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Minneapolis cop who knelt on man's neck charged with murder

Minneapolis cop who knelt on man's neck charged with murder

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday and charged with murder.
Twitter obscures, warns on Trump tweet 'glorifying violence'

Twitter obscures, warns on Trump tweet 'glorifying violence'

Twitter escalated tensions with President Donald Trump on Friday, adding a warning to one of his tweets for the first time and saying he violated the platform’s rules by glorifying violence when he suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot.
Ruling means Missouri's last abortion clinic stays open

Ruling means Missouri's last abortion clinic stays open

O'FALLON, Mo. — Missouri's only abortion clinic will be able to keep operating after a state government administrator decided Friday that the health department was wrong not to renew the license of the Planned Parenthood facility in St. Louis.
Mother of Louisville police shooting victim calls for peace

Mother of Louisville police shooting victim calls for peace

LOUISVILLE, Ky.

US consumer spending sinks by record 13.6% in face of virus

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending plunged by a record-shattering 13.6% in April as the viral pandemic shuttered businesses, forced millions of layoffs and sent the economy into a deep recession.
Mississippi mayor flouts calls to resign over Floyd comments

Mississippi mayor flouts calls to resign over Floyd comments

PETAL, Miss. — A Mississippi mayor who sparked outrage when he said he “didn’t see anything unreasonable” about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody is resisting calls to resign, including from his own town's board of aldermen.
Alec Baldwin on pandemic life and why he worries for kids

Alec Baldwin on pandemic life and why he worries for kids

NEW YORK — Whether he’s playing President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live” or hosting a new season of “Match Game,” Alec Baldwin prefers working close to home.
Police across US speak out against Minneapolis custody death

Police across US speak out against Minneapolis custody death

LOS ANGELES — Murder. Brutality. Reprehensible. Indefensible.
CNN crew arrested while reporting on Minneapolis protests

CNN crew arrested while reporting on Minneapolis protests

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota State Patrol on Friday arrested a CNN television crew as they reported on violent protests in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on h
Ai Weiwei says new security law is the end of Hong Kong

Ai Weiwei says new security law is the end of Hong Kong

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei believes the newly passed national security law for Hong Kong augurs the end for the semi-autonomous city.