Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has defended France's position on the 'amber plus' travel list, after French ministers accused the UK of imposing 'excessive' quarantine rules. Read more about this story:
Nearly a quarter of the US population was covered by excessive heat warnings or advisories on Thursday, as sweltering temperatures stretched across 20 states in a band of misery from Washington State to Florida.
An Excessive Heat Warning is in place through Saturday evening as temperatures are expected to approach record highs on Friday and Saturday. Get ready for the high to be 101 on Friday and remember to stay cool.
Massachusetts alleges that the online food delivery service Grubhub charged restaurants excessive fees that violated caps set during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yes, excessive automation at Tesla was a mistake. To be precise, my mistake. Humans are underrated.
At least 19 people in Colombia were killed at protests over inequality, including teenagers. The UN condemned excessive force by police, who were filmed killing a 17-year-old. The mother of another killed protester condemned police and the "hate of the bullet that killed him."
NYPD arrested up to 30 protesters during a peaceful march on #MLKDay organized by Black activists. Onlookers say police presence was high and officers responded violently. NY AG Letitia James recently sued the NYPD for excessive force against anti-racism protesters last year.
In 2015, Kenosha cop Pablo Torres shot and killed a man armed with a bucket. It was his first day back after another shooting 10 days earlier. He had a 200-page disciplinary file, with 9 excessive force complaints. The Kenosha police union paid tribute to him with this billboard.
“Nigerians, like everyone else, have a fundamental right to peaceful assembly and protest,” says UN #HumanRights Chief@mbachelet , while strongly condemning the use of excessive and disproportionate force by Nigerian armed forces in #Lagos , #Nigeria . #nigeriaprotests
We shouldn’t have to see one more video of a Black human being brutalized and/or gunned down by police in a clear case of excessive or unwarranted force. Anybody who doesn’t believe we are beyond a state of emergency is choosing to lack empathy and awareness.
John Oliver: "If police are trying to convince the public they’re not guilty of displaying excessive force, it’s probably *not* a good idea to repeatedly display excessive force on national television"
Too often, Black parents have to sit their teenage children down and tell them they may be stopped, arrested, or even shot because of the color of their skin. Our nation’s history of systemic racism and use of excessive force must be confronted so we can begin to heal.