AOC joins ‘Squad’ blasting cops over Daunte Wright shooting

AOC joins 'Squad' blasting cops over Daunte Wright shooting

Progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the police killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota was “the repeated outcome of an indefensible system,” siding with fellow members of the “Squad” who condemned the shooting and have called for abolishing the police.  “Daunte Wright’s killing was not a random, disconnected ‘accident’ – it was the repeated outcome of … Read more

No charges for officer in Capitol riot shooting: prosecutors

No charges for officer in Capitol riot shooting: prosecutors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors will not charge a police officer who shot and killed a woman as she climbed through the broken part of a door during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Authorities had considered for months whether criminal charges were appropriate for the Capitol Police officer who fatally shot … Read more

Biden’s messages created border crisis

Biden's messages created border crisis

​Guatemala’s president is blaming the Biden administration’s “confusing” messages ​for creating the crisis at the US border — the second leader to make that claim after Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made similar remarks in March. “I believe that in the first few weeks of the Biden administration, messages were confusing. They were compassionate messages … Read more

Couch potatoes more than twice as likely to die from COVID: study

Couch potatoes more than twice as likely to die from COVID: study

Couch potatoes beware! Being sedentary more than doubles the risk of dying from COVID-19, according to new research. A study on the effect of exercise on 48,440 patients diagnosed from Jan. 1 and Oct. 21, 2020, concluded that inactivity was the third-biggest risk factor for severe illness – worse than heart disease, diabetes or smoking, … Read more

BLM leader defends buying $1.4M Los Angeles home

BLM leader defends buying $1.4M Los Angeles home

Patrisse Khan-Cullors, the self-described Marxist leader of Black Lives Matter, has defended herself amid criticisms for going on a real estate spending spree — in which she snagged four high-end homes for $3.2 million in the US alone. Cullors, who recently bought a $1.4 million home in an exclusive LA neighborhood where the vast majority … Read more

Officer Kimberly Potter to be charged in Daunte Wright shooting

Officer Kimberly Potter to be charged in Daunte Wright shooting

Kimberly Potter, the former Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright after mistakenly drawing her gun instead of her Taser, will be charged with second-degree manslaughter, prosecutors said Wednesday. Washington County Attorney Peter Orput, who is prosecuting the fatal incident, said details of the charges will be released later, according to the Twin Cities … Read more

China warns US to stop ‘playing with fire’ on Taiwan

China warns US to stop ‘playing with fire’ on Taiwan

Chinese officials Tuesday warned the US to stop “playing with fire” when it comes to US relations with Taiwan, following new State Department guidelines that seek to deepen ties with Taipei. The move by US government officials comes as China has stepped up military action around the island. “There is zero room for compromise and not an inch to give,” … Read more