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What Trump's tweet reveals about his moral compass

Just before 1 a.m. ET on Friday morning, the President of the United States got on Twitter and decided to offer his thoughts about the ongoing unrest in Minnesota following the release of video footage showing the death of an unarmed black man named George Floyd while he was being taken into custody by police.

29th, May 2020, 09:22pm

S&P US chief economist: How we can add $5.7 trillion to the US economy

The US economy is cratering and in need of an enormous boost. The 20.5 million jobs lost in April wiped out nearly all the jobs created over nearly the past 10 years, with millions more lost jobs likely to be reported in May. We expect the economic damage will be three times greater than the Great Recession, and in one-third the time.

29th, May 2020, 09:20pm

6 companies that filed for bankruptcy in May

Temporary store closures. Near-zero travel demand. People shopping online even more as they're stuck home. It was the perfect storm for bankruptcy for some of the country's most recognizable consumer brands -- and several have filed recently.

29th, May 2020, 09:03pm

Suspect in brazen Entertainment Distric triple shooting identified as a minor

Toronto police say they have identified one of the suspects wanted in Tuesday’s brazen daylight shooting as a minor.On Thursday, police released shocking surveillance footage of the shooting in the Entertainment District, and a photograph of one of the suspects involved.Early Friday morning, Toronto police asked the media to remove his photo from their websites after learning that the suspect is a youth.Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the teen cannot be identified.The shooting happened after 4 p.m. on Blue Jays Way, near King Street West and Spadina Avenue. Dimarjio Jenkins, a 21-year-old, up-and-coming rapper who performed under the name Houdini, was killed.A 15-year-old boy and a 27-year-old woman were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.The drama unfolded when a man with a handgun attached to a high-capacity magazine emerged from a blue Volkswagen Tiguan SUV and opened fire as Jenkins and two armed associates walked down the street. The two associates, dressed in black, returned shots, as the lone gunman ran away before fleeing in the SUV.The bullets landed inches from the feet of a six-year-old boy, and just missed his mother, who was standing by the door of the family vehicle.Tom Yun is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star's radio room in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter: @thetomyun

29th, May 2020, 08:55pm

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