Dallas Police Chief David Brown has said former Army Reservist Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, was seeking retribution against white police officers for police-involved shootings throughout the country. "It would just be nice for him to say 'Hey, I support what you're doing, '" said Scott Hughes, chief of police in Hamilton Township, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio.
All this led Meyers to conclude that, contrary to what Giuliani said , Black Lives Matter is neither "racist" nor exclusionary. The anti-Black Lives Matter petition says, "Terrorism is defined as 'the use of violence and intimidation in pursuit of political aims.' This definition is the same definition used to declare ISIS and other groups, as terrorist organizations".
Opposing the amendment, platform delegate James Bopp said Republicans should be interested in protecting all Americans and reject what he called "identity politics". They are to be a check; they are free to vote their conscience, but our delegates don't want to make waves. Solomon Yue, a GOP national committeeman from OR, is pushing a proposal that would keep any new rules from taking effect until after next week's convention.
Specifically, North Korea's official KCNA news agency announced that the country would stop using the channel at the United Nations that's set up for USA and Pyongyang's diplomats to talk, since the two countries don't have direct diplomatic relations.
The NEC voted 18 to 14 in secret ballot after hours of legal wrangling at Labour's headquarters in London . Mr Corbyn expressed his delight at the decision and afterwards said: "I'm sure Labour MPs will understand that the party has to come together in order to present to the British people the options of a different and better way of doing things".
Mr Smith, who resigned as shadow work and pensions secretary last month, will challenge Wallasey MP Angela Eagle and current leader Jeremy Corbyn. While the ruling Conservative Party has quickly appointed a new leader, Theresa May, to take over from Prime Minister David Cameron and pilot the "Brexit" process, Labour's left-wing leadership is locked in a bitter internal power struggle with its more moderate members of parliament.