So I answered no, and a crapstorm erupted the likes of which I haven’t seen since I trashed Respect: A Musical Journey of Women. Seriously. One might think Nice People Theatre Company (NPTC), producers of this piece (it first appeared at the New York Musical Theatre Festival), would have been prepared for some dissenting opinion.

Gresley’s penchant for (express) passenger locomotive building was a sort of handicap, and that they were maintenance heavy did not help either. However Gresley’s Class V2 2 6 2 proved to be his saving grace. Heavily laden even overladen troop trains and general freight were the domain of the V2, and after Gresley’s death Edward Thompson’s Class B1 4 6 0 proved worthy rivals to the LMS Class 5 4 6 0 (‘Black Five’) and 8F 2 8 0 in performance..

Derek Chauvin, who is white, was shown in footage kneeling on 46 year old George Floyd’s neck on Monday. He and three other officers have been sacked.What did the prosecutor say?Hennepin County Prosecutor Mike Freeman said Mr Chauvin was charged with third degree murder and second degree manslaughter.He said he “anticipates charges” for the three other officers but would not offer more details.Mr Freeman said his office “charged this case as quickly as evidence has been presented to us”.”This is by far the fastest that we’ve ever charged a police officer,” he noted.According to the criminal complaint, Mr Chauvin acted with “a depraved mind, without regard for human life”.What’s the latest on the protests?On Friday evening, the White House was placed on lockdown after a protest was held outside. “I can’t breathe,” demonstrators could be heard chanting, invoking the last words of Mr Floyd and Eric Garner, a black man who died after being held in a police chokehold in New York in 2014.The lockdown ended at about 20:30 EDT (00:30 GMT Saturday), with the US Secret Service reopening the building’s entrances and exits to staff.Meanwhile, curfews have been ordered for the Twin Cities of Minneapolis Saint Paul, from 20:00 to 06:00 on both Friday and Saturday night.On Thursday, during the third night of protests over Mr Floyd’s death, a police station was set alight.

When she is not writing or reading poetry, she is learning more about surrealism in her spare time. She will start submitting her poetry to numerous journals this fall. She also really loves her cat, Kitty.. “We prefer to enforce it through political means because it’s obviously less costly,” said US Marine Col. Chip Gregson, deputy director of operations for the task force. “But the cease fire is very important to us, and I think we’ve taken actions in the past to demonstrate that we’re willing and able to take military action to enforce the cease fire if we can isolate whose breaking it.”.