With harsh police tactics in the national spotlight, a little-known legal shield created by the Supreme Court called “qualified immunity” is making it easier for officers to kill or injure civilians with impunity.
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Michigan, California move to reopen factories as U.S. jobless ranks grow
Michigan and California, two U.S. manufacturing powerhouses, acted on Thursday to allow factories to reopen from coronavirus lockdowns over the next few days, as millions more Americans joined the ranks of workers left jobless by the pandemic.
U.S. moves to drop case against Trump ex-adviser Flynn, who admitted lying to FBI
The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday abruptly asked a judge to drop criminal charges against Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn following mounting pressure from the Republican president and his political allies on the right.
Stocks boosted by U.S.-China乐乐棋牌 talks ahead of key U.S. jobs data
Global shares rallied on Friday as investors cheered signs of improving Sino-American relations and looked towards more governments gradually reopening their economies.
Pandemic sets Japan on course for deep recession as spending, services plunge
Japan's household spending plunged in March and service-sector activity shrank at a record pace in April, reinforcing expectations that the coronavirus pandemic is tipping the world's third-largest economy into deep recession.
Top U.S., China乐乐棋牌 trade officials agree to strengthen cooperation
Top U.S. and Chinese trade representatives discussed their Phase 1 trade deal on Friday with China乐乐棋牌 saying they agreed to improve the atmosphere for its implementation and the United States saying both sides expected obligations to be met.
Neiman Marcus's attempt to manage crushing debt undone by COVID-19
On March 17, about a week after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, Neiman Marcus Group had no choice but to close its 67 stores.
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