Mass Chicago looting leaves 13 officers injured, more than 100 arrested

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Trump defends executive orders to extend financial assistance to Americans amid pandemic

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Search for survivors after deadly Baltimore gas explosion levels homes

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An internal Facebook audit reportedly shows QAnon groups have millions of members, but some employees who ran the investigation fear the company won’t take any action (FB)

As part of an internal investigation probing communities with potential ties to violence on its site, Facebook found millions of followers across thousands of groups associated with the far-right fringe conspiracy theory QAnon, per an NBC News report.However, some Facebook employees fear the company won’t take the necessary action against the 3 million online QAnon…

Deadly gas explosion destroys homes in Baltimore

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Inside the political ad campaign Republican Voters Against Trump

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Illinois makes it a felony to assault retail workers over mask mandates, sending a strong message to anti-mask shoppers

The state of Illinois passed a law that classifies assault or battery against a retail worker who is communicating mask guidelines as “aggravated battery.”Aggravated battery, which is a step up from simple battery, is considered a felony and can carry a sentence of two-to-five years in prison, as well as up to $25,000 in fines. The…

Asylum officers denounce Trump rule they would be charged with enforcing

U.S. government asylum officers on Monday publicly denounced a proposal that would require them to deny safe harbor to migrants who are deemed a public health risk, accusing the Trump administration of using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to advance its restrictive immigration agenda. In a public comment on the proposed rule, the national union…

Trump’s $400 in unemployment aid: When will it start?

President Donald Trump on Saturday authorized an extra $400 in weekly unemployment insurance benefits, a potential financial lifeline for the nation’s 16.3 million jobless workers. Yet while his memorandum makes those payments retroactive to August 1, the money could take weeks to reach people and amount to less than advertised for some claimants. Mr. Trump’s efforts…