“Iconic” in the news
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The New York Times
· In Lockdown, a Neighborhood Opens Up →
“So I text the Pussy Chicks,” she said, referring to her group of politically active friends, who named themselves after the iconic headgear of the 2017 Women’s March.
· George Floyd: Atlanta protesters attack CNN building as mayor says 'go home' →
Not far from the park, the city’s iconic tourist destination, some people climbed atop a large red CNN sign outside the media company’s headquarters and spray-painted messages on it.
· Pfizer: Set Limit Orders No Higher Than $33.94 →
Shareholders will receive shares of Upjohn until they are immediately merged with Mylan (MYL) to form Viatris, whereby Pfizer shareholders will be left with a 57% ownership in Viatris and Mylan shareholders will have 43%, reflecting the value-add of Upjohn's iconic portfolio as well as their tangibly higher margins.
· Uluru Camel Cup kicks up some dust in Australian outback →
Despite the absence of spectators, Saturday's events included whip cracking and camel poo tossing besides the camel racing, all against the backdrop of Australia's iconic Uluru rock.
The China Post
· National Guard summoned to aid cities amid police clashes →
Some demonstrators smashed police cars and spray-painted the iconic logo sign at CNN headquarters.
· Protests spread across the US over the death of George Floyd in police custody →
After hours of peaceful protest in downtown Atlanta, some demonstrators suddenly turned violent, smashing police cars, setting one on fire, spray-painting the iconic logo sign at CNN headquarters, and breaking into a restaurant.
· Trump cuts ties with WHO as pandemic grips Latin America →
Italy's iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa is set to open Saturday, cinemas will reopen in Austria, and parks are scheduled to throw open their gates in Paris.
· ‘We have to take a stand’: crowds call for justice as protests ignite across the US →
They spray-painted the large, iconic CNN logo outside the building, breaking a windowed entrance.
The New York Times
· Derek Chauvin Charged in Death of George Floyd in Minneapolis →
“The police precinct is iconic and representative of the community itself,” said Rich Stanek, a 24-year veteran of the Minneapolis police force who also served as sheriff of Hennepin County from 2006 to 2019, running on the Republican ticket.