Tag Archives: Baltimore

08Jun/20

Nation’s Mayors Assemble New Police Reform and Racial Justice Working Group

Today, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) launched a new initiative to produce, advance and enact meaningful reforms to address police violence and patterns of racial discrimination. The Police Reform and Racial Justice Working Group will take on the urgent task of outlining a series of specific recommendations related to America’s policing practices to help end the injustices facing black Americans. The Working Group is composed of the mayors of Chicago, Tampa, and Cincinnati, and the police chiefs of Baltimore, Phoenix and Columbia and will be assisted by other experts in the field with the goal of releasing actionable recommendations in the coming weeks. Read more

12Dec/16

Trump targets Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet costs

Trump tweets Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet costs are too high. Lockheed stock drops in early trading.

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11Nov/16

Another night of anti-Trump protests break out in cities across the U.S.

Demonstrators in cities across the United States protest the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president for the second day.

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23Jan/16

Washington D.C. wakes up to a thick blanket of snow

A time lapse video shows the White House and other Washington D.C. landmarks covered in snow.

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22Jan/16

Washington declares state of emergency, braces for ‘historic’ snowfall

D.C. struggles with first test of weather preparedness, failing to treat roads early enough and causing major traffic jams ahead of a massive storm.

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18Jan/16
MLK Memorial

FBI Director Comey lays wreath to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

FBI Director James Comey discusses police shootings before laying a wreath at memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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28Nov/15

Highlights of world events from April to June 2015

World events during the second quarter of the year include an attack on a Kenyan university, a gunman targeting tourists on a Tunisian beach and, after decades of hostility, a handshake between the leaders of the United States and Cuba.
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16Aug/15

Hidden damage revealed in veterans’ brains

BALTIMORE, MD, AND ARLINGTON, VA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Professor Vassili Koliatsos and his team at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, believe they may have found the signature of “shell shock” in the brains of war veterans.
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16Aug/15

More than 400 flights canceled on U.S. East Coast due to flight tracking system problem in Washington, D.C.

More than 400 flights were canceled at airports along the U.S. East Coast on Saturday due to a problem with a flight-tracking system in the Washington, D.C. area

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10Aug/15

Man critical after exchange of gunfire in Ferguson – police

A man who fired at police during protests in Ferguson is in a critical condition after being wounded in a gun battle with officers, St. Louis county police chief says.

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