Retired African American Police Captain Killed Trying To Stop Looting –

A retired St. Louis police captain was reportedly shot and killed outside of a pawn shop that was being looted during a protest on Monday night.

According to The Western Journal, police found former captain David Dorn, 77, outside Lee’s Pawn and Jewelry store around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Local reporter Laura Hettiger tweeted Dorn was at the pawnshop trying to stop the looting happening at the store.

Dorn spent more than three decades with the St. Louis Police Department before he was hired as the Moline Acres Police Chief in 2008. Dorn began his career as a rookie

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India’s reported cases exceed 200,000, highest in Asia

Health officials are warning that mass gatherings across the country could further spread the coronavirus, just as much of the economy is beginning to restart. Protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man in Minneapolis, continued for a seventh night with overnight clashes between law enforcement and demonstrators.

The World Health Organization, which has faced criticism for repeatedly praising China for a speedy response to the emergence of the coronavirus, complained in private meetings that China was not releasing enough information or doing so quickly enough about the virus, the Associated Press reported

This

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Stock futures little changed as investors assess economy reopening amid civil unrest

U.S. stock futures were little changed in early morning trading on Tuesday as investors grappled with civil unrest around the country as states try to reopen the economy from the coronavirus pandemic. 

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 41 points lower, implying a Tuesday opening decline of around 25 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 also pointed to a largely flat Tuesday start for the two indexes.

In a last-minute address from the White House Monday evening, President Donald Trump said he will deploy the military if states and cities failed to quell the demonstrations. Futures fell as

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This Hair Entrepreneur Is Expanding Her Brand To Create Hand Sanitizer


(Image: Gwen Jimmere)

Since the spread of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, pandemic, many entrepreneurs have been forced to make a complete pivot with their businesses to adapt to the new reality brought on by the viral outbreak. Gwen Jimmere is known for creating a highly successful natural hair brand with Naturalicious. Now Jimmere is moving from natural haircare to creating a new hand sanitizer in light of COVID-19.

Jimmere announced that she is expanding her brand into Naturalicious Hand Sanitizer, manufactured within her company’s Detroit-based headquarters. The alcohol-based liquid effectively kills 99% of germs, according

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Hertz bankruptcy, distressed rental car market hurts U.S. automakers

Signage for Hertz Global Holdings Inc. stands at a rental location in Berkeley, California, U.S., on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

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Ongoing distress in the rental car market due to the coronavirus pandemic, highlighted by Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings of Hertz and the parent company of Advantage Rent A Car in the past week, will place additional pressure on the already troubled U.S. auto industry.

New vehicle sales to rental car companies accounted for about 10%, or 1.7 million vehicles, last year. That demand came to a grinding halt due to the

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Expanded unemployment benefits may bump people from welfare, other aid

Reading, PA – May 8: Major Joy Mudge, left, and Kristy Kushner, right the Director of Social Services, helps to organize boxes ready for distribution. During a food distribution at the Salvation Army location on South 5th Street in Reading, PA Friday afternoon May 8, 2020. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)

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Expanded unemployment benefits have been a lifeline for millions of Americans who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.

That lifeline, however, may reduce or eliminate the financial aid some get through other safety net programs such as

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Fannie Mae Launches ‘Here to Help’ Education Effort

The Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as Fannie Mae has announced the launching of its “Here to Help” campaign.

According to a press release, the campaign will assist U.S. homeowners and renters with tools and resources to navigate the available financial options related to the coronavirus.

“Fannie Mae is committed to providing sustainable housing options to help keep people in their homes,” Hugh R. Frater, CEO, Fannie Mae said in a released statement. “We hope Here to Help will bring some clarity, transparency, and assurance to homeowners and renters who are facing job loss, reduction in work

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