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With coronavirus cases exploding in Florida, President Trump said he is “flexible” about the need for a traditional indoor Republican National Convention in Jacksonville next month. The Republican National Committee had scrapped plans to hold the party's convention in Charlotte, N.C., after Gov. Roy Cooper said he would only allow “a scaled-down convention with fewer people, social distancing and face coverings.” In a television interview with former Fox anchor Greta Van Susteren, Trump suggested the format for the Aug. 24-27 event would depend on the severity of the outbreak in the Sunshine State.
A two-thirds majority of Americans say they support giving civilians the power to sue police, a new survey suggests. The Pew Research Center found overall support for police is steady, but fewer people say officers use appropriate force. Despite a recent clamour to reduce spending on law enforcement, 73% say it should stay the same or even increase.
The United States on Thursday approved a planned purchase by Japan of 105 F-35 joint strike fighters, moving the country one step closer to becoming the biggest foreign customer of the Lockheed Martin-produced jet. The approved package includes 63 F-35A conventional takeoff and landing aircraft and 42 F-35 short takeoff and landing variants, essentially green-lighting the procurement plans spelled out by Japan in 2018. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of the possible sale, which is worth about $23 billion, although that number could change during negotiations between the country and Lockheed Martin.
“Violent mobs can’t make decisions on behalf of everyone else.”
“We need to call slave owners out for what they are...They all need to come down”
“Needless to say, there are lots of ways to remember unpleasant history without erecting statues to the worst villains of it.”
“Every human being worth preserving blends good and bad, since human beings are complex, imperfect sinners.”
“The fact that Washington and Jefferson owned slaves should temper our admiration for them but not erase it entirely.”