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Chicago mayor tells Trump ‘F-U’ after tweet about Minneapolis looting

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted President Trump and invoked an expletive Friday in response to his tweet after three days of protests in Minneapolis, Minn., when he called the protesters "THUGS" and tweeted that "when the looting starts,...

Minnesota AG says don’t treat National Guard ‘the way you might react to’ police

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison cautioned residents on Friday not to treat the National Guard the way they might treat the Minneapolis Police department, with whom they "associate unfair conduct."Ellison was speaking at a press confe...

How Bernie changed Texas

Stories of struggleBelieving in Bernie Sanders in Texas was once — and still can sometimes feel like — a lonely pursuit. Republicans called him radical — too extreme. Democrats argued that h...

Rep. Demings calls actions by police officers in Floyd’s death ‘stupid, heartless and reckless’

Democratic Rep. Val Demings of Florida – who served nearly three decades in law enforcement and who’s under consideration as the running mate for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden -- is taking aim at the police officers in Minn...

GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states giving stimulus payments to illegal immigrants

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would stop money being sent to states issuing coronavirus-related stimulus checks or other cash payments to illegal immigrants -- even as efforts to do just that are being pr...

Gunshot fired into Republican field office during local Trump campaign event, RNC says

EXCLUSIVE: A gunshot was fired through a window of a Republican National Committee office in Mohave County, Arizona during a Trump Victory event Thursday night, GOP officials tell Fox News.An RNC official told Fox News that at around 7:0...

NYC bans the word ‘alien’ in laws, documents, opts for ‘noncitizen’

New York City became the first major city in the U.S. on Thursday to remove the terms “alien,” “illegal immigrant” and “illegal migrant” from local laws, rules and documents and instead the NYC Council will be replacing them with the term “no...

US disrupts Iranian fuel deliveries to Venezuela, official says

The Trump administration halted scheduled Iranian fuel deliveries to Venezuela Wednesday by threatening sanctions on the ships carrying the cargo, according to U.S. officials.Iran and Venezuela attempted to outmaneuver American sanctions...

Biden’s support among College Democrats slips amid Tara Reade claims

Several chapters of the College Democrats are refusing to support Joe Biden in his bid for the White House following sexual assault allegations brought forth by Tara Reade, who was a young staffer in his office nearly 30 years ago when Biden was a...

Trump, Biden mark coronavirus death toll in different ways

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. President Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden each marked the grim milestone of coronavirus pandemic deaths reaching 100,000 in t...
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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...