Justin Amash drops out of the presidential race. [Link]
People cleared by New York’s AG to be released due to coronavirus remain in prison. [Link]
Federal police ran an operation where they identified potential sex trafficking victims, had the women perform sexual acts, and then arrested them. [Link]
White House adviser Peter Navarro has been pushing for more weapon sales throughout the Trump presidency. Navarro’s push has been key to keeping Saudi Arabia supplied with arms as it commits war crimes in Yemen. [Link]
The two men claiming to be Afghanistan’s president strike a power-sharing deal. Under the deal, Abdullah Abdullah will lead negotiations with the Taliban. [Link]
The Pentagon says it is continuing its drawdown from Afghanistan and is on pace to meet the timeline laid out in the agreement with the Taliban. [Link]
A Taliban suicide bomber attacked an intelligence agency building, killing seven Afghan soldiers. [Link]
The US is threatening Iran for shipping fuel to Venezuela. [Link]
An Israeli airstrike killed at least seven Shia fighters crossing from Iraq to Syria. [Link]
Two displaced people were killed by fighting near Tripoli, Libya. [Link]
Al-Shabaab killed a Somali governor and three of his bodyguards in a suicide bombing. [Link]
At least 20 civilians were killed by armed militants in the Congo. [Link]
George Floyd Protests Minneapolis is considering a number of proposals to restructure the city’s police force including stripping money from the police. Another proposal called for disbanding the police. [Link] Customs and Border Patrol used an unarmed Predator drone...
George Floyd Protests The charges against Derek Chauvin have been upgraded to second-degree murder. The three other police officers who assisted in the murder have been charged. [Link] Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says he does not support using the Insurrection...
US News A security guard was shot and killed by looters at a St. Louis pawn shop. [Link] The Department of Justice gave the DEA the authority to carry out covert surveillance of the George Floyd protest movement. [Link] One thousand six hundred soldiers are on standby...
George Floyd Protests Police officers started a riot in Pittsburg. [Link] A SUV attempted to ram a line of police officers. Two officers were injured. [Link] Police used gas, arrests, and military helicopters to breakup protests in DC. Video from yesterday shows cops...
The Murder of George Floyd The police officer who murdered George Floyd has been charged with manslaughter and murder. Derek Chauvin and three other officers were fired after they murdered Floyd. [Link] Will Porter covers the protests, looting, and police brutality....
US News Trump signs an executive order condemning social media companies for choosing to censor some speech. [Link] Twitter hid Trump’s tweet on the protests in Minneapolis for ‘glorifying violence.’ [Link] The US limits the number of charter flights to Cuba. [Link]...