The New York Times
· National Guard Called as Minneapolis Erupts in Solidarity for George Floyd →
Some people clashed with the authorities; others broke into businesses and set them ablaze.
· Kaepernick defends protesters after police killing →
Floyd's killing sparked violent protests in Minneapolis, with demonstrators clashing with law enforcement, looting and setting fire to shops on consecutive nights.
The New York Times
· Trump Officials Consider Defying Congress to Sell More Weapons to Saudi Arabia →
The administration has informed lawmakers that it intends to allow the sale of munitions worth $478 million to the kingdom, setting up a potential clash with Congress.
· The fallout from the Minneapolis police's killing of George Floyd →
Tim Walz declared a state of emergency and activated the state's National Guard in response to violent clashes over the past two days between police and protesters in the Twin Cities.
· Gunmen kill dozens in northwest Nigeria attacks →
Northwestern Nigeria has been wracked by years of violence involving clashes between rival communities over land, attacks by heavily-armed criminal gangs and reprisal killings by vigilante groups.
· Morning mail: China's 'killer blow', Palfreeman wins appeal, Adam Liaw ranks iso food →
The US department of justice has made its investigation of police involvement in the death of George Floyd a “top priority” after a second evening of street clashes in Minneapolis.
· Premier League to resume on June 17 as Danish fans Zoom into stadiums →
Danish fans are projected into the stadium via Zoom for the Superliga clash between Aarhus and Randers.Credit:Ritzau Scanpix
· Dominic Cummings: Police findings spark calls for attorney general to resign after backing adviser →
The Labour peer said her tweet on 23 May “made clear” that she supported Downing Street’s initial statement over clashing comments from Durham Constabulary.
· Coronavirus: The 10 most outlandish claims government has made during pandemic →
During the same Prime Minister’s Questions clash, the Labour leader alleged government advice from March saying it was “very unlikely” that care home residents would be infected with coronavirus laid bare how the government was “too slow to protect people in care homes”.
· China and India are in a dangerous standoff over a hotly contested border →
“The reasons for this standoff aren’t completely clear, and as always when it comes to border clashes in remote areas, the truth tends to remain elusive,” he said.