Jailed Russian opposition figure Navalny announces he will go on hunger strike, demands medication & doctor of his own choosing

Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny has announced that he will begin a hunger strike to protest his prison conditions. He claims his health is deteriorating due to the refusal of proper medical care and “sleep deprivation.” The activist is serving time in jail after being found guilty earlier this year of breaking the conditions of […]

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Trump demands action against ‘lowlifes’ after American flag goes up in flames near White House (VIDEOS)oild glory

US President Donald Trump has called on lawmakers to “do something” about protesters who burn American flags, apparently inspired by demonstrators who set Old Glory ablaze just blocks away from the White House. “It is a shame that Congress doesn’t do something about the lowlifes that burn the American Flag. It should be stopped, and […]

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‘No room’ for embodiment of ‘violent bigotry’: Pelosi demands removal of 4 portraits of House Speakers who joined Confederacy

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has demanded that four portraits of her predecessors who served in the Confederacy be taken down as a measure to “combat bigotry” as America continues to reel from massive anti-racism protests. Pelosi penned a letter to the House Clerk requesting the “immediate removal” of the paintings as part of her […]

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A Black Man Was Found Hanging From a Tree, and a Community Demands Answers

City officials in Palmdale, Calif., said on Saturday that they support calls by activists and residents who have demanded an independent investigation into the death of a 24-year-old black man who was found hanging from a tree in a public square this week. The death of the man, Robert L. Fuller, which officials initially deemed […]

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Trump Demands CNN Retract a Poll, as OANN Teases a Rosier View

President Trump’s re-election campaign has sued several news outlets for coverage it deemed unflattering. On Wednesday, the president’s team added a new wrinkle to its media intimidation tactics: demanding that a TV network retract a poll it did not like. In an unusual cease-and-desist letter, the Trump campaign called on CNN to retract and apologize […]

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‘Homage to hate, not heritage’: Pelosi demands removal of all Confederate statues from US Capitol

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for all Confederate statues in Congress to be removed, insisting they represent “cruelty and barbarism” and are a “grotesque affront” to American ideals. The call to scrap the monuments came on Wednesday, with Pelosi penning a letter to the Library of Congress demanding the statues be taken down, arguing they […]

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G.O.P. Struggles With Public’s Rage and Demands for Police Overhaul

Republicans are also feeling pressure from a newly confident Democratic Party, which believes it has finally reclaimed ground when it comes to public trust around law and safety. Many of them fear that Democrats will brand any compromise that Republicans would be willing to accept as insufficient, and use the issue instead to score political […]

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How Trump’s Demands for a Full House in Charlotte Derailed a Convention

But the Republican Party risks losing something by shifting plans at the last minute, Mr. Madden said. “It could rob the party and the convention-goers of a well-organized, seamless experience that also serves as a clarion call for the party faithful heading into the crucial final stages of the general election,” he said. Adding to […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Taiwan demands China apologise for Tiananmen Square massacre, Beijing balks

On the eve of the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) called on China to issue an apology for the incident, but Beijing quickly dismissed the idea. On Wednesday (June 3), the MAC issued a statement in which it called on China to re-examine the “historical truth” of the […]

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Live Updates on George Floyd Protests: Trump Demands a Crackdown in a Tirade to Governors

It’s a Monday evening in Minneapolis. Police respond to a call about a man who allegedly used a counterfeit $20 bill to buy cigarettes. Seventeen minutes later, the man they are there to investigate lies motionless on the ground, and is pronounced dead shortly after. The man was 46-year-old George Floyd, a bouncer originally from […]

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