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Coronavirus update June 5

Current Events, Financial Crisis

Coronavirus
- The C.D.C. Waited ‘Its Entire Existence for This Moment.’ What Went Wrong?

Business/Economics
- Target Closes 175 Stores Nationwide In Wake Of George Floyd Protests, Looting
- Restaurant Chains That Won’t Make It Through the Year
- The stock market isn’t reflecting reality... yet, warns Citigroup
- Retailers, Battered by Pandemic, Now Confront Protests
- Pier 1 is officially going out of business
- Corporate America Sides With The Looters
- ADP Employment Data Massively Beats Expectations
- April Factory Orders Crash By The Most In American History
- ADP Employment Data Massively Beats Expectations
- US black-white inequality in 6 stark charts
- Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic
- "We Still Expect To Be Paid" - America's Largest Mall Operator Sues Gap For $70M In Back-Rent
- Jobless claims, total unemployment level worse than expected
- U.S. unemployment fell to 13.3% in May and the economy added 2.5 million jobs, a surprising upswing after pandemic-related declines.
- 3 Reasons to Pause Before Celebrating Today's Surprising Jobs Numbers

Protests/Riots
- Donald Trump puts Army on four hour notice to deploy to US streets for first time since LA riots in 1992 as 19-year-old demonstrator is shot dead in Detroit and Minneapolis erupts for fourth night
- CNN Center in Atlanta damaged during protests
- George Floyd protests spread nationwide
- Nationwide Chaos: NYPD Precinct Attacked, CNN Vandalized, Treasury Breached As Mayors Beg For Calm
- Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis
- Target, CVS shut Minneapolis stores after rioters ravage retailers
- California Protesters Knock Officer Unconscious, Shut Down Highway 101
- White House Placed on Lockdown Amid Protests Nearby Over George Floyd's Death
- Floyd Autopsy Doesn't Support Strangulation As Cause Of Death
- Protests over police killings rage in dozens of US cities
- National Guard troops sent to Atlanta; city invokes curfew
- Police arrest 70 in Atlanta as protesters defy curfew
- Another night of chaos and fury as protesters come out despite curfews
- As protests escalate, curfews have been imposed in some of the U.S.’s largest cities, including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami, Chicago and Philadelphia.
- George Floyd: protests and unrest coast to coast as US cities impose curfews
- Appeals for Calm as Sprawling Protests Threaten to Spiral Out of Control
- Protests turn violent across the nation
- George Floyd Protests Rage in Cities Across the U.S. as Tens of Thousands Take to the Streets
- Killer Mike Delivers Emotional Speech to Atlanta Protestors at Mayor’s Press Conference
- Rioting across the nation leaves cities reeling as hundreds arrested, National Guard called in, businesses damaged and at least 3 dead
- Chicago mayor tells Trump 'F-U' after tweet about Minneapolis looting
- Machete-wielding man attacked by Dallas mob in shocking video was ‘allegedly protecting neighborhood’: police
- America Wakes Up After A Night Of Chaos And Destruction: 1,700 Rioters Arrested In Three Days
- NYPD officer rams into crowd of George Floyd protesters in Brooklyn
- "It's A Setup": Mysterious Brick Piles Appear Throughout Major Protest Cities
- Ahead Of The 3rd Night Of Riots: Looting, Violent Protests Begin In Phildadelphia
- Facing Protests Over Use of Force, Police Respond With More Force
- More journalists injured covering George Floyd protests
- Around 4,000 people were arrested during protests since George Floyd's death, and at least 40 cities are imposing curfews
- Day of peaceful New York City marches gives way to chaos after dark
- US Anti-racism Protests Stretch To Distant New Zealand
- Michigan Sheriff Took Off His Helmet and Marched With Protesters
- More than 50 Secret Service agents are injured in clashes outside the White House: Rioters throw Molotov cocktails in DC while looters trash Gucci and Chanel stores in NYC on a sixth night of violence in cities across the US
- As cities burned, Trump stayed silent — other than tweeting fuel on the fire
- Curfews and Soldiers Can’t Contain the Nation’s Chaos
- George Floyd: Protests double overnight as violence spreads to 140 cities
- Woman carrying entire Cheesecake Factory cheesecake during Seattle protests becomes Internet sensation
- NYC Announces 11pm Curfew As Cops Blast De Blasio For Kowtowing To Looters
- 'Anonymous' Hacks Chicago Police Radios; Play NWA's "F**k The Police" During Riots
- Multiple Dead/Injured As Rioters Target Cops After Trump's Threat Of Military Force Fails To Deter 7th Night Of Violence
- Tense protest turns emotional as 60 North Carolina police kneel before demonstrators
- Virginia governor REFUSED to send his National Guard to Washington D.C. to help restore order after request from the White House - which also mulled taking over city's police force
- 52 arrested on 5th night of Atlanta protests
- 77-Year-Old Retired Police Captain Murdered By Looters
- Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd’s death
- Washington DC Mayor Scraps Curfew, Calls For Withdrawal Of National Guard Troops, As Nation Braces For More Unrest

Politics
- Trump took shelter in White House bunker as protests raged
- Trump tweets Antifa will be labeled a terrorist organization but experts believe that's unconstitutional
- Trump slams governors as ‘weak,’ urges crackdown on protests
- Protesters Dispersed With Tear Gas So Trump Could Pose at Church
- Bishop Budde calls Trump photo at St. John’s Church ‘antithetical to the teachings of Jesus’
- Trump Wants Show Of Force To Cure National Crisis
- Media Lied; Police Confirm No Tear-Gas, Flash-Bangs Used Ahead Of Trump's Church Visit
- Trump Admin Bars Chinese Passenger Planes To US
- Trump: I Was in the Bunker for 'an Inspection'
- Ex-defense chief Mattis rips Trump for dividing Americans

World
- China threatens to ATTACK Taiwan: One of Beijing's most senior generals warns the military will use force if there is no other way to stop island becoming independent
- Thousands in London Join Cities Across the U.S. in Protesting the Death of George Floyd
- China's Foreign Ministry Tweets "I Can't Breathe!" As America's Rivals Troll US Over Unrest
- Bodies Are Being Left in Hospital Beds in Mumbai as Coronavirus Overwhelms India’s Financial Capital
- Tiananmen: Police ban Hong Kong vigil for victims of 1989 crackdown
- Coronavirus: Sex during lockdown with someone outside your household is illegal from today
- George Floyd Reverberates Globally: Thousands Protest In Germany, U.K., New Zealand
- UK Home Prices Fall At Fastest Pace In Decade

Space
- SpaceX Lifts NASA Astronauts to Orbit, Launching New Era of Spaceflight
- SpaceX docks to the International Space Station

Food
- A Mile-Long Line for Free Food in Geneva, One of World’s Richest Cities
- US food prices see historic jump and are likely to stay high

Earthquakes
- Swarm of earthquakes rattle area near Yellowstone National Park, USGS says

Pests
- Apocalyptic swarm of deadly mutant ticks invade Russia with 2,125 children attacked

Posted: 2020-06-05 21:09:34


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