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Houstonians lead by example in powerful George Floyd march

8 minutes ago   |   ABC

Most powerful moments from Tuesday's march where more than 60,000 people gathered to honor George Floyd.
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Pope Francis says world cannot turn 'a blind eye to racism' amid George Floyd protests

8 minutes ago   |   ABC

"We cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form and yet claim to defend the sacredness of every human life."
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I-355 blocked after tanker truck rolls over, catches fire near Butterfield Road

I-355 blocked after tanker truck rolls over, catches fire near Butterfield Road

8 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. - All lanes are blocked in both directions on I-355 after an accident involving a rollover tanker truck. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday on...
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Germany, shocked by George Floyd death, vows to counter racism

10 minutes ago   |   National Post

BERLIN - The German government is shocked by the death of George Floyd, an unarmed American black man, at the hands of police and must work to counter racism at home like other...
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Pope Francis speaks out at Vatican about George Floyd killing

Pope Francis speaks out at Vatican about George Floyd killing

10 minutes ago   |   New York Post   |   4 articles

Pope Francis reacted Wednesday about the “tragic” death of George Floyd, saying “we cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism” and called for a national reconciliation amid...
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How a Bronx low-life and $40,000 led to the exile of George Steinbrenner

How a Bronx low-life and $40,000 led to the exile of George Steinbrenner

10 minutes ago   |   New York Post

A series by Joel Sherman chronicles how the Yankees' fiasco of 1990 laid the groundwork for a dynasty. Mike Tyson was the baddest man in the world when he stepped into the ring...
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Protect yourself and your community using the Mobile Justice app

Protect yourself and your community using the Mobile Justice app

12 minutes ago   |   iMore

With the ACLU Mobile Justice app, you can protect your community from dangerous situations involving police. The death of George Floyd by the hands of a police officer in...
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DealBook: Corporate Hashtag Activism

12 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Brands are trying to show solidarity with customers' strongly held values without giving offense.
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Police find two improvised explosive devices, officials say

Police find two improvised explosive devices, officials say

18 minutes ago   |   WGAL

WGAL News 8 George Floyd protests coverage
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The morning after: Peaceful moments you missed during Houston George Floyd march

22 minutes ago   |   ABC

WE ARE HOUSTON PROUD! Police and marchers hugged as Houstonians, including Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, united.
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Iowa voters oust Rep. Steve King, shunned for insensitive remarks

Iowa voters oust Rep. Steve King, shunned for insensitive remarks

Republicans in northwest Iowa ousted Rep. Steve King in Tuesday's primary, deciding they've had enough of the conservative lightning rod known for making incendiary comments... Read more ...

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after host North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held... Read more ...

Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for...

Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for inaction on President Trump posts

The meeting has threatened to ratchet up tensions at Facebook, which has been hit with allegations of right-wing bias from conservatives and criticized by others for tacitly... Read more ...

Oil climbs above $40 for the first time in 3 months on hopes of extended...

Oil climbs above $40 for the first time in 3 months on hopes of extended production cuts

Oil rose past $40 per barrel on Wednesday, three months after oil prices plunged over 30% at the worst level since the Second Gulf War. In early European trading, Brent crude... Read more ...

‘We cannot tolerate racism,' Pope Francis says, as he calls for US national...

‘We cannot tolerate racism,' Pope Francis says, as he calls for US national reconciliation

Pope Francis called for national reconciliation in the United States on Wednesday. He broke his silence on the tensions in the US, which has seen eight nights of protests over... Read more ...

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

The state will investigate whether the Minneapolis Police Department has engaged in systemic discrimination toward people of color, Gov. Tim Walz said. Read more ...

Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston street in memory of George Floyd

Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston street in memory of George Floyd

Outside Boston's Franklin Park, where thousands of people held a "die-in" for 8 minutes 46 seconds, the same amount of time a Minneapolis officer held his knee on George... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what you need to know before the markets open. 1. Global stocks jump again as markets ignore US protests and investors expect the current crisis to 'have a Hollywood... Read more ...

Poland to hold presidential election on June 28 amid political turmoil

Poland to hold presidential election on June 28 amid political turmoil

Poland set June 28 on Wednesday as a new date for a presidential election that was canceled last month amid the coronavirus pandemic. Planning for the election had plunged the... Read more ...

Austria to lift border checks with all neighbors except Italy on Thursday

Austria to lift border checks with all neighbors except Italy on Thursday

Austria is lifting border restrictions including quarantines for all neighboring countries, except Italy, as of Thursday. “We will lift all the coronavirus-related border and... Read more ...