Naya Rivera: Glee star likely drowned in tragic accident, police say

Image copyrightReuters Image caption Rivera appeared in movie and TV however was finest recognized for musical comedy GleeGlee star Naya Rivera is believed to have drowned in a “tragic accident” whereas boating together with her younger son on a lake in California, police say. The 33-year-old was reported lacking on Wednesday afternoon when her boat … Read more

Biden challenges Trump with ‘Buy American’ economic plan

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption Joe Biden lambasted US President Donald Trump, arguing he did not ship on his economic guaranteesDemocratic presidential contender Joe Biden has laid out his rescue plan for the coronavirus-crippled US economic system, whereas lashing President Donald Trump as incompetent. Mr Biden mentioned his $700bn (£560bn) plan could be the most … Read more

US Supreme Court rules half of Oklahoma is Native American land

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption The Five Tribes of Oklahoma – Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw and Seminole and Muscogee Nation – proudly uphold their traditionsThe US Supreme Court has dominated about half of Oklahoma belongs to Native Americans, in a landmark case that additionally quashed a toddler rape conviction. The justices determined 5-Four that an jap … Read more

Robert Fuller: Hanging death of black man ruled suicide

Image copyrightGoFundMe Image caption Robert Fuller’s household had been sceptical of the preliminary suicide discoveringA black man who was discovered hanging from a tree in a California park died by suicide, authorities have mentioned. Robert Fuller, 24, had a historical past of psychological sickness and took his personal life on 10 June in Palmdale, Los … Read more

US sanctions Chinese officials over Xinjiang ‘violations’

Image copyrightReuters Image caption US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo mentioned the US was appearing towards ‘horrific and systematic abuses’ in XinjiangThe US has introduced sanctions towards Chinese politicians who it claims are chargeable for human rights violations towards Muslim minorities in Xinjiang. China is accused of mass detentions, spiritual persecution and compelled sterilisation of … Read more

Michael Cohen, Trump’s ex-lawyer, ordered back to jail

Image copyrightGetty Images Michael Cohen, President Trump’s ex-personal lawyer, is back in jail. Cohen, who’s serving a 3 yr sentence associated to hush funds made for Mr Trump, was launched from jail in May, due to coronavirus considerations. The authorities stated Cohen had now been returned to jail after refusing the circumstances of his residence … Read more

Teachers express concern about US schools reopening

As President Trump urges schools to reopen, academics throughout the nation fear that it’s tough to guard college students and themselves. His press secretary Kayleigh McEnany instructed reporters on Thursday that they’re protected to reopen and that “the kid will at all times come first”. Coronavirus circumstances within the nation proceed to climb, significantly in … Read more

Johnny Depp accuses Amber Heard of misleading psychiatrist

Image copyrightAFP Image caption Johnny Depp advised a courtroom his ex-wife Amber Heard advised “porkie pies” about him.Johnny Depp has accused his ex-wife Amber Heard of misleading a psychiatrist about their relationship, as his libel declare towards the Sun newspaper continued. The actor advised the High Court Ms Heard, 34, advised “porkie pies” suggesting he … Read more

Facebook bans ‘Roger Stone disinformation community’

Image copyrightReuters Facebook has eliminated a disinformation community it says was linked to “Roger Stone and his associates”. Mr Stone was a long-time political strategist and is an ally of US President Donald Trump. He was convicted of mendacity to Congress in 2019. He has denied involvement with the misinformation community. Facebook additionally stated it … Read more

US student visas: ‘A lot of students I know are scared for the future’

The unfold of coronavirus has led to main modifications for increased training throughout the world, with many establishments embracing digital tuition as a technique to permit students to proceed their studying. But US immigration authorities have now stated that worldwide students whose programs transfer absolutely on-line this autumn may face having their visas revoked. An … Read more

US Supreme Court to rule on revealing Trump tax returns

Image copyrightGetty Images The US Supreme Court is ready to resolve whether or not President Donald Trump’s tax returns and different monetary data may be examined by Congress and prosecutors – a ruling with doubtlessly large political penalties. Mr Trump refuses to share paperwork regarding his fortune and enterprise. His legal professionals argue he enjoys … Read more

MLS returns: Nani helps Orlando beat Inter Miami after powerful protest

Players from throughout the MLS raised a gloved fist to the sky as a part of their protestPlayers from throughout Major League Soccer joined a pre-match anti-racism demonstration as soccer returned within the US for the primary time since March. In the primary recreation for the reason that coronavirus shutdown, ex-Manchester United winger Nani scored … Read more

Me Too founder Tarana Burke: Movement not over now Weinstein is in jail

Image copyrightGetty Images Sexual abuse activist Tarana Burke says Harvey Weinstein being jailed this 12 months was “astonishing” however removed from the tip of the Me Too motion. Tarana started utilizing the phrase “Me Too” in 2006 to lift consciousness of ladies who had been abused. Eleven years later, the motion discovered international recognition after … Read more

