Wednesday, 22 July 2020 () Police in riot gear have cleared a month-long encampment of protesters and homeless people from a park near New York's City Hall. The "Occupy City Hall" protest was part of a national "defund the police" movement. (July 22)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is in a war of words with NY Mayor Bill de Blasio and it looks like she's losing... badly. De Blasio called her “just wrong” when she accused him of fudging his $1 billion cut to the NYPD budget. AOC said said de Blasio was using “budget tricks” and “funny math” to make it look like he had defunded the city’s police department. The Mayor appeared in an interview on CNN’s “New Day” on Wednesday morning. “Well, she’s just wrong.
Los Angeles City Hall was lit up Thursday night in a show of solidarity for Sister City Beirut, where rescue efforts were continuing in the wake of an explosion that has killed at least 149 people and..