- EntertainmentThe Wrap
The co-head writer of “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” wasn’t having it from “The View” co-host Meghan McCain Tuesday afternoon.McCain, a conservative voice on ABC’s women-focused daytime talk show, tweeted about the mass protests that have been taking place in New York and other cities since George Floyd died in police custody on Memorial Day: “My neighborhood in Manhattan is eviscerated and looks like a war zone. DeBlasio and Cuomo are an utter disgrace. This is not America. Our leaders have abandoned us and continue to let great American cities burn to the ground and be destroyed. I never could have fathomed this.”Kristen Bartlett, who writes for TBS’ late-night program, responded, “Meghan, we live in the same building, and I just walked outside. It’s fine.”Meghan, we live in the same building, and I just walked outside. It’s fine. https://t.co/ZvwNrjL6P7— Kristen Bartlett (@kristencheeks) June 2, 2020Also Read: Fox News Wins Total Viewers for Weekend Protest Coverage, CNN Tops Key DemoA representative for Bartlett was unavailable to return a request for comment as their company is observing BlackoutTuesday in honor of Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement. Representatives for McCain didn’t immediately return a request for comment on the state of the neighborhood or to confirm if McCain and Bartlett are neighbors.The protests have been an enduring topic of conversation as they have continued for the past week. Commentators and journalists have been using their platforms to share information from the ground since the beginning. In some cases, journalists are even documenting their own targeting by police as they cover the events.Read original story Meghan McCain Says Neighborhood Looks Like ‘War Zone,’ ‘Full Frontal’ Writer Tells Her ‘It’s Fine’ At TheWrap
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The new policy authorises Moscow to use nuclear weapons in the event of a conventional attack on key military and government infrastructure.
- WorldGood Morning America
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 375,000 people worldwide. Over 6.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some governments are hiding the scope of their nations' outbreaks.
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"COVID-19 is one issue, the outrage over Mr. Floyd is another issue, looters are another issue," he said.
The autopsy released on Monday said Floyd's death, which sparked nationwide protests, was a homicide and that he had no underlying medical conditions. Later on Monday, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner released details of its autopsy findings that also said Floyd's death was a homicide caused by asphyxiation but that he had possible underlying health conditions and intoxicants in his body that may have been contributing factors in his death.. On the surface, the independent autopsy would seem to bolster the prosecution's case against Derek Chauvin, the police officer who knelt on Floyd's neck for several minutes before he died last week.
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Relatives say David McAtee, the owner of YaYa's BBQ in Louisville, was a community pillar who was known to give the police free meals.
The former Hills star sparked outrage for her tweets about the nationwide George Floyd protests