Oct 11, 2019

First look: Democratic memo examines voters' views on Trump impeachment

A memo from GQR about a nationwide survey sponsored by sponsored by Stand Up America and Need to Impeach found that Americans "view the Ukraine events as much stronger reasons to support impeachment than the Mueller report and evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 elections."

Why it matters: The memo says the Ukraine scandal has "fundamentally different dynamics" than the debates about the Mueller report, which could pose a stronger challenge to the Trump administration.

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Teenager killed after shots fired at protesters in Detroit

Detroit police during protests on Friday night. Photo: Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images

A 19-year-old man was killed when shots were fired into a crowd of demonstrators in downtown Detroit protesting the death of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody on Friday night, per AP.

Details: The teenager was injured when shots were fired from an SUV about 11:30 p.m. and later died of his injuries in hospital, reports MDN reports, which noted police were still looking for a suspect.

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In photos: Protesters clash with police nationwide over George Floyd

Police officers grapple with protesters in Atlanta. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images

Police used tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper spray as the protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd spread nationwide on Friday evening.

The big picture: Police responded in force in cities ranging from Atlanta to Des Moines, Houston to Detroit, Milwaukee to D.C. and Denver to Louisville. In Los Angeles, police declared a stretch of downtown off limits, with Oakland issuing a similar warning.

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Supreme Court sides with California on coronavirus worship service rules

The Supreme Court has ruled 5-4, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the court's liberal justices, to reject a challenge to California's pandemic restrictions on worship services.

Why it matters: This is a setback for those seeking to speed the reopening of houses of worship, including President Trump.