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Teens posting signs calling for racial justice assaulted on Maryland trail

Friday  08:35,   05 june 2020

The altercation on the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda was caught on video.On Monday afternoon, two teenage boys and one teenage girl were posting flyers along the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda, Maryland, calling for people to donate money... >>>

Experts: Floyd’s health issues don’t affect homicide ruling

Friday  07:41,   05 june 2020

George Floyd had drugs in his system and severe heart disease when a Minneapolis police officer put a knee to his neck, but independent experts said the medical problems revealed in the full autopsy report don’t change the conclusion that the... >>>

‘People are looking at me’: For many who lost jobs in the coronavirus epidemic, hunger comes with shame

Friday  07:40,   05 june 2020

Americans facing food shortages for first time say being dependent is almost as difficult as being hungry.“People see them coming and I feel this anxiety that they look at me in a different way,” Garcia... >>>

For George Floyd, an emotional final farewell

Friday  07:20,   05 june 2020

Local leaders, celebrities and Floyd’s family gathered Thursday to honor a man whose death kicked off a movement.The remains of George Floyd arrive at North Central University for a memorial service on June 4 in... >>>

Officers Charged in George Floyd’s Death Not Likely to Present United Front

Friday  06:55,   05 june 2020

Two of the former police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the killing of George Floyd turned on the senior officer accused in the case, making for an extraordinary court appearance on Thursday afternoon. Facing 40 years in prison... >>>

Swift and decisive action taken against police in major US cities after George Floyd's death

Friday  06:20,   05 june 2020

Since George Floyd's death, officials in Minneapolis and other cities across the country have leveled criminal charges and taken decisive disciplinary action against police brass and officers whose conduct has come into question. Whether those... >>>

People protesting the death of George Floyd hit the streets for 10th night

Friday  05:45,   05 june 2020

Hundreds marched across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City in a massive show of mourning for Floyd, who died May 25 while in Minneapolis police custody. The 23 Hottest Father's Day Gifts Of 2020 Ad Microsoft Motley Fool Issues Rare “All In” Buy... >>>

State of emergency declared in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Cristobal

Friday  05:22,   05 june 2020

Lousiana has declared a state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Cristobal. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The storm system weakened into a... >>>

Social distancing not required at Trump Mount Rushmore event

Friday  04:15,   05 june 2020

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Organizers have scrapped plans to mandate social distancing during President Donald Trump's appearance at a July 3 Mount Rushmore fireworks display and won't limit the crowd due to coronavirus concerns, South Dakota... >>>

2 ex-officers charged in George Floyd's death cast blame on more senior colleague

Friday  03:50,   05 june 2020

MINNEAPOLIS - Attorneys for two former rookie Minneapolis police officers on Thursday rejected accusations that their clients aided and abetted the killing of George Floyd, casting blame instead on a senior officer who allegedly ignored his younger... >>>

NYT says Tom Cotton editorial 'did not meet our standards'

Friday  03:25,   05 june 2020

The New York Times said on Thursday the controversial op-ed written by Republican Sen. Tom Cotton (Ark.) "did not meet our standards."The Times published the column, titled "Tom Cotton: Send In the Troops" on Wednesday, where he argued that the... >>>

Fort Lauderdale PD investigating officer who shot woman in face with rubber bullet

Friday  03:25,   05 june 2020

MIAMI - The Fort Lauderdale Police Department has opened an internal investigation into an officer who shot a woman in the head with a foam rubber bullet at a protest on Sunday, fracturing her eye socket and leaving her bloody and stunned. Shooting... >>>

The 'Defund the Police' Movement Is Growing. Here's What It Actually Means

Friday  03:05,   05 june 2020

A number of celebrities and rights advocates have signed an open letter calling to "defund the police."While the concept of "defunding" typically means eliminating funding for a body or initiative completely, recent efforts to "defund the police"... >>>

Black Lives Matter sues Trump administration over use of force on D.C. protesters

Friday  02:45,   05 june 2020

Black Lives Matter filed suit along with the American Civil Liberty Union against the administration for violating the protesters' civil rights.Protesters demonstrating peacefully against police violence in the wake of George Floyd’s were forced >>>

Trump administration to require race data in coronavirus lab results for first time

Friday  02:00,   05 june 2020

The Trump administration announced Thursday it will start requiring that any lab results for COVID-19 reported to CDC will include a person’s race, and ethnicity.The move is intended to give the federal government a better picture of how the virus... >>>