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SUV hits 2 officers at Floyd protest in Buffalo, speeds off

BUFFALO, N.Y. — An SUV carrying two people who had been shot plowed through a group of law enforcement at a George Floyd demonstration Monday night in Buffalo, injuring at least two officers, authorities said.
Amid protests, Trump talks of war - and reelection

Amid protests, Trump talks of war - and reelection

WASHINGTON — Embracing the language of confrontation and war, President Donald Trump on Monday declared himself the “president of law and order” and signalled he would stake his reelection on convincing voters his forceful approach, including deployi
Judge tosses ex-basketball players' 'Fortnite' dance lawsuit

Judge tosses ex-basketball players' 'Fortnite' dance lawsuit

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball players accused makers of the “Fortnite” video game of misappropriating a dance move that the ex-teammates popularized. U.S.

Military: 2 dead after shooting at North Dakota air base

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A shooting early Monday has left two airmen dead at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota, the military said. The base’s emergency services members responded to the shooting, which occurred at 4:30 a.m.
Florida police officer suspended for pushing kneeling woman

Florida police officer suspended for pushing kneeling woman

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.
Met Opera cuts season by 3 1/2 months, to shorten some shows

Met Opera cuts season by 3 1/2 months, to shorten some shows

NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Opera season is getting shorter, along with some of its shows.
Nearly 26,000 nursing home COVID-19 deaths reported to feds

Nearly 26,000 nursing home COVID-19 deaths reported to feds

WASHINGTON — Federal health authorities have received reports of nearly 26,000 nursing home residents dying from COVID-19, according to materials prepared for the nation's governors. That number is partial and likely to go higher.
Spain reports no virus deaths for first time since March

Spain reports no virus deaths for first time since March

MADRID — Spain on Monday reported no official deaths from the new coronavirus in a 24-hour period for the first time since March. The development is “very, very encouraging,” emergency health response chief Fernando Simón said.
April construction spending falls 2.9% as virus upends work

April construction spending falls 2.9% as virus upends work

WASHINGTON — U.S. construction spending fell 2.9% in April, the largest drop in 18 months, with broad declines across all building activity as shutdowns hobbled projects and workers were told to stay home.
Survey: US factories sink in May for third straight month

Survey: US factories sink in May for third straight month

WASHINGTON — American factories slowed for the third consecutive month in May as they continued to sustain economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.