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Violence escalates overnight between governments, protesters after thousands march in downtown Portland

Portland mothers and fathers marched in droves Monday night, joining demonstrators on the 54th night of the demonstrations, which would later swell overnight in the city under escalating tensions with the government. The members of the parent group, dressed in yellow and orange, marched together from the waterfront in the city center to the judicial center. They reportedly set out …

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Fight for G.O.P. Convention escalates in North Carolina

The Republicans, who planned their party’s convention on Thursday, gave the governor of North Carolina 3 June to approve security measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus during the event scheduled for Charlotte in August. The move came when President Trump put pressure on Democratic leaders to allow him to hold the type of convention he wanted and because …

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Trump escalates tensions with the World Health Organization over a coronavirus pandemic and repeats the threat of holding back funding

US President Donald Trump escalated tensions with the World Health Organization on Wednesday, criticized the agency’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and threatened to withhold funding. “So we’re going to do a study, do an investigation, and make a decision about what we’re going to do. In the meantime, we’re holding back,” Trump said at a press conference at the …

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Hong Kong protests: As violence escalates, elections appear as a new focal point

The clash escalated this week after police shot and wounded a 21-year-old demonstrator on Monday. The same day, the demonstrators poured liquid on a 57-year-old man and set fire to it. Both victims remained in hospital on Tuesday. The authorities in Hong Kong and Beijing face another impending decision to hold local elections on November 24, another sign of their …

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Feds bust the door safely, issue summonses as the probe escalates against the Giuliani staff

Steven Fruman's subpoena is the last indication of prosecutors' actions since the hasty arrest of his brother Igor Fruman and another defendant, Lev Parnas, at an airport near Washington. Since then, the investigators have distributed several subpoenas and carried out several searches. In one case, the door of a safe was blown off to access the contents, sources CNN said. …

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Warren escalates fight with Facebook over political ads

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wanted to turn around Facebook Inc. FB 2.31% disagree with the political ad policy and place an ad with a false claim about the chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to highlight complaints about how the social media giant deals with misinformation. The ad that ran the Warren presidential campaign on Facebook states that Mr. Zuckerberg supports the re-election …

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A damaged Trump turns an alternative reality as the impeachment probe escalates

President Trump paced up and down. He showed. He parried – joked with the hand of a reporter and blocked someone else's iPhone with his own. But then came the break-up, a sudden shift into the distressed alternative reality that has consumed him since the House Democrats launched their impeachment investigation against Trump, urging his Ukrainian counterpart to soil a …

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China's economy is deteriorating in July, industrial growth is at its 17-year low as the trade war escalates

PEKING (Reuters) – China's economy stumbled more-than-expected in July, with industrial production growth plummeting to more than 17-years low as the worsening US trade war hit businesses and consumers harder. FILE PHOTO: Trucks are transporting containers in a port in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China, July 11, 2019. REUTERS / STRINGER China's activities have continued to cool and raise questions over …

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Hong Kong Crisis Escalates With Citywide Strike, Spreading Clashes

HONG KONG-A city-wide strike and three-days of violent clashes with the city in a political crisis, as Hong Kong's leader calls the situation dangerous and unstable but no compromises to abate the unrest. Dozens of flights into and out of the city were canceled through the day while commuters were stranded by delays to subway services. In many stations, protesters …

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