At least five police officers were shot and wounded during violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody, police and media said, hours after President Trump vowed to deploy the military if unrest did not stop.
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S&P 500, Dow scale fresh three-month peaks
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones indexes hit new three-month highs on Tuesday on prevailing optimism around the reopening of businesses, with investors remaining cautious around more disruptions from protests in the country over the death of a black man while in police custody.
Sell, stow or dump? Retailers wrestle with mountain of unsold stock
Forget fast or slow fashion, now it's ground to a halt.
Republican congressman Steve King fights for political life in Iowa primary
Firebrand U.S. congressman Steve King, who was called out by his colleagues last year for using hateful and intolerant rhetoric, is fighting for his political life in an Iowa primary where four Republicans are trying to take his seat.
Hong Kong leader calls out 'double standards' on national security, points to U.S.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accused foreign governments on Tuesday of "double standards" in their reaction to Beijing's plans to impose national security laws on the city, pointing to anti-police brutality protests in the United States.
U.S. opens national security probe into vanadium imports
The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation into whether imports of vanadium, a metal used in aerospace, defense and energy applications, impair U.S. national security.
Black and Asian people in England more likely to die from COVID-19, says public health report
Black and Asian people in England are up to 50% more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, an official study said on Tuesday, reinforcing previous reports which indicated ethnic minority groups were more at risk from the virus.
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