President Trump says state governors should use the National Guard to “dominate the streets.”
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Trump said he was recommending that governors deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers to “dominate the streets.” Read more
As of today, 27 infections in Hawaii are active cases with a total of 608 patients now classified by health officials as “released from isolation” and no new release cases announced today. Read more
Interisland travelers, however, will undergo health screenings, a temperature scan and paperwork on their travel history, residence, and where they will be staying on their destination island. Read more
The non-venomous snake, discovered in a forested area of Kahaluu, weighs 3 pounds. These constrictors subdue and kill birds and small mammals by coiling themselves around their prey and suffocating them. Read more
The 25th Infantry Division said it will conduct “Operation Thunder Strike,” an artillery live fire exercise, starting Wednesday at Schofield and running to June 17. Read more
A medical examiner today classified George Floyd’s death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and suppressed his neck, in a widely seen video that has sparked protests across the nation. Read more
The crowds on Interstate 676 also led to the closure of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, the main link from downtown Philadelphia to New Jersey suburbs. Some climbed a steep embankment and scaled a fence as police acted. Read more
Officials said that at about 8:30 a.m., a male resident surfing in waters off Kekaha — at a spot commonly known as “Davidsons” — was bit by what appeared to be a tiger shark. Read more
The moderate trades are expected to decrease further tonight as showers increase in Hawaii, forecasters said, as moisture from an old front rides in. Read more
“This president has repeatedly proven he is incapable of governing and shown nothing but false bravado throughout the chaos that has accompanied his time in office,” Inslee said in a statement. Read more
“I understand y’all are upset. I doubt y’all are half as upset as I am,” said Terrence Floyd, who lives in New York. “What are y’all doing? … That’s not going to bring my brother back at all.” Read more
Four leading figures from soccer, basketball, volleyball and football were named to Hawaii Sports Officials Hall of Fame today. Read more
Russia had been a member of the group, then the G-8, until it was indefinitely suspended as punishment for its annexation of neighboring Ukraine’s Crimea region in 2014. Read more
The first day of June saw coronavirus restrictions ease from Asia to Europe to the United States on Monday, even as U.S. protests against police brutality sparked fears of new outbreaks. Read more
President Donald Trump today derided the nation’s governors as “weak” and demanded tougher crackdowns on protesters in the aftermath of another night of violent protests in dozens of American cities. Read more
A country convulsed by violent protests picked up the pieces this morning and braced for the possibility of more trouble amid a coast-to-coast outpouring of rage over police killings of black people. Read more
A Fort Lauderdale police officer was suspended after video showed he pushed a kneeling woman to the ground during Sunday protests, resulting in bottles being thrown. Read more
Police officers and National Guard soldiers enforcing a curfew in Louisville killed a man early today when they returned fire after someone in a large group fired at them first, the city’s police chief said. Read more
Inside the company, staff members have circulated petitions and threatened to resign, and a number of employees wrote publicly about their unhappiness on Twitter and elsewhere. Read more
New York’s mayor said he was considering putting the nation’s biggest city under curfew after nights of destruction followed three days of largely peaceful protests over George Floyd’s death. Read more
A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd. Read more
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