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George Floyd Updates: Minneapolis Is Under Curfew as Protests Continue Nationwide

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Derek Chauvin, a white former police officer, was charged with murder days after using his knee to pin down George Floyd, a black man who later died.
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Nightly News Full Broadcast

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Fired Minneapolis police officer charged in death of George Floyd, New York City on track to begin reopening as San Francisco takes step back, and how movie theaters hope to adapt for social distancing.
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Civil unrest flares again after Minneapolis policeman charged with murdering George Floyd

1 month ago   |   By National Post

MINNEAPOLIS - The white former Minneapolis police officer shown in video footage using his knee to pin an unarmed black man's neck to the street was charged with murder on Friday in the man's death, an incident that has unleashed four nights of violent protests.
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Officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck charged with murder

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By AMY FORLITI and TIM SULLIVAN
MINNEAPOLIS - The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd's neck was arrested Friday and charged with murder, as authorities imposed overnight curfews to try to stem violent protests over police killings of African Americans that have spread from Minneapolis and other U.S. cities.
Protesters smashed windows at CNN headquarters in Atlanta, set a police car on fire and struck officers with bottles. Large protests in New York, Houston and other cities were largely peaceful - even in Minneapolis, where thousands marched downtown...
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‘Tired of the hurt,' Connecticut elected leaders and black activists decry the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis

1 month ago   |   By Hartford Courant

Hundreds gathered outside the state Capitol on Friday evening to mourn the death of George Floyd, the black Minneapolis man killed by a white police officer this week, and denounce police brutality against people of color.
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Minnesota Officer Charged With Murder in Death of George Floyd

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

A Minnesota prosecutor has charged a police officer with third-degree murder and manslaughter in the restraint death of George Floyd.
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‘If You Keep Murdering Black People, The City Will Burn': Community Shares Their Anguish At Rally

1 month ago   |   By CBS

Friends of George Floyd, the black man killed by police earlier this week, held a news conference earlier today in the rotunda of Minneapolis City Hall. Among the speakers was former NBA player Stephen Jackson, a childhood friend of the victim. Actor Jamie Foxx also spoke, along with Leslie Redmond, president of Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP.
“I'm here because they're not gonna demean the character of George Floyd, my twin,” Jackson said. “You can't tell me, when that man had his knee on my brother's neck, taking his life away, with his hand in his pocket, that that smirk on his face...
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