraint, and neck compression,” according to the official report by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. “Manner of death: Homicide. How injury occurred: Decedent experienced a … Read more

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Instagram blames anti-spam tech for stopping some Black Lives Matter posts

Instagram blames anti-spam tech for stopping some Black Lives Matter posts

1/ We’re aware that some people are incorrectly running into “action blocked” messages when using the hashtag #blacklivesmatter, or resharing related posts. We have technology that detects rapidly increasing activity on Instagram to help combat spam. — Instagram Comms (@InstagramComms) June 1, 2020 According to the company, the issue arose due to the influx of … Read more