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Polls point to a first-round win for Rebelo de Sousa, a former political commentator turned approachable head of state known for candid moments like queueing at the supermarket in shorts, plunging into the sea to help girls whose canoe had capsized or sharing a meal with homeless people.
I could hardly believe my ears when I heard Joe Biden and Kamala Harris cry racism in characterizing the reaction of authorities to incensed Trump supporters storming the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021: “No one can tell me that if that had been a group of Black Lives Matter protesting yesterday, they wouldn’t have been treated very, very differently than the mob of thugs that stormed the Capitol,” Biden said. “We have witnessed two systems of justice: one that let extremists storm the U.S. Capitol yesterday, and another that released tear gas on peaceful protestors last summer. It’s simply unacceptable,” Harris tweeted. I kept thinking, how dumb do these people think we are? Do they really think we’ve forgotten the actual events of this summer so soon? Do they think those like me who witnessed the #BLM riots with their own eyes in New York City have already forgotten how roving bands of almost exclusively black teens and twenty-somethings rioted and looted, breaking into high-end Soho boutiques and struggling small businesses already ravaged by COVID-19 and absconding with millions in merchandise while our spineless leaders stood by doing nothing and left those businesses to board up and fend for
AMSTERDAM (REUTERS) - Rioters looted stores, set fires and clashed with police in several Dutch cities on Sunday (Jan 24), resulting in more than 240 arrests, police and Dutch media reported. The unrest came on the second day of new, tougher coronavirus restrictions, including a night curfew, which had prompted demonstrations. Police used water cannon, dogs and mounted officers to disperse a protest in central Amsterdam on Sunday afternoon, witnesses said. Nearly 200 people, some of them throwing stones and fireworks, were detained in the city, police said. National broadcaster NOS said riot police had been deployed in at least 10 cities and towns after a curfew went into effect at 9pm local time. Vehicles were set alight, police were pelted with stones and public property was destroyed, it reported. Military police said on Twitter on Sunday night that they were supporting local police in at least two cities in the south. Images on Dutch television showed bands of youths looting shops, throwing bicycles and setting fires in the southern city of Eindhoven. At least 55 people were arrested in Eindhoven, the city said in a statement. The demonstration in