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Thousands protest in El Salvador after bitcoin made official currency

[New York Post, EPA] Thousands of protesters took to the streets in El Salvador a week after the Central American nation became the first in the world to adopt bitcoin as its legal currency alongside the US dollar. Most marchers in El Salvador’s capital of San Salvador were peaceful, but some smashed and torched at least one […]

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US citizens warned not to travel to Japan as Tokyo Olympics near

(CNN) — The Tokyo Olympics, postponed in 2020 during the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, are facing increasing hurdles in putting on a 2021 show.The latest troubling sign for the Summer Games came Monday when the State Department advised US citizens against traveling to Japan because of a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases.The “Level 4: Do Not Travel” advisory is […]

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FBI warns ‘armed protests’ being planned at all 50 state capitols and in Washington DC

(CNN) The FBI has received information indicating “armed protests” are being planned at all 50 state capitols and the US Capitol in Washington, DC in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20, according to an internal bulletin obtained by CNN. The news comes as security measures are being stepped up […]

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Amazon employees call for company to cut ties with Parler after deadly U.S. Capitol riot

[CNBC, Getty Images] A group of Amazon corporate employees is calling on the company to stop providing cloud services to Parler, a social media app popular with Trump supporters, following the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol earlier this week.“We cannot be complicit in more bloodshed and violent attacks on our democracy,” Amazon employees wrote […]

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Pro-Trump Mob Breaches Capitol

By The New York Times Protesters linger as law enforcement surrounds the Capitol building. There are still protesters — and even more law enforcement — around the Capitol in Washington tonight, several hours after a curfew was imposed following a pro-Trump mob’s storming of the building.1 hour ago By Neil Vigdor Congress resumes vote-counting as leaders on […]

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Protesters block charter buses outside NBA’s Orlando bubble

[ESPN, AP] LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A small number of protesters carrying signs and shouting into megaphones briefly blocked at least two buses chartered by the NBA from entering the Walt Disney World campus on Saturday night, with the group saying it wanted LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and other top players to take notice. The group blocked […]

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Trump Supporters, Protesters Clash In Portland; 1 Killed

[Associated Press] PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One person was shot and killed late Saturday in Portland, Oregon, as a large caravan of President Donald Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed in the streets, police said. It wasn’t clear if the shooting was linked to fights that broke out as a caravan of about […]

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Naomi Osaka Drops Out Of Tennis Tournament Semifinal To Protest Police Brutality

[Forbes, Getty Images] TOPLINE Naomi Osaka, one of the world’s top tennis players and the female athlete with the highest single-year earnings of all time, by Forbes’ estimation, announced Wednesday evening she would sit out the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open tournament the following day to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake and other victims of police […]

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Lakers, Clippers vote to end season after Bucks protest Jacob Blake shooting

All three playoff games on Wednesday were postponed [CBS SPORTS] NBA players and coaches held an impromptu meeting at the Disney bubble to discuss plans following the postponement of three playoff games on Wednesday, including the Milwaukee Bucks-Orlando Magic game in which Milwaukee players chose to walk out before the start of Game 5 of the […]

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Chicago Protesters: 24 Arrested, Several Hurt As Loop Protesters Clash with Chicago Police

[ABC NEWS] Protesters Demand Apology From Chicago Police, Mayor Lightfoot After Violent Clash CHICAGO (WLS) — Dozens were arrested and several were hurt including 17 police officers as protesters clashed with police Saturday in the Loop. On Sunday morning, CPD tweeted a video of the clash with protesters and said “The following video footage shows […]

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