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Cuomo, de Blasio order 11 p.m. curfew for New York City

1 month ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio will impose a curfew on New York City Monday that will last from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. as protests over the killing of George Floyd bring increased destruction throughout the five boroughs.
The shutdown is designed to discourage property damage and looting, which both men said has mainly occurred at night in contrast to otherwise peaceful protests during the days and evenings.
“I stand behind the protesters and their message, but unfortunately there are people who are looking to take advantage of and discredit this moment for their own...
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Cuomo orders 11 p.m. curfew in New York City after days of violence

Cuomo orders 11 p.m. curfew in New York City after days of violence

1 month ago   |   By Times Union

For the first time in recent memory, New York City implemented a curfew Monday night as anti-police brutality protests engulfed the city in recent days, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said.
The curfew will begin at 11 p.m. Monday and last until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Cuomo announced Monday afternoon in a radio interview. The curfew will accompany a doubling of police in the city, where thousands of people flooded the streets over the weekend to demand justice for George Floyd, the unarmed black man allegedly killed by a police officer in Minneapolis last week.
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Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide... Read more ...

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

Transgender people in Idaho say two new state laws are aimed at making their lives much harder. One involves changing the sex listed on birth certificates. The other affects... Read more ...

Picking low-profile French PM, Macron bets big on himself

Picking low-profile French PM, Macron bets big on himself

PARIS - Emmanuel Macron appointed low-profile conservative Jean Castex as his prime minister on Friday, in a move that means the French president is effectively betting the... Read more ...

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the pandemic... Read more ...

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

LONDON - Boris Johnson's government plans to shake up the U.K.'s system for briefing the press and introduce White House-style televised briefings from Downing Street. Before... Read more ...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The Coronavirus To Trump

“The reality is that the virus is not under control; it is in control," the newspaper's board told the president in its new column. Read more ...

Independence Day Recognition

Independence Day Recognition

BOSTON, MA: July 4, 2020: USS Constitution Officers overlook Fourth of July celebrations on the USS Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff... Read more ...

Trump wants a park for statues of 'American heroes.' Just how might that work?

Trump wants a park for statues of 'American heroes.' Just how might that work?

Near the end of Donald Trump's polarizing, history-steeped speech at Mount Rush Read more ...

Progressives Surge In Congressional Democratic Primaries

Progressives Surge In Congressional Democratic Primaries

Activists say the pandemic and racial justice protests have contributed to a climate that is more favorable to progressive candidates and ideas. Read more ...

Trump Plans National Mall Blowout Amid Pandemic

Trump Plans National Mall Blowout Amid Pandemic

As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not... Read more ...