Electric and hybrid car sales jump in Australia, as fossil fuel market plunges again

hyundai kona electricSales of fossil fuel cars plunged again in Australia last month, but plug-in and hybrid sales increased, pointing to fundamental change in the market.

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Texas Man Wanted to ‘Off Racists and MAGA People’ at George Floyd Protest, Say Feds

The man arrested by police in Lubbock, Texas, after he brandished a semi-automatic rifle in front of a George Floyd protest posted a threat on Facebook saying he wanted to “off racists and MAGA people,” officials stated. He allegedly shouted, “President Trump must die” and “this is a revolution” as authorities took him into custody.

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Iranian Parliament Declares Support for U.S. Riots Against ‘Terrorist’ Trump

The Iranian parliament jumped on the bandwagon of oppressive authoritarian regimes using the riots in American cities to score political points against the United States, and issued a statement declaring black Americans “have been unable to breathe for decades under the pressure of racial terrorism by the U.S. regime.”

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Taiwan Urges China to Apologize for Tiananmen Square Massacre

The Chinese Communist Party rejected Taiwan’s request on Wednesday for China to issue an apology for the deadly 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre – in which Chinese troops opened fire on unarmed students leading protests, calling it “nonsense,” Reuters reported on Wednesday.

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Chinese State Media: Only ‘Open Border Fanatical Globalists’ Disagree with Trump on Immigration

China’s state-run Global Times on Wednesday published an op-ed praising President Donald Trump’s immigration policies and dismissing his critics as globalist fanatics. This was, to put it mildly, a bit different from Chinese media’s coverage of the Trump administration in general, and the current wave of riots in particular. 

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Pelosi Likens Trump-Lafayette Square Incident to ‘Banana Republic’ — Says ‘Maybe They Didn’t Have Tear Gas’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Wednesday reacted to President Donald Trump reportedly having law enforcement utilize force to move protesters from Lafayette Square this week for a photo-op at St. John’s Church.

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Texas Official: Austin Looting ‘Organized by an Antifa Web Page’

A top Texas law enforcement official said Tuesday that evidence shows the far-left extremist group Antifa was involved in the looting of an Austin store over the weekend in the wake of nationwide protests and riots over the death of George Floyd, who recently died in police custody in Minneapolis. 

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Booker: Trump Lafayette Square Tactics ‘Eerily Similar’ to Bull Connor, George Wallace

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show,” Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) dismissed the idea that the 2020 presidential election would be a “referendum” on President Donald Trump’s handling of this current round of nationwide protests linked to the death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police.

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