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Protesters clash with police after Minnesota officer shoots Black man at a traffic stop
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Protesters clash with police after Minnesota officer shoots Black man at a traffic stop

Daunte Wright, 20, died in an area that was already on edge because of the trial of the first of four police officers charged in George Floyd’s death

Minneapolis shooting: Officer who fatally shot black man mistook handgun for taser, says police chief
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Minneapolis shooting: Officer who fatally shot black man mistook handgun for taser, says police chief

Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon described the shooting as “an accidental discharge.” The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was investigating

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.

From Mickey Mouse casting ballots to Democratic 'mafia' stealing them, say-anything is Trump's legal strategy
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From Mickey Mouse casting ballots to Democratic 'mafia' stealing them, say-anything is Trump's legal strategy

Outgoing US president Donald Trump's overriding goal seems to be to simply throw out as many claims as possible, no matter how outlandish or baseless, in an effort to sow public doubt about Joe Biden’s victory

US Election 2020 Minnesota profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Minnesota profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Minnesota is a midwestern US state bordering Canada and Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes

Joe Biden focuses on schools and COVID-19 pandemic, set to visit Kenosha next
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Joe Biden focuses on schools and COVID-19 pandemic, set to visit Kenosha next

Biden's itinerary reflects his efforts to keep the election spotlight on the president’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the nation’s overall security, while Trump emphasises civil unrest in Wisconsin and elsewhere

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.

'Stand up to Trump!' Canada protesters shout to Justin Trudeau who kneels at anti-racism rally
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'Stand up to Trump!' Canada protesters shout to Justin Trudeau who kneels at anti-racism rally

Canadian protesters chanted "Stand up to Trump!" to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he joined thousands at an anti-racism rally on Friday and took a knee alongside protesters

George Floyd protests in US: With Donald Trump in the White House, the fight for racial justice gets nastier
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George Floyd protests in US: With Donald Trump in the White House, the fight for racial justice gets nastier

By constantly threatening to deploy federal troops through executive fiat and encouraging states to use force against protesters, US president Donald Trump is openly flirting with militaristic authoritarianism while testing the limits of the law

George Floyd death: Minnesota police arrest African-American CNN reporter on air covering Minneapolis protests
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George Floyd death: Minnesota police arrest African-American CNN reporter on air covering Minneapolis protests

The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television early Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests, without giving any reason, and led him and three crew members away in handcuffs.

Democratic candidates lack enthusiasm, says Donald Trump while addressing election rally in North Carolina
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Democratic candidates lack enthusiasm, says Donald Trump while addressing election rally in North Carolina

Donald Trump alleged that two Democratic presidential aspirants Senator Amy Klobuchar and former Mayor Pete Buttigieg by endorsing Biden had traded administration position

Coronavirus outbreak: One dead in South Korea; fear grips country after research suggests disease more contagious than thought
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Coronavirus outbreak: One dead in South Korea; fear grips country after research suggests disease more contagious than thought

Research suggested it was more contagious than thought and China appealed to its Southeast Asian neighbours for solidarity

Democratic rivals jostle for advantage as coding issue causes delay in Iowa caucus results; Trump calls it 'unmitigated disaster'
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Democratic rivals jostle for advantage as coding issue causes delay in Iowa caucus results; Trump calls it 'unmitigated disaster'

The Iowa Democratic Party will begin to release results from Monday’s caucuses at 5 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday, the party chairman, Troy Price, told the Democratic presidential campaigns in a conference call.

Joe Biden defends record at third Democratic Debate in Houston, retains sizeable lead over Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren
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Joe Biden defends record at third Democratic Debate in Houston, retains sizeable lead over Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren

The former US vice president survived another Democratic debate on Thursday largely unbloodied and unbowed, leaving those on the margins of the race for the party’s 2020 nomination.

Israel offers muted response to Donald Trump's 'American Jews voting for Democrats are disloyal’ remark
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Israel offers muted response to Donald Trump's 'American Jews voting for Democrats are disloyal’ remark

Most Democrats disagree with the views of Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar on Israel but Trump’s repeated attacks have rallied support for the two

2020 Democratic presidential contenders urge Congress to act on gun control after Texas and Ohio shootings
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2020 Democratic presidential contenders urge Congress to act on gun control after Texas and Ohio shootings

'We are going to make change. We are going to pass gun safety laws in this country', said US Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts

US presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveils 137-point priority list; climate change, gun control on top of Democratic senator's agenda
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US presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveils 137-point priority list; climate change, gun control on top of Democratic senator's agenda

US Senator Amy Klobuchar unveiled on Tuesday a 137-point list of priorities she would address in her first 100 days in office if elected president. The policies touch on matters ranging from high-profile topics like climate change, healthcare and gun regulations to the classification of federal tax offices. She will face off on 26 June against nine other candidates in the first debate of the nominating contest.

16 US states sue Donald Trump for declaring national emergency to fund border wall, claim move violates Constitution
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16 US states sue Donald Trump for declaring national emergency to fund border wall, claim move violates Constitution

Sixteen US states sued US president Donald Trump's administration on Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution.

Democrat Senator Amy Klobuchar announces bid for 2020 presidential race with speech in the midst of snowstorm
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Democrat Senator Amy Klobuchar announces bid for 2020 presidential race with speech in the midst of snowstorm

Amy Klobuchar said that the "sense of community is fracturing across our nation right now, worn down by the petty and vicious nature of our politics. We are all tired of the shutdowns and the showdowns, the gridlock and the grandstanding”