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George W. Bush releases rare public statement on George Floyd protests

1 hour ago   |   ABC

He did not refer specifically toward Trump, but he called the harassment toward African American protesters "a shocking failure."
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A little-mentioned Brexit wrinkle: heftier costs for Britain's biggest polluters

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

The U.K. government's plan to create its own carbon market after it leaves the European Union will likely make it more expensive to burn fossil fuels in the country than ever...
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For This Tribe, Saving a River Means Saving the Sturgeon

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The Yakama Nation has been raising fish to release back into the Columbia River for more than a decade. Now, its hatchery is also producing caviar.
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Trump bets his presidency on a ‘silent majority'

Trump bets his presidency on a ‘silent majority'

2 hours ago   |   Politico

The lines of demarcation between the nation's cities and their suburbs have faded in the decades since Richard M. Nixon courted the “Silent Majority” that elected him to the...
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Will Mike Garcia Stand with Trump or the Clergy and Peaceful Protesters He Tear-Gassed? 

9 hours ago   |   DCCC

Will Mike Garcia Stand with Trump or the Clergy and Peaceful Protesters He Tear-Gassed? Bishop Budde : “He did not pray... he sanctioned the use of tear gas by police officers...
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George W. Bush: George Floyd's Death Means It's Time To Listen, Not Lecture

George W. Bush: George Floyd's Death Means It's Time To Listen, Not Lecture

11 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

"We can only see the reality of America's need by seeing it through the eyes of the threatened, oppressed, and disenfranchised," the 43rd president said.
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Former President Bush, contrasting Trump approach, says protesters should be heard

12 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

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 protesters be heard...
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Ricardo Arroyo shares emotional story of police brutality as lawmakers pitch criminal justice reforms

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo recounted a terrifying experience when a police officer pointed a gun at his head during a traffic stop many years ago in Providence - a...
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PGA Tour to go back-to-back at Jack's track

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The course Jack Nicklaus built is getting golf's version of a doubleheader. The PGA Tour has reached an agreement with Workday Inc. to be title sponsor of a one-time tournament...
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Dana Perino: I Feel Like “Right Now, The Nation Is Fighting For It's Life”

13 hours ago   |   FOX News

Dana Perino, Host of The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino, Co-host The Five, former Press Sec to President George W. Bush. Talked with Fox News Radio's Guy Benson about the...
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Iowa voters oust Rep. Steve King, shunned for insensitive remarks

Iowa voters oust Rep. Steve King, shunned for insensitive remarks

Republicans in northwest Iowa ousted Rep. Steve King in Tuesday's primary, deciding they've had enough of the conservative lightning rod known for making incendiary comments... Read more ...

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after host North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held... Read more ...

Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for...

Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for inaction on President Trump posts

The meeting has threatened to ratchet up tensions at Facebook, which has been hit with allegations of right-wing bias from conservatives and criticized by others for tacitly... Read more ...

Oil climbs above $40 for the first time in 3 months on hopes of extended...

Oil climbs above $40 for the first time in 3 months on hopes of extended production cuts

Oil rose past $40 per barrel on Wednesday, three months after oil prices plunged over 30% at the worst level since the Second Gulf War. In early European trading, Brent crude... Read more ...

‘We cannot tolerate racism,' Pope Francis says, as he calls for US national...

‘We cannot tolerate racism,' Pope Francis says, as he calls for US national reconciliation

Pope Francis called for national reconciliation in the United States on Wednesday. He broke his silence on the tensions in the US, which has seen eight nights of protests over... Read more ...

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

The state will investigate whether the Minneapolis Police Department has engaged in systemic discrimination toward people of color, Gov. Tim Walz said. Read more ...

Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston street in memory of George Floyd

Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston street in memory of George Floyd

Outside Boston's Franklin Park, where thousands of people held a "die-in" for 8 minutes 46 seconds, the same amount of time a Minneapolis officer held his knee on George... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what you need to know before the markets open. 1. Global stocks jump again as markets ignore US protests and investors expect the current crisis to 'have a Hollywood... Read more ...

Poland to hold presidential election on June 28 amid political turmoil

Poland to hold presidential election on June 28 amid political turmoil

Poland set June 28 on Wednesday as a new date for a presidential election that was canceled last month amid the coronavirus pandemic. Planning for the election had plunged the... Read more ...

Austria to lift border checks with all neighbors except Italy on Thursday

Austria to lift border checks with all neighbors except Italy on Thursday

Austria is lifting border restrictions including quarantines for all neighboring countries, except Italy, as of Thursday. “We will lift all the coronavirus-related border and... Read more ...