Gun violence kills 160 as holiday weekend exposes tale of 'two Americas' pred 3 urami in 6 minutami With more than 500 wounded across the US, local leaders see racism and under-investment at the root of the crisisA six-year-old in Philadelphia, a seven-year-old in Chicago, an eight-year-old in Atlanta, a 15-year-old in New York, all shot. Community cries of “enough is enough”.Neighborhoods in some of the largest US cities erupted in gun violence over the Fourth of July weekend, killing an estimated 160 people and leaving more than 500 wounded from Friday night to Sunday. Continue reading...(The Guardian)
Mexico's president pushes ahead with Trump trip – but is it worth the risk? pred 3 urami in 6 minutami Critics say Andrés Manuel López Obrador risks humiliation when he meets his US counterpart to toast new free-trade dealHe presents himself as Mexico’s low-budget president: a cost-cutting commander-in-chief who has taken the presidential jet out of service and drives a seven-year-old saloon car.But when Andrés Manuel López Obrador sets off – economy class – to Washington on Tuesday to meet Donald Trump many believe he will be making a high-stakes gamble, more characteristic of his casino-building host than Mexico’s famously austere leader. Continue reading...(The Guardian)
AP Top Stories July 7 A pred 3 urami in 16 minutami Here's the latest for Tuesday July 7th: Georgia activates National Guard; Coronavirus closes California capitol; Protests in Indiana over alleged assault of Black man; TikTok to stop operating in Hong Kong.