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'The CCP's propaganda efforts – seeking to conflate the United States' actions in the wake of the death of George Floyd with the CCP's denial of basic human rights and freedom – should be seen for the fraud that they are,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
The reopened theme park will only operate at 35% capacity, with new rules like mandatory face masks, temperature checks at the entrance, and ground markers
The additional 922 deaths bring the total in the United States to 109,042, and there have been more than 1.89 million cases
The remarks Donald Trump made during a televised White House briefing come 11 days after George Floyd's death and spark confusion as to why Trump thought it was a great day for Floyd
The Dow piles on around 830 points, or 3.2%, to finish at 27,110.98 on Friday, June 5
The United States' unemployment rate is down to 13.3% in May 2020, from 14.7% in April 2020
US forces spokesman Sonny Leggett says the two assaults took place on Thursday, June 4, and Friday, June 5, in separate provinces in Afghanistan
'We had the greatest economy in the history of the world. And that strength let us get through this horrible pandemic, largely through, I think we're doing really well,' says President Donald Trump
Asked if she would support Trump in November's election, Senator Murkowski responds: 'I am struggling with it. I have struggled with it for a long time.'
Open discussion of the brutal suppression, in which hundreds if not thousands are believed to have been killed, is forbidden in mainland China
The crowd stands in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds – the same length of time that officer Derek Chauvin spent with his knee on Floyd's neck
Data show more than 42 million workers in the United States have lost their jobs since mid-March 2020. The country's trade deficit also jumps to $49.5 billion.
'If the United States disregards the fundamental principles of international relations and adopts unilateral measures according to its domestic laws, it will violate WTO rules,' says the Chinese commerce ministry
Led by civil rights activist Al Sharpton, the ceremony will be held in Minneapolis, where George Floyd died on May 25 after being detained by police
'We will continue to stop the flow of money into the pockets of those who oppress the Cuban people,' tweets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
(UPDATED) China says it will now let foreign airlines operate one international route into the country each week, including American carriers which have been affected by a de facto ban
The men allegedly belong to the 'Boogaloo' movement, which has adopted Hawaiian shirts as a uniform and which promotes 'a coming civil war and/or collapse of society,' says a Nevada federal prosecutor
A bare-bones bulletin from the official presidential physician, Sean Conley, says 'there were no findings of significance or changes to report'
Other celebrities like Ryan Reynolds and Chrissy Teigen are also putting up money in solidarity with protesters around the US
The arrest of all 4 officers involved has been a focus for tens of thousands of protesters who have marched the streets of dozens of US cities for the past 9 days
'Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people – does not even pretend to try,' Mattis says
'It was a false report,' Donald Trump tells Fox News radio, before elaborating that he did go into the secure area but only for a 'tiny, little, short period time'
(3rd UPDATE) The move is triggered by China's failure to act on American carriers' requests to resume passenger service
'I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act,' US Defense Secretary Mark Esper says, two days after President Donald Trump said he could do so to call up the army to quash protests
But the pontiff also condemns the violence that followed George Floyd's death in the city of Minneapolis as 'self-destructive and self-defeating'
Digital will play a critical role in the 2020 White House race as social media takes the place of rallies and door-to-door campaigning
Photos of black squares on Instagram – some critics say the #BlackLivesMatter message is at risk of being diluted by brands and individuals who only see an opportunity to promote themselves
A tally by media watchdog groups cites 192 press freedom violations during the latest wave of protests including 131 assaults, of which 108 were by police
At other times, the kneeling serves to defuse soaring tensions – raising the question of whether it is more of a de-escalation tactic
'It is important to wear a mask not only to protect yourself against COVID-19, but also from state surveillance,' says epidemiologist Brandon Brown
'It was traumatic and deeply offensive, in the sense that something sacred was being misused for a political gesture,' Washington's Episcopal Bishop Mariann Budde says
'America is not a battleground. Our fellow citizens are not the enemy,' says retired General Martin Dempsey
'The heroes of America – from Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman, to Abraham Lincoln, to Martin Luther King Jr. – are heroes of unity,' the former US president says
'This virus is exposing endemic inequalities that have too long been ignored,' says Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
(UPDATED) The United States welcomes the suspension, which will last for an initial period of 6 months
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne wants the Australian Embassy to investigate the incident, wherein 7NEWS journalists are slammed with a riot shield and punched and hit with a baton during a broadcast
The injuries of the 4 officers were 'non-life threatening,' St Louis police chief Colonel John Hayden says
'This shocking tragedy clearly crossed that line,' says Tiger Woods
'This is, and will be, a time about standing ground near others as a situation escalates, providing educated support, demonstrating and doing the right thing,' the actor says in an Instagram post
Dozens of business owners in Minneapolis find themselves in a difficult financial situation, facing both the coronavirus and violent protests over the death of George Floyd
The United States officially logs 1,809,109 cases of COVID-19. The death toll and number of cases in the US are by far the worst in the world.
Despite the president's rhetoric, the June 1 protests appear largely peaceful in major cities, though some looting was reported in New York and Los Angeles
The video was taken at the Ohio Statehouse, not the White House
(UPDATED) Both Chinese and Hong Kong officials seize on the unrest gripping the US in their propaganda drive to justify their own crackdown on pro-democracy protests and the national security law plans
(UPDATED) 'Hate just hides. Doesn't go away. And when you have somebody in power who breathes oxygen into the hate under the rocks, it comes out from under the rocks,' Joe Biden says of Donald Trump
In a conference call with governors quickly leaked to several media outlets, Trump tells state leaders to 'dominate' and says they are 'going to look like a bunch of jerks' if they are too soft
Analysts say markets have historically shrugged off civil disruptions
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says US involvement with the organization has made a 'great difference' over the decades and 'it is WHO's wish for this collaboration to continue'
The coronavirus pandemic is deepening inequality for workers in the world's largest economy
New York has its own long history of police violence involving African Americans, with few arrests for fatal incidents and even fewer convictions