I had the most amazing time right in my city of Oakland California yesterday right in the same spot that " BBQ Becky " called the cops 🤣 it was one of the happiest days of my life! Thank you Oakanda for showing up and showing everyone how it is done! 🤗🤗 … [Read more...] about A white woman called police on black people barbecuing. This is how the community responded
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In a statement responding to the Ferguson protests in 2014, for example, Pelosi called Brown’s death a tragedy. That same year, video surfaced of New York police placing another unarmed black man, Eric Garner, in a choke hold as he gasped and said, “I can’t breathe.” Garner’s death was ruled a homicide. Pelosi again remarked on the sadness of the death, but didn’t call it a murder, and used the phrase “all lives matter” in a news conference. … [Read more...] about Bay Area lawmakers were quick to call police killing of George Floyd ‘murder’
Flynn is also said to have sought to arrange for an opposition leader, Fethullah Gulen, to be seized in the United States and spirited back to Turkey. Flynn is further said to have sought to secure the release of Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian gold dealer with ties to the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Zarrab was arrested while with his family in Disney World on charges of conspiring to evade the sanctions against Iran. … [Read more...] about Michael Flynn Knew the FBI Had Heard His Calls with Russians. So Why Did He Lie About Them?
President Trump on Friday announced that the U.S. was terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization amid concerns about the influence China has over the agency. He also announced a series of measures in response to Beijing's crackdown on freedoms in Hong Kong -- including revoking Hong Kong's preferential treatment as a separate customs and travel territory, and taking steps to sanction officials involved in eroding Hong Kong's autonomy. … [Read more...] about US, UK call for action at UN Security Council over China’s Hong Kong crackdown
That stands out in a Congress in which a third of the members got no pharma cash for the period and half of those who did got $10,000 or less. The contributions give companies a chance to cultivate Sinema as she restocks from a brutal 2018 election victory that cost nearly $25 million. Altogether, pharma PACs have so far given $9.2 million to congressional campaign chests in this cycle, compared with $9.4 million at this point in the 2017-18 period, a sustained surge as the industry has responded to complaints about soaring prices. … [Read more...] about Big Pharma Is Betting on This Rookie Arizona Senator