Trump visited a plant that produces sterile swabs and mingled with workers who wore white lab coats, masks, gloves, hair coverings, goggles and booties.
Four animal rights activists bared their breasts in central Paris on Friday ahead of Mothers' Day to encourage people to wean themselves off milk. With slogans such as "Milk = cruelty" and "Not your mother, not your milk" painted on their upper bodies, the PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) activists aimed to draw attention to the suffering of cows, whose calves are taken away at birth so that they can produce milk for dairy farms. "On Mothers' Day (Sunday) we want to remind people that tearing calves away from their mothers causes terrible suffering," PETA France spokeswoman Marie-Morgane Jeanneau said on Place de la Nation in Paris.
An indigenous chief alleged on Saturday that Canadian police beat him in March after an incident involving an expired licence plate on his truck. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), however, say officers used reasonable force after Chief Allan Adam of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation resisted arrest, and laid criminal charges against him. Adam made the allegations as protests spread around the world following the death in Minneapolis of a black man in police custody on May 25.
A group of protesters broke out in dance during a George Floyd rally in Oakland, California, on Wednesday, June 3.This video shows a large group of people doing the Cupid Shuffle outside of a Chase Bank outlet on 14th Street.Oakland City Council ended the city’s curfew order on Thursday, Mayor Libby Schaaf announced in a tweet. Credit: Ken Murphy via Storyful
China is using the coronavirus as a cover to push territorial claims in the South China Sea through a surge in naval activity meant to intimidate other countries that claim the waters, the commander of U.S. Forces in Japan said on Friday. There has been a surge of activity by China in the South China Sea with navy ships, coast guard vessels and a naval militia of fishing boats in harassing vessels in waters claimed by Beijing, said Lieutenant General Kevin Schneider. "Through the course of the COVID crisis we saw a surge of maritime activity," he told Reuters in a phone interview.