Maxine Waters: Harris Pick 'Historic Moment' — 'Black Women Have Arrived'

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut,” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden selecting Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) to be his running mate signals that Black women “have arrived.” (More)

Kamala Harris's Final Poll Number in Home State of California: 7%

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) emerged as former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate on Tuesday. But her presidential campaign was a disaster: even in her home state, Harris struggled to build support, finishing at 7% in California last year. (More)

Harris Urged Supporters to Donate to Group Pushing Defunding Police

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) earlier this year urged supporters in the wake of protests over George Floyd’s death to donate to a group pushing for the defunding of police. (More)

CNN Suggests Joe Biden Could 'Step Aside' for Kamala Harris

CNN’s Chris Cillizza wrote that Kamala Harris “will be ready to step in if and when Biden decides to step aside.” CNN president Jeff Zucker endorsed Harris for California attorney general in 2009. (More)

Biden VP Pick Kamala Harris Voiced Support for Defunding the Pentagon in July

Harris, who was tapped Tuesday as Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick for 2020, recently voiced support for defunding the Pentagon. (More)

Slovenia Catches 43 Illegal Migrants Being Smuggled Across Europe in One Van

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) – Police in Slovenia said Monday they stopped a van carrying 43 migrants who entered the country illegally. (More)

UK Employment Tumbles by 220,000, Biggest Quarterly Fall Since 2009

LONDON (AP) — The number of people in employment in the UK fell by 220,000 in the three months after the country was put into lockdown as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, official figures showed Tuesday. (More)

Two Dead in Bubonic Plague Outbreak in China, Authorities Say

Exactly four weeks after an outbreak of the deadly and highly transmissible bubonic plague in China was described as being “well managed” by the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) and really no cause for concern, Beijing confirmed Tuesday further casualties from the surge in infections. (More)

Watch: Australian Police Choke, Wrestle Woman to the Ground for Not Wearing a Mask

Video of an Australian woman being confronted by police and violently wrestled to the ground for not wearing a mask has gone viral and sparked an official inquiry. (More)

Chad Wolf: 12 Riots in 10 Days Since Feds Left Portland

Acting Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf tweeted Monday that in the ten days since federal law enforcement officials had been withdrawn from their posts in Portland, Oregon, local police had declared twelve official riots. (More)

12-Year-Old Girl Lured to Swedish Asylum Home and Raped

A young man has been arrested in the municipality of Österåker after allegedly luring a 12-year-old girl and her friend to an asylum home and raping her. (More)

Donald Trump: The Way NBA Bows to China Is a 'Disgrace'

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said it was a disgrace the NBA continued to cater to China despite their known human rights abuses. (More)

Pakistan Teen Hailed as ‘Holy Warrior’ for Killing U.S. Blasphemy Suspect

Radical Muslims in Pakistan are praising a teenage boy who allegedly gunned down a U.S. citizen accused of blasphemy in court last month, hailing him as a “holy warrior” for the killing, Reuters reported on Sunday. (More)

Border Patrol Agent in Arizona Faces Drug Trafficking Charges

Federal authorities in Arizona arrested a U.S. Border Patrol agent in connection with an alleged drug smuggling attempt involving more than 350,000 fentanyl pills, cocaine, and heroin. Prosecutors charged the agent with multiple counts of possession and one count of drug conspiracy. (More)