United States, New York City, Ukraine discussed on AP 24 Hour News

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Has called out the National Guard in response to violent protests that resulted in a number of buildings burned in Minneapolis that's a response to the police custody death of George Floyd the four police officers involved have been fired there are demands for arrests to be made state and federal investigations are underway Minnesota U. S. attorney Erica macdonald it is critical it is essential it is imperative that the investigation is done right and done right the first time president trump increases pressure on Twitter and other social media companies signing an executive order challenging the liability protections the company sap that allow unfettered speech on the internet the president is angry that Twitter fact check recent tweets of his what they're doing is tantamount to monopoly you can say it's tantamount to taking over the airwaves can't let it happen otherwise we're not going to have a democracy is order directs executive branch agencies to ask independent agencies including the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission to look into whether they can impose new regulations something that is not likely because it needs the action of Congress Russian military hackers are accused of hacking into a major email system a piece my grass here has details the National Security Agency issued an advisory Thursday warning that Russian military hackers have been infiltrating a major email server program since last August or earlier the NSA says the intrusions of the ex the mail transfer agent have been carried out by the Russian military group known as sandworm that's the same hacking group that interfered in the twenty sixteen U. S. presidential election and carried out a twenty seventeen cyber attack targeting businesses that operate in Ukraine X. M. which is widely used mostly runs on unix type operating systems hi Mike Rossi up this is a P. news the pandemic continues to hurt the housing market a corona virus the United food and commercial workers union says at least forty four meatpacking workers in the United States have died from cold at nineteen while the union estimates another three thousand workers have tested positive for the virus its director of food processing and meat packing says the actual numbers are likely higher than the estimate the union says thirty meat packing plants were closed at some point due to infections since March the U. F. C. W. was the largest union representing meatpacking workers in the US hi Mike Crossey up a man who was shot as he threatened New York City police last month with a knife in an antique gun died of the corona virus five days after he was wounded on April first Ricardo Cardona called nine one one to drop police and then threatened the arriving officers he later told investigators he wanted to die because he had recently tested positive.

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