Trump Says Military Could Respond Quickly to Minneapolis Unrest

Protesters march along the freeway that exits St. Paul on their way to U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis via the Saint Anthony Falls bridge on the fourth day of protests and violence following the death of George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minn., on May 29, 2020. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/The Epoch Times) WASHINGTON—U.S....

Protests, Some Violent, Spread Across US in Wake of George Floyd Death

ATLANTA—Demonstrators marched, stopped traffic, and in some cases lashed out violently at police as protests erupted Friday in several U.S. cities following the killing of George Floyd. In Minneapolis, where a police precinct was burned the night before, peaceful protests picked up steam as darkness fell, with people ignoring an...

Australian Banks Keep Rising and Push ASX Higher

Australia’s big four banks are enjoying another surge in early trade on the ASX, and the main indices are more than 1.5 percent higher. The S&P/ASX200 benchmark index was up by 100.4 points, or 1.74 percent, at 5875.4 points after the first 30 minutes of trade on May 28. The...