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George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis to take place at the same time 3 cops appear in court

50 minutes ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao assisted Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in arresting George Floyd.
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NYT: Longtime Friend, Witness In Car Says George Floyd Was ‘Not Resisting'

1 hour ago   |   CBS   |   3 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - A longtime friend who was in the car with George Floyd moments before his fatal arrest told The New York Times on Wednesday that Floyd was trying to defuse...
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John Boyega's Black Lives Matter speech draws support from Jordan Peele, Mark Hamill, and more

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Jordan Peele, Mark Hamill, JJ Abrams, and Olivia Wilde are among celebrities throwing their support behind actor John Boyega after he spoke during a Black Lives Matter protest...
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3 Ex-MPD Officers Involved In George Floyd's Death To Make First Court Appearance

1 hour ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - Three former Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd will make their first court appearance Thursday afternoon. Thomas Lane, J...
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Large but Mostly Peaceful Protests Ahead of George Floyd Memorial Service

2 hours ago   |   Time

Demonstrations across the U.S. to condemn racism and police abuses remained large but mostly without the violence of previous nights on the eve of a Thursday memorial service...
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Minneapolis officials estimate damage at $55 million

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Officials in Minneapolis say the looting and property damage that following the death of George Floyd has caused at least $55 million in destruction. Vandals damaged or set...
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How Will the Protest Movement Evolve?

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

New charges in Minneapolis, but calls for systemic change remain: This is your morning tip sheet.
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Why The Killing of George Floyd Sparked an American Uprising

Why The Killing of George Floyd Sparked an American Uprising

6 hours ago   |   Time

The killing of George Floyd was shocking. But to be surprised by it is a privilege African Americans do not have. A black person is killed by a police officer in America at the...
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Minneapolis Holds Memorial For George Floyd As Family, Friends Mourn A Life Cut Short

6 hours ago   |   News One

Minneapolis was set to honor the life of George Floyd more than a week after the unarmed 46-year-old Black man became the victim of a police homicide following suspicions of a...
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Pandemic Pivot: How The Musicians Of The Celebrity 100 Leaned Into Quarantine

7 hours ago   |   Forbes

The pandemic has flipped the music industry on its head. Ariana Grande, Travis Scott and Drake leveraged their most valuable assets to lay the groundwork for a necessary shift...
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Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

U.S. officials say a Navy veteran who's been detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and is making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft. Read more ...

Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the...

Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1.9 million workers filed for unemployment last week, the ninth straight weekly decline as more businesses reopen. Read more ...

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

The former president held a virtual town hall event with young people to discuss policing and the civil unrest that has followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Read more ...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's what's happened to it

In March, Congress authorized trillions of dollars in spending to help address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic - much of it aimed at getting cash into... Read more ...

Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the...

Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1.9 million workers filed for unemployment last week, the ninth straight weekly decline as more businesses reopen. Read more ...

FSU's Marvin Wilson calls out Mike Norvell for 'lie' about George Floyd...

FSU's Marvin Wilson calls out Mike Norvell for 'lie' about George Floyd discussion

Florida State players are upset with Mike Norvell's claims in an interview with The Athletic. Read more ...

Drew Brees' anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

Drew Brees' anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees was sharply criticized by fellow high-profile athletes, including some of his own teammates, on Wednesday after the Saints quarterback reiterated his... Read more ...

New suspect identified in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

New suspect identified in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

British and German authorities are investigating a new suspect in connection with the disappearance of 3-year-old British girl Madeleine McCann, who went missing 13 years ago. Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: Justice Department Holds Press Conference Amid Nationwide Protests

WATCH LIVE: Justice Department Holds Press Conference Amid Nationwide Protests

Attorney General William Barr, FBI Director Christopher Wray and others are speaking amid nationwide protests over racial inequality and the death of George Floyd. (Image... Read more ...

New Unemployment Claims Dip Below 2 Million In Sign Pace Of Job Losses May...

New Unemployment Claims Dip Below 2 Million In Sign Pace Of Job Losses May Be Easing

The Labor Department says about 1.9 million people filed for unemployment last week, but there are some signs that people may be returning to their jobs. Read more ...