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Trump Tweets Gun Video; Colorado Police Probe: Protest Wrap

President Donald Trump on Monday retweeted a widely scrutinized video of a St. Louis couple aiming guns at a protest march. The couple stood in front of their house armed with guns, shouting back and forth with Black Lives Matter protesters near the street, the St. Louis Post -Dispatch reported. Demonstrators there were marching on the home of Mayor Lyda Krewson to demand her resignation after America Finance Cryptocurrency News she read aloud names and addresses of protesters who wanted to cut police funding. Police are investigating the incident.
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves defended the couple, writing they “were totally within their rights (although they might want to work on trigger discipline).” Lawmakers in Reeves’ state voted Sunday to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its flag after 126 years. America Finance Stock Market It’s the last state with the symbol on its flag, now voided amid the turmoil, anger and reform set off by George Floyd’s death in a police hold on May 25. Reeves has said he would sign the bill quickly. A commission will now design a new flag, and their design will be put to voters in November.

The NBA plans to paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ on the courts it will be using in Orlando, Florida, when it resumes the league’s Covid-shortened season late next month, ESPN reported. After widespread voting issues during the Georgia primary, the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks will turn their home arena into the largest polling site in state history.
The city of Aurora, Colorado, has suspended three officers pending an investigation over photos taken at a memorial for Elijah McClain, local TV station CBS4 reports. The photos reportedly involve officers reenacting the restraint that preceded McClain’s death. The city’s interim police chief said in a statement the investigation is the department’s top priority and will be publicly released. Inc.’s live streaming site Twitch temporarily banned Trump’s account including for reposting a 2016 speech in which he characterized Mexicans as rapists. Reddit took down 2,000 pages including Trump fan board  America Finan Press Release r/The_Donald over hate speech concerns. Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube took down six channels it said promote white supremacist content, including those of David Duke, Stefan Molyneux and Richard Spencer.
Facebook faces a widening advertiser exodus as critics try to pressure the social media company into more aggressively controlling hate speech and disinformation on its platform. Starbucks, Pfizer, Levi Strauss, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Verizon, Diageo, Patreon and Beam Suntory are among those saying they’d curtail ad spending. Some $56 billion in market value, including $7 billion of CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth, was erased Friday as the shares fell after Unilever said it would halt spending on Facebook properties this year, though shares recovered a portion of those losses Monday.
Republican Senator Tim Scott said he would meet with Democrat lawmakers this week to discuss police reform legislation. “If there is a path forward, we should find it,” Scott said in an interview with CNN. “It’s a crying shame that the average person in this nation will not benefit from the parts of the bill that both sides agree upon right now
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