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George Floyd death: Minnesota judge lifts gag order in case against former police officers

A Minnesota judge removed a gag order against the four Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd, citing their inability to defend themselves against negative publicity.Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill said he still expects all attorneys involved with the case to follow the legal rules of disclosure of information. Cahill also…

George Floyd: Police body camera footage emerges

Image copyright Twitter/Ruth Richardson Image caption George Floyd repeatedly told the police officers who detained him that he could not breathe New police body camera videos have been shown in which George Floyd is seen pleading with officers as they try to force him into their car, US media say. They say Mr Floyd told…

George Floyd told officers he ‘can’t breathe’ nearly 30 times, newly released body cam transcripts show

The 911 dispatcher called a supervisor to tell him what she saw, not caring if it made her look like a "snitch." USA TODAY Transcripts released of body camera footage reveal an extended account of …

George Floyd warned police he thought he would die because he couldn’t breathe, according to body camera transcripts

The transcripts make clear that Floyd was trying to cooperate with police but was deathly afraid of them, at times telling them that he had had covid-19 and was worried that he was going to die because he couldn’t breathe while in their custody. As one of the officers — Derek Chauvin — pressed a…

George Floyd, Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling, Daytime Emmy Awards: 5 things to know Friday

George Floyd's death: Minneapolis City Council to vote on ending police department? The Minneapolis City Council could vote as soon as Friday on whether to add an amendment to the city charter to di…

George Floyd, Protests and Police Defunding: Live Updates

told a CNN reporter that Mr. Brooks “did not seem to present any kind of threat to anyone, and so the fact that it would escalate to his death just seems unreasonable.”The officer who shot Mr. Brooks, Garrett Rolfe, was fired by the Atlanta Police Department within 24 hours of the shooting, and a second…

George Floyd live updates: Atlanta police chief resigns, town wants investigation after Black man found hanging from tree

After a Seattle Police precinct left a violent protesting area, protests became peaceful and they dubbed it the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, or CHAZ. Storyful The Atlanta police chief has resigned…

George Floyd is not alone. ‘I can’t breathe’ uttered by dozens in fatal police holds across U.S.

In Columbus, Georgia, a 300-pound police officer sat on Hector Arreolas back while another held a knee to his neck and kept him face down outside his neighbors house for six minutes until he stopped …

George Floyd updates: Donald Trump lashes out at Seattle; Jefferson Davis statue toppled in Virginia; TV show ‘Live PD’ canceled

CLOSE Historical Confederate monuments are being taken down and defaced from protests over the death of George Floyd. StoryfulTwo symbols of the nation's divide were passing into history Thursday after protesters in Virginia tore down a century-old statue of Jefferson Davis while workers in Washington, D.C., were dismantling a temporary fence installed last week to protect the…

George Floyd: Amazon bans police use of facial recognition tech

Image copyright Getty Images Technology giant Amazon has banned the police from using its controversial facial recognition software for a year.It comes after civil rights advocates raised concerns about potential racial bias in surveillance technology.This week IBM also said it would stop offering its facial recognition software for "mass surveillance or racial profiling".The decisions follow…

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Trump Raises $20 Million in First-Ever Virtual Fundraiser

President Donald Trump raised an eye-popping $20 million on Tuesday night in his first-ever virtual fundraiser, from a total of more than 300,000 individual donors who participated. This is a great …

ACLU: Constitution Requires Illegal Aliens Count Toward Congressional Apportionment

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), as well as other migration lobbying organizations, claims it is “unconstitutional” not to count illegal aliens when apportioning congressional representatio…

US House poised to vote on reversing Trump’s Muslim ban

The United States House of Representatives is set to vote on Wednesday on legislation reversing President Donald Trump's controversial ban on immigration from Muslim countries. The bill, called the …
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