America

  1. George Floyd death: Widespread unrest as curfews defied across US

    Curfews have been ordered in cities across the US to try to stem unrest sparked by the death of a black man in police custody.
    “I understand the pain that people are feeling. We support the right of peaceful protestors and we hear their pleas. But what we are now seeing on the streets of our cities has nothing to do with justice or with peace,” Trump said.

    Region:
    United States
    Category:
    Society
    George Floyd death: Widespread unrest as curfews defied across US
  2. Las Vegas casinos preparing for June 4 reopening date

    Casinos officially reopen on June 4 with restrictions. Casinos can only open at 50 percent capacity and will need to limit the number of people allowed inside. The Nevada Gaming Control Board also recommends frequent hand washing by staff, cleaning and social distancing at table games and slot machines, hand sanitizer available to visitors, and training on COVID-19 safety and disinfection protocols in English and Spanish for staff.

    Region:
    United States
    Category:
    Tourism
    Las Vegas casinos preparing for June 4 reopening date