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Four Officers Involved In George Floyd’s Death Face Charges

UNITED STATES—All four police officers involved in the death of George Floyd, 46, are now in police custody and facing charges. During a press conference on Wednesday, May 3, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced that the Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd are facing charges for second-degree unintentional murder, as well as aiding and abetting...

Woman Attacked On Video In Rochester, NY

UNITED STATES—On Saturday, May 30, in Rochester, New York, a woman and her husband were attacked by a group of looters outside of their home. The incident was captured on video and shared on Twitter, by a user named Andy Swan. The woman who is being attacked in the video is 24-year-old Madison Mavity, whose home is located above...

A Nation Of Empty Hospitals

UNITED STATES—According to the United States Department of Defense, as of April 9, the number of patients at overflow hospitals in New York has doubled. Two oxygen machines used to treat Coronavirus patients in the Queens, New York area were overloaded which caused the machines to fail. Patients were transported to overflow temporary hospitals at the convention center and...

NY Governor Bans Possible COVID-19 Drug

UNITED STATES−New York Governor Andrew Cuomo banned the Food and Drug Administration approved drug, hydroxychloroquine, as a potential cure for COVID-19. According to News Day, Cuomo placed bans on the state of New York restricting doctors from prescribing chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19. The drug may only be used for patients in state-approved clinical trials and FDA-approved uses...

Four U.S. Senators Sold Stocks Prior To Market Crash

UNITED STATES—Four U.S. Senators sold their million dollar stocks days prior to the market crashing due to the Coronavirus. Senators Dianne Feinstein of California, Richard Burr of North Carolina, Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, and James Inhofe of Oklahoma, all sold their stocks ahead of the market crash. The stocks were reportedly worth millions of dollars. Feinstein and her husband...

President Announces Goal To Get America Back To Work

UNITED STATES−President Trump announced during a virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, March 24, that he wants the country back to work by by Easter, which is Sunday, April 12. The Town Hall was held outside with very few people in attendance. Among those present was Vice President Mike Pence, Leader of the Coronavirus Task Force. He spoke with Fox News...

Congress Reaches Deal On Stimulus Package Bill

UNITED STATES─Members of Congress reached a deal on Wednesday, March 25, for a $2 trillion stimulus package bill to provide funds to Americans and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made on the Senate floor by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer after negotiating with U.S. Secretary of Treasurer Steven Mnuchin. The passage...

President Trump Implements The Defense Production Act

UNITED STATES−President Donald Trump announced the implementation of the Defense Production Act on Wednesday, March 18. The bill will give the federal government the authority to request manufacturers to ramp up the production of  needed medical supplies like surgical masks, ventilators, respirators, and allow  the expansion of hospital capacity in an effort to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) which originated...

Pelosi Attempts To Include Abortion Funding In Coronavirus Bill

UNITED STATES−Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi attempted to hide abortion funding in a slush fund for the new Family First Coronavirus Response Act bill. The Hyde Amendment strictly prohibits federal funding to be used to pay for abortions. White House officials are  accusing  Pelosi of attempting to use a loophole in the Coronavirus funding set aside for the diagnostic...

President Calls For Unity Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

UNITED STATES−President Donald Trump addressed the county on Wednesday, March 11, calling for unity in the wake of the Coronavirus, and noted that the spread of the virus is now a National Emergency. President Trump placed a 30-day travel ban on flights coming into the U.S. from Europe beginning starting Friday, March 13 in an effort to mitigate and contain...
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