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Protests erupt in Minneapolis after Black man shot dead by US Marshals
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Protests erupt in Minneapolis after Black man shot dead by US Marshals

Police said 27 people have been arrested in the protest, with 26 accused of rioting and one facing a weapons charge

Minneapolis shooting: Two dead, eight wounded as gunmen open fire near nightclub
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Minneapolis shooting: Two dead, eight wounded as gunmen open fire near nightclub

It was not the only shooting in the city overnight as five people were shot at in separate incidents. One of them later died, reports said

George Floyd murder: US federal grand jury indicts four ex-police officers from Minneapolis
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George Floyd murder: US federal grand jury indicts four ex-police officers from Minneapolis

A three-count indictment unsealed Friday names Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J Kueng and Tou Thao in the case

'Justice served': Indian-American lawmakers hail conviction of Derek Chauvin in George Floyd murder case
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'Justice served': Indian-American lawmakers hail conviction of Derek Chauvin in George Floyd murder case

The jury verdict, which could send the ex-police officer to prison for decades, comes after numerous cases of cops not being charged or convicted after killing Black men, women and children

Derek Chauvin found guilty in George Floyd murder; verdict brings rare rebuke of police conduct
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Derek Chauvin found guilty in George Floyd murder; verdict brings rare rebuke of police conduct

George Floyd, 46, was a grandfather, a rapper known as Big Floyd and a security guard who had lost his job during the coronavirus pandemic

Minnesota sports games in NBA, MLB, NHL shut down after police shooting of a Black man
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Minnesota sports games in NBA, MLB, NHL shut down after police shooting of a Black man

The shooting, which comes with Minneapolis already on edge because of the Derek Chauvin trial for the murder of George Floyd, sparked protests and looting overnight.

Clashes erupt in Minneapolis after police shoot dead 20-year-old Black man
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Clashes erupt in Minneapolis after police shoot dead 20-year-old Black man

The mother of Daunte Wright told a crowd earlier Sunday evening that he called her to say he had been pulled over by police. Soon after, her son's girlfriend told her he had been shot

Derek Chauvin trial puts Court TV's revival in the public eye
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Derek Chauvin trial puts Court TV's revival in the public eye

Originally started by journalist Steven Brill in 1991, Court TV became known for coverage of sensational trials involving OJ Simpson and the Menendez brothers.

In Minneapolis, an immigrant street struggles to recover in the aftermath of George Floyd's death and protests
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In Minneapolis, an immigrant street struggles to recover in the aftermath of George Floyd's death and protests

Lake Street cuts a long path through Minneapolis, from the upscale bars at the street’s west end, through the immigrant commercial enclaves, to the leafy neighbourhoods of middle-class bungalows that reach to the Mississippi River. It also cuts a path through the city’s history of immigrant life and deeply embedded inequality.

George Floyd death: Minneapolis authorities to pay family $27 million to settle lawsuit
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George Floyd death: Minneapolis authorities to pay family $27 million to settle lawsuit

The family's lawyer said it was the largest pretrial civil rights settlement ever, and 'sends a powerful message that Black lives do matter'

US Election: More than a dozen arrested as protesters demand vote count in closely contested states
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US Election: More than a dozen arrested as protesters demand vote count in closely contested states

The protests came as US president Donald Trump, who is seeking re-election, insisted, without evidence, that there were major problems with voting and counting of ballots

Ex-cop charged with George Floyd's death released on $1mn bail; 'far from getting justice,' says victim's family
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Ex-cop charged with George Floyd's death released on $1mn bail; 'far from getting justice,' says victim's family

The other three police officers charged in Floyd's death had previously posted bond amounts of $750,000 and have been free pending trial

'It’s pathetic what happened': American golfer Brooks Koepka condemns George Floyd's death
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'It’s pathetic what happened': American golfer Brooks Koepka condemns George Floyd's death

George Floyd’s death in May prompted widespread protests across the country and a reckoning over racism in the United States, as more professional sporting leagues embraced protests for racial justice.

George Floyd's family sues city of Minneapolis, four police officers accused of his murder
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George Floyd's family sues city of Minneapolis, four police officers accused of his murder

The family's lawyer said the lawsuit seeks to set a precedent "that makes it financially prohibitive for police to wrongfully kill marginalised people in the future"

One dead and 11 suffer non-life-threatening injuries in Minneapolis shooting, say police; more details awaited
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One dead and 11 suffer non-life-threatening injuries in Minneapolis shooting, say police; more details awaited

Calls and emails to Minneapolis police seeking more information weren't immediately returned. Further details weren't immediately available.

Donald Trump signs Executive Order on police reform even as he presses for 'law and order' after weeks of protests against racial injustice
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Donald Trump signs Executive Order on police reform even as he presses for 'law and order' after weeks of protests against racial injustice

President Donald Trump, facing criticism that his policies and inflammatory rhetoric have aggravated a racial divide in the United States, signed an order on Tuesday that he said would reform police practices even as he pressed for 'law and order' nationwide.

USA president Donald Trump says he will stop watching NFL, soccer matches if players continue to kneel during national anthem
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USA president Donald Trump says he will stop watching NFL, soccer matches if players continue to kneel during national anthem

Trump has been a vocal critic of players kneeling during the anthem, previously tweeting that NFL players who did so were “disrespecting our Country & our Flag”.

Atlanta police chief resigns after cop fatally shoots 27-yr-old African-American man during attempted arrest, protests engulf city
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Atlanta police chief resigns after cop fatally shoots 27-yr-old African-American man during attempted arrest, protests engulf city

Atlanta's police chief resigned Saturday hours after a black man was fatally shot by an officer in a struggle following a field sobriety test. Authorities said the slain man had grabbed an officer's Taser, but was running away when he was shot.

After backlash, US chairman of joint chiefs Mark A Milley admits it was a 'mistake' to join Donald Trump's church walk during protests
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After backlash, US chairman of joint chiefs Mark A Milley admits it was a 'mistake' to join Donald Trump's church walk during protests

Mark Milley’s remarks followed a rare outpouring of condemnation from retired US generals and even former defense secretary Jim Mattis for taking part in the event, given that the US military is meant to be apolitical and is sworn to defend the US Constitution, which protects the right to peaceful protest.

George Floyd's brother, Philonise, pleads with Congress to 'stop the pain' as lawmakers consider law enforcement overhaul
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George Floyd's brother, Philonise, pleads with Congress to 'stop the pain' as lawmakers consider law enforcement overhaul

George Floyd's brother challenged Congress on Wednesday to “stop the pain" as lawmakers consider a sweeping law enforcement overhaul, so the man he looked up to won't become just 'another name' on a growing list of black Americans killed during interactions with police.