The legislation seeks to limit legal protections for police and create a national database of excessive-force incidents, among other changes. Whether Republican-controlled Senate will clear the bill is still unclear.
Many people in Hong Kong plan to commemorate the bloody 1989 crackdown by Chinese troops in and around Tiananmen Square by lighting candles across the city, circumventing a ban on the usual public gathering amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Hertz earlier laid off about 10,000 employees and said there was substantial doubt about its ability to continue as a going concern. Its operating regions including Europe, Australia and New Zealand are not included in the US proceedings.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than five million people, with over 334,000 deaths. Here are coronavirus-related updates for May 22:
The announcement came on the same day Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in for her second term in office, saying she strongly rejects China's sovereignty claims. China views Tsai as a separatist bent on formal independence for Taiwan.
The muzzling of critical media and suspending labour laws are all worrying signs for Indian democracy.
Democrats in Congress immediately cried foul, with the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee suggesting that Steve Linick was fired in part in retaliation for opening an unspecified investigation into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
The nation could face “the darkest winter in modern history” if the virus rebounds, said whistleblower Rick Bright.
The veteran doctor, who is part of President Trump's coronavirus task force, warned that lifting restrictions too early can set the country back both in terms of deaths and economically.
Top legislature will start its key annual session on May 22, more than two months later than originally planned due to fallout from coronavirus outbreak, official news agency Xinhua says.
Pollster Datafolha found that 48 percent oppose impeaching Bolsonaro while 45 percent of those surveyed want to see him impeached, a difference within the margin of error of the poll.
US president has advocated for the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19. Results of a Washington-funded study of the drug, the largest yet, linked the drug with more deaths and showed no benefit against the disease over standard care.
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