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Facebook will not take action against Trumps post about shooting protestors – Business Insider
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Facebook will not take action against Trumps post about shooting protestors – Business Insider

Facebook is not taking any action against one of Donald Trump's posts that warned of "shooting" in Minneapolis following protests.Twitter previously said that the post on its site violated its rules on "glorifying violence" and affixed a warning to it.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that he had a "visceral negative reaction" to Trump's rhetoric.However, it does not violate Facebook's rules, he said.The phrase "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" was previously used by a Southern police chief during civil rights unrest in the 1960s, but Trump has since professed ignorance of this.Do you work at Facebook? Contact this reporter at rprice@businessinsider.com or 650-636-6268. Mark Zuckerberg has broken his silence on Donald Trump's social media posts warni...
Angela Merkel rebuffs Trumps G7 Summit invitation due to coronavirus – Business Insider
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Angela Merkel rebuffs Trumps G7 Summit invitation due to coronavirus – Business Insider

German Chancellor Angela Merkel turned down US President Donald Trump's invitation to attend the G7 Summit in Washington next month, Politico reported. While Trump pushes to reopen the US, Merkel has said it's too early to reopen and host large gatherings since the virus is still circulating. Trump was reportedly "furious" at Merkel's refusal. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has turned down President Donald Trump's invitation to the G7 Summit next month, Politico reported. "The federal chancellor thanks President Trump for his invitation to the G7 summit at the end of June in Washington. As of today, considering the overall pandemic situation, she cannot agree to her personal participation, to a journey to Washi...
Use the POWER method to help kids stay positive during quarantine – Business Insider
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Use the POWER method to help kids stay positive during quarantine – Business Insider

Paula Madrid is a clinical and forensic psychologist who specializes in trauma and an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University's National Center for Disaster Preparedness.Madrid uses what she calls the 'POWER' method to help balance working from home full-time and homeschooling her daughter during the COVID-19 pandemic.She encourages parents to help their children verbalize their emotions, reframe quarantine with a positive mindset, and organize family movie or ice cream nights to have fun activities to look forward to.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. I am a psychologist and the proud mother of a 7-year-old, who, until last week, was coping remarkably well with what she calls "the crazy quarantine." She's created 3D models of the coronavir...
Glossier employees wrote letter fearing for their health and safety – Business Insider
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Glossier employees wrote letter fearing for their health and safety – Business Insider

Glossier was foremost among a number of brands leading the way on combating the spread of the pandemic when it shut its stores on March 13.But a leaked email obtained by Business Insider reveals that Glossier's retail store employees feared for their health and safety in the days leading up to the company's decision to shutter its stores.Roughly 60 Glossier retail employees signed and sent a collective letter to the management on March 12,  "deeply concerned" about their customers' and their own health and safety.Glossier said that it had already been working on a plan to shut its retail locations prior to receiving the letter from employees, who were informed of its decision to shut its retail locations on the same day.But employees told Business Insider that the l...
Only NJ, NY, Illinois meet federal guidelines to reopen: ProPublica – Business Insider
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Only NJ, NY, Illinois meet federal guidelines to reopen: ProPublica – Business Insider

Illinois, New Jersey, and New York are the only three states to meet White House guidelines for reopening, a ProPublica analysis found.The three states are also the only ones to not yet fully lift their stay-at-home orders, which have been in place for more than two months.Illinois became the first state to meet all of the criteria on Wednesday, the analysis said.New York, which is one of the hardest-hit states, also met all of the criteria.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Only three states have met federal guidelines on reopening their economies, a ProPublica analysis found, despite constant pressure from President Donald Trump for all states to do so.Illinois, New Jersey, and New York have met all the criteria recommended to reopen their stat...
Twitter tags Trump tweet on George Floyd riots as glorifying violence – Business Insider
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Twitter tags Trump tweet on George Floyd riots as glorifying violence – Business Insider

Twitter placed a click-through block on a tweet from President Donald Trump that it said was "glorifying violence."Trump's post was about riots in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died Monday after a white police officer pinned him to the ground by the neck for several minutes during an arrest.In his tweet, Trump said that the military might get involved in the protests and that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."Twitter said Trump's post "violates our policies regarding the glorification of violence based on the historical context of the last line, its connection to violence, and the risk it could inspire similar actions today."Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Twitter has hidden one of Pr...
George Floyd, Derek Chauvin worked at same Minneapolis club in 2019 – Insider
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George Floyd, Derek Chauvin worked at same Minneapolis club in 2019 – Insider

George Floyd and Derek Chauvin worked at the same Minneapolis club for a year, but may not have realised.Both worked at the El Nuevo Rodeo Club in 2019, Maya Santamaria, the club's owner until last year, told ABC5.Chauvin was the club's off-duty police officer for 17 years and Floyd worked as a bouncer during 2019."They were working together at the same time, it's just that Chauvin worked outside and the security guards were inside," she said.Floyd died on Monday after Chauvin was filmed kneeling on his neck while arresting Floyd, who said repeatedly "I can't breathe."Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. George Floyd and Derek Chauvin worked at the same nightclub in Minneapolis, but may not have known each other.The men were both employed at El Nuevo Rodeo ...
Twitter responds to Trump executive order on social media – Business Insider
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Twitter responds to Trump executive order on social media – Business Insider

Twitter responded to President Donald Trump signing of an executive order that targets social media companies. Twitter was singled out in the order, after days of feuding with the president.The company called "a reactionary and politicized approach to a landmark law."Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Twitter responded to President Donald Trump's executive order on social media calling it "a reactionary and politicized approach to a landmark law."—Twitter Public Policy (@Policy) May 29, 2020On Thursday afternoon, Trump signed an executive order threatening penalties against social-media companies over allegations of bias against conservatives, Business Insider previously reported. "We're here today to defend free speech from one of the greatest ...