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Black Lives Matter Protesters Riot in Rochester, Harass Restaurant Patrons
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Black Lives Matter Protesters Riot in Rochester, Harass Restaurant Patrons

Black Lives Matter protesters took to the streets of Rochester Friday night, prompting authorities to declare a riot following the escalation of violence and destruction in the area. Protesters gathered in Rochester on Friday night following the recently released footage of the police-involved death of Daniel Prude, a black man who died of asphyxiation after being subdued…

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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Demands Hollywood Strike Over Shooting of Jacob Blake
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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Demands Hollywood Strike Over Shooting of Jacob Blake

Black Lives Matter (BLM) co-founder Patrisse Cullors has demanded that the entertainment industry go on strike in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake, arguing that “Hollywood can really show up in this moment.” “I think it’s time for talent, writers, executives, the guild and SAG to show up for Black lives as well,” Cullors said. “Join…

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Black Lives Matter Rioters in Portland Target Passersby in Violent Sunday
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Black Lives Matter Rioters in Portland Target Passersby in Violent Sunday

Black Lives Matter and Antifa rioters in Portland targeted, beat, or robbed multiple passersby, including a trans woman on Sunday evening, according to multiple videos posted to social media. A young white woman was chased down the street in downtown Portland, crying out, “We didn’t do anything! … . We were just walking down the…

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Black Lives Matter Protesters Loot Businesses, Set Fires in Seattle
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Black Lives Matter Protesters Loot Businesses, Set Fires in Seattle

Video on social media shows protesters linked to Black Lives Matter rioting in Seattle on Sunday, including smashing windows and looting an Amazon store while protesting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for detaining illegal migrants. Breaking: Anti-police brutality protests have turned violent in Seattle, Washington. A video shows rioters looting and vandalizing an Amazon Go…

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Black Lives Matter Destroys Statue of Immigrant Who Died Fighting Slavery
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Black Lives Matter Destroys Statue of Immigrant Who Died Fighting Slavery

Protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement vandalized and toppled a statue of Col. Hans Christian Heg, an immigrant from Norway who died fighting for the Union against slavery, on Tuesday night in Madison, Wisconsin. Local ABC affiliate WKOW reported: Protesters pulled down the Forward statue that normally stands outside the State Capitol and left it…

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Black Lives Matter: Twitch Streamer’s Sponsor Plea Exposes An Ugly Truth
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Black Lives Matter: Twitch Streamer’s Sponsor Plea Exposes An Ugly Truth

Black Twitch streamers have called on streaming brands Elgato and Corsair to support Black Lives Matter. The brands have been criticized for failing to publicly denounce racial injustice and police brutality. Several streamers have also published allegations about Elgato denying partnerships to Black creators. With global protests against racial injustice and police brutality being held…

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Gooden: Lives in Danger Because of Chinese ‘Inaction and Dishonesty’
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Gooden: Lives in Danger Because of Chinese ‘Inaction and Dishonesty’

Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX) told Breitbart News Saturday that his legislation would investigate and hold China accountable for spreading the novel coronavirus. Gooden unveiled the Stop China-Originated Viral Infectious Disease (COVID) Act of 2020, otherwise known as the Stop COVID Act, which would amend the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) to allow the Department of Justice (DOJ) to…

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OmniVis could save lives by detecting cholera-infected water in minutes rather than days
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OmniVis could save lives by detecting cholera-infected water in minutes rather than days

Clean drinking water is one of the most urgent needs in developing countries and disaster-stricken areas, but safety tests can take days — during which tainted water can infect thousands. OmniVis aims to make detection of cholera and other pathogens as quick, simple, and cheap as a pregnancy test. Its smartphone-powered detection platform could save…

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