China Calls for More Big Tech Censorship Against ‘Misinformation’

China’s state-run Xinhua news service on Friday took great interest in an American researcher’s call for more aggressive censorship by Big Tech companies to reduce “misinformation.” China’s censorship regime was originally justified as just such a crusade against false information and the regime’s apologists claim that is the primary goal of their million-censor army to … Continue reading China Calls for More Big Tech Censorship Against ‘Misinformation’

Report: China’s Northeast Restores Lockdowns as Coronavirus Cases Rise

In Mudanjiang, a city in China’s northeastern Heilongjiang province, a recent spike in coronavirus cases has caused the government to reimpose a partial lockdown, the Epoch Times reported on Friday, with local reports indicating that authorities are sealing residents in their homes. Over the past three days, Mudanjiang health authorities announced that they had identified eleven … Continue reading Report: China’s Northeast Restores Lockdowns as Coronavirus Cases Rise

Oakland Police: 2 Federal Officers Shot, 1 Fatally During George Floyd Protest

Two Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agents were shot — one fatally — Friday night during violent unrest in Oakland, California, as protests spread across America over the case of George Floyd, a black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer pinned his neck for nearly ten minutes. “Two Federal Protective Services officers stationed … Continue reading Oakland Police: 2 Federal Officers Shot, 1 Fatally During George Floyd Protest

Portland Rioters Burn Police Station, Justice Center

As violent protests sweep the nation following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Portland rioters have set fire to the Portland Police Department and the Justice Center. “The Justice Center, which houses the @PortlandPolice precinct and sheriff’s office, is now under attack,” the Post Millennial Editor-at-large Andy Ngô tweeted at 2:10 a.m.: “Militants had … Continue reading Portland Rioters Burn Police Station, Justice Center

Clyburn: I Have ‘No Confidence’ in Barr Investigating Floyd Death

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) stated that he has “absolutely no confidence” in Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of George Floyd’s death and that Barr “is not about to go about meting out justice in a fair and impartial manner.” Host Erin Burnett asked, “Are you confident that … Continue reading Clyburn: I Have ‘No Confidence’ in Barr Investigating Floyd Death

MN Gov. Walz: I Underestimated ‘Wanton Destruction’ and Crowd Size

During a press conference on Saturday, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) stated that despite the “largest civilian deployment” in the history of the state, law enforcement lacks the numbers to respond to rioting in the state, and that “We cannot arrest people when we’re trying to hold ground.” He also took responsibility “for underestimating the … Continue reading MN Gov. Walz: I Underestimated ‘Wanton Destruction’ and Crowd Size

Watch: Rioters Assault Breitbart Reporter, Another Journalist Outside White House

Violent protesters outside the White House Saturday morning forced at least two journalists, including a reporter for Breitbart News, to flee their coverage assignments, in one of the many incidents of violent unrest sweeping across the nation. The confrontation occurred shortly after midnight, as Breitbart’s Matthew Perdie attempted to film the protesters clashing with White … Continue reading Watch: Rioters Assault Breitbart Reporter, Another Journalist Outside White House

CNN’s Cuomo: Rioting and Destruction Are Wrong, But ‘Motivation for the Wrong Matters’

During CNN’s coverage of the rioting and protests in Minneapolis on Friday, host Chris Cuomo stated that people shouldn’t “give in to the oversimplification of what’s right and what’s wrong” and that lighting a car on fire because “you’re some jackass from out of town, who has dreams of anarchy,” and doing so because you’re … Continue reading CNN’s Cuomo: Rioting and Destruction Are Wrong, But ‘Motivation for the Wrong Matters’

Watch: NYPD Whack Rioter with Car Door, Houston Police Horse Tramples Protester

Protesters and rioters took tumbles during Friday evening’s protests around the country, videos captured and posted online reveal. During riots in Brooklyn, New York, over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a rioter was standing in the road when a New York City Police Department (NYPD) vehicle opened its car door to shove … Continue reading Watch: NYPD Whack Rioter with Car Door, Houston Police Horse Tramples Protester

Democrat Rep. Val Demings: America ‘Is on Fire,’ Trump ‘Walking Around with Gasoline’