George Floyd: Officer told dying man to ‘cease yelling’

Image copyrightTwitter/Ruth Richardson Image caption George Floyd repeatedly told the cops who detained him that he couldn’t breatheThe US police officer accused of George Floyd’s homicide told him to cease speaking as he repeatedly gasped below the man’s knee, in accordance to court docket paperwork. The unarmed black man cried out for his late mom … Read more

Canada projects $343bn deficit amid Covid ‘uncertainty’

Image copyrightReuters Image caption Finance Minister Bill MorneauCanada is projecting a $343bn ($241bn, £200bn) deficit – greater than a 1000% improve – for the upcoming fiscal yr. The authorities has been pumping cash into the economic system since March, to mitigate the results of the pandemic. It is the biggest deficit, when in comparison with … Read more

University of California names first Black president

Image copyrightUniversity of California Image caption Michael Drake turns into the college’s president amid unprecedented challenges posed by Covid-19The University of California (UC) has named a black president for the first time within the public establishment’s 150-year historical past. Michael Drake, 69, will lead one of the biggest public college methods within the US starting … Read more

Alexander Vindman, witness ‘bullied by Trump’, quits US military

Media playback is unsupported in your system Media captionThe impeachment saga from starting to finishA senior official fired from the White House after testifying in opposition to Donald Trump in his impeachment trial has stop the military. Lt Col Alexander Vindman was the sufferer of a “marketing campaign of bullying, intimidation and retaliation” by the … Read more

Coronavirus: Elite universities sue over US visa ruling

Image copyrightEPA Image caption A socially-distanced celebration of law-school commencement at Harvard in MayTwo elite US universities are suing immigration companies over a call to withdraw visas from overseas college students whose programs transfer totally on-line. Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed the lawsuit towards Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). … Read more

Mary Kay Letourneau: Teacher who married boy she raped dies at 58

Image copyrightPhoto by Sipa/Rex/Shutterstock Image caption Mary Kay Letourneau was returned to jail by a Seattle court docket in 1998A former instructor from Washington state whose relationship with a pupil led to a jail sentence and worldwide notoriety has died of most cancers aged 58. Mary Kay Letourneau was convicted of second-degree baby rape in … Read more

Kanye West: Presidential hopeful wants to run the White House like Wakanda

Image copyrightAFP Image caption Kanye West met President Trump in 2016Kanye West has given the US and the world a glimpse of what President Kanye could be like, in his first interview since suggesting he’ll run for workplace. The rapper mentioned he would mannequin his White House operation on Wakanda, the fictional kingdom from Black … Read more

Coronavirus: Biden vows to reverse Trump WHO withdrawal

Image copyrightReuters Image caption Mr Biden has a wholesome lead within the polls, with simply 4 months to go until the electionUS Democratic challenger Joe Biden has stated he’ll reverse President Donald Trump’s transfer to withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO) “on day one” if he wins November’s election. Mr Trump formally started the … Read more

JK Rowling joins 150 public figures decrying ‘cancel tradition’

Image copyrightReuters Some 150 writers, lecturers and activists – together with authors JK Rowling, Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood – have signed an open letter denouncing so-called cancel tradition. They say they applaud a latest “wanted reckoning” on racial justice, however argue it has fuelled stifling of open debate. The letter denounces “a vogue for … Read more

FBI director: China is ‘biggest risk’ to US

Image copyrightReuters Image caption FBI Director Christopher Wray, pictured in February, described a wide-ranging marketing campaign by the Chinese authorities to disrupt US lifeThe director of the FBI has stated that acts of espionage and theft by China’s authorities pose the “biggest long-term risk” to the way forward for the US. Speaking to the Hudson … Read more

Black America Speaks: What black radio makes of this moment

Image copyrightCourtesy KCOH Image caption Dre Barnes says ‘allow them to know you’ve got ardour’The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has reignited the dialog about racial equality all over the world. BBC World Service has been listening in to some of what’s being stated on black-owned radio stations throughout the United States. As half … Read more

Five shocking passages in Mary Trump’s tell-all book

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption Pictures of Donald Trump’s dad and mom, seen in the White House’s Oval OfficeA tell-all memoir written by President Donald Trump’s niece claims that he’s a “narcissist” who now threatens the life of each American. Mary Trump’s book, Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most … Read more

Coronavirus: Moguls and lobbyists get millions in government aid

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has been underneath strain to share extra details about the PPP loansThe US government has distributed greater than $521bn (415bn) to companies from its emergency coronavirus aid. This week, the general public lastly obtained a glimpse of who’s been getting the cash. The listing, launched … Read more