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Thousands of people have celebrated 155 years since the abolition of slavery in the United States. The statue of a Confederate general, shot down by protesters
Thousands of Americans marked the 155th anniversary of "Juneteenth" (English name formed by the combination of the word "June" and 19) on Friday, the date of the abolition of slavery, amid racial tensions affecting the country after the death of George Floyd, according to AFP.
"I am a woman of color, I have lived in this country for 20 years and I am here to say that the lives of blacks matter, those of my children and brothers, to be able to live in a safe country," he told AFP , Tabatha Bernard, 38, originally from Trinidad and Tobago, in the huge New York procession.
Demonstrations on the occasion of "Juneteenth", the day in 1865 when the last slaves were released in Galveston, Texas, were organized in the four corners of the country.
In Washington, protesters who denounced "racism, oppression and police violence" first gathered around the Martin Luther King Memorial at the call of professional players from local basketball clubs.
Near the White House, the event was festive in the already well-known meeting place called "Black Lives Matter Plaza". Hundreds of people danced to the sounds of Go-go Music before marching through the streets of the center of the federal capital.
"We will not be able to eliminate all racist police officers," said Joshua Hager, 29, but "we want most of them fired and held accountable."
His partner, Yamina BenKreira, expressed the wish that the history of African Americans be better taught so that young people "become aware" of these discriminations.
In recent weeks, calls for the dismantling of monuments in memory of Confederate soldiers present throughout the south of the country have multiplied.
At the root of this movement is the debate over racism in America, rekindled by the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American who suffocated under the knee of a white police officer during his arrest in late May in Minneapolis.
Memes about Microsoft buying TikTok are going viral on the internet (30 funny photos)
The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, is going to ban the application of TikTok in America.
In addition, according to the international press, he could order the Chinese company ByteDance to sell the application, one of those interested in buying the platform being the giant Microsoft.
Several analyzes around the application showed that Microsoft is negotiating the acquisition of the software, according to The New York Times.
Earlier this week, the Trump administration began studying the application, fearing that the TikTok would not be used for espionage by the Chinese.
TikTok is the latest chapter in a growing tension between China and the US. A conflict, which erupted due to trade disagreements, has developed on several levels, and now includes issues such as Hong Kong's sovereignty, Beijing's treatment of the Muslim minority and Chinese technology companies.
With this situation, Internet users began to make jokes about this. Let's laugh together of some of them together!
1.Kids with no talent after Trump bans TikTok
2.Wars then vs wars today
3.TikTok influencers in a few days
4.USA wants to ban TikTok
6.9gag users vs TikTok users
7.Everyone concerns about TikTok
8.Europeans watching today China and USA
9.What to do if you want to watch TikToks
10.Chinese government reacting to TikTok ban
11.TikTok didn't make people dumb
12.What about free speech?
13.TikTokers moving back to Youtube
15.Know the work rules
16.When TikTok gets banned in the US
17.Millions of middle-schoolers suddenly cried out in terror
18.Fighting TikTok to annoy evil Chinese man
19.I can't believe TikTok is collecting our data!
20.Banning TikTok be like:
21.Using a vpn to get on TikTok if US ban it
22.Who is on TikTok at 2 am when you have insomnia?
23.Influencers of TikTok rolling down to McDonald's
24.Pretending not to care about TikTok ban
25.Facebook, Insta and Twitter left the conversation
26.Evolution is about to happen
27.Meditation is the key
28.What's up with this year?
29.US need to pay attention to other important deals, not TikTok
30.TikTok is trending on the political arena decision-making process
Not everybody, but tens and tens of millions of Americans feel that the political establishment, Republican and Democrat, have failed.
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Trump has threatened to send the army to the streets to stop the protests!
Shocking statements! US President Donald Trump announced on Monday (June 1st) that he will send the army to the streets to stop the protests in Washington and promised to do the same in other cities if mayors and governors fail to regain control of the streets. The protests began after the death of George Floyd, an unarmed man in police custody, killed by a police officer.
"Mayors and governors must establish an overwhelming law enforcement presence until the violence is stopped," Trump said in the White House garden as protesters were scattered with tear gas.
"If a city or a state refuses to take the necessary measures to defend the lives and property of its inhabitants, then I will deploy the US military and quickly solve the problem in their place," Trump warned, according to news.ro.
President Donald Trump on Monday called on U.S. states to fight violent protests in cities, saying officials should "dominate" and arrest people to restore order after a sixth consecutive night of vandalism and robbery. press, reports Reuters.
Residents and business owners in cities from New York to Santa Monica, California, spent Monday cleaning broken windows and taking stock of damage following new violent clashes between protesters challenging racial inequalities and police.
9 changes to air travel after coronavirus
Passengers will wear masks from the entrance of the airport of departure to the exit of the airport of destination, the companions will not be allowed to enter the airport except in exceptional cases, and the high temperature will not be a good reason to refuse to board the passenger. All these rules, plus many others, are found in the protocol prepared by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) for air travel.
On 21 May 2020, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) issued a guide, "COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol", a set of rules for air travel in during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guide is valid for EU countries, but we will certainly have similar regulations around the world. It is enough to browse the document to understand that we are entering a new era of air travel. Just as much has changed since the 9/11 attacks, so much will change now.
- First of all, common sense is used. For example, airlines are not required to sell fewer tickets so that flights can no longer be cost-effective, but it is recommended that physical distance be respected where possible.
- Thermal scanning will not be done at all airports. In addition, the two European institutions recognize the limits of passenger thermal scanning. If, say, the passenger is over 38 degrees, he is not invited to the door outside, the temperature is checked once more, then the man is directed to a specialized control, also at the airport. It does not start from the beginning that the passenger with high temperature is sick with COVID-19.
- The basic principle is that people with symptoms of COVID-19 should be discouraged from arriving at the airport. How is this done? One of the recommendations made by EASA / ECDC to airlines is to reimburse the value of the passenger's ticket which proves, on the basis of a medical certificate, that it is confirmed with COVID-19. Refunds are made up to 6 hours before the flight.
- Airlines must also inform their passengers of COVID-19 symptoms before they show up at the airport: when checking in online, via SMS, etc. But not more than 24 hours before the flight.
- Passengers will complete a self-declaration that they are not sick with COVID-19 before receiving the boarding pass. It is preferable that this statement can be completed when checking in. Passengers will assume that if they lie in this statement, they may not be allowed to board the plane.
- Each airport will have a specific person designated to coordinate the activities and implementation of anti-COVID-19 security measures.
- Access to airports will only be allowed to passengers, flight crew and airport staff. Not the people who accompany the passengers. As an exception, persons accompanying passengers with disabilities, minors, etc. will be allowed to enter airports.
- Passengers are urged to check in online to avoid airport formalities as much as possible.
- Passengers will wear a mask from the entrance to the airport of departure to the exit of the airport of destination. Exceptions: security checks and border control. People with provable health problems and children under 6 are also exempt.