The man reportedly wrote a letter to Vladimir Putin, before setting himself on fire in front of his local city council.
Strong told the California radio station, KPCC, that he believed the GOP tax plan was "brazenly ripping off the American people."
NFL players have even helped fund their new team.
Seventy percent of voters said they thought black-on-black crime was a bigger problem than police violence against African-Americans.
Despite widespread fear leading up to the Republican convention in Cleveland, violence has not marred the event.
The Spanish parliament passed the bill despite disapproval from all 14 opposition parties.
Both parties voiced support for the movement, whilst organisers estimate at least 100 supporters attended.
Syriza, Greece's ruling party, is one of the groups which make up the 'Blockupy' movement.
The Ukrainian woman was arrested on Friday and has been questioned by a judge
Animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, objects to the inclusion of a SeaWorld float in the annual parade.
Two of the dead men died from bullet wounds and a third died in a fall