Courthouse Set on Fire after Demonstration Turns Violent in California

Police chase after protesters who refused to disperse at a protest on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. Protesters in California set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration intensified late Saturday, Oakland police said. (AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa) Demonstrators broke windows, spray painted graffiti, shot fireworks…

Staff Leaving US Chengdu Consulate Under High Security as Deadline Looms amid Diplomatic Row

Police officers march past the US Consulate General in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China July 25, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Consulate closures in Houston and Chengdu have escalated a sharp deterioration in ties between the world’s two biggest economies, which were already their worst in decades amid disputes over trade and technology. Reuters CHENGDU Last…