Appearing Friday on MSNBC, Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) said the United States is “on fire right now,” and President Donald Trump is “walking around with gasoline” in the wake of protests over the death of George Floyd. [embedded content] A partial transcript is as follows: RACHEL MADDOW: When the president effectively threatens military violence against … Continue reading Democrat Rep. Val Demings: America ‘Is on Fire,’ Trump ‘Walking Around with Gasoline’

Gov. Brian Kemp Activates National Guard as Atlanta Protests Turn Violent

Gov. Brian Kemp (R-GA) announced early on Saturday he would deploy the national guard after protests in Atlanta over the death of George Floyd turned violent. Kemp, who is in his first term as Georgia’s chief executive, made the decision at the request of Atlanta’s mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms. According to the governor’s Twitter account, … Continue reading Gov. Brian Kemp Activates National Guard as Atlanta Protests Turn Violent

Chief Justice John Roberts Sides with Liberal Justices as Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Restrictions on Religious Services

The Supreme Court on Friday night ruled in favor of coronavirus restrictions on religious services in California in a 5-4 decision. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the four liberal justices to side with California’s legal argument that they had the right to shut down or limit religious services. The decision came as thousands of … Continue reading Chief Justice John Roberts Sides with Liberal Justices as Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Restrictions on Religious Services

Maxine Waters Demands Trump ‘Get Out of the Way’ of George Floyd Case

Speaking Friday to FOX 11, Rep. Maxine Waters criticized President Donald Trump’s response to the death of George Floyd, who died after a now-fired and charged Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee onto his neck while in custody. EXCLUSIVE: Congresswoman Maxine Waters and award-winning singer and actress Janelle Monae spoke to FOX 11 just moments after ex-Minneapolis … Continue reading Maxine Waters Demands Trump ‘Get Out of the Way’ of George Floyd Case

Exclusive – Former NYPD Commissioner Bernie Kerik: George Floyd’s Killer Should Have Been Charged with First Degree Murder

Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik told Breitbart News on Friday that fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin should have been charged with first degree murder in the killing of George Floyd. “I was was probably one of the first police chiefs or commissioners around the country that basically came out and said … Continue reading Exclusive – Former NYPD Commissioner Bernie Kerik: George Floyd’s Killer Should Have Been Charged with First Degree Murder

Derek Chauvin’s Wife to File for Divorce After Charged in George Floyd’s Death

The wife of Derek Chauvin, the arrested and charged former Minneapolis police officer at the center of George Floyd’s death, is seeking a divorce, according to her lawyer. “This evening, I spoke with Kellie Chauvin and her family. She is devastated by Mr. Floyd’s death and her utmost sympathy lies with his family, with his loved … Continue reading Derek Chauvin’s Wife to File for Divorce After Charged in George Floyd’s Death

WATCH: Rioters Smash Windows, Loot College Football Hall of Fame

A mob ransacked the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta on Friday night, as civil unrest in response to the death of George Floyd continued to sweep across the country. A very tough night for downtown Atlanta. This is the College Football Hall of Fame. #AtlantaProtest pic.twitter.com/K7vt95n8lV — Blayne Alexander (@ReporterBlayne) May 30, 2020 … Continue reading WATCH: Rioters Smash Windows, Loot College Football Hall of Fame

Watch: Impassioned Minneapolis Shopping Center Owner — ‘If Their Governor and the Mayor Are Not Going to Take Care of This Problem, People Will”

Friday during Minneapolis NBC affiliate KARE’s coverage of the ongoing civil unrest in Minnesota’s Twin Cities, an unidentified man claiming to be a shopping center owner took to the camera to sound off on the situation. The man said if Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Gov. Tim Walz (D-MN) were not willing to act in … Continue reading Watch: Impassioned Minneapolis Shopping Center Owner — ‘If Their Governor and the Mayor Are Not Going to Take Care of This Problem, People Will”

Secret Service Agents Deploy Tear Gas at White House as They Battle Protesters over Barricades

Secret Service agents continued struggling with protesters at the White House on Friday night as protests continue in several major cities in reaction to the death of George Floyd. Shouting protesters rocked and ripped away temporary barricades from Pennsylvania Avenue as Secret Service tugged them back, according to videos from outside the White House posted … Continue reading Secret Service Agents Deploy Tear Gas at White House as They Battle Protesters over Barricades

