Man who sheltered protesters: “It was very instinctual”

D.C. man praised for sheltering protesters Rahul Dubey, the man who sheltered more than 70 protesters in his Washington, D.C., home Monday night told CBSN his actions were purely “instinctual.” Others have called them heroic.  “It was unfathomable,” Dubey said Friday of the police violence used against peaceful protesters right outside his front door. He…

Mark Zuckerberg publicly promises to re-examine Facebook’s rules on posts related to state violence (FB)

Facebook plans to re-examine its policies on state violence.CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company is taking a number of steps to reconsider how it polices its platform.The public post came after mass protests across the US, and a controversial post from Donald Trump that prompted Facebook employees to revolt.The 36-year-old billionaire chief executive didn’t announce…

Industry insiders think $927 million Domo is the next big cloud acquisition – but sources say CEO Josh James has rebuffed encouragement to sell and wants to prove he’s ‘not just a founder, but a CEO’

Data analysis software company Domo has faced challenges during the pandemic, but its stock closed up more than 10% after the company reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings despite the coronavirus crisis.Domo is expected by many analysts to be the next big cloud acquisition target. As one analyst recently told Business Insider, Domo is “one of those…

Buffalo officers leave emergency response team after two cops suspended

Officers from the Buffalo Police Department have resigned from the department’s emergency response team, police commissioner Byron Lockwood said Friday in a statement obtained by CBS affiliate WIVB, but they will remain on the force. The resignations come one day after two officers were suspended without pay after a viral video of a 75-year-old man being shoved…

Moments of dignity, fortitude and restrain in protests

By now you’ve probably seen all the most intense and shocking moments during protests. But did you see this? Actual footage of protesters just walking. This march happened to be in Waco, Texas, but we found lots of remarkably unremarkable video of largely peaceful protests across the nation. From small towns like Wenatchee, Washington —…

What to know about the Strawberry Moon

Nature: Full moon A full moon will take place on Friday night and with it, the “Strawberry Moon” will bring a penumbral lunar eclipse. The June full moon also happens to be the last full moon of spring, an occurrence that was named Strawberry Moon by the Algonquin tribes, according to NASA. The name comes from…

White House makes reporters sit too close because it “looks better”

The White House rearranged the seating at a press event Friday to make reporters sit closer together — defying the government’s own social distancing guidelines — because staff thought it “looks better,” according to the White House Correspondents’ Association president. Reporters expressed concern that the White House was putting their health at risk for better optics.…

Higher unemployment rates impact black workers

African-American workers are suffering from the unemployment avalanche worse than their white counterparts are, according to the nation’s jobs report released Friday. People of color are experiencing unemployment at a higher clip during the coronavirus pandemic and that’s partly due to the frontline service jobs they once held in supermarkets, warehouses and transportation, said economists who track…