Los Angeles-style riots engulfed Minneapolis this week after the death of an unarmed black man in police custody. The four police officers involved in the detention have been fired, but the man's family and the city mayor have called for charges to be brought against the officer who kneeled on the man's neck before he lost consciousness.
The conditions in the West Bank and Gaza are not ripe for the eruption of violent protests, says a Gaza-based expert, especially given the threat of COVID-19. But as the date for the sovereignty vote nears, Palestinians are likely to respond to Tel Aviv's plans with lone wolf attacks and demonstrations.
President Trump's discontent with social media platforms comes after Twitter flagged one of his posts for allegedly containing factually incorrect information. The president responded by threatening to slap major social networks with new regulations or even shut them down entirely.
The Washington Post has reported, citing sources, that the US Administration is discussing the possibility of the US conducting its first nuclear test since 1992.
The researchers postulate that the "bubbles" in question could've formed during a million year-long process which began with a supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy emitting jets of ionized matter.
New Delhi (Sputnik): US President Donald Trump, on Wednesday, took to Twitter to inform India and China about Washington's readiness to mediate their border stand-off which erupted in the first week of May over infrastructure development works in the Ladakh region.
The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 355,000, over 5.69 million cases of infection have been detected, and over 2.35 million of those patients have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
The eastern Syrian provinces of al-Hasakah and Deir ez-Zor remain a major source of tensions between Damascus and Washington amid the ongoing tense standoff between Syrian forces, local civilians and US troops and their allies.