Sunrises and sunsets will be especially impressive this week thanks to the Sahara dust cloud that makes the 5,000-mile trek across the Atlantic to the United States.
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Things are tense at the White House after the president’s disappointing campaign in Tulsa, Oklahoma, over the weekend, which continued despite the coronavirus pandemic. Six employees working in Tulsa tested positive for the virus before Trump arrived. And participation was much lower than expected. Campaign officials said more than a million people registered for the event. Actually, less than 6,200 people showed up. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are reportedly “angry” with a Trump campaign manager, a source told CNN. The events of the weekend raised concerns among some Republicans again in the campaign that the reelection team has not adapted quickly enough to the changing political landscape before November.
A rope was found at NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s garage stall on Sunday before a scheduled race in Talledega, Alabama, the organization said. Wallace is the only black driver on the NASCAR superior circuit, and has been open about the Black Lives Matter movement and systemic racism. He also asked NASCAR to ban the Confederate flag, which they did on June 10. Wallace said he was “incredibly sad” about the rope incident, and called it a reminder of how much progress still needs to be made. NASCAR said it had launched an internal investigation into the act. Incidentally, the race was delayed until Monday at 3pm ET due to the weather.
Russia’s president has hinted strongly in a new interview that he will resubmit himself if a series of constitutional amendments are approved that allow him to do so in a July 1 referendum. Under current Russian law, Putin should resign as president in 2024, when his term ends. The amendments would pave the way for him to remain in power after his term ends, possibly until 2036. The constitutional changes have already been approved by lawmakers and by Russia’s supreme court.
5. Removal of statues
The last troublesome monument to come down is a statue of Theodore Roosevelt in front of the New York Museum of Natural History. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the move after the museum requested its removal. The statue features the 26th President of the Nation on a horse with a Native American man standing on one side and an African man standing on the other. While he was meant to celebrate Roosevelt as a “devoted naturalist and author of works on natural history,” he also “communicates a racial hierarchy that the museum and members of the public have found disturbing,” the museum said. The announcement comes as several states grapple with how to handle the removal of Confederate monuments and other controversial statues.
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“I will put my body on the front of that [courthouse] and they will have to arrest me before putting the statue there. “
Mae Hazelton, who has been struggling for two years to keep a Confederate statue out of his Florida community.
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