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USA TODAY poll: Americans want major police reform, more focus on serious crime | USA Today

People are angry after the death of an African American man in police custody and protests have emerged against police brutality and racial inequality. When looking into what Americans want to be done about the police state, a poll shows that many Americans are looking toward police reform. The poll was conducted by Ipsos and interviewed 1,113 U.S. adults and ... Read More »

‘Not your old-school Aryan Nation guy’: Army case highlights evolving threat | NPR News

Army Pvt. Ethan Melzer was told he was deploying to Turkey as soon as he got the news the treason investigation began. He then started sharing sensitive military information about his unit to members if a satanic neo-Nazi network called the Order of the Nine Angels. This group supports ideologies such as white supremacy, satanism, and Jihadist ideologies. The federal ... Read More »

Afghanistan war: Russia denies paying militants to kill US troops | BBC News

US Troop in Afghanistan. Picture for decoratie purposes only.

The news outlets cite a U.S. source, but President Donald Trump has denied ever being briefed on the information. Russia’s Embassy twitter account has been tweeting that the New York Times has been producing “fake news.” This comes out after the U.S. is trying to come up with ways to withdrawal troops after 18 years in Afghanistan. Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-53204747 Read More »

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong | Reuters

The Chinese government will hunker down and punish anyone who seems to be anti-government. This will change the way of life for many of those who reside in Hong Kong. 23 years ago the British colony was handed over to China. The Chinese Parliament passed national security legislation on Tuesday, changing the way the government process and punishes threats. This ... Read More »

WHO chief on COVID-19 pandemic: ‘The worst is yet to come’ | NPR News

By the looks of it, the fight against COVID-19 is far from over. The World Health Organization warns nations across the globe to continue the fight and realize that numbers are still rising. In a statement made in Geneva, the World Health Organization Director- General Tedros Ghebreyesus criticized countries that are making up excuses against contact tracing as well as ... Read More »

Russians offered Taliban bounties to kill US troops: Military official | ABC News

Over the past 18 years 2,300 U.S troops have died in Afghanistan in a fight against the Taliban. New questions arise after Russia might have put a bounty over U.S troops heads in attempt to encourage more killings of U.S troops by the Taliban. This information was informed to President Donald Trump in March. However, in a tweet the President ... Read More »

WHO, partners unveil ambitious plan to deliver 2 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine to high-risk populations | STAT News

This plan was released Friday. The groups considered high risk would be those who work in the health care field, those who have medical conditions like Diabetes, and people over the age of 65. The organizations effort also includes making sure all countries have access to treatment. The effort would come at an estimated cost of over $18.1 billion. In ... Read More »

China opened an embassy on a tiny, remote Pacific island during the pandemic. Here’s why | CNN

China, along with a few other countries have planted an embassy on a small remote island located in the Pacific. The site of geo-political competition is called Kiribati. This island serves as a self-governed island that is controlled by Beijing. While these islands used to have close ties with America, their loyalty is shifting towards Beijing which offers them diplomatic ... Read More »

China flag row mars US-Russia nuclear arms talks in Vienna | South China Morning Post

In a Tweet by Ambassador Marshall S. Billingslea, the Chinese flag is shown at a negotiating table where Russia and the U.S are discussing disarmament. This photo has sparked a lot of Chinese criticism after China has not taken apart in the discussion or showed up to talk about it after U.S pressure. Some have accused the act of placing ... Read More »

Combat patches approved for US soldiers in Saudi Arabia since oil facilities attack | Military.com

This patch first introduced after WWI honors those who wear it for their military service and their personal sacrifice in dangerous combat zones. It has now been approved for those who served in Saudi Arabia after a series of drone and cruise missile attacks targeted Saudi Arabi oil facilities. Those who have been permitted to wear the patch must have ... Read More »