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Floyd's girlfriend: verdict 'a little bit of relief'

20 days ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man's neck in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of...
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Photos: Reaction To The Derek Chauvin Verdict

Photos: Reaction To The Derek Chauvin Verdict

20 days ago   |   By NPR

Around the country, people celebrated after a former Minneapolis police officer was convicted in the murder of George Floyd. (Image credit: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images)
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From Mark Zuckerberg to Roz Brewer, here's how corporate America responded to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict

From Mark Zuckerberg to Roz Brewer, here's how corporate America responded to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict

20 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement After Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd on Tuesday afternoon, top US business leaders were quick to respond.
Many said that the ruling was only the beginning of the fight against institutional racism, and urged more action.
The CEOs of Apple and Dell shared quotes by civil-rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., while Zoom CEO Eric Yuan urged his staff to take care of their mental health.
Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer at the time, knelt on Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes during an arrest. Chauvin was found guilty of...
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Derek Chauvin verdict: Jury finds ex-cop guilty of murder, manslaughter in George Floyd's death

Derek Chauvin verdict: Jury finds ex-cop guilty of murder, manslaughter in George Floyd's death

20 days ago   |   By ABC

It took barely more than a day of jury deliberations, then just minutes for the verdicts to be read - guilty, guilty and guilty - and Derek Chauvin was handcuffed and taken to prison.
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A.M. Roundup: Albany and Washington react to the Chauvin trial verdict

20 days ago   |   By Times Union

With the jury finding ex Minneapolis Police Ffficer Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering George Floyd last summer, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer called the verdict “an official proclamation of what so many many of us have known for nearly a year.” And people across the Capital Region Tuesday rejoiced along with much of America at the news of Chauvin's conviction, a watershed event that galvanized a modern civil rights movement last summer. Here's the rest of your roundup: Churchill: Is 787 a racist highway? Even if the highway wasn't built with racist intentions, its...
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Tucker Carlson's reaction to Derek Chauvin's conviction was to cast doubt on the jury who decided he murdered George Floyd

Tucker Carlson's reaction to Derek Chauvin's conviction was to cast doubt on the jury who decided he murdered George Floyd

20 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement After the conclusion of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, Tucker Carlson's reaction Tuesday night was to question the jury's motivation in reaching their guilty verdict.
A few hours earlier, a jury of five men and seven women returned a unanimous guilty verdict on three counts in the death of George Floyd, a Black man: second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter.
The verdict came around a year after footage circulated of then-police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck. The killing sparked mass protests , some of which turned violent, and a...
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Liz Cheney rips Trump and Republicans who still support him, saying he...

Liz Cheney rips Trump and Republicans who still support him, saying he 'risks inciting further violence' with false election claims, and warns GOP against abandoning the rule of law

Summary List Placement Following a line of fellow Republican speakers condemning " cancel culture ," Rep. Liz Cheney stood on the floor of Congress Tuesday to condemn those in... Read more ...

Mississippi Says It Still Awaits $600K Repayment From Brett Favre

Mississippi Says It Still Awaits $600K Repayment From Brett Favre

JACKSON, Miss. - Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre has yet to pay back $600,000 in money he received from the state of Mississippi for multiple speaking events he never showed... Read more ...

Judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy case in blow to gun group

Judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy case in blow to gun group

DALLAS - A federal judge dismissed the National Rifle Association's bankruptcy case Tuesday, leaving the powerful gun-rights group to face a New York state lawsuit that accuses... Read more ...

GOP-led states are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here's...

GOP-led states are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here's the 9 states doing so this summer

Summary List Placement Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced on Monday that the state was halting its participation in federal unemployment benefits starting June 19. "We have... Read more ...

Carvana sells used cars online so you can skip the dealership and have the...

Carvana sells used cars online so you can skip the dealership and have the car delivered right to your door

Summary List Placement Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Used car sales account for roughly 70% of all vehicles sold in the United States each year, but the process of... Read more ...

Former Republican congressman says Kevin McCarthy will do anything 'short of...

Former Republican congressman says Kevin McCarthy will do anything 'short of throwing his mother under the bus' to become House speaker

Summary List Placement Former Republican congressman Paul Mitchell said that House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is backing Rep. Liz Cheney's removal from leadership because... Read more ...

Donald Trump asked the Secret Service to get 'these fat guys off my detail'...

Donald Trump asked the Secret Service to get 'these fat guys off my detail' because 'they can't run down the street,' according to new book

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump has never been shy to share his opinions on anyone's physique, and Secret Service agents are reportedly no exception. In a... Read more ...

Job openings soar to highest level on record

Job openings soar to highest level on record

WASHINGTON - U.S. employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, illustrating starkly the desperation of businesses trying to find new workers as the country... Read more ...

Two NYC mayoral candidates think the median home in Brooklyn sells for less...

Two NYC mayoral candidates think the median home in Brooklyn sells for less than $100,000. Only Yang guessed correctly

Summary List Placement A pair of Democratic New York City mayoral candidates offered drastically low estimates when asked about the median housing price in... Read more ...

Job openings hit a record high in March - showing the gap between job...

Job openings hit a record high in March - showing the gap between job postings and hirings was huge even before April's jobs report

Summary List Placement Job openings grew to record highs in the US in March amid continued vaccination and fresh stimulus. The data shows businesses reopening along with the... Read more ...