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Day: May 30, 2020

Photos: Scenes from a fourth night of racial unrest, protests across the US

Demonstrators marched, stopped traffic, and in some cases lashed out violently at police as protests erupted Friday in dozens of U.S. cities following the killing of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking him into custody in Minnesota. In this May 29, 2020, photo, a check-cashing business burns during protests in Minneapolis. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) John Minchillo A group of protesters surrounded several National… Read more Photos: Scenes from a fourth night of racial unrest, protests across the US

Police shoot dead East J’lem man with special needs thought he was holding a gun

Iyad Halak reportedly didn’t understand police order to stop, was shot at least 7 times; 2 officers questioned; police says ‘rare incident’ referred for an internal investigation By TOI STAFFToday, 9:28 am updated at 3:25 pm   Iyad Halak (Courtesy) Police in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday morning shot dead a man who they said was thought to be “holding a suspicious object that appeared to be a gun.” The man reportedly had special needs and did not understand the officers’ calls to stop. Hebrew media reported that East Jerusalem resident Iyad Halak,… Read more Police shoot dead East J’lem man with special needs thought he was holding a gun

There’s No Justification for George Floyd’s Blue State Death

RUSH: Right now, in Minnesota, it seems like you can get arrested for opening a business, but you can’t get arrested for looting one. But given what happened there, you have to understand the literal outrage that some of these people are feeling. The rioters… I’ve got a story by Victoria Taft at PJ Media: “Rioters Are So Angry About Police Killing That They… Stole Baby Clothes and Air Fryers from Nearby Target.” See, on the other side of the glass here there is raucous laughter. (laughing) There is. It’s… Read more There’s No Justification for George Floyd’s Blue State Death