Dozens of law enforcement agencies have used forms of tear gas on protesters marching against police brutality since the killing of George Floyd, a Black man, under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer.Over that time, many police chiefs and law enforcement leaders have supported legislation to improve their work. But bans on tear gas to quell crowds of protesters? From a police perspective, that s not going to fly.
Federal law enforcement officers, armed with a new executive order aimed at protecting US monuments, last week started cracking down on crowds gathering in Portland to protest police brutality and systemic racism.After a chaotic night in Portland that saw a police association building set on fire and officers shooting tear gas at a group of mothers protesting police brutality, Trump and Portland ''s mayor traded barbs over who was to blame for the escalating unrest.
Large crowds protest police brutality and the killing of George Floyd by police. The Black Lives Matter protest, seen here on June 19, 2020, in downtown Chicago, is just one of thousands across the U.S. and globe. (Image: Shutterstock) In 2012, University of Connecticut ecologist, evolutionary biologist and mathematician Peter Turchin made a bold prediction: The United States was on track for a chaotic, violent 2020.
Crowds estimated at about 3,500 attended post march activities at Perry Square. "It was by far the biggest turnout we've ever had for that parade, " said Alex Sphon, 30, president of the NW PA Pride Alliance, which organizes the annual march.
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President Donald Trump is moving ahead with a lower key "Salute to America" celebration this year on July Fourth, despite concerns from some lawmakers about the crowds the event could generate during the coronavirus pandemic.
Beverly Hills #39; Canon Drive, the nexus of so many Hollywood power lunches, was just getting ready to reopen some businesses mdash; following a surprise May 29 announcement that L.A. County could return to dine in mdash; when protests against police brutality swept through the area May 30.Via Alloro manager Marco Schiazza was in the restaurant with his staff that afternoon, prepping for a June 1 reopening mdash; "Everything was crazy; it was basically reopening a restaurant from scratch " mdash; when they got the citywide call about curfews and shutdowns. Rodeo Drive was hardest hit with vandalism, but the exteriors of some Canon Drive businesses, including Via Alloro, were spray painted. The glass storefront of Xi #39;an, which had planned to welcome patrons back June 3, was shattered despite being boarded up by employees, a further hit to its bottom line, which manager Cece Tsou says has fallen 60 percent during the shutdown.
In this photo taken Saturday, June 6, 2020, people sit outside a cafe, in Ankara, Turkey. Images on social media and news agencies showed crowds picnicking and partying Saturday night without heeding to the rules of social distancing and wearing masks on the first weekend with no lockdown, prompting a reprimand from the health minister who warned that the novel coronavirus continued to pose a threat.FILE In this Dec. 8, 2018, file photo, Duke fans cheer as Yale''s Jordan Bruner (23) waits to inbound the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C. As lock downs are lifted, restrictions on social gatherings eased and life begins to resemble some sense, sports are finally starting to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. Many sports business experts believe those hardy fans will be the first to return.
Luxury Ayurvedic beauty brand, Just Herbs that claims to be India ''s first beauty brand to crowdsource product development, has launched a range of 16 herb enriched, Ayurvedic lipsticks on Monday. Using the brand''s social media following to co create lipsticks its third such crowdsourced launch, Just Herbs wants to move the beauty world into becoming more inclusive, transparent and wholesome.
Playing to sellout crowds, Rooftop Cinema Club recently opened its second pop up location in Spring.Set up against the backdrop of nature, the newest drive in theater is located next to Hurricane Harbor Splash town water park and is a welcomed blast from the past.
With this personality, Narendra Modi has changed the behavioural paradigm and image projection of Indian prime ministers. The Indian voter now expects their PM to be everything grand, to be the superstar who would entertain them at regular intervals. Modi now presides over India not as the prime minister, but like a king. For a democracy, this can be a burdensome legacy. Anybody who succeeds him may have to also enact the king size performances that Modi has set as a template. If the Delhi election is any indication, it does look like Modi is writing the playbook for other politicians to follow. L. K. Advani may have said it disparagingly when he called Modi a good event manager. But Modi owned it and turned it into his political canvas.US President Donald Trump ''s visit is no different. Wrapped in a fancy and glitzy show with massive crowds, it brought a city to a standstill, with a mega event and a much publicised roadshow.
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Now in its 11th year, this Christmas singalong tour has taken place annually in the northeastern United States to sold out crowds, sometimes with as many as 800 people joining in the fun. As a Randolph County resident, I am very excited to be bringing the Country Christmas Singalong Spectacular to Elkins, said band member and Augusta Heritage Center Artistic Director Emily Miller. This tour is my favorite event of the year, and I m delighted that Davis amp; Elkins College and Augusta partnered with the band to host a night at the College. I can t think of a better way to kick off the holiday season than by singing in 200 part harmony with our whole community.
As momentum builds in his campaign, Democrat presidential contender Pete Buttigieg has been packing in the crowds with an election pitch that focuses on modernization.The 37 year old Navy veteran and openly gay candidate continued to push his message of fiscal moderation and did not call on voters to wistfully recall the time before President Donald Trump.
The result is a transit app that can better inform users about unexpected incidents, as well as real time crowds, and offer more context about delays. The app will also send out alerts to users about things like power outages or major service changes, in addition to personalized alerts sent before commuters leave their home or office so they can plan around the delays, reroutes or weather related incidents.
Over 2,300 people have been arrested since JuneHong Kong pro democracy activists and riot police clashed in chaotic scenes around the city on Sunday with police in full riot gear chasing protesters through crowds of horrified lunchtime shoppers.
A British woman is among thousands of terrified shoppers who fled a mall in Florida this afternoon following reports shots were fired.
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements, saying the app violated its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who used it to victimize residents in areas with no law enforcement.Apple rejected the crowdsourcing app, HKmap.live, earlier this month but then reversed course last week, allowing the app to appear on its App Store. The approval drew a sharply worded commentary criticizing Apple in the Chinese Communist Party's official newspaper, the People's Daily.
The Open Cybersecurity Alliance (OCA) was formed to pull the fragmented elements of the cybersecurity landscape under one roof by using open source code and practices. The new open source group is under the umbrella of the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS).IBM Security and McAfee kicked in the initial open source content and code into the OCA. Additional members include Advanced Cyber Security Corp, Corsa, CrowdStrike, CyberArk, Cybereason, DFLabs, EclecticIQ, Electric Power Research Institute, Fortinet, Indegy, New Context, ReversingLabs, SafeBreach, Syncurity, ThreatQuotient, and Tufin. In today's press release, the OCA also threw out the welcome mat for additional organizations and individuals.