PopMuse: Washington News http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Louisville PD apologizes for targeting news crew at protest https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/louisville-pd-apologizes-for-targeting-news-crew-at-protest/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/louisville-pd-apologizes-for-targeting-news-crew-at-protest/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Sat, 30 May 2020 07:43:32 UTC The Associated Press at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A police officer was seen on camera firing what appeared to be pepper balls at a news crew during a live television broadcast of the second night of Louisville protests, prompting an apology from the Louisville Metro Police Department. A crew from WAVE-TV was downtown in the Kentucky city Friday night, […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Thousands ignore Minneapolis curfew as U.S. protests spread https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/thousands-ignore-minneapolis-curfew-as-u-s-protests-spread/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/thousands-ignore-minneapolis-curfew-as-u-s-protests-spread/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Sat, 30 May 2020 07:40:28 UTC TIM SULLIVAN and AARON MORRISON at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of a forceful police response to take to the Minneapolis streets for a fourth straight night, as the anger stoked by the death of George Floyd in police custody spread to more cities across the U.S. The Pentagon on Saturday ordered the Army to […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Biden speaks of racial ‘open wound,’ contrasting with Trump https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/biden-speaks-of-racial-open-wound-contrasting-with-trump/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/biden-speaks-of-racial-open-wound-contrasting-with-trump/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Sat, 30 May 2020 06:38:59 UTC WILL WEISSERT and Kat Stafford at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden lamented the “open wound” of the nation’s systemic racism on Friday as he responded to the police killing of a black man in Minnesota. He drew an implicit contrast with President Donald Trump, who has suggested authorities could respond with violence to the protests that followed George Floyd’s death. “The […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ National Guard summoned to aid cities amid police clashes https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/national-guard-summoned-to-aid-cities-amid-police-clashes/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/national-guard-summoned-to-aid-cities-amid-police-clashes/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Sat, 30 May 2020 06:28:51 UTC SUDHIN THANAWALA at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency early Saturday to activate the state National Guard as violence flared in Atlanta and in dozens of cities nationwide following the death in Minnesota of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking him into custody. Another 500 Guard […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visas https://www.seattletimes.com/business/trump-strikes-china-over-virus-hong-kong-and-student-visas/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/business/trump-strikes-china-over-virus-hong-kong-and-student-visas/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Sat, 30 May 2020 06:24:44 UTC BEN FOX at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced that he would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization, end Hong Kong’s special trade status and suspend visas of Chinese graduate students suspected of conducting research on behalf of their government, escalating tensions with China that have surged during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump has been expressing […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Trump walks back his incendiary Minneapolis ‘thugs’ post https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/trump-walks-back-his-incendiary-minneapolis-thugs-post/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/trump-walks-back-his-incendiary-minneapolis-thugs-post/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Sat, 30 May 2020 06:20:11 UTC JILL COLVIN and Zeke Miller at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has tried to walk back his post-midnight “thugs” tweet about Minneapolis protesters that added to outrage over the police killing of a black man. Trump’s repeated condemnation of the killing and outreach to the man’s family was a marked change in tone from his earlier comments that also invoked […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Analysis: Trump fuels new tensions in moment of crisis https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/analysis-trump-fuels-new-tensions-in-moment-of-crisis-2/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/analysis-trump-fuels-new-tensions-in-moment-of-crisis-2/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Sat, 30 May 2020 05:59:52 UTC JULIE PACE at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times WASHINGTON (AP) — Over 48 hours in America, the official death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 100,000, the number of people who filed for unemployment during the crisis soared past 40 million, and the streets of a major city erupted in flames after a handcuffed black man was killed by a white police officer. […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ UN adopts new voting procedure during COVID-19 pandemic https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/un-adopts-new-voting-procedure-during-covid-19-pandemic/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/un-adopts-new-voting-procedure-during-covid-19-pandemic/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Sat, 30 May 2020 05:47:46 UTC EDITH M. LEDERER at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly adopted a new voting procedure Friday for the upcoming election of new members of the Security Council aimed at preventing a large gathering and ensuring social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of meeting in the horseshoe-shaped assembly chamber at U.N. headquarters overlooking New York’s East River, […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Crowds protest Floyd killing and Trump outside White House https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/crowds-protest-floyd-killing-and-trump-outside-white-house/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/crowds-protest-floyd-killing-and-trump-outside-white-house/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Sat, 30 May 2020 05:45:51 UTC MICHAEL BALSAMO at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times WASHINGTON (AP) — Crowds gathered around the White House late Friday to protest the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis — and President Donald Trump’s response. Protesters threw bottles and other objects at officers wearing riot gear behind barricades around the White House. Pepper spray was deployed in an effort to disperse the […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Police: 1 dead after shots fired at protesters in Detroit https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/police-1-dead-after-shots-fired-at-protesters-in-detroit/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/police-1-dead-after-shots-fired-at-protesters-in-detroit/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all Sat, 30 May 2020 05:41:56 UTC COREY WILLIAMS at The Seattle Times The Seattle Times One person was killed in downtown Detroit after someone in an SUV fired shots into a crowd of people protesting George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis custody, a Detroit police spokeswoman said Saturday. The shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. Friday near Detroit’s Greektown entertainment district as officers were confronted with dozens of protesters, said Sgt. Nicole […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/