Hours after Trump's remarks in the Rose Garden and tear gas fired at peaceful protests in Washington D.C., protesters took to the streets despite curfews across the United States. Demonstrators set fire to a strip mall in Los Angeles and looted stores in New York City.
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Hong Kong leader calls out 'double standards' on national security, points to U.S.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accused foreign governments on Tuesday of "double standards" in their reaction to Beijing's plans to impose national security laws on the city, pointing to anti-police brutality protests in the United States.
Stocks make cautious gains as U.S.-China frictions slow recovery rally
Asian stocks rose on Tuesday as investors' focus on the prospects of a global coronavirus recovery won out over familiar worries about U.S.-China relations and the depth of economic damage.
'I can't be silent': Hong Kong people aim to mark Tiananmen despite ban
Many Hong Kong people will find their own way to mark the 31st anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on protesters in and around Tiananmen Square, after an annual candlelight vigil was cancelled for the first time because of the coronavirus.
Southwest offers buyout packages, temporary leaves to 'ensure survival'
Southwest Airlines Co on Monday extended buyout packages and temporary paid leaves to employees in what its chief executive said was an effort to "ensure survival" as the carrier braces for a slow recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, according to documents detailing the packages that were seen by Reuters.
In nod to #MeToo, China codifies sexual harassment by law
Two years ago, Zhou Xiaoxuan publicly accused one of China's most recognizable people of groping and forcibly kissing her, setting off a firestorm in a country that did not specify sexual harassment as a legal offence.
Frequent testing, less contact recommended to get Hollywood cameras rolling again
Hollywood studios and labor unions on Monday proposed extensive coronavirus testing and other safeguards to allow actors and crew members to resume movie and TV show production in the United States.
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