Buffalo Police Officers Quit In Protest Of Colleague’s Suspension

All 57 members of a police tactical unit in Buffalo have resigned from their team to protest against the suspension of two colleagues who were filmed shoving a 75-year-old man to the ground, officials of the northern New York city said on Friday. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/cross-rivers-youths-protest-alleged-killing-colleague/ Two members of the Buffalo Police Department’s Emergency Response Team were suspended on Thursday and are being investigated after a local radio station released video of the incident involving the protester, Martin Gugino. The video, which has been viewed more than 70 million times,…

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Greoge Floyd: No Justice Except All Four Cops Jailed

Protesters in the United States city of Minneapolis welcomed Friday’s murder charge against the white officer who knelt on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, but demanded the three other officers involved be arrested as well. “It’s an absolute outrage because it isn’t just one officer who is responsible for the murder of George Floyd,” said Ayaan Dahir, a Minneapolis resident and activist. “They all need to be arrested and charged.” Floyd died on Monday after policeman Derek Chauvin pinned him to the ground as he repeatedly…

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George Floyd Family Seek For Independent Autopsy

The family lawyers of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died in US police custody, have requested his body for an independent autopsy after the county coroner raised doubts about suffocation as the cause of death. The 46-year-old died on Monday after Derek Chauvin, a white officer in Minneapolis, pinned his neck down to the ground with his knee for nearly nine minutes. His death has sparked protests demanding justice across the United States. The Hennepin County medical examiner said the combined effects of being restrained, potential intoxicants in…

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BREAKING: US Officially Launches SpaceX Dragon Capsule

Today marks a historic moment in the Technological Stride of the United States of America, as the Whitehouse Successfully launches #SpaceXDragonCapsule into Space. President Trump in a Worldwide broadcast congratulate Americans for achieving this breakthrough despite the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. He therefore promised justice would be saved innock #GeorgeFloyd Murder Case involving an Agent of the Minnesota Police Department. Read tweets from President Donald Trump Official Twitter account;

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Social Media: President Trump Signs Executive Order

On Thursday, the US president Donald trump fulfilled his threat to “do something about social media” by signing executive order to that effect. Trump had threatened to silence social media platforms for what he claimed are “stifling free speech” and silencing conservatives. “This will be a Big Day for Social Media” he tweeted a few hours before he signed the executive order. The motive behind the order has centered on the events of Tuesday, when Twitter fact-checked him following his tweets calling mail-in voting fraud. Twitter attached a link under…

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#GeorgeFloyd: DEREK CHAUVIN’S WIFE WANTS DIVORCE

Na the matter we dey America the settle now. The wife of Derek Chauvin, who was just charged with 3rd degree murder after the death of George Floyd, has filed for divorce. Derk Chauvin Who is reported to have been a racists for a very long time and has a long time profile history of assaults on black men. He had also killed 3 people during his time as a Minneapolis Police officer,people claimed he should have been charged with First degree murder had he had known Floyd for 17…

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Black Man Killed In The US State Of Minnesota

A Black man who yelled “I cannot breathe” as a white Minneapolis police officer pinned him down with his knee in the US state of Minnesota died late on Monday, police confirmed, drawing outrage from community members and leaders, and leading to the officers’ termination. Video of the incident shows the police officer pinning down George Floyd, believed to be in his 40s, to the pavement with his knee on the man’s neck for several minutes. Floyd was identified by prominent civil rights lawyer Ben Crump, who said he had…

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US Treasury Rejects Stoppage Of AFD’S Board Investigations

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected plans by the African Development Bank’s board to end an investigation into its president, Akinwumi Adesina, and called for an independent probe into allegations against him. In a letter dated May 22 and addressed to Niale Kaba, chairwoman of the bank’s board of governors, Mnuchin said the Treasury disagrees with findings by the bank’s ethics committee that “totally exonerated” Adesina. Kaba confirmed receipt of the document and declined further comment. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/burundi-elections-ndayishimiye-new-president/ The intervention by the Treasury, the AfDB’s biggest non-African shareholder, comes…

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FBI Says Texas Shooting Is Terrorism-Related

A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead is being investigated as “terrorism-related”, the FBI said Thursday. The shooting began around 6:15am (11:15 GMT) on Thursday at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. The attacker tried to speed through a gate at the base in a vehicle, but security personnel put up a barrier in time to stop the shooting, US officials told The Associated Press news agency. The man then got out of the car and opened fire, striking and wounding…

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US warns Iran against its Warships

Warning follows a threat by Trump who recently told the Navy to fire on any Iranian ships that harass US vessels. In an alert that appeared aimed squarely at Iran, the United States Navy issued a warning on Tuesday to mariners in the Gulf to stay 100 meters (109 yards) away from US warships or risk being “interpreted as a threat and subject to lawful defensive measures”. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/palestinian-president-voids-all-agreements-with-us-and-israel/ The notice to mariners, which was first reported by Reuters News Agency, follows US President Donald Trump’s threat last month…

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Palestinian President Voids all Agreements with US and Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Tuesday that his administration considers all agreements signed with Israel and the United States null and void, after Israel declared it would annex parts of the occupied West Bank, according to local media reports. Palestinian news agency Wafa reported that Abbas made the announcement during an emergency meeting held in Ramallah to discuss the Israeli plans. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/african-leaders-say-coronavirus-aid-falling-short/ The Palestine Liberation Organization and the State of Palestine are absolved, as of today, of all the agreements and understandings with the American and Israeli…

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WHO’s ‘Failure’ On COVID-19 ‘Cost Many Lives’ – US

The United States on Monday slammed the World Health Organization’s “failure” to obtain and provide vital information on COVID-19 that could have reined in the pandemic and saved many lives. “We must be frank about one of the primary reasons this outbreak spun out of control: there was a failure by this organisation to obtain the information that the world needed, and that failure cost many lives,” US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said in a video address to the WHO’s main annual meeting. Read Also: https://theemage.com/chris-oyakhilome-gets-uk-regulator-sanctions/…

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