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Groups condemn detainment of journalists in Atlanta protests

ATLANTA (AP) — Journalism organizations are condemning authorities’ detainment of two journalists who were covering protests in Atlanta. The Georgia chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists said in a news release that one journalist was detained Sunday and another on Monday ... Reported by Seattle Times

Nine states, DC vote amid coronavirus pandemic, social unrest

Those voting Tuesday include the District of Columbia, Idaho, Indiana, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and South Dakota. Reported by Hindu

UK lawmakers 'conga' round parliament to cast their votes

Hundreds of British lawmakers spent over an hour in enormous queues through the imposing corridors and halls of the Palace of Westminster on Tuesday, casting their first ever socially-distanced votes. Reported by Reuters

Teens at Dallas cafe make meal kits for needy amid COVID-19

DALLAS (AP) — Chef Chad Houser opened his downtown Dallas restaurant five years ago to help give teens coming out of juvenile detention stability, and a push toward success. When the coronavirus pandemic threatened that mission, he found a way to not only keep the teens working — and also ... Reported by Seattle Times

LA pizza shop weathers pandemic, takes beating from vandals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After his Los Angeles pizza shop was crippled for two months by the coronavirus pandemic, Bobby Alt reopened Saturday excited to finally dish out slices to customers in person. By the time he closed for the night, he feared the worst for his little business. A largely ... Reported by Seattle Times

California panel orders judge removed for sexual misconduct

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California agency tasked with disciplining judges has ordered an appellate court justice removed from office because of years of misconduct, including unwanted touching of women and undignified behavior. The Commission on Judicial Performance said in a statement Tuesday ... Reported by Seattle Times

Recent college grads benefiting from impact of landmark ADA

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Recent college graduates with disabilities are as likely as their peers without disabilities to hold jobs, according to a national survey that suggests they have benefited from coming of age under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The survey by the University of New ... Reported by Seattle Times

Bell, Telus give 5G contracts to Europeans, Huawei shut out

TORONTO (AP) — Two of Canada’s three major telecommunication companies announced Tuesday they’ve decided not to use Chinese tech giant Huawei for their next-generation 5G wireless network. Bell Canada announced that Sweden-based Ericsson will be its supplier and Telus Corp. later ... Reported by Seattle Times

HC asks Centre to file affidavit on PM CARES fund in two weeks’ time

Petition seeks transparency on funds received and spent, appointment of more trustees for proper checks Reported by Hindu

Prosecutors delay case against man who drove into crowd

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The case against a man who drove his semitrailer into a crowd of protesters on a closed Minneapolis freeway has been delayed pending further investigation, prosecutors said Tuesday. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said in a statement Tuesday that the case against the ... Reported by Seattle Times

800 migrants sent home in buses from Gurugram

Around 800 migrants from Bihar, stranded at Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Sector 38 here for more than 24 hours, were sent back to their home districts on T Reported by Hindu

Who’s Wearing a Mask? Women, Democrats and City Dwellers

As states continue to lift restrictions that were put in place to curb the coronavirus outbreak and as Americans start going out in public again, recent surveys suggest that gender, political affiliation and education level are factors that have a bearing on who is wearing a mask, and who ... Reported by Seattle Times

With mastaba, he wanted to build a monument': Zaki Nusseibeh on Christo

The Christo Nusseibeh remembers is a man who would be full of energy and enthusiasm. Reported by Khaleej Times

Combating coronavirus: UAE residents excited to get back to offices, 'normal' lives

Dutch resident Matthijs Stinnissen said he wasn't surprised that the city was going back to 100 per cent. Reported by Khaleej Times

Any resurgence of virus would likely be local, says UK testing coordinator

Any resurgence of COVID-19 in Britain would probably be local and patchy, testing coordinator John Newton said on Tuesday. Reported by Reuters

Life And Death For Yemen’s Women And Girls, As Funding Evaporates

In mid-May, just as the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Yemen, funding for UNFPA’s life-saving reproductive health services dried up. The agency has been forced to suspend the provision of reproductive healthcare in 140 out of the 180 health facilities, it supports, meaning only 40 now ... Reported by Eurasia Review


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