Nation's streets calmest in days, protests largely peaceful

Protests were largely peaceful and the nation’s streets were calmer than they have been in days since the killing of George Floyd set off demonstrations that at times brought violence and destruction along with pleas to stop police brutality and injustice against African Americans

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Rescue migrants stranded on chartered Maltese pleasure boats

Around 400 migrants are living in limbo aboard four Maltese tourist boats, chartered by Malta's government which is insisting they'll stay at sea until other European Union countries offer to take some of them in

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Bank of England reminds banks of 'no deal' Brexit risk

The Bank of England is reminding British banks to prepare for the possibility that the U.K. and the European Union will fail to agree a trade deal by the end of the year, amid few signs of progress in discussions between the two sides

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Survey: Businesses cut 2.76 million jobs in May

U.S. businesses shed 2.76 million jobs in May, as the economic damage from the historically unrivaled coronavirus outbreak stretched into a third month

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Italy opens borders ahead of neighbors, beckoning tourists

Rome’s international Leonardo da Vinci airport sprang back to life on Wednesday as Italy opened regional and international borders in the final phase of easing its long coronavirus lockdown

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Friends mourn ex-Indiana football player slain during unrest

To those who knew former Indiana University football player Chris Beaty, it was no surprise that he would participate in a protest over the death of George Floyd

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Germany seeks 5-fold increase in offshore wind power by 2040

The German government wants to increase offshore wind power capacity five-fold by 2040 as part of its plan to wean the country off fossil fuels

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

US Legislatures slow to pass laws limiting use of force

A wave of police killings of young black men in 2014 prompted 24 states to quickly pass some type of law enforcement reform, but many declined to address the most glaring issue: police use of force

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Scientist admits Sweden could have battled virus better

Sweden's chief epidemiologist has shown some contrition as criticism has grown over the country’s hotly debated approach to fighting the coronavirus pandemic

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

UN: Yemen programs fighting virus might stop by end of June

The United Nations is warning that its programs to fight the coronavirus in war-torn Yemen might have to stop by the end the month unless they get an immediate injection of cash

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Germany wants to kick extremists out of military faster

The German government has agreed on a bill that would speed up the dismissal of soldiers involved in extremism or serious crimes

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Widow: Retired police captain died protecting friend's store

The widow of a retired police captain who died during a night of violent protests in St. Louis says he was trying to protect a friend’s pawn shop

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

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