Week of 5/10: FREECABLE TV’s Top 10 Stories
Week of 5/10: FREECABLE TV’s Top 10 Stories
What are New Yorkers flexing for?
Recently, there was an unveiling of cellphone video footage that captured the moment a plainclothes officer pointed a stun gun at an uninvolved citizen while exclaiming, "What are you flexing for?" A NYPD Spokesperson has stated that the man "took a fighting stance against the officer" and was taken into custody. Three people in total were arrested that day in New York City's East Village.
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOC9YgTIDnk
The Amish Get Involved
The Amish community reportedly responded to a call of action by the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Swiftly, the Amish started to help their state by crafting face masks. One of the members of the Amish community said he just wanted to help.
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jwxi4R_Dyj8
Murder Hornets for May
Giant murder hornets have arrived in the US as the next installment of disaster year 2020. In Japan, these particular hornets are blamed for the deaths of about 50 people a year. "They're like something out of a monster cartoon with this huge yellow-orange face," said Susan Cobey, a bee breeder at the Washington State University's department of entomology.
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXysusEJByI
COVID-19: The Best Time to Buy a Car
Auto sales in the nation has plummeted as COVID-19 restrictions continue to stagger the economy. In Florida alone, auto sales account for 14% of the state's sales tax dollars. And while the drop will further weaken state revenue, the auto industry’s rebound may prove beneficial to some looking to buy right now.
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-h73zung3M4
800 Miles to Graduation
Schools across the US remain closed even now. And with traditional ceremonies canceled as well, some schools are going the extra mile to honor their graduates. For one Texas high school principal, it was driving 800 extra miles to visit each and every graduate of his school.
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Euz9JOvRVw
Justice For Ahmaud Arbery
Ahmaud Arbery, at age 25, was shot and killed Feb. 23, 2020. Attorneys for the Arbery family believe that Ahmaud was the victim of racial profiling after he was chased down while innocently jogging around his neighborhood and shot by two white men as a third white man recorded on video. Video of the incident went viral throughout multiple social media platforms; and just recently, the perpetrators have been arrested and prosecuted.
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_9xUZNmDKI
Trump's Valet Personally Delivers Coronavirus
The president became "lave-level mad" after learning one of his personal White House attendants tested positive for the coronavirus. "We were recently notified by the White House Medical Unit that a member of the United States Military, who works on the White House campus, has tested positive for Coronavirus," deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley stated. "The President and the Vice President have since tested negative for the virus and they remain in great health."
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIC3glleO5U
3000 Daily Deaths
Internal Trump administration and CDC projections estimate that about 3,000 Americans will die from the coronavirus every day by June 1. The increased estimates come as states are starting to ease restrictions. Such states are believed to have moved towards loosening restrictions in an attempt to revive the economy and calm restless residents.
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBXZhFekv6Q
Coronavirus Goes Poof
Donald Trump, in a press conference, asserted that the coronavirus pandemic may "go away without a vaccine." Without mentioning specifics, Trump pointed to other viruses and flus that "disappeared" before vaccines were created. "They've never shown up again. They die, too. Like everything else, they die," Trump said. "It's going to go away. And we're not going to see it again, hopefully, after a period of time."
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qbtqew-CI8
Trump's Re-election Amidst Coronavirus
It's a strategy, ladies and gentlemen; and it's working. The president continues to push for the reopening of the country, and the economy alike, despite a continued rising of COVID-19 infections and dire projections of deaths. However, by potentially saving the economy, Trump may just get the boost he needs in the polls this coming November.
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mE2oBSURFl0