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Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment of oversight board dealing with Puerto Rico’s financial crisis

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the authority of a special government board with oversight to deal with Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring, which came after a devastating financial crisis.The court unanimously ruled that the board members were not fed...

Head of Minnesota Police Chiefs Association: George Floyd death shows how cellphone videos are ‘game changer’ in holding cops accountable

Video of police officers pinning George Floyd to the ground before he died has gone viral on the Internet and in the media since Floyd’s death last week, and Andy Skoogman, Executive Director of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association, says that thi...

Minnesota AG Ellison says he has evidence of outsiders contributing to riots while calling out ‘endemic problem’ with Minneapolis police

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison supported protesters in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death and said black people have reason to fear Minneapolis police, while also calling out people from outside the state who he claimed contributed to “neg...

Trump still wants July 4th celebration in DC with ‘different look’ despite Dem concerns, White House says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. President Trump still wants a Fourth of July celebration to take place in the nation's capital, despite pleas from Democratic lawmakers to cancel it ...

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COVID-19 puts a damper on Telangana Formation Day celebrations this year

Today (June 2) is celebrated every year as Telangana Formation Day as this is the day when the Telangana state officially came into existence under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act of Parliament in 2014.  On February 8, 2014, the Telangana B...
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Backlash grows over use of tear gas against protesters prior to Trump’s walk to DC church

Democratic leaders on Monday criticized the use of tear gas against protesters in Washington D.C.'s Lafayette Square before President Trump walked through the area to visit St. John's Church, which had caught on fire during last nig...

Police fire tear gas at peaceful DC protesters as Trump speaks

The United States was gripped by a weekend of protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died last week in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and police brutality nationwide.  Lawyers representing Floyd's family...

UN needs $2.4bn to stem Yemen coronavirus ‘tragedy’: Live updates

Hello and welcome to Al Jazeera's continuing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. I'm Kate Mayberry in Kuala Lumpur. Millions of people are at risk from a "tragedy" fuelled by the coronavirus in Yemen, an international UN-backed pledging confer...

‘Be smart, sensible, and calm down’: Waqar Younis urges Gautam Gambhir, Shahid Afridi to end feud

Former Pakistan cricketer Waqar Younis has expressed his thoughts on how Gautam Gambhir and Shahid Afridi must calm down and behave sensibly on social media. Waqar also suggested that the two former athletes must meet somewhere and sort...