Washington D.C. saw violent protests in the weeks following police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota back in May, and the chaos re-erupted last Thursday, the final night of the Republican National convention, when six officers were hospitalized in demonstrations across the city. … [Read more...] about DC Police release bodycam footage showing moment cops shoot dead 18-year-old black man after he pulled a gun – sparking protests – as it’s revealed the teen was a ‘validated gang member’
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After the Tunnel to Towers foundation said it would organize the display on its own, Governor Andrew Cuomo and former Mayor Mike Bloomberg, the memorial's billionaire chairman, stepped in to keep the memorial-sponsored lights on. … [Read more...] about 9/11 lights shone out across America despite coronavirus restrictions which almost caused this years commemorations to be cancelled
The Warner Bros and DC Comics film is directed by Matt Reeves and will see British star Pattinson follow in the footsteps of Christian Bale, Ben Affleck, Val Kilmer and George Clooney in playing the Dark Knight. … [Read more...] about First real look at Robert Pattinson’s brooding Bruce Wayne in The Batman
A memorial service for George Floyd is held in Minneapolis. Those gathered in tribute stand in silence for eight minutes, 46 seconds, the amount of time Mr Floyd is alleged to have been on the ground under arrest. Hundreds attended the service, which heard a eulogy from civil rights activist Rev Al Sharpton. … [Read more...] about US Democrats introduce sweeping legislation to reform police
In 2011, 10 years after the attacks, American officials said more than 18,000 people were still suffering from illnesses linked to the dust. Osama bin Laden, the founder of Al-Qaeda, orchestrated the attacks. Bin Laden was finally hunted down and killed by US forces in May of 2011, nearly 10 years following 9/11. … [Read more...] about When was 9/11 and what happened on the date of the attack?