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What We’re Reading Today: Officer Charged With Murder, COVID-19 Deaths Drop, India & China Clash … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Politics, Media & Rayshard Brooks

Rayshard Brooks Killing: Former Atlanta Officer Garrett Rolfe Charged With Murder, Could Face Death Penalty — Fox News

Atlanta Police Walk Out After Murder Charge Against Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks — Decaturish.com

Rayshard Brooks Was On Probation, Could Have Gone To Prison Over DUI Arrest — The Sun

In A World Of Designer Fake News, Trump Can Do Nothing Right — Washington Examiner

Justice Department Proposes Rolling Back Protections For Big Tech — Reuters

COVID-19: Getting Worse?

Judge Denies Request To Force Coronavirus Safety Measures At Trump’s Tulsa Rally — NPR

Record New Coronavirus Cases Reported In Six U.S. States As Reopening Accelerates — CNBC

Media silent as coronavirus deaths stay below 1000-daily for first week since March — NOQ Report, Via Whatfinger.com

Fauci Says U.S. ‘Still In The First Wave’ Of COVID-19 — The Guardian

NYC Businesses Clamor To Begin Phase Two, But Confused By De Blasio — NY Post

Police Reform Or Not?

Pastor Darrell Scott: President Trump Is Leading Through Action On Police Reform — The Daily Caller

United Nations Now Muscling In on U.S. Police Reform — Canada Free Press

Riots, Etc.

As America Fights Second French Revolution, Trump Needs To Seize The Moment — The Epoch Times

Cuomo Makes Juneteenth A Holiday For New York State Employees — Fox News

The Lie That America Is Racist — The Providence Journal

China Vs. India

Reports: Biggest Clash Between China, India In Over 50 Years Leaves At Least 50 Casualties — Breitbart News

Rumors Of Wars: China, India, North Korea, South Korea, Israel And Turkey All Move Toward War — The Washington Standard

Flights to and from Beijing canceled amid new coronavirus outbreak — The Hill

— Written by the I&I Editorial Board.

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