The Atlanta Police Department denied the reports, saying in a tweet that “the department is experiencing a higher than usual number of call outs with the incoming shift,” but that they “have enough resources to maintain operations & remain able to respond to incidents.” … [Read more...] about CNN Puts Up Fence Outside Atlanta Headquarters Amid Ongoing Protests
Broken glass garbage disposal
The journalist in me wanted to flash my Chronicle press badge to the officers, but it was in my pocket, and I knew a sudden movement to my jacket might not have been the safest decision. Think about that: While reporting a story about protests for George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis killed by a police officer, I thought about how quickly a cop’s knee could end up on my own neck. … [Read more...] about George Floyd protests: We need black journalists covering this moment
Saleki said he stood guard inside his shop Sunday, protected by a steel gate that looters tried, but failed, to pry open. He saw a stream of people enter the REI store across the street, emerging with arms full of clothes and other merchandise. Some cars circled the block and came back for more than one load, he said. … [Read more...] about Meet the immigrant shop owner who had his business trashed in Santa Monica
Black Lives Matter extremists chased another group of officers down Whitehall, pelting them with glass bottles and garbage while yelling, “run, piggy, run” before the unarmed officers sought shelter in the grounds of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. LBC caught similar footage of police being chased past the Houses of Parliament to the calls of, “run, piggy”. … [Read more...] about BLM Protests: Police Union Accuses Khan of Failing to Look After London Cops
There’s also no evidence that the use of masks causes fungal or bacterial infections, according to Davidson Hamer, an infectious disease expert at Boston University. Disposable face masks are meant to be used once, then thrown in the garbage. With cloth masks, it's a good idea to wash them regularly. … [Read more...] about Does wearing a mask pose any health risks?