Cornel West: ‘Thank God We Have People in the Streets’– America Is a ‘Failed Social Experiment’

Appearing Friday on CNN, far-left activist and professor Cornel West reacted to the ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd, stating, “thank God we have people in the streets,” and judging the United States is a “failed social experiment.” A partial transcript is as follows:  DR. CORNEL WEST: With George, it is so clear it was a … Continue reading Cornel West: ‘Thank God We Have People in the Streets’– America Is a ‘Failed Social Experiment’

‘Time for a Change’ — During Riots, Donald Trump Urges Minnesota to Vote Out Democrats

President Donald Trump on Friday urged Minnesota voters to vote out Democrats, as riots continued in reaction to the death of George Floyd. “Time for a change,” Trump wrote with the hashtag #2020, sharing a list of Minnesota Democrats from a supporter. Time for a change! #2020 https://t.co/AECy2GBfys — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 30, … Continue reading ‘Time for a Change’ — During Riots, Donald Trump Urges Minnesota to Vote Out Democrats

VIDEO: Vehicle Drives Through Group of Protesters in Bakersfield, California

A vehicle sped up and drove through a group of protesters in Bakersfield, California, according to videos posted online. Protesters gathered outside the Bakersfield Police Department and surrounded a car before it suddenly sped up and knocked people to the ground. Protesters around the country gathered in major cities to protest the death of  George … Continue reading VIDEO: Vehicle Drives Through Group of Protesters in Bakersfield, California

Minneapolis Protesters Defy Curfew, Clash with National Guard

Protesters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, are defying a city-wide curfew and in some instances clashing with the state’s national guard as the public backlash to the death of George Floyd enters its third night. As of 9:00 p.m. central standard time (CST), hundreds of protesters were on the streets of Minneapolis, despite a mandatory 8:00 p.m. … Continue reading Minneapolis Protesters Defy Curfew, Clash with National Guard

Video: Louisville Journalist Hit by Non-Lethal Bullets on Live TV During Protest

Kaitlin Rust, a reporter for WAVE 3 News, appeared to have been hit with non-lethal bullets fired by a Louisville Metro Police Department officer amid heated protests in downtown Louisville Friday evening, reports WAVE 3 News. Timothy Burke, a former Daily Beast employee, tweeted footage of the purported incident, which occurred on WAVE 3 News’ live broadcast and was … Continue reading Video: Louisville Journalist Hit by Non-Lethal Bullets on Live TV During Protest

Watch: Dallas Police Chief Tells Rioters to Stop Attacking Police

Dallas, Texas, Police Chief Reneé Hall told rioters to stop attacking police officers during protests occurring on Friday evening. In the video captured by Dallas Morning News reporter Obed Manuel, Hall tells a protestor not to attack the police, describing an incident where an office was hit with a rock by a rioter. Dallas Police chief Hall … Continue reading Watch: Dallas Police Chief Tells Rioters to Stop Attacking Police

Atlanta Mayor Excoriates Rioters: ‘You Are Disgracing the Life of George Floyd’

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Bottoms (D) excoriated those causing violence in Georgia’s capital city as protests turned to riots, stating that rioters are “disgracing” their city and “the life of George Floyd and every other person who has been killed in this country.” Angry demonstrators flocked to cities all around the country — from New York … Continue reading Atlanta Mayor Excoriates Rioters: ‘You Are Disgracing the Life of George Floyd’

Ice T: Riots Happen ‘When People Can No Longer Take the Bull S**t’

Rapper and actor Ice T reacted to the violent protests breaking out in cities across the country in response to the police involved death of George Floyd by saying that those doing the rioting have had enough “bull shit.” “People are saying.. They should protest like this or demonstrate like that… We tried Taking a … Continue reading Ice T: Riots Happen ‘When People Can No Longer Take the Bull S**t’

Protesters Block 110 Freeway in Los Angeles, Police Officer Attacked

Friday, on the third night of protesting in downtown Los Angeles over George Floyd’s death, protesters took over the 110 freeway in downtown. At 7:30 p.m. local time, a large group of protesters walked onto the 110 Freeway at Forth Street and blocked both of the northbound and southbound lanes. According to LAPD, the protesters also damaged … Continue reading Protesters Block 110 Freeway in Los Angeles, Police Officer Attacked