Police in Minnesota released footage Monday from the body camera of the officer who fatally shot a 20-year-old Black man in Brooklyn Center.
Police officers were responding to reports of a possible armed man when a confrontation occurred at Austin-East Magnet High School, authorities said.
The dollar hovered near a three-week low against major rivals on Tuesday, pressured by lower Treasury yields as traders awaited highly anticipated U.S. inflation data later in the global day. Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren said on Monday that the U.S. economy could see a significant rebound this year thanks to accommodative monetary and fiscal policy, though the labor market still has much room for improvement. "Treasury issuance is surging at the same time as inflationary pressures show in the data, which should lift the U.S. dollar."
A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy who staged a $2 million robbery of a marijuana warehouse was sentenced Monday to seven years in federal prison. Marc Antrim, 43, of South El Monte, helped orchestrate an October 2018 raid on a warehouse in downtown Los Angeles in which about $645,000 in cash and more than a half-ton of marijuana were stolen, prosecutors said. At his sentencing, U.S. District Judge Virginia A. Phillips said the heist “sounded like a movie script” but was “tragic” for the victims and eroded public trust in law enforcement, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office.
Australia has no current plans to add Johnson & Johnson's one-dose coronavirus vaccine to its immunisation drive, authorities said on Tuesday, as it moves away from procuring vaccines under review over blood clots. Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and AstraZeneca anti-COVID vaccine doses use an adenovirus, a harmless class of common-cold viruses, to introduce coronavirus proteins into cells in the body and trigger an immune response. But both vaccines are under review by Europe's drug regulator after it found rare cases of blood clots among some adult vaccine recipients, although it said the advantages still outweighed the risks.
Hollywood’s theatrical business may be slowly rebounding but for some exhibitors the last year has been catastrophic. Pacific Theaters, which operates some 300 screens in California, including the beloved ArcLight theaters and the historic Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, said Monday that it will not be reopening. “This was not the outcome anyone wanted, but despite a huge effort that exhausted all potential options, the company does not have a viable way forward,” a Pacific Theaters representative said in a written statement.
Each afternoon without fail, a handful of men mostly in their 60s gather at an old bicycle shed in southwest Beijing, clad in sweatshirts and track pants and ready to pump iron. Many club members were young men in their 20s and 30s when it was founded in 1984 by Zhang Wei, winner of Beijing's first long-distance race in 1956 and a fellow worker at the state-owned Erqi factory, said current gym manager Xu Wei, 63. Zhang opened his gym just one year after the government had lifted a ban on bodybuilding in place since 1953.
Demi Lovato wasn’t just dancing with the devil; she was dancing with the top spot on the album chart, as her new release had a late surge of support and nearly toppled Justin Bieber from atop the rankings. Lovato’s “Dancing With the Devil… The Art of Starting Over” bowed at No. 2 with 68,600 album […]
Manchester United is reported to be interested in joining its English Premier League city rival and become a team owner in Australia’s A-League. Nine newspapers reported Tuesday that Manchester United officials were in discussions with Central Coast Mariners owner Mike Charlesworth, who has been seeking a buyer for the cash-strapped club for the past year. Matches would be played at either North Sydney Oval or Brookvale Oval in Manly, the report says.
World Bank President David Malpass and José Manuel Barroso, chair of the Gavi vaccine alliance, on Monday discussed the importance of countries with excess COVID-19 vaccine supplies releasing them as soon as possible, the World Bank said. Malpass expressed his desire to work closely with Gavi on a 2022 strategy, including helping expand vaccine production capacity for developing countries, the bank said in a statement. "During their meeting, President Malpass and Mr. Barroso discussed challenges facing acquisition and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines by developing countries and the importance of countries with excess vaccine supplies releasing them as soon as possible," it said.
Mexico’s navy said Monday it turned 30 marines over to civilian prosecutors to face justice in the cases of people who disappeared during anti-crime operations in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo in 2014. The military personnel were handed over to the federal Attorney General’s Office late last week, the navy said. Under Mexican law, military tribunals can hear only cases that involve violations of military code; .
The series opener between the Seattle Mariners and the Baltimore Orioles was rained out Monday night. The game was rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Tuesday starting at 4:05 p.m. Anthony Santander sacrificed with a man on first and one out in the first inning of Sunday’s 14-9 loss to Boston, and cleanup hitter Ryan Mountcastle’s strikeout a batter later ended the inning.
Sony Pictures has set the action comedy “Man From Toronto” for an early 2022 release. Kevin Hart, Woody Harrelson and Kaley Cuoco star in the acton-comedy which will open in theaters on Jan. 14 ,2022. The film revolves around a case of a mistaken identity after the world’s deadliest assassin, known as the “Man from […]
Gov. David Ige on Monday signed legislation that would make Hawaii the latest state to allow some nurses to perform abortions. Hawaii law previously said only physicians could perform early, in-clinic abortions. “This act will enable people who desperately need reproductive health care services to receive health care from very high quality health care providers, including advanced practice registered nurses, where they need it, when they need it, and ... in their own communities,” Laura Reichardt, the director of the Hawaii State Center for Nursing, said a bill signing ceremony.
Several Minnesota sports teams have also announced they will postpone their games out of respect following Sunday night's fatal shooting
Sen. Roger Wicker says Republicans oppose repealing parts of their 2017 tax law. Biden wants to fund his massive jobs plan with corporate tax hikes.
California on Monday lifted its limits on indoor worship services in the face of U.S. Supreme Court rulings that struck down the coronavirus public health mandates. “Location and capacity limits on places of worship are not mandatory, but are strongly recommended," the new guidance stated and said the changes were a response to recent court rulings. The Center for American Liberty, which had filed a string of lawsuits against Gov. Gavin Newsom on behalf of churches, applauded the